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Terry is the managing content editor for Massachusetts Newswire™, and has been a team member of the Neotrope® News Network since March 2009. He is currently attending college in Boston (he didn't make it into MIT and blames Red Bull for not giving him wiings to do so), does not hang out at "frat" parties, or have an avatar in Second Life, but he is a huge J.J. Abrams fan, and slavish to all things pop culture.

Sokal Media Group and Webstreak Merge, Rename ‘Sokal’

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sokal Media Group, an automotive advertising agency, and Webstreak LLC, a digital advertising agency, today announced they have entered into an agreement to merge the companies and resurface overnight as one of the largest full-service automotive agencies in the country. With the merger comes a new name. Moving forward, the company will simply be known as "Sokal."

National Mortgage Professional Mag Designates OpenClose a Top Mortgage Employer for the Third Consecutive Year

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced that it was selected as a 2019 Top Mortgage Employer by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine for the third straight year.

Reducing Neck and Back Pain: Use Standing Desks and a Chiropractic Subscription from SoCal Neck & Back Injury Center

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's been said many times recently that sitting is the new smoking. The long term sitting at an office desk can put serious stress on the lower back, says SoCal Neck & Back Injury Center.

Bank of Southern California NA Appoints Mr. John E. Chung as Group Managing Director

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has announced the appointment of John Chung as Group Managing Director of Business Banking. He will be responsible for leading the team's impact of meeting the banking needs of small to medium sized businesses throughout Southern California.

Advanced Mediation Solutions and Princeton Financial Group Partner for High Net Worth Divorces

HADDONFIELD, N.J., Jan. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Advanced Mediation Solutions (AMS) and Princeton Financial Group are pleased to announce that they have teamed up to handle divorces for high net worth couples in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.

Nevada Now E-recording Statewide with Simplifile’s Real Estate Technology

PROVO, Utah and CARSON City, Nev., Jan. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that Mineral County, Nev., has adopted its e-recording service.

Spodak Dental Group in Florida Once Again Named VIP: Diamond Nationwide Invisalign Provider

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Jan. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spodak Dental Group has once again been named a VIP: Diamond Provider of Invisalign(R) for 2019, which remains to be the highest distinction in the field. VIP: Platinum Providers make up a select few of all North American Invisalign(R) Providers and are among some of the most experienced.

FormFree President Faith Schwartz to Kick Off NEXT Mortgage Conference with Address on Succeeding in a Transitional Mortgage Market

ATHENS, Ga., Jan. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced that Acting President Faith Schwartz will kick off the upcoming NEXT mortgage technology summit for women, which will take place February 7-8, 2019, at Hotel ZaZa in Dallas, Texas. Schwartz's address, "Winning in a Transitional Market," will take place on Thursday, February 7, from 8:20-8:50 a.m. CT on the event's main stage.

CCDC Iowa Celebrates 50 Years of Community Commitment and Success

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Jan. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This year marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC). In August of 1969, the development corporation that has brought Osceola and Clarke County, Iowa numerous business and economic successes.

Williford and Long of EPIC to Present on Insurance Coverage Gaps at 2019 International Roofing Expo in Nashville

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Director of Construction Risk Services Jim Williford and Principal Wilson Long will present at International Roofing Expo on Monday, Feb. 11 at 7:45 a.m. at Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn.

Cloudvirga’s Kyle Kamrooz named a 2019 top mortgage professional under 40

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, today announced that company Co-founder Kyle Kamrooz has been named to National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine's list of the 40 most influential mortgage professionals under 40 for the second year in a row.

Providence Title in Texas Expands Use of SafeChain’s SafeWire to All 25 Offices

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention software and blockchain implementation for land title, announced today that Providence Title, one of the largest independent title companies in Texas, has expanded its deployment of SafeWire to include all 25 offices throughout the state. Moving forward, Providence Title's network of agents will use SafeWire to verify the identities of transaction participants, authenticate bank account ownership as well as securely store and transmit wiring instructions.

