Phyllis Borzi is the new head of the U.S. Labor Department agency that oversees benefit plans.
Borzi is now assistant secretary of Labor for the Employee Benefits Security Administration.
She previously was a research professor at George Washington University Medical Center. She also was of counsel with O’Donoghue & O’Donoghue L.L.P., Washington, a law firm.
From 1979 to 1995, Borzi was pension and employee benefit counsel for the House Education and Labor Committee’s labor-management relations subcommittee. In 1993, she was on working groups dealing with insurance reform, workers’ compensation and employer coverage in connection with the Clinton Task Force on Health Care Reform.
Borzi has a master’s degree in English from Syracuse University and a law degree from Catholic University.
In other personnel news:
- Conseco Inc., Carmel, Ind., has hired Jacqueline Brainard to be vice president, re-engineering.
Brainard previously was a senior vice president at BCS Financial Corp., Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.
Brainard has a bachelor’s degree from Moorhead State University, a master’s degree in business from the University of Saint Thomas, and a law degree from William Mitchell College of Law.
Brainard holds the Certified Public Accountant, Fellowship of the Life Management Institute and Health Insurance Associate professional designations.
- Dentegra Group Inc., San Francisco, the parent of Delta Dental of California and other Delta Dental carriers, has promoted Charles Lamont to chief legal officer and executive vice president.
Lamont succeeds Robert Becker, who is retiring after 24 years.