SAN FRANCISCO and SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Rick Haycock has joined the firm as a property & casualty insurance broker/producer. Haycock will be responsible for new business development and the design and management of insurance and risk management programs for clients in the Sacramento area and across the western region. Haycock will serve a wide range of businesses and industries, including contractors, real estate developers, commercial and residential income property owners as well as property managers. Haycock will be based in EPIC's Sacramento, California office and report to Tom McCready, regional director, Property & Casualty operations. Haycock joins EPIC from Mackie Insurance Brokerage in El Dorado Hills, California, where he spent over seven years as a commercial insurance broker and risk management consultant. He was previously vice president and commercial account manager for The First American Corporation, a highly-regarded Fortune 500 company and the nation's largest provider of business information. "Rick is a disciplined, highly collaborative professional, with a strong focus on client service excellence and the delivery of value," said EPIC's Tom McCready. "He is well respected in our business, and his beliefs and ability are strongly aligned with EPIC's core values surrounding client advocacy, community, and putting people first. We are excited to have Rick join our growing operations here in Sacramento and across the West." Haycock, a Sacramento native, attended Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies. Rick Haycock can be reached at:EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants Rick.Haycock@epicbrokers.com (916)-576-1562 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.