Kristin Nease

Chief People Officer

Vertafore  - Kristin Nease
"People are what differentiate good companies from great companies. Our team focuses on making Vertafore an excellent place to work, grow and develop – which in turn makes Vertafore even stronger as we continue to lead InsurTech innovation!"

Kristin Nease leads the HR function for Vertafore. After graduating from Montana State University with a BS in Applied Psychology, she joined the automotive industry in a Human Resources function. While working there, she earned her MSA in Human Resources Administration from Central Michigan.

She moved to Denver in 2009 to work for DISH Network’s Human Resources team and there focused on many functions of HR including employee relations, total rewards, and performance management.

She joined Vertafore in October of 2017 as Vice President, Human Resources. In her role at Vertafore, she is responsible for all things people, including talent acquisition, employee development, engagement programs, culture, belonging, diversity & inclusion, internal communications, and total rewards.

Kristin’s 5 Fast Facts:

1. What do you love most about your role at Vertafore?

I get to work with the fantastic people at Vertafore every day! They are such a talented, passionate bunch, it makes coming into work fun and energizing!

2. How did you get into the InsurTech business? 

I was focused on joining a group that truly cared about the people in their organization, and was lucky enough to find Vertafore. We balance the excitement of technology with the great history of insurance.

3. What are you most excited about for the future of InsurTech? 

There is so much opportunity for us to continue to make an impact through technology on an entire industry that touches everyone in the country. The great people at Vertafore are making that happen!

4. What’s your idea of the perfect weekend? 

I love exploring new places with my family and friends. I am lucky enough to have people scattered all over the country that give me great excuses to travel!

5. I’m coming to visit you! What are your favorite/must-do things in your city? 

You’re lucky – Denver is great! You have to spend time outside while you’re here – go to a Rockies or Broncos game, find a hike in the foothills, see a concert, or grab a drink on a patio! Or, do all of those things!


Central Michigan University, Masters of Science in Administration, Emphasis in Human Resources


  • Director, Human Resources – DISH Network
  • Senior HR Manager – DISH Network
  • HR Manager – DISH Network
  • HR Generalist – DISH Network
  • HR Generalist – Faurecia

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