Employee Ownership Stories

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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Quaintance-Weaver now an employee-owned company

Quaintance-Weaver Restaurants and Hotels has become employee-owned, a move that company founders believe will prove advantageous for staff members. Read More Here…

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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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North State Steel, Inc. Transitions to a 100% Employee Owned Company

Tom Trevathan of North State Steel Inc. is pleased to announce that North State Steel has transitioned to a 100% Employee Owned Company effective June 18, 2018. Tom will remain active in day to day operations as CEO, and will continue to bid new projects. Read More Here

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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 (“Our State” or the “Company”), 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.…

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