NU Online News Service, Sept. 15, 2004, 4:25 p.m. EDT

Columbian Financial Group, Binghamton, N.Y., has hired Kevin Silvey to be regional sales director for the company’s Mid-Atlantic region.[@@]

Columbian is the parent of Columbian Mutual Life Insurance Company and other companies. Its Mid-Atlantic region includes North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Kevin Silvey has 15 years of life and health experience and holds the Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow designation.