About the Acting Director
John F. Rehagen
John F. Rehagen was appointed acting director of the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration by Gov. Eric R. Greitens on Feb. 7, 2017. He leads the department that protects consumers and ensures a strong and stable insurance market through the regulation of professionals and businesses that impact Missourians' lives daily. John has served as director of the Division of Insurance Company Regulation of the DIFP since January 2014, initially as acting director and currently as director. As division director, John directs, plans and coordinates the activities of the division to achieve statutory objectives. He is responsible for the formulation, interpretation and implementation of statutory obligations as well as the administrative and financial policies and procedures impacting the division.
Besides his role as administrator, John directly supervises the Reinsurance, Surplus Lines and Captive sections within the division that oversees the compliance and financial condition of insurance companies and insurance-related entities operating in Missouri. John serves as both a member and the department director’s representative on numerous NAIC working groups related to Principle-Based Reserving, reinsurance, captives and international matters. He is the chair of the NAIC Reinsurance Financial Analysis (E) Working Group.
John has held a number of increasingly responsible positions within the division. He began his career with DIFP as a financial analyst in January of 2003. John later held the positions of financial examiner, captive program manager and deputy division director. He brings broad knowledge of the insurance industry and division operations to his current role.
John holds a Certified Financial Examiner designation from the Society of Financial Examiners and an Associate in Captive Insurance designation from the International Center for Captive Insurance Education. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in accounting from Columbia College (Mo) in 1989.