Victoria August

Associate Commissioner for Hearings

victoria.jpgVictoria August serves as Associate Commissioner for Hearings, where she has management responsibility for all quasi-judicial hearings, including appeals of consumer complaint determinations and other decisions by the agency’s units. She previously served as the Associate Commissioner – Compliance and Enforcement from August 2014 until February 2017. In this capacity, she was the senior staff authority on market conduct compliance issues involving domestic and foreign insurance companies and other regulated entities, including producers.
Prior to joining the Insurance Administration, August worked in multiple law firms, where her practice focused on insurance defense and civil litigation. She brings more than 15 years experience in the insurance industry, serving as in-house counsel for State Farm Insurance Company, and managing a claims department at Nationwide Insurance Company while attending law school at night.
August holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Delaware and a J.D., Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Baltimore School of Law. She is a member of the Maryland bar and the United States District Court Bar for the District of Maryland. Additionally, she has obtained the Associate Professional in Insurance Regulation designation from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

Revised July 2018​