Compensation & Benefit Solutions Founders John Schultz and Kimberly Schultz appointed as Alvarez & Marsal Taxand Managing Directors
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November 1, 2017

Denver – Alvarez & Marsal Taxand, LLC (A&M Taxand), an affiliate of leading global professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal (A&M), announces the addition of Denver-based Compensation & Benefit Solutions, a leading provider of compensation and benefit services to clients across the United States, effective today. 

Compensation & Benefit Solutions founders, John Schultz and Kimberly Schultz, and senior leaders Patrick Blanchard and Brennan Rittenhouse, join A&M Taxand as Managing Directors. Collectively, 27 Compensation & Benefit Solutions professionals are now part of the A&M Taxand team. Founded in 2007 as a privately held company, Compensation & Benefit Solutions has been recognized as a strategic consulting partner with a strong national advisory practice dedicated to compensation and benefit consulting.

The addition of Compensation & Benefit Solutions is consistent with A&M Taxand’s forward-looking growth strategy, providing the opportunity to scale its Executive Compensation & Benefits practice and expand into new markets.

“This talented team of professionals brings a wealth of compensation and employee benefits knowledge and experience to our firm and our clients,” said Ernie Perez, Managing Director and Global Practice Leader of Alvarez & Marsal Taxand. “This partnership aligns with our geographic expansion goals and demonstrates our mutual commitment to meet clients’ demands with enhanced, comprehensive, quality service offerings. The addition of Compensation & Benefit Solutions is a significant step forward as we continue to evaluate potential acquisitions with a strong cultural fit.”

The team of seasoned professionals from Compensation & Benefit Solutions brings a breadth of experience and industry knowledge in executive compensation consulting, retirement plan design, human resources outsourcing, incentive plan design, benefit plan compliance and broad-based compensation structuring.

“We’re extremely excited to join a firm that incorporates our core values and will undoubtedly be a natural fit culturally,” said Kimberly Schultz. “The combination of A&M Taxand’s tremendous talent and vast resources, along with our experienced and dedicated team, will greatly benefit our clients and our team.”

“We are very pleased to launch this partnership and unite our respective expertise and capabilities,” added John Schultz. “It’s an exciting time to join A&M Taxand and to become part of a growing and dynamic team.”

About Alvarez & Marsal Taxand

Alvarez & Marsal Taxand, LLC, an affiliate of Alvarez & Marsal (A&M), a leading global professional services firm, is an independent tax group made up of experienced tax professionals dedicated to providing customized tax advice to clients and investors across a broad range of industries. Its professionals extend A&M’s commitment to offering clients a choice in advisors who are free from audit-based conflicts of interest, and bring an unyielding commitment to delivering responsive client service. A&M Taxand has offices in major metropolitan markets throughout the U.S., and serves the U.K. from its base in London.

Alvarez & Marsal Taxand is a founder of Taxand, the world’s largest independent tax organization, which provides high quality, integrated tax advice worldwide. Taxand professionals, including almost 400 partners and more than 2,000 advisors in nearly 50 countries, grasp both the fine points of tax and the broader strategic implications, helping you mitigate risk, manage your tax burden and drive the performance of your business.

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