NU Online News Service, Aug. 6, 2004, 3:21 p.m. EDT

Universal Life Resources, San Diego, has hired Kim Stattner to be its national disability practice leader.[@@]

Universal Life helps employers set up disability insurance plans.

Stattner previously was the director of the absence management practice at Hewitt Associates L.L.C., Lincolnshire, Ill. She also has worked as an insurance underwriter and as an account consultant.

Stattner has a bachelor’s degree from Loyola University, and she holds the Fellow, Life Management Institute, professional designation.