Patti Plough, The ESOP Evangelist, is a woman of faith and a gifted entrepreneur who has established several successful businesses throughout her 30-year career. She has extensive experience buying, selling, and running businesses. This expertise developed over time has allowed her the ability to assist and give the small business owners options for retirement or exiting their business in a dignified way.
Plough graduated in 1976 with a nursing degree from Gateway Technical College and then worked for 15 years as a bedside nurse in a variety of settings before she embarked on her entrepreneurial journey.
Currently Plough holds several board of directors’ positions including one at Healics Holdings, Inc. Milwaukee, WI. An industry-leader and 100% employee-owned ESOP Holding Company with four portfolio companies – Healics Wellness, Healics Clinics, Healics Technology and Core Staffing Group.
Prior to transitioning to her BOD position at Healics, Plough was the President/CEO of Operations at Healics through June 2020. In that position, Plough implemented a continuous improvement and quality control system that contributed to the company’s high client retention rate.