For almost 30 years, Marsha Cameron, Co-Founder at Paradox Compensation Advisors, has applied innovative yet pragmatic thinking to the design of compensation systems. Her approach focuses on integration of a company’s business strategy and objectives with its reward programs. A pioneer in the use of statistical analyses and technology in the compensation field, Ms. Cameron specializes in pay programs for both executive and broad-based employees. She has worked with privately held and publicly traded organizations in a broad array of industries, as well as nonprofits. Clients who have sought Ms. Cameron’s expertise include AT&T, Bank of America, Booz-Allen, Campbell’s Soup, Canadian Pacific Railroad, Coca-Cola, Dairy Farmers of America, The Federation of State Medical Boards, Liberty Science Center, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Shell International, Staples, Toshiba USA and TXU. A number of her assignments have included an international focus.
Ms. Cameron previously managed worldwide compensation consulting practices for two major consulting firms. She also held vice president positions at both TXU and Verizon (formerly GTE). In these roles, she developed comprehensive executive, sales and broad-based compensation programs, as well as leadership development, employee communications and performance management capabilities. She has also led the compensation and benefit integration efforts associated with various acquisitions and has extensive experience analyzing and formulating executive contracts.
Ms. Cameron holds a master of science degree from Columbia University, where she was a Paul F. Lazarsfeld fellow. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a bachelor’s degree from the University of California-Riverside.
Ms. Cameron has written numerous articles and two book chapters on the topic of compensation. She is on the Executive Board of the Dallas Symphony, where she currently chairs the compensation committee.