Doug Elliot joined The Hartford in April 2011 as president of Commercial Markets and was promoted to president of The Hartford in July 2014. In his role at one of the nation’s largest insurance-based financial services companies, Elliot leads the company’s business lines (Small Commercial, Middle & Large Commercial, Personal Lines, Group Benefits and Global Specialty) as well as Claims and Underwriting.
Before joining The Hartford, Elliot served as Chief Executive Officer of Hartford Steam Boiler and senior advisor with Aspen Insurance Holdings. He began his career in the public accounting field before joining Travelers in 1987, where he advanced through a series of positions of increasing responsibility eventually becoming Chief Operating Officer.
Elliot earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Connecticut in 1982. He is a graduate of the Wharton School of Business insurance executive program, which he attended in 1992. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Hartford Hospital Hartford Region. In addition, he is past chairperson of the MetroHartford Alliance Insurance & Financial Services Cluster.