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

Steven Q. Adamson, 111 W. Colleen Ct., Gardner, KS 66030, 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.

Kenethra L. Barkus, 8103 Mosstree Dr., Arlington, TX 76001, had her application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of having a criminal conviction which may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct.

Tim R. Caudill, P.O. Box 212, Pell Lake, WI 53157, had his insurance license suspended. This action was taken based on allegations of owing delinquent child support.

Michael Joseph Cavallone, 1756 Ben Franklin Rd., Rockford, IL 61108, 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.

Korey L. Crawford, W59N927 Essex Dr., Cedarburg, WI 53012, 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.

Haley M. Cummings, N8296 Hilly Haven Cir., Phillips, WI 54555, had her 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.

William Martin Gabler, Jr., 568 Germania St., Eau Claire, WI 54703, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of having criminal charges and convictions which may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct.

James Anthony Gresham, One Gresham Landing, Stockbridge, GA 30281, 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 Georgia on a licensing application.

Peter W. Herr, Jr., 300 Lakeview Rd., South Milwaukee, WI 53172, had his insurance license suspended. This action was taken based on allegations of owing delinquent child support.

Wallace J. Hilliard, 9982 Thornberry Creek Dr., Oneida, WI 54155, 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.

Carrie Jackson, 1923 S. 2nd Ave., Apt. 11, Yuma, AZ 85364, had her insurance license suspended. This action was taken based on allegations of owing delinquent child support.

Ernest Lereese Johnson, 1146 W. 102nd St., Chicago, IL 60643, 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.

John S. Lanham, S70W18778 Gold Dr., Muskego, WI 53150, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of having administrative actions taken by another Wisconsin agency; having a pending lawsuit involving allegations of fraud, misappropriation or conversion of funds, misrepresentation, or breach of fiduciary duty; and exhibiting evidence of incompetence, untrustworthiness, or financial irresponsibility in the conduct of business.

John Walter Lawson, 3684 33rd St., San Diego, CA 92104, agreed to the denial of his application for an insurance license for 31 days. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to disclose all previous administrative actions on a licensing application and failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI.

Sammy Lee Menton, Jr., 2550 W. Union Hills Dr., Ste. 200, Phoenix, AZ 85027, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to disclose criminal convictions on initial and subsequent insurance licensing applications which may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct.

Shirley Ann P. Moujouros, 1381 Somerset Ln., Elk Grove Village, IL 60007, had her 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 Illinois and Wisconsin on a licensing application.

Nicholas Anthony Nascimento, 4255 NW 64th Ave., Coral Springs, FL 33067, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI, failing to provide required proof of equivalent resident state licensing, and owing delinquent child support.

Kelly Jo Potratz, 8365 Kelzer Pond Dr., Victoria, MN 55386, 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 submitting an incomplete licensing application.

Laura J. Snider, W3988 County Rd. Q, Fond du Lac, WI 54937, 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 unpaid civil money judgments.

Kalee Jo Zdroik, 330 Business Park Dr., Stevens Point, WI 54482, 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 fingerprint background check.

Allegations and Actions Against Companies

Achievement Group, Inc., 4515 Fleur Dr., Ste. 200, Des Moines, IA 50321, 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 evidence of resident Managing General Agent licensure.

AMT Warranty Corporation, 59 Maiden Ln. 6th Fl., New York, NY 10038, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $500.00 and was ordered to cease and desist using unapproved policy forms. These actions were taken based on allegations of using unapproved policy forms.

Driverz Edge Administrative Services of Nevada, LLC, 375 N. Stephanie St., Ste. 1811, Henderson, NV 89014, had its certificate of authority suspended indefinitely and was ordered to cease and desist conducting insurance business in the state of Wisconsin. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to remit policy premiums and contract refunds.

Farmers Insurance Exchange, P.O. Box 2478, Terminal Annex, Los Angeles, CA 90051, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $500.00 and was ordered to cease and desist failing to provide notices of policy cancellations to policy lienholders. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to send a cancellation notice to a lienholder.

Germantown Mutual Insurance Company, P.O. Box 1020, Germantown, WI 53022, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $5,000.00 and was ordered to cease and desist issuing nonrenewals that fail to state the basis for the nonrenewals with reasonable precision. This action was taken based on allegations of issuing an improper mid-term cancellation or nonrenewal of an insurance policy.

Health Exchange Agency, One West Camino Real, Ste. 118, Boca Raton, FL 33432, had its application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of having a firm name too similar to the federal exchange marketplace under the Affordable Care Act.

Wilson Mutual Insurance Company, P.O. Box 1340, Sheboygan, WI 53082, was ordered to cease and desist failing to provide notice of an insured's right to file a complaint with OCI. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to provide the required notice.

Copies of Administrative Actions