April 21, 2014 • 12:31 pm
The ESOP Association is dedicated to providing the highest quality service to our members and the public. The website provides fast access to information on employee ownership and news. Additionally, the new website is accessible on smartphones and tablets through mobile and responsive design versions that make navigation easier and available anywhere on any device.
Meet & Learn: Meetings information for both national and Chapter events; publications (print and electronic versions) including all technical and communications information offered by the Association and the ESOP Report newsletter; the online learning tool, the ABCs of ESOPs
Explore: Information on how ESOPs work and industry statistics; links to the Association’s Issue Briefs; and an employee ownership news section which contains an archive of the Association’s press releases
Advocate: Advocacy Kits; Government affairs information and the ESOP bulletin; accessible links to government affairs commentary on YouTube and the Association’s Blog; Employee Ownership Month information; information on the ESOP PAC
Network: ESOP Experts; the Membership Directory; ESOP Yellow Pages; Online Board Registry; and social networking links to connect with the Association
Chapters: Chapter events and links to individual Chapter pages
About the Association: How to contact the Association; information on the ESOP Awards; how to join and member benefits; and sponsorship and advertising information
For questions regarding the website, please send email to lisa AT esopassociation.org or amy At esopassociation.org.
Filed under: Member Services, Member Services, TEA, Website
April 17, 2014 • 10:52 am
As a member service, The ESOP Association maintains an Outside Board Registry. This registry is a list of potential board members knowledgeable about and familiar with ESOPs and employee ownership.
Members of The ESOP Association can be listed free of charge in the registry. To be listed, participants must be employed at or retired from a current ESOP Association member company, or be a current member of the Association in any member category. There is no charge for the registry if requested by a member of the Association.
If you would like to be included in this registry, contact Sharon Spencer at Sharon AT esopassociation.org.
The registry can be found on The ESOP Association’s website under Network. To access the information, you will need to login. The member login is at the top of the page. The Outside Board Register is a member service provided by The ESOP Association.
Filed under: Member Services, Publication, TEA Members, ESOP Association Members, Member Service, Network, Outside Board Registry
March 18, 2014 • 11:13 am
Do you need an ESOP service provider? Do you have an ESOP dilemma?
The answers are in the ESOP Experts Online Directory! The ESOP Experts Online Directory is an easy-to-use, category-by-category listing of specialized ESOP services offered by Professional Members of The ESOP Association. You can search the ESOP Experts by specialty.
If you have any questions about the ESOP Experts, or would like to inquire about a listing, please contact Yvonette Brown at yvonette AT esopassociation.org.
Filed under: Member Services, 2014 ESOP Experts
March 13, 2014 • 10:46 am
Feeling exposed? You might be…and don’t even know it! Executives of ESOP companies face unique liability challenges for ERISA liability and in their capacity as directors and/or officers. A single loss can be very costly to you and your company.
For 25 years, The ESOP Association has been offering members an insurance solution to ensure you are properly protected by reducing your potential exposure to loss.
Executive Liability Insurance Program — Four Coverages Under One Policy
• Fiduciary/Trustee Liability
• D&O Liability
• Employment Practices Liability
• Entity coverage available
• Side A coverage available
• Third-party coverage included
• Employee protection expanded
• No SEC exclusion
• Outside board protection
For more information about this program, contact: Jeff Gelburd, CPCU, ARM, Vice President, Murray Securus, (717) 620-2476 or jgelburd AT murrayins.com
Filed under: Member Services, Executive Liability Insurance Program