People & Recruiting

People

The People team is the anchor of Policygenius’ values and culture and comprises People Operations & HRBPs, Employee Experience, and Learning & Development. Together we oversee all aspects of the employee experience, from onboarding to leadership support to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). The team helps to shape a talent-dense, inclusive organization by creating and protecting a culture of growth and development, empowering employees to take the wheel on their development, and providing a safe space for everyone to do their best work. 

Who we are

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Becca Goland-Van Ryn

Senior Manager of People Operations

This one time I...completed a Half Ironman triathlon, it took me almost 8 hours and I've never been so exhausted in my life!

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Ross Greenberg

Employee Experience Lead

This one time I...was featured in a viral ad campaign for Heineken. (You *might* be able to find it on the internet somewhere...)

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Sandy Afamasaga

Lead Executive Assistant

This one time I...took a 24 hour bus ride from Lima to Cuzco (Peru), it was the worst bus ride. Until I had to ride it all the way back!

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Sara Birch

Office Coordinator

This one time I...took a wrong turn in Northern India and stumbled upon the Dalai Lama's birthday party.

What we've been up to

Q: What’s the biggest problem your team is solving?

A: Building for scale! To match our growth and deliver on our mission, we are focused on building the best foundation across our pillars of Operational Excellence, DEI, Employee Experience, Talent Density, and the Future of Work.

What we're saying & doing

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Ready to join the team?

Check out our People jobs!

Recruiting

The Recruiting team is responsible for hiring top-notch talent to Policygenius. We partner with hiring teams across the company to ensure we’re fairly and efficiently evaluating job-seekers while delivering on an exceptional candidate experience and meeting our ambitious growth goals for the business.

Who we are

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Christina Seymour

Recruiting Coordinator

This one time I...met Chrissy Teigen and baby Luna on Rodeo Drive.

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Daniel Grove

Senior Technical Recruiting Manager

This one time I...followed Carly Rae Jepsen around and saw her in concert 4 times in seven days.

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Kristin Johnson

Recruiting Manager

This one time I...was tricked into eating sheep intestine by a Maasai warrior while volunteering in Tanzania. I quickly learned it was not "sausage".

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Melissa Perez

Senior Recruiter

This one time I...chased down Derek Jeter's car as he left Yankee Stadium to ask him to sign a baseball for my dad - and he did!

What we've been up to

Q: What was the team's biggest accomplishment last year?

A: In early 2020, our team banded together to seamlessly transition to the unprecedented state of remote interviewing. Through problem-solving, flexibility, and extra communication with our candidates, we’ve been able to tackle the unique challenges that occur when conducting Zoom interviews while doubling in headcount. (We made over 300 hires in 2020 alone.)

What we're saying & doing

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Ready to join the team?

Check out our Recruiting jobs!