Thomas J. Wilson

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Thomas J. Wilson
Born 1958 (age 58-59)
United States
Alma mater University of Michigan
Occupation CEO, The Allstate Corporation

Thomas J. Wilson (born 1958) is chairman and chief executive officer of The Allstate Corporation. Wilson is also a member of the corporation's board of directors.[1]

Early life[edit]

Wilson was born in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. He graduated from Lake Shore High School in 1975. He subsequently earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Michigan and a Master's degree in management from Northwestern University's J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management.[2][citation needed]


Wilson held various financial positions at Amoco Corporation, where he worked from 1980 to 1986. He was managing director of mergers and acquisitions at Dean Witter Reynolds from 1986 to 1993.

Wilson was formerly chairman and president of Allstate Financial, where he led expansion of financial retirement services. Prior to this role Wilson served as Allstate’s chief financial officer. Before joining Allstate in 1995 he worked for Sears, Roebuck and Company, where he was vice president of strategy and analysis. He was responsible for strategic planning, financial planning and analysis, and special projects for the corporation. From 2005 to 2006, Wilson was president and chief operating officer of The Allstate Corporation, and from 2002 to 2006 he was also president of Allstate Protection.

Wilson serves on the boards of the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America and the US Chamber of Commerce.[3]


Wilson is a board member of Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center as well as a former board member of Francis W. Parker School. He is also a member of the Young Presidents' Organization.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Wilson currently lives in Chicago.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Thomas J. Wilson II: Executive Profile". Retrieved 2017-10-31. 
  2. ^ "Lessons in leadership - Kellogg School of Management". Retrieved 2017-11-10. 
  3. ^ "Board of Directors". US Chamber of Commerce. US Chamber of Commerce. March 24, 2015. Retrieved March 24, 2015. 

External links[edit]

  • [1] - Thomas J Wilson Allstate Corporation Bio