EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants News Room Archive and Profile

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (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.

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Dave Hock, of EPIC
650-295-4608 / dave.hock@epicbrokers.com

Nicole Conley
650-422-3156 / nicole.conley@taniscomm.com

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EPIC’s Rob Massa and Craig Schmidt Named ‘Top Benefit Advising Innovators’ by Employee Benefit Adviser

Rob Massa and Craig Schmidt of EPIC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Employee Benefit Adviser (EBA) named Director of Retirement Rob Massa and Senior Wellness Consultant Craig Schmidt as “Top Benefit Advising Innovators.”

EPIC Golf Insurance Services Named ‘Insurance Provider of the Year’ for the Second Year in a Row by BoardRoom Magazine

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has been named the 2016 “Excellence in Achievement” award winner for the second year in a row by BoardRoom Magazine as the “Insurance Provider of the Year.”

EPIC Named Elite Agency for Second Year in a Row by Insurance Business America

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has been named a 2016 Elite Agency for the second year in a row by Insurance Business America, a publication that reports on the latest achievements in insurance and also provides the latest in business best practices in a continually evolving industry.

EPIC Insurance’s Chuck Simpson to Speak at OSHA Oil & Gas Safety and Health Conference

Chuck Simpson of EPIC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 21, 2016 (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 speak at the OSHA Oil & Gas Safety and Health Conference on Wednesday, November 30 at 2 p.m. at the Hilton Americas in Houston, Texas.

EPIC Insurance adds Broker/Producer Rick Haycock in Sacramento, Calif.

Rick Haycock

SAN FRANCISCO and SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Rick Haycock has joined the firm as a property & casualty insurance broker/producer.

Ascende – an EPIC Company Expands Southwest Leadership Team and Welcomes New International Benefits Leader

Javier Yturralde

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Ascende – an EPIC Company has promoted Mary Parker and Dina Flavin to managing principals, joining Steve Goulet and Suzanne McGarey as strategic leaders of Ascende’s Health & Welfare practice. Collectively, they also serve as client engagement managers, providing senior leadership support and direction to the firm’s consulting clients.

EPIC Insurance’s Michael Nischan to Speak at the Seventh Annual Commercial Motor Vehicle Litigation Seminar

Michael Nischan of EPIC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Vice President of Transportation & Logistics Risk Control Michael Nischan will speak at the Seventh Annual CMV Litigation Seminar on Thursday, October 27 at Villa Christina in Atlanta, Georgia.

EPIC Insurance Launches Cyber Risk Insurance Platform for Small and Mid-sized Businesses

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced the launch of a proprietary Cyber Risk and Insurance Platform, tailored to the unique needs of small and mid-sized businesses who are increasingly the most desirable targets of Cyber-attacks.

EPIC Insurance Adds Gerrad Newton to CNCDA Auto Dealer Specialty Program in Sacramento, California

EPIC Adds Gerrad Newton

SAN FRANCISCO and SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Gerrad Newton has joined the firm as a producer within their CNCDA Auto Dealer Specialty Program team.

EPIC Insurance to Sponsor and Co-Host Employment Law Seminar on Protecting Your Business in 2017

Suzannah Gill of EPIC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Vice President Pete Smith and Benefits Strategy consultant Suzannah Gill will present at “Protect Your Business in 2017,” an employment law seminar that EPIC is both sponsoring and co-hosting. The event will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The 1818 Club in Duluth, Georgia.

EPIC’s Wilson Long Selected for Elite Lloyd’s Broker Academy in London

Wilson Long

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and LONDON, U.K., Sept. 22, 2016 (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 only 35 young insurance and risk management professionals from the U.S. and Canada selected to participate in the 2016 Andrew Beazley Broker Academy in London.

EPIC Insurance’s Thompson Mackey Selected for Elite Lloyd’s Broker Academy in London

Thompson Mackey of EPIC

ATLANTA, Ga. and LONDON, U.K., Sept. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Risk Management Consultant Thompson (Tom) Mackey is one of 35 young insurance and risk management professionals from the U.S. and Canada selected to participate in the 2016 Andrew Beazley Broker Academy in London, England.

EPIC’s Rob Massa, Suzannah Gill and Rosemary Hughes to Present at the 35th Annual ISCEBS Employee Benefits Symposium

Rosemary Hughes of EPIC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Director of Retirement Rob Massa, Benefits Strategy Consultant Suzannah Gill and Principal Rosemary Manning Hughes will present at the 35th Annual ISCEBS Employee Benefits Symposium at the Hilton Baltimore.

