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Minnesota / Dakotas

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 tips on entering see the tips for employee owners and tips for ESOP companies.

 

2019 Minnesota /Dakotas Chapter Award Winners

Employee Owner of the Year

2019

Belinda Bellows

Walman

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

 

ESOP Company of the Year

2019

Oxygen Services Company

Awarded to the most exemplary ESOP company in the Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter for the year.

 

2018 Minnesota /Dakotas Chapter Award Winners

 

2018 MD/DAK Employee Owner of the Year

 

Employee Owner of the Year

2018

Brian Halstensgaard

SJE Rhombus

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

 

2018 MN/DAK Company of the Year

ESOP Company of the Year

2018

Plastic Products Company, Inc.

Awarded to the most exemplary ESOP company in the Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter for the year.

 

2017 Minnesota /Dakotas Chapter Award Winners

ESOP Company of the Year

2017

SJE Rhombus

Awarded to the most exemplary ESOP company in the Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter for the year.

 

2016 Minnesota /Dakotas Chapter Award Winners

Employee Owner of the Year

2016

Lexie Gallagher

H.M. Cragg

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

 

ESOP Company of the Year 

2016

MBW Company, Inc.

Awarded to the most exemplary ESOP company in the Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter for the year.

 

 

2015 Minnesota /Dakotas Chapter Award Winners

Employee Owner of the Year

2015

Nicole Worms

Hisco

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

 

ESOP Company of the Year

2015

Diversified Plastics

Awarded to the most exemplary ESOP company in the Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter for the year.

 

2014 Minnesota /Dakotas Chapter Award Winners

Employee Owner of the Year

2014

Alicia Schwartz

Oxygen Services

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

 

ESOP Company of the Year

2014

Dakota Supply Group

Awarded to the most exemplary ESOP company in the Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter for the year.

 

2013 Minnesota /Dakotas Chapter Award Winners

Employee Owner of the Year

2013

Bev Bachmeier

Summers Manufacturing

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

 

ESOP Company of the Year

2013

Border States Electric

Awarded to the most exemplary ESOP company in the Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter for the year.

 

 

2012 Minnesota /Dakotas Chapter Award Winners

Employee Owner of the Year

2012

Andrew Freyholtz

Douglas Machine

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

 

ESOP Company of the Year

2012

Summers Manufacturing

Awarded to the most exemplary ESOP company in the Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter for the year.

 

 

2011 Minnesota /Dakotas Chapter Award Winners

Employee Owner of the Year

2011

Missy McManigle

Walman

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

 

ESOP Company of the Year

2011

Douglas Machine

Awarded to the most exemplary ESOP company in the Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter for the year.