EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants Hires Hays to New Pittsburgh Location
EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has hired Eric Hays as regional director of employee benefits.
Hays will be based in EPIC’s newest location in Pittsburgh, Penn., launched with the hires of Sean Andreas, Al Dragotto, Kurt Karstens, Pete Kostorick, Sally Krauss, Zach Mendelson, Phil Wakim, Chuck Yorio, Jan Zewe and others from Wells Fargo Insurance Services in September 2017.
Hays joins EPIC following five years at Highmark Inc. in Pittsburgh, where he was vice president of western regional markets. In that role, Hays oversaw Highmark’s middle market, strategic and hospital accounts.
In his new role, Hays will be responsible for building and leading EPIC’s employee benefits consulting team operating from Pittsburgh. In addition, he will have parallel new business development responsibilities, acquiring and providing benefits consulting solutions to his own group of clients.
EPIC Pittsburgh provides property and casualty insurance, surety, risk management and employee benefits programs to clients in a range of industries, located across western Pennsylvania and the country.
Specific areas of expertise include group captives, professional and management liability, risk control, claims advocacy workers’ compensation cost control and all aspects of employee benefits consulting including compliance, wellness, human resources and benefits technology, retirement, executive and voluntary benefits, pharmacy management, global benefits and employee communications and engagement.
Source: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants