The Michigan Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation (OFIR) has hired Ann Flood to be the chief deputy commissioner.
Flood will oversee the Michigan OFIR office of general counsel, health plans division, and supervisory affairs and insurance monitoring division.
Flood previously was chief operating officer of American Physicians Capital Inc., East Lansing, Mich., a medical professional liability insurer.
Flood is a lawyer and a registered nurse. She has a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Michigan and a law degree from Wayne State University.
In other personnel news:
- Lincoln Financial Distributors Inc., a unit of Lincoln National Corp., Radnor, Pa. (NYSE:LNC), has hired Jacqueline O’Connor to be a West Coast relationship manager for the institutional retirement solutions distribution consultant channel
O’Connor previously was a relationship manager at Transamerica Retirement Management Inc., San Francisco, a unit of AEGON N.V., The Hague, Netherlands (NYSE:AEG).
O’Connor has a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Massachusetts and a master’s degree in financial planning from Golden Gate University.
- The Symetra Life Insurance Company unit of Symetra Financial Corp., Bellevue, Wash. (NYSE:SYA), has hired Brent Martonik to be vice president and director of capital markets pricing in the company’s retirement division.
Martonik previously helped run Surema Inc., Seattle, a risk management consulting firm he co-founded. Before that, he worked for Safeco Corp., Seattle.