Scot Duff has been in the insurance industry for 20 years as a successful Commercial Insurance Producer, starting with The Liberty Mutual Group. Scot joined VW Brown in the fall of 2011. He has built a solid foundation of business clients through his tenure at VW Brown. Scot’s strength is connecting with people’s needs from small companies to large. Scot received a BS degree from Frostburg State University.
Ray Boland has more than 35 years of establishing and cultivating trusted relationships with clients in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. He works with a wide range of clients from start-up organizations to well-established businesses to provide comprehensive solutions to their insurance needs. Ray received a BA in Biology from the University of Virginia and a MBA from George Washington University. He holds a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation.
Chris Hulver has worked for VW Brown for 10 years. He provides internal sales support for our commercial division; working as a liaison between our markets and producers to provide competitive and comprehensive solutions for our client’s insurance needs. Chris received his BS in Finance from the University Of Maryland University College. Chris currently holds a Property and Casualty License (P&C), a Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR), and a Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) designation.
Ed Geisler works in our Commercial Department and has over 15 years of experience in the insurance industry. Before transferring over to the commercial side, Ed worked in the Personal Lines Department handling life insurance, disability, long-term care, and mutual funds. He currently specializes in Commercial Coverage for property and businesses of all types in the Northern VA Region, focusing on wholesale distributors, the food service industry, builders/contractors, and Information Technology. Ed received a BA from Furman University in Greenville, SC. He currently holds a Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist (CLCS) designation.
Amanda (Mandy) James started her career in insurance in 1988, joining the VW Brown team in 2003. With over 27 years of experience, Mandy utilizes her extensive knowledge of the insurance industry and welcomes the challenge of solving complex insurance issues. Mandy holds a Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) and a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation.
Christine (Christy) Bratz has 7 years of personal lines experience as she started her insurance career as a direct writer and currently works at VW Brown as Account Executive. Christy takes pride in helping the insureds with their needs and issues on a day to day basis. Christy attended Montgomery College and A Paul Mitchell Partner School, graduating with a Cosmetology License. She currently holds a P&C License (P&C).
Kelly Salmon has a passion for insurance and customer service. As an Account Manager Assistant, she processes documents, expedite certificates, make changes to policies, help with billing questions, and customer service. Kelly graduated from St. Mary’s College of Maryland, with a BA in Psychology and Art. She currently holds a Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) and a Certified Insurance Service Representative Elite (CISR Elite) designation.