Mae Lon Ding, MBA, CCP
President Personnel Systems Associates, Inc
Mae Lon Ding is a consultant in the areas of employee compensation, employee productivity improvement, performance appraisal, personnel management policy and practice, and personnel information systems. She also provides expert witness testimony in legal cases involving employment discrimination, employee overtime pay, employee wage and benefit loss, pay discrimination, employment opportunity/labor market analysis, and reasonable compensation.
Ms. Ding has been a consultant since 1978 and has worked for several major personnel management and training consulting firms including the Wyatt Company, the Forum Corporation, Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co., R. A. Smith & Associates, and Baker Thomsen Associates. She has consulted with organizations in government, banking, financial services, health care, high technology, insurance, manufacturing, nonprofit, and service industries. Her clients have ranged from small family businesses to Fortune 500 companies…
Ms. Ding teaches seminars nationwide in the areas of salary administration, incentive compensation, performance appraisal, supervisory skills, EEO law, Pair Labor Standards Act and California overtime law. She is an instructor for the professional certification program of WorldatWork (formerly American Compensation Association). She has taught classes for the personnel management certification programs at the University of California at Irvine and at the California State Universities in Long Beach and Pomona. She has also been an instructor for the Masters of Human Resources program at Chapman University. Groups she has been asked to speak before include:
- Group Health Association of America Convention
- Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA) Annual Convention
- Society of Human Resource Managers National Convention
- Chain Restaurant Compensation Association National Convention
- WorldatWork (formerly American Compensation Association) National Convention
- Mortgage Banker’s Association National Convention
Ms. Ding has had articles published in the Journal of Compensation and Benefits, Personnel, The Personnel News, the Chapman University Economic Review, and the Forensic Consultants Association News. She is author of Survey Sources, For U.S. and International Employee Pay and Benefits, a bibliography of over 1500 surveys. She has been quoted in the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Business Week, the Orange County Register , Workforce Online and Restaurants & Institutions.
She received her MBA from the University of Southern California and has a BA from UCLA in Industrial Psychology. Ms. Ding is designated as a Certified Compensation Professional by WorldatWork (formerly American Compensation Association). She is a past president of the Association of Professional Consultants and former director and member of the Forensic Consultants Association of Orange County. She is also a member of the ProVisors. Ms Ding is listed in the Southern California Experts & Consultants Directory and the Northern California Register of Experts and Consultants.