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EPIC’s Bill Cosgrove to Lead Panel Discussion at Advisen’s Cyber Risk Insights Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Bill Cosgrove, Managing Principal & Practice Leader, EPIC Financial Risk Solutions, will moderate a panel on Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) exposures at Advisen's Cyber Risk Insights Conference on Wed., Feb. 15 at 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco, Calif.

The Cyber Risk Insights Conference will focus on the new vulnerabilities caused by an increasingly connected world and how the insurance market is responding to cyber risk and security threats through creative solutions. An expert faculty comprised of leading security, regulatory, risk management and cyber insurance authorities will provide their insights into the critical privacy, network security and insurance coverage issues now facing organizations and their insurers.

Cosgrove will moderate a panel discussing where SME's are most vulnerable, alongside Winston Krone, managing director at Kivu and Jordan Rankell, assistant vice president and West Coast Regional Underwriting Manager at NAS. This panel will look at SME claims, cyber security protocols, and ask how the insurance market can grow in this sector.

Click here to view the full agenda: http://www.advisenltd.com/events/conferences/02/14/2017-cyber-risk-insights-conference-san-francisco/agenda/.

About Bill Cosgrove, Managing Principal & Practice Leader, Financial Risk Solutions, EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants:

Bill Cosgrove is a managing principal and practice leader for the Financial Risk Solutions Practice, based in New York. Cosgrove brings 30 years of insurance industry underwriting, production, marketing, client service, management and executive leadership experience to the firm.

Cosgrove is a specialist in the areas of cyber risk, fiduciary liability, directors and officers liability, employment practices risk, crime insurance, transactional risk, as well as trade and structured credit.

Cosgrove and his team have created several bespoke products for EPIC clients across the product mix, including EPICyber(tm) - a proprietary Cyber Risk and Insurance Platform, tailored to the unique needs of small and mid-sized businesses that are increasingly the most desirable targets of Cyber-attacks. Ref: http://www.epicbrokers.com/press/epic-launches-cyber-risk-insurance-platform-for-small-and-mid-sized-businesses/.

Prior to joining EPIC, Bill spent eight years with Willis Group Holdings, where he held various leadership roles in their Financial Institutions practice, most recently as executive vice president, Financial Institutions Group.

Bill also served in director and practice leader positions at Frank Crystal & Company and USI Insurance Holdings, Inc. for six years. Earlier in his career, he was regional underwriting manager at ACE USA (formerly CIGNA Corporation), where he was responsible for specialty risk products throughout a sixteen-state region on the East Coast.

About Cyber Risk Insight Conference:

Advisen will present a full day and a half of learning and networking for risk managers, CISOs, CROs, insurance brokers, insurance underwriters, reinsurers and other risk professionals. Day 1 of this day-and-a-half program will focus on the new vulnerabilities caused by an increasingly connected world and devices. Panelists will discuss the Internet of Things and its relevance to Cyber and beyond.

On Day 2, the sessions will focus on Cyber Risk and Security Threats and how the insurance market is responding and working with the InfoTech sector to develop creative solutions. An expert faculty comprised of leading security, regulatory, risk management, and cyber insurance authorities will provide their insights into the critical privacy, network security and insurance coverage now issues facing organizations and their insurers.

About EPIC:

EPIC is a unique and innovative retail property and casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consulting firm. 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 now has more than 850 team members operating from offices across the U.S., providing Property Casualty, Employee Benefits, Specialty Programs and Private Client solutions to more than 13,000 clients.

With more than $200 million in revenues, EPIC ranks among the top 20 retail insurance brokers in the United States. Backed by the Carlyle Group, the company continues to expand organically and through strategic acquisitions across the country.

For additional information, please visit http://www.epicbrokers.com/.

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EPIC Insurance to Speak at Cap-Intro West Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that its Managing Principal & Practice Leader - Financial Risk Solutions, Bill Cosgrove will speak at the Cap-Intro West Conference on January 19, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco, Calif. in the Main Hall - Pacific Level.

Cap-Intro West, presented by North Street Global, is a 1-on-1 focused event bringing together Private Equity, VC & Hedge Fund managers, institutional allocators, funds of funds, family offices and tactical investors annually in San Francisco. Cap-Intro West also provides leading edge interactive sessions with expert speakers from across the capital markets sharing their views on the most compelling investment opportunities for the coming year and practical workshops dedicated to Fund Marketing and optimizing the capital raising process.

Click here to view the full agenda: http://west.capintroconference.com/.

About Bill Cosgrove, Managing Principal & Practice Leader, Financial Risk Solutions, EPIC:

Bill is a Managing Principal and Practice Leader for the Financial Risk Solutions National Resource Group based in New York. Bill brings 30 years of insurance industry brokerage, underwriting, production, marketing, client service management and executive leadership experience to EPIC.

