CARSON CITY – Nevada’s Commissioner of Insurance, Scott J. Kipper, announced his resignation today, effective July 2, 2015. “It has been an honor to have served the State of Nevada as Commissioner. I am proud of the Division’s accomplishments,” said Commissioner Kipper. “I am certain that the Division of Insurance will continue to serve the consumers, protecting the rights of all Nevadans as we regulate the $12 billion dollar insurance industry.”
After serving as Nevada’s Commissioner from December 2008 to June, 2010, Kipper was reappointed in October, 2011. During his tenure with the Division of Insurance, the Affordable Care Act was successfully implemented and the Division was identified as one of the top insurance regulatory agencies in the country. Commissioner Kipper also served on in the Executive Committee at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners and on the Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance at the U.S. Department of Treasury.
Commissioner Kipper began his career in the insurance industry as an independent life and health agent in Laramie, Wyoming. He is a graduate of the University of Wyoming and holds a degree in business administration. Before becoming Nevada’s Commissioner, Commissioner Kipper served as Deputy Commissioner in charge of the Office of Health Insurance for the Louisiana Department of Insurance, CEO of the State of Louisiana Office of Group Benefits and the State of Oregon Insurance Administrator.
About the Nevada Division of Insurance
As a division of the Nevada Department of Business and Industry, the State of Nevada Division of Insurance protects the rights of Nevada consumers and regulates Nevada’s $11.9 billion insurance industry, with offices in Carson City and Las Vegas. In 2014, the Division investigated more than 2,800 consumer complaints, recovering nearly $4 million for consumers.