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

James Hillard Adger, 5806 Lady Bug Ct., Tampa, FL 33625, 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 administrative actions taken by the states of Florida and Wisconsin on a licensing application.

Ann M. Alexander, 1600 Aspen Commons, Ste. 600, Middleton, WI 53562, had her application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of exhibiting financial irresponsibility.

Ryan J. Baron, 1134 Jenifer St., Apt. 3, Madison, WI 53703, 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 pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes.

Bethany Bradley, 121 Berkley Rd., Apt. 1, Verona, WI 53593, had her insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes.

Jack Daniel Brees, 2989 S. Waukesha Rd., Milwaukee, WI 53227, 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 unpaid civil money judgments.

Courtney Bumber, 515 Lawrence Ave., Rothschild, WI 54474, 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 apply for licensure within 30 days of completing an insurance examination, and failing to complete the required fingerprinting.

Donnell Byrd, 6986 N. Raintree Ct., Unit A, Milwaukee, WI 53223, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes.

Charles Cardenas, 4330 Spectrum One, Apt. 1116, San Antonio, TX 78230, agreed to the denial of his application for an insurance license for 60 days. 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 Wisconsin on a licensing application.

Siobhan Davis, 1364 S. Babcock St., Melbourne, FL 32901, 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 having a criminal conviction which may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct.

Wendi L. Dickson, 119 Ridge Rd., Palmyra, WI 53156, 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.

Marvin Gholston, 4200 Hawthorne Rd., Pocatello, ID 83202, 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 California on a licensing application.

James R. Gilmet, 5220 St. Patrick's Rd., Lena, WI 54319, 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 apply for licensure within 30 days of completing an insurance examination.

Bernabe Gonzalez, 161 Walton Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes.

Yuliana Gonzalez Landeros, 216 N. 9th St., Abbotsford, WI 54405, 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 eligibility to work in the United States.

Traci L. Graham, 1938 Mound Ave., Beloit, WI 53511, 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.

Richard A. Green, 1326 Schofield Ave., Schofield, WI 54476, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $500.00 and was ordered to provide requested information within 10 days of receipt of the order. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI.

Robert Lee Green, 1350 N. Glenville Dr., Richardson, TX 75081, 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.

Shannon Green, 10975 S. Sterling View Dr., Ste. A1, South Jordan, UT 84095, 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 having a criminal conviction which may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct.

Joseph R. Hodorowski, 11703 N. Wauwatosa Rd., Mequon, WI 53097, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes.

Deborah Jean Hoeft-Christopherson, 11600 161st St., Chippewa Falls, WI 54729, had her insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes.

Brooke E. Hoss, S2518 Eagle Rd., Marshfield, WI 54449, 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 retake an examination required for licensure.

Dennis Kongvongsai, 2020 W. 89th St., Leawood, KS 66206, 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 New York on a licensing application.

David L. Krupa, W56N437 Lenox Pl., Apt. 1, Cedarburg WI 53012, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes.

Sarah E. Laux, 13907 N. Port Washington Rd., Mequon, WI 53097, had her insurance license revoked, was ordered to pay consumer restitution of $584,995.00, was ordered to pay a $32,000.00 forfeiture within 31 days, and was ordered to pay an additional forfeiture of $600,000.00 within 60 days. These actions were taken based on allegations of making misrepresentations to insurance consumers, offering benefits not specified in insurance contracts to induce sales to consumers, misappropriating consumer funds, and failing to respond to OCI. See the press release at oci.wi.gov/pressrel/0214slaux.htm.

Reuben D. Levinsohn, 805 Lantern Hill Dr., East Lansing, MI 48823, 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.

Michael E. Mezei, 1715 Jaynes Rd., Mosinee, WI 54455, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes.

Shawna Leigh Miller, 306 Main St., P.O. Box 64, Pepin, WI 54759, had her insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes.

Amanda S. Mindin, 2516 N. 83rd St, Milwaukee, WI 53213, 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 complete the required fingerprinting and background check.

William J. Motzel, 9 Kings Mill Cir., Apt. 108, Madison, WI 53718, had his application for additional lines of insurance authority denied. This action was taken based on allegations of having criminal convictions which may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct, failing to disclose a criminal arrest or conviction while licensed, making material misrepresentations on an application form, failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI, having unpaid civil money judgments, having a tax delinquency at the time of application, and owing delinquent child support.

Michael J. Owens, W171 N10330 Wildrose Ln., Germantown, WI 53022, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes.

Joel Michael Paprocki, 12600 Hill Country Blvd., Ste. R275, Austin, TX 78738, 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 surplus lines insurance licensure.

Tymar Parker, 2909 Hickory St., Omaha, NE 68105, 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.

Jean Pazerunas, 425 S. Cedar St., Palatine, IL 60067, agreed to the denial of her application for an insurance license 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 and failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI.

Jennifer Regina Proctor, 1350 N. Glenville Dr., Richardson, TX 75081, 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 having a legal judgment rendered against her or her business.

Leonard Pyatt, 4021 S. 700 East, Ste. 500, Salt Lake City, UT 84107, 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.

Rolando Xavier Reyes, 12653 Telecom Dr., Ste. 100, Tampa, FL 33637, 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 surplus lines insurance licensure.

Rolando Xavier Reyes, 12653 Telecom Dr., Ste. 100, Tampa, FL 33637, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to provide life settlement broker information and failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI.

Gregory Thomas Smith, 6578 Slaughter Rd., Primm Springs, TN 38476, 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.

Tristan J. Spaulding, 441 Mead Cir., Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494, had his application for an insurance license denied for 31 days. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to disclose criminal charges and convictions on a licensing application.

Warren H. Stevens, 306 McGraw St., Eau Claire, WI 54701, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to disclose criminal convictions on a licensing application and failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI.

Noel G. Thomas, 1370 S. Babcock St., Melbourne, FL 32901, 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 submitting duplicate licensing applications.

Phaedra Ann Torres, 4012 Belknap St., Superior, WI 54880, had her insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes.

Gregory W. Walsh, 1849 E. 7th St., Apt. 2, St. Paul, MN 55119, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes.

Michael Zolondek, 351 Grayside Ave., Mauston, WI 53948, agreed to the revocation of his insurance license for a minimum of two years, agreed to pay a $7,500.00 forfeiture, and agreed to never teach, moderate, and/or proctor any insurance classes or seminars. These actions were taken based on allegations of assisting students to cheat on insurance examinations and making misrepresentations to OCI and others regarding his conduct as an exam proctor.

Allegations and Actions Against Companies

Assurance Group, Inc., 5035 Prospect St., High Point, NC 27263, agreed to the denial of its application for an insurance license for 31 days. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and for failing to disclose administrative actions taken by the states of Florida, South Dakota, and Wisconsin on a licensing application.

Columbus Mutual Town Insurance Company, 205 S. University Ave., Beaver Dam, WI 53916, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $1,000.00. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to comply with an examination order.

Mercycare HMO, Inc., P.O. Box 550, Janesville, WI 53547, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $3,000.00. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to comply with an examination order.

Mt. Morris Mutual Insurance Company, N1211 County Rd. B, Coloma, WI 54930, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $1,000.00. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to comply with an examination order.

Copies of Administrative Actions