Orphan, Owner, ESOP: Mid South Building Supply’s ESOP Story - CLEO Skip to main content


From orphan to owner and then finally deciding to secure his legacy and transition his company to an ESOP, the founder of Mid South Building Supply, Norman Rales, had a monumental impact on the future of his company and the people who work there. Hear from the new owners (the employees) about how being an ESOP company impacts them every day.