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Wyoming

Jeff Rude

Insurance Commissioner

Western Zone

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Jeffrey 'Jeff' Rude was appointed Insurance Commissioner of the Wyoming Department of Insurance by Governor Mark Gordon on September 19, 2019.

Before becoming Insurance Commissioner, Rude spent five years in the Wyoming Department of Insurance as the Deputy Commissioner and one year as the Senior Health Policy and Planning Analyst.

Before working at the Wyoming Department of Insurance, Rude served 24 years in the United States Air Force as a Judge Advocate. He was General Counsel for a number of different organizations, the last being 20th Air Force, Cheyenne, Wyoming. He also specialized in the investigation of aircraft mishaps and retired in the rank of Colonel.

Rude has a Bachelor of Science in Public Administration from George Mason University, a Juris Doctorate from the University of North Dakota, and a Master of Military Operational Art and Science from Air University.

Rude and his wife, Kris, have two children.

Office Information
Main

Wyoming Insurance Department
106 E. 6th Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0440
United States

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  • Department

    Category

    Contact

    Phone

    Email

  • Wyoming

    Jeff Rude
    Insurance Commissioner

    (307) 777-6887

    jeff.rude@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    Becky McFarland
    Staff Attorney

    (307) 777-6889

    becky.mcfarland@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    Accident & Health Insurance

    Lela Ladd
    Section Manager, Rate & Form Filings

    (307) 777-2448

    lela.ladd@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    Administration

    Kim Gallegos
    Business Officer Coordinator

    (307) 777-6887

    kim.gallegos@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    Agent Licensing

    Elijah Lowry
    Office Support Specialist

    307-777-7310

    elijah.lowry@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    Agent Licensing

    Crystal Munson
    Office Support Specialist

    307-777-3588

    crystal.munson@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    Annual Statements

    Tammy Rathburn
    Auditor

    (307) 777-6884

    tammy.rathburn@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    Company Licensing

    Cathy Anderson
    Accountant

    (307) 777-7318

    cathy.anderson1@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    Consumer Complaints and Inquiries

    Kristi Alma Jose
    Consumer Affairs Specialist, Property and Casualty

    (307) 777-6557

    kristi.almajose@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    Consumer Complaints and Inquiries

    Wendy Horton
    Consumer Affairs Specialist, Life and Health

    (307) 777-6556

    wendy.horton1@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    Department Counsel

    Tabetha Wolf
    Assistant Attorney General

  • Wyoming

    Deposits

    G. Douglas Melvin
    Chief Financial Examiner

    (307) 777-5619

    doug.melvin@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    Examinations - Agent

    Lisa Hastings
    Licensing Administrator

    (307) 777-7344

    lisa.hastings@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    Examinations - Financial

    G. Douglas Melvin
    Chief Financial Examiner

    (307) 777-5619

    doug.melvin@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    Examinations - Market Conduct

    Bryan Stevens
    Market Conduct Manager

    (307) 777-6870

    bryan.stevens@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    Fees - Agents

    Lisa Hastings
    Licensing Administrator

    (307) 777-7344

    lisa.hastings@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    Fees - Companies

    G. Douglas Melvin
    Chief Financial Examiner

    (307) 777-5619

    doug.melvin@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    Health Policy

    Vacant
    Health Program Manager

  • Wyoming

    Health Policy

    Jill Reinking
    Senior Policy and Planning Analyst

    (307) 777-7401

    Jill.Reinking3@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    Information Systems

    G. Douglas Melvin
    Chief Financial Examiner

    (307) 777-5619

    doug.melvin@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    InsurTech

    Tana Howard
    Deputy Commissioner

    (307) 777-6896

    tana.howard@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    Life Insurance

    JoAnne DeBella
    Insurance Standards Consultant

    (307) 777-7336

    joanne.debella@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    NAIC Liaison

    G. Douglas Melvin
    Chief Financial Examiner

    (307) 777-5619

    doug.melvin@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    Policy and Form Filing - Life & Health

    Lela Ladd
    Section Manager, Rate & Form Filings

    (307) 777-2448

    lela.ladd@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    Policy and Form Filing - Life & Health

    Kelley Shepp
    Insurance Standards Consultant

    (307) 777-6888

    kelley.shepp1@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    Policy and Form Filing - Property & Casualty

    Joy Magee
    Insurance Standards Consultant

    (307) 777-7308

    joy.magee@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    Policy and Form Filing - Property & Casualty

    Shamika McDonald
    Insurance Standards Consultant

    307-777-2447

    shamika.mcdonald@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    Premium Tax

    Tammy Rathburn
    Auditor

    (307) 777-6884

    tammy.rathburn@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    Property & Casualty - Commercial Lines

    Joy Magee
    Insurance Standards Consultant

    (307) 777-7308

    joy.magee@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    Property & Casualty - Personal Lines

    Shamika McDonald
    Insurance Standards Consultant

    307-777-2447

    shamika.mcdonald@wyo.gov

  • Wyoming

    Receivership

    G. Douglas Melvin
    Chief Financial Examiner

    (307) 777-5619

    doug.melvin@wyo.gov

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