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Lindsay Zehner

consultant | Dallas 972-957-7294


Lindsay Zehner is a Consultant in Dallas office of Pay Governance. She has played critical project management and supporting roles in major executive compensation projects. Lindsay is a key contributor for client engagements focused on assessing the competitiveness of compensation programs. Her recent work has focused on peer group determination, compensation analysis and competitive market pricing, short- and long-term incentive plan design, and equity incentive valuations. She also works with clients on a variety of corporate governance issues including modeling equity plan approvals using ISS's Compass Model. Lindsay is an ISS Corporate Services Certified Compass Partner.

Past Experience

Prior to joining Pay Governance, Lindsay worked at Towers Watson and Mercer where she had five years of experience in Executive Compensation and three years of experience in Retirement as an Actuarial Analyst.


Lindsay graduated from Austin College with a degree in Mathematics and Business and received her M.B.A. with concentration in finance from the Edwin L. Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University.

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