Our Sales Team is Growing!

By Cherry Siedschlag / June 7, 2023
We are proud to announce that Jack Cauley is joining HWP Insurance as a Sr. Account Executive in our Commercial Lines Department. Jack Cauley comes to HWP from Chubb Limited, the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company. At Chubb, Mr. Cauley underwrote accounts ranging from $20 million to $1 billion in revenue and consistently ranked among one of the top-performing underwriters in the company. He most recently led Chubb’s New York City-based Private Equity Underwriting Team where he worked with some of the country’s leading PE firms to place complex portfolio company programs. Mr. Cauley holds an...
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HWP Welcomes 3 New Employees in January 2023

By Cherry Siedschlag / January 19, 2023
Our team is growing! We started off the new year by adding three new team members! Please join us in giving them a warm welcome. Ximena “Mimi” Jara (pictured first) is joining our Administrative and Employee Benefits Teams. Her 34 years of combined experience in Human Resources and Administration will make her a valuable asset in both departments. Annie Swanson (pictured second) is joining our Employee Benefits Team as an Account Manager. She brings 7 years of Account Managerial experience on the carrier side. Her carrier expertise will add value to all aspects of the Employee Benefits Department. Adam Stewart...
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Giving Back to our Annapolis Neighbors

By Cherry Siedschlag / January 6, 2023
At HWP, we are reminded that while the holiday season is coming to an end, the giving season is not. We partnered with The Light House, A Homeless Prevention Support Center, in Annapolis, Maryland to donate a variety of supplies for transitional housing, food pantries, and urgent necessities. The Light House’s mission is to provide shelter and prevent homelessness while empowering individuals through employment, housing, and self-sufficiency transitions. We are proud to partner with an organization that helps over 2,000 members of our local community not only get back on their feet but create sustainable change for these individuals. Through...
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HWP Celebrates 15 Years as a Best Practice Agency

By Cherry Siedschlag / September 27, 2022
Washington, DC, September 27th, 2022 – HWP Insurance has been selected for the 15th year in a row to be part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies around the United States participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) “Best Practices” Study Group. Only 282 independent agencies throughout the U.S. qualified for inclusion in the 2022 Best Practices Study. An IIABA affiliated state association or an insurance company must first nominate the agency which then must qualify based on outstanding customer retention, growth, stability, and financial management. More than 2,600 agencies...
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HWP Donates to Local Community Food Bank

By Cherry Siedschlag / August 2, 2022
HWP Insurance hosted a food drive at all three office locations in support of Capital Area Food Bank. We are proud to say we donated a total of 642 lbs. of food and a $1,000 check donation.   Capital Area Food Bank, CAFB, works within the local D.C., Maryland, and Virginia communities to provide food to over 450 local partners as well as directly to the community members who need it most. In conjunction with their local partners, they provide more than 45 million meals a year throughout out the region and to our community's most vulnerable members, our seniors...
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HWP Announces New Vice President, Mark Fleming

By Cherry Siedschlag / June 8, 2022
Mark Fleming, CPCU, CIC, CRM, who previously held the title of Director of Commercial Lines, has been promoted to Vice President of HWP Insurance. Mark has been an invaluable asset to the HWP team since he joined in 2009. Under his leadership our Service Team has tripled in size, gone paperless, migrated to the cloud, off-shored our data entry team and has driven a robust cross-selling program. Mark recently completed the Florida State MBA program with a concentration in Risk Management and Insurance.  Mark will continue to run the Service Team for Commercial Lines and sit on the Executive Team...
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HWP Donates $25,000 to Anne Arundel Community College

By Cherry Siedschlag / May 19, 2022
HWP Insurance is proud to announce a $25,000 donation in support of the Clauson Center at the Anne Arundel Community College, AACC. HWP is committed to promoting the growth and development of local programs that invest in the future of our communities. We believe investments like our partnership with Anne Arundel Community College reflect the three basic tenets of HWP: respect, innovation, and collaboration. The Clauson Center opened January 2022 and is dedicated to training students within the Anne Arundel Community to meet the growing need for skilled workers. Through the Clauson Center, AACC is offering an innovative program that...
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Remembering William M Gibson

By Cherry Siedschlag / March 14, 2022
It is with heavy hearts that we share news of the passing of our colleague, William M Gibson. “Bill” joined Howard W. Phillips & Company after serving in the US Navy, graduating from his beloved Washington & Lee University and employment with the Aetna Insurance Company. He spent over 35 years with the Agency and managed many aspects of its growth during the late ‘80s and ‘90s. He will be sorely missed by his many business associates, that he considered cherished friends. Bill is survived by his wife of 51 years and 2 daughters.  Details regarding his memorial service and...
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HWP Welcomes Our 2020 Summer Interns

By Jenaye Matthews / June 3, 2020
HWP Insurance is excited and proud to welcome our 2020 summer interns. Charlotte Levine and Owen Cauley have joined the staff in HWP’s Annapolis office and will spend the summer learning various aspects of the commercial insurance industry and general business protocol. HWP began our summer internship program in 2013 as a way to provide practical, hands-on experience to college students interested in the insurance industry.  “We believe that it is important to foster a knowledge of the insurance industry and its many opportunities among the younger generation. This year we are especially proud to be able to provide this...
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HWP Insurance Continues Growth Initiative in Southern Maryland

By Jenaye Matthews / February 7, 2020
HWP Insurance is pleased to announce our latest business agreement.  Phyllis Blair, life and health insurance broker serving businesses in the Southern Maryland area for 35 years, has joined our Employee Benefits Division.   Phyllis’ client relationships, commitment to customer service and focus on small group benefits provides a natural fit for our Employee Benefits division and HWP Insurance as a whole. HWP Insurance is an independently owned insurance brokerage firm that has been serving business and personal clients in the Washington metropolitan region for over a century.  We pride ourselves on offering the highest quality service and insurance advice to...
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