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The Employee Ownership Update

Loren Rodgers


(columns starting May 2011)

Loren Rodgers is the executive director of the NCEO. Having written dozens of articles, he speaks extensively about topics including communications, ESOP education, employee committees, business literacy, building and maintaining enthusiasm, current research, and corporate governance for employee ownership companies.

Rodgers has a Masters in Public Policy from the University of Michigan, where he studied employee ownership and international development with a focus on Slavic Europe. Before joining the NCEO in 2005, he was a senior principal and co-owner of Ownership Associates, a employee ownership consulting firm in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he worked for 10 years. He is a researcher and active volunteer in the field.

Corey Rosen

(columns from March 1995 to April 2011)

(author)Corey Rosen ( is the NCEO's senior staff member and former executive director. He received a Ph.D. in politics from Cornell University in 1973, taught politics at Ripon College, and worked as a professional staff member in the U.S. Senate, where he helped draft some of the legislation governing employee ownership.

Mr. Rosen cofounded the NCEO in 1981. He has coauthored five books on employee ownership and written over 100 articles on the subject for business, professional, and trade publications. He has spoken at meetings all over the U.S., as well as in Europe, Asia, and South America.

Aside from speaking at conferences, companies, and other locations, Mr. Rosen also can provide limited consulting services to companies considering employee ownership as well as to companies that already have plans. For more information, read about our speaking and introductory consulting services.

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