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EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Brandon Rich in Houston Texas

HOUSTON, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Brandon Rich has joined the firm's Property & Casualty practice as a Client Advocate, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director of the Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

Caregivers Will Be Honored as ‘Saints’ in New Orleans ‘Gift Bag Assembly’ Event, Organized by ACSIA Partners

NEW ORLEANS, La., Jan. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While the New Orleans Saints give their all on the football field, caregivers give their all in sickrooms, bedrooms, and care centers. They are also "saints." They will be honored for their devotion in a "Caregiver Gift Bag Assembly & Giveaway" event, 4 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, January 19, at Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, New Orleans. Organized by ACSIA Partners, the event will include representatives from a dozen care-related organizations.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Judith Paredes in Dallas, Texas

DALLAS, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Judith Paredes has joined the firm's Property & Casualty practice as an Account Executive, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director of the Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Krista Aburrow in Dallas TX

DALLAS, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Krista Aburrow has joined the firm's Property & Casualty practice as a Client Advocate, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director of the Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.
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EPIC Insurance Adds Blake Kirk as a Principal in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance professional Blake Kirk has joined the firm's operations in Northern California as a Senior Vice President and Principal.
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Randy Pizer Joins EPIC Insurance Brokers in Orange County, Calif.

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants ('EPIC') announced today that risk management and insurance professional Randy Pizer has joined the firm's operations in California as Vice President/Account Executive.
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Paragon Insurance Holdings, LLC Acquires Argo Landscapers Program

AVON, Conn., Jan. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon Insurance Holdings, LLC, a national multi-line specialty program manager, today announced it has contracted with Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: ARGO) to assume MGA responsibilities for Argo's Landscape Contracting program, effective January 1, 2019.
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EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Joffrey Clark in Dallas TX

DALLAS, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Joffrey Clark has joined the firm's Property & Casualty practice as a Principal and Charter School Practice Leader, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director of the Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

2019 Predictions: Key Travel Trends That Will Drive Growth of the Travel Insurance Market

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With almost all travel insurance providers reporting strong growth in 2018, TravelInsurance.com expects this momentum to continue into 2019, and has identified five key drivers. In recent years travel for many has become less about simply taking a break and more about connecting with loved ones, immersing ourselves into what we are passionate about and exploring places that surprise, delight and challenge our views of the world.
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EPIC Holdings to Acquire Integro Holdings Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Holdings, Inc. today announced an agreement to acquire Integro Holdings Inc., which houses substantially all of the U.S. operations of Integro Group Holdings, LP. Founded in 2005, Integro has built a highly successful specialty insurance brokerage and consulting business in the U.S. with revenue in excess of $150 million.

Brian Barrilleaux Joins JenCap Holdings’ M.J. Kelly Company

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Dec. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- JenCap Holdings LLC (JCH), a specialty insurance business, announced today that Brian Barrilleaux has joined its M.J. Kelly (MJK) division as President. MJK is a managing general agency and wholesale insurance brokerage based in Springfield, Missouri with offices in nine states throughout the Midwest and Southeast.

JenCap Holdings LLC to Acquire Risk Innovations, a Specialty Insurance Business

ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- JenCap Holdings LLC (JCH), a specialty insurance business, announced today that it has agreed to acquire privately-held Risk Innovations LLC, a specialty wholesale insurance broker based in Atlanta, Georgia. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Chuck Simpson of EPIC to Present on Hazard Recognition at 2018 OSHA Oil and Gas Safety and Health Conference

HOUSTON, Texas and BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Nov. 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Senior Risk Control Consultant Chuck Simpson will present at OSHA Oil & Gas Safety and Health Conference on Tues., Dec. 4 at 3 p.m. at the Hilton Americas in Houston, Texas.
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EPIC Insurance’s David McNeil Named 2018 ‘Broker of Excellence’ by CalMutuals Joint Powers Risk & Insurance Management Authority

ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants ("EPIC"), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principal and Risk Management Consultant David McNeil has been selected as a 2018 Broker of Excellence by The California Association of Mutual Water Companies - Joint Powers Risk & Insurance Management Authority (CalMutuals-JPRIMA).
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Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC to Sell its Direct Retail Wine Industry Business

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC today announced the sale of the firm's direct retail wine industry business to retail insurance broker EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants. The accounts in question came to Paragon in the fall of 2017 when they purchased wine industry specialist John Sutak Insurance Brokers, along with two winery programs from the Argo Group.

Bindable announces an investment round led by EPIC, Motive Partners and Wafra

BOSTON, SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK, Nov. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bindable, an insurance technology company whose goal is to transform the affinity distribution of insurance, today announced an investment from EPIC Holdings, the corporate parent overseeing investments across the entire EPIC platform, including EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, and a Wafra advised fund, in conjunction with Motive Partners, a global private equity firm focused on investing in financial technology companies.

Michael Power Joins Frenkel and Company – an EPIC Company in New York

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Frenkel & Company - an EPIC Company announced today that risk management and insurance professional Michael Power has joined the firm's operations in New York as a Principal.

