The largest ESOP conference in the world will be held in Las Vegas on November 8 and 9 2018. Mary Josephs and Rob Ruszkowski of Verit Advisors will be on panels at the Las Vegas ESOP Conference & Trade Show at Caesars Palace.

Mary Josephs, Founder and CEO of Verit Advisors will be a panelist on “Negotiating Protections for the ESOP and Seller Related to Subsequent Events” on Friday, November 9, 2085 at 10:30AM. The panel will discuss post-transaction seller protections and how the trustee can protect against the company’s potential financial underperformance. Ms. Josephs founded Verit Advisors in 2009 and is a nationally recognized leader with more than 30 years of experience with ESOPS as a specialized solution-oriented succession and liquidity transaction for middle market companies. In 2017 and 2018, Ms. Josephs was selected as one of the Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A by Mergers & Acquisition publication.

On Thursday, November 8, Rob Ruszkowski will participate in a panel titled “Outside Equity in S Corp ESOP Companies.” This panel will discuss how an S-Corp can seek outside equity capital.”

Ruszkowski joined Verit Advisors in 2011 and was just promoted to Managing Director. He has a particular proficiency in sell-side M&A as well as ESOP transactions involving a diverse set of middle market companies. Ruszkowski also possesses substantial technical and know-how following a distinguished career in chemical engineering. Ruszkowski is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Employee Ownership Foundation.

About Verit Advisors

Verit Advisors unites sophisticated investment banking capabilities with a client centric boutique, fluent in ESOPs, debt capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, and valuation services. Integrity, teamwork, service, and innovation are at the heart of the organization, as Verit strives to provide unparalleled advice and custom solutions to its clients. Mary Josephs founded Verit Advisors in 2009.  Josephs and her team are considered to be one of the foremost experts in ESOP transactions and middle market strategic alternatives.

About the ESOP Association

The ESOP Association, founded in 1978, is a national nonprofit membership organization, with 18 local chapters, serving approximately 2,500 employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) companies, professionals with a commitment to ESOPs, and companies considering the implementation of an ESOP. It is the only association devoted solely to ESOPs. It focuses on promoting and enhancing laws before Congress and regulatory agencies that govern ESOPs and providing its members with expert educational ESOP programming and information.