EHL News

September 2019

Heather Torres Earns CEBS Designation

Poulsbo, WA: Heather Torres, Employee Benefits Leader has earned the designation of Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) co-sponsored by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP) and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. It is one of the most widely recognized and respected professional credentials in the Human Resources and Employee Benefits industries.

August 2019

Sal Catania Earns CPRM Designation

Poulsbo, WA: Sal Catania, a personal insurance risk advisor,  has earned the designation of Certified Personal Risk Manager (CPRM) from the National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research. He is currently one of 168 in the U.S. and one of 10 in the state of Washington to have earned this prestigious profession designation.

June 2017

Heather Torres Earns GBA Designation

Poulsbo, WA:  Last month, Heather Torres completed the third course of a three-part series and successfully passed the certification exam, earning the designation of Group Benefits Associate (GBA). The designation is part of The Certified Employee Benefits Specialist Program, a joint program of the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The School grants professional recognition to those individuals who have met prescribed educational standards and other requirements in the employee benefits field. Additionally, Torres completed the Brown & Brown University School of Service Leadership in June, held in Daytona Beach, Florida. Torres is an Employee Benefits Advisor with EHL Insurance and is licensed in Life & Disability in the state of Washington.

EHL Insurance is an independent agency formed from the merger of two North Kitsap agencies with history dating back as far as the 1930’s. We currently have two full service agencies located in Poulsbo and Port Angeles. We have built our reputation on providing solid, relationship-based services and solutions tailored to meet the specific needs of our clients.

May 21, 2013

Scott Baker Joins EHL Insurance as Accounting Leader

Poulsbo, WA:  Scott Baker has joined EHL Insurance in Poulsbo as their new Accounting Leader. Scott is a graduate of Washington State University where he earned his BA in business administration. He brings with him a decade of experience in the fields of accounting, operations, and information technology management.

Prior to joining EHL, Scott spent 10 years at an independent financial planning firm in Seattle as an Operations/IT manager where he achieved his Series 7 (General Securities Representative) and Series 66 (Uniform Combined State Securities Law) certification. His ability to implement new processes and help the firm leverage technology to achieve its objectives was a key component in the firm’s rapid growth over his tenure.

As an active member of the community, Scott is a baseball coach for the North Kitsap Little League as well as a coach and volunteer with the North Kitsap Soccer Club.