Howard Mills is a retired Deloitte Managing Director and Global Insurance Regulatory Leader and currently serves as a Senior Advisor at the Deloitte Center for Regulatory Strategies. Prior to joining Deloitte in 2007, Mr. Mills served as Superintendent of the New York State Insurance Department. During his tenure as Superintendent, he led the Department’s transition to conducting risk-based examinations, was a leader at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners on issues such as principles-based reserving for life insurance companies, terrorism risk insurance and disaster preparedness. He was active at the International Association of Insurance Supervisors, was a member of the Presidential Financial and Banking Information Infrastructure Committee, served as co-chair of the International Commission on Holocaust Era Insurance Claims and testified before Congress on matters impacting the insurance industry. Mr. Mills is a Governance Fellow at the National Association of Corporate Directors and has over 30 years of experience serving on the boards of numerous not-for-profit organizations.
Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors of the Insurance Federation of New York and as a Trustee of the Griffith Insurance Education Foundation. Mr. Mills was elected to three terms in the New York State Assembly and rose to become the Deputy Minority Leader. He was also elected to three terms as Supervisor of the Town of Wallkill, NY. He has been an adjunct instructor of political science at Mount Saint Mary College and Orange County Community College. Mr. Mills earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Marist College and a Master of Arts degree in public administration from The American University. He completed a one-year non-degree course of study in politics, philosophy, and economics at Mansfield College, Oxford University.