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TravelInsurance.com Offers Travel Insurance Tips for 2017 Holiday Season

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Between now and the end of the year, people will travel in droves to visit family and friends – across town, across the country and across the globe, notes TravelInsurance.com. Taking time off and being with those you love go hand-and-hand with the holidays, but unfortunately, Mother Nature doesn’t always cooperate.

EPIC’s Tom Mackey to Present on Protecting Operations from Cyber Security Threats at Next Generation Manufacturing Event

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Risk Management Consultant Tom Mackey will present at the Seventh Annual Next Generation Manufacturing Signature Event on Thursday, Sept. 28 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga.

A Prime Time to Plan for Long-Term Care Is After Arranging It for Someone Else, says ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Have you been called upon to arrange care for an aging parent or other loved one? If so, “it can be a blessing in disguise,” says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of the nation’s largest long-term care insurance agencies. “It can inspire you to plan ahead for your own care, without delay.”

Matic Insurance Services Debuts Integration with Roostify During TechCrunch Startup Battlefield, Advances to Competition’s Final Round

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Sept. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matic Insurance Services (Matic), a digital insurance agency that enables borrowers to purchase homeowner’s insurance during the home-buying transaction, has forged a partnership with automated lending technology provider Roostify. The company announced the news Tuesday afternoon from the stage of TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield, part of the TechCrunch Disrupt SF conference held in San Francisco this week. Matic was one of just six elite startups chosen to advance to the final round of the competition.

EPIC adds Broker Anthony ‘Tony’ Gerrato in New York City

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Anthony (Tony) Gerrato has joined the firm as a Principal in EPIC’s New York City office.

EPIC’s Duane Dennis and Jamie Chambers to Present Employee Communications & HR Technology Strategies at Cement Employers Association Annual Meeting

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principal and Senior Consultant Duane Dennis and Director of HR Technology Solutions Jamie Chambers will present at the Cement Employers Association Annual Meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 8:15 a.m. at South Point Hotel Casino Spa in Las Vegas.

EPIC’s Clay Ma to Present at Texas Total Rewards Conference in Fort Worth

HOUSTON, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Retirement Senior Associate Clay Ma will present at the Texas Total Rewards Conference on Friday, Sept. 15 at 8:30 a.m. at The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas.

Travel Insurance Advisory: Hurricanes and Tropical Storms Disrupt Travel Across Southeast US and Caribbean – TravelInsurance.com On What You Can Do

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and as Hurricane Irma bears down on the Caribbean and Florida, TravelInsurance.com has seen a significant rise in traffic to the site, as travelers seek out ways to protect their investments. With the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season only half-way through, the threat of future storms wreaking havoc on travel plans remains high. TravelInsurance.com offers essential tips for travelers affected by the current storms and for those planning trips through the end of the Atlantic Hurricane Season.

EPIC Insurance’s Chuck Simpson to Present at Gulf Coast Safety and Training Group Meeting

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 28, 2017 (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 Gulf Coast Safety and Training Group (GCS&TG) Meeting on Sept. 8, 2017 at the Lafayette Petroleum Club in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Trudi Barton Joins The Capacity Group – an EPIC Company in Mahwah, New Jersey

MAHWAH, N.J. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Trudi Barton has joined the firm in Mahwah, New Jersey as part of The Capacity Group – an EPIC Company.

Jamie Chambers of EPIC to Present at 2017 SHRM-Atlanta Symposium

DULUTH, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Director of HR Technology Solutions Jamie Chambers will present at the 2017 SHRM-Atlanta Symposium on Tuesday, Aug. 22 at 3 p.m. at the Infinite Energy Center in Duluth, Ga.

EPIC Insurance Plays Key Role in Launching New Employee Wellness Center for the City of Atlanta

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that EPIC client the City of Atlanta recently celebrated the grand opening of a new Wellness Center for city employees. This 12,000-square foot facility is located in the City Plaza building across from Atlanta’s City Hall.

Longevity Alert: As America Ages, Long-Term Care Costs Could Overwhelm Most Families, say ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The number of Americans age 65 and older is on track to double — from 46 million now to over 98 million in 2060, when today’s 20-somethings will be turning 65. At that time the 65-plus age group’s share of the population will have jumped to 24-percent from 15-percent today. “Think of it,” says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, “one in four of us will be in the older group, at high risk of needing long-term care.”

EPIC’s National Real Estate Practice Invests in Upgrading Computer Lab for Residents of Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Historic Pullman Wheelworks Apartments

DENVER, Colo., and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Real Estate Practice of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants has contributed $32,000 to Mercy Housing Lakefront to upgrade the computer lab at the Pullman Wheelworks Apartments, offering residents state-of-the art online tools to advance their educational and career goals.

EPIC Insurance adds Denise Walsh as Assistant General Counsel

NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Denise Walsh has joined the firm as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel.

Oak Hill Capital Partners to Invest in EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants to Support EPIC’s Further Growth & Expansion

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage, and employee benefits consultant, announced today that private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners (Oak Hill) has agreed to acquire all of The Carlyle Group’s stake, giving Oak Hill a controlling equity position in EPIC. Oak Hill’s investment will enable EPIC to continue its aggressive organic growth strategy.

EPIC Joins in Authoring Updated American National Standards Institute / American Society of Safety Engineers 2017 Hydrogen Sulfide Safety Training Standard

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, July 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, and a member of the American National Standards Institute / American Society of Safety Engineers (ANSI/ASSE) Z390 Hydrogen Sulfide Training Committee, announced today the approval and upcoming publication of a revised Hydrogen Sulfide Safety Training Standard (ANSI/ASSE Z390.1-2017).

It’s Easier to Plan for Long-Term Care if We Face Our Personal Concerns First, says ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Last year the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services issued a report about Americans’ concerns and actions related to long-term care (LTC), also referred to as long-term services and supports (LTSS). “The main takeaway was not the particulars of the responses, in our view,” says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners. “It was the fact that participants considered and faced the issues.”

JenCap Holdings Acquires Special Risks Facilities

NEW YORK, N.Y. and STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., July 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JenCap Holdings LLC announced today that it has agreed to acquire privately held Special Risks Facilities, Inc., an MGA/contract binding authority and wholesale insurance brokerage firm based in Sterling Heights, Michigan with another office in Peoria, Arizona. Special Risks was formed in 1971 and has been led by Jack Klebba and Randy Kaszeta. Messrs.

Two EPIC Insurance Consultants Recognized Among the 30 Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising

SAN FRANCISCO, HOUSTON, and MAHWAH, N.J., June 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principal Susan L. Combs and Senior Vice President Suzanne McGarey have been recognized among Employee Benefit Adviser’s “2017 Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising.”

EPIC Insurance Acquires Product Warranty Analytics Specialist After, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NORWALK, Conn., June 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the acquisition of After, Inc. – a product warranty analytics firm based in Norwalk, Conn. The Acquisition was made primarily to further strengthen and grow EPIC subsidiary company, PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services – a renewable energy program manager based in the United States.

Most Americans Aren’t Going for Long-Term Care Insurance, ‘But They Will, Where They Work,’ says James Dettman of ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — James Dettman, a veteran of the insurance and employee benefits industries, has joined ACSIA Partners, one of America’s largest long-term care insurance agencies. He will serve as one of four Worksite Sales Directors.

EPIC Joins the American National Standards Institute/American Society of Safety Engineers (ANSI/ASSE) Z390 Hydrogen Sulfide Training Committee

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, June 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that as part of the firm’s commitment to the Energy Industry and ongoing efforts to improve worker safety, EPIC has joined the American National Standards Institute/ American Society of Safety Engineers (ANSI/ASSE) Z390 “Hydrogen Sulfide Training” Committee.

EPIC Insurance Presents CSRA SHRM Strategic Session

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., June 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it will host the CSRA SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) Mini Conference on Thursday, June 8 from 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at The Legends Club in Augusta, Georgia.

EPIC Insurance Expands and Strengthens Six Year Relationship with California New Car Dealers Association

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, and the California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA) jointly announced today that CNCDA has expanded their relationship with EPIC, appointing the insurance broker / consultant as their exclusive licensed broker to provide health and welfare insurance consulting to CNCDA members across the state.

EPIC Insurance Kicks Off 2017 Energy Forum in Houston

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, June 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the successful launch of their 2017 Energy Forum in Houston and that they will host two additional Energy Forum presentations in Dallas and Oklahoma City next week.

Hurricane Season Travel Insurance Advisory 2017: Travelers Encouraged To Protect Their Investment In An Above Average Year For Storms

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today marks the official kickoff of hurricane season, just when the travel season is picking up across the country, and TravelInsurance.com is taking the time to remind travelers the importance of protecting their investments. Protection may be even more critical this year, as the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting a higher-than-average number of named storms, with anywhere from 11 to 17 expected to hit.

