Governor Jim Justice appointment Allan L. McVey as Cabinet Secretary for the West Virginia Department of Administration. Prior to this appointment, he served as the West Virginia Insurance Commissioner.
In his role as Insurance Commissioner, Cabinet Secretary McVey was responsible for the regulation of the insurance market, as well as protection of insurance consumers. Prior to his appointment as West Virginia Insurance Commissioner, Cabinet Secretary McVey was a licensed insurance agent who served in several capacities during his long tenure in the insurance industry in West Virginia. His experience included a position as a Medical Claims Examiner with the West Virginia Workers’ Compensation Fund; an underwriter with a large national insurance company; since 1976, a licensed insurance agent and broker with several firms, both local and national; and sales and management of the West Virginia operations for a large national insurance brokerage firm.
Cabinet Secretary McVey earned a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration degree from West Virginia State University and has several post-graduate insurance designations.