Commissioner of Insurance and State Fire Marshal
North Carolina Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey is a successful businessman with more than 25 years in the insurance industry – as an agent, manager, supervisor and agency owner.
He is a veteran of the U.S. Army where he served as a military policeman and played trombone in the Army band.
Causey’s goal as commissioner is to fight for more competition in the industry and to combat insurance fraud to drive rates lower for the North Carolina consumer. He is also passionate about making the office more consumer-friendly to help residents attain their insurance needs.
His educational background includes degrees in Civil Engineering from Wake Tech Community College, in Environmental Engineering from UNC-Charlotte, a B.S. in Business Administration from High Point University, MBA Studies from High Point University, an Executive Management Certificate from Purdue University and CLU Studies from The American College.
Commissioner Causey is a native of Guilford County, North Carolina where he still lives with his wife Hisae on the farm where he grew up.
He took office in January of 2017 and was re-elected to a second term in 2020.