Matt Cropp works as Co-Executive Director of the Vermont Employee Ownership Center, a non-profit that promotes and fosters broad-based employee ownership primarily via the worker co-op and ESOP models. He cut his teeth in the co-op movement studying the origins of the credit union movement while getting his master’s in History, and is involved in a number of co-op movement roles, including chair of the Vermont Solidarity Investing Club, board president of Full Barrel co-op, and Community Operations Team Coordinator for He lives in Burlington, Vermont.