ESOPs: Nuts and Bolts


ESOPs: Nuts and Bolts

Join us as we examine the nuts and bolts of an Employee Stock Option Plan. There are about 11,000 active ESOPs in America today and you as an advisor should know how they work and, more importantly, if they are right for your business owner client. ESOPs are not for every company, but when they are right they can have significant benefits to the owner, company, and employees.


Learning Objectives:

  • Learn the process to evaluate an ESOP candidate
  • Learn the mechanics of how ESOPs work
  • Learn the tax benefits for the owner and company
  • Understand the nature and administration aspect of an ESOP


About Our Presenting Firm:

Supporting more than 1000 clients in 50 states, Swerdlin & Company provides actuarial, consulting, administrative, and recordkeeping services for all types of retirement, health, and cafeteria plans. Founded in 1980 by Dorn and Joanne Swerdlin, Swerdlin & Company specializes in finding the best benefits solutions to meet your organization’s needs. Our team is made up of more than 80 experts including credentialed actuaries, attorneys, and client relationship managers, ensuring you have access to the right people when you need them most.


Continuing Education:

This meeting qualifies for the following continuing education credits:

  • One (1) CPE hour



Thank you to our Chapter Sponsor:


This meeting will be held at Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC, on the Third Floor in the CRI Event Center.

Address: CRI Event Center, 4360 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd., Atlanta, GA 30341


The EPI Local Chapter is different than other groups because it brings together a diverse group of professionals from a wide range of specialties that can naturally work collaboratively on exit planning, succession planning, value growth, transaction or any engagement from both sides of the equation. The chapter meets regularly to network, reconnect, grow knowledge, and sharpen their skills with a common goal: Change the outcome for transitioning business owners. Make plans to join us for future events and connect with the local leadership by visiting