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Betsey Brewer of EPIC honored with 2019 Ramsden/Sullivan Memorial Award

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS 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.

Shincheonji church of Jesus Announces Graduation of 100,000 Students Worldwide

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS 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.

Tom Mackey iof EPIC Recognized as a 2019 ‘Young Gun’ by Insurance Business America

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS 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).

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants Announces New Healthcare Practice – Edgewood Healthcare Advisors

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS 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.

15 Neurotechnology Startups to Present at the 2019 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS 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.

EPIC’s National Marine Practice Bolstered with Addition of Ivon Friedman in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS 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 Co-sponsors 2019 ‘Blockchain for Good’ Conference in San Francisco, October 25 – 27

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Phoenix-based Polyient Labs, an early-stage, blockchain-startup incubator, is co-sponsoring Blockchain for Good, October 25 -27, 2019 in San Francisco.

EPIC to Attend 61st Worldwide Broker Network Conference in Madrid, Spain, September 18-21, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS 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.

Camp EDMO Announces Comprehensive After School Programs

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Camp EDMO, a leading Bay Area non-profit offering STEAM and SEL oriented After School and Summer Camp Programs, announced that it is making its Comprehensive After School Programs, which encompass 180 days of the school year, available to Bay Area schools.

Save A Life and Protect Your Family: Zanthion Launches AI Digital Healthcare SMART Lifetime Bundle

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS 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.

Founders of RBS Re Join EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants as Part of Growing EPIC Reinsurance Unit

MIAMI, Fla. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the additions of Alex Soria, Tony Rodriguez, Randy Baker and Ken Knopp, a well-known and highly regarded team of Healthcare Reinsurance specialists, who spent nearly 20 years together as RBS Re and more recently as Cardinal Point, LLC (a South Miami based firm).

EPIC Insurance Brokers Acquires Trumark Insurance and Financial Services

SAN FRANCISCO and PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS 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.

Lawsuit Filed Against Uber in San Francisco Superior Court by Rahman Law PC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On July 8, 2019, Rahman Law PC filed a lawsuit on behalf of their client, a cyclist, against Uber after Uber failed to take responsibility for a May 23, 2018 accident in which an Uber driver veered across several lanes of traffic on Market Street in San Francisco, running a bicyclist off the road and into a light pole. The reckless behavior of the Uber driver was caught on video by witnesses.

Personal Injury Attorney Shaana Rahman Named a 2019 Northern California Super Lawyer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rahman Law PC announces the eleventh year of the law firm's principal and founder, Shaana A. Rahman, a personal injury attorney in San Francisco and Paso Robles, has been selected by Super Lawyers(r) for a spot on their coveted lists.

John Sebesta Joins Zanthion as CFO in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- John Sebesta has joined Zanthion 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.

John Hagelgans Joins Zanthion as Chief Technology Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS 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.

Intelligent Office Opening a New Facility in Burlingame, CA for Bay Area Entrepreneurs

BURLINGAME, Calif., June 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Intelligent Office, a virtual, professionally staffed office space for mobile executives, small businesses, professional services firms, and independent contractors, is announcing the opening of a San Francisco Bay Area Peninsula site.

Pavlos Politopoulos Joins Common Networks as Vice President

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS 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 Launches Ultra High-Speed Internet Service In Santa Clara, San Jose, and Sunnyvale

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS 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.

Deon D. Jenkins, a Calif. Democrat, Announces 2020 Run for President on Platform of Reparations

VALLEJO, Calif., June 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Deon D. Jenkins, also known as grass roots hip hop organizer Alpha Leo, announced today that he has filed with the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) as a Democratic Presidential Candidate in California, for the 2020 election.

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

AVON, Conn. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC, 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.

Global Action Network: NGO seeks solutions for UN Goals by Awarding Everyday Heroes – and those who find them

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS 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 announces the launch of a free calendar for Bay Area STEAM events for kids

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. May 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS 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 announces Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) Clinics and Tours in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Adventure Out LLC, 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 Holdings Strengthens Operations with Promotion of Erik Kriens to Regional President in the West

AVON, Conn. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC, 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.

