Kristin Ackerman, Senior Associate for Verit Advisors will participate in a webinar presented by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) on Tuesday, December 16, 2014. The topic is “The ESOP Exit Strategy – Why an AE Company Should Consider and ESOP as a Corporate Exit Strategy.”

The webinar will focus on the question is an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) right for your organization? Employee stock ownership plans, or ESOPs, have not been a big part of the M&A discussion for many years, but a variety of recent factors is changing that perception.

Kristin Ackerman, is a founding member of Verit Advisors and focuses her time on financial modeling, pitch materials, management presentations and business development.

Joining Ms. Ackerman on the panel will be Greg Brown, Partner Holland & Knight LLP; Scott Levine, CPA/ABV, CFA, ASA Managing Director Stout Risius Ross; Jamie Waldren, CFP® Managing Director Wells Fargo Advisors LLC and Charlie A. Phillips, Jr., RPLS Sr. VP KCI Technologies

About Verit Advisors

Verit Advisors unites sophisticated middle-market investment banking capabilities with a client-centric boutique, fluent in ESOPs, debt and equity capital markets, and mergers and acquisitions. Integrity, teamwork, service, and innovation are at the heart of the organization, as the Verit Team strives to provide unparalleled advice and custom solutions to its clients. Mary Josephs founded Verit Advisors in 2009 in Chicago and has nearly three decades of experience in the world of corporate finance. Josephs and her team are considered to be the foremost experts in ESOP transactions and middle market strategic alternatives.

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