About

Formerly known as Stephen Chelbay Company, United Administrative Services (UAS) has provided excellence in employee benefit plan administration with personalized customer service for over 70 years.

OUR HISTORY

For over 40 years, United Administrative Services (UAS) has provided excellence in employee benefit plan administration with personalized customer service. Established as a privately held corporation in 1947, Stephen Chelbay Company focused on commercial and personal insurance and administration of Taft-Hartley multiple employer trust funds. In 1971 the business model expanded to become a Third Party Administrator (TPA) providing comparative consulting along with administrative services for benefit and insurance plans and was rebranded as UAS.

MISSION

Provide administrative services that deliver health and pension benefit plans with personalized customer service.

VISION

Become a leading third-party administrator of union, corporate, and public benefit plans.

LEADERSHIP

Judy Sargent

CEO

Judy joined United Administrative Services (UAS) in 1989 and 30 years later became the sole owner and CEO of UAS and Stephen Chelbay Company. She fulfilled a lifelong dream of leading a company that supports the wellbeing of its clients while connecting with a personal touch. Her extensive background in Retirement Plans and Health & Welfare Benefit Plan administration, gives her the experience and vision to transform a business established 60+ years ago into a leading provider of benefits and services for the 21st Century.

Sandy Stephenson

Vice President, Administration

Sandy joined United Administrative Services over 36 years ago and has over 30 years of experience in all aspects of Trust Fund administration with a concentration in Taft Hartley Plans. Her broad range of experience allows her to provide unparalleled support and personal service to our clients. In-depth knowledge combined with executive leadership skills and open, caring communications, makes Sandy a vital and valuable UAS team member.

Jessica Gomez

Vice President, IT

Jessica’s mantra is “numbers matter”. She has a passion for data accuracy and quality delivered by an experienced team of data processing professionals, focused on providing quality administrative services. Backed by state-of-the-art hardware and software, a fully integrated database, and comprehensive analytics, Jessica leads the charge in ensuring the security and privacy of clients and partners. With over 30 years of experience at UAS, Jessica combines historical knowledge of core systems with a vision towards future technology developments… because numbers matter.

Christy Tuminia

Account Executive

Christy joined United Administrative Services in 2015, bringing a rich background in benefits administration and comprehensive insurance plans. Committed to helping clients understand the complexities of benefit plans including HRA/FSA, COBRA, Medicare, and Affordable Care Act, she combines her consulting experience with a “customer-first” personal touch. As a fully licensed insurance agent in California, Christy also heads up the Stephen Chelbay Company corporate and personal insurance division.

Teresa Farias

Account Executive

Teresa’s success in working with clients led to increasingly responsible positions since joining United Administrative Services over 17 years ago as a processor in the administration department. She became an Account Executive in 2015 thanks to her broad-ranging knowledge of benefit plans for both public and private sector and her customer relationship skills. Teresa understands the importance of putting customers first and serving their needs with a personal touch.

Donna Rios

Retirement Manager

Donna brings a broad range of experience and knowledge to Pension Plan administration with over 20 years of experience in the industry. She understands the importance of retirement planning to our clients and works closely with them to identify Defined Benefit, Defined Contribution, and 401(k) plans that will meet their future needs. Building relationships and helping clients make important retirement decisions is Donna’s mission as Account Executive for Pension Trust Clients because she cares about their future.

Our team of professional consulting, marketing, pension, administration, claims and casualty professionals provide the highest level of cost-effective services. To accomplish such administration, we have a posture of total integration and, as such, all services are provided in-house. Our sincere commitment to providing our clients with excellent service has allowed us to remain a recognized leader in virtually every aspect of benefit plan administration.