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KJ Stephens Joins EPIC to Further Expand Employee Benefits Practice in California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants (EPIC), a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that KJ Stephens has joined the firm as Vice President within its Employee Benefits Practice.

Alliance Group and Living Benefits Awareness Month

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., Jan. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alliance Group launched their fifth annual Living Benefits Awareness Month, or LBAM, to be observed throughout the month of January 2022. The industry-wide campaign, which takes place each January, aims to educate consumers on the importance of owning Living Benefits life insurance and the role it plays in protecting families' financial security.

After, Inc. and PermaPlate® Partner to Deliver PermaPlate Furniture Protection powered by QuickCover® to Online Furniture Retailers

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After, Inc., the leading customer experience technology company providing software and services to the world's top manufacturers, retailers and merchants, today announced its partnership with PermaPlate Furniture, the furniture protection plan division of PermaPlate®.
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EPIC has acquired Oversea Insurance Agency trading as Oversea Yacht Insurance – Continues Expansion of its Specialty Offerings

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center d.b.a. EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants (EPIC) announced today that it has acquired Oversea Insurance Agency trading as Oversea Yacht Insurance (Oversea). Oversea is based in San Diego, CA and Ft Lauderdale, FL.
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EPIC Insurance Brokers and DIATOMS Create Exclusive Partnership

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that they have created an exclusive partnership with Todd Morley and DIATOMS, Inc. (DIATOMS).

After Inc. Will Premiere its Award-Winning QuickSuite Technology at CES 2022

NORWALK, Conn., Dec. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After, Inc., the leader in post-sale customer experience technology and services since 2005, just announced that its senior team will be at CES in Las Vegas on January 5 - 7, 2022 to unveil its new QuickSuite. Each year, CES brings together the most innovative technology companies to share their latest developments and this will be no different.

Living Benefits Awareness Month, or LBAM, takes place each January and aims to educate consumers on the importance of owning Living...

ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alliance Group recently announced the 2022 class of Living Benefits Ambassadors team as part of their fifth annual Living Benefits Awareness Month campaign. The Ambassadors will head up local grassroots campaigns to spread education and awareness for Living Benefits Awareness Month in January 2022.
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Mortgage Coach integrates with First American Title, empowering consumers greater insight into title fees during loan selection

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Coach, a borrower conversion platform empowering mortgage lenders to educate borrowers with interactive presentations that model home loan performance over time, today announced its integration with First American Title Insurance Company, a leading provider of title insurance and settlement services and the largest subsidiary of First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF).
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EPIC’s David McNeil Receives 2021 Broker of the Year Award from CalMutuals-JPRIMA

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principal and Risk Management Consultant David McNeil has been selected as 2021 Broker of the Year by The California Association of Mutual Water Companies - Joint Powers Risk & Insurance Management Authority (CalMutuals-JPRIMA).
Crawford McInnis of EPIC

Crawford McInnis Named Chief Sales Officer at EPIC to Lead Next Level of Sales Excellence

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Crawford McInnis has been named Chief Sales Officer, reporting to Philip Moyles, Chief Growth Officer.

Dawn Taylor, former President of Centricity, has joined After, Inc. as Chief Revenue Officer

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After, Inc., the global leader in Warranty Services since 2005, just announced that Dawn Taylor will be joining the company as Chief Revenue Officer. Dawn brings more than 27 years of warranty and service contract experience, serving as President of Centricity for the last 9 years. Her background and experience will be instrumental in leading the expansion of After, Inc.'s Warranty Services business, and its newly launched QuickSuite Platform.

After, Inc. will launch its new QuickSuite® of products at the 12th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations Conference

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After, Inc., a global leader in Warranty Services Solutions since 2005, just announced that it will be a Platinum Sponsor of the 12th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations Conference. The conference, which brings together companies across auto, appliance, mobile, electronics, home, and industrial equipment industries to discuss the latest trends and insights in extended warranty and service contracts, offers the ideal backdrop to unveil After's new QuickSuite® product portfolio.

