Korn Ferry
Cheryl Mikuls

Cheryl Mikuls

Senior Client Partner

Kansas City

Cheryl Mikuls is a Senior Client Partner for Korn Ferry Hay Group, based in the firm’s Kansas City office.

As a leader in work measurement and compensation design, Ms. Mikuls works with clients to understand their needs, gather insight into the workings of various functions, and design a hierarchy of jobs to appropriately reflect company's values.

Ms. Mikuls helps clients better understand how to develop efficient organization structures which foster career progression and succession planning across the organization. She has worked with clients in many industries and of various sizes to help them understand the value of internal hierarchies and the importance of linking with external market data to develop compensation programs which drive employee and organization performance. 

Ms. Mikuls is an expert in the area of organization design, job design, analysis, and evaluation using Hay Group’s proprietary methodology for job measurement as a strong technical process for understanding job value and explaining the development of an internal hierarchy to clients.

She combines this expertise with a comprehensive knowledge of trends and best practices in compensation design, from base salary structures to annual and long-term incentive programs, to create compensation programs for companies which motivate and drive performance of individuals towards overall company goals.

Ms. Mikuls has experience in compensation administration and the creation of incentive metrics, as well as opportunity levels to drive the performance of employees towards the overall company objectives. 

Ms. Mikuls holds a master of business administration degree, with high honors, from the University of Notre Dame. She has a bachelor of science in business administration with an emphasis in finance, cum laude, from Creighton University.

 

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