Tammi Wortham brings a unique blend of human resources and business management expertise to Sun Life’s strategic team of HR professionals. Tammi leads strategy and development of Sun Life’s Future of Work evolution, and oversees continuing efforts focused on growing the business, enhancing the employee experience, digital transformation, and recruiting and developing top talent. She is a strong advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion, and helped establish Allies Acting for Change, an employee group dedicated to examining business practices and enhancing equity in talent and career development at Sun Life.
Tammi is a dedicated employee champion, driving major initiatives to help employees manage work and personal life. She spearheaded the creation of Sun Life’s enhanced paid family and medical leave program, which has earned the company national recognition, and has spoken at advocacy events to bring more awareness to the need for paid leave programs.
Before leading HR at Sun Life, Tammi was vice president, Group Benefits Client Services, leading the largest unit in the company’s U.S. business for a wide range of operational functions. Previously, she held senior leadership roles at Prudential and The Hartford Financial Services Group.
Tammi holds a master’s degree in organizational psychology from the University of Hartford and a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Missouri – Columbia. In 2019 she was named one of the most influential women in corporate America by Savoy Magazine. Tammi serves as Board Vice-Chair of United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley, and was a board member of Hyde Square Task Force, an organization that empowers and supports youth as they explore, master and celebrate Afro-Latin culture through art.
Group insurance policies are underwritten by Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada (Wellesley Hills, MA) in all states, except New York. In New York group insurance policies are issued by Sun Life and Health Insurance Company (U.S.) (Lansing, MI). Product offerings may not be available in all states and may vary depending on state laws and regulations.