Power Biz Hour: New Hampshire Insurance Department
The New Hampshire Insurance Department (NHID) regulates the commercial insurance industry in New Hampshire. Event attendees will learn about the basics of the department and how our Consumer Services Division can assist with questions and complaints, gain insights into the basics of worker’s compensation insurance, and get tips for providing health and other important insurance coverages businesses should consider. Consumers and businesses can learn more about the New Hampshire Insurance Department and can reach our Consumer Services Division by visiting our website at https://nh.gov/insurance.
Presenter: Keith Nyhan, Deputy Commissioner, State of New Hampshire Insurance Department
Keith E. Nyhan brings over 28 years of expertise in the financial services and insurance sectors to his role as Deputy Commissioner of the New Hampshire Insurance Department. He has been a member of the NHID since 2007.
Holding a Bachelor of Arts in Russian from the College of the Holy Cross and an Associate of Arts in Accounting from McIntosh College, Keith's career began in the United States Army, where he reached the rank of Sergeant, serving as an Electronic Warfare Voice Intercept Specialist and earning a certification as an Arabic Linguist from the Defense Language Institute.
Keith then joined John Hancock Financial Services in 1997, where he held positions ranging from customer service representative to Compliance Director, with responsibilities spanning risk management, administrative operations, and project management.
Beginning his tenure at the NHID as the Examiner in Charge of the Life and Health Market Conduct Unit, he has consistently demonstrated expertise in compliance management, consumer advocacy, and regulatory oversight. In his role as Director of the Consumer Services Unit, Keith was responsible for safeguarding the interests of Granite Staters and has overseen the recovery of $33 million for New Hampshire residents since October 2011.
Keith is a devoted family man, celebrating a 31-year marriage and cherishing his role as the father of three talented children. Since 2005, he has served as an elected member of the Concord City Council, holding the positions of Ward 7 Councilor and Chair of the Fiscal Policy Advisory Committee.