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EPIC Expands Life and Executive Benefits Platform with Acquisition of The National Benefit Corp

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants ("EPIC") announced today that it has acquired The National Benefit Corp ("TNBC"). The acquisition further expands EPIC's geographic footprint in the Midwest across its life insurance, executive benefits, and financial advisory distribution businesses under the Vanbridge Life and Executive Benefits umbrella.

Mover’s Choice and Move For Hunger Renew Partnership to Fight Hunger During Difficult Times

NEPTUNE CITY, N.J., Sept. 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mover's Choice, a specialty moving and storage insurance program, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, have renewed their partnership which will help to provide more than 25,000 meals to communities in need.

CEO Lee Duncan Marks 20 Years at Alliance Group

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 23, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alliance Group CEO Lee Duncan celebrated 20 years of service at the company on September 23rd. In his time at Alliance Group, the life insurance marketing organization has flourished, establishing themselves as a leading IMO for independent life insurance agents and agencies.

After, Inc.’s QuickSuite® Receives the TWICE VIP 2022 Award

NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 14, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After, Inc. announced today that it received the TWICE VIP Award 2022 for its QuickSuite® post-sale customer experience technology. The TWICE VIP Awards are the only awards voted on exclusively by TWICE's audience of top consumer technology retailers and distributors, celebrating the best features, design, and value that new products are bringing to the market.

NER Announces Hire of George Schulz as Managing Director, Program Development

AVON, Conn., Sept. 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New Energy Risk (NER), a wholly-owned division of Paragon Insurance Group, today announced the hire of George Schulz as Managing Director, Program Development, in the latest confirmation of Paragon's commitment to continuing investment in the green technology space.

EPIC Welcomes Parker Rains – Adds to Middle Market Property & Casualty Practice

NASHVILLE, Tenn. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Parker Rains has joined the firm as Managing Principal within its Property & Casualty Practice.

Paragon Insurance Holdings Announces Acquisition of Reel Media, Further Expanding Firm’s Reach into Global Specialty Marketplace

AVON, Conn., Sept. 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon Insurance Holdings, LLC, in its continuing bid to diversify and expand into the global specialty markets, today announces the acquisition of Reel Media, LLC, a leading provider of insurance solutions for the broader entertainment and sports industries.

Roger Guilian, Former Counsel and Risk Management Expert for ENR Top 100 Engineering Firm, Bolsters Greyling Division of EPIC

ALPHARETTA, Ga. and FAIRHOPE, Ala., Aug. 24, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a national insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Roger Guilian, J.D., has joined the firm's Greyling division as Senior Vice President, Risk Management.

New Energy Risk Announces Milestone as Clients Raise $3B in Capital, Also Announce Senior Promotions

AVON, Conn., Aug. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New Energy Risk (NER), a wholly-owned division of Paragon Insurance Group, on June 30 surpassed $3 billion in capital raised by clients since inception, a pivotal marker as the company continues to support the deployment of innovative technology solutions to address climate change and other global challenges.

EPIC Welcomes Kerry Connor – Joins as National Voluntary Benefits Practice Leader

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kerry Connor has joined EPIC to lead its National Voluntary Benefits Practice.

EPIC Welcomes Jay Yarid – Adds to EPIC’s Employee Benefits Practice

DALLAS, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Jay Yarid has joined the firm as Principal within its Employee Benefits Practice.

EPIC Welcomes Natalia Greene, Esq.

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a national insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Natalia Greene, Esq., has joined the firm's Lemme division as Senior Vice President, Risk Management.
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EPIC Announces Strategic Hires in Northeast, Poises Firm for Regional Growth in Pennsylvania

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HARRISBURG, Pa., June 23, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has hired a team of producers to support regional expansion in Pennsylvania.
John J. Patterson Joins Vanbridge

John J. Patterson Joins Vanbridge an EPIC Company’s Financial Services Division

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that John J. Patterson has joined the firm as Managing Principal, Head of Claims with Vanbridge, its Financial Services division.
EPIC acquires DIXON WELLS

EPIC Insurance Brokers Adds to Life and Executive Benefits Platform, Acquires Dixon Wells, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC) announced today that it has acquired Dixon Wells, Inc. (Dixon Wells) in a strategic move to expand EPIC's geographic footprint in the life insurance, executive benefits, and financial advisory distribution businesses under the Vanbridge Life and Executive Benefits umbrella.
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EPIC Insurance Marketing and Design Team has been recognized for multiple Communicator Awards for its work in 2021

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that its marketing and design team has been recognized for multiple Communicator Awards for its work in 2021. The Communicator Awards are an international awards program recognizing big ideas in marketing and communications.

