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Allan L. McVey
Insurance Commissioner

Meet the Commissioner

Allan L. McVey

Insurance Commissioner

Effective September 22, 2021, Governor Jim Justice appointed Allan L. McVey as the West Virginia Insurance Commissioner. Prior to this appointment, he served as Cabinet Secretary for the West Virginia Department of Administration. He also served as West Virginia Insurance Commissioner from April 1, 2017, to January 24, 2019. 


In his role as Cabinet Secretary for Administration, Commissioner McVey was responsible for the 17 administrative agencies. Prior to his appointment as West Virginia Insurance Commissioner and Cabinet Secretary, Mr. McVey was a licensed insurance agent who served in several capacities during his long tenure in the insurance industry in West Virginia. His experience included a position as a Medical Claims Examiner with the West Virginia Workers’ Compensation Fund; an underwriter with a large national insurance company; since 1976, a licensed insurance agent and broker with several firms, both local and national; and sales and management of the West Virginia operations for a large national insurance brokerage firm.

Commissioner McVey earned a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration degree from West Virginia State University and has several post-graduate insurance designations. He serves on several local boards.