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TravelInsurance.com 2018 Predictions: Global Disruptions, Shifts in How We Shop are Key to Increased Growth in Travel Insurance

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Since 2012, travel insurance has been growing consistently at more than ten percent (10%) per year*, with recent activity driving even more interest, according to TravelInsurance.com. For 2018, Stan Sandberg, co-founder of TravelInsurance.com, predicts similar growth, bringing the overall U.S. travel insurance market to nearly $3.5 billion.

HousingWire Honors Matic Founder Benjamin Madick with Vanguard Award

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Dec. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 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 COO Ben Madick is a 2017 HousingWire Vanguard Award winner. Madick was recognized for guiding the company's phenomenal growth over the last 12 months as well as for his career-long contributions to the mortgage industry as co-founder of both Matic and risk management services provider Mortgage Quality Management and Research.

Sam Elliott Joins EPIC Brokers as Executive Vice President in Austin

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, the retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting subsidiary of EPIC Holdings, announced today that insurance brokerage industry veteran Sam Elliott has joined the firm to lead EPIC's new business development efforts nationally.

Eric Hays joins EPIC Insurance Brokers in Pittsburgh, PA

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Nov. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the addition of Eric Hays as Regional Director, Employee Benefits. Hays will be based in EPIC's newest location in Pittsburgh, Pa.

EPIC Brokers Named to 2017 Best Places to Work in Insurance Nationally for Eighth Consecutive Year

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has again been recognized by its team members nationally as one of the Best Places to Work in Insurance in a survey conducted annually by Business Insurance Magazine and Best Companies Group.

‘Tis The Season to be Safe: How Travel Insurance Can Protect You During 2017-18 Winter Travel

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Winter is a wonderful time to travel, but it's a time of year that calls for extra precautions when trip planning, TravelInsurance.com reminds us. Whether it's holiday travel, cold-weather adventures or sunny Caribbean beaches calling, smart travelers can plan ahead for the inevitable winter weather delays.

NIF Group have agreed to acquire privately held Agency Intermediaries and A.I.I. Insurance Brokerage

MANHASSET, N.Y., Nov. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NIF Group, Inc., a leading wholesale broker, program administrator and managing general agency and their parent company, JenCap Holdings LLC announces that they have agreed to acquire privately held Agency Intermediaries, Inc. and A.I.I. Insurance Brokerage of Mass., Inc. (A.I.I.). Both affiliated entities serve as MGA/contract binding authorities and wholesale insurance brokerages, respectively located in Guilford, Connecticut and East Douglas, Massachusetts.

Matic Insurance Services Raises $7M in Series A Round Backed by Top VC Firms

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Nov. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Matic Insurance Services (Matic), a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner's insurance during the mortgage transaction, announced today it has raised $7 million in a Series A funding round. Investors participating in the round include Mr. Cooper, one of the nation's top 20 mortgage originators and the fourth-largest home loan servicer in the country.

Mike Klaschka of EPIC Insurance to Present at DC Alternative Investment Consortium Event

WASHINGTON, D.C. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Managing Principal Mike Klaschka will present at the DC Alternative Investment Consortium (DC-AIC) on Tues., Nov. 7 at 4:30 p.m. at The Army and Navy Club in Washington, D.C.

Michael Nischan of EPIC to Present on Trucking’s Hidden Risks at 2017 GMTA Leadership Conference

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Transportation & Logistics Risk Control Vice President Michael Nischan will present at Georgia Motor Trucking Association's Leadership Conference on Wed., Nov. 8 at 4 p.m. at the Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Hotel and Conference Center in Marietta, Ga.

EPIC Insurance Brokers to Host WBN 2018 Spring Conference in Texas

HOUSTON, Texas and PARIS, France, Oct. 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it is attending the 57th Worldwide Broker Network (WBN) Global Conference on Oct. 25-28, 2017 in Paris, France.

