Executive Compensation at the Alzheimer’s Association
The Alzheimer’s Association was established in 1980 and is based in Chicago, Illinois although there are 81 chapters in communities nationwide that provide information, referrals, support groups, care consultation, education and safety services to families and professionals.
The Chicago-based organization oversees the chapters and is primarily engaged in raising funds to provide patient and family care information, advocacy, and fund research. The Alzheimer’s Association reported employing 2,307 employees who were compensated $160.8 million in 2016, which equates to an average of $70,000 each. However, 122 individuals received more than $100,000 in compensation with the most highly compensated individuals listed below:
- $1,107,919: Harry Johns, President and CEO
- $ 614,789: Richard Hovland, COO and CFO
- $ 496,484: Robert Egge, Chief Public Policy Officer
- $ 479,869: Maria Carrillo, Chief Science Officer
- $ 432,628: Donna McCullough, Chief Development Officer
- $ 391,499: Scott Gardner, Chief Chapter Relations Officer
- $ 294,673: Michael Carson, Chief Marketing Officer
- $ 280,179: Christine Foh, Assistant Secretary and VP Legal and GC
- $ 110,609: Angela Geiger, Chief Strategy Officer
As listed above, $4.2 million was paid to nine individuals (5 men and 4 women). The top 3 most highly compensated individuals were men. The bottom 3 most highly compensated individuals were 2 women and 1 man.
The 990 (2016) also reports the following information:
Harry Johns participates in both a qualified retirement plan($29,150 was contributed by the organization) and a non-qualified supplemental plan in which the organization contributed $150,000 which fully vested in 2017.
Mr. Johns received non-taxable benefits of $21,923 for medical, dental, basic life insurance, and short and long-term disability.
To read the IRS Form 990 (2016), click here.