Vernon Interviews Esteban Kelly, Co-Executive Dir. of the US Federation of Worker Cooperatives
24 months ago by Vernon_Oakes
Vernon interviews Esteban Kelly, Co-Executive Director with the US Federation of Worker Cooperatives. Vernon and Esteban will discuss worker co-op incubators, programs available to assist in the development of worker cooperatives, and initiatives and programs available through the US Federation of Worker Cooperatives. Esteban Kelly recently joined the Federation with over 15 years of experience in the cooperative community, including a term as a USFWC Board member and worker-member/owner with two USFWC members, Mariposa Food Cooperative and AORTA Collective. His role at the USFWC focuses on strategic planning and partnerships, public-facing communications, and business planning for the USFWC. Kelly is a dynamic educator and movement facilitator. He's a founder and core trainer with AORTA, a worker co-op, whose consulting supports organizations fighting for social justice and a solidarity economy. Most recently he was Director of Development and Staff Director for the New Economy Coalition. He currently sits on the NCBA Board of Directors and serves as president of the Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance.