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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.

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).

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 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.

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 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.

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.

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

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, 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.

ACEC Business Insurance Trust looks to the future, appointing Greyling/EPIC as New Program Administrator

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Trustees of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Business Insurance Trust (BIT) and EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants announced today that Greyling Insurance Brokerage & Risk Consulting - a division of EPIC was selected as the broker and program administrator for the ACEC BIT Program effective January 1, 2018.

EPIC Insurance Brokers Welcomes Steve Denton as President of Parent EPIC Holdings Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., April 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center dba EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants) today announced the addition of insurance industry veteran Steve Denton as President of its parent company EPIC Holdings, Inc. reporting to EPIC Holdings CEO John Hahn. Denton will join EPIC as of May 1, 2018.

Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. Announces New US Campaign with Charles Communications

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. announces that Charles Communications Associates (CCA) is now their agency of record for the United States. The Consortium is a private body created to represent vine-growers, winemaking companies and bottlers from Conegliano Valdobbiadene and to safeguard the standards of the D.O.C.G. criteria in crafting wines of the highest quality and distinct provenance.

Renee Crow of EPIC to Present on Litigation Impact Awareness at CLM Annual Conference in Houston

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Vice President, Hospitality Practice Leader Renee Crow will present at the CLM Annual Conference on Thurs., March 15 at 10:10 a.m. at the Marriott Marquis in Houston, Texas.

EPIC’s McGarey, Ormaza and Hefter Honored as Risk & Insurance Magazine Power Brokers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Managing Principal Suzanne McGarey and Senior Vice President Matias Ormaza have been recognized as 2018 Power Brokers by Risk & Insurance Magazine. Principal Louis Hefter was named a finalist.

Hak’s Sauces Presents Full Product Line and Talks Innovation at 2018 Winter Fancy Foods

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hak's, a leading manufacturer of clean ingredient sauces, condiments, and prepared foods looks forward to showcasing its full product line at the Winter Fancy Foods show, Booth #6406, from January 21 - 23 in San Francisco. Hak's products feature a unique combination: They're all designed by celebrity chef and founder Sharone Hakman, while offering great taste AND clean ingredients.

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.

Stars of Indie Movie ‘A Boy Called Po’ Activate their Voices for Autism during National Bullying Prevention Month

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Geek Club Books for Autism today announced that actors Christopher Gorham and Julian Feder, lead characters in the award-winning indie film, "A Boy Called Po" joined the #Activate4Autism movement, a public awareness campaign as a part of National Bullying Prevention Month. People on the autism spectrum are often misunderstood, marginalized, undervalued and 3 times more likely to be victims of bullying.

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.

Actors, Authors, Artists Activate their Voices for Autism during National Bullying Prevention Month

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today launched #Activate4Autism movement, a public awareness campaign as a part of National Bullying Prevention Month. The autistic are often misunderstood, marginalized, undervalued and 3 times more likely to be victims of bullying. The campaign brings together voice, stage and film actors, children's authors, comic artists and autistic advocates who activate their voices for autism, speaking out for acceptance and inclusion.

SparkleCOIN Launches Initial Coin Offering (ICO) at TechCrunch Disrupt SF

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sparkle Coin, Inc., designed to be the most transactable cryptocurrency available, is launching its initial coin offering (ICO) at 1 p.m. PDT September 20 and running through October 20, 2017 with coins beginning at $5. A LIVE STREAMING event will start at 12 p.m. PDT at TechCrunch SF.

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.

TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017: CEO Victor Wong of Sparkle Coin, Inc. to Show New eCommerce-optimized Cryptocurrency

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sparkle Coin, Inc., founders of Sparkle Coin, a new cryptocurrency that allows users to make purchases from popular online retailers - like Amazon and Walmart - and features a currency exchange for liquidity, will be hosting a "lunch and launch" event during TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017.

Geek Club Books charity selected to receive 2017 Neotrope NonProfit PR Grant

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Geek Club Books, a 501(c)(3) focused on autism education and empowerment, today announced that it has been selected to receive the J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant for 2017/18. The Grants, launched in 2000 by Neotrope helps worthy causes raise visibility to media and public for the charity's good works.

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.

WT Wearables in San Francisco 2017: RoweBots’ RTOS Wearable Technology Demo’d

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, at the WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2017 USA, RoweBots, an embedded software company, announces the immediate availability of WearableOS, a real-time operating system (RTOS) specifically for wearable and IoT-enabled devices that attach to a user or are held by a user to operate.

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).

IOTransfer Anniversary Giveaway 2017: IOTransfer and IObit Join Hands to Provide the Best Offer Ever

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- IOTransfer, one of the leading iPhone management software in the industry, announces to celebrate its Anniversary by offering users a big "birthday cake" of giveaway. IOTransfer has also invited IObit to join this celebration by providing full licenses of IObit Driver Booster 4 PRO as one of the gifts in this giveaway.

