Incoming Chair: NOLHGA Board of Directors
Vice President, Government Affairs: Prudential Financial, Inc.
Gerrie Marks joined Prudential Financial, Inc., in September 2015 as Vice President, Government Affairs, covering regulatory and legislative activity in 10 Western states. She is also the External Affairs relationship manager for Prudential’s group insurance business. Ms. Marks is the Vice Chair of the NOLHGA Board of Directors and is a member of five state guaranty association Boards, including serving as Chair of the Arizona Life & Disability Insurance Guaranty Fund. She is a member of the Association of Life Insurance Counsel, serves on ACLI task forces and work groups, and represents Prudential on the Board of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
Ms. Marks was with the Arizona Department of Insurance from 1997–2015; in 2012 she was appointed Director of Insurance. Prior to that, she was Deputy Director for nine years and the Executive Director of Regulatory Affairs for six years. As the Arizona Director of Insurance, she oversaw the department’s financial and market regulation of over 2,000 insurers and 200,000 licensed insurance professionals. She actively participated in the NAIC, including serving as the Vice Chair of the Western Zone and as a member of the Executive Committee.
Ms. Marks received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a J.D. from the Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. She is an avid Nebraska football and Arizona Coyotes hockey fan.