Director of Human Resources, Travelers
MJ Bensick is the Director of Human Resources for the New York/New Jersey Region of Travelers. She is a strategic business partner to leaders within the Field Underwriting organization of Travelers. As a trusted advisor, she works with the business to drive strategy through innovative employee engagement initiatives that address today’s business challenges of attracting, retaining, and developing top talent to achieve business objectives.
MJ has more than 15 years of HR experience. Her employment history includes working at Chubb Insurance, Morgan Stanley, Genzyme, Pfizer and McKinsey & Company. She is passionate about creating employee-oriented, high-performance cultures that emphasize diversity, goal attainment, and superior workforce optimization.
MJ has a bachelor's degree in Psychology from the College of Staten Island and Master’s degree in HR Management from Columbia University. She is a Certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and a Tai Chi Chich instructor; volunteering at Nursing Homes to engage seniors in practical and fun physical and mental health.