Ann Gillespie named Acting Illinois Director of Insurance eff. 4/15/2024

Illinois State Sen. Ann Gillespie has resign her state senate seat to take over as acting director of the Illinois Department of Insurance starting April 15, replacing Dana Popish Severinghaus.  Gillespie has served in the General Assembly since 2019, representing a portion of Chicago’ northwest suburbs. She served on the Senate Insurance Committee and last year sponsored legislation to establish a state-based health insurance marketplace. Outside the legislature, she has worked as a health care attorney and consultant in the health care industry.