Lockton Companies, LLC, Washington, has hired Steve Conger to be vice president and producer of its brokerage team based in Washington, D.C.
Conger previously was area vice president for Arthur J. Gallagher’s Maryland office.
Conger has a bachelor’s degree in business management from North Carolina State University.
The Vitality Group, Chicago has named Tom Lerche to be senior vice president of the company.
Lerche previously was senior vice president at Aon Hewitt, Lincolnshire, Ill, where he was responsible for Aon’s health exchange initiatives and the development wellness and employee engagement strategies.
Lerche has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois and a master’s degree in health care administration from the University of Wisconsin.
In other personnel news,
Symetra Life Insurance Company, Bellevue, Wash., has hired Lora Lyons to be head of the claims operation for its group life and disability income insurance business.