Edgewood Partners Insurance Center News

EPIC in California Names Gonthier Chief Financial Officer

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center named Michael Gonthier chief financial officer. Elaine Andrian, EPIC’s current CFO, will now focus on merger and acquisition strategy and diligence. Gonthier will be responsible for overseeing all finance and accounting, human resources and information technology functions across …

EPIC Hires Managing Principal in New York

EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage based in San Francisco, announced James R. Loughlin has joined the firm as managing principal, risk solutions. He is based in New York. EPIC said Loughlin …

EPIC Taps Employee Benefits Pro Davis in California

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center named Sama Hershey Davis in it employee benefits consulting practice in California. Hershey Davis has 15 years of experience in healthcare, benefits consulting, human resources, compliance, wellness and client relationship management. Hershey Davis will provide client service …

The Carlyle Group to Invest in EPIC in California

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center announced that funds managed by global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group have agreed to acquire a controlling equity stake in the company. The investment is subject to customary regulatory approvals and is expected to close …

EPIC Adds Principal Jeffery in Southern California

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center has added Dawn Jeffery as a property/casualty insurance producer in its Inland Empire division in Southern California. Her responsibilities will include the acquisition of new clients as well as the design, placement and oversight of risk management and …

EPIC adds Principal Chuck Cushner in Northern California

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center named Charles M. Cushner as a principal and property/casualty insurance producer. Cushners’ responsibilities with EPIC will include the acquisition of new clients. He will also design, place and oversee risk management and property and casualty insurance …

EPIC Adds Cotugna in Southern California

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center added Joe Cotugna as a property/casualty insurance producer in its Inland Empire Division in Southern California. Cotugna’s responsibilities at EPIC will include the acquisition of new clients as well as the design, placement and management of risk management …

EPIC Names Beale Employee Benefits Consultant in California

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center named Kris Beale an employee benefits division senior compliance consultant in its San Francisco, Calif. office. Beale will assist EPIC clients with federal, state, and local health care legislation and compliance. She will also lead external …

EPIC Names Kyle Senior Account Manager in Southern California

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center named Kelly Kyle as a senior account manager in its Los Angeles, Calif. office. Kyle’s responsibilities with EPIC will include providing clients with benefits planning and program design support. She will also focus on ensuring the quality, timeliness and accuracy …

Possible Resurgence in California’s Inland Empire Interests Agents

Known as “the 909,” or “the IE” by Southern Californians, terms sometimes intended as a slight, the sprawling desert area east of Los Angeles was a boomtown for commercial and residential development before the recession hit. But when the economy …