NotaryCam Helps East Texas Title Complete First Remote Online Closing

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Jan. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NotaryCam, the pioneering and market leader in remote online notarization and mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that East Texas Title has executed its first remote online closing (ROC(TM)) in Texas since the state's remote online notarization law went into effect. The transaction, which was executed using NotaryCam's eClose360 eClosing platform, was performed on behalf of a couple currently located in Colorado and selling their property in Longview, Texas.

NonProfit C Diff Foundation Recognizes Rebiotix CEO with 2019 ‘Above and Beyond’ Award

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Jan. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The C. Diff Foundation Board of Directors announced today that the 2019 "Above and Beyond" Award will be presented to Rebiotix CEO Lee Jones in Roseville, Minnesota. The award, given to one recipient annually, is given to a person or organization that show extraordinary dedication to C. diff patient safety, advocacy, and overall drive to improve the lives of those impacted by the infection.

H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III Cultural & Art Museum: Grand Opening of Los Angeles Senior Artists’ Art Exhibit

COVINA, Calif., Jan. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Senior Artists' Art Exhibit - Collection from the Treasure Chest, held by H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III Cultural and Art Museum, had its Grand Opening at the museum on January 26, 2019. Senior painting artists from both the main-stream and Chinese societies in many cities, turned their rich live experiences into color brushes, and they sketched, outlined and drew their ideologies and expectations about mankind and the world into wonderful paintings.

EPIC to Sponsor 2019 Generations Family Business Conference

SAN FRANCISCO and SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it will sponsor the Generations Family Business Conference on Feb. 11-12 at the Sacramento Convention Center in Sacramento, Calif.

Smacircle and Wham-O Establish Strategic Partnership to Develop Wave of eBikes That Will Make City Travel Fun and Easy

CARSON, Calif., Jan. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wham-O, the iconic all-American recreational brand synonymous with fun and sport, announced a strategic partnership with Smacircle LMT Ltd to introduce better solutions in "LAST MILE" transportation. This partnership brings a company with 70 years of cultural significance together with the creativity and innovation of the Smacircle startup.

Got Ya Covered Linens and Event Rental Opens at The Shops at Worthington Place, Jan. 30 in Ohio

WORTHINGTON, Ohio, Jan. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Got Ya Covered Linens and Event Rental will offer the community a grand opening party to showcase their new showroom inside The Shops at Worthington Place on January 30, 2019. The enclosed mall is the perfect place to display all the hundreds of decorative rental items they have to offer, and inspire guests to explore ideas for their upcoming events.

Sokal Media Group Signs Ben Mynatt Family of Dealerships in North Carolina for 2019

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Automobile advertising agency, Sokal Media Group, is proud to be the new agency of record for the Ben Mynatt Family of Dealerships. Sokal Media Group took the reins January and has already launched new websites for the group. They will also create new advertising campaigns each month and will assist in many other areas of dealership business.

Digital mortgage firm Cloudvirga closes 2018 with customers producing nearly $200B in loan volume

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage software, closed the books on 2018 with a 54 percent year-over-year increase in mortgage loan volume processed through its intelligent Mortgage Platform(TM). The strong 2018 results topped a long list of achievements.

New Solo Art Exhibition of international artist Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang is held at the Contemporary Art Center

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rare Art, Inc. in Covina, California, announces the solo exhibition of Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang, a noble international art master whose accomplishments has been appraised by the United States Congress and art scholars of world authorities, has been held world-wide - including China, San Francisco and currently in Thailand - in efforts to develop cultural exchange between the East and the West.

Matic Helps Servicers Shave Nearly 6% Off Homeowners’ Monthly Mortgage Costs in 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Matic, the digital homeowners insurance marketplace built for mortgage servicers and lenders, reduced homeowners' monthly mortgage costs an average of 5.5 percent in 2018 by delivering average per-household homeowners insurance savings of $517. The announcement comes on the heels of a year marked by rapid growth for Matic, which helped homeowners identify $124 million in savings over the course of quoting homeowners insurance for over $180 billion worth of residential real estate.

