COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Janice Stanger, a leading wellness expert and benefits consultant for EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, was a featured guest speaker at the 2013 Fall Wellness Forum Conference. At the conference, held November 8, 9 and 10 in Columbus, Ohio, Stanger spoke on incorporating effective wellness programs into the workplace and on private healthcare exchanges.

Considered by wellness experts to be one of the foremost events of its kind, the 2013 Fall Wellness Forum Conference featured many of the industry’s top experts. In addition to Stanger, the conference roster included Dr. T. Colin Campbell, author of New York Times bestselling book, “The China Study” and “Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition,” and Susan Levin, R.D., Director of Nutrition Education at the Physicians’ Committee for Responsible Medicine.

“The power of nutrition to increase employee productivity and reduce healthcare costs cannot be overstated,” shares Dr. Pam Popper, Executive Director of The Wellness Forum. “Janice introduced vital information about effectively incorporating exercise and healthy diet into the work place. That information, coupled with her presentation on private healthcare exchanges, added incredible value to our 2013 Conference. She was a great asset to this event, and we look forward to partnering with her in future endeavors.”

Stanger was invited to speak at the conference by Pam Popper, PhD, who is an internationally recognized expert on nutrition, medicine and health, and the executive director of The Wellness Forum. Dr. Popper is also known for her role in documentaries such as “Processed People,” “Making a Killing,” and “Forks Over Knives.”

Stanger received additional accolades from in-house. “Janice’s inclusion in this roster of wellness experts reinforces her status as a thought leader in health care,” states Dan Francis, Co-founder and CEO of EPIC. “As a company, we’re honored by Janice’s role in this important event and proud of her accomplishments. She perfectly embodies the EPIC standard of excellence.”

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About Janice Stanger:
Janice Stanger, Ph.D., is an Account Executive for EPIC and a health insurance professional with more than 27 years of employee benefits experience. Stanger holds a Ph.D. degree in human development and aging from University of California, San Francisco as well as a Masters in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley. She is a frequent speaker, writer and blogger on employee benefits and health issues and is the author of the whole foods nutrition book “The Perfect Formula Diet.” Janice can be contacted at or on LinkedIn.

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 across California and as a “Best Place to Work in the Insurance Industry” nationally.

The 8th largest broker based in the U.S. West, EPIC has more than 300 team members operating from ten offices across California (Los Angeles, Irvine, Ontario, Inland Empire, Fresno, Folsom, San Francisco, San Mateo, Petaluma and San Ramon) and 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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