Marc Hodak



Marc HodakMarc is a Partner with more than 25 years of experience developing and designing executive pay and incentive programs that are shareholder-friendly, attractive to management, and responsive to the needs and concerns of Boards. Marc is a recognized thought leader in managerial incentives; he has been published in numerous magazines and academic journals, and extensively quoted in the national press. Marc is a frequent speaker at conferences throughout the U.S. and Europe on executive compensation, corporate governance, and managing for value.

Former Affiliations

From 2002 to 2016, Marc was the owner of Hodak Value Advisors, an executive compensation and corporate governance advisory firm. From 1992 to 2001, he led value-based management implementations for Stern Stewart & Co. Before that, Marc was the head of the automotive vehicles distribution business unit at Conrail, one of the largest U.S. transportation companies at the time.

Marc teaches corporate governance as a professor at NYU’s Stern School, Southern Methodist University and as visiting lecturer at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland for over ten years.


Marc holds an MBA in finance from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and a BS in aerospace engineering at the University of Maryland.

Known For

Marc is known for bringing extensive industry and advisory experience together to the benefit of his clients. He is an expert on the role of incentive programs and performance metrics in shaping the values and culture of an organization and aligning shareholder and executive expectations.