Bonnie Schindler is a principal at Compensation Advisory Partners LLC (CAP) in Chicago. She has more than 20 years of combined experience in consulting, human resources, and communications. Bonnie helps clients design and communicate compensation programs for executives, boards of directors, and employees. She has worked with several clients to develop automated tools that help executives understand complex long-term incentive plans and their own potential payouts under different business scenarios. Bonnie has worked in a variety of industries, including financial services, high technology, manufacturing, transportation, real estate and non-profit.
Bonnie has partnered with WorldatWork to survey private companies to better understand short- and long-term incentive plans at these firms. She has been a speaker for WorldatWork Total Rewards conferences and has written several articles for Workspan, a WorldatWork magazine. Bonnie authored, “The Devil Is in the Details: Analytical Pitfalls in Executive Compensation Benchmarking,” which appeared originally in Workspan and has since been reprinted in several books about compensation.
Prior to joining CAP, Bonnie was a co-founder and partner of Vivient Consulting LLC, a boutique executive compensation consulting firm, for 16 years. Prior to that, she was a principal at Mercer’s Human Capital business, which she joined through its acquisition of SCA Consulting. She also held human resource and communications positions at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
Bonnie received an MBA from the University of Chicago, where she concentrated in finance, accounting and strategy. She received both an M.S. and a B.S. in journalism from Northwestern University. She is a Certified Executive Compensation Professional, as designated by WorldatWork. Bonnie serves on the board of directors and as treasurer of the On Your Feet Foundation.
Matt Vnuk is a Principal at Compensation Advisory Partners LLC (CAP) in New York. He has more than 10 years of experience advising committees and management in all areas of executive and director compensation. Recent client assignments include: assistance in setting shareholder-focused performance targets, customizing incentive programs to shifting strategic priorities and benchmarking competitive pay levels and practices.
Matt’s industry experience includes a focus on the financial services, retail, and manufacturing industries. He has extensive experience in proxy disclosure and has worked with clients to craft best in class CD&A’s.
Matt also takes a lead role in CAP’s methodology and training committees. Matt regularly authors CAP client alerts and has been quoted by or written for numerous publications. Matt has also authored the annual NACD Director Compensation Report, and has co-authored several comment letters to the SEC and ISS on behalf of CAP.
Matt holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Rochester.
Lauren Peek is a principal at Compensation Advisory Partners LLC (CAP) in New York. She has 15 years of experience in advising compensation committees and senior management on executive compensation strategy development, evaluating pay and performance relationships, annual and long-term incentive plan design, board of director compensation, the proxy and CD&A and corporate governance issues.
Lauren serves as project manager on large client assignments, taking a lead role in day-to-day client interactions and overseeing the analytical work on client deliverables. Lauren provides compensation consulting services to public and privately-held companies, with experience with companies in the pharmaceutical, consumer products, insurance, and healthcare industries.
Prior to joining CAP, Lauren worked at Mercer in their Human Capital group focusing on executive compensation consulting. She has also worked in corporate compensation at Capital One.
Lauren has an MS in Industrial and Labor Relations with a concentration in Human Resources from Cornell University and a BA in Psychology from Boston University.
Shaun Bisman is a principal at Compensation Advisory Partners LLC (CAP) in New York. He has approximately 10 years of experience consulting to management and compensation committees. Shaun provides compensation consulting services to both public and privately-held companies, assisting with peer group development, performance measurement, pay for performance validation, incentive plan design and director compensation.
Shaun has significant experience in consumer products, financial services and insurance industries. He also authors CAP client alerts and oversees CAP’s Dodd-Frank Say on Pay research.
Prior to joining CAP, Shaun was an Associate at Pearl Meyer.
Shaun received a BS in Business from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.