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Compensation

  • Article | Compensation
  • May 2nd, 2014

Making Benefit Plans Work: It’s All in the Contract

Equias Alliance provides a guide for boards who want to understand nonqualified benefit plan contracts.

  • Article | Compensation
  • February 14th, 2014

Now is the Time to Test and Report Your Pay and Performance Relationship

Making sure your pay is tied to performance is harder than you would think. Here are some solutions.

  • Video | Compensation
  • January 16th, 2014

Designing a Win-Win Deferred Compensation Plan

William Flynt Gallagher of Meyer-Chatfield Compensation Advisors outlines the various types of deferred compensation plans.

  • Article | Compensation
  • January 3rd, 2014

Time to Dust Off Those Change-in-Control Agreements

Greg Swanson explains why it’s important to take a look at change-in-control agreements now, rather than during a potential transaction.

  • Video | Compensation
  • January 2nd, 2014

How We Pay the CEO: A Board Member’s View

Kimberly Ellwanger of Heritage Financial Corporation shares her board’s approach to structuring the CEO’s incentive pay plan.

  • Video | Compensation
  • December 26th, 2013

How Developing a Compensation Program is Like Building a House

Susan O’Donnell of Meridian Compensation Partners describes three main components compensation committees should consider when assessing their bank’s compensation programs.

  • Article | Compensation
  • December 20th, 2013

Designing the Pay-For-Performance SERP: Executive Retirement Plans Transformed

Scott Richardson says it’s possible to have the benefits of a traditional SERP but tie those benefits to the bank’s performance.

  • Video | Compensation
  • December 19th, 2013

Case Study: The Perfect Peer Group

The compensation committee chairman for First Business Financial Services, Inc. shares the process behind forming a peer group.

  • Article | Compensation
  • December 11th, 2013

Getting Shareholders to Say “Yes” to Your Pay Plan

Territorial Bancorp’s Vice Chairman Vernon Hirata describes lessons learned from a say on pay vote.

  • Article | Compensation
  • December 9th, 2013

How Mergers Can Impact Deferred Compensation Plans: Part II

What happens if your change in control agreement with an executive triggers a golden parachute tax? Equias Alliance discusses strategies.