EPIC 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 Adds Atkinson to Georgia Risk Management Team

Retail insurance agency EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center ) said it has added Don Atkinson to its risk management consulting practice in its Southeast region, The McCart Group, in Duluth, Georgia. Atkinson brings 29 years of experience in risk management …

California’s EPIC Acquires Georgia’s McCart Group as Part of National Expansion

EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property/casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant based in San Francisco, said it has acquired The McCart Group of Duluth, Georgia. The McCart Group will add approximately $20 million in revenue to EPIC …

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 …

Edgewood Partners in California Said to Seek Bids

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center LLP is working with Bank of America Corp. to solicit offers, according to the people familiar with the matter, who asked not to be named because the process is private. The San Mateo, Calif.-based broker, which …

EPIC Acquires SafeHarbor Risk Management, Expands in East Coast

EPIC, a San Mateo, Calif.-based retail property/casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, acquired SafeHarbor Risk Management. Founded in 2009, privately-held SafeHarbor is a property/casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefit consulting firm, with locations in New York and Boston. EPIC’s …

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 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 …