Join us December 12, 2018 at 11 AM ET to learn strategies for an IPO when it comes to your stock based compensation

It’s the big leagues, the dream: going public. However, the initial public offering (IPO) process requires serious work before you begin ringing bells and clinking champagne glasses. Equity compensation plans must be buttoned up, t’s crossed and i’s dotted.

You are invited to join Don Gillotti, CEP, Senior VP, Certent and Jennifer Baehr, CEP, Director, Certent in our webinar on Wednesday December 12th at 11:00 am Eastern.

Our experts will discuss readiness planning for an IPO when it comes to your stock based compensation. We’ll touch on who you will have to deal with and what they care about. We’ll discuss being audited and being IRS/SEC ready in this first of our educational series: Preparing for a successful IPO. They will have you on your way to bell ringing and raining champagne without any hiccups.

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Meet The Expert:s

Don Gillotti, CEP, is the Senior Vice President of Sales and Alliances for Certent’s Equity Management business. Don has held sales, marketing, and management positions for over 25 years with a focus on equity compensation since starting with CMS in 1999. He has held the Certified Equity Professional designation for over 5 years, is a member of the Global Equity Organization, and has been a member of the board of the Connecticut chapter of the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals for over 9 years. Don holds a BS in Accounting from the University of Connecticut and earned his MBA from Quinnipiac University..

Jennifer Baehr, CEP, is the Director of Sales Engineering at Certent. She works with the sales team to support prospective clients’ requests. Jen started in the industry in 2000. Prior to joining Certent she was the Programs Director at the NASPP. During her career she has worked in several areas including: consulting, training, product strategy and product management.

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