FRESNO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Terri Parreira as a property and casualty insurance producer and principal in its Fresno office. Parreira brings an extensive knowledge of risk management, property and liability insurance and workers' compensation cost control to EPIC. Parreira is Fresno's ninth new team member in the past five months.
Parreira's responsibilities will include the acquisition of new clients as well as the design, placement and management of risk management and property & casualty insurance programs. Her industry specialties include agriculture, food processing and manufacturing. She will work closely with Fresno principals and producers Patrick McCaleb and Phil Grove as well as Employee Benefits Consultant Adam Medeiros.
"Terri's strong client focus, specialty in workers' compensation and ability to deliver innovative solutions make her a great fit for EPIC," said EPIC co-founder Dan Francis. "Creativity and the highest level of service are foundations of our culture. We are excited to have another professional of Terri's caliber who shares these values join our growing Fresno team."
Prior to joining EPIC, Parreira spent 17 years with broker Arthur J. Gallagher in Fresno, where she was most recently an area vice president responsible for new business development, program design and management and client retention.
A lifelong resident of the Central Valley, Parreira earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration at California State University Fresno. Professionally, Parreira holds the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation.
"EPIC is focused on delivering real value and a high return to clients through both individual initiative and strong teamwork," said Parreira. "I appreciate that clarity, simplicity and personal accountability are so deeply engrained in EPIC's principles and practices. It's a breath of fresh air and I'm truly excited to be here."
Terri Parreira can be reached at:
8050 North Palm Avenue, Suite 300
Fresno, CA 93711
"EPIC is an innovative California-based retail property & casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consulting firm. The company provides a unique equity ownership opportunity and has created a values-based culture that attracts and retains top talent, fosters employee satisfaction and loyalty and sustains a high level of customer service excellence.
The fastest growing brokerage in the state, EPIC now has nearly 300 team members operating from nine offices across California (Los Angeles, Irvine, Ontario, Fresno, Folsom, San Francisco, San Mateo, Petaluma and San Ramon).
With more than $60 million in revenues, EPIC ranks among the top 50 retail insurance brokers in the United States and is the 5th largest privately-held broker in California. For more information, please visit http://www.edgewoodins.com/ .
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