Hughes Waren


Hughes received a B.A. in Communications with a minor in Business from UNCW in 1993.  He became a licensed life and health insurance broker in 1997.

Hughes started his insurance career with a Third Party Administrator learning the detailed workings of partially self-funded healthcare plans, COBRA and Flex administration.

He joined Ebenconcepts in 2002 and opened the Wilmington office.  Hughes earned his Registered Health Underwriter (RHU) designation from the American College in 2008.

Away from work, Hughes enjoys spending time with his wife and two boys playing tennis, golf and relaxing at the beach.


  • N.C. Health Insurance Risk Pool Board of Directors :                                           2011- Present
  • President of N.C. Assocaition of Health Underwriters :                                       2009-2010
  • N.C. Assocaition of Health Underwriters Executive Board :                                2007-2011
  • NC Department of Insurance External Review Committee Member :             2005-2006
  • President of Coastal Association of Health Underwriters :                                2004-2005
  • Society of Professional Benefit Administrators:                                                   1997-2002