The Financial Planning Association has promoted Jonathan Sprague to director of pro bono services.
Sprague began working for the FPA, Denver, as director of pro bono services.
Sprague has been running FPA programs that help hurricane victims and members of the military.
This year, he is especially interested in expanding a program that helps military personnel wounded while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan and another program that is opening an office in Baton Rouge, La, to coordinate assistance to Gulf Coast hurricane victims.
In other personnel news:
- WellPoint Inc., Indianapolis, has hired Michael Murphy to be president and general manager of its Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield operation in Nevada.
Murphy has been vice president of sales for the consumer services division of WellPoint’s UniCare unit.
Murphy has a bachelor’s degree from Butler University and a master’s degree in management from the University of Notre Dame.
- Commerce Banc Insurances, a unit of Commerce Bancorp, Cherry Hill, N.J., has hired 3 senior vice presidents to expand its employee benefits business.
The new executives are Michael Young, who will help run the company’s large-employer practice; Elizabeth McConney, who will run the middle-market employer operation; and William Martorano, who will be in charge of outsourcing.
Young previously was a health and welfare plans specialist in the Syracuse, N.Y., office of the consulting arm of Aon Corp.
McConney was a client management executive in Aon Consulting’s Philadelphia office, and Martorano was chief of operations for administration and technology at ASRM L.L.C., Moorestown, N.J.
- The Conseco Insurance Group unit of Conseco Inc., Carmel, Ind., has hired Luke Bohlman to be vice president of sales in its worksite division.
Bohlman previously was chief operating officer of American Public Life, a unit of American Fidelity Assurance Company, Oklahoma City, Okla.
Bohlman has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Stephen F. Austin State University. He holds the Chartered Life Underwriter professional designation.