Information about the Mississippi Insurance Department
Sandy Ray Chief of Staff

Chief of Staff

Sandy Ray

Commissioner Mike Chaney appointed Sandy Ray as Mississippi Insurance Department Chief of Staff on July 1, 2011. Sandy initially came to the agency in 2008 to manage all policy and government relations issues for the agency while continuing to operate her consulting company.

Sandy is a native of the Mississippi Delta having attended Delta State University and continuing her education with the Protocol School of Washington. She brings with her an extensive background in public policy, government relations, human resource management, strategic planning and auditing. Her experience in state and federal government, lobbying and business management made her an ideal fit for the Department’s needs.

Duties of the Chief of Staff

As Chief of Staff, her duties are all encompassing as she serves as a semi clearing house for most issues that impact the agency and consumers. She is directly responsible for all legislative issues as well as direct oversight of several divisions. Sandy reports directly to the Commissioner of Insurance, Mike Chaney.

Contact Us

Mailing Address: Mississippi Insurance Department
P.O. Box 79
Jackson, MS 39205

Street Address:
1001 Woolfolk State Office Building
501 N. West St.
Jackson, MS 39201
Phone Numbers:
Mississippi Insurance Department - 601-359-3569



Email: sandy.ray@mid.ms.gov