Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Greitens announces choice to head Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions, Professional Registration

(From Gov. Eric Greitens)

Today, Governor Eric Greitens announced his pick for the head of the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration, Chlora Lindley-Myers.

Governor Greitens released the following statement, “I look forward to working with Chlora to fight for the people of Missouri. At DIFP, she will have the ability to make sure that our government properly protects the people, while ensuring that businesses are encouraged to create jobs. She’s a proven leader who will put the people first.”

Chlora Lindley-Myers has served in several senior positions in the legislative, judicial and executive branches of government. She has also been a leader in regulatory and insurance industries, as well as within the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). At the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance, Chlora oversees the Insurance, Securities, Tennessee Law Enforcement Academy, TennCare Oversight divisions as well as the Human Resources and Legislative functions.

She served, in Kansas City, as the Director of Consumer Protection and Anti-Fraud Division of the NAIC, and as Chief Compliance Officer of Examinations for the Kentucky Department of Insurance, where she was responsible for the administration and oversight of market conduct examinations.

Chlora also served as the Property and Casualty Section Chief for the Missouri Department of Insurance, where she was responsible for regulating all of the property and casualty insurance forms, rates, filings and policies issued in the state. She holds an undergraduate degree from Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts and a law degree from the University of Connecticut. Chlora is licensed to practice law in various states, including Missouri. She has received national recognition for her work. As the Deputy Commissioner of Tennessee’s Department of Commerce and Insurance, she was awarded the Robert Dineen Award for Outstanding Service and Contribution to the State Regulation of Insurance.


Anonymous said...

Another out of state selection for a state position. Does Greitens think only out of state people can govern in Missouri? Wth? Has anyone checked to see if Greitens is actually from Missouri or has a home here?

Anonymous said...

9:14 - Yep, that was what initially came to mind. Where is this person from and why not a Missourian? Seems there MUST be an insurance, banking or registration professional available in the state ...