Issue Experts


  • Jon  Bergner

    Jon Bergner

    Assistant Vice President – Public Policy and Federal Affairs

  • Vaun  Cleveland

    Vaun Cleveland

    Federal Affairs Director

  • 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

  • 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

  • Cate  Paolino

    Cate Paolino

    Director of Public Policy

  • Andrew  Pauley

    Andrew Pauley

    Government Affairs Counsel

  • Channing  Pejic

    Channing Pejic

    Political Affairs Manager

  • 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

Tom Karol

Tom Karol
General Counsel - Federal

Tom Karol

Tom Karol serves as General Counsel - Federal in NAMIC’s Washington office. Tom represents NAMIC in Washington on issues impacting property casualty insurance companies and has primary management of NAMIC’s response to Dodd-Frank legislation and regulation. Tom is also the Leader of NAMIC’s Investment Services Practice.

Tom has extensive legal, regulatory and operations experience with major financial services companies, law firms, regulatory agencies and Congress. Tom was a leader in Deloitte’s Global Financial Services practice, a supervisory principal for a broker dealer, with the S.E.C. Division of Enforcement and with the U.S. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.

Tom graduated from the University of Notre Dame Law School and has a political science degree from St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY. He resides in Alexandria, Virginia with his wife, Kathryn, his son David and his daughter Julianne.