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252: Jack Moriarty of Ownership America, Part 2

The EsOp Podcast: Jack Moriarty of Ownership America, Part 2 - The Employee Equity Investment Act (EEIA)

Bret Keisling is joined by Jack Moriarty, founder and CEO of Ownership America, for a deep look at the recently proposed Employee Equity Investment Act. This bi-partisan, bi-cameral legislation is the product of years of coordination between Ownership America, The ESOP Association, their staffs, and employee ownership supporters.

The bill provides for many EO enhancements including creating opportunities for investment funds to include EO in their portfolios, creating more liquidity at closing for selling shareholders, streamlining rules for SBA 7(A) loans, and utilizing Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs) to help in create new ESOPs and worker co-ops.

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Episode 251 Show Notes

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About Jack Moriarty

Jack Moriarty is the Founder and Executive Director of Ownership America, a think tank building the next generation ownership society. Ownership America is creating a movement for broad participation in ownership through policy development and organizing coalitions of grassroots advocates and across the country.

Prior to Ownership America, Jack held a number of strategy and operations roles at early-stage healthcare delivery and technology companies. Jack received his MBA from the Cornell Johnson Graduate School of Management where he was a Roy H. Park Leadership Fellow and named a 2020 "MBA to Watch" by Poets & Quants. Jack is the Policy Institute Analysis Fellow at the Rutgers Institute for the Study of Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing and was named to the Massachusetts Baby Bonds Task Force by Treasurer Deb Goldberg in 2022. He holds a BA and MA in Political Science from Boston University and is an AmeriCorps alumnus.

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Bret Keisling, Passionate Advocat for Employee Ownership

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