Ohio Gov. John Kasich has appointed Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor to be director of the Ohio Department of Insurance. In addition, Gov. Kasich named Taylor to lead the Common Sense Initiative to transform Ohio's regulatory policies.
Taylor is the former Auditor of State where she served for four years. Prior to being elected Auditor of State, Taylor served two terms in the Ohio House of Representatives and was a member of the House Finance; Ways and Means; and Education committees. She began her career in 1990 with the accounting firm Deloitte and Touche before joining the regional firm of Bober Markey Fedorovich & Company in 1994, where she served as director of the firm's tax department.