Local Family Business Exceeds Statistics Blog News 04/01/201604/04/2016 Tweet Last week we looked at how one local family business is still thriving after almost sixty years. According to forbes.com, statistics show that nearly 70 percent of all family businesses fail before reaching the second generation. However, Martinek and Flynn are now on their fourth generation of family employees. Their business is a remodeling company that works on exteriors of homes. All successful family businesses have secrets to how they have kept their company alive. One strategy that works for Martinek and Flynn, is introducing the company to future generations at a young age. Martinek and Flynn don’t plan on slowing down anytime soon. Their goal is to continue remodeling houses and eventually become a four-season company.