Our Team

Our Team

Abigail Bands

Administrative Assistant

Early Years: Game Rules

Abigail was raised in Bel Air, Maryland and lived with her mom, dad, and one sister. Growing up, sports were not her favorite. "I faked a lot of injuries to get out of soccer back in the day," she admits. Hanging out with her friends was fun and all, but when it came to playing, she just didn't have much interest in being in the game. On the other hand, she was a real sport when it came to her behavior. "I was quite the rule follower and did everything I could to stay out of trouble!" A good trait to have in the insurance business!

What We Know about Abigail: Work & The City

Abigail graduated from Towson University in 2014 with a dual degree in Early Childhood Education and Special Education. After graduation she was a teacher for four years - two years as a special needs teacher and two years ruling a second-grade classroom. "I lived in the city for a few years after graduation and loved every minute of it," she pines. Still, she moved to the county last summer. "I feel so thankful to work downtown so that I still get a little taste of city living!"

Abigail was married in November 2017. She and her husband are the proud parents of a golden retriever named Frannie - the family favorite!

Fun Facts

She Goes the Distance: I ran the Baltimore Marathon in 2015.

She Knows When to Draw the Line: Almost always! 75% of my closet is made up of striped clothing.

Happy Meals: I'm a picky eater! My favorite foods are consistent with the diet of a five-year-old!

Taylor Wood

Culture and Communication Specialist

Early Years: One big, travel-happy family

Both of Taylor's parents attended Fredonia State, and they met when her dad decided to "love tap" her mom with his car. They went on to have four girls - even though Taylor's dad is the youngest of four boys, Taylor is the oldest, and one of her younger, twin sisters has Down Syndrome. Living in Rochester, New York, their family likes to spend their summers on Canandaigua Lake, and Taylor frequently traveled for weekend lacrosse tournaments. Many tournaments brought her to Maryland, and we're lucky they did! She now lives in Baltimore City with her quarantine puppy, Whiskey.

What we know about Taylor: Just one more scoop

Taylor worked for five years at an ice cream parlor, making her practically a professional ice cream scooper. She then channeled her entrepreneurial spirit into a Bachelor of Science in marketing from Towson University, and she took a marketing class on "Marketing in the Shadows of Bordeaux Vineyards" while studying abroad. As our marketing coordinator at EBS, we appreciate Taylor's well-traveled, marketing background, but most of all we love her ice cream scooping experience!

Fun Facts

Quarantined before it was cool: I was quarantined way before 2020. When I was two years old, I was quarantined for 10 days with an unknown rash. It was later diagnosed as Kawasaki disease.

Let's see those pearly whites! I won best smile in junior and senior high school.  

Christmas in November: My due date was supposed to be Christmas Day. I celebrate Christmas for as long as possible every year and start blaring Christmas music on the first day of November!

  • Abigail Bands

    Administrative Assistant

    Early Years: Game Rules

    Abigail was raised in Bel Air, Maryland and lived with her mom, dad, and one sister. Growing up, sports were not her favorite. "I faked a lot of injuries to get out of soccer back in the day," she admits. Hanging out with her friends was fun and all, but when it came to playing, she just didn't have much interest in being in the game. On the other hand, she was a real sport when it came to her behavior. "I was quite the rule follower and did everything I could to stay out of trouble!" A good trait to have in the insurance business!

    What We Know about Abigail: Work & The City

    Abigail graduated from Towson University in 2014 with a dual degree in Early Childhood Education and Special Education. After graduation she was a teacher for four years - two years as a special needs teacher and two years ruling a second-grade classroom. "I lived in the city for a few years after graduation and loved every minute of it," she pines. Still, she moved to the county last summer. "I feel so thankful to work downtown so that I still get a little taste of city living!"

    Abigail was married in November 2017. She and her husband are the proud parents of a golden retriever named Frannie - the family favorite!

    Fun Facts

    She Goes the Distance: I ran the Baltimore Marathon in 2015.

    She Knows When to Draw the Line: Almost always! 75% of my closet is made up of striped clothing.

    Happy Meals: I'm a picky eater! My favorite foods are consistent with the diet of a five-year-old!

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  • Taylor Wood

    Culture and Communication Specialist

    Early Years: One big, travel-happy family

    Both of Taylor's parents attended Fredonia State, and they met when her dad decided to "love tap" her mom with his car. They went on to have four girls - even though Taylor's dad is the youngest of four boys, Taylor is the oldest, and one of her younger, twin sisters has Down Syndrome. Living in Rochester, New York, their family likes to spend their summers on Canandaigua Lake, and Taylor frequently traveled for weekend lacrosse tournaments. Many tournaments brought her to Maryland, and we're lucky they did! She now lives in Baltimore City with her quarantine puppy, Whiskey.

    What we know about Taylor: Just one more scoop

    Taylor worked for five years at an ice cream parlor, making her practically a professional ice cream scooper. She then channeled her entrepreneurial spirit into a Bachelor of Science in marketing from Towson University, and she took a marketing class on "Marketing in the Shadows of Bordeaux Vineyards" while studying abroad. As our marketing coordinator at EBS, we appreciate Taylor's well-traveled, marketing background, but most of all we love her ice cream scooping experience!

    Fun Facts

    Quarantined before it was cool: I was quarantined way before 2020. When I was two years old, I was quarantined for 10 days with an unknown rash. It was later diagnosed as Kawasaki disease.

    Let's see those pearly whites! I won best smile in junior and senior high school.  

    Christmas in November: My due date was supposed to be Christmas Day. I celebrate Christmas for as long as possible every year and start blaring Christmas music on the first day of November!

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