Christy L. Harris
Christy Harris is vice president, Human Resources at Allstate Insurance Company. In this role, Christy is responsible for delivering best-in-class recruiting, sourcing, consultation and employment branding to attract top talent, while providing an excellent candidate and hiring manager experience. She is also responsible for the continued advancement of Allstate’s Inclusive Diversity efforts along with Allstate’s approach to enterprise learning and talent management. These roles are key to delivering on Allstate’s talent strategies.
Christy brings strong influential leadership, project management and client relationship skills to this leadership role, as well as strong knowledge of the business. She has led efforts to create significant cost efficiencies in leveraging outside vendor partners and internal resources to update our HR operating model. She also has led work to purchase and implement new technology to improve the HR customer experience.
Christy joined Allstate in 2001 as a consultant on the HR Shared Service Account Management team. She held numerous roles on the HR Field Service Delivery team, including business partner for the Claims Eastern Territory vice president and leading the Claim Field Director business partners in the Eastern Territory. Afterwards, she served as director/business partner for Emerging Businesses and Product Operations.
In 2012, Christy was promoted to vice president, Human Capital Solutions, which includes the strategy and operations areas of HR. She became vice president of Total Compensation in 2014 and then vice president, Talent Acquisition and Inclusive Diversity in 2016. As of 2017, Christy took on leading Benefits for Allstate. For the current year she has expanded her role in to include Talent Management and business partner responsibilities for Allstate’s technology department.
Christy earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance from St. Cloud State University, a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management from Winona State University and her MBA from the University of St. Thomas.