LEWISTON – The Hartford Agency has hired Nicole Lajoie as underwriting associate for personal and commercial insurance clients.

Lajoie brings nine years of experience working in the insurance industry handling many aspects of the business including claims, sales and service.

She is a member of the Androscoggin Valley Chapter of National Association of Insurance Women and has earned her CPIW designation as well as an associates degree from Mid-State College.

Lajoie lives in Lewiston with her husband, John, and daughter, Brianna.