Bryan Roberts is a Senior Associate at Compensation Advisory Partners LLC (CAP) in New York. He has over 10 years of experience working with public and private companies on a broad range of executive and board of director compensation issues. Bryan’s work includes assessing executive pay levels relative to the market, designing and modeling annual and long-term incentive plan designs, reviewing board of director compensation, pay versus performance, and broader employee pay benchmarking. He has worked with clients across various industries, including oil & gas, consumer products, and manufacturing.
Bryan plays an active role in developing much of CAP’s intellectual capital including trends across specific industries and manage our annual CAP 100 Intel Report. Bryan has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration and Information Systems from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Prior to CAP, Bryan was an executive compensation consultant at Pearl Meyer and at Aon Hewitt.
Bryan is a Certified Executive Compensation Professional (CECP), as designated by WorldatWork.
Christopher Earnest is a partner of Compensation Advisory Partners LLC (CAP) in Houston. He has over 12 years of experience consulting with compensation committees and management teams. He also practiced law in Texas for 4 years. Chris consults in all areas of executive compensation ranging from short and long-term incentive program design to performance measurement, target setting and regulatory/compliance related issues. He also advises on director compensation programs.
Chris has experience consulting with companies ranging from private entities to Fortune 100 companies across a variety of industries including oil & gas, manufacturing, chemicals, engineering and construction, technology and retail. He frequently advises clients on navigating the guidelines and expectations set forth by shareholder advisory firms and has been engaged to assist in shareholding outreach. He has significant experience assisting clients through corporate transactions including initial public offerings, mergers, and spin-offs. Chris has also testified in the Southern District of Texas as a designated compensation expert in bankruptcy related proceedings.
Prior to joining CAP he was a Managing Director at Pearl Meyer. Chris began his career as an attorney in Houston where he practiced law for over 4 years before transitioning to consulting.
Chris holds a BS in Law & Society with a minor in Business Administration from the University of Tulsa. He also holds a JD and an MBA from the University of Tulsa.