WASHINGTON — The Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) today announced the addition of four new hires. Mona Dooley and Kyle Glenn join the association as assistant vice presidents, federal government relations and Daniel Yi joins the association as executive assistant and program manager in the federal government relations office. Margaret Labno also joins the association as vice president, tax and accounting policy in the policy, research, and international department.
“We are pleased to announce Margaret Labno will join PCI as vice president, tax and accounting policy in the policy, research and international department,” said Robert Gordon, PCI’s senior vice president, policy, research and international. “Margaret brings a wealth of experience in tax and accounting policy. We welcome her to PCI and know that she will be a valuable addition to the industry and our consumers as we work to pass tax reform and protect recognition of our U.S. statutory accounting.”
“We are thrilled to welcome Kyle Glenn and Mona Dooley as assistant vice presidents, federal government relations and Daniel Yi as executive assistant and program manager in the federal government relations office,” said Nat Wienecke, PCI’s senior vice president, federal government relations. “Mona and Kyle bring significant experience across the financial services sector, including flood insurance reform and reauthorization and Dodd-Frank Act reforms.”
“Mona brings over seven years of experience in federal policy-making and advocacy. Her role in working with the House Financial Services Committee and expertise on tax policy and Dodd-Frank reform efforts will be a valuable addition to PCI’s federal government relations team as we work to advance our federal agenda,” said Wienecke.
“Kyle’s understanding of the inner workings of the House Financial Services Committee and strong relationships with the members and senior staff will be vital in PCI’s advocacy efforts. In addition, his expertise on flood insurance reform will be essential as we work to promote a long-term reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program with significant pro-private market and consumer-centric reforms,” said Wienecke.
“Daniel brings remarkable public service experience from his role at the U.S. Department of Commerce under President Obama. He will be in integral part of the federal government relations team,” said Wienecke.
“Kyle, Mona, Daniel, and Margaret will significantly enhance PCI’s voice as a leading advocate for the P&C industry. The deep financial services and tax policy expertise and longstanding relationships of these individuals will augment the Federal Government Relations Office and Policy Research and International Office at a time when critically important issues to the P&C industry are under consideration in Washington,” said Wienecke.
Labno is a leading tax and accounting expert. She has worked in the financial industry for nearly two decades. Most recently, Labno was the assistant vice president, tax at Zurich in North America, where she led and managed the team responsible for the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and National Association Insurance Commissioners statutory income tax reporting function for the U.S. Prior to Zurich, Labno was a senior tax manager, financial institutions group at Crowe Horwath LLP. Labno is a registered Certified Public Accountant and earned her Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter designation. She holds a Master of Science in Taxation from DePaul University and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Dooley most recently served as senior legislative assistant to Representative Peter King (R-NY), where she was responsible for the Congressman's work on the House Financial Services Committee as well as the tax and economics portfolio. Prior to that, she served as a policy and government relations associate for the National Association of Manufacturers, where she led the organization's efforts to renew the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act. Dooley began her career in the office of Representative Robert Dold (R-IL), where she handled the House Financial Services Committee portfolio. Dooley holds a dual degree in Economics and Political Science from the University of Wisconsin.
Glenn previously served as deputy chief of staff to Representative Dennis Ross (R-FL). He was the principal liaison between the Congressman’s personal office and the House Financial Services Committee. He was also responsible for advising the Congressman on financial services policy issues, coordinating with federal financial regulatory agencies, and developing and managing legislative priorities, including the Flood Insurance Market Parity and Modernization Act. Glenn spent more than eight years on Capitol Hill serving three House members in various roles. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Indiana University.
Prior to his role at PCI, Yi served as special assistant to the Under Secretary of Bureau of Industry and Security at the U.S. Department of Commerce in President Obama’s Administration. He also was a field organizer for President Obama’s re-election campaign in Northern Virginia and a real estate sales associate at TTR Sotheby’s International Realty. Yi received a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Boston University.