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Kevin Melvin of EPIC

EPIC Welcomes Kevin Melvin as Director of the firm’s Southeast Charter School 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 Kevin Melvin has joined the firm as Director of the firm's Southeast Charter School Practice.
EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants Launches New National Specialty Practice: Asset Lifecycle Management

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants announced today the launch of a national specialty practice, Asset Lifecycle Management, providing risk consulting and risk transfer solutions focused on clinical and electronic equipment. Large healthcare systems, major universities, and financial institutions rely on electronic equipment to conduct daily operations.
EPIC acquires Frenkel & Co

Frenkel & Company Completes Transition to the EPIC Brand

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center, which operates as EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), announced today that Frenkel & Company, acquired by EPIC in November 2017, has completed their adoption of the EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants name and brand.
Chairman Lee Open Word Seminar

Shincheonji Church of Jesus Accomplishments: 100,000 Graduates, Open Word Seminars, and Volunteers all Across the World

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As we reign in the end of 2019, many are reflecting back to their achievements within this year. Without a doubt, this past year the religious realm has seen progressive developments however, none has made such achievements as Shincheonji Church of Jesus.
Lisa Huscher of EPIC

EPIC welcomes Lisa Huscher as a Sales Executive, as Part of its LEAP Program

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Lisa Huscher has joined the firm as a sales executive through their LEAP sales development program.
seminar on human rights

International Leaders Declare Forced Conversion an International Problem Violating Human Rights

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On 29 November, Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR) from Italy and Human Rights Without Frontiers (HRWF) from Belgium hosted a seminar on human rights entitled "Intolerance and Discrimination Against New Religious Movements: An International Problem," the Human Rights Association for Victims of Coercive Conversion Programs Northern California announced today.
Whynde Kuehn and William M. Ulrich of BAA

Business Architecture Associates Announces its 2020 Schedule for Business Training Packages

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Business Architecture Associates, Inc. (BAA) is pleased to announce its public, in-house, and online business architecture training options for 2020. BAA has trained industry professionals across the globe in all aspects of business architecture, enhancing their ability to deliver value to their organizations while advancing their professional skills.
America Scores Bay Area - bitpay

AmericaSCORES Bay Area, the Award-Winning Nonprofit, Now Accepts Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Ethereum Donations through BitPay

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- AmericaSCORES Bay Area, the award-winning nonprofit that has been studied for its proven benefits to student learning, health, and social-emotional skills of over 2,000 low-income youth, has partnered with blockchain technology and design firm Totem Block and BitPay, the largest global blockchain payment provider, to become an early adopter in accepting cryptocurrency donations.
Scott Weiss of EPIC

EPIC Adds Scott Weiss as Principal – Strengthens its Risk Management Operations in California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Scott Weiss has joined the firm as a Principal in their Risk Management Practice.
Kelly Geary of EPIC

Kelly Geary of EPIC Insurance Brokers Named National Executive Risk and Cyber Practice Leader

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kelly Geary has been named National Executive Risk & Cyber Practice Leader. Geary and her team bring deep knowledge and expertise in Cyber and Executive Risk to EPIC and their clients with an average of over 25 years of experience.
Shincheonji Graduates 2019

Shincheonji church of Jesus Graduates 100,000 Students Worldwide, from San Francisco to South Korea

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On November 10, 2019, Shincheonji church of Jesus, the Temple of the Tabernacle of the Testimony held one of the world's largest graduation with the count of 103,764 graduates. In addition to the 100,000 graduates in South Korea, it was also held simultaneously around the world from school locations in Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa, and the United States.
Betsey Brewer of EPIC

EPIC’s Betsey Brewer honored with 2019 Ramsden/Sullivan Memorial Award from the Independent Insurance Brokers and Agents of California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Betsey L. Brewer, CPCU was honored recently with the distinguished Ramsden/Sullivan Memorial Award.
Tom Mackey of EPIC

Tom Mackey of EPIC Insurance Brokers Recognized as 2019 ‘Young Gun’ by Insurance Business America

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Tom Mackey, Risk Management Consultant has been named a 2019 Insurance Industry "Young Gun" by Insurance Business America (IBA).
Edgewood Healthcare Advisors

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants Launches New Healthcare Practice: Edgewood Healthcare Advisors

