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

Dale Ivan Adams, 17827 N. 20th St., Phoenix, AZ 85022, has had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and an administrative action taken by another state.

Matthew John Adams, 1907 N. Edgewood Ave., Appleton, WI 54914, has had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and an administrative action taken by another state.

Shannon Marie Adaway, 4663 N. 71st St., Milwaukee, WI 53218, has had her application for an insurance license denied. This action was 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.

George R. Battle, 101 Captiva Way, Coatesville, PA 19320, has had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and failing to disclose an administrative action on an insurance license application.

Walter Edward Biggs II, 3092 Sunnyside St., Stoughton, WI 53589, has had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was 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.

Christopher Peace Blake, 9238 Shay CV, Ooltewah, TN 37363, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $500.00 and to respond to OCI's request for information. This action was based on allegations of using Medicare supplement insurance advertising not in compliance with the law and failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI.

Harry Chase Brandon, 713 Hwy. H, Kewaskum, WI 53040, has had his insurance license revoked. This action was based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI, improperly soliciting a Medicare Part D policy, and failing to appear for an administrative hearing.

Tina M. Clements, 60778 Utopia Ln., Prairie du Chien, WI 53821, agreed to have her insurance license revoked. This action was based on allegations of engaging in repeated and continuous affiliation in the solicitation and sale of insurance products with an insurance intermediary whose license has been revoked, in violation of s. 628.345, Wis. Stat.

David Smith Folmar, 3120 Bryn Mawr Dr., Dallas, TX 75225, has had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI relating to termination for cause and a pending lawsuit.

Allison B. Hairston, 6689 Whispering Dr., Rural Hall, NC 27045, has had her application for an insurance license denied. This action was 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.

Tammy R. Johnson, N7486 Cty. Rd. N, New Glarus, WI 53574, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $15,000.00 and restitution of $22,484.74 and has had her insurance license revoked. These actions were based on allegations of multiple misrepresentations concerning life insurance, annuities, and health insurance in violation of ss. 628.10 (2) (b) and 628.34 (1) (a), Wis. Stat., failure to determine suitability and sale of unsuitable insurance products in violation of ss. Ins 2.16 (5) and (6) and 3.27 (6) and (7), Wis. Adm. Code, and s. 628.347, Wis. Stat.

James G. Kaiser, 557 Oenoke Ridge Rd., New Canaan, CT 06840, has had his application for an insurance license denied for 31 days. This action was based on allegations of failing to disclose administrative actions taken by the states of Connecticut and New Jersey on an insurance license application.

Kevin T. Keller, 229 Forest Ave., Kewaskum, WI 53040, has had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was 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.

Amy L. Lacy, 1978 Division St., East Troy, WI 53120, has had her application for an insurance license denied for 31 days. This action was based on allegations of failing to disclose a previous Wisconsin administrative action on an insurance license application.

Judy Lee Patt, 3591 Quail Lakes Dr., Stockton, CA 95207, has had her application for an insurance license denied. This action was based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and failing to disclose a previous criminal conviction on an insurance license application.

Grant L. Schultz, N977 Shore Dr., Marinette, WI 54143, agreed to pay a forfeiture of $1,000.00 and to respond promptly to all inquiries from OCI. This action was based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI.

George L. Scott, 2081 Lilly St. Apt. 1, East Troy, WI 53120, has had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI, failing to disclose a previous criminal conviction, and failing to disclose a pending criminal charge on an insurance license application.

Daryl Dante Suttles, 2516 N. Palmer St., Milwaukee, WI 53212, has had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was 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.

John Michael Vaccaro, 520 Fox River Hills Dr., Waterford, WI 53185, has had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was 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.

Vincent M. Weible, 1107 S. Dewey St., Eau Claire, WI 54701, has had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was 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.

Allegations and Actions Against Companies

Clarion Associates, Inc., 35 Arkay Dr. Ste. 400, Hauppauge, NY 11788, agreed to pay a forfeiture of $1,000.00 and to respond promptly to all inquiries from OCI. These actions were based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and failing to disclose administrative actions taken by the state of New York on an insurance license application.

Copies of Administrative Actions