Liz Stout, Infinite Equity
Liz is a Partner at Infinite Equity. With 17 years of experience, Liz advises companies on their equity programs, with a particular love for employee stock purchase programs. Liz leverages an actuarial science background and data analytics to help companies make better design and valuation decisions. Prior to joining Infinite Equity, Liz led a regional equity compensation consulting team at a large consulting firm and worked as a pension actuary. Liz is a frequent speaker at equity compensation events, serves on the CEP Advisory Board, and is the President of the Philadelphia Chapter of the NASPP. Liz has a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science from the Pennsylvania State University, is an Associate of the Society of Actuaries, and is a Certified Equity Professional. She is based in Philadelphia.
Eric Labourdette, ClearBridge Compensation Group
Eric Labourdette is a Senior Associate at ClearBridge Compensation Group, focusing on all aspects of executive compensation including pay levels, performance measurement, and incentive plan design. Mr. Labourdette has significant experience providing project management and analytical support for executive compensation reviews of companies in a wide variety of industries.
Mr. Labourdette’s technical knowledge and experience include assessing executive and director compensation practices through benchmarking, evaluating pay-for-performance relationships, and analyzing incentive plan performance metrics in support of business priorities and the creation of long-term, shareholder value. His client experience includes working with publicly-traded and privately-held companies in a variety of special circumstances such as M&A, IPOs, spin-offs, and restructurings. He regularly researches and monitors evolving market trends in executive compensation in light of regulatory reforms and shareholder influence.
Mr. Labourdette holds a Major in Economics and Minor in Sociology from Georgetown University.