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Winners of Chapter Awards

ESOP Company of the Year

The Employee Owner of the Year Award honors a non-management employee of an ESOP company who has taken the initiative to become an exemplary employee-owner by learning about the ESOP, helping to educate and motivate their colleagues, and actively promoting an employee ownership culture.

Employee Owner of the Year

The ESOP Company of the Year Award is presented to a company for its demonstrated commitment to employee-ownership and its success in maximizing the benefits of the ESOP regardless of company size or maturity of the ESOP.

2018 Winners

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2018 Winner: DVL Group

Employee owners accept the Pennsylvania/Delaware Chapter ESOP Company of the Year Award at the 2018 Multi-State Conference in Hershey, PA . 

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2018 Winner:  Robin Kohler

Robin Kohler, C.S. Davidson, York, PA receives the Pennsylvania/Delaware Chapter Employee Owner of the Year Award from Chapter President Mike Shuey at the 2018 Multi-State Conference in Hershey, PA. 

 

2017 Winners

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2017 Winner: Restek Corporation
Employee owners from Restek Corporation accept the Pennsylvania/Delaware ESOP Company of the Year Award from Chapter President Jeff Gelburd at the 2017 Multi-State Conference in Scranton, PA . Click here to view the winning Company of the Year entry.
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2017 Winner: Becky Shaw
Becky Shaw, a Penn United employee owner, receives the Pennsylvania/Delaware Employee Owner of the Year Award from Chapter President Jeff Gelburd at the 2017 Multi-State Conference in Scranton, PA.  Click here to view the employee Owner of the Year entry.

2016 Winners

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2016 Winner: H.B. McClure, Harrisburg, PA

Representatives from H.B. McClure accept the ESOP Company of the Year Award from Chapter President Jeff Gelburd, Murray Securus, at the 2016 Multi-State Conference in Wilkes-Barre, PA.

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2016 Winner: Russ Harlan

Russ Harlan of Murray Securus accepts the Employee Owners of the Year Award from Chapter President Jeff Gelburd, Murray Securus, at the 2016 Multi-State Conference in Wilkes-Barre, PA.

2015 Winners

2015 Winner: C. S. Davidson Inc., York, PA
2015 Winner: Mike Shuey

Mike Shuey works at Restek Corporation, Bellefonte, PA.

2014 Winners

2014 Winner: Omni Cable, West Chester, PA
2014 Winner: Matt Pfeiffenberger
Matt Pfeiffenberger works at Murray Securus, Mechanicburg, PA

Winners of National ESOP Association Awards from Our Chapter

National awards are given by the national office of The ESOP Association. These awards are distributed at the Awards Banquet, which takes place in May the night before the Annual Conference in Washington, DC. 

2017 Winners

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2017 AACE Winner: Glatfelter Insurance 
Glatfelter Insurance Group received the ESOP Association's Annual Award for Communication Excellence in the category of One Special Event, More than 250 Employees.
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2017 Life Service Award Winner: Ginny Vanderslice
Ginny Vanderslice of Praxis Consulting Group received the 2017 Life Service Award from ESOP Association President J. Michael Keeling.

2016 Winners

AACE Winner: Omni Cable

Category 3-A, Printed Materials, 250 or Fewer Employees

AACE Runner Up: 
Glatfelter Insurance Group

Category 6-B, One Outstanding Event, Over 250 Employees

2015 Winners

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Outstanding Member of the Board of Governors: Jeff Gelburd

Jeff Gelburd, VP at Murray Securus and President of the PA/DE Chapter received his award from ESOP Association President J. Michael Keeling at The ESOP Association Awards Banquet.

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AACE Winner: Glatfelter Insurance Group

Category 7B, Series of Special Events, Over 250 Employees

AACE Runner Up: Glatfelter Insurance Group

Category 6B, One Outstanding Event, Over 250 Employees

Silver ESOP Award: Your Building Centers, Inc.

Your Building Centers, Altoona, PA, was awarded the Silver ESOP Award for having an ESOP for 25 years.