As a Senior HR Business Partner, Benefits in Nonprofit HR’s Total Rewards Practice, Eric Salyers provides advanced subject matter expertise, advice, insight and strategic level guidance to our clients for the full suite of employee benefit plans. Eric is a highly skilled thought partner in auditing benefit plans to ensure compliance. Providing guidance on bringing plans into compliance in all areas of employee benefit law; including ERISA, PPACA, IRS, HIPAA, COBRA, FMLA, and ADA/ADAAA is also among his core capabilities. From assisting new organizations with developing and implementing employee benefits to implementing benefits administration system, Eric is focused on developing processes for improved efficiency and administration.
No matter the engagement, his goal is to consistently deliver compliant solutions that align with each client’s benefits philosophy. Prior to joining Nonprofit HR, and throughout his career, Eric has held several Benefits Management roles with small family sized businesses and large nationwide organizations. His experience spans benefits and retirement plan administration and compliance; vendor management; and ancillary/worksite and leave benefits. Eric has a long-standing passion for HR systems, significant experience in full-cycle implementation of HRIS systems, and analyzing existing systems for maximum configuration. Nonprofit HR clients benefit from Eric’s ability to align his benefits administration knowledge with his technological skills, which always results in dynamic revisions to the employee experience, awareness and understanding of benefit programs.
As a result of their frequent interlinking with benefits administration, Eric has also gained specialist level experience in the functional HR areas of payroll and compensation.
Outside of work, Eric is a classically trained pianist a talent which stems from his love of the fine arts. He is involved with several nonprofit arts organizations and genuinely recognizes their great value in propelling the arts forward. A continuous learner, Eric is currently studying Risk Management and Insurance at Eastern Kentucky University.