Kelly Malafis

Kelly Malafis Founding Partner

Areas of Expertise

  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate Transactions
  • Pharma

Kelly Malafis is a founding partner of Compensation Advisory Partners LLC (CAP) in New York. She has 20 years of executive compensation consulting experience working with compensation committees and senior management teams. Kelly’s areas of focus include compensation strategy development, evaluating the pay and performance relationship for senior executives, annual and long-term incentive plan design, compensation program governance and board of director compensation.

Kelly has advised large and small publicly-traded companies in a variety of industries, including financial services, insurance, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, and retail. Kelly has also provided advice on compensation issues for privately-held companies and companies with special circumstances such as IPOs and spin-offs. Kelly has also advised the U.S. Department of the Treasury on executive compensation matters. Kelly writes and speaks frequently on executive compensation.

Before joining CAP, Kelly was a principal at Mercer in their Human Capital group and worked in the Performance and Compensation consulting practice at KPMG.

Kelly holds a BS in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.