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center or EPIC), a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the expansion and reorganization of its healthcare practice.
neurotech leaders forum 2019

Neurotech Leaders Forum 2019 in San Francisco: Fifteen Neurotechnology Startups to Present at the Event

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neurotech Reports, the publisher of the Neurotech Business Report newsletter, announced that 15 promising neurotechnology startups and early-stage firms will present at the 2019 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco, November 4-5. The 19th annual event-the most established in the industry-will also feature presentations and panel discussions on important issues confronting the neurotechnology industry.
Ivon Friedman joins EPIC

EPIC’s Marine Insurance Operations Bolstered with Addition of Ivon Friedman in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC) announced today that Ivon Friedman has joined the firm's Marine Practice in San Francisco. Friedman will report to EPIC's Risk Management - National Property and Marine Practice Leader, Michael Korn.
Polyient

Blockchain for Good Conference in San Francisco: Polyient Labs is Co-sponsoring Event Focused on Helping Nonprofits

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Phoenix-based Polyient Labs, an early-stage, blockchain-startup incubator, is co-sponsoring Blockchain for Good, October 25 -27, 2019 in San Francisco. The agenda includes keynote speakers and workshops where participants can pitch ideas.
EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

EPIC Insurance Brokers to Attend 61st Worldwide Broker Network Conference in Madrid, Spain

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it is attending the 61st Worldwide Broker Network (WBN) Conference on September 18-21, 2019 in Madrid, Spain.
Zanthion - digital AI healthcare

Zanthion Launches AI Digital Healthcare SMART Lifetime Bundle to Simplify Seniorcare

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Zanthion launches SMART Lifetime, a complete personal and home security system for life, with no subscription fees and proactive health monitoring with crowdsourced awareness. Zanthion is an AI digital healthcare company with a class-leading Senior Care IoT Platform.
EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants Acquires Trumark Insurance & Financial Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the acquisition of Trumark Insurance & Financial Services, a Pleasanton, CA-based Brokerage/General Agency specializing in the institutional financial advisory market.
John Sebesta of Zanthion Inc

John Sebesta Joins Zanthion, an AI digital healthcare company in Calif., as Chief Financial Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- John Sebesta has joined Zanthion(TM) as their new CFO. John has many years of experience as a financial consultant, owning and operating a business and negotiating difficult international military contracts. His experience is an excellent fit for Zanthion's current need to satisfy rigorous US compliance requirements and their marketing and sales efforts in Mexico and South America.
zanthion

John Hagelgans Joins Zanthion as CTO to Grow Data-Rich Wearables Tech

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- John Hagelgans has joined Zanthion(TM) as their new CTO. Zanthion spent over a year looking for a new chief technology officer based in the United States with the integrity and intelligence to help them achieve dominance in the elderly care market.
Pavlos Politopoulos of COMMON

Pavlos Politopoulos Joins Common Networks in San Francisco as VP of Field Operations

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Common Networks today announced that Pavlos Politopoulos has joined as Vice President of Field Operations. In his role, Politopoulos will lead all field staff, managing central operations programs, policies, and processes to support Common's continued rapid growth.
Common Networks - Service Area

Common Networks Launches New Ultra High-Speed Internet Service In Silicon Valley Calif.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Common Networks today announced the launch of its ultra high-speed internet service in the South Bay region. Common is the world's first and only commercially available, graph-based network delivering home internet service, and is now providing residents in Santa Clara, San Jose, and Sunnyvale with a new choice for reliable high-speed home internet.
Paragon Insurance Holdings

Paragon Insurance Strengthens Winery & Brewery Programs with the Promotion of Brendan Wright and addition of Nick Faragasso

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC ("Paragon"), a national multi-line specialty MGA (Managing General Agency) based in Avon, Conn., today announced the addition of insurance professional Nick Faragasso and the promotion of Brendan Wright.
The Global Action Network

NGO, Global Action Network, seeks solutions for UN’s Goals by Awarding Everyday Heroes, and those who find them

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Global Action Network (GAN), an organization formed by activists, students, and researchers who seek new ways to reach the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals, has announced a new program which awards those who develop cutting edge solutions - and honors the finders by naming a prize after them.
Nayah STEAM for Kids

Nayah STEAM for Kids – Nayah Solutions, Inc. announces California launch of free calendar for STEAM events for kids

