Founded in 1931 by General Robert E. Wood, then-president of Sears, Roebuck and Company, Allstate Insurance Company has written insurance policies for almost 90 years. Headquartered in Northbrook, Illinois, and publicly owned since 1995, Allstate began as a mail-order auto insurance company but quickly expanded its product line.
Throughout its history, Allstate has advocated for automobile safety features, such as seatbelts and airbags, lobbying government officials and working with automakers to reduce injuries and fatalities on the road.
The company’s emphasis on safety continues today, with innovative programs such as Allstate Drivewise(R), which provides personalized driving feedback to help make you a safer driver-and save money on your premiums.
Consumers now recognize Allstate as a leader in the automobile, home and life insurance industries, but its product portfolio also includes employee benefits, investment services and roadside assistance services.
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