WALNUT CREEK, CA—Pinnacle Brokers Insurance Solutions, LLC and DC Risk Solutions, Inc., have agreed to merge their extensive Health Care expertise to form DC Risk Solutions, a Pinnacle Company.

Shawn Evans, CEO of DC Risk Solutions will become managing director for growth and expansion of Pinnacle’s health care practice. As a director of the merged entity, Shawn will assume responsibility for the group’s innovative managed care stop loss products, medical malpractice, business insurance and employee benefits insurance programs for the health care 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 Health Care 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 Health Care industry for years. I am thrilled that our vision is coming to fruition and I cannot wait to see what we can create.”

Evans, offered that “For quite some time we have been looking for a knowledgeable partner in the Health Care 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 Health Care market segment.”

Pinnacle Brokers Insurance Solutions, LLC is a multi-line brokerage based in Walnut Creek, 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.