Staff

Chloe Jensen

Communications and Research Specialist

chloe@veoc.org

Bio

Chloe joined VEOC as an intern in the summer of 2019. Once the pandemic hit, she returned to VEOC as a part time team member in April of 2020 and has been working with VEOC since. She graduated from Providence College this May with a double major in Business Management and Political Science. She works on VEOC's outreach in the community with existing and prospective employee owned companies, and managers their various social media platforms with updates and developments in the employee ownership world.

Matt Cropp

Executive Director

matt@veoc.org

Bio

Matt has been with the organization since 2014, where he has developed deep expertise in employee ownership models. In addition to his leadership role, he is responsible for managing social media, event planning and promotion, coordinating with a national network of employee ownership practitioners and a variety of other activities advancing the VEOC's mission. Matt received his MA in History from UVM in 2011, where he studied economic history and the origins of cooperative finance, and he's involved on a volunteer basis with a number of co-op projects both locally and nationally. He lives in the New North End of Burlington with his partner and a pair of very friendly rabbits.

Don Jamison

Program Director

don@veoc.org

Bio

As one of the founders of the VEOC, Don has been with the organization since 2001. He works with the board to plan and deliver VEOC’s educational offerings, and works with those in established companies assess the potential of employee ownership for their businesses.