Pathways to Ownership Webinar Series

Thursday, August 2, 2018 (All day) to Wednesday, September 26, 2018 (All day)
Online

Pathways to Ownership is a no cost, five section webinar series that will give you the practical information you need to understand employee ownership options, so you can start-up or convert an existing business into one of many employee ownership models!

BUSINESS CONVERSION PROCESS
Thursday, August 2, 10:00 AM

Joe Marraffino of the Democracy at Work Institute
will provide background, practical details, and
examples of issues involved in shifting from workers
to owners.

CASE STUDY WITH A WORKER OWNER
Wednesday, August 15, 10:00 AM

Erin Domagal is a co-owner and Creative Director of
Earth Designs Cooperative, a landscape design and
installation company in Rosendale, NY.
EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP ECOSYSTEM
Wednesday, August 29, 10:00 AM

Frank Cetera will speak of his hands-on experience
with cooperatives, various support networks and
resource organizations that exist for them, and give
you a summary of legislation for facilitating
employee ownership and development in NY State.

CASE STUDY WITH AN SBDC ADVISOR
Wednesday, September 12, 10:00 AM

Andrew Delmonte will highlight a small business
case study that converted to employee ownership.
We will look at the steps this business took to
complete this conversion, the specialized technical
assistance, training, financing that was needed, and
some lessons learned in the process.

EMPLOYEE STOCK OWNERSHIP PLAN (ESOP)
Wednesday, September 26, 10:00 AM

Pat Dailey from Fust Charles Chambers LLP will
present background, practical details, and examples
of issues involved in adopting an ESOP model.

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