Meet Our Staff

As our client, you will have a team of highly qualified professionals working for you to provide the best coverage for you, your family, or your business.  Building a long-lasting relationship with our clients is our number one priority. We want to spend more than 15 minutes with you to understand your insurance needs now and your future goals in this ever changing world

Robert Klinger

Robert “Bob” Klinger

President - CEO

Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF), Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA)

Robert S. Klinger LUTCF, CPIA is the founder, president and CEO of Klinger Insurance Group. A native of Pittsburgh, PA, Mr. Klinger graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Criminal Justice and a minor in Psychology. He also graduated from the United States Army Officers Candidate School in Fort Benning, Georgia.

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Lilia Karasik

Lilia Karasik

Chief Financial Officer

(Speaks Russian)

Lilia came to United States in 1990 from Moldova (former Soviet Union). She has lived in the Washington DC area for almost 20 years. Lilia has worked at Klinger Insurance Group since 2013. She has B.S. Degree in Accounting from University of Maryland at College Park. She is fluent in English and Russian and has over 10 years of experience in both Public and Private Accounting. Lilia enjoys traveling, reading and spending time with her family.

Linda McCarty

Linda McCarty

Office Manager - Life & Health Sales

Linda is a native of the Washington DC area. She has been with Klinger Insurance Group for 9 years. She holds a Life & Health license. She has an Associate’s degree as a Legal Secretary. Her background includes over 23 years’ experience as an Office Manager with a strong background in computers. In 2010 & 2015, she was awarded the Employee of the Year Award. She has won Employee of the Quarter several times throughout the years and from 2009-2016.  She received the Award of Excellence in Office Support 6 times. Linda’s hobbies including playing/creating with her grandkids and spending time with her kids. Linda likes to garden, sew, quilt and crochet. Linda is actively involved in several charities including Grandma’s Mission Angels. She also crochets baby items and makes/sews baby quilts for several different charities.

Tram-Anh Annie Nguyen

Tram-Anh "Annie" Nguyen

Account Manager – Commercial Lines

(Speaks Vietnamese)

Annie is originally from Vietnam and speaks Vietnamese and English. She has an Associate’s degree in Computer Information. She has 10 years’ experience in Customer service. She enjoys spending her time with her family, friends, cooking and gardening.

Jessica Escobar

Jessica Escobar

Account Manager – Commercial Lines

(Speaks Spanish)

Jessica is originally from El Salvador, and is fluent in Spanish and English. She has an Associate’s degree equivalent in Art. Jessica has nine years of customer service experience. Her professional experience is in retail management and service, as well as health care. She enjoys spending time renovating and decorating her new home, as well as spending time with her grandparents and her dog.

Ling Pan

Ling Pan

Account Manager – Commercial Lines

(Speaks Chinese – Mandarin)

Ling is originally from Akron, Ohio, and recently moved to Maryland. She graduated from the University of Akron with a B.F.A. Degree in Graphic Design. Ling enjoys all types of arts and crafts and reading in her spare time, and especially enjoys eating delicious meals. She adores her two cats, Knight and Kiana.

Sam (Cuishan) Huang

Sam (Cuishan) Huang

Account Manager – Personal Lines

(Speaks Chinese – Mandarin & Cantonese)

Sam is originally from China. She has been with Klinger Insurance Group since 2013. She holds a Property & Casualty License. She is a personal line CSR and also works on commercial marketing. She won Employee of the Quarter in 2014 & 2015. She enjoys going to the gym, yoga and dance classes, exploring new areas and trying out new things. She is a Foodie!

Jane Kim

Jane Kim

Account Manager – Personal Lines

(Speaks Korean)

Jane is fluent in Korean, and obtained her BA in Business Administration from Michigan State University. Her favorite activities include working out, cooking and traveling. Jane also enjoys doing arts and crafts with her children.

Alexandra “Sasha” Almukhtar

Shannon Reinhart

Marketing Director

Shannon is a Maryland native who currently resides in Frederick County. She holds a B.F.A. Degree in Graphic Design but has expanded her knowledge to lend her talents to marketing and social media. In her spare time, Shannon frequents farmer’s markets, craft fairs, and street festivals with her husband and friends, and enjoys cooking, gardening, reading, writing, and traveling. She is working toward fluency in Spanish, and is looking forward to her next adventure abroad.

Amanda Draper

Amanda Draper

Director of First Impressions

Amanda is originally from Texas, and just recently moved to Maryland in April of 2017. She graduated from the University of North Texas with a B.F.A. in Studio Art: Drawing and Painting with a Minor in Marketing. She spends her time crafting all different kinds of artwork, gaming, and reading books. She is working towards fluency in German and Spanish, and loves learning new things.

Ali Nazari

Ali Nazari

Intern/Office Assistant

(Speaks Farsi, Dari, Spanish)

Ali has lived in the Washington DC area his whole life. Currently a senior in high school, Ali plans to go into the medical field pursuing an MD-PhD and a minor in business. He spends most of his spare time on his computer or with hanging out with friends. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, and playing video games.