As a business owner
What will be your legacy?
To educate business owners and their advisors about the benefits of employee ownership as an exit strategy for privately held businesses that will preserve jobs and community impacts.
Why Employee Ownership?
Employee ownership is a business model in which employees collectively own a percentage of the business for which they work.Two of the main forms are Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) and worker cooperatives. In both, employees are given a financial stake in the business. As the business prospers, employees prosper.
Employee ownership creates jobs and keeps businesses here in Georgia
Increases businesses profits and productivity
Provides a ready buyer and a robust succession plan for current owners
Fights the wealth gap, and provides real
The Power of Employee Ownership
For selling owners, employee ownership provides a powerful way to establish your business’ legacy, for its employees and the community where it is based. Most companies that become employee-owned see higher revenue and profits after the transaction. And the tax advantages can allow you to make a competitive return on the sale
The Impact of Employee Ownership
A recent study found that young workers at employee-owned firms benefit in the following ways:
Percent Higher Median Income from Wages
Percent Higher Household Net Wealth
Percent Higher Median Job Tenure