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Iowa / Nebraska

Chapter Awards

See Our Chapter’s Award Winning Employees and ESOP Companies!

The following employee owners and ESOP companies have been honored by our chapter for their excellence and dedication to the values of employee ownership and their commitment to our community. Please join us in celebrating these terrific individuals and organizations!

Do you want to appear in this list? Entries for both awards are now being accepted for 2020! For help entering, see these suggestions and tips. Download your entry form today and return it by the deadline, Feb. 1, 2020.

 

2019 Iowa / Nebraska Chapter Award Winners

 

2019 COY and EOY

Employee Owner of the Year

2019

Jeff Mounts

ESP International, Inc.

Awarded to an individual in the Iowa/Nebraska Chapter who excels at demonstrating and educating employee ownership values.

 

ESOP Company of the Year

2019

ESP International, Inc.

Awarded to the most exemplary ESOP company in the Iowa/Nebraska Chapter for the year.

 

2018 Iowa / Nebraska Chapter Award Winners

 

2018 EOY

Employee Owner of the Year

2018

Jim Ridder

Travel & Transport

Awarded to an individual in the Iowa/Nebraska Chapter who excels at demonstrating and educating employee ownership values.

 

2018 Company of the Year

ESOP Company of the Year

2018

CarePro Health Services

Awarded to an exemplary ESOP company in the Iowa/Nebraska Chapter for the year.

 

2017 Iowa / Nebraska Chapter Award Winners

Employee Owner of the Year

2017

Brian Cary

Team Software

Awarded to an individual in the Iowa/Nebraska Chapter who excels at demonstrating and educating employee ownership values.

 

ESOP Company of the Year

2017

Drake Williams Steel

Awarded to an exemplary ESOP company in the Iowa/Nebraska Chapter for the year.

 

2016 Iowa / Nebraska Chapter Award Winners

Employee Owner of the Year

2016

Lori Bauer

Travel and Transport, Inc.

Awarded to an individual in the Iowa/Nebraska Chapter who excels at demonstrating and educating employee ownership values.

 

ESOP Company of the Year

2016

TEAM Software, Inc.

Awarded to an exemplary ESOP company in the Iowa/Nebraska Chapter for the year.

 

2015 Iowa / Nebraska Chapter Award Winners

Employee Owner of the Year

2015

Tim Williams

PPI

Awarded to an individual in the Iowa/Nebraska Chapter who excels at demonstrating and educating employee ownership values.

 

ESOP Company of the Year

2015

Travel and Transport, Inc.

Awarded to an exemplary ESOP company in the Iowa/Nebraska Chapter for the year.

 

2014 Iowa / Nebraska Chapter Award Winners

Employee Owner of the Year

2014

Kalese Sheldahl

Van Meter, Inc.

Awarded to an individual in the Iowa/Nebraska Chapter who excels at demonstrating and educating employee ownership values.

 

ESOP Company of the Year

2014

VGM Group, Inc.

Awarded to an exemplary ESOP company in the Iowa/Nebraska Chapter for the year.

 

2013 Iowa / Nebraska Chapter Award Winners

Employee Owner of the Year

2013

Beth Sigmund

CarePro Health Services

Awarded to an individual in the Iowa/Nebraska Chapter who excels at demonstrating and educating employee ownership values.

 

ESOP Company of the Year

2013

Precision Pulley & Idler

Awarded to an exemplary ESOP company in the Iowa/Nebraska Chapter for the year.

 

2012 Iowa / Nebraska Chapter Award Winners

Employee Owner of the Year

2012

Julie Reed

Precision Pulley & Idler

Awarded to an individual in the Iowa/Nebraska Chapter who excels at demonstrating and educating employee ownership values.

 

ESOP Company of the Year

2012

CarePro Health Services (Also National Winner)

Awarded to an exemplary ESOP company in the Iowa/Nebraska Chapter for the year.

 

2011 Iowa / Nebraska Chapter Award Winners

Employee Owner of the Year

2011

Tiffany Bunting

CarePro Health Services

Awarded to an individual in the Iowa/Nebraska Chapter who excels at demonstrating and educating employee ownership values.

 

ESOP Company of the Year

Van Meter Inc.

2011

ESOP Association Company of The Year and Iowa-Nebraska Chapter Company of the Year

 

2010 Iowa / Nebraska Chapter Award Winners

Employee Owner of the Year

2010

Kathy Althoff

CarePro Health Services

Awarded to an individual in the Iowa/Nebraska Chapter who excels at demonstrating and educating employee ownership values.

 

ESOP Company of the Year

2010

Van Meter Industrial

Awarded to an exemplary ESOP company in the Iowa/Nebraska Chapter for the year.

 

ESOP Company of the Year (Runner Up)

2010

CarePro Health Services