Katherine Evans Named Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs at CSAA Insurance Group
January 10, 2019
WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Jan. 10, 2019 – CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA insurer, has named Katherine Evans as its vice president of regulatory and government affairs. In this role, she will oversee all areas of CSAA Insurance Group’s government and regulatory practices, and will report to the company’s chief legal officer, Mike Zukerman.
Evans has been senior counsel in the company’s regulatory group since 2014. She works with insurance regulators across the country to ensure operational excellence and plays a key role in the company’s focused efforts to incubate and operationalize new business ideas.
“We are excited to have Katie take on this important role as her in-depth knowledge and experience will be critical to help us successfully navigate industry disruption while maintaining our corporate culture where employees do the right thing on behalf of customers,” Zukerman said.
Prior to joining CSAA Insurance Group, Evans was an insurance regulatory partner with Dentons, one of the largest law firms in the world. She co-authored “Dentons’ Guide to Insurance Market Regulation,” and was recognized in 2013 as a "Rising Star" by Law360, one of five insurance attorneys nationwide to be recognized.
Evans graduated with honors from University of California, Santa Cruz and received her law degree, cum laude, from University of California, Hastings, where she was managing editor of the Hastings Law Review. She serves on CSAA Insurance Group’s pro bono committee, which supports free legal programs offered to local communities, including Contra Costa County senior citizens, Alameda County residents undergoing divorce, and survivors of the devastating 2017 North Bay wildfires.
“It’s an exciting time for our company. We are anticipating the rapidly changing marketplace with new and innovative products for AAA members, which will grow our business. I am honored to lead a team that supports this growth by working closely with our regulators and our business partners," Evans said.
About CSAA Insurance Group
CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA Insurer, offers automobile, homeowners and other personal lines of insurance to AAA Members through AAA clubs in 23 states and the District of Columbia. Founded in 1914, the company has been rated “A” or better by A.M. Best for more than 90 years, and is one of the top personal lines property casualty insurance groups in the United States, according to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. The company has been repeatedly named one of the 50 most community-minded companies in America by Points of Light.