He is a specialist in the areas of Directors and Officers ("D&O"), Employment Practices Liability ("EPL"), Cyber Risk, Fiduciary Liability, Crime Insurance, Transactional Risk, as well as Trade and Structured Credit. Bill and his team have created several bespoke products for EPIC clients in the areas of Cyber, D&O and EPL, incorporating market-leading policy terms and price metrics.

Bill has worked on several unique projects for Alternative Asset Managers, Investment Advisers, Banks, Broker/Dealers and other financial services companies. Projects included operational and regulatory risk advisory and insurance risk program development.

Before joining EPIC, Bill spent eight years with Willis Group Holdings, where he held various leadership roles in their Financial Institutions practice, most recently as executive vice president, Financial Institutions Group.

Bill also served in director and practice leader positions at Frank Crystal & Company and USI Insurance Holdings, Inc. for six years. Earlier in his career, he was regional underwriting manager at ACE USA, where he was responsible for specialty risk products throughout a sixteen-state region on the East Coast.

Bill earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio.

About EPIC:

EPIC is a unique and innovative retail property and casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consulting firm. 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 now has more than 850 team members operating from offices across the U.S., providing Property Casualty, Employee Benefits, Specialty Programs and Private Client solutions to more than 13,000 clients.

With more than $200 million in revenues, EPIC ranks among the top 20 retail insurance brokers in the United States. Backed by the Carlyle Group, the company continues to expand organically and through strategic acquisitions across the country.

For additional information, please visit http://www.epicbrokers.com/.

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EPIC’s Bill Cosgrove and Mark Niebuhr to Present at Globalaw’s European Regional Meeting in Amsterdam

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Managing Principal and Practice Leader for the Financial Risk Solutions Practice Bill Cosgrove and Senior Vice President Mark Niebuhr will present at Globalaw ERM Amsterdam on Saturday, June 11, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at the Sofitel Legend the Grand Hotel in Amsterdam.

The event will bring together some of the most prominent, European and global legal leaders for three-days of meetings, showcasing a rich business program including interactive presentations, forums with prominent moderators as well as live discussions and networking opportunities.

Cosgrove and Niebuhr will highlight the international capabilities of EPIC's Financial Risk Solutions Practice, and its commitment to providing innovative risk management and insurance solutions to global law firms and other professional services organizations. EPIC is both a Globalaw strategic partner and sponsor.

About Bill Cosgrove, Managing Principal & Practice Leader, Financial Risk Solutions Practice, EPIC:

Based in New York, Cosgrove is a managing principal and practice leader for the Financial Risk Solutions practice. He brings 30 years of insurance industry underwriting, production, marketing, client service, management and executive leadership experience to the firm. He is a specialist in the areas of directors and officers, employment practices, cyber and fiduciary liability, crime insurance, transactional risk, as well as trade and structured credit. Cosgrove and his team have created several bespoke products for EPIC clients across the product mix, incorporating market-leading policy and price metrics. He will continue to grow EPIC's business in this sector.

Prior to joining EPIC, Cosgrove spent eight years with Willis Group Holdings, where he held various leadership roles in their Financial Institutions practice, most recently as executive vice president, Financial Institutions Group.

He also served in director and practice leader positions at Frank Crystal & Company and USI Insurance Holdings, Inc. for six years. Earlier in his career, he was regional underwriting manager at ACE USA (formerly CIGNA Corporation), where he was responsible for specialty risk products throughout a sixteen-state region on the East Coast.

Cosgrove earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio.

About Mark Niebuhr, Senior Vice President, EPIC:

Mark Niebuhr is a senior vice president at EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant. He started his career in the insurance industry with the Royal Insurance Co. in 1977 and moved on to the brokerage side in 1981. Since that time, he's worked with both regional and national brokerages, providing risk management and insurance expertise to a variety of middle market companies across the nation. Niebuhr is a native Californian and a graduate of California State University, Chico.

About Globalaw European Regional Meeting:

Together with host firms Rutgers & Posch and Atlas Tax Lawyers, Globalaw welcomes attendees to the Globalaw European Regional Meeting in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, from June 9 to 11, 2016. At the heart of Europe, Amsterdam is the European Regional Meeting's ideal destination for exploring synergies between and among member firms for the benefit of their global clients. The meeting will take place at the Sofitel Legend the Grand Hotel, known as one of the most historical and luxury venues in Amsterdam.

About EPIC:

EPIC is a unique and innovative retail property and casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consulting firm. 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 now has more than 850 team members operating from offices across the U.S., providing Property Casualty, Employee Benefits, Specialty Programs and Private Client solutions to more than 13,000 clients.

With more than $200 million in revenues, EPIC ranks among the top 20 retail insurance brokers in the United States. Backed by the Carlyle Group, the company continues to expand organically and through strategic acquisitions across the country. For additional information, please visit www.epicbrokers.com.

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MEDIA CONTACTS:
David Hock, of EPIC
650.295.4608
dave.hock@epicbrokers.com

Nicole Conley
650-422-3156
nicole.conley@taniscomm.com

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