NU Online News Service, Dec. 6, 2004, 3:45 p.m. EST

A Buffalo, N.Y., insurance broker has promoted a benefits specialist.[@@]

Niagara Insurance Group has named Nancy Tucker vice president and leader of its employee benefits team.

Before Tucker began working for Niagara, she was benefits director at Catholic Health System, Buffalo.

Niagara is a unit of Brown & Brown Insurance Inc., Daytona Beach, Fla.