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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.

EPIC Insurance’s Marketing, Communications and Design Team Wins Three 2018 Communicator Awards

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that the firm’s Marketing, Communications and Design team was honored by the 24th Annual Communicator Awards with an “Award of Excellence” and two “Awards of Distinction.” The Communicator Awards are an international awards program recognizing big ideas in marketing and communications.

Travel Insurance is Not Just a ‘Nice to Have’ for Those Considering Travel During 6-Month-Long Atlantic Hurricane Season

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Travelers planning trips to areas frequently in the path of tropical storms and hurricanes have probably considered purchasing travel insurance, but may not be clear on what is covered, according to TravelInsurance.com. Since many hurricane-prone destinations in the Caribbean and southeast U.S. offer incredible travel deals during this period, travel insurance has become more of a necessity for the smart and savvy traveler.

EPIC Insurance Adds Diane Montelione to Financial Risk Practice in New York

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, May 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that financial and professional risk management and insurance veteran Diane Montelione has joined the firm’s Financial Risk Practice as a senior vice president. She will be based in New York and report to managing principal and Financial Risk Practice Leader, Michael Klaschka.

EPIC Insurance Adds Sean Conrad as Southern California Principal

IRVINE, Calif., May 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance professional Sean Conrad has joined the firm’s operations in Southern California as a principal. e will partner collaboratively with Jim Gillette, president of the company’s Pacific South Region, and Irvine Managing Principal and Branch Leader Tony D’Asaro.

Prevail Consulting, Inc. announces contract with Medical Assurance Society New Zealand Limited to license Prevail Reinsurance System

STAMFORD, Conn., May 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prevail Consulting, Inc., a leading insurance industry technology and professional services provider, today announced a contract with Medical Assurance Society New Zealand Limited (MAS) to license the Prevail Reinsurance System (PRS) to support MAS’s reinsurance operations. Under this new contract, Prevail will install PRS and deliver implementation, application and data migration services.

EPIC’s Suzanne McGarey and Kenneth Powell to Present on The Affordable Care Act at Gulf Coast Symposium in Houston

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, May 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today Managing Principal Suzanne McGarey and Compliance Consultant Kenneth Powell will present at the Gulf Coast Symposium on Thurs., May 10 at 4 p.m. at the NRG Center in Houston, Texas.

EPIC Adds KJ Wagner as Principal and Director of Southwest Region Property and Casualty Operations

DALLAS, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a leading national retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced the addition of insurance industry veteran KJ Wagner as Principal and Director of Property & Casualty Insurance Operations for the firm’s Southwest Region.

ACEC Business Insurance Trust looks to the future, appointing Greyling / EPIC as New Broker and Program Administrator

WASHINGTON, D.C. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Trustees of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Business Insurance Trust (BIT) and EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants announced today that Greyling Insurance Brokerage & Risk Consulting – a division of EPIC was selected as the broker and program administrator for the ACEC BIT Program effective January 1, 2018.

Matic Marks Commitment to Compliance with Appointment of Shaz Kojouri to Senior Management Team

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., April 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matic, a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner’s insurance during the mortgage transaction, today announced it has tapped Shahrzad “Shaz” Kojouri as vice president of legal and compliance.

EPIC’s Chuck Simpson to Present at AESC Safety, Wireline, Trucking Conference and Tradeshow

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced that Senior Risk Control Consultant Chuck Simpson will present at the Association of Energy Service Companies (AESC) Safety, Wireline, Trucking Conference and Tradeshow on Wed., April 18 at the Dallas/Fort Worth Marriot Hotel in Texas.

EPIC Adds Steve Denton as President of Parent EPIC Holdings Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., April 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center dba EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants) today announced the addition of insurance industry veteran Steve Denton as President of its parent company EPIC Holdings, Inc. reporting to EPIC Holdings CEO John Hahn. Denton will join EPIC as of May 1, 2018.

Worldwide Broker Network, Member Host EPIC Announce 58th Global Conference in San Antonio Texas

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Worldwide Broker Network (WBN), the world’s largest fully integrated international network of independent Property & Casualty and Employee Benefits brokers, has announced its 58th Global Conference on April 11-14, 2018 in San Antonio. Partnering with Member Host EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, the 2018 Global Conference will include more than 300 brokers, carrier sponsors, and speakers from more than 100 countries.

