We Believe.

In a world transformed by productive, committed and inspired employees.
We Are WorldatWork

WorldatWork is the leading global nonprofit organization for professionals who are engaged in the critically important practice of Total Rewards.

We serve those who are responsible for cultivating inspired, engaged, productive, and committed workers in effective and rewarding workplaces. WorldatWork serves Total Rewards professionals throughout the world working in organizations of all sizes and every industry.

Our Mission: Create compelling and powerful Total Rewards solutions that elevate the employee experience.

Our Vision: A world of productive, committed, and inspired workforces fueled by meaningful Total Rewards.

Education and Certification
WorldatWork is the premiere global provider of education and certification in the fields of compensation and strategic employee rewards.
Relevant Resources
A leader in research, benchmarking data and thought leadership, WorldatWorld provides content and insights that lead to exceptional strategies and outstanding performance.
World-wide Community
For more than 65 years, WorldatWork has gathered and led the strategic global compensation community. We support organizations that are based in 73 countries and employ more than half a billion individuals.
Meet Our Leadership Team
Scott Cawood
Chief Executive Officer
Scott personifies WorldatWork’s vision for creating exceptional workplace experiences. A former leader at W.L. Gore & Associates, Synygy and Revlon, he holds five degrees – including a doctorate from the Wharton School of Business.
Mihai Popoaca
President
Mihai has more than 20 years of leadership experience managing sales compensation and sales performance, and has managed organizations and staff across three continents. He holds the CCP, GRP and CSCP WorldatWork certifications, and earned an MBA from Drexel University.
Sheetal Raut
Managing Director, India
Sheetal partners across the leadership team to create strategic alliances in India and other countries. She is a Chartered Accountant and has led finance and business operations in Romania, the U.S., Singapore and India.
Cori Bernosky
VP of Human Resources
Cori spent more than 20 years in the IT sector leading global HR teams, cultivating innovative workplace cultures, and creating best-in-class programs to drive business results. She holds the CCP and GRP certifications.
Marta Turba
VP of Content Strategy
Marta works with global HR experts to identify emerging trends and challenges. In 25+ years as an HR professional, she has served as a Total Rewards leader with multinational organizations in the technology, professional services and financial services sectors.
Michael McCallum
VP of Global Development
Michael has extensive global HR expertise and has held leadership roles in international marketing and business. He speaks multiple languages, has held global assignments in four countries, lived in six and traveled to more than 75.
Detelina Trendafilova
VP of Strategic Alliances
Detelina has extensive experience in international business and management. A native of Bulgaria, she was a scholar of the European Commission and holds an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Elissa O’Brien
VP of Membership
Elissa has more than 25 years of leadership, leadership coaching and human resources experience. As a former Chief HR Officer and Chief Membership Officer, she possesses a unique combination of global HR and business development experience.
George Pisaruk
General Counsel
George has more than 25 years of experience in law and business. He has held leadership roles in public and private multi-national organizations, and has worked on international transactions in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
Renee Boyle
Director of Finance
Renee has broad financial experience, drawing on her prior work as an auditor and tax preparer in public accounting and her current role in full cycle accounting management and financial planning.
Brian Lefsrud
Director of Information Technology
Brian has more than 25 years of experience in corporate finance and accounting, business systems analysis, and solutions architecture. He has more than 20 years of experience working on systems-related projects related to corporate mergers and acquisitions.
Sally Yagan
VP of Marketing and Publications
Sally leads the global marketing and publications teams. Prior to joining WorldatWork, she held leadership roles in global educational publishing organizations. She has travelled to more than 74 countries.
Learn. Apply. Measure. Impact.
Learn. Apply. Measure. Impact.
WorldatWork provides the knowledge you need to generate maximum impact: Learn to develop Total Rewards strategies, apply them in your organization, measure the results and communicate the outcomes with leadership – all from one trusted, expert source.
Inspire Impact
As a WorldatWork volunteer, you will network with top thought leaders in the HR and compensation fields. Give back to the profession while gaining connections and insights that will raise your own career profile to a higher level.
Want more information?
Contact us by email, and we will be happy to have a member of our regional or global offices help you learn more about how we can assist you and your business.
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