Welcome to Minnesota/Dakotas ESOP

The Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter of the ESOP Association includes over 100 member companies; firms of all sizes and many different industries ranging from firms with well-established ESOPs to businesses just starting to consider whether or not an ESOP is the right fit. The membership also includes ESOP professionals, experts in ESOP law, banking, valuation, accounting, lobbying and legislation. Our chapter is linked with 18 other chapters throughout the United States through the national ESOP Association.

Attached link is for an article on ESOPs in the security industry featuring Pro-Tec



2016 AACE Award Winner

Category 6-A, Special Events & Promotions, One Outstanding Event, 250 or Fewer Employees


   Runner Up: D&M Industries Inc., Moorhead, MN 

2016 Outstanding Membership Recruitment


Chaper President, Steve Storkan, awards Membership Recruitment award to Kevin Weise in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the ESOP movement and growth of The ESOP Association.


Pro-Tec Design, Inc. - Minneapolis, MN 

               Eva Mach, Pro-Tec with Membership Chair, Tara Arndt, Redpath

Chuck and Don's Pet Supply 

Tracy Cumpton, Kalista Kaufmann, Chuck and Don's with Membership Chair, Tara Arndt, Redpath and Company 

Past Presidents - 25 Years

25 Past Presidents 

Back Row, L-R:  John Harlander, Dean Bodem, Steve Storkan, Ann Biggar, Neal Smith

Second Row, L-R: Steve McClintick, Sue Crockett, Sheryl Neuman, John Purves

Third Row, L-R: Steve Sheppard, Missy McManigle, Sarah Genenbach

The employee owners of Walman take great pride in providing Independent Eyecare Practices with premium quality ophthalmic products and product marketi...