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EPIC Climbs 13 Spots to No. 12 in the Insurance Journal’s ‘Top 100 Independent Property Casualty Agencies’ Ranking

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been ranked #12 among the Insurance Journal’s ‘Top 100 Independent Property Casualty Agencies.’ The ranking is based on total property and casualty agency revenue for 2014 and includes only those agencies whose business is primarily retail not wholesale.

EPIC Jumps 21 Spots in Business Insurance Broker Rankings to No. 23

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been ranked #23 among the nation’s largest insurance brokers by Business Insurance Magazine.

Ready for OS X El Capitan, the New MacClean Comes to Give Complete Mac Cleaning and Maintenance Utilities for Free

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iMobie Inc. announces MacClean 2. Getting ready for OS X El Capitan, this new Mac Cleaner app gives users the best ever free cleaning and maintenance solution for their Mac computers and laptops. Taking the usability and integration as the main footing in the market, MacClean 2 collects 9 essential tuning utilities that are inspired by the leading features in these top-ranked Mac tools, like WhatSize, MacJanitor, AppZapper, Monolingual, OnyX, etc.

EPIC Insurance Brokers Grows in Birmingham and Relocates to New Offices

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultant, announced today their move into new offices in Birmingham, Alabama.

Vanessa Ruiz Mitilier Joins EPIC in Southern California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Vanessa Ruiz Mitilier has joined the firm as a senior consultant and producer in the firm’s Southern California Employee Benefits Consulting Practice.

EPIC Insurance Continues Adding Key Team Members in Alabama

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that claims advocate Dana Ingber and health, safety and environmental consultant Victor Lamb have both joined EPIC’s Birmingham-based National Energy Construction Practice – a specialty risk management team serving large, complex construction, energy and distribution companies across the country.

Opinion: The Failure of Medicine and Opioid Addiction

CORTE MADERA, Calif., June 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Giving voice to a growing public health problem,’ notes Dr. Don Harte, Marin County straight chiropractor, ‘a recent cover of TIME magazine bears a picture of a fishhook, with a pill as ‘bait.’ That cover proclaims ‘They’re the most powerful painkillers ever invented. And they’re creating the worst addiction crisis America has ever seen.’ No kidding!’

EPIC Launches Private Exchange Platform

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage, and employee benefits consultant, this week unveiled its next generation private exchange, coined EXP (The EPIC Exchange Platform) in partnership with Atlanta-based Hodges-Mace, LLC.

Sheryl McLamb joins EPIC’s Private Client Group in Sacramento

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultant, announces that Sheryl McLamb has joined as an Account Manager in EPIC’s Private Client Group. McLamb will be based in Sacramento as EPIC expands its private client services.

EPIC adds Broker Brian Laney in Sacramento

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Brian Laney has joined the firm as a property and casualty insurance broker/producer and principal.

EPIC Further Expands National Employer Services Platform – Adds Davin Millholland and Rosemary Hughes to Team

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultant, announced today the additions of Employee Benefits Consulting professionals Davin Millholland and Rosemary Hughes to its rapidly growing Employer Services Platform (ESP).

EPIC Grows in Reno with the Addition of Courtney Pino and Move into New Offices

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultant, announced today the addition of Courtney Pino as a commercial insurance broker/producer as well as their move into new Reno, Nevada offices.

Myesha Lamison joins EPIC as Director, Benefits Technology

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultant, announces that Myesha Lamison has joined as Director, Benefits Technology as a part of EPIC’s growing national Employer Services Platform (ESP) team.

EPIC Strengthens Auto Dealer Programs with the acquisition of Sorci Insurance Brokerage Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired Sorci Insurance Brokerage, Inc., a specialist in providing comprehensive Workers’ Compensation Insurance services to New Car Auto Dealers in California.

