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Currency Notes Can Be Super Spreader of COVID-19 says HexGn Research

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — At a time when various governments and health bodies are still figuring out the different modes of transmission of novel coronavirus 2019, there are some spelled out precautions for which there is a universal consensus, says HexGn research. One of them is to avoid contact with the objects, people, […]

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Chad Anfinson Joins Zanthion as its Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Chad Anfinson is Zanthion’s newest recruit who has accepted the role of Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer. Chad comes to Zanthion by way of the Senior Living Industry. He began his career in the late 90’s as the sales leader for newly constructed Assisted Living Communities in Florida. […]

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EPIC Adds Wesley Carson as Senior VP in Sacramento, Expanding Employee Benefits Team

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Wesley Carson has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President, Employee Benefits in their Sacramento, California office. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — EPIC Adds Wesley Carson as Senior VP […]

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EPIC Adds Blake Chauvin as VP in Concord CA – Will Further Expand EPIC’s Risk Management Capabilities

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Blake Chauvin has joined the firm as a Producer in their Concord, California office. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — EPIC Adds Blake Chauvin as VP in Concord CA – Will […]

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EPIC Welcomes Kevin Melvin as Director of the firm’s Southeast Charter School Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kevin Melvin has joined the firm as Director of the firm’s Southeast Charter School Practice. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — EPIC Welcomes Kevin Melvin as Director of the firm’s Southeast […]

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EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants Launches New National Specialty Practice: Asset Lifecycle Management

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants announced today the launch of a national specialty practice, Asset Lifecycle Management, providing risk consulting and risk transfer solutions focused on clinical and electronic equipment. Large healthcare systems, major universities, and financial institutions rely on electronic equipment to conduct daily operations. Originally published on […]

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Frenkel & Company Completes Transition to the EPIC Brand

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center, which operates as EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), announced today that Frenkel & Company, acquired by EPIC in November 2017, has completed their adoption of the EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants name and brand. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Frenkel & Company Completes Transition […]

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Shincheonji Church of Jesus Accomplishments: 100,000 Graduates, Open Word Seminars, and Volunteers all Across the World

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — As we reign in the end of 2019, many are reflecting back to their achievements within this year. Without a doubt, this past year the religious realm has seen progressive developments however, none has made such achievements as Shincheonji Church of Jesus. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Shincheonji Church […]

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EPIC welcomes Lisa Huscher as a Sales Executive, as Part of its LEAP Program

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Lisa Huscher has joined the firm as a sales executive through their LEAP sales development program. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — EPIC welcomes Lisa Huscher as a Sales Executive, as […]

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International Leaders Declare Forced Conversion an International Problem Violating Human Rights

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On 29 November, Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR) from Italy and Human Rights Without Frontiers (HRWF) from Belgium hosted a seminar on human rights entitled “Intolerance and Discrimination Against New Religious Movements: An International Problem,” the Human Rights Association for Victims of Coercive Conversion Programs Northern California […]

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Business Architecture Associates Announces its 2020 Schedule for Business Training Packages

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Business Architecture Associates, Inc. (BAA) is pleased to announce its public, in-house, and online business architecture training options for 2020. BAA has trained industry professionals across the globe in all aspects of business architecture, enhancing their ability to deliver value to their organizations while advancing their professional skills. Originally […]

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AmericaSCORES Bay Area, the Award-Winning Nonprofit, Now Accepts Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Ethereum Donations through BitPay

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — AmericaSCORES Bay Area, the award-winning nonprofit that has been studied for its proven benefits to student learning, health, and social-emotional skills of over 2,000 low-income youth, has partnered with blockchain technology and design firm Totem Block and BitPay, the largest global blockchain payment provider, to become an early adopter […]

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EPIC Adds Scott Weiss as Principal – Strengthens its Risk Management Operations in California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Scott Weiss has joined the firm as a Principal in their Risk Management Practice. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — EPIC Adds Scott Weiss as Principal – Strengthens its Risk Management […]

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Kelly Geary of EPIC Insurance Brokers Named National Executive Risk and Cyber Practice Leader

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kelly Geary has been named National Executive Risk & Cyber Practice Leader. Geary and her team bring deep knowledge and expertise in Cyber and Executive Risk to EPIC and their clients […]

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Shincheonji church of Jesus Graduates 100,000 Students Worldwide, from San Francisco to South Korea

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California 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 […]

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EPIC’s Betsey Brewer honored with 2019 Ramsden/Sullivan Memorial Award from the Independent Insurance Brokers and Agents of California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California 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. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — EPIC’s Betsey Brewer honored with 2019 Ramsden/Sullivan Memorial Award from the Independent Insurance […]

