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Hippo Welcomes Kelly Wolf as Chief Human Resources Officer

Hippo (NYSE: HIPO), the home insurance group focused on proactive home protection, today announced that Kelly Wolf has joined the company as Chief Human Resources Officer. Wolf will lead Hippo’s human resources team and is responsible for critical people-centered functions including employee relations, talent acquisition and management, and leadership development.

“Kelly has a proven track record helping high-growth companies build successful teams, and we are thrilled to welcome her to the Hippo family,” said Rick McCathron, President and CEO of Hippo. “The people at Hippo are the foundation of everything we do, and we look forward to having Kelly’s expertise in strengthening the workplace experience for our employees.”

With 20+ years of experience leading diverse HR organizations, Kelly joins Hippo from online retailer Zulily where she was VP of People, overseeing human resources, talent acquisition, DE&I and more. Prior to that, Kelly led various people-centric teams at Amazon and including employee relations, talent management and leadership development.

"Hippo is transforming the insurance industry with its proactive approach to home protection,” said Kelly. “I’m excited to join the leadership team in helping the Hippo family deliver on its vision of protecting the joy of home ownership.”

About Hippo

Hippo is protecting the joy of homeownership, helping to safeguard customers’ most important financial asset by harnessing the power of real-time data, smart home technology, and a growing suite of home services to deliver proactive home protection.

Hippo Holdings Inc. operating subsidiaries include Hippo Insurance Services, Hippo Home Care, First Connect Insurance Services, Spinnaker Insurance Company, Spinnaker Specialty Insurance Company, and Mainsail Insurance Company. Hippo Insurance Services is a licensed property casualty insurance agent with products underwritten by various affiliated and unaffiliated insurance companies. For more information, including licensing details, visit


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