Rod Reinertson of Van Meter Inc. Named 2013 Chapter Officer of the Year by The ESOP Association

May 09, 2013, 08:00 ET from The ESOP Association

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rod Reinertson of Van Meter Inc., located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was named the 2013 Chapter Officer of the Year by The ESOP Association. The award was presented at the Association's 36th Annual Conference in Washington, DC.

Mr. Reinertson has been actively involved with the Association on both the Chapter and National levels for several years. He is currently President of the Iowa/Nebraska Chapter of the Association and has been instrumental in the development of the Chapter's programming and educational events targeting members in Iowa and Nebraska. He has been active in sharing the employee ownership message with members of Congress and working to promote the Association and its message to new members in the Iowa/Nebraska Chapter.

"I'm proud to present Rod with the Association's 2013 Chapter Officer of the Year Award," said ESOP Association President, J. Michael Keeling. "Under Rod's guidance, the Iowa/Nebraska Chapter has brought quality educational opportunities to our members in the 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 - and blog –

SOURCE The ESOP Association