The New Jersey/New York Center for Employee Ownership's events are intended to promote the stability and growth of each state's economy by increasing awareness of the benefits of employee ownership for the businesses, business owners, employees, and communities of New Jersey and New York.

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Employee Ownership Strategies: Building High Performance, Inclusive Companies for the 21st Century

The Rutgers NJ/NY Center for Employee Ownership’s first Employee Ownership Strategies Conference took place on July 31, 2017.

Thank you to our speakers, sponsors, partners, and participants for making the conference a success!

View the conference presentations and learn more about our speakers below.


Doug Kruse, Distinguished Professor, Rutgers University, School of Management and Labor Relations 
Jim Steiker, Esq., Chairman and CEO, SES Advisors
Loren Rodgers, Executive Director, The National Center for Employee Ownership
Terence "Terry" Griswold, Managing Director and founder, Empire Valuation
Moretrench American Corporation ESOP”
Rich Telesmanich, Sr. Vice President and CAO
Matt Hancock, Consultant, Praxis Consulting Group
Debbi Marcus, Manager, Global Equity, Unilever











The New Jersey/New York Center for Employee Ownership (NJ/NYCEO) promotes better understanding of the values of employee ownership among business leaders, public officials, employees, members of the media, students, teachers, nonprofit leaders, consumers, and other persons and organizations in New Jersey and New York. The NJ/NYCEO is a center at Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations.


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