Want to know what’s happening with our team? Insights and advice on how to get the most out of your personal or business insurance? Our blog is where you’ll find it all.
E.L. Sanders Spotlight: Brent Clark
Finding the perfect insurance policy goes beyond just finding something that works—it’s about the ideal coverage for each client. That’s where Brent Clark excels, providing exceptional service to our clients at E.L. Sanders.
Celebrating Business Appreciation Week in Charles County
A team from the Charles County Economic Development Department and their partners dropped by our La Plata office to celebrate Business Appreciation Week with us.
How an Independent Agent Can Help Counter the Insurance Impacts of Inflation
Using an independent insurance agent like E.L. Sanders gives you the ability to shop around for the best polices, especially when inflation has rates on the rise.
E.L. Sanders Spotlight: Crystal Curran
Account Manager Crystal Curran has been an incredible addition to our team over the last two years because of the dedication she brings to serving our customers. Get to know her in our latest Spotlight Q&A!
Time to Focus on Stopping Distracted Driving
More than 3,500 people died in 2021 because of distracted driving. As an insurance agency that deals with a large number of claims related to traffic accidents, we know that there are very real consequences anytime someone is behind the wheel of a car and not giving their full attention.
E.L. Sanders Spotlight: Lee Moreland
Lee Moreland has been doing right by our customers since 2006, and he’s one of the best around at crafting the right policy for every client’s unique situation.
E.L. Sanders Spotlight: Bonnie Langley
Account manager Bonnie Langley has developed a special sense for helping her Personal Lines clients choose the right policies. Our clients love her — even if sometimes it’s not until much later that they realize just how helpful she’s been along the way.
The Right Insurance to Protect Your Home-Based Business
Starting a home-based business can be a great way to achieve financial independence and work on your own terms. But even home-based businesses need strong insurance coverage. Here’s a look at some of the policies you may need.
E.L. Sanders Spotlight: Michael L. Sanders
Michael Sanders proudly represents the fourth generation of his family to carry on the torch of a business started by his great-grandfather in 1903. He started his career at State Farm in the Baltimore area before returning to Southern Maryland to join E.L. Sanders Insurance in 2014.
Do You Need Personal Umbrella Coverage?
Personal umbrella coverage steps in to add an additional layer of protection over and above your underlying policies.
Check Washing: The Latest Fraud Scheme Targeting Local Businesses
Our agency was victimized by a check-washing scheme. Fortunately, we got all our money back. Not everyone does. Here’s what happened and how you can avoid being victimized, too
E.L. Sanders Spotlight: Bambi Porter
If ever Bambi Porter needs to be reminded of just how important her work can be, she needs only think back to the time when her wise counsel saved a client from a complete loss when their home burned in a fire. It’s just one example of why Bambi is one of our most...
Giving Back … and Rocking It!
Saturday’s Rocktoberfest is just the latest example of E.L. Sanders Insurance giving back to the local community.
E.L. Sanders Spotlight: Rosanne Salamy
When Rosanne Salamy came to E.L. Sanders Insurance Agency in 2004, she wasted no time building the type of relationships that our agency is known for. Rosanne has been with us for 18 years now. Her longest clients have been with her for … you guessed it … 18 years....
E.L. Sanders Spotlight: Christina Garcia
There’s something about life in the insurance industry that just won’t let you go. At least that’s what Christina Garcia discovered. After spending five years working for E.L. Sanders Insurance Agency in the early 2000s, she decided to try her hand at a position with...
Farm Coverage Protecting Southern Maryland Farmers for Generations
Over nearly 120 years, our agency has seen the incredible evolution of Southern Maryland. What was a mostly rural region dominated by tobacco farms is now one of the nation’s most affluent areas and still growing at a rapid pace. Yet our farms and farmers are still...
Chief Financial Officer Sara Sanders Payne Profiled in Primary Agent Magazine
We could not have been more proud to see our own Chief Financial Officer and Agent Sara Sanders Payne smiling back at us from the cover of the latest Primary Agent magazine. It's the flagship publication for Independent Agents & Brokers, the premier resource for...
E.L. Sanders Spotlight: Patricia Peslen
Pat Peslen came to came to E.L. Sanders Insurance Agency more than 10 years ago, and she was a welcome addition. She brought with her decades of experience, and she has thrived with us as an account manager focusing on commercial lines of insurance. She’s an East...
4 Types of Insurance Coverage Every Nonprofit Needs
It’s no secret that nonprofit organizations often operate on tight budgets. It’s important to get the most impact possible out of every dollar. That makes a smart insurance strategy even more important. At E.L. Sanders Insurance Agency, insuring nonprofits is one of...
How Businesses Can Protect Themselves Against Sophisticated Cybercriminals
$6.9 billion. That’s how much U.S. businesses lost last year because they became victims of cybercrime, according to FBI statistics. And the numbers are on the rise. In 2021, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) reported 847,376 complaints nationwide,...
E.L. Sanders Spotlight: Paul Simpson
Another Team Member Spotlight and another opportunity to give some recognition to a member of the E.L. Sanders team who has been with us for more than 25 years. Paul Simpson joined our agency back in 1995, jumping at the opportunity for a shorter commute — four hours...
20 Years Later: A Tornado Destroyed La Plata and Its People Brought It Back Together
Larry Sanders and his wife, Sherrie, were driving south with friends in the early evening of April 28, 2002. The destination was Fredericksburg, for a surprise 50th birthday party for another friend. The night would be full of surprises, but there would be no party....
E.L. Sanders Spotlight: Regina Estevez
When we say that our agency is like a family, it’s hard to find a better example than Regina Estevez. She started working with us after graduating high school in 1983, and she’s been with us ever since. Though she started as a receptionist, it wasn’t long before she...
An Independent Insurance Agency Treating Clients Like Family
Some things have changed a little. Some things have changed a lot. Some things never change. When Edward L. Sanders opened his new insurance agency in 1903, setting up shop at 1 Washington Avenue in La Plata, he could not have imagined that more than a century later,...