MortgageHippo Picks Matic for Integrated Homeowner’s Insurance That Helps Lenders and Consumers Save Money

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., April 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matic, a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner’s insurance during the mortgage transaction, today announced the availability of its one-click “get quote” button within MortgageHippo, a cloud-based digital mortgage platform that guides consumers through a modern, lender-branded borrowing experience.

Renee Crow of EPIC to Present on Litigation Impact Awareness at CLM Annual Conference in Houston

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Vice President, Hospitality Practice Leader Renee Crow will present at the CLM Annual Conference on Thurs., March 15 at 10:10 a.m. at the Marriott Marquis in Houston, Texas.

Paragon Insurance Holdings Invests in Cloud Business Intelligence (BI) to Enhance Analytics Capabilities

AVON, Conn., March 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Insurance Holdings, LLC (‘Paragon’), a national multi-line specialty MGA, has selected LeapFrogBI, LLC, an agile business intelligence provider, and Sisense, Inc., to develop an advanced data warehouse and enable enhanced reporting capabilities.

Chuck Simpson of EPIC to Present on Hazard Recognition at Arklatex ASSE Chapter Meeting

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Senior Risk Control Consultant Chuck Simpson will present at the Arklatex American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Bi-Monthly Chapter Meeting on Thurs., March 15 at 11:30 a.m. at Shane’s Seafood and BBQ in Bossier City, La.

Andrea Racanelli of EPIC to Present on Social Media Marketing in the Transportation Industry at International LCT Show

LAS VEGAS, Nev., March 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Marketing Communications Manager Andrea Racanelli of The Capacity Group – an EPIC Company will present at the International Luxury Coach and Transportation (LCT) Show on Tues., March 13 at 9 a.m. at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.

Suzanne McGarey, Matias Ormaza and Louis Hefter of EPIC Honored as Risk & Insurance Magazine 2018 Power Brokers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Managing Principal Suzanne McGarey and Senior Vice President Matias Ormaza have been recognized as 2018 Power Brokers by Risk & Insurance Magazine. Principal Louis Hefter was named a finalist.

More Millennials Will Be Covered by Travel Insurance This 2018 Spring Break

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spring break travel is upon us, and as millennials hit the road this spring, more are doing so with travel insurance, based on data from TravelInsurance.com. While all segments of the travel insurance market have grown significantly over the last year, millennials represent a larger and faster growing share of travel insurance purchases for spring break 2018.

US East Coast Braces for Bombogenesis: TravelInsurance.com Explains What Travel Insurance May Cover for Travelers Affected by 2018 Storm

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Northeast is getting ready for a powerful nor’easter as Winter Storm Riley is expected to bring coastal flooding, high winds and heavy, wet snow to the area. For travelers whose plans will be impacted by the storm, travel insurance comparison website TravelInsurance.com offers helpful information about coverage for those affected by weather-related delays and cancellations.

RoundPoint and Matic Automate Homeowner’s Insurance for Homebuyers, Mortgage Servicing Customers and RoundPoint Employees

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., March 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matic, a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner’s insurance during the mortgage transaction, today announced a wide-ranging integration with RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing Corporation (RoundPoint), a mortgage loan originator and one of the nation’s largest non-bank mortgage servicing companies. The integration will make Matic’s one-click “get quote” button available to both customers and employees of RoundPoint.

Suzannah Gill of EPIC to Present on Millennial Brokers at Employee Benefit Adviser’s Workplace Benefits

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that EPIC Benefits Strategy Consultant Suzannah Gill will present at the Employee Benefit Adviser’s Workplace Benefits Renaissance on March 1, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, N.J.

Matic Challenges U.S. Mortgage Lenders, Insurers to Help Families Achieve Affordable Housing

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Feb. 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matic, a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner’s insurance during the mortgage transaction, is calling on mortgage lenders, realtors and insurance providers nationwide to support Housed & Hopeful, a public/private partnership with non-profit Mortgage Professionals Providing Hope (MPPH) that aims to house America’s homeless families.