June 20, 2019 – HWP Insurance held a ceremony on Thursday afternoon to mark the official opening of their Southern Maryland location in Hughesville. In attendance were carrier representatives, local clients, HWP’s management team, State Delegate Matt Morgan and the Honorable Frank Kelly, former Maryland State Senator and founder of Kelly & Associates.
Ed Bonifant, CEO and the Honorable Frank Kelly presided over the festivities. The former State Senator honored the occasion with remarks and cutting of the ribbon. Senator Kelly stated, that he was honored to have been asked to attend the event and valued the relationship that he and Kelly & Associates have with HWP Insurance. “Kelly & Associates represents over 600 companies and HWP is in the top 10 for revenue generation and one of only two that has been in business for over 100 years, this says a lot about the culture of HWP Insurance,” stated Senator Kelly.
“We have a long history of serving clients in Southern Maryland and many of our employees call this area home. With the influx of technology and government contracting companies, opening an office in Southern Maryland was a logical next-step in the growth of HWP Insurance,” stated Ed Bonifant.
HWP Insurance is one of the largest, privately owned full-service insurance agencies in the mid-Atlantic region. Established as Howard W. Phillips & Company over 100 years ago, HWP Insurance is guided by the three basic tenets of the founding partners: respect, innovation and collaboration. This spirit remains their compass in today’s dynamic business climate. HWP Insurance takes pride in the trusting and collaborative relationships they have developed with both their clients and their carriers. HWP Insurance is headquartered in Washington, DC with offices in Annapolis and Hughesville Maryland.