For Immediate Release:
September 21, 2022

Oklahoma Insurance Department’s Eli Snowbarger Named President of Society of Financial Examiners


OKLAHOMA CITYThe Oklahoma Insurance Department’s (OID) Chief Financial Examiner Eli Snowbarger has been elected president of the Society of Financial Examiners (SOFE). As president, Snowbarger is charged with presiding at all meetings, including the Board of Governors and the Executive Committee. In addition, the president establishes the broader SOFE leadership team by appointing all committee chairs and members.

As the Chief Financial Examiner at OID, Snowbarger monitors the financial solvency of the insurers in the state of Oklahoma. He works closely with SOFE to establish, maintain and update the regulatory framework necessary for consistent insurance regulation within the country. Over the years, Snowbarger has served in various capacities at SOFE.  These positions include but are not limited to leadership roles in nominations, marketing, and the planning and execution of SOFE’s annual Career Development Seminar.

“It is an honor to serve as the Society of Financial Examiners president. I cherish the opportunity to contribute to this organization which plays a meaningful role in the ongoing development of insurance regulation across the nation,” Snowbarger said.

“Eli’s new role at SOFE is well deserved,” Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Glen Mulready said. “We are fortunate to have an individual as dedicated and accomplished as Eli to take on this new responsibility and to help ensure Oklahoma is well represented in the financial examiners’ space.”

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Communications Director, Liz Heigle | (405) 819-2221