|Utah Commissioner of Insurance|
|May 24, 2010 - 2012|
|Elections and appointments|
|Appointed||May 24, 2010|
|Appointed by||Governor of Utah|
|Bachelor's||Arizona State University|
|J.D.||Potomac School of Law|
Gooch was born in Southeastern Idaho and attended high school in Arizona. After graduating from Arizona State University with a bachelor's degree in political science, he worked for Bailey Deardourff and Associates, a political advertising firm in Washington, DC. While he was living in DC, Gooch earned his J.D. and relocated to Utah. He was appointed Assistant Attorney General in 1982 and worked in the office until 1997, when he was appointed Deputy Insurance Commissioner. Gooch served as deputy insurance commissioner until his appointment as insurance commissioner in May of 2010.
- B.A., Political science, Arizona State University
- J.D., Potomac School of Law
Utah Commissioner of Insurance (2010-present)
Gooch has served in this position since his appointment in 2010.
Gooch and his wife, Terry, have three children and four grandchildren. They live in the Val Verde area of Bountiful, Utah.
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