About the Association

Board of Governors Members

The Board of Governors consists of the 10 people serving on The ESOP Association’s Board of Directors, the six Chairs of The Association’s Advisory Committees, and the following individuals:

At-Large Members

Ronald Gilbert
ESOP Services, Inc.

James Steiker
SES ESOP Strategies
Chairman & CEO

Jeffrey Gelburd
Murray Securus
Vice President

Scott Miller, CPA/ABV, CVA
ESI Equity

Jim Winterscheid
Travel and Transport, Inc.
VP Human Resources 

Victor Aspengren
Prairie Capital Advisors, Inc.

Peter Shuler
Crowe LLP

Tom Clements
Glatfelter Insurance Group
Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer

Raman Venkat
LeFiell Manufacturing Company
Office of the CEO/CFO 

Michael Silverman
SmithBucklin Corporation
General Counsel

Peter Ney
EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC
Executive Vice President and Treasurer 

Jim Hirsch
Air Tractor, Inc.

Brian Bowers
Bowers + Kubota Consulting, Inc.

Ron Kirby
Vermeer Texas-Louisiana
VP Accounting 

Christopher Adams
Canfield & Tack, Inc.
Vice President - Finance 

David Nagy
Oconomowoc Residential Programs, Inc. dba ORP
Director of Asset Management & Finance 

A.C. "Fred" Engelfried
Lewis Tree Service, Inc.
Chairman of the Board

Mark Adams
President & CEO
Sebago Technics, Inc.


Life Member

Robert Smiley, Jr.
Benefit Capital Companies

Honorary Member

Mary Josephs
Verit Advisors, LLC
Founder & Executive Managing Director