by Jasmine Phiri
May 19, 2020
Vice President, Human Resources Strategy and Planning,
Nicole Bolton is the Vice President, Human Resources Strategy & Planning at Anthem, Inc. Nicole is responsible for driving HR strategy as well as overseeing associate relations, HRIS, HR policy and the CHRO chief of staff function. She recently launched an HR strategic initiatives team focused on promoting an agile mindset within HR and driving actions to support HR and business goals. Previously, Nicole served as a Human Resources Consultant at DowDuPont and in leadership roles at Post Holdings, ultimately serving as Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Chief Compliance Officer. Nicole served as in-house legal counsel at Ralcorp Holdings (now Conagra), advising Human Resources in benefits, compensation and employment law and also spent time in private legal practice, focused on employment and labor law for companies in a variety of industries including healthcare. Nicole earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at Northern Illinois University and her Juris Doctorate degree at University of Minnesota Law School.