13 Resources for Employee Ownership Month

September 30, 2019

For several businesses, employee ownership is an opportunity for business owners to reward and incentivize employees while preserving their company’s values. In honor of Employee Ownership Month, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite resources for the most up-to-date information about employee ownership.

5 Questions with DAI

August 30, 2019

Jim Boomgard, President & CEO of DAI, has worked on the forefront of economic development issues for more than 30 years in more than 30 countries. We sat down with Jim for a Q&A to discuss his company’s mission, his outlook on the industry and the future of international development.

7 Questions with Destinations by Design

August 20, 2019

Destinations by Design (DBD) provides high-quality management, event and design services to the incentive, corporate and social markets. We had the opportunity to work with their founders in 2018 to transition ownership to their employees. 

7 Questions with Industry Leader Our State Magazine

August 5, 2019

We had the pleasure to work with Our State Magazine on their sale to a 100% Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). We recently checked in with Bernie Mann, President & Publisher, for his insights on the future.

The Business of the Future is Employee Owned

June 18, 2019

Rethinking scalable employee ownership structures may help us capitalize on this historic opportunity. Employee ownership structures can be numerous and varied, from traditional ESOPs, worker cooperatives, employee ownership trusts to hybrid structures.

Main Street Employee Ownership Act Signed into Law

August 20, 2018

ButcherJoseph & Co. proudly served as subject matter experts leading up to the enactment of the Main Street Employee Ownership Act, a bill that encourages lending to small businesses interested in converting to an ESOP.

What’s the durability of your ESOP? Consider These Three Indicators

May 3, 2018

As ESOP companies mature, it’s important to assess the durability of their ownership structure in light of their strategic planning initiatives.

Is an ESOP right for my company?

April 24, 2018

Selling to an ESOP is one way to maintain a company’s existing operations and jobs within its community that may otherwise be replaced or absorbed when selling to an outside third-party acquirer.

Top reasons to consider an ESOP

June 2, 2017

In the lifecycle of every company, owners must face the question of ownership succession. An ESOP should be given consideration for a variety of reasons.

Craft Breweries and ESOPs: Leaving a Legacy

April 4, 2017

As of 2015, New Belgium was the fourth-largest craft brewery and eighth-largest overall brewery in the United States, and today is 100% owned by an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).

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