Mr. Ivy works with clients on executive compensation matters, including issues related to stock options, restricted stock, non-qualified retirement plans, deferred compensation, global compensation strategies, golden parachute rules and the one-million deduction limitation.
He also assists with the development of compensation strategies, assessing competitive compensation plans, the design of annual incentive and long-term compensation programs to align with a company's business strategies, and in evaluating tax and accounting ramifications.
Prior to joining A&M, he was a senior manager in the compensation and benefits groups of KPMG and Arthur Andersen. He also led the executive compensation group for a Fortune 500 company.
Mr. Ivy earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Abilene Christian University and a master's degree in business administration from Texas Tech University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) through the World at Work organization.
NOTE: Alvarez & Marsal employs CPAs but is not a licensed CPA firm.