EPIC Insurance Adds Jim Hughes as Vice President and Managing Consultant of Loss Control

Jim Hughes joins EPIC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Jim Hughes has joined the firm as a vice president and the Managing Consultant of Loss Control Services in their National Construction Specialty Group.

EPIC’s Wilson Long and Zohreh Talebzadeh Recognized as Young Guns 2016 by Insurance Business

Wilson Long and Zohreh Talebzadeh

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., and BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Insurance Business America (IBA) has named Principal Wilson Long (Birmingham, Ala.) and Team Leader Zohreh Talebzadeh (San Francisco, Calif.) among their “Young Guns” of 2016.

EPIC Consultants Rob Massa and Craig Schmidt Honored as Employee Benefit Advisers of the Year

Rob Massa and Craig Schmidt

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Employee Benefit Adviser (EBA) has named Director of Retirement Rob Massa the “Retirement Advisor of the Year” and Senior Wellness Consultant Craig Schmidt the “Wellness Advisor of the Year” in the publication’s 2016 Employee Benefit Advisers of the Year Awards.

EPIC Recognized Among Inc. Magazine’s 35th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inc. magazine recently ranked EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, NO. 2288 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. To earn this recognition, EPIC posted a solid 158 percent increase in annual revenue between 2012 and 2015.

EPIC adds Vincent G. Caracciolo as Managing Director of Claims and Coverage Advocacy

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Vincent G. Caracciolo has joined the firm as National Managing Director of Claims and Coverage Advocacy.

EPIC adds Michael Klaschka to Financial Risk Solutions Practice

Michael Klaschka

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., and NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Michael Klaschka, a specialist in the placement of professional liability insurance for the financial services and technology industries, has joined the firm’s Financial Risk Solutions Practice.

EPIC adds Jim Williford to National Energy Construction Practice

Jim Williford

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., and BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that risk management and insurance professional Jim Williford has joined the firm’s National Energy Construction Practice as a Business Development Manager.

EPIC Sells North Bay Operations to InterWest Insurance Services

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and PETALUMA, Calif., Aug. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the sale of their Petaluma branch office and its book of business to Sacramento-based InterWest Insurance Services. Both EPIC and InterWest are anticipating a seamless, “business as usual” transition.

EPIC’s Daniel Houston to Present at American Gas Association’s Risk Management Committee Meeting

Dan Houston of EPIC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 21, 2016 (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 Daniel Houston will present at American Gas Association’s (AGA) Risk Management Committee Meeting on Monday, July 25 at 2:45 p.m. at the Aloft Boston Seaport in Boston, Mass.

EPIC adds Business Development Manager Will Ogilvie in Houston

Will Ogilvie of EPIC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Will Ogilvie has joined the firm’s southwest regional office. He will be based in Houston and report to Brett Haugh, Managing Principal, Southwest Region.

EPIC’s Kathleen Felderman Named ‘Elite Woman 2016’ by Insurance Business America

Kathleen Felderman

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and DENVER, Colo., June 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Managing Principal, National Real Estate Practice Leader Kathleen Felderman has been named an “Elite Women 2016” by Insurance Business America.

EPIC’s Suzannah Gill to Present at Japan-America Society of Georgia’s ‘Attracting and Retaining Top Talent: Best Cultural, Legal Benefits Practices’

Suzannah Gill of EPIC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., June 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Benefits Strategy Consultant Suzannah Gill will present at Japan-America Society of Georgia’s (JASG) “Attracting & Retaining Top Talent: Best Cultural, Legal Benefits Practices” on Wednesday, June 29 at 4 p.m. at Barnes & Thornburg in Atlanta, Ga.

EPIC continues steep climb to become one of the 15 largest Employee Benefits Broker/Consultants in the Nation

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced a significant milestone, having become the 15th largest employee benefits broker/consultant in the U.S. In addition, EPIC ranks #11 among the country’s fastest growing large group broker/consultants, based on Form 5500 data from the Department of Labor, compiled by business intelligence provider miEdge.

EPIC adds Mark Millard to Risk Solutions Practice

Mark Millard

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and STAMFORD, Conn., June 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that risk management professional Mark Millard has joined the firm’s Stamford, Conn.-based EPIC Risk Solutions team as a Principal and Senior Producer.

EPIC’s Bill Cosgrove and Mark Niebuhr to Present at Globalaw’s European Regional Meeting in Amsterdam

Bill Cosgrove, Managing Principal and Practice Leader

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Managing Principal and Practice Leader for the Financial Risk Solutions Practice Bill Cosgrove and Senior Vice President Mark Niebuhr will present at Globalaw ERM Amsterdam on Saturday, June 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at the Sofitel Legend the Grand Hotel in Amsterdam.

