John J. Scott, Jr., Esq., CIC – President & CEO
After gaining admission to the Maryland Bar in 1998, Mr. Scott practiced as a litigator in a small law firm before serving as General Counsel for Associated Insurance Management, Inc. (“AIM”), an independent insurance agency in Silver Spring, Maryland. In June 2005, Mr. Scott accepted the position of Vice President/General Counsel of WAIC and was promoted to President & CEO on January 1, 2015.
Frank Hiser, Jr. – Executive Vice President
An insurance luminary, Frank Hiser has been in the industry for more than fifty years. He began with Harford Mutual Insurance Company in 1961 in the Data Processing, Accounting and Underwriting Department. Much of Mr. Hiser’s career has been spent in underwriting and marketing. He ascended the ranks of Harford Mutual’s underwriting department, and retired from Harford Mutual as the Senior Vice President. Mr. Hiser was so instrumental in the rehabilitation of Carroll County Mutual, he was appointed as the company’s first President following demutualization in 2005. He now serves as WAIC’s Executive Vice President.
Michael Pfarr – Chief Financial Officer
Michael Pfarr graduated from Towson State University in 1990 with a BS in Accounting. Prior to joining WAIC, Mr. Pfarr was the Controller for Connect Your Care, Inc., a health administration company located in Hunt Valley, Maryland. Mr. Pfarr manages all financial matters for WAIC including statutory filings, audits, bank reconciliations, accounts receivable/payable and payroll.