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About the Utah Captive Insurance Division

The focus of the Utah Captive Insurance Division is to implement the Utah Captive Insurance Companies Act and promote Utah as a domicile for captive insurance companies. We believe that a multitude of businesses can take greater control of their own insurance risks through a properly organized captive insurance company here in Utah. Our captive infrastructure is rapidly developing and a Utah captive is a great solution for meeting risk management needs.

Find in-depth Captive information, on our Research page.
'Captives & Risk Retention Groups (RRG's)'
'Captives in Utah - Know the Basics'
'Formation Decision Issues'
'Information Relative to the Captive Market'

  • As of December 31, 2017 four hundred and eighty six (486) captive insurance companies, including cells, have selected Utah as their domicile of choice.
  • Currently, Utah is the second largest onshore domicile for number of licensed captives.
  • Industry Type - Utah Domiciled Captives as of December 31, 2017.
Industry Type # Industry Type #
Agricultural 19 Construction 63
Energy 12 Financial 37
Healthcare 80 IT/Telecomms 8
Manufacturing 63 Other 25
Professional Services 67 Real Estate 45
Retail 36 Transportation 31
  • Utah Domiciled Captives in the U.S. - as of December 31, 2016.
Captive Region # Captive Region #
Midwest 146 Northeast 37
Pacific 142 South 35
Southwest 40 West 86

Captive Division

Utah Captive Insurance
State Office Building, Suite 3110
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
Email: captive@utah.gov

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