Reese Cropper, III, President, is a native of the Berlin and Ocean City MD area. A 1982 graduate from Lynchburg College in VA with a Business degree he went on to Dickinson College to obtain his insurance education and licensing. Once returning home from college Reese began working for the family owned insurance firm that was started by his Grandfather in 1929. In 1994 the insurance agency partnership was sold and Reese began building his own insurance clientele which is today known as, Insurance Management Group, Inc.
Since the time of starting his career Reese has been active in many Civic Organizations. He founded the Berlin Chamber of Commerce in 1986 which flourishes today. Additionally Reese has been the Chairman of fundraisers for various organizations such as March of Dimes and American Cancer Society. Reese served as President of Berlin’s Taylor House Museum and has served in Ocean City at the request of the Mayor and Council as Chairman of the Port Wardens and is currently Chairman of the Employee Pension plans.
Professionally, Cropper has served on the Tri County Insurance Agents Board, and has obtained a special designation of Community Insurance Risk Management Specialist, (CIRMS). Due to Reese’s insurance specialty with condominiums, Governor Ehrlich appointed Reese to the Community Ownership Task Force. Today, Reese is still called on to testify in the MD Legislature or at the MD Insurance Commission regarding various insurance related issues affecting condominiums in MD. It is not uncommon for the MD People’s Council to seek his opinion on condominium or Homeowner Association insurance matters.
Presently Reese Cropper, III serves on the Board of Directors of the Calvin B Taylor Banking Co, Worcester Preparatory School’s Board of Trustees, Chairman of the Ocean City Employee Pension Board and he serves on the MD Chapter of the Community Association’s Institute Legislative Action Committee.
Insurance Management Group, Inc. is a property casualty insurance agency with a staff of over 20 employees. The clients of IMG, Inc. are located in the states of MD, DE, and VA. The office is located at 109 77th Street Ocean City, MD.