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.

Stacey Grandizio

Client Manager

Early Years: Are you kitten me??

Growing up in Baltimore, Maryland, Stacey was the youngest of three with an older brother and sister. Stacey's family never had a lot of pets, but about fifteen years ago, she came across a kitten who was 24 hours away from being sent to a shelter. Though she wasn't much of a cat person, the thought of another animal going to a shelter broke her heart, and she offered to take him in. Now she and her husband live with their cute fur baby, and Stacey drinks coffee out of a cat mug every morning.

What we know about Stacey: A taste of Tuscany

As an Italian, Stacey and her family love good food. In the evenings, she's always cooking or entertaining for friends. In her career, Stacey had focused on the voluntary benefits arena since graduating magna cum laude from Towson University with a Bachelor of Science in mass communications. More recently, she began looking to expand outside the voluntary benefits niche. Due to a great relationship with a recruiter from a local executive search firm, Stacey was introduced to EBS and we're lucky to have her on the team. We also hope we might get to sample some tasty Italian food!

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Fun Facts

26.2 Reasons for Working Out: I love to run, especially long distances. I've run a marathon, three half-marathons and several 5K races (so far).

Inked Up: I have three tattoos.

Consider it Cleaned! I'm a neat freak. My hidden talent is decluttering rooms and organizing drawers and closets.

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Candice Slowik

Director of Culture & Communication

Early years

Candice grew up near Solomons Island in Southern MD -- which makes her "crabby" in a good way. "Not much to do but go to the beach or take boat rides," she reports. She thought it was totally boring growing up. "Now I have a whole new appreciation for my hometown. It's beautiful and I would love to have access to a beach 24/7 again!" She attended Patuxent High School and Towson University, where she majored in Business and Corporate Communication Studies and Creative Writing.

What we know about Candice

Three cheers!

As a former cheerleader, Candice remains an enthusiastic team member. She broke into the industry as an intern at Armada Consulting, then joined Sun Life Financial right out of college. Before joining EBS, Candice worked for Silberstein Insurance Group as their Marketing Manager. Candice has two sisters and a brother (two in the industry!).

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Fun Facts

She's a DARE Bear. I was in an anti-drug commercial for DARE when I was a kid that played on our local channels until I was in high school (I sang and participated in a VERY cheesy dance)... I pray all time that someone somewhere has finally destroyed any evidence of this!

She's inspired by sweets. I replicated van Gogh's "Starry Night" in icing for my sister's birthday using a slew of cupcakes and Thin Mint cookies.

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Deirdre Weadock

Client Manager

Early Years: Under the Sea

Deirdre was born and raised in the Baltimore suburbs. As a bit of a science nerd, she loved attending marine biology summer camps, and she volunteered at the National Aquarium in Baltimore throughout high school. She later got her scuba diving certification with her dad when she was 12 years old. After college, Deirdre worked as a dolphin trainer for 10 years at the National Aquarium and in the Florida Keys.

What we know about Deirdre: Running through Dream Jobs

Though she hadn't been an athlete growing up, Deirdre started running after college to get in better shape. A few marathons later, Deirdre became a running coach - which brought her to her second career: managing operations for Charm City Run, a local running and race management company. In 2015, Deirdre became a mom, and her son led her to search for a job with more consistent hours, and now we're glad to have her with us at EBS!

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Fun Facts

Caring for Animals: I went abroad multiple times in college to study animals: monkeys for a semester in a Brazilian rain forest, whale sharks for a summer on a boat in Baja and a species of schooling fish for a month in Papua New Guinea.  

World Traveler: I've traveled five of the seven continents - so far. 

Time to hit the trails! My son and I both love being outdoors, and you can usually find us hiking nearby trails on the weekends.

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Amanda Hastings

Client Manager

The Early Years: Never-Ending Summer

Amanda grew up in Syracuse, New York with her little brother, Logan. They're closer than most siblings after spending their entire childhood together, and Amanda considers Logan one of her best friends. Summer is Amanda's favorite season, and the pair would fill their days with sports or swim together at the community pool. But like most older siblings, Amanda soon left for college, ready to pursue her next adventure.

What we know about Amanda: Putting Down Roots

After graduating from Ithaca College with a degree in Television-Radio and Digital Marketing, Amanda felt the job market in Upstate New York looked slim. She applied to jobs up and down the East Coast before landing a position in Baltimore. Even though she only had one friend in the area, she packed up, moved, and never looked back. Since then, she's built a network of friends, started a family with her husband, Brandon, and their daughter, Palmer, and joined our team at EBS! 

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Fun Facts

LAX to the MAX: I played lacrosse for two years in college. 

Tap it out. I took dance lessons from age two until graduating high school, and tap is - by far - my favorite form of dance!

No Standing. Only Dancing. My family and I love music, and we have dance parties in the living room on the reg.

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  • Stacey Grandizio

    Client Manager

    Early Years: Are you kitten me??

