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Edward A. McMahon

consultant | Cleveland 513-497-5862


Ed McMahon is a Consultant in the Cleveland office of Pay Governance. Ed specializes in the evaluation, design, and effectiveness of executive compensation plans as well as broader-based employee pay plans. He has worked with both public and private companies in a broad variety of industries including manufacturing, technology, chemical, medical equipment, banking, and insurance. Ed's consulting assignments have spanned competitive pay reviews, financial analyses examining pay-for-performance alignment, compensation risk assessments, short and long-term incentive plan design, custom compensation surveys, and director compensation evaluations. Ed has worked over fifteen years in the industry and has board level consulting experience in addition to working directly with management.

Past Experience

Prior to joining Pay Governance, Ed worked at three major compensation consulting firms. He also has experience in the financial services industry.


Ed graduated with a B.A. in economics from Princeton University and received his M.B.A. from Xavier University's Williams College of Business.

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