DIY Position Grading and Pay Equity Assessments

Wednesday, May 24, 2023
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)
Category: Learning Together

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The 2022 SC Nonprofit Compensation and Benefit study identified significant disparities based on race and gender in executive pay. Establishing pay equity goals is critical for nonprofits committing to diversity, equity, and inclusion goals. 

Lowcountry Food Bank recently completed an internal position grading and pay equity analysis.

Learn from the Food Bank's CEO Nick Osborne, about their steps to complete a position grading and pay equity process and how you can implement a similar initiative in your organization.

Attendees (66)

Carla Angus

Executive Director of Dramatic Coffee Beans

Dramatic Coffee Beans

Laurie Ashley

Executive Director

Meals on Wheels-Anderson

Pamela Askew

Office Manager

American Civil Liberties Union of SC Foundation

Cheryl Bauerle

Human Resource Director

SOS Care

Stachia Bennett

Operations Director

Kids On-Point

Jacquie Berger

Executive Director

Lowcountry Local First

Sue Berkowitz


South Carolina Appleeseed Legal Justice Center

Kendall Biga

Program & Operations Manager

Charleston Hope

Jesse Blom

Executive Director

The Green Heart Project

LaTonya Boyd

Executive Director

Chester County First Steps

Debra Buffkin

Executive Director

Winyah Rivers Alliance

Benjamin Bullock

Vice President & COO

Together SC

Tori Burke-Koskela

Deputy Director

YWCA Greater Charleston

Steven Burritt

Regional Executive Director

Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Greg Campbell


AID Upstate

Andrea Clements

HR Consultant

Harper Human Resources Consulting

Amanda Cote'

Director of Finance & Operations

Preservation Society of Charleston

Susan Crooks


Walt's Waltz

Donna D'Amato

Director of Finance and Administration

Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach

Margaret Domka

Executive Director

United States Center for Mental Health and Sport

Sonia Donnelly

Associate Director of Programs

Palmetto Project, Inc.

Katherine Faretra

HR Manager

Trident United Way

Jaci Foister Williams

Operations Manager


Elizabeth Gibson

HR Director

Coastal Conservation League

Linda Grausso

Director of Finance and Operations

East Cooper Community Outreach

Jennifer Gregg

Executive Director

USTA South Carolina

Midas Hampton

Founding Executive Director

Strategic Spartanburg

Abby Harwell

Director of Communications

United Way of the Piedmont

Mary Dell Hayes

Principal Consultant

StopGap Solutions

Beth Ellen Holimon


The Hive Collective

Kim Huey

Director of Operations


Jermaine Husser

Executive Director

Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach

Joseph Johnson

Chief Equity & Communications Officer

Affinity Health Center

Shannon Johnson

Executive Director

SC Gastroenterology Assoc. Foundation

Teresa Johnson

Director of People & Culture

Lowcountry Food Bank

Stephanie Kelley

Executive Director

East Cooper Community Outreach

Michele Kern

Executive Director of Future Ready

Future Ready Education Initiative

Paige Knowlson

Executive Director

Pattison's Academy

Amy Larkin

Managing Finance Director

National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA)

Grace Lewis, CFRE

Executive Director

HOPE in Lancaster, Inc.

Paula Marion

Chief Financial Officer

Drayton Hall Preservation Trust

Taryn Mason

Executive Director

Operation Sight

Daniel Mayer

President & CEO

Chapman Cultural Center

Terrie McGIll - 1

Board President

Infinite Possibilities Inc

Ameka Neely

Director of HR & Payroll

Children's Trust of SC

Peg Nichols

VP, Finance and Administration

United Way of the Midlands

Nick Osborne

President & CEO

Lowcountry Food Bank

Melissa Payne

Executive Director

Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services (PAALS)

heather pierce

Managing Principal

Green Door Co.

Filippo Ravalico

Director of Operations

South Carolina Environmental Law Project

Amanda Richardson

VP for Brand Experience and Resource Development

United Way of the Piedmont

Brooke Robertson

Director of Strategic Communication & Member Experience

Together SC

Caroline T. Robertson

Executive Director

Greer Relief and Resources Agency, Inc.

Laurie Rovin

Executive Director

Compass of Carolina

Spencer Scott

Executive Director

Florence County First Steps

Amy Splittgerber

Executive Director

Healthy Learners

Paige Stephenson

President & CEO

United Way of the Piedmont

Hillary Taylor

Executive Director

South Carolinians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty

Ryan Vrba

Director of Programs

Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach

Desmonies White

Programs & Operations Manager

Together SC

Patsy Whitney

Executive Director

St. Luke's Free Medical Clinic

Angelina Williams

AmeriCorps Program Director

Trident United Way

Christopher Williams

Program Manager

Palmetto Project, Inc.

Susan Witkowski

Executive Director

Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County

Greta Young

Executive Director

The Parenting Place

Samantha Zimmerschied

Executive Director

The Advanced Institute for Development and Learning

Nick Osborne, CEO Lowcountry Food Bank

"Achieving equitability across positions and pay has been a priority for us at the Lowcountry Food Bank"

Nick Osborne, CEO
Lowcounty Food Bank

For More Information:

Mary Dell Hayes

Mary Dell Hayes

Principal Consultant, StopGap Solutions