Marian Newman
Client Executive

columbia, SC


With three decades of expertise in the insurance industry, Marian began her career in 1986. After working with an independent agency and a national broker for 7 1/2 years, she transitioned to focus on commercial property and casualty and contract surety for construction-related clients. In 2023, she joined Propel Insurance as a Client Executive, focusing on delivering continued service excellence to former and prospective construction clients, addressing their commercial P&C and contract surety needs.

Marian specializes in Commercial Insurance, Surety/Bonds, and Construction, and is professionally recognized with several designations, including CPCU, CIC, CPIW, and AIS. She is also an active member of industry associations, including the Carolinas AGC (Associated General Contractors of America), NASBP (National Association of Surety Bond Producers), Carolinas Surety Association, and SCAPA (South Carolina Asphalt Pavers Association).

In her leisure time, Marian enjoys culinary pursuits, travel, running, and walking. An ardent Clemson University football and Atlanta Braves fan, she proudly graduated from Clemson University in 1985 with a BS in Administrative Management.

On Propel

“At Propel, our commitment is to deliver unparalleled customer service, ensuring our clients receive expert guidance on insurance and surety matters tailored to their unique business needs.”