Kevin Clinton - State Treasurer
R. Kevin Clinton was appointed as Michigan’s 45th State Treasurer by Governor Rick Snyder in November of 2013. Mr. Clinton had been serving as Director of the Department of Insurance and Financial Services since March of 2013, and had previously served as Commissioner to the Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation since 2011.
Prior to his work in state government, Mr. Clinton served for more than six years as president and CEO of American Physicians Capital, Inc. (APCapital), a publicly traded medical professional liability insurance provider based in East Lansing, MI. During his tenure at APCapital, Clinton restructured the company to focus on core professional liability insurance lines of business, strengthened the balance sheet by reducing investment risk and gained investor confidence by restoring the company to profitability. Before becoming president and CEO, Clinton worked as the company's vice president and chief operating officer.
Prior to joining APCapital in 2001, Mr. Clinton served for nearly five years as president and CEO of MEEMIC Insurance Company, a publicly traded property and casualty insurance holding company based in Auburn Hills, MI. There he significantly improved the company's financial condition by negotiating new agent contracts, streamlining operational efficiency and raising capital through a subscription rights demutualization. Mr. Clinton was also chief financial officer at ProNational Insurance Company.
Mr. Clinton's extensive experience and expertise in the insurance industry also includes actuarial positions in the private sector as well as serving as chief actuary for the Michigan Insurance Bureau in the 1980s.
He holds Bachelors of Business Administration and Masters of Actuarial Science degrees from the University of Michigan.