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  • Broughton Consulting Principal Anne-Claire Broughton was recently featured on the ESOP Podcast hosted by Bret Keisling, a passionate advocate for employee ownership. In this episode, Anne-Claire and Bret discuss various topics ranging from their personal aha moments around employee ownership, the founding of the North......

  • Angela Hollowell, a visual storyteller and founder of Ang H. Studio based in Durham, North Carolina, sits down with our principal, Anne-Claire Broughton on the Honey & Hustle podcast. Broughton and Hollowell delve into topics surrounding investing in people via employee ownership, empowering the workers......

  • Anne-Claire Brougton, Principal of Broughton Consulting, LLC, recently sat down with Steve Baker of the Great Game of Business Change The Game Podcast to discuss ESOPs, Co-ops, and International Players. Listen here as Broughton and Baker discuss the importance of wealth building for frontline workers,......

  • Broughton Consulting is pleased to announce our B Corp recertification! This was a very rigorous process to ensure we continue to meet high standards for social and environmental performance as benchmarked by high performing companies in the US and worldwide. B Corps are leaders when......

  • Broughton Consulting teamed up with our clients Pacific Community Ventures (PCV) and Sadie Scheffer from Bread SRSLY to discuss hiring and developing talent as part of the COVID-19 recovery. As so many small businesses are struggling to find and develop talent during this time, this......

  • Our Principal, Anne-Claire Broughton, recently participated in an ESOP Roundtable facilitated by The Great Game of Business‘ Change the Game Podcast. Listen in as Broughton and her colleagues, Victor Aspengren and John Williams, discuss the benefits and potential challenges of being an ESOP company and......

  • Our client ShopBot Tools, Inc. recently announced its restructuring as an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT), a move that was designed to position the company for long term success by empowering its employees through ownership. ShopBot is the 14th company in the U.S. to establish an......

  • Our principal, Anne-Claire Broughton, was recently featured on Buffer’s new podcast series “Small Business, Big Lessons”, which goes behind the scenes with inspirational small businesses that are redefining how work happens. In this episode, Ari Weinzweig, Co-Founder of Zingerman’s, shares how open book management transformed......

  • Anne-Claire Broughton, Principal In the bear of a year that was 2020, I was grateful to be part of two business groups that took particular care of their employees and each other: the employee ownership community and the Great Game of Business (GGOB) community. GGOB developed a......

  • The North Carolina Business Council (NCBC) presented Principal Anne-Claire Broughton the 2019 Visionary Leadership award in honor of her commitment to sustainable business practices. This award highlights Broughton’s commitment to sustainable business practices, including a focus on long-term organizational health, prioritization of traditionally economically marginalized......