Melinda Thompson

Head of Sales & Distribution

Melinda Thompson is the leader of Sales and Distribution at The Hartford. She is responsible for enhancing distribution relationships with top partners and working with Property & Casualty and Group Benefits field leadership to drive growth across the company’s businesses. Both enterprise sales operations support and enterprise relationship management are among the responsibilities she manages.
With twenty years of experience in P&C field leadership and underwriting, Thompson is an industry veteran with a deep understanding of the challenges the company’s distribution partners face. She began her career in California as a Middle Market underwriter and has held positions of increasing responsibility across the Personal Lines, Small Commercial and Middle Market field organizations. Most recently she served as Regional Vice President overseeing Middle Market for the Carolinas.
Thompson holds a B.S. degree in Managerial Economics from the University of California Davis.