Director of Information Technology
Kevin Bauder joined the Mississippi Insurance Department in 2012. He earned his B.S. from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1993 and has 20 years of experience in the IT industry.
Previously as a network engineer with BCI, he worked extensively with a number of different state and government agencies. He is a member of the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Managers and the Mississippi Technology Users Group.
Career designations: VCP (VMware Certified Professional), CCEA (Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator), MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer), CNE (Certified Novell Engineer).
The Information Technology Division is responsible for serving as a
strategic planning partner and proactive participant with the other divisions of
the Department, other state agencies and other state’s Insurance Commissioners
(through the National Associations of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)). This
ensures quality and timely insurance, fire protection, and liquefied compressed
gas regulation for the citizens of Mississippi. This is accomplished by
continuously evaluating and using the most appropriate and cost effective
technological hardware, software and processes that can be implemented. The
Division continuously develops and uses its knowledge of technology in support
of this mission.