Continental FRS Plan Administration Experts

Our close-knit team of professionals offers a wealth of expertise in every aspect of equity compensation and delivers unsurpassed customer service every step of the way.

Corporate Management


Steven Nelson, President and Chairman

Steven has more than 30 years of industry experience. An attorney with a background in public as well as private practice, he is a member of the New York State and Federal Bars. He has practiced at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, and as a federal prosecutor. Steven is a member of the Securities Transfer Association Board, and chairs its Legal Committee, which is active in promoting important changes within the industry. A magna cum laude graduate of Brandeis University, he received Law Review honors from NYU Law School.


Marianne Brannock-Hill, CTP CEP, Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Marianne brings over 32 years experience as consultant, corporate manager and advisor with firms such as Altera Corp, Octel Communications, Lam Research, StockPlan Inc., Credence Systems, Alcatel/Genesys and Borland. A frequent speaker at local and national conferences, Marianne earned a degree in Business Management from St. Mary's College, and holds designations as a Certified Equity Professional and Certified Treasury Professional. Read full bio.

Consulting and Outsourcing Division


Kathy Blackwell, MBA CEP, Senior Equity Consultant

Kathy has more than 18 years experience in the corporate environment specializing in stock plans management and executive compensation. Most recently she managed internal equity compensation at Charles Schwab. Kathy earned an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. She also is a Certified Equity Professional. Read full bio.