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Mortgage Coach integration with First American Title empowers consumers with greater insight into title fees during the loan selection process

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Coach, a borrower conversion platform empowering mortgage lenders to educate borrowers with interactive presentations that model home loan performance over time, today announced its integration with First American Title Insurance Company, a leading provider of title insurance and settlement services and the largest subsidiary of First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF).

David McNeil Receives Broker of the Year Award

SAN FRANCISCO and ONTARIO, Calif., Nov. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principal and Risk Management Consultant David McNeil has been selected as 2021 Broker of the Year by The California Association of Mutual Water Companies – Joint Powers Risk & Insurance Management Authority (CalMutuals-JPRIMA).

Crawford McInnis Named Chief Sales Officer – Appointment will Lead EPIC to Next Level of Sales Excellence

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Nov. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Crawford McInnis has been named Chief Sales Officer, reporting to Philip Moyles, Chief Growth Officer.

Dawn Taylor, former President of Centricity, has joined After, Inc. as Chief Revenue Officer

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After, Inc., the global leader in Warranty Services since 2005, just announced that Dawn Taylor will be joining the company as Chief Revenue Officer. Dawn brings more than 27 years of warranty and service contract experience, serving as President of Centricity for the last 9 years. Her background and experience will be instrumental in leading the expansion of After, Inc.’s Warranty Services business, and its newly launched QuickSuite Platform.

After, Inc. will launch its new QuickSuite® of products at the 12th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations Conference

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After, Inc., a global leader in Warranty Services Solutions since 2005, just announced that it will be a Platinum Sponsor of the 12th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations Conference. The conference, which brings together companies across auto, appliance, mobile, electronics, home, and industrial equipment industries to discuss the latest trends and insights in extended warranty and service contracts, offers the ideal backdrop to unveil After’s new QuickSuite® product portfolio.

Move For Hunger and Mover’s Choice Renew Their Partnership in an Effort to End Hunger

RED BANK, N.J., Oct. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mover’s Choice, a specialty moving and storage insurance program, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced the renewing of their partnership today for another year that would help provide more than 25,000 meals to those in need.

Galway Holdings Announces Formal Close of MAI Capital Management Deal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Galway Holdings (“Galway”) today announced its investment in MAI Capital Management, LLC (“MAI”) has officially closed. Retaining the MAI Capital Management name, the firm now operates as a part of the Galway Companies.

Skyway.com Answers Buyers’ Need For Rapid Online Condo Insurance In Fast-Paced Housing Market

ST PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It is no secret that the housing market in Florida is hot. Properties move fast, and consumers are finding more ways to make all parts of buying and owning a home quick, easy, and mostly online. One insuretech, UPC Insurance®, answered the consumer call for the ability to almost instantly have an estimate of what a policy will cost, and the ability to buy a Florida Condo policy completely online with Skyway.com.

Expetitle Closes $2.3 Million Seed Plus Round

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Expetitle, a digital title company and a leader in remote real estate closings, announced today it has closed their $2.3 million Series Seed Plus financing round. The investment will help the company aggressively expand its sales and marketing efforts.

EPIC Welcomes Peter Marshall – Further Strengthens Entertainment and Sports Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Peter Marshall has joined its Entertainment & Sports practice as Managing Principal, Media Services.

Galway Holdings Announces Strategic Acquisition of MAI Capital Management

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and CLEVELAND, Ohio, Aug. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Galway Holdings (“Galway”) today announced its investment in MAI Capital Management LLC (“MAI”). The move adds a new business vertical in financial and wealth management services to complement existing business relationships within EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants as well other areas of specialization across all Galway platforms.

TruckDriverJobs411.com Steps Up to Meet Employment Shortage During National Trucking Industry Surge

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Federal government’s recently proposed infrastructure program is projected to create nearly 3 million new commercial truck driving jobs. That’s why platforms such as TruckDriverJobs411.com, the original and free trucking jobs’ board, are hustling to meet the growing employment demands. Western Truck Insurance Services, Inc. has recently overhauled its job board site to ensure drivers and owner operators are efficiently matched with jobs.

Jencap Announces Acquisition of U.K.-based Lloyd’s Coverholder

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jencap Group, LLC (Jencap), the wholesale program management and binding authority business of Galway Insurance Holdings LP (Galway), has acquired London-based Worldwide Hole ‘N One Ltd. (WHNO).

HWS Enters into An Exclusive Partnership with Mrs. LTC to Offer Long-Term Care Claim Processing for Household Employers

STERLING, Va., June 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HomeWork Solutions (HWS), the industry expert in household payroll and employment taxes, has entered into an exclusive partnership agreement with Mrs. LTC, a leading provider of Long-Term Care Claims processing.

EPIC Adds William Schoenbach as Managing Principal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HARTFORD, Conn., June 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that William Schoenbach is joining its growing Financial Services business.

The Premier Agency is Recruiting New Insurance Agents in Arizona and Utah, and Matching Their Marketing Budget Dollar-For-Dollar

PHOENIX, Ariz. and SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, June 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Premier Agency, founded in 2017, has begun recruiting top insurance agents throughout Arizona and Utah. The company specializes in Medicare, health, life, and long term care insurance. By working with the Premier Agency, new agents will represent most Major Medicare Advantage and Supplement carriers.

Heath Spivey Named New President of DELTA |v| Forensic Engineering, Inc.

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DELTA |v| Forensic Engineering, Inc.™ announced today that they have appointed Heath Spivey, Manager of the Nashville Regional Office, as the new President of DELTA |v| Forensic Engineering, Inc.™, effective January 1, 2022.

After, Inc. publishes a ‘Risk Management 101’ guide that gives Warranty Leaders a first-hand look at this complex discipline

NORWALK, Conn., May 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After, Inc. a pioneer in the Warranty Services industry, has provided innovative warranty marketing, analytics, and program management solutions to top-tier manufacturing clients since 2005. In delivering program management solutions, After, Inc. found that few manufacturers understand Risk Management.

EPIC Adds Sam Wagener as Principal – Further Strengthens P&C and Captive Capabilities in West Region

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Sam Wagener has joined the firm.

Shoplifting and Dishonest Employee Average Case Values Increased in 2020, According to Jack L. Hayes International’s 33rd Annual Retail Theft Survey!

WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla., May 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jack L. Hayes International, Inc. released today the results of their 33rd Annual Retail Theft Survey which reports on over 184,000 shoplifters and dishonest employee apprehensions in 2020 by just 22 large retailers, who recovered over $81 million from these thieves.

Paragon Insurance Names Christian Phillips as President of Contingency Practice

AVON, Conn., April 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC, a national multiline specialty managing general agent (MGA), has named Christian Phillips as President of its newly created Paragon Contingency Practices.

EPIC Select Teams Up with Morgan Stanley for Sports and Entertainment Insurance

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants announced today that it has been named by Morgan Stanley to offer risk management services to their sports and entertainment clients through their Global Sports & Entertainment Directors via the EPIC Select model. EPIC Select is a new bespoke service model focused on asset management and risk mitigation for successful individuals and businesses in the Sports & Entertainment industry.

Tapcheck Wins ‘Best Employee Benefits Solution’ in 2021 FinTech Breakthrough Awards Program

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tapcheck, a simple and easy-to-integrate financial wellness benefit that allows employers to give employees the ability to access their earned wages before payday, today announced that it has been selected as winner of the “Best Employee Benefits Solution” award in the fifth annual FinTech Breakthrough Awards program conducted by FinTech Breakthrough.

TravelInsurance.com Recognized as One of the Best Travel Insurance Companies of 2021 by Money

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TravelInsurance.com has been named by Money as one of the “6 Best Travel Insurance Companies of 2021” and singled out for its fast and easy travel insurance quote comparison system.

Jeremy Lawson Joins EPIC Contingency Risk Practice as Managing Principal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and AUSTIN, Texas, March 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Jeremy “Jez” Lawson has joined the firm as Managing Principal of its expanding Contingency Risk Practice group.

Strategic Benefits Advisors launches ‘Lightning Benefits Survey’ series for plan sponsors

ATLANTA, Ga., March 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) today announced the launch of a bi-monthly Lightning Benefits Survey series designed to help plan sponsors understand where their peers stand on a variety of timely employee benefits topics. Participation in the series – and access to survey results – is limited to plan sponsors.

EPIC Announces Leadership Structure Realignment

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants CEO Steve Denton announced organizational and restructuring changes, effective immediately, across the company. The moves are designed to position EPIC to thrive for years to come.

EPIC Adds Allen Baker as Senior Risk Consultant

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Allen Baker has joined its National Energy Construction Team as a Senior Risk Consultant. Baker will be based in Birmingham, Alabama.

Virtual Speech Therapy Company, Great Speech, Inc., Contracts with Harbour Benefits Holding Inc. to Increase Plan Participant Access to Telehealth

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Feb. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Great Speech, Inc., a pioneer in the online speech therapy space, has contracted with Harbour Benefits Holding Inc, to increase access for much-needed virtual speech therapy services to Harbour’s plan participants.

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants Acquires Pharmaceutical Strategies Group

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Holdings, Inc. (EPIC) announced today that it has agreed to acquire Pharmaceutical Strategies Group (PSG). The move incorporates the expertise and resources of the nation’s largest independent pharmacy benefit consulting firm into EPIC’s Employee Benefits Consulting practice.

Policy Inspector Partners with FIMC

STOWE, Vt., Feb. 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Policy Inspector Inc. is pleased to announce we have partnered with FIMC in their new Silver Safeguard benefit program. The Policy Inspector searches for lost insurance policies and annuities for members and their loved ones; including policies on living and deceased policyholders.

EPIC Welcomes John Prentis and Larry Bowlus to Executive Risk and Cyber Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants is pleased to welcome John Prentis and Larry Bowlus to its Executive Risk and Cyber practice. Joining from a global broker, Prentis and Bowlus will focus on large public, technology, and financial institution executive liability coverages, including Directors & Officers Liability.

Samuel Howe Tapped as New Alliance Group CMO

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alliance Group, a national insurance marketing organization (IMO), announced Monday that Samuel Howe has been tapped to succeed Lee Duncan as its Chief Marketing Officer, effective immediately. Duncan had previously occupied the CMO role before his own promotion to President and CEO back in November.

Agent Review Announces Technology Awareness Series for Insurance Agents – Leonardo247 Leads Launch

BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Agent Review which serves insurance agents and those needing insurance, announces the creation of the Technology Awareness series. These informational alerts can make agents significantly more valuable to their clients, according to Bryan Foos, Agent Review’s Operations Manager.

Denial of Coverage for Gender-Affirming Care Declared Unlawful

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TransFamily Support Services (transfamilysos.org) today announced a milestone victory in the organization’s mission to build a world where all genders are accepted and treated equally.

Alliance Group Announces Launch of 4th Annual Living Benefits Awareness Month

ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alliance Group announced the 2021 class of Living Benefits Ambassadors team as part of their fourth annual Living Benefits Awareness Month campaign. The Ambassadors will head up local grassroots campaigns to spread education and awareness for Living Benefits Awareness Month in January 2021.

Galway Insurance Holdings Secures Majority Interest from Harvest Partners with New Equity Investments from Oak Hill Capital and The Carlyle Group

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Galway Insurance Holdings (“Galway”), the holding company for EPIC Brokers & Consultants (“EPIC”) and JenCap Holdings (“JenCap”), which together represent one of the nation’s largest insurance distribution firms, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement with vehicles controlled by Harvest Partners, LP and its affiliates (“Harvest”) for a majority interest of Galway.

Bright Road Recovery Contracts with Magellan to Provide Eating Disorder Treatment for Blue Shield Subscribers

CLAREMONT, Calif., Nov. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bright Road Recovery, the Inland Empire’s Premier Eating Disorder Treatment Program, announced today that they are now in-network with Magellan Healthcare. This is good news for Blue Shield subscribers in the Inland Empire who are looking for help with anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, or ARFID.

OutcomeRx, a unit of CareMetx, announces First Independent Reinsurance Product for Rare Disease Specialty, Cell and Gene Therapies

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OutcomeRx (ORx), a division of CareMetx, LLC, announced today a new reinsurance product to provide coverage access to high-cost specialty drugs including therapies in the emerging cell and gene therapy market.

Papa Inc. Adds Reliance to Its Growing List of Medicare Advantage Plans to Provide ‘Family on Demand’ to Their HMO Population

MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa Inc, the leading technology-enabled platform for companionship & assistance for older adults & families, today announced it has been selected by Reliance Medicare Advantage to provide services beginning January 1, 2021 to their Michigan HMO population in order to enhance their quality of life through the eradication of social isolation and loneliness.