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Ed Gerner, Esquire, CLU, CPCU, Executive Chairman of R.K. Tongue Co., is a second generation principal active in the business since 1966. A graduate of Loyola College and the University of Maryland School of Law, a member of the Maryland Bar, and a former US Army Reserve Officer, he brings extensive experience, a culture of caring, and the perspectives of both an insurance professional and a lawyer to the business. He is also a licensed Life and Health Insurance Advisor.
Ed has served on various insurance company advisory boards, and formerly served on the Board of Visitors of the University of Maryland Dental School for nearly 20 years, and chairs the State Administrator Advisory Board of the Professional Protector Plan for Dentists. He has authored numerous articles in various insurance publications, and often speaks on risk management to various groups of healthcare professionals. He is an honorary member of the Baltimore City Dental Society and of the Alumni Association of the University of Maryland Dental School.
In 2009, Ed was honored by the Professional Protector Plan for Dentists with its Lifetime Achievement Award.
His business/customer service philosophy is to form and nurture trusting relationships with clients, never to betray that trust, and to service clients with persistence and determination.