Our business is building enduring relationships based on the individual needs and circumstances associated with each client.  Our team will work with you to design a customized program and help you implement your benefits strategy.  We suggest products and services only after considering your specific goals and needs and will monitor your situation and suggest changes to your program as they become necessary. 


We believe in the power of teamwork. The success of your employee benefit program can be attributed, in part, to the key elements of the personal attention we provide.

Employee Benefit Specialist

We can help you make the right business decisions about your employee benefit plans. Our extensive experience in the marketplace enables us to offer you plans which combine the products for your specific needs, followed up with service and support you can count on.

Georgann Helmuth

Director of Employee Benefits

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Georgann has over 30 years’ experience as an employee benefits expert.  She has worked in an employer setting as benefits director, insurance companies in sales and service and has over 10 years in employee benefits consulting.  Her unique skill set brings innovative cost effective plan strategies that serve her clients well.  “Serving clients here at Strategic Employee Benefits is a fun and rewarding experience as we bring unparalleled resources and efficiencies to our clients. The team atmosphere is amazing.” 


In her spare time Georgann enjoys camping, kayaking, and hiking with her dog in the Pacific Northwest. 

Client Services Team

Helping you develop the right plan is only half of our job. We continue the process with attentive follow up and thorough client service. Your personal client service representative will help you set up your new plan and will always be just a phone call away to answer questions and help you keep your plan on track at renewal time.

Josh McAtee

Employee Benefit Consultant

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Josh has over 4 years’ experience working with employers on their employee benefit plans. Prior to joining Strategic Employee Benefits he worked as a Financial Representative working with employers and individuals on their financial goals. He also spent many years in the hospitality field where he honed outstanding service skills.  Josh’s clients enjoy his sense of humor, attention to their needs and knowledge of their business and benefit goals. 


In his spare time Josh enjoys spending time with his family. He is also an accomplished singer and dancer who enjoys performing around town with various ensembles.

Cheryl Albaugh

Employee Benefit Consultant

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Cheryl has worked as an employee benefits expert for over 25 years. She brings a vast amount of experience and knowledge to our clients. One of Cheryl's strengths is in follow through and making sure that all timelines and renewals are complete and the client's needs are exceeded. She has excellent services skills and loves to find solutions for clients.

In her "spare" time, Cheryl loves to spend time with her grandkids, volunteer at her church, is involved in music in a variety of ways, and loves to garden.

Stephanie Fulton

Benefits Associate

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Stephanie Fulton is a Benefits Coordinator who has a passion for quality and process improvement within companies. As a recent college graduate from Oregon State University, Stephanie earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health and minored in Spanish. In her current position with Strategic Employee Benefit Services of Oregon (SEBS), Stephanie is working on fine tuning processes and ensuring outstanding customer service. She is an integral team member filling any service or communication gaps.


Stephanie plans to earn a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Public Health or Public Administration in the near future.


In her free time, she enjoys catching up with friends, spending time with her two nephews, and taking advantage of the beautiful Oregon scenery via hiking, camping, and fishing. She also enjoys a game of golf on occasion, too.