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

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Judith Paredes has joined the firm’s Property & Casualty practice as an Account Executive, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director of the Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

Paredes, based in Dallas, will be responsible for supporting 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.

Parades joins EPIC from McGriff, Seibels & Williams, Inc. (a subsidiary of BB&T Insurance Holdings, Inc.) as a result of McGriff’s merger with her prior employer, Regions Insurance Group. Prior to her previous role as an account executive, she spent time as an associate underwriter with AmWINS and a senior account manager and team lead with USI.

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

Judith Paredes can be reached at or (323) 683-3269.

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KJ Wagner

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