NAMIC Leadership


  • Charles Chamness

    Charles Chamness

    President/CEO

  • Gregg Dykstra

    Gregg Dykstra

    COO

  • Neil Alldredge

    Neil Alldredge

    Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs

  • Jimi Grande

    Jimi Grande

    Senior Vice President, Government Affairs

  • Kristen Spriggs

    Kristen Spriggs

    Senior Vice President, Member Development

  • Audra Carrel

    Audra Carrel

    Vice President, Marketing & Technology

  • Robert Detlefsen

    Robert Detlefsen

    Vice President, Research

  • Catherine Imus

    Catherine Imus

    Vice President, Public Affairs

  • David Middleton

    David Middleton

    Vice President, Finance

  • Terry Suttner

    Terry Suttner

    Vice President, Membership

  • Joe Thesing

    Joe Thesing

    Vice President, State Affairs

  • Michael Ulmer

    Michael Ulmer

    Vice President, Operations

Robert  Detlefsen

Robert Detlefsen
Vice President - Public Policy

Robert  Detlefsen

Robert Detlefsen is Vice President of Research at the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC), an Indianapolis-based national trade association that represents more than 1,400 property-casualty insurance companies. In this role, Detlefsen conducts public policy research and analysis, with a focus on the mutual industry.

Detlefsenā€™s analyses and commentaries have appeared in scholarly journals, specialized insurance publications, and a variety of newspapers and magazines. He is the author of "Dual Insurance Chartering: Potential Consequences" in The Future of Insurance Regulation (Brookings Press, 2009) and author of Civil Rights Under Reagan (ICS Press, 1991). Detlefsen represents NAMIC on the advisory board of the Insurance Research Council and serves on the board of directors of the Alabama Center for Insurance Information and Research. He is also on the editorial board of the Journal of Insurance Regulation, and has testified on numerous occasions before legislative and regulatory bodies.

Detlefsen holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley, and a B.A. in political science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He has served on the faculties of several colleges and universities, teaching courses in American government, constitutional law, and political theory.

Contact NAMIC Staff

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