New Bioelectronic Medicine Market Research Report Forecasts $16.6B Market

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A newly published market research report from Neurotech Reports, the leading market intelligence firm in the neurotechnology industry, forecasts that the worldwide market for bioelectronic medicine and related technologies will reach $16.6 billion by 2025.

EPIC Acquires Book of Business of Brokers Insurance Mart, Inc. (BIM)

SAN FRANCISCO and LIVERMORE, Calif., May 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it acquired in an asset sale the book of business of Brokers Insurance Mart, Inc. (BIM) on April 15, 2019.

Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG Announces Communications Campaign for US Wine Audience

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. is pleased to announce its 2019 communications program for the United States. The Consorzio of vine-growers, winemaking companies and bottlers from Italy's Conegliano Valdobbiadene, which was established to safeguard the standards of what eventually became the D.O.C.G. criteria in crafting wines of the highest quality and distinct provenance, is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the appellation.

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

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS 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.

Galileo Learning Ranked Top of 2019 Bay Area Best Place to Work List

OAKLAND, Calif., April 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Galileo Camps (Galileo Learning, LLC), one of the most renowned summer day camp providers in the country, announced today that it has been ranked #1 in its category of the 2019 Bay Area Best Places To Work, an awards program presented by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

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

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS 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, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

SB 276 an Vaccinations Law: California doesn’t trust its own Medical Doctors

CORTE MADERA, Calif., April 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist, former Libertarian State Senate candidate, issues a dire warning against SB 276, which will eliminate the medical exemption for vaccination. "This is political-medical terrorism of parents and children."

San Francisco Personal Injury Attorneys Rahman Law PC Sponsor Walk to Work Day 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- San Francisco Personal Injury Attorneys, Rahman Law PC, are pleased to announce their repeat sponsorship of Walk San Francisco's annual Walk to Work Day. The event will take place Wednesday, April 10, 2019 between 7:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Last year's event was the biggest ever.

Art of Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang Sells at Top Price in NY Auction

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The International Art Museum of America (IAMA) in San Francisco today announced that on March 18, 2019, the painting "Pomegranates in a Bamboo Basket" by Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang was sold at the exceptional price of US$1.27 million during the spring auction at Gianguan Auctions in New York. Dr. Wang has been recognized by the New York Academy of Art as an international first-class artist.

Risk & Insurance Honors Eight EPIC Insurance Brokers Consultants as 2019 Power Brokers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Alexander Brown (Environmental), DeAnna Buck (Captives), Alexandra Forcucci (Real Estate), Maron Impagliazzo (Transportation), Matt Sears (Employee Benefits), and Neil Slattery (Retail) have been recognized as 2019 Power Brokers(R) by Risk & Insurance(R) magazine. Lawrence Kirshner (Employee Benefits) and Laura Tesoriero (Retail) were named as finalists.

During Black History Month 2019, Climate Leadership Takes Root in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Delivering the inaugural Black History Month welcome remarks, Bay Ecotarium and Smithsonian Affiliated Aquarium of the Bay President and CEO, George Jacob shared his vision for the $260 million Climate Literacy and Ocean Conservation Living Museum in the making in San Francisco.

Solo Exhibition of International Artist Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang Astounded the World

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The solo art exhibition of the Honorary Lifetime Director of the International Art Museum of America (IAMA) caused a sensation in Thailand! The exhibition of the international first-class artist Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang organized by the Department of Culture of Thailand lasted for five days and the exhibition astounded the attendees and general public - including art critics, scholars, and dignitaries.

International Women’s Day 2019 in San Francisco – Own Your Magnificence

ROHNERT PARK, Calif., Feb. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's time for you to own your magnificence! Debra Shine's SASSI and Michelle R. Martin's Northbay Alliance of Professional Women are sponsoring International Women's Day 2019 on Thursday, March 7 from 6-9 p.m. at the Foxtail Golf Club, 100 Golf Course Drive, Rohnert Park, CA 94928, to celebrate inspire women and commemorate women's rights!

