Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Keri Kish Named Director of Government Relations

NAPSLO is pleased to announce Keri Kish has joined the NAPSLO team as Director of Government Relations for the Association.

“We are thrilled to have Keri on the NAPSLO team. Her background and experience will be a tremendous asset to the NAPSLO membership as we continue our work on a number of issues facing the surplus lines industry at the state and federal level," said Brady Kelley, NAPSLO Executive Director.

As Director of Government Relations, Ms. Kish will be responsible for implementing the membership’s regulatory and legislative outreach directives and continuing to build upon NAPSLO’s strong reputation as a premier source of information and advocacy for the surplus lines industry.

Previously, Ms. Kish served as Antifraud Counsel at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners in Kansas City, Mo. Prior to joining the NAIC in 2006, she was a Staff Attorney at the Kansas Insurance Department for Commissioner Sandy Praeger. She began her career as Assistant County Attorney with the Ford County (Kan.) Attorney's Office.

While at the NAIC, she provided senior staff support to insurance fraud and multistate market conduct settlement task forces and working groups, acted as a liaison for the membership with associations and governmental agencies and provided membership support services to state insurance regulators. She was the Administrating Attorney at the Kansas Insurance Department of the Kansas Workers’ Compensation Fund.

Ms. Kish received her law degree from Washburn University’s School of Law in 1998 and an undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Kansas.

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