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Julia Dreier

Deputy Commissioner - Insurance Division

Dreier is Deputy Commissioner for Commerce’s Insurance Division, which serves Minnesotans through insurance policy and insurance regulation, including company licensing, examination, policy and rate reviews for health, homeowners, auto, workers compensation, long-term care and life insurance, and for pharmacy benefits management. Her appointment began July 26, 2021.

Dreier has experience working at both the federal and state level on insurance policy. Prior to joining Commerce, Dreier was most recently with IMPAQ International, a global policy research and analytics firm based in the Washington, D.C. area, where she provided strategic policy and operational advice to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Dreier was previously part of the leadership team in the CMS Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) and led efforts to implement the Affordable Care Act commercial insurance market reforms. In Minnesota, Dreier worked in public policy for the Minnesota Council of Health Plans and for the Service Employees International Union.

Dreier has a Master’s in Public Policy degree from the University of Michigan and degrees in English and political science from St Olaf College. She lives in Minneapolis with her family and enjoys exploring the city’s coffee shops and running trails.

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