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


Shawn Evans, CEO of DC Risk Solutions willbecome managing director for growth and expansion of Pinnacle'shealth care practice. As a director of the merged entity, Shawnwill assume responsibility for the group's innovative managed carestop loss products, medical malpractice, business insurance andemployee benefits insurance programs for the health careindustry.


Carl Canaparo, CEO of Pinnacle Brokers noted,“Shawn and I have been talking for a long time about thepossibility of combining the talents of our two firms to createsomething special for the Health Care industry. The team at DC RiskSolutions have an outstanding reputation and have been delivering avariety of standard insurance programs and alternative financingsolutions to the Health Care industry for years. I am thrilled thatour vision is coming to fruition and I cannot wait to see what wecan create.”


Evans, offered that “For quite some time we have been lookingfor a knowledgeable partner in the Health Care risk managementspace. Pinnacle Brokers not only understands and appreciates thebroad spectrum of business our current relationships deliver, theyare also committed to staying on the forefront of marketing, salesand service to the dynamic Health Care market segment."


Pinnacle Brokers Insurance Solutions, LLC is a multi-linebrokerage based in Walnut Creek, with additional locations inOrange, CA, and Las Vegas, Nevada. Founded in 2000, DC RiskSolutions is a privately owned and independent brokerage andconsulting firm.

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David Phillips

David Phillips is a Chicago-based freelance writer and consultant with more than 20 years experience in business and community news. He also has extensive reporting experience in the food manufacturing industry for national trade publications.