Lori Wing-Heier was appointed Director of the Division of Insurance in February 2014.
Director Wing-Heier has approximately 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, including as a broker and agent.
She most recently served as Director of Risk Management at a large Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) corporation where she designed and implemented a comprehensive enterprise-wide risk management program.
She also served as senior vice-president at a national brokerage, working with Alaskan entities throughout the state, and as president of the Alaska Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers, Inc.
Director Wing-Heier attended North Central Michigan College and holds the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Certified Risk Manager (CRM) designations.
As Division Director, Wing-Heier oversees and enforces the division's mission to regulate the insurance industry to protect Alaskan consumers.
Director Wing-Heier is a thirty-year resident of Alaska. She makes her home with her family in Anchorage, where the Director of Insurance position is located.