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Patrick Powers | Lead Consultant

Patrick Powers, Lead Consultant

Contact Info

200 Park Avenue
Suite 1700
New York, NY 10166
646-737-1644
ppowers@meridiancp.com
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Education

  • B.S. Finance, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • M.B.A. Finance, Economics, and Strategic Management Booth School of Business, University of Chicago

Patrick consults to organizations on all aspects of compensation strategy and design, including pay philosophies, executive and director compensation benchmarking, short- and long-term incentive plan design and financial goal setting, corporate governance practices, severance and change-in-control benefits, and Say on Pay. He has nearly a decade of experience and his clients include mostly large, public companies in a variety of industries, including technology, industrial manufacturing, energy, consumer products, and real estate.

Patrick is also a frequent writer and speaker on emerging issues in the field, with a focus on compensation issues related to accounting, tax, and pay-for-performance relationships. At Meridian, Patrick serves as a firm-wide resource on accounting and valuation models for equity incentives. He also serves on Meridian’s Performance Measurement Team, which does considerable research and analysis on linking shareholder value to executive compensation programs.