WASHINGTON, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carl Warren & Company, an employee-owned company headquartered in Placentia, California, was named the 2013 ESOP Company of the Year by The ESOP Association. The award was presented at the Association's 36th Annual Conference in Washington, DC.
Founded in 1944, Carl Warren & Company has provided claim and litigation management services to clients for almost 70 years. The employee-owned company employs approximately 350 individuals with 35 offices across the United States. In 1975, the company established the ESOP (employee stock ownership plan), and 38 years later, the company and employee owners are even more dedicated to the ESOP. The employee owners of Carl Warren have built a culture they are proud of and devote time to the ESOP community and share the idea of employee ownership with companies in their area. For more information, please visit: http://www.carlwarren.com.
Carl Warren & Company is a strong supporter of employee ownership and The ESOP Association. Employee owners attend Chapter and National events, present at conferences and seminars, sharing insights on what it means to be an ESOP company. The company takes advantage of every opportunity to share information about the ESOP, holds regular meetings to talk about the ESOP internally, hosts events for employee owners to share information, and offers educational information to nurture the company's employee ownership culture. As the company says, "What does it take to build and maintain a successful ESOP? It takes grit, true grit and that is the stuff Carl Warren & Company is made of."
"I'm thrilled to be able to present the employee owners of Carl Warren & Company with the 2013 ESOP Company of the Year Award," said ESOP Association President, J. Michael Keeling. "Carl Warren is an ESOP company that values employee involvement, strives to communicate its goals, and accomplishes them. They communicate the ESOP concept not only to the employee owners but to the ESOP community at large."
The ESOP Association is the national trade association for companies with employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) and the leading voice in America for employee ownership. The core cause of The ESOP Association is the belief that employee ownership will improve American competitiveness, increase productivity through greater employee participation, and strengthen our free enterprise economy. More information: website - www.esopassociation.org and blog – www.esopassociationblog.org.
SOURCE The ESOP Association