Jenny Guldseth

Chief Human Resources Officer
Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America

Focused on:

  • Employer benefit programs (e.g., retirement plans, health care, reward and recognition plans)
  • Workplace culture and engagement
  • Change management
  • Leadership development
  • Performance and compensation programs
  • Diversity and inclusion


With more than 20 years of experience in human resources, Guldseth has a track record of leadership and performance in meeting company goals and objectives. She has proficiency in benefits and compensation, HR strategy and engagement, leadership development, and change management.


  • 14 years with Allianz Life, focused on helping employees and the organization achieve exceptional results.
  • Oversees HR and facilities team, focused on improving business results, increasing employee engagement, and creating a workplace culture of inclusion for all.
  • Speaker at industry events on trends and changes in human resources.

Education, certifications, and memberships:

  • B.A. in Communications, University of Kentucky
  • Masters in Human Resource Management, St. Mary’s University (Minnesota)
  • SPHR, Society for Human Resource Management
  • Executive Board member, Boys & Girls Clubs of Twin Cities
  • Executive Board member, Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest
  • Member of the Board, Allianz Foundation for North America

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