Independent Equity Consultant, Alnylam, Inc
How long have you been a member of the NASPP?
John: 11 years
How did you end up working on stock compensation?
John: I started in payroll and stock comp was an "add on".
What would you be doing if you didn't work in stock compensation?
John: Payroll or accounting.
What was your college or university major?
John: University of Massachusetts
Name one item you couldn't do your job without:
John: ASC Topic 718 Accoubnting Guides
What are your favorite things to do when you aren't working?
John: Golfing, Traveling, Gambling
Where is your favorite place to go on vacation?
John: San Francisco and Monterey
What is the title of your favorite or most recently read book?
John: Black List by Brad Thor
What's one thing your peers may be surprised to learn about you?
John: I tried to be a professional gambler before getting a real job.
What PRESENT affiliations do you have with the NASPP (e.g. chapter board participation, etc.)?
John: Local chapter member and participant.
What PAST affiliations do you have with the NASPP (e.g. past chapter president, former treasurer, etc. - please specify the chapter as well as the role)?
What is your favorite NASPP resource?
John: NASPP website portals
How many NASPP conferences have you attended?
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How has being a member of the NASPP helped you?
John: It gives unrestricted access to expertise (people and materials) in the many facets of equity compensation. The willingness of colleagues to share their expertise and experience is second to none.