Donald P. Delves, BA, MBA, EdD, CPA

Don Delves, founder and president of The Delves Group, is a highly sought after consultant and speaker on corporate governance and executive pay and performance. With over 20 years’ experience in consulting with major corporate boards and executive teams across the country, Don helps companies ensure that they are getting what they pay for with their compensation dollars.

Don is frequently interviewed and is cited as an expert in major media, including CNBC, Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Directors and Boards, and National Public Radio. He also recently testified before the U.S. Senate and the FASB on the hotly debated issue of stock option expensing. He is the author of Stock Options and the New Rules of Corporate Accountability (2003, McGraw-Hill) and many articles for a variety of governance, compensation, finance, and accounting publications.

Don is a CPA. He holds an EdD in Corporate Governance from Fielding Graduate University, an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago and a BA in Economics from DePauw University.

He is a member of the FASB’s Statement 123R Resources Group, which was organized to address implementation issues identified by companies and their auditors when implementing the requirements in Statement 123R (FASB Accounting Standards Codification Topic 718). He is a member of, and regular speaker for, the National Association of Corporate Directors, the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals, and World at Work.

Prior to founding The Delves Group, Don was a Principal or Senior Consultant at iQuantic, Sibson & Co., Towers Perrin, and Arthur Andersen.