Paul McConnell is Managing Director and co-founder of Board Advisory, an independent executive compensation consulting firm that works with boards to develop and implement compensation, performance and succession strategies that enhance company profitability. Paul’s career includes several early years as an actuary and leadership roles in both industry and consulting. He served as Senior Vice President of Compensation and Benefits at Barnett Banks and was principal at TPF&C and Hay Associates, two of the compensation consulting industry’s largest global firms. In 1991, Paul funded McConnell and Company, where he focused his attention on working with companies interested in aligning executive remuneration with business performance.
Over his 25 years in the compensation and benefits field, Paul has worked with numerous private and public companies and has established a reputation as an advisor who not only excels at the dynamics of performance management and compensation solutions, but who effectively integrates these practices into corporate strategy.
Paul has served as an expert witness in cases involving executive pay and IRS reasonable compensation and has presented at national industry events including the World at Work (American Compensation Association) conference. Paul has a BA in Mathematics from the University of Washington and is a member of the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals, the National Association of Forensic Economists and World at Work.