He brings an expertise in all areas of executive, independent director, and broad-based compensation consulting. Some of the areas in which he has significant experience include compensation benchmarking, designing and implementing both short- and long-term incentive plans, and creating salary structures.
He is also a subject matter expert in all areas of equity plan administration, including systems, implementation, accounting, reporting, and tax. Additionally, Mr. Rittenhouse has worked closely with Internal Revenue Code Section 409A, consulted on various aspects of 401(k) plans, and performed compliance reviews of both qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, and health and welfare plans.
Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Rittenhouse was a Managing Director with Compensation & Benefit Solutions, a leading provider of compensation and benefit services based out of Denver. Previously, he served as the Head of Compensation for Vista Outdoor, a public company outside of Salt Lake City, UT, and also worked in the federal tax group at the accounting firm Grant Thornton, LP.
Mr. Rittenhouse earned his law degree from Florida State University College of Law. During law school he participated in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program by assisting underprivileged families with preparing their tax returns.
After graduating and being admitted to the Colorado Bar, Mr. Rittenhouse earned his LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Denver. While attending the University of Denver, he worked as a contract attorney with Anderson & Jahde, P.C. where he assisted in writing CLE courses related to estate planning. Mr. Rittenhouse earned his bachelor's degree in legal studies from the University of Central Florida.