SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Will Ogilvie has joined the firm’s southwest regional office. He will be based in Houston and report to Brett Haugh, Managing Principal, Southwest Region.

Will Ogilvie
Ogilvie brings nearly 15 total years of experience to EPIC. Prior to joining the firm, he was a director for DirectPath, LLC, a privately-held leader in strategic employee engagement and health care compliance for Fortune 1000 companies. Ogilvie also served as Regional Vice President for RS Investments, where he managed over 3,500 financial advisors and delivered educational presentations, seminars and other public speaking engagements as an industry thought leader for the company.

As a business development manager for EPIC’s Employee Benefits practice, Ogilvie will identify opportunities to improve employee programs and/or administrative services, as well as help companies better manage costs and optimize their return on investment in human capital. He will collaborate with business leaders and subject matter experts to craft tailored solutions to advance clients’ business goals. Ogilvie will also develop new business opportunities.

“We are delighted that Will has joined our firm, and know that his contributions to the firm’s intellectual capital will serve us, and our clients extremely well. Will’s results orientation, creativity, passion for service excellence and client advocacy makes him a terrific fit for our firm,” said Jim Watt, EPIC President, Southwest Region. “I know his impact on our organization will be felt immediately.”

Ogilvie earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and Accounting from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

Will Ogilvie can be reached at:
Ascende – an EPIC Company
Office: 832-476-9938
Mobile: 713-248-8253

About EPIC:
EPIC is a unique and innovative retail property & casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consulting firm. EPIC has created a values-based, client-focused culture that attracts and retains top talent, fosters employee satisfaction and loyalty and sustains a high level of customer service excellence. EPIC team members have consistently recognized their company as a “Best Place to Work” in multiple regions and as a “Best Place to Work in the Insurance Industry” nationally.

EPIC now has more than 850 team members operating from offices across the U.S., providing Property Casualty, Employee Benefits, Specialty Programs and Private Client solutions to more than 13,000 clients.

With more than $200 million in revenues, EPIC ranks among the top 20 retail insurance brokers in the United States. Backed by the Carlyle Group, the company continues to expand organically and through strategic acquisitions across the country. For additional information, please visit

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