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[Zoom Meeting] From Strategy to Equity: Designing and Assessing Your Approach to Compensation

  • Tuesday, November 09, 2021
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Zoom



Join The Nonprofit Partnership & DRG Talent Advisory Group for [Zoom Meeting] From Strategy to Equity: Designing and Assessing Your Approach to Compensation from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesday, November 9th!

A strategic, equitable approach to compensation is both a mission-critical ideal and a potential competitive advantage in the search for talent. In this webinar, experts in compensation strategy and analysis will share strategies for assessing your approach to compensation and designing a compensation strategy and practice that is aligned to organizational values and goals—including those centered on internal and external equity and transparency.  Participants will have an opportunity to share the questions and challenges they face, discuss the pros and cons of different approaches, and learn how others are approaching this critical topic. 

About the presenters:

Heather Gowdy is the Chief of Talent Services at DRG. Heather leads both the development and execution of DRG’s Talent Advisory practice, and works with clients on a diverse range of issues including organizational analysis and design; compensation strategy and benchmarking; succession and transition planning; and partnership exploration, negotiation, and planning. Her passion is helping individuals, teams, and organizations succeed and thrive in complex and ever-changing contexts. An expert consultant, trainer, speaker, and executive coach with over 20 years’ experience in the nonprofit sector, Heather is adept at helping individuals and organizations assess their current situation; identify their strengths, needs, and goals; and set a course for the future.

Shaquile Coonce is a Talent Consultant at DRG. Building on her vast experience with nonprofits in all industries, she is able to expertly guide clients to solutions that address their needs. Shaquile has consulted with over 150 nonprofits throughout her career. Before joining DRG, she worked at La Piana Consulting doing strategic and business planning, merger negotiations, and organizational and culture assessments. She believes people play the largest role in the success of an organization and places immense value on getting to know her clients during an engagement. Shaquile lives in Pittsburgh with her partner, Patrick. Together, they own and manage their business, Euforeia Golf. She enjoys boating during the summer and snowboarding in the winter.

Omar (he/him/his), is a Talent Consultant at DRG. He supports nonprofits through the full life cycle of their talent needs including executive search, organizational design and alignment, transition planning, culture assessment and engagement. Prior to joining DRG, Omar worked as a Search Consultant at On-Ramps, identifying talent in the social sector. He came to On-Ramps after six years at Relay Graduate School of Education where he served as the Director of Talent Acquisition, leading a team that drove the annual recruitment of over 100 full- and part-time staff and faculty across the country. Prior to Relay, Omar served as Director of Teacher Policy for Democrats for Education Reform. He started his career in the classroom, teaching 9th and 11th grade English at Williamsburg Charter High School and 5th grade English Language Arts at Community Partnership Charter School. Omar earned a B.A. in English Secondary Education at The College of Saint Rose and an Ed.M. in Education Policy and Management from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Omar now lives in Ossining, NY with his wife, two daughters, and wheaten terrier. He is active in local politics, serving as an Ossining Village Trustee.

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