Meet Our Team


Michael A. Cauley

Michael A. Cauley


Mr. Cauley joined HWP Insurance in 1989 and oversees the operations of the Commercial Insurance Division. His principal areas of practice are with regional companies, trade associations, government contractors and real estate based accounts. Mr. Cauley serves on the advisory council of several national and regional insurance companies.  He is also a past president of the Metropolitan Insurance Agents and Brokers.  Mr. Cauley served on the board of an independent school for ten years and was chairman for three years.  He also served on the board and was president of a local youth athletic association.  Mr. Cauley received his degree from the University of Maryland in 1988.

Edward E. Bonifant, LUTCF

Edward E. Bonifant LUTCF

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Bonifant has been with HWP Insurance since 1987 and manages the Employee Benefits Division. His principal area of practice is Employee Benefit planning for employers of all sizes as well as the design of specialty Life and Disability Income programs for business owners, executives and individuals. Mr. Bonifant holds the designation of Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF). He is an active member of National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) and a Charter Member of Association of Health Insurance Advisors (AHIA). Mr. Bonifant has also served on the Advisory Board of a number of prominent national and local insurance companies. He was educated at Mount St. Mary’s University.

Mark Fleming

Mark Fleming, CPCU, CRM, CIC, CCIC


Vice President

Mr. Fleming joined HWP Insurance in 2009 and manages the Commercial Insurance Division.  He has worked in the insurance industry for over 15 years and was previously a legislative assistant for a member of Congress from Florida.   Mr. Fleming specializes in management and professional liability coverages as they relate to non-profits, trade associations, embassies and government contractors.  Mr. Fleming holds the designations of Charter Property & Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Certified Risk Manager (CRM) and Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC).   He is a 2004 graduate of Florida Atlantic University where he received a Bachelor’s degree in International Business.

Barbara Beavers

Barbara Beavers

Director of Personal Lines

Mrs. Barbara Beavers joined HWP Insurance in 2012 and manages the Personal Lines Division. She has worked in the insurance industry since 1997 and specializes on risk management for personal insurance relating to homeowners, automobile, rental dwellings, valuable items, and recreational vehicles. Mrs. Beavers currently serves on the Maryland Council Board for Travelers Insurance Company and continues to serve as a volunteer with Red Cross and other local charity events.