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EPIC names Michael Gonthier as new Chief Financial Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Michael Gonthier has joined the firm as Chief Financial Officer. EPIC’s current CFO, Elaine Andrian, will now focus on merger and acquisition strategy and diligence as the firm continues to expand nationally.

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U.S. Inventor Announces New Patent for Wind Turbine Industry

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kamen George Kamenov, a U.S. inventor, today announced that he has patented a new way to support windmill blades and to triple the amount of energy extracted from the wind. Patent #8629570 has been assigned to these wind turbine blades with reinforcing, supporting and stabilizing components and enlarged swept area.

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EPIC adds Senior Consultant Cheryl Doege in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Cheryl Doege as a senior consultant to their national employee benefits consulting practice. Doege brings 23 years of experience in human resources and benefits consulting to EPIC with specialties in benefit program design and funding strategies.

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San Francisco Startup showcases Philippine Tech Talent

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One Virtual Source (OVS), in collaboration with the Philippine Trade and Investment Center-Silicon Valley (PTIC-SV) presented to a crowd of entrepreneurs, startups and technology managers, discussing best practices in leveraging international software companies as a way to reduce costs and drive business growth.

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Treadstone 71 – SYNCSTATE Join Forming Expert Cyber Operations Solutions

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Treadstone 71 announced today its partnership with SYNCSTATE, Inc. The partnership utilizes the cyber intelligence methods, and structured analytic techniques of Treadstone 71 in supporting the newly announced SYNCSTATE Cyber Threat Targeting Center. The partnership combines the collection, organization and analysis expertise of Treadstone 71 with the operational execution and in depth technical prowess of SYNCSTATE delivering one of the most potent offensive cyber programs on the market.

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EPIC adds Financial Institutions ‘Power Broker’ Jim Loughlin

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a nationally expanding retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that James R. Loughlin has joined the firm as Managing Principal, Risk Solutions. Loughlin joins EPIC as Managing Principal, Risk Solutions in New York.

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HARD CANDY by John Waguespack and Katja Tapia at Ian Ross Gallery

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Ian Ross Gallery is pleased to bring you its first two-person show for 2014. As a gallery committed to showing the work of local talents, we are very excited to be showing prolific San Francisco artist John Waguespack and introduce rising star Katja Tapia, both new to the Ian Ross Gallery. This joint exhibit brings together two talented forces that work in different styles and techniques.

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Food Philippines at the San Francisco 2014 Winter Fancy Food Show

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Philippine Department of Trade and Industry, through the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM), and the Philippine Trade and Investment Centers (PTICs) in Silicon Valley and Los Angeles, is gearing up for the upcoming Philippine participation at the 2014 Winter Fancy Food Show on January 19-21, 2014. The Philippines’ country pavilion will be located at the South Hall of the Moscone Center, San Francisco.

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U.S. Coffee Drinkers to Pledge for a Safer Coffee Experience Via Crowdfunding Project

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Award-winning heat sensitive coffee cup lids that warn of hot contents by turning bright red are available direct to U.S. households through an Indiegogo Project launched by foodservice industry innovator Smart Lid Systems.

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New Breakthrough Lip Shaper System Wins GOOD DESIGN Award from Chicago Athenaeum

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CandyLipz(R) LLC announced this week that it is the recipient of the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies GOOD DESIGN(TM) award. Since the product launch, the Xtreme Lip-Shaper(R) System has received many positive reviews, and now its design is getting noticed too.

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John Waguespack Exhibits Climate Control at 111 Minna Gallery

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 111 Minna Gallery proudly presents the second installment of prolific San Francisco Artist, John Waguespack, who nearly sold out his first solo show with the gallery in 2012. Waguespack was the inaugural Artist-in-Residence at the Fairmont San Francisco and for the second year in a row has been selected to showcase work at Art Basel Miami’s Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series. Waguespack will exhibit his latest work ‘Climate Control’ at 111 Minna Gallery through January 31, 2014.

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New Children’s Book Visualizes How People View the World

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Connie Tamaddon, author of ‘Surprising Silhouettes’ (ISBN: 978-0977801831) announces release of ‘Surprising Silhouettes 2′ for Apple iPad. Tamaddon, a respected photographer, has a repeat performance with her unique use of light properties and shadows to create a clever read-out-loud guessing game that illustrates that not everything is as it first seems.

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The Carlyle Group to Invest in Edgewood Partners Insurance Center to Support EPIC’s Expansion

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a leading retail insurance broker headquartered in California, announced today that funds managed by global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group (Carlyle) have agreed to acquire a controlling equity stake in the company. Carlyle’s investment will enable EPIC to continue to execute its organic growth strategy and support strategic acquisitions of complementary insurance distribution platforms throughout the United States.

