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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 1, 2024)

Gary Anderson Marks ‘Day One’ as NAIC CEO Under New Leadership Structure

Today, Gary D. Anderson assumes his role as the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ (NAIC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The NAIC and its Members announced the appointment of Anderson, an insurance veteran who most recently served as Massachusetts Insurance Commissioner, on March 16, 2024.  

In addition to Anderson being named CEO, the NAIC formalized its Senior Leadership Team. Effective March 1, 2024, the NAIC announced the following internally:

  • Andy Beal, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Legal Officer
  • Christian Carter, Chief Member Experience Officer
  • Ethan Sonnichsen, Chief Government Affairs Officer
  • Evelyn Boswell, Chief DE&I Officer
  • Jeff Johnston, Chief Regulatory Affairs Officer
  • Jennifer Stroud, Chief People Experience Officer
  • Jim Woody, Chief Financial Officer
  • Kay Noonan, General Counsel
  • Scott Morris, Chief Technology Officer

The Senior Leadership Team anticipates the benefits of a new structure that will streamline decision-making, improve communication, and foster greater agility with operations.

Anderson and the NAIC staff will continue to provide the stability and guidance needed for the organization to support the NAIC Officers and Members.

About the National Association of Insurance Commissioners

As part of our state-based system of insurance regulation in the United States, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) provides expertise, data, and analysis for insurance commissioners to effectively regulate the industry and protect consumers. The U.S. standard-setting organization is governed by the chief insurance regulators from the 50 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories. Through the NAIC, state insurance regulators establish standards and best practices, conduct peer reviews, and coordinate regulatory oversight. NAIC staff supports these efforts and represents the collective views of state regulators domestically and internationally.