Addition further strengthens Southwest Region Property & Casualty operations of rapidly growing national broker and consultant

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Brandon Rich has joined the firm’s Property & Casualty practice as a Client Advocate, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director of the Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

Brandon, based in Houston, will be responsible for new business development and the design, placement and management of property/casualty insurance programs, providing risk management strategies and solutions for mid-market and large clients.

Brandon joins EPIC from Upstream Brokers (an Acrisure Partner Company), where he served as a Vice President. Prior to that, he spent most of his career with Arthur J. Gallagher and Co. With a strong risk management background, Brandon brings nearly 10 years of industry experience to the EPIC team.

“We are thrilled to continue the growth of our Property & Casualty team in the Southwest region with Brandon’s addition,” said KJ Wagner. “He brings a strong risk management background that adds tremendous value to our clients and our organization as a whole. Brandon will be a terrific addition to EPIC.”

Brandon Rich can be reached at or (281) 734-7886.

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KJ Wagner

Managing Principal and Director of the Southwest Region - Dallas, TX