Managing Director and Senior Consultant
Toni Dolby is a Managing Director and Senior Advisor with the Compensation and Rewards Consulting practice of Gallagher's Human Resources and Compensation Consulting business line. She is one of a handful of people who has contributed to the team's rise to leadership in the compensation consulting field, almost from the beginning.
During her 25-plus years with the practice, Toni has served as a senior account executive and a vice president for client services. She became a principal in the practice in 1995 and a partner the following year.
Toni was named a Top Consultant for 2022 by Consulting magazine in the Client Service category. The recognition honors consultants who have differentiated themselves "by their ability to innovate, deliver the highest levels of client serve and affect positive change for their peers, their firms and the industry," according to the magazine. Her pioneering work in the healthcare industry designing compensation philosophies and strategies, developing annual and long-term incentive plans and supplemental retirement plans has broadened boards' view that rewarding talent and leadership is about more than pay.
Toni has designed compensation, benefit and retention plans for a wide variety of health system organizations ranging in size from the local community hospital to some of the largest healthcare systems in the nation. Toni has been instrumental in facilitating the coordination of compensation plans for various clients following a merger or reorganization. She has led, literally, hundreds of client assignments designing compensation philosophies and strategies, developing annual and long-term incentive plans and supplemental retirement plans.
Toni's breadth of experience and longevity at Gallagher enables her to manage a large number of client projects during every stage of their development as well as the ongoing long-term relationship.
Toni received a degree in accounting from Moorhead (Minnesota) State University.
- Support in the publication of national trend reports, white papers and research articles
- Completely redesigning the compensation philosophy and all components of the executive compensation plan including the by-laws, committee charter, minutes format, the salary ranges and guidelines, the annual and long-term incentive opportunities and measures and benefit plans
- Provided expert testimony assisting a healthcare organization in regard to reasonableness of CEO compensation