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

Stephana Andres, 258 Mary St., Antigo, WI 54409, had her application for an insurance license denied for 31 days. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to disclose an administrative action taken by the state of Wisconsin on a licensing application.

Peter L. Bishop, P.O. Box 121, Sauk City, WI 53583, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay delinquent Wisconsin taxes.

Heather L. Bissonette, 1400 Union Meeting Rd., Ste. 202, Blue Bell, PA 19422, had her insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and failing to timely report an administrative action taken by the state of Pennsylvania.

Sabrina Marie Brittain, 5005 S. 40th St., Apt. 120, Phoenix, AZ 85040, agreed to pay a forfeiture of $500.00 and agreed to cease and desist from withholding information on insurance licensing applications. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to report criminal charges or convictions on an application for an insurance license.

Jerry R. Brovold, E7989 County Rd. V, Fall Creek, WI 54742, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay delinquent Wisconsin taxes.

Peter L. Butzer, 7311 W. Burleigh St., Milwaukee, WI 53210, agreed to pay a forfeiture of $2,500.00, agreed to the suspension of his insurance license for three months, and agreed to complete 12 additional continuing education credits by October 1, 2014. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI, failing to notify OCI of a change in address, failing to place insurance as requested by a customer, and improperly handling a customer's premium payment.

Michael Joseph Cagley, P.O. Box 903, Newbury Park, CA 91319, had his application for an insurance license denied for 31 days. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to disclose administrative actions taken by the states of California and Florida on a licensing application.

Daniel Patrick Cobb, 1875 Eveningside Way N.W., Kennesaw, GA 30075, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI, failing to disclose an administrative action taken by the state of Georgia on a licensing application, and failing to timely report administrative actions taken by the states of New York and South Dakota.

Mark Aaron Dearth, 2510 Elmont Dr., Apt. 203, Austin, TX 78741, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of having criminal convictions which may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct and having an administrative action taken by the state of Texas.

Dawn Deckert, 609 Center Ave., Janesville, WI 53548, had her 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.

Daniel Eugene Ellis, 5219 Solitude Dr., Rockford, IL 61114, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay delinquent Wisconsin taxes.

Benjamin Victor Fistel, 139 N. E. 1st St., Ste. 400, Miami, FL 33132, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and failing to timely report an administrative action taken by the state of Colorado.

Valerie Michaele Hall, 14442 Rixeyville Rd., Culpeper, VA 22701, had her insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI, failing to timely report criminal convictions to OCI, and failing to notify OCI of a change of address.

Elaine Harris, 1110 Vandenburg St., Sun Prairie, WI 53590, had her 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.

Shelbie Harris, 528 S. 5th Ave., Pocatello, ID 83201, had her insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and failing to timely report an administrative action taken by the state of Florida.

Mark Hermosillo, 619 17th Ave., Altoona, IA 50009, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI, failing to timely report an administrative action taken by the state of California, and failing to notify OCI of a change of address.

Daphney A. Hilson, 206 Fairview Ln., South Holland, IL 60423, had her application for an insurance license denied for 31 days. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to disclose an administrative action taken by the state of Wisconsin on a licensing application.

Charles Edward Hinchey, 4520 Oakellar Ave., Unit 133393, Tampa, FL 33611, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI, failing to timely report an administrative action taken by the state of South Dakota, and failing to notify OCI of a change of address.

Laura Marie Hoeltke, N10738 Artesia Beach Rd., Malone, WI 53049, had her insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay delinquent Wisconsin taxes.

Daniel J. Janda, 4603 Kappus Dr., Apt. 1, Eau Claire, WI 54701, 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 complete prelicensing education.

Jeffrey Jarnigo, 9043 271st Ave., Salem, WI 53168, had his application for an insurance license denied for 31 days. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to disclose an administrative action taken by the state of Wisconsin on a licensing application.

Robert Jones, 171 Brooke Woode Dr., Brookville, OH 54309, 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 evidence of resident state surplus lines licensure.

Sarah L Kubisiak, 926 Sandy Ln., Stevens Point, WI 54482, had her insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay delinquent Wisconsin taxes.

Elizabeth Ann Lenzo, 5219 Solitude Dr., Rockford, IL 61114, had her insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay delinquent Wisconsin taxes.

Tamika McSweeney, 1051 Hearth Lane S.W., Concord, NC 28025, 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 evidence of resident state surplus lines licensure.

Michael A. Mullen, 305 Lakeside Park, Southampton, PA 18966, 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 disclose an agency termination for cause on a licensing application.

Crystal S. Nelson, 410 W. 10th St., Apoka, FL 32703, 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 evidence of resident state surplus lines licensure.

Steven Norrington, R5240 Miles Ln., Ringle, WI 54471, 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 licensing application.

Eric Scott Robson, 517 Lake St., Baraboo, WI 53913, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay delinquent Wisconsin taxes.

Steven G. Ross and Steve Ross and Associates, Inc., 14904 Pequaming Rd., L'Anse, MI 49946, agreed to provide OCI with copies of marketing materials and applications for all insurance policies sold or renewed in Wisconsin for a period of two years, beginning July 1, 2014. This action was taken based on allegations of having a criminal conviction which may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct and having a history of complaints related to false advertising and misrepresentation.

Steve A. Schultz, N8490 Lola Ct., Beaver Dam, WI 53916, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay delinquent Wisconsin taxes.

Erick Snead, 1000 118th Ave. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33716, 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 owing delinquent child support.

Jonathan Stroede, P.O. Box 7, Sun Prairie, WI 53590, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI, owing delinquent child support, failing to disclose a criminal conviction on a licensing application, failing to report a criminal conviction while a licensed intermediary, and having a criminal conviction which may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct.

Mitchell Swayze, 220 Park St., Ste. 220, Birmingham, MI 48009, 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 evidence of resident state surplus lines licensure.

Mitchell Swayze, 220 Park St., Ste. 220, Birmingham, MI 48009, 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 evidence of resident state life settlement lines licensure.

Jill Taylor, 14450 46th St. N., Ste. 105, Clearwater, FL 33762, had her application for an insurance license denied for 90 days. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and failing to disclose a criminal conviction and an administrative action taken by the state of Florida on a licensing application.

Phaedra Torres, 4511 W. 1st St., Ste. 5, Duluth, MN 55807, had her application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI, failing to disclose an administrative action taken by the state of Wisconsin on a licensing application, and having an unpaid civil money judgment.

Sucheta Venkatesh-Bhandari, 3640 N. Bosworth Unit 2N, Chicago, IL 60613, 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 evidence of resident state surplus lines licensure.

Daniel Wandling, 1824 N. Wolcott, Chicago, IL 60622, 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 having a criminal conviction which may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct.

Brian W. Wohlfeil, 2215 Wicklow Rd., Naperville, IL 60564, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to OCI and failing to provide evidence of resident state surplus lines licensure.

Allegations and Actions Against Companies

Alta Professional Insurance Services Agency, LLC, 14141 Farmington Rd., Livonia, MI 48154, had its application for an insurance license denied for 31 days. This action was taken based on failing to respond promptly to OCI and failing to provide evidence of resident state Managing General Agent (MGA) business entity licensure.

Premier Crop Insurance, LLC, 9824 Beam Rd., Ansonia, OH 45303, had its application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to OCI and failing to provide evidence of resident state MGA business entity licensure.

T A S A of Kentucky, Inc., 188 Barnwood Dr., Edgewood, KY 41017, had its application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to OCI and failing to provide evidence of resident state MGA business entity licensure.

Copies of Administrative Actions