Six Members Slated to Be Among the April 10 Presenters at NCEO Conference in Pittsburgh, PA logo

Members of are set to attend and present on various topics relating to Employee Stock Ownership Plans at the Employee Ownership Conference in Pittsburgh, PA -- April 9–11, 2019.

The 2019 NCEO Conference gives the leadership of ESOP companies from across the country the opportunity to network, learn from one another, and put together valuable strategic business relationships.

During the conference, more than 140 breakout sessions will occur. Topics will range from critical issues facing ESOPs to communications strategies for ESOP companies.

Among the presenters and attendees at this year’s NCEO Conference are valued members of Please see below for the topics on which members will be speaking:

ESOP Valuation Issues Q&A

Dawn Goestenkors of First Bankers Trust Services

Wednesday, April 10 at 2:00 p.m.

Interaction Between the Trustee and the Valuation Firm

Merri Ash of First Bankers Trust Services

Wednesday, April 10 at 3:45 p.m.

Recent Trends with ESOP Structures

Sandy Shoemaker of Plante Moran

Wednesday, April 10 at 10:20 a.m.

Cyber Security: The New Frontier

Gregory Brown of Holland & Knight LLP

Wednesday, April 10 at 10:20 a.m.

Using an ESOP in Ownership Transition

Louis Joseph of Holland & Knight LLP

Wednesday, April 10 10:20 a.m.

Aligning Your Values, Purpose, and Goals with Your Succession Strategy

Betsy Perdue of Holland & Knight LLP

Wednesday, April 10 at 2:00 p.m.

Jack Veale, the founder of, said, “We are thrilled to have these outstanding members of the community sharing their expertise with the attendees of the NCEO 2019 conference.”

About ESOP Marketplace is a community of multi-disciplined ESOP Advisors who have a successful history of assisting business owners with their ownership transition. is designed to guide business owners and their local advisers or key managers to select the best choices for the selling shareholder or other stakeholders.


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