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Our Team

Kevin Patrick Peters, CLU®, Founder, Director and Managing Partner

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Kevin Patrick Peters is the Founder, Director and Managing Partner of XML Insurance Group. Kevin and his partners have over 60 years of combined experience in offering independent insurance and financial services to individuals, families, businesses and organizations in the Washington metropolitan area and across the country. Kevin has aligned himself and his team with XML Financial Group to offer full-service asset management and financial planning services. We pride ourselves on offering independent and unbiased advice with no sales quotas or proprietary products of any kind. Our motto is and will remain True Independence!

Kevin is a fourth-generation native Washingtonian and is extremely active in the community. Kevin sits on the boards of and volunteers for two local non-profit organizations, the Shepherd’s Table and the Kingman Boys & Girls Club. Kevin is a graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park and the holder of the CLU Designation.

When he’s not working or volunteering, Kevin enjoys fishing, water-skiing and snow-skiing; working on his horrendous golf game; and, spending time with his wife Christa, and new daughter Abigail and extended family.

CLU Designation:  A Chartered Life Underwriter® has earned the premier credential in the insurance profession, representing eight or more comprehensive college-level courses covering all aspects of insurance planning, estate and retirement issues, taxation, business insurance, and risk management. For more than 80 years consumers have trusted this mark, which is conferred by The American College, a non-profit educator with the highest level of accreditation.

The average study time for the program is over 400 hours and can take years to earn. Each CLU® must also complete a minimum of 30 hours of continuing education every two years, adhere to strict ethical standards, and meet extensive experience requirements, ensuring the knowledge you’re counting on is both comprehensive and current.

 

Gina Neild, Client Services Associate

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Gina Neild joined XML Insurance Group as an Administrative Associate in 2005. Mrs. Neild performs administrative and office support activities as well as is the lead associate for Kevin Peters of XML Insurance Group handling Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and Long-Term Care Insurance applications. Prior to joining XML, Gina worked for the New Zealand Police in the administration department for 7 years. In 1987, Mrs. Neild joined the Finance Industry working for Jordan Sandman Smythe/JB Were New Zealand, where she worked until moving to the United States in 2003.

Education & Philanthropy

Mrs. Neild has been very active in fundraising for the Wootton High School lacrosse team as well as an active volunteer for their Patrons of the Arts Program. She regularly volunteers for the Westleigh swim team and participates in the Lighting the Night Walk in Rockville for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society & Jeremy’s Run held to benefit the Partnership at Drugfree.org. Gina lives in North Potomac with her husband and two sons.