Caminar Announces Mark Cloutier as New CEO, serving San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Caminar has announced the appointment of Mark Cloutier, MPP, MPH, as Chief Executive Officer of the $39M nonprofit behavioral health organization. Dedicated to empowering and supporting individuals and families with complex needs to move toward resilience, wellness and independence, Caminar serves more than 20,000 people each year in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California.

EPIC Holdings Completes Acquisition of Integro Holdings Inc. (Integro USA)

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Holdings, Inc. ('EPIC') today announced the closing of EPIC's acquisition of Integro Holdings Inc. (substantially all of the U.S. operations of Integro Group Holdings). Please see our press release issued on December 17, 2018 that follows for more details and comments on the transaction.

EPIC and HR Hotlink Partner to Benefit California New Car Dealers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today a marketing and distribution agreement with HR Hotlink. Both firms are longtime valued partners of the California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA).

‘A New Stupid Low for 2019 Golden Globes – Flu Shots for All,’ says Dr. Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif., Jan. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist in California, is "outraged by the dog-and-pony flu shot show during the recent Golden Globes awards. But it was entertaining, in a very weird way, including the shock and disgust of some of the intended victims, notably William Defoe."

Stuttering Comedienne Nina G Releases Memoir in 2019 – ‘Stutterer Interrupted: The Comedian Who Almost Didn’t Happen’

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stuttering Comedian, Nina G. announces the release of her second book: "Stutterer Interrupted: The Comedian Who Almost Didn't Happen" (ISBN: 978-1631526428; August 6, 2019). While childhood angst and everyday incidents offer fodder for her stand-up comedy on stage, Nina G. peels aside the punchlines to share her very personal story in her new book.

EPIC Welcomes Blake Kirk as a Principal in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance professional Blake Kirk has joined the firm's operations in Northern California as a Senior Vice President and Principal.

EPIC Holdings Inc. to Acquire Integro USA with Revenue in excess of $150M

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Holdings, Inc. today announced an agreement to acquire Integro Holdings Inc., which houses substantially all of the U.S. operations of Integro Group Holdings, LP. Founded in 2005, Integro has built a highly successful specialty insurance brokerage and consulting business in the U.S. with revenue in excess of $150 million.

Reaching New Heights in Fintech: Aclaro adds AI Loan Repayment Risk Management Product to its Relationship-Building Solutions

MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aclaro, the leading provider and developer of Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain-based technology solutions, announces the launch of their newest Fintech App in conjunction with the opening of a new office in San Francisco, California.

Professionals Guild Hosts Huge 2018-2019 Bay Area New Year’s Eve in San Francisco

SAN RAMON, Calif., Dec. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Professionals Guild today announced a Huge East Bay New Year's Eve Party for singles and couples at the San Ramon Marriott Grand Ballroom, welcoming 2019. The party includes a live band, the Groove Doctors in the Grand Ballroom, DJ, Mike Westerman in a smaller ballroom, a big balloon drop at midnight and more. (VIDEO)

EPIC Insurance Buys Direct Retail Wine Industry Business From Paragon Insurance Holdings

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the purchase of a retail wine industry book of business from Managing General Agency (MGA) Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC. The accounts in question came to Paragon in the fall of 2017 when they acquired wine industry specialist John Sutak Insurance Brokers, along with two winery programs from the Argo Group.

Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC to Sell its Direct Retail Wine Industry Business

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC today announced the sale of the firm's direct retail wine industry business to retail insurance broker EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants. The accounts in question came to Paragon in the fall of 2017 when they purchased wine industry specialist John Sutak Insurance Brokers, along with two winery programs from the Argo Group.

Pentagon Technologies, Inc. Makes Strategic Move to Expand Into Asia Market

HAYWARD, Calif., Oct. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pentagon Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of ultra-high purity cleaning, contamination detection, coating products and services to the semiconductor, pharmaceutical, microelectronic, and solar industries, entered into a strategic partnership with Kurita Water Industries, Ltd. of Japan.

Professionals Guild Hosts 2018 East Bay Halloween Party for Singles and Couples

SAN RAMON, Calif., Oct. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Professionals Guild announced today it is hosting a Halloween dance party on Friday, October 26, 2018. The party will be held at the San Ramon Marriott Hotel located at 2600 Bishop Drive, San Ramon, CA 94583. Singles are especially invited. Couples are also welcome. "It makes a great date," said Phil Seyer, Director of Professionals Guild.

