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The first step in becoming an effective ESOP advocate is to know who represents you or your company in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. Use our tool to identify the proper elected officials and obtain information on how they may be contacted.
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This month, in the ESOP Report: A new era begins for Employee Ownership Foundation fundraising, and Employee Owned 2019!
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For the latest TEA Blog post, we asked one of our members to share, in their own words, what being an employee owner means to them.
Read our latest post, authored by ESOP Association member Leila Castañeda. >
“Membership in The ESOP Association is vital to an ESOP owned company. The advocacy and education services are invaluable and are not duplicated by any other organization.”
-David Kelly, CFO at Acadian Ambulance Service Inc.
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We are now accepting submissions for the 2020 AACE Awards. Based on communication of Employee Owner culture, the AACE awards are the premier accolade for ESOPs everywhere!
AACE AwardsESOP Owner of the YearESOP Company of the YearESOP Association Life Service AwardsOutstanding Board of Governors AwardSilver ESOPsChapter of the YearOutstanding Chapter OfficerMember Recruitment Award
2019 ESOP Company of the Year
2019 Owner of the Year
When companies launch an ESOP, they form a trust that purchases some or all of the company’s shares and holds these in retirement accounts for employees. When the stock value increases or decreases, so does the value of employees’ accounts.
Learn more in this basic guide summarizing the unique benefits Employee Stock Ownership Plans offer to owners, employees, and communities.
Chapter ESOP Company of the Year; summary of H.R. 2092.