Jason Katz

Board of Trustees

Jason L. Katz has been a member of the Reno Philharmonic Board since 2018 and currently serves on the Governance Committee and Finance Committee.
Mr. Katz, a Chicago native, received his Juris Doctor from DePaul University and is a licensed attorney specializing in corporate and regulatory law for large financial and insurance institutions.

As the former General Counsel and a member of the Board of Directors for the Farmers Insurance Group of companies, Mr. Katz was directly responsible for all legal matters, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, litigation and compliance issues. In addition, Mr. Katz was an integral part of the corporation’s senior management team, participating in the development and implementation of strategic planning.

Jason Katz has served on numerous boards including the RAND Corporation Institute for Civil Justice Board of Overseers, The City of Hope Insurance Council, the Ronald McDonald House of Northern Nevada Scholarship Fund, and served on the Citizens Advisory Board for South Truckee Meadows.

Mr. Katz relocated to Reno from Los Angeles in 2014 with his lovely wife Rochelle, and is seeking to make a difference in his new hometown. They have two children and four grandchildren.