Brian Dunn has been a lecturer at Cornell University since 2015 where he teaches courses in Executive Compensation. Mr. Dunn has a number of ongoing consulting clients and frequently serves as an expert witness on executive compensation issues. He retired as the Chairman of McLagan and the CEO of Performance, Reward & Talent for Aon Hewitt Consulting Worldwide at the end of 2015. In 2016 he served as a special advisor to the Vatican where he developed plans for a new HR function and helped create an executive development program for Vatican leaders.
Mr. Dunn currently serves on the Board of Directors of Silvercrest Asset Management where he is Chairman of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Governance and Audit Committees. He continues to be a Board Member of Spire Technologies and of the Phi Delta Theta Educational Foundation where he is chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Investment Committee. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for Sullivan & Cotter, a private health care consulting firm. Before his retirement, Mr. Dunn specialized in incentive and executive compensation where he helped companies and their boards design and implement short and long-term incentive plans for executives and advised Boards on levels and forms of Directors compensation. Mr. Dunn has worked with dozens of private firms, helping develop partnership and phantom equity plans as well as assisting in creating compensation packages for newly hired executives. Mr. Dunn received a B.S. degree summa cum laude from the New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University in 1977 and an M.B.A. with highest honors from the Cornell University Graduate School of Management in 1981.