PETALUMA, Calif., Aug. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the addition of Joe Costamagna as a principal in their Petaluma office. Costamagna brings 10 years of experience in insurance and risk management, working with a wide range of businesses and specializing in the construction industry.
Costamagna will be based in EPIC’s Petaluma office and will work closely with North Bay Property & Casualty Practice Principals Bill Merget and Mike Ryan. His responsibilities will include acquiring new clients, growing existing accounts and managing the insurance and risk management programs of current clients.
“We are very pleased to have another professional of Joe’s caliber and experience join our growing North Bay team,” said Ryan. “We are confident he will be an extremely valuable resource and partner to EPIC clients and our other team members in the region.”
Prior to joining EPIC, Costamagna spent more than three years as an account executive with Woodruff-Sawyer & Co., handling risk management strategies, client relations, loss control analysis, and claims management for clients in construction and related industries. Before joining Woodruff-Sawyer, Costamagna was a vice president and commercial lines producer for Willis HRH for six years.
“I appreciate EPIC’s focus on innovation, creativity and absolute customer satisfaction, as it provides their producers the flexibility needed to deliver cost-effective solutions tailored to each client,” states Costamagna. “Truly delivering on this promise is unique in our industry, and surely one reason for EPIC’s rapid growth here in the North Bay and across California.”
Costamagna is a graduate of California State University, Chico, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in both Journalism and Political Science. Additionally, Costamagna is a board member of the Northern California Engineering Contractors Association (ECA) and he holds the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation. A North Bay native, he lives in Santa Rosa with Lisa his wife and their three children.
Joe Costamagna can be contacted at:
5350 Old Redwood Highway
Petaluma, CA 94954
Direct Phone: 707.794.7408
EPIC is an innovative California-based retail property & casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage firm. The company provides a unique equity ownership opportunity and has created a values-based culture that attracts and retains top talent, fosters employee satisfaction and loyalty and sustains a high level of customer service excellence.
The fastest growing brokerage in the state, EPIC now has nearly 300 team members operating from eight offices across California (Los Angeles, Irvine, Fresno, Folsom, San Francisco, San Mateo, Petaluma and San Ramon).
With more than $60 million in revenues, EPIC ranks among the top 50 retail insurance brokers in the United States and is the 5th largest privately-held broker in California. For more information, please visit http://www.edgewoodins.com/ .
– Photo Caption: Joe Costamagna.
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