North Coast SBDCEureka and Crescent City California

Converting Your Business to Employee Ownership: Myths and Realities

Converting Your Business to Employee Ownership: Myths and Realities

Thursday, February 28, 2019 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Are you looking for an exit strategy that honors your legacy? Join this virtual introduction to the myths and realities of a powerful and overlooked solution: transitioning to employee ownership. Led by experts at Project Equity, an organization 100% dedicated to supporting businesses through this process. Owners who want to learn more will be invited to in-person training and speed-consulting later in 2019. Please sign up individually.

This will be a virtual webinar accessible from your home computer or from the SBDC conference room at the Prosperity Center. When you register you will receive a link to the Zoom video/audio conference.

Alison Lingane
Alison Lingane has dedicated her career to enabling business to be a force for good. She is the co-founder of Project Equity, a national leader in the movement to harness employee ownership to maintain thriving local business communities, retain selling owners’ legacies, and address income and wealth inequality. Alison co-founded Project Equity after two decades of senior leadership roles in mission-driven companies. She has her B.A. from Harvard University and her MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley and is currently an Aspen Institute Job Quality Fellow.

Donna Sky
Business Development Manager
Donna is a long time social entrepreneur and San Francisco business owner. She is the founder of Love & Hummus Co., a mission-driven food start up she operated starting in 2009 and grew from inception into a national brand. Love & Hummus is nationally recognized for its innovation, social and environmental impact and was named twice by B Corp as a “Best for the World Company.” Donna’s work with Project Equity is led by her expertise as a business owner, her passion for using business as a force for good, developing a more inclusive economy and the creation of more employee-owned businesses.

This workshop is part of the 2019 Business Succession Program, generously sponsored by The Headwaters Fund.

Peggy Murphy
(707) 445 9720 x210
Virtual/webinar OR Prosperity Center Conference Room
520 E Street

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