Deborah Jacques has more than 20 years of experience as a Compensation professional, designing compensation programs and processes for organizations such as Dunkin Brands, LL Bean, and Liberty Group. At KMA, as Compensation Consultant, her areas of focus include executive compensation, base pay administration and design, incentive administration and design, salary structures, and job and market evaluations.
Prior to joining KMA, Deborah was Compensation Manager for Dunkin Brands. Before that, she worked at LL Bean for 10 years where she held roles as Leader, Compensation Consulting Group and Senior Compensation Analyst. Before that, she held roles of Assistant Vice President, Compensation, Senior Compensation Analyst, and Compensation Analyst at Liberty Group in Boston.
Deborah is a Member of World at Work Society for Certified Professionals, the Human Resources Association of Southern Maine, Maine Compensation Group (Founder), Maine Women’s Network, the New England Compensation Consortium (Steering Committee Member), the New England Human Resource Association (Chairperson, Comp Special Interest Group), and the National Association of Professional Women.
She earned a Masters of Science in Management Degree with specialization in Human Resources from Lesley University in Cambridge, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with minors in economics and psychology from the University of New Hampshire in Durham. She earned her Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) certification through World at Work.
Deborah lives in Auburn with her husband and one son. She enjoys traveling, being outdoors, camping, hiking, and kayaking, but most of all spending time with her family and friends.