Employee Benefits, Health Insurance Brokers & Consulting

  • Our clients hire us to effectively manage their employee benefit plan by providing financial solutions, account management, enrollment and client service tools.
  • Our Firm delivers the type of personalized and professional service employers should expect from their insurance broker/consultant.

Office Locations in Charleston, SC and St. Simons Island, GA

[ You’ve got enough on your to-do list already. ]

Group Health Insurance Made Easy

Beckham Insurance Group works with approximately 170 employers of all shapes and sizes across South Carolina, Georgia, and the entire southeast region. We are affiliated with Patriot Growth Insurance, a top 25 insurance broker in the United States. This gives us access to best-in-class products and nationwide reach, all while keeping a uniquely local and service-first model for our clients.

Employee Benefits Tools & Services

In addition to a comprehensive selection of employee benefits plans and products, we are pleased to offer our clients access to the latest administrative tools and personalized customer service. We can customize your package to meet your unique needs, providing:

Online Enrollment & Administration
Compliance, ACA Expertise & Legal Counsel
Strategy & Support
HR Portal
Employee Benefits Booklet
The Benefits App
Employee Wellness
Full Access to all Health & Supplemental Insurance Markets & Products

Online Enrollment & Administration

Choose and manage your group benefits online. Our cloud-based system consolidates enrollments and benefits into one easy to use online portal. We offer two HR systems. Choose the one that’s right for your company.

Compliance, ACA Expertise and Legal Counsel

We offer customized Compliance Books for clients, as well as access to ACA seminars, webinars and notifications. We also retain a benefits attorney for client guidance.

Local Support & Strategy

While our systems may be automated, we take customer service and your business very seriously. We provide strategic guidance, local market knowledge, plan analytics and client advocacy with every package we work on.

HR Tools

Access your HR tools all in one location. A wealth of training videos, interactive apps and tools, and HR & Benefits newsletters are provided and at your fingertips to customize and utilize.

Employee Benefits Booklet

At no extra cost, we can create customized benefit booklets for your staff that consolidates all plan information and can be handed to new employees as well as distributed digitally.

Benefits App

The Benefits App allows us to present employers with smarter plan design options in Real Time….modifying plans face to face and showing the immediate impact of plan design changes, seamlessly integrating medical, Rx and ancillary into the benefits conversation.

[ Locally owned and operated for over 20 years. ]

Your Beckham Team

The Beckham Insurance team operates under the basic principles of providing excellent customer service and building long-term relationships through knowledge, integrity, innovation, and hard work. We are leading employee benefits brokers, locally owned and operated in Charleston, SC and St. Simons, GA. If that sounds like the type of team you’re looking for, then you’ve come to the right place.

Marshall Beckham

Marshall Beckham


Marshall has 20 years in the employee benefits business after obtaining his BBA in Insurance from The University of Georgia. His career began at a global insurance brokerage firm, then to a fortune 100 insurance company, and for the last 12 years he’s led Beckham Insurance Group. Widely regarded as one of the most experienced and well-versed insurance brokers in our region. He sits on in several insurance company advisory boards and councils and holds industry recognitions. His number one focus is bringing the best solutions to his clients. Marshall maintains overall account responsibility.

Dean Ellis

Dean Ellis


Dean brings 32 years of insurance & employee benefits knowledge to the Beckham Insurance Group.

He started his insurance career with 5 years at Prudential & 5 years with Cigna Healthcare.

He provides, sales, client management & client service, brings new idea and solutions for his clients that he has served for over 23 years.

He has experience in all aspects of employee benefits and individual Life & Disability insurance, including self-insured, level funding, fully insurance benefits. Also, ancillary benefits such as dental, vision, disability, and worksite.

Lauren Shultz

Lauren Shultz

account executive

A true superstar in the employee benefits business. After graduating from the University of Alabama she spent several years with a leading national insurance brokerage firm in Jacksonville, FL as an account manager before calling Charleston, SC home with Beckham Insurance Group. She is well versed in all aspects of insurance contracts, funding options, plan designs, online tools, and cost management. Lauren focuses on client renewal strategies.

Alex Martin

Alex Martin

Employee Benefit Sales Consultant

Alex brings several years of experience in the employee benefits business. She began her career on the carrier side with Cigna Group Insurance then moved over to a national broker firm before joining the team at Beckham Insurance Group.

Alex focuses on providing the best solutions for her clients and maintaining a high quality level of service.

She is a Charleston native and attended the University of South Carolina where she played collegiate tennis.

Libby Hydrick

Libby Hydrick

administrative and marketing

She’s never met a person she didn’t like or didn’t like her! Our clients and colleagues really enjoy working with Libby when they need administrative assistance. She’s always glad to go the extra

Why Choose Us?

Here are just a few reasons to select Beckham Insurance Group as your preferred employee benefits broker:

We offer full access to all health and supplemental insurance markets and products, so you can create a competitive benefits package that meets the needs of your business and employees.

Our expert brokers will work closely with you to understand your needs, provide personalized guidance, and help you plan and manage your benefits.

We have over 20 years of experience providing and managing employee benefits for a wide range of businesses and industries.

With offices in Charleston, SC and St. Simons Island, GA, we understand local needs and markets. We are active in our communities and are proud to work with many local businesses.

The Importance of Employee Benefits

Employers can realize many advantages by offering a comprehensive benefits package, including:

Attract Top Talent. Top candidates are looking for the best total compensation package. Beyond base salary, a robust benefit offering can give you the competitive edge in the marketplace.

Improve Recruitment & Retention. According to a study by MetLife, a better benefits package is one of the top reasons that employees stay with their current employer—or look elsewhere.

Improve Engagement. According to MetLife, 55% of employees believe they will be more successful in both work and life with access to a full range of health and ancillary benefits.

Proud to Work With

Proud to Work With

Let’s Get Started

Attract top talent with a comprehensive benefits package, and reduce HR workload with a full suite of tools and services. At Beckham Insurance Group, we are here to help make planning and managing your employee benefits easier than ever. Get in touch today to get started!