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JE Dunn Celebrates 100th Anniversary with Commitment to Employee Ownership


A recent visit to JE Dunn Headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri, alongside Steve Storkan, Executive Director of EOX (Employee Ownership Expansion Network), revealed a bustling lobby. Employee owners gathered to…

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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,…

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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),…

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How to participate in a #MOCEOchat


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.

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These 5 Missouri counties might benefit the most from employee ownership


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”.

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MOCEO celebrates first full year as incorporated nonprofit


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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Is employee ownership the perfect gift?


Gift giving this time of year can be a challenge, especially when buying for someone you care about. While everyone approaches the process a bit differently, they are all trying…

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Why does employee ownership need a nonprofit?


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.

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