Tamara ("Tami") M. Simon, JD, is a Senior Vice President and Global Corporate Consulting Business Leader in the Washington, DC office. She is a nationally recognized business leader in HR and employee benefits. In her role, Ms. Simon leads Sibson’s cross-practice corporate consulting business, which brings insightful and innovative HR and employee benefit solutions to employers of all sizes including corporations, nonprofits, associations, institutions of higher education, among others.
Ms. Simon has more than 20 years of experience in the employee benefits and HR consulting industry. Prior to joining Sibson in 2018 she was a global practice leader and member of the senior executive team at another consulting firm. While there, she successfully led two practices, transforming them into industry-leading and profitable lines of business. Ms. Simon has also worked for Mercer, the law firm of McDermott, Will & Emery, Hewitt Associates and the Illinois Attorney General’s Office.
Recently named one of the 25 Most Influential Women in Employee Benefit Consulting by Employee Benefit Adviser, Ms. Simon is on the Boards of Directors for the American Benefits Council, Employee Benefit Research Institute, Emeriti Retirement Health Solutions and the Health Enhancement Research Organization. She is also on the Advisory Council of the ERISA Industry Committee, a former editor of the BNA Tax Management’s Compensation Planning Journal and a member of the American Bar Association. Ms. Simon was inducted as a Fellow to the elite American College of the Employee Benefits Counsel in 2018.
Ms. Simon earned a JD, with distinction, from the University of Iowa College of Law, where she was an associate editor of the Law Review. She is also a graduate of the University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign, with a BA in Political Science. She is a member of the Illinois Bar.