Heather Eilers-Bowser recently joined the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America ( Big “I”) Capitol Hill team as federal government affairs counsel. Her role will include federal legislative and regulatory policy analysis and working with members of Congress and their staff on issues impacting the independent agency system and the insurance market.
Eilers-Bowser comes to the Big “I” from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) where she was legislative counsel. While there she was the point person for legislative and federal regulatory activity relating to financial solvency, life insurance, annuities, Dodd-Frank reform implementation, title and mortgage insurance issues, international insurance issues, Risk Retention Groups and agent/adjuster issues, among others. Prior to her tenure at the NAIC she served as counsel for Sen. George Voinovich (R-Ohio) and as a legislative assistant to two other members of Congress.
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