CityView Commercial LLC purchases Southlake Mall in Atlanta

MORROW, Ga., Jan. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New York based CityView Commercial LLC, led by Jimmy Khezrie and Jack Friedler, has purchased Southlake Mall in Atlanta, Georgia. Jacobs REA led by Sholom Jacobs partnered with CVC in this transaction. Southlake Mall is a two-level mall consisting of approximately 1,015,984 square feet of gross leasable area located in the City of Morrow.

Jim McCann Announces Via Bellaria Palm Beach 10K Square Foot Landmarked Mansion

PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jim McCann has announced a remarkable Palm Beach estate offered for $10.9 Million. If you've ever envisioned a lifestyle reminiscent of living in a grand, gated European-style estate with sweeping views of your glorious gardens. Designed by famed Swiss architect Maurice Fatio, it's a masterpiece of exquisite landmark distinction proudly perched on a sprawling 22,500 square foot lot and boasts 10,125 square feet of luxurious living.

YourNovel.com Romance Novelists Profile 2019 Valentine Shopper Types

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- J.S. Fletcher and Kathy Newbern, founders of YourNovel.com, are still going strong after nearly three decades of personalizing romance novels for couples far and wide. Imagine you and your Sweetheart starring in a book. How romantic. (VIDEO)

Top Buckhead Atlanta REALTOR Debra Johnston Offers Luxury Georgia Home with Famous Car Barn

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Debra Johnston, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties, has announced Georgia's best custom masterpiece estate. 3509 Tanners Mill Circle offers a range of unique benefits, from a large car-collector showroom to 136 acres of breathtaking picturesque grounds, all available for $9.9 million with opportunity to purchase the entire 446 acres of property for $16.5 million. (VIDEO)

iSkysoft’s Latest Data Recovery Software Offers Prof-level SD Card Recovery Solution

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iSkysoft Data Recovery is one of the leading and proficient data recovery software available for platforms like Windows and Operating Systems (Mac). The software has been recently refurbished to provide services focusing the user interface. For, the users who have accessed the software ever before, will be able to access the newly upgraded UI.

Business Association of Real Estate Appraisers partners with Anow to empower appraisal firms in Canada

RED DEER, Alberta, Jan. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Anow, the appraisal firm management software developer that simplifies the way real estate appraisers manage their businesses, today announced a partnership that makes its powerful appraisal technology platform available to members of the Business Association of Real Estate Appraisers (BAREA).

David Nielsen and Mark Maher Assume Leadership Roles at JenCap Holdings LLC

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- JenCap Holdings LLC (JCH), a specialty insurance business, announced that Mark P. Maher has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer and that David Nielsen had recently joined the firm as Corporate Chief Financial Officer.

FormFree Builds on Its Success in 2018 with New Products and Industry Partnerships, Including Freddie Mac

ATHENS, Ga., Jan. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After a banner 2018 that included new partnerships, a product launch and several industry accolades, automated verification provider FormFree anticipates continued growth and innovation in 2019 thanks in part to an expanded focus on serving the needs of independent mortgage brokers.

Transformational Mortgage Solutions Names Michael Barrett a Mortgage Executive Consultant

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leading mortgage industry management consulting firm Austin, Texas-based Transformational Mortgage Solutions (TMS), today announced that it has brought on Michael Barrett as mortgage executive consultant. In this role, Barrett will apply his more than 17-years of mortgage business and product development expertise to helping TMS clients improve process efficiencies, execute digital mortgage transformation strategies and expand profit margins.

