Faculty Member Biography

Kathryn Neel

Managing Director, Semler Brossy

Kathryn has 15 years of experience in executive compensation and leads Semler Brossy’s New York office, located in the iconic Empire State Building. She advises clients across industries, with particular expertise in consumer-facing/oriented companies. Her clients include Fortune 500 companies, privately owned and/or private equity financed companies, those undergoing IPO/spin-offs, and recently public companies.  

Kathryn is a frequent speaker at events hosted by NACD, Corporate Board Member, WorldatWork, Center on Executive Compensation, and Equilar. She has been published in the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance, Workspan, NACD, and Directors & Boards magazine. 

Previously, Kathryn was a partner at FW Cook. Prior, Kathryn was a CPA with Ernst & Young, and she brings that financial acumen to her clients today. Kathryn is a graduate of the University of New York at Albany’s School of Business with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and minor in Business Administration. 

Kathryn Neel, Managing Director, Semler Brossy

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