Introducing Lisa Wharton, Chief Information Officer
We are proud to announce Lisa Wharton as our new Vice President and Chief Information Officer. She will be responsible for planning, directing and coordinating the Information Technology Department in support of our strategic objectives.
"We are delighted to welcome Lisa to our team," says President and CEO Gary Thompson. "Her extensive property casualty industry experience coupled with her demonstrated leadership ability made Lisa the ideal person to lead our technology team and guide our future technology initiatives."
Wharton is an accomplished technology leader with over 20 years' experience in the insurance and financial services industry, providing strategic direction in developing long-range IT portfolio planning. Throughout her career, she has played key roles in the implementation of innovative business, development and operations solutions while creating an engaged culture and environment.
"I am humbled and excited about my new role with Columbia Insurance Group," Wharton says. "I look forward to providing leadership and support for the strong technology team we have in place and look forward to the continued opportunity to provide excellent service to our business partners and customers."