Welcome to the new age of Benefits Management

Why We're Better

Welcome to the new age of Benefits Management

Why We're Better

Technology Meets Human Resources

Make managing human resources more efficient - and your job easier. Learn how EBS is taking benefits into the future while still offering the person-to-person attention you depend on.

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Our Team

We're not your average brokers. And that's a good thing.

Dylan Burtis

Client Advisor

Early Years: The Good Dirt

It was all rough and tumble for this Long Island prankster. A self-proclaimed "Dennis the Menace," babysitters charged double the going rate for "Dylan the Devil." One of five children, he became quite the wrestler by the time he reached high school (four-year varsity), played lacrosse, and made the Adidas All-American lacrosse team. He also had "an accent so thick, I was asked every day if I was from Boston."

What we know about Dylan: He Cleans Up Well (?)

Dylan went to Towson University, was a President of the Sigma Chi Fraternity and graduated in "only" 5 years. After eight years serving as the Commercial Manager for the family's Stanley Steemer business, it seems that all of the kinks were gone. So off he went into the Insurance biz, where he slaves tirelessly to keep every client relationship fresh and spotless.

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Fun Facts

Spot-on decision maker. Dylan had never even seen Towson University before it became his higher learning institute of choice. And sure, he chose it because his sister told him the girl to boy ratio was 67/33. But is there honestly a better reason? Exactly.

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Emily Yeakle

Client Manager

Early Years

Born and raised in Baltimore, Emily went to Notre Dame Prep where she played field hockey and lacrosse. In fact, her love for the game had her planning on playing Division III college lacrosse. But who needs planning when you can follow your ever-changing heart? "At the very last minute, I decided to attend Virginia Tech and become a Hokie." (That's Hokie. Not hooky. Sheesh.) Good strategy, Em! At Virginia Tech, our star wore lots of orange, studied Public Relations and Marketing, and pledged Delta Gamma. (Hoki, Hoki, Hoki, Hy!)

What we know about Emily

Charmer in Charm City.

After graduating from Virginia Tech in 2013 (Sola-Rex, Sola-Rah!), Emily replanted her roots right back in her hometown. Once settled in Locust Point, she ensconced herself in Baltimore life, starting with her first career at an IT staffing industry. After 2 years, Emily left staffing to join a large healthcare company -- and after about a year, landed at EBS as an Account Manager. (Team! Team! Team!)

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Fun Facts

Purple passion. I am obsessed with the Ravens and my sorority voted me most likely to marry Ray Lewis.

Pepto-Bismol please! I once won an award for being a human garbage disposal. I can out-eat most people, especially when it comes to Italian food.

Puppy love. I am obsessed with my golden retriever and all golden retrievers.

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Jayson Hudgins

Client Advisor

Early Years

Jayson grew up in Goldsboro NC, has four siblings and graduated from Spring Creek High School. Growing up, soccer and tennis were his rackets. By junior year, his tennis team made state finals and college soccer and tennis recruiters came 'a knocking. However, Jayson knows his priorities (a reason to love him) and instead opted to focus his energies at a large party school with a big football atmosphere. At East Carolina University, Jayson majored in Distribution & Logistics, minored in Business Administration, joined Sigma Alpha Epsilon and played club soccer. In the end, he defeated "all odds" by graduating in 4 years with a job right out of the gate.

What we know about Jayson

From wanderlust to growing roots.

Jason has called Baltimore home for 7 years and lives in the 'burbs of Harford County with his wife and twins. But initially, he wanted to escape the small town feel and eastern NC. "I packed up and took an outsides sales role in Orlando." His first real world job experience was with a company in the construction equipment industry. Later that year, that company transferred our hero way up north to DC and he later landed a sales role for a 3PL broker in Baltimore. For just under 5 years, he then worked in the international supply chain at Under Armour and helped the brand expand internationally.

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Fun Facts

Square peg. I can solve a Rubik's Cube in under 2 minutes.

International Affair. I've been to 5 different countries and 3 continents in the past 2 years and plan on hitting all 7 continents. Two to go!

You can take the boy out of the South, but... The shortest way to my heart? Bojangles and sweet tea.

Seeing Red. I was issued a red card in high school before the game even started! I mooned the other team as their bus arrived. Who knew you could be red carded during warm-ups?

It's All Chinese. I took a mock Chinese CPA exam online while in Shanghai. It was a joke, but I passed!

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Kim Cox

Client Manager

The Early Years

Kim grew up in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. The youngest of four children and only girl, she kept very active - playing softball, basketball, and volleyball. Perhaps her biggest love during those years? The Tar Heels! "I was a huge fan.", she admits. "Moving to Baltimore was a bit of a shock. Fans here root for professional teams as opposed to the college sports I grew up loving."

What we know about Kim

All of that Tar Heel loving paid off when Kim entered studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. While there, she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Management and Society. And just to keep a great thing going, she is currently studying for her Master's Degree in Public Administration at UNC online.

Flower Girl

Before joining the team at EBS, Kim started as a customer service rep and account manager for Atlantic Packaging in 2012. When she moved to beautiful Baltimore in August 2016, the Tar Heel immersed herself in work as a store manager for Simply Beautiful Flowers.

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Fun Facts

Keep your Distance. I'm a black belt in karate.

The Language of Love. I can say, "I love you" in ten languages.

Take a Dive. I m scuba certified and love to explore underwater!

Big Jump. I fed a kangaroo once. It tickled.

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  • Dylan Burtis

    Client Advisor

    Early Years: The Good Dirt

    It was all rough and tumble for this Long Island prankster. A self-proclaimed "Dennis the Menace," babysitters charged double the going rate for "Dylan the Devil." One of five children, he became quite the wrestler by the time he reached high school (four-year varsity), played lacrosse, and made the Adidas All-American lacrosse team. He also had "an accent so thick, I was asked every day if I was from Boston."

    What we know about Dylan: He Cleans Up Well (?)

    Dylan went to Towson University, was a President of the Sigma Chi Fraternity and graduated in "only" 5 years. After eight years serving as the Commercial Manager for the family's Stanley Steemer business, it seems that all of the kinks were gone. So off he went into the Insurance biz, where he slaves tirelessly to keep every client relationship fresh and spotless.

    Fun Facts

    Spot-on decision maker. Dylan had never even seen Towson University before it became his higher learning institute of choice. And sure, he chose it because his sister told him the girl to boy ratio was 67/33. But is there honestly a better reason? Exactly.

    More Team Members
  • Emily Yeakle

    Client Manager

    Early Years

    Born and raised in Baltimore, Emily went to Notre Dame Prep where she played field hockey and lacrosse. In fact, her love for the game had her planning on playing Division III college lacrosse. But who needs planning when you can follow your ever-changing heart? "At the very last minute, I decided to attend Virginia Tech and become a Hokie." (That's Hokie. Not hooky. Sheesh.) Good strategy, Em! At Virginia Tech, our star wore lots of orange, studied Public Relations and Marketing, and pledged Delta Gamma. (Hoki, Hoki, Hoki, Hy!)

    What we know about Emily

    Charmer in Charm City.

    After graduating from Virginia Tech in 2013 (Sola-Rex, Sola-Rah!), Emily replanted her roots right back in her hometown. Once settled in Locust Point, she ensconced herself in Baltimore life, starting with her first career at an IT staffing industry. After 2 years, Emily left staffing to join a large healthcare company -- and after about a year, landed at EBS as an Account Manager. (Team! Team! Team!)

    Fun Facts

    Purple passion. I am obsessed with the Ravens and my sorority voted me most likely to marry Ray Lewis.

    Pepto-Bismol please! I once won an award for being a human garbage disposal. I can out-eat most people, especially when it comes to Italian food.

    Puppy love. I am obsessed with my golden retriever and all golden retrievers.

    More Team Members
  • Jayson Hudgins

    Client Advisor

    Early Years

    Jayson grew up in Goldsboro NC, has four siblings and graduated from Spring Creek High School. Growing up, soccer and tennis were his rackets. By junior year, his tennis team made state finals and college soccer and tennis recruiters came 'a knocking. However, Jayson knows his priorities (a reason to love him) and instead opted to focus his energies at a large party school with a big football atmosphere. At East Carolina University, Jayson majored in Distribution & Logistics, minored in Business Administration, joined Sigma Alpha Epsilon and played club soccer. In the end, he defeated "all odds" by graduating in 4 years with a job right out of the gate.

    What we know about Jayson

    From wanderlust to growing roots.

    Jason has called Baltimore home for 7 years and lives in the 'burbs of Harford County with his wife and twins. But initially, he wanted to escape the small town feel and eastern NC. "I packed up and took an outsides sales role in Orlando." His first real world job experience was with a company in the construction equipment industry. Later that year, that company transferred our hero way up north to DC and he later landed a sales role for a 3PL broker in Baltimore. For just under 5 years, he then worked in the international supply chain at Under Armour and helped the brand expand internationally.

    Fun Facts

    Square peg. I can solve a Rubik's Cube in under 2 minutes.

    International Affair. I've been to 5 different countries and 3 continents in the past 2 years and plan on hitting all 7 continents. Two to go!

    You can take the boy out of the South, but... The shortest way to my heart? Bojangles and sweet tea.

    Seeing Red. I was issued a red card in high school before the game even started! I mooned the other team as their bus arrived. Who knew you could be red carded during warm-ups?

    It's All Chinese. I took a mock Chinese CPA exam online while in Shanghai. It was a joke, but I passed!

    More Team Members
  • Kim Cox

    Client Manager

    The Early Years

    Kim grew up in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. The youngest of four children and only girl, she kept very active - playing softball, basketball, and volleyball. Perhaps her biggest love during those years? The Tar Heels! "I was a huge fan.", she admits. "Moving to Baltimore was a bit of a shock. Fans here root for professional teams as opposed to the college sports I grew up loving."

    What we know about Kim

    All of that Tar Heel loving paid off when Kim entered studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. While there, she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Management and Society. And just to keep a great thing going, she is currently studying for her Master's Degree in Public Administration at UNC online.

    Flower Girl

    Before joining the team at EBS, Kim started as a customer service rep and account manager for Atlantic Packaging in 2012. When she moved to beautiful Baltimore in August 2016, the Tar Heel immersed herself in work as a store manager for Simply Beautiful Flowers.

    Fun Facts

    Keep your Distance. I'm a black belt in karate.

    The Language of Love. I can say, "I love you" in ten languages.

    Take a Dive. I m scuba certified and love to explore underwater!

    Big Jump. I fed a kangaroo once. It tickled.

    More Team Members

As employee benefits brokers, our core competency is to provide you access to medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and other insurance products. We help you navigate employee benefits through automated technologies that streamline and automate the process, such as integrated payroll, enrollment platforms, benefits administration, and Human Resource Information Systems. We keep you out of the penalty zone by advising you and providing solutions to meet your ERISA and Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirements, including reporting and distributing notices. We protect your bottom line by providing financially-focused and strategic planning, cost containment strategies, and risk management. We back all of this up with incredible customer service that is with you every step of the way. We are Employee Benefit Services. We are easier, better, smarter.