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.

Sarah Ehrlich

Client Manager

Early Years: A Mid-Atlantic Girl

Born in Arlington, Sarah's family moved to Laurel before settling in Shrewsbury, PA when she was 10. Except for a brief stint in Cockeysville from 2009-2012, "I've lived in PA ever since. I had not even flown on a plane until my honeymoon to Orlando!" Since then, she's traveled to Florida, Maine, Nevada and Mexico. Although a clarinet, soccer, gymnastics and color guard member in high school, she happily prefers books and numbers. "My youth was spent studying." No wonder she graduated with a 4.2 GPA (4 out of 250 in her class!). Sarah earned her BS in Economics from Penn State. 

What we know about Sarah

Being smart has its benefits

 After ten years helping her clients get the most out of their benefits - two with Crawford Advisors and eight years with The Warner Companies - EBS swooped Sarah up. "I have a passion for manipulating numbers and data to create solutions for our clients," she admits. She's also addicted to Red Bull (a great start to any morning)! But the great love of her life is daughter, Zoe (7 months at the time of this writing). There is simply not enough storage in her cell phone to store the photos!

Sarah earned her Group Benefits Associate (GBA) designation and is presently studying for her Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) certificate.

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Fun Facts

Pizza Queen. My husband and I ate so much pizza in 2011 that Papa John's sent us a free copy of Madden NFL 12 for the PS3. 

Her Life is Magical. I'm a huge Harry Potter fan. My house is Slytherin and my Patronus is a King COBRA.

Film Geek.  Huge cinephiles, my husband and I recite quotes from our favorite movies to each other.  

No Achy Breaky . . . Anything!  I've never broken a bone and I still have all four of my wisdom teeth.

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Scott Melson

Client Advisor

Early years

Give him an "O!" Give him an "R"! Give him an "I"! Oh heck, let's just say Scott loved going to Orioles games as a kid. Like, practically since birth. He is also the son of a marathon runner, so he had plenty of opportunities to get his Forrest Gump on as a kid. His sporty days continued while attending Damascus High School, including playing baseball and football. To this day, he still loves fitting a long distance run or backpack adventure with friends in when he can.

What we know about Scott

Scott's pretty good at performing "marathon workdays", too. We can attest to that. "I love my job and how it gives me the opportunity to meet new people and help put businesses in a better place," he affirms. With four children under the age of 7, he stays busy at home, too! "Life is insane," he confirms, "And I love it. I'm also an Elder at Shady Grove Presbyterian Church and love to work with people in the congregation."

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Fun Facts

Kicking It: I am a "bloody" huge Arsenal Football Club fan.  

The Good Life: Scotch, a Cigar, and a fire pit. Makes a night good.  

Jump Start:  As a freshman, I joined friends who noticed kids jumping off a bridge in a town that a friend just moved to. A few bloody noses later after jumping off the top, the other kids told us (with wide eyes) they only ever jumped off of the support beams, 40 feet below us!

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Megan Mummert

Client Care Specialist

Early Years: One, Big, Happy Family

Born and raised in Maryland, Megan moved to Carroll County when she was just six years old. She was the eldest of two girls, but her family quickly grew after her parents divorced and re-married. Two stepbrothers, three stepsisters and an additional little half-brother later, they became the "Almost Brady Bunch." She played soccer, basketball, and even tried her pom-poms at cheerleading, but ditched them for Karate, which she had started at age 12. She earned her Black Belt at 16.

What We Know: She's a Care Bear

Megan majored in Adolescent Psychology at University Maryland College Park for one semester before transferring to Carroll Community College, where she intended to pursue a nursing degree in Pediatric Oncology. "I kept getting waitlisted, so to get my foot in the medical field, I decided to start at Medix Towson to become a Certified Medical Assistant and Certified Phlebotomist," she explains. She began her clinical career working for a Cardiology/Internal Medicine practice before moving on to Podiatry and Surgery. Luckily for us, her career path changed when she moved to billing and collections for Maxim Healthcare, where she was voted Employee of the Year for 2016. Today, she is a proud EBS-er!

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Fun Facts

Inked up: I LOVE tattoos and have around 20 (I lost count after a while). And yes, I have plans for several more.

Picture This: I love photography and do photoshoots in my free time.

My Babies: I have an obsession with pugs and have 2 fur boys, Pierre Francois and Bruno Samartino.

Matters of the Heart: I was best friends with my husband for three years before we both broke up with our significant others and he confessed he had been in love with me all along. We immediately started dating and he proposed to me during a visit to romantic St. Thomas at Magen's Bay in 2011.

Encore!: I played clarinet for 10 years and was first chair all throughout middle and high school. In high school, I was a competitive belly dancer.

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Sam Wheeless

Client Manager

Early years: Down on the farm 

Born and raised in Maryland, Sam has lived in Baltimore and Monkton, where she grew up on a horse farm. Ah, the days of swimming and horseback riding! Don't fool yourself, though. The two sports take a lot of discipline and commitment, which Sam put to good use during her Business Management studies at Loyola University. As if that wasn't enough of a workload, this go-getter also seamlessly juggled college life and earning her BAA with work as a manager at a Mexican restaurant! ĦAy, caramba!

What we know about Sam: Her interests get interesting! 

Prior to joining EBS, Sam was an account manager at The Warner Companies. She is an animal lover who volunteers at Baltimore County Animal Services. Sam loves memoirs (especially those written by David Sedaris). Not enough for you? She also makes a mean veal marsala! Sam enjoys cooking, trying out new restaurants, hiking and going to Spin class. Her love of high heels sends her tall frame into the clouds! Just don't talk to her before she's had her morning diet coke - Sam is so not a morning person!

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Fun Facts

Travel Notes. I got my ears pierced in Brazil and traveled to Spain, Portugal, Morocco and Costa Rica last year.

Big Lug. I love big dogs (Rottweilers, Pit bulls, you name it)!  

When Holidays are Beastly. My last dog was a Rottweiler named Merry Christmas (We called her Chrissy).

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  • Sarah Ehrlich

    Client Manager

    Early Years: A Mid-Atlantic Girl

    Born in Arlington, Sarah's family moved to Laurel before settling in Shrewsbury, PA when she was 10. Except for a brief stint in Cockeysville from 2009-2012, "I've lived in PA ever since. I had not even flown on a plane until my honeymoon to Orlando!" Since then, she's traveled to Florida, Maine, Nevada and Mexico. Although a clarinet, soccer, gymnastics and color guard member in high school, she happily prefers books and numbers. "My youth was spent studying." No wonder she graduated with a 4.2 GPA (4 out of 250 in her class!). Sarah earned her BS in Economics from Penn State. 

    What we know about Sarah

    Being smart has its benefits

     After ten years helping her clients get the most out of their benefits - two with Crawford Advisors and eight years with The Warner Companies - EBS swooped Sarah up. "I have a passion for manipulating numbers and data to create solutions for our clients," she admits. She's also addicted to Red Bull (a great start to any morning)! But the great love of her life is daughter, Zoe (7 months at the time of this writing). There is simply not enough storage in her cell phone to store the photos!

    Sarah earned her Group Benefits Associate (GBA) designation and is presently studying for her Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) certificate.

    Fun Facts

    Pizza Queen. My husband and I ate so much pizza in 2011 that Papa John's sent us a free copy of Madden NFL 12 for the PS3. 

    Her Life is Magical. I'm a huge Harry Potter fan. My house is Slytherin and my Patronus is a King COBRA.

    Film Geek.  Huge cinephiles, my husband and I recite quotes from our favorite movies to each other.  

    No Achy Breaky . . . Anything!  I've never broken a bone and I still have all four of my wisdom teeth.

    More Team Members
  • Scott Melson

    Client Advisor

    Early years

    Give him an "O!" Give him an "R"! Give him an "I"! Oh heck, let's just say Scott loved going to Orioles games as a kid. Like, practically since birth. He is also the son of a marathon runner, so he had plenty of opportunities to get his Forrest Gump on as a kid. His sporty days continued while attending Damascus High School, including playing baseball and football. To this day, he still loves fitting a long distance run or backpack adventure with friends in when he can.

    What we know about Scott

    Scott's pretty good at performing "marathon workdays", too. We can attest to that. "I love my job and how it gives me the opportunity to meet new people and help put businesses in a better place," he affirms. With four children under the age of 7, he stays busy at home, too! "Life is insane," he confirms, "And I love it. I'm also an Elder at Shady Grove Presbyterian Church and love to work with people in the congregation."

    Fun Facts

    Kicking It: I am a "bloody" huge Arsenal Football Club fan.  

    The Good Life: Scotch, a Cigar, and a fire pit. Makes a night good.  

    Jump Start:  As a freshman, I joined friends who noticed kids jumping off a bridge in a town that a friend just moved to. A few bloody noses later after jumping off the top, the other kids told us (with wide eyes) they only ever jumped off of the support beams, 40 feet below us!

    More Team Members
  • Megan Mummert

    Client Care Specialist

    Early Years: One, Big, Happy Family

    Born and raised in Maryland, Megan moved to Carroll County when she was just six years old. She was the eldest of two girls, but her family quickly grew after her parents divorced and re-married. Two stepbrothers, three stepsisters and an additional little half-brother later, they became the "Almost Brady Bunch." She played soccer, basketball, and even tried her pom-poms at cheerleading, but ditched them for Karate, which she had started at age 12. She earned her Black Belt at 16.

    What We Know: She's a Care Bear

    Megan majored in Adolescent Psychology at University Maryland College Park for one semester before transferring to Carroll Community College, where she intended to pursue a nursing degree in Pediatric Oncology. "I kept getting waitlisted, so to get my foot in the medical field, I decided to start at Medix Towson to become a Certified Medical Assistant and Certified Phlebotomist," she explains. She began her clinical career working for a Cardiology/Internal Medicine practice before moving on to Podiatry and Surgery. Luckily for us, her career path changed when she moved to billing and collections for Maxim Healthcare, where she was voted Employee of the Year for 2016. Today, she is a proud EBS-er!

    Fun Facts

    Inked up: I LOVE tattoos and have around 20 (I lost count after a while). And yes, I have plans for several more.

    Picture This: I love photography and do photoshoots in my free time.

    My Babies: I have an obsession with pugs and have 2 fur boys, Pierre Francois and Bruno Samartino.

    Matters of the Heart: I was best friends with my husband for three years before we both broke up with our significant others and he confessed he had been in love with me all along. We immediately started dating and he proposed to me during a visit to romantic St. Thomas at Magen's Bay in 2011.

    Encore!: I played clarinet for 10 years and was first chair all throughout middle and high school. In high school, I was a competitive belly dancer.

    More Team Members
  • Sam Wheeless

    Client Manager

    Early years: Down on the farm 

    Born and raised in Maryland, Sam has lived in Baltimore and Monkton, where she grew up on a horse farm. Ah, the days of swimming and horseback riding! Don't fool yourself, though. The two sports take a lot of discipline and commitment, which Sam put to good use during her Business Management studies at Loyola University. As if that wasn't enough of a workload, this go-getter also seamlessly juggled college life and earning her BAA with work as a manager at a Mexican restaurant! ĦAy, caramba!

    What we know about Sam: Her interests get interesting! 

    Prior to joining EBS, Sam was an account manager at The Warner Companies. She is an animal lover who volunteers at Baltimore County Animal Services. Sam loves memoirs (especially those written by David Sedaris). Not enough for you? She also makes a mean veal marsala! Sam enjoys cooking, trying out new restaurants, hiking and going to Spin class. Her love of high heels sends her tall frame into the clouds! Just don't talk to her before she's had her morning diet coke - Sam is so not a morning person!

    Fun Facts

    Travel Notes. I got my ears pierced in Brazil and traveled to Spain, Portugal, Morocco and Costa Rica last year.

    Big Lug. I love big dogs (Rottweilers, Pit bulls, you name it)!  

    When Holidays are Beastly. My last dog was a Rottweiler named Merry Christmas (We called her Chrissy).

    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.