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Register for our October Event

Employee Ownership and Resilience NCEOC will host an event in October in celebration of employee ownership month. The goal is to raise awareness about NCEOC and spotlight employee-owned companies that have been resilient in the face of COVID.  October 21st, 2:30 – 4:00 PM. Optional happy hour from 4:00 – 5:00 PM. We want to build…

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NCEOC Searching for Executive Director

Overview The North Carolina Employee Ownership Center (NCEOC) is a new nonprofit that serves as the central hub for employee-owned businesses in North Carolina. Its primary mission is to educate business owners and their advisors (lawyers, bankers, accountants, wealth advisors) on the benefits of employee ownership via Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs), worker cooperatives, and…

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History of NCEOC

The North Carolina Employee Ownership Center officially incorporated in May 2019. Its founding board is comprised of leaders who have spent the past several years promoting employee ownership in North Carolina. As far back as 2014, The National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO) began promoting the development of state employee ownership centers throughout the country….

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North Carolina Employee Ownership Center Partners with City of Durham on Legacy Business Preservation Program

Durham, NC – May 7, 2020 – The North Carolina Employee Ownership Center (NCEOC) is partnering with the City of Durham on a project to protect Durham-based minority-owned legacy businesses. The NCEOC provides education and assistance around Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs), worker cooperatives, and Employee Ownership Trusts (EOTs) as strong business exit options that…

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North Carolina Employee Ownership Center Launches

New Resource To Help Baby Boomer-Owned Businesses With Succession Planning Durham, NC – September 10, 2019 – As an entire generation of Baby Boomer business owners look towards retirement, a group of partners has launched a valuable new resource: the North Carolina Employee Ownership Center (NCEOC). The NCEOC provides education around Employee Stock Ownership Plans…

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