Nathan is a Managing Director at Equity Methods, a consultancy in Scottsdale, Arizona that helps hundreds of public and private companies model, value and account for equity compensation and other complex securities. As the first point of contact for prospective clients, Nathan brings over a decade of quantitative consulting experience to bear in collaborating with the Valuation, Reporting, and HR Advisory practices within Equity Methods to ensure that prospective clients’ needs are met. As a liaison between the company and the broader compensation community, he shares best practices at industry events throughout the country and through publishing technical articles. Prior to his current role, Nathan served as the national valuation practice leader at Equity Methods, where he oversaw all client delivery, operations, and R&D in support of more than 400 public and private clients, in addition to directly serving the compensation consultants and senior executives of several Fortune 50 companies.
A technician at heart, Nathan is a Certified SAS Base Programmer who has taught financial management in the University of Arizona’s MBA program and internal derivatives workshops at Equity Methods. He previously served on the boards of the Las Vegas and Phoenix chapters of NASPP. He currently serves on the board of the Arizona chapter of Financial Executives International and the advisory board of the Certified Equity Professionals Institute at Santa Clara University.
Boxian leads several of the Equity Methods’ largest and most complex financial reporting engagements. She is passionate about her clients, and regarded within and outside the firm as an outstanding project manager who drives traction on lengthy and complicated projects. Throughout the course of her role as a Senior Consultant, Boxian has served clients in a wide array of technical areas such as assumed awards (ASC 805), spin-out transactions, IFRS reporting, forecasting and flux analysis, and emerging issues in equity compensation. Boxian also possesses a deep understanding of market and performance awards, assisting with accounting policy analysis and process design for some of the most intricate programs in existence.
Boxian actively contributes to Equity Methods’ research and thought leadership initiatives, having played a key role in formulating the firm’s perspectives on FASB’s Accounting Series Updates 2016-09 and 2014-12. In particular, Boxian has served as one of internal specialists on ASU 2016-09 client readiness assessments and go-live preparation.
Boxian is a CPA in the state of Arizona and holds a master’s degree in accountancy from Arizona State University.