Missouri governor Mike Parson signs bill reauthorizing employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) tax deduction
Jefferson City, MO. – Governor Mike Parson signed legislation that will help ensure Missouri businesses remain in Missouri. At a ceremonial signing event at the state capitol on Sept. 6,…
The Missouri Center for Employee Ownership Partners with MOSourceLink to Improve Employee Ownership Ecosystem in Missouri
The Missouri Center for Employee Ownership Partners with MOSourceLink to Improve Employee Ownership Ecosystem in Missouri Kansas City, MO – January 24, 2023 The Missouri Center for Employee Ownership (MOCEO),…
The Missouri Center for Employee Ownership is excited to host ongoing Twitter chats to foster innovative and cross-system conversations related to business, economic development, and entrepreneurship and their impact on our communities in the region. Anyone can participate.
The Silver Tsunami of business owners seeking to retire soon creates an urgency for local communities to have conversations about employee ownership. . In communities where the number of soon-to-retire business owners is especially high, it can be an “existential crisis”.
Missouri Center for Employee Ownership incorporated in late 2020 and the end of 2021 marks its first full calendar year of operations. The year included several landmark events that will…
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Employee ownership has the potential to completely change the economic landscape of Missouri and Kansas in the next decade. Even so, a mission-driven nonprofit advocating for employee ownership doesn’t immediately resonate with many people.
The Missouri Center for Employee Ownership (MOCEO) is a non-profit organization that serves as a free central hub of education and resources on employee ownership. Our mission is to turn the state of Missouri into a place where every working person can also be an employee-owner. We're here to help and guide to see if employee ownership is right for you.
The Silver Tsunami & COVID 19 Closure Crisis Has Made Employee Ownership Neccessary
Local businesses are the lifeblood of our economy
Employee ownership has tremendous benefits for workers, for businesses, and for communities
They make up 99% of the businesses and make up half of the jobs in the state.
Baby boomers (55+) own half of the privately held businesses in Missouri and many don't have a succession plan.
Many businesses will be sold and leave the state, or close their doors permanently, resulting in job losses, a reduced tax base, and community impacts.
Join Keith Davenport, Executive Director of MOCEO and Roy Heinbach, CFO of Ryan Lawn & Tree at the NCEO Fall ESOP Forum in St Louis to learn how you can…
Join us at this MOCEO webinar to hear about Byggmeister, a design and build company, that transitioned to employee ownership in 2021. Learn what it’s done for the business, and…
EO BY THE NUMBERS
(Data taken from NCEO)