Sullivan, Cotter and Associates, Inc., one of the nation’s leading independent compensation, benefits and human resources management consulting firms, has named Maureen Cotter as Director of Research and Information.
Maureen will lead the research team in providing clients and partners with valuable information on emerging trends and issues in compensation and benefits for the health care industry. She will work with client advisory boards to align the Firm’s research agenda with client needs and leverage technology to create a better user experience for participants in SullivanCotter’s industry-leading surveys. Maureen will also lead the marketing team to bring awareness to the Firm’s emerging services and expanding geographic footprint as well as to strengthen relationships with industry partners.
“Maureen brings more than 30 years of consulting expertise and business leadership to SullivanCotter, making her well-positioned to lead our research and marketing teams,” said SullivanCotter CEO, Ted Chien. “Her experience and understanding of today’s rapidly evolving health care landscape are invaluable assets to our Firm as we continue to leverage our unsurpassed data and information to better serve our clients.”
Prior to joining SullivanCotter, Maureen has held a variety of leadership positions within consulting and private sector companies, most notably serving as Global Director of Group and Health Care Consulting for Watson Wyatt (now TowersWatson), a human resource consulting firm. She has also led projects with a wide variety of health care policy stakeholders as an independent consultant, and served as Senior Director of Health and Welfare Benefits Consulting at HighRoads, a firm specializing in human resources technology and benefits.
Maureen is also a frequent contributor, author and speaker on the topics of health care, benefits finance and industry trends. She is one of the founding directors of the National Business Group on Health’s Institute on Health Care Costs and Solutions and is active in The Healthcare Roundtable. Maureen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from the University of Michigan and is an associate of the Society of Actuaries.
SullivanCotter is the leading independent consulting firm in the assessment and development of tailored total compensation and reward programs for tax-exempt, not-for-profit organizations. For more than 20 years, the Firm has provided executive and employee compensation, governance and physician compensation counsel to a wide variety of health care and higher education organizations, associations and foundations. A recognized leader in health care compensation benchmarking, trends and analyses, SullivanCotter has also developed the most widely recognized physician and health care executive compensation surveys in the United States. Building from this unparalleled data, the Firm works closely with executives, boards and compensation committees to devise innovative solutions to attract and retain leadership talent while satisfying not-for-profit missions and regulatory requirements.