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Tom Mackey of EPIC Insurance Brokers Recognized as 2019 ‘Young Gun’ by Insurance Business America

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California 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). Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Tom Mackey of EPIC […]

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EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants Launches New Healthcare Practice: Edgewood Healthcare Advisors

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California 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. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants Launches New Healthcare Practice: Edgewood Healthcare Advisors

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Neurotech Leaders Forum 2019 in San Francisco: Fifteen Neurotechnology Startups to Present at the Event

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California 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 […]

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EPIC’s Marine Insurance Operations Bolstered with Addition of Ivon Friedman in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California 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. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — EPIC’s Marine Insurance Operations Bolstered with Addition of […]

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Blockchain for Good Conference in San Francisco: Polyient Labs is Co-sponsoring Event Focused on Helping Nonprofits

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Phoenix-based Polyient Labs, an early-stage, blockchain-startup incubator, is co-sponsoring Blockchain for Good, October 25 -27, 2019 in San Francisco. The agenda includes keynote speakers and workshops where participants can pitch ideas. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Blockchain for Good Conference in San Francisco: Polyient Labs is Co-sponsoring Event Focused […]

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EPIC Insurance Brokers to Attend 61st Worldwide Broker Network Conference in Madrid, Spain

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California 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. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — EPIC Insurance Brokers to Attend 61st Worldwide Broker Network […]

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Zanthion Launches AI Digital Healthcare SMART Lifetime Bundle to Simplify Seniorcare

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California 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. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Zanthion Launches AI Digital Healthcare SMART […]

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EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants Acquires Trumark Insurance & Financial Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California 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. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants Acquires […]

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John Sebesta Joins Zanthion, an AI digital healthcare company in Calif., as Chief Financial Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — John Sebesta has joined Zanthion(TM) 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 and their marketing […]

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John Hagelgans Joins Zanthion as CTO to Grow Data-Rich Wearables Tech

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California 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. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — John Hagelgans Joins […]

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Pavlos Politopoulos Joins Common Networks in San Francisco as VP of Field Operations

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California 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. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Pavlos Politopoulos Joins Common Networks in San […]

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Common Networks Launches New Ultra High-Speed Internet Service In Silicon Valley Calif.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California 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 […]

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

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC (“Paragon”), 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. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Paragon Insurance Strengthens Winery & Brewery Programs with the Promotion of Brendan […]

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NGO, Global Action Network, seeks solutions for UN’s Goals by Awarding Everyday Heroes, and those who find them

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California 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. […]

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Nayah STEAM for Kids – Nayah Solutions, Inc. announces California launch of free calendar for STEAM events for kids

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California 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. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Nayah STEAM for Kids – Nayah Solutions, Inc. announces California […]

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Stand Up Paddleboarding Clinics and Tours in San Francisco launched by Adventure Out LLC, California’s leader in outdoor adventure

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Adventure Out, 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 […]

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Paragon Insurance Strengthens Wine Industry Operations with Promotion of Erik Kriens to Regional President in the West

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC (“Paragon”), 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. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com […]

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

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California 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 […]

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

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California 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 at 11:30 a.m. at the Aria […]

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Alternative-Risk Financing Roundtable: ‘Creative Uses for Captives’ Moderated by EPIC’s Daniel Houston

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., March 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the world of risk management, captive insurers are taking on a major role for companies of all sizes. As the number and types of captive insurers are expanding, so too have the types of risks that captive owners are funding through these […]

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EPIC adds Loss Control Consultant Joshua Allen, CSP, CFPS

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that risk control professional Joshua Allen has joined the firm as West Region Risk Management Loss Control Specialist. In this role, Allen will be responsible for providing comprehensive […]

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EPIC Again Named Among Best Places to Work in Insurance by Business Insurance Magazine

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has been ranked #5 among the 2015 ‘Best Places to Work in Insurance’ in the medium employer category (250-999 U.S. employees) by Business Insurance Magazine and Best […]

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EPIC Named Elite Agency by Insurance Business America

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has been named a 2015 Elite Agency by Insurance Business America, a publication that reports on the latest achievements in insurance and also provides the latest in […]

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EPIC Insurance Brokers Enters into Strategic Transaction with Alliant

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants has announced a mutually beneficial transaction of certain books of business to Alliant Insurance Services, including the customers of David Alvarado and a group of employees who came to EPIC in 2009 through the acquisition of VRT Insurance Services.

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EPIC adds Jeff Connelly to Greyling Insurance Brokers Division

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Jeff Connelly has joined as senior vice president/client executive in EPIC’s Greyling Insurance Brokers Division. He will be based in the firm’s St. Louis, Mo. office.

