Speakers: Robyn A. Shutak, CEP, Equity Advisory Services Practice Leader
Robyn Shutak is a practice leader for Computershare’s U.S. Plan Managers business and has more than 15 years of comprehensive experience with employee equity programs. In her current role, Robyn helps increase the company’s brand awareness in the U.S., cultivate new and existing relationships through content development and additional services, and as a subject matter expert, helps support Computershare’s products, events, and initiatives.
Prior to joining Computershare, Robyn worked as a Senior Director at the Global Equity Organization (GEO) where she was instrumental in transforming their membership services, was the Education Director for the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals (NASPP) and has held positions at various corporate issuer companies in the San Diego area.
Robyn is a Certified Equity Professional (CEP). She has served on the Certification Counsel of the CEP Institute and the Curriculum Committee and has been regularly recognized by the CEP Institute with Volunteer Excellence awards. Robyn is a frequent speaker on equity compensation topics and is a co-author of the book, “If I’d Only Known That,” published in 2011 by the NCEO. She served as the Programming Director for the San Diego Chapter of the NASPP for more than seven years.
She holds a BA in English from San Diego State University and a Paralegal Certificate (with honors) from the ABA Paralegal Program at the University of San Diego.
Charles Russo, Vice President, Relationship Management
Charles Russo is a regional manager for Computershare’s Plan Management business, overseeing a team of relationship managers responsible for a portfolio of corporate clients across a wide range of industries. Since joining Computershare in 2008, Charles has leveraged his experience in the employee compensation business to ensure high levels of quality and satisfaction for all of his clients. Prior to joining Computershare, Charles was with UBS, Bankers Trust and JP Morgan. During his twenty-plus years of financial services experience, he has held positions in relationship management, product management and operations, across various disciplines. Charles earned his B.S. and MBA in Finance from Fordham University.