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Connell and Partners


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Connell and Partners

  1. 1. CONNELL & PARTNERSWho We Are and What We Do 300 Trade Center, Suite 3460| Woburn, MA 018031| T: 781.647.2739 |
  2. 2. Our Services Representative ClientsWe advise clients from an independentperspective on all matters ofcompensation, including:  Executive Compensation  Compensation Strategy and Philosophy Development  Board of Directors Compensation  Long-Term Incentive Plans  Short-Term Incentives / Bonus Plans  Performance Metric Selection and Calibration  Executive Employment / Change-in- Control Agreements  IRC §280G / §4999 calculations  Corporate Governance, including Compensation Committee Charters  Expert Witness and Litigation Support in the Executive Compensation Arena  Pre- and Post-IPO Compensation  Merger & Acquisition Compensation Strategies  Retention Plan Design
  3. 3. Why Connell & Partners?Extensive experience in the High Technology, Hardware, and Software industries Some of the technology firms who have engaged Connell & Partners since our March 2005 founding:
  4. 4. Why Connell & Partners?Extensive experience in the Biotechnology and Life Sciences industriesSome of the firms that our partners and senior consultants have worked with in the life sciences arenainclude:
  5. 5. Why Connell & Partners?Extensive experience in the Alternative Energy industry We are one of the leading firms in the rapidly-growing Alternative Energy industry. Some of the firms that we have recently worked with (or have recently been engaged by) in this space include:
  6. 6. Why Connell & Partners?Extensive experience in the Pre-IPO / Recent-IPO arena We have collectively worked with over 100 pre-IPO firms in the last 10 years. Some of the firms that we have recently worked with (or have recently been engaged by) in this space include:
  7. 7. Why Connell & Partners?Extensive experience across all industries Since our inception in March 2005, DC&P has worked with over 100 firms ranging from venture- backed start-ups to Fortune 500 firms. Our partners and senior consultants all have significant national, cross-industry consulting experience. Some of the firms that we have worked with include: Alternative Energy Biotech / Life Sciences ArborGen Abiomed Conservation Services Group Acceleron Pharma Energy Answers Actelion EnerNOC Akela Pharma First Wind Archemix Great Point Energy BG Medicine GT Solar Codon Devices GZA Geoenvironmental Cynosure Mascoma Forma Pharmaceuticals Mechanology Helicos Biosciences Tamarack Energy Hologic Lev Pharmaceuticals Business / IT / Professional Life Technologies Services Millipore Atlas Venture Momenta Pharmaceuticals Bedford Funding PharmAthene Boston Consulting Group Physical Sciences Inc. CRA International PolyMedica Edgewater Technology PolyMedix GW Premier Precision Therapeutics Haley & Aldrich Thermo Electron Impact Science & Technology United BioSource InSource Consulting Volcano NaviSite Xanodyne Pharmaceutical SM&A Think Equity Partners VistaPrint
  8. 8. Financial Services / Insurance SemiconductorAcross America Real Estate Aware, Inc.Amica Mutual Insurance Brooks AutomationExporters Insurance Oasis SemiconductorFirst United Corp. Photon DynamicsNorthwest Indiana Bancorp RamtronSlades Ferry Bank RF Micro DevicesUSAA SoftwareWright Express ApplixHardware / Electronics / Aspen TechnologyNetworking BladeLogic3Com Constant ContactAcme Packet DoubleTake SoftwareColor Kinetics MedAssetsEqualLogic Monotype Imaging HoldingsiRobot NeuCoIBM PhaseForwardLoJack SeaChange InternationalNarad Networks WorkscapeNetwork Engines TelecommunicationsPolaroid AirvanaRogers Corporation Cedar Point CommunicationsStarent Networks ComarcoZ Corporation CTC Communications Corp.Other Digital GlobeAD Makepeace Gateway GulfAmerican Water Performance TechnologiesFallon Clinic TBayTelGPX International Tire Corp. Warwick Valley TelephoneImplant SciencesMac-GrayQuaker ChemicalReebokSpartechTrex
