Meet Our Staff

As our client, you will have a team of highly qualified professionals working for you to provide you with the best coverage for you, your family, or your business.  Building a long-lasting relationship with our clients is our number one priority.

Alec S. Aronow

Alec S. Aronow

President

Alec has been a licensed independent insurance Agent since 1999. He is a life long resident of Montgomery County. He graduated from Sherwood High School and is a graduate of Temple University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications. Alec also enjoyed success outside of the classroom as a member of the Temple University football team. Alec is a member of the Olney Chamber of Commerce and a contributor to the ALS Foundation, the American Cancer Society and the Alzheimer’s Association. Alec is also a sponsor of the Olney night out vs. Crime and has spear-headed a Safe Driving program at Sherwood High School.

Lee Aronow

Lee B. Aronow

Vice President

Lee joined Aronow Insurance in February 2003 after a career in Sales and Administration with XM Radio in DC. She grew up in Yorktown, VA and attended Radford University in VA. She resides in Olney with her husband and 3 children. Lee is not only an agent at Aronow Insurance, she also is a Realtor with Weichert, Realtors. Lee is a member of the board of directors at Olney Theatre Center, member of the Capital Campaign for Oncology Medstar Montgomery and a member of The Olney Chamber of Commerce. Lee is also a sponsor/supporter of the American Cancer Society, Alzheimer’s Association, A Wider Circle, The Children’s Inn an NIH, Autism Speaks, Washington Humane Society and the American Diabetes Association. She is proud to serve her community and to call Olney “HOME” for the last 20 years.

Joseph Gallagher

Joseph Gallagher

Certified Financial Planner (CFP®)

website: www.advocateinvesting.com
Joe is a Certified Financial PlannerTM and Investment Advisor Representative. He has served the financial planning needs of the Baltimore/Washington Metropolitan area for over 20 years. He has worked with CEOs and other Board members of Fortune 500 companies, members of congress and other celebrities over this time period. Prior to founding Advocate Investing Services, Joe was a Vice President with Fidelity Investments for four years and a financial representative for the eight years prior to that. Joe is a licensed financial representative with Linsco/Private Ledger. He is licensed in insurance, managed futures and securities as well as a Registered Investment Advisor. Joe and his wife, Dena are involved with many local charitable groups including the University of Maryland Foundation and the Make a Wish Foundation.

Stacey J. Wood

Stacey J. Wood

Agent

Stacey joined Aronow Insurance in July 2019. Prior to becoming an Agent in early 2018, she worked in the banking industry for several years. Stacey grew up in the Poconos, Pennsylvania and has been a resident of Montgomery County for over 20 years. She is married with 2 daughters and enjoys camping and traveling in her spare time.