Judy Thompson is a Compensation Consultant who helps clients create compensation strategies and systems that promote company success. With over 20 years in Human Resources Management and a specialty in compensation, Judy has a proven track record in finding effective solutions to business issues.
Since entering consulting in 1993, Judy has resolved compensation challenges for hundreds of companies ranging from start-ups to large multinationals in many business sectors. Her passion is in designing competitive sales compensation plans that motivate sales reps and managers to excel and exceed company expectations.
Prior to consulting, Judy managed Human Resources in Silicon Valley high tech companies. Some of the highlights of her HR career included:
Before her high tech positions, Judy worked at Far West Laboratory for Educational Research and Development, designing and conducting statistical research, surveys and program evaluation.
Judy is designated a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) by World at Work (formerly American Compensation Association). She holds an MA in organization studies, an MLA in liberal arts and a BA in education. She is a member of Institute of Management Consultants, World at Work and Northern California Human Resources Association. Judy’s broad background in HR, training and compensations allows her to combine strong technical expertise interpersonal and facilitation skills. Judy meets commitments through good up-front planning, excellent project management skills and a strong commitment to quality. She recognizes compensation touches all areas of the company and can work effectively throughout the organization to solicit input and obtain buy-in at every level. Judy’s motto is, “My job is to make YOU look good.”