The National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO) is a private, nonprofit membership and research organization that serves as the leading source of accurate, unbiased information on employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), equity compensation plans, and ownership culture. We are the main publisher and research source in the field, hold dozens of Webinars and in-person meetings annually, and provide services to our thousands of members and others. Read more...

Employee Ownership Updates

Loren Rodgers Loren Rodgers discusses the latest developments in his August 1 Employee Ownership Update. Also see the new Employee Ownership 100.
Supreme Court The NCEO discusses an important new decision affecting ESOPs in What the Supreme Court's Dudenhoeffer Decision Means for ESOPs.

NCEO's Customized ESOP Board Training Program

Corey Rosen
Corey Rosen, the NCEO's founder, can provide a 90-minute, customized live Webinar for your company's board members. The presentation covers ESOP basics, interacting with the trustee, the board's role in the ESOP, responding to acquistion offers, best practices, and more. Afterward, you will receive a copy of your customized Webinar you can play from a computer. Find out more.

New Publications

book coverThe Changing World of Employee Ownership presents a new look at where ownership stands today. Learn more.
newsletter The July-August 2014 Employee Ownership Report (member username and password required) is online. Not a member? Read excerpts or a sample issue.

Fall 2014 CEPI Exam Prep Course Now Available

The Certified Equity Professional Institute (CEPI) exam is the industry standard for equity compensation certification. We not only provide most of the texts for the program but also offer our CEPI Exam Prep Course. Find out more and try our live demo. New for fall 2014: download MP3s of the test review Webinars after they take place.
CEPI Exam Prep Course

Come to Our Fall ESOP Seminars

We will present a variety of seminars on ESOPs and related topics around the U.S. this fall and winter. See all seminars.
ESOP Seminars

NCEO Resources and Membership Benefits

Online Articles and News


Our free library of online articles covers the basic elements of employee ownership, and our columnists keep you up to date on the news.
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We are the main publisher in this field, with dozens of books, issue briefs, and other materials that provide detailed yet understandable guidance.
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Our Webinars provide Web-based learning wherever you have Internet and phone connections. Live Webinars are free for members.
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In-Person Meetings


Our in-person meetings bring you face-to-face with our expert presenters and offer ample opportunity to ask questions and interact with others.
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We provide online training in ESOP fundamentals, CEPI exam test preparation, an ESOP board member package, and more.
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Talk to Us


Need advice? In addition to answering questions from members, we can provide introductory consulting on an hourly basis, as well as speaking services.
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Surveys, Research, and Lists

Surveys and Research

We can conduct employee surveys at your company, perform customized research, or provide lists of employee ownership companies.
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Members receive our newsletter, free live Webinars, access to the members Web site, individual consultations, and discounts on all we offer.
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