Director's Biography

Bruce R. Ramge, CPCU, CIE

Nebraska Department of Insurance
1135 M Street
Lincoln, NE 68508-3639


Appointed Director of Insurance by Governor Dave Heineman
Effective Date: November 15, 2010

Appointed Director of Insurance by Governor Pete Ricketts
Effective Date: January 8, 2015


Bruce Ramge graduated from Dana College in 1979 and received a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 1982.

He joined the Nebraska Department of Insurance Market Conduct Division in September of 1984. Bruce accepted the position of Chief of Market Regulation in 1999, overseeing the efforts of various divisions within the Department of Insurance including the Consumer Affairs, Market Conduct, Producer Licensing, Property and Casualty, Life and Health and Nebraska Senior Health Insurance Information Program Divisions. In January 2008, he was appointed Deputy Director of the Nebraska Department of Insurance. On November 15, 2010, he was appointed by Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman to serve as Director of Insurance. On January 8, 2015, he was appointed to serve as Director of Insurance by Governor Pete Ricketts.

Bruce has assisted various workgroups of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). He currently serves as an NAIC executive board Member, as Vice-Chair of the Midwest Zone, as a member of the NAIC Market Analysis Working Group and chairs the NAIC Title Insurance Task Force and NAIC Market Conduct Examination Standards Working Group. He serves on the management committee of the Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Compact, (IIPRC). Bruce is a Past-President of the Insurance Regulatory Examiners Society and he received the 2007 IRES Foundation, Paul L. DeAngelo Teaching Award and the 2007 IRES Al Greer Award.