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Matthew Isakson | Partner

Matthew Isakson, Partner

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Spear Tower
One Market Street
Suite 3600
San Francisco, CA 94105
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  • B.B.A. Finance, University of Iowa


  • Certified Executive Compensation Professional (C.E.C.P.)

Matthew has over 15 years of experience advising compensation committees and senior management on a broad range of executive compensation matters. Matthew helps oversee our services on the west coast.

He works with a full range of companies from pre-IPO to Fortune 100, across all industries. His expertise includes the full spectrum of executive and corporate governance issues companies face today, including: compensation strategies, annual and long-term incentive design, executive and director compensation benchmarking, severance and change-in-control benefits, proxy disclosure, proxy advisor perspectives, goal setting, Committee meeting process and managing successful Say on Pay vote outcomes.

Matthew is a frequent speaker at executive compensation events (e.g., Corporate Board Member, Equilar, NACD). He is also on the Advisory Boards for NACD's Northwest Chapter and the Silicon Valley Directors’ Exchange (SVDX).

Recent Articles/Videos Featuring Matthew:

Senior Executive Incentive Design Practices Study: Retail, Consumer Durables and Restaurants - https://www.meridiancp.com/senior-executive-incentive-design-practices-study-retail-consumer-durables-and-restaurants/