Judith K. Verhave


Judith Verhave is founder and CEO of Next Chapter Solutions LLC, an independent advisory/consulting practice established in August, 2018. Until her retirement in April, 2018 she was an executive vice president and Global Head of Compensation and Benefits for BNY Mellon. She was responsible for the design and delivery of compensation and benefits for BNY Mellon’s 50,000+ person global workforce. She was also responsible for Board of Director’s support and Corporate Governance/Regulatory Affairs in addition to Global Mobility. She was a member of BNY Mellon’s Senior Leadership Team.

She joined BNY Mellon in February, 2008 from Fidelity Investments where she was an executive vice president and was responsible for the delivery of HR services including compensation, benefits (health, welfare and retirement), worklife programs and expatriate services for Fidelity’s 50,000 employees. She was also actively involved in Fidelity’s Research Institute where she played a key role in developing Fidelity’s health care policy expertise. Prior to assuming this role, she was Senior Vice President for Human Resources responsible for Fidelity’s global investment business including talent management, succession planning, workforce planning, compensation and employee relations. She was a member of the Senior HR Leadership Group. In addition, she spent several years supporting the development of Fidelity’s retail business in Japan.

Before joining Fidelity in 1989, Ms. Verhave was vice president and Chief Human Resources Officer for DDS, a start up health care company. Prior to joining DDS, Ms. Verhave was a consultant and research associate for Braxton Associates, a strategy consulting firm.

She holds a B.A. from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. She recently joined the Board of Directors at Castlight Health where she is a member of the Compensation and Talent Committee and the Nominating and Governance Committee. She is a member of the Quantum Board of Advisors, Maven, Big Health and EBCG Board of Advisors. She retired in July 2018 as Chairman of the Board of the National Business Group on Health and is currently on the Board of Governors of the Handel and Haydn Society, Chair of the Personnel Committee and on the Executive Committee.