SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Managing Principal, National Real Estate Practice Leader Kathleen Felderman has been named an “Elite Women 2016” by Insurance Business America.

“We are honored and proud that Kathleen has been included in the Elite Women list for her tremendous achievements at EPIC,” said John Hahn, CEO of EPIC. “This prestigious award not only validates her hard work, but is also recognition of her expertise and, most importantly, the incredible support and value she consistently delivers to her clients. Kathleen truly is an elite performer, who is paving the way for the next generation of female leadership in the insurance industry. “

Insurance Business America’s Elite Women 2016 recognizes 144 women whose impressive personal and professional achievements have earned them a place among the industry’s best. From CEOs of major corporations to innovative startup founders, these award recipients collectively demonstrate that the insurance industry is no longer just a man’s world.

Felderman has built EPIC’s national real estate practice to more than $4.4 million in revenue over the past three years as well as spearheaded the organization of an industry real estate forum for clients and insurance underwriters. As managing director, Felderman is committed to providing strategic planning, competitive program design, new product design, client advocacy and more.

See the full list of Elite Women 2016 here:

About Kathleen Felderman, Managing Principal, National Real Estate Practice Leader, EPIC:

Kathleen Felderman is responsible for overall direction, goals and thought leadership for EPIC’s national real estate practice. Felderman is committed to providing strategic planning, market relationships, market trend analysis, competitive program design, benchmarking, best practice service and solutions, new product design and client advocacy. She has over 25 years of experience in all aspects of risk management services and technical insurance placements. She received national recognition as a Real Estate Industry “Power Broker” in 2008, 2010, and 2011.

Prior to joining EPIC, Felderman spent six years as Managing Director and National Real Estate Practice Leader at Aon Risk Services. She also spent six years at Lockton Companies of Colorado and had similar responsibilities as their Director of Real Estate. She began her insurance career with Liberty Mutual Insurance in New York City. She held several positions including Claims, Underwriting, National Account Service and Sales for Fortune 200 companies. Additionally, she was a Real Estate & Construction Practice Leader for the western United States.

Felderman graduated from Indiana University with a B.S. in Forensics. She has since gained designations as a Certified Risk Manager (CRM), Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS).

She’s a regular speaker for National Multi Housing Council (NMHC), Multi Housing World (MHW), Urban Land Institute (ULl) and BOMA international. She is also a contributing editor and speaker for the Colorado Real Estate Journal.

Felderman splits her time between her offices in San Francisco and Denver. Her passions include her family, travel and most sports – in particular tennis. She also loves wine and craps, with the best results achieved when those two pursuits are combined.

About EPIC:
EPIC is a unique and innovative retail property and 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 850 team members operating from offices across the U.S., providing Property Casualty, Employee Benefits, Specialty Programs and Private Client solutions to more than 13,000 clients.

With more than $200 million in revenues, 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. More information:

*PHOTO for media:

David Hock, of EPIC

Nicole Conley

This news story was published by the Neotrope® News Network – all rights reserved.