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EPIC Launches National Construction Specialty Group with the Addition of Brian McDonnell as Managing Principal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the addition of veteran construction broker Brian McDonnell as a managing principal, and the formation of the EPIC National Construction Specialty Group.

Ascende Wealth Advisers, Inc. named a top 100 retirement plan adviser team for third year in a row

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, March 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the third time in a row, Ascende Wealth Advisers, Inc. (AWAI) has been named one of PLANADVISER’S Top 100 Adviser Teams in America. Nominated by several clients, vendors and peers, AWAI now qualifies for the PLANSPONSOR Retirement Plan Adviser Team of the Year award – a prestigious recognition the team almost brought home in 2014 when placing as a finalist just three years into AWAI’s existence.

EPIC Way2Wellness Webinar: Dr. David Chenoweth to Address Health and Productivity Management (HPM)

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Business leaders are too often faced with spiraling health costs that take a financial toll on their organization. However, these costs can be confronted through health and wellness programs that not only promote a healthier workplace, but also increase productivity. EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced its Way2Wellness webinar on Health and Productivity Management (HPM) on Tuesday, March 15 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. PDT.

First of Its Kind National Study Examines Economic, Social, and Fiscal Impacts of State Prevailing Wage Laws

CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As policy debates rage in states from Michigan and New Hampshire to New Mexico and West Virginia, researchers from the Illinois Economic Policy Institute, Colorado State University-Pueblo, and Smart Cities Prevail have just completed the first ever national study on the economic, social, and project cost impacts of state prevailing wage laws.

Clarence Bates Joins EPIC as Principal, Employee Benefits in Irvine, California

SAN FRANCISCO and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Clarence Bates has joined the firm as a Principal in the Employee Benefits Practice.

Carlton Pilger Joins EPIC as Director of Employee Benefits Compliance

ATLANTA and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Carlton ‘Carl’ Pilger has joined the firm as Director of Employee Benefits Compliance.

Ascende, Inc., a Leading Human Capital and Employee Benefits Consulting Firm, Joins EPIC

HOUSTON, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ascende, Inc. (Ascende), a premier human capital and employee benefits consulting firm, and EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that they have joined forces.

EPIC Again Named Among Best Places to Work in Insurance by Business Insurance Magazine

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has been ranked #5 among the 2015 ‘Best Places to Work in Insurance’ in the medium employer category (250-999 U.S. employees) by Business Insurance Magazine and Best Companies Group.

TeamSnap Named by Outside Magazine as One of America’s Best Places to Work

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, used by 9 million people worldwide for organizing and communicating every aspect of team life, today announced that it has been selected by Outside Magazine as No. 16 on its list of 100 Best Places to Work 2015. Each year, Outside Magazine honors the Top 100 companies in America that raise the standards for work-life balance, company culture and employee benefits. This is the first time TeamSnap has been recognized by Outside.

TeamSnap Ranked on Inaugural Top Company Cultures List Presented by Entrepreneur and CultureIQ

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, used by over 9 million people worldwide for organizing and communicating every aspect of team life, was recently ranked on Entrepreneur’s Top Company Cultures list, a comprehensive ranking of U.S.-based businesses exhibiting high-performance cultures created in partnership with culture management software and service provider CultureIQ(R).

EPIC’s Dana Liedel honored among the 2015 ‘Most Influential Women in Benefits Advising’

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Dana Liedel, Managing Principal of EPIC’s Employer Services Platform, has been recognized among ‘The Most Influential Women in Benefits Advising’ by Employee Benefits Advisor Magazine.

EPIC Recognized as Fastest Growing Employee Benefits Broker by Business Insurance Magazine

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has received top rankings from Business Insurance Magazine in its 2015 Broker Supplement in three categories.

Manufacturing Impact Recognized by State and Local Officials

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Oct. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With a visit to Altec, Inc. in Osceola, Iowa last month, Governor Terry Branstad doubled up the perception of positive manufacturing growth throughout Southern Iowa. Quickly following up an agribusiness / manufacturing visit to the community from Secretary of Agriculture, Bill Northey, the feeling in Osceola and surrounding communities is recent manufacturing growth is making a significant impact.

New Restaurant Industry Survey Highlights Staffing Challenges Plaguing Many Foodservice and Hospitality Operations

RICHMOND, Texas, Sept. 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Restaurant Owner, an industry leading resource for budding and seasoned independent restaurateurs, recently published an industry survey on the hiring and staffing issues plaguing the foodservice industry today. More than 650 independent restaurant owners responded with the unique situations they are facing in hiring and retaining their staff.

EPIC adds Southeast Region Employee Benefits Consultant Suzannah Gill

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Suzannah Gill has joined the firm’s Employee Benefits Consulting team in Atlanta.

EPIC Again Recognized as a ‘Best Place to Work in the North Bay’ by Local Team Members and the North Bay Business Journal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has again been named a ‘Best Place to Work in the North Bay’ winner by the North Bay Business Journal.