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EPIC Climbs 13 Spots to No. 12 in the Insurance Journal’s ‘Top 100 Independent Property Casualty Agencies’ Ranking

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been ranked #12 among the Insurance Journal’s ‘Top 100 Independent Property Casualty Agencies.’ The ranking is based on total property and casualty agency revenue for 2014 and includes only those […]

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Sheryl McLamb joins EPIC’s Private Client Group in Sacramento

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultant, announces that Sheryl McLamb has joined as an Account Manager in EPIC’s Private Client Group. McLamb will be based in Sacramento as EPIC expands its private client services.

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EPIC Grows in Reno with the Addition of Courtney Pino and Move into New Offices

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultant, announced today the addition of Courtney Pino as a commercial insurance broker/producer as well as their move into new Reno, Nevada offices.

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EPIC expands Employee Benefits Practice with the acquisition of Executive Financial, Inc. in Southern California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired Executive Financial, Inc., an employee benefits consulting firm specializing in executive benefits, life, and disability insurance strategies.

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EPIC adds Veteran Broker Tim Woodhull in North East

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Timothy C. (Tim) Woodhull has joined the firm as a principal. Woodhull brings 35 years of diverse insurance industry experience and leadership in corporate insurance brokerage, insurance carrier […]

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EPIC adds Christopher R. Mitchell as Senior Vice President Sales

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Christopher R. (Chris) Mitchell has joined the firm as senior vice president of sales in the firm’s Northern California Bay Area Property and Casualty Insurance Division.

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EPIC’s Tammy Mission Honored as a 2015 Insurance Industry Power Broker

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Tammy Mission has been recognized as a Power Broker and an Under-40 designee in the non-profit sector by Risk and Insurance Magazine. This is the second time […]

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EPIC expands with the acquisition of Greyling Insurance Brokerage and Risk Consulting

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired Greyling Insurance Brokerage and Risk Consulting, Inc., a specialty insurance broker and risk management consultant based in Atlanta, Ga., with locations in St. Louis, Mo. […]

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EPIC adds Sharon Rusconi as Vice President and Regional Surety Executive

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that surety executive Sharon Rusconi and her team have joined the firm in Sacramento, Calif. Rusconi’s book of business and other assets were purchased by EPIC from Lesron […]

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EPIC adds John Walsh as Executive Liability and Financial Lines Principal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct, 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that John Walsh has joined the firm as their Principal of Executive Liability and Financial Lines insurance. Walsh brings more than 10 years of Financial Lines Broking, Placement, Underwriting, […]

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EPIC adds Bill Cosgrove as Financial Institutions Practice Leader

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that William P. (Bill) Cosgrove has joined the firm as managing principal and Financial Institutions Practice leader. Cosgrove brings 28 years of insurance industry underwriting, production, marketing, client service, […]

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EPIC Names Insurance Veteran Peter Garvey as COO

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced the appointment of insurance industry veteran Peter Garvey as Chief Operating Officer (COO), a newly created position reporting to CEO John Hahn. Bringing EPIC nearly 35 years of insurance […]

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Karen Kutger Joins Wholesale Trading Co-Op in New Jersey

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC (WTCI) announced today that professional liability brokerage veteran Karen Kutger has joined the firm as Senior Vice President. Kutger joins WTCI from Howden Insurance Services, Inc. where she specialized in professional liability, management liability, cyber liability and related financial lines […]

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New Education Protector from EPIC Safeguards Student-Athletes’ Education

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) directors reexamine several policies amid controversy about how student athletes are treated, one of the nation’s fastest-growing insurance brokers has moved to protect high school athletes who have received a verbal offer for an athletic scholarship or grant from […]

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EPIC adds retail team from JLT Towers Re

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a nationwide retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance broker/consultant, announced today the addition of the retail risk management and property/casualty team of JLT Towers Re. This strategic build-out of a team serving large, complex risk management accounts is a product […]

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EPIC Purchases Jenkins Insurance Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 21, 2014 (SEN2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The shareholders of Jenkins Insurance Services (Jenkins), a Leavitt Group agency, have sold 100 percent of their shares in Jenkins to EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center). The transaction, which closed on July 17, was retroactively effective July 1. Jenkins, with California offices in Concord, Sacramento, San […]

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EPIC names Michael Gonthier as new Chief Financial Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Michael Gonthier has joined the firm as Chief Financial Officer. EPIC’s current CFO, Elaine Andrian, will now focus on merger and acquisition strategy and diligence as the firm […]

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EPIC adds Financial Institutions ‘Power Broker’ Jim Loughlin

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a nationally expanding retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that James R. Loughlin has joined the firm as Managing Principal, Risk Solutions. Loughlin joins EPIC as Managing Principal, Risk Solutions in New York.