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Nayah Solutions, Inc., an educational training company, announces the launch of Nayah STEAM for Kids, a free calendar that lists science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM) events in the San Francisco Bay area.
Adventure Out - Stand Up Paddleboarding

Stand Up Paddleboarding Clinics and Tours in San Francisco launched by Adventure Out LLC, California’s leader in outdoor adventure

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Adventure Out, California's leader in outdoor adventure, is now holding Stand Up Paddleboard clinics and tours at Mission Bay & Mission Creek Park in San Francisco. These programs will bring Adventure Out's professional and quality programming to the heart of San Francisco. On and off-board instruction will ensure that all participants are hitting the water safely and responsibly.
Paragon Insurance - Erik Kriens

Paragon Insurance Strengthens Wine Industry Operations with Promotion of Erik Kriens to Regional President in the West

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC ("Paragon"), a national multi-line specialty MGA (Managing General Agency) based in Avon, Conn., today announced the promotion of Erik Kriens to Regional President. Kriens is based in Paragon's San Francisco office and reports directly to Paragon CEO and Co-founder Ron Ganiats.
EPIC Insurance

At 2019 Retail Asset Protection Conference EPIC’s Kevin Ach and Walter Palmer to Present on Business Continuity and Theft

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Practice Leader Walter Palmer will facilitate a session on May 6 at Retail Asset Protection Conference and Vice President of Risk Assurance Kevin Ach will present on May 7 at the Gaylord Rockies Resort in Denver.
Tiffany McClellan of EPIC

Tiffany McClellan of EPIC to Present on Designing Benefits Plans at HRE Health and Benefits Leadership Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Regional Director of Employee Benefits Tiffany McClellan, CEBS, will present at the Human Resource Executive (HRE) Health & Benefits Leadership Conference on Thursday, April 25 at 11:30 a.m. at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

IOTransfer 3 Introduces Updates iPhone Wireless Transfer and Video Converter

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aiming to provide all iPhone, iPad and iPod users the best solution to fully and freely manage their Apple devices, IOTransfer 3 releases the updated version; introducing new Air-Trans feature, which supports wireless transfer files across Apple devices and PCs in a second. Another major update is video converter, which provides more comprehensive video downloading and converting.
EPIC Insurance

EPIC’s Renee Crow to Present on ‘Litigation Impact Awareness’ at CLM Annual Conference in Houston TX

HOUSTON, Texas., March 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Vice President, Hospitality Practice Leader Renee Crow will present at the CLM Annual Conference on Thurs., March 15 at 10:10 a.m. at the Marriott Marquis in Houston, Texas.
TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2017

TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2017 – Media Advisory: CEO of Sparkle Coin, Inc. Shows New eCommerce-optimized Crypto-currency

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sparkle Coin, Inc., founders of Sparkle Coin, a new cryptocurrency that allows users to make purchases from popular online retailers - like Amazon and Walmart - and features a currency exchange for liquidity, will be hosting a "lunch and launch" event during TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017.
EPIC's Chambers and Dennis

Duane Dennis and Jamie Chambers of EPIC to Present Employee HR Tech Strategies at Cement Employers Assoc. Annual Meeting

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 Senior Consultant Duane Dennis and Director of HR Technology Solutions Jamie Chambers will present at the Cement Employers Association Annual Meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 8:15 a.m. at South Point Hotel Casino Spa in Las Vegas.

IOTransfer Anniversary Giveaway – IOTransfer and IObit Join Hands to Provide the Best Offer Ever

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- IOTransfer, one of the leading iPhone management software in the industry, announces to celebrate its Anniversary by offering users a big "birthday cake" of giveaway. IOTransfer has also invited IObit to join this celebration by providing full licenses of IObit Driver Booster 4 PRO as one of the gifts in this giveaway.
EPIC INSURANCE

EPIC Now Ranked 26 Among World’s Largest Commercial Insurance Brokers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been ranked #26 among the world's top insurance brokers in Finaccord's "Global Insurance Broking: A Strategic Review of the World's Top 150 Commercial Non-Life Insurance Brokers."

PhoneRescue is New iOS Data Recovery Software for Retrieving Lost Content on iPhone and iPad

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- iMobie Inc., an innovative iOS related software developer, today announced the release of PhoneRescue - a comprehensive iPhone data recovery solution that is fully capable of retrieving almost all the commonly used personal data and multimedia files directly from an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch.

