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Temporary Federal ESOP Grant Program Act of 2020

Posted by Blue Ridge ESOP Associates

Jul 30, 2020 8:36:06 AM

On July 21, 2020, U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) introduced a bill to provide grants to businesses who either establish an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) or expand an existing ESOP.

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Blue Ridge ESOP Associates Acquires Benefit Concepts Systems, Inc.

Posted by Blue Ridge ESOP Associates

Jul 23, 2020 10:44:16 AM

Blue Ridge ESOP Associates (“Blue Ridge”) is pleased to announce it has acquired Benefit Concepts Systems, Inc. (“Benefit Concepts Systems”). The acquisition allows Blue Ridge to continue as the leader in ESOP and 401(k) administration and assist a larger client base in effectively managing their plans. The acquisition bolsters Blue Ridge’s efforts to grow through strategic acquisitions and partnerships in the ESOP and 401(k) markets.

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Thank You Blue Ridge Staff!

Posted by Blue Ridge ESOP Associates

May 11, 2020 11:00:00 AM

As a mature company delivering essential services to clients like you, we have long had a plan in place for dealing with issues such as this pandemic. Under normal business conditions, over 60% of our employees work from remote locations outside of our headquarters in Charlottesville, VA.  When the governor of Virginia executed the Shelter at Home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of our remaining office staff had already transitioned to work remotely from home.  The limited number of employees remaining in our home office are essential to handle physical office-based operations such as handling of incoming and outgoing mail. 

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Congratulations DAI on 50 Years

Posted by Blue Ridge ESOP Associates

May 8, 2020 9:47:21 AM

This week, DAI celebrated their company's 50th year in living out their mission, "to make a lasting difference in the world by helping people improve their lives."  Even today, they are on the frontlines worldwide working with the pandemic preparedness and response to Covid-19. Congratulations, DAI, for fifty successful years!

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ESOP Companies Making a Difference During Pandemic Continues

Posted by Blue Ridge ESOP Associates

Apr 29, 2020 9:59:58 AM

During this pandemic season, ESOP companies are making a difference, and Blue Ridge wants to recognize those companies and their impact.

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CEFEX-ASPPA Recordkeeper Certification Renewed for Blue Ridge

Posted by Blue Ridge ESOP Associates

Apr 28, 2020 10:32:51 AM

Blue Ridge ESOP Associates was founded on principles of accuracy, integrity, and exceptional client service. We are also committed to continual improvement. Our dedication to doing what is best for you, our clients, prompted us to engage CEFEX, the Centre for Fiduciary Excellence, LLC to audit our processes. In 2011, Blue Ridge was certified for adhering to the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA) Standard of Practice for Retirement Plan Service Providers.

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Washington Alert: TEA Advocacy Helps Score Major Win for ESOPs

Posted by Blue Ridge ESOP Associates

Apr 24, 2020 2:34:59 PM

The ESOP Association is diligently working in Washington on behalf of all ESOPs.  Below is the information that they shared to all of their members* today.

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ESOP Companies Making a Difference During Pandemic

Posted by Blue Ridge ESOP Associates

Apr 22, 2020 11:09:38 AM

During this pandemic season, ESOP companies are making a difference, and Blue Ridge wants to recognize those companies and their impact.

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NCEO Virtual Annual 2020 Conference

Posted by Blue Ridge ESOP Associates

Apr 20, 2020 11:59:38 AM

Blue Ridge ESOP Associates is pleased to be participating in the NCEO 2020 Virtual Annual Conference this week. If you did not register for the original live conference, you can still register here. This is an excellent opportunity to have your employee owners attend a highly reputable conference, as it offers  plenty of sessions that fall under four categories: Basic ESOPs, Beyond the Basics, Leadership & Governance, and Communications & Culture.

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April 2020 - Washington Alert from The ESOP Association

Posted by Blue Ridge ESOP Associates

Apr 9, 2020 9:18:40 AM

The ESOP Association is diligently working in Washington on behalf of all ESOPs.  Below is the information that they shared to all of their members*.

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