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About Effective Compensation, Inc.

Founded in 1991, ECI is an independent compensation consulting firm located in the Rocky Mountain region. Based in metro Denver, Colorado, ECI serves clients throughout the U.S. Collaborating closely with key decision makers within the client organization, our analysts draw on input from all parts of the organization to develop customized solutions specific to our client’s situation.

The ECI Team

TERRY ISSELHARDT, SPHR - Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Isselhardt has over forty years assisting firms in compensation, benefits and human resource issues both domestically and internationally. She brings a business management perspective in helping clients develop appropriate compensation strategies. Ms. Isselhardt has owned and operated ECI since January 2001. Her professional experience includes officer and management human resource positions at Martin Segal, Dresser Industries, Gardner-Denver/Cooper Industries, Reading & Bates, Leprino Foods and Golden Bear Golf. She also has experience with pre-IPO startups, mergers and acquisitions. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, SHRM, and World at Work.

KATHLEEN PIPER – Vice President, Technology
Ms. Piper provides technology leadership for ECI. Her responsibilities include alignment of technology to support business strategies, compensation data analysis, software development and program management. With more than twenty-five years of Information Technology experience, Kathleen previously served as a Director, Information Technology for the First American Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, and Vice President, Operations for Allegro Software, Inc., a provider of workforce management solutions.