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BobbiJo DeNofa joins EPIC in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that BobbiJo DeNofa has joined the firm as Managing Principal of the firm’s Southwest Risk Management Practice.

David Thoke joins EPIC in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that David Thoke has joined the firm as Managing Principal of the firm’s Southwest Risk Management Practice.

Florida Blue and Papa Partner to Address Social Isolation, Improve Health Outcomes

MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Florida Blue, the leading health insurer in Florida, announced today that it is partnering with Papa, a nationwide provider of senior services, to offer Florida Blue members in select Medicare Advantage plans assistance with transportation, house chores, companionship and other senior support services.

EPIC Adds Todd Randolph in Atlanta, GA

ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Todd Randolph has joined the firm as a Principal of its Southeast Employee Benefits Practice.

Wilson Long of EPIC Selected for Prestigious SIBF Leadership Academy

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Wilson Long of the firm’s Birmingham-based National Energy Construction Practice is one of a select group of leaders throughout the U.S. accepted into the SIBF Leadership Academy whereby he will foster and build trusted connections.

EPIC Adds Sheryl Marshall in Napa, California

NAPA, Calif., Dec. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Sheryl Marshall has joined the firm as Principal within the firm’s Moving & Storage Practice.

EPIC Adds Scott Weiss as Principal – Addition Further Strengthens EPIC’s Risk Management Operations in California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Scott Weiss has joined the firm as a Principal in their Risk Management Practice.

Kelly Geary of EPIC Named National Executive Risk and Cyber Practice Leader

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov, 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kelly Geary has been named National Executive Risk & Cyber Practice Leader. Geary and her team bring deep knowledge and expertise in Cyber and Executive Risk to EPIC and their clients with an average of over 25 years of experience.

Susan Tewhill of EPIC named Practice Leader of Edgewood Healthcare Advisors, a division of EPIC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Susan Tewhill will be leading the Edgewood Healthcare Advisors practice. Susan and her team bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the healthcare industry with an average of over 25 years of experience.

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants and Prime Risk Partners Have Joined Forces

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants and Prime Risk Partners Inc., announced today that they have officially joined forces to continue to build on their national footprint and offer greater specialty support and services to their clients and collaboration among EPIC’s colleagues. The transaction previously announced on October 15 has closed.

Local Catholic Company Reaches Billion-Dollar Milestone

ARDEN HILLS, Minn., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Catholic United Financial, the oldest fraternal benefit society domiciled in Minnesota and one of the longest continually operating businesses in the state, has announced that for the first time in the company’s 141-year history, its total assets have exceeded one billion dollars.

Betsey Brewer of EPIC honored with Ramsden/Sullivan Memorial Award from the Independent Insurance Brokers and Agents of California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Betsey L. Brewer, CPCU was honored recently with the distinguished Ramsden/Sullivan Memorial Award.

Papa and Aetna Announce Collaboration in Florida for Medicare Advantage Members

MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa Inc., a leading provider for seniors and Medicare Advantage Members, announced today its collaboration with Aetna, a CVS Health company. Papa connects local college students, known as “Papa Pals,” to older adults who need help with companionship, house chores and technology lessons.

EPIC Launches Cannabis Site Pollution Liability (CSPL) Insurance Program

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Nov. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Greyling Insurance Brokerage & Risk Consulting (Greyling), a division of EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants (EPIC), today announced the first nationwide Site Pollution Liability Insurance Program for the emerging cannabis industry.

Holiday Travel Deals 2019-2020: Don’t Forget Travel Insurance

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Travel Tuesday – November is full of travel deals for those looking to save money on their next vacation, according to TravelInsurance.com. Just don’t forget to purchase travel insurance to protect your investment, even if your travel dates are just around the corner.

Matic named to InsurTech100 list of the world’s top insurance technology providers

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matic, a fully licensed digital insurance agency that partners with mortgage servicers and originators to sell insurance products to borrowers, has been named to FinTech Global’s InsurTech100. The annual awards program, now in its second year, recognizes the pioneering tech firms leading today’s global insurance industry.

EPIC’s Tom Mackey Recognized as 2019 ‘Young Gun’ by Insurance Business America

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Tom Mackey, Risk Management Consultant has been named a 2019 Insurance Industry “Young Gun” by Insurance Business America (IBA).

The Nation’s 34th Largest Retail Insurance Broker Prime Risk Partners Joins EPIC

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prime Risk Partners Inc. and EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, announced today that they have entered into an agreement to join forces. EPIC, founded in 2007, has grown to become one of the 15 largest U.S. retail insurance brokers and the nation’s 9th largest privately-held insurance brokerage.

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.