Alight Solutions names Colon McLean chief HR officer

Lincolnshire, ILL. October 25, 2018 - Alight Solutions, a leader in technology-enabled health, wealth, and human capital management solutions, today announced that Colon McLean has joined the company as chief human resources officer (CHRO) reporting to CEO Chris Michalak.

“Our colleagues are at the core of what makes Alight a Great Place to Work and are fundamental to our ability to serve our clients and their people with excellence,” said Chris Michalak, CEO of Alight. “Colon’s expertise as a strategic HR leader will help Alight build on the incredible culture we’ve already established that enables our people to thrive while growing our organization.”  

Colon brings more than 30 years of human resources experience to Alight including experience leading and integrating acquisitions, major system implementations, global engagement and talent strategies. Most recently, Colon served as CHRO at The Warranty Group. In addition, he held a variety of HR leadership roles at Career Education Corporation and Duke Energy.

“As a leader in the HR industry, Alight’s commitment to its people and its values is a cornerstone of its long-standing reputation,” said Colon McLean, chief human resources officer at Alight. “I am thrilled to join this market-leading team and look forward to supporting and enhancing Alight’s people strategy as we build for the future.”

Colon holds a degree in business administration from Wingate University, Wingate, North Carolina and a Master of Business Administration from Wake Forest University.

About Alight Solutions

Alight Solutions is a leading provider of integrated benefits, payroll and cloud solutions. With more than 15,000 professionals across 29 countries, Alight provides leading-edge benefits administration and ERP technology and services to more than 3,250 clients including 50% of the Fortune 500. Alight’s combination of data-driven insights and technology expertise creates unique value for clients. Alight is a six-time member of IAOP’s Global Outsourcing 100. Learn how Alight drives better business outcomes and employee wellbeing for organizations of all sizes at