Sal DiFonzo is a Managing Director with the Compensation and Rewards Consulting service line of Gallagher’s Human Resources & Compensation Consulting practice. This practice focuses on compensation, benefits and governance.
Mr. DiFonzo has more than 25 years of experience in compensation assessment, design and implementation. Areas of expertise include compensation strategy, broad-based incentive compensation, executive compensation and sales compensation. He specializes in incentive compensation design and assists organizational leaders with ownership transition/management succession through the creation of long-term incentive programs.
Prior to joining Gallagher, Mr. DiFonzo was Vice President in the Compensation and Career Strategies practice of Segal, a national human resources consulting firm. At Segal, he was also the Built Environment industry vertical leader for all practices. Prior to joining Segal, Mr. DiFonzo was Managing Director of the compensation business unit of FMI Corporation, a firm that provides management consulting and investment banking services.
Mr. DiFonzo is a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP), a Certified Benefits Professional (CBP) and a Certified Sales Compensation Professional (CSCP). He also serves on WorldatWork’s Compensation Advisory Council. Mr. DiFonzo earned an MS in Human Resource Management from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN) and a BA in Economics/Business and Psychology at Cornell College (Mt. Vernon, IA).
Author of “Designing Effective Incentive Compensation Plans” (Amazon), Mr. DiFonzo is a frequent speaker and author of numerous articles on compensation.