Michael F. Maciekowich is a National Director for Astron Solutions. His areas of expertise include the development, design, and implementation of executive, physician, & employee base pay systems, short- and long-term incentive programs, sales incentive programs, and performance management systems in all industries. Michael has 38 years of consulting and industry compensation experience. Prior to Astron, Michael worked for numerous consulting firms such as The Hay Group, Towers Watson, Adams, Nash & Haskell, and the Omni Group. He began his career in 1978 at Zenith Electronics, continuing his career at Honeywell and the American Hospital Association before moving into consulting.
Michael is a sought-after speaker in total rewards program design. He has presented at national ASHHRA (American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration) and WorldatWork conferences, as well as numerous local ASHHRA & SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) chapters. His topics include current trends in compensation program design, design & utilization of gamification strategies in employee engagement, creative performance management program design, customer satisfaction driven rewards systems, and Compensation 101 for Beginners.
Michael is an active member of WorldatWork, the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration, and the Society for Human Resource Management. He is also a member of various local and state human resource associations across the country. He has chaired the Business Partner Committee for the ASHHRA Region 1 conference for the past 12 years. Michael received a lifetime achievement award from WorldatWork.
Michael received bachelor’s degrees in political science and philosophy, and a master’s degree in industrial relations, from the Loyola University of Chicago.