About Us

Cowden Associates, Inc. (Cowden) is recognized as a leading independent compensation, health and benefits, and retirement consulting firm regionally, nationally and internationally. Cowden was established in 1996, bringing together seasoned professionals to provide client-focused advice designed to produce superior and measurable results to businesses, regardless of size or industry. Client industries include: financial institutions, governmental entities, healthcare, manufacturing, not-for-profit, school districts and Taft Hartley.

Cowden’s exceptional interactive approach is what sets us apart from similar consulting firms. To deliver a tailored resolution to your specific needs, we first identify the overall attributes exclusive to your organization. We build an understanding of your organization by asking questions, observing and listening. In this manner you are not merely receiving a pre-fabricated answer, but rather a unique solution for your circumstances.