For more information, contact: J.P. Wieske
(608) 266-2493 or jp.wieske@wisconsin.gov

Madison, WIOCI has taken the following administrative actions. In many of these cases the respondent denied the allegations but consented to the action taken. Any forfeitures paid in these administrative actions are deposited in the Common School Fund which is administered by the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. The earnings from this fund are distributed to all public K-12 schools in Wisconsin and are used by school libraries to purchase books. Copies of the administrative action orders may be viewed online at https://ociaccess.oci.wi.gov/OrderInfo/OrdInfo.oci.

OCI is responsible for overseeing the operations and marketing of insurance companies and agents in Wisconsin. OCI encourages anyone with a question or a complaint regarding an insurance company or agent to contact the office at this toll-free telephone number: 1-800-236-8517.

Allegations and Actions Against Agents

Diane Byas, 430 Summit Ave., Sun Prairie, WI 53590, had her application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to disclose an administrative action taken by the state of Wisconsin on a licensing application and failing to apply for a life license within 30 days of completing the state life examination.

Robert R. Conroy, 4269 Skyview Dr., Janesville, WI 53546, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes due.

Donna L. Emmons, 324 W. Center St., Milwaukee, WI 53212, had her insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes due.

Norman Graeber, 1013 W. Frances St., Appleton, WI 54914, had his application for an insurance license denied for 31 days. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to disclose a criminal conviction on a licensing application.

Stephanie Hansen, 318 Elm St., Menasha, WI 54952, had her application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and failing to apply for licensure within 30 days of state examination completion.

Robert I. Henson, W5033 State Rd. 21, Redgranite, WI 54970, agreed to pay a forfeiture of $2,000.00; agreed to hold all insurance premiums in trust, to transmit them promptly to the insurer and to not utilize them for any personal purpose; and agreed to the suspension of his insurance license for a period of 14 days. These actions were taken based on allegations of misappropriating funds from an insurance agency and utilizing the premiums for his own use.

Clarence Ray Hill, Jr., 2880 N. Menomonee River Pkwy., Milwaukee, WI 53222, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes due.

Allen Lane, 3049 N. 8th St., Milwaukee, WI 53206, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes due.

Justin Leonard, 29536 Galaxy Rd., Elkader, IA 52043, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and failing to provide proof of surplus lines licensing in his resident state.

Kris A. Nelsen, 1520G Big Bend Rd., Waukesha, WI 53189, had her insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes due.

Russell A. Ostrowski, P.O. Box 204, Rosholt, WI 54473, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes due.

Sharon Scheuermann, 407 Prospect St., Westfield, NJ 07090, had her application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and failing to provide proof of resident state surplus lines licensing.

Mai Ia Thao, 1017 N. Crystal Ave., Apt. 101, Fresno, CA 93728, had her insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes due.

David J. Vanderschaaf, 828 Iroquois Cir., Baraboo, WI 53913, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes due.

Thomas Vaneimeren, 111 Latera Links Cir., Unit 101, St. Augustine, FL 32092, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and failing to provide proof of resident state surplus lines licensing.

Timothy W. Verken, 1117 Moore Ave., West Bend, WI 53090, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes due.

James Vowell, 1200 Locust St. Dept. 6340, West Des Moines, IA 50391, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and a criminal conviction which may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct.

Jonathan Weber, 3301 Rolling Hills Dr., St. Paul, MN 55121, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and failing to provide proof of resident state surplus lines licensing.

Gerald Mark Wilcox, 336 S. Buckingham Blvd., Whitewater, WI 53190, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes due.

Calvin Wright, 1340 Eminence St., Apt. 6, Green Bay, WI 54313, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes due.

Allegations and Actions Against Companies

Berkley Life & Health Insurance Company, 475 Steamboat Rd., Greenwich, CT 06830, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $500.00, was ordered to provide information requested within 10 days, was ordered to reply promptly in writing, and was ordered to provide all information requested in response to all inquiries from OCI. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI related to form filing.

Dean Health Plan, Inc., 1277 Deming Way, Madison, WI 53717, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $500.00. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to comply with a previous examination order related to the timing of filing transactions.

Great Midwest Insurance Company, 800 Gessner Rd. Ste. 600, Houston, TX 77024, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $1,500.00, was ordered to promptly reply in writing to OCI, and was ordered to promptly pay the appointment fees. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI, failing to pay an annual appointment billing fee, and failing to promptly respond to an order issued.

International Financial Solutions, Inc., 303 Perimeter Center N., Suite 300, Atlanta, GA 30346, had its application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and failing to provide a designated responsible producer.

Copies of Administrative Actions