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John Waguespack’s ‘Uplifting’ to Represent San Francisco in Annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series at Art Basel, Miami

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — John Waguespack is the San Francisco winner of the 4th Annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series for ‘Uplifting,’ a portrait of Kate Moss, one of the most influential models of our time. John was a Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series representative for San Francisco in 2012, this is his second year representing San Francisco at Art Basel, Miami.

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2013 Neurotech Leaders Forum to Feature Promising New Startups

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neurotech Reports, the publisher of Neurotech Business Report newsletter, today announced that several startup and early stage neurotechnology companies will be presenting at the 2013 Neurotech Leaders Forum, to be held in San Francisco October 14-15 at the Radisson Hotel SFO.

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VLP Law Group LLP Receives Healthy Mothers Workplace Coalition Award for Excellence in Maternal Health and Equity

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group is pleased to announce that it has received an Award for Excellence in Maternal Health and Equity from the Healthy Mothers Workplace Coalition. VLP was honored at the September 9, 2013 awards ceremony in San Francisco for promoting a mother-friendly workplace.

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UCSF Postdoc Union to Hold Panel on Childcare

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to an overwhelming need to improve childcare access and affordability at the University of California, United Auto Workers Local 5810, which represents more than 6,000 postdoctoral scholars at UC, is hosting a panel on childcare resources, low-income childcare funding, work/life balance and statewide initiatives for childcare funding.

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EPIC’s third video in healthcare series promotes wellness behaviors for positive health outcomes

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today their release of the third in a series of Healthcare Engagement Videos, ‘Wellness Behaviors.’ The video provides a simple, practical, easily understood view of the importance of nutrition, activity and rest in promoting overall health and happiness.

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Is the LED replacement bulb already outdated? asks LumeVi Lighting

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Until the advent of CFL’s and now LED’s, lighting your room was simple. Just screw in a bulb and when it burned out screw a new one in. It would have been nice if the incandescent bulb had had a longer service life then they did, but hey they were cheap and simple. Now, especially with the disappointing performance of CFL’s, there’s good reason to feel intimidated by the purchase of an LED light bulb, says LumeVi Lighting.

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EPIC’s second video in healthcare series offers a clear, concise overview of the Affordable Care Act

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today their release of the second in a series of Healthcare Engagement Videos, ‘Understanding Healthcare Reform.’ The video provides a clear overview of the Affordable Care Act, simplifying its many elements into a straightforward, easily understood review.

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EPIC, Dowling Capital Partners and Premier Insurance Combine Forces to Change Hispanic Insurance Market

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today a partnership with Dowling Capital Partners (DCP) and Premier Insurance Services, focusing on the personal insurance needs of the Hispanic market in the West and Southwest regions of the United States.

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EPIC Creates Healthcare Engagement Video Series

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today their release of the first in a series of Healthcare Engagement Videos. EPIC is providing the videos with production support from GuideSpark, a digital employee communications provider, and health insurance carrier UnitedHealthcare.

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EPIC adds Power Brokers Kathleen Felderman and Jonathan Griffiths and launches Denver office

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that brokers Kathleen Felderman and Jonathan Griffiths have joined the firm. Felderman, who has received national recognition as a Real Estate industry ‘Power Broker’ in 2008, 2010, and 2011 joins EPIC as national real estate practice leader and managing principal.

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WTCI Expands Catastrophe Risk Modeling and Consulting Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC (WTCI) has enhanced its Catastrophe Risk Modeling and Consulting Services. WTCI has added Risk Management Solutions catastrophe modeling software to the foundation of its risk modeling services and solutions. In addition, risk modeling professional Bruce Norris, a WTCI director, recently enhanced his personal consulting capabilities by earning the Certified Catastrophe Modeler (CCM) designation from the AIR Institute.

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EPIC adds Kris Beale as Employee Benefits Senior Compliance Consultant

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Kris Beale as Employee Benefits Division Senior Compliance Consultant in its San Francisco office. Beale has more than 14 years of experience in employee benefits, regulations, and the analysis of complex legislation.

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How Public Surveillance Will Change in the Aftermath of the Boston Marathon

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the weeks following the Boston Marathon, articles have been written about how cities around the globe will start to increase their video surveillance systems. However, just pumping more money into cameras isn’t a panacea on its own, according to Dustin Saylor, CEO of Odin Systems Inc., a video surveillance design company in Northern California.

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EPIC honored as one of the ‘Best Places to Work in the Bay Area’ for sixth consecutive year

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has again been recognized as a 2013 ‘Best Place to Work in the Bay Area.’ San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal presented the award jointly.

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