Michael Gonthier joins Edgewood Partners Insurance Center as new Chief Financial Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that Michael Gonthier has joined the firm as Chief Financial Officer. EPIC's current CFO, Elaine Andrian, will now focus on merger and acquisition strategy and diligence as the firm continues to expand nationally.

JR Calanoc and Nancy Hwang of OVS present at Think Global to Grow Your Business – Best Practices in Outsourcing

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- One Virtual Source (OVS), in collaboration with the Philippine Trade and Investment Center - Silicon Valley presented to a crowd of entrepreneurs, startups and technology managers, discussing best practices in leveraging international software companies as a way to reduce costs and drive business growth.

Foodservice industry innovator Smart Lid Systems offers solution to hot coffee lawsuits

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Award-winning heat sensitive coffee cup lids that warn of hot contents by turning bright red are available direct to U.S. households through an Indiegogo Project launched by foodservice industry innovator Smart Lid Systems.

Climate Control exhibition from artist John Waguespack opens at 111 Minna Gallery

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 111 Minna Gallery proudly presents the second installment of prolific San Francisco Artist, John Waguespack, who nearly sold out his first solo show with the gallery in 2012. Waguespack was the inaugural Artist-in-Residence at the Fairmont San Francisco and for the second year in a row has been selected to showcase work at Art Basel Miami's Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series. Waguespack will exhibit his latest work 'Climate Control' at 111 Minna Gallery through January 31, 2014.

EPIC Insurance announces release of the third in a series of Healthcare Engagement Videos, 'Wellness Behaviors'

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a California-based retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today their release of the third in a series of Healthcare Engagement Videos, 'Wellness Behaviors.' The video provides a simple, practical, easily understood view of the importance of nutrition, activity and rest in promoting overall health and happiness.

LumeVi introduces the LumeVi brand table lamp which boasts a 75 year lifetime

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Until the advent of CFLs and now LEDs, lighting your room was simple. Just screw in a bulb and when it burned out screw a new one in. It would have been nice if the incandescent bulb had had a longer service life then they did, but hey they were cheap and simple. Now, especially with the disappointing performance of CFLs, there's good reason to feel intimidated by the purchase of an LED light bulb, says LumeVi Lighting.

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center, Dowling Capital Partners and Premier Insurance Team to Change Hispanic Insurance Market

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today a partnership with Dowling Capital Partners (DCP) and Premier Insurance Services, focusing on the personal insurance needs of the Hispanic market in the West and Southwest regions of the United States.

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center launches Healthcare Engagement Video Series and covers the Topic of Benefits Consumerism

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today their release of the first in a series of Healthcare Engagement Videos. EPIC is providing the videos with production support from GuideSpark, a digital employee communications provider, and health insurance carrier UnitedHealthcare.

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center welcomes 'Power Broker' Kathleen Felderman and expands with new Denver Office

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that brokers Kathleen Felderman and Jonathan Griffiths have joined the firm. Felderman, who has received national recognition as a Real Estate industry Power Broker in 2008, 2010, and 2011 joins EPIC as national real estate practice leader and managing principal.

Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services announces enhanced Catastrophe Risk Modeling and Consulting Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- WTCI (Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC) today announced that it has enhanced its Catastrophe Risk Modeling and Consulting Services. WTCI has added Risk Management Solutions catastrophe modeling software to the foundation of its risk modeling services and solutions. In addition, Bruce Norris, a WTCI director, recently enhanced his personal consulting capabilities by earning the Certified Catastrophe Modeler (CCM) designation from the AIR Institute.

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC) adds Kris Beale as Employee Benefits Senior Compliance Consultant in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Kris Beale as Employee Benefits Division Senior Compliance Consultant in its San Francisco office. Beale has more than 14 years of experience in employee benefits, regulations, and the analysis of complex legislation.

Dustin Saylor, CEO of Odin Systems Inc believes Public Surveillance Will Change in the Aftermath of the Boston Marathon

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In the weeks following the Boston Marathon bombing, articles have been written about how cities around the globe will start to increase their video surveillance systems. However, just pumping more money into cameras isn't a panacea on its own, according to Dustin Saylor, CEO of Odin Systems Inc., a video surveillance design company in California.

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