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Core Competencies:

Incentive Plan Design • Operational Risk Supervision • Global Market Pricing • Survey Benchmarking • Job Evaluation • Executive Long-Term Incentives • Broad Based Incentives • Sales Incentive Plan Design • Equity Award Valuation • Incentive Modeling • Compensation Finance • Information Technology Supervision • Base Structure Development • Merit Budget Planning • Performance Management • M&A Policy Integration • Project Planning • International Assignment Agreements • Contract Negotiations •

Demonstrated Proficiency And Training

Global Project Management, Incentive Plan Design, Large and Community Bank Risk Supervision. Advanced training in Executive Incentive Plan Design, Financial Risk Supervision, Market Pricing, Job Evaluation, Financial Cost Analysis, Internal Financial Controls, Enterprise Risk Management, Auditing, Fiduciary Trusts and Information Technology Risk Supervision. Diversified industry skills in tailoring Compensation programs to meet new business challenges. Global Compensation competence in support of new markets, new ventures, mergers and acquisitions. Leadership training and proficiency in aligning rewards programs to increase revenues, improve market share, increase profits and maximize human capital.

Work experience


Examiner II - Operational Risk & Incentive Compensation Supervision

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Reporting to the National Banking Supervisor offer Operational Risk and Federal Reserve Board Incentive Compensation liaison guidance to 4th district. Responsible for participating on and leading a variety of Large Bank and Community Bank Examinations to evaluate Executive Incentive Compensation Programs, Assess Board Governance, Review Sales Incentive Practices, Validate Earnings, Assess Asset Quality, Review Liquidity Planning, Conduct Loan Review, Assess Audit Practices, Evaluate Risk Management Practices and Confirm Internal Financial Controls. Significant accomplishments include

  • Completing Examiner leadership training focused on Dodd Frank Act (DFA) Executive Incentive Compensation Supervision, Enterprise Risk Management, Asset Quality, Capital, Earnings, Liquidity, Internal Financial Controls, Interest Rate Risk, Loan Credit Risk Review, Information Technology and Fiduciary Trust Supervision.
  • Selected for OCC’s National Sales Practice Review Team evaluation of Large Banks.
  • Developed new comparative review reports to evaluate sales incentive practices, examine executive incentive plan performance and confirm operational risk management framework.

Principal / Managing Director

Hurley Consulting "Growth Company Pay"

Principal Consultant with hands on Fortune 100 company accomplishments working for well-known market leaders and high growth companies. Provided Global Compensation Management, Incentive Plan Design and Project Finance support guidance to external clients. Recognized ability to bring in projects on time and under budget. Engagements included direct and affiliate assignments focused on News Media, Advertising, Pharmaceuticals and Financial Service industry clients. Clients included Samsung, Towers Watson, AT&T BNI, Ferring Pharmaceuticals, IAC, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Robert Half Management Resources UBS and PR Newswire. 

  • Won a competitive contract bid to develop a new Sales Incentive Plan for AT&T’s digital advertising subsidiary. Provided client with market analysis and alternative design options
  • Directly supported AT&T product shift from published print advertising to interactive online digital products.

AVP Global Compensation

AXA Technology Services Division

Reporting to VP Human Resources for technology division of Fortune 73 ranked AXA Equitable, was responsible for directing total rewards programs and global pay strategy.

  • Improved competitive market pay position of Technology Service operations in the U.S., France, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Australia, India, China and Japan.
  • Completed Management Incentive Plan bonus pool verification, business performance validation and final award determination.
  • Developed broad banded salary structure for new technology operations in Bangalore, India, supporting 16% annual growth rate.
  • Improved internal communications with global operations and ensured timely administration of Long-Term Incentive Plan.

Senior Manager Compensation

Thermo Fisher Scientific - Biosciences Group

Reporting to Group Vice President Human Resources, was hired to direct Total Compensation strategy for Fortune 258 ranked Fisher Scientific Biosciences Group. Supported rapid company growth and increased revenues from $600 Million to $800 Million.

  • Gained approval for new $3.9 million dollar balanced scorecard, broad based employee incentive plan design.
  • Improved company’s ability to attract and retain talent, resulting in 11% increase in new hire population.
  • Completed global market pricing and recommended new pay structures supporting 33% increase in revenues.
  • Saved $643K in taxes by structuring expatriate agreements to avoid local laws and allow for added deductions.
  • Providing guidance to business unit leaders U.S., Europe, Hong Kong, China, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand.
  • Completed job evaluation ranking and sales plan integration for $42 Million Medical Device company acquisition.
  • Enhanced global sales plan effectiveness and cross selling of Life Science products in the U.S., Europe & Asia Pacific.

Director Compensation

Linens-N-Things, Inc.

Reporting to Vice President Human Resources and Corporate Secretary, was responsible for directing design of new Store Management Incentive Plan to improve local store performance. Gained new design approval from SVP Store Operations. Subsequent company reorganization.

  • Store Incentive Plan later received favorable review by “DSN Retailing Today Magazine.

Director Compensation

American International Group, Inc.

Hired as Manager to evaluate position classifications and improve competitive market pay strategy for AIG Claims Services. Directed a staff of three skilled professionals and one HRIS Consultant. Managed year-end performance management activities and directed development of HR Year-End Performance Management application. Supported McKinsey & Company business practice engagement with product portfolio analysis. Selected by Corporate to manage industry event conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Promoted to Director Compensation AIGCS in 1999. Department later merged with Domestic Brokerage Group (DBG) in 2000. Appointed to Performance Management Program (PMP) quality initiative responsible for aligning internal control metrics to newly developed underwriter Incentive Plan. Improved performance measurement and rewards assessment of Domestic Brokerage Group Underwriter Incentive Plan.

  • Directed market pricing research analysis and internal job evaluation projects reviewing over 1,000 U.S. position classifications.
  • Collaborated with McKinsey & Co. Consultants to verify position product portfolio accountability, analyze business practices and improve operating efficiencies. Supported streamlining of administrative activities that resulted in a 10% reduction in operating costs.
  • Directed national industry conference for 250+ participants, bringing in project in on time and under budget. Selected venue and negotiated vendor contracts. Received written client recognition for program content, quality and customer service.
  • Developed retention bonus plan for AIG Boeing national account. Ensured smooth office relocation and employee transition to new Dallas, Texas location.
  • Improved alignment of Underwriter Incentive Plan awards to total performance review and operating performance metrics. During first year of implementation realized improvements in client contract documentation and 80% reduction in policy errors.



Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration,                                    Industrial Relations Specialty

State University of New York, College at Brockport, New York                                           Dean's List Transfer , Ferrum College, Ferrum Virginia

Honors And Awards:

  • National Registers - "Who's Who in Executives and Professionals"       
  • Cambridge - "Who's Who in Executives and Professionals"                
  • United Way Bergen County, New Jersey - Annual Fundraising Award
  • Dean's List - 3.2 GPA Ferrum College, Ferrum Virginia