Every member of the Epic team is well-suited for playing a lead role in your marketing success.

“Clients don’t work with agencies.
People work with people.”

Epic is a team of highly experienced strategists writers, designers and digital marketers who are award-winning, respected pros. We are problem-solvers who understand biopharmaceuticals, devices, science and storytelling. We have run agencies, managed strategic firms, led brand teams, launched successful biopharmaceuticals, led research initiatives, and navigated the creative process to exceed our clients’ expectations.

Our teams are typically a combination of employees, seasoned free-lancers, and best-in-class partners, depending on the talent and expertise needed. Epic is the new value proposition in BioPharma and Device communications.

loring cloudCEO/Owner, Clinical Brand Strategist

Loring is a highly accomplished senior executive with more than 30 years of industry experience in building and supporting strong brands, sales, business development, client services, and product management. Loring has led the launch of numerous brands, worked on positioning and branding challenges, and has collaborated with both creative and client teams to build successful campaigns that have driven market share. His experience in national and international marketing and sales encompasses joint programs and competitive analysis. Building strategic alliances, developing strong teams, and driving process and performance improvements that build bottom-line results. Loring maintains his pharmacy license and has both hospital and retail experience.

kevin harringtonChief Creative Officer

Kevin has more than 25 years of experience as a Creative Director working both in the consumer and healthcare fields. Earning his BFA from the Tyler School of Temple University, he went on to further study enhanced creative solutions under Milton Glaser at the School of Visual Arts in NYC. Gaining significant business acumen in his role as Creative Services Manager within the marketing department at Dow Jones, Kevin launched his own agency in northern New Jersey, attracting such clients as HBO, Sony, Panasonic, and Turner Broadcasting while winning multiple awards for creative excellence. As a self-professed left-brain/right brain practitioner who merges an artistic nature with scientific curiosity, he launched a division of his agency that targeted the vast healthcare market within the NY Metro area. Over more than 12 years, Kevin was responsible for developing strategies and executing campaigns for such well-regarded companies as Johnson & Johnson, Novartis, Sanofi-Aventis, and Pfizer.

maggie tomeiAccount Director

Maggie is an accomplished advertising and marketing professional with more than 20 years experience in strategic and tactical advertising campaign management for a variety of industries, including consumer products, travel, health services, financial services, food services and pharmaceutical brands. 

 She manages communication between cross-functional teams – both internal and external. At Epic her number one priority is to manage client relationships and ensure that our clients are delighted about the stories we craft for their brands.

kristen phiel, MSMedical Writer/Scientific Strategist

Kristen is an accomplished medical writer with therapeutic experience spanning across numerous disease categories, including cardiovascular, oncology, diabetes, mental health, respiratory, immune/infectious diseases, and women’s health. She has authored journal articles and published numerous abstracts in medical and scientific publications, and is a frequent speaker for the American Medical Writers Association. With more than 10 years of communication experience, Kristen has successfully turned her passion for science and research toward medical and healthcare communications. She combines her writing talents with deep scientific understanding to produce creative, concise, accurate, and effective healthcare communications.

martin guppy, BSc MSc PhD EU/Global Medical Communications

Martin has spent the past 15 years working in healthcare communications, following the completion of a BSc [pharmacology and psychology], MSc [toxicology], PhD and post-doc research [molecular oncology and cancer genetics]. During this time he has developed and demonstrated considerable expertise in technical and creative writing and editing across multiple areas of medical education and pharmaceutical marketing. His specialty is in technical/complex brands, interactive/digital/e-learning materials, medical publications and congress reports, with experience in almost all therapeutic areas. His broad experience of science and medicine informs his ability and vision to bring medicine to life. Martin has written articles in several journals on topics including HIV, immunology/infectious disease, IBS, major depressive disorder, schizophrenia and vertigo.

carol cheletteMedical Copywriter/editor

Carol Chelette has over 25 years’ experience editing medical and scientific materials. Now a freelance medical editor, Carol was the manager of editorial services at S&R Communications Group, where she and her team provided pharmaceutical company clients with accurate, well-written materials and outstanding service, working in conjunction with the creative team, account executives, program managers, and scientific and promotional writers. In addition to substantive and copy editing, following AMA, FDA, and CME regulations, she edited and fact checked text revisions based on client and/or faculty review, conducted literature searches and reviewed current medical literature. Carol also researched guidance from OIG, PhRMA, and other regulating agencies to assure compliance. Projects included training programs, slide presentations, journal articles, and marketing and educational materials.