Three EPIC Consultants Recognized Among the 25 Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising

Liedel, McGarey and Rivera

SAN FRANCISCO and SAN MATEO, Calif., and HOUSTON, Texas, June 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Managing Principal Dana Liedel, Senior Vice President Suzanne McGarey and Senior Vice President Lydia Rivera have been included in Employee Benefit Adviser’s list of the 25 Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising.

EPIC adds Employee Benefits Consultant Eric Leventhal in San Francisco

Eric Leventhal joins EPIC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Eric Leventhal has joined the firm’s Employee Benefits Consulting Practice. He will be based in San Francisco and report to John Connell, President, Employee Benefits of California.

EPIC adds Nick Tan as Surety Manager in San Ramon

Nick Tan joins EPIC

SAN FRANCISCO and SAN RAMON, Calif., May 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Nick Tan has joined the firm as Surety Manager. Tan will be based in EPIC’s San Ramon Construction Services Practice, reporting to Regional Director, Property & Casualty, Brian Quinn.

EPIC’s Rosemary Hughes and Suzannah Gill to Speak at The Institute for HealthCare Consumerism Forum and Expo Workshop

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., May 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Senior Consultant and Principal Rosemary Hughes and Benefits Strategy Consultant Suzannah Gill will speak at a hands-on workshop at the 7th Annual 2016 IHC Forum & Expo on Wednesday, May 25 from 3-4 p.m. at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Georgia.

EPIC adds Broker/Producer Jake Perata to Golf Insurance Services Team

Jake Perata

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Jake Perata has joined the firm as an insurance broker/producer for the firm’s Sacramento Calif.-based Golf Insurance Services Practice.

Jim Baker of EPIC to Speak on Employee Benefits and Compensation at EFCG’s HR Executive Conference

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

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.

EPIC Adds Senior Communications Consultant Liz Miller in San Francisco

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Liz Miller has joined the organization’s employee benefits division as a senior communications consultant. Miller will be based in EPIC’s San Francisco headquarters and report to John Gaffney, director of national benefits operations.

Ascende’s Rob Massa to Present at Gulf Coast Symposium

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

HOUSTON, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MEDIA ADVISORY: Ascende, an EPIC company, today announced that Ascende Retirement Director Rob Massa is speaking at the Gulf Coast Symposium. Massa will speak on ‘The Intersection of Health Care and Retirement’ on Thursday, May 12 at 9 a.m. at the NRG Center in Houston, Texas.

EPIC’s Inland Empire Team Supports the Local Community in a Big Way

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced details of community support provided by their Inland Empire division.

EPIC Insurance Wins ‘Gold Award of Excellence’ and ‘Silver Award of Distinction’ from 2016 Communicator Awards

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that the firm’s Marketing, Communications and Design Team has received the ‘Gold Award of Excellence and the ‘Silver Award of Distinction’ from the 22nd Annual Communicator Awards, the leading international awards program honoring communication professionals for creative excellence.

EPIC adds Southeast Region Senior Benefits Consultant Irv Morris

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

ATLANTA, Ga., May 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Irv Morris has joined the firm’s Employee Benefits Consulting team in Atlanta as a Senior Benefits Consultant.

EPIC Insurance’s David McNeil Appointed to California Joint Powers Risk Management Authority Advisory Board

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that David McNeil, a principal in the firm’s Inland Empire division, has been appointed to the Advisory Board of the California Association of Mutual Water Companies Joint Powers Risk and Insurance Management Authority (CAMWC-JPRIMA).

EPIC Continues Growth in the Sacramento Region with the Addition of Two New Consultants in Gold River, CA

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced continued expansion of their operations in the Sacramento Region with the additions of Victoria McKinney and Robin Neer. Both will be based in EPIC’s Gold River office, under the leadership of Regional Director of Employee Benefits, Beth Barr.

EPIC’s Mark Niebuhr Recognized as Energi Elite Producer

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Energi, a leading provider of risk management and insurance programs for the energy industry, has recognized Mark Niebuhr of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants as a 2016 Energi Elite Producer. At Energi’s third Elite Producer Conference in Miami, Florida, Energi acknowledged Niebuhr and 64 other leading producers for their outstanding performance and dedication to promoting energy insurance products and services.

EPIC adds Employee Benefits Consultant Penny Miller in San Francisco

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Penny Miller has joined the firm’s Employee Benefits Consulting team. She will be based in San Francisco and report to David Wiesner, Regional Director Employee Benefits.

