Mike Chaney

Mike Chaney


(Vice Chair, Southeast Zone)

Mailing Address

Mississippi Insurance Department
P.O. Box 79
Jackson, Mississippi 39205

Phone: (601) 359-3569

Fax: (601) 359-2474

Street Address

1001 Woolfolk State Office Building
501 North West Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39201

Gulf Coast Office

Bolton State Office Building
1141 Bayview Avenue, Suite 401
Biloxi, Mississippi 39530

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Mike Chaney, Mississippi’s 11th Commissioner of Insurance and State Fire Marshal, is currently serving his third term in office. First elected in 2007, he brought extensive business knowledge and experience to the office combined with 15 years of service in the Mississippi House of Representatives and Senate. His priorities throughout his terms in office remain steadfastly committed to consumer protection and application of technology for efficiency of the department to serve the state and consumers. He is leading the department in making strides in health care reform; disaster recovery from flood, tornado and hurricane events; bail bond industry reform; and reductions in state fire deaths.

An active member of the NAIC, Chaney serves on numerous committees, task forces and working groups. Among the issues he is involved in addressing are examination oversight, accounting practices, producer licensing, health insurance and managed care, senior issues, catastrophe and property and casualty insurance.

As Commissioner, he was inducted into the Insurance Hall of Fame at his alma mater, Mississippi State University. He received the Distinguished Service Award from the University of Mississippi Risk Management and Insurance program and its Professional Society. He has been named one of the top insurance professionals by Insurance Business America magazine and was named a Healthcare Hero by the Mississippi Business Journal. Chaney has served on numerous community development entities and corporate boards.

Chaney is also a Rotarian and Paul Harris Fellow. He is a veteran of the United States Army, serving in Vietnam. Chaney and his wife, Mary, have three children and eight grandchildren
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