Christopher Mackin is the Founder and President of Ownership Associates, Inc. of Cambridge, MA. Ownership Associates provides “after the transaction” assessment, training and corporate governance services to companies broadly owned by their employees. He also serves as a partner at American Working Capital, LLC, an investment banking firm that specializes in broad based employee ownership transactions. Chris is a Lecturer at the Rutgers University School of Management and Labor Relations where he teaches an undergraduate course called Employee Ownership and Group Incentives. He held the Sidney Harman Fellowship at the Kennedy School of Harvard University and earned a Doctorate in Human Development at the Harvard Graduate School of Education with a thesis called The Social Psychology of Ownership: A Case Study of a Democratically Owned Firm. He writes occasionally for the PBS Newshour, The New Republic, The Nation and Challenge: The Magazine of Economic Affairs.