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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, 2022 four hundred and five (405) captive insurance companies, including cells, have selected Utah as their domicile of choice.
  • 2023 Celebrating 20 years as a Captive Industry Leader

Utah Domiciled Captives by Industry Type & Region as of December 31, 2022.

Industry Type # Industry Type #
Agricultural 15 Construction 49
Energy 10 Financial 34
Healthcare 48 IT/Telecomms 5
Manufacturing 36 Other 36
Professional Services 95 Real Estate 37
Retail 23 Transportation 17
Captive Region # Captive Region #
Midwest 97 Northeast 42
Pacific 118 South 24
Southwest 39 West 85

Captive Division – Contact Information

Utah Insurance Department
Taylorsville State Office Building
4315 South 2700 West, Suite 2300
Salt Lake City, UT 84129

Email: captive@utah.gov

Name Position Phone
Travis Wegkamp Director of Captive Insurance (801) 957-9235
Stephanie Liu Assistant Director of Captive Insurance (801) 957-9228
Kodie Vaughn Administrative Assistant – Captive Division (801) 957-9234
Laura Shepherd Senior Captive Insurance Financial Regulator (801) 957-9233
Heber Beddes Captive Insurance Financial Regulator (801) 957-9226
Yubei Lu Captive Insurance Financial Regulator (801) 957-9229
Steven Price Captive Insurance Financial Regulator (801) 957-9230
Grace Reinhart Captive Insurance Financial Regulator (801) 957-9231