Christopher Paterakis

Chief Human Resources Officer
Chris Paterakis

In 1992, Paterakis began his career at Westfield as a claims trainee. He has also held roles in human resources, commercial lines and as the Business Intelligence Program Manager. In addition, he served as Executive, Commercial Lines Middle Market, where he led teams in Tennessee, West Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. 

Paterakis has a Bachelor of Arts in political science and an MBA from Baldwin Wallace University. He’s also a member of the Business Honor Society. He holds the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) designation from the Society of Human Resources Management. 

In 2015, Paterakis joined the Griffith Foundation Leadership Council. He has also served on the advisory boards of the Insurance Industry Resource Council and the Baldwin Wallace University Center for Innovation & Growth.