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Insurance Commissioner, Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
David Altmaier was appointed as Florida's Insurance Commissioner on April 29, 2016, by the Financial Services Commission. He leads a 289-member team at the Office of Insurance Regulation (Office) overseeing a complex insurance marketplace in a state with one of the highest catastrophe exposures for hurricanes.
Commissioner Altmaier joined the Office in 2008, serving in various roles within the property and casualty business unit. These included Chief Analyst, Director of Property & Casualty Financial Oversight and Deputy Commissioner of Property and Casualty Insurance.
Beginning in 2018, Commissioner Altmaier was named chair of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners' Financial Condition (E) Committee.
Prior to joining the Office, Commissioner Altmaier worked as a Florida licensed 2-20 and 2-14 insurance agent and high school math teacher. He is a 2004 alumnus of Western Kentucky University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics.
John D. Doak
Commissioner, Oklahoma Insurance Department
When he took office in January 2011, John Doak's goal was simple: Do everything possible to improve the lives of Oklahomans. He's done that with groundbreaking initiatives, fiscal conservatism and an unwavering commitment to public service.
Under Commissioner Doak's leadership, the Oklahoma Insurance Department (OID) has transformed itself into a proactive and mobile organization. His team fans out across the state to educate citizens before disaster strikes and offers assistance after it does. OID employees have responded to tornadoes, earthquakes, wildfires and ice storms to help victims quickly recover from catastrophe.
Commissioner Doak's visionary efforts include hosting the National Tornado Summit, an annual disaster preparedness conference for insurance professionals, emergency managers and meteorologists. With more than 5,000 attendees over six years, it is the nation's premier event for catastrophe response. His focus on disaster resiliency also earned him a trip to the White House to share best practices with experts from around the country.
Other accomplishments by Commissioner Doak include holding the state's first-ever rate hearing on earthquake insurance premiums, returning $34 million in unspent funds to the state treasury, attracting almost 100 captives to Oklahoma and hosting a Healthcare Innovation Summit that offered cutting-edge solutions to the country's healthcare challenges.
Commissioner Doak is an active member of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners where he serves as chair of the Property and Casualty Insurance Committee, chair of the Antifraud Task Force, vice chair of the Surplus Lines Task Force and vice chair of the Midwest Zone. He is also a member of the Innovation and Technology Task Force, a new effort to monitor technology, data collection and cybersecurity developments in the insurance industry. Commissioner Doak shapes important national insurance policy issues as a member of the Government Relations Leadership Council and international insurance issues as a member of the International Insurance Relations Leadership Group. Additionally, Commissioner Doak represents the NAIC with the international Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Commissioner Doak graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Shortly after college he launched a successful insurance business in Tulsa. Later, he served as an executive for several risk and insurance service companies including Marsh, Aon, HNI and Ascension.
Doak and his wife Debby live in Tulsa with their children, Zack and Kasey. They are members of the South Tulsa Baptist Church.
John G. Franchini
Insurance Superintendent, New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (PRC)
The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (PRC) appointed John G. Franchini as Insurance Superintendent July 27, 2010. During the 2013 legislative session, legislation effectuating a Constitutional Amendment passed in the 2012 general election (HB 45) removed the insurance division from the PRC and created a stand-alone agency, The Office of Superintendent of Insurance (OSI). This was effective July 1, 2013.
This legislation also created a nominating committee for the position of the Superintendent of Insurance. The nomination committee unanimously re-confirmed John G. Franchini to continue in his capacity as Superintendent for the State of New Mexico. Franchini has more than 35 years' experience in the insurance industry. He "temporarily" joined Consolidated Agency, his father's independent insurance agency, while attending graduate school at the University of New Mexico. Ten years later, he purchased the business and expanded it to four locations, employing 82 people and servicing nearly 15,000 customers. During that time, he served on the New Mexico Workers' Compensation Assigned Risk Pool Board of Governors, the Patient Compensation Administration Board of Directors, and was elected president of the Independent Insurance Agents of New Mexico. In 1998, Poe & Brown, a national insurance broker, purchased the business. Franchini was named vice president, and his responsibilities included new business production, development of specialized insurance programs, and agency acquisitions.
Franchini joined New Mexico Mutual in 2002 and was eventually named vice president of government and industry affairs. At New Mexico Mutual, he worked with state legislators, members of regulatory agencies and insurance agents to strengthen the company's financial and public standing.
He is also a member of the Leadership New Mexico Class of 2007, former board member of the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association and past president of the New Mexico Insurance Association.
Franchini is a native New Mexican and a graduate of Creighton University in Omaha, NE.
Director, Illinois Department of Insurance
Governor Bruce Rauner appointed Jennifer Hammer as Director of the Illinois Department of Insurance (DOI) effective January 17, 2017, and she was confirmed as Director on February 15, 2017.
Jennifer, who brings more than a decade of experience in healthcare law and policy, is the first woman to serve as confirmed Director of the Illinois Department of Insurance. In January 2018, Jennifer became the Chair of the Property and Casualty (C) Insurance Committee of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC).
Prior to her appointment as Director, Jennifer served as the Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy in the Office of the Governor where she worked closely with state agencies to develop and implement the Governor's public policy agenda.
Previously, she served as Special Counsel to the Governor and Policy Advisor for Healthcare and Human Services. In this role, she coordinated all healthcare-related agencies, including the DOI. Jennifer oversaw the transition of Get Covered Illinois, Illinois' Health Insurance Marketplace, from an independent commission to the DOI.
Prior to joining state government, Jennifer was Associate Vice President/Legal Counsel for Government Affairs for the Illinois Chamber of Commerce and a lawyer in private practice with a focus on insurance defense, healthcare, business and advising clients on legislation including the Affordable Care Act.
Jennifer has a Bachelor's Degree in Justice Studies from Arizona State University and a J.D. from Southern Illinois University School of Law. She resides in Springfield, Illinois with her husband, Grant, and three children.