Howard Greene PhotoHoward W. Greene is the Director of Strategic Initiatives at the Excess Line Association of New York (ELANY) where he focuses on assisting excess and surplus lines brokers with compliance and governmental matters. ELANY is a statutorily created industry advisory association responsible for facilitating and encouraging compliance with New York’s excess line law. Prior to joining ELANY Howard was with TIAA, most recently as Vice President, State Government Relations and Associate General Counsel, and he has also served as Director of Governmental Relations for the Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) and Vice President at GRE Insurance Group. Howard has extensive experience dealing with legislators, executive branch officials and regulators on insurance and financial issues throughout the United States.