Chris Lear, CEP
Compensation Manager, JPMorgan Chase & Co
How long have you been a member of the NASPP?
Chris: 3 years
How did you end up working on stock compensation?
Chris: Out of college I started working in a participant call center handling inbound calls from optionees looking to exercise their stock options and handling all their needs associated with their awards. I've stayed in the equity compensation industry ever since.
What would you be doing if you didn't work in stock compensation?
Chris: Physical Therapist or Athletic Training
What was your college or university major?
Chris: Business Administration
Name one item you couldn't do your job without:
What are your favorite things to do when you aren't working?
Chris: Spending time with my family
Where is your favorite place to go on vacation?
Chris: Cabo San Lucas
What is the title of your favorite or most recently read book?
Chris: The Lone Survivor
What's one thing your peers may be surprised to learn about you?
Chris: I have an identical twin brother
What is your favorite NASPP resource?
Chris: NASPP webcasts
How many NASPP conferences have you attended?
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How has being a member of the NASPP helped you?
Chris: The NASPP membership has helped me stay up to date on industry trends and is my go to source for equity compensation.