Thomas V. (Tom) Ealy will join Allstate Insurance Company on September 12 as president, Encompass Insurance. He will report to Donald J. Bailey, executive vice president, Emerging Businesses.
"The Encompass business represents a central part of the company's aggressive growth goals," said Bailey. "There is great potential here in Encompass. Tom is the right leader to help us capitalize on that potential and achieve the goals we now have before us."
Ealy joins Allstate from Willis Group Holdings, where he most recently served as national partner of the Midwest Region for its North American retail operations. Earlier in his career at Willis he served as Chief Operating Officer of its $750 million revenue North American division. Prior to Willis, at national broker USI, through agency acquisitions and organically, Ealy nearly doubled its Midwest commercial lines, employee benefits and personal lines revenues and its profitability grew four-fold.
Ealy attended The University of Notre Dame and holds his Bachelor of Arts in Economics. He received his Master of Business Administration from Harvard University.
More than 3,200 independent agencies sell Encompass automobile, homeowner and related insurance products to customers across the country. Part of the Allstate group of companies, Encompass is one of the nation's largest insurers to provide protection through independent insurance agencies. More information can be found at www.encompassinsurance.com .