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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
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: (877) 372-8315

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 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.



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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
Brett Barratt Deputy Commissioner (801) 538-3804
Tanji Northrup Assistant Commissioner (801) 538-3804
Jill White Executive Assistant (801) 538-3804
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
Marie Magre Financial Analyst III (801) 538-3810
Ana Escobar Accounting Technician III (801) 538-3711
Darlene Funn Office Specialist II (801) 538-3890
Diana Candelario Office Clerk III (801) 537-9145
Anna Weidauer Accounting Technician III (801) 538-3236
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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) 537-9113
Kathy Stajduhar P&C Rate & Form Analyst  
Steve Gooch Secretary/PIO  
Brett Barratt Deputy Commissioner  
Perri Babalis Assistant Attorney General  
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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 Peme Admin Assistant (801) 538-3840
Laura Shepherd Senior Examiner (801) 538-9546
Heber Beddes Examiner/Analyst (801) 538-3845
Torann Bender Examiner/Analyst (801) 538-3839
Stephanie Liu Examiner/Analyst (801) 537-9160
Yubei Lu Examiner/Analyst (801) 538-3851
Steven Price Examiner/Analyst (801) 537-9110
Grace Reinhart Examiner/Analyst (801) 538-3542
Pamela Sanchez Examiner/Analyst (801) 358-3808
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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
TBD Financial Analyst (801) 537-9174
Dava Ann Neal Company Licensing Specialist (801) 538-3812
Joe Coccimiglio Examination Division Admin Specialist (801) 538-3868
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
TBD Financial Analyst (801) 538-3737
Paul Throckmorton Financial Analyst (801) 538-1296
Stacy Zhang Financial Analyst (801) 538-3832
Malis Rasmussen Deputy Chief Examiner (801) 537-9238
TBD Exam Manager (801) 538-3568
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
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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
LuAnne Winters Information Specialist
Daryl Bell Assistant Attorney General
Michael Hinckley Assistant Attorney General  
Erwin Petilos Assistant Attorney General  
Brett Decow Fraud Investigator
Daud Eftin Fraud Investigator
Ryan Evans Fraud Investigator
Steven Jentzsch Fraud Investigator
Jason Johnson 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
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
TBD 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


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Market Conduct Division

Conducts investigations and fiduciary audits of the insurance industry to verify compliance with insurance laws and regulations; violators referred to enforcement staff for violations of UID codes and rules.

  • Phone: (801) 538-3800
  • In-State Toll-Free: (800) 439-3805
  • Submissions to the Market Conduct Division must be uploaded to the UID File Upload tool.
Name Position Phone
Suzette Green-Wright Director (801) 538-9674
Jeanne Mitchell Administrative Assistant (801) 538-3860
Cathy Burton Examiner (801) 537-9113
Sandy Glaze Examiner (801) 538-3345
Adam Martin Examiner (801) 537-9003  
Connie Nowland Examiner (801) 538-3040
Cherrie Roberts Examiner (801) 537-9162
Tanna Shurtliff Examiner (801) 538-3786  
William Stimpson Analyst (801) 538-3078
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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
Heidi Petermann Resident Licensing (801) 538-3855, Option 1
Karon Hardman Non-Resident Licensing (801) 538-3855, Option 2
Angie Martinez Renewal/Reinstatement (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
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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
Suzette Green-Wright Director, Market Conduct Division  
Tanna Shurtliff Examiner (801) 538-3786
Adam Martin Examiner (801) 537-9003
Tracy Klausmeier P&C Division Director  
Kathy Stajduhar P&C Rate & Form Analyst  
Steve Gooch Secretary/PIO  
Brett Barratt Deputy Commissioner  
Perri Babalis (commission counsel) Assistant Attorney General  
Reed Stringham (department counsel) Assistant Attorney General  
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