EPIC’s Chuck Simpson to Speak on Hydrogen Sulphide Safety at 2016 Sulphur World Symposium

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that Senior Risk Control Consultant Chuck Simpson will present at the Sulphur World Symposium 2016 being held at the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver in Vancouver, Canada on April 11 to April 13. Simpson is a member of EPIC’s National Energy Construction Practice based in Birmingham, Alabama.

EPIC’s Tiffany McClellan to Present at Human Resource Executive Health and Benefits Leadership Conference

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that its Regional Director of Employee Benefits Tiffany McClellan will present at the Human Resource Executive Health and Benefits Leadership Conference at the Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, March 30 to April 1. McClellan will speak on ‘Strategies for Creating Impactful Employee Communications’ alongside Cari Graham of Guidance Software Inc. on Friday, April 1 at 9 a.m.

EPIC adds Southeast Region Employee Benefits Consultant Stephen McKenzie

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

ATLANTA, Ga., March 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Stephen McKenzie has joined the firm’s Employee Benefits Consulting team in Atlanta.

EPIC Launches National Construction Specialty Group with the Addition of Brian McDonnell as Managing Principal

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the addition of veteran construction broker Brian McDonnell as a managing principal, and the formation of the EPIC National Construction Specialty Group.

Alternative-Risk Financing Roundtable: ‘Creative Uses for Captives’ Moderated by EPIC’s Daniel Houston

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., March 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the world of risk management, captive insurers are taking on a major role for companies of all sizes. As the number and types of captive insurers are expanding, so too have the types of risks that captive owners are funding through these alternative-risk financing structures, says EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants.

Ascende Wealth Advisers, Inc. named a top 100 retirement plan adviser team for third year in a row

Ascende Wealth Advisers Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, March 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the third time in a row, Ascende Wealth Advisers, Inc. (AWAI) has been named one of PLANADVISER’S Top 100 Adviser Teams in America. Nominated by several clients, vendors and peers, AWAI now qualifies for the PLANSPONSOR Retirement Plan Adviser Team of the Year award – a prestigious recognition the team almost brought home in 2014 when placing as a finalist just three years into AWAI’s existence.

EPIC Way2Wellness Webinar: Dr. David Chenoweth to Address Health and Productivity Management (HPM)

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Business leaders are too often faced with spiraling health costs that take a financial toll on their organization. However, these costs can be confronted through health and wellness programs that not only promote a healthier workplace, but also increase productivity. EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced its Way2Wellness webinar on Health and Productivity Management (HPM) on Tuesday, March 15 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. PDT.

EPIC adds Broker/Producer Steve Hall in Concord, CA

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO and CONCORD, Calif., Feb. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Steve Hall has joined the firm as a property and casualty insurance broker/producer.

EPIC Further Strengthens Northern California Construction Practice with the Addition of Trish Drew

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO and CONCORD, Calif., Feb. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Trish Drew has joined the firm’s Northern California Construction Practice.

EPIC’s Mark Niebuhr Honored as a 2016 Insurance Industry ‘Power Broker’

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Mark Niebuhr has been recognized as a 2016 Power Broker in the Manufacturing sector by Risk and Insurance Magazine.

EPIC adds Loss Control Consultant Joshua Allen, CSP, CFPS

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that risk control professional Joshua Allen has joined the firm as West Region Risk Management Loss Control Specialist. In this role, Allen will be responsible for providing comprehensive safety management and loss control services to EPIC’s larger, more complex ‘risk management’ clients.

Renee Crow Joins EPIC as Vice President, Hospitality Practice Leader in the West

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Renee Crow has joined the firm as Vice President and West Region Hospitality Practice Leader.

Clarence Bates Joins EPIC as Principal, Employee Benefits in Irvine, California

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Clarence Bates has joined the firm as a Principal in the Employee Benefits Practice.

EPIC adds Cameron Rappleye in Sacramento

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center

SAN FRANCISCO and SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Sacramento native Cameron Rappleye has joined the firm as a property and casualty insurance broker/producer.

Carlton Pilger Joins EPIC as Director of Employee Benefits Compliance

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

ATLANTA and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Carlton ‘Carl’ Pilger has joined the firm as Director of Employee Benefits Compliance.

EPIC adds Southeast Region Risk Consultant Ken Glanton

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Ken Glanton has joined the firm’s Birmingham-based National Energy Construction Practice as a Risk Consultant. Glanton joins a rapidly growing team of risk management and insurance professionals serving larger, complex construction and energy companies across the country.

Ascende, Inc., a Leading Human Capital and Employee Benefits Consulting Firm, Joins EPIC

Ascende Wealth Advisers Inc.

HOUSTON, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ascende, Inc. (Ascende), a premier human capital and employee benefits consulting firm, and EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that they have joined forces.