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Sam Elliott Joins EPIC as Executive Vice President of Business Development and National Sales and Marketing Leader

SAN FRANCISCO and AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, the retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting subsidiary of EPIC Holdings, announced today that insurance brokerage industry veteran Sam Elliott has joined the firm to lead EPIC's new business development efforts nationally.

Elliott will be based in Austin, TX, where he currently resides, and report directly to Peter Garvey, CEO of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants.

Across a career spanning nearly 40 years, Elliott has held management and executive leadership position at both regional and national brokerage firms, including Jardine Insurance Brokers, Alexander & Alexander Insurance Brokers, ABD Insurance & Financial Services and, most recently, Wells Fargo Insurance Services.

At Wells Elliott served as Executive Vice President and Regional Managing Director, where he was responsible for managing and overseeing all of Wells Fargo's insurance operations in the Western U.S. including Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Colorado, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Idaho, California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska and Hawaii.

Operations included risk management services, property-casualty brokerage, employee benefits consulting, management liability, and claims and risk control services. Elliot's responsibilities included financial performance, sales leadership, recruiting and training, service excellence, mergers & acquisitions, and quality assurance.

Said Peter Garvey, "We are fortunate and excited to add a seasoned, successful leader and professional of Sam's caliber. He has a track record of significant accomplishment at every organization he has been a part of and a reputation for providing exceptional service; strong client advocacy, creative and cost-effective risk management consulting solutions; and for driving strong organic growth. We have every belief and confidence that he will achieve similar results as part of EPIC."

Added Sam Elliott, "This is a very exciting time to be joining EPIC, particularly in a national business development leadership role. Pete Garvey and the EPIC Executive Team are keenly focused on further enhancing the rate of EPIC's organic growth, which already outpaces most other US retail brokers. With the strategic and financial support of Oakhill Capital Partners, we see this as highly achievable, and expect to again double revenues over the next 3-5 years."

Sam Elliott can be reached at:
Email: sam.elliott@EPICbrokers.com
Cell Phone: (310) 993-1428

About EPIC
EPIC is a unique and innovative retail property & casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consulting firm. EPIC has created a values-based, client-focused culture that attracts and retains top talent, fosters employee satisfaction and loyalty and sustains a high level of customer service excellence.

EPIC team members have consistently recognized their company as a "Best Place to Work" in multiple regions and as a "Best Place to Work in the Insurance Industry" nationally.

EPIC now has more than 1,400 team members operating from 50 offices across the U.S., providing Property & Casualty, Employee Benefits, Specialty Programs and Private Client solutions to more than 20,000 clients.

With run rate revenues greater than $400 million, EPIC ranks among the top 20 retail insurance brokers in the United States. Backed by Oak Hill Capital Partners, the company continues to expand organically and through strategic acquisitions across the country. For additional information, please visit www.epicbrokers.com.

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