Our Team

A professional agency with personal service.

Crawford Yingling Insurance is a Carroll County, Maryland insurance agency with experienced professionals who are caring and conscientious people you can depend on. We offer personal and commercial insurance to Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania families and business. The Crawford Yingling Insurance family includes:

John B. Yingling, A.A.I. President, CFO


John Yingling, President of Crawford Yingling InsuranceAfter graduating from Towson University in 1971 and having worked in the financial services industry, John joined Crawford-Cash Inc. in 1976. In 1983 he became president of Crawford Insurance. In 1995 he earned the Accredited Advisory of Insurance designation (A.A.I.). John is past president of the Carroll County Association of Independent Insurance Agents, serving on the board of the Independent Insurance Agents of Maryland, Inc. He is currently the treasurer of the Greater Westminster Development Corporation, serves on the Board of Carroll Hospital Center and is senior member of the Westminster Kiwanis Club. He also serves on the Legislative Committee for the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce. John specializes in business, automobile and homeowners accounts.

Benjamin Yingling, CLCS


Ben Yingling, Crawford Yingling Insurance AgentBenjamin Yingling, John’s son, has recently joined the company as the fourth generation of this family business. Ben spent three years with a large agency in Hunt Valley where he focused on life, health, long term care, disability insurance and investment consulting.  Ben is eager to uphold the values that have allowed the firm to attract, service and retain its clients for multiple generations. He specializes in business insurance, auto, home and life insurance. Ben is in the process of getting his Certified Insurance Counselor Designation. Ben sits on the Board of Directors for the Carroll County Chamber Of Commerce,  and is a board governor for the Loyola Blakefield Alumni Association.  He is involved with the McDaniel College’s Young Alumni Gold Committee, as well as the Carroll Hospital Golf Committee.  Ben is also an active Rotarian.  In his free time you can find Ben on the golf course, at McDaniel football games, or playing lacrosse.