David J. Wudyka, MBA, is the Managing Principal of Westminster Associates of Wrentham, MA (www.westminsterassociates.net). He has over thirty years of experience as a Human Resource Consultant with a specialty in Compensation Consulting. David has taught extensively in colleges and universities such as UMass Boston, Bryant University, and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. David is especially interested in how the HR Dept. can strengthen its role as a Strategic Partner in businesses today. He is writing extensively about how to improve pay transparency and reduce the gender pay gap in ways that make sense for businesses of all sizes.