SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Jeff Connelly has joined as senior vice president/client executive in EPIC's Greyling Insurance Brokers Division. He will be based in the firm's St. Louis, Mo. office.
In his new role at EPIC/Greyling, Connelly will specialize in the placement of Professional Liability, Executive Liability and other Business Insurance lines to Consulting Engineering firms across the country.
Connelly joins from Marsh, Inc. where he was Program Manager for The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Business Insurance Trust Program, responsible for providing business and professional liability insurance products and risk consulting services to nearly 1,000 Consulting Engineering firms nationwide.
"Jeff is a proven sales professional and client advocate with 30 years of experience successfully identifying and managing new business opportunities," said David Collings, EPIC/Greyling Managing Principal. "This includes matching business owners across the Consulting Engineering industry with comprehensive, cost effective insurance and risk management solutions tailored to both their individual and business needs."
Added EPIC/Greyling Managing Principal, Gregg Bundschuh, "Jeff has developed very strong client relationships among Consulting Engineering firms across the country. His principles and expertise are extremely well aligned with EPIC's core values of service excellence and client advocacy. We are excited to have Jeff join our growing national practice."
As one of the nation's fastest growing private insurance brokerage firms, EPIC has been on an aggressive national growth trajectory, successfully competing against the large, institutional brokers with an entrepreneurial, client-focused business model. Since The Carlyle Group became the firm's major investment partner in December 2013, EPIC has completed eight strategic acquisitions/purchases, adding more than 300 employees in 12 new locations across the country and building revenues from roughly $80 million to estimated run rate revenues of almost $200 million – a 150% increase.
Connelly attended University of Missouri – Saint Louis. Professionally, he is a member of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) and he is currently completing the final module needed to obtain his RPLU (Registered Professional Liability Underwriter) designation.
Jeff Connelly can be reached at:
Greyling Insurance Brokers – a Division of EPIC
3780 Mansell Road, Suite 370
Alpharetta, GA 30022
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 and 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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