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NYIA Leadership | Chair | Mark Prechtl
Mark T. Prechtl
Executive Vice President/CEO
Chautauqua Patrons Insurance Company
Mark Prechtl has been in the insurance industry for over 35 years. Mr. Prechtl commenced his insurance career in commercial underwriting for an independent agency in 1985. Mr. Precthl then joined Chautauqua Patrons Insurance Company in 1988 as claim adjuster. In 1992, he was promoted to claim manager. In 1997, he was promoted to Executive Vice president and chief executive officer. Chautauqua Patrons Insurance Company is a property and casualty insurance company located in Jamestown, NY. Chautauqua Patrons has a rating of A- (Excellent) with a stable outlook.
Mr. Prechtl is the organization’s primary representative to industry and agent trade organizations, community and charitable organizations, government regulators and insurance company rating organizations.
Mr. Prechtl graduated from LeMoyne College with a degree in Business Marketing in 1984. He currently serves as chair of the New York Insurance Association and has been a member of the board since 2009. He is a member of their Education and Conference Planning Committee, Membership Committee, Nominating Committee and Public Relations Committee.