New York Life Insurance Company has named Michael Scovel senior vice president of the West Central Zone.
Scovel succeds Steve Ray, who has retired, according to New York Life, New York.
The company’s West Central Zone includes 13 states from Louisiana to North Dakota.
Scovel previously was managing partner of the Illinois office.
Scovel has a bachelor’s degree from California state University at Fresno and a master’s degree in management from the American College. He holds the Chartered Life Underwriter professional designation.
In other personnel news:
- Shoemaker Financial Advisors, Germantown, Tenn., has made Thomas Jenkins the managing partner.
Jenkins has been general manager of the firm since 2004.
Jenkins is a registered representative of Securian Financial Services Inc., a unit of Minnesota Mutual Companies Inc., St. Paul, Minn.