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    Our Employees Showed Up in an EPIC Way

    September 19, 2016

    Last week, we shared that our employees were coming together in a big way to support the Baton Rouge community affected by severe flooding. We’d like to take this time to thank all of our employees for their gracious outpouring of donations. The Some1cares4u organization recently came and picked up everyone’s contributions and will transport

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    Themed Fridays to Welcome New Hires to our EPIC Culture

    September 19, 2016

    Our Houston office has traditionally celebrated Jersey Day on the Friday leading up to the first round of NFL Sunday games. This year, Health & Welfare analyst Matthew Balter wanted to do something special to keep the festive momentum going, and help introduce the firm’s most-recent new hires to our fun culture by encouraging a full

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    Meet our Houston Office!

    September 15, 2016

    We recently asked each of our 30 office locations around the country to fill out a quick questionnaire to better familiarize everyone with the unique character and yet binding similarities among those of us in the EPIC family. The responses were great! We invite you to learn more about our Houston office below. EPICness Which

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    Employees Step up for Baton Rouge

    September 13, 2016

    The Baton Rouge community has been devastated by recent flooding. This historic flooding happened in areas that have never flooded before, and water rose so fast that people were unable to salvage any belongings or vehicles. Many had to be carried from their homes by boats and army vehicles. Several were not located in the FEMA

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    Walking the Talk at the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) Walk October 1

    September 13, 2016

    EPICness is 10 characteristics of our shared values, beliefs and culture: People First, Respect, Responsibility, Adaptability, Community, Alignment, Confidence, Innovation, Humility and Fun. One of our employees (among many) is doing commendable work in the community, putting several of these values into action for a cause that holds a special place in his heart. Mental

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    Fantasy Football with Real EPIC Passion

    September 9, 2016

      Football season is here, and we’re ready for our first round of NFL games. Our Houston office recently kicked things off with their traditional fantasy football draft party. The league boasts two divisions, and coworkers team up to pick their fantasy players in hopes of earning the championship title. Our southwest regional president Jim Watt hosts the draft party at the firm’s

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    Creative Inspiration from our Employees’ Passions and Hobbies

    September 1, 2016

    Here at EPIC we love supporting and learning more about our employees. The beauty of hiring such passionate individuals is that we’re surrounded by an eclectic mix of talent. One of our employees, Susan Leatham, recently shared her photography with us, and we couldn’t help but pass it along to everyone. “This photo is a representation of my

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    EPIC Sponsors Score for Kids Golf Classic

    August 30, 2016

    EPIC and Chubb are co-sponsoring a Gold Sponsorship for the Score Fore Kids Golf Classic September 19th. The event benefits the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals foundation, whose vision is to protect and advance the health and well being of infants, children, and young adults in the San Francisco Bay Area and around the world, by

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    For the Love of the Game

    August 24, 2016

    Every year during the football season, our Houston office entertains clients and prospects in its suite at NRG Stadium to cheer on the Houston Texans and enjoy each other’s company. As tradition stands, employees who don’t typically partake in client and prospect entertainment opportunities are invited to enjoy preseason games. Often, this is a great

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    Mixing it up on Wellness Wednesday

    August 17, 2016

    As part of our Houston office’s corporate wellness program, its wellness vendor hosts Wellness Wednesday Lunch n’ Learns for all Houston employees. Each lunch is catered with healthy food and focuses on a different health topic for discussion. Today’s topic was Diabetes. Not only did the team learn about diabetes—the different types, common symptoms, ways

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    Sporting Our Red, White, and Blue!

    August 5, 2016

    Our Houston office simply cannot wait to watch the Opening Ceremony for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics! Don’t forget to catch it tonight on NBC at 7:30 PM Eastern Time. Proud to represent the USA team, many employees are already sporting red, white and blue around the office and celebrating with patriotic cupcakes. It’s not

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    Western Division Associate Board Teams Up with EIP to Benefit San Francisco Nonprofit

    August 5, 2016

    Collaboration and community were front and center at the recent Western Division Associate Board and EIP San Francisco joint event, Bowling for Charity. Marking the sixth annual event, the two emerging professional-geared organizations came together for the benefit of the larger community. The event raised $6,500 to benefit Wardrobe for Opportunity’s work to assist low-income

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    EPIC Employees Find a Special Way to Remember and Celebrate Rich Hyland’s Life

    August 2, 2016

    Rich Hyland 1953 – 2012 “Death be not Proud” Contributed by Tony D’Asaro, Managing Principal, EPIC On the lunch room wall in the Irvine office, you will find a plaque, which has a Coca Cola glass mounted on it. This plaque commemorates the life of Richard Wayne Hyland, our colleague and friend, who lost his ten-year

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    EPIC Supports Marin Advocates for Children with Luau!

    August 2, 2016

    Aloha! The Fun Committee in our San Francisco office is hosting a luau with life-sized games, snow cones, wine and beer to help benefit Marin Advocates for Children. The committee asks everyone to come wearing their most festive Hawaiian shirts and bring school supplies for a chance to win a raffle prize and help children in

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    EPIC Tees up for Child Safety

    July 26, 2016

    Our Inland Empire team has once again raised tens of thousands of dollars to support child safety in its local community through the EPIC Invitational Golf Tournament. Proceeds benefitted the Joyful Child Foundation – In Memory of Samantha Runnion, a foundation created to help prevent child sexual abuse and abduction. We’re not the only ones extremely

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    Another EPIC Birthday!

    July 26, 2016

    People are weighing in from all corners of the country to wish us an EPIC 9th birthday today! From a standing start in July 2007, we have built together a strong, people first (clients and team members) organization, based on respect, responsibility, adaptability, community, alignment, confidence, innovation, humility and fun. Now the 20th largest broker of

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    Duluth Office’s Wellness Campaign Helps Employees Fight the Pressure

    July 21, 2016

      Last week, EPIC’s Duluth office kicked off a wellness campaign called “Fight the Pressure.” The goal was to educate employees about the danger of hypertension (high blood pressure) and engage them in enjoyable activities that help to manage and lower blood pressure while at work. Each day had a different focus with the beginning of

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    Golfing to Fund an End to Cancer

    July 14, 2016

    Two teams of EPIC golfers led by Lydia Rivera and Harrison Watkins will participate in the Have a Ball Golf Tournament July 18—a charitable event close to our hearts that we continually love to sponsor and watch grow. Each year, teams get together for a round of golf to raise money for cancer institutions across

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    Our Employees Celebrating the 4th of July

    July 1, 2016

    The San Francisco office’s Fun Committee recently hosted an early 4th of July with an impressive potluck lunch, complete with patriotic-inspired dishes, floral arrangements and a photo booth. Our Houston office also got in on the fun by beating their summer heat with an ice cream social to kick off the holiday weekend. All of us

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    Hats Off to an EPIC Health Fair!

    June 22, 2016

    Members of our EPIC Employee Benefits team in San Ramon, Maggie Ruiz, Susan English and Katie Quinn, recently hosted a Health Fair for EPIC client Java City. To promote the “Crazy Hats” theme, 18 vendors showed up wearing their best to help make the fair a great success! From crazy hats to fun decorations, the health fair also included