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Brian S. Scheiring

principal | Pittsburgh 724-260-5367


Brian Scheiring is a Principal in the Pittsburgh office of Pay Governance LLC. He supports Compensation Committees and works with senior management in a variety of areas including competitive compensation assessments, annual and long-term incentive plan design and modeling, Board of Directors compensation assessments and the review of technical issues related to executive compensation. He also participates in the review, development and cost modeling of executive employment and change in control agreements.

Brian has over 15 years of experience supporting many diverse clients in the manufacturing, energy, consumer goods, telecommunications, utility, mining, retail, REIT, for-profit and not-for-profit education industries. He has spoken for various organizations both nationally and locally and has written numerous articles on topics pertaining to executive compensation.

Past Experience

Before joining Pay Governance, Brian worked for eight years as a consultant at Towers Perrin.


Brian is a graduate of Miami University of Ohio with a B.S. in Business Administration with a major in Business Finance.

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