October 02, 2014

Missouri Department of Insurance names new chief of investigations

Department recruits Attorney General's chief auditor for top investigatory role

Jefferson City, Mo. - The Missouri Department of Insurance announced today that Mary Johnson has been appointed chief of investigations for the department.

Johnson has been the chief investigative auditor for the Missouri Attorney General's Office since 2007. Her duties included investigating fraud, supervising auditors and ensuring federal performance standards were met. Johnson's extensive investigative knowledge gained through audits and financial analysis adds another layer of protection for Missouri consumers.

"We look forward to leveraging Mary's extensive experience in law enforcement to better protect consumers," said Department Director John M. Huff. "Her vast knowledge of investigations will be a great asset to the department."

Johnson earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Columbia College and a master's degree in business administration with an emphasis in accounting from William Woods University.

Missouri insurance producers and industry will have the opportunity to meet Johnson at the upcoming Director's Regulatory Summit. The Summit will be held on Oct. 15 in St. Louis, Missouri. Registration is $99 and is available at http://insurance.mo.gov/summit/ . The window for registration is closing soon, but limited space is still available. The Summit has been approved for 5.8 Continuing Legal Education Hours by the Missouri Bar Association. Additionally, insurance producers can earn up to six Continuing Education hours.