Josh Close of EPIC

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jul 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (“EPIC”) announced today that Josh Close has joined the firm’s Birmingham-based national energy construction practice as a client services coordinator, reporting to EPIC Principal Brian Tanner.

Close will be involved in all aspects of client support, account rounding and relationship management; including needs assessment, risk management and insurance program design and placement, ongoing account management, program stewardship, and resource and vendor management.

Close joins EPIC from Bankers Life in Birmingham, where he was an agent, responsible for new business development and the oversight and management of client relationships.

“We are excited to further enhance EPIC’s operations in Birmingham and the Southeast Region with Josh’s addition,” said Brian Tanner. “He is well regarded for his business development and needs assessment ability, and for building strong, positive relationships with clients, insurance companies and other business partners. Josh will be a terrific addition as we continue to build and strengthen our exceptional EPIC team here in Birmingham and across the country.”

Close attended Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia where he earned a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, Business and Sports Management, and played varsity baseball as a member of the Liberty Flames.

Josh Close can be reached at or 205-581-3357.

About EPIC:

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 and as a “Best Place to Work in the Insurance Industry” nationally.

EPIC now has more than 1,400 team members operating from 50 offices across the U.S., providing Property & Casualty, Employee Benefits, Specialty Programs and Private Client solutions to more than 20,000 clients.

With run rate revenues greater than $400 million, EPIC ranks among the top 20 retail insurance brokers in the United States. Backed by Oak Hill Capital Partners, the company continues to expand organically and through strategic acquisitions across the country. For additional information, please visit

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