Meet Our Team
Founder and Managing Principal
Tom advises clients on a wide array of strategic human resources management policy and practice issues. He provides a strong focus on the use of compensation to communicate, incent, reinforce and reward achievement of your organization’s goals and objectives.
Tom brings the benefit of extensive corporate management as well as consulting experience to each client. He combines the latest compensation practices with your corporate culture, operating style and administrative expertise. Tom is particularly focused on transition management — supporting you from your current condition to the desired practice.
Tom has authored articles on executive compensation trends and Workforce 2000. He is frequently quoted in leading financial and business publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Philadelphia Business Journal, and The Economist and Wealth.
Lauren Naylor, Esq., SHRM-SCP
Senior Project Consultant
Lauren partners with clients to develop compensation strategies and solutions that advance the organization’s short- and long-term goals and complement its culture and value set. She works with management to design the base pay and variable pay plans for each level and type of position to be covered by the compensation program and provides benchmarking data to ensure pay equity throughout the organization.
In addition to program planning and development services, Lauren advises clients on regulatory matters affecting their programs and practices, from the latest FLSA changes to IRS Code requirements for executive compensation plans.
Prior to joining Strategic Compensation, Lauren practiced law and provided representation to a broad cross-section of business, nonprofit, and association clients. Lauren earned a J.D. from Widener University Delaware Law School in 2007 and B.A. from Shippensburg University in 2003.