Topeka, KS – Insurance Commissioner Vicki Schmidt, today, named Kyle Strathman as the new Public Affairs Manager for the Kansas Insurance Department.

“Kyle has a strong record of service to the people of Kansas,” Insurance Commissioner Vicki Schmidt said. “He will play an integral role in our education and outreach efforts to the public about insurance and securities matters.”

Strathman, a Nemaha County native, joins the Department after serving eight years at the Office of the Kansas Attorney General. Strathman served in various roles including Deputy Communications Director and fraud investigator in the Consumer Protection Division.

The mission of the Kansas Insurance Department is to regulate, educate, and advocate. As part of this mission, the Department regularly speaks with community groups on how to avoid investment scams, prevent  insurance fraud and provide other helpful consumer tips. For more information about the Department, visit