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Utah Insurance

Office & Personnel Information

Insurance Department Office Hours:

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Closed on State Holidays.

Insurance Department Directory

Main: (801) 538-3800

  • In-State Toll-Free: (800) 439-3805
  • General Fax: (801) 538-3829

Insurance Fraud: (844) 373-0233

Agent & Licensee Assistance: (801) 538-3855

  • For questions about agent or agency licensing, and continuing education.

Company Licensing Assistance: (801) 538-3812

  • For questions about financial examinations and company licensing.

Health Insurance Consumer Service: (801) 538-3077

  • For consumer concerns, complaints, and independent reviews.

Life Insurance Consumer Service: (801) 538-3066

  • For consumer concerns, complaints, annuities, and credit insurance.

Property & Casualty Insurance Consumer Service: (801) 538-3035

  • For consumer concerns, complaints, auto, home, business, workers compensation, bail bonds, and title insurance.

Online 24 x 7

Mailing & Delivery Address:

Utah Insurance Department
State Office Building Ste 3110 / Capitol Hill Complex
350 N State St
Salt Lake City UT 84114-6901

Directions & Where to Park

The Utah Insurance Department is located on the third floor of the State Office Building (northern most building) behind the State Capitol Building in Salt Lake City. To get to our office:

  • Drive to 300 North State Street. The Capitol will be directly in front of you.
  • Turn right, then left so that you drive along the east side of the Capitol Complex.
  • Turn left into the driveway with the Public Parking sign. Parking is free.
  • Enter the main double doors of the granite building that faces the parking lot. (The Senate Building)
  • Go straight through the lunchroom to the doors leading onto the plaza between the four buildings.
  • The building to your right, or to the north, is the State Office Building – your destination.
  • Go through the 2nd-floor entrance and straight ahead to the elevators. Go to the main office on the 3rd floor, Room 3110.


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Office of the Commissioner

Develops, establishes and implements the policy and overall operation of the department.

  • Phone: (801) 538-3800
  • In-State Toll-Free: (800) 439-3805
Name Position Phone
Jonathan T. Pike Acting Commissioner (801) 538-3804
Tanji Northrup Deputy Commissioner (801) 538-3804
Reed Stringham Deputy Commissioner (801) 538-3804
Jill White Executive Assistant (801) 538-3804
Jeanine Couser Administrative Assistant (801) 538-3860
Curt Garner Administrative Law Judge (801) 538-3860
Tomasz Serbinowski Actuary (801) 537-9289
Steve Gooch Public Information Officer (801) 538-3803
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Administration Division

Responsible for budgeting, accounting, and human resources.

  • Phone: (801) 538-3800
  • In-State Toll-Free: (800) 439-3805
Name Position Phone
Danny Schoenfeld Director (801) 538-3778
Ana Escobar Financial Analyst (801) 538-3711
Darlene Funn Accounting Tech III (801) 538-3890
Diana Candelario Office Clerk III (801) 537-9145
Holly McCall Office Specialist II (801) 538-3854
Tatiana Karaivanova Financial Analyst (801) 537-9244
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Bail Bond Surety Oversight Board Staff

Staff assists the Board to make written recommendations to the commissioner for rules governing bail bond (BB) surety insurance business; screens BB surety company license applications; recommends action regarding the granting, renewing, suspending, revoking, and reinstating of BB company licenses; and provides recommendations regarding investigations.

Name Position
Tracy Klausmeier Director, Property & Casualty Division
Kathy Stajduhar P&C Rate & Form Analyst
Steve Gooch Secretary/PIO
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Captive Insurance Division

The focus of the Captive Division is to implement the Utah Captive Insurance Companies Act and promote Utah as a domicile for captive insurance companies.

Name Position Phone
Travis Wegkamp Director (801) 537-9294
Mark Wiedeman Assistant Director (801) 538-3849
Kodie Vaughn Admin Assistant (801) 538-3840
Laura Shepherd Senior Captive Insurance Specialist (801) 538-9546
Heber Beddes Captive Insurance Specialist (801) 538-3845
Torann Bender Captive Insurance Specialist (801) 538-3839
Stephanie Liu Captive Insurance Specialist (801) 537-9160
Yubei Lu Captive Insurance Specialist (801) 538-3851
Steven Price Captive Insurance Specialist (801) 537-9110
Grace Reinhart Captive Insurance Specialist (801) 538-3542
Pamela Sanchez Captive Insurance Specialist (801) 538-3808
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Financial Regulation & Licensing Division

Responsible for licensing of companies/insurers (not agencies), analysis of financial information to detect possible troubled companies, and verification of financial information submitted.

