Jamie Walker is the deputy commissioner of the Financial Regulation Division. Jamie is responsible for all aspects of the division’s operations, particularly focusing upon oversight of insurer solvency and related consumer protections. The division fulfills its mission through licensing companies, conducting financial analysis, performing on-site examinations, and leading regulatory interventions including receivership for rehabilitation and/or liquidation.
Jamie began her career with TDI in March 2000 as an Examiner Trainee in the Examinations Section. After 12 years of holding various positions in the Examinations Section, including five years as an assistant chief examiner, she assumed the role of associate commissioner of the Licensing Services Section from 2012 to 2015. As associate commissioner, Jamie managed a staff responsible for the incorporation and licensing of insurers and preservation of insurer records; the licensing and regulation of insurance agents, agencies, adjusters, title agents, escrow officers, navigators, and others, as well as appointments, renewals and continuing education; and the licensing and registration of independent review organizations, workers comp networks and utilization review agents. In 2015, Jamie was named the assistant deputy commissioner of the Financial Regulation Division. The role’s responsibilities included developing and implementing administrative procedures, being familiar with all operations of the division, and functioning as a resource regarding the division’s functions to other areas of TDI. Jamie has been serving as the deputy commissioner of the Financial Regulation Division since May 2018.
Jamie has been actively involved in various National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) committees and working groups, including the Statutory Accounting Principles Working Group, Valuation of Securities Task Force, Capital Adequacy Task Force, and Reinsurance Task Force.
Jamie holds a Bachelor of Arts – Economics from Lyon College, Batesville, AR. She has a Certified Financial Examiner’s designation from the Society of Financial Examiners (SOFE) and has been an active member since 2000.