About Us

About Us

Potomac Insurance Network is the exclusive SIAA regional master agency spanning across 3 states – Virginia, Delaware, Maryland and DC. If you are an agency owner with a desire to grow, or a captive agent or producer looking to start anew – let us help you become Instantly BIG.

Grow with Potomac Insurance Network

Potomac Insurance Network (PIN) is based out of Baltimore, MD, and has 175+ members spread across the Greater Metro Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Virginia and Delaware. PIN was founded in 1997 from The McLaughlin Company in Washington, D.C.

PIN joined SIAA in 1997 as the exclusive SIAA regional master agency, dedicated to helping smaller independent property/casualty agencies grow while increasing their income and value.

Whether you’re a captive agent looking to start your own agency, or an existing independent agency, the benefits of becoming a member of PIN will help you become instantly BIG. Learn more here about how PIN can grow your agency here.



Meet Our Team

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Jon Pappas


Ken Katz

Ken Katz

Chief Financial Officer

Melinda Jones PIN

Melinda Jones

Office Manager

Deb Wagener PIN

Deborah Wagener

Agency Growth Coach

Priti DesaiPIN

Priti Desai

Assistant Agency Growth Coach

Brent Ciccarone PIN

Brent Ciccarone

Commercial Lines Manager

Denise Lantz PIN

Denise Lantz

Personal Lines Manager

Donna Roberts PIN

Donna Roberts

Administrative Assistant

Our Mission

PIN is dedicated to the creation, retention, growth, and evolution of the local independent insurance agency.

Our Core Values

Treat agencies like partners. Foster the entrepreneurial spirit. Continuously seek innovation that makes a difference. Build long-term relationships based on honesty and integrity.

Our Promise

We are the proven total solution for the independent agency and the proven distribution system for strategic partner companies.

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