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1390 Willow Pass Road
Suite 800
Concord, CA 94520

John Connell

Regional President, Employee Benefits West


As the Regional President, Employee Benefits West at, John is responsible for the leadership and driving the overall success of the Employee Benefits team throughout the West.

Prior to joining EPIC, John was with Jenkins Insurance and The Leavitt Group for 26 years. He was appointed President of Employee Benefits in 1995. Previously, John was a Senior Benefits Consultant with Rollins Burdick Hunter (currently known as AON Consulting). John’s area of expertise is in Employee Benefits Consulting to the middle-market employer. John also held the role of sales consultant with Canada Life Assurance Company.

John holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and an MBA in Finance from St. Mary’s College in Moraga, California.