EPIC Insurance Brokers Hosts Fourth Annual Invitational Golf Tournament Benefiting The Joyful Child Foundation

SAN FRANCISCO and ONTARIO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has hosted its fourth annual EPIC Invitational Golf Tournament on behalf of The Joyful Child Foundation and its mission to keep children safe.

Neuroprosthetics Pioneer to Keynote at the 2018 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neurotech Reports today announced that the keynote speaker at the 18th annual Neurotech Leaders Forum will be Hunter Peckham, a pioneer in the field of neuroprosthetics, technology that restores movement for people living with paralysis.

EPIC Acquires Alternative Asset Management Industry Specialist Vanbridge

NEW YORK, N.Y. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Vanbridge, LLC, a specialty insurance intermediary, program management, and risk advisory services business, and EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that EPIC has acquired the assets, employees and operations of Vanbridge.

Estate Planning Law: ‘RESPECT’ May Not Be Exactly What Aretha Franklin’s Legacy Will Get

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Sept. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Weeks have passed since the death of the Queen of Soul herself, Aretha Franklin, and the world is still reeling - mainly from the loss of a such a beloved icon, but also from the fact that she seems to have died without a trust, says estate planning attorney Kirsten Howe of Absolute Trust Counsel. Without a will, and without any sort of estate plan in place, where will that $80 million go?

EPIC Recognized Among Inc. Magazine’s 37th Annual List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has been ranked No. 2746 on Inc. Magazine's 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.

Forests Forever: Two Arrested at Civil Disobedience Protest on Rainbow Ridge in the Mattole River Watershed

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Forests Forever, a non-profit forest protection advocacy group, today announced that five employees of Lear Asset Management, a security contractor for Humboldt Redwood Co. (HRC), swept down on protesters camped near a logging road on Rainbow Ridge in the Mattole River watershed at about 5 a.m. yesterday (July 22).

OpenClose Launches DecisionAssist Mobile for Originators at 46th Annual Western Secondary Marketing Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OpenClose(R), an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage fintech provider, announced at the California Mortgage Bankers Association (CMBA) 46th Annual Western Secondary Marketing Conference that it unveiled DecisionAssist(TM) Mobile, which provides fingertip access to the company's proprietary web-based product and pricing engine (PPE)

EPIC adds Mr. Sarmad Naqvi to Private Client Practice in Northern California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance professional Sarmad Naqvi has joined the firm's Private Client Insurance operations in Northern California, specializing in providing comprehensive, cost effective risk management and insurance protection to high net worth individuals and their families.

Lip Plumping Leader, CandyLipz Conducts Clinical Trial to Resolve Consumer Cupping Concerns

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When some customers showed concern over cupping marks after using the lip plumper manufactured by CandyLipz, LLC, the company quickly jumped into action. It hired a third-party independent investigative research vendor, Biometrix, Inc -, a company that has conducted clinical trials for major multinational biotech, dermatology, product manufacturers and more for 20 plus years - to prove that there was nothing to worry about.

‘California punishes pediatrician for acting like a doctor,’ says Dr. Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif., July 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, is "horrified and disgusted" by the California medical board's attack upon pro-vaccine freedom pediatrician, Dr. Bob Spears.

‘WHOOPING COUGH UPTICK’ is Medical and Pharma Fake News, Medical Scam, says Dr. Don Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif., June 25, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, is disgusted but not surprised by the latest "medical scam/fake news."

Paragon Insurance Holdings Adds Tonya Fuller & Ashley Forslund to Winery and Brewery Team

AVON, Conn. and NAPA, Calif., June 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC ("Paragon"), a national multi-line specialty MGA (Managing General Agency) based in Avon, Conn., today announced that Tonya Fuller has joined the firm as Vice President, Winery and Brewery. Additionally, Ashley Forslund has become a member of the Paragon team in the role of Senior Underwriter, Winery and Brewery, working in close collaboration with Fuller.

IOTransfer 3 Introduces Updated 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 Adds Michael McNulty as Beverage Practice Leader in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 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.

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