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Amy L. Parks, Esq. is appointed as Acting Commissioner by Director Bruce H. Breslow

Contact: Yeraldin Deavila, Public Information Officer
Phone: (775) 687-0772
E-mail: ydeavila@doi.nv.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 7, 2015

Director Bruce H. Breslow appoints Amy L. Parks, Esq. as Acting Commissioner

Carson City – Nevada’s Director of the Department of Business and Industry Bruce H. Breslow, today appointed Amy L. Parks as “Acting” Insurance Commissioner.  Ms. Parks’ appointment follows the resignation of former Nevada Insurance Commissioner Scott J. Kipper.

 Ms. Parks has eleven years of high level experience at the Division and this is her second time serving as Acting Commissioner.   

 Ms. Parks has served as Chief Insurance Counsel and Hearing Officer for the Nevada Division of Insurance since the spring of 2009, and Insurance Counsel and Hearing Officer for the Division since August 2004.  

 Acting Commissioner Parks is an alumnus of the University of Nevada, Reno where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Laboratory Medicine in 1980. In December 1995, Parks received her Juris Doctor degree from Northwestern School of Law at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. Parks was admitted to the Oregon State Bar in 1996 and the State Bar of Nevada in 1997. While attending law school at Lewis & Clark College, Parks won Outstanding Oral Advocate in Appellate Moot Court competition, and received the American Jurisprudence Award in Insurance Law.   

 About the Nevada Division of Insurance

 The Nevada Division of Insurance, part of the Nevada Department of Business and Industry, protects the rights of Nevada consumers and regulates Nevada’s $11.9 billion insurance industry. The division has offices in Carson City and Las Vegas. In 2014, the Division investigated more than 2,800 consumer complaints and recovered nearly $4 million on behalf of consumers. For more information about the Division of Insurance, visit DOI.NV.GOV or download the Division’s smartphone app NDOI Connect today in the Apple App Store and Google Play. 

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