COLUMBUS — Ohio Lieutenant Governor and Department of Insurance Director Mary Taylor named Steve Martindale the Department’s Chief Regulatory Officer. Martindale, who joined the agency on April 25, will oversee the Risk Assessment division, the Product Regulation and Actuarial Services division, and the Fraud, Enforcement and Licensing division.
“It is a pleasure to have someone with Steve’s extensive regulatory background working at the Department of Insurance,” Taylor said. “Steve’s experience both in the private and public sector, including previous experience at the Department, makes him a valuable member of our leadership team.”
Prior to joining the Department of Insurance, Martindale worked as a Chief Financial Officer for small and medium-sized businesses. During his three-year tenure with the companies, Martindale created efficiencies to help businesses improve cash flow, reduce costs, and increase profits.
Martindale previously was Vice President of Corporate Governance for Pro Century Corporation, a publically traded insurance holding company, served as the Chief Financial Analyst at the Department of Insurance from 2001 until 2005, and was the Accounting Division Manager at Nationwide from 1997 to 2001. Martindale has also worked as an audit manager for KPMG and an accounting manager for Motorists/American Hardware Insurance Group.
Martindale graduated from Otterbein College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting and Business Administration. He is a licensed CPA.
Martindale lives with his wife, Teresa, and three of their four children outside of Pataskala. Their oldest resides in Gahanna.