XPX Maryland - The Power of an ESOP

Event Information

Date & Time

Fri, Jan 17th, 2020
8:00am - 10:00am (EDT)


Rolling Road Golf Club 814 Hilltop Ave, Catonsville, MD 21228


XPX Registration Closed


First Time Guest $0.00
Non-Members Early Bird (through 1/3) $65.00
Non-Members Regular Rate $85.00
Non-members Same Day Registration/Walk-In Fee $95.00
Other XPX Chapter Members Early Bird (through 1/3) $50.00
Other XPX Chapter Members Regular Fee $60.00
Other XPX Chapter Members Same Day Registration/Walk-in Fee $70.00
XPX MD Members Early Bird (through 1/3) $35.00
XPX MD Members Regular Fee $45.00
XPX MD Members Same Day Registration/Walk-In Fee $55.00
XPX MD Sponsors (Annual & Event) $0.00

Please join us as Christine Hurt, CFO at Ayers Saint Gross, discusses how the implementation of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan has transformed this Baltimore-based design firm. Christine will illustrate how the ESOP has changed the culture at the firm and turned the firm into a much more professional organization. Christine will also discuss ESOP pitfalls to avoid.


Christine M. Hurt, CPA, MBA
Ayers Saint Gross, Inc. Principal, Chief Financial Officer

Christine has more than 30 years of diverse experience managing accounting, HR, and IT functions in the built environment, for businesses ranging from $20 to $200 million in revenue. Her expertise includes corporate accounting, audit, and tax, including financial reporting and analysis, budgeting, audit requirements, regulatory reporting, treasury management, tax compliance, as well as financial oversight for insurance and bonding programs. She is currently on the Board of Trustees of the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra.


8:00 AM – 8:30 AM – Networking
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM– Breakfast
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM – Presentation