Cursive is Cool® Handwriting Contest Launches in US and Canada on National Handwriting Day 2019

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The annual Cursive is Cool contests for 2019, under the auspices of the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation, will launch on National Handwriting Day, celebrated around the world on Jan. 23 each year. Cursive writing continues to enjoy increased appreciation in the United States and around the world. Scientific studies reveal the benefits of writing by hand to positively impact motor skills, cognitive development and improved learning outcomes such as better recall and retention for young learners.

Bon Voyage Smart Travelers! 5 Tips for Cruisers Purchasing Vacation Travel Insurance in 2019

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wave Season, the time of year when the majority of cruise vacations are booked, is upon us and with it the need for cruisers to consider travel insurance, according to TravelInsurance.com. While most cruises go off without a hitch, Mother Nature can throw a variety of unexpected hiccups into a cruise vacation. This can include hurricanes or other storms, missing the ship due to travel mishaps either at home or at your destination city, or succumbing to an illness or injury on board.

East Coast’s 2019 Top Track Stars Head to Finals of 45th Anniversary Colgate Women’s Games

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- From an initial field of thousands of girls and young women from all over the East Coast, some 226 top point-scorers in divisions from elementary school-through-college-and-beyond, have earned their way to the finals of the 45th Anniversary Colgate Women's Games (Jan. 20, 2019 - Pratt Institute). Persevering through four preliminary meets and a semi-final, athletes in every age division have emerged as some of the country's finest athletic talent. (VIDEO)

Dana Loesch and SFC (r) US Army Dana Bowman to Appear at 2019 SHOT Show on Behalf of MAGLITE at Booth...

ONTARIO, Calif., Jan. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mag Instrument, Inc. / MAGLITE will welcome Dana Loesch, nationally syndicated radio talk show host and Dana Bowman American hero, veteran and founder of the Halo for Freedom Foundation, to MAGLITE's Booth 4029 during the run of the SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Continuing Its Growth in Boston area, VLP Law Group Welcomes Partner Jim O’Hare to Corporate Practice Group

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Jim O'Hare has joined the firm's Corporate Practice Group as a partner based in the Boston area. Mr. O'Hare brings over 30 years of experience as a trusted adviser to companies, investors, management teams and boards of directors.

Golf For Blind, Inc., a Florida Nonprofit, will be dissolved in March, 2019

SUN CITY CENTER, Fla., Jan. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Golf For Blind, Inc., a registered Florida Corporation, will be dissolved in March, 2019. The GOLF shot measurement and scoring technology (Advanced Range Performance Measurement Systems) developed by George Nauck, dba. Encore Golf in the mid 90's, is the basis for Golf For Blind Inc. and its web presence GolfForBlind.org.

EraNova Institute Report: ‘In the Cloud, Our Buildings and We Can Fly – Toward a Smart, Green Life’

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Jan. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the EraNova Institute announces a special report, "In the Cloud, Our Buildings and We Can Fly - Toward a Smart, Green Life." Dick Samson, Director of EraNova and author of the report, says "Buildings need to get smart if society is to get green."

Simplifile Welcomes 46 Midwest, West Jurisdictions to E-recording Network

PROVO, Utah, Jan. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that 46 additional recording jurisdictions located in 13 states throughout the Midwest and Western U.S. have joined Simplifile's e-recording network.

LenderCity Chooses FinKube ELSA AI-Powered Virtual Assistant Fintech Solution

DALLAS, Texas, Jan. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FinKube, a company that provides AI-powered Platform-as-a-Service solutions for a range of industries, announced today that St. Louis-based LenderCity has successfully deployed ELSA, FinKube's Electronic Loan Services Assistant. The mortgage industry's first chatbot is already interacting with prospective borrowers on the LenderCity website.

Looking to Recover Deleted Files in 2019? Wondershare’s Recoverit Free Software Can Help Recover Lost Files Free

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- There are several options to store data such as on hard drives, memory cards and SD cards. Sometimes however these storage devices can experience issues resulting in lost files. That's a big issue Wondershare's recently launched software - Recoverit - aims to solve with its award worthy algorithms.

