Employee Ownership Resources & Buyout Assistance

The Ohio Employee Ownership Center can provide FREE preliminary technical assistance to Ohio companies, managers, and employees contemplating employee ownership. Below are links to the employee ownership resources on this site. If you require assistance beyond what is offered on this site, call us at 330-672-3028, or email us at oeoc@kent.edu.

For a primer on the basics of Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs), click here.

To get an understanding of whether or not employee ownership makes sense in a given situation, click here.

If you want to know what the major steps in the buyout process are, click here.

For questions you should ask yourself before getting involved in the buyout process (as well as some answers), click here.

If you are a retiring owner looking for an exit strategy, check out our Business Owner Succession Planning Program.