Sow True Seed Transitions to Worker Cooperative

Well-known supplier of open-pollinated seeds is now worker-owned, setting the stage for long term success for the company, the workers, and the community. Asheville, NC — Founded in 2008 by lifelong gardener and food activist Carol Koury, Sow True Seed provides gardeners with open-pollinated and heirloom seeds while actively working to create better access to healthy food in…

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What is it like to be an employee-owned company?

Check out this story from Salem Fabricating Technologies Group on the importance of employee ownership in solidifying their legacy and improving company culture. Interested in learning more about employee ownership? Check out our Employee Ownership 101 page.

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Under New Ownership EVS Converts to a Worker Owned Cooperative

May 16th, 2016 looked like any normal busy Monday at Electric Violin Shop. Our small staff worked in concert to address email inquiries and ship e-commerce orders taken over the weekend in between answering the usual barrage of customer phone calls. This group of employees has the day-to-day of running our small company, which does a global business,…

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DoubleRadius Announces 100% Employee-Ownership Plan

It’s the evening of Dec. 12th, 2017, and all of our staff are gathered for a special dinner, with a rather mysterious announcement looming in the air… As we all sit at our tables, eager to learn the news, a brief introduction is made by one of our founders. Then a slide presentation begins to play. As we…

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ButcherJoseph & Co. Advises Mann Media Inc. on Sale to Employees

ButcherJoseph & Co. served as the exclusive financial advisor to Mann Media Inc., doing business as Our State magazine, on its sale to The Mann Media Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan (“ESOP”). Headquartered in Greensboro, NC, Our State is a monthly publication featuring travel and history articles and photographs about North Carolina people, places and events. The transaction officially closed February…

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