At a Glance
- Career History: Partner, Mehri & Skalet (2009 to 2010); Of counsel, Roger G. Brown and Associates (2001 to 2009); Director of Private Health Insurance, Health Care Financing Administration (1999 to 2000); Director, Missouri Insurance Department (1993 to 1998)
- Alma Mater: Oberlin College, B.A., 1973; Vanderbilt Law School, J.D., 1978
Path to Power
After playing keyboards for the rock band The Brooklyn Bridge in his youth, Angoff attended Oberlin college
Angoff attended Vanderbilt University's law school, earning a J.D. in 1978.
Angoff oversees HHS's Office of Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight, created after President Obama passed sweeping health-reform legislation in March 2010.
The office was created to ensure the innovations, such as new health insurance exchanges, are implemented smoothly.
At HHS, Angoff reports to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Deputy Secretary William V. Corr.
Angoff has regularly donated to Democratic candidates including 2008 presidential candidate former Sen. John Edwards (D-N.C.), Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.), unsuccessful Montana Senate candidate John Morrison (D), the late Missouri Gov. Mel Carnahan (D) and his daughter Robin Carnahan, who is running for Senate in Missouri.