SAN MATEO, Calif., July 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Charles M. “Chuck” Cushner as a principal and property and casualty insurance producer. Respected and well-connected in the San Francisco Bay Area business community, Cushner brings decades of experience to EPIC in risk management with a focus on construction, consumer services, transportation and manufacturing.

Cushner’s responsibilities will include the acquisition of new clients. He will also design, place and oversee risk management and property and casualty insurance programs.

“Chuck’s client focus, deep roots in the Bay Area and proven ability to deliver creative, cost-effective solutions make him a great fit for EPIC,” said EPIC co-founder Dan Francis. “I’ve known Chuck for many years and am excited to have another professional of his caliber join our rapidly expanding team.”

Prior to EPIC, Cushner was a senior vice president with Wells Fargo Insurance Services in San Carlos, Calif. Cushner began his career with Calco Insurance Brokers and Agents in San Mateo, Calif. before moving to ABD Insurance and Financial Services in Redwood City, Calif.

A long time resident of San Mateo, Cushner is involved in numerous local community service and civic organizations. In addition, he is a member of Peninsula Country Club, where he has served as president.

“EPIC delivers real value and a high return to their clients. I appreciate that innovation and personal accountability are among their core values,” said Cushner. “In addition, EPIC has aggressive plans for national expansion and adding new client-focused resources. I’m truly excited to be a part of what they are building.”

Chuck Cushner can be reached at:
2000 Alameda de las Pulgas, Suite 280
San Mateo, CA 94403
650-295-4658 Office
650-868-2789 Mobile

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About EPIC:
EPIC is a unique and innovative retail property and 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 across California and as a “Best Place to Work in the Insurance Industry” nationally.

The 7th largest broker based in the U.S. West, EPIC has more than 300 team members operating from nine offices across California (Los Angeles, Irvine, Ontario, Inland Empire, Folsom, San Francisco, San Mateo, Petaluma and San Ramon), in Denver, Colorado and New York.

With more than $80 million in revenues, EPIC ranks among the top 40 retail insurance brokers in the United States. The company’s strategic plan calls for more than tripling revenue over the next five years ($250 million by 2018) and further expansion across the country. For additional information, please visit

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