Commissioner Jones announced the appointment of Robert Herrell as a Deputy Commissioner and Legislative Director effective April 1. Herrell served as staff director for former State Senator Jackie Speier and was the lead staff on consumer financial privacy legislation and dietary supplement reform.
He also served as chief consultant and senior consultant to the Assembly Consumer Protection, Governmental Efficiency and Economic Development Committee under then-Assemblywoman Susan Davis, where he worked on a wide variety of consumer protection and economic development issues. Mr. Herrell also worked for then Assembly Member Jones as his legislative director "I am extremely confident in Robert's ability to advance our mission of insurance protection for all Californians into the legislative arena," said Commissioner Jones. "I look forward to leveraging his considerable experience as we continue to ensure consumers are protected and their insurance needs are addressed."