Move For Hunger and Mover’s Choice Renew Their Partnership in an Effort to End Hunger

RED BANK, N.J., Oct. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mover's Choice, a specialty moving and storage insurance program, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced the renewing of their partnership today for another year that would help provide more than 25,000 meals to those in need.
Galway Holdings

Galway Announces Formal Close of MAI Capital Management Deal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Galway Holdings ("Galway") today announced its investment in MAI Capital Management, LLC ("MAI") has officially closed. Retaining the MAI Capital Management name, the firm now operates as a part of the Galway Companies.

Skyway.com Answers Buyers’ Need For Rapid Online Condo Insurance In Fast-Paced Housing Market

ST PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It is no secret that the housing market in Florida is hot. Properties move fast, and consumers are finding more ways to make all parts of buying and owning a home quick, easy, and mostly online. One insuretech, UPC Insurance®, answered the consumer call for the ability to almost instantly have an estimate of what a policy will cost, and the ability to buy a Florida Condo policy completely online with Skyway.com.
EPIC Insurance Brokers Adds Peter Marshall

EPIC Insurance Brokers Adds Peter Marshall – Further Strengthens Entertainment and Sports Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Peter Marshall has joined its Entertainment & Sports practice as Managing Principal, Media Services.
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Galway Insurance Holdings, LP Announces Strategic Acquisition of MAI Capital Management

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Galway Holdings ("Galway") today announced its investment in MAI Capital Management LLC ("MAI"). The move adds a new business vertical in financial and wealth management services to complement existing business relationships within EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants as well other areas of specialization across all Galway platforms.
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TruckDriverJobs411 Steps Up to Meet Employment Shortage During Trucking Industry Surge

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- he Federal government's recently proposed infrastructure program is projected to create nearly 3 million new commercial truck driving jobs. That's why platforms such as TruckDriverJobs411.com, the original and free trucking jobs' board, are hustling to meet the growing employment demands. Western Truck Insurance Services, Inc. has recently overhauled its job board site to ensure drivers and owner operators are efficiently matched with jobs.

Jencap Announces Acquisition of U.K.-based Lloyd’s Coverholder

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jencap Group, LLC (Jencap), the wholesale program management and binding authority business of Galway Insurance Holdings LP (Galway), has acquired London-based Worldwide Hole 'N One Ltd. (WHNO).

HWS Enters into An Exclusive Partnership with Mrs. LTC to Offer Long-Term Care Claim Processing for Household Employers

STERLING, Va., June 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HomeWork Solutions (HWS), the industry expert in household payroll and employment taxes, has entered into an exclusive partnership agreement with Mrs. LTC, a leading provider of Long-Term Care Claims processing.
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EPIC Adds William Schoenbach as Managing Principal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HARTFORD, Conn., June 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that William Schoenbach is joining its growing Financial Services business.

The Premier Agency is Recruiting New Insurance Agents in Arizona and Utah, and Matching Their Marketing Budget Dollar-For-Dollar

PHOENIX, Ariz. and SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, June 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Premier Agency, founded in 2017, has begun recruiting top insurance agents throughout Arizona and Utah. The company specializes in Medicare, health, life, and long term care insurance. By working with the Premier Agency, new agents will represent most Major Medicare Advantage and Supplement carriers.

After, Inc. publishes a ‘Risk Management 101’ guide that gives Warranty Leaders a first-hand look at this complex discipline

NORWALK, Conn., May 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After, Inc. a pioneer in the Warranty Services industry, has provided innovative warranty marketing, analytics, and program management solutions to top-tier manufacturing clients since 2005. In delivering program management solutions, After, Inc. found that few manufacturers understand Risk Management.
Sam Wagener

EPIC Welcomes Mr. Sam Wagener as Principal to Further Strengthen P&C and Captive Capabilities in West Region

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Sam Wagener has joined the firm.

Paragon Insurance Names Christian Phillips as President of Contingency Practice

AVON, Conn., April 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC, a national multiline specialty managing general agent (MGA), has named Christian Phillips as President of its newly created Paragon Contingency Practices.