Tandis Nili Joins Frenkel and Company – an EPIC Company as Global Services Division Leader

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Frenkel & Company - an EPIC Company announced today that risk management and insurance professional Tandis Nili has joined the firm's operations in New York as Senior Vice President and leader of the Global Services Division. Nili is based in Frenkel's New York, NY office at 350 Hudson Street and reports to John F. Kelly, President and CEO of Frenkel & Company.

New Survey Finds More Than 75-percent of Travelers Experience Travel Mishaps, Yet Few Protect Themselves with Travel Insurance

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new survey conducted by travel insurance comparison site TravelInsurance.com found that even though travelers are concerned with travel disruptions and many have experienced mishaps while on vacation, fewer than half of those surveyed have purchased travel insurance. Of those who didn't purchase travel insurance, only a third even considered it.

Digital insurance agency Matic named a Central Ohio ‘Best Place to Work’ by Columbus Business First

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Matic, a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner's insurance during the mortgage transaction, has been named one of Central Ohio's top employers by Columbus Business First.

Danielle Reed of EPIC Appointed to the Board of Directors of the Texas Payroll Conference

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that HR Solutions Associate Consultant Danielle Reed has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Texas Payroll Conference (TPC).

Ndex Systems launches breakthrough in consolidating data for reporting to clients on investment, fixed indexed annuity and insurance accounts

BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ndex Systems today announced the launch of a major enhancement in its ability to generate consolidated reports for portfolios that include indexed annuities and insurance accounts.

Suzannah Gill of EPIC Achieves Elite Health Benefits Certification

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Benefits Strategy Consultant Suzannah Gill has been accepted to join the rigorous Health Rosetta Certified Benefit Advisor program.

Bob Simpson Joins EPIC Insurance Brokers in Houston TX

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, Nov, 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that veteran communications professional Bob Simpson has joined the firm as Director, Communications and Engagement (C&E) to lead EPIC's C&E practice nationally.

Trish Drew of EPIC Presents on Construction Risk Management at 2018 IRMI Construction Risk Conference

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Construction Industry risk management specialist Trish Drew is among the presenters at this year's annual Construction Risk Management Conference, presented by the International Risk Management Institute (IRMI), currently taking place in Houston, Texas.

After, Inc. Releases Warranty Analytics 2.0 Whitepaper – Addressing the Gaps in Current Software Solutions

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 31, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After, Inc., the global leader in Warranty 2.0 solutions, announced today that it has just released its latest research on the warranty analytics industry. After, Inc.'s white paper, "Warranty Analytics 2.0 - Addressing the Gaps in Current Software Solutions," provides an analysis of the warranty services market, outlines the differences between warranty management and warranty analytics software.
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EPIC’s Casey Lillis to Present on Cyber Security and Data Privacy at GLAMM 2018 in Dallas

DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 25, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Account Executive Casey Lillis will present at the Globalaw Annual Members Meeting (GLAMM) 2018 on Thurs., Oct. 25 at 11:30 a.m. at the Jackson Walker office in Dallas, Texas.

Jeremiah Glassford of EPIC Named a 2018 Veteran of Influence by Birmingham Business Journal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Senior Client Executive Jeremiah Glassford has been named a 2018 Veteran of Influence by Birmingham Business Journal.
Kevin Harnetiaux Joins EPIC

Kevin Harnetiaux Joins EPIC Insurance Brokers’ Sacramento Team

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that insurance industry veteran Kevin Harnetiaux has joined the firm as Senior Vice president and Chief Operating Officer of EPIC's Sacramento Region, including Sacramento, Calif., Gold River, Calif., and Reno, Nev.
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EPIC Insurance Brokers Recognized as a 2018 ‘Best Place to Work’ in Pittsburgh PA

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been recognized by their team members in Pittsburgh as one of the city's 2018 Best Places to Work in a survey conducted annually by the Pittsburgh Business Times.

Holiday Travel Winter 2018: Don’t Forget Travel Insurance When Booking Your Holiday Vacation This Year

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For the best prices and travel options, October is an ideal time to book your holiday travel, whether it's a family gathering for Thanksgiving or a ski trip around Christmas break, according to TravelInsurance.com. It's a great time to take advantage of deals, which become harder to come by closer to the intended travel date.
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EPIC Insurance Brokers Acquires Not-For-Profit and Social Services Specialist Total Management Corporation in NY

NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Total Management Corporation (TMC) and EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that EPIC has acquired the assets, employees and operations of TMC.

Joseph Ferber Joins Frenkel & Company, an EPIC Company in New York as a Principal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Frenkel & Company - an EPIC Company announced today that risk management and insurance professional Joseph Ferber has joined the firm's operations in New York as a Principal.

New York-based Frenkel Benefits, an EPIC Company Adds Nicholas Tunno as a Principal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Frenkel Benefits - an EPIC Company announced today that employee benefits, risk management and insurance professional Nicholas Tunno has joined the firm in New York as a Principal.

