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 and property/casualty insurance programs. He will report to Dan Ryan, managing principal of EPIC’s Inland Empire Division.

Cotugna has 23 years of experience in risk management, with a focus on the food industry and construction. Prior to EPIC, Cotugna was a producer for Hays Cos. in Ontario. Cotugna began his career with the State Compensation Insurance Fund as a claims adjuster and sales representative, subsequently owned his own brokerage, and also served in management at a large regional brokerage.

EPIC operates from nine offices across California: Los Angeles, Irvine, Ontario, Inland Empire, Folsom, San Francisco, San Mateo, Petaluma and San Ramon, as well as in Denver, Colo.