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Become a Member

Membership in The ESOP Association (TEA) is wise investment in your success. Members enjoy a comprehensive range of benefits including access to education programs for employee owners and executives, certifications, industry recognitions and awards, business solutions with access to major savings, networking events, leadership opportunities and training, and much more. The ESOP Association is the only comprehensive Association for companies with an Employee Stock Ownership Plan. 

Are You An Employee Owner or Member of an ESOP Company?

Join TEA and make the most of your ESOP. Maximize your ESOP's value & effectiveness. Save money. Reduce risks.

Are You A Business Owner Considering Starting an ESOP?

Join and learn why an ESOP can help you boost cashflow and gain competitive advantage. Learn how to set up and make your ESOP successful. Avoid costly mistakes.

Are You An ESOP Professional Seeking Prospective Clients and Partners?

Collaborate with employee owners and professional members, leverage each other’s strengths and expertise, and help spread employee ownership. Showcase your expertise at in-person events. Stay current on ESOP developments.

3 - in - 1 Membership

3 in 1 Membership

When you join The ESOP Association, you are automatically enrolled as a member of your TEA Chapter at no additional cost to you! You also gain access to the Employee Ownership Action Network (EOAN), a powerful, nationwide, group of employee owners advocating on behalf of ESOPs.

What our Members Have to Say

Acadian Ambulance Service, an ESOP Association Member Testimonial

“Membership in The ESOP Association is vital to an ESOP owned company. The advocacy and education services are invaluable and are not duplicated by any other organization.”

-David Kelly, CFO at Acadian Ambulance Service Inc.

Haywood Builder's Supply, an ESOP Association Member Testimonial

“I consider The Association to be a vital partner for the continued well-being of our ESOP—and, therefore, our company.”

-Philip S. Dooly, President at Haywood Builders Supply

Recology, an ESOP Association Member Testimonial

“My company and my fellow employee owners benefit from the education and networking provided by TEA, which ultimately helps to keep our employee owners engaged. I have benefitted from my own chapter leadership opportunities in TEA which then helped me grow as a leader in my organization. I also value the friendships I have made in the ESOP Community and I know that I can reach out to these friends to bounce ideas off of them any time.”

-Kristina Cox, Director of Compensation and Benefits at Recology