NU Online News Service, May 12, 2004, 2:05 p.m. EDT – Minnesota Life Insurance Company, St. Paul, Minn., has hired Richard Cleveland to be a senior life underwriter.[@@]

Cleveland, who previously was a life underwriter at American Express Financial Advisors, Minneapolis, will underwrite individual life insurance policies and policy changes and also act as a project manager.

Cleveland has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota.