HWP Insurance – Christmas Party 2017

By Jenaye Matthews / December 15, 2017
December 15, 2017 - On Thursday HWP Insurance employees gathered along with friends, family and carrier representatives to celebrate the holiday season and our first 5 months in our new DC office location.  The festivities were held in the beautifully renovated lobby at 80 M Street, SE and guests were treated to private tours of our new office space in suite 350.   Happy, Happy and Merry Merry to all!!    
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HWP Insurance Named Small Commercial Agency of the Year by Hartford Insurance

By Jenaye Matthews / November 28, 2017
November, 2017 - HWP Insurance is honored and proud to have been named Small Commercial Agency of the Year for the mid-Atlantic region by The Hartford.  “Receiving this award and recognition by one of the leading insurance companies in the world is a testament to our commitment of being innovative and collaborative business partners with our clients and carriers,” stated company president, Mike Cauley. HWP Insurance and The Hartford have worked together since 1964 to provide their clients in the Mid-Atlantic region with comprehensive and competitively priced insurance products while maintaining exceptional customer service.  “We look forward to many more...
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2017 Company Picnic

By Jenaye Matthews / August 22, 2017
On Thursday, August 17, the HWP Insurance team took time to celebrate and socialize with one another. A great time was had by all during our annual company picnic. Thank you to our very own Elena Johnson for organizing the event and to Cantler's Riverside Inn in Annapolis for the fantastic food, festive atmosphere and excellent service. We are grateful for the hard work and dedication of our staff ~ THANK YOU.
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Moving Week in DC Office

By Jenaye Matthews / July 12, 2017
Preparations are underway for our move to 80 M Street, SE on Friday, July 14.  After 40 years in the Westbridge Building at 2555 Pennsylvania Avenue, our DC office is moving to the Navy Yard!  A week of purging, packing and prepping.
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HWP Insurance Marks the 5th Year of Summer Intern Program – Welcome 2017 Interns Kate & Leighton!

By Jenaye Matthews / June 6, 2017
June 7, 2017 - HWP Insurance is proud to celebrate the fifth anniversary of our summer internship program.  We are excited to welcome Leighton Bjorn and Kate Branson to our staff for a summer of learning and fun in the insurance industry.  Leighton is from Davidsonville, Maryland and just completed her sophomore year at the University of South Carolina.  Kate is from Germantown, Maryland and also just completed her sophomore year at St. Joseph’s University.  Leighton and Kate are both studying risk management at their respective universities.  Leighton is working in the commercial and personal lines divisions and Kate is...
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HWP Insurance Receives Recognition from Travelers Commemorating 100-Year Partnership

By Jenaye Matthews / May 25, 2017
On Thursday May 25 2017, Representatives from Travelers presented HWP Insurance with an etched crystal vase commemorating their very successful 100-year partnership.  Travelers is one of the first insurance carriers that HWP Insurance represented.  The partnership is built on trust, mutual respect and a commitment to excellence in customer service.  HWP Insurance looks forward to representing Travelers for another century.
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Edward Bonifant, CEO of HWP Insurance celebrates 30th Year with Agency

By Jenaye Matthews / March 31, 2017
Edward Bonifant, CEO and manager of the Employee Benefits Division celebrates his 30th year with HWP Insurance on April 2, 2017.  Ed began his career at HWP Insurance in 1987 when he was hired to start up the Employee Benefits Division of the agency.  Under Ed’s direction, the division has grown to represent 30% of the agency’s annual sales.  In 2004, Ed became an agency principal and was named CEO in 2014.  “Ed’s vision to the future and commitment to upholding the agency’s founding principles of integrity; respect and global awareness are the cornerstone of HWP’s success,” stated agency president,...
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March 2016 – Kudos to Liberty Mutual’s Phil Smith, Soaring to New Heights.

By Jenaye Matthews / March 28, 2017
HWP Insurance gives a big high-five to our Liberty Mutual rep, Phil Smith for soaring to new heights while checking off bucket list items.  Way to go Phil, what's next?
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November 22, 2016 – HWP Insurance Mourns the Loss of Howard Watson Phillips, Jr.

By Jenaye Matthews / November 22, 2016
Howard Watson Phillips, Jr. – a dear friend and the son of our company’s founder – passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 22 2016 at the age of 90 after a prolonged battle with various illnesses. Howard was a life-long resident of Kensington, Maryland.  He graduated from Landon School in 1944 and served in the US Navy during World War II.  After graduating from Lehigh University in 1952, he joined his father’s insurance agency – Howard W. Phillips & Co.  He remained active in the day-to-day operations for over 45 years.  Upon retirement from the agency, he enjoyed visiting with...
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September 10, 2016 – HWP Insurance Celebrates Centennial with Black-Tie Gala

By Jenaye Matthews / September 10, 2016
Washington, DC – December 5, 2016 – HWP Insurance held a black-tie gala at the Mayflower Hotel to commemorate their 100th Anniversary on September 10, 2016. The over 100 attendees included current and former employees, long-time clients and industry representatives. “We felt it was important to hold an event that honored our past and celebrated our future in an elegant and festive manner; it was only fitting to hold the event at an iconic Washington landmark such as the Mayflower Hotel,” stated agency president, Mike Cauley. HWP Insurance is one of the oldest and largest, privately owned independent insurance agencies...
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