Jillian Froment Appointed Ohio Insurance Director
Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor, who has served as director of the Ohio Department of Insurance (ODI) has resigned that position effective March 31 and Gov. John Kasich has named Jillian Froment, as the new department director. Taylor remains lieutenant governor and is seeking to become Governor in 2020.
Jillian Froment joined the Ohio Department of Insurance in early 2011 as Chief Administrative Officer and was soon elevated to Deputy Director. She has more than 15 years of public sector and executive experience with a reputation for streamlining organizations and realizing operational efficiencies. She came to the Department from the City of Marysville where she was the City Administrator.
Froment holds the distinction of being the first Executive Director for the eTech Ohio Commission, an agency created under her leadership. She consolidated two separate state agencies to more efficiently serve Ohio’s citizens. Froment has also served as the Assistant Deputy Director and General Counsel in the Office of Collective Bargaining and as a compliance officer for the Ohio Department of Youth Services.
Froment is a member of the Ohio State Bar & West Virginia Bar. She is a founding board member of Ruling Our eXperiences (ROX), a non-profit organization assisting girls in developing the skills to deal with the social, personal, and academic issues of adolescence.
Froment earned a Juris Doctorate from Capital University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from The Ohio State University.