About Zayla Partners
Meet the experienced team that will deliver the most efficient and effective compensation solutions for your company.
Our Name: Zayla
We view talented people as the singular differentiator for any company’s success. Our mission is to empower companies to hire, inspire – and ultimately retire – these talented people. We do this by aligning your company’s long-term strategy and goals with the most efficient and effective executive pay and governance programs available.
Our Core Values
What Makes Zayla Special
Need more reasons to work with Zayla Partners™? From the way we operate, to the attitudes we hold, to the expertise we have, keep reading to see why Zayla™ is simply the best.
Pay Starts with Z™
The best executive pay strategy starts with the end first: Z. Our clients’ end goals are the cornerstone of our name and business.
Talent is Everything
Our mission is to empower companies to hire, inspire – and ultimately retire – the best talent available.
We listen intently to our clients’ stakeholders and then develop creative, tailored, compensation and governance solutions.
Advice You Can Count On
We provide strategic advice and tailored recommendations we stand behind, not just middle-of-the-road data.
Bang for Your Buck
Every dollar matters – we strive to develop the most efficient, effective compensation programs.
We articulate the why, so that investors, board members, management, employees and other stakeholders are all aligned.
Sustainable Performance Pay
We develop programs that can endure serious market volatility while paying for performance and retaining the best talent.
Deep Industry Expertise
Developing executive compensation strategies for companies in these industries is not a job or a project – it is our calling.
Track Record of Success
Over the past two decades we have advised over 1,000 public, private and not for profit companies with an average client tenure of 10 years.
Books & Publications
Zayla Partners has shown industry experience through years of contributions to educational publications, including:
- “The Power of Restricted Stock: The Definitive Guide to a Resurging Long-term Incentive”, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Edition. WorldatWork 2013, 2006, and 2003. Co-author.
- “Rethinking Strategic Compensation”, Commerce Clearinghouse 2004 & 2006 editions. Technical Contributor.
- “Stock Option Alternatives: A Strategic and Technical Guide of Long-Term Incentives” 1st and 2nd edition. WorldatWork 2003 & 2006. Technical Contributor.
We have also been featured in or contributed to over 200 articles on pay and governance topics.