McLagan Rewards Advisory

We partner with our clients, balancing quantitative and qualitative data to solve our their most pressing rewards challenges.



Our consultants work with management and compensation committees to provide direction in benchmarking pay and performance for strategic executive compensation programs. We specialize in United States regional and community banks and credit unions to address the unique needs of our clients.


Our consultants are trusted advisors to boards and compensation committees, providing a complete range of board advisory services including assistance with director compensation, corporate governance, disclosure, regulatory compliance, and risk protection policies.


Our compensation consultants help financial services firms improve performance and efficiency through strategic reward design and risk reviews. We emphasize a balanced analytical approach in developing and implementing total rewards solutions that focus on business strategy, financing, and tax considerations.

Plan Design

Our consultants combine firm performance, compensation market data, and talent strategies to understand the quantitative and qualitative information that can be used to align sales and firm performance for maximum effect. We work with our clients to tie productivity to build effective sales organizations.


Our team of valuation specialists take the guesswork out of valuing equity awards — from stock options, relative-TSR awards, complex performance-based vehicles, and post-vest holding period valuations. We produce audit-ready results that are mathematically sound and designed to maximize your investment in equity compensation.


Our consultants work with clients to help them navigate the multitude of regulatory agencies that financial institutions interact with throughout the year. We help our clients optimize their compensation strategy, in light of the unique business environment and the changing regulatory landscape.