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Greater Akron Chamber Presents The Morning Buzz on December 14 Featuring Matthew Whitson

Greater Akron—The Morning Buzz is a monthly speaker breakfast series, which aims to connect small- and medium-sized businesses by facilitating the exchange of ideas and strategies for business growth and success.  On Friday, December 14, 2018, join us to hear Matthew Whitson, Managing Principal, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., present “Human Capital Investment Management & the Organizational Fingerprint.”  

With nearly twenty years of consulting experience, Matt is a Managing Principal with Gallagher’s Human Resources & Compensation Consulting practice and manages the consulting team in the Chicago area.  Matt has extensive experience in the strategy, analysis and design of compensation programs across a wide array of industries.

Throughout his consulting career, his attention to detail, analytic approach and vast industry knowledge has been an asset to the organization and has provided clients with strategic solutions to meet their business objectives.  He works with boards of directors, executive leadership and human resources departments providing expert guidance, research and analytics to help them build HR capabilities in their organizations.

In addition to his extensive background in compensation, Matt works with clients on incentive program design, FLSA audits, job evaluation, workforce planning, performance management, retention strategies and on a variety of other human resources topics.

Matt has provided compensation expertise in industries such as health care, manufacturing, financial services, life sciences, credit unions, energy, construction, third-party logistics, aerospace and higher education.  Matt has recently been featured at several local human resources conferences speaking on variety of topics including navigating a dynamic labor market, total rewards trends, human resources metrics and generational integration in the workforce from a total rewards perspective.

Matt received his bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his MBA with a concentration in Human Resources.

The Morning Buzz will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Akron, 1307 E. Market St., Akron, Ohio 44305.  Business connections, registration and breakfast begin at 7:30 a.m., and the program will be held from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.  The cost is $25 for members, $50 for non-members and includes a breakfast buffet.  To make a reservation, call the Greater Akron Chamber at (330) 376-5550 or register on-line at www.greaterakronchamber.org
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