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   EPIC again recognized as one of Silicon Valley's
   fastest growing private companies
   Thu, 24 Oct 2013, 07:00:16 EDT

   SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS
   NEWSWIRE) -- In a recent article, Silicon Valley Business
   Journal highlighted the region's fastest growing companies,
   proving that for innovators, there is always opportunity to grow.
   EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits
   insurance brokerage based in San Mateo, was one of 52
   companies to receive this recognition. This is the fourth
   consecutive year that EPIC has made the Silicon Valley
   Business Journal's Fastest Growing Private Companies list.

   The 52 businesses named earned approximately $1.4 billion in
   combined revenue in 2012, up 65 percent from the year before.
   As part of this group, EPIC has grown an impressive 26 percent
   over the last three years.

   Founded in 2007, EPIC has also been honored as a top 40 U.S. retail insurance broker, the eighth largest broker in the U.S.
   West, one of the nation's "most productive" brokers and a "Best Place to Work in the Insurance Industry."

   "It's an honor to be counted among Silicon Valley's fastest growing companies, in a region where we are competing against
   technology companies and other high growth industries for this distinction," says Dan Francis, co-founder and chief executive
   officer of EPIC. "To be one of the few financial services firms and the only insurance broker to make the 'fastest growing' list is
   a significant accomplishment and a real credit to our outstanding EPIC team members. I'm very proud of their

   Connect with the EPIC team:

   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EPICInsuranceBrokersAndConsultants .

   LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/epic_2 .

   About EPIC:

   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 across California and as a "Best Place to Work in the Insurance
   Industry" nationally.

   The 8th largest broker based in the U.S. West, EPIC has more than 300 team members operating from ten offices across
   California (Los Angeles, Irvine, Ontario, Inland Empire, Fresno, Folsom, San Francisco, San Mateo, Petaluma and San
   Ramon) and in Denver, Colorado and New York.

   With more than $80 million in revenues, EPIC ranks among the top 40 retail insurance brokers in the United States. The
   company's strategic plan calls for more than tripling revenue over the next five years ($250 million by 2018) and further

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   expansion across the country. For additional information, please visit http://www.edgewoodins.com/ and
   http://www.linkedin.com/company/epic_2 .

   * Photo Caption: Dan Francis, EPIC Co-Founder and CEO.

   NEWS SOURCE: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center

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