Thomas V. Ealy, President, Encompass Insurance
November 4, 2011
Tom joined Allstate in 2011 to lead its independent agent channel as President of Encompass Insurance and head of the Allstate brand for independent agents, altogether a $2 billion business.
Tom has 26 years of insurance experience as both a broker and underwriter in addition to stints as a management consultant and corporate financier. For the 10 years prior to Allstate, he held various senior roles with global broker Willis, including Chief Operating Officer of its North American division. While in this role, he authored and implemented Willis’ small business and personal lines strategies, which helped lead to the company’s acquisition of Hilb Rogal & Hobbs, a publicly traded independent agency consolidator.
Tom earned his bachelors degree in economics, summa cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame and his MBA with distinction from Harvard University.
He is the Vice Chairman of the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation, Midwest Division; serves on the lay advisory board of the Little Sisters of the Poor St. Mary’s Home; and is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago.
He has a wife and son and lives in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood.