Our Story

CPL Brokers, Inc. is a Veteran owned and operated business based in Annapolis, MD and specializing in professional liability insurance since 1996.  We are one of the largest independent brokers for CPAs in the Mid-Atlantic, currently representing over 300 CPA firms, and over 125 other professional firms.  We are now expanding our services westward.   

Our Partners 

We are partners with numerous insurers, wholesale brokers, and various risk management professionals to provide your practice with comprehensive resources, and to help build treatments for your risk exposures.  As a team, our objective is to provide you with comprehensive loss prevention and insurance solutions.    


Our Management

Daniel W. Hudson, Founder and President
Dan has been serving professional firms since 1989.  He is a 1981 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, and holds an MBA from the University of North Florida.  Dan is also a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter and an Associate in Risk Management.  

Dan served in the United States Navy as a Naval Flight Officer.  He served on both active and reserve duty for 30 years, retiring in 2006 as a Captain.  For most of his service, he flew on board the P-3C Orion, conducting anti-submarine operations, littoral warfare, counter-narcotics, and surveillance missions worldwide.  Dan served as Commanding Officer of Patrol Squadron Six Four (VP-64) where his squadron earned the Battle "E" and numerous readiness awards and citations.  He invites you to look forward to the new P-8 Poseidon, which has been replacing the P-3 since 2013. 

Joseph E. Brunsman, Vice President
Joseph joins CPL Brokers, Inc. full time as the new Vice President.  He most recently served as a Lieutenant in the United States Navy, working as an Anti-Terrorism / Force Protection Officer responsible for a billion dollars of equipment and 280 military personnel. Prior to that he served tours as a Combat Information Center Officer and an Electronic Warfare Officer. During his enlisted time he was an Information Systems Technician dealing with Unix database management and network security.

Joseph is a 2003 graduate of New Mexico Military Institute and a 2010 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD where he obtained a degree in Systems Engineering with a focus on robotics system interoperability. He enjoys powerlifting, business theory, and biohacking.