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EPIC Acquires Not-For-Profit and Social Services Specialist Total Management Corporation (TMC)

NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Total Management Corporation (TMC) and EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that EPIC has acquired the assets, employees and operations of TMC.

EPIC Hosts Fourth Annual Invitational Golf Tournament Benefiting Nonprofit The Joyful Child Foundation

SAN FRANCISCO and ONTARIO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has hosted its fourth annual EPIC Invitational Golf Tournament on behalf of The Joyful Child Foundation and its mission to keep children safe.

Frenkel Benefits, an EPIC Company Adds Nicholas Tunno in New York

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Frenkel Benefits – an EPIC Company announced today that employee benefits, risk management and insurance professional Nicholas Tunno has joined the firm in New York as a Principal.

Joseph Ferber Joins Frenkel and Company – an EPIC Company in New York

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Frenkel & Company – an EPIC Company announced today that risk management and insurance professional Joseph Ferber has joined the firm’s operations in New York as a Principal.

Iron Cove, a division of EPIC, again Named Best U.S. Insurance Provider by Hedgeweek

NEW YORK, N.Y. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept, 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Iron Cove, a division of EPIC, was named Best US Insurance Provider by Hedgeweek, a Global Fund Media publication, which reaches over 98,000 financial services executives globally.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Matt Lumelleau in Houston

HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Matt Lumelleau has joined the firm’s Property and Casualty practice as a Principal, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

EPIC Insurance’s Sean Conrad to Moderate Wellness Panel at IMPACT18

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principal Sean Conrad will moderate a wellness panel at IMPACT18 on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 at 8 p.m. at the Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.

EPIC Acquires Alternative Asset Management Industry Specialist Vanbridge LLC

NEW YORK, N.Y. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vanbridge, LLC, a specialty insurance intermediary, program management, and risk advisory services business, and EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that EPIC has acquired the assets, employees and operations of Vanbridge.

Prevail Reinsurance System selected by Tower Insurance as the leading edge technology solution to automate reinsurance administration

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prevail Consulting, Inc., a leading insurance industry technology and professional services provider, today announced a contract with Tower Insurance to license the Prevail Reinsurance System (PRS) to support Tower’s reinsurance operations. Under this new contract, Prevail will install PRS and deliver implementation and professional services.

Strategic Benefits Advisors Adds Lesley Posey to Its Benefits Consulting Team

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors (SBA) today announced the appointment of Lesley Posey to the position of benefits consultant. In this role, Posey will provide pension and retiree medical plan sponsors with a full array of actuarial and strategic advisory services, including administration services for defined benefit plans.

As Hurricane Florence Nears the US, Here’s What to Know About Travel Insurance Coverage

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As one of the first major storms of the year looms over the East Coast, many travelers may be caught off guard if their vacations are impacted, according to TravelInsurance.com. But for those who purchased travel insurance already, many of their trip costs could be covered for travel interruptions or cancellations if directly impacted by Hurricane Florence.

Whiteflash Launches Next Generation Jewelry Care Plan

HOUSTON, Texas, Aug. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., specialists in ideal diamonds and fine jewelry, announced today an innovation in jewelry protection having just completed implementation of a ground-breaking program provided by JM Care Plan, Inc., a member of the Jewelers Mutual Group. The plan is the first to be rolled out by an e-commerce company and provides comprehensive jewelry care for three years from the date of purchase.

EPIC Insurance Brokers Honored by American Heart Association for Workplace Health Achievement

HOUSTON, Texas and NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that EPIC’s Houston office and New York-based Frenkel & Company – an EPIC Company have received Bronze level recognitions in the American Heart Association’s Workplace Health Achievement Index.

EPIC Recognized Among Inc. Magazine’s 37th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has been ranked No. 2746 on Inc. Magazine’s 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.

The ACEC Business Insurance Trust Announces Leadership Changes and New Trustee Appointments

WASHINGTON, D.C. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The American Council of Engineering Companies Business Insurance Trust (BIT) and Greyling/EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants announced today leadership changes within the Trust as well as new Trustee appointments. Current Trustees Robin S. Greenleaf, P.E., LEED AP, Robert A. Overfield, P.E., and Michael D. Klingner, P.E. have assumed new leadership roles for the ACEC BIT.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Anthony Craig Morelos in Austin TX

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Craig Morelos has joined the firm’s Property and Casualty practice as a Principal, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Sam Siddons in Austin Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Sam Siddons has joined the firm’s Property & Casualty practice as a Principal, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Jeremiah Glassford, JD in Birmingham, Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that attorney Jeremiah Glassford has joined the firm’s Birmingham-based National Energy Construction practice as a Senior Client Executive, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal Crawford McInnis. (UPDATED)

Cloudvirga Adds Digital Mortgage Integration with Leading Mortgage Insurance Provider Radian

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) software whose enterprise technology is powered by the intelligent Mortgage Platform, has partnered with Radian Guaranty, a subsidiary of Radian Group (NYSE: RDN), to deliver instant and accurate mortgage insurance (MI) rate quotes and streamline the ordering of MI certificates for lenders.

PowerGuard Adds Top Warranty and Service Agreement Specialist Dan Cantafi in Connecticut

GLASTONBURY, Conn. and IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services – a renewable energy program manager based in the United States – announced today the addition of warranty and service agreement specialist Dan Cantafi as the firm’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. He will be based in Glastonbury, Conn. and report to PowerGuard’s Co-Founder, Mike McMullen and COO Scott Gunnison.

Americans’ Labor Day Plans Include Long Trips to Canada, Europe and Across the US, According to Travel Insurance Comparison Site TravelInsurance.com

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Labor Day for many marks the end of summer, and according to sales data from TravelInsurance.com, a top travel insurance comparison site, American travelers are planning to spend those last vacation days on long trips across the U.S. and Canada and in the U.K., Ireland and Italy.

Advalent Partners with Novus Healthcare to Close the Gap in Value-Based Care

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., July 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advalent Corporation signed a partnership in early 2018 with Novus Healthcare to identify patients who could benefit from value-based care and implement that approach using Advalent’s Value-Based Care Platform and Novus’ population health management programs.

EPIC adds Lou D’Agostino as a Principal in New York serving the Financial Services Industry

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants today announced that risk management and insurance brokerage veteran Lou D’Agostino and his Iron Cove Partners team have joined the firm. D’Agostino has over 17 years of insurance brokerage experience with an expertise in serving the Financial Services industry.

Thompson Mackey and EPIC Insurance Host Young Risk Professional Event in Atlanta

ATLANTA, Ga., July 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property & casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Atlanta-based Risk Management Consultant Thompson Mackey will be hosting an event with the non-profit he leads locally, Young Risk Professionals, at the rooftop of The Ivy in Buckhead on July 25, 2018 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

EPIC Insurance Brokers add Josh Close in Birmingham, Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (“EPIC”) announced today that Josh Close has joined the firm’s Birmingham-based national energy construction practice as a client services coordinator, reporting to EPIC Principal Brian Tanner.

Paragon Insurance Holdings Expands Operations in San Diego with addition of Robert Etzler and opening of new offices

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC (“Paragon”), a national multi-line specialty MGA (Managing General Agency) based in Avon, Conn., today announced its expansion in San Diego, Calif. with the opening of new offices at 401 B Street in downtown San Diego and the hiring of top local insurance professional Robert Etzler, under the leadership of Paragon regional president, Andrew Petersen.

Business Development and Relationship Management Specialist Julia Moore Joins EPIC in Sacramento CA

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that new business sales and relationship management professional Julia Moore has joined the firm’s operations in Sacramento as Vice President, New Business Development.

EPIC adds Sarmad Naqvi to its Private Client Practice in Northern California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance professional Sarmad Naqvi has joined the firm’s Private Client Insurance operations in Northern California, specializing in providing comprehensive, cost effective risk management and insurance protection to high net worth individuals and their families.

EPIC Insurance adds Eric Kitei as a Principal in Southern California

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance professional Eric Kitei has joined the firm’s operations in Southern California as a Principal, focusing on the unique needs of auto dealers and others in the automotive industry.

EPIC Adds John Check in Pittsburgh, Pa.

PITTSBURGH, Pa. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced the addition of benefits consulting professional John Check as a Senior Consultant in the firm’s Employee Benefits Consulting Division.

C3 Insurance Launches New Technology, a Smartphone Inspection App for Businesses

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C3 Risk & Insurance Services today announced the launch of its new SaferWorks smartphone technology for businesses to use in documenting inspections. The app is designed to be extremely simple and easy to use by both the company administrator and by the company end users.

Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC Adds Tonya Fuller and Ashley Forslund to Winery and Brewery Team

AVON, Conn. and NAPA, Calif., June 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC (“Paragon”), a national multi-line specialty MGA (Managing General Agency) based in Avon, Conn., today announced that Tonya Fuller has joined the firm as Vice President, Winery and Brewery. Additionally, Ashley Forslund has become a member of the Paragon team in the role of Senior Underwriter, Winery and Brewery, working in close collaboration with Fuller.

EPIC’s Philip Westphal to Present on Safe Patient Handling at the 2018 California Rural Health Conference

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that EPIC Healthcare Practice Risk Advisor/Broker Philip Westphal will be presenting a one-hour lecture on “Safe Patient Handling on a Budget – Optimizing your Safe Patient Handling and Mobility (SPHM) Program Without Breaking the Bank” at the California Rural Health Conference in Folsom.

Brian Chu, CIC, CLCS Joins EPIC Insurance in Southern California

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance professional Brian Chu has joined the firm’s operations in Southern California as a Vice President.

Ryan Sims and Alex Megenis Join Wholesale Trading Insurance Services, LLC (WTIS)

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., June 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wholesale Trading Insurance Services, LLC (WTIS) announced today that Ryan Sims has joined the firm as Vice President/Casualty Broker in San Francisco, while Alex Megenis has joined as Vice President/Property-Casualty Broker in New York.

EPIC Adds Michael McNulty as Wine and Beverage Practice Leader in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance brokerage veteran Michael McNulty has rejoined the firm as Managing Principal and Wine & Beverage Practice Leader. McNulty will be based in San Francisco and report to Curt Perata, EPIC’s Pacific North Region President.

At NRF Protect EPIC’s Kevin Ach and Walter Palmer to Moderate Executive Afternoon Session on Loss Prevention

HOUSTON, Texas, June 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that EPIC’s Kevin Ach, vice president of Risk Assurance and Walter Palmer, practice leader of Integrated Risk Solutions will moderate the Executive Afternoon session on loss prevention at the National Retail Foundation’s “NRF Protect” Conference.

Matic CEO Aaron Schiff Named 2018 HousingWire Rising Star

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., June 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matic, a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner’s insurance during the mortgage transaction, announced today that company co-founder and CEO Aaron Schiff has been recognized as a HousingWire Rising Star.

EPIC Holdings Adds Janine Walter, SPHR, SHRM-SCP as Chief Talent Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and STAMFORD, Conn., June 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Holdings, Inc. (parent company of EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants) today announced the addition of industry leading human capital professional Janine Walter, SPHR, SHRM-SCP who will join as the firm’s Chief Talent Officer and become a member of the EPIC Executive Committee. For the past 11 years Walter has held senior executive positions at major insurance intermediaries.

Rose Nordbrock, Jeff Breskin, Pabla Barros and Jose Fuentes Join EPIC Insurance in Southern California

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 31, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance professionals Rose Nordbrock, Jeff Breskin, Pabla Barros and Jose Fuentes have joined the firm’s operations in Southern California.