Mountain BizWorks has partnered with national leaders in the field of worker ownership, The Industrial Commons. Whether you’re interested in transitioning your business into a cooperative workplace or planning for your succession by selling to the employees, this interactive workshop is a great place to start. Participants will explore how a sale to employees can improve sustainability, retention, and a business’s financial performance. Learn how to conduct a feasibility study and gain insight into employee-owned companies’ power to transform communities and build better businesses.
Cooperatives and Employee Ownership 101 (Asheville)
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Meet our presenters for this event.
Chris Grasinger serves as the High Country Regional Manager for Mountain BizWorks, overseeing economic development practices in all NWWNC counties for the organization. He also dir...
Chris Grasinger serves as the High Country Regional Manager for Mountain BizWorks, overseeing economic development practices in all NWWNC counties for the organization. He also directs the Mountain BizWorks Market Advisors program, providing business brokerage and valuation services in 26 counties. With an MBA from Appalachian State University, Chris also manages a regional angel investment fund, the High Country Impact Fund, which focuses on investing in high growth startups and existing companies. He is an avid outdoorsman and the CEO of Center 45 Climbing & Fitness