Commissioner Causey names Amy Funderburk as general counsel at DOI

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announces the appointment of Amy Funderburk to role of general counsel at the North Carolina Department of Insurance. 

“Amy is a highly experienced and dedicated public servant who brings a wealth of knowledge in government to this highly important position,” Commissioner Causey said. “I am very confident that Amy will bring the same level of service and commitment to the department.” 

Funderburk grew up in eastern North Carolina and holds both a Bachelor of Science in Child Development and Family Relations and a Master’s Degree in Education from East Carolina University. She received her law degree from UNC-Chapel Hill. Her previous North Carolina state government experience includes work as deputy counsel for the Administrative Office of the Courts, as the Clerk of Court for the NC Supreme Court, and as an assistant attorney general at the NC Department of Justice. Her most recent role was as corporate secretary and senior counsel for the North Carolina State Employees’ Credit Union.

Additionally, Funderburk has served as an adjunct professor at Campbell University’s Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law and is chair of the Foundation Board of the Raleigh Kiwanis Club. 

Funderburk assumes the role previously held by John Hoomani, whom Commissioner Causey named as the department’s chief operating officer in January. Funderburk’s appointment is effective Feb. 19.  

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