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The Benefits Group

Your Benefits Team

The Benefits Group combines over 30 years of experience with superior products to provide exceptional service and value to our customers. We provide a full range of brokerage services including employee benefits, financial and retirement, as well as senior benefit planning.

Headquartered in Clarks Summit, PA, we think globally but act locally, with personal services designed specifically for each individual client. The Benefits group works together with a national network of brokers to ensure we can meet your every need and answer any questions you may have quickly and efficiently. Our goal is to achieve a long-term relationship focused on bringing value to your employee management and insurance programs. We are committed to utilizing our collective talent to support your insurance goals.

We Exist to Exceed your Expectations

We work diligently to identify activities that drive claim frequency and implement an action plan to control health care costs and promote a healthy work environment for your employees.
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Meet The Team

Tim Scharle
Office Manager

Tim joined The Benefits Group in April of 2016 as the Marketing Director for the agency. Since then, his role has grown to include managing the Customer Service division, overseeing office IT, and administering our value-added solutions to clients. He lives in Clarks Summit, PA and is happily married with four children.

Amanda Ulmer
Account Manager

Amanda has been an Account Manager at The Benefits Group since August of 2017. Her role is to be your point of contact for any enrollment, billing, or service issues. She has been in the insurance field for over 10 years and enjoys helping with any insurance coverage issues. When not working, Amanda enjoys traveling with her fiancé and spending time with her nieces and nephews.

Todd Shestok
Account Manager

Todd has been an Account Manager at The Benefits Group since February of 2011. His role is to be your point of contact for any enrollment, billing, or service issue. He has been in the insurance industry for over 20 years and enjoys helping with any insurance issues you are having. Out of the office, Todd enjoys as much time as he can with family and friends.

Devan Nole
Account Manager

Devan became a member of The Benefits Group in August 2020 as an Account Manager. She has been a customer service advocate within the health insurance world for 8 years, and enjoys offering customized solutions for businesses and their employees. During her time off from The Benefits Group, Devan enjoys spending time with her husband, children, and family.

Carol Meshko
Customer Service

Carol enjoys helping business owners, human resource managers, and their employees with any insurance coverage issues they are facing.

Everything you want and expect out of your Health/Life Insurance Agent, The Benefits Group gives you that and much more. Accessing our company needs, they were able to offer us the best coverage for the best value; they clearly want to do what is best for us, the client. We look forward to reviewing our benefits every year. I would recommend the Benefits Group to any business that is looking for a superior benefit service solution.

Pamela Powell
Top Notch Distributors, Inc.

The Benefits Group has helped us save hundreds of thousands of dollars on our benefit packages with their innovative ideas. They offer quality benefit plans and take the unique aspects of our business into consideration before making any recommendations. Over the past eight years not only has The Benefits Group been a highly appreciated consultant but we now consider them a vital business partner.

Frank M. Cunius
Payne Printery, Inc.

The Benefits Group has been the Broker for our Dealership’s employee benefit plans for more than 10 years. They continually provide good service by keeping us up to date on changes in the market and among our peers. The work they do for us in the area of benefits allows our personnel to focus on other areas of our business. I would recommend The Benefits Group to anyone looking to have their benefits professionally managed.

David J. Pompey
Scranton Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep

Meet The Team

We can’t wait to get started working for you.
Tim Scharle
Office Manager
Tim Scharle
Office Manager
Tim Scharle
Office Manager
Tim Scharle
Office Manager

Tim joined The Benefits Group in April of 2016 as the Marketing Director for the agency. Since then, his role has grown to include managing the Customer Service division, overseeing office IT, and administering our value-added solutions to clients. He lives in Clarks Summit, PA and is happily married with four children.

Tim Scharle
Office Manager

Tim joined The Benefits Group in April of 2016 as the Marketing Director for the agency. Since then, his role has grown to include managing the Customer Service division, overseeing office IT, and administering our value-added solutions to clients. He lives in Clarks Summit, PA and is happily married with four children.

Tim Scharle
Office Manager

Tim joined The Benefits Group in April of 2016 as the Marketing Director for the agency. Since then, his role has grown to include managing the Customer Service division, overseeing office IT, and administering our value-added solutions to clients. He lives in Clarks Summit, PA and is happily married with four children.

Office Manager

Tim joined The Benefits Group in April of 2016 as the Marketing Director for the agency. Since then, his role has grown to include managing the Customer Service division, overseeing office IT, and administering our value-added solutions to clients. He lives in Clarks Summit, PA and is happily married with four children.

Office Manager

Tim joined The Benefits Group in April of 2016 as the Marketing Director for the agency. Since then, his role has grown to include managing the Customer Service division, overseeing office IT, and administering our value-added solutions to clients. He lives in Clarks Summit, PA and is happily married with four children.

Office Manager

Tim joined The Benefits Group in April of 2016 as the Marketing Director for the agency. Since then, his role has grown to include managing the Customer Service division, overseeing office IT, and administering our value-added solutions to clients. He lives in Clarks Summit, PA and is happily married with four children.

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