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Mike Rourke


Mike consults clients on a broad range of executive compensation strategy and design, including executive and director compensation benchmarking, short- and long-term incentive plan design and financial goal-setting, analysis of pay and performance alignment, Say on Pay, and peer group development. Mike has over ten years of experience in executive compensation consulting.

He has experience working with compensation committees and management of both publicly traded and privately held companies. His industry experience includes: automotive, building and consumer products, energy, financial services and fintech, hospitality, logistics, manufacturing, medical, multi-level marketing, real estate, retail and steel. These clients span a wide range of revenue size, including organizations in the S&P 500.

Mike has authored reports on executive compensation trends and governance and is a leader of Meridian’s Monte Carlo valuation team.

Mike’s education includes an M.B.A. (High Distinction) from the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business and a B.A., Economics (Distinction) from the University of Michigan.

Recent Insights By Mike Rourke

Evaluating Executive Pay Through an Activist Lens

by Christina Medland and Mike Rourke on March 21, 2024

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On this episode of The Executive Compensation Podcast, Christina Medland and Mike Rourke peel back the curtain on how activists evaluate pay.

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Podcast Summary – Evaluating Executive Pay Through an Activist Lens

by Christina Medland and Mike Rourke on February 14, 2024

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In this episode of the Executive Compensation Podcast, host Ryan Harvey is joined by Christina Medland and Michael Rourke to discuss executive compensation programs through the perspective of an activist investor.

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