Administrative Actions February 2018

​Last Updated: March 15, 2018

For more information contact: Elizabeth Hizmi, Public Information Officer
(608) 267-9460 or elizabeth.hizmi@wisconsin.gov


Madison, WI—OCI 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

Dominic F. Alessi, 6166 Riverwalk Ln., Unit 5, Jupiter, FL 33458, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to disclose administrative actions taken by the states of Ohio, Washington, Virginia, South Dakota, Louisiana, Maine, Florida, Missouri, and Delaware on a licensing application.

Andrew N. Arkin, N2860 Trevor Rdg., Unit 14, Lodi, WI 53555, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of owing delinquent Wisconsin taxes.

Bethany L. Beauchamp, 2423 Rivers Edge Dr., Altoona, WI 54720, had her application to add additional lines of authority to her insurance license denied. 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 comply with the terms of a previous stipulation and order.

Kevin A. Biermeier, 113 Main St., Elroy, WI 53929, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of owing delinquent Wisconsin taxes.

Shawne Bond (aka Shawne Willis), 830 Preachers Mill Rd., Unit G93, Clarksville, TN 37042, had her insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of owing delinquent Wisconsin taxes.

Marland N. Bradley, 18818 Holden Dr., Spring Hill, FL 34610, 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 Florida on a licensing application.

Salvatore Caputa, 116 E. Dodge St., Port Washington, WI 53074, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of having a criminal conviction that may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct; having involvement in a lawsuit containing allegations of fraud, misrepresentation, misappropriation, or breach of fiduciary duty; failing to respond to inquiries from OCI; and failing to complete a licensing application.

Stanford L. Clacks, Jr., 5132 Brandenburg Way, Madison, WI 53718, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of owing delinquent Wisconsin taxes.

Annita Cripe, W440 Cty. Rd. Z, Arkansaw, WI 54721, had her insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of owing delinquent Wisconsin taxes.

Jay E. Eller, P.O. Box 218, 3062 Long View Ln., Suamico, WI 54173, 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; having criminal convictions that may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct; failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI; and failing to complete a licensing application.

Thomas R. Fortino, c/o Ken Stern & Associates, 747 Joyceil Dr., Waterford, MI 48328, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $1,000.00 and was ordered to timely and fully report to OCI all matters required to be disclosed. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to timely disclose administrative actions taken by FINRA and the states of California and Illinois, and failing to accurately complete a licensing renewal application.

Oghomwenorughaen E. Gillespie, 688 110th Ave. NE, Apt. S-1407, Bellevue, WA 98004, 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 Washington on a licensing application.

Dawn M. Hampel, 5740 Lochleven Ln., New Berlin, WI 53146, had her insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of owing delinquent Wisconsin taxes.

Joseph J. Johnson, 4851 N. 58th St., Milwaukee, WI 53218, 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; having criminal convictions that may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct; providing false and misleading information on a licensing application; and conducting insurance business without a license.

Kevin Kanngieser, 8225 W. Burnham St., West Allis, WI 53219, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of owing delinquent Wisconsin taxes.

Heidi E. Manivong, 2560 62nd Ave. N., Lot 314, Saint Petersburg, FL 33702, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $1,000.00 and was ordered to timely and fully report to OCI all matters required to be disclosed. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to timely disclose a criminal proceeding on original and renewal licensing applications.

Tiffany R. Meyer, 342 Joseph St., Neenah, WI 54956, had her insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of owing delinquent Wisconsin taxes.

Maria B. Moreno, 6307 Donely Pl., San Antonio, TX 78247, had her application for an insurance license denied for 60 days. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to disclose administrative actions taken by the states of Colorado and Oklahoma on a licensing application.

Grayson Nix, 927 Harrington Dr., Unit 302, Madison, WI 53718, 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 a licensing application.

William R. Pearson, 300 S. Duncan Ave., Ste. 190, Clearwater, FL 33755, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of having administrative actions taken by the state of Florida and by FINRA, failing to disclose the administrative action taken by FINRA on a licensing application, and failing to provide a complete address and other information on a licensing application.

Kimberly L. Raasch, 110 Frances St., Rothschild, WI 54474, had her insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of owing delinquent Wisconsin taxes.

Thomas J. Ryan, 201 California St., San Francisco, CA 94111, agreed to pay a forfeiture of $500.00 and was ordered to timely and fully report to OCI all matters required to be disclosed. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to timely disclose an administrative action taken by the state of Delaware and failing to disclose the administrative action on a licensing renewal application.

Kristi M. Shoenberger, 1207 Balsam Dr., Imperial, PA 15123, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $1,500.00 and was ordered to timely and fully report to OCI all matters required to be disclosed. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to timely disclose administrative actions taken by the states of Ohio, Delaware, and North Carolina to OCI.

Virginia L. Tan, 2210 NW Everett St., Unit 415, Portland, OR 97210, had her application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of having criminal convictions that may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct.

Sheryl L. Terry, 1233 Jenifer St., Apt. 2, Madison, WI 53703, agreed to the temporary denial of her licensing application and agreed to the issuance of a one-year probationary license with certain reporting, disclosure, and response requirements. These actions were taken based on allegations of owing delinquent financial obligations, failing to complete a licensing application, and failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI.

Kenya Tucker, 5029A N. 28th St., Milwaukee, WI 53209, agreed to the issuance of a one-year probationary insurance license having certain reporting requirements and other restrictions. This action was taken based on allegations of having criminal convictions that may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct and failing to respond promptly and completely to inquiries from OCI.

Lisa M. Underwood, 2523 Deerfield Dr., West Bend, WI 53090, had her insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of owing delinquent Wisconsin taxes.

Kenneth P. Wirth, 111 Sleepy Hollow Rd., New Canaan, CT 06840, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $2,500.00 and was ordered to timely and fully report to OCI all matters required to be disclosed. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to timely disclose administrative actions taken by the states of New York, Massachusetts, and North Carolina, and failing to accurately complete licensing renewal applications.

Blong Yang, 811 George St., La Crosse, WI 54603, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of owing delinquent Wisconsin taxes.

Copies of Administrative Actions