WFG Capital Advisors L.P. has hired Kathy Walker-Eich to be the leader of corporate finance services.

Walker-Eich previously was a senior vice president at First Insurance Funding Corp., Northbrook, Ill., a unit of Wintrust Financial Corp.

Walker-Eich will stay in the Chicago area and manage a WFG office there, according to WFG, Harrisburg, Pa.

In other personnel news:

- Pan-American Life Insurance Company, New Orleans, has hired Patrick Fraizer to be general counsel and senior vice president.

Fraizer previously was a senior international counsel at a unit of Principal Financial Group Inc., Des Moines, Iowa.

Fraizer has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a law degree from the University of Iowa. He holds the Certified Public Accountant professional designation, and he is vice president of the Iowa chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel.