NU Online News Service, Jan. 20, 2005, 3:33 p.m. EST

An Owings Mills, Md., insurer has hired an agency builder.[@@]

The insurer, Baltimore Life Insurance Company, has named Derek VanGemeren agency team manager for its Baltimore agency.

VanGemeren, who previously was an area manager at Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society, Omaha, Neb., has a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Maryland.