ALPHARETTA, Ga. and NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, April 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that managing principal Gregg Bundschuh and client executive and professional services risk consultant Kent Collier of Greyling Insurance Brokerage – a Division of EPIC, are among the featured risk management and insurance professionals presenting at two high profile events targeting the needs of large Construction and Design firms.
Greyling's Bundschuh will present at the exclusive EFCG CFO Conference for Engineering & Consulting Firms, taking place at the New York Yacht Club and Harvard Club on April 20th and 21st, 2017. The event has been held annually for the past 16 years to educate invitees on the most important issues facing a CFO in the Construction and Design industry. Bundschuh will share his experience and knowledge on the increasing risks related to foreign and domestic terrorism, including cybercrime.
Collier will present at the American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law, being held in Washington, D.C. April 20th – 22nd, 2017. His session, "A Risky Proposition: The Ever Changing Role of Insurance in the Current Construction Climate – Need-to-Know Trends for In-House and Outside Counsel," will help attendees understand insurance coverage issues confronting owners, contractors and design professionals – including emerging risks impacting construction projects, such as cybercrime and terrorism.
About Gregg Bundschuh, J.D., Managing Principal, Greyling Insurance Brokerage – a Division of EPIC
Gregg Bundschuh, J.D. is a co-founder and an equity partner of Greyling Insurance Brokerage. He is nationally recognized for his active role in addressing emerging issues that affect the construction, design, and development communities. He advises clients of the firm on their insurance programs and risk management strategies. He also provides guidance to industry organizations such as the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), and the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). Bundschuh's unique perspective on risk and insurance issues reflects his background as a construction lawyer, a general counsel to an international design firm, and an insurance broker and risk consultant.
Bundschuh's experience includes design of customized insurance policies for risks associated with building information modeling (BIM) and integrated project delivery (IPD). He has developed insurance and risk management programs for domestic and international firms in a wide range of industries. In addition, he has spoken before dozens of national and international gatherings concerned with design, construction, risk management, and insurance matters. His publications include An Owners' Guide to Construction Risk Management & Insurance; the insurance chapter of the New York Construction Law Manual; and The Design/Build Deskbook.
Prior to Greyling, Bundschuh was a senior executive and leader of the Global Construction Practice with Marsh Inc. Before that, he had been general counsel for an international architecture and engineering firm and had practiced construction law with an Atlanta law firm. He is a member of the board of governors and a fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers.
Bundschuh is a 1982 graduate of Wake Forest University and holds a law degree from the University of Georgia.
About Kent Collier, J.D., CRIS, Client Executive and Professional Services Risk Consultant, Greyling Insurance Brokerage – a Division of EPIC
Kent W. Collier, J.D., CRIS, is Associate Client Manager at Greyling Insurance Brokerage. Collier provides day‐to‐day service to Greyling clients by identifying, addressing, and mitigating insurance and risk issues in the architecture, engineering, construction contracting and development, environmental, and legal service fields. He advises clients on professional liability claim recognition and reporting, and he helps clients manage claims, including periodic review of outstanding and past claims. He is also responsible for drafting and negotiating professional service contracts.
Collier performs risk management consulting for clients including preparation and presentation of educational seminars, compilation and analysis of risk surveys, recommendation of and coordination with legal counsel, and answering various client questions concerning legal, insurance, and risk issues impacting the construction and engineering industry. He has experience presenting continuing education training to staff regarding risk management, contract negotiation, and insurance.
Prior to joining Greyling, Collier was a practicing attorney for over 8 years at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP in Atlanta, focusing on construction litigation and transactions. He represented architects, engineers, EPC and general contractors, owners, and specialty subcontractors in litigation across the country regarding issues such as insurance coverage, delay and lost productivity, construction defects, design errors and omissions, product liability, surety bonding, and lender liability on diverse projects including high-rise condominiums and hotels, casinos, power plants, industrial and chemical processing plants, civil and underground work, schools, and hospitals. He is a licensed attorney in Georgia, New York, and Florida, where he is a Board Certified Specialist in Construction Law. Collier was named as a "Rising Star" in Construction Litigation by Georgia Super Lawyers from 2012 through 2015.
Collier is a 2002 graduate of the University of Virginia and received his law degree in 2005 from Emory University. Collier is active in several industry organizations including the American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law and the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). He is a LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design and Construction. Collier also holds the Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) designation from the International Risk Management Institute (IRMI).
About Greyling Insurance Brokerage – a Division of EPIC
Greyling is designed for construction and design professionals. Our leadership includes attorneys, engineers, environmental experts, and risk specialists who are veterans of the insurance and construction industries. We take a proactive, multi-focal view of risk to help develop solutions that lower cost and minimize exposure. That's why the management at many of the world's leading construction and design firms —our clients— sleep well at night.
About EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants
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 1,100 team members operating from offices across the U.S., providing Property Casualty, Employee Benefits, Specialty Programs and Private Client solutions to more than 20,000 clients.
With roughly $280 million in run rate 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. For additional information, please visit www.epicbrokers.com.
About the EFCG CFO Conference for Engineering & Consulting Firms:
EFCG's CFO Conference has been held in early April over the last 16 years. This 1 1/2 day conference, held at the New York Yacht Club and Harvard Club, is intended to identify and provide insight into the most important issues facing a CFO in the "A/E/C" industry. Participation is limited to 150 and is by invitation only. To learn more about EFCG please visit http://www.efcg.com/
About the American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law
The ABA Forum on Construction Law is the largest organization of Construction lawyers in the United States, and indeed in the world. The Forum's roughly 6,000 Members and Associates are drawn from all types of Construction practice – law firms large and small, solo practitioners, in-house and government counsel, as well as construction professionals and the public sector. Forum members represent all segments of the Construction industry: owners, developers, design professionals, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, construction managers, lenders, insurers and sureties. Learn more here: http://www.americanbar.org/groups/construction_industry.html
Dave Hock, of EPIC
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