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Key Staff


Jillian Froment
Jillian Froment



Jillian Froment was appointed Director of the Ohio Department of Insurance in 2017 by Ohio Governor John R. Kasich.  She serves as a member of the Governor’s cabinet and is responsible for the overall leadership and direction of the Department of Insurance. (read more)




Carrie Haughawout
 Carrie Haughawout
Deputy Director

Carrie Haughawout was named Deputy Director of the Ohio Department of Insurance in April 2017.  Haughawout is responsible for leading policy development within the department and aligning regulatory oversight with department policy, in addition to assisting in the daily operations of the department and overseeing special projects.  (read more)


Tynesia Dorsey
Chief Administrative Officer and Director of Consumer Relations



Tynesia Dorsey was named Chief Administrative Officer of the Ohio Department of Insurance in September 2011. In this capacity, Dorsey oversees the operations of Fiscal, Human Resources, Information Technology and Security, and Project Management. Dorsey also serves as the agency’s Director of Consumer Relations.  (read more)  


​Amanda Baird
General Counsel




Amanda Baird was named General Counsel for the Ohio Department of Insurance in March 2016. Baird is the Department’s top legal advisor and directs the agency’s legal services operations. (read more)


Chris Brock
AD, Public Affairs

Chris Brock was named Assistant Director of Public Affairs for the Ohio Department of Insurance in April 2017.  Brock is responsible for the Department’s Legislative and Communications efforts while also overseeing stakeholder engagement for the agency.  (read more)


Michelle Rafeld
AD, Fraud and Enforcement

Michelle Rafeld was named the Ohio Department of Insurance's Assistant Director of Fraud and Enforcement in 2007 and is responsible for overseeing the investigation of unlicensed insurance activity, agent misconduct and suspected insurance fraud. (read more)


Dwight Radel
AD, Risk Assessment


Dwight Radel was named Assistant Director for Risk Assessment in February 2015 and is a key member of the Ohio Department of Insurance management team responsible for the financial regulation duties of approximately 1,700 insurers licensed to do business in Ohio to ensure they are financially compliant with Ohio insurance law.  (read more)


Jana Jarrett
AD, Consumer Affairs


Jana Jarrett was named the Ohio Department of Insurance’s Assistant Director of Consumer Affairs in April 2010 and oversees the Consumer Services Division as it assists consumers on the phone, through Internet communications, written correspondence and in one-on-one meetings. Other activities of the division include meeting insurance industry professionals and managing the Missing Life Policy Search program. (read more)

Laura Miller
AD, Product Regulation and Actuarial Services

Laura Miller joined the Ohio Department of Insurance as Chief of the Product Regulation and Actuarial Services’ Life and Health section in July 2013. She was promoted to Assistant Director of Product Regulation and Actuarial Services in February 2015. Overseeing a complex operation, Miller is responsible for ensuring insurance company product and rate filings are compliant with applicable state and federal laws as well as Department rules and bulletins. (read more)



Chris Brock
Todd Oberholtzer
Regulatory Compliance Director


Todd Oberholtzer was named Regulatory Compliance Director for the Ohio Department of Insurance in February 2016.  Oberholtzer focuses on market compliance issues overseeing both the Fraud and Enforcement and Market Conduct Divisions. (read more)



Ohio Department of Insurance
50 W. Town Street, Third Floor - Suite 300
Columbus, Ohio  43215
Mike DeWine, Governor | Jillian Froment, Director
General Info: 614-644-2658 | Consumer Hotline: 800-686-1526
Fraud Hotline: 800-686-1527 | Medicare Hotline: 800-686-1578
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