Mike Kreidler is Washington’s eighth insurance commissioner, first elected in 2000 and re-elected to his fourth term in 2012.
Mike served 16 years in the state legislature, first as a representative and then senator. He later was elected to Congress.
A doctor of optometry, he practiced at Group Health Cooperative in Olympia for 20 years. He holds a master’s degree in public health from UCLA. Mike retired from the Army Reserves as a lieutenant colonel after 20 years of service.
The Commissioner has served as a non-voting, ex-officio Exchange Board Member since March 15, 2012.