Department of Commerce, Community & Economic Development
Division of Insurance
Anchorage, Alaska – Lori Wing-Heier was appointed as the new Director of the Division of Insurance in February 2014.
Lori has approximately 30-years of experience in the insurance industry, which includes experience as a broker and an agent. She most recently served as the director of risk management at a large 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.
Lori attended North Central Michigan College and holds the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Certified Risk Manager (CRM) designations.
As Division Director, Lori oversees and enforces the "Division's mission to regulate the insurance industry to protect Alaskan consumers."
Lori is a thirty-year resident of Alaska and she makes her home with her family in Anchorage, where the Insurance Director position is located.