NU Online News Service, Dec. 22, 2004, 4:12 p.m. EST

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

Niagara Insurance Group has hired Lynn Boryk to be an employee benefits consultant.

Boryk previously was an account manager at Lockton Companies Inc., Chicago. She served for 4 years in the U.S. Navy as a hospital corpsman third class and also served 2 years in the U.S. Naval Reserves as a hospital corpsman petty officer.

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