Martina Young

Martina Young is a principal consultant with the Gallagher Human Resources and Compensation Consulting practice with more than 20 years of experience in compensation and human resources. Martina works with organizations from all industries nationwide, specializing in staff, middle management and executive compensation programs. She guides projects from the assessment of pay programs through the design and implementation of new programs. Martina has a key interest in developing employee communication plans and conducting training around compensation to help organizations get the most benefit out of their compensation programming. She's also provided consulting services throughout the employee engagement survey process, from survey design through the feedback of results and management training.

Martina served as the director of Compensation and HRIS at a healthcare system in Florida for nearly three years. There, she helped lead the organization through two system upgrades, redesigned nursing pay in a union environment and aligned pay across the system after the acquisition of a large physician practice.

Martina holds an M.A. in industrial/organizational psychology and is a member of both the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and HR Tampa. Martina is also a former adjunct faculty member at Avila University, where she has taught classes in psychology, human relations, and organizational behavior and development.

Professional highlights

  • Conducts detailed compensation program audits that include base pay, incentives and special pay practices
  • Focuses on aligning pay programs with organizational missions, goals, and performance
  • Successfully implemented compensation programs in organizations of various sizes, including small physician practices and large healthcare systems.