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President and Chief Executive Off...

Equity Methods , LLC
Equity Methods , Inc.
15300 N. 90th Street, Suite 400
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260
United States

Company Description: Founded in 1998, Equity Methods is the international leader in equity compensation compliance solutions. We provide services to finance, accounting, and human...   more
Background

Employment History

Education

  • B.S. , Economics and Finance
    Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business
  • MBA
    Oxford University
  • M.B.A.
    Oxford University
  • B.S. , Economics and Finance
    Arizona State University
  • B.S. , Economics and Finance
    W.P. Carey School of Business
  • M.B.A
    Oxford
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Web References
"Generating accurate, timely TSR ...
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"Generating accurate, timely TSR calculations and communicating the updated results in a clear and intuitive way are challenges for compensation and benefits teams," says Takis Makridis, President and CEO of Equity Methods.
Thought Leadership in Equity Compensation – Our People
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Takis Makridis President & CEO
Takis Makridis is responsible for the strategy, sales, marketing and service delivery at Equity Methods. Takis leverages extensive consulting experience in overseeing the consulting practice at Equity Methods while remaining active in the firm's research efforts. He works closely with finance and HR executives to address their equity compensation accounting, valuation, and financial reporting needs, and is critically engaged with thought-leaders from consulting firms, public accounting, and academia in addressing emerging issues. Equity Methods assists over 450 companies in properly valuing and accounting for their equity compensation instruments, with a particular focus on large and generally complex programs (strategically serving over 20% of the Fortune 100).
Takis is a nationally recognized speaker at industry conferences across the country and frequently leads executive briefing sessions and firm webinars to enhance knowledge sharing among client firms and disseminate best practices throughout the industry. Takis is the author of Advanced Topics in Equity Compensation Accounting and Accounting for Equity Compensation (third - fifth edition), both published by the National Center for Employee Ownership, which have been required texts for the Certified Equity Professional (CEP) designation. Takis has published articles in various technical publications and has also been cited in publications such as the New York Times and Compliance Week. Takis holds a B.S. in Economics and Finance from Arizona State University and an M.B.A. from Oxford University.
Equity Methods - Management Team
www.equitymethods.com, 25 Nov 2010 [cached]
Takis Makridis Director of Professional Services
In addition to overseeing the professional practice and consulting organization at Equity Methods, Takis is an expert in the complexities of equity compensation instruments. He spearheaded the original research and development underlying Option Navigator, the firm's FAS 123R web-based financial reporting tool, and continues to develop and refine corporate strategy with respect to current and future product and service offerings. Takis leverages extensive consulting experience in overseeing the consulting practice at Equity Methods, while remaining active in the firm's research efforts.
He works frequently with finance and HR executives at Fortune 500 corporations to address their valuation and compliance needs, and is critically engaged with accounting and valuation thought-leaders from consulting firms, public accounting, and academia. He is a nationally recognized speaker at industry conferences across the country, and frequently leads user conferences to enhance knowledge-sharing among client firms and expand the professional practice at Equity Methods.
Takis is the author of Advanced Topics in Equity Compensation Accounting, which is a required text for the CEP designation. Takis holds a B.S. in Economics and Finance from the W.P. Carey School of Business and an M.B.A. from Oxford University.
Stock & Option Solutions - Private Company Conference
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Takis Makridis is the head of the Equity Methods Consulting Group, a Bank of America Merrill Lynch company. In his role, he oversees client delivery, operations, sales, marketing, and R&D. Takis has worked closely with finance and HR executives to address their equity compensation accounting, valuation, and financial reporting needs, and remains critically engaged with thought-leaders from consulting firms, public accounting, and academia in addressing emerging issues. The Equity Methods Consulting Group assists over 400 companies in properly valuing and accounting for their equity compensation instruments, with a particular focus on large and generally complex programs.
Takis is a nationally recognized speaker at industry conferences across the country and frequently leads executive briefing sessions and firm webinars to enhance knowledge sharing among client firms and disseminate best practices throughout the industry. Takis is the author of Advanced Topics in Equity Compensation Accounting and coauthor (with Barbara Baksa) of Accounting for Equity Compensation (third â€" fifth edition), both published by the National Center for Employee Ownership, which have been required texts for the Certified Equity Professional (CEP) designation.
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Takis is also an advisory board member of the Certified Equity Professional Institute. Takis has published articles in various technical and business publications, and has also been cited in media publications such as the New York Times and Compliance Week. Takis holds a B.S. in Economics and Finance from Arizona State University and an M.B.A. from Oxford University.
Thought Leadership in Equity Compensation – Events
www.equitymethods.com, 1 Nov 2013 [cached]
Takis Makridis, President and CEO of Equity Methods, will give a presentation with Daniel Laddin, Partner with Compensation Advisory Partners, entitled "Ten Things You Want Your Comp Committee to Know BEFORE Grants are Issued" at 4 p.m. on Oct. 24.
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Takis Makridis, CEO of Equity Methods, will be leading a panel "Auditing 101 for Stock Compensation" on Tuesday at 4:15 p.m. in Ballroom 1.
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Takis Makridis of Equity Methods will take part in the Reconsidering Recharges panel, presenting on the tax accounting considerations when implementing an intercompany recharge for stock compensation.
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At the forum, Takis Makridis will be presenting "Dish Me Up Some Equity Comp Three Ways!"
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Takis Makridis provides an introduction to accounting for equity compensation.
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Takis Makridis of Equity Methods and panelists highlight the unique aspects of performance awards, particularly those that impact administration and financial reporting.
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Takis Makridis' presentation will explore the implications that US-based companies face under IFRS.
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