Employee Highlight - Drema Henderson

Meet our employee, Drema Henderson

Hometown: Remlik, Virginia (home of the Urbanna Oyster Festival)  a small country town below Tappahannock in Virginia 

Tell us a little about yourself: I have lived in Maryland for 28 years and moved here for work.  Just recently got married again (7 months ago) to Robert who I have known for over 13 years. I am a mother of a sophomore honor student in college (my pride and joy) and have known Armen, Dale and Doris for over 28 years. I enjoy reading and spending time with my family and friends when I am not trying to get  in my exercise. :)  I enjoy learning new things and setting challenges and goals for myself to meet or overcome.

Years at UBT: 5 Years

Position at UBT: Executive Administrative Assistant

What do you like most about working at UBT: The people make it fun and enjoyable.  We are all a big happy family!

Interesting Fact: I started out my career as a copier technician andwas hired by Mike Stilwell in 1989.  I originally worked on copiers for about 5 years.


Employee Highlight - Emmanuel Mensah

Meet our employee, Emmanuel Mensah

Hometown: South Riding, VA

Tell us a little about yourself: I've worked for UBT since coming from Accra, Ghana. I have a wonderful family that includes a graduate in Cybersecurity, a Pre-Med student, United States Marine, High Schooler and  Elementary Schooler.  I enjoy mentoring the youth as a High School Soccer and Basketball coach. 

Years at UBT: 18 Years

Position at UBT: Technical Service Representative

What do you like most about working at UBT: I enjoy working at UBT learning about the different types of machines and customers.  UBT provides the necessary parts to repair the machines which allows me to provide our customers with quality services.  It puts a smile on my face when I am able to help and learn more about my customers.

Interesting Fact: Semi-Pro Soccer Player for Ghana National Team


Employee Highlight - Sharon Brent

Meet our employee, Sharon Brent

Hometown: Frederick, MD

Tell us a little about yourself: I began working at UBT a little over 9 years ago as the VA Contracts Representative.  I’ve enjoyed the challenges faced in a busy office and fortunate enough to work with the best in the business.  I am proud of my accomplishments and strive to learn more each day. I believe with hard work and perseverance you can achieve anything you set your mind to accomplish.

Years at UBT: 9

Position at UBT: Contracts Billing Manager

What do you like most about working at UBT: It’s humbling to work for a company that is passionate about community service and encourages our participation. The family like atmosphere is unique to UBT and I believe what encourages their employees to excel at the highest levels.

Interesting Fact: I am a science nerd but even more than that I love to slip on my ballet shoes and dance away my stress. 


Employee Highlight - David Sheehan

Meet our employee, David Sheehan

Hometown: Urbana, Maryland

Tell us a little about yourself: I am the father of 3 boys aging in range from 9 to 21 years old.  My oldest son is a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps.  I am also a middle school school basketball and football coach for over 10 years.

Years at UBT: 5.5

Position at UBT: Service and Move Coordinator (2014 Operations Employee of the Year)

What do you like most about working at UBT: UBT treats all employees like family and takes care of us very well. 

Interesting Fact: I volunteer and mentor at the county recreation department. 


Employee Highlight - Luis Vallesteros

Meet our employee, Luis Vallesteros

Hometown: Valencia, Venezuela

Tell us a little about yourself: I was born in Venezuela and moved to the U.S. in 2012 for school. In 2016, I graduated from James Madison University with a B.B.A. in economics and started working at UBT right after graduation. 2017 has also been a big year, I got married this April and adopted a puppy.  I have enjoyed working with UBT and continually work on developing the skills required to be a great Account Executive.

Years at UBT: One

Position at UBT: Account Executive

What do you like most about working at UBT: I really enjoy the great dynamic in our sales team. It’s amazing how we are always there to help each other out. It is also great to have an amazing manager like Terence, his door is always open to talk, assist us with clients and answer any questions we may have. 

Interesting Fact: I learned English while playing soccer in a Real Madrid module in London, and from watching classic American TV shows like Seinfeld and CSI.


Employee Highlight - LeeAnne Baldwin

Meet our employee, LeeAnne Baldwin

Hometown: Middletown, Maryland 

Tell us a little about yourself: I have been working in the copier industry for about 8 years now (which is almost all my adult life!). Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my mom, my three dogs and being outdoors. I am a certified makeup artist but will be returning to school in the fall to pursue a degree in business management. I hope to one day own a animal sanctuary that focuses on rescuing pit bulls and bully breeds.

Years at UBT: 2 Years

Position at UBT: Supplies Representative

What do you like most about working at UBT: I love the family like atmosphere and the freedom to be who you are! I also love that as employees we feel appreciated – not only by our bosses but our other team members. UBT really allows you to grow and learn in a stress-free environment. There is never a dull moment around this place! 

Interesting Fact: Cooking is my favorite way to relax - besides being in nature. I have an unhealthy obsession with the tv show The First 48. 


Employee Highlight: Hau Lai

Meet our employee, Hau Lai

Hometown: Fairfax, VA

Tell us a little about yourself: Hau "Employee of the Century" Lai is one of UBT's hardest working employees.  Hau manages the operations department at UBT and works diligently to coordinate with vendors, employees, and clients to make sure all equipment is delivered on-time and with impeccable customer service.  No matter the challenge, Hau always manages to exceed expectations. 

Years at UBT: 33 Years

Position at UBT: Operations Manager

What do you like most about working at UBT: Hau enjoys working with all the employees of UBT.

Interesting Fact: Great cook - shrimp fried rice is his specialty.


Employee Highlight: Matt Stromberg

Meet our employee, Matt Stromberg

Hometown: Delaware, OH

Tell us a little about yourself: I am married to my lovely wife Amanda (who I met at UBT), and we have three dogs, and a baby girl due in September.  I love the water, and enjoy living near the Chesapeake Bay.  In my spare time I like to mountain bike, skateboard, and play racquetball.

Years at UBT: 7+

Position at UBT: Major Account Executive

What do you like most about working at UBT: The fact that no two opportunities are the same.  It keeps things interesting, and encourages thinking outside of the box.

Interesting Fact:  Banging your head against a wall burns 150 calories an hour. (But we don't recommend it.)

Employee Highlight: Amanda Eizeldin

Meet our employee, Amanda Eizeldin

Hometown: Riverdale, MD

Tell us a little about yourself: Outside of work I take two to three classes per semester, working towards a degree in Business Administration.  Aside from work and school, I enjoy reading and recently became obsessed with Scott Pratt’s legal thrillers, The Joe Dillard Series.

Years at UBT: Nine years this September!

Position at UBT: ITT Manager

What do you like most about working at UBT: The family-like atmosphere!  Despite the inevitable stressors in life, you cannot make it a full day around the UBT team without laughing once or twice.

United Business Technologies Partners with Blessings in a Backpack

United Business Technologies (UBT) has partnered with Blessings in a Backpack to fill 50 backpacks full of food each week for the next three years. The backpacks will provide weekend meals to students who qualify for the federally-funded National School Lunch Program at South Lake Elementary School in Gaithersburg, MD.  Through this program, UBT will contribute $50 for every copier sold from December 1st, 2016 to November 30th, 2019.

Blessings in a Backpack is a nonprofit that works with volunteers across the country to collect and package backpacks full of food, distributing them each Friday to students who qualify.