Thomas J. Wilson
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
The Allstate Corporation
Thomas J. Wilson, 56, is the chairman, president and chief executive officer of The Allstate Corporation and Allstate Insurance Company.
Wilson has served as CEO of Allstate since 2007 after being named president and chief operating officer in 2005. He became chairman of The Allstate Corporation's Board of Directors in 2008.
Wilson has held a number of senior executive positions at Allstate since 1995. Wilson served as Allstate's chief financial officer from 1995 through 1998. From 1999 to 2002, he was chairman and president of Allstate Financial, which offers a range of life insurance, retirement and investment products. From 2002 to 2006, Wilson was president of Allstate Protection, the company's property-casualty insurance operations.
He joined Allstate in 1995 from Sears, Roebuck and Co. where he was vice president of strategy and analysis. He was managing director of mergers and acquisitions at Dean Witter Reynolds from 1986 to 1993 and held various financial positions at the Amoco Corporation from 1980 to 1986.
Wilson holds active leadership positions within the financial services industry and the community. He is a board member of State Street Corporation, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Catalyst, the leading nonprofit organization working to advance women in business. Wilson is a trustee of Rush University Medical Center and the Museum of Science and Industry. He also is a member of the Property and Casualty CEO Roundtable, Financial Services Roundtable, Financial Services Forum and the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago. He is the co-chair of the Public Safety Action Committee, a violence and community stabilization effort being undertaken by the city and the county to reduce violent crime in Chicago. Wilson serves on the CEO Fiscal Leadership Council of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. He previously was Deputy Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
A native of St. Clair Shores, Michigan, Wilson holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Michigan.↑ Back to Top