Sat, April 21, 2018
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Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry Hay Group

Theodore Sharp is a Senior Client Partner for Korn Ferry Hay Group, based in the firm’s Boston office. He is a member of the Executive Pay and Governance team.
Mr. Sharp consults with clients extensively in compensation related issues, specializing in the area of executive compensation.
In-depth relationships are the hallmark of Theo’s consulting philosophy and understanding the people, business strategy, and competitive landscape of his clients help him provide the best possible advice regarding compensation strategy incentive alignment.
Informed, practical advice are what his clients rely on year after year, whether they are developing a whole new incentive strategy or just as a sounding board for new ideas. These principles are applied to clients at all stages of development, from pre-IPO to mature public companies.
Mr. Sharp’s specific areas of expertise include incentive plan design, executive compensation benchmarking, employment and severance agreement design and evaluation, Golden Parachute excise tax mitigation and calculation, non-qualified deferred compensation and the tax and accounting treatment of equity compensation.
Mr. Sharp has a diverse client base that includes publicly traded companies, private and family owned businesses, pre-IPO companies as well as not-for-profit entities such as foundations and Universities. His clients represent a broad array of industries with a focus on technology and life science.
Mr. Sharp has a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business and earned a Juris Doctor from Northeastern University.  He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar.