Judy Canavan - BDO Philadelphia

Judy Canavan

Global Employer Services Managing Director

BDO Philadelphia Office

215-636-5635

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Executive Summary

Judy has more than 30 years of experience in compensation consulting and design. She leads BDO USA’s Compensation Surveys practice and is a Managing Director in the Global Employer Services practice. In addition to implementing custom compensation research and surveys, Judy focuses on helping companies tie their compensation programs to their organizational strategy. Judy conducts complex competitive assessment assignments, designs annual and long-term incentive plans, develops Board of Director compensation packages, and conducts custom compensation and total-rewards surveys.

Prior to joining BDO, Judy founded the company HR+Survey Solutions, and served as a senior compensation consultant in several management capacities at a consulting firm. Judy served on the faculty at the University of Southern California, Board College as an Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management. Judy spearheaded a major research initiative into corporate governance, the results of which were cited in Directors & Boards, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. She has been published in Directors and Boards as well as in Workspan and WorldataWork Journal.

Professional Affiliations

Society for Human Resource Management
WorldatWork

Education

B.A., Skidmore College