Frenkel & Company, Venerable NY Insurance Broker Elects to Join EPIC Insurance Brokers

NEW YORK, N.Y. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Frenkel & Company, one of the nation's most respected full-service independent insurance brokers and EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that they have joined forces.

David McNeil of EPIC Insurance Presented on Cyber Threats at AAWDM Thought Leadership Lab Event

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principal David McNeil will present at the American Association of Water Distribution and Management (AAWD&M) Ronald W. Seymour Memorial Thought Leadership Lab which will be hosted and live streamed from the Las Vegas Valley Water District on Oct. 26 at 10 a.m.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds New Brokerage Team in Pittsburgh, PA

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Oct. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the opening of operations in Pittsburgh, Pa. with the hiring of Sean Andreas, Al Dragotto, Kurt Karstens, Pete Kostorick, Sally Krauss, Zach Mendelson, Phil Wakim, Chuck Yorio, Jan Zewe and others.

How Group Travel Insurance Can Help You Plan and Protect Future Corporate Group Trips

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whether it's a family reunion, a school team outing, a destination wedding or friends just traveling together for a special getaway, TravelInsurance.com recommends group travel insurance plans to protect their investments. Planning travel for groups of 10 or more on the same itinerary can involve a lot more logistics than the typical trip. The company's Group Travel Site offers an easy and affordable way for group leaders or travel agents to offer trip protection to all of the members of the group and manage them all on a single site.

Rich Eagar of EPIC Presenting at 2017 PLANADVISER National Conference in Orlando Oct. 12

ORLANDO, Fla. and HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Retirement Consultant Rich Eagar will present at the 2017 PLANADVISER National Conference (PANC) on Thurs., Oct. 12 at the JW Marriot, Grande Lakes in Orlando, Fla.

EPIC Insurance adds Broker Tim House in its Fresno, California Office

FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Tim House has joined the firm as a Property & Casualty Insurance Broker/Producer in EPIC's Fresno, California office.

EPIC’s Retirement Consulting Team Named to 2017 FT 401 Top Retirement Plan Advisers List

HOUSTON, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Director of Retirement Rob Massa and Ascende Wealth Advisers Inc., EPIC's Retirement Consulting Team, has been named to the 2017 Financial Times 401 Top Retirement Plan Advisers. This list recognizes the top financial advisers who specialize in serving Defined Contribution (DC) retirement plans.

Matic Insurance Services and LendingQB Partner to Eliminate Mortgage Delays

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Sept. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) - Matic Insurance Services (Matic), a digital insurance agency that enables borrowers to purchase homeowner's insurance during the home-buying transaction, today announced a new partnership with LendingQB, a provider of "lean lending" loan origination technology. Matic announced the news as part of a live demonstration at San Francisco's Digital Mortgage Conference.

TravelInsurance.com Offers Top Travel Insurance Tips for the 2017 Holiday Season

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Between now and the end of the year, people will travel in droves to visit family and friends - across town, across the country and across the globe, notes TravelInsurance.com. Taking time off and being with those you love go hand-and-hand with the holidays, but unfortunately, Mother Nature doesn't always cooperate.

Plan for Personal Long-Term Care After Arranging It for Loved One, counsels ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Have you been called upon to arrange care for an aging parent or other loved one? If so, "it can be a blessing in disguise," says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of the nation's largest long-term care insurance agencies. "It can inspire you to plan ahead for your own care, without delay."

EPIC’s Tom Mackey to Present on Protecting Ops from Cyber Security Threats at Next Generation Manufacturing Event

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Risk Management Consultant Tom Mackey will present at the Seventh Annual Next Generation Manufacturing Signature Event on Thursday, Sept. 28 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga.

Matic Insurance Debuts Integration with Roostify at TechCrunch Startup Battlefield, Advances to Competition’s Final Round

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Sept. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Matic Insurance Services (Matic), a digital insurance agency that enables borrowers to purchase homeowner's insurance during the home-buying transaction, has forged a partnership with automated lending technology provider Roostify. The company announced the news Tuesday afternoon from the stage of TechCrunch's Startup Battlefield, part of the TechCrunch Disrupt SF conference held in San Francisco this week. Matic was one of just six elite startups chosen to advance to the final round of the competition.

EPIC adds Insurance Broker Anthony ‘Tony’ Gerrato in New York City

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Anthony (Tony) Gerrato has joined the firm as a Principal in EPIC's New York City office.

EPIC’s Duane Dennis and Jamie Chambers to Present Employee Communications Strategies at Cement Employers Association Annual Meeting

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS 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.

EPIC’s Clay Ma to Present at Texas Total Rewards Conference Sept 15 in Fort Worth

HOUSTON, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Retirement Senior Associate Clay Ma will present at the Texas Total Rewards Conference on Friday, Sept. 15 at 8:30 a.m. at The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas.

Travel Insurance Advisory: Hurricanes Disrupt Travel Across U.S. and Caribbean – TravelInsurance.com On What You Can Do

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and as Hurricane Irma bears down on the Caribbean and Florida, TravelInsurance.com has seen a significant rise in traffic to the site, as travelers seek out ways to protect their investments. With the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season only half-way through, the threat of future storms wreaking havoc on travel plans remains high. TravelInsurance.com offers essential tips for travelers affected by the current storms and for those planning trips through the end of the Atlantic Hurricane Season.

Chuck Simpson of EPIC to Present at Gulf Coast Safety & Training Group Meeting

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Senior Risk Control Consultant Chuck Simpson will present at the Gulf Coast Safety and Training Group (GCS&TG) Meeting on Sept. 8, 2017 at the Lafayette Petroleum Club in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Trudi Barton Joins The Capacity Group in Mahwah NJ

MAHWAH, N.J. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Trudi Barton has joined the firm in Mahwah, New Jersey as part of The Capacity Group - an EPIC Company.

Jamie Chambers of EPIC to Present at SHRM-Atlanta’s 2017 Symposium

DULUTH, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Director of HR Technology Solutions Jamie Chambers will present at the 2017 SHRM-Atlanta Symposium on Tuesday, Aug. 22 at 3 p.m. at the Infinite Energy Center in Duluth, Ga.

EPIC Insurance Brokers Helps Launch New Employee Wellness Center for the City of Atlanta

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that EPIC client the City of Atlanta recently celebrated the grand opening of a new Wellness Center for city employees. This 12,000-square foot facility is located in the City Plaza building across from Atlanta's City Hall.

Longevity Alert: As Americans Age, Long-Term Care Costs Could Overwhelm Families, say ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The number of Americans age 65 and older is on track to double -- from 46 million now to over 98 million in 2060, when today's 20-somethings will be turning 65. At that time the 65-plus age group's share of the population will have jumped to 24-percent from 15-percent today. "Think of it," says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, "one in four of us will be in the older group, at high risk of needing long-term care."

EPIC’s National Real Estate Practice Invests in Upgrading Computer Lab for Mercy Housing Lakefront Residents

DENVER, Colo., and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Real Estate Practice of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants has contributed $32,000 to Mercy Housing Lakefront to upgrade the computer lab at the Pullman Wheelworks Apartments, offering residents state-of-the art online tools to advance their educational and career goals.

EPIC Insurance adds Denise Walsh as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel

NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Denise Walsh has joined the firm as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel.

Oak Hill Capital Partners to Invest in EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage, and employee benefits consultant, announced today that private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners (Oak Hill) has agreed to acquire all of The Carlyle Group's stake, giving Oak Hill a controlling equity position in EPIC. Oak Hill's investment will enable EPIC to continue its aggressive organic growth strategy.

EPIC Insurance Brokers Joins in Authoring Updated 2017 Hydrogen Sulfide Safety Training Standard

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, July 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, and a member of the American National Standards Institute / American Society of Safety Engineers (ANSI/ASSE) Z390 Hydrogen Sulfide Training Committee, announced today the approval and upcoming publication of a revised Hydrogen Sulfide Safety Training Standard (ANSI/ASSE Z390.1-2017).

