Carey Bongard

Carey is a Human Resources and Learning & Development executive with more than 30 years of progressive experience in the U.S. and globally. Through her leadership, her teams designed innovative and impactful learning, succession, communication, acquisition integration, and culture initiatives that enabled organizational engagement, alignment, change, growth, and effectiveness.

In her most recent roles, Carey’s leadership responsibilities included global human resources, organizational development, global mobility, corporate and marketing communication, talent acquisition, learning and development, talent management and inclusion. She was executive vice president, Human Resources, Organizational Development and Communications for Assurant Solutions from July 2011 through January 2016 and senior vice president, Global Talent Management and Development for Assurant, Inc. from January 2016 to July 2019.

Carey is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree and Risk & Insurance major. She earned her master’s degree in professional development and executive coaching from Middlesex University, London. Carey joined the Dean’s Advisory Board for the Wisconsin School of Business in October 2014, was its chair from May 2016 to April 2019, and is now an emeritus board member. She was a mentor for Atlanta Tech Village, a collaborative community for start-ups, and continues to mentor high-potential leaders.