Takis Makridis, CEP
President and CEO
Takis Makridis is responsible for the strategy, service delivery, and thought leadership efforts at Equity Methods. Leveraging extensive consulting experience, Takis is relentlessly committed to delivering practical, plain-English, high-impact solutions to clients while remaining active in the firm’s research efforts. The 90-plus professionals at Equity Methods assist clients in the valuation, design, and financial reporting of compensation programs, as well as advanced analytics related to pay equity and diversity and inclusion. Equity Methods has served over 500 companies, with a particular focus on large organizations with complex compensation programs (having served 35 Fortune 100 companies). Takis also is a contributor to various technical publications and is cited in media such as the New York Times, Corporate Board, Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg BNA, CFO.com, Compliance Week, and Treasury and Risk. Takis is a member of the WP Carey School of Business Dean’s Council. He holds a BS in economics and finance from Arizona State University, an MBA from Oxford University, and is a Certified Equity Professional (CEP).
Sr. Consultant, Financial Reports
Matt is a senior consultant within Equity Methods’ financial reporting group, where he works with both public and private companies to help solve their equity compensation problems. In his current role, Matt supports ongoing reporting, helps set up new clients with Equity Methods, develops internal processes to drive efficiency, and contributes to thought leadership initiatives. Matt uses his SAS programming expertise to tackle complex client issues including assumed awards, award modifications, and international tax recharges. Matt graduated from Northern Arizona University with an undergraduate degree in finance and a certificate in investments.