New York Gov. On Tuesday, Kathy Hochul nominated Adrienne Harris as the next superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services.
Ms. Harris, if confirmed by the Senate, will be the state's chief financial regulator tasked with overseeing the banking and insurance industry and their compliance with state laws as New York works to rebuild its economy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Miss. Harris most recently was General Counsel, Business Manager and Advisor at States Title Inc., now Doma Holdings Inc., which provides insurance and settlement services in a number of states.
Ms. Harris previously served as President Obama as Special Assistant to the President of Economic Policy, as part of the National Economic Council, and before that as Senior Adviser to Acting Deputy Secretary and Home Secretary Mary Miller and Deputy Secretary to Sarah Bloom Raskin. [1
Ms. Harris replaces Linda Lacewell, who resigned Aug. 24, and takes over from Shirin Emami, who was named New York State Department of Financial Services' acting chief executive.