Press Release, January 16, 2024, Wisconsin Insurance Commissioner Appoints New Deputy Commissioner

January 16, 2024

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Wisconsin Insurance Commissioner Appoints New Deputy Commissioner

Madison, Wis. — Today, the Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) announced the appointment of Rebecca Easland to serve as Deputy Commissioner.  

Deputy Commissioner Easland most recently served as Senior Policy Advisor with the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS). During her time with IAIS, she assisted in the development of the global Insurance Capital Standard, worked with the Macroprudential Committee, and provided project management support to the Policy Development Committee. Prior to joining IAIS, Deputy Commissioner Easland worked at OCI for over 15 years as a Financial Examiner and the Director of the Financial Analysis and Examination Bureau.

“We are fortunate to have a talented and dedicated leadership team at OCI, and I am excited to welcome Rebecca Easland back to OCI to help us fulfill our mission of protecting consumers and ensuring that our insurance market remains strong and competitive," said Commissioner Houdek.

Deputy Commissioner Easland will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations and supervising the regulatory and administrative responsibilities of OCI.

“Over the past few years, I've had the opportunity to expand my insurance regulation experience from an international perspective. I'm excited to bring my skills home to Wisconsin, reconnect with the OCI team and address the evolving challenges facing the insurance industry," said Deputy Commissioner Easland.​​