Issue Experts


  • Jon  Bergner

    Jon Bergner

    Assistant Vice President – Public Policy and Federal Affairs

  • Vaun  Cleveland

    Vaun Cleveland

    Federal Affairs Director

  • Erin  Collins

    Erin Collins

    Assistant Vice President - State Affairs

  • Kristin  Eichhorn

    Kristin Eichhorn

    Director of Operations – Government Affairs

  • Jimi  Grande

    Jimi Grande

    Senior Vice President - Government Affairs

  • Andrew  Huff

    Andrew Huff

    Federal Affairs Director

  • Mark  Johnston

    Mark Johnston

    Regional Vice President - Midwest

  • Tom  Karol

    Tom Karol

    General Counsel - Federal

  • Andrew  Kirkner

    Andrew Kirkner

    Regional Vice President - Ohio Valley / Mid-Atlantic

  • Cate  Paolino

    Cate Paolino

    Director of Public Policy

  • Andrew  Pauley

    Andrew Pauley

    Government Affairs Counsel

  • Channing  Pejic

    Channing Pejic

    Political Affairs Manager

  • Andrew  Perkins

    Andrew Perkins

    Regional Vice President - Great Lakes

  • Holly  Pitt Young

    Holly Pitt Young

    Political Affairs Director

  • Christian  Rataj

    Christian Rataj

    Senior Regional Vice President – Western Region

  • Liz  Reynolds

    Liz Reynolds

    Regional Vice President - Southeast

  • Jonathan  Rodgers

    Jonathan Rodgers

    Director of Financial and Tax Policy

  • Michelle  Rogers

    Michelle Rogers

    Assistant Vice President - International & Regulatory Affairs

  • Chris  Stark

    Chris Stark

    Regional Vice President - Northeast

Andrew Pauley

Andrew Pauley
Government Affairs Counsel

Andrew Pauley

Andrew Pauley, CPCU serves as Government Affairs Counsel for NAMIC in a cross-functional role supporting the State, Federal and International/Regulatory divisions of the Government Affairs Department. Andrew additionally works with the Workers’ Compensation Council, Amicus Working Group, NAIC Working Group and Policy Research Council. He covers civil justice reform issues and other international and regulatory concerns among other issues. He joined NAMIC in 2018.

Prior to NAMIC, Andrew served in multiple roles including Deputy Commissioner and General Counsel in the West Virginia Insurance Commissioner’s Office for over ten years. His responsibilities included serving as liaison with the state legislature, litigating cases before the highest court in the state and serving as counsel to three insurance commissioners in all areas of insurance operations and regulatory policy. Andrew participated regularly at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). Further, Pauley directly participated in several insurance initiatives including the privatization of the state workers’ compensation monopolistic system and residual claim run-off, medical malpractice insurance reform and third party unfair trade practice reform. Pauley has extensive experience in insurance defense including defending large commercial claims and coverage issues.

Andrew has an undergraduate and law degree from West Virginia University. While at law school, he was bestowed the honor of The Order of Barristers by the faculty. He also holds the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter designation conferred by The Institutes. He is a member of the West Virginia state bar.