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Insurance Department Contact Information

Insurance Department Office Hours:

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Closed on State Holidays.

Mailing & Delivery Address:

Utah Insurance Department
State Office Building Ste 3110 / Capitol Hill Complex
450 N State St
Salt Lake City UT 84114-6901

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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:

  1. Drive to 300 North State Street. The Capitol will be directly in front of you.
  2. Turn right, then left so that you drive along the east side of the Capitol Complex.
  3. Turn left into the driveway with the Public Parking sign. Parking is free.
  4. Enter the main double doors of the granite building that faces the parking lot. (The Senate Building)
  5. Go straight through the lunchroom to the doors leading onto the plaza between the four buildings.
  6. The building to your right, or to the north, is the State Office Building - your destination.
  7. Go through the 2nd floor entrance and straight ahead to the elevators. Go to the main office on the 3rd floor, Room 3110.

Insurance Department Directory

Main (801)538-3800
In-State Toll Free (800)439-3805
Consumer Service (801)538-3800
General FAX (801)538-3829
Producer Licensing (801)538-3855
Producer Licensing FAX (801)538-3830
Insurance Fraud (877)372-8315
TDD (Hearing disabled) (801)538-3826

Office of the Commissioner

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

Name Position
Phone
Todd E. Kiser Commissioner
(801)538-3804
Brett Barratt Deputy Commissioner
(801)538-3870
Tanji Northrup Assistant Commissioner
(801)538-1801
Jill White Executive Assistant
(801)538-3804
Mark Kleinfield Administrative Law Judge
(801)537-9246
Tomasz Serbinowski Actuary
(801)537-9289
Steve Gooch Information Specialist
(801)538-3803

Administration Division

Responsible for budgeting, accounting and human resources.

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
Gail Fielding Receptionist III
(801)538-3890
Diana Candelario Office Clerk III
(801)537-9145
Anna Weidauer Accounting Technician III
(801)538-3236

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 recommendation regarding investigations.

Name Position Phone
Brett Barratt Deputy Commissioner (801)538-3870
Perri Babalis Utah Attorney General's Office (Tax & Revenue Division) (801)366-0375
Tracy Klausmeier Director Property & Casualty Div (801)538-3869
Cathy Burton Analyst (801)537-9113
Kathy Archuleta P&C Rate & Form Analyst (801)538-3822
Steve Gooch Secretary/Information Specialist (801)538-3803

Captive Insurers Division

The focus of the Captive Division is to implement the Utah Captive Insurance Companies Act and promote Utah as domicile for captive insurance companies.

Name Position
Phone
David Snowball Director
(801)537-9047
Kodie Peme Admin Assist (801) 538-3840
Pamela Sanchez Auditor II
(801)538-3839
Steven Price Auditor II
(801)537-9110
Grace Reinhart Auditor II
(801)538-3542
Laura Shepherd Auditor II
(801)538-9546
Heber Beddes Auditor II
(801)538-3845
Travis Wegkamp Auditor II
(801)537-9294
Mark Wiedeman Auditor II
(801)538-3849

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
Eric Showgren Manager Co Lic & Admin
(801)537-9174
 
Jay Sueoka Financial Analyst
(801)538-3814
 
Dava Berlinger-Butler Company Licensing Specialist
(801)538-3812
 
Joe Coccimiglio Examination Division Admin Specialist
(801)538-3868
 
Analysis
Daniel Applegarth Chief Analyst
(801)538-9509
 
Jaimee George Financial Analyst
(801)538-3570
 
Allen Hart Sr. Financial Analyst
(801)538-3737
 
Paul Throckmorton Financial Analyst
(801)538-1296
 
Teresa Trusty Financial Analyst
(801)538-3832
 
Weimei Ye Financial Analyst
(801)538-3864
 
Christopher Foley Financial Analyst (801)537-9205  
Examination
Donald Catmull Assistant Chief Examiner
(801)538-3568
 
James Borrowman Financial Examiner
(801)538-3843
 
Joseph Boyle Financial Examiner
(801)538-3806
 
David Flores Financial Examiner
(801)538-3818
 
Aaron Phillips Exam Manager
(801)537-9205
 
Malis Rasmussen Exam Manager
(801)537-9238
 
Shane Sadler Financial Examiner
(801)538-3038
 
Cory Starley Financial Examiner
(801)537-9207
 

Fraud Division

Conducts insurance fraud investigations and prosecutes violators.

