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  • Christine Oberholzer Skizas
  • Partner | Chicago
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Christine is a Partner at Pay Governance. She has been consulting with clients across industries to strategize and develop executive compensation philosophies for senior executives for more than ten years. Her areas of expertise include compensation strategy, short- and long-term incentives, including traditional and alternative delivery vehicles, and transaction-related engagements.

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Pay Governance as a Partner, Christine served as the Group Leader of Towers Watson's Chicago Executive Compensation practice. In this role, in addition to managing the Chicago team, Christine advised Boards and Compensation Committees of public and private entities with regard to their executive compensation programs. Christine assisted directors, CEOs and senior human resources executives in the review and establishment of compensation strategies and programs for executives.

Prior to joining Towers Perrin, Christine managed the compensation consulting practice of a boutique national real estate advisory firm. Christine's professional career began in Arthur Andersen's Business Consulting division as a member of the Financial Services Industry practice. Christine assisted clients with the assessment, design and implementation of various operational strategies ranging from consumer lending to customer care. While at Andersen, Christine's clients consisted of some of the largest financial services institutions in the country.

Additional Information

Christine is a former chair of the Total Rewards Interest Group of the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago.


Christine, a graduate of The University of Notre Dame, received a B.B.A degree in Finance and Business Economics with a concentration in International Business.