SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - September 27, 2010) -  Sullivan, Cotter and Associates, Inc., a health care compensation and human resource management consulting firm, has announced the opening of its newest business location in San Diego. With offices in cities across the nation this market is a natural addition for the highly regarded compensation consulting firm. The new location is at 4370 La Jolla Village Drive, Suite 400, San Diego, California. 

"An additional office location on the west coast allows us greater ability to service our growing base of clients in the Southern California area," notes Sullivan, Cotter and Associates CEO, Ted Chien. "Across all markets, effective corporate governance has become ever more important to not-for-profit health care boards and their communities due to the increasing demand for transparency by federal bodies. SullivanCotter is the trusted advisor that organizations count on to provide independent senior-level executive and physician compensation expertise and transparent recommendations for non-profit boards and their communities," he adds. 

Mike Stewart will serve as the Managing Director responsible for the Western region with offices in San Francisco and San Diego. Stewart has over 25 years of executive management and consulting experience in human resources with particular expertise in executive compensation in health care and tax-exempt organizations. He has worked extensively with senior management and boards of directors in the development of strategies and designs for executive, employee and physician compensation as well as in the design and implementation of organization change and performance management initiatives.

Sullivan, Cotter and Associates, Inc. specializes in the development and implementation of strategic total compensation and reward programs for the health care industry. Since 1992, the firm has worked closely with health care organization executives, boards, and compensation committees to devise innovative compensation solutions that attract and retain leadership talent while satisfying not-for-profit missions and regulatory requirements. A leader in independent consulting, benchmarking, trends, and analyses, SullivanCotter has developed the most widely recognized physician and executive compensation surveys in the United States. SullivanCotter has offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Minneapolis, New York City, Parsippany, San Diego, San Francisco, and Westport. For more information, visit or call 888-739-7039. In San Diego reach Sullivan, Cotter and Associates at (858)-997-1585.

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