Hodgen Mainda

Hodgen Mainda


(Southeast Zone)

Mailing Address

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance
Insurance Division
Davy Crockett Tower, Twelfth Floor
500 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0565

Phone: (615) 741-2241

Fax: (615) 741-9006

Street Address

Same as mailing address

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Commissioner Hodgen Mainda was appointed by Governor Bill Lee to lead the Department of Commerce and Insurance starting on October 1, 2019.

Mainda previously served as vice president for community development at the Electric Power Board (EPB) in Chattanooga.

In addition to his work with EPB, Mainda served on several non-profit boards including the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce, the Downtown Chattanooga Rotary Club, the United Way of Greater Chattanooga, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Chancellor’s Roundtable and the College of Business Advisory Board. Mainda is also a member of the Leadership Tennessee Class of 2019 and a 2018 graduate of the Harvard Business School Young American Leaders Program.

A native of Nairobi, Kenya, Mainda, moved to Tennessee in 1997 to study at Middle Tennessee State University. He is a graduate of the University of Eastern Africa. He is married and has two small children.
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