Jim Ridling

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Jim Ridling
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Alabama Commissioner of Insurance
Incumbent
In office
September 15, 2008 - Present
Years in position 7
PartyNonpartisan
Compensation
Base salary$91,014
Elections and appointments
AppointedSeptember 15, 2008
Appointed byGovernor Bob Riley
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of the Ozarks
Personal
Place of birthArkansas
ProfessionManager, Insurance
Websites
Office website
Jim Ridling is the Alabama Commissioner of Insurance. Ridling was appointed to the position on September 15, 2008, by Republican Gov. Bob Riley.[1]

Biography

Ridling was born in Arkansas, but has spent most of his life between California and Alabama. He graduated from the University of the Ozarks and began a nearly 20-year career in the insurance management business in California. He later returned to "his native south," where he has remained ever since.[2]

Before becoming insurance commissioner, Ridling was the president and CEO of Southern Guaranty Insurance Co. Before that, he was executive vice president of U.S. Operations at Fireman's Fund Insurance.[2]

Education

  • University of the Ozarks

Political career

Alabama Insurance Commissioner (2008-present)

Ridling took office as commissioner on September 15, 2008, and was re-appointed on January 17, 2011.[3][4]

Appointments

2011

Ridling was re-appointed insurance commissioner in 2011 by Gov. Robert Bentley (R).

2008

Ridling was first appointed to Alabama Commissioner of Insurance in 2008 by former Gov. Bob Riley.

Personal

Ridling has a wife, Cathy, and two daughters, Erin and the late Hannah Ridling.

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