Our History

O’Brien & Associates was founded by Larry O’Brien who entered the insurance business in 1977. He has extensive experience and knowledge about insurance products for Employers, as well as Individuals and Seniors.

Larry has been a distinguished member of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) for more than 30 years, and was elected as President of the Virginia Association of Health Underwriters (VAHU) in 1994-95. Additionally, he was named Underwriter of the Year in 1994-95 by VAHU and has been designated Leading Producers Round Table for 31 consecutive years. 

He is so successful in his career as an insurance professional because of his simple, yet effective approach in serving his clients’ needs, which is based on trust, an understanding of needs, and clarity and transparency of benefits.

Larry serves employers, individuals and seniors throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

Associations, Designations and Memberships


Member – National Association of Health Underwriters


Member – Virginia Association of Health Underwriters


Life Underwriting Training Counsel Fellow – National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors

Chartered Life Underwriter

Chartered Life Underwriter – The American College


Registered Health Underwriter – National Association of Health Underwriters

Soaring Egle

Leading Producers Round Table – National Association of Health Underwriters


Certified Senior Advisor – Society of Certified Senior Advisors