ACSIA Partners Offers Decision Funnel for Quick and Easy Long-Term Care Choices

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many Americans spend hours investigating long-term care options online, only to come away confused and dispirited. Now there’s another way to go. It’s a by-phone Decision Funnel designed to cut through the complexity. Offered by ACSIA Partners, the service will be delivered by real human specialists, not phone robots.

More Than Two Thirds of Americans Not Prepared for Disability

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., May 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The average American Fidelity Assurance Company long-term disability is nearly three years. Even though one in five adults experiences a long-term disability, most Americans are ill-prepared to cover expenses if they are unable to work (note 1). The average American could not cover a $400 emergency without selling some of their possessions and 69 percent have less than $1,000 in savings (notes 2, 3).

EPIC Insurance adds Broker/Producer Nick Pedisich

SAN FRANCISCO and CONCORD, Calif., May 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Nick Pedisich has joined the firm as a Transportation Industry-focused insurance broker/producer.

Jordan & Jordan Announces Separation from John Powter Insurance Agency

ADDISON, Texas, May 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Linda Jordan ended her business partnership with Powter Insurance, and launched Product Liability Specialty, LLC doing business as Jordan and Jordan Insurance Group. This structural change will have little to no impact on daily business operations with the agency. Any correspondence and checks will continue to bear the Jordan & Jordan name, as they always have.

EPIC Insurance adds Reba Mathew, Pharm.D., R.Ph to Employee Benefits Consulting Pharmacy Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, May 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Reba Mathew Pharm.D., R.Ph has joined the firm’s Employee Benefits Consulting Practice as Pharmacy Practice Director.

William Reyes Joins Wholesale Trading Insurance Services in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wholesale Trading Insurance Services, LLC (WTIS) announced today that industry veteran William Reyes has joined the firm as Director/Casualty Broker in Laguna Niguel, Calif.; he will work in conjunction with the firm’s principal office in San Francisco.

TriWest Healthcare Alliance Receives Three Full URAC Accreditations for Quality Standards

PHOENIX, Ariz., May 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced today it earned full URAC accreditations for its Health Utilization Management and Case Management programs, and full reaccreditation for its Health Network. The accreditation standards establish key quality benchmarks for core business practices and managed care programs.

EPIC’s Carl Pilger to Present at ‘The First 100 Days: What the New Administration Means For Benefits, Taxes and Employment Compliance’

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., May 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Director of Employee Benefits Compliance Carl Pilger will present at “The First 100 Days: What the New Administration Means For Benefits, Taxes and Employment Compliance” seminar on Tuesday, May 9 at 7:30 a.m. at the Buckhead Club in Atlanta, Georgia.

Digital Security Tips for Travelers from Travel Insurance Site TravelInsurance.com

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — You may be traveling far from home this summer, but hackers with access to your digital data are only a few keystrokes away from your bank account, credit cards and overall identity, says TravelInsurance.com. The development of new digital technologies has opened up new opportunities for travelers, but at the same time has increased exposure to scams and security risks while on the road.

Greyling’s Gregg Bundschuh and Kent Collier to present at April 2017 Risk Management Conferences

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that managing principal Gregg Bundschuh and client executive and professional services risk consultant Kent Collier of Greyling Insurance Brokerage – a Division of EPIC, are among the featured risk management and insurance professionals presenting at two high profile events targeting the needs of large Construction and Design firms.

Be Alert for a Job Offer You Can’t Refuse: ‘Unpaid Caregiver,’ Warns Long-Term Care Leader ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “America faces a senior health crisis that is also an employment crisis,” says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of the nation’s largest long-term care insurance agencies. In most U.S. households an out-of-the-blue “job offer” will suddenly appear.

The Capacity Group – an EPIC Company adds Jeanne Braun as President of Health Care Strategy Group

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., MAHWAH, N.J., LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., April 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capacity Group of NY LLC (CGNY), a division of The Capacity Group – an EPIC Company and a retail property & casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefit consultant, announced today that Jeanne Braun has joined the firm as president of CGNY’s newly established Health Care Strategy Group.

EPIC’s Dan Houston to Present Best Practices on Data Breach Response at Georgia PRIMA’s Risk Management Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., April 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Senior Vice President of Enterprise Risk Management and Principal Dr. Dan Houston will present at Georgia Public Risk Management Association’s (PRIMA) Annual Education Series on Wednesday, April 26 at 8:30 a.m. at the Savannah Civic Center in Savannah, Georgia.