SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Kris Beale as Employee Benefits Division Senior Compliance Consultant in its San Francisco office. Beale has more than 14 years of experience in employee benefits, regulations, and the analysis of complex legislation.
As a Senior Compliance Consultant, Beale will assist EPIC clients with federal, state, and local health care legislation and compliance. She will also lead external and internal training initiatives for clients and team members. Additionally, Beale will track legislative changes, monitor government enforcement of legislation, and analyze impact on EPIC clients.
"Kris is an excellent hire for EPIC," says EPIC co-founder and CEO, Dan Francis. "Her years of experience analyzing benefit legislation, providing ongoing compliance support, and helping clients navigate through changes such as health care reform, will be an asset to our team members and to our clients."
Beale's professional experience includes fourteen years with the Mercer Group, Inc. as a senior associate and consultant for the Regulatory Resources Group. Prior to Mercer Group, Inc. Beale worked as a paralegal for several Bay Area law firms.
Beale holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies and Anthropology from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She also has a Paralegal Certificate from Sonoma State University and teaching credentials from San Francisco State University.
Kris Beale can be reached at:
135 Main St., 21st Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone Direct 415-356-3998
Phone Cell 415-710-1428
Kbeale [at] edgewoodins.com
Linked In: www.linkedin.com/pub/kris-beale/12/1a5/190 .
Connect with the EPIC team on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/EPICInsuranceBrokersAndConsultants .
EPIC is a unique and innovative retail property & 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 across California and as a "Best Place to Work in the Insurance Industry" nationally.
The 7th largest broker based in the U.S. West, EPIC has more than 300 team members operating from nine offices across California (Los Angeles, Irvine, Ontario, Fresno, Folsom, San Francisco, San Mateo, Petaluma and San Ramon) and in Denver, Colorado.
With more than $80 million in revenues, EPIC ranks among the top 40 retail insurance brokers in the United States. The company's strategic plan calls for more than doubling revenue over the next five years ($250 million by 2018) and further expansion across the country. For additional information, please visit http://www.edgewoodins.com/ .