Webinar highlights include: A market overview of performance-metrics data across short- and long-term incentive plans, discussions around building rigorous performance-based incentive plans, and how proxy advisors and investors assess rigor and a look into proxy disclosure trends regarding performance-based pay and metrics. Read More
Current Pay Governance Viewpoints
Stephen J. Pakela
John R. Ellerman
On June 30, 2014, the SEC issued a Staff Legal Bulletin (referred to as “SLB 20”) which provides guidance regarding the responsibilities of investment advisers and proxy advisory firms with respect to the voting of corporate proxies. Read More
Jon Weinstein, Chris Brindisi and Blaine Martin
In the three years that U.S. public companies have held non-binding Say on Pay (SOP) votes under the Dodd Frank Act, compensation committees, compensation advisors, and financial regulators have seen the clout of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) increase dramatically in the executive compensation arena. Read More
Bentham W. Stradley
For the past several years, executive compensation policies and practices have been under intense scrutiny by lawmakers, the media and governance experts. Read More
Team Member Highlight
- Mike Grasso Consultant | Pittsburgh
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Mike Grasso is a Consultant in the Pittsburgh office of Pay Governance. His experience includes competitive assessments of executive and director compensation, peer group development, annual and long-term incentive plan design, severance and change-in-control cost modeling, and pay-for-performance assessments. Mike assists publicly-traded and private companies in various industries, such as manufacturing, telecommunications, energy, consumer goods, real estate, education, and financial services.
Prior to joining Pay Governance, Mike worked as an associate in Towers Perrin's Executive Compensation practice.
Mike graduated summa cum laude from Washington & Jefferson College with a B.A. in Business Administration and minors in Economics and Data Discovery.