31st Annual Ohio Employee Ownership Conference (OEOC)


Join the OEOC for the 2017 Annual Ohio Employee Ownership Conference as they celebrate 31 years of the premier education and networking event on employee ownership! Registration and info on the OEOC event page.

Date: Friday April 28th 2017
Location: Akron Fairlawn Hilton, Fairlawn OH

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Keynote Speaker
Cindy Turcot  
Chief Operating Officer of Gardener’s Supply Co., Burlington, Vermont

Cindy Turcot, Chief Operating Officer of Gardener’s Supply Company, is the nation’s largest catalog and web marketer of gardening products. She has been at Gardener’s Supply since 1983. Prior to becoming COO in 2003, she was Chief Financial Officer, along with many other roles over the years. Cindy has been a key contributor to the company’s profitable growth with over 275 employees. Gardener’s Supply started their ESOP in 1987 and in 2009 became 100% ESOP owned. Cindy is a national speaker on ownership culture, open book and participatory management practices.

Outline Agenda

Thursday April 27th Pre-Conference Events

  • CEO/CFO/ESOP Leader Roundtable          3pm-5pm
    …more info here
  • Communications Roundtable                    3pm-5pm
    …more info here
  • Conference Opening Reception                5 pm-9 pm
    – Networking
    – Special Events

Friday April 28th Ohio Employee Ownership Conference
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