    Growing up in Baltimore, Maryland, Stacey was the youngest of three with an older brother and sister. Stacey's family never had a lot of pets, but about fifteen years ago, she came across a kitten who was 24 hours away from being sent to a shelter. Though she wasn't much of a cat person, the thought of another animal going to a shelter broke her heart, and she offered to take him in. Now she and her husband live with their cute fur baby, and Stacey drinks coffee out of a cat mug every morning.

    What we know about Stacey: A taste of Tuscany

    As an Italian, Stacey and her family love good food. In the evenings, she's always cooking or entertaining for friends. In her career, Stacey had focused on the voluntary benefits arena since graduating magna cum laude from Towson University with a Bachelor of Science in mass communications. More recently, she began looking to expand outside the voluntary benefits niche. Due to a great relationship with a recruiter from a local executive search firm, Stacey was introduced to EBS and we're lucky to have her on the team. We also hope we might get to sample some tasty Italian food!

    Fun Facts

    26.2 Reasons for Working Out: I love to run, especially long distances. I've run a marathon, three half-marathons and several 5K races (so far).

    Inked Up: I have three tattoos.

    Consider it Cleaned! I'm a neat freak. My hidden talent is decluttering rooms and organizing drawers and closets.

    More Team Members
  • Candice Slowik

    Director of Culture & Communication

    Early years

    Candice grew up near Solomons Island in Southern MD -- which makes her "crabby" in a good way. "Not much to do but go to the beach or take boat rides," she reports. She thought it was totally boring growing up. "Now I have a whole new appreciation for my hometown. It's beautiful and I would love to have access to a beach 24/7 again!" She attended Patuxent High School and Towson University, where she majored in Business and Corporate Communication Studies and Creative Writing.

    What we know about Candice

    Three cheers!

    As a former cheerleader, Candice remains an enthusiastic team member. She broke into the industry as an intern at Armada Consulting, then joined Sun Life Financial right out of college. Before joining EBS, Candice worked for Silberstein Insurance Group as their Marketing Manager. Candice has two sisters and a brother (two in the industry!).

    Fun Facts

    She's a DARE Bear. I was in an anti-drug commercial for DARE when I was a kid that played on our local channels until I was in high school (I sang and participated in a VERY cheesy dance)... I pray all time that someone somewhere has finally destroyed any evidence of this!

    She's inspired by sweets. I replicated van Gogh's "Starry Night" in icing for my sister's birthday using a slew of cupcakes and Thin Mint cookies.

    More Team Members
  • Deirdre Weadock

    Client Manager

    Early Years: Under the Sea

    Deirdre was born and raised in the Baltimore suburbs. As a bit of a science nerd, she loved attending marine biology summer camps, and she volunteered at the National Aquarium in Baltimore throughout high school. She later got her scuba diving certification with her dad when she was 12 years old. After college, Deirdre worked as a dolphin trainer for 10 years at the National Aquarium and in the Florida Keys.

    What we know about Deirdre: Running through Dream Jobs

    Though she hadn't been an athlete growing up, Deirdre started running after college to get in better shape. A few marathons later, Deirdre became a running coach - which brought her to her second career: managing operations for Charm City Run, a local running and race management company. In 2015, Deirdre became a mom, and her son led her to search for a job with more consistent hours, and now we're glad to have her with us at EBS!

    Fun Facts

    Caring for Animals: I went abroad multiple times in college to study animals: monkeys for a semester in a Brazilian rain forest, whale sharks for a summer on a boat in Baja and a species of schooling fish for a month in Papua New Guinea.  

    World Traveler: I've traveled five of the seven continents - so far. 

    Time to hit the trails! My son and I both love being outdoors, and you can usually find us hiking nearby trails on the weekends.

    More Team Members
  • Amanda Hastings

    Client Manager

    The Early Years: Never-Ending Summer

    Amanda grew up in Syracuse, New York with her little brother, Logan. They're closer than most siblings after spending their entire childhood together, and Amanda considers Logan one of her best friends. Summer is Amanda's favorite season, and the pair would fill their days with sports or swim together at the community pool. But like most older siblings, Amanda soon left for college, ready to pursue her next adventure.

    What we know about Amanda: Putting Down Roots

    After graduating from Ithaca College with a degree in Television-Radio and Digital Marketing, Amanda felt the job market in Upstate New York looked slim. She applied to jobs up and down the East Coast before landing a position in Baltimore. Even though she only had one friend in the area, she packed up, moved, and never looked back. Since then, she's built a network of friends, started a family with her husband, Brandon, and their daughter, Palmer, and joined our team at EBS! 

    Fun Facts

    LAX to the MAX: I played lacrosse for two years in college. 

    Tap it out. I took dance lessons from age two until graduating high school, and tap is - by far - my favorite form of dance!

    No Standing. Only Dancing. My family and I love music, and we have dance parties in the living room on the reg.

    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.