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Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) Raleigh Durham

"Since I’ve joined EO, I’ve sold two businesses, grown from 3 employees to 75+ and increased revenue 10x. There is no question EO has had a seven figure impact on my business and, more importantly, made me a better entrepreneur and leader."

-Jesse Lipson, Founder of ShareFile

Our Vision:
To build the world's most influential community of entrepreneurs

Our Mission:
Engage leading entrepreneurs to learn and grow.

Our Core Values:

  • Boldly Go! - Bet on your own abilities
  • Thirst for Learning - Be a student of opportunity
  • Make a Mark - Leave a legacy
  • Trust and Respect - Build a safe haven for learning and growth
  • Cool - Create, seek out and celebrate once-in-a-lifetime experiences


Global Facts-at-a-Glance

Total sales of all members worldwide: More than US$565 billion

Total members worldwide: More than 10,000

Total number of workers that members employ worldwide: 2.2 million

Total number of chapters worldwide: 131

Number of countries with EO chapters: 40

Average member age: 42

Average member sales: US$59.7 million

Average member employees: 232

Global Headquarters
500 Montgomery Street, Suite 700
Alexandria, VA 22314 USA
T +1.703.519.6700
F +1.703.519.1864


As a global business owner network and association, we help transform the lives of the entrepreneurs who transform the world. We educate, we transform, we inspire and we offer invaluable resources in the form of events, leadership-development programs, an online entrepreneur forum, and business owner education opportunities, among other resources designed for business growth.

EO Stats: 

EO Raleigh Durham

Membership:  60

Sales:  USD $ 542.39 million

Employees:  3,369

Award Winning Raleigh Durham Members:

12 Inc. 500/5000 Winners

12  Business Leader Top 50 Entrepreneurs

10  CED 25 Companies to Watch Winners

11  Triangle Business Journal 40 Under 40

10  Triangle Business Journal Fast 50

13  Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalists


EO Raleigh Durham Chapter Fact Sheet
as of Sep 03, 2014
60 Members 
Chapter Founded in 1998
Range: USD $ 1 - 60 million
Total Member Sales: USD $ 594.68 million
Average Member Sales: USD $ 9.91 million
Median Member Sales: USD $ 4.1 million
Range: 4 - 400
Total Employees: 3676
Average # Employees: 61
Median # Employees: 26
Range: 30 - 53
Average Member Age: 41
Median Member Age: 42
INDUSTRIES REPRESENTED - Advertising/ Publication, Apparel/ Accessories, Architecture/Design, Automotive, Biotechnology, Communication Services, Computer/Services, Computer/Software, Construction Services, Consulting Services, Contracting Services, Employment, Environmental, Financial Services, Food/ Beverage, Health/ Medical Services, Insurance Services, Legal Services, Management Services, Manufacturing, Marketing/ PR, Mechanical Services, Multimedia/ Internet/ On-line Services, Pharmaceutical Services, Real Estate, Retail, Services Not Classified Elsewhere, Telecommunication Services, Utilities
Membership Dues
  • EO Global annual dues are US Dollar $1800.00 and are due at the beginning of each fiscal year, which is July 1st. Fees are based on a monthly pro-rated schedule. New members pay a one-time initiation fee of USD $1000.00.
  • EO Raleigh Durham annual dues are US Dollar 1500.00, with a one-time new member chapter initiation fee of US Dollar 0.00.

    To inquire about membership in the Raleigh-Durham chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization, visit: or email Membership Co-Chairs Maria Kingery and Krista Moore at:



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