|Name||John Robert Wooley|
Baton Rouge, Louisiana , United States
|Last Modifed||User 490|
Aug 11, 2005 10:53pm
|Info|| Robert Wooley became Louisiana?s acting Commissioner of Insurance in October 2000 and was officially named Commissioner of Insurance in April 2003. He entered the job with an extensive working knowledge of state government. |
Wooley enrolled in Northeast Louisiana University in 1971 with two honors scholarships. He was a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society and was chosen by the faculty as the Outstanding Graduating Senior in the College of Business. Wooley graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1974 with a degree in Business Administration. In 1977, he received his law degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.
After graduation, Wooley entered private law practice in Ferriday, Louisiana. He later served as Executive Counsel and First Assistant in the Secretary of State?s office. He was a sole law practitioner and a political and governmental relations consultant before returning to state government in 1999 as Chief Deputy of the Department of Insurance.
Wooley is married to Baton Rouge attorney Julie Ann Fusilier and is the father of five children.