SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Eric Leventhal has joined the firm’s Employee Benefits Consulting Practice. He will be based in San Francisco and report to John Connell, President, Employee Benefits of California.

Eric Leventhal joins EPIC

Joining as a Vice President, Leventhal brings 30 years of employee benefits experience to EPIC, 25 years of this in a range of consulting roles. He was previously an area vice president at Gallagher Benefit Services in San Francisco, focusing on client relationship management, benefits program strategy, and new business development. He has also held benefits consulting positions at Frank Crystal & Company, ABD Insurance and Financial Services and Towers Perrin.

Leventhal’s expertise in resolving client issues, managing client teams, and conducting financial analyses provided the opportunity to serve clients of varying size in a wide range of industries.

As a consultant for EPIC’s Employee Benefits practice, Leventhal will provide EPIC client service leadership; including overall program strategy, relationship management and plan design, placement, communication and management. He will also develop new business opportunities.

“Eric is a disciplined, results oriented individual, with a passion for service excellence and the delivery of value,” said EPIC’s John Connell. “He is well regarded in our industry and his beliefs are highly aligned with EPIC’s core values regarding client advocacy, collaboration, and putting ‘people first.’ We are excited to have Eric join our growing operations in the Bay Area, California and across the country.”

Leventhal earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Literature from Cornel University in Ithaca, New York.

Eric Leventhal can be reached at:
EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants
Office: 415-356-3905
Mobile: 415-203-0982
eric.leventhal [at]

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.

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