Lisa Audi - Partner

Lisa has broad compensation design and implementation experience in both corporate and consulting environments. She assists clients in all steps of compensation program development including strategy identification, program design and implementation. Lisa is a founding partner of 3C.

Industries Covered
Lisa has worked with organizations varying in size from small start-up ventures to large multi-nationals. She has designed and implemented total compensation programs across numerous industries including biotechnology, business services, financial services, healthcare, higher education, insurance, manufacturing, retail, high-technology, and not-for-profit organizations.

Professional Background
Lisa was a compensation consultant and project manager in the Chicago office of Buck Consultants for eight years and has also held compensation positions with USA Today and Sherwin-Williams.

Sample Assignments

  • Helping a compensation design team establish a common total reward framework for a public company comprised of more than 50 acquisitions and counting.
  • Redesigning an annual incentive plan for a research company focused on a balanced scorecard performance analysis.
  • Designing an executive compensation system for a bio- technology company as it moved from private ownership to public status.
  • Leading a base pay design and administration team through a job and competency definition process; established an openly communicated market pricing process for all jobs. Continue to advise the team on pay-related issues.
  • Converting a large insurance organization's total compensation program from one having an internal equity focus to a market-based system with strong emphasis on variable pay linked to the organization's financial performance.
  • Designing and implementing a total compensation program for a small non-profit organization that introduced performance-based pay to retain and grow high performers.

Educational Background
Lisa holds a bachelor's degree in industrial psychology from Bowling Green State University and a master's degree in business from George Washington University.

Professional/Academic Affiliations/Published Works
Lisa is a Certified Compensation Professional and a frequent public speaker on compensation-related issues and ideas.

Contact Information
850 West Jackson, Suite 730, Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 343-2403 (direct dial)