About Us2018-10-13T15:11:58+00:00

OUR TEAM.

Sharon Epple, Owner/President

A veteran small business owner with over 30 years of business ownership experience, Sharon enjoys helping small businesses rise to the next level through marketing, sales, accounting, and business administrative services. Sharon brings that knowledgeable perspective to Niche Marketing Company. Her strengths include small business administration, marketing strategy and plan development, content writing, email marketing, and marketing campaign implementation. Sharon is a Constant Contact Solution Provider and a QuickBooks ProAdvisor.  With a strong passion for building healthier small businesses within our community, Sharon helps small businesses succeed by providing experienced resources for small business owners through Niche Marketing Company, Inc. and Niche’s sister company, Benchmark Administrative Support Services, Inc.

Meg Cotton, Owner/Vice President

Meg is a award-winning graphic designer with over 12 years of experience working with corporate, small business, education, and non-profit clients on branding and marketing.

She is the “creative” side to Niche Marketing Company with a skill set that includes website design, print/digital design and branding. She is passionate about providing great designs and strategic marketing efforts to get your business noticed and grow!

Erin Epple Reprogel, Social Media Manager

Erin enhances our team by managing Niche’s client social media accounts and collaborating on campaign strategy. She brings years of experience and knowledge working in digital marketing, implementing successful campaigns, and yielding exceptional results on all social media platforms.

Shelly Gaphardt, Office Manager/Bookkeeping Specialist

Shelly is our Office Manager and Bookkeeping Specialist extraordinaire.  With years of experience in office administration, bookkeeping, and payroll implementation, Shelly oversees Niche’s accounting, client billing, and payroll as well as assisting clients of Niche’s sister company, Benchmark Administrative Support Services, Inc., with their accounting and payroll as well.

Andrew Cotton, Marketing Intern

Andrew assists the Niche and Benchmark teams with social media statistics, administrative, and bookkeeping projects as an intern.  He is currently a junior at Towson University, majoring in human resources.

Summer Visitors

These little mascots keep us smiling! On occassion, our precious pets come to visit and spread smiles through the office.

Join Our Team!

Niche is growing!  We post available positions here.  We are always looking for talented, creative, detail-oriented, accurate individuals to join our team.  If you have experience in content writing, website design, graphic design, email marketing, or social media marketing, we are interested in seeing your resume.  If you are interested in joining our hard working, fun-loving team, please send your resume to info@nichemarketingcompany.com, attention Sharon Epple.

Job Opportunities

Our sister company, Benchmark Administrative Support Services, Inc., is looking for an experienced part-time bookkeeper to join the friendly Benchmark team.  This position provides full-charge bookkeeping services to a variety of small business clients.  The position will be approximately 15-20 hours per week in a flexible schedule to start and will eventually grow to a full-time position.

You must have either an Associates degree in accounting, be a certified bookkeeper, or have equivalent years of bookkeeping experience.  QuickBooks Online and Desktop experience is required.

You must be able to set up QuickBooks desktop and online accounting systems, accurately enter transactions, prepare customer invoices, prepare bank and credit card reconciliations, enter journal entries, enter payroll transactions, and prepare financial statements.  This position is approximately Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 and 5:00 p.m.  We offer a flexible schedule, paid time off, and a wonderful work environment.

If you’re an experienced bookkeeper who is detail-oriented, values accuracy, efficiency, and providing excellent customer service, we would like to see your resume. Interested applicants should email their resume to Sharon Epple at sepple@getbenchmark.com.