Matthew Whitson

With more than 20 years of consulting experience, Matt is a managing director with Gallagher's Compensation and Rewards Consulting practice and manages the consulting team in the Chicago area. Matt oversees a team of experts who provide guidance and support to clients on a range of compensation-related issues.

Matt brings a wealth of experience and expertise in designing and implementing effective compensation strategies that drive business success. With a passion for helping organizations attract and retain top talent through competitive compensation packages, he has established himself as a trusted advisor to boards of directors, senior executives and HR professionals across a range of industries.

Whether working with large corporations or small businesses, he brings a collaborative and strategic approach to his work. He's committed to building strong relationships with clients, understanding their unique challenges and opportunities, and developing customized solutions that meet their specific needs.

Matt has been a featured speaker at numerous conferences on a variety of topics, including Returns on Talent Investment, 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 master's in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources.