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EPIC’s Kamran Khaliq Recognized as 2019 ‘Young Gun’ by Insurance Business America

NEW YORK, N.Y. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Kamran Khaliq, Vice President, Private Equity and M&A, has been named a 2019 Insurance Industry “Young Gun” by Insurance Business America (IBA).

AutoAwards Shares Tips to Boost F&I Sales Through An Auto Dealership Maintenance Program (PPM)

ODESSA, Del., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AutoAwards, a leader in loyalty marketing for auto dealerships, realizes sales are extremely competitive and difficult at times. Starting a rewards program can help auto dealerships overcome weak sales. AutoAwards has proven solutions to help dealerships increase sales performance across all departments.

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants Announces Launch of New Healthcare Practice – Edgewood Healthcare Advisors

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center or EPIC), a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the expansion and reorganization of its healthcare practice.

EPIC Adds Dave Tate in Dallas, Texas

DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Dave Tate has joined the firm’s Property and Casualty operations, as a Principal, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director of the Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

After, Inc. Publishes Latest Research on California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) – Effective Jan. 1, 2020 – and Its Implications for Manufacturers

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After, Inc., a pioneer in the Warranty Services industry, has delivered innovative warranty marketing, analytics and program management services to top-tier manufacturers since 2005. As an industry leader, After, Inc. stays on top of regulations that may affect its manufacturing clients. The California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) is one of these.

EPIC’s National Marine Operations Bolstered with Addition of Ivon Friedman in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC) announced today that Ivon Friedman has joined the firm’s Marine Practice in San Francisco. Friedman will report to EPIC’s Risk Management – National Property and Marine Practice Leader, Michael Korn.

EPIC Adds Pam Stoutenburgh in Dallas TX

DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Pam Stoutenburgh has joined the firm’s Property and Casualty operations, as a Principal, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director of the Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants Appoints Lou D’Agostino National Hedge Fund Practice Leader

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principal and industry veteran, Lou D’Agostino, has been appointed to the newly-created position of National Hedge Fund Practice Leader as part of its Financial Services division.

Mode Health and On Target Living Announce Strategic Partnership to Expand Health Resources and Benefits For Small Businesses

EAST LANSING, Mich., Sept. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mode Health, the employee benefits agency for modern small businesses, today announced a strategic partnership with On Target Living, a health and performance company located in East Lansing, Michigan.

Greyling – a Division of EPIC adds Lionel Bejean in Georgia

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ALPHARETTA, Ga., Sept. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Lionel Bejean has joined the firm’s Greyling Division, based in Alpharetta, Georgia, as Senior Vice President.

EPIC Holdings Inc. adds Bill Nay as Chief Acquisition Officer in Atlanta

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center dba EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants) today announced the addition of insurance investment banking veteran Bill Nay as Chief Acquisition Officer of its parent company EPIC Holdings, Inc. Nay will be based in Atlanta, Ga. and report to EPIC Holdings CEO, John Hahn.

EPIC adds Jim Triana in Ontario, California

ONTARIO, Calif., Sept. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Jim Triana has joined the firm as Vice President, Property & Casualty.

EPIC to Attend 61st Worldwide Broker Network Conference in Madrid, Spain

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it is attending the 61st Worldwide Broker Network (WBN) Conference on September 18-21, 2019 in Madrid, Spain.

After, Inc. to Sponsor and Speak at 10th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations Conference in Nashville

NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After, Inc., a leader Warranty Analytics Solutions since 2005, will sponsor the Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations Conference in Nashville, TN on September 18-20, 2019. The company also announced today that it will join a panel discussing how to “Tailor Your Message to Different Market Segments,” alongside industry giants like General Motors and Electrolux.

EPIC Launches New Employee Benefits Consulting Labor Practice Led by Kimberly Cicero in DC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and DULUTH, Ga., Sept. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kimberly Cicero has joined the firm as SVP, Labor Practice Leader.

Integro USA Inc. Completes Transition to EPIC Brand

NEW YORK, N.Y., and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center, which operates as EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), announced today that Integro USA, Inc. (Integro USA), acquired by EPIC in January 2019, has completed their adoption of the EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants name and brand.

Managing General Agency Paragon Insurance Launches Nationwide Workers’ Compensation Insurance Program

AVON, Conn. and SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC (“Paragon”), a national multi-line specialty MGA (Managing General Agency) based in Avon, Conn., today announced the addition of a new nationwide Workers’ Compensation Insurance Program.

EPIC adds Cecille Feliciano in Los Angeles CA

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Cecille Feliciano has joined the firm as Senior Vice President, Employee Benefits.

How Intermountain Healthcare Is Making Care More Affordable

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Making healthcare more affordable for the people it serves is a top priority for Intermountain Healthcare. That’s what Intermountain CEO Marc Harrison, MD, said at meetings held this summer with managers from across the Salt Lake City-based health system.

Founders of RBS Re Join EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants as Part of Growing EPIC Reinsurance Unit

MIAMI, Fla. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the additions of Alex Soria, Tony Rodriguez, Randy Baker and Ken Knopp, a well-known and highly regarded team of Healthcare Reinsurance specialists, who spent nearly 20 years together as RBS Re and more recently as Cardinal Point, LLC (a South Miami based firm).

Lemme, a division of EPIC, Welcomes Owen Bailitz to Professional Services Firms Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Aug. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lemme, a division of EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, announce today the addition of Owen Bailitz as a Principal within the firm’s Professional Services Firms Practice. He will be based in Lemme’s Arlington Heights, Illinois offices.

JenCap Holdings LLC to Acquire Aran Insurance Services Group, a Specialty Insurance Business

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JenCap Holdings (JenCap), a specialty insurance business, announced today that it has agreed to acquire privately-held Aran Insurance Services Group (Aran), a specialty program administrator with offices in Arizona, Colorado, Massachusetts and New York. Founded in 2009, Aran has been led by Tim Kenny and John LaCava who have built one of the leading program administration insurance platforms in the country.

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants Recognized as a 2019 ‘Best Place to Work’ in Dallas

DALLAS, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been recognized by their team members in Dallas as one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in North Texas in a survey conducted annually by the Dallas Business Journal.

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants Acquires Trumark Insurance and Financial Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the acquisition of Trumark Insurance & Financial Services, a Pleasanton, CA-based Brokerage/General Agency specializing in the institutional financial advisory market.

EHOP Health Hires Baker Freiberg as Vice President of Sales

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EHOP Health, a chronic disease reversal company headquartered in the Triangle region, is proud to announce the hire of Baker Freiberg as Vice President of Sales. A veteran of the insurance industry, Freiberg brings extensive experience working with large employers that are looking for help reducing their healthcare costs.

EPIC adds Surety Specialists Eric Feighl and John Hohlt in Houston Texas

HOUSTON, Texas, July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Eric Feighl has joined the firm as a Principal and Southwest Region Surety Practice Leader.

EPIC Insurance Brokers Further Expands Southwest Operations into Arizona

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and PHOENIX, Ariz., July 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the expansion of their operations in the Southwest with the hiring of Client Manager Luke Aschermann, Property & Casualty Claims Manager Norma Brehm, and Principal/Senior Client Advocate Belinda Lopes. All join EPIC from Willis Towers Watson.

Do I Need Travel Insurance for the 2019 Hurricane Season? TravelInsurance.com Provides Answers

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With Tropical Storm Barry expected to become the first named hurricane of 2019, thus begins the storm season that will likely impact hundreds of thousands of travelers, according to TravelInsurance.com. The question many travelers have is “Will my travel plans be affected, and if so, how can I make sure I don’t lose the hard-earned money I’ve invested in this vacation?”

EPIC adds Benefits Consultant Dennis Park in Irvine CA

SAN FRANCISCO and IRVINE, Calif., July 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Dennis Park has joined the firm as Vice President, Employee Benefits.

EPIC adds Awareness and Communications Professionals Jon Williams, TJ Rosenberg and Dale Smith

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the hiring of Jon Williams, TJ Rosenberg, and Dale Smith to lead the Awareness & Communications Practice as Managing Directors within EPIC Risk Consulting.

Healthcare Coverage Savings and Benefits Now Offered to American Gem Society Members

LAS VEGAS, Nev., June 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The American Gem Society (AGS) is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with MJM Global Insurance Brokerage Group, which will offer access to healthcare coverage to the Society’s membership, for those wishing to participate.

EPIC adds New Benefits Consulting Team in Houston TX

HOUSTON, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the hiring of Principal Ed Oravetz, Principal Keith McNeely, Principal David Potts, Client Executive Elisha Johnson and Client Manager Marilu Alejandre.

Mary Grandy of EPIC Receives 2019 Joe Quigley Memorial Award

SACRAMENTO and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that EPIC Sacramento-based Vice President of Property & Casualty, Mary Grandy, was the 2019 recipient of the Joe Quigley Memorial Award, conferred annually by the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA).

Kevin Ach of EPIC to Moderate Executive Afternoon Session on Loss Prevention and Asset Protection at NRF Protect

ANAHEIM, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, June 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kevin Ach, Vice President of Risk Assurance for EPIC’s Integrated Risk Solutions Practice will moderate the Executive Afternoon session on loss prevention at the National Retail Foundation’s “NRF Protect” Conference, June 11 in Anaheim, Calif.

Showbiz Shows a Better Way to Pay: Insurance Industry Alert Issued by EraNova Institute

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., May 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the EraNova Institute issues a business alert: “Showbiz shows a better way to pay.” EraNova’s Director and author of the report, Dick Samson, says, “For non-employees in entertainment and insurance, getting the money due you has often been a chore. Now, for the likes of Tom Hanks and Lady Gaga, it’s more of a breeze; and soon may be for everyone involved in insurance.”

Kraft Technology Group Achieves HIPAA Compliance with Compliancy Group

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kraft Technology Group, a Nashville-based managed IT service provider, is pleased to announce that we have achieved compliance with the federally mandated standards of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) through the use of Compliancy Group’s proprietary HIPAA methodology, The Guard(R) compliance tracking software, and HIPAA Seal of Compliance.

Paragon Strengthens Winery and Brewery Programs with the Promotion of Brendan Wright and addition of Nick Faragasso

AVON, Conn. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC, a national multi-line specialty MGA (Managing General Agency) based in Avon, Conn., today announced the addition of insurance professional Nick Faragasso and the promotion of Brendan Wright.

Hurricane Season 2019 Kicks Off Earlier Than Expected: 5 Tips for Finding the Right Travel Insurance Plan

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Atlantic Hurricane Season got off to an early start this year, with Subtropical Storm Andrea forming on May 20, 2019, marking the record fifth year in a row that the hurricane season arrived early. This, along with experts predicting an above average hurricane season, means that travelers could be facing an uphill battle, according to TravelInsurance.com, a leading online comparison site.

After, Inc. Announces Publication of ‘First of its Kind’ Study of Millennials and Extended Service Plans (ESPs)

NORWALK, Conn., May 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In December 2018, After, Inc. launched its “Millennials and Extended Service Plans” study, to investigate the attitudes and behavior of Millennials regarding manufacturers’ product warranties and Extended Service Plans (ESPs).

ACEC Business Insurance Trust and Greyling/EPIC Announce New Trustee Appointment

WASHINGTON, D.C. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Business Insurance Trust (BIT) and Greyling/EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants announced today that Paul Boyce, P.E., PG, has been appointed a Trustee for the ACEC Business Insurance Trust.