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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
7/14/2020
FOR INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Craig Ey, 410-468-2488 (O)
443-604-9599 (C)

Gregory Derwart named Chief of Staff at Maryland Insurance Administration

BALTIMORE – Maryland Insurance Commissioner Kathleen A. Birrane has named Gregory M. Derwart as Chief of Staff for the Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA).
 
GregoryDerwart.jpgDerwart has extensive experience in state government. From 2015 to 2019, he was Managing Director, Administration & Customer Experience, at the Maryland Department of Commerce. During his tenure, he led Governor Larry Hogan’s statewide customer service initiative, conducting research and implementing improvement plans across 40 state agencies, including training, recognition programs, performance metrics, and satisfaction surveys.
 
Derwart also served as Director, Division of Administration, for the Maryland Transportation Authority from 2005 to 2007.
 
“Greg is a seasoned administrator whose extensive experience in the private sector, combined with his in-depth understanding of Maryland government, will enable him to be a tremendous asset to the Maryland Insurance Administration,” said Commissioner Birrane. “He is deeply committed to public service and operational excellence and will further our core objectives of  providing excellent customer service and protecting Maryland insurance consumers while effectively and fairly regulating our state’s thriving insurance industry.”
 
Immediately prior to joining the MIA, Derwart was Chief Operating Officer at Maller Wealth Advisors in Hunt Valley, Md.  During his career, he also served as Chief Operating Officer at the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts and The Arc of Baltimore.
 
“It is indeed an honor to be returning to the Hogan Administration in this new capacity,” he said. “I sincerely look forward to working with Commissioner Birrane and the entire MIA team.”
 
Derwart holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland and a master’s degree from the University of Baltimore.
 
Special Note: The Maryland Insurance Administration remains fully operational during the COVID-19 emergency. If you would like to file an insurance complaint, please use our online portal: https://enterprise.insurance.maryland.gov/consumer/ConsumerPortalWelcomePage.aspx.
 
About the Maryland Insurance Administration
 
The Maryland Insurance Administration is an independent State agency charged with regulating Maryland’s $28.5 billion insurance industry. For more information about the Insurance Administration, please visit www.insurance.maryland.gov or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MDInsuranceAdmin, Twitter at @MD_Insurance, LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/maryland-insurance-administration or Instagram at @marylandinsuranceadmin.
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