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The Carlyle Group to Invest in Edgewood Partners Insurance Center to Support EPIC’s Expansion

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a leading retail insurance broker headquartered in California, announced today that funds managed by global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group (Carlyle) have agreed to acquire a controlling equity stake in the company. Carlyle’s investment will enable EPIC to continue to […]

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EPIC, Dowling Capital Partners and Premier Insurance Combine Forces to Change Hispanic Insurance Market

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today a partnership with Dowling Capital Partners (DCP) and Premier Insurance Services, focusing on the personal insurance needs of the Hispanic market in the West and Southwest regions of […]

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WTCI Expands Catastrophe Risk Modeling and Consulting Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC (WTCI) has enhanced its Catastrophe Risk Modeling and Consulting Services. WTCI has added Risk Management Solutions catastrophe modeling software to the foundation of its risk modeling services and solutions. In addition, risk modeling professional Bruce Norris, a WTCI director, recently […]

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John Waguespack Exhibits ‘New Works’ at 111 Minna Gallery

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Having just been selected as one of nine artists nationwide to be showcased at Art Basel Miami in December 2012, in conjunction with Russell Simmons’ Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation and the Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, John Waguespack will exhibit his ‘New Works’ at 111 Minna Gallery November 16, 2012 […]

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EPIC Adds Neil Willian as Account Executive in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Neil Willian as an account executive to their San Francisco construction practice. Willian brings 15 years of experience to EPIC in construction risk, specializing in legal, claims, and insurance risk management.

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EPIC adds senior account manager Reagan Peralta in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Reagan Peralta as a senior account manager in its San Francisco office. Peralta brings more than 15 years of experience in the healthcare industry, working for national insurance carriers as well as Bay […]

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John Waguespack’s ‘Deconstructing Dandridge’ to Represent San Francisco in Annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series at Art Basel

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — John Waguespack is the winner of the San Francisco portion of the 3rd Annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series for ‘Deconstructing Dandridge,’ a compelling portrait of the first African-American woman to be nominated for Best Actress in the Academy Awards.

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2012 Paralympics Athlete Releases Book on Her Implanted Bionic System

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jennifer French, a quadriplegic and competitive sailing athlete who recently medaled at the 2012 Paralympics Games in London, will release her new book, ‘On My Feet Again: My Journey Out of the Wheelchair Using Neurotechnology’ (ISBN: 978-0988234208; Neurotech Press), October 23, 2012 at the Neurotech Leaders Forum in San […]

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EPIC Expands Into Vintage Auto and Racing Industry

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the formation of a new division, EPIC Motorsports. Operated by EPIC’s own collectors and racers, this division provides customers with both the highest level of insurance expertise and extensive knowledge of collector cars, […]

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New Study Among 18-24 Year Olds Shows Conspicuous Lack of Global Competency Skills Necessary for 21st Century Global Economy

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A recent study of 18-24 year old American high school graduates commissioned by education nonprofit World Savvy (www.worldsavvy.org), with support from the International Baccalaureate Organization (www.ibo.org), shows a desire among young people to learn more about global topics, but a conspicuous lack of instruction within American schools to satisfy […]

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Neurotech Reports Announces New Conference Dedicated to Consumer Applications of Neurotechnology

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Executives from some of the leading firms in the consumer neurotechnology market are scheduled to make presentations at the 2012 Consumer Neurotech Conference, to be held in San Francisco on October 23. The new event takes place during the 2012 Neurotech Leaders Forum, now in its 12th year.

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Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) Launches Campaign to Create the Smithsonian of Pinball

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pacific Pinball Museum, founded ten years ago in the Bay Area city of Alameda, has dedicated its non-profit mission to preserving the art, science and history of pinball. The museum currently has 90 games set to free play for one admission price at its Alameda location. With the […]

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Visible Pinball Exhibit Opens at Exploratorium

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) proudly announces the recent purchase and delivery of the Visible Pinball Mark III to the Exploratorium of San Francisco. The Exploratorium’s acquisition marks the first such exhibit to sell from PPM’s unparalleled collection of pinball-related science, art and history exhibits.

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New Eco Glamping Company Goes Mobile

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Destination Earth (www.destination-earth.org) has announced the launch of an all-inclusive luxury camping experience. This concept is the brain-child of Jud Yaski and Steve Juba, co-founders. Unlike traditional ‘glamping’ companies that are stationary, Destination Earth has created a resort that travels to the best destinations in California.

