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Jess Merten

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
The Allstate Corporation and Allstate Insurance Company

Jess Merten is executive vice president and chief financial officer.

Before taking that role in 2022, Merten was president of Financial Products. He joined Allstate in 2012 as a senior vice president in Finance overseeing Allstate Financial. Merten later became Allstate Financial's chief financial officer, helping reposition the business and improve its performance. He was previously Allstate's chief risk officer, overseeing all corporate risk and return activities.

Merten has a bachelor's degree in finance and accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. He serves on the boards of the Joffrey Ballet and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater.

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