Shari Dunn, Gallagher

Shari Dunn, a managing director and national practice leader of the HR and Compensation Consulting Practice (HRCC) within Gallagher, specializes in the design and development of strategic base pay plans, performance-based incentive programs and general human resources consulting. Working with private sector for-profit and nonprofit clients and known for her innovative, highly effective approach to job evaluation, salary administration and performance measurement, Dunn supports her clients’ ability to pay competitively, equitably, cost-effectively, motivationally, and legally. She is a frequent presenter at professional conferences, and serves as a guest lecturer at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. Dunn was in compensation management in banking, consumer goods, and manufacturing companies, as well as two global consulting firms, McKinsey and Deloitte, prior to starting her own consulting firm in California. She was the founder and principal of CompAnalysis for many years prior to its acquisition by Gallagher.