Bruce Talbot

Bruce Talbot Vice President Team Leader Sandy Spring Insurance
Vice President
Team Leader Sandy Spring Insurance


My mission is to provide surety bonding and insurance solutions to customers. Having worked on the corporate side as an underwriting manager and international broker, and then as an entrepreneur on the retail side for many years, has provided me with a unique perspective from both an industry and business owner’s viewpoint.      

Areas of Specialty

  • Surety bonds/contract surety
  • Construction insurance and risk management
  • Manufacturing, processing, transportation, and distribution risks
  • High value property
  • Workers' compensation, alternative solutions (PEOs)
  • Marine insurance (ocean/inland)

Background and Credentials

  • Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Maryland/Smith School of Business
  • MBA University of Baltimore/Merrick School of Business
  • President and Co-Founder of AGI; AGI was acquired by Sandy Spring Insurance Corp. 8/2016
  • Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) past Board Member, Legislative chairman, PAC chairman, and Member of ABC Beam Club
  • Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) 2007 Member of Distinction Award
  • Campaign for the Hall, volunteer and established Greg Talbot Scholarship Fund for Calvert Hall
  • Loch Raven Skeet & Trap Association Board Member
  • Advisory Board Member for Chesapeake Employers, Penn National and Mutual Benefit
  • Contributor to Maryland Construction Network Newsletter
  • Instructor for the Maryland Small Business Development Center CEO Accelerator Program with Chesapeake Employers