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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
Consumer Service – Health: (801) 538-3077
Consumer Service – Life: (801) 538-3066
Consumer Service – P&C: (801) 538-3035
General Fax: (801) 538-3829
Producer Licensing: (801) 538-3855
Producer Licensing Fax: (801) 538-3830
Insurance Fraud: (844) 373-0233

Online 24 x 7

http://insurance.utah.gov

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 to our Office & 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.

 

Divisions/Sections

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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
Todd E. Kiser Commissioner (801) 538-3804
Reed Stringham Deputy Commissioner (801) 538-3804
Tanji Northrup Deputy Commissioner (801) 538-3804
Jill White Executive Assistant (801) 538-3804
Jeanine Couser Administrative Assistant (801) 538-3860
Lisa Watts Baskin Administrative Law Judge (801) 537-9246
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
Patrick Lee Director (801) 538-3778
TBD Financial Analyst III (801) 538-3810
Ana Escobar Accounting Technician III (801) 538-3711
Anna Weidauer Accounting Technician III (801) 538-3236
Darlene Funn Office Specialist II (801) 538-3890
Diana Candelario Office Clerk III (801) 537-9145
Tatiana Karaivanova Office Specialist II (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 Phone
Tracy Klausmeier Director, Property & Casualty Division  
Cathy Burton Analyst (801) 538-3035
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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Examination & Solvency Division

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

Name Position Phone
Jacob W. Garn Chief Examiner (801) 538-3811
Licensing & Administration
Jay Sueoka Manager, Company Licensing & Administration (801) 538-3814
Joe Coccimiglio Financial Analyst (801) 538-3868
Dava Ann Neal Company Licensing Specialist (801) 538-3812
Karen Gholston Examination Division Admin Specialist (801) 537-9174
Analysis
Dan Applegarth Chief Analyst (801) 538-9509
Weimei Ye Analysis Manager (801) 538-3864 
Corey Larsen Financial Analyst (801) 537-9205
TJ Smith Financial Analyst (801) 538-3570
Paul Throckmorton Financial Analyst (801) 538-1296
Keda Yang Financial Analyst (801) 538-3737
Stacy Zhang Financial Analyst (801) 538-3832
Examination
Malis Rasmussen Deputy Chief Examiner (801) 537-9238
David Flores Financial Examiner (801) 538-3818
Luze Pierre Financial Examiner (801) 537-9249
Mike Porter Financial Examiner (801) 538-3843
Natasha Robinson Financial Examiner (801) 538-3806
Shane Sadler Financial Examiner (801) 538-3038
Cambria Shore Financial Examiner (801) 538-3568
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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: fraud.uid@utah.gov
Name Position
Armand Glick Director
Dwight Christensen Deputy Director
Jeffrey Remus Deputy Director
Ginger Fitzgerald Legal Secretary
Lisa Peterson Legal Secretary
Jackie Serra Information Specialist
Daryl Bell Assistant Attorney General
Michael Hinckley Assistant Attorney General  
Erwin Petilos Assistant Attorney General  
Brett Decow Fraud Investigator
Ryan Evans Fraud Investigator
Heather Horstmeier 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.

Health:

Life:

Name Position
Nancy Askerlund 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
Beth Crim Life Rate & Form Analyst
Shane Rosenbaum Life Consumer Service Analyst
Chase Brooks Health Rate & Form Analyst
Heather Madsen-Trump Health Rate & Form Analyst
Karen Maybury Health Rate & Form Analyst
TBD Health Rate & Form Analyst
Ramona Goodwin Health Form Analyst
Brent Oscarson Health Form Analyst
Jeffrey Hawley Research Consultant
Daron Funn Research Assistant
Sandy Glaze Examiner
Connie Nowland Examiner
William Stimpson Examiner

 

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Producer Licensing Division

Responsible for licensing agents, brokers, adjusters and consultants for individual and organization (agency) licenses; including new and renewal licenses.

Name Position Phone
Randy Overstreet Director (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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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
Rena Oliver P&C Rate & Form Specialist
Bruce Vario P&C Consumer Service Representative
Meldee Love P&C Unit Leader
Lydia Woltjen P&C Consumer Service Analyst
Kathy Stajduhar P&C Rate & Form Analyst
Cathy Burton Examiner
Adam Martin Examiner
TBD Examiner
TBD 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  
Kathy Stajduhar P&C Rate & Form Analyst  
Steve Gooch Secretary/PIO  
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