EPIC Select Teams Up with Morgan Stanley for Sports and Entertainment Insurance

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants announced today that it has been named by Morgan Stanley to offer risk management services to their sports and entertainment clients through their Global Sports & Entertainment Directors via the EPIC Select model. EPIC Select is a new bespoke service model focused on asset management and risk mitigation for successful individuals and businesses in the Sports & Entertainment industry.

Tapcheck Wins ‘Best Employee Benefits Solution’ in 2021 FinTech Breakthrough Awards Program

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tapcheck, a simple and easy-to-integrate financial wellness benefit that allows employers to give employees the ability to access their earned wages before payday, today announced that it has been selected as winner of the "Best Employee Benefits Solution" award in the fifth annual FinTech Breakthrough Awards program conducted by FinTech Breakthrough.

TravelInsurance.com Recognized as One of the Best Travel Insurance Companies of 2021 by Money

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TravelInsurance.com has been named by Money as one of the "6 Best Travel Insurance Companies of 2021" and singled out for its fast and easy travel insurance quote comparison system.
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Jeremy Lawson Joins EPIC’s Contingency Risk Practice as Managing Principal in Texas

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Jeremy "Jez" Lawson has joined the firm as Managing Principal of its expanding Contingency Risk Practice group.

Strategic Benefits Advisors launches ‘Lightning Benefits Survey’ series for plan sponsors

ATLANTA, Ga., March 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) today announced the launch of a bi-monthly Lightning Benefits Survey series designed to help plan sponsors understand where their peers stand on a variety of timely employee benefits topics. Participation in the series - and access to survey results - is limited to plan sponsors.
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EPIC Announces Nationwide Leadership Structure Realignment

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants CEO Steve Denton announced organizational and restructuring changes, effective immediately, across the company. The moves are designed to position EPIC to thrive for years to come.

EPIC Adds Allen Baker as Senior Risk Consultant

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Allen Baker has joined its National Energy Construction Team as a Senior Risk Consultant. Baker will be based in Birmingham, Alabama.
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EPIC Insurance Brokers Acquires Pharmaceutical Strategies Group

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Holdings, Inc. (EPIC) announced today that it has agreed to acquire Pharmaceutical Strategies Group (PSG). The move incorporates the expertise and resources of the nation's largest independent pharmacy benefit consulting firm into EPIC's Employee Benefits Consulting practice.

Policy Inspector Partners with FIMC

STOWE, Vt., Feb. 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Policy Inspector Inc. is pleased to announce we have partnered with FIMC in their new Silver Safeguard benefit program. The Policy Inspector searches for lost insurance policies and annuities for members and their loved ones; including policies on living and deceased policyholders.
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EPIC Welcomes John Prentis and Larry Bowlus to Executive Risk and Cyber Practice in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants is pleased to welcome John Prentis and Larry Bowlus to its Executive Risk and Cyber practice. Joining from a global broker, Prentis and Bowlus will focus on large public, technology, and financial institution executive liability coverages, including Directors & Officers Liability.

Samuel Howe Tapped as New Alliance Group CMO

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alliance Group, a national insurance marketing organization (IMO), announced Monday that Samuel Howe has been tapped to succeed Lee Duncan as its Chief Marketing Officer, effective immediately. Duncan had previously occupied the CMO role before his own promotion to President and CEO back in November.

Agent Review Announces Technology Awareness Series for Insurance Agents – Leonardo247 Leads Launch

BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Agent Review which serves insurance agents and those needing insurance, announces the creation of the Technology Awareness series. These informational alerts can make agents significantly more valuable to their clients, according to Bryan Foos, Agent Review's Operations Manager.
Trans Family Support Services

Denial of Coverage for Gender-Affirming Care in California Declared Unlawful says TransFamily Support Services

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- TransFamily Support Services (transfamilysos.org) today announced a milestone victory in the organization's mission to build a world where all genders are accepted and treated equally.

Alliance Group Announces Launch of 4th Annual Living Benefits Awareness Month

ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alliance Group announced the 2021 class of Living Benefits Ambassadors team as part of their fourth annual Living Benefits Awareness Month campaign. The Ambassadors will head up local grassroots campaigns to spread education and awareness for Living Benefits Awareness Month in January 2021.

