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Nancy Ellington – Founder


Nancy has 15+ years of in-house experience in human resources, specializing in compensation and benefits. In addition, she has more than 10 years’ experience in Finance and understands the significant financial impact that compensation and benefit programs have on the business. Her experience includes both public and private sectors in a mix of small, mid-sized, and Fortune 100 companies. She knows the entire process from end to end, setting herself apart from many other consultants.


Nancy has developed a number of innovative approaches to compensation including market-leading remuneration strategies, forward-looking compensation summaries, and proactive engagement/retention plans. She’s delivered presentations to all levels of management including C-Suite Executives and the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors.


She holds certifications from WorldatWork that include: Certified Executive Compensation Professional (CECP), Certified Compensation Professional (CCP), Certified Benefits Professional (CBP), and Global Remuneration Professional (GRP). Nancy has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting.


In her free time, Nancy enjoys wine tasting and scuba diving.

Linda Seuferer


Before joining Compass Total Rewards, LLC in November 2017, Linda had worked for almost 20 years in high-tech & bio technology sectors. She has expertise in broad-based compensation, salary planning, equity, job descriptions and survey administration.


Additionally, she has experience with designing, building, and implementing HRIS core systems and compensation modules including Workday & Success Factors. Linda is very passionate about assisting clients in navigating the ever-changing landscape in compensation.


Areas of focus include:

  • Annual focal processes and programs
  • Global rewards and recognition programs
  • Benchmarking positions
  • Metrics generation and reporting
  • Salary survey submissions
  • Bonus and equity administration


She resides in San Jose, California where she enjoys playing with her 2 Old English Bull Dogs and designing quilts.