The Insurance Regulatory Examiners Society (IRES) is an association of professional insurance regulators dedicated to consumer protection. IRES helps to promote fair, cost-effective, and efficient insurance regulation by ensuring professionalism and integrity among the individuals who serve state and federal insurance regulatory bodies.


Designation Programs & IRES Events

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IRES brings together the best minds in the insurance regulation industry. No matter what area of insurance regulation you work in, there are many valuable benefits to being a General Member of IRES.


The MCM® Program is a unique and practical 2½-day class that offers advanced, hands-on training for insurance regulators and insurance industry professionals. Upcoming courses will be announced soon.g.

Designation Programs

State insurance departments and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) formally recognize the professional designations developed and awarded by the Insurance Regulatory Examiners Society.

Career Development Seminar

This 2½ day series of workshops and panels is the Society’s premier professional development activity, covering a broad range of topics and issues pertinent to insurance regulation.

Continuing Education Program

This program was established to ensure the continuing integrity of the three designations by establishing minimum continuing education standards for those Society members who have earned and choose to maintain their IRES designations.

The IRES Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization that operates independently of IRES.

The Foundation’s mission is to promote professionalism and education in the insurance regulatory community and to educate the private sector about state insurance regulation. The Foundation carries out its mission by funding educational and training programs through grants to qualifying organizations such as IRES.