Auction at USS-POSCO Industries Offers Excess and Disused MRO Spares Opportunities

PITTSBURG, Calif., May 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — USS-POSCO Industries (UPI), a large West Coast steel mill, has announced that it will be selling a variety of excess and disused MRO items through an upcoming online auction. According to IAAS Worldwide, presenting the auction, among the many items to be listed will be: bearings, cylinders, pumps, valves, gears, pipe and hose fittings, filters, motors, brakes, electrical parts, fittings, fuses, PCB’s, and instrumentation.

EPIC adds Veteran Broker Tim Woodhull in North East

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Timothy C. (Tim) Woodhull has joined the firm as a principal. Woodhull brings 35 years of diverse insurance industry experience and leadership in corporate insurance brokerage, insurance carrier operations, business development, client service, and risk management and insurance program design and management.

Comedian Who Stutters Goes Beyond the Punch Lines at Pacific Pinball Museum

ALAMEDA, Calif., March 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nina G bills herself as ‘America’s Only Female Stuttering Comedian.’ Less obvious about this stand-up comedian, social activist, and author, is that she also has a learning disability. Both Nina G’s stutter and her learning disability are subjects in her new one woman show, Going Beyond Inspirational, which premieres on (funnily enough) April Fools’ Day! April 1, 2015 at the Pacific Pinball Museum in Alameda, Calif.

EPIC’s Tammy Mission Honored as a 2015 Insurance Industry Power Broker

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Tammy Mission has been recognized as a Power Broker and an Under-40 designee in the non-profit sector by Risk and Insurance Magazine. This is the second time Mission has received this honor, with her first recognition (also in the non-profit sector) coming in 2013.

Kent Collier Joins Greyling Insurance Brokerage and Risk Consulting – a Division of EPIC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kent Collier, J.D., LEED AP BD+C, has joined the firm’s Greyling Insurance Brokerage Division as an associate client manager. Greyling is a highly regarded specialty insurance broker and risk management consulting team serving architects, engineers, contractors, environmental service firms and law firms across the country.

American Pinball Exhibition Bound for Europe

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) has signed an agreement with Phaeno Museum of Wolfsburg, Germany to create a never-before-seen exhibition of pinball art and science. This will mark the first time a major exhibition of pinball art and exhibits has made the journey to Europe.

The New PodTrans and PhoneTrans Are Free on Mac – Manage iPhone Content and iPod Music without iTunes

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iMobie Inc., an innovative Apple related software developer, today announced the updates of its widely-praised products PhoneTrans and PodTrans; the world-first free iPhone content and iPod music management software on Mac and Windows computers, which also break the rule of no way to transfer iPhone, iPod music back to computer.

EPIC adds Shelley Dawson, Jon Greenstein and John Gaffney to National Employer Services Platform

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Shelley Dawson, Jon Greenstein and John Gaffney have joined the firm in San Francisco.

EPIC expands with the acquisition of Greyling Insurance Brokerage and Risk Consulting

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired Greyling Insurance Brokerage and Risk Consulting, Inc., a specialty insurance broker and risk management consultant based in Atlanta, Ga., with locations in St. Louis, Mo. and Tampa, Fla.

EPIC adds Andy D’Entremont in Birmingham, Alabama

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Andy D’Entremont has joined Crawford McInnis, Brian Tanner and Wilson Long as a principal in Birmingham, Ala.

New Book Profiles Pioneering Users of Neurotech Therapies

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neurotech Press announces the publication of a new book that profiles some of the unsung heroes of medical technologies: the brave people who were among the first to use a new or experimental therapy or device. ‘Bionic Pioneers: Brave Neurotech Users Blaze the Trail to New Therapies’ (ISBN: 978-0-9882342-2-2), by Jennifer French and James Cavuoto, tells the stories of 10 courageous individuals with neurological disabilities who made the decision to participate in a clinical trial or become a recipient of a newly approved neurotech device to treat their conditions.

EPIC adds Crawford McInnis, Brian Tanner and Wilson Long in Birmingham, Alabama

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Crawford McInnis, Brian Tanner and Wilson Long have joined the firm as principals in Birmingham, Ala.

