HWP Insurance News 2017-03-27T12:52:54+00:00

2017 Company Picnic

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

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!

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

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

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.

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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February 2017 – HWP Insurance Welcomes Senior Benefits Consultant, Todd Miller

February 27, 2017
HWP Insurance is proud to announce its partnership with Todd Miller of the Miller & Shook Cos.  Todd has joined the employee benefits division as a Senior Benefits Consultant and brings extensive knowledge and experience in assembling employee benefits packages specifically designed for non-profits and associations.
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November 22, 2016 – HWP Insurance Mourns the Loss of Howard Watson Phillips, Jr.

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

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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