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Ashley Thomalla

Senior Consultant

Human Capital

Whether she’s running, working in her garden, fishing or skiing, Ashley enjoys spending time outdoors. She also likes spending time with her boxer, Hank. Ashley admires Hank’s curiosity for life, which keeps her on her toes and helps her stay prepared for what the consulting industry brings her way!

As a Senior Human Capital Consultant, Ashley is dedicated to meeting client needs and helping them see the big picture in their organization. Her background in industrial/organizational psychology, coupled with her common sense approach and ability to balance science and practice, prove to be crucial in her work as a consultant. Ashley brings her outside perspective to help numerous clients, including those in financial services, healthcare, non-profits and utilities.

Ashley has experience in analyzing and documenting jobs, which serve as the foundation of many key organizational functions such as hiring, training, compensating employees and managing their performance. Her experience includes work environment scans and audits as well as organizational design and selection projects. On a regular basis, Ashley conducts research and analyzes data to answer questions and examines best practices and industry trends to help clients see how their policies and practices compare.

She is a Certified Compensation Professional, as well as a Global Remuneration Professional. Ashley’s education and experience in compensating and rewarding employees have helped her to focus clients on the importance of their rewards strategies. She routinely provides clients with compensation recommendations to help them attract, motivate, reward and retain top talent. Furthermore, Ashley encourages a pay for performance culture and has helped clients design pay for performance plans to motivate desired employee behaviors that lead to positive organizational outcomes. Her analytical ability, critical-thinking skills and attention to detail prove very useful in helping clients with their compensation needs. 

Ashley is working toward her PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Her research interests include policies and practices regarding workplace flexibility and work-life fit, which helps make work better for both employers and employees. She is a member of the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology and World at Work.

Contact Information
e-mail: athomalla@ssgi.com |  phone: 402.964.5409  |  fax: 402.963.4085

Education
Master of Arts  |  Industrial/Organizational Psychology
University of Nebraska-Omaha  |  Omaha, NE

Bachelor of Arts |  Psychology
University of Nebraska-Lincoln  |  Lincoln, NE

Professional Certifications

  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP)

  • Global Remuneration Professional (GRP)

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