Laura Lennartz


Laura Lennartz is a Principal in the Executive Workforce Practice at SullivanCotter. With over 20 years of consulting experience, Laura works closely with health care organizations to help align executive compensation, performance, and talent strategy with overall business goals – helping clients to remain competitive and agile in an increasingly complex marketplace.

Laura serves as the strategic advisor to leading academic medical centers, pediatric institutions, integrated delivery systems and community hospitals.

Laura’s experience includes:

  • Developing executive compensation philosophies and programs that are rooted in an organization’s strategic objectives, evolving talent requirements and the competitive market so as to attract and retain strong talent and encourage leadership stability.
  • Working with boards, committees and management on executive compensation governance and providing education on trends, new processes and regulations affecting executive compensation to assist an organization in effectively managing its fiduciary responsibility.
  • Leading total compensation assessments to determine competitiveness and reasonableness, and to aid in the development of effective recruitment, retention, and engagement practices.
  • Supporting organizations with incentive plan design and goal calibration to align executives with the achievement of short-term and long-term priorities that drive organizational success.
  • Preparing formal opinion letters regarding the reasonableness of compensation provided to disqualified persons of not-for-profit 501(c)(3) and (c)(4) organizations.

Prior to joining SullivanCotter, Laura was a senior principal and executive compensation consultant with a global human resources consulting firm.

Laura has an M.A. in industrial and organizational psychology from the University of Colorado and a B.A. in psychology and business administration from the Pennsylvania State University.

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