Mae Lon Ding consults in the areas of employee compensation, employee productivity improvement, performance appraisal, personnel management policy and practice, and personnel information systems. Since 1989, she has also provided expert witness testimony in individual and class action legal cases involving employment discrimination, wrongful termination, employee wage and benefit loss, pay discrimination, employment opportunity/labor market analysis, reasonable compensation, and overtime exemption. Ms. Ding has been a consultant since 1978 and has worked for several major personnel management and training consulting firms including the Wyatt Company, the Forum Corporation, Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co., R. A. Smith & Associates, and Baker Thomsen Associates.
She has consulted with organizations in retail, wholesale, government, banking, financial services, health care, high technology, insurance, manufacturing, service, and nonprofit industries. Ms. Ding teaches seminars nationwide in the areas of salary administration, incentive compensation, performance appraisal, supervisory skills, EEO law, and personnel computer systems. She is an instructor for the professional certification program of WorldatWork (formerly American Compensation Assoc.) She has taught classes for the personnel management certification programs at the University of California at Irvine and at the California State Universities in Long Beach and Pomona. She has also been an instructor for the Masters of Human Resources program at Chapman University. Groups she has been asked to speak before include: American Electronics Association, Professionals In Human Resources, Society of Human Resource Managers, and the American Compensation Association.
Ms. Ding has had articles published in the Journal of Compensation and Benefits, Personnel, The Personnel News, Workforce Online, the Chapman University Economic Review, and the Forensic Consultants Association News. She is author of Survey Sources, For U.S. and International Employee Pay and Benefits a bibliography of over 1500 surveys. She has also been quoted extensively in the LA Times, Chicago Tribune, Working Woman Magazine and in the Orange County Register. She received her MBA from the University of Southern California and has a BA from UCLA in Industrial Psychology. Ms. Ding is designated as a Certified Compensation Professional. She is a past president of the Association of Professional Consultants and is a past officer of the Forensic Consultants Association of Orange County. Ms Ding is listed in the Southern California Experts & Consultants Directory and the Northern California Register of Experts and Consultants.