SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 18, 2021 –WCF Insurance has promoted Dennis Lloyd to executive vice president, of counsel and Ryan Andrus to senior vice president and general counsel.   

In his new role, Dennis will serve as an advisor to the WCF executive team and board of directors. In his previous role, he was WCF’s senior vice president and general counsel. Dennis started at WCF as general counsel in 1981 and has played a critical role during the company’s  evolution over  the past four decades. 

“The WCF leadership team and board of directors have relied on Dennis’s calm and thoughtful analysis for 40 years,” said WCF CEO, Ray Pickup. “He has been integral to every step of growth—the acquisition of our subsidiaries, our geographic and product expansion, and every other important decision that has been made at our company. I have been immensely fortunate to have Dennis’s steady, experienced hand as general counsel while serving as CEO.” 

Ryan in his new role as senior vice president and general counsel will oversee all legal functions, including adjudication, subrogation, insurance regulation, and government relations. Ryan will also serve as a legal advisor to the executive team and board. He started with WCF in 2008 and previously held the role of vice president and assistant general counsel. 
Ryan holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Utah and a JD from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He also earned the Associate in Risk Management and Certified Property Casualty Underwriting designations.