For more information, contact: Robert Luck, Consumer Attorney,
Phone: (608) 266-0082,
E-mail: robert.luck@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

Aziz A. Ahmed, 6228 W. Port Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53223, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on an administrative action taken by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Brandon M. Bell, 4839 N. 47th St., Milwaukee, WI 53218, 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.

Charles T. Brantley, P.O. Box 7451, Aurora, IL 60507, 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 administrative action taken by the state of Illinois on an insurance license application.

Joseph F. Cechvala, 8016 Appletree Ln., Waterford, WI 53185, had his application for an insurance license denied for 31 days. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to report an administrative action taken by the state of Wisconsin and failing to disclose a criminal conviction on an insurance license application.

Robert Sand Ellison, 238 N. Second St., New Richmond, WI 54017, 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 an insurance license application.

Jennifer Foster, 2202 E. Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21231, 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 an administrative action taken by another state.

Veronica J. Garcia, 2008 81st St., Kenosha, WI 53143, had her application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to disclose a criminal conviction on an insurance license application and a criminal conviction which may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct.

Andrew M. Haley, 526 N. May St. Apt. 2, Chicago, IL 60642, 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 report an administrative action taken by the state of Illinois.

Jerry Michael Hall, 2104 Lakehurst Rd., Spicewood, TX 78669, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI on a license application.

Todd W. Hansen, 1537 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53202, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to disclose previous criminal convictions on an insurance license application, having criminal convictions related to insurance sales, failing to report an administrative action taken by the state of Wisconsin, having numerous judgments owed, and failing to disclose and pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes due.

Scott A. Huebner, N3166 Feather Ridge Dr., Appleton, WI 54913, was ordered to have his insurance license revoked, to pay a forfeiture of $15,000.00, and to make consumer restitution. He may reapply for an intermediary license after one year. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to properly consider suitability in selling life insurance and annuities. Agent Huebner appealed the Commissioner's Order and requested that the Commissioner's Final Order be stayed.

Timothy W. King, 1213 Ninth Ave., Rockford, IL 61104, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of a criminal conviction which may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct.

Jack C. Kosloske, 2253 W. Hiawatha Dr., Appleton, WI 54914, had his application for an insurance license denied for 31 days. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to report an administrative action taken by the State of Wisconsin, Department of Financial Institutions, Division of Securities, on an insurance license application.

Cheng Lee, 4820 N. 90th St., Milwaukee, WI 53225, 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 an insurance license application.

Dwayne C. Lequire, 12 Los Encinos Rd., Sonoita, AZ 85637, 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.

Benjamin R. Pfiffner, 5815 Old Coach Rd., Wausau, WI 54401, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of misrepresenting insurance products and current administrative actions being taken by the state of Wisconsin.

James C. Reuter, 124 North St. Apt. 1A, Woodstock, IL 60098, 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 providing an Illinois resident mailing address when applying for a Wisconsin resident license application.

Wesley T. Rodgers, 2817 Glen Ivy Dr., West Bend, WI 53090, 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.

David A. Schams, S2151 CTH N, Alma, WI 54610, had his insurance license revoked and was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $20,000.00. These actions were taken based on allegations of making false and misleading statements to consumers and OCI regarding the sale of insurance products and making unsuitable annuity recommendations to consumers.

Morton I. Shane, 6007 Fairway Ct., Naples, FL 34110, had his application for an insurance license denied for 31 days. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to report an administrative action taken by the state of Wisconsin on an insurance license application.

Joseph W. Woelfle, 270 E. Highland Ave. Apt. 615, Milwaukee, WI 53202, 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 an insurance license application.

Stuart A. Zak, N 7508 Deerpath Rd., Fond du Lac, WI 54937, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of a criminal conviction which is substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct.

Allegations and Actions Against Companies

Stewart Title Guaranty Company, P.O. Box 2029, Houston, TX 77252, agreed to pay a forfeiture of $7,500.00, to provide requested information, and to reply promptly in writing to all inquiries from OCI. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and failing to comply with a previously issued order.

Copies of Administrative Actions