Financial Regulation

Company Licensing

Producer Licensing

Name Position Phone
Jacob W. Garn Director (801) 538-3811
Weimei Ye Deputy Director (801) 538-3864
TBD Analysis Manager (801) 538-9509
Yongmei Chen Financial Analyst (801) 538-3038
David Flores Financial Analyst (801) 538-3818
Paul Throckmorton Financial Analyst (801) 538-1296
Keda Yang Financial Analyst (801) 538-3737
Stacy Zhang Financial Analyst (801) 538-3832
Malis Rasmussen Deputy Director (801) 537-9238
Natasha Robinson Examination Manager (801) 538-3806
Corey Larsen Financial Examiner (801) 537-9205
Alan Monsen Financial Examiner (801) 538-3570
Luze Pierre Financial Examiner (801) 537-9249
Cambria Shore Financial Examiner (801) 537-9143
TBD Financial Examiner (801) 538-3843
TBD Financial Examiner (801) 538-3568
Company Licensing
Jay Sueoka Company Licensing Manager (801) 538-3814
Joe Coccimiglio Financial Analyst (801) 538-3868
Dava Ann Neal Company Licensing Specialist (801) 538-3812
Karen Gholston Company Licensing Admin Specialist (801) 537-9174
Producer Licensing
Randy Overstreet Producer Licensing Manager (801) 538-3645
Angie Martinez Renewal/Reinstatement (801) 538-3855, Option 1
Heidi Petermann Resident Licensing (801) 538-3855, Option 2
Karon Hardman Non-Resident Licensing (801) 538-3855, Option 3
Michael Covington Continuing Education (801) 538-3855, Option 4
John Billups Miscellaneous (801) 538-3855, Option 5
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Fraud Division

Conducts insurance fraud investigations and prosecutes violators.

  • Phone: (801) 468-0233
  • In-State Toll-Free: (844) 373-0233
  • FAX: (801) 468-0003
  • Email:
Name Position
Armand Glick Director
Dwight Christensen Deputy Director
Jeffrey Remus Deputy Director
Ginger Fitzgerald Legal Secretary
Lisa Peterson Legal Secretary
Noelle Cranmer Office Specialist
Daryl Bell Assistant Attorney General
Jeff Parr Assistant Attorney General
Brett Decow Fraud Investigator
Ryan Evans Fraud Investigator
Dylan Jacobs Fraud Investigator
Jason Johnson Fraud Investigator
Steve Newkirk Fraud Investigator
Dan Rodriguez Fraud Investigator
Jason Rosky Fraud Investigator
Rudy Van Beekum Fraud Investigator
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Health & Life Division

Provide Utah health insurance consumers and licensees with regulatory services relative to product pricing, review and filing; consumer inquiries, complaints, and recoveries; and interpretation/administration of Utah law.



Name Position
Shelley Wiseman Director
Heidi Clausen Assistant Division Director
Michelle White Assistant Division Director
Jaakob Sundberg Health Actuary
Julie Chytraus Insurance Specialist
Carrie Blackburn Health Consumer Service Analyst
Troy Stover Health Consumer Service Analyst
Shane Rosenbaum Life Consumer Service Analyst
Trish Jacobson Consumer Service Specialist
Beth Crim Life Rate & Form Analyst
Alecia Ferrin Health Rate & Form Analyst
Heather Madsen-Trump Health Rate & Form Analyst
Jennifer Maxfield Health Rate & Form Analyst
Ramona Goodwin Health Form Analyst
TBD Health Form Analyst
Jeffrey Hawley Research Consultant
Rebecca Dyer Research Assistant
Carrie Backus Examiner
Karen Maybury Examiner
Connie Nowland Examiner
William Stimpson Examiner
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Professional Employer Organizations (PEO)

Shall make available a list of PEOs; shall make rules regarding forms, and rules regarding the review and submission of financial statements.

Name Position Phone
Jay Sueoka Manager (801) 538-3814
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Property & Casualty Division

Provides information and regulation on home, auto, business and miscellaneous policies; takes consumer inquiries and complaints; performs investigations and rate and form review.

Name Position
Tracy Klausmeier Director
TBD Assistant Director
Megan Broschinsky P&C Consumer Service Specialist
Kathy Stajduhar P&C Rate & Form Analyst
Christine Osborne P&C Rate & Form Specialist
Kyle Becker Examiner
Kelly Christensen Examiner
Adam Martin Examiner
Amanda Yapias Examiner
Nicole Sherrod Examiner
Anna Timothy Examiner
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Title & Escrow Commission Staff

Administers and enforces the provisions of the Utah insurance code related to title insurance and escrow conducted by title licensees, approves CE courses, advise on administration and enforcement of the law, etc. Assists the Title Commission as needed.

Name Position Phone
Adam Martin Examiner (801) 538-3035
Tracy Klausmeier P&C Division Director
Steve Gooch Secretary/PIO
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