James F. Reda
Jim Reda is the Founder and Managing Director of James F. Reda & Associates. He works with both public and private organizations in planning, creating, and implementing incentive programs. Jim also advises companies on incentive strategy, including long- and short-term senior executive employment arrangements, change-in-control metrics, business combinations, shareholder rights, and corporate governance issues. He is a recognized expert in the area of integrating incentive and corporate strategies. Jim has more than 23 years of experience specifically in the area of senior executive compensation. Prior to forming his own firm, he worked at three large executive compensation consulting firms. Jim is the author of multiple articles and two books on executive compensation, Pay to Win: How America’s Successful Companies Pay Their Executives (Harcourt 2000), and The Compensation Committee Handbook (John Wiley, 2001, 2004, 2007), which is in its third edition. Jim has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Columbia University, and a S.M. in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management.
Kimberly A. Glass
Kim Glass is Principal at James F. Reda & Associates in Atlanta, Georgia, and has over 13 years of experience in the executive compensation field. Kim has consulted with clients in various industries, including manufacturing, service, pharmaceutical, retail, and utility companies. Kim works closely with compensation committees and/or management of public and private companies. She consults in many areas of executive compensation, including competitive benchmarking, incentive program design (cash and equity), compensation disclosure (including issues related to the CD&A and required tables), outside director compensation strategy and design, change-in-control and general severance design, and Board and Compensation Committee governance. Kim graduated from the University of Virginia and started her career as a C.P.A. at Arthur Andersen & Co.
David M. Schmidt
Dave Schmidt is a Senior Consultant at James F. Reda & Associates, and has over twenty years of experience and functional expertise in economics, sales management, and customer research. Dave is an expert in the valuation of stock-based compensation arrangements, the review of senior executive compensation packages, modeling for FAS 123R purposes, and the design of special situation incentives and change-in-control programs. Prior to joining James F. Reda & Associates, Dave was a Vice President of Sales Operations at Peterson’s, a division of The Thomson Corporation, and was also Vice President of Marketing Services at The McGraw-Hill Companies. Dave earned a B.S. in Mathematics and an M.A. in Economics from Western Illinois University.
Adriana I. Munoz
Adriana Munoz has over twelve years of professional work experience, including the last four years as a compensation analyst at James F. Reda & Associates. In this role, she has worked on a variety of projects including James F. Reda & Associates’ Fortune 100 Change-in-Control study, executive and outside director pay analyses, and performance/ payout modeling for incentive plans. Prior to joining James F. Reda & Associates, LLC, Adriana worked at the Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four for International Monetary Affairs and Development (G24) in Washington, DC. Adriana received an M.B.A. in Finance from St. John’s University, New York and a B.A. in International Relations from Central University, Caracas.