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Gary Hamilton joined My Equity Comp in 2006 as one of the Managing Partners and has since helped MEC become one of the top equity compensation consulting firms in the industry.
In 2010, the first year of IRS 6039 filings, Gary became the 6039 knowledge expert for My Equity Comp. He has since presented on the topic several times at industry events including NASPP webinars and chapter meetings, Solium Transcentive’s Source Conference, the SEC Professionals Group, and a series of webinars. My Equity Comp is now viewed by many as the leader in 6039 IRS Filings.
With nearly 10 years of brokerage and equity compensation experience at his prior company, E*TRADE FINANCIAL, Gary brings a wealth of knowledge to the team. For several years at E*TRADE, Gary was the escalation manager for all OptionsLink / Stock Plan systemic issues and special client needs. In addition to obtaining his Series 7, 24, and 63 licenses while at E*TRADE, he was instrumental in ensuring a smooth transition during the OptionsLink acquisition and worked in many aspects of the business including customer service, corporate support, account management, employee education, product management, development, quality assurance, and operations. Gary also presented at the E*TRADE Directions Conference multiple times.
He graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State University Sacramento with a dual concentration in Marketing and Management.
Serving as Managing Director for My Equity Comp, Cory's responsibilities include sales, contract negotiation, project management, strategic analysis, operations, website maintenance, and consulting. In 2010, Cory served an instrumental role building MEC’s 6039 Form Filing and Outsourced Stock Administration offerings.
Prior to My Equity Comp, Cory worked at E*TRADE Financial for more than 7 years in various operational capacities, providing service and support for OptionsLink / Stock Plan participants and to corporate client companies. During his last two years at E*TRADE, Cory worked in Product Management, helping to develop several operational tools and to streamline many processes throughout Corporate Services. In addition to coordinating the release of new products; he also served as the product-owner for several large offerings such as Stock Options, ESPP, Restricted Stock, SARs, Trading, Transaction History, and Sarbanes-Oxley fulfillment. He acquired his Series 7 and Series 63 licenses while with E*TRADE, completed the first two phases of the Certified Equity Professional program, and became proficient in Equity Edge®.
Cory graduated from North Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics and a Minor in Business Administration. He then went on to deal blackjack in Lake Tahoe before eventually joining E*TRADE. Cory is an avid volleyball player and loves spending time with his wife and two young sons.
My Equity Comp was started by experienced professionals with over 30 years of combined experience in the realms of equity compensation and stock plan brokerage. Using this background as well as an analytical approach to
equity compensation, My Equity Comp continues to help companies with all of their equity compensation needs.