Contributor : Susan O'Donnell

Article | January 4th, 2016

Are Your Retirement Vesting Provisions Motivating the Wrong Behaviors?

Meridian Compensation Partners shares strategies on how to structure retirement vesting to encourage executives to support transition and succession.

By: Susan O'Donnell, Shane Meredith
Article | November 19th, 2015

Compensation and Governance Committees: Sharing the Hot Seat in 2016

This article describes current issues that you will face as a member of a bank's compensation committee.

By: Susan O'Donnell
Article | November 11th, 2015

Keeping Your Compensation Committee On Track During the Busy Winter Season

Staying abreast of the compensation committee’s sizeable tasks means keeping to a schedule. What do banks typically do?

By: Susan O'Donnell
viewpoint | April 23rd, 2015

Assessing Your Say-on-Pay Vote

Meridian Compensation Partners’ Susan O’Donnell and Daniel Rodda discuss how to interpret your say-on-pay results and how to prepare for next year’s vote.

By: Susan O'Donnell, Daniel Rodda
Article | August 18th, 2014

Are Your Executive Compensation Programs Providing Effective Retention Hooks?

This article describes how to assess whether your existing pay programs will keep senior executives at your bank.

By: Daniel Rodda, Susan O'Donnell
Article | June 9th, 2014

How Regulators are Changing Bank Incentive Pay

Even regional banks are making changes to pay based on regulatory guidance. Here are some trends to watch.

By: Susan O'Donnell
Article | 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.

By: Susan O'Donnell, Daniel Rodda
Video | 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.

By: Susan O'Donnell
Article | November 13th, 2013

Best Practices for Your Compensation Committee

Susan O’Donnell of Meridian Compensation Partners offers some advice on what compensation committees should do in a challenging and changing landscape.

By: Susan O'Donnell
viewpoint | October 28th, 2013

Emerging Trends in How Banks Pay the Board

Meridian Compensation Partners’ Susan O’Donnell and Daniel Rodda address how to determine board pay, what role equity should play, and whether retainers should replace board meeting fees.

By: Susan O'Donnell, Daniel Rodda