  • Phone: (801)531-5380, Toll Free: (877)372-8315
  • FAX: (801)535-2878
  • Email: fraud.uid@utah.gov
Name Position
Phone
Armand Glick Director
(801)531-5388
Reed Kartchner Deputy Director
(801)531-5382
Dwight Christensen Deputy Director
(801)526-4559
Lisa Peterson Legal Secretary
(801)531-5396
Ginger Fitzgerald Legal Secretary
(801)531-5393
LuAnne Winters Information Specialist
(801)531-5389
Daryl Bell Assistant Attorney General
(801)531-5395
Shelley Coudreaut Assistant Attorney General
(801)531-5394
Alex Goble Assistant Attorney General
(801)531-5392
Brett Decow Fraud Investigator
(801)531-5385
Steven Jentzsch Fraud Investigator
(801)531-5390
Jason Johnson Fraud Investigator
(801)531-5383
Jeffrey Remus Fraud Investigator
(801)531-5386
Dan Rodriguez Fraud Investigator
(801)531-5381
Ned Shimizu Fraud Investigator
(801)531-5384
Rudy Van Beekum Fraud Investigator
(801)531-5387
Ryan Evans Fraud Investigator
(801)531-5398

Information Technology Services Division

Responsible for department's information systems and programs.

Name Position
Phone
Amie Hughes IT Director
(801)538-3132
Chad Thompson Development Manager
(801)537-9049
Paul Ross Desktop Support
(801)538-3807
TBD Technical Support
(801)538-3808

Life & Health Insurance Division & Office of Consumer Health Assistance (OCHA)

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
Phone
Nancy Askerlund Director
(801)537-9293
Betsy Jerome Assistant Life Director
(801)537-9272
Heidi Clausen Assistant Health Director
(801)538-3801
Jaakob Sundberg Health Actuary
(801)538-3865
Julie Chytraus Insurance Specialist
(801)538-3816
Michelle White Health Consumer Service Analyst
(801)538-3826
Troy Stover Health Consumer Service Analyst
(801)537-9073
Sandra Christensen Life Rate & Form Analyst
(801)538-3863
Beth Crim Life Consumer Service Analyst
(801)537-9271
TBD Health Rate & Form Analyst
(801)538-3234
Marilyn Thorstensen Health Rate & Form Analyst
(801)538-3241
Jordan Tolman Health Rate & Form Analyst
(801)538-3861
TBD Health Rate & Form Analyst
(801)538-3833
Brent Oscarson Health Form Analyst
(801)538-3195
Ramona Goodwin Health Form Analyst
(801)538-3404
Jeffrey Hawley Research Consultant
(801)538-9684
Kris Buckler Research Assistant
(801)538-3824

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.

Name Position
Phone
Suzette Green-Wright Director
(801)538-9674
Linda Hardy Admin Secretary
(801)538-3860
Cathy Burton Examiner
(801)537-9113
TBD Examiner
(801)538-3345
Jenifer Christian Examiner
(801)538-3172
Tammy Greening Examiner
(801)538-3786
Sandra Halladay Examiner
(801)537-9162
Adam Martin Examiner
(801)537-9003
Connie Nowland Examiner
(801)538-3040
William Stimpson Analyst
(801)538-3078

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
Kris Benavidez Sr. Licensing Specialist - Resident
(801)538-3184
Karon Hardman Licensing Specialist - Admin/Criminal Actions
(801)538-3414
Michael Covington Continuing Education Specialist
(801)538-3809
Angie Martinez Licensing Specialist - Renewal/Reinstatement
(801)538-3857
Heidi Petermann Licensing Specialist - Non-Resident
(801)537-9273

Professional Employer Organization (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
Tracy Klausmeier Director
(801)538-3869
Eric Showgren Manager
(801)537-9174

Property & Casualty Insurance 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
Phone
Tracy Klausmeier Director
(801)538-3869
Carol Robinson P&C Technician
(801)537-9177
Sandy Glaze P&C Consumer Service Analyst
(801)538-3823
Meldee Love P&C Consumer Service Analyst
(801)537-9146
Joshua Kreeck P&C Rate & Form Specialist
(801)538-3853
Kathy Archuleta P&C Rate & Form Analyst
(801)538-3822

Title/Escrow 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
Brett Barratt Deputy Commissioner
(801)538-3870
Perri Babalis (Commission Counsel) Assistant Attorney General
(801)366-0364
Suzette Green-Wright Director Market Conduct Division
(801)538-9674
Tammy Greening Examiner
(801)538-3786
Adam Martin Examiner
(801)538-9003
Tracy Klausmeier P&C Division Director
(801)538-3869
Kathy Archuleta P&C Rate & Form Analyst
(801)538-3822
Steve Gooch Secretary/Information Specialist
(801)538-3803