Iowa Governor Terry Branstad appointed Nick Gerhart to serve as Insurance Commissioner of the State of Iowa succeeding Commissioner Susan Voss. Nick began his role on February 1, 2013.
Prior to being appointed Insurance Commissioner Nick worked for Sammons Financial Group as the Vice President of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs. Nick is active in the Des Moines community and serves on numerous civic boards. He earned his law degree and health law certificate from St. Louis University School of Law and a Masters of Health Administration from St. Louis University School of Public Health. He earned his BA from the University of Northern Iowa.
Nick and his wife Jessica reside in Des Moines, Iowa with their three children.