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Dr. Karen Schuster Webb Appointed Sixth President of Union Institute and University

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Feb. 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Union Institute & University’s Board of Trustees today announced the appointment of Dr. Karen Schuster Webb as the university’s sixth president, effective July 1, 2018. Dr. Webb succeeds Dr. Roger H. Sublett, who is retiring after serving Union as president since April 2003. A Board-appointed transition committee will assist Dr. Sublett and President Elect Webb in the coming months.

American Truck Dealers 20 Group Meeting: Frenkel & Company – an EPIC Company’s Michael Feinstein Presents on Cyber Liability

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Michael Feinstein, executive vice president of Frenkel & Company – an EPIC Company, will present at the American Truck Dealers (ATD) 20 Group Meeting on Monday, Feb. 19 at 7 a.m. at the Phoenician in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Ten States Proclaim March 2018 Awareness Month for Unexplained Childhood Deaths to Kick Off Month-Long Campaign

CEDAR GROVE, N.J., Feb. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation is pleased to announce 10 states, Alabama, Arizona, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Utah and Wisconsin, have made statewide proclamations declaring March 2018 SUDC Awareness Month. These are the first states to join a nationwide effort led by the SUDC Foundation to raise awareness of one of the most under-recognized medical tragedies of our time.

Delta Care Rx Now Integrates with Suncoast Electronic Medical Records

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Feb. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Delta Care Rx, a leading pharmaceutical innovator in end of life care, announces a robust integration with Suncoast by Complia Health, a leading global provider of home health care and hospice software solutions.

OpenClose Bolsters Software Integration and Support Teams

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose(R), an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage fintech provider, announced that it has added staff to its integration and customer support departments. The new hires will help enhance OpenClose’s existing software products, facilitate digital mortgage processes, produce fintech-level innovation and provide excellence in customer support. The company also recently added three senior software engineers to its development team.

Brooklyn Millennial Writes Compelling Book After Learning About Kalief Browder’s Suicide

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Remedy Network Inc. announces publication of “Remedy Network: A Millennial’s Journey on Connecting New York City Through Stories” (ISBN: 978-1984030917, paperback) by J. Caleb Perkins, an influential leader, community organizer, and public speaker.

ARMCO Named a ‘Top 100 Mortgage Employer’ by National Mortgage Professional Magazine for Second Consecutive Year

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software ACES Audit Technology(TM), announced that was named among National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine’s annual Top 100 Mortgage Employers list for 2018. This is the second consecutive year the company has been recognized with this distinction.

Gun Control, or Doctor Control? asks Dr. Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif., Feb. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, says of the school shooting in Broward County, Florida, “It’s time to take radical action… Doctor Control.”

SunBug Solar Becomes a Certified B Corporation

ARLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SunBug Solar, a local solar installer in Arlington, Mass. is proud to announce it is now a Certified B Corporation. In so doing, SunBug joins the global movement of people using business as a force for good. B Corps are important because they inspire all businesses to compete not only to be the best in the world, but to be the best for the world.

Celebrating Los Angeles Unified School Districts Outstanding Plant Managers

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California Safe Schools celebrated the outstanding efforts of more than 800 Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Plant Managers and their supervisors at four luncheons honoring elementary, middle school, and high school Plant Managers for their exceptional efforts in implementing the most stringent school pesticide policy in the nation for the past 20 years.

Medical Care Alert Named to University of Florida’s Gator100 List of Fastest Growing Companies for Second Year

NORTHVILLE, Mich., Feb. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Medical Care Alert, a leading provider of medical alert systems to senior citizens nationwide, has been named to the University of Florida’s Gator100 list of fastest growing alumni companies for the second year in a row.

Union Institute and University Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program is awarded accreditation by CACREP

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Feb. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Union Institute & University’s Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program is awarded accreditation by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Union is a national university with academic centers located in: Ohio, Florida, and California.

RMA Taps New Beer Trends to Combat Urban Blight

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the craft brewery trend matures, RMA ( Redevelopment Management Associates) is advising city leaders on the smartest ways to continue tapping into the beer industry as a tool for revitalization. In states such as Florida, the full-service economic redevelopment firm, still sees growth potential for craft breweries. In other areas, the firm is guiding cities to develop attraction plans for distilleries, co-op breweries and brewpubs.

Miami Mold Specialists Adds State-of-the-Art ULV Particle Foggers and Heavy Duty Steