Joe Baum is an insurance business professional with over 25 years of experience. As the Group Insurance Specialist, Joe assists many clients with the day to day management of their employee benefits program and work very closely with all of his carriers in order to place the best value program to all of his groups. Joe received a BS in Institutional Administration from the University of Maryland.
Mark Kokosko has over 7 years of insurance experience, joining VW Brown in May 2011 as a Life Financial Agent. Mark welcomes the challenge of helping his clients solve complex issues with protecting their family, income, and retirement. Mark graduated summa cum laude from Youngstown State University with a B.S. in Finance and Minor in Accounting.
Kelly Mitchell is the Individual Insurance Specialist at VW Brown for the past 8 years. She specializes in providing clients with competitive quotes on health insurance from various insurance carriers. She also assists with the agency’s group health and life insurance departments. Kelly currently holds a Maryland Life and Health License.
Julie Williams has worked in the insurance industry for over 25 years. Upon working primarily in the Personal Lines Division, Julie joined VW Brown when the agency she worked for merged. She enjoys a solid work relationship with insurance carriers, which enhances her ability to service the VW Brown clients with their insurance needs. Julie attended Luzerne County Community College and Reading Hospital School of Nursing. She currently holds a Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation.
Erin Bowley is an insurance business professional who has over 17 years of experience in the industry. Joining our agency in 2002, she is currently our Personal Account Executive. Erin is an expert at building professional relationships to ensure the needs of the clients. Erin currently holds a Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation.
Peggy Friesen, with over 26 years of experience in the insurance industry, specializes in assisting with the production of new accounts and the retention of existing accounts. Peggy came aboard VW Brown in 2008 and currently works as a Personal Account Manager. Peggy attended Howard Community College and currently holds an Associate in General Insurance (AINS) designation.