President & CEO
Mr. McConnell is the founder and principal consultant for McConnell & Company. He has more than 35 years of experience in the compensation and benefits field. This experience includes positions with leading national consulting firms such as Towers Perrin and Hay Associates and as Senior Vice President of Compensation and Benefits for Barnett Banks, Inc. Most recently, Mr. McConnell formed and is one of the managing partners of Board Advisory, LLC. Board Advisory offers extensive consulting services to Boards of Directors on executive compensation, talent management and succession planning.
Mr. McConnell specializes in executive compensation, sales incentives and the development of broad based employee incentive plans. His particular interest is helping companies to achieve their corporate objectives by identifying an overall compensation strategy that supports those objectives; then developing and implementing the necessary programs.
Mr. McConnell holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Washington. He has taught for the American Compensation Association. Mr. McConnell is also a member of the Society of Actuaries.
Ms. McConnell officially joined McConnell & Company in December of 2009, but has been immersed in the company in many roles since its creation in 1991. Ms. McConnell is a junior level consultant, with a specific interest in compensation for non-profit organizations and higher education institutions.
Ms. McConnell is a recent MBA graduate from the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Rollins.