Essie Hurchalla, CISR, AAI, AU is a commercial lines account manager and claims coordinator at the Salisbury office. She has been with Avery Hall since 2005. Her focus is working closely with customers ranging anywhere from small businesses to large commercial accounts. She is licensed in property and casualty and life and health insurance.
Essie is a past recipient of the Outstanding Customer Service Representative award for Maryland from the Governors of Certified Insurance Counselors and Certified Insurance Service Representatives.
Prior to Avery Hall, Essie worked for other insurance companies and agencies in Maryland. She has also earned the designations of Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR), an Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI), and an Associate in Underwriting (AU).
Essie was born in Cheverly, MD and moved to the Delmarva Peninsula in the early 1970’s. She received her associate’s degree in general insurance at The Insurance Institutes in Malvern, PA.
Personally, she is active at her church and has volunteered for several organizations such as Wicomico Youth Mentoring Program, Hope and Life Outreach (HALO) Women’s Shelter, and HALO Café. She is married to her husband Rick and have three grown children as well as two grandchildren. In her free time, she enjoys the beach, gardening, and fishing with her husband.