Harford Mutual Insurance, Bel Air, Maryland is pleased to announce three new additions to our team. Brian Bogle will be joining Cindy Presnell in North Carolina as a Production Underwriter, while Brigette Reed and Trish Gottesman have been added to Harford Mutual’s accounting and marketing departments respectively. The new hires mark a continuation of the firm’s long-term strategy for steady growth and support initiatives for existing clients.
A former member of The Hartford Financial Services Company, Bogle brings more than a decade of small commercial sales experience in central and western North Carolina. While at Hartford, Bogle was responsible for oversight of four Small Commercial Sales representatives and more than $30 million in Total Written Premium. A graduate of Elon University, Bogle’s experience also includes eight years as a Legislative Staff Member and Communications Director for a United States Senator and two Members of the United States House of Representatives on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. As part of Harford Mutual’s growing presence in North Carolina, Bogle will be responsible for new business development efforts and continued support of existing clients throughout North Carolina.
“We’re excited about expanding our team in North Carolina as we concentrate on developing our expertise in the middle market segment there,” says Jeff Rink, Vice President Marketing and Business Development. “As a state native, Brian brings his hometown perspective coupled with his large carrier and legislative experience to create the perfect blend for building new profitable relationships.”
Brigette Reed and Trish Gottesman will be located at Harford Mutual’s headquarters office at 200 N. Main Street in Bel Air, Maryland. As part of the firm’s accounting department, Reed will be working closely with the internal treasury department to support daily operations throughout the firm. A University of Maryland University College graduate, Reed was previously with Madison Bank of Maryland. Gottesman, also a University of Maryland University College graduate, joins Harford Mutual’s growing marketing department as a Marketing Communications Specialist after eight years with MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC.
Harford Mutual Insurance Company, headquartered in Bel Air, Maryland, was founded in 1842 and provides property and casualty insurance products and services to a regional market. They are licensed in Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and the District of Columbia. Harford Mutual is rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best, the leading credit rating organization dedicated to serving the global insurance industry. For more information visit www.HarfordMutual.com.