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We're Speaking at the Fall ESOP Forum in Albuquerque

by Brian Sweeney, CPA

Do you have questions as an ESOP plan sponsor? Brian Sweeney, our ESOP Partner will be at The Fall ESOP Forum: Best Practices in Employee Ownership, sponsored by the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO). 


Accounting and Reporting for Plan Sponsors with Brian Sweeney — Partner, Redpath and Company

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 from 10:25 AM — 11:10 AM


The NCEO Fall Forum will be held on October 3-4, 2018 (with pre-conference on October 2) at the Hotel Albuquerque in Albuquerque, NM.

This Fall Forum offers 48 sessions over two days and covers important ESOP topics on every level from introductory to advanced, from ownership culture topics to technical topics. The meeting also provides group discussions, one-on-one sessions with an expert, and networking luncheons and receptions. So whether you are a newcomer to ESOPs or have years of experience with them, this meeting will have something for you. In addition, an optional one-half day preconference on Sustaining an ESOP for the Long Term is being offered on October 2.The preconference session is an optional, extra-cost addition to your Forum registration.  

Redpath and Company is proud to be presenting at the Fall ESOP Forum, and we are pleased to offer you a discount to attend the meeting. Register by September 4, 2018 and enter discount code SESOP to receive a $25 discount. If you are a member you may register on the NCEO Web site by clicking here. If you are not a member of the NCEO, please contact Jordan Boone at jboone@nceo.org or 510-208-1308, mention my name and the NCEO will provide you with a complimentary 6-month membership. A membership to the NCEO will allow you to attend the Fall ESOP Forum at the member rate (plus discount), in addition to the member rate for the preconference, publications, and free access to NCEO Webinars, among other benefits of NCEO membership.

The Fall ESOP Forum will be held at the Hotel Albuquerque, located at 800 Rio Grande Blvd. NW. Sleeping rooms are available at the hotel for the special rates of $179 and the adjoining Hotel Chaco for $209. Hotel reservations include complimentary WiFi in guest rooms, complimentary parking, and the Local Treasures Discount Program—15% off local shops, restaurants and attractions. To make a reservation at either property please call the hotel directly at 866-505-7829 by September 4, 2018.

To receive the group rate at Hotel Chaco, please specify that you would like to be placed within the Hotel Chaco Fall ESOP 2018 Forum block of rooms or block code 1809ESOP.

To receive the group rate at Hotel Albuquerque, please specify that you would like to be placed within the Hotel Albuquerque Fall ESOP 2018 Forum block of rooms or block code 1809FALL.

Please know that we count on your reservation is an integral part of keeping meeting costs down and registration fees reasonable.

Registrations for the Fall ESOP Forum, the pre-conference are moving quickly and the sleeping rooms at the Hotel Albuquerque and Hotel Chaco are nearly sold out!  Early registration and sleeping room rates expire on September 4, so be sure to register and make your reservations now

If you are interested, the Fall ESOP Forum is approved for CPE credit (for accountants) and SHRM credit (for human resources professionals). Please click here to see additional details on the NCEO web site.

Brian Sweeney, CPA

Brian Sweeney, CPA

Brian Sweeney is a partner specializing in financial statement audits, business and systems consulting, management and advisory services, and mergers and acquisitions. He works with closely-held businesses in a variety of industries, including manufacturing and wholesale distribution, with a specialty focus on employee-owned companies. Brian is Redpath’s ESOP team leader focusing on client services, financial health, and cultural consulting to employee-owned companies. He works to protect S Corp ESOPs and stays up-to-date and knowledgeable on issues, changes, and legislation through involvement and committee leadership roles in the ESOP community. Brian was elected to and serves on the board of Directors for the National Center of Employee Ownership. He is an active member of the Finance Committee for the ESOP Association, the Government Relations Committee of the ESOP Association Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter, and Employee-Owned S Corporations of America. Brian is a regular presenter on employee ownership topics at local, regional, and national events. He has provided public accounting services at Redpath and Company since 1998.