Katie is a total subject matter expert on class and comp work. She is reliable and works to understand and meet our needs. I am always confident when I work with Katie that her work product will be of the highest quality.
Katie Kaneko brings more than 25 years of management-level human resources experience, both as a human resources director and as a management consultant in the public sector as well as the technology industry. She offers extensive experience in compensation including equity plans and performance incentive programs, survey design and reporting, as well as recruitment in both the public and private sectors.
Katie’s experience further includes staffing, classification and job analysis, compensation and job evaluation techniques, employee relations and retention strategies. Her background also includes infrastructure development, policy and procedure development, mergers and acquisitions, change management and employee training.
With a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Katie started her career as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in an international accounting/consulting firm. She transitioned into Human Resources within the firm to become the Human Resources Director of the San Francisco office. She then moved into the technology industry where she served in leadership positions for high-growth, startup, and organizations in transition. Katie has focused in recent years on classification, compensation, recruitment services, and organizational development in the public sector.
Katie’s experience gives her a broad knowledge of human resource management within diverse organizations. Her background provides her with a strong ability to understand the big picture, identify problems and effectively implement solutions.
Katie joined Koff & Associates in 2003 and served as the firm’s President for 18 years. In April 2021, after years of significant growth, Koff & Associates joined Gallagher, where Katie is now a Managing Director.