“To protect and serve Oregon’s consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate.”
DCBS is Oregon’s largest consumer protection and business regulatory agency. We are a resource to consumers and businesses in areas involving:
- Finance (insurance, investments, Oregon-chartered banks and credit unions, consumer finance companies, mortgage lenders, pawnbrokers, payday lenders)
- Workplace health and safety
- Building safety
The department is made up of 934 employees from various backgrounds and fields. From economists to consumer advocates, DCBS employees strive to provide the highest quality service to Oregon consumers, workers, and businesses. How we can serve you:
- Licensing, chartering, and examining: Financial and insurance companies and professionals, building trades workers and inspectors, worker leasing
- Educating and advocating: Workplace safety workshops, insurance hotline, Medicare counseling, investor outreach, workers’ compensation helplines
- Setting and enforcing standards: Workplace safety and health, financial and insurance laws, building codes, workers’ compensation benefits
Andrew R. Stolfi was appointed Department of Consumer and Business Services director in April 2020. He is also the state’s insurance commissioner. He began with the department in February 2018 as
Division of Financial Regulation administrator and insurance commissioner.
Previously, Andrew spent six years in Switzerland at the International Association of Insurance Supervisors in a variety of roles, including chief operating officer and chief counsel. He held various senior management roles at the Illinois Department of Insurance, including acting director, chief of staff, and special counsel for policy and legislative affairs.
His legal background includes serving as attorney and policy analyst in the Office of the Governor of the State of Illinois; judicial law clerk for the Honorable Thomas E. Hoffman in the Illinois Appellate Court, First District; and a special assistant corporation counsel for the City of Chicago Law Department.
He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont and a law degree with honors from Chicago-Kent College of Law.