The following information is from the completed 2020 event. Please check back in the spring for details on next year.

Our staff will be working remotely for the next few weeks to promote the health and safety of our community. Please visit the Contact Us page or email Info@StrategicHRus.com to get in touch. 


Virtual + Strategic HR: Oct 21-22 & 28, 2020


All times listed on the schedule are Eastern Standard Time.

Amber Kennelly

Amber Kennelly, Chief Human Resources Officer, HUB International

Amber Kennelly is the Chief Human Resources Officer for HUB International, leading the strategy and delivery of core human resources functions across the company. Mrs. Kennelly serves on the Executive Management Team and reports to the Chief Executive Officer.

Prior to joining HUB, Mrs. Kennelly served as vice president, Total Compensation (Compensation and Benefits) at Allstate in Northbrook, IL, driving the executive, broad-based and sales compensation strategies and programs, and Allstate’s strategic planning and design for health, welfare and retirement programs.

Prior to this role, Mrs. Kennelly served as vice president, human resources for Esurance, located in San Francisco, CA, leading all aspects of the human resources function and reporting to the president. Before moving out to Esurance with her family, Mrs. Kennelly spent nearly nine years in numerous leadership roles at Allstate Insurance Company in Northbrook, IL, including leading the executive compensation function, executive and leadership development, and executive talent acquisition functions.

Prior to Allstate, Mrs. Kennelly’s experience includes eight years in top twenty retained executive search firms, as well as positions at Deloitte & Touche as an audit professional and Jones Lang LaSalle as Assistant Controller.

Mrs. Kennelly holds an MBA from Duke University Fuqua School of Business and a Bachelor of Science with honors in Accountancy from University of Illinois. She has also earned designations as a CPA and Certified Compensation Professional.

Mrs. Kennelly lives in the Chicagoland area with her husband, two sons and daughter.

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