Deavila, Public Information Officer
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 11, 2015
Commissioner Scott J.
Kipper announces his resignation
CARSON CITY – Nevada’s Commissioner of Insurance Scott
J. Kipper announced today his resignation as State Commissioner for the Nevada Division of Insurance,
effective July 2, 2015.
has been an honor to have served the State of Nevada as Commissioner. I am
proud of the Division’s accomplishments,” said Commissioner Kipper. “I am
certain that the Division of Insurance will continue to serve the consumers,
protecting the rights of all Nevadans as we regulate the $12 billion dollar
Kipper was reappointed on October, 2011 after serving as Nevada’s Commissioner
from December, 2008 to June, 2010. During his tenure with the Division of
Insurance the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was successfully implemented, making
sure that exceptional health insurance products were available as well as fair
rates. The Division has been identified as one of the top insurance regulatory
agencies in the country. Commissioner Kipper served on the Executive Committee
at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) and on the
Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance at the U.S. Department of Treasury. The
Division’s website was also expanded to offer Nevadans helpful tools to help
them understand various insurance products and to make better insurance buying
serving as Nevada’s Commissioner, Commissioner Kipper served as the Deputy
Commissioner in charge of the Office of Health Insurance for the Louisiana
Department of Insurance, and CEO of the State of Louisiana Office of Group
Benefits. He also served as the State of Oregon Insurance Administrator.
Kipper began his career in the insurance industry as an independent life and
health agent in Laramie, Wyoming. He is a graduate of the University of
Wyoming, and holds a degree in business administration.
About the Nevada
Division of Insurance
State of Nevada Division of Insurance, a division 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.