Mark Afable

Mark Afable


(Midwest Zone)

Mailing Address

Office of the Commissioner of Insurance
State of Wisconsin
P.O. Box 7873
Madison, Wisconsin 53707-7873

Phone: (608) 266-3586

Fax: (608) 266-9935

Street Address

Office of the Commissioner of Insurance
State of Wisconsin
GEF–III, Second Floor
125 South Webster Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53703-3474

Mailing Address for Agent Licensing

Office of the Commissioner of Insurance
State of Wisconsin
P.O. Box 7872
Madison, Wisconsin 53707-7872

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Mark V. Afable was appointed Wisconsin Commissioner of Insurance by Governor Tony Evers on January 22, 2019. In addition to serving as the state's chief regulator or insurance, Afable oversees the agency's 143 employees and supervises the Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund and State Life Insurance Fund.

A graduate of Marquette University Law School, Afable has over 38 years of experience in the insurance industry. Prior to his appointment, Afable served as the Chief Legal Officer with American Family Insurance, overseeing corporate legal, government affairs and compliance, litigation and protective services. With extensive experience working with state and federal legislators, state insurance regulators and the NAIC, he advised Senior Leadership and the Board of Directors on legal matters involving corporate governance, compliance issues, and regulatory actions.

Before joining American Family in 1994, Afable directed legislative and regulatory efforts in several states for Allstate Insurance Company, where he first became involved with the NAIC. Earlier in his career, Afable focused his efforts on insurance policy and legislative issues as counsel for the National Association of Independent Insurers (NAII) in Des Plaines, Illinois.

Afable serves on the Board of Directors for Sunshine Place, a resource facility for charitable organizations providing food, clothing and social services to residents of Sun Prairie. He also serves on the American Family Children's Hospital Advisory Board and the Edgewood High School Board of Trustees.

Afable and his wife, Peggy, have four children and live in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin.
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