EPIC announces three key hires

Connor (pictured above left) will be based in the Philadelphia area. He has more than 20 years of experience in the field of voluntary benefits. Connor most recently worked at Genomic Life, where she partnered with consultants, enrollment firms, benefits administration providers, and employers on the development and delivery of genomic benefits programs. He previously owned an enrollment firm, which was sold after 15 years to a top-100 bank. Connor has also served as National Director of Sales at two major cyber security companies.

“Kerry brings a great balance of direct selling experience along with working closely with the brokerage community,” said Craig Husday, president of EPIC’s national employee benefits practice. “I have no doubt that his leadership will bring incredible value to our clients, either directly or through their current EPIC advisors. Changes in the workforce have made the customization of family benefits on an individual basis an essential service.”

Novotny (pictured above center) joins EPIC’s growing private client practice, where he will be responsible for relationship development and EPIC of solutions including custom homes, high value collector automobiles, fine art collections, mega-yachts, aviation, personal Will use private client’s platform. security, and cyber coverage. He will report to Epic’s Chief Development Officer, Steve Nelson. Novotny has over 15 years of private customer-focused insurance experience.

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“We are excited to welcome Chris to our team,” Nelson said. “Their proven expertise and track record of success in advising successful individuals and families is backed by their dedication to advocating in the best interest of clients.”

Guillian (pictured above at right) joined the firm’s Grayling division. In his new role as Senior Vice President of Risk Management, he will be responsible for developing risk aversion and management consultancy, legal and legislative initiatives that are critical to large design firms and customer service. He will report to Grayling’s Managing Principal Greg Bundshuh.

Guillian joined the company from a civil engineering firm, where he served as a general consultant. Before moving in-house, he served as an active litigant, trying dozens of insurance defense jury trials and prosecuting hundreds of lawsuits for favorable pre-trial resolutions. He has extensive expertise in matters affecting risk and legal exposure to engineers, their firms and other design professionals.

“We’re excited to have Roger join Grelling,” Bundeschuh said. “His experience as a large, sophisticated design firm and trusted advisor to engineering professionals will provide immediate and direct value to our clients. His commitment to customer service and professional consultants aligns perfectly with our historical practices.”


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