Seymour Burchman

Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance

    Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance Team Members

    Seymour Burchman

    Managing Director 

    Seymour Burchman has been an executive compensation consultant for over 20 years. His work focuses on reinforcing key strategies and leading to improved shareholder value through the identification of performance measures and goal setting processes. He has served companies across a wide range of industries, including financial services, healthcare, high technology and publishing.

    Stephen Charlebois

    Principal

    Steve has 15+ years of executive and international compensation consulting experience gained through a combination of external consulting and in-house roles. He has extensive experience working across a broad spectrum of domestic and international executive and director pay issues. He has directly worked and lived in both Europe and North American helping to bring a […]

    John Borneman

    Managing Director

    John has been an executive compensation advisor for over 20 years, with broad experience consulting to boards of directors and senior management. His clients range in size from Fortune 500 enterprises to small- and mid-sized companies. John is a thought leader in helping companies manage the pay-for-performance relationship and he has extensive experience working with companies in transition (e.g., M&A, IPO, spinoffs, turnarounds, leadership changes). Prior to joining Semler Brossy,...

    Seamus O’Toole

    Managing Director

    Seamus has over fifteen years of executive compensation consulting experience. He has deep expertise working with companies in transition, highly innovative companies, and high-growth industries. Seamus employs a deep analytical skill base and a problem-solving approach to construct creative solutions that fulfill client needs, including rewarding leaders for achieving results that create sustainable shareholder value. Prior to Semler Brossy, Seamus founded a technology consulting boutique focused on data and process...

    Blair Jones

    Managing Director

    Blair Jones has 30 years of executive compensation consulting experience. She has worked extensively across industries and has depth of expertise working with companies in transition. Prior to joining Semler Brossy, Blair was the practice leader in Leadership Performance and Rewards at Sibson and an Associate Consultant at Bain & Company. Blair holds the designations […]

    Greg Arnold

    Managing Director

    Greg Arnold has more than 14 years of experience advising Boards and senior management teams on a variety of compensation and governance-related matters in both public and private settings across industries. In addition to his experience as a consultant, Greg also worked for several years in a corporate HR leadership role, where he was responsible […]

    Mark Emanuel

    Managing Director

    Mark has nearly 15 years of executive and management compensation consulting experience with Semler Brossy. He advises clients across industries, with a depth of expertise in retail and consumer-facing businesses and financial services. He particularly enjoys helping companies navigate strategic transformation and turnarounds through thoughtful metric selection and goal-setting. Mark holds a BS in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College.

    Tatyana Day

    Senior Consultant

    Tatyana joined Semler Brossy in early 2014 and has worked with both publicly traded and privately held companies on a variety of executive compensation issues. She has experience helping companies prepare for an IPO across various industries. Tatyana graduated from the University of California, San Diego, with a B.A. in Economics and minors in Business and Music.

    Andres Ibarra

    Senior Consultant

    Andres has nearly a decade of executive compensation consulting experience. His clients extend from Fortune 500 companies to small- and mid-sized companies across industries. Andres holds the professional designation of Certified Executive Compensation Professional (CECP), and a B.A. in Economics and Applied Mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley.

    Margaret Hylas

    Senior Consultant

    Margaret Hylas joined SBCG in July 2015. She has advised senior management and boards of directors across a range of executive pay, broad-based pay, and corporate governance issues that public and private companies face. Margaret graduated from Hamilton College in 2015 with a BA in Economics and minor in Government.

    Austin Vanbastelaer

    Senior Consultant

    Austin is a founding member of Semler Brossy’s New York Office and is now located in Boston. He advises clients on strategic compensation issues, including during periods of transformative change. As a result, Austin’s client base covers a variety of industries--including fintech, biotech, and retail--and company performance contexts.

    Kathryn Neel

    Managing Director 

    Kathryn has 15 years of experience in executive compensation and leads Semler Brossy’s New York office, located in the iconic Empire State Building. Her clients include Fortune 500 companies, privately-owned and/or private equity financed companies, those undergoing IPO/spin-offs, and recently public companies. She draws on her diversified client experience to identify the right solution for each client. Previously, Kathryn was a partner at FW Cook. Prior, Kathryn was a CPA...

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    Seymour Burchman has been an executive compensation consultant for over 20 years. His work focuses on reinforcing key strategies and leading to improved shareholder value through the identification of performance measures and goal setting processes. He has served companies across a wide range of industries, including financial services, healthcare, high technology and publishing.