Member Meeting

DEC Peer Group – HR

9:00 AM

Virtual via Zoom

About This Meeting


Join us for a member-only benefit at no charge: DEC Member Peer Groups!

The DEC has partnered with Willis Towers Watson who will expertly facilitate peer group conversations throughout the year.

Network with like-minded members, sharpen professional skills, share best practices, discuss trends and timely field-related topics and build your DEC network through small, facilitated peer groups centered around your profession.

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Guest Facilitator

Matthew Smith Director, Global Compensation & Mobility from Dana Incorporated Dana IncorporatedMatthew Smith
Director, Global Compensation & Mobility
Dana Incorporated

Matt Smith is a compensation and human resources professional with over 15 years of experience working in a number of global leadership positions. Matt has worked for Dana for the past 11 years in a variety of compensation and HR leadership roles, including his current position as Director of Global Compensation and Mobility. In this role, Matt and his team of global and regional compensation professionals have led the implementation of Dana’s first global job architecture and salary structure.

– About Dana –

Dana is a leader in the design and manufacture of highly efficient propulsion and energy-management solutions for all mobility markets across the globe. The company’s conventional and clean-energy solutions support nearly every vehicle manufacturer with drive and motion systems; electrodynamic technologies, including software and controls; and thermal, sealing, and digital solutions.

Based in Maumee, Ohio, USA, the company reported sales of $7.1 billion in 2020 with 38,000 associates in 33 countries across six continents. Founded in 1904, Dana was named one of “America’s Most Responsible Companies 2021” by Newsweek for its emphasis on sustainability and social responsibility. The company is driven by a high-performance culture that focuses on its people, which has earned it global recognition as a top employer, including “World’s Best Employer” from Forbes magazine.


Brenda McMahon Director of Client Management – Michigan and Northwest Ohio Willis Towers WatsonBrenda McMahon
Director of Client Management – Michigan and Northwest Ohio
Willis Towers Watson

Brenda is the Director of Client Management at Willis Towers Watson having first joined the company in 1996. She has provided human resources consulting for over 20 years, specializing in workforce communication and change management in HR strategy, benefits, and broader organizational change. Brenda returned to Willis Towers Watson in 2010 as a Client Relationship Director.

Brenda has consulted and managed client relationships in both the public and private sectors including Fortune 50 to Fortune 500 companies, private equity and other private organizations. She has provided strategic communication advice and assistance to a number of clients including automotive manufacturers and suppliers, retail, high tech and industrial manufacturing companies. Brenda has served some of our biggest and most complex clients across multiple industries.

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Meeting Agenda

9:00 a.m. Discussion

10:00 a.m. Adjourn

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