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01 Oct, 2014, 11:18 ET ESOP Companies in Minnesota and The Dakotas Celebrate Employee Ownership Month and 25th Anniversary of Chapter

 Throughout the month of October, ESOP Association members in the Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter will celebrate several milestones. In addition to...


01 Oct, 2014, 09:30 ET Employee Ownership Month --- the Story of ESOPs Month-long Celebration Begins October 1st

The ESOP Association and its members will celebrate Employee Ownership Month, a tribute to the tremendous spirit of employee ownership, throughout...


25 Jun, 2014, 15:25 ET Supreme Court ESOP Decision a Disappointing Mish-Mash

 "Today's Supreme Court decision that says Congress's near 40 year history of promoting employee ownership does not protect fiduciaries of...


04 Jun, 2014, 11:17 ET Senator Sanders and Colleagues Propose Innovative Ideas to Encourage Employee Ownership

The ESOP Association praised legislation introduced on June 2, 2104, by Senator Bernard Sanders (I-VT), and co-sponsored by two Senate...


08 May, 2014, 08:20 ET Brian Bornino Receives 2014 Membership Recruitment Award from The ESOP Association

 Brian D. Bornino of GBQ Consulting LLC, located in Columbus, Ohio, was presented with The ESOP Association's 2014 Membership Recruitment Award...


08 May, 2014, 08:18 ET Kathryn Daly Named Outstanding Board of Governors Member by The ESOP Association

 Kathryn A. Daly, Managing Director of Chartwell Capital Solutions, located in Portland, Oregon, was named the 2014 Outstanding Board of...


08 May, 2014, 08:16 ET Dakota Supply Group Named 2014 ESOP Company of the Year by The ESOP Association

Dakota Supply Group, an employee-owned company headquartered in Fargo, North Dakota, was named the 2014 ESOP Company of the Year by The ESOP...


08 May, 2014, 08:14 ET Entertainment Partners Wins 2014 Employee Ownership Month Poster Contest

 Entertainment Partners, an employee-owned company located in Burbank, California, has been selected by The ESOP Association as its 2014...


08 May, 2014, 08:12 ET Steve Earle of Mid South Building Supply, Inc. Named 2014 Employee Owner of the Year by The ESOP Association

Steve Earle of Mid South Building Supply, Inc., located in Springfield, Virginia, has been named the 2014 Employee Owner of the Year by The ESOP...


08 May, 2014, 08:10 ET Tracy Woolsey Named Chapter Officer of the Year by The ESOP Association

Tracy E. Woolsey of Horizon Bancorp, located in Michigan City, Indiana, was named the 2014 Chapter Officer of the Year by The ESOP Association. The...


08 May, 2014, 08:08 ET Indiana Chapter Recognized for Outstanding Membership Development by The ESOP Association

The Indiana Chapter of The ESOP Association was recognized for its commitment to membership development at the Association's 37th Annual Conference...


08 May, 2014, 08:06 ET Heart of America Chapter Recognized for Outstanding Membership Development by The ESOP Association

The Heart of America Chapter of The ESOP Association was recognized for its commitment to membership development at the Association's 37th Annual...


08 May, 2014, 08:04 ET Southwest Chapter Wins Big at ESOP Association's Annual Conference in Washington, DC

 The Southwest Chapter of The ESOP Association was named the 2014 ESOP Chapter of the Year for the second consecutive year by the Association....


08 May, 2014, 08:02 ET The ESOP Association Honors Members for Excellence in Employee Ownership Communications

The ESOP Association is pleased to announce the 2014 winners of the Annual Awards for Communications Excellence (AACE). The AACE Awards are...


14 Nov, 2013, 16:23 ET Justice Department Asks Supreme Court to Reverse Circuit Courts' Pro-ESOP Position

In a disappointing turn of events, the Obama Administration has once again taken a negative position in regard to employee stock ownership plans...


01 Oct, 2013, 10:00 ET Employee Ownership Month Begins October 1st

Employee Ownership Community Begins Month-long Celebration The ESOP Association and its members will celebrate Employee Ownership Month...


17 Jul, 2013, 14:00 ET ESOP Association President to Participate in Senate Small Business Committee Tax Roundtable

Today, ESOP Association President J. Michael Keeling, will participate in the Senate Small Business Committee Tax Roundtable which will review key...


17 Jun, 2013, 14:31 ET Senator Kelly Ayotte Speaks to New England ESOP Association Members

 Speaking to a gathering of ESOP Association members, Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) once more renewed her promise to protect ESOPs (employee...


17 May, 2013, 15:59 ET Pro-ESOP Bill Introduced in the House; Bill Aims to Protect ESOPs

 Congressmen Brett S. Guthrie (R-KY), David Loebsack (D-IA), and Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) introduced H.R. 2041, a bill to modify the...


09 May, 2013, 08:31 ET Frieda S. Takaki Receives Life Service Award from The ESOP Association

For her impressive contributions to the employee ownership community and her commitment to The ESOP Association, Frieda S. Takaki, President and...


09 May, 2013, 08:00 ET Northwest Chapter Recognized for Outstanding Membership Development by The ESOP Association

The Northwest Chapter of The ESOP Association was recognized for its commitment to membership development at the Association's 36th Annual...


09 May, 2013, 08:00 ET Southwest Chapter Named 2013 ESOP Chapter of the Year by The ESOP Association

The Southwest Chapter of The ESOP Association was named the 2013 ESOP Chapter of the Year by The ESOP Association. The award was presented at the...


09 May, 2013, 08:00 ET Southwest Chapter Recognized for Outstanding Membership Recruitment by The ESOP Association

 The Southwest Chapter of The ESOP Association was recognized for its commitment to membership recruitment, for the second year in a row, at...


09 May, 2013, 08:00 ET Carl Warren & Company Named 2013 ESOP Company of the Year by The ESOP Association

 Carl Warren & Company, an employee-owned company headquartered in Placentia, California, was named the 2013 ESOP Company of the Year by...


09 May, 2013, 08:00 ET Ronald J. Gilbert of ESOP Services, Inc. Named Outstanding Board of Governors Member by The ESOP Association

Ronald J. Gilbert, President of ESOP Services, Inc., located in Scottsville, Virginia, was named the 2013 Outstanding Board of Governors Member by...