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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) 957-9200

  • In-State Toll-Free: (800) 439-3805
  • General Fax: (385) 465-6047


Insurance Fraud: (844) 373-0233


Agent & Licensee Assistance: (801) 957-9240

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


Company Licensing Assistance: (801) 957-9252

  • For questions about financial examinations and company licensing.


Health Insurance Consumer Service: (801) 957-9280

  • For consumer concerns, complaints, and independent reviews.


Life Insurance Consumer Service: (801) 957-9290

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


Property & Casualty Insurance Consumer Service: (801) 957-9305

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

Online 24 x 7

https://insurance.utah.gov

Mailing & Delivery Address:

Utah Insurance Department
4315 S. 2700 W., Suite 2300
Taylorsville, UT 84129

Divisions/Sections

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Office of the Commissioner

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

  • Phone: (801) 957-9200
  • In-State Toll-Free: (800) 439-3805
Name Position Phone
Jonathan T. Pike Commissioner (801) 957-9320
Tanji Northrup Deputy Commissioner (801) 957-9320
Reed Stringham Deputy Commissioner (801) 957-9320
Jill White Executive Assistant (801) 957-9320
Jeanine Couser Administrative Assistant (801) 957-9321
Don Hansen Administrative Law Judge (801) 957-9321
Tomasz Serbinowski Actuary (801) 957-9324
Steve Gooch Public Information Officer (801) 957-9322
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Administration Division

Responsible for budgeting, accounting, and human resources.

  • Phone: (801) 957-9200
  • In-State Toll-Free: (800) 439-3805
Name Position Phone
Patrick Lee Director (801) 957-9220
Ana Escobar Financial Analyst (801) 957-9216
Diana Candelario Office Clerk III (801) 957-9215
Holly McCall Office Specialist II (801) 957-9219
Royalyn Andrus Office Specialist II (801) 957-9217
Tatiana Karaivanova Financial Analyst (801) 957-9218
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Bail Bond 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
Randy Overstreet Producer Licensing Manager
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) 957-9235
Mark Wiedeman Assistant Director (801) 957-9236
Kodie Vaughn Admin Assistant (801) 957-9234
Laura Shepherd Senior Captive Insurance Specialist (801) 957-9233
Heber Beddes Captive Insurance Specialist (801) 957-9226
Torann Bender Captive Insurance Specialist (801) 957-9227
Stephanie Liu Captive Insurance Specialist (801) 957-9228
Yubei Lu Captive Insurance Specialist (801) 957-9229
Steven Price Captive Insurance Specialist (801) 957-9230
Grace Reinhart Captive Insurance Specialist (801) 957-9231
Pamela Sanchez Captive Insurance Specialist (801) 957-9232
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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) 957-9257
Analysis
Weimei Ye Deputy Director (801) 957-9268
TBD Analysis Manager
Yongmei Chen Financial Analyst (801) 957-9270
David Flores Financial Analyst (801) 957-9256
Paul Throckmorton Financial Analyst (801) 957-9266
Keda Yang Financial Analyst (801) 957-9267
Stacy Zhang Financial Analyst (801) 957-9269
Examination
Malis Rasmussen Deputy Director (801) 957-9263
Natasha Robinson Examination Manager (801) 957-9264
Ashley Bowen Financial Examiner (801) 597-9262
Corey Larsen Financial Examiner (801) 957-9259
Alan Monsen Financial Examiner (801) 957-9260
Luze Pierre Financial Examiner (801) 957-9261
Cambria Shore Financial Examiner (801) 957-9265
TBD Financial Examiner
Company Licensing
Jay Sueoka Company Licensing Manager (801) 957-9253
Joe Coccimiglio Financial Analyst (801) 957-9251
Dava Ann Neal Company Licensing Specialist (801) 957-9252
Karen Gholston Company Licensing Admin Specialist (801) 957-9258
Producer Licensing
Randy Overstreet Producer Licensing Manager (801) 957-9245
Angie Martinez Renewal/Reinstatement (801) 957-9244
Heidi Petermann Resident Licensing (801) 957-9246
Karon Hardman Non-Resident Licensing (801) 957-9243
Michael Covington Continuing Education (801) 957-9242
John Billups Miscellaneous (801) 957-9241
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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
Noelle Cranmer Office Specialist
Daryl Bell Assistant Attorney General
Jeff Parr Assistant Attorney General
Michael Scott 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.

Health:

Life:

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
TBD Life Rate & Form Analyst
Alecia Ferrin Health Rate & Form Analyst
Tara Kinsinger Health Rate & Form Analyst
Jennifer Maxfield Health Rate & Form Analyst
Ramona Goodwin Health Form Analyst
TBD Health Form Analyst
Heather Sandberg Pharmacy Analyst
Jeffrey Hawley Research Consultant
TBD Research Assistant
Carrie Backus Examiner
Karen Maybury Examiner
Connie Nowland Examiner
William Stimpson Examiner
TBD Pharmacy 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) 957-9253
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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
Nicole Sherrod Examiner
Anna Timothy Examiner
Amanda Yapias 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) 957-9309
Tracy Klausmeier P&C Division Director
Steve Gooch Secretary/PIO
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