Kathryn Mayer is the Benefits & Compensation Editor for SHRM Online. She has covered the health and benefits industry since 2011 and has acted as senior benefits editor and chair of the Health & Benefits Leadership Conference at Human Resource Executive; editor-in-chief of Employee Benefit News; and executive managing editor at BenefitsPro. Her stories have won multiple awards, including a Jesse H. Neal Award and honors from the American Society of Business Publication Editors and the National Federation of Press Women. She is the coauthor of the forthcoming nonfiction book Disneyland on the Mountain: Walt, the Environmentalists, and the Ski Resort That Never Was (Rowman & Littlefield, 2023). She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Denver. Contact her at Kathryn.Mayer@shrm.org and follow her on Twitter @mayereditor.