Essie Hurchalla is a commercial lines senior account manager and claims coordinator at the Salisbury office. She joined Avery Hall in 2005. Her focus is on working closely with customers ranging anywhere from small businesses to large commercial accounts. She strives to provide the best service and coverage possible to her clients. One of Essie’s favorite aspects of her job is building these relationships with clients.
Professionally, Essie has earned the designations of Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR), an Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI), and an Associate in Underwriting (AU). She has her license in both property and casualty insurance and life and health insurance. Essie is also a past recipient of the Outstanding Customer Service Representative award for Maryland from the Governors of Certified Insurance Counselors and Certified Insurance Service Representatives.
Essie is active at her church and has volunteered for several organizations such as Wicomico Youth Mentoring Program, Relay for Life, Hope and Life Outreach (HALO) Women’s Shelter, and HALO Café.
She is married to her husband Rick and has three grown children as well as two grandchildren. In her free time, she enjoys the beach, gardening, and fishing with her husband. She loves vacationing anywhere there is a beach or where she can hike through the mountains.
Some of Essie’s favorite things include tennis, baseball, and working out. Her favorite quote serves as an excellent daily reminder to keep doing your best, “thrive where you are planted.”