WASHINGTON, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Steven W. King of Gala Industries, Inc., located in Eagle Rock, Virginia, was named the 2012 Chapter Officer of the Year by The ESOP Association. The award was presented at the Association's 35th Annual Conference in Washington, DC.
Mr. King is the current President of The ESOP Association's Mid-Atlantic Chapter and has been actively involved with both the Chapter and the Association for several years. He has proven his leadership skills in developing the Chapter's innovative educational programming, government relations efforts, and membership development. The Mid-Atlantic Chapter includes members in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.
"I'm proud to present Steven with the Association's 2012 Chapter Officer of the Year Award," said ESOP Association President J. Michael Keeling. "Under Steven's guidance, the Mid-Atlantic Chapter has brought numerous educational opportunities to our members in the Mid-Atlantic region and we are pleased to honor him for his work in promoting employee ownership."
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