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The ESOP Association's National Awards

Each year, The Association presents awards in several categories:

In addition, at its discretion, the awards committee may present awards to deserving individuals in two other categories:

  •     Outstanding Board of Governors Member
  •     Life Services Award


2018 National Award Winners:


ESOP Company of the Year

Gardener's Supply


Employee Ownership Month Poster Contest Winner

A.D. Marble


Life Service Awards

Mark Lomele, SVP/CFO, Recology


Membership Recruitment for a Professional Member

Hillary Hughes, Prairie Capital Advisors


Employee Owner of the Year

Luke Deets, Project Executive, McCownGordon Construction
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Chapter Officer of the Year

Larry Filipski, President, New York/New Jersey Chapter
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Chapter of the Year

Heart of America Chapter