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Thirty youth leaders from the San Francisco, New York and Minnesota areas are implementing social action projects designed to help their communities in particular and the planet in general, says nonprofit World Savvy. The projects are the students' way of sharing the knowledge they gained after participation in an innovative one-month immersion trip to Bangladesh to study climate change.

World Savvy Students Launch Projects to Improve Community and World After Participating in Educational Program, Studying Climate Change in Bangladesh

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Thirty youth leaders from the San Francisco, New York and Minnesota areas are implementing social action projects designed to help their communities in particular and the planet in general, says nonprofit World Savvy. The projects are the students’ way of sharing the knowledge they gained after participation in an […]

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tickets are now available for the World Savvy 10-Year Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at the Terra Gallery in San Francisco. With the mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, World Savvy is a nonprofit organization serving youth and educators nationally from offices in San Francisco, New York, and Minneapolis-St. Paul.

Tickets now available for World Savvy 10-Year Anniversary Celebration April 26, 2012 at the Terra Gallery, San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Tickets are now available for the World Savvy 10-Year Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at the Terra Gallery in San Francisco. With the mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, World Savvy is a nonprofit organization serving youth and educators nationally from offices […]

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the addition of Stan Sanchez as principal in their San Francisco office. A veteran of more than 10 years in the insurance industry, Sanchez will focus on providing risk management and insurance solutions to successful individuals with a high asset base and significant property and liability exposures.

Stan Sanchez joins EPIC to manage Historic Motor Sport Association Program and risk management needs of high net worth clients

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the addition of Stan Sanchez as principal in their San Francisco office. A veteran of more than 10 years in the insurance industry, Sanchez will focus on providing risk management and insurance solutions […]

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Treadstone 71 LLC announced at the RSA Conference two new certification tracks in Cyber Intelligence and Counterintelligence

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., /California Newswire/ — Treadstone 71 announced at the RSA Conference two new certification tracks. The Cyber Intelligence Analyst and the Cyber Counterintelligence (CI) Analyst Certifications focus upon real world, practical activities coupled with theory. The certifications enhance the overall cybersecurity posture of the United States by accelerating the availability of educational and […]

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- According to The Futon Shop, conventional mattresses are very likely to contain chemicals, some potentially toxic to humans and/or harmful to the environment. Most of these chemical compounds have a cloud surrounding the information on the possible harms they can cause. The way to go green is to choose a mattress with fewer chemicals or no chemicals. The ideal mattress would have low VOCs, no PBDEs, no formaldehyde, and no phthalates.

According to San Francisco based The Futon Shop, conventional mattresses are very likely to contain chemicals, some potentially toxic to humans

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — According to The Futon Shop, conventional mattresses are very likely to contain chemicals, some potentially toxic to humans and/or harmful to the environment. Most of these chemical compounds have a cloud surrounding the information on the possible harms they can cause. The way to go green is to choose […]

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Destination Earth has announced the launch of their unique Voluntourism Travel concept with a tour to Cambodia and Vietnam. This adventure highlights their business model, which offers fun, safe adventure tours to those who would like to travel responsibly and give back while enjoying their vacation.

Destination Earth Inc. Changes Lives of Locals and Gives Guests an Eco-Travel Experience of a Lifetime

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Destination Earth has announced the launch of their unique Voluntourism Travel concept with a tour to Cambodia and Vietnam. This adventure highlights their business model, which offers fun, safe adventure tours to those who would like to travel responsibly and give back while enjoying their vacation.

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Scott Gunnison as Principal, Strategic Development. Gunnison brings more than 30 years of diversified insurance underwriting, retail and wholesale brokerage, specialty program development, and operations experience to EPIC. He will be based in Chicago and report directly to EPIC president and co-founder, John Hahn.

EPIC, California’s fastest growing insurance broker continues to strengthen leadership team with Scott Gunnison

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Scott Gunnison as Principal, Strategic Development. Gunnison brings more than 30 years of diversified insurance underwriting, retail and wholesale brokerage, specialty program development, and operations experience to EPIC. He will be based in […]

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EPIC Adds Michele Childers as Account Executive in Folsom

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Michele Childers as an employee benefits account executive in its Folsom office. Michele brings a strong background in marketing and product knowledge, benefit plan design and client service.

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Record Setting Response to New and Improved IObit Advanced SystemCare 4 – More Than 5 Million Downloads in Three Weeks

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IObit Inc. announced today that its most popular free system utility software – Advanced SystemCare 4 – has achieved an astonishing consumer response since its release in late April, with more than 5 million downloads in three weeks. The new update ranks at the top of the most popular […]

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