Office of Consumer Affairs & Business Regulation
Massachusetts Division of Insurance
1000 Washington Street, 8th Floor
Boston, Massachusetts 02118-6200
Gary D. Anderson joined the Massachusetts Division of Insurance as its First Deputy Commissioner in February of 2014. Anderson’s responsibilities included strategic planning and policy development for every aspect of the agency, while assisting in decision-making and policy development in matters involving all lines of insurance and developing and advocating legislative and policy priorities for the Administration. His insurance experience began in 1999 with a regional carrier in the northwestern United States.
Just prior to his role as the First Deputy, he served as a Policy Advisor and Senior Counsel in the Massachusetts State Senate President’s Office, where he was involved in a number of policy areas, from the state’s broad efforts to control health care costs to all matters affecting the financial services sector. Prior to his work in the Senate President’s Office, he worked as the General Counsel for the Financial Services Committee, where he handled legislation related to insurance and banking.
Anderson’s private sector work also includes experience at a pharmaceutical company, where he was responsible for negotiating the tiered status of pharmaceuticals in the hospital setting.
Anderson is a graduate of Idaho State University and Albany Law School at Union University.