BATON ROUGE (BRPROUD)- Louisiana Department of Commissioner (LDC) Jim Donelon announces John Parker Ford as Deputy Commissioner of Public Affairs to take affect Monday, Jan. 17.
Ford worked as the Director of Communications for both the Louisiana Association of Health Plans and the Texas Association of Health Plans. He also served as press officer for the Louisiana Department of Health and legislative aide to Sen. Sherri Smith Buffington.
“John’s wide range of communications experience will be beneficial as he moves into his new role at the department,” said Commissioner Donelon. “We are fortunate to have someone with John’s background in both the legislative arena and the insurance industry. I am glad to add him to the team.”
LDC works to improve the competition in the states insurance market while also assisting individuals and businesses with with resources for expertconsumers insurances.