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Grace McCullough

Grace McCullough

Vice President
Executive and Board of Director Compensation
Annual and Long-Term Incentive Design
Experience in Life Sciences, Technology, and High-Growth Industries
IPO Planning
Corporate Governance
BS, Western Kentucky University

Commitment to Clients

I partner with my clients to develop creative solutions for today’s compensation challenges. I strive to be a strategic thought partner, taking a data-driven approach tailored to my client’s unique concerns and needs. I apply my industry expertise to capture broader market trends and educate my clients on the resulting impact of their compensation strategies. In developing relationships with management and the Board, I work to develop solutions that balance business and investor perspectives.


Grace McCullough is a vice president at Pearl Meyer. She is a strategic advisor to committees and senior management on executive compensation and corporate governance matters. She specializes in the life sciences and technology industries, working with clients that range from pre-IPO start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. With nearly a decade of experience, Grace is well versed in compensation analyses, including executive benchmarking, incentive plan design, equity strategy and utilization, severance and change-in-control agreements, and IPO preparedness.

Before joining Pearl Meyer, Grace was a senior project manager at Aon/Radford and held internal compensation roles at publicly traded technology and manufacturing companies.

Grace earned a bachelor's of science degree from Western Kentucky University.

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