Graham V. Bayly Joins EPIC’s Midwest Region and Financial Services Division

NEW YORK, N.Y. and CHICAGO, Ill., June 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Graham V. Bayly has joined the firm as a managing principal and Midwest Private Equity practice leader in its Financial Services division.
EPIC Welcomes Paul Lopez

EPIC Welcomes Paul Lopez to its Entertainment & Sports Practice in California

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Paul Lopez has joined its Entertainment & Sports practice as a principal. He joins as part of the Los Angeles team and will be based in Irvine, California.

Paragon Welcomes Andy Borst who Joins as President, E&S Lines and International Programs

AVON, Conn., April 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC, a nationwide multiline specialty managing general agent (MGA), is pleased to announce the hire of Andrew "Andy" Borst as President-Excess & Surplus (E&S) Lines and International Programs.
EPIC Welcomes Shelley Yim

EPIC Welcomes Shelley Yim to grow risk management and California Winery Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants is pleased to welcome Shelley Yim who will partner with EPIC's leadership to focus on continuing to grow the firm's footprint with large complex Risk Management clients along with helping lead EPIC's burgeoning Winery Practice.
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Edgewood Healthcare Advisors Continues Growth with Strategic Hires

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., April 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edgewood Healthcare Advisors, a division of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has hired a team of healthcare experts to help continue to expand its healthcare practice expertise in the Southeast Region.
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EPIC Expands into financial planning and insurance services to medical and dental professionals with acquisition of Treloar & Heisel

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that it has acquired Treloar & Heisel located in New Castle, Pennsylvania. The strategic decision expands the offerings of financial planning and insurance services to medical and dental professionals.
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EPIC Welcomes Jim McSherry as National Practice Leader for New Employer Stop Loss Center

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Jim McSherry has joined EPIC to lead its newly formed Employer Stop Loss Center of Excellence.

James Kennedy Joins Vanbridge, a Division of Financial Services of EPIC: M&A and Private Equity Background Provides Significant Leg Up

NEW YORK, N.Y. and BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that James Kennedy has joined the firm as a principal with Vanbridge, its Financial Services division. In his role within the Financial Services division, Kennedy will be dedicated to the private equity space.
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National Auto Coverage (NAC) Auto Warranty Administrator Helps Protect Auto Consumers from Frauds and Scams

TUSTIN, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- National Auto Coverage (NAC) is a seasoned Auto Warranty Provider that has recently opened its doors to the public after becoming an Administrator. As the Administrator of your policy we create, and handle all aspects of your policy including claims! This allows us to maintain control over our policies to ensure that all our customers receive the best possible service.

Paragon Acquires Greener Future and ESG-focused New Energy Risk

AVON, Conn., March 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon Insurance Holdings, LLC, a national MGA based in Avon, Connecticut, announces today the acquisition of New Energy Risk (NER), an insurance solutions provider to a wide range of energy technologies and related infrastructure projects and technologies that accelerate the energy transition.
Steve Nelson, Chief Growth Officer

EPIC Insurance Brokers’ Private Client Practice Appoints Steve Nelson as Chief Growth Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), an independent insurance brokerage and consulting firm, announced today that they have appointed Steve Nelson as Chief Growth Officer of their Private Client Practice.
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EPIC Adds Joseph Freeman to Lead West Region Loss Control Team in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Joseph Freeman has joined the firm as Managing Principal. He will be based in Los Angeles.

Paragon Hires Industry Vet for East Coast Expansion

AVON, Conn., Jan. 31, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC, a nationwide multiline specialty managing general agent (MGA), is pleased to announce the hire of Patrick Carroll as senior vice president - Eastern Region, effective January 31, 2022. Carroll brings more than 38 years of property and casualty and workers' compensation experience to his role at Paragon.

Alliance Group, a leading national insurance marketing organization, announces a series of promotions for 2022

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alliance Group, a leading national insurance marketing organization (IMO), announced a series of promotions within their ranks, effective immediately. With more than 4,500 independent agents nationally, Alliance Group is currently protecting over 130,000 American families with more than $28 billion of Living Benefits coverage.
KJ Stephens of EPIC

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).
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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.
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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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