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Offices in Houston, Dallas, and Denver serving surrounding states.

Compensation Services

Compensation is key to attracting, motivating and retaining top talent. Our team of expert consultants design plans tailored specifically for your business or organization. To learn more about the compensation consulting services offered at Longnecker & Associates, click on a topic below.

Executive Compensation + -
  • Assess the market and develop customized peer company groups for compensation comparability.
  • Independent, third-party assessment of the reasonableness and market competitiveness of compensation components and levels (base salary, annual incentives, long-term incentives, perks, and retirement compensation) for executives in public, private and not-for-profit organizations.
  • Assessment of terms and provisions of executive employment agreements.
  • Analysis of change-in-control terms and design of competitive structures.
  • Compensation for prior years services assessment to determine appropriateness of compensation provided over an executive’s tenure in relation to the market and performance.
  • Design of executive retirement compensation plans and succession plans to ensure an optimally smooth transition.
  • Stock ownership requirement analysis and design.
  • Stark Law/Anti-Kickback Statute: Assess the reasonableness and manner of compensation to ensure compliance of physician compensation with applicable laws.
  • R&D Tax Credit Assessment: Analyze the reasonableness of compensation of executives involved in R&D for application toward a tax credit.

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Employee Compensation + -
  • Independent, third-party assessment of the reasonableness and market competitiveness of total direct compensation (base salary, annual incentives, and long-term incentives) for employees in public, private, and not-for-profit organizations.
  • Longnecker & Associates also analyzes base salary structures, conducts job ranking and classification studies, and determines total cash compensation plans for organizations.

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Board Of Director Compensation + -
  • Review, revise or design outside board of director compensation for public, private or not-for-profit organizations.
  • Recommend amounts and elements of compensation that are market competitive and ensure that pay governance is aligned with shareholder interests.

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Not-For-Profit Compensation + -
Pay-For-Performance Analysis + -
  • Independent analysis of a company’s performance across a variety of financial measures (absolute company financial and operational metrics, relative financial and operational metrics, stock price/company value, relative TSR, etc.) as compared to compensation for the company’s executives.
  • Assess market-prevalent goals and company objectives to recommend appropriate performance metrics.
Compensation Discussion & Analysis and Proxy Disclosures + -

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Pay Equity Analysis + -

Pay inequality consulting services include but are not limited to:

  • annual review of pay for possible inequality or discrepancies
  • researching source or reason for inequality; create a plan or process to correct inequalities in the future
  • assure proper representation of population in geographic market
  • create curriculum to train supervisors how to monitor pay for signs of inequality
  • and establish accountability and responsible parties for reaching diversity and pay equality goals.

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SEE ALSO: “The Full Picture with Gender Pay Equity” »
“Establishing and Maintaining Pay Equity” »

Our compensation services assist companies with the design and implementation of compensation packages for executives, board members, and employees. The ultimate goal is to create a plan that allows organizations to attract and retain the best talent while managing risks and maximizing ROI.

Setting, managing, and implementing compensation programs has only grown more complex over time. Combined with increased scrutiny from outside organizations and ever-changing SEC reporting requirements, it’s more important than ever to receive thoughtful and thorough third-party guidance on your company’s executive compensation plans and corporate governance.

At Longnecker & Associates, we partner with our clients to generate tailored and results-oriented solutions in a timely manner. Using proven evaluation models and the latest research tools, our consultants can assist your organization with all things related to compensation and strategic governance. Our headquarters in Houston, Texas provides consulting services to neighboring states as well as throughout the United States.

Learn more about how our team can help create a plan to move your business in the right direction.


Houston Office

11011 Jones Road, Suite 200
Houston, TX 77070

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