Huddleston Named Director of TDCI’s Insurance DivisionDivision Oversees, Regulates Insurance in Volunteer State
NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) announces the recent promotion of Bill Huddleston to TDCI’ s Director of the Insurance Division.
Huddleston, a longtime Nashville resident, has served in the Department since 2014 and has previous experience in banking, public accounting, and most recently served as the Division’s Director of Receiverships. In 2017, he was a recipient of a Governor’s Excellence in Service Award.
Huddleston is a graduate of Harding University and is married with three children. He enjoys exercise, reading and travel.
“My experience with the Department and our stakeholders combined with my other professional experiences has helped me shape my management style as well as my insight into insurance policy,” Huddleston said. “I am grateful for the opportunity to be appointed to this position, and I am looking forward to continuing to earn the trust of Tennesseans.”
The Insurance Division oversees the regulation of insurance in Tennessee, including the state’s 202,935 insurance agents and its 1,865 actively licensed insurance companies. The Division educates consumers, mediates insurance-related disputes, and enforces Tennessee’s insurance laws.
“As the Division’s Director, Bill will help plan for the Insurance Division’s future while helping further our mission of protecting Tennessee consumers,” said TDCI Assistant Commissioner Rachel Jrade-Rice. “His experience, leadership and knowledge will be beneficial in this role as he helps oversee day-to-day operations of the Insurance Division. Bill is an asset to our team and to the State of Tennessee.”