Commissioner of Insurance and State Fire Marshal
North Carolina Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey is a native of Guilford County where he still lives with his wife Hisae on the farm where he grew up.
He studied at Wake Tech, UNC-Charlotte and High Point University where he graduated with degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering and continued his MBA studies at High Point University.
Causey is a businessman with more than 25 years in the insurance industry – as an agent, manager, supervisor and agency owner.
He is a veteran of the U.S. Army where he served as a military policeman and played trombone in the Army band.
Causey’s goal as commissioner is to fight for more competition in the industry and to combat insurance fraud to drive rates lower for the North Carolina consumer. He is also passionate about making the office more consumer-friendly to help residents attain their insurance needs.
He took office January 2017.