Kelly Coomer comes to Urban Gateways with experience in information technology and software product development. She currently serves as the Chief Information Officer at Sammons Financial Group Member Companies, where she is responsible for leading technology operations and strategy to enable strategic growth. Prior to Sammons Financial Group, Kelly spent twelve years at Allstate as a Divisional CIO responsible for Allstate’s consumer website and mobile applications as well as the core property and casualty policy administration systems. She also spent eight years at Accenture providing consulting guidance related to policy administration systems and program management office practices to various property & casualty insurance clients. She also owned and operated two Cold Stone Creamery franchises in Chicago.
Kelly holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Southern California. Kelly has served on the Cold Stone Creamery Technology Advisory Board and was recognized with the Illinois/Northwest Indiana Creamery Ventures award for her service as the president and treasurer of the Chicago Co-Operative Board.