Batavia, Ill. — Parksite, Inc. has announced that Elizabeth Wheeler was presented with the 2017 Illinois ESOP Employee of the Year award, acknowledging her commitment and pride in promoting Parksite’s employee-owned culture both internally and externally. Every year the Illinois Chapter of the ESOP Association selects an Employee Owner of the Year.
“The award is meant to acknowledge the individual who exemplifies the ownership culture so dear to ESOP’s. It’s great to see Elizabeth recognized for her tireless efforts, both inside and outside of Parksite, to promote and demonstrate what it means to be an employee-owner,” said Ron Heitzman, CEO of Parksite.
Wheeler, a Parksite associate based out of Parksite’s Batavia, IL location stated upon receiving the award, “I am very honored to receive this prestigious award and thank both the Illinois ESOP Association and my co-owners at Parksite for recognizing my belief and pride in our employee-owned culture. I’ve been privileged with considerable opportunities to make contributions in the company we own and it has been profoundly rewarding both professionally and personally.”