Capacity LLC Accelerates Fulfillment for eCommerce and EDI Clients with 20 Million Orders Processed

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., Jan. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Capacity LLC, trusted leaders in order fulfillment, e-commerce, and EDI solutions, has confirmed that it passed another significant fulfillment milestone during the 2018 peak season, as the company processed its 20 millionth order.

San Francisco and San Jose Human Rights Association for Forced Conversion, Hold One Year Memorial

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to the Human Rights Association for Forced Conversion (HAC), Northern California Branch, on December 30th, Ms. Gu Ji-in, a 25 year old women was found dead at a lodging in Hwasun; a victim of a coercive conversion program. The Hwasun Police Department confirmed an investigation and the woman's parents were questioned about their involvement in the confinement and death of their daughter.

Wondershare 2019 Free Hard Drive Recovery Software That Works Just as Well for Memory Cards and SD Cards

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Say goodbye to your data loss woes! Wondershare's free recovery software helps users retrieve lost data from hard drives, memory cards and SD cards easily and quickly. Hard drives, memory cards and SD cards are great memory storage devices that can store several different types of data including documents, photos and movies.

Wondershare 2019 Photo Recovery Free Software Works Great to Recover Other Types of Data as Well

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For people who can't seem to locate the panoramic vistas captured on their last exotic vacation, have no fear because Wondershare's photo recovery software can help! In this technology driven era, capturing and storing high quality photos of scenic locations or family reunions is easy on Mac and other operating systems and devices.

ZKTeco USA Partners with V-Authenticate

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Jan. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ZKTeco USA, a leading provider of biometric and RFID security solutions, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with V-Authenticate, an independently owned software developer primarily known for their next-generation visitor management software called VAMS (Visitor Authentication and Management System).

SafeChain Digitizes Property Deed Transfer for Perry County, Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention software and blockchain implementation for land title, announced today it has completed the digital conversion of Perry County, Ohio's deed transfer and conveyance process between the engineer and auditor. Beginning January 7, the Perry County Engineer's office will be able to digitize property deeds before the inspection and mapping process.

Anow Closes 2018 with 110% Year-over-Year Increase in Orders Processed Through Its Appraisal Management Technology

RED DEER, Alberta, Jan. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Digital appraisal management software developer Anow reported a record 110 percent year-over-year increase in appraisal orders processed through its core appraisal office management platform in 2018 despite an industry-wide, market-driven drop in orders per customer. The announcement follows a year punctuated by major product launches.

Pet King Brands Celebrates 20 Years in the Pet Health Industry

WESTMONT, Ill., Jan. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pet health products company, Pet King Brands, Inc. - the maker of veterinarian-recommended brands ZYMOX(R) Dermatology and Oratene(R) Brushless Oral Care - celebrates 20 years of helping pets find relief from problematic ear, skin and mouth conditions.

LBA Ware CEO to Discuss Loan Originator Compensation Trends in Today’s Market at 2019 Independent Mortgage Bankers Conference

MACON, Ga., Jan. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, provider of the leading automated compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, today announced that its Founder and CEO Lori Brewer will be a panelist at the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) 2019 Independent Mortgage Bankers (IMB) Conference, which will be held January 28-31 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco.

Almost Heaven Saunas Acquired by Harvia

HOLLAND, Mich., Jan. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Almost Heaven Saunas is being acquired by Harvia, the leading sauna heater and component manufacturer. Harvia Oyj, has announced that it is purchasing U.S. sauna manufacturer, Almost Heaven Saunas. This acquisition will enable Harvia to offer better and more extensive service to its customers in North America.

