GBQ is pleased to announce that Brian Bornino, CPA/ABV, CFA, CBA, Director of Valuation Services, was recently awarded The ESOP Association’s 2014 Membership Recruitment Award for his work championing Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs).
The award was presented at the Association’s 37th Annual Conference in Washington, DC. The ESOP Association is the national trade association for companies with employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) and the leading voice in America for employee ownership.
Brian is the National Practice Leader for GBQ’s Valuation & Financial Opinion practice. He has been involved in over 2,000 valuation engagements during the course of his career, including over 500 ESOP-related assignments. Brian is a nationally recognized authority on ESOPs, with expertise that includes ESOP feasibility studies, formations, valuations, transactions, and consulting. Brian has been active within The ESOP Association, the National Center for Employee Ownership, and the Ohio Employee Ownership Center for 15+ years. He is a frequent speaker and author on valuation and ESOP-related issues on a national, regional, and local basis.
GBQ Consulting LLC is a nationally recognized authority on ESOPs and a proud advocate for employee ownership through ESOPs. Savvy business owners are increasingly discovering how an ESOP offers a unique ownership transition alternative that rewards employees, preserves a company’s legacy and provides shareholders and companies with tremendous economic and tax advantages. GBQ’s professionals regularly assist employee-owned companies on ESOP matters, and have successfully guided many companies through the initial evaluation and implementation of an ESOP, as well as providing ongoing ESOP valuation and transaction services.