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.
BoardVantage leads the market in delivering paperless processes for board and leadership communication. Trusted by enterprises worldwide, including half of the Fortune 500, BoardVantage sets the bar for a mobile executive experience. For more information, visit www.boardvantage.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.
Compensation Advisors a Meyer-Chatfield Affiliate is a trusted partner to America’s financial institutions — providing compensation advisory services and bank owned life insurance. They work with their clients to create unique earning opportunities, meet financial goals, manage benefit liabilities and enhance shareholder value. As industry experts, they deliver innovative strategies and solutions. For more information, please visit www.compensationadvisors.com.
Hogan Lovells US LLP 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 45 offices in the United States, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa 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.
Kaplan Partners is a retained executive search and talent advisory firm headquartered in Philadelphia. Kaplan Partners 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. Kaplan Partners 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 their clients’ legal matters and work with them to develop solution-oriented approaches. For more information, visit www.kilpatricktownsend.com.
Meridian Compensation Partners, LLC is a fully independent executive compensation firm providing trusted counsel to boards and management at hundreds of companies and financial institutions across North America. 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 8 offices across North America. For more information, visit www.meridiancp.com.
For 25 years, Pearl Meyer & Partners has been a trusted independent advisor to boards and senior management in compensation governance, strategy and program design. The firm works with hundreds of banks, from de novo to large regional banks, on their specific business, regulatory, human resource and compensation needs. The firm has offices in New York, Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Jose, as well as London. For more information, visit www.pearlmeyer.com.
Established in 1986, Sutherland Global Services is a global provider of business process and technology management services offering an integrated portfolio of analytics-driven back-office and customer facing solutions that support the entire customer lifecycle. It is one of the largest, independent BPO companies in the world serving global leaders in major industry verticals. Headquartered in Rochester, N.Y., Sutherland employs over 30,000 professionals and has 35 operations centers in the United States, Philippines, India, UAE, Egypt, Bulgaria, UK, Canada, Mexico and Colombia. For more information, visit www.sutherlandglobal.com.