What We Do
The MACA Board of Directors is elected by the members and consists of a President, Vice President, Finance & Administration Officer, the immediate Past President and three elected Directors. The control and management of MACA and its property is the responsibility of the Board of Directors. In addition, the Board is responsible for maintaining the continuity of MACA and the furthering of its long-range purposes and benefits to members.
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President - Rena Somersan
Rena is currently the Managing Principal of the Compensation Consulting team at Newport Group. She has over twenty years of consulting and industry experience assisting clients in executing their strategic compensation initiatives in both the workforce and executive compensation arenas. Rena joined McGladrey’s Human Capital team in 2008, then that group was sold to Verisight, and then acquired Newport Group. Prior to returning to the States, Rena co-founded IMA Consulting, a management consulting company which served more than 200 firms in Istanbul, Turkey. In that role she represented the Hay Group in the Istanbul marketplace. Prior to IMA, Rena served on the corporate side of Human Resources in the International Trade Group of a major Turkish conglomerate with offices in 15 countries and revenues of US $1B+. Rena has an MBA and was on the Board of Metro Milwaukee SHRM for 8 years including the executive committee and President for the 2014-2015 term.
Wanda is the Associate Director, Total Rewards, for the Americas region at Johnson Controls. Wanda has over 17 years of human resources experience, with a primary focus on compensation since 2009. Wanda holds a BA degree in Management and Communications and an MBA with an emphasis in Human Resource Management from Concordia University. Wanda is a member of World at Work and is currently pursuing her CCP.