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EPIC announces leadership changes

24th February 2021 - Author: Katie Baker

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has announced changes to its leadership teams across the company.

Tom O’Neil has been named President of EPIC and will work directly with CEO Steve Denton to grow the business across its entire platform, from Private Client to Large Complex Risk in both Property & Casualty and Employee Benefits.

O’Neil previously led the West and Northeast Regions and integrated several large acquisitions that expanded the overall footprint of EPIC.

Along with the new leadership changes, the company is being restructured into “Super Regions”, consistng of Northeast, Midwest/Southeast and West.

Len Scioscia will lead as President of the Northeast region. He joined the firm through the Prime Risk Partners acquisition in 2019; he was previously CEO of Cook Maran.

Leading the Midwest and Southeast region is Adam Meyerowitz, who also joined via the Prime Risk Partners acquisition and was Co-founder and President of the organisation.

KJ Wagner will lead as President of West region. He joined in 2018 to build EPIC’s presence in the Southwest region and previously held senior leadership positions with Willis Towers Watson.

Phil Moyles has been appointed Chief Growth Officer and President of Financial Services. His responsibilities will include driving innovation and organic growth throughout EPIC. He joined EPIC in 2018 through the acquisition of Vanbridge where he continues as CEO.

Marc Kunney and Scott Davis will co-lead as Presidents of National Risk Management and Specialty Practice, working closely across the EPIC platform.

Craig Hasday will continue as President for its National Employee Benefits Practice, coordinating Regional Employee Benefits Operations, Shared Services Platform and National Employer Consulting Resources. Scott Schanen will continue as President of National Employer Consulting, focused on consulting for large employers.

Jason Walker has been named Senior Vice President of National Placement and Carrier Relationships, to oversee the placement of key accounts and develop new and existing relationships with EPIC’s strategic trading partners.

Denton commented on the new appointments: “These decisions showcase careful succession planning and leadership depth across EPIC. Further, they provide the best structure for innovation and continued growth, and delivery of all of our capabilities to our clients.”

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