Iron Cove – a division of EPIC, again Named Best U.S. Insurance Provider by Hedgeweek

NEW YORK, N.Y. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept, 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Iron Cove, a division of EPIC, was named Best US Insurance Provider by Hedgeweek, a Global Fund Media publication, which reaches over 98,000 financial services executives globally.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Matt Lumelleau to Houston P&C Team

HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Matt Lumelleau has joined the firm's Property and Casualty practice as a Principal, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.
Sean Conrad joins EPIC in Irvine

EPIC’s Sean Conrad to Moderate Wellness Panel at IMPACT18

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principal Sean Conrad will moderate a wellness panel at IMPACT18 on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 at 8 p.m. at the Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.
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EPIC Insurance Acquires Alternative Asset Management Industry Specialist Vanbridge LLC

NEW YORK, N.Y. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Vanbridge, LLC, a specialty insurance intermediary, program management, and risk advisory services business, and EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that EPIC has acquired the assets, employees and operations of Vanbridge.

Prevail Consulting’s Reinsurance System selected by Tower Insurance as the leading solution to automate reinsurance administration

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Prevail Consulting, Inc., a leading insurance industry technology and professional services provider, today announced a contract with Tower Insurance to license the Prevail Reinsurance System (PRS) to support Tower's reinsurance operations. Under this new contract, Prevail will install PRS and deliver implementation and professional services.

Strategic Benefits Advisors Adds Lesley Posey to Its Benefits Consulting Team in Atlanta GA

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors (SBA) today announced the appointment of Lesley Posey to the position of benefits consultant. In this role, Posey will provide pension and retiree medical plan sponsors with a full array of actuarial and strategic advisory services, including administration services for defined benefit plans.

As Hurricane Florence Nears the U.S., Here’s What to Know About Travel Insurance Coverage

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As one of the first major storms of the year looms over the East Coast, many travelers may be caught off guard if their vacations are impacted, according to TravelInsurance.com. But for those who purchased travel insurance already, many of their trip costs could be covered for travel interruptions or cancellations if directly impacted by Hurricane Florence.

Whiteflash Inc. Launches Next Generation Jewelry Care Plan with Jewelers Mutual Group

HOUSTON, Texas, Aug. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whiteflash Inc., specialists in ideal diamonds and fine jewelry, announced today an innovation in jewelry protection having just completed implementation of a ground-breaking program provided by JM Care Plan, Inc., a member of the Jewelers Mutual Group. The plan is the first to be rolled out by an e-commerce company and provides comprehensive jewelry care for three years from the date of purchase.

EPIC Insurance Brokers’ Frenkel & Company Honored by American Heart Association for Workplace Health Achievement

HOUSTON, Texas and NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that EPIC's Houston office and New York-based Frenkel & Company - an EPIC Company have received Bronze level recognitions in the American Heart Association's Workplace Health Achievement Index.

ACEC Business Insurance Trust Announces New Trustee Appointments and Leadership Changes

WASHINGTON, D.C. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The American Council of Engineering Companies Business Insurance Trust (BIT) and Greyling/EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants announced today leadership changes within the Trust as well as new Trustee appointments. Current Trustees Robin S. Greenleaf, P.E., LEED AP, Robert A. Overfield, P.E., and Michael D. Klingner, P.E. have assumed new leadership roles for the ACEC BIT.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Sam Siddons in Austin Texas as a Principal

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Sam Siddons has joined the firm's Property & Casualty practice as a Principal, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Anthony Craig Morelos in Austin TX as a Principal

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Craig Morelos has joined the firm's Property and Casualty practice as a Principal, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Jeremy Glassford, JD in Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that attorney Jeremiah Glassford has joined the firm's Birmingham-based National Energy Construction practice as a Senior Client Executive, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal Crawford McInnis.

PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Adds Top Warranty Specialist Dan Cantafi in Connecticut

GLASTONBURY, Conn. and IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services - a renewable energy program manager based in the United States - announced today the addition of warranty and service agreement specialist Dan Cantafi as the firm's Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. He will be based in Glastonbury, Conn. and report to PowerGuard's Co-Founder, Mike McMullen and COO Scott Gunnison.

Californian’s Labor Day Plans Include Long Trips to Canada, Europe and Across US, says Travel Insurance Comparison Site TravelInsurance.com

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Labor Day for many marks the end of summer, and according to sales data from TravelInsurance.com, a top travel insurance comparison site, American travelers are planning to spend those last vacation days on long trips across the U.S. and Canada and in the U.K., Ireland and Italy.

Advalent Corporation Partners with Novus Healthcare to Close the Gap in Value-Based Care

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., July 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Advalent Corporation signed a partnership in early 2018 with Novus Healthcare to identify patients who could benefit from value-based care and implement that approach using Advalent's Value-Based Care Platform and Novus' population health management programs.

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