Dan RyanONTARIO, Calif. /New York Netwire/ — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, today announced key steps in advancing their business strategy in Southern California’s Inland Empire, following the acquisition of Ontario’s Homeplace Insurance Brokers, Inc. in January 2013.

EPIC is now formally launching their Inland Empire Division, under the leadership of Managing Principal, Dan Ryan.

An insurance brokerage industry veteran, Ryan has lived in the Inland Empire and worked in Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties for more than 30 years. He was previously a managing principal in EPIC’s Orange and Irvine offices as well as the President of Calco Insurance Brokers & Agents prior to EPIC’s acquisition of Calco in 2007. Building and leading EPIC’s operations in the Inland Empire will now be Ryan’s sole focus.

“As we expand our geographic footprint, the Inland Empire has become EPIC’s ninth location across California,” said Ryan. “We plan to aggressively expand our property and casualty and employee benefits practices, as well as our niche transportation practice led by Judy Busam and her Homeplace team. We view the Inland Empire as a significant strategic opportunity for EPIC and expect great results here in the years ahead.”

Companies interested in learning more about EPIC’s services and capabilities as well as employee benefits and property and casualty insurance professional who are interested in exploring unique career opportunities in the Inland Empire should contact Dan Ryan.

Dan Ryan, Managing Principal:
(909) 292-0340
(949) 417-9143
(714) 342-5935
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/dan-ryan/65/199/a28 .

Connect with EPIC on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EPICInsuranceBrokersAndConsultants .

About EPIC:
EPIC is an innovative California-based retail property and casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consulting 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 more than 300 team members operating from nine offices across California (Los Angeles, Irvine, Ontario, 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/ .

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