Recognized Safety Expert to Lead NJM's Safety Awareness and Educational Outreach
March 22, 2016
WEST TRENTON, NJ — NJM Insurance Company, one of New Jersey’s leading automobile insurers, announced today that it has named Violet Marrero, a safety professional with expertise in teen driver education, as its Consumer Safety Administrator.
In her new role, Marrero will manage the day-to-day activities of NJM’s award-winning Teen Driver Safety Program. As part of those efforts, she will build upon NJM’s engagement with school districts throughout the state, including the development of new and innovative safety programming and education. Marrero will also be responsible for expanding NJM’s visibility and leadership through regional and national partnerships that promote driver safety.
"Violet Marrero brings a great deal of experience in the safety space, which will allow us to continue to deliver value-added education and services to our policyholders and drivers throughout the state,” said Mike Van Wagner, NJM's Vice President of Public Affairs. "Her record of developing impactful initiatives and leading New Jersey’s driver safety efforts in state government, make Violet a great choice to support and enhance our ongoing efforts."
Prior to joining NJM, Marrero was the Manager of Special Projects with the New Jersey Division of Highway Safety. In that capacity, she served as the department's spokesperson and communications manager, as well as developed a host of comprehensive driver safety programs. In cooperation with Kean University, Marrero created Share the Keys, a research based, data-driven orientation designed to reduce teen driver crash risks by increasing parental involvement. Share the Keys has been recognized nationally by the Governor’s Highway Safety Association as a model for teen driver safety.
"NJM is synonymous with service and safety, and I’m very excited to further build upon their commitment to delivering important programs that benefit drivers of all ages and skill levels,” says Marrero.
Marrero, a Cherry Hill resident, is a member of numerous community and government committees targeted at automobile and traffic safety, including the Governor's Highway Traffic Safety Policy Advisory Committee, the New Jersey State Emergency Medical Services Advisory Committee, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Reducing Impaired Driving for Hispanic Populations Advisory Committee. She is the recipient of numerous awards for her work on traffic safety programming, including the National Safety Council's Award for Commitment to Advancing Teen Driver Safety, The Rebeka Verea Foundation Award for Outstanding Service and Contribution to Teen Driver Safety, and the Rutgers Award for Traffic Safety Leadership.
About NJM Insurance Company
NJM Insurance Company is the Garden State's second largest writer of personal auto insurance, covering nearly 800,000 drivers. Founded more than a century ago, the Company has earned a national reputation for outstanding customer service and the payment of dividends to policyholders, who have shared in more than $5.8 billion since they were first issued in 1918. NJM is also the state’s largest workers' compensation carrier and a leading writer of homeowners and commercial auto insurance. The Company’s enduring commitment to safety can be traced back to its earliest days, with a focus that has expanded from improving conditions in the manufacturing facilities that were once so prevalent in New Jersey, to keeping drivers safe on our roadways.