SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property & casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Dana Liedel, Managing Principal of EPIC's Employer Services Platform, has been recognized among "The Most Influential Women in Benefits Advising" by Employee Benefits Advisor Magazine.
Selected from national nominations received over a month-long application process, Liedel is one of only 25 women to receive this recognition.
According to Elizabeth Galentine, Managing Editor of Employee Benefits Advisor, Liedel and other influential women being honored "are taking the field to unprecedented heights. Incredibly active in community and national organizations as well as in-office mentoring opportunities, these 25 women are working to ensure a successful future for all women in the industry."
When asked what motivates her most about her job, Liedel offered a quick and sure response: "Creating value and differentiation while in the constant pursuit of excellence."
Liedel added, "We had the vision and endorsement from EPIC leadership to create a truly unique, quality-focused consulting practice, and the opportunity to provide these value-added services to clients has been both exciting and extremely rewarding. The EPIC Employer Services Platform has contributed significantly to the growth and success of our Benefits Consulting Practice."
Recently recognized by Business Insurance Magazine as the nation's #1 Benefits Broker by Growth (growth in 2014 employee benefits revenue), EPIC offers a full range of health and welfare plans and supporting consultation, including group medical, group disability, group life, voluntary benefits, international benefits consulting, wellness consulting, compliance consulting, HR and benefits technology solutions, communications consulting, actuarial services, and a proprietary private exchange (EXP – The EPIC Exchange Platform).
"Dana's vision regarding the evolution of benefits consulting in a post-ACA world, change management efforts and the delivery of innovative client solutions via our Employer Services Platform, has been an important part of making EPIC the fastest growing employee benefits broker/consultant in the nation," said Derek Thomas, EPIC's Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Sponsor of the Employer Services Practice. "We are proud of what Dana has helped our team accomplish and thank Employee Benefits Advisor for recognizing her hard work, knowledge and influence in this way."
To see all of the 2015 "Most Influential Women in Benefits Advising" please visit: http://eba.benefitnews.com/gallery/eba/who-are-ebas-2015-most-influential-women-in-benefit-advising-2747348-1.html .
Dana Liedel can be reached at: 415-356-3939.
Headquartered in San Francisco, EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants has nationwide presence with a depth of industry expertise across key lines of insurance, including commercial property and casualty, employee benefits, unique specialty program insurance, and private client services. Since its founding in 2007, EPIC has grown revenue from $12 million to an estimated run rate of $200 million through both organic growth and strategic acquisitions, and remains a fixture on the insurance industry's "Best Places to Work" lists. Its strategic partners include private equity firms The Carlyle Group and Stone Point Capital.
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