About the Association

ESOP Association Background

Founded in 1978, The ESOP Association is the only organization that advocates on behalf of all companies that have, or are considering, an ESOP.  

How did The ESOP Association get started? 
We exist today thanks to the combined efforts of many people interested in ensuring that employee ownership would grow and thrive. Read about their efforts here.

What are our members like?
Learn more by looking at this quick list of facts about the organizations and people we serve.

How does The ESOP Association operate?
Just as many ESOPs believe in openly engaging their employee owners on the strategy and facts relating to the operation of the business, we believe in being open about how we operate and our plans for the future. Below you can find: