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

STERLING, Va. -- 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. The new partnership will provide HWS customers with a top-quality resource for processing long-term care claims.

Jay Schulze, President of HomeWork Solutions, stated, "As the in-home care marketplace continues to grow, we are seeing more families turn to Long Term Care insurance policies to fund the cost of a caregiver. This partnership with Mrs. LTC allows HWS to expand our offerings and expertise in the administrative side of household employment, including payroll, taxes, worker's compensation, and now long-term care insurance claims processing."

Stana Martin, President, Mrs. LTC stated, "We're excited to form this exclusive partnership with HomeWork Solutions and provide its clients with our expertise in Long Term Care insurance claims. I'm excited I now have a resource for my clients on household payroll and taxes."

HWS offers uncomplicated, straightforward household payroll, tax support, and now Long-Term Care Insurance Claims processing for its clients.

Anyone interested in scheduling time with Mrs. LTC can click here. Stana offers a 1-hour free consultation - https://www.homeworksolutions.com/long-term-care-claim-processing/.

Call us today at 866.959.7812 to learn more. Clients can enroll online at https://www.homeworksolutions.com/.

HomeWork Solutions, Inc. has provided payroll and tax preparation services to families nationwide since 1993. As experts providing services to tens of thousands of families, the staff at HomeWork Solutions has been a trusted resource for household employers and publications such as The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Fox, The Washington Post, and many more. Homework Solutions provides free consultations to families, CPAs, and other financial professionals at 866.959.7812 or online at HomeWorkSolutions.com.

Mrs. LTC, Stana Martin, is a recognized leader and author in long-term care insurance for the past 14 years. She holds a Ph.D. From the University of Texas at Austin. Mrs. LTC was created in large part because of the complexities of understanding long-term care insurance claims. Stana was interested in taking the burden off of families to concentrate on taking care of their loved ones. Learn more: https://mrsltc.com/.

For further information:
Jay Schulze
Jay@homeworksolutions.com
703-404-8151
www.homeworksolutions.com

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EPIC Adds William Schoenbach as Managing Principal

HARTFORD, Conn. -- 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.

Schoenbach brings a wealth of knowledge to his role, where he will focus on providing risk management and transactional risk services in the financial services sector. This includes family offices, private equity firms, hedge funds, business development companies, venture capitalists, special purpose acquisition companies, REITS, and centers of influence in the mergers and acquisition space. His experience in the Alternative Asset Management industry will bring added value to EPIC and its clients. Additionally, Schoenbach will originate and manage key relationships.

"We are thrilled that Bill is joining our Financial Services team. His deep understanding of our industry, combined with his focus on alternative asset managers and family offices, will be very additive to our business," said Philip Moyles, Chief Growth Officer and President of Financial Services. Schoenbach will report to Moyles, and joins as Managing Principal.

Schoenbach comes to EPIC from Aon in New York City where he held the position of Senior Vice President in its Financial Services practice. In this role, he focused on managing strategic relationships and driving new business growth in the financial services sector.

"The whole of EPIC will benefit from Bill's addition to the Financial Services team. We are excited to bring him onboard." said Tom O'Neil, President, EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants.

Schoenbach earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Michigan. He is a co-founder of the Urban Scholar Society, an active Tutor and TutorMate, and Board Member at Kick4Life.

William Schoenbach
wschoenbach@vanbridge.com
Phone: 908.591.6227

About EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants:

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail insurance brokerage, has more than 2,600 team members operating from more than 80 offices across the U.S., providing Property and Casualty, Employee Benefits, Specialty Programs, and Private Client solutions to clients. EPIC ranks among the top 15 retail insurance brokers in the U.S.

Learn more at: https://www.epicbrokers.com/

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

PHOENIX, Ariz. -- 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. One of the perks to working with the Premier Agency is their co-op marketing program.

The agency offers an exclusive co-op marketing program that matches their agent's marketing budgets, dollar-for-dollar.

Brent Crawley, co-founder of The Premier Agency, explains, "Our co-op process is quite unique and unlike anything we think you'll find elsewhere. Simply put, our agents are never alone when spending money to market their business. If they spend a dollar, we spend a dollar. We want to see our agents thrive! We care about their success and often that success takes time, commitment and costs money, and we are here to help.

"At The Premier Agency, we empower our agents to take control of their agency by providing them access to state of the art tools and resources to ensure their clients receive the best advice and service possible. We position agents and agencies to achieve instant success with best-in-class technology and well-established partner networks."

In addition to the co-op marketing program, new agents with the Premier Agency also have access to partnerships with doctors and medical groups, a free CRM, agent referral bonuses, and a multi-carrier online enrollment and quote tool, among other perks. Cultivating a positive company culture is also a cornerstone of working with the Premier Agency.

"The Premier Agency is very focused on the connection and relationship we have with our agents and agencies. We do weekly trainings, quarterly conference calls, promotional events and so much more for our agents. We want everyone to feel like they are part of our team. We go through a process of building a business plan for every producer who wants one, with the idea of helping them grow their business. We have created a culture that empowers and encourages our agents to provide the time and world class service that our senior community so desperately deserves," says Crawley.

Interested agents can inquire about working with the Premier Agency by calling (602) 350-5540, emailing j.heubach@premieragentnet.com or visiting https://www.premieragentnet.com/become-an-agent/.

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

NORWALK, Conn. -- 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 - yet it can be one of the most impactful aspects of Warranty Programs. So, After, Inc. prepared this guide to share the basics of the discipline, as there is nothing like it available in the industry today.

After, Inc.'s EVP, Paul Swenson, a highly respected veteran in the Warranty Services industry, helped develop this guide. "A lot of manufacturers and retailers 'don't know what they don't know' about available warranty risk structures and the true costs of risk transfer," said Swenson.

"Frequently, risk oversight is outsourced to companies that use old-school actuarial methods which don't forecast claims or reserves accurately - nor provide the business intelligence needed to optimize and expand the warranty programs. This leads to untapped opportunities that they may never discover or, often worse, unwarranted rate increases that have negative impacts on their programs and the ability to deliver a great customer experience. This guide is designed to give Warranty leaders and their teams a much-needed introduction to the basic concepts of Risk Management - and the impact that inaccurate claims forecasts can have on their profitability."

This "Risk Management 101" guide covers:

* Section 1 - the key components and definitions in Risk Management.

* Section 2 - types of risk structures and the pros/cons of each.

* Section 3 - how to accurately estimate losses and how errors can impact program profits.

* Section 4 - a case study on how After helped Polaris - a long-time client - develop a risk roadmap that led from a completely outsourced risk management structure to creating its own warranty company.

About After, Inc.

After, Inc. ( http://www.afterinc.com/ ) is a pioneer in the warranty business - providing product registration, marketing, analytics, and program administration to warranty organizations across a wide range of industries. Founded in 2005, After has over 15 years of experience delivering innovative warranty offerings to manufacturing clients. After, Inc. partners with some of the world's top brands to help transform their warranty businesses, driving customer satisfaction post-purchase, higher product reliability, deeper brand equity and additional revenue/profit opportunities. Headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut, and with offices in New York City, After, Inc. is part of the EPIC Insurance Group, an innovative retail property and casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consulting firm with 3,600 employees across the United States.

MEDIA CONTACT
Danielle Grusso
203-254-5302
dgrusso@afterinc.com

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EPIC Adds Sam Wagener as Principal – Further Strengthens P&C and Captive Capabilities in West Region

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- 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.

Wagener will focus on providing risk management and insurance solutions, including captive insurance programs, to organizations with whom he will partner. He will leverage relationships across EPIC in the areas of Property & Casualty, Employee Benefits and Executive Benefits.

Wagener brings more than 20 years of industry experience to his role, and has held positions on the brokerage and carrier sides of the insurance industry throughout his career. He joins EPIC from Artex Risk Solutions, Inc. where he was Senior Vice President - Group Captives, focusing on managing relationships, operations and related services of five member-owned captives.

"We are excited to continue the growth of our Property & Casualty operations in the West Region with the addition of Sam's experience and expertise," commented EPIC West Region President, KJ Wagner.

"Sam brings insight and a unique perspective on managing risk to the firm. We look forward to leveraging his knowledge across the entire organization to the benefit of our clients," said Brian Quinn, Managing Principal. Wagener will report to Quinn, who is based in San Ramon, California.

Wagener earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. While in the Navy, he served as a Division Officer on the USS Elliot, based in San Diego, CA, and as an Instructor in the Surface Warfare Officer School in Newport, Rhode Island.

Sam Wagener
sam.wagener@epicbrokers.com
Cell 630.453.1644

About EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail insurance brokerage, has more than 2,600 team members operating from more than 80 offices across the U.S., providing Property and Casualty, Employee Benefits, Specialty Programs, and Private Client solutions to clients. EPIC ranks among the top 15 retail insurance brokers in the U.S.

Learn more at: https://epicbrokers.com/

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Paragon Insurance Names Christian Phillips as President of Contingency Practice

AVON, Conn. -- 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.

Phillips joins Paragon following many years at London-based specialty insurer, Beazley. With experience spanning three decades, he is a tremendous asset to Paragon clients, particularly given the global upheaval in the marketplace in 2020.

Phillips will play a pivotal role in this dynamic market environment, as event cancellations related to COVID-19 have severely impacted established contingency business underwriters. "As we continue through the balance of 2021, we expect to see the contingency market rebound," noted Paragon CEO and Co-founder, Ron Ganiats. "We are excited to welcome Christian to the Paragon team to help our clients navigate these improving market conditions."

The Paragon platform will enable Phillips to bring capacity and coverage solutions to a contingency insurance market that has experienced a large amount of contraction over the past 12 months. These solutions will help venues recover in the wake of losses incurred from the closure, rescheduling and cancellation of local, national and international sporting, entertainment and industry events.

About Paragon

Paragon, a broadly diversified MGA launched in 2014, provides unique opportunities and solutions to retail agents, insurance carriers, reinsurers and vendor partners. The firm writes all commercial lines of insurance across more than 20 insurance programs.

Visit https://www.paragoninsgroup.com/ for additional information.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Betsy Van Alstyne
Betsy.vanalstyne@epicgroup.com

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

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- 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.

"We are excited to team up with Morgan Stanley," said Dave Howard, President of EPIC Select. "Our unique model is comprised of private client advisors, subject matter experts and claims advocates who are ideally suited to serve high net worth and ultra high net worth clients, and the unique risk management needs of athletes and entertainers."

"EPIC Select is the game changer," said Jay Williams, former Duke and NBA athlete, current ESPN host/commentator and EPIC Select partner-investor. "EPIC Select not only provides the transparency needed throughout the process for new or seasoned athletes and entertainers, but more importantly, it provides resources and knowledge I wished I had as a player in the NBA and throughout the course of my life."

Sandra Richards, Managing Director, Head of Global Sports & Entertainment for Morgan Stanley Wealth Management said, "By aligning with EPIC Select to provide our clients with proper education and risk management guidance for their assets, we are positioning our Global Sports & Entertainment Directors to provide an enhanced, well-rounded suite of services to fulfill their clients' needs."

"The opportunities ahead with EPIC Select and our clients are important and much needed. We know that these solutions will help protect their unique risk landscape," said Joe Toledano, Managing Director, Head of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Insured Solutions.

Through this new arrangement, EPIC Select will consult and advise Morgan Stanley's sports and entertainment clients in assessing their risk exposures and providing solutions to help them protect and design risk management strategies to help preserve their wealth and assets. EPIC Select will leverage their deep relationships with insurance carriers who cater to high net worth and ultra high net worth clients and their global capabilities of dedicated specialists and in-house resources.

Services will include:
* Signature Reviews of clients' risk profiles and current insurance to ensure they are properly protected with a program tailored to their unique circumstances
* Alert and advise clients of situations (e.g., wildfire/wind/flood) in which extra precautions and mitigations should be taken to help protect their assets
* Regular interaction, communication and support from a dedicated team of service professionals
* National Claims Advocacy team that will make the filing and processing of insurance claims simple and care-free for the client

Along with access to a broad range of personal and commercial insurance lines, such as:
* Personal Lines: Home, Auto, Umbrella/Excess Liability, Cybersecurity, Inland Marine, Fine Art, Jewelry & Collections, Aviation, Yacht/Super Yacht, Equine, Farm & Ranch
* Commercial Lines: Property, General and Professional Liability, Umbrella/Excess Liability, Cybersecurity, Event Cancellation/Contingency, Reputational Risk, Employer's Personal Liability and Entertainer Non-Appearance

About EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants is a retail property & casualty, employee benefits consulting and specialty practice organization with more than 2,600 team members operating across the U.S., with strong regional presence.

EPIC has created a values-based, client-focused culture that attracts and retains top talent, fosters employee satisfaction and loyalty, and sustains a high level of customer service excellence. EPIC team members have consistently recognized their company as a "Best Place to Work" in multiple regions and as a "Best Place to Work in the Insurance Industry" nationally.

EPIC ranks among the top 15 retail insurance brokers in the U.S. Backed and sponsored by Harvest Partners, Oak Hill Capital Partners and The Carlyle Group, the company continues to expand organically and through strategic acquisitions across the country. For additional information, please visit: https://www.epicbrokers.com/

About EPIC Select

EPIC Select is an insurance advisory and consulting firm that works with trusted advisors of successful people to offer personalized service, asset protection and specialized risk management guidance to their clients and extended families.

MEDIA CONTACT:

Betsy Van Alstyne | Betsy.vanalstyne@epicbrokers.com

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

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- 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, an independent market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global FinTech market today.

Tapcheck delivers breakthrough payment and benefits solutions for both employers and employees, putting both of their interests on equal footing. For employers, Tapcheck is a convenient, cost-free way to offer workers same-day pay. Tapcheck assumes the financial risk and employers can, in turn, offer a desirable financial wellness benefit to employees that increases retention and productivity. Tapcheck is also easy to integrate into existing payroll systems without having to create new ones, alleviating a major adoption hurdle.

For employees, the clean and simple interface of the Tapcheck app, allows them to quickly and securely access a percentage of wages they have earned for a flat, low-cost fee. This provides the financial flexibility to cover a bill due mid-pay cycle, or another emergency expense without having to apply for high-interest payday loans, or risk incurring overdraft or late fees.

"Tapcheck's marriage of the human side of HR and the transformative power of fintech is making it easier for employees to get the money they've earned when they need it," said James Johnson, Managing Director, FinTech Breakthrough. "Providing meaningful benefits to employees and giving them financial flexibility when they need it most has never been more important. We extend our since congratulations to everyone at Tapcheck on their success and for their well-deserved 'Best Employee Benefits Solution' award in our fifth annual FinTech Breakthrough Awards program."

The FinTech Breakthrough Awards is the premier awards program founded to recognize the FinTech innovators, leaders and visionaries from around the world in a range of categories, including Digital Banking, Personal Finance, Lending, Payments, Investments, RegTech, InsurTech and many more. The 2021 FinTech Breakthrough Award program attracted more than 3,850 nominations from across the globe.

"Thanks to Tapcheck, employers in sectors hard-hit by the pandemic have helped their workers pay bills, cover unexpected costs, and more when financial uncertainty is at an all-time high." said Kayling Gaver, Co-Founder of Tapcheck. "It's a great resource and safety net that provides financial peace of mind, helping organizations keep the best interests of employees at heart. We are honored that this is being recognized by FinTech Breakthrough and we are looking forward to continued success and momentum in 2021 and beyond."

Tapcheck has established a strong foothold in the earned wage access category. In 2020, the company grew by 863%, signing clients including Burger King, Dunkin', T-Mobile, Home Instead Senior Care, and Comfort Keepers in addition to a diverse range of businesses including hospitals, manufacturers, grocers, retailers, and professional services.

About Tapcheck

Tapcheck is a financial wellness benefit that allows employees to access their earnings before payday. Available at no cost to employers, Tapcheck uses an intuitive mobile app to give workers greater control over their finances, which reduces their stress at home and increases their productivity at work. And thanks to Tapcheck's seamless integration with existing payroll programs, employers who incorporate on-demand earnings into their employee benefits packages find it to be a cost-effective way to distinguish their company from competitors, reduce turnover rates, and provide the financial flexibility that employees want. For more information, visit https://www.tapcheck.com/.

About FinTech Breakthrough

Part of Tech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for technology innovation and leadership around the globe, the FinTech Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in Financial Technologies and Services companies and products. The FinTech Breakthrough Awards provide public recognition for the achievements of FinTech companies and products in categories including Payments, Personal Finance, Wealth Management, Fraud Protection, Banking, Lending, RegTech, InsurTech and more. For more information visit FinTechBreakthrough.com.

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

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- 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.

Factors used in Money's ranking of travel insurance providers included the availability of a variety of plans with a wide range of coverage and access to customization and upgrades, ease of use in requesting a quote and comparing options, customer service and support, and the company's business reputation.

During their evaluation process, the Money team looked for companies that not only offered policies that covered the needs of the average traveler but provided options for people with other specific coverage needs.

They looked at the method by which consumers entered the information needed to generate quotes and the ease with which they were able to access and compare the results. They also evaluated the purchasing process and gave a higher grade to companies who streamlined this process for consumers.

The rankings took into consideration how responsive the companies are to their customers' needs. From giving their customers the ability to contact their support team through a mobile app to providing them with access to round-the-clock emergency assistance, the companies that scored high on the list showed that they were dedicated to providing excellent customer service. Money acknowledged those that went above and beyond with concierge services such as helping their customers with answers to lost or stolen passport questions, recommending a local translator, or even searching for legal assistance.

Finally, the team at Money evaluated each company's reputation by looking at factors such as feedback from previous customers, how many years they have been in business, and their credit rating as an indicator of financial stability.

The companies named as the "6 Best Travel Insurance Companies of 2021" all rank well in each of these categories, and TravelInsurance.com was rated as the best travel insurance company for comparing quotes. Its comparison engine allows customers to fill out one simple form and receive multiple quotes from top-rated insurers in an easy-to-read format.

This helps consumers see the policies and their costs side-by-side and evaluate the pros and cons of each. Customer can click on any policy benefit to open a window with details about the coverage offered, including any exclusions that may apply, and then buy online at the guaranteed lowest price.

Drew Sharma, Co-Founder of TravelInsurance.com, said, "We are honored to be recognized by Money as the best travel insurance company for comparing quotes. Our mission since inception has been to make it easy to understand, compare and buy travel insurance online, and we will continually invest in our platform in order to exceed customer expectations for years to come."

Co-Founder Stan Sandberg commented, "As the travel world begins to open again, more than ever before, travel insurance has become a must-have add-on to any trip. TravelInsurance.com helps travelers easily find the best plans, including plans that provide coverage for COVID-19."

Comparison shopping with TravelInsurance.com offers consumers the benefits of choice, transparency, and value. The company's comparison engine and online learning center helps consumers to understand what is included in the quotes they receive from top-rated insurance companies. These companies are thoroughly vetted and are removed from the system if their rating falls below 4 out of 5 stars based on customer reviews.

Having a variety of options and being able to make an informed choice between these options provides the company's customers with value that goes beyond the price of the policy, but TravelInsurance.com understands that it's important to save money as well. Customers can save with TravelInsurance.com by seeing at a glance which plans have comparable benefits and coverage limits and choosing the best option that fits their budget. Since insurance prices are regulated by law, potential customers won't find a lower price on another site for any plan offered by TravelInsurance.com.

In addition to being recognized for its quote comparison system, TravelInsurance.com also received high marks from Money for its price guarantee, glossary of insurance terms, and instant coverage confirmation. Money also noted that many of the insurers that TravelInsurance.com works with offer customers coverage for COVID-related trip interruptions or cancellations, emergency care, and medical evacuations.

Customers can learn about the benefits of travel insurance, compare prices, research exclusions, purchase policies, and get instant coverage confirmation on the company's fully responsive, mobile-friendly website at https://www.travelinsurance.com/. One visit is all it will take to see why Money named them as one of the "6 Best Travel Insurance Companies of 2021."

About TravelInsurance.com:

TravelInsurance.com helps simplify the complicated world of travel insurance by providing consumers with the easiest way to compare and buy trip insurance coverage online. A member company of the U.S. Travel Insurance Association, TravelInsurance.com is owned and operated by DigiVentures Holdings LLC, a licensed agency that works with some of the largest travel insurers in the industry. Purchases can be made directly through the website, with policies sent via email within minutes. For more information, visit https://www.travelinsurance.com/.

About Money:

Money has a nearly 50-year legacy of guiding people to financial victories with up-to-date information, education, and tools. Money, a digital destination, helps create richer lives for everyone-in every sense of the word. Signature franchises include a bevy of Best-In categories such as Best Mortgage Lenders, Best Homeowner Insurance, Best Life Insurance, Best Auto Insurance, Best VA Loans, Best High-Yield Savings Accounts, Best Credit Cards, Best Colleges, and Best Places to Live, with an aim to improve your finances and promote your well-being. For more information, visit https://www.money.com/.

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Jeremy Lawson Joins EPIC Contingency Risk Practice as Managing Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- 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.

In his new role, Lawson will act as the key executive overseeing the operations and strategic direction of the firm's industry-leading contingency insurance practice. This practice provides risk management and specialty insurance brokerage services to a broad range of live entertainment promoters, venues, festivals, touring artists, agencies and production services companies.

Reporting to Roger Sandau, Contingency Practice leader based in Austin, Texas, Lawson will work closely with the firm's Entertainment & Sports practice. In addition, he will collaborate with its EPIC Select practice, which provides financial protection for successful individuals and their families. Lawson will provide support for this critical coverage need, particularly in today's environment.

Lawson has over 20 years of experience in the global live entertainment and television production fields. He previously spent the past 16 years with Live Nation, most recently as COO North American Touring Division and SVP Touring Risk Management. He was responsible for redesigning and managing North American event cancellation insurance programs across Live Nation's U.S. concert portfolio of stadium, amphitheater, arena and theater shows. In addition, Lawson designed and placed coverage, and adjusted claims for the tours produced by Live Nation Global Touring.

"I am excited to join Roger Sandau and the EPIC team with whom I have worked over many years," commented Lawson. "This is an exciting time to be involved in the event and touring insurance business, given the changing landscape in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. While touring has been put on hold for the past twelve months, it is poised to return stronger than ever."

"We are very excited to have someone of Jez's caliber join our team," said Scott Davis, President, National Specialties. "His expertise will help us expand a strong contingency practice in partnership with the specialty teams within EPIC."

Contact:
Jeremy "Jez" Lawson
jeremy.lawson@epicbrokers.com
310.844.8378 Phone

About EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants has more than 2,600 team members operating from more than 80 offices across the U.S., providing Property and Casualty, Employee Benefits, Specialty Programs, and Private Client solutions to EPIC clients. For more information on EPIC, visit: www.epicbrokers.com.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Betsy Van Alstyne
betsy.vanalstyne@epicbrokers.com

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