Phillip Blount & Associates, Inc. is a management consulting firm founded in 1996. Our offices are located in metro Atlanta, Georgia, but our clients are located all over the United States and internationally. We understand that today’s business environment has changed over the past few decades, so we proudly provide our clients with personalized human resources solutions that successfully meet today’s business challenges. Our expertise is in Compensation Consulting services and Organization Effectiveness, and we serve clients in the private sector as well as in not-for-profit and faith-based organizations.

Phil Blount serves as the firm’s president and founder. Before he began his career, Mr. Blount graduated from The University of Georgia with a B.B.A. in Accounting and from Georgia State University with an M.B.A. in Management. He worked with Hay Group, one of the nation’s largest human resources consulting firms, for over 15 years and served as their Vice President & Managing Director over their U.S. Southern regional operations. Phillip Blount & Associates’ other principals, prior to beginning their consulting careers, also have over 20 years of experience working within private companies as well as in for-profit and non-profit organizations.

The team at Phillip Blount & Associates is proud to have clients who have been with them for over 20 years. What sets us apart from other consultants in the human resources industry?

  • We are quick in responding to their clients’ needs and questions;
  • We are dedicated to company integrity;
  • We possess a professional and inviting demeanor when communicating with their clients; and
  • We are passionate about not only their work but also about service … service to their clients as well as service within their community.

Phillip Blount & Associates offers the following compensation consulting services to their clientele:

Alternative Reward Systems Including Team-Based Pay Base Salary Design
Board of Director Advisory Services Board of Director Compensation
Compensation Linkage to Overall Strategy Customized Salary Surveys
Executive Compensation Intermediate Sanctions – Nonprofit Organizations
Job Description Development Litigation Support
Management & Executive Incentive Design Organization Design
Pay Policies and Reward Strategies Pay-for-Performance Salary Programs
Performance Appraisals Performance Management
Proxy Analysis Salary Administration Guidelines & Policy Development
Sales Compensation Design Single Market Pricing/Comparison Studies
Total Compensation Design Variable Cash Compensation Plans

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Phil Blount is President of Phillip Blount & Associates, Inc., a management consulting firm providing clients with custom designed human resources solutions helping to meet the challenges present in today’s changing business environment.

Phil is a native Georgian and earned a BBA in accounting from the University of Georgia and an MBA in management from Georgia State University. He began his career in accounting with a diversified Fortune 250 industrial organization. Over a number of years with this organization, he held positions in accounting, human resources, and line management. He was responsible for career development and training, management succession planning, and compensation. Phil held positions requiring significant involvement in organization design and merger, acquisition, and divestiture transactions from both human resources and operational standpoint. This unique combination of experiences helped him develop an understanding and appreciation for how human resources initiatives must provide business solutions impacting bottom-line results.

Before establishing Phillip Blount & Associates, Inc. in 1996, Phil spent over fifteen years with the Hay Group, one of the world’s largest human resources consulting firms. During that time, he worked with clients in several areas including executive compensation, sales force effectiveness, and the design and implementation of management incentives. Phil also did significant work with clients on organizational design issues and performance improvement. He was a pioneer in the development of one of the first competency-based pay systems in 1990. He served in a number of leadership roles including Vice President and Managing Director of the firm’s operation in the Southern United States. Phil also served on the North American Strategy Committee.

During his consulting career, his clients have included organizations in a wide range of industries and services such as entertainment, hospitality, real estate development, banking, foods, healthcare, retailing, utilities, automotive manufacturing, metal fabrication, construction, agri-business, appliance manufacturing, mining, tire manufacturing, building materials and the not-for-profit and faith-based sectors. Phil’s track record of results and long-standing client relationships have become his hallmark with a number of clients have worked with him for more than twenty years.

Phil is a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) and a Global Remuneration Professional (GRP), both professional certifications granted by WorldatWork, formerly the American Compensation Association.  He is the recipient of their Lifetime Achievement Award.  He is also a member of the Society of Human Resource Management and the Atlanta Area Compensation Association.  Phil has served as a guest lecturer/speaker for such organizations as the American Management Association, the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability, the Society for Human Resource Management, the University of Georgia, and Georgia State University.  He has served on the Executive Committee of the Board of the University of Georgia Alumni Association and as President of the Board of the Atlanta Youth Choir.  He is past Chairman and serves on the Board of the ministry KidStuff Around the World.