NU Online News Service, April 27, 2005, 3:34 p.m. EDT

Peachtree LBP Finance Company has named Louis Gardner vice president of its insurance services division.[@@]

Gardner will market Peachtree’s “leveraged bonus program,” which uses premium financing strategies to help finance compensation programs for key employees.

Gardner previously was a vice president in the Leawood, Kan., brokerage department offices at New York Life Insurance Company.

Gardner has a bachelor’s degree from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, and he holds the Chartered Life Underwriter professional designation.