It’s Easier to Plan for Long-Term Care if We Face Our Personal Concerns First, says ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Last year the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services issued a report about Americans' concerns and actions related to long-term care (LTC), also referred to as long-term services and supports (LTSS). "The main takeaway was not the particulars of the responses, in our view," says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners. "It was the fact that participants considered and faced the issues."

JenCap Holdings LLC Acquires Special Risks Facilities

NEW YORK, N.Y. and STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., July 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- JenCap Holdings LLC announced today that it has agreed to acquire privately held Special Risks Facilities, Inc., an MGA/contract binding authority and wholesale insurance brokerage firm based in Sterling Heights, Michigan with another office in Peoria, Arizona. Special Risks was formed in 1971 and has been led by Jack Klebba and Randy Kaszeta. Messrs.

Women in Business: Two EPIC Consultants Recognized Among 30 Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising

SAN FRANCISCO, HOUSTON, and MAHWAH, N.J., June 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principal Susan L. Combs and Senior Vice President Suzanne McGarey have been recognized among Employee Benefit Adviser's "2017 Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising."

Most Americans Aren’t Going for Long-Term Care Insurance, says James Dettman of ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- James Dettman, a veteran of the insurance and employee benefits industries, has joined ACSIA Partners, one of America's largest long-term care insurance agencies. He will serve as one of four Worksite Sales Directors.

EPIC Insurance Brokers Acquires After, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NORWALK, Conn., June 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the acquisition of After, Inc. - a product warranty analytics firm based in Norwalk, Conn. The Acquisition was made primarily to further strengthen and grow EPIC subsidiary company, PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services - a renewable energy program manager based in the United States.

EPIC Joins the American National Standards Institute (ANSI/ASSE) Z390 Hydrogen Sulfide Training Committee

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, June 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that as part of the firm's commitment to the Energy Industry and ongoing efforts to improve worker safety, EPIC has joined the American National Standards Institute/ American Society of Safety Engineers (ANSI/ASSE) Z390 "Hydrogen Sulfide Training" Committee.

EPIC Brokers Expands, Strengthens Six-Year Relationship with the California New Car Dealers Association

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, and the California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA) jointly announced today that CNCDA has expanded their relationship with EPIC, appointing the insurance broker / consultant as their exclusive licensed broker to provide health and welfare insurance consulting to CNCDA members across the state.

EPIC Brokers Presents CSRA SHRM Strategic Session for HR Pros

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., June 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it will host the CSRA SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) Mini Conference on Thursday, June 8 from 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at The Legends Club in Augusta, Georgia.

Hurricane Season Travel Insurance Advisory 2017 Offers U.S. Safety Tips

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today marks the official kickoff of hurricane season, just when the travel season is picking up across the country, and TravelInsurance.com is taking the time to remind travelers the importance of protecting their investments. Protection may be even more critical this year, as the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting a higher-than-average number of named storms, with anywhere from 11 to 17 expected to hit.

EPIC Insurance Brokers Kicks Off 2017 Energy Forum in Houston TX

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, June 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the successful launch of their 2017 Energy Forum in Houston and that they will host two additional Energy Forum presentations in Dallas and Oklahoma City next week.

ACSIA Partners Announces Decision Funnel for Easy Long-Term Care Choices

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Many Americans spend hours investigating long-term care options online, only to come away confused and dispirited. Now there's another way to go. It's a by-phone Decision Funnel designed to cut through the complexity. Offered by ACSIA Partners, the service will be delivered by real human specialists, not phone robots.

More Than 66-percent of Americans Not Prepared for Disability says American Fidelity Assurance

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., May 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The average American Fidelity Assurance Company long-term disability is nearly three years. Even though one in five adults experiences a long-term disability, most Americans are ill-prepared to cover expenses if they are unable to work (note 1). The average American could not cover a $400 emergency without selling some of their possessions and 69 percent have less than $1,000 in savings (notes 2, 3).

