EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principal Susan L. Combs and Senior Vice President Suzanne McGarey have been recognized among Employee Benefit Adviser's "2017 Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising."
The 2017 Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising list highlights national benefits consulting leaders who stood out in a large field of highly qualified nominees for both personal and professional reasons.
Susan L. Combs, Principal of The Capacity Group – an EPIC Company, served as the youngest president of Women in Insurance and Financial Services (WIFS) in the group's 81 year history. A strong advocate of bringing more women into the benefits advising field, Combs was instrumental in establishing WIFS's national mentorship program.
Suzanne McGarey, senior vice president of Ascende – a Division of EPIC, has helped to lead Ascende's health and welfare team for more than a decade, working to differentiate the company through industry specific benefits benchmarking surveys and other business intelligence initiatives, as well as defining best practice in compliance advisory services.
"We are pleased and proud that these extraordinary EPIC women have been recognized among the 2017 Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising," said John Hahn, CEO of EPIC. "To have two of our consultants included in this small, elite group nationally is a wonderful accomplishment, which speaks to the character and ability of both the women and men who choose to make EPIC their business home."
See the full list of the 2017 Most Influential Women in Benefits Advising here:
EPIC is a unique and innovative retail property & casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consulting firm. EPIC has created a values-based, client-focused culture that attracts and retains top talent, fosters employee satisfaction and loyalty and sustains a high level of customer service excellence. EPIC team members have consistently recognized their company as a "Best Place to Work" in multiple regions and as a "Best Place to Work in the Insurance Industry" nationally.
EPIC now has more than 1,000 team members operating from offices across the U.S., providing Property Casualty, Employee Benefits, Specialty Programs and Private Client solutions to more than 20,000 clients.
With run rate revenues approaching $300 million, EPIC ranks among the top 20 retail insurance brokers in the United States. Backed by the Carlyle Group, the company continues to expand organically and through strategic acquisitions across the country. For additional information, please visit http://www.epicbrokers.com/.