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- Bio: Karen M. Vujtech, SPHR, GPHR


Karen, the Managing Director of Total Rewards Consulting, Inc., has over 25 years experience in Human Resources with significant expertise in compensation as well as experience in benefits and HR systems management. Her compensation expertise includes the design and development of base salary programs, including both traditional and market-based plans; reward and recognition strategies; annual and long term incentives and sales incentives plans. Karen has significant experience in benefit strategy analysis and benefit and HR systems project management and implementation. Prior to consulting, Karen held key compensation and benefits positions in a variety of industries from consumer products and healthcare to high tech.

Education & Credentials

Karen holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Illinois University and an MBA from Dominican University. She is a member of SHRM’s (Society for Human Resource Management) Special Expertise Panel for Total Rewards  and is both a certified senior Human Resources professional (SPHR) and a certified Global Human Resources professional (GPHR). Karen is a past-President of the Chicago chapter of SHRM, has held regional officer positions for WorldatWork and numerous Board positions, including President, for the Chicago Compensation Association (CCA). Karen also has extensive speaking and teaching credentials, including presentations for WorldatWork, CCA, Human Resources Management Association of Chicago (HRMAC), as well as teaching compensation, benefits and human resource management courses for the Society of Human Resources Managers (SHRM), De Paul University in Chicago, Illinois, and Aurora University in Aurora, Illinois.

To contact Karen:

Total Rewards Consulting, Inc.
105 Thistle Court, Suite 201
Schaumburg, IL 60194

P. 847.885.0443
F. 847.884.0646