Pinnacle Brokers and DC Risk form healthcare brokerage group


Pinnacle Brokers Insurance Solutions and DC Risk Solutions have agreed to merge their healthcare expertise to form DC Risk Solutions, a Pinnacle company.

Shawn Evans, chief executive officer (CEO) of DC Risk Solutions will become managing director for growth and expansion of Pinnacle’s healthcare practice. As a director of the merged entity, Evans will assume responsibility for the group’s managed care stop loss products, medical malpractice, business insurance and employee benefits insurance programs for the healthcare industry.

Carl Canaparo, CEO of Pinnacle Brokers, noted: “Shawn and I have been talking for a long time about the possibility of combining the talents of our two firms to create something special for the healthcare industry.

“The team at DC Risk Solutions have an outstanding reputation and have been delivering a variety of standard insurance programs and alternative financing solutions to the healthcare industry for years. I am thrilled that our vision is coming to fruition and I cannot wait to see what we can create.”

Evans added: “For quite some time we have been looking for a knowledgeable partner in the healthcare risk management space.

“Pinnacle Brokers not only understands and appreciates the broad spectrum of business our current relationships deliver, they are also committed to staying on the forefront of marketing, sales and service to the dynamic healthcare market segment.”

Pinnacle Brokers Insurance Solutions is a multi-line brokerage based in Walnut Creek, CA with additional locations in Orange, CA, and Las Vegas, Nevada.
Founded in 2000, DC Risk Solutions is a privately owned and independent brokerage and consulting firm.

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