  9. 9. Jack ConnellJack is the Managing Director of Connell & Partners, Inc. Jack is a nationally recognized expert in executive compensation, salescompensation, incentive plan design (short-term and long-term), linking pay and firm performance, and total reward strategydevelopment. He works with start-up organizations through Fortune 500 firms, with an emphasis in human capital intensiveindustries such as high-technology and life sciences. Jack has particular expertise in mergers and acquisitions and turnaroundsituations.Jack has significant experience in both consulting and corporate environments, providing a unique background from which toadvise clients. His consulting experience includes Managing Director and National Practice Leader for Pearl Meyer & Partners,Managing Director and East Coast Practice leader for iQuantic, Managing Director and National Consulting Practice leader for theWilson Group, and President and Founder of Solutions at Work. Jacks corporate industry experience includes roles as SeniorVice President of Global HR for Geac Computer, Senior Director of Compensation, Benefits and HRIS at Avis Technology andStratus Computer, and various HR and Compensation and Benefits positions at Digital Equipment Corporation and Data General.Jack has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan and an MBA in Organizational Behavior and Corporate Strategyfrom the University of Michigan Ross Graduate School of Business. He has also been an adjunct professor at Bentley College andBabson College and an Instructor for WorldatWork.Jack has published over 30 articles and book chapters including articles in Forbes, WorldatWork Journal, Chief Legal Executive,Mass High Tech and Boston Business Journal. He has been quoted extensively in such publications as Wall Street Journal, TheNew York Times, Business Week, CFO Magazine and, Red Herring, USA Today, San Jose Mercury News, CorporateGovernance News, Employee Benefits News and Compliance Week. Jack speaks regularly at many national and regionalconferences and has appeared on CNBC.
  10. 10. Gerald MillerGerald (Gerry) is the Managing Director Emeritus at Connell & Partners, Inc. Gerry specializes in executivecompensation, Director remuneration, equity compensation and corporate governance matters as related toexecutive compensation. Gerry has particular experience in the high-technology and financial services industries.Prior to joining Connell & Partners, Gerry was Executive Vice president and Chief Operating Officer of Ben S. ColeFinancial and the head of their compensation consulting practice. Prior to that, he was a Vice President of ClarkConsulting’s Human Capital Practice (now Pearl Meyer & Partners), a Director in the compensation consultingpractice at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Vice President of Executive Compensation for State Street Corporation.Gerry has also held positions as Director of Compensation and Benefits at UST Corporation, GenRad, Inc., andA.T. Cross Company, Inc.Gerry is a frequent speaker at regional and national conferences on matters of executive and equity compensationand has authored numerous articles on compensation and compensation-related corporate governance issuesappearing in magazines such as Workspan. Gerry is a Certified Compensation Professional and a member of theNational Association of Stock Plan Professionals. Gerry is an active member of WorldatWork, the professionalassociation for compensation practitioners, has spoken at the WorldatWork national conference, and has receivedtheir Lifetime Achievement Award. Gerry has been quoted in many leading publications, including The Wall StreetJournal.Gerry holds an MBA from the University of Bridgeport and a B.S. in Economics from the University of RhodeIsland.David DreyfusDavid is a Managing Consultant for Connell & Partners, responsible for the timely and high quality delivery of ourreports to clients.David began his career in the Business Analyst program at Capital One Financial Corp. He worked on the SalesStrategy and Analysis team in the Point of Sale Finance Division in Framingham, MA. There he designed andimplemented the sales compensation plans. He also worked on the Workforce Planning team at VistaPrint, N.V. inLexington, MA, a publically traded e-commerce company.David graduated from the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis with a Bachelor of Science inBusiness Administration. There he double-majored in Finance and Economics.
  11. 11. Contact Info Jack Connell David Dreyfus Managing Director Managing Consultant 781.647.2739 781.647-2722 Gerry Miller Managing Director Emeritus Address Connell & Partners, Inc., A division of Gallagher Benefits Services, Inc. 300 Trade Center, Suite 3460 Woburn, MA 01801 300 Trade Center, Suite 3460| Woburn, MA 018031| T: 781.647.2739 |