Brent Longnecker Quoted in HBJ Article on Exxon Mobil’s Employee Pay

Our Chairman & CEO, Brent Longnecker, was recently quoted in an article in the Houston Business Journal regarding Exxon Mobil’s median employee pay. Click here to see the full article, which is subscriber-only content.


L-Blast | April 2018

Dear All, It’s hard to believe May is just around the corner and proxy season will soon be coming to an end. It has been interesting, to say the least, to see the CEO pay ratio disclosures and the attention they’ve gotten from the media. This may be a potentially embarrassing math calculation employers have… Read more »


L&A Original Article: What are We Paying For?

By Chris Crawford, Hunter Byrne, and Matt Brown Non Performance Based Compensation Factors & Why they Matter Too Add together the volatile ingredients of egregious CEO pay articles, gender pay gaps, say-on-pay votes, CEO pay ratio legislation, media bias, market volatility, compensation lawsuits, collegiate athlete pay debate, the corporation of ISS, proxy board elections, etc…. Read more »


L&A’s Thoughts on the Approval of Tesla’s Pay Package

L&A’s President, Chris Crawford, shared his thoughts on Tesla’s newly-approved pay package: “It appears that Shareholders are okay with huge pay, as long as there is huge performance attached. This approval vote seems to swim counter to the current flow of compensation tides written by most media outlets, as this proposed package represents the largest… Read more »


Brent Longnecker Quoted in HBJ Article About Oxy CEO’s Pay

Occidental Petroleum has reported its executive and median employee pay, and CEO Vicki Hollub makes 110 times the compensation of her median employee. Our Chairman & CEO, Brent Longnecker, was quoted regarding this pay ratio issue in a recent article by Joshua Mann of the Houston Business Journal. In response to this issue, Longnecker said, “The… Read more »


L-Blast | March 2018

Dear All, Spring is finally here and with it the first CEO Pay Ratio disclosures of 2018! Although we are still in the early stages of proxy season, we are already seeing eye-catching data for the newly required pay ratio disclosure. It will be interesting to see how this continues to unfold in the coming… Read more »


L&A ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Reactions to CEO Pay Ratios – the Destructiveness of Double Standards

By Elizabeth A. Mayo and Brent Longnecker The divisiveness of politics is reaching extremes in today’s climate. It’s incredible how the same story can be told by two different reporters and both will express the exact opposite information as fact. Walter Cronkite famously stated: “We all have our likes and our dislikes. But… when we’re… Read more »


Brent Longnecker Quoted in Article on Disney CEO’s Compensation

Walt Disney’s Chairman and Chief Executive, Robert Iger, had a recent four-year, multi-million dollar compensation package rejected by shareholders, and some investors want to raise the bar on his performance targets after seeing the numbers in the analysis. Our CEO here at Longnecker & Associates, Brent Longnecker, provided a comment in this article by Ross… Read more »


PRESS RELEASE: Kevin Kuschel Recognized by Consulting® Magazine as One of the 2018 Rising Stars of the Profession

Longnecker & Associates’ Kevin Kuschel Recognized by Consulting® Magazine as One of the 2018 Rising Stars of the Profession Houston, TX — (ReleaseWire) — 03/19/2018 –Longnecker & Associates COO Kevin Kuschel was named one of the 2018 Rising Stars of the Profession by ALM’s Consulting® magazine. The annual list honors 35 young up-and-comers in the… Read more »


PRESS RELEASE: Longnecker & Associates Named One of the 2018 Best Companies to Work for in Texas

Longnecker & Associates Named One of the 2018 Best Companies to Work for in Texas Compensation Consulting Firm Makes List for 8th Year in a Row Houston, TX — (ReleaseWire) — 03/19/2018 –Longnecker & Associates was recently recognized as one of the 2018 Best Companies to Work for in Texas. Managed by the independent research… Read more »