Insurance Advocate of the Year

Kristen McArdle

This year’s Insurance Advocate is Kristen McArdle, Principle of McArdle Insurance Co., in Columbia, nominated by the Bowman & Co., CPA PC.

  • The McArdle Insurance Agency is a local independent insurance agency, founded in 1988 by Mark McArdle
  • The firm is licensed to write personal, business and life insurance in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia
  • Kristen & Brendan operate as equal partners, with each focusing on their strengths
  • General management and technology are addressed by Brendan while Kristen handles marketing and sales
  • Both share their dad’s high regard for treating customers with the utmost respect and care
  • They are very active in the community and are constant fixtures in local fundraising activities such as The Walk to End Alzheimer’s and The Ride to Conquer Cancer.

You can hear Kristen's story by attending this years Maryland Small Business Week Awards luncheon or you can read it here after the event!


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