Consulting

Full-Service Consulting

At Salary.com, you have direct access to a team of compensation experts that are easy to work with and committed to providing insights and recommendations that help you succeed.

Our team delivers creative, data-driven solutions backed by 50 years of combined total rewards consulting experience.

They have unparalleled access to data and take full advantage of our state-of-the-art compensation platform, CompAnalyst®, to deliver solutions to your compensation and total rewards challenges.

Organizations Getting It Right

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Our consultants will assess your pay practices and DE&I initiatives and provide a framework to help your organization evolve towards a more inclusive, fair and competitive workplace.

Total Rewards Strategy Development

Align your total rewards strategy with your overall compensation philosophy. Our consultants will partner with you to understand your business, refine your compensation philosophy, and design balanced, externally competitive and internally equitable rewards programs that ensure employee engagement and support your unique objectives.

Job Design

Our consultants will help you streamline your job design process. They will evaluate your job structures and make recommendations that will have a significant impact on company performance, pay transparency, and employee engagement.

Pay & Benefits Design

Design and implement programs based on your organizational goals and unique business environment. Our consultants will work with you to enhance the strategic value of your pay programs and design benefit packages that deliver a clear competitive advantage while containing costs.

HR Metrics & Analytics

A high performing Human Resources function is essential for an organization to meet its objectives. Our consultants will review your current metrics, establish benchmarks and provide a model for measuring effectiveness over time.

Meet the Experts

Christopher
Fusco
Greg
Wolf
Lenna
Turner
David
Cross
Garry
Straker

Christopher Fusco

Senior Vice President, Compensation – CCP, GRP, SPHR

Chris started his career in compensation in 1980 at the firm then known as Towers Perrin. He continued helping clients across multiple industries at the consulting firms KPMG and Mercer. In addition to his career experience as a consultant, Chris has also worked in corporate compensation management at companies such as Grace and Draper. Chris started at Salary.com in 2002, and he has invented several compensation data products that help organizations pay equitably, fairly and competitively.

Chris attended the University of Connecticut and majored in Human Resources Management. He also obtained his MBA from Northeastern University. He also holds CCP, GRP, and SPHR designations.

Meet the Experts

Christopher Fusco

Senior Vice President, Compensation – CCP, GRP, SPHR

Chris started his career in compensation in 1980 at the firm then known as Towers Perrin. He continued helping clients across multiple industries at the consulting firms KPMG and Mercer. In addition to his career experience as a consultant, Chris has also worked in corporate compensation management at companies such as Grace and Draper. Chris started at Salary.com in 2002, and he has invented several compensation data products that help organizations pay equitably, fairly and competitively.

Chris attended the University of Connecticut and majored in Human Resources Management. He also obtained his MBA from Northeastern University. He also holds CCP, GRP, and SPHR designations.

Greg Wolf

Managing Principal, Salary.com Consulting Practice

Greg has more than 25 years of combined human resource practitioner and consulting experience. He prides himself in creating and maintaining long-lasting relationships with clients to provide continued support in developing solutions to meet their unique challenges now and in the future.

Before joining Salary.com, Greg spent 14 years as Sr. Consultant and Regional Reward Practice Leader with Hay Group where he worked with organizations in a broad spectrum of industries, both public and private sector, locally and globally. He also consults with organizations on total compensation projects such as compensation philosophy development, total rewards and implementation strategies, benefits analysis among others.

Areas of expertise include strategic guidance to clients in all areas of total rewards consulting. Greg employs a broad-based approach to compensation consulting to ensure he develops effective plans to meet his clients’ specific needs.

Lenna Turner

Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion/Compensation Consultant – CCP

Lenna serves as Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Salary.com, developing programs designed to increase cultural awareness and acceptance within Salary.com, while also leading company efforts to help clients conduct DE&I audits and execute action plans. As a member of the Salary.com’s CompData Consulting Practice, she also focuses on client engagements involving studies for base pay and total comp, pay equity and building DE&I knowledge offerings.

Lenna has 20 years of compensation management experience. Prior to joining Salary.com she held progressively complex roles in HR as a Compensation Manager/Senior Consultant and Strategic HR Business Partner. She has worked across various industries and companies, including Georgia Pacific, Coca Cola, Sun Trust Banks(Truist) and Bank of America.

A Certified Compensation Professional (CCP), Lenna holds a BA in Business Administration from the University of Memphis.

David Cross

Senior Compensation Consultant – CCP

David has more than 30 years of compensation consulting experience. This experience includes all aspects of compensation strategy and design for executives, employees and sales compensation. He has worked with senior management and Boards of Directors for a wide array of public and private companies on such projects as, Base Pay Strategy, Short & Long-Term Incentive Design, Salary Administration and HR Metrics.

Garry Straker

Senior Compensation Consultant

Garry has over 20 years of experience specializing in providing total rewards consulting services to a diverse list of clients including higher education institutions, healthcare organizations, public sector employers, and privately held companies from a variety of industries. Garry’s focus is helping organizations achieve strategic goals by leveraging technology, data, and labor market insights to design sustainable, market-aligned total compensation plans.

His technical proficiency and collaborative approach are singularly focused on developing long-term solutions that help to attract and retain critical talent. His expertise includes evaluating trends, organizational challenges, and opportunities to develop rewards programs that are appropriately aligned with organizational workplace culture, and business priorities. Guided by data-driven insights, which considers external labor market dynamics and internal workforce needs and expectations; he helps organizations understand key drivers in reward and recognition programs that foster greater employee engagement and elevate the employee experience.

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