Corporate Compensation Partners, LLC was founded in 2004 by its principal consultant and current President, Rodney Cottrell. We are a consulting practice located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We provide compensation consulting, management, and administration services directly to clients on a project or retained basis. CCP is widely regarded in the region as a highly credible boutique compensation firm. Corporate Compensation Partners, LLC endeavors to understand your business strategy and objectives as our first step in working with you to successfully design and implement appropriate compensation programs and strategies. Our goal is to exceed your expectations for client service, innovative solutions, and implementation support. We are here to provide you with expert advice and a personalized approach to achieve your compensation goals. We specialize in the analysis, diagnosis, design, and communication required for effective and efficient delivery of compensation programs. A primary goal of our team is to apply our knowledge and experience to service the needs of our clients, providing results and on-going value.



Rodney is the current President of Corporate Compensation Partners, LLC and EHResearch Data Services, LLC. Mr. Cottrell advises corporate and non-profit executives, directors and/or trustees on complex compensation transactions. Concentrating specifically in compensation issues, he is considered an expert in the areas of executive pay, director compensation, sales compensation, incentive plans, employee compensation and compensation technology. Mr. Cottrell provides international and domestic compensation consulting to clients in multiple industries across the United States and is a lecturer and guest speaker at colleges and corporate events.

Rodney has been a Fellow with the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists, an adjunct professor of management at La Roche College, an instructor for the HRCI certification program and the CEBS program offered through the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and the Wharton School. Mr. Cottrell is a graduate of the La Roche College Master of Science In Human Resource Management program with a specialty concentration in Strategic Management and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business with a concentration in Human Resource Management and Psychology. Rodney holds the following professional certifications: Certified Compensation Professional (CCP), Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS), Compensation Management Specialist (CMS), and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).