Brian P. Enright - Partner

Brian has extensive experience in developing effective compensation reward programs for executives, middle management and broad employee groups. Design specifics include a strong emphasis on market-oriented pay programs, creative and integrated delivery of total reward programs, ease-of-understanding and highly implementable solutions. Brian is a founding partner of 3C.

Industries Covered
Brian has provided compensation consulting services to a wide range of companies from start-ups to the Fortune 500 with special emphasis in manufacturing, high-technology, retail, financial services, professional services. He also has a long history of advising some of the larger private/family owned companies in the U.S.

Professional Background
Brian started Buck Consultants' compensation practice in Chicago in 1993 and prior to that time was a compensation consultant with Coopers & Lybrand for 7 years. He also has prior experience in banking and financial services.

Sample Assignments

  • Helping a Compensation Committee establish external performance benchmarks by which company and executive performance is judged and pay delivered.
  • Developing a plan effectiveness tool to assist a Fortune 100 company track and assess its 100 variable pay plans leading to plan refinement and redesign.
  • Helping a global professional service firm establish a common total reward approach throughout its 300 offices.
  • Helping a non-profit healthcare organization improve the competitiveness of its cash compensation and controlling costs.
  • Assisting a start-up company in establishing a competitive and reasonable total reward package enabling it to grow from 1 person to 50.

Educational Background
Brian holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Notre Dame and a master's degree in business with a concentration in finance from the University of Illinois.

Professional/Academic Affiliations/Published Works
Brian has served as a Board member of the Chicago Compensation Association and is currently on the advisory board of DePaul University's Master's of Human Resources Program. He has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, CFO Magazine, Chicago Tribune, Detroit Free Press and other business publications. He is also an adjunct faculty member in DePaul University's Management Department.

Contact Information
850 West Jackson, Suite 730, Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 343-3222 (direct dial)