Senior Client Partner

Brian Tobin is a Senior Client Partner for Korn Ferry based in the Firm's Chicago office working within the executive pay & governance practice.

Mr. Tobin's primary focus is on the alignment of the interests of owners and management, linking the organization's business and compensation strategies.

Consulting with outside directors and senior management, Mr. Tobin helps with all aspects of executive pay, including competitive measurement of compensation, design of stock programs and cash-based incentives, and compensation programs in corporate transactions. He works with public and private organizations across multiple industries, including energy, industrial, medical technology and retail.

Mr. Tobin's expertise focuses on executive compensation analysis, stock-based incentive plan design, corporate governance, executive severance arrangements and regulatory disclosures. Over his career, he has assisted numerous clients in developing executive compensation philosophies and programs to deliver owner-focused compensation opportunities to management. Mr. Tobin is a frequent speaker on executive compensation issues and has spoken at events sponsored by The Conference Board, the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals and ODX (Outstanding Directors Exchange).

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Tobin was a tax manager with BDO Seidman LLP. He also worked in tax consulting at Ernst & Young, LLP.

Mr. Tobin received his masters of science in taxation from DePaul University. He received his bachelors of business administration from the University of Notre Dame.

Mr. Tobin is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Executive Compensation Professional . He is a member of the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.