Prescott Engle


Prescott is the agency President. He is a graduate of Shepherd University and holds a Regents Bachelor of Arts degree. He is a retired veteran of the US Army having proudly served his nation for almost 20 years. Prescott Currently lives in Leesburg with his wife Stephanie and five of their eight children. His hobbies include music, bicycling and kayaking. He has been in the insurance business since his retirement from the Army.

Katie Shields


Katie joined the Engle, Paxson and Hawthorne team in 2011 as an Administrative Assistant. In January of 2012, she was promoted to Operations Manager and in July of 2014 she took over responsibility of the agency’s financials. Katie earned her insurance license in 2015 and is currently working towards her Certified Insurance Counselor designation. Katie’s primary responsibility is to ensure that her fellow team members have the resources and support to provide the highest quality service to our clients.

Prior to joining the Hilb Group, Katie spent 10 years in the mortgage industry, working her way up to AVP of Operations.

Katie holds a BS in Finance from the University of Scranton.

Jane Greenburg

CIC, Senior Account Executive

Jane has been with our agency for 3 years. Jane has had an extensive insurance career. She worked for Travelers Insurance for 6 years as a marine underwriter and then for 14 years at AAA as Sales Manager for their Virginia Sales department. She worked for 15 years for a large insurance agency as an account manager specializing in non-profit accounts. Her role within our agency includes working with our commercial producers to market and place new accounts. She is also responsible for the servicing of many of the agency’s longtime clients.

Linda Baldwin

CIC, Commercial Account Executive

Linda began her insurance career 39 years ago. She started as a personal lines CSR. She later transitioned to the commercial lines department where she earned the position of manager. She earned her CIC (Certified Insurance Counselor) designation in 2001. A stepmother to three daughters and grandmother to two grandsons and one granddaughter, she enjoys gardening, bird watching and taking motorcycle trips with her husband, John. Linda loves to travel and has plans to take a motorcycle trip up the California coast. She supports various charities – Alzheimer’s, Special Olympics (a charity close to her heart) and the SPCA, as well as donating blood to the Red Cross.

Jessica Kinsley

CISR – Account Executive

Jessica joined our firm in 2007. She is responsible for servicing and writing new business for commercial customers. She started in the business as an assistant in accounting. She received her insurance license in 2009 where she gradually learned about the servicing and quoting processes for commercial customers. Jessica is a Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR).

Meghan Saponara

Commercial Lines Customer Service Representative

Megan is a Commercial Insurance Account Representative with the Hilb Group of VA. Meghan joined the firm in May of 2017. Meghan has 13 years of experience in the insurance industry. She is responsible for servicing current accounts, placing new accounts and remarketing existing accounts to our various insurance carriers. Meghan has earned her CISR designation and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in business management from Towson University.

Beth Ashworth

Administrative Assistance

Beth has been with the agency since 2009. She is an administrative assistant and is responsible for establishing a friendly rapport with clients on the phone as well as with visitors to the office. She also assists with the administration of bonds and policy distribution. Beth attended Radford University and is the proud mother of three daughters. She is a Loudoun County native and resides in Purcellville, VA with her husband.

Jon Bramlett

Commercial Lines Producer

Jon is a Senior Account Executive at the Hilb Group. His key responsibilities include new business development, client retention and relationship administration for middle market clients in the Washington, DC region. Jon provides support by coordinating and leveraging Hilb Group’s local and national resources, allowing his clients to achieve their strategic, operational, and risk management goals. Prior to joining Hilb Group, Jon served in similar roles with a Top 10 brokerage firm in their Construction & Real Estate Practice and with a local agency that was acquired by a large national brokerage firm.

Jon graduated from Marymount University with a BA in Developmental Psychology. He is an active Rotarian and former President of the Marymount University Alumni Association. Jon resides in Warrenton, VA with his wife and two daughters.

Larisa Martin

Personal Lines Customer Service Representative

Larisa Martin joined our team in 2011 working as a Commercial Lines Customer Service representative. After 3 years, she transferred to a Personal Lines Customer Service Representative position. Larisa assists clients with all of their insurance service needs which include billing questions or concerns, claims service, change requests and policy reviews. Prior to coming to the Hilb Group, Larisa worked for another local insurance agency where she originally started her insurance career in 2007 in Personal Lines. Larisa continues to gained knowledge in both personal and commercial lines of insurance. Over the course of her years in the industry, Larisa has achieved the designation of Associate in Insurance Account Management to further enhance her education and experience. Larisa holds a BS in History from Frostburg State University, an AA degree in History and an AA degree in Culinary Arts.

Traci Murphy

Personal Accounts Producer

Traci Murphy joined the Engle, Paxson and Hawthorne team, part of The Hilb Group, in 2012 as a Personal Lines Producer. In her role as a Producer she is responsible for all sales within the personal lines department. She develops strong, long lasting relationships with the clients. Traci also maintains close contact with the clients to ensure that their insurance needs are met. Traci has been in the insurance industry for 12 years beginning with a direct writer where she learned the business and superb skills at maintaining loyal and honest relationships with clients.

Traci studied Psychology and Sociology in her home state of Colorado.

Iletia Manning

ACSR,  Group Benefits Consultant

Iletia has over 36 years of experience in the insurance industry. Her career began as a service representative where she was later promoted to service supervisor of Property and Casualty for a major insurance company in the Northern Virginia area. Ms. Manning joined a large insurance agency when the insurance company she worked for moved their operation to the Richmond area. She helped the newly formed benefits department grow. Her experience in sales and service for Life and Health were beneficial to the growth of the newly formed department.

She currently works in the benefits department at The Hilb Group of Virginia DBA as Engle, Paxson & Hawthorne for the sales and service of all accounts.

She is licensed in Life and Health and Property and Casualty. She holds a Consultant license in Life and Health and holds the ACSR designation from the Independent Insurance Agents of America.

Iletia has lived in Loudoun County for 45 years and is married to her husband Robert. They have 2 grown daughters and 7 grandchildren.

Suzanne McCreight

Administrative Assistant

Suzanne has worked at EP&H (Hilb) as a part-timer for the last 14 years in many capacities. She loves to garden, exercise and participate in many social groups, including the historic society of downtown Leesburg, Virginia where she currently resides. Suzanne was raised in Richmond, Virginia alongside her eight brothers and sisters. She has 11 grandchildren and three adult step-grandchildren and many more extended family members. She loves being a “grammy” and staying involved in her family’s activities and adventures.