December 2018
Students from Edgewood High School's Academy of Finance Shadow Harford Mutual Employees

Edgewood High School's Academy of Finance, a college preparation program focused on the financial services industry, sent two students to Harford Mutual Insurance Company's office to expose them to career possibilities. Employees from the finance department were delighted to have the students shadow them for a morning, while they demonstrated various finance functions.

Harford Mutual has an ongoing partnership with the Academy of Finance and welcomes shadows and interns from the program annually.


November 2018
C.J. D'Alessio named Supervisor of Middle Market and Large Accounts



C.J. D’Alessio takes on an expanded role as Supervisor of both Middle Market and Large Accounts. C.J. has grown into this position after seven years with Harford Mutual Insurance Company.

He began with Harford Mutual in 2011 as a Renewal Underwriter and proved himself a strong asset to the company through his diligence. He became supervisor of the Large Account Unit by 2017. 

C.J. has assumed his new responsibilities of managing Middle Market clients in addition to the Large Account Unit with enthusiasm. Congratulations, C.J.!

October 2018
Tia Timpson featured as Keynote Speaker at the Harford County Commission on Disabilities' employment recognition luncheon. 

Harford Mutual Insurance's accounting assistant, Tia Timpson, was the keynote speaker at the Harford County Commission on Disabilities' annual employment recognition luncheon. 

Having suffered a stroke during her sophomore year of college, Tia's speech recounted the details of the day of her stroke and the challenges that followed. She urged listeners to be proud of their own survivor stories. Tia closed with an invitation to audience members to each tell their neighbors, "You are beautiful. Your story is beautiful. Your scars are beautiful. You inspire me."

The Harford County Commission on Disabilities named Tia "Employee of the Year" in 2016 for her exceptional strength and determination.



October 2018
Steve Linkous named to the Board of Boy Scouts of America Baltimore Area Council



Steve Linkous, President and CEO of Harford Mutual, has been named to the board of directors of the Boy Scouts of America Baltimore Area Council. 

Steve has been involved with the Harford County Good Scout program since 2009. The program, which honors leaders in the community who demonstrate the values of the Boy Scouts of America, recognized Steve for his outstanding contributions to improve the quality of life in Harford County and named him Good Scout of the Year in 2016. 

August 2018
Geneau Thames named to the Boards of There Goes My Hero and Boys and Girls Clubs of Harford and Cecil Counties

Geneau Thames, Esq. has been elected to the board of directors of There Goes My Hero, a nonprofit organization supporting blood cancer patients, as well as that of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Harford and Cecil Counties.

Thank you, Geneau, for your ongoing service to our community!


Geneau Thames headshot


June 2018
Service Award Breakfast
Harford Mutual Insurance recognized 20 employees celebrating a milestone anniversary--5 years to 40 years--in 2018. Everyone gathered at Ladew Topiary Gardens to enjoy breakfast, an awards ceremony, and a guided tour of the Manor house. 
Thank you all for your combined 325 years of valued service!


2018 Service Award recipients

5 YEARS: Alison Barry, Phillip Kerr, Ian Magill, Stacey Rebbert
 Sandra Antonicello, Elaine Harrell, Sylvia Larocca, Stacy Mentzer, Ryan Smith
15 YEARS: Susan Chanski, Lisa Foehrkolb, Greta Hittle, Matt Moreau, Tish Rees
20 YEARS: Bill Wynne
30 YEARS: Ann Anders, Nicole Lembach, June Poole, Nancy Przybylski
40 YEARS: Gail Maschke


April 2018
Scirocco Group reaches $1 million in direct written premium

Members of the Harford Mutual underwriting team along with senior team members from Scirroco Financial



Congratulations to Scirocco Group, one of our independent partner agencies in New Jersey as they reached $1 million in direct written premium with Harford Mutual Insurance. Pictured here are members of the Harford Mutual underwriting team along with senior team members from Scirroco Financial.

We are Committed to Mutual Success.

March 16, 2018
Harford Mutual Gives Notice of Annual Meeting
The Harford Mutual Insurance Company: Notice is hereby given that in pursuance of the Charter of said company, the regular Annual Meeting of Members will be held at their office in Bel Air, Maryland, on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. The purpose of the meeting will be to elect Directors and transact such business as may be presented. Office address is 200 North Main Street, Bel Air, MD 21014.

March 2018
Harford Mutual donation to The Maryland Book Bank

Harford Mutual Insurance employees gathered to officially donate over 550 books to The Maryland Book Bank. Employees were asked to donate books during the month of February as part of our Corporate Social Responsibility mission of supporting the communities we serve.

According to the Maryland Book Bank, there is often only 1 book per 300 children in low-income neighborhoods. Children in these "book deserts" are invited to visit the bookmobile when it comes to their neighborhood and select and keep up to 5 books each. Consider a book drive at your company.

Harford Mutual Employees in front of the Bookmobile.

Harford Mutual Employees in front of the Bookmobile.


Inside of the Bookmobile.

Inside of the Bookmobile.

February 2018
President/CEO Steve Linkous a featured panelist at the Millennials in Insurance Conference

Steve Linkous headshot



On February 8th, 2018, Harford Mutual President/CEO Steve Linkous was a featured panelist at the Millennials in Insurance Conference in New York. At this conference, Steve spoke about how to optimize multigenerational workplaces. This included various topics including, discovering points of generational conflict and tactics to handle them, how to effectively communicate towards a workforce of varying generations, and how to turn generational differences into strategic advantages for the organization.

January 2018
Steve Linkous and Patrick Gagen speak with C-Suite

President/CEO Steve Linkous and Director of Human Resources Patrick Gagen sat down with C-suite to discuss how Harford Mutual has undergone organizational changes and how they're preparing for the future. They also discussed how the company has grown and evolved over nearly two centuries, with Harford Mutual always striving to create an atmosphere conducive to professional and personal development for their employees.


Steve Linkous headshot