Issue Experts


  • Jon  Bergner

    Jon Bergner

    Vice President – Public Policy and Federal Affairs

  • Vaun  Cleveland

    Vaun Cleveland

    Federal Affairs Director

  • Erin  Collins

    Erin Collins

    Vice President - State Affairs

  • Tony  Cotto

    Tony Cotto

    Director of Auto and Underwriting Policy

  • Kristin  Eichhorn

    Kristin Eichhorn

    Assistant Vice President of Operations - Government Affairs

  • Jimi  Grande

    Jimi Grande

    Senior Vice President - Government Affairs

  • Andrew  Huff

    Andrew Huff

    Senior Director of Federal Affairs

  • 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

  • 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

  • Jon  Schnautz

    Jon Schnautz

    Regional Vice President - Southwest

  • Chris  Stark

    Chris Stark

    Regional Vice President - Northeast

Erin Collins

Erin Collins
Vice President - State Affairs

Erin Collins

Erin M. Collins, MPA, IOM, is a native of Richmond, Virginia and still claims it as home base for her work as Assistant Vice President for the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies. Erin manages NAMIC’s state lobbying objectives as well as its State Affairs Committee. She also leads NAMIC’s involvement with the National Conference of Insurance Legislators and participates in NAMIC’s activities with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

Erin received her bachelor’s degree in political science from Mary Baldwin University and her master’s degree in public administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Prior to joining the NAMIC team, Erin spent more than six years as the director of government affairs for the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, where she led all lobbying initiatives, grassroots activity, and the Society’s Political Action Committee.