Marti Cardi has leveraged a legal career of studying, interpreting, and indeed shaping US employment law to inspire and drive forward Matrix's market leading product development and service delivery. As Vice President, Product Compliance, Marti ensures Matrix clients and their employees are informed, advised and – most importantly – well served by Matrix's services and business processes in the face of ever-changing industry regulation. A nationally known speaker and author, Marti is the founder, lead author, and executive editor of Matrix Radar, an industry blog bringing commentary and clarity to employers and absence and benefits professionals nationwide. Prior to originating her role at Matrix, Marti was Chief Compliance Officer for Reed Group, where she led the company's advancement of compliance with state and federal leave laws. Her specialization in employment law began as a practicing attorney in leading Denver law firms and included in-house employment counsel assignments for multiple national companies before joining the consultant community. Marti appears frequently at industry conferences, presenting to employer and consultant audiences on topics related to absence, productivity, and compliance.