Executive Officers - Biography
Chris Katzmar Holmes is senior vice president of Symetra Financial Corporation and its insurance subsidiaries, with oversight of the human resources, corporate operations, business continuity and security/special investigations departments.
She joined the company in 1991 as a personnel development analyst. She held numerous positions in corporate human resources, including human resources representative, manager and director. In 2004, she was appointed vice president, and in November 2010, she was appointed to her current position.
Ms. Katzmar Holmes serves on the board of trustees for Youth Eastside Services (Y.E.S.) and sings with the First Presbyterian Church of Bellevue Sanctuary Chorus and Ensemble.
She earned her bachelor’s degree in business from Miami University located in Oxford, Ohio and received an Executive Leadership certificate from Seattle University.