Gettysburg, PA
04/10/2019 01:50 PM

--- Mark A. Westcott has joined Russell Insurance Group, Inc., the insurance agency of ACNB Corporation, as President. In this role, he is responsible for the overall management and operations of the agency, including commercial and personal insurance lines production, service, growth and profitability. Mr. Westcott is based at Russell Insurance Group’s Westminster Office, located at 2526 West Liberty Road, Westminster, MD. 

            “We are excited to welcome Mark Westcott as President of Russell Insurance Group, Inc. Founded in 1978 and acquired by ACNB Corporation in 2005, Russell Insurance Group has grown under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Frank C. Russell, Jr. through client referrals, specialized insurance programs, and agency acquisitions. Mark joins the organization as we plan for the future. He possesses the qualities and experience needed to continue the long-standing tradition of profitability and growth at Russell Insurance Group,” said James P. Helt, ACNB Corporation President & Chief Executive Officer.   

            Mr. Westcott has worked in the commercial insurance and risk management industry in the Los Angeles and Greater Philadelphia areas for 17 years. Prior to joining Russell Insurance Group, he served as commercial lines manager with USI Insurance Services in King of Prussia, PA, where he was responsible for a $50,000,000 book of business and managed the team of account executives and representatives tasked with servicing and growing this book of business.

Mr. Westcott served three years in the United States Army before attending The University of Southern California in Los Angeles and graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. He advanced his education and credentials by earning professional designations as a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), and Associate in Insurance Services (AIS).

            Mr. Westcott and his wife, Lauren, currently reside in Lancaster, PA, with their three children --- Finn, McKenna and Darcy.   

            “Strategically, the acquisition of Russell Insurance Group, Inc. 14 years ago was intended to complement ACNB Corporation’s community banking subsidiary, now ACNB Bank. This strategic objective has been successful, and is still valid today. Working together in the short term, Chief Executive Officer Frank Russell and President Mark Westcott will position the agency for long-term viability and performance,” said Mr. Helt.          

             ACNB Corporation, headquartered in Gettysburg, PA, is the financial holding company for the wholly-owned subsidiaries of ACNB Bank, Gettysburg, PA, and Russell Insurance Group, Inc., Westminster, MD. Originally founded in 1857, ACNB Bank serves its marketplace with banking and wealth management services, including trust and retail brokerage, via a network of 22 community banking offices, located in the four southcentral Pennsylvania counties of Adams, Cumberland, Franklin and York, as well

as loan offices in York, PA, and Hunt Valley, MD. As a division of ACNB Bank, NWSB Bank serves its marketplace via a network of seven community banking offices located in Carroll County, MD.

            Russell Insurance Group, Inc., the Corporation’s insurance subsidiary, is a full-service agency with licenses in 44 states. The agency offers a broad range of property and casualty, life, and health insurance to commercial and individual clients through office locations in Westminster, Germantown and Jarrettsville, MD.

            On December 31, 2018, total assets of ACNB Corporation were $1.6 billion. For more information regarding ACNB Corporation and its subsidiaries, please visit

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