The Employee Owned 2019, Annual ESOP Association Conference

November 13, 2019 - November 15, 2019

Las Vegas, NV

On November 14:

Matt Hancock will present Leveraging Your ESOP Success, with Dolores Lawrence, Blue Ridge ESOP Associates
You have accomplished great things—built a great culture, hired and developed great employees, established great management, and even won accolades. Come get tips and insights to help you leverage this recognition to your company’s advantage.

Linshuang Lu will present Driving Engagement and Retention Strategies Through Ownership Culture with Jason Wellman, ESOP Partners LLC
This session will focus on ways an improved ownership culture can drive engagement and retention strategies. Employee Ownership can help engage and retain employees by sharing ideas with all employee owners through consistent communications.

Alex Moss will sit on an Interdisciplinary Panel on Current ESOP Events with Lars C. Golumbic, Groom Law Group, Chartered (Moderator), Peter J. Prodoehl, Principal Financial Group, Peter H. Briggs, Shareholder Strategies, Inc., Chuck Coyne, Empire Valuation Consultants, LLC, Scot Storjohann, GreatBanc Trust Company
Join our panel of experienced practitioners from The ESOP Association’s Advisory Committees as they answer audience questions on topics of ESOP administration, finance, legal issues, fiduciary concerns, valuation, and ownership culture. This session will be an open dialog on current issues facing ESOP companies.

Ginny Vanderslice will present Building Succession Systems for Long-Term Sustainability with Mike Frommelt, KeyStone Search and Victor N. Aspengren, Prairie Capital Advisors, Inc.
An ESOP company’s sustainability hinges on developing leadership capacity deeply within the company. If people are prepared to step into leadership positions whenever an opening occur, companies have less risk and more stability. This session will focus on how companies can develop succession processes for all key positions—from the board of directors to the ESOP committee.

On November 15:

Alex Moss will present Communication and Administrative Committees: Getting the Most Out of Them with Richard C. Mapp, III, Kaufman & Canoles, P.C. (Moderator), Peter A. Ney, EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC, Cathy J. Ivancic, Workplace Development, Inc.
This session will discuss how to establish and maintain communication and administrative committees, and the differences between these two committees. This session will also discuss tips and best practices for maximizing the effectiveness of these committees.

Jon Sweigart will present Key Steps to Building a Strong Employee-Ownership Culture with Mike Frommelt, KeyStone Search, Sephrin Ebertz, Butler Till Media Services, Inc., John Williams, Central States Manufacturing, Inc.
This session will provide information about using performance management and training to build ownership culture. Performance reviews, identifying your rock stars, developing your rock stars and management training are all needed to foster ownership culture. Manager training examples and developing SMART goals will be shared.








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