Surety Bonds international & national capabilities
Small Business to Fortune 1000 Firmssuccess and growth
Insurance for all your commercial needs

Welcome to The Barbour Group

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We are an award winning nationally licensed agency with global expertise. We enjoy servicing start-ups to Fortune 1000 firms engaged in the service & construction industries.
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Business with The Barbour Group

Key Staff

Karen Barbour

Owner and President, Started her career in surety in 1985...

Christopher Smith

Vice President of Sales since 2005 and Division Leader for Insurance...

Debby Nash

Vice President of Operations who helped Karen ignite BG in 2002...

Stacey Nash

Commercial Surety Underwriter & Manager of Small Programs...



Company Affiliates

20o8 SBA MD Small Business Person of the Year Award

Karen Barbour was honored as the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2008 Maryland Small Business Person of the Year. Barbour, is the first surety professional to win the SBA award in Maryland.

EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women™ Class of 2009

Karen Barbour was one of nine female entrepreneurs selected to participate in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneurial Winning Women program designed to accelerate the growth of high‐potential businesses founded by women.