Clarke County Labor Study Reveals Higher Income Potential

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Aug. 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) recently released its ‘Scorecard on Jobs and Compensation Update for 2004 to 2014.’ The report shows, over a the last decade, the average income level for manufacturing jobs in Clarke County consistently outpaced average county compensation levels.

New Study: Michigan Prevailing Wage Repeal Will Kill Jobs and Hamper Economy

LANSING, Mich., June 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just completed research by the Midwest Economic Policy Institute, Colorado State University Economist Kevin Duncan and Smart Cities Prevail – a leading construction industry research organization – has revealed that Michigan’s proposed prevailing wage repeal would eliminate more than 11,000 jobs, $1.7 billion in economic output, $28 million in local and state tax revenue, and will export nearly $700 million in construction investments out of state every year.

MCT Trading Named to Best Places to Work List for the Fourth Year in a Row

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized industry leader in mortgage risk management providing pipeline hedging, best-execution loan sales and centralized lock desk services, announced that the San Diego Business Journal’s (SDBJ) has named the company to its annual Best Places to Work list for the fourth year in a row.

Goodwill Southern California Names Emilio N. Francisco a Partner of Hope

COSTA MESA, Calif., June 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PDC Capital Group, has been named a Partner of Hope by Goodwill Southern California. The Goodwill Partner of Hope program allows generous donors to make regularly scheduled donations that fund education, job-training and job-placement services for individuals with physical or mental disabilities or other difficulties finding a job.

EPIC Launches Private Exchange Platform

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage, and employee benefits consultant, this week unveiled its next generation private exchange, coined EXP (The EPIC Exchange Platform) in partnership with Atlanta-based Hodges-Mace, LLC.

Target Ship Management to Expand Its Business

MUMBAI, India, June 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Target Ship Management India (TSMI), a Human Resources company established in the year 2013, is growing fast with its dedicated employees and is now on a growth path with a pool of talent of seafarers and extended business opportunities for ship owners all over the world; with all kinds of vessels to be a part of the expanding family of TSMI.

EPIC Further Expands National Employer Services Platform – Adds Davin Millholland and Rosemary Hughes to Team

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultant, announced today the additions of Employee Benefits Consulting professionals Davin Millholland and Rosemary Hughes to its rapidly growing Employer Services Platform (ESP).

New Research Exposes Folly of Wisconsin’s Prevailing Wage Repeal Proposal

MADISON, Wis., June 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just completed research by Colorado State University Economist Kevin Duncan and Smart Cities Prevail Researcher Alex Lantsberg reveals that Wisconsin’s proposed prevailing wage repeal (AB 32) will cost the state nearly 9,000 jobs, $1.2 billion in economic output, $77 million in tax revenue, and will export an estimated $500 million in construction investments out of state.

Health Koncepts, a New Health and Wellness Company Launches, Giving Employers an Enhanced Benefits Portfolio

BLOOMFIELD, N.J., May 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Health Koncepts is proud to announce a new and exciting health and wellness program that was carefully designed to bring ‘Complete Health and Wellness’ to its participants and provide employers with an enhanced benefits portfolio. After intensive research by Health Koncepts CEO, Mr. Quincy Luzunaris, the ‘Complete Health and Wellness’ package was developed to combat the social ills that plague our nation.

Myesha Lamison joins EPIC as Director, Benefits Technology

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultant, announces that Myesha Lamison has joined as Director, Benefits Technology as a part of EPIC’s growing national Employer Services Platform (ESP) team.

EPIC expands Employee Benefits Practice with the acquisition of Executive Financial, Inc. in Southern California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired Executive Financial, Inc., an employee benefits consulting firm specializing in executive benefits, life, and disability insurance strategies.

TriWest Healthcare Alliance Announces a New Veterans Hiring Initiative with Hire America’s Heroes

PUYALLUP, Wash., April 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced today a new hiring initiative with the non-profit organization Hire America’s Heroes(R). The purpose of the initiative is to provide a unique avenue for job-seeking Veterans in the Puget Sound, Washington area to find jobs in the health care industry. Interested Veterans will submit their resume to an online repository.

TriWest Healthcare Alliance Expansion Generates 50 Local Jobs

HONOLULU, Hawaii, April 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phoenix-based TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced today the company’s expansion in Honolulu. TriWest partners with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in administering the VA Patient-Centered Community Care Program (VAPC3) and the Veterans Choice Card benefit.

Millicent Burke-Sinclair, Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Awarded Senior Certified Professional Credential by Society for Human Resources Management

FLAT ROCK, N.C., April 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Millicent Burke-Sinclair, Ed.D, MBA, SPHR(R), SHRM-SCP, director of human resources with Four Seasons Compassion for Life, has been awarded the prestigious senior certified professional designation from the Society for Human Resource Management.