Bob Cartwright

Bob Cartwright

President & CEO
Intelligent Compensation, LLC

Bob Cartwright, a certified Senior Professional of Human Resources (SPHR) through the National Society for Human Resources Management, is president and founder of Intelligent Compensation, a compensation and human resources consulting firm located in the greater Austin, Texas area.  Since 1996, Mr. Cartwright has managed numerous assignments for a wide variety of clients in all areas of compensation, including the development of total compensation strategies, wage and salary plans, executive compensation strategies, stock plans, customized surveys, performance-based sales, balanced score-cards, incentive and team-based compensation plans, and performance management systems.  In addition, he has provided human resource management, strategic planning and employment relation's advisory services for an array of companies in Texas.  He has over 20 years of diversified experience in compensation and human resource management.

Intelligent Compensation clients are from all size organizations and include high technology manufacturing and services, information technology, health care, retail, telecommunications, legal, energy, publishing, non-profits, municipalities, financial services and aerospace.  A partial client list includes Harris Corporation Microwave Communications Division; Southern Union Gas Company; Energy Worx, Inc.; Americair, Inc.; Seniors 2000; Thermon Manufacturing Company; Holt, Rinehart & Winston, Inc.; Resource Financial Group; Bracewell & Patterson; Dee Howard Aircraft Maintenance, L.P.; Tracor Aerospace, Inc.; Trilogy Development Group; CCI / Triad; the City of Georgetown; EZ Corp; Datum, Inc.; National Western Life Insurance Company; M2 Global Technology, LP; Ascension Health; Diocese of Austin; and DTM Corporation.

Mr. Cartwright's professional affiliations include the Society for Human Resource Management, American Compensation Association, Austin Human Resources Management Association (steering committee chair for the Austin Area Pay and Benefits Survey), Williamson County Human Resource Management Association (President Elect), Central Texas Compensation and Benefits Association, San Antonio Compensation Association, and the Employment Relations Committee and Health Care Task Force of the Texas Association of Business and Chambers of Commerce.  He is also a Rotary Club member.

For the past 18 years, Mr. Cartwright has been an active community leader and has served on various boards, committees, and task forces, including the Texas Supreme Court's Jury System Reform Task Force and Jury Compensation Subcommittee, Texas State Technical College's Performance Management Review Task Force, Texas State Comptroller's Task Force on Welfare Reform, and the Board of Directors of the Texas Association of Business and the Austin Chamber of Commerce.  In addition, he is listed as a life member in the National Registry of Who's Who for Executives and Professionals and he has recently been accepted as a member of the International Who's Who of Entrepreneurs.

Previously, he served in management at Tracor, Inc. in Austin, Texas, where he had corporate-wide responsibility for the company's executive, incentive, base, expatriate, reward, and team-based compensation programs, as well as employee performance assessment and management systems.  Mr. Cartwright also was responsible for all aspects of human resource management for Tracor's Austin, Texas Operation.


Bachelor of Arts, St. Edward's University, Austin, Texas
Post-graduate studies in Business Management