Qualia Labs announces that Jake Seid, Real Estate Industry Veteran Joins Advisory Board

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Qualia today announced that Jake Seid will join the company's board of advisors. In addition to his time as president of Ten-X (formerly known as Auction.com) and Managing Director at Lightspeed Venture Partners, Seid is an investor and advisor to a myriad of companies touching the real estate sector, including Blend Labs, LendingHome, Opendoor, Reside, Roofstock, Shogun, and Ten-X.

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.

In S.F., Our Family Coalition Celebrates 21 Years Advocating for LGBTQ Families at Night Out Gala

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Friday, May 12, 2017, Our Family Coalition (OFC), California's premier LGBTQ family organization, brings together 400 attendees for a Night Out to celebrate the organization's 21 years of advocacy, education, and community-building. The gala event includes elected officials, corporate sponsors, community partners and major donors, many of whom are LGBT people with children.

Gastric Cancer Foundation Awards Second Funded Scholar, Jose Saenz, MD, to Accelerate Research

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jose Saenz, MD, PhD, of Washington University School of Medicine was named the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Research Foundation-Gastric Cancer Foundation latest Research Scholar in Gastric Cancer. The AGA Research Award Program identifies and supports talented investigators who are pursuing careers in digestive disease research.

RoweBots Ltd. Announces Unison v5.3 for STM32F7 System Workbench IDE at IoT DevCon

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today at IoT DevCon, RoweBots, an embedded signal processing systems company, announces Unison v5.3 for STM32F7 System Workbench IDE. This software compatibility is aimed at supporting and streamlining the work of programmers or developers working within Unison v5.3 to support Machine to Machine Communications (M2M) or IoT-enabled devices. Comprised of a series of high performance MCUs with ARM Cortex-M7 core, Unison v5.3 for STM32F7 System Workbench IDE includes libraries, precompiled programs and demonstrations for each component.

Microsoft Plans Redesign of Windows 10 Start Menu: IObit is Ready for Project Neon

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- IObit Software today announced plans to maintain compatibility with the new Windows 10 Project Neon. Microsoft is working on the Windows 10 UI refresh, named Project Neon, which focuses on redesigning the user interface including the Start Menu for Windows 10.

IObit Software to Take a Stand Against ‘Vicious Competition’

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- IObit, the developer and publisher of Advanced SystemCare, recently found that Malwarebytes flagged Advanced SystemCare 10 as PUP/PUA and removed it without warning, resulting in hundreds of complaints from the users. So far, Malwarebytes has not provided any clear official criteria or any communication channels. It has negatively affected the users' and IObit's legitimate rights.

Apple Fans Rejoice as IOTransfer Software Arrives Just in Time for Apple iPhone 8

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Great news has arrived for the millions of iPhone users around the world as IOTransfer has released the ultimate file transfer tool for iPhone. Buying a new iPhone has always been a top priority of apple users each time a new model is released and this is where this tool steps in.

Parents Speak Out as ‘Autism Acceptance Ambassadors’ for April 2017 Autism Awareness Month

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- April is Autism Awareness Month, celebrated worldwide. Geek Club Books, an autism nonprofit, is challenging the observance with their Autism Acceptance Ambassador Initiative. The initiative mobilizes parents and educators to actively get out and move the public from "awareness" to "acceptance and inclusion" in support of individuals on the autism spectrum in their communities.

Qualia Labs Integrates with FNTG AgentTRAX System for Title Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Qualia, the fastest growing provider of title settlement software, announced it has integrated the agentTRAX portal from Fidelity National Title Group (FNTG) into its settlement platform. Through this integration, Chicago Title, Commonwealth Land Title and Fidelity National Title agents can issue Closing Protection Letters (CPLs) and generate policy jackets directly through the Qualia system.

Qualia Connects to AgentNet from First American for Integrated Title Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Qualia, the fastest growing provider of title settlement software, announced it has integrated its namesake settlement platform with AgentNet(R) from First American Title Insurance Company, a leading provider of title insurance and settlement services and the largest subsidiary of First American Financial Corporation (NYSE:FAF).

EPIC Insurance Recognized by IBA as a Top Specialist Broker for Construction and Design Firms

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that EPIC has been recognized among an elite group of U.S. specialty brokers by Insurance Business America (IBA).

EPIC Insurance Brokers to Sponsor NCHRA HR West 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it will sponsor and exhibit at NCHRA's HR West 2017 Conference on March 6-8 at the Oakland Convention Center in Oakland, Calif. Please visit us at the EPIC Booth 13.

Qualia Integrates Settlement Software with Old Republic Title

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Qualia, the fastest growing provider of title settlement software, announced it has completed an integration with Old Republic Title's ezJacket and Closing Protection Letter (CPL) software applications. As a result, title agents can now generate policy jackets, policy reports and CPLs directly without leaving the Qualia system.

