Chairman and CEO, The Allstate Corporation (Festival Underwriter)
Tom Wilson is chairman and CEO of The Allstate Corporation, where he has held several senior executive positions since 1995. Previously, he was vice president of strategy and analysis at Sears, Roebuck and Co., managing director of mergers and acquisitions at Dean Witter Reynolds, and held financial positions at Amoco Corporation. Wilson is vice chair of the US Chamber of Commerce, serves on the boards of State Street Corporation and Financial Services Roundtable, and is a member of the Property and Casualty CEO Roundtable, Financial Services Forum, and the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago. He is a trustee of Rush University Medical Center and co-chairs Get In Chicago.