Issue Experts


  • Jon  Bergner

    Jon Bergner

    Assistant Vice President – Public Policy and Federal Affairs

  • Erin  Collins

    Erin Collins

    Assistant Vice President - State Affairs

  • Kristin  Eichhorn

    Kristin Eichhorn

    Director of Operations – Government Affairs

  • Jimi  Grande

    Jimi Grande

    Senior Vice President - Government Affairs

  • Julie  Harrison

    Julie Harrison

    State Affairs Manager

  • Andrew  Huff

    Andrew Huff

    Federal Affairs Director

  • Mark  Johnston

    Mark Johnston

    Regional Vice President - Midwest

  • Tom  Karol

    Tom Karol

    General Counsel - Federal

  • Andrew  Kirkner

    Andrew Kirkner

    Regional Vice President - Ohio Valley / Mid-Atlantic

  • Paul  Martin

    Paul Martin

    Senior Regional Vice President - Southwest

  • Cate  Paolino

    Cate Paolino

    Director of Public Policy

  • Andrew  Pauley

    Andrew Pauley

    Government Affairs Counsel

  • Andrew  Perkins

    Andrew Perkins

    Regional Vice President - Great Lakes

  • Holly  Pitt Young

    Holly Pitt Young

    Political Affairs Director

  • Christian  Rataj

    Christian Rataj

    Senior Regional Vice President – Western Region

  • Liz  Reynolds

    Liz Reynolds

    Regional Vice President - Southeast

  • Jonathan  Rodgers

    Jonathan Rodgers

    Director of Financial and Tax Policy

  • Michelle  Rogers

    Michelle Rogers

    Assistant Vice President - International & Regulatory Affairs

  • Chris  Stark

    Chris Stark

    Regional Vice President - Northeast

Cate  Paolino

Cate Paolino
Director of Public Policy

Cate  Paolino

Cate Paolino, MBA, JD, serves as NAMIC’s Director of Public Policy. She is responsible for providing the association and its membership with key policy expertise and analysis on legislative and regulatory issues of interest to the property/casualty insurance industry at the state, federal, and international levels.

Paolino is a former NAMIC Regional Vice President of the Northeast Region. She came to NAMIC from Travelers, where she worked in business insurance serving as senior counsel and second vice president, Regulatory Research and Compliance. She spent more than 10 years as senior counsel at the American Insurance Association. Her skill set includes legislative and regulatory analysis, legislative drafting including the drafting of model legislation, experience with commercial insurance issues and drafting and presenting testimony.

She holds an MBA from Suffolk University and a law degree from the University of Connecticut.

Contact NAMIC Staff

Indianapolis Office
3601 Vincennes Road
Indianapolis, IN 46268
Telephone: 317.875.5250
fax: 317.879.8408

Washington, D.C. Office
20 F Street NW
Suite 510
Washington, DC 20001
Telephone: 202.628.1558
fax: 202.628.1601