NEW YORK, N.Y., May 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that EPIC Senior Consultant Jim Baker will speak at the seventh annual EFCG’s HR Executive Conference on May 12 and 13. Held at the New York Yacht Club and Harvard Club, the conference is intended to identify and provide insight into global HR and Compensation policies, issues and metrics.

Baker’s presentation, “Thinking Twice About Your Benefits Compensation & Strategy,” will address how to manage chronic health conditions, such as asthma, diabetes, heart care and mental health, through employee engagement and aggressive care coordination. He will also speak on the evolution of healthcare purchasing and network contracting.

About Jim Baker, Senior Consultant at EPIC:

Baker is an accomplished employee benefits professional with 20 years of experience in managing employee benefit plans for clients of all sizes. His expertise is in working with clients on their comprehensive employee benefits and wellness strategies with a focus on plan flexibility and health outcomes. In his time with EPIC, Baker has led multiple due-diligence efforts for his clients, as well as for The Carlyle Group. His understanding of a client’s position within the private equity life cycle has led to effective strategies resulting in a favorable impact to EBIDTA. In addition to his Private Equity work, Baker also leads a team of benefit consultants whose primary role is to support clients with strategic direction and plan oversight.

He began and spent 18 years of his career with UnitedHealthcare in a multitude of roles.

About EPIC:

EPIC is a unique and innovative retail property and casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consulting firm. EPIC has created a values-based, client-focused culture that attracts and retains top talent, fosters employee satisfaction and loyalty and sustains a high level of customer service excellence. EPIC team members have consistently recognized their company as a “Best Place to Work” in multiple regions and as a “Best Place to Work in the Insurance Industry” nationally.

EPIC now has more than 850 team members operating from offices across the U.S., providing Property Casualty, Employee Benefits, Specialty Programs and Private Client solutions to more than 13,000 clients.

With more than $200 million in revenues, EPIC ranks among the top 20 retail insurance brokers in the United States. Backed by the Carlyle Group, the company continues to expand organically and through strategic acquisitions across the country.

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