CHICAGO—The Illinois Department of Insurance today issued the following disciplinary orders from Acting Director Jack Messmore:
• Mark T. Skowron, Streamwood – Stipulation and Consent Order effective May 5, 2011. Mark T. Skowron has been licensed since November 13, 2003 to sell life, health, fire, casualty, and variable insurance. The Stipulation and Consent Order, which includes a $3,000 civil forfeiture and corrective orders, alleges that Mr. Skowron failed to reveal a 2008 FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) action on his 2009 renewal application for his producer license.
• Mark K. Walters, Champaign – Stipulation and Consent Order regarding the insurance producer license effective April 1, 2011. Mr. Walters has been licensed since December 4, 2003 to sell life, health, property, casualty and variable insurance. The Stipulation and Consent Order, which includes a $5,000 civil forfeiture and corrective orders, alleges that Mr. Walters submitted nine applications for insurance to an insurer that contained non-genuine signatures and did not ask all the questions as required by the insurance applications on four individuals.
• Kelly B. Crowley, Ingleside – Application for insurance producer license denied, effective May 16, 2011. Mr. Crowley was applying for a fire and casualty insurance license. As a result of a Department investigation, Mr. Crowley’s application was denied because he failed to reveal a suspension on two applications and is delinquent in filing and paying taxes.
• Kellie A. Pastore, Petersburg, FL – Insurance producer license revoked, effective May 25, 2011. Pastore had been licensed since February 17, 1988 to sell health, fire, life, casualty and variable insurance. The license was revoked as a result of an investigation, which culminated in Pastore entering in to a Voluntary Revocation.
The Department’s mission is to protect consumers by providing assistance and information, by efficiently regulating the insurance industry’s market behavior and financial solvency, and by fostering a competitive insurance marketplace. The Department assists consumers with all insurance complaints, including health, auto, life, and homeowner. Consumers in need of information or assistance should visit the Department’s web site at insurance.illinois.gov or call our toll-free hotline at (866) 445-5364.
For individual disciplinary orders, please visit insurance.illinois.gov/orders or contact Anjali Julka at firstname.lastname@example.org or Milly Santiago at email@example.com.