For over 40 years, McLagan has specialized in providing compensation consulting, surveys and performance studies to the financial services sector. McLagan’s client base includes the leading global financial service firms, regional/community banks, investment banks, securities firms, investment management organizations, private equity firms and other specialized financial service providers. McLagan emphasizes a balanced analytical approach developing and implementing total rewards solutions that focus on board governance assessments, business strategy, financing, tax and accounting considerations to guide clients in their decision making. McLagan has successfully completed thousands of compensation advisory, planning, design and benchmarking assignments for its clients. For more information, visit www.mclagan.com.
Used by over half the Fortune 100, BoardVantage is making the paperless boardroom a reality. As leaders in secure mobility, they are setting the bar for a rich director experience, and as experts in process capture, they are driving the shift from book access to board process. BoardVantage consistently meets the security standards of enterprise IT departments, including those of global financial institutions. For more information, visit www.boardvantage.com.
AHT Insurance is an insurance brokerage, risk management consulting, employee benefits, surety bond and retirement planning services organization dedicated to providing innovative solutions globally for business and individuals. AHT is employee-owned and one of the largest independent insurance brokerages in the nation, with offices in the Washington, D.C., Seattle, Washington and New York metro areas. AHT is a partner of the RiskProNet and TechAssure global broker networks. For more information, please visit www.ahtins.com.
Bank Compensation Consulting leads the industry with its approach to servicing its clients with state of the art plan design that assists banks in attracting, retaining and rewarding their leaders through compensation consulting, design and implementation of customized executive and director benefit plans, Bank Owned Life Insurance (BOLI) and ownership succession planning. For more information, visit www.bcc-usa.com.
The Barack Ferrazzano Financial Institutions Group has 30 bank lawyers representing over 250 financial institutions, addressing the entire spectrum of industry-related legal issues. They formulate creative solutions, emphasizing relationships, service and stability. They are consistently ranked as a top law firm in bank mergers and regulatory issues. For more information, visit www.bfkn.com.
Blanchard Consulting Group is a national compensation consulting company with offices in Atlanta, GA and Minneapolis, MN. The firm’s mission is to deliver independent compensation guidance to community banks to help them attract, motivate, and retain their key employees. With an exclusive focus on the banking marketplace, the firm’s lead consultants have a unique industry perspective and expertise to offer its clients. The firm works directly with board of directors, executives, and human resources on all facets of director, executive, and staff compensation programs to ensure they comply with current regulations and provide the greatest return on their investment in employees. For more information, visit www.blanchardc.com.
Hogan Lovells is a global legal practice helping corporations, financial institutions, and governmental entities across the spectrum of their critical business and legal issues. Hogan Lovells has over 2,500 lawyers operating out of more than 40 offices in the United States, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and Asia. For more information, visit www.hoganlovells.com.
Hovde Group, LLC, a leading financial advisor for over 25 years, provides a full suite of investment banking, capital markets and financial advisory services focused exclusively on the banking industry. They assist clients with all phases of M&A transactions, asset purchases/dispositions, restructurings/recapitalizations, FDIC transactions, capital raises and other strategic options. For more information, please visit www.hovdegroup.com.
Drawing on experience that spans four decades, iZale Financial Group is a boutique firm that specializes in helping financial institutions attract, retain and reward key people with custom-designed executive and director benefit plans, and in implementing and servicing Bank-Owned Life Insurance (BOLI) and other funding strategies. For more information, visit www.izalefg.com.
Kaplan & Associates, Inc. (K&A) is a retained executive search and talent advisory firm headquartered in Philadelphia. K&A advises boards, investors and CEOs on the dynamics of leadership succession, and assists with the process of identification, assessment and selection of new banking leaders, senior executives and directors. K&A is the country’s only retained executive search firm member of the ABA and ICBA. For more information, visit www.kasearch.com.
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is a full-service law firm with nearly 650 attorneys. The lawyers in their financial services practice group represent banks and other financial institutions on a wide variety of matters. They offer a great depth of knowledge and experience in the areas of employee benefits and director and executive compensation, mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt offerings, holding company reorganizations, enforcement and director/officer liability matters, consumer law issues, financial privacy and electronic banking. Their lawyers understand the business impact of our clients’ legal matters and work with them to develop solution-oriented approaches. For more information, visit www.kilpatricktownsend.com.
Meridian Compensation Partners is a fully independent executive compensation firm providing trusted counsel to boards and management at hundreds of large companies. Meridian consults exclusively on executive and board compensation matters, including their design, amounts and related corporate governance practices. Meridian’s dozens of consultants have decades of experience in pay solutions that are responsive to shareholders, reflect good governance principles and align pay with performance. The partners at Meridian average almost 25 years of executive compensation experience and collectively serve over 400 clients, primarily at the board level. Meridian operates from 11 offices across North America. For more information, visit www.meridiancp.com.
Meyer-Chatfield serves banks, credit unions and other financial institutions with products, services, consultation and administration. Meyer-Chatfield helps clients improve their earnings, provides employee benefits and mitigates risk. Offering solutions in the BOLI and CUOLI fields, Meyer-Chatfield maximizes the value of this earning asset on client balance sheets. For more information, please visit www.meyerchatfield.com.
For more than 20 years, Pearl Meyer & Partners has served as an independent advisor in compensation governance, strategy and program design. The firm works with hundreds of banks, ranging from denovo to large regional banks, and understands the business, regulatory, performance, human resource and compensation issues specific to the industry. For more information, visit www.pearlmeyer.com.
Zurich Insurance Group is a leading multi-line insurance provider with a global network of subsidiaries and offices in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East as well as other markets. It offers a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services for individuals, small, mid-sized and large companies as well as multinational corporations. For more information, visit www.zurich.com.