::About Mike::

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In 1994, Mike Umphres founded Compensation Advantage. As the firm’s Principal, he has worked with corporations large and small to assist in the development or improvement of employee compensation programs. His specialties include: conducting specialty surveys, market pricing jobs, and developing flexible compensation and incentive programs.

Prior to founding the firm, Umphres spent more than 20 years working for major corporations, including: Rust-Oleum, Baxter Healthcare, CitiBank and Nortel Networks. He is a Certified Compensation Professional with WorldatWork. In 2004, he completed the Leadership Brentwood program through the Williamson County Chamber of Commerce.

Since 1999, Mike has been the Project Lead for the Nashville Area Total Compensation Survey.

A graduate of San Diego State University, Umphres moved to Nashville in 1989. Since then, he’s been active in the Middle Tennessee community serving on boards for First Steps, Inc., and the Brentwood Band Boosters. He’s also an active member of the Williamson County Chamber of Commerce and MT-SHRM.

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