Kentucky Gov. Ernie Fletcher has named Julie Mix McPeak to succeed Glenn Jennings as executive director of the state’s Office of Insurance.
McPeak has been general counsel of the state employee health plan.
Jennings is going on to become commissioner of Medicaid services.
McPeak earlier spent 9 years as a lawyer at the Kentucky Office of Insurance. When she left, she was the general counsel.
McPeak has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky and a law degree from the University of Louisville.