LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the additions of Ryan Yoo and Ricky Choi in EPIC’s Los Angeles office. Yoo and Choi are focused on growing EPIC’s presence in the Korean business community and bring a combined 40 years of industry experience to this division.

Yoo and Choi will be responsible for expanding EPIC’s footprint as well as leading client services. Additionally, they will design, place and manage insurance and risk management programs for a diverse group of clients.

“Ryan and Ricky are outstanding additions to our Los Angeles team,” said EPIC Managing Principal, Jim Gillette. “We have been interested in building a team in this business community for a long time, and now we have found the right professionals to take the lead. Both Ryan and Ricky share our client-focused, people first values and beliefs and we are very excited to have highly respected professionals of their caliber join EPIC’s team.”

Prior to EPIC, Yoo spent 6 years with a leading regional insurance brokerage where he was a Senior Vice President. Yoo also spent five years with Wells Fargo Insurance Services. Choi joined Yoo’s team after an eight-year career with the same regional insurance brokerage where he served as director.

“I’ve joined an outstanding organization and a terrific group of people,” Ryan said. “EPIC delivers exceptional client care while fostering a healthy ‘people first’ business culture. I could not be happier to be here.”

“EPIC is unique in many ways,” shared Ricky. “After years in this industry, I wanted to take my passion to the next level and serve my clients more effectively. I am truly excited to be a part of EPIC’s growing, successful team here in Los Angeles.”

Ryan Yoo can be contacted at:
EPIC
555 South Flower Street, Suite 4420
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Office Phone: (213) 629-8928
Email: ryoo@edgewoodins.com

Ricky Choi can be contacted at:
EPIC
555 South Flower Street, Suite 4420
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Office Phone: (213) 629-8929
Email: rchoi@edgewoodins.com

About EPIC:
EPIC is an innovative California-based retail property & casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage 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 eight offices across California (Los Angeles, Irvine, 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 www.edgewoodins.com.

Photo Caption: Ryan Yoo.

News issued by: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center

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Original Story ID: 2012-08-0808-003 (8083) :: EPIC-adds-Ryan-Yoo-Senior-Vice-President-and-Ricky-Choi-Vice-President-in-Los-Angeles_2012-08-0808-003

Original Keywords: EPIC, Edgewood Partners Insurance Center, Ricky Choi, Ryan Yoo, Korean business community, employee benefits insurance brokerage, Los Angeles, HR, Jim Gillette, retail property, casualty, equity ownership opportunity Edgewood Partners Insurance Center Los Angeles California LOS ANGELES, Calif.

Alternate Headline: Ryan Yoo named Senior VP, and Ricky Choi named VP, in Los Angeles Edgewood Partners Insurance Center Office

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