Experts in Executive/ Board Compensation 7 experts

Bill Fotsch

Bill Fotsch

Ft Mitchell, KY |

Open-Book Management

The “Open-Book Management Guru,” Bill Fotsch has helped more than 400 companies boost employee engagement and increase customer retention over the past 25 years. Not only has Bill worked with industry majors such as Southwest Airlines, BHP-Billiton, Harley-Davidson, Roadway Express, Carlson Travel, Scottish Hydro Electric, and Capital One, but he has also coached small to medium-sized, privately owned businesses. As Head Coach at Great Game of Business, he spent two decades applying open-book management principles to help businesses deliver results through a highly motivated... Read more

Ralph Bloch

Ralph Bloch

Bradenton, FL |

Principal at Bloch & Reed Association Advisors

Ralph is a trusted advisor to non-profit trade and professional associations. For the past 18 years, Ralph and his associates have served various organizations as consultants and program managers. Previously, Ralph founded The Access Group, Inc., an association management company with 28 employees managing 10 associations. Ralph served as executive director for several of the company's clients. His earlier association career includes serving as marketing vice president for National Home Furnishings Association, executive vice president for Western Home Furnishings Association, and... Read more

Michael Melbinger

Michael Melbinger

Chicago, IL |

Nationally recognized speaker, writer, and thought leader in executive compensation.

Mike Melbinger is a partner in the Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits Practice of the international law firm of Winston & Strawn LLP. Mike is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at both the University of Illinois College of Law and Northwestern University School of Law. Mike is the author of the CCH treatise Executive Compensation, now in its Second Edition, the American Bankers Association’s Compliance Guide to Employee Benefit Trusts, and more than 75 articles on executive compensation and employee benefits topics. He is also on the editorial boards of The Corporate Executive,... Read more

Solange Charas

Solange Charas

New York, NY |

Outside Director| M&A Due Diligence Expert | Board & C-Suite Advisor | Adjunct Professor

Solange Charas is a senior Human Resources expert with over 25 years experience as Consultant, Practice Leader, Top Corporate Executive, and Board Director across several industry sectors. Adept at the strategic C-Suite/Board level, as well as “roll-up-your-sleeves” tactical level. She specializes in working to enhance the effectiveness of the board and the C-Suite. She is about to complete her PhD in Management from Case Western Reserve University, focusing on new approaches to select, develop and sustain passionate, high-performing teams in the Boardroom and C-Suite. Her research... Read more

Andrew Richter

Andrew Richter

Armonk, NY |

Employee Compensation and Benefits

Richter Associates provides highly innovative and independent advice to clients in all aspects of compensation, benefits strategy, and HR strategy, always seeking to combine sound business advice with technical expertise in these areas. Andrew Richter is the former head of compensation and benefits at IBM (US) and NBC Universal. In addition, he was a partner at Towers Perrin (now Willis Towers Watson) and a board member of WorldatWork (formerly the American Compensation Association). He is also the author of one book and numerous articles on compensation and HR strategy. Read more

Dan Walter

Dan Walter

Portland, OR |

Pay for Performance Consulting

Dan Walter is the President and CEO of Performensation. He has provided solutions for equity and performance-based compensation for more than 18 years and is considered one of the compensation industry's "go-to" experts on the topic of equity compensation. He is also available as a dynamic, engaging speaker who uses expertise and humor to provide innovative and practical solutions. Dan has extensive experience with both executive and broad-based programs with an emphasis on the design and management of performance share and units. Performensation assists public and private companies... Read more

Karen Feeley

Karen Feeley

Arlington, VA |

Workplace Learning Expert and President at Comprehensive Learning Solutions

A published author, trainer, instructional designer, editor, and project manager, Karen Feeley has more than 16 years experience providing workplace learning consulting services to corporations, non-profits, and government agencies. Karen’s creativity, planning skills, communication skills, and leadership style have been integral to the successful transformation of organizations that have implemented new systems, procedures, or policies. Her consulting experience includes training design, delivery, and evaluation; workforce analysis; business process reengineering; project management; ... Read more