Allegra Nottage, MISO’s chief diversity officer, has more than 20 years of progressive global experience as a human resources leader with expertise in talent management, change management and Diversity and Inclusion (D&I).
Nottage, based at the company’s headquarters in Carmel, Ind., serves on the operating committee. Her D&I experience covers a wide range from standard areas such as recruiting to more advanced areas of inclusion and equity such as management accountability. Prior to joining MISO, she served as vice president, head of human resources and talent management at an Indianapolis-based claim management firm.
Nottage previously led talent effectiveness programs at Cigna Insurance Corp., such as global onboarding design and the design and implementation of executive-level talent assessments. In these roles, she focused on the effectiveness and inclusivity of these programs ensuring diversity in recruiting and eliminating impact to marginalized groups. Additionally, Allegra led D&I efforts at Bank of America as part of the Global Diversity & Inclusion team, where she oversaw more than 200 global employee resource groups for a workforce of 300,000 and partnered with senior executive sponsors and Board members.
Nottage was born and raised in Charlottesville, Virginia, and through her teenage years had the opportunity to live in many locations as her family was stationed at various U.S. military bases such as Walter Reed in Washington, D.C, West Point Academy in New York and Fitzsimons in Colorado. She earned a bachelor’s degree in organizational management from Wilmington University.