Stacy Sharpe, senior vice president, Corporate Relations, leads the communication function for The Allstate Corporation. She oversees corporate reputation, internal and external communications, thought leadership and public relations.

Before her current role, Sharpe was field vice president of Allstate’s Capital Region, helping lead sales and operations in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia. She has also served as vice president, Federal Affairs, where she led efforts to shape and advance Allstate’s public policy strategy.

Earlier in her career, Sharpe was assistant vice president, Reputation Leadership, where she created and championed Allstate’s reputation strategy. She was the communications director for the chairman, president and CEO of Allstate, overseeing his executive communications as well as public relations and corporate communication strategies. In addition, she led strategic communications for numerous Allstate businesses, including Allstate Financial, Allstate Protection and the independent agency business. She also has experience in customer service operations and human resources.

Sharpe serves on the board of directors of Facing History and Ourselves, the Chicago Urban League, the Arthur W. Page Society and the Institute for Public Relations. She is a 2007 Fellow of Leadership Greater Chicago. She was named in The Hill publication’s 2011 list of Top Corporate Lobbyists and in Chicago United’s 2017 Business Leaders of Color. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English literature from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the University of Illinois at Chicago.