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Who We Are

The Vermont Employee Ownership Center is a statewide non-profit whose mission is to promote and foster employee ownership in order to broaden capital ownership, deepen employee participation, retain jobs, increase living standards for working families, and stabilize communities.

We provide information and resources to owners interested in selling their business to their employees, employee groups interested in purchasing a business, and entrepreneurs who wish to start up a company with broadly shared ownership.

Welcoming Vermont's Newest, and Largest, Worker Co-op: The New School of Montpelier!

After more than a year of conversations with staff, meetings with experts, and negotiations with financial institutions, we're excited to announce the completion of the conversion of the

"The Search for a Good Exit" - 2015 Ownership Succession Seminar Series

In light of the success of last year's ownership succession seminars, the Vermont Employee Ownership Center is pleased to announce that we are organizing another series around the state this sp

January 20th: VEOC Annual Meeting & Reception in the State House!

We're doing something new for our annual meeting this year: gathering in the State House in Monpelier!

Vermont Computing Converts to a Worker Co-op with Help of VEOC's Loan Fund!

Exciting news: this afternoon, our Board President Dunbar Oehmig of Red House Building signed the check for the very first loan made by our Vermont Employee Ownership Loan Fund!

11/9: Worker Co-op Conversation in Burlington with Equal Exchange Co-Founder Rink Dickinson

Join the VEOC and Burlington-area worker co-op members for an evening of discussion and pizza with Equal Exchange co-founder Rink Dickinson! Doors are at 6:30 pm, and Rink will give a short talk followed by Q&A around 7:00. The event will take place at 156 North Winooski Ave in Burlington.

10/15: Free Screening of "We The Owners" Employee Ownership Documentary in Burlington

The Vermont Employee Ownership Center is pleased to join Hallam ICS, PC Construction, PT-360, Gardners' Supply Company, Pension Works, and Carris Reels in presenting a free screening of the awa

2014 Annual Conference Held

The 12th annual Vermont Employee Ownership Conference was held on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at Saint Michael's College in Colchester, Vermont. 

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