EPIC adds Karman Chan as Chief Financial Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Karman Chan has joined the firm as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in San Francisco.

EPIC adds Sharon Rusconi as Vice President and Regional Surety Executive

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that surety executive Sharon Rusconi and her team have joined the firm in Sacramento, Calif. Rusconi’s book of business and other assets were purchased by EPIC from Lesron Insurance Agency, Inc.

EPIC Ranked #46 Among the World’s Top Insurance Brokers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been ranked #46 among the world’s top insurance brokers in Finaccord’s Global Insurance Broking: A Strategic Review of the World’s Top 150 Commercial Non-Life Insurance Brokers.

EPIC’s Michael Nischan to Advise Trucking Industry on Minimizing Risk and Enhancing Safety at 22nd Annual TIDA Seminar

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the head of the transportation safety and security consulting business for EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, Michael Nischan will present his views on risk management in the trucking industry on a panel during a three-day industry seminar hosted by the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA).

EPIC adds John Walsh as Executive Liability and Financial Lines Principal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct, 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that John Walsh has joined the firm as their Principal of Executive Liability and Financial Lines insurance. Walsh brings more than 10 years of Financial Lines Broking, Placement, Underwriting, Business Development, Client Service, Operations and Claims Management experience to EPIC.

EPIC adds Christopher Walker, Esq. as Director of Healthcare Compliance

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Christopher Walker, Esq. has joined the firm as Director of Healthcare Compliance and Associate General Counsel, Employee Benefits. Walker will be based in EPIC’s San Francisco headquarters and will report to Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Dan Crawford.

EPIC Co-founder Dan Francis to Leave Firm

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Co-founder and Executive Chairman Dan Francis has elected to leave the firm effective November 1, 2014.

EPIC adds Bill Cosgrove as Financial Institutions Practice Leader

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that William P. (Bill) Cosgrove has joined the firm as managing principal and Financial Institutions Practice leader. Cosgrove brings 28 years of insurance industry underwriting, production, marketing, client service, management and executive leadership experience to the firm.

EPIC Names Insurance Veteran Peter Garvey as COO

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced the appointment of insurance industry veteran Peter Garvey as Chief Operating Officer (COO), a newly created position reporting to CEO John Hahn. Bringing EPIC nearly 35 years of insurance brokerage strategic operations, mergers and acquisitions, and executive leadership experience, Garvey will be chartered with further accelerating EPIC’s growth momentum.

VLP Law Group Grows with the Addition of Jeremy Cubert and Richard Kimball to its Intellectual Property and Corporate Groups

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Jeremy A. Cubert and Richard N. Kimball. Jeremy will join the Intellectual Property Practice Group as a partner based in the Washington D.C. area. Richard, based in Boston, focuses on corporate and transactional matters.

David Wiesner joins EPIC as Regional Director

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that David Wiesner has joined the firm as managing principle and regional director in EPIC’s Employee Benefits Consulting Division. Wiesner brings 25 years of experience in strategic market planning, sales organizational leadership, new product/service development and health and welfare plan consulting to the firm.

EPIC Recognized as a ‘Best Place to Work in Insurance’ for the 5th Year

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has been recognized for a fifth year as a ‘Best Place to Work in Insurance’ by Business Insurance Magazine and survey co-sponsor Best Companies Group.

Sean Shannon Joins Wholesale Trading Co-Op in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC (WTCI) announced today that Sean Shannon has joined the firm’s property team as Vice President/Property Broker.

Karen Kutger Joins Wholesale Trading Co-Op in New Jersey

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC (WTCI) announced today that professional liability brokerage veteran Karen Kutger has joined the firm as Senior Vice President. Kutger joins WTCI from Howden Insurance Services, Inc. where she specialized in professional liability, management liability, cyber liability and related financial lines coverages. Her portfolio of retail sourced business will be accompanying her as part of the move.