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EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants 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 1,400 team members operating from 50 offices across the U.S., providing Property and Casualty, Employee Benefits, Specialty Programs and Private Client solutions to more than 20,000 clients.

With run rate revenues greater than $400 million, EPIC ranks among the top 20 retail insurance brokers in the U.S. Backed by Oak Hill Capital Partners, the company continues to expand organically and through strategic acquisitions across the country.

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David McNeil Receives Broker of the Year Award

David McNeil of EPIC

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

Crawford McInnis of EPIC

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.

EPIC Welcomes Peter Marshall – Further Strengthens Entertainment and Sports Practice

Peter Marshall of EPIC

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.

EPIC Adds William Schoenbach as Managing Principal

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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.

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

EPIC - Sam Wagener

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.

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

Dave Howard, President of EPIC Select

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.

Jeremy Lawson Joins EPIC Contingency Risk Practice as Managing Principal

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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.

EPIC Announces Leadership Structure Realignment

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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

EPIC Brokers - Allen Baker

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.

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants Acquires Pharmaceutical Strategies Group

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

Vanbridge Releases Second Comprehensive Review of US Representations and Warranties Insurance Market

Vanbridge, an EPIC Company

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vanbridge, an EPIC company, an insurance intermediary and program management firm, published its second edition of its U.S. Representations and Warranties Insurance (R&W) Market Review today. This edition evaluates and summarizes domestic R&W data for the years 2017, 2018 and 2019.

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants Launches Restructuring Services Offering

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NEW YORK, N.Y., April 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that the firm has launched a Restructuring Services operation under its Financial Services division to support the restructuring process for distressed situations with risk mitigation and risk transfer insurance capital solutions.

EPIC Adds Matthew Marmorek as National Practice Leader, Global (Non-U.S.) Employee Benefits

EPIC Adds Matthew Marmorek as National Practice Leader

NEW YORK, N.Y. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Matthew Marmorek has joined the firm as National Practice Leader, Global (Non-U.S.) Employee Benefits.

EPIC Adds Nick Nelson as Senior Vice President, Property and Casualty

EPIC Adds Nick Nelson as Senior Vice President

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Nick Nelson has joined the firm as Senior Vice President in their property and casualty practice based in Rancho Cordova, California office. Nelson will report to Kevin E. Harnetiaux, COO, Pacific North Region.

Matthew LeBlanc named Eastern Region Healthcare Practice Leader for Edgewood Healthcare Advisors, a division of EPIC

Matthew LeBlanc of Edgewood Healthcare Advisors

BOSTON, Mass. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edgewood Healthcare Advisors, a division of EPIC announced today that Matthew LeBlanc has been named Healthcare Practice Leader for the Eastern Region reporting to Susan Tewhill, National Healthcare Practice Leader for Edgewood Healthcare Advisors.

EPIC Announces Tim Brenneman as President and National Private Client Practice Leader

Tim Brenneman of EPIC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., March 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC announced today that Tim Brenneman has been named President and National Private Client Practice Leader for its newly reorganized National Private Client Practice team reporting to Executive Chairman and Co-Founder John Hahn.

EPIC Adds Dan Joyal as a Vice President with Edgewood Healthcare Advisors

Dan Joyal of Edgewood Healthcare Advisors

BOSTON, Mass. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edgewood Healthcare Advisors, a division of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, announced that Dan Joyal has joined the Boston healthcare team as a Vice President.

EPIC Adds Trent Sullivan as a Producer in the firm’s Edgewood Healthcare Advisors Practice

Trent Sullivan of EPIC

NEW YORK, N.Y. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Trent Sullivan has joined the firm as a Producer in the firm’s Edgewood Healthcare Advisors’ Practice.

EPIC Adds Wesley Carson as Senior Vice President, Expanding Employee Benefits Team

Wesley Carson of EPIC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Wesley Carson has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President, Employee Benefits in their Sacramento, California office.

EPIC Adds Blake Chauvin as Vice President – Will Further Expand EPIC’s Risk Management Capabilities

Blake Chauvin of EPIC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Blake Chauvin has joined the firm as a Producer in their Concord, California office.

EPIC Continues Expansion of Employee Benefits Practice with a new Pharmacy Practice Leader

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today they are continuing to expand their employee benefits resources with the addition of a new Pharmacy Practice Leader, Bob Eisendrath.

EPIC Launches National Farm and Ranch Practice

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. and OCALA, Fla., Jan. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today they are expanding their insurance offering in the Farm & Ranch Insurance market with the practice being led by Chris Moore (President, EPIC Farm & Ranch).

EPIC Adds Kevin Melvin as Director of the firm’s Southeast Charter School Practice

Kevin Melvin of EPIC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kevin Melvin has joined the firm as Director of the firm’s Southeast Charter School Practice.

EPIC Launches New National Specialty Practice: Asset Lifecycle Management

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants announced today the launch of a national specialty practice, Asset Lifecycle Management, providing risk consulting and risk transfer solutions focused on clinical and electronic equipment. Large healthcare systems, major universities, and financial institutions rely on electronic equipment to conduct daily operations.

Frenkel and Company Completes Transition to EPIC Brand

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center, which operates as EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), announced today that Frenkel & Company, acquired by EPIC in November 2017, has completed their adoption of the EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants name and brand.

Lisa Huscher joins EPIC as a Sales Executive, as Part of its LEAP Program

Lisa Huscher of EPIC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Lisa Huscher has joined the firm as a sales executive through their LEAP sales development program.

EPIC Adds Matthew Presutti as Managing Principal in their New York operations

Matthew Presutti of EPIC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Matthew Presutti has joined their EPIC New York operations as managing principal on the employee benefits team.

Cosmetic Insurance Services (CIS) Now Offering Insurance to Cosmetic and Personal Care Products Containing CBDs

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JERSEY CITY, N.J., Dec. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cosmetic Insurance Services (CIS), a national multi-line Specialty Program Administrator and the nation’s leading insurance provider to the Cosmetics and Personal Care industry, announced their ability to now offer insurance to those companies whose cosmetic and beauty products include CBDs (Cannabidiol) within their formulations

EPIC Adds Aaron Zetterower in Dallas, Texas

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DALLAS, Texas, Dec. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Aaron Zetterower has joined the firm as Principal of the firm’s Southwest Risk Management Practice.

Aaron Schwen joins EPIC in Dallas

Aaron Schwen of EPIC

DALLAS, Texas, Dec. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Aaron Schwen has joined the firm as Client Advocate of the firm’s Southwest Risk Management Practice.

Raylene Chiarizzio joins EPIC in Los Angeles

Raylene Chiarrizzio joins EPIC

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (“EPIC”), a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Raylene Chiarizzio has joined the firm as Senior Vice President of the firm’s Southwest Risk Management Practice.

BobbiJo DeNofa joins EPIC in Los Angeles

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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

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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.

EPIC Adds Todd Randolph in Atlanta, GA

Todd Randolph of EPIC

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

Wilson Long of EPIC

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

Sheryl Marshall of EPIC

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

Scott Weiss of EPIC

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

Kelly Geary of EPIC

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.