Cheryl A. Harris

by Edward Cates
Cheryl A. Harris
Senior Vice President & Chief Procurement Officer of Sourcing & Procurement Solutions
Allstate Insurance Company

Cheryl A. Harris is the Senior Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer of Sourcing & Procurement Solutions at the Allstate Insurance Company.


In this role, Cheryl is responsible for optimizing value and mitigating risks associated with Allstate’s $4B spend portfolio spanning Technology, Travel, Marketing, Claims, Professional Services, and Facilities categories.


Aligned with Allstate’s Corporate Social Responsibility commitment, Cheryl oversees Allstate’s Supplier Diversity program, which is focused on increasing the participation of minority-, LGBT-, veteran- and women-owned businesses in Allstate’s supply chain. This work aligns with Cheryl’s personal purpose centering on the growth of diverse businesses and engaging their support in driving positive economic impacts in the communities where we work and live.


Cheryl serves on the boards of directors for the Chicago Humanities Festival Board and the Florida A&M Industry Cluster. Cheryl is a Florida A&M University graduate and serves as senior executive sponsor for Allstate’s relationship, having helped many students find employment in corporate America. Additionally, she is a member of the Executive Leadership Council (ELC), Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and Chicago United Business Leaders of Color.

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