Élise Spriggs, State Auto Insurance Companies
Senior vice president, associate and external relations
State Auto Insurance Companies
As the senior vice president of associate and external relations at State Auto, Élise Spriggs is responsible for directing all human resource functions that support 2,000 associates in the company. She led the implementation of State Auto’s Time Away program, which eliminates traditional paid time off schedules, and leads State Auto’s efforts in government, regulatory, community and public relations. She was instrumental in State Auto’s support of Amethyst, a central Ohio program that serves single women in substance abuse recovery and their families. As a member of State Auto’s senior leadership team, Spriggs helped lead the successful turnaround of the company, which included significant transformations of the business and culture.
Outside of State Auto, Spriggs co-chairs the public policy-making committee of the American Property Casualty Insurance Association. She also represented the city of Columbus as a member of Harvard Business School’s Young American Leaders Program and sits on the boards of the Jo Ann Davidson Leadership Institute, the United Way of Central Ohio and the Ohio Chamber of Commerce.
- State Auto Insurance Companies