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EPIC adds Employee Benefits Consultant Eric Leventhal in San Francisco

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

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 adds Broker/Producer Jake Perata to Golf Insurance Services Team

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.

EPIC Adds Senior Communications Consultant Liz Miller in San Francisco

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.

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

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.

California Chiropractor calls Prince’s death, ‘One more example of gross medical stupidity!’

CORTE MADERA, Calif., May 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Noted Marin County chiropractor, Dr. Donald E. Harte, calls out noted Marin County ‘addiction specialist,’ Dr. Howard Kornfeld, as ‘having a totally wrong-headed approach.’

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

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.

Hundreds of professionals to attend Silicon Valley/South Bay Party and San Francisco Charity Ball, co-sponsored by Professionals Guild

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professionals Guild announced today it is co-sponsoring two large April 2016 dance/networking parties: one in Silicon Valley; the other, a Charity Ball to cure blindness, in San Francisco.

EPIC’s Mark Niebuhr Recognized as Energi Elite Producer

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

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

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

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.

Wholesale Trading Co-Op is Acquired by The Carlyle Group and Rebrands as Wholesale Trading Insurance Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., March 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wholesale Trading Co-op Insurance Services, a privately-held wholesale insurance specialist serving a group of leading retail insurance brokers, announced today that The Carlyle Group has agreed to acquire a majority stake in wholesale insurance broker JenCap Holdings, LLC and the assets of Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, which will be re-named Wholesale Trading Insurance Services, LLC. Wholesale Trading is currently owned by its management team and external private investors.

Geek Club Books Launches Autism EDU Educational Tools for April Autism Awareness Month to Bring Topics of Autism into Classrooms

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today announced Autism EDU, a collection of free educational tools for educators and parents to teach autism topics in inclusive classrooms. Video files, e-books, apps, student handouts and curriculum guides are downloadable via Geek Club Books website.

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

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

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)

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

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

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’

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

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.

SecuGen to Demonstrate the UN20 Serial OEM Fingerprint Sensor at RSA Conference 2016

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that it will be showcasing the UN20 Serial(TM), a stand-alone high performance, low cost, optical fingerprint sensor at the RSA Conference 2016 from February 29 through March 3. Developers are invited to come by SecuGen’s booth, number 4615 in the North Hall of Moscone Center in San Francisco to see a demonstration of this revolutionary new OEM fingerprint sensor. The UN20 Serial will be released in Q1 2016.

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

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.

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

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.

SecuGen Announces the UN20 Serial OEM Sensor, First of Unity Product Family

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce the UN20 Serial(TM), a stand-alone high performance, low cost, optical fingerprint sensor.

EPIC Golf Insurance Services Named ‘Excellence in Achievement’ Award Winner by The BoardRoom Magazine

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 14, 2015 (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 2015 ‘Excellence in Achievement’ award winner by The BoardRoom magazine as the ‘Insurance Provider of the Year.’

EPIC Named Elite Agency by Insurance Business America

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 16, 2015 (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 2015 Elite Agency 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.

VLP Law Group Further Expands with the Addition of Executive Compensation Partner Frank A. Daniele

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is very pleased to announce that noted executive compensation lawyer Frank Daniele has joined the firm as a partner based in New York City. Prior to joining VLP, Mr. Daniele spent 23 years with Willkie Farr and Gallagher LLP, where he was a partner and served as co-head of the firm’s Executive Compensation and ERISA practice group.

EPIC adds Daniel Garcia in Petaluma, California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Daniel Garcia has joined as a property and casualty insurance broker/producer in the firm’s Petaluma office. He will report locally to North Bay managing principal, Mike Ryan.

EPIC Named a Fastest-Growing Private Company in San Francisco Business Times Fast 100

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has been ranked 66th on San Francisco Business Times’ 2015 list of 100 fastest-growing private companies in the Bay Area.

EPIC adds DeAnna Slater in Fresno

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that DeAnna Slater has joined as a principal and property and casualty insurance broker/producer in the firm’s Fresno office. She will report locally to managing principal, Terri Parreira.

EPIC Recognized as Fastest Growing Employee Benefits Broker by Business Insurance Magazine

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has received top rankings from Business Insurance Magazine in its 2015 Broker Supplement in three categories.

EPIC Insurance Brokers Enters into Strategic Transaction with Alliant

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants has announced a mutually beneficial transaction of certain books of business to Alliant Insurance Services, including the customers of David Alvarado and a group of employees who came to EPIC in 2009 through the acquisition of VRT Insurance Services.

EPIC’s Tammy Mission recognized as a 2015 ‘Young Gun’ by Insurance Industry America Magazine

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 28, 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 ‘Young Gun’ by Insurance Industry America Magazine.

iMobie Unveiled a Series of Solutions to Fix Potential iOS 9 Upgrade Problems

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Along with the release of iOS 9, iMobie takes several actions to give iPhone and iPad users a clear and comprehensive guideline on how to perform smooth iOS 9 upgrade. With complete and in-depth iOS 9 upgrade tips, #iTroubleShoot event, and the tips on how to save space for 16 GB iPhone 6s (Plus), users can make a hassle-free transition to iOS 9 and the upcoming iPhone 6s (Plus).

EPIC Again Recognized as a ‘Best Place to Work in the North Bay’ by Local Team Members and the North Bay Business Journal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has again been named a ‘Best Place to Work in the North Bay’ winner by the North Bay Business Journal.

EPIC’s Daniel Houston to Speak on Insurance and Risk Management Issues for Cyber, Technology, Media and Privacy at CFO Risk Management Summit

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cyber threats are one of the most significant risks businesses and individuals face today, says EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants. High profile breaches in the past few years have highlighted the substantial impact and significant costs associated with these attacks. And the breaches we hear about are just the tip of the iceberg, since information about an attack may not be revealed to the public if no personal data is stolen.

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

PITTSBURG, Calif., Aug. 24, 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 a second upcoming online auction, according to IAAS Worldwide who is presenting the auction.

EPIC adds Broker Bob Baldauf in Connecticut

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Bob Baldauf has joined the firm as a property and casualty insurance broker/producer for EPIC’s Risk Solutions team based in Stamford, Conn.

EPIC Again Recognized as an Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Company

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced it has been ranked #3200 on Inc. Magazine’s 34th annual Inc. 5000 – an exclusive listing of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.