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Creating a Sustainable ESOP...Challenges and Best Practices
(Concurrent Sessions 5)
Tuesday, September 17 :: 2:40–3:25
As ESOPs mature, they should reconsider whether they have the right strategy, plan
rules, distribution approaches, rebalancing and segregation rules, governance,
repurchase financing, and more.
Neil M. Brozen
Ventura ESOP Fiduciary Services
Neil Brozen managed 175 ESOP transactions and 70 ongoing ESOPs while working for two institutional trustees from 2005 through April 2016. He began Ventura ESOP Fiduciary Services in July 2016, served as transactional trustee for 90 ESOPs, and has 95 ongoing clients. Neil was a director for the NCEO, a frequent national speaker on ESOP issues, and wrote chapters for several NCEO publications. He has worked for the IRS, Arthur Andersen & Co., several private companies, and his own management consulting firm.
Marshall & Stevens, Inc.
Erin is a director at Marshall & Stevens Inc. in Chicago, with more than 18 years valuation experience. She is a speaker and prolific author on ESOP topics, and a credentialed member of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), where she serves on the business valuation committee. She is also a member of the NCEO and a member of the valuation advisory committee of the ESOP Association.