Leadership Exchange
CFO/HR Leadership Exchange: Annual Compensation Trends Dinner

Event Details

Nov 05, 2019
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Imperial at Hotel Lucia
Pettygrove Room
410 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205

TAO Member: $95

Non-Member: $150 + applicable fees


With unemployment at a 50-year low, how can companies design strong compensation packages to attract and retain talent in a highly competitive market? In a region full of hot startups, innovative enterprises, and every sector hiring tech talent, companies are adding perks and redefining how employees are paid.

Join Technology Association of OregonJLL, and Radford Consulting at Imperial at Hotel Lucia for a dinner discussion on November 5th from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm.


Carl Schmitt, Associate Partner with Radford Consulting, will lead a discussion on key trends in compensation, merit budgets, and equity practices that are best practices for companies hiring tech talent in today's rapidly changing landscape. Over dinner, attendees will engage in an interactive discussion on specific trends in Portland, the region and the country to incorporate into annual compensation planning.

TAO Leadership Exchanges provide unique opportunities for peer-to-peer discussions, solution sharing and idea generation. This event is only for senior-level human resources, finance leaders and those designated by leadership who manage the compensation function. If you are interested in TAO membership or have questions on eligibility, please contact Cara Snow at cara.snow@techoregon.org



    Amy Dobler
Sr. Director, Employee Success & HR Business Partnership

Amy an International Human Resources Leader with 14 years of experience playing key roles in leading & creating initiatives that impact an organization’s ability to attract, develop and retain talent.


    Carl Schmitt
Associate Partner
Radford Consulting

Carl Schmitt is an associate partner in the executive compensation consulting practice at Radford, advising boards of directors and management teams on equity and cash compensation for executives, key employees, and outside directors. He has extensive experience with all aspects of stock and cash incentives, including finance, accounting, and legal issues, and alternative treatments in corporate transactions and other challenging situations.

Carl has more than 25 years of experience consulting for clients in a variety of industries, with a focus on high technology and life sciences firms. His consulting experience ranges from large public corporations to small private and pre-IPO businesses, with a specialty in growth and corporate transitions. He also consults to global companies and general industry clients on competing for talent in the high-tech and biotech spaces.

CFO's, CHROs, VPs of HR, HR Directors, Compensation Managers and anyone who owns compensation at your organization. This event is only for senior-level human resources, finance leaders and those designated by leadership who manage the compensation function.

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What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Click here for google maps: Imperial at Hotel Lucia


-Hotel Lucia Valet Rates:

  • 2 hours - $15 per vehicle
  • 2-4 hours: $25 per vehicle
  • 4-8 hours: $35 per vehicle
  • 8+ hours: $45 per vehicle

-Garages nearby:


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact Cara Snow with any questions.


What's the refund policy?

Refunds are available up to 7 days prior to the event date. Eventbrite fees are non-refundable.


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, printed tickets are not required


Can I update my registration information?

Yes, you are able to update your registration information by returning to the Eventbrite website or via the confirmation e-mail you receive at the time you sign up. Should you run into any issues, please contact Justin Martinez, Event & Program Coordinator