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Logistics Pro and Broker/Producer Nick Pedisich

SAN FRANCISCO and CONCORD, Calif., May 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Nick Pedisich has joined the firm as a Transportation Industry-focused insurance broker/producer.

Jordan & Jordan Insurance Separates from John Powter Insurance Agency

ADDISON, Texas, May 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Linda Jordan ended her business partnership with Powter Insurance, and launched Product Liability Specialty, LLC doing business as Jordan and Jordan Insurance Group. This structural change will have little to no impact on daily business operations with the agency. Any correspondence and checks will continue to bear the Jordan & Jordan name, as they always have.

Ascende – a Division of EPIC adds Reba Mathew, Pharm.D., R.Ph to Employee Benefits Consulting Pharmacy Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, May 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Reba Mathew Pharm.D., R.Ph has joined the firm's Employee Benefits Consulting Practice as Pharmacy Practice Director.

TriWest Healthcare Alliance Announces Three Full URAC Accreditations for Quality Standards

PHOENIX, Ariz., May 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced today it earned full URAC accreditations for its Health Utilization Management and Case Management programs, and full reaccreditation for its Health Network. The accreditation standards establish key quality benchmarks for core business practices and managed care programs.

EPIC to Present at ‘The First 100 Days: What the New Administration Means For Benefits, Taxes and Employment Compliance’

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., May 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Director of Employee Benefits Compliance Carl Pilger will present at "The First 100 Days: What the New Administration Means For Benefits, Taxes and Employment Compliance" seminar on Tuesday, May 9 at 7:30 a.m. at the Buckhead Club in Atlanta, Georgia.

Digital Security Tips for 2017 Travelers from Travel Insurance Site TravelInsurance.com

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- You may be traveling far from home this summer, but hackers with access to your digital data are only a few keystrokes away from your bank account, credit cards and overall identity, says TravelInsurance.com. The development of new digital technologies has opened up new opportunities for travelers, but at the same time has increased exposure to scams and security risks while on the road.

Be Alert for a Job Offer You Can’t Refuse: ‘Unpaid Senior Caregiver,’ Warns LTCi Leader ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "America faces a senior health crisis that is also an employment crisis," says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of the nation's largest long-term care insurance agencies. In most U.S. households an out-of-the-blue "job offer" will suddenly appear.

Greyling Insurance’s Bundschuh and Collier to present at April 2017 Risk Management Conferences

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that managing principal Gregg Bundschuh and client executive and professional services risk consultant Kent Collier of Greyling Insurance Brokerage - a Division of EPIC, are among the featured risk management and insurance professionals presenting at two high profile events targeting the needs of large Construction and Design firms.

Capacity Group of NY LLC adds Jeanne Braun as President of Health Care Strategy Group

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., MAHWAH, N.J., LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., April 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Capacity Group of NY LLC (CGNY), a division of The Capacity Group - an EPIC Company and a retail property & casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefit consultant, announced today that Jeanne Braun has joined the firm as president of CGNY's newly established Health Care Strategy Group.

Dan Houston of EPIC to Speak on Data Breach Response at Georgia PRIMA’s Risk Management Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., April 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Senior Vice President of Enterprise Risk Management and Principal Dr. Dan Houston will present at Georgia Public Risk Management Association's (PRIMA) Annual Education Series on Wednesday, April 26 at 8:30 a.m. at the Savannah Civic Center in Savannah, Georgia.

Traffk LLC Signs Contract with David Brown of CHEQS

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Traffk(TM) LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. David Brown to the expanding Traffk team. Brown will fill the role of Market President, serving Traffk's payer and health solutions market. Traffk modernizes the insurance underwriting process with more accurate data insights and risk profiling, allowing risk-bearing companies or health plans to manage profitability.

Mark Millard and Michael Turk of EPIC to present at 2017 Risk and Insurance Management Society Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and STAMFORD, Conn., April 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principals Mark Millard and Michael Turk are among the featured risk management and insurance professionals who will be presenting at the RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition being held in Philadelphia, Pa. on April 23-26.

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