Strategic Benefits Advisors Inc. Promotes Three Consultants to Director Level for 2019

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors (SBA) today announced the advancement of retirement plan consultants Kim Shumate, David Runsick and Harry Souder to the role of director. Shumate, Runsick and Souder were promoted in recognition of their sustained contributions to SBA, including their proven success leading complex projects to high-value outcomes and fostering strong client relationships.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Brandon Rich in Houston TX

HOUSTON, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Brandon Rich has joined the firm's Property & Casualty practice as a Client Advocate, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director of the Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

Caregivers To Be Honored as ‘Saints’ Jan. 19 in New Orleans ‘Gift Bag Assembly’ Organized by ACSIA Partners

NEW ORLEANS, La., Jan. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While the New Orleans Saints give their all on the football field, caregivers give their all in sickrooms, bedrooms, and care centers. They are also "saints." They will be honored for their devotion in a "Caregiver Gift Bag Assembly & Giveaway" event, 4 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, January 19, at Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, New Orleans. Organized by ACSIA Partners, the event will include representatives from a dozen care-related organizations.

EPIC and HR Hotlink Partner to Benefit California New Car Dealers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today a marketing and distribution agreement with HR Hotlink. Both firms are longtime valued partners of the California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA).

Bank of Southern California (BCAL) Names Bill Lamison Vice President, Underwriter

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has announced the appointment of Bill Lamison as Vice President, Underwriter. He will join the company's established business banking team and will be responsible for structuring, analyzing and underwriting commercial credit for new clients as well as managing an existing portfolio of customers.

‘A New Stupid Low for 2019 Golden Globes – Flu Shots for All,’ says Dr. Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif., Jan. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist in California, is "outraged by the dog-and-pony flu shot show during the recent Golden Globes awards. But it was entertaining, in a very weird way, including the shock and disgust of some of the intended victims, notably William Defoe."

Study: Housing Workforce Shortage in California Is Barrier to Affordability

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to California's Housing and Community Development Department (HCD), the golden state must dramatically increase the productive capacity of its residential construction sector in order to create enough new housing to improve affordability. However, new research released today by Smart Cities Prevail shows the industry has failed to make the investments necessary to compete for the more than 200,000 new workers necessary to meet this ambitious goal.

ARMCO Launches 2019 ARMCO CARES Employee Donation Matching Program

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk management solutions, announced the launch of ARMCO CARES, the company's employee matching gift program.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Judith Paredes in Dallas TX

DALLAS, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Judith Paredes has joined the firm's Property & Casualty practice as an Account Executive, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director of the Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs adds Mike Hudson, PNC Bank V.P. to Advisory Council

WILLISTON, Fla., Jan. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. based in Williston, Florida is proud to welcome Mr. Mike Hudson, Senior Vice President of PNC Bank's Enterprise Transformation Efforts to our Advisory Council.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Krista Aburrow in Dallas Texas

DALLAS, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Krista Aburrow has joined the firm's Property & Casualty practice as a Client Advocate, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director of the Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

The Cooksey Team Achieves 35% Increase in Profitability in 2018 Despite Overall Mortgage Market Decline

DALLAS, Texas, Jan. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Cooksey Team, a top-producing retail branch of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., announced today it has achieved year-over-year growth in volume and profitability for the sixth year running. In 2018, The Cooksey Team increased its overall volume by 27 percent over the previous year and increased the number of loan units closed by 28 percent.

Former Black Knight exec Dan Sogorka joins Cloudvirga as chief revenue officer

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) - Cloudvirga(TM), a leading provider of digital mortgage software, today announced the appointments of Dan Sogorka as chief revenue officer and Kelly Kucera as senior vice president of marketing. Sogorka, a seasoned mortgage technology executive, will drive Cloudvirga's continued revenue growth and oversee the firm's sales and marketing strategy with the help of veteran cloud technology marketer Kucera.

UNiQ Realty Launches Virtual Real Estate Brokerage That Brings the Real Estate Industry Into the 21st Century

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Jan. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In today's hyper competitive real estate market, there has been a need for a better operating system for the real estate agents.. With the launch of its new Virtual Real Estate Brokerage, UNiQ Realty brings a solution to the need, giving participating real estate agents full ownership over their real estate businesses and allowing homeowners to receive the best possible service.

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