J. Ray Ramsburg, III
Ray Ramsburg is a lifelong resident of Frederick County and a fourth generation life member of the Frederick County Agricultural Society Inc. He grew up attending The Great Frederick Fair, and has a strong passion for agriculture education.
Ramsburg serves as Regional Insurance President of BB&T Insurance Services, an independent insurance agency ranking among the top 10 in the United States. Based in Frederick, he oversees the company’s sales, marketing, and administrative operations for the State of Maryland. He serves on BB&T Insurance Services Inc.’s Executive Committee, and is licensed to sell most lines of insurance as well as many investment products.
Ramsburg joined Frederick Underwriters Inc. on a part time basis in 1978, and upon college graduation in 1983 started as an agent, focusing on personal insurance. He quickly rose through the organization, adding business insurance to his agent responsibilities and taking over management of the company’s sales and administrative functions.
He has been active in his profession, serving as president of the Frederick County Independent Insurance Agents Association. He has been a member of numerous insurance company advisory councils and has been quoted in multiple, national trade publications. Ramsburg has earned the designations of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC).
Ramsburg also plays an active role in the community, serving as a leader in organizations, including Hood College, The Community Foundation of Frederick, Rotary Club of Frederick, and St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church of Utica. He is past Chairman of Frederick Memorial Healthcare System, FCC Foundation, and the Chamber of Commerce of Frederick County.