Galway Insurance Holdings Secures Majority Interest from Harvest Partners with Investments from Oak Hill Capital and The Carlyle Group

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Galway Insurance Holdings ("Galway"), the holding company for EPIC Brokers & Consultants ("EPIC") and JenCap Holdings ("JenCap"), which together represent one of the nation's largest insurance distribution firms, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement with vehicles controlled by Harvest Partners, LP and its affiliates ("Harvest") for a majority interest of Galway.
Bright Road Recovery

Bright Road Recovery Contracts with Magellan Healthcare to Provide Eating Disorder Treatment for Blue Shield Subscribers

CLAREMONT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bright Road Recovery, the Inland Empire's Premier Eating Disorder Treatment Program, announced today that they are now in-network with Magellan Healthcare. This is good news for Blue Shield subscribers in the Inland Empire who are looking for help with anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, or ARFID.

OutcomeRx, a unit of CareMetx, announces First Independent Reinsurance Product for Rare Disease Specialty, Cell and Gene Therapies

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OutcomeRx (ORx), a division of CareMetx, LLC, announced today a new reinsurance product to provide coverage access to high-cost specialty drugs including therapies in the emerging cell and gene therapy market.

Papa Inc. Adds Reliance to Its Growing List of Medicare Advantage Plans to Provide ‘Family on Demand’ to Their HMO Population

MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Papa Inc, the leading technology-enabled platform for companionship & assistance for older adults & families, today announced it has been selected by Reliance Medicare Advantage to provide services beginning January 1, 2021 to their Michigan HMO population in order to enhance their quality of life through the eradication of social isolation and loneliness.

SimpleNexus Collaboration with Progressive Insurance Brings Home Insurance to Mobile Mortgage App Used by Nearly 3 Million Borrowers

LEHI, Utah, Nov. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced the availability of home insurance quotes from Progressive® (NYSE: PGR) within the SimpleNexus digital mortgage app.

Lee Duncan Succeeds John Craft, Becomes Second CEO of Alliance Group

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., Nov. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alliance Group, a national insurance marketing organization (IMO), announced Monday that it has appointed Lee Duncan as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Duncan previously occupied the role of Chief Marketing Officer.

After, Inc. awarded ‘Disruptor of the Year 2020’ by the Internet Marketing Association for its QuickReg™ Smart Registration Platform

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Internet Marketing Association held its annual IMPACT Conference on October 2, 2020, where After, Inc., a global leader in warranty and after-market services for some of the largest manufacturers in the world, received the "Disruptor of the Year 2020" Award for its QuickReg™ Smart Registration Platform.

Texas Firm Launches New Product to Help Support Collegiate Sports This Fall

AMARILLO, Texas, Oct. 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In response to the national discussion surrounding collegiate sports, Texas-based Fairly Group and sister-company OccuNet have unveiled an insurance product which covers medical expenses for collegiate student-athletes who contract COVID, bringing a relevant solution to the intense national discussion regarding collegiate sports.

After, Inc. announces its Platinum Sponsorship of the 11th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations Conference on October 13-15, 2020

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After, Inc., a leader Warranty Analytics Solutions since 2005, announced today that it will be the Platinum Sponsor for the 11th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations Conference, to be held virtually due to COVID-19. The company will host multiple sessions over the two-day event .
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The Medicare Resource Center Now Open in Santa Barbara in La Cumbre Plaza

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Medicare Resource Center - created by AMA Insurance Agency, an unbiased insurance agency that works with major insurance companies to offer Medicare supplement and Medicare Advantage plans - has opened its Santa Barbara location at 121 South Hope Ave., Unit A101, in La Cumbre Plaza.

FIDUCIARY INSURANCE SERVICES LLC to provide Integrative wealth management and insurance advice to sponsoring financial institutions

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fiduciary Insurance Services, LLC (FIS) announces its launch today as a provider of strategic consulting, insurance advice, and investment advice, on an hourly or retainer basis, to financial institutions seeking to participate in a growing trend for insurance distributed via fiduciaries.

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