2015: A Successful Year for Employee Ownership in Vermont!

On January 19th, the VEOC's board of directors staff gathered for the second edition of our Annual Meeting and Report to the Community at the State House in Montpelier. After duly electing our new set of officers and conducting other necessary affairs during our business meeting, we retired to a reception in Cedar Creek Room, where we highlighted the progress since we last gathered there in January of 2015.

Welcoming Vermont's Newest ESOP: Heritage Aviation

"A Technical Introduction to Employee Ownership": Seminars for Business Advisors

The Vermont Employee Ownership Center is pleased to announce two free seminars intended for business advisors (attorneys, accountants, bankers, etc.) interested in learning more about the benefits and mechanics of ownership succession via sale to employees via Employee Stock Ownership Plans and Worker Cooperatives. Lead presenters for this event will be Tabitha Croscut, a nationally-known ESOP attorney who is Managing Shareholder at Steiker, Greenapple & Croscut, P.C., and 

"Selling to the Employees Through an ESOP" - Free Seminars 1/28 & 1/29!

The Vermont Employee Ownership Center is pleased to announce two free seminars for business owners and key managers interested in learning more about the benefits and mechanics of selling their company to the employees via an Employee Stock Ownership plan!

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

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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 New School of Montpelier into a worker co-op! Financed via a combination of employee investments, the Vermont Economic Development Authority, the Cooperative Fund of New England, and our own revolving loan fund, the New School of Montpelier is now the largest worker cooperative in Vermont.

2015 Vermont Employee Ownership Conference to be held June 2 at St. Michael's College

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SOLD OUT!

We are currently at capacity for our venue.  Please write us at info@veoc.org if you would like to receive materials for particular sessions, or if you'd like to discuss any aspect of employee ownership.

The 13th Annual Vermont Employee Ownership Conference will be held this year on Tuesday, June 2 at St. Michael's College in Colchester!

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

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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 spring!

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

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

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