Qualia Recognized with HW TECH100 Award in Real Estate Industry

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Qualia, the fastest growing provider of title settlement software, announced that it has been selected by HousingWire as a 2017 HW TECH100(TM) award winner, an honor given to the most innovative technology companies in real estate. For title settlement professionals, Qualia provides an all-in-one solution for more efficient and seamless closings.

Qualia Labs Achieves SOC 2 Information Security Certification for Title Settlement Solutions

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Qualia, the fastest growing provider of title settlement software, announced that it has earned the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' (AICPA's) Service Organization Control 2 (SOC 2) certification after completing an independent audit process with a third-party certified public accounting (CPA) firm.

Broker Chris Kiley Joins Wholesale Trading in San Francisco, Calif.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wholesale Trading Insurance Services, LLC (WTIS) announced today that industry veteran Chris Kiley has joined the firm as Managing Director/Property Broker. WTIS is a privately-held wholesale insurance broker created and managed by industry veterans whose goal is to better align the business interests of the retail broker, the wholesaler and insurance carriers.

Advisen Cyber Risk Insights Conference 2017 to feature EPIC’s Bill Cosgrove

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 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 in San Francisco.

Qualia Labs Partners with Stewart to Enhance Title Agent Experience

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Qualia, the fastest growing provider of title settlement software, announced it has completed an integration with Stewart, a leading provider of title insurance. Through the integration with Stewart Access, title agents will be able to obtain Stewart rate information, create title policy jackets and issue Closing Protection Letters (CPLs) directly within Qualia.

EPIC Brokers adds Doug Bull to Construction and Design Solutions Practice in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that risk management and insurance professional Doug Bull has joined the firm's Construction and Design Solutions team in San Francisco as a vice president.

Qualia Adds Custom Reporting to Title Settlement System

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Qualia, the fastest growing provider of title settlement software, announced the release of its advanced reporting module. The reporting feature equips title and closing professionals with an easy-to-use and customizable tool to analyze revenue sources, business relationships and operational efficiency.

Rebecca House Publishing launches new book, ‘Jeremy and the Crow Nation’ by Tatiana Strelkoff

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rebecca House Publishing and To Love Children Educational Foundation International Inc., a 501(c)(3), announces the release of "Jeremy and the Crow Nation" (ISBN 978-0945522058) by Tatiana Strelkoff. "Jeremy" is the second book in "The Changer Trilogy."

EPIC Brokers Now Ranked #26 Among World’s Largest Commercial Insurance Brokers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been ranked #26 among the world's top insurance brokers in Finaccord's "Global Insurance Broking: A Strategic Review of the World's Top 150 Commercial Non-Life Insurance Brokers."

EPIC’s Rosemary Manning Hughes to Present at ISCEBS 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that senior consultant and principal Rosemary Manning Hughes will present at the 2017 Health & Welfare Compliance Update put on by the New York Metro Area Chapter of the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists (ISCEBS) on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 8:45 a.m. at BDO, 100 Park Ave., 11th Floor in New York, N.Y.

EPIC Insurance Brokers to Speak at Cap-Intro West Conference in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 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 at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco, Calif. in the Main Hall - Pacific Level.

Kazzit Announces Highest Quarterly Usership Growth to Date

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kazzit, the wine industry's most all-inclusive online community, has announced a bullish end of the year in terms of company growth. The fourth quarter of 2016 showed a 30 percent increase in unique visitors over Q3, and a 400 percent increase over the previous year. These results were fueled by a recently refreshed design, enhanced content and search capabilities, the launch of the Kazzit mobile app, and international expansion into 17 new countries.

EPIC Recognized as a 2016 ‘Best Place to Work’ in the Insurance Industry, 7th Year Running

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been recognized by their team members nationally as one of the "Best Places to Work in Insurance" in a survey conducted annually by Business Insurance Magazine and co-sponsor Best Companies Group. This is the 7th time that EPIC has received this significant and meaningful award.

Protector Holdings Acquires Sacramento-based Big Savings Insurance Agency

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Protector Holdings, a joint venture of EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants and Dowling Capital Partners, announced today the acquisition of Big Savings Insurance Services, the firm's largest acquisition to date. Headquartered in Sacramento, California, Big Savings specializes in providing insurance services to Hispanic consumers; writing auto insurance from 14 California locations including Sacramento, Yuba City, Lodi, Stockton, Rancho Cordova, Roseville, Modesto, Turlock, Fresno, San Leandro, San Jose and Salinas.

EPIC’s Rob Massa and Craig Schmidt Named ‘Top Benefit Advising Innovators’ by Employee Benefit Adviser

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Employee Benefit Adviser (EBA) named Director of Retirement Rob Massa and Senior Wellness Consultant Craig Schmidt as "Top Benefit Advising Innovators."

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