Don Gillotti, CEP (Certent, Inc.)
Don Gillotti, CEP is the Senior Vice President of Sales and Alliances for Certent’s Equity Management business. Don has held sales, marketing, and management positions for over 25 years with a focus on equity compensation since starting with CMS in 1999. He has led top producing national sales teams at Certent (formerly EASi) and Transcentive.
Don is also a frequent speaker at the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals national conference, the Global Equity Organization conference, the National Equity Compensation Forum, the CEPI Symposium, local NASPP chapters all over the country, and the Connecticut Business and Industry Conference.
Don is a Certified Equity Professional, has a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Connecticut, an MBA from Quinnipiac University, and specializes in the areas of stock plan accounting, administration, and brokerage solutions.
Amanda Benincasa Arena, CEP (Aon)
Amanda Benincasa Arena is an Associate Partner and the East Coast Practice Leader with Aon Equity Services, the group within Aon Rewards Solutions that focuses on the entirety of the equity lifecycle.
Her background consists of performing valuation and technical accounting for equity compensation, including complex scenarios like global equity, employee stock purchase plans, M&A transactions, bankruptcies, modifications, SEC reporting, etc. She is a frequent industry speaker, addressing topics primarily related to equity valuation and financial reporting, and has written countless articles surrounding those topics. She serves on the Board of Directors of the NASPP Boston Chapter, and is a Certified Equity Professional through Santa Clara University.