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|Board of Directors|
2019 Board of Directors:
Eric Galstad, CCP, GRP 📧
Eric is the Compensation and Benefits Director at Graco Inc. with over 20 years of HR experience. He lives in New Hope with his wife and three children. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, DIY projects, and musky fishing.
Annie Moser, CCP 📧
Annie is a Senior Compensation Analyst at Be the Match. Annie has experience assisting clients with tax accounting, including tax technical reviews such as 280G, 409A, and 162(m), broad based compensation, physician compensation, executive compensation, organizational development, and job evaluation during post-merger integrations. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with friends and family (especially the dog), cooking, being on the lake, and fishing.
Padma Tamma, MA, MAIR 📧
Padma is the Sr. Director, Compensation and Benefits at Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota. She has been in Human Resources and Total Rewards profession for over 23 years and has extensive experience in compensation, benefits, performance management, wellness, reward and recognition programs, and HRIS Systems. She has a Master’s Degree in Industrial Relations from Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. She also has a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology. She lives with her husband in New Brighton and enjoys reading, gardening, and traveling.
Rena Solum, MHRM, CCP, SPHR 📧
Rena is the Compensation Manager at CHS with over 15 years of HR experience. In this role, she partners with HR and business leaders to provide a broad range of consultation, analysis and program design to support the company’s business strategy and objectives. Rena lives in River Falls, WI with her husband and son. She enjoys spending time with family, being outdoors, reading and traveling.
JoAnn Meier, CCP 📧
JoAnn is the Director of Corporate Compensation at U.S. Bank with over 18 years of compensation experience in various industries including financial services and health care. Prior to joining U.S. Bank in 2015, her focus was primarily on sales compensation design and administration. She has previously served on the Membership Committee. JoAnn lives in Plymouth and enjoys walking, traveling, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Jen Bailey, MAHR 📧
Jen Bailey is a Director at McLagan Consulting with over 10 years of compensation experience. She has worked in diverse industries including retail, healthcare and banking designing and delivering broad-based compensation programs. Jen lives in Shoreview with her husband Brad and dog Tonka. She enjoys photography, running, golfing and spending time with friends and family.
Kathy Johnson, CCP, GRP, SHRM-SCP 📧
Kathy is a Regional Director - Client Management at PayScale with over 20 years of human resources/compensation experience. She is also a member of WorldatWork's Local Network Expert Council supporting local compensation/benefits associations. She enjoys crafting, running, and entertaining family and friends. She lives with her husband and their twin sons in Inver Grove Heights.
Ann Shama 📧
Ann is a Compensation Business Partner at Xcel Energy. She has 15 years of human resource experience which include 9 years of compensation experience. She has previously worked on the corporate side of the retail industry. For the past 2 years she has served on the TCCN Membership Committee. She enjoys spending time with family, friends and attending her son’s sporting events. Ann lives in Minnetonka with her husband and two children.
Julie Schomer, SHRM-CP, MAHR 📧
Communications & Website Chair
Julie is the HR Manager for Marketing Concepts/Ability Commerce with over a decade of HR leadership experience including compensation projects. She has served on the TCCN Communications Committee and previously on the Board for CMSHRM. Julie lives in St. Cloud with her husband and enjoys biking, golf, travelling and spending time with family.