The Carlson Dettmann Consulting Team

Our team is a diverse group, and we are not rookies.

In addition to having specialized compensation design technical skills, all of our field consultants have extensive human resource management experience. This is so important to you because we understand the strategic and practical relationship between compensation and the overall management challenge.

Matt Shefchik – SVP of Total Rewards Consulting

Matt has over 20 years in the field of compensation.  Consulting with clients on compensation and human resource management projects since 2002, his areas of concentration are employee and executive compensation, sales and incentive compensation, job evaluation, and employee engagement.  He is an expert witness on compensation matters.  In addition to his consulting experience, he was an executive officer of a human resources services firm.

He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison double majoring in management & human resources, and marketing.  He has the SHRM-SCP certification and is an active WorldatWork member.  He volunteers as a board member for UW Carbone Cancer Center and Waunakee Area Education Foundation.  He currently serves as a lecturer for UW-Madison Continuing Studies HR Management Program.

Jenna Bidwell – Senior Consultant

Jenna brings over 13 years of human resources experience specializing in K-12 and is a certified Gallup Strengths Coach. Her various skills bridge from the technical expertise of developing compensation plans to the interpersonal of employee engagement and performance management.

Jenna holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a double major in Arts and Human Resources Management.


Heather Murray – Senior Consultant

Heather has more than 20 years of Human Resources experience.  Her experiences include Human Resources leadership roles in local government, financial services, and retail.  She is a former Human Resources Director of three Wisconsin counties; Eau Claire, St. Croix, and Dunn.  Much of her focus was on labor relations, compensation, policy development, training, performance management, employee relations, and benefits.

Heather holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire and SHRM-SCP certification.  Heather has been the President of the Chippewa Valley Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Managers and the President of the Wisconsin Public Employers Labor Relations Association.

Brian Ronk – Consultant

Brian Ronk has been a compensation consultant and analyst since 1999.  He is an expert in job evaluation and market measurement and analysis. Brian primarily works with our private sector clients, as well as public utilities.

He holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Relations and a BA in Psychology, both from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Christine Storlie – Consultant

Christine joined our team in 2021 with 25 years of human resource experience providing guidance and leadership to HR Departments and Senior Management Teams of small to mid-size businesses. Chris has a wealth of knowledge working with a diverse range of clients and industries.

Chris also has experience managing client relationships, delivering HR guidance and support from onboarding to termination, incorporating compliance and mitigating potential risk as well as providing coaching and mentoring to all levels of employees.

She holds a Bachelor’s of Science – Accounting from Marian University and a Master’s of Business Administration from Edgewood College. Her certifications include SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CMS, and Hogan Assessment.

Alyssa Woltring – Analyst

Alyssa is a Compensation Analyst on our team with over 9 years of HR experience, primarily within the public sector space. Alyssa holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Human Resources Management from UW-Whitewater. She has been with the Carlson Dettmann team since 2019 and primary focus is survey development & administration, market measurement, and analysis.



Edwin Carlson – Analyst

Edwin joined our team in 2021 as a Compensation Analyst with 9 years of compensation experience. Edwin primarily works with our private sector clients on job evaluation and market measurement and analysis. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Judson University in Mathematics.




Ashley McCluskey – Analyst

Ashley is a Compensation Analyst with more than 10 years of progressive Human Resources experience.  The majority of Ashley’s experience is in County Government Human Resources.  Her primary areas of focus include: compensation, HR compliance, performance management, organizational structure, policy review and creation, and project management.

Ashley has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Human Development and Human Resource Management.


Krista Evans – Analyst

Krista joined our team in 2022 as a Compensation Analyst.  Krista holds a Bachelor’s degree in Math Education and brings 13 years of experience working in K – 12 schools.  Krista primarily works with our K – 12 school districts as well as our higher education clients on job evaluation and market measurement and analysis.




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