Wednesday, January 17
Are you contemplating the transition of your business? Explore the alternative of employee ownership. Join ownership transition experts from Prairie Capital Advisors as they discuss the option of an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP). This presentation will cover what an ESOP is, why company valuation is important and how to finance an ESOP transaction. We will also hold a discussion with KI Industries, Inc. regarding their evaluation and ultimately their adoption of an ESOP structure.
7:30 a.m. – Registration & Breakfast
8:00 - 9:30 a.m. – Presentation
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. – Discussion with the CEO of KI Industries Inc., an employee-owned company and manufacturer of decorative plastic component products for companies that place a high value on product aesthetics as well as stringent functional and dimensional integrity.
Dave Diehl, CEO
Ken Serwinski, Chairman
Richard Shuma, Managing Director
Greg Cook, Vice President
Dave Goltermann, CEO, KI Industries, Inc.
1100 E. Warrenville Road
Prairie supports the growth and ownership transition strategies of middle-market companies and we pride ourselves in consistently providing independent guidance and industry expertise. Our partnership with Illinois BIS is driven by our commitment to help our clients build value and improve company performance. The Illinois BIS mission is to provide the training, consulting and other resources to middle market companies so they can compete globally and flourish in the U.S. Our similar values and goals align us in our partnership to help our clients prosper and succeed nationwide.