Associate Commissioner Examining and Auditing

Christopher W. Buchanan

Christopher W. Buchanan was appointed the Associate Commissioner of Examination and Auditing in December 2013 after serving 19 years with the Kansas Insurance Department. In this current role, he directs the unit that provides the financial oversight of the life, health, and property and casualty insurance industries in Maryland through a comprehensive program of insurer analysis, company licensing and financial examinations.

Previously, Christopher worked as a Senior Financial Examiner with the Kansas Insurance Department where he conducted financial examinations of nationally significant life, health, and property and casualty insurers.

Christopher graduated from Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas and holds the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) and the Certified Financial Examiner (CFE) designations.

Last revised June 2014