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EPIC Names Smith as Director of Operations



EPIC Names Smith as Director of Operations


EPIC risk management, a consultancy that helps companies minimize harm from gambling, has bolstered its core team with a new chief operating officer. Whoever joins the company is Danielle Smithan experienced veteran in the true sense of the word.

Smith’s career taught him how to manage people and operations

Prior to joining EPIC, Smith worked for the Royal Military Police and the British Army. During his time with the police, Smith served as a personnel change manager and commissioned officer. After leaving the military police, Smith spent 13 years in the military, where she held various positions. His most recent role was that of a life skills developer.

Smith’s time in these institutions helped her develop strong organizational skills. Her past experiences include a stint as legal counsel for DWF, where she also learned more about the business and legal sectors.

“Danielle praises an EPIC passion”

Smith thinks she’s joining EPIC at a very interesting time, saying the company is currently involved in some impressive and “really tasty” projects. She believes the company has tremendous growth potential and is excited to join her team.

Speaking about her decision to join EPIC, Smith said what drew her to the company was the passion of her team.

Passion runs through the company, whatever your level. Making that difference for people and having that impact is really what convinced me.

Danielle Smith, Director of Operations, EPIC Risk Management

John Millington welcomed Smith aboard. He noted that his experience will be crucial in scaling the business in key markets, such as the US, UK and Australia. He praised her skills, saying she was perfectly suited to be EPIC’s COO.

His experience and skills are a perfect fit for the role, and his efficiency and positivity are fantastic traits for someone who will be a key figure for so many pillars within the company.

John Millington, Principal, EPIC Risk Management

EPIC, Entain and the NCAA continue to support college sports

Yesterday, EPIC posted an update on its collaboration with Entain and the National Collegiate Athletic Association. In January, the three parties joined forces to protect college sports from the harms of gambling and support aspiring professional athletes.

Since the program began, EPIC shared, a total of 158 training sessions have taken place, reaching 8,000 young athletes and staff at 42 colleges. The program has already established ties with collegiate leagues in 22 states and continues to grow. EPIC, Entain and the NCAA are pleased with the results and have no intention of looking back.