Notarize has  that mortgage veteran Nicole Booth has joined the company as executive vice president of public affairs.

In her 15 years in the financial industry, Booth has worked with state and federal government bodies, trade associations, and advocacy groups. Throughout her career, she engaged in the mortgage industry’s transformation through technology, specifically with remote online notarization (RON), eClosing, blockchain and data privacy and security.

“At Notarize, we are transforming industries stuck in paper due to technology and regulatory barriers,” Notarize CEO Pat Kinsel said. “We are building products and driving legislative change to move industries forward, and I’m happy to have Nicole on board to accelerate our efforts working with government and trade associations to pull the future closer.”

Prior to Notarize, Booth led the government affairs and oversaw advocacy agenda of Quicken Loans as vice president of public policy.

“I’m thrilled to join the fastest growing digital notary company and share the organization’s story and passion for building and earning trust in the digital age,” Booth said. “With federal legislation pending and states continuing to sign RON laws, it’s a critical inflection point for the industry, and I’m eager to contribute to Notarize’s continued growth and innovation.”