DULUTH, Ga., Feb. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center www.edgewoodins.com) a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has added Don Atkinson to the risk management consulting practice in their Southeast region, The McCart Group. Atkinson brings 29 years of experience in risk management and insurance sales and client relationship management to The McCart Group.
In his new role with The McCart Group, Atkinson will provide client service leadership, including overall strategy, coverage negotiations, and the coordination and management of internal and external resources. This will include ensuring the timeliness and accuracy of all deliverables, overseeing client service teams and managing a book of business. Atkinson will also have a business development role, bringing new clients to The McCart Group.
“Our clients will benefit significantly from Don’s experience, knowledge and diverse skill set,” said EPIC’s Southeast Region President Jeff McCart. “Don shares our client-focused, people-first values and beliefs and knows how to drive results. We are thrilled to have another professional of his caliber joining our risk management team here in the Southeast.”
Before joining The McCart Group, Atkinson had an exceptional career at Liberty Mutual for 29 years. He received recognition and numerous sales awards for consistent production, retention, and client relationship management. Atkinson has expertise in large accounts, and extensive knowledge of the insurance industry and risk management services.
“Don and I worked closely during his time at Liberty,” said Jeff McCart. “He is a terrific person and a strong, committed client advocate. I am very pleased and excited to be working with Don again here at The McCart Group.”
Don attended the University of Georgia, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree in Economics. He is married and has two college-age children, Chad and Lauren. He enjoys sports, working on classic cars, and family time at Lake Hartwell.
Don Atkinson can be reached at:
The McCart Group – an EPIC company
2405 Satellite Blvd., Suite 200
Duluth, GA 30096
The 8th largest broker based in the U.S. West, EPIC has more than 450 team members operating from nine offices across California (Los Angeles, Irvine, Inland Empire, Fresno, Folsom, San Francisco, San Mateo, Petaluma and San Ramon) and in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver and New York.
With more than $100 million in revenues, EPIC ranks among the top 30 retail insurance brokers in the United States. Backed by the Carlyle Group and Stone Point Capital, the company’s strategic plan calls for a dramatic increase in revenue ($250 million by 2018) and further expansion across the country. For additional information, please visit http://www.edgewoodins.com/ .
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