Financial and Market Regulation Division

Director of Financial and Market Regulation

Chad Bridges joined the Mississippi Insurance Department in 2004.  He is a native of Brandon and received his Bachelor of Business Administration with emphasis in Finance from Belhaven College in May of 1992.  Chad has 14 years of prior insurance industry experience.

He is a member of the  Insurance Regulatory Examiners Society (IRES) and the Society of Financial Examiners (SOFE).  Chad currently serves as the State Chairman of the Mississippi Chapter of IRES and holds the Certified Financial Examiner (CFE) designation.


The Financial and Market Regulation Division is responsible for the regulation of approximately two thousand entities’ financial and non-financial operations. This Division utilizes desk audits and on-site examinations to verify the entities’ compliance with Mississippi insurance laws and regulations. In addition to regulating the financial and non-financial operations of entities, this Division manages pledged securities held on deposit for the benefit of policyholders, assesses the financial condition of entities applying to operate in Mississippi, maintains compliance with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ (NAIC) accreditation standards for financial regulation, responds to requests from the public for financial information on file with the Department, and serves as administrative supervisor as appointed by the Commissioner.

Contact Us
Mailing Address:Phone Numbers:
Financial and Market Regulation Division
Mississippi Insurance Department
P.O. Box 79
Jackson, MS 39205
Mississippi Insurance Department – 601-359-3569
Financial and Market Regulation Division – 601-359-2127
Street Address:Email:
1001 Woolfolk State Office Building
501 N. West St.
Jackson, MS 39201
Financial and Market Regulation Division