Brian Chu, CIC, CLCS Joins EPIC Insurance in Southern California

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance professional Brian Chu has joined the firm’s operations in Southern California as a Vice President. Chu will join the EPIC practice group led by Principal Rose Nordbrock and will be based in EPIC’s Downtown Los Angeles office, reporting to Jim Gillette, President of EPIC’s Pacific South Region.

Ryan Sims and Alex Megenis Join Wholesale Trading Insurance Services, LLC (WTIS)

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Wholesale Trading Insurance Services, LLC (WTIS) today announced that Ryan Sims has joined the firm as Vice President / Casualty Broker in San Francisco, while Alex Megenis has joined as Vice President / Property-Casualty Broker in New York.

EPIC Adds Michael McNulty as Wine and Beverage Practice Leader in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance brokerage veteran Michael McNulty has rejoined the firm as Managing Principal and Wine & Beverage Practice Leader. McNulty will be based in San Francisco and report to Curt Perata, EPIC’s Pacific North Region President.

At NRF Protect EPIC’s Kevin Ach and Walter Palmer to Moderate Executive Afternoon Session on Loss Prevention

DALLAS, Texas — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that EPIC’s Kevin Ach, vice president of Risk Assurance and Walter Palmer, practice leader of Integrated Risk Solutions will moderate the Executive Afternoon session on loss prevention at the National Retail Foundation’s “NRF Protect” Conference.

Matic CEO Aaron Schiff Named 2018 HousingWire Rising Star

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. — Matic, a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner’s insurance during the mortgage transaction, announced today that company co-founder and CEO Aaron Schiff has been recognized as a HousingWire Rising Star.

EPIC Holdings Adds Janine Walter, SPHR, SHRM-SCP as Chief Talent Officer

STAMFORD, Conn. — EPIC Holdings, Inc. (parent company of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants) has announced the addition of industry leading human capital professional Janine Walter, SPHR, SHRM-SCP who will join as the firm’s Chief Talent Officer and become a member of the EPIC Executive Committee. For the past 11 years Walter has held senior executive positions at major insurance intermediaries.

Rose Nordbrock, Jeff Breskin, Pabla Barros and Jose Fuentes Join EPIC Insurance in Southern California

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC) announced today that risk management and insurance professionals Rose Nordbrock, Jeff Breskin, Pabla Barros and Jose Fuentes have joined the firm’s operations in Southern California.

EPIC Insurance’s Marketing, Communications and Design Team Wins Three 2018 Communicator Awards

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that the firm’s Marketing, Communications and Design team was honored by the 24th Annual Communicator Awards with an “Award of Excellence” and two “Awards of Distinction.” The Communicator Awards are an international awards program recognizing big ideas in marketing and communications.

Travel Insurance is Not Just a ‘Nice to Have’ for Those Considering Travel During 6-Month-Long Atlantic Hurricane Season

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Travelers planning trips to areas frequently in the path of tropical storms and hurricanes have probably considered purchasing travel insurance, but may not be clear on what is covered, according to TravelInsurance.com. Since many hurricane-prone destinations in the Caribbean and southeast U.S. offer incredible travel deals during this period, travel insurance has become more of a necessity for the smart and savvy traveler.

EPIC Insurance Adds Diane Montelione to Financial Risk Practice in New York

NEW YORK, N.Y. — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that financial and professional risk management and insurance veteran Diane Montelione has joined the firm’s Financial Risk Practice as a senior vice president. She will be based in New York and report to managing principal and Financial Risk Practice Leader, Michael Klaschka.