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Challenges and Benefits of Employee-owned Small Businesses

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 | 11:30 AM

The Committee on Small Business will hold a hearing titled, “Challenges and Benefits of Employee-owned Small Businesses.” The hearing is scheduled to begin at 11:30 A.M. on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

The Committee will meet to discuss the employee ownership mode, which gives employees a direct investment in the success of the business. Members will have the opportunity to learn about the benefits of employee ownership for business owners, their employees, and their local economies. The hearing will also explore some of the challenges businesses face in converting to an employee-owned model, as well as ways current federal programs can be optimized to minimize those challenges.

To view a livestream of the hearing, please click here

Hearing Notice 

Hearing Memo 

Witness List 

Mr. Daniel Goldstein
President and CEO
Cedar Rapids, IA

Mr. R.L. Condra
Vice President of Advocacy and Government Programs
National Cooperative Bank
Arlington, VA

Mr. John Abrams
CEO and Co-Owner
South Mountain Company
West Tisbury, MA

Mr. Mark Gillming
Senior Vice President
Messer Construction Co.
Cincinnati, OH

*Witness testimony will be posted within 24 hours after the hearing’s occurrence
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