FORA.tv Speaker - Ethan Sonnichsen
Mr. Sonnichsen is presenting Tuesday's Hot Topic Breakfast, "Federal Regulation—Vote No!" He is the Government Relations Director for the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). Mr. Sonnichsen oversees the activities of the NAIC’s Washington office and works with state insurance regulators to develop policy and advocacy strategies on state, federal, and international issues affecting insurance. Mr. Sonnichsen also coordinates the Washington office’s outreach to Congress, federal and international financial regulators, and state governors, legislators, and officials. Prior to this role, Mr. Sonnichsen served as the NAIC's Government Relations Policy and Legislation Manager, and previously as Policy and Legislation Analyst on property/casualty and financial regulation issues.
Before joining the NAIC in February 2006, Mr. Sonnichsen worked on international risk management and financial reporting issues for the American Academy of Actuaries. Prior to the Academy, he served as the political action committee administrator and legislative assistant for Viacom, a large media conglomerate.
Mr. Sonnichsen received a B.S. in Management and Information Systems from the University of Maryland University College and lives in Kensington, Maryland.
04.29.14 | 02:00:23 min
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