Associate Client Partner, Executive Pay & Governance

Laura Balser is an Associate Client Partner in Executive Pay & Governance for Korn Ferry in Atlanta Georgia and works closely with management and boards through strategy design and implementation of executive compensation and benefit programs.

She has over 15 years of experience consulting with publicly-traded, privately-held and not-for-profit organizations on regulatory, funding and compliance matters impacting executive rewards programs.

Ms. Balser has helped organizations in a variety of industries evaluate and ensure their executive compensation and benefit programs strategically align with corporate objectives as well as total remuneration philosophy.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Ms. Balser was a principal in Mercer's Talent practice focusing on executive rewards and a client relationship manager for a number of key clients in the south.

Before that, she was a principal managing director at NFP Executive Benefits helping organizations implement and administer solutions for executives. Her career also includes working as a consultant with Watson Wyatt.

Ms. Balser earned a bachelor's of business administration in finance and a master's in business administration in organization and management, both from Goizueta Business School at Emory University.