SAN FRANCISCO and SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Gerrad Newton has joined the firm as a producer within their CNCDA Auto Dealer Specialty Program team.

EPIC Adds Gerrad Newton
Newton will be focused on workers’ compensation and garage liability for auto and motorcycle dealers across California. He will be based in Sacramento and report to Eric Shaw, Senior Vice President and Program Leader.

“We are excited to have another top professional like Gerrad join our specialty programs team to further support our clients,” said Paul Lindsay, Principal, EPIC Program Solutions. “He is well qualified to add significantly to the service, support and value that EPIC provides to California auto and motorcycle dealers.”

Newton brings 16 years of insurance industry experience gained from both the carrier and brokerage sides of the business to his role with EPIC. He will be responsible for developing new business opportunities and helping clients implement strong workers’ compensation and garage safety programs.

Prior to joining EPIC, Newton was an account executive with Zurich Financial where he was responsible for new business development and managed a $2M book of business. His focus was predominately on risk management and commercial insurance offerings in the automotive retail space.

Previously, Newton held account consultant, regional account manager and account manager positions with Gallagher Bassett Services, Intracorp (a division of CIGNA HealthCare), and Corvel Corporation.

Newton earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from California State University Sacramento in Criminal Justice Administration.

Gerrad Newton can be reached at:
EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants
1765 Challenge Way, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95815
916-607-0010 – office.

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 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 $250 million in revenues, EPIC ranks among the top 20 retail insurance brokers in the United States. Supported by the Carlyle Group, the company continues to expand organically and through strategic acquisitions across the country.

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