Insurance Association Names Mahrt Public Affairs Director in West

The Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) has named Nicole Mahrt director, public affairs, west region, and she will work in the Sacramento office of the Association of California Insurance Companies (ACIC), PCI’s California affiliate. Mahrt will be responsible for developing and managing public affairs activities for California, as well as Hawaii, Nevada, Alaska, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Utah.

Mahrt brings extensive public affairs experience to PCI and ACIC. She mostly recently served as the public affairs director, western region, for the American Insurance Association. She has served as a senior account executive for Stoorza Communications (now Randle Communications) where she managed media outreach. Mahrt also was the assistant secretary for legislative affairs for the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, where she was appointed by Gov. Pete Wilson. Prior to that, she served as the legislative advocate for the California Trade and Commerce Agency.