Founded in 1978, The ESOP Association represents approximately 1,600 ESOP companies and 750,000 employee owners who believe that employee ownership will improve American competitiveness, increase productivity through greater employee participation,  and strengthen our free enterprise economy.

The ESOP Association proudly stands as the number one advocacy group in the United States for employee ownership. The Association and its spokespersons have developed a remarkable reputation with local and national media outlets, being candid and quotable on all issues surrounding employee ownership.

Association President J. Michael Keeling has more than 25 years experience representing elected officials, private businesses, and associations to the press.

The Association's Director of Communications, Patrick Mirza, has more than 20 years of communication experience centered on management and the workplace. 

Contact the ESOP Association at media@esopassociation.org or call 202-293-2971 to get the best and most comprehensive answers to your questions about employee ownership in America.