EPIC Holdings Names Beecher Carlson’s Denton as President

April 11, 2018

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants 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.

Denton brings 30 years of risk management, insurance brokerage strategic operations, mergers & acquisitions, business development, and executive leadership experience.

As president of EPIC Holdings, Denton will partner with Hahn; Pete Garvey, CEO of the retail operation EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants; EPIC’s regional presidents and the company’s other senior leaders across the country to drive growth in EPIC’s core retail brokerage business as well as in the firm’s specialty programs and products groups. Denton will also focus on assessing existing operations inside EPIC to determine specialty capabilities that should be expanded and identify further opportunities to invest in both industry and product specialty groups.

Denton will join EPIC’s Executive Leadership Team, participate in the national expansion strategy with investor Oak Hill Capital Partners, and become a member of EPIC’s Executive Committee.

Prior to joining EPIC, Denton was CEO of national broker Beecher Carlson (a Brown & Brown subsidiary acquired in 2013). Earlier in his career he held leadership positions with brokers Marsh & McLennan Co. and Aon Risk Services.

EPIC is a retail property/casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consulting firm with 1,400 employees in 50 offices across the U.S.

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