James Fox

James Fox is a Managing Director of the public sector and higher education compensation part of the Gallagher Human Resources & Compensation Consulting practice. In this capacity, James Fox serves as project director and/or technical advisor, providing technical direction and quality assurance. He is responsible for all consulting activities in the areas of job evaluation and compensation, organization analysis, personnel systems and policy development.

James Fox has been directing classification and compensation studies for more than 30 years. Prior to forming Fox Lawson, he spent 8 years with the firm of Ernst & Young LLP where he became a Partner and served as the Midwest Regional Director of Compensation Consulting their public-sector compensation consulting practice. He also served as Board Chair of Project Pathfinder, the Chair of the Human Resources Committee of the North Star chapter of the Boy Scouts of America, a member of the Ramsey County Personnel Committee, and member of the State of Minnesota Governor's Compensation Council on Elected and Appointed officials.

Dr. Fox earned a Doctorate Degree in the Social Sciences from the University of Minnesota and is a Senior Certified Professional from the International Public Management Association for Human Resources. He is also an active member of several professional associations including the College & University Professional Association for Human Resources, the International Public Management Association for Human Resource, the Society for Human Resources Management and WorldatWork.