John Schultz
Managing Director
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23 + years of experience
Expert in all aspects of equity compensation, including the tax and accounting implications
Advises clients on benchmarking, designing and implementing compensation structures (both executive compensation as well as broad-based compensation), including base salary, bonus structures and long-term incentive plans
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John Schultz is a Managing Director with A&M Taxand, LLC in Denver, Colorado, specializing in compensation and benefits planning and consulting. Mr. Schultz brings more than 23 years of experience, Mr. Schultz provides on-going consulting to many organizations regarding benchmarking, designing and implementing compensation structures (both executive compensation as well as broad-based compensation), including base salary, bonus structures and long-term incentive plans.

Mr. Schultz also consults regularly on all types of employee benefit and executive compensation programs as well as executive employment and change-in-control agreements. Mr. Schultz is an expert in all aspects of equity compensation, including the tax and accounting implications. Mr. Schultz regularly coordinates employee benefit and executive compensation issues in connection with mergers and acquisitions, including analysis of golden parachute issues, employment agreement/change in control payments, and other potential benefit plan liabilities.

Finally, Mr. Schultz has provided litigation support services in connection with executive compensation matters, including reasonable compensation analysis, and has provided expert witness testimony on executive compensation.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Schultz was a co-founder and managing partner of Compensation & Benefit Solutions, a leading provider of compensation and benefit services based out of Denver. Previously, Mr. Schultz was partner-in-charge of KPMG’s Denver Compensation and Benefits practice, and the national partner-in-charge of the Executive Compensation practice for Smart Business Advisory and Consulting, LLC.

Earlier, Mr. Schultz was the practice leader for the Denver Compensation and Benefits practice of Deloitte and Touche, LLP, where he also focused on executive compensation, and in addition oversaw a small retirement plan administration practice.

Mr. Schultz earned a bachelor's in finance from the University of Florida, a Juris Doctor from the Florida State University College of Law, and a LL.M. in taxation from the University of Denver. Mr. Schultz is licensed to practice law in Colorado and Florida.

Mr. Schultz is a member of the Colorado, Denver, and Florida Bar Associations. Mr. Schultz is also a member of the Western Pension & Benefits Conference, and a former steering committee member of the Denver Chapter.