Luke Aschermann, Norma Brehm, and Belinda Lopes join rapidly growing National Broker in Phoenix


EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the expansion of their operations in the Southwest with the hiring of Client Manager Luke Aschermann, Property & Casualty Claims Manager Norma Brehm, and Principal/Senior Client Advocate Belinda Lopes. All join EPIC from Willis Towers Watson.

The new EPIC Phoenix team forms the firm’s foundation in yet another key regional market, under the leadership of KJ Wagner, EPIC Managing Principal and Director of the Southwest Region, where they will focus on the needs of both middle market, and large, complex accounts.

“We are thrilled to continue the growth of our Southwest operations into Arizona with the additions of Luke, Norma, and Belinda,” said KJ Wagner. “They are all well-respected industry professionals who will provide a strong foundation as we rapidly build our EPIC presence in this important market. Stay tuned for more exciting announcements!”

In the Southwest, EPIC now has offices in Austin, TX; Dallas, TX; Houston, TX; and Phoenix, AZ in addition to nearly 80 other locations across the country.


Luke Aschermann can be reached at or (602) 622-0360

Norma Brehm can be reached at or (623) 326-3132

Belinda Lopes can be reached at or (623) 826-0161