Chester McPherson is the Senior Division Executive—External & Government Affairs in the Regulatory Division of NCCI. In this role, he is responsible for providing strategic oversight of NCCI’s federal, state, government, and external affairs and creating strong relationships with all stakeholders who are involved in shaping the future of the workers compensation system.
McPherson was most recently deputy director, consumer affairs for the Federal Insurance Office (FIO). He also held the position of acting insurance commissioner, District of Columbia Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking and served as legislative counsel for the District of Columbia Council. Prior to this, he acted as special counsel, attorney advisor, for the US Securities and Exchange Commission and was in private law practice.
McPherson graduated from Georgetown University Law Center with a JD, holds an LL.M. in taxation law, and is certified in estate planning law. He earned his BBA in finance from Baruch College.