The Epic Life


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    Friday Afternoon with My Newest Friends!

    January 13, 2016

    EPIC’s Chief Growth Officer and National Employee Benefits Practice Leader Chris Duncan (in blue shirt at left)  joins a group of our new associates at Ascende – an EPIC Company, to wind down the week and an exciting first few days together!  Cheers and welcome again to the EPIC family, Ascenders – looking forward to

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    Happy Holidays from EPIC

    December 8, 2015

    Wishing you a wonderful holiday season full of friends, family and fun!

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    Greyling Gets into the Giving Spirit

    December 1, 2015

    Greyling, a division of EPIC in Alpharetta, Georgia, recently channeled their inner “EPICness” and collected food for the North Fulton Community Charities. “Our goal was to give back to our work community in some way,” said Jill Ligon. “We heard that this local charity was running low on supplies coming into the Holidays and thought collecting items

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    EPIC Client SRAM Provides Easier Transport for Zambian Women and Students Through Donated Bikes

    November 25, 2015

    EPIC principal Neil Cohn has served SRAM Corporation, one of the largest bicycle component manufacturers in the world, as a client for fifteen years. In the spirit of People First and Responsibility, Neil and his team decided to get even more involved with SRAM this holiday season. SRAM founded, and provides ongoing support, to World

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    Happy Thanksgiving From EPIC

    November 25, 2015

    EPIC wishes you and yours a joyful Thanksgiving holiday! We are thankful for all our team members and clients. EPIC is closed Thanksgiving Day and the following day. EPIC will reopen Monday, November 30.  

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    Emerging Insurance Professionals to Host Holiday Party

    November 21, 2015

    The San Francisco chapter of the Emerging Insurance Professionals (EIP) will host their annual holiday party December 2 at Barbarossa Lounge in San Francisco! EPIC is proud to serve as a sponsor for the next generation of insurance professionals. EPIC Account Manager Zohreh Talebzadeh also serves as vice president for the group. To RSVP for the

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    EPIC Lights the Night

    November 19, 2015

    The Northern California chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) held their annual “Light the Night” walk at San Francisco’s AT&T Park the night of November 12. EPIC team member Zohreh Talebzadeh organized a fundraising team from EPIC that raised $6,300 to go towards finding a cure and treatment of blood cancers. The cause

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    A Salute to Our EPIC Heroes

    November 18, 2015

    EPIC offices across the country paid tribute to all of America’s servicemen and women last week during Veteran’s Day celebrations . EPIC Concord, through donations and partner matching, raised $1,106 for the Farmer Veteran Coalition, a non-profit dedicated to providing agricultural jobs for soldiers returning from service. Additionally, team members were encouraged to fill the office bulletin

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    Prayers for the family and friends of Major Taj Sareen

    October 29, 2015

    In the spirit of respect, community and people first, we wanted to share the following, received from Eric Frazer in our Gold River office, to honor Major Sareen’s life and his service. Taj sounds like a great man whose loss will be felt strongly by Eric’s brother and all else who knew him. Please keep Taj’s family

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    EPIC MarCom & Design Team Goes to Puppet School

    October 20, 2015

    EPIC’s Marketing, Communications and Design Team took a well-deserved break from the rigors of open enrollment, year-end and budget season to participate in their quarterly team building meeting, which included a puppet-making and performance workshop. Left to right with their creations are (back row) Mike D’Amelio (SFO), Ashley Miller (SMO), Nancy Phun (SFO), Amanda Papapietro

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    An EPIC Community: Fresno

    October 12, 2015

    EPIC Fresno is located at 8050 North Palm Avenue in the River Bluff office complex adjacent to the San Joaquin River in central California. While EPIC Fresno is a relatively small office, they make up for their size with teamwork and fun. “I really appreciate the closeness of our team,” said senior account manager Stephanie Johnson.  “We

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    EPIC Petaluma Recognized for Third “Best Place to Work” Win

    October 5, 2015

    EPIC Petaluma was recently featured in the September 28 edition of North Bay Business Journal for their third win as a “Best Place to Work in North Bay!” North Bay Business Journal featured all 103 winners of this award, saying about EPIC: “With a company described as client-focused, collaborative, creative, and supportive – with an

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    Suzannah Gill Wins Atlanta Kaiser Permanente Corporate 5K

    September 30, 2015

    One of EPIC’s newest team members, employee benefits consultant Suzannah Gill, jumped right into the EPIC culture of wellness this past weekend and won the Kaiser Permanente Corporate 5K in Atlanta, Georgia. Suzannah joined EPIC Duluth the week of September 21 after working as a Senior Associate and Benefits Consultant at Mercer in Atlanta. The EPIC

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    EPIC Alums Unite Business and Alma Mater

    September 24, 2015

    EPIC’s Dalton Brown and John Connell are merging business with school pride this season as they support the De La Salle High School football team. An EPIC ad campaign will run in this season’s football programs featuring photos of current De La Salle student/athletes in action. Alumni Dalton Brown, Vice President of Employee Benefits, graduated in 1994

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    EPIC Duluth Gets a Facelift

    August 25, 2015

    Check out the EPIC new signage on our office in Duluth, Georgia!  Well on our way to becoming one of the most recognized and respected risk management and employee benefits consulting brands in the Southeast and across the country.        

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    Send us your #EPICMugshot!

    August 25, 2015

    As part of EPIC’s recent unveiling of our culture campaign of EPICness, all EPIC team members received EPICness mugs with the 10 Principles of EPICness listed. Some EPIC clients received mugs as well, and we want to see what sort of delicious treats our employees and clients are whipping up! Post whatever you’re drinking or

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    An EPIC Community: San Ramon

    August 7, 2015

    EPIC San Ramon is located 45 minutes across San Francisco Bay from EPIC’s corporate headquarters, nestled between Walnut Creek and Dublin, California. San Ramon joined the EPIC family in April 2008, and many team members have worked at this location since it opened. “Most of the people in our office have worked together for 12+ years,”

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    EPIC Brokers by Day, ÉPICO Luchadores by Night

    August 6, 2015

    When the going gets tough, what does the EPIC National Real Estate Practice do? Don their masks and transform into “The Lucha Libre” team! The EPIC Real Estate team adopted the idea of their wrestling alter egos when presented with a challenging assignment for a new client. The team saw the opportunity for some fun

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    EPIC Duluth Dashes to make a Difference

    August 3, 2015

    EPIC Duluth engaged their community and took to the streets of Atlanta in the Button Down Dash on August 1, 2015. EPIC Duluth’s office neighbor down the street, the Gwinnett County Chamber of Commerce, sponsored the event, and a portion of the proceeds went directly to Good Samaritan Health Center of Gwinnett. The Good Samaritan Health

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    An EPIC Case of Road Rage

    July 29, 2015

    EPIC was proud to serve as a sponsor for the 921 Demolition Derby Team at the Santa Barbara County Fair Destruction Derby July 18. EPIC’s sponsorship allowed the team, which included Allison Amenta’s brother, Andrew Amenta, to buy a heavy duty radiator for the competition. Allison is a workers’ compensation claims consultant in EPIC San Mateo, and she