Elizabeth H. Connelly
Chief Human Resources Officer and Senior Vice President, Coworker Services
Elizabeth Connelly is chief human resources officer and senior vice president of coworker services for CDW. Connelly is responsible for the company’s coworker services strategy and all aspects of its human capital plan, including talent acquisition and employment branding, organizational and leadership development, sales training, compensation, benefits, diversity and inclusion, performance management and succession planning.
Prior to joining CDW in 2018, Connelly served as the head of the Healthcare, Higher Ed. and Not-for-Profit Commercial Banking business unit at J.P. Morgan Chase, a leading global financial services firm, where she led business groups that were national in scope and provided treasury, credit and specialized industry solutions to more than 3,000 clients. Previously, she served as the firm’s Midwest Region Head for the Private Wealth Management business unit, where she delivered investment, banking and trust services to high-net-worth individuals, families and foundations. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan Chase, Connelly held a series of roles with increasing responsibility at Bank One.
Connelly earned a bachelor’s degree in foreign service from Georgetown University and a master’s degree in business administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. She serves as a director of the Chicago Network, Catholic Extension and the Polk Bros. Foundation. She is also a trustee for the Shedd Aquarium, the Harris Theater for Music and Dance and the Steppenwolf Theatre. Additionally, she is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and the Executives Club of Chicago.