Melissa Burek is a founding Partner of Compensation Advisory Partners LLC (CAP) in New York. She has 25 years of experience consulting with Boards and management in all areas of executive and director compensation, including compensation strategy, annual and long-term incentive plan design, performance measurement/reward linkages and regulatory and governance issues. Melissa has assisted numerous Fortune 250 companies with developing compensation strategy and designing and implementing pay programs that support business objectives and shareholder interests. She has advised companies involved in initial public offerings, restructurings and executive leadership changes. Melissa has significant experience in the insurance, manufacturing, consumer products, and pharmaceutical industries, as well as having worked with public and private companies. Prior to joining CAP, Melissa was a Principal at Mercer’s Human Capital business for eleven years. While at Mercer, she led the insurance industry segment and numerous Best Practices research efforts. Prior to that she was a Director in KPMG’s Performance and Compensation Consulting practice. She also worked in Human Resources with the Ford Motor Company. Melissa received a BBA and MBA from the University of Michigan’s Graduate School of Business Administration.