Erin M. Roberts

Consultant and Consulting Services Manager

As a consultant with ElementOne, Erin works with human resources and executive leadership to help them develop equitable and competitive compensation plans and workforce programs to increase the ability to attract, retain, and motivate staff. 

She is one of the firm’s account managers, serving as the primary liaison between clients and our team to ensure a broad range of client needs are continuously met. Additionally, Erin directly manages the ElementOne staff responsible for maintaining clients’ compensation structures over time to help them remain competitive.

While working with clients across multiple industries, Erin is primarily focused on nonprofit organizations, primarily health care and behavioral health care organizations, as well as membership organizations. Over the past 10 years with ElementOne, she has managed more than 20 compensation program development and implementation assignments, provided research and technical expertise on dozens more, and has been responsible for the ongoing pay structure maintenance of more than 100 ElementOne clients. Erin also contributes to the development of performance management programs, organization design strategies and structures, and job documentation efforts.

 As a thought leader for ElementOne, Erin provides content for the firm’s blogs and presentations, with a focus on workforce issues, including work-life balance, responses of the labor market during the COVID-19 pandemic, and changes to the very nature of the labor market and how this impacts employers’ ability to recruit and retain staff.

Prior to joining ElementOne in 2013, Erin worked for the National Institutes of Health, and had several operational roles with Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) in both the Metro Detroit and Grand Rapids regions. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Grand Valley State University (Allendale, Michigan) and in 2020 completed a certificate program in Strategic Change Management at The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Areas of expertise

  • Labor market research
  • Job description and documentation
  • Wage and salary structure development
  • Wage and salary program administration
  • Health care
  • Federally Qualified Health Centers