Graves Consulting provides compensation system analysis & benchmarking for all sectors and industries, however we specialize in public sector compensation consulting. We have worked with many municipalities and public sector organizations across multiple states. We specialize in building or updating market-based pay structures for the public sector, including all specialty areas such as Public Safety, EMS, Library Systems, School Districts, Tourism and more. We also provide Pay Equity Analysis services to identify and remedy potential pay disparities, particularly for Colorado clients looking for good faith compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. We have worked with organizations with as few as 5 employees up to large Counties that employ thousands.
Founder and Principal
Graves Consulting was founded by Laurie Graves. Laurie has more than 25 years of experience in Human Resources leadership and a proven track record of success in building high functioning teams, people focused strategies and processes that deliver effective, engaged team members and measurable financial results.
Previously, Laurie was the head of People Systems (Human Resources) for The Bama Companies for over 15 years. Bama is a global manufacturer of bakery products and employs 2000+ team members globally.
Laurie’s expertise includes Compensation, Organizational Culture, Employee Retention and Engagement Strategies, Leadership Development and more. She has worked with dozens of clients across multiple industries to build customized solutions for her clients.
The City of Louisville worked with Graves Consulting on a Compensation Analysis and a Pay Equity Study. We were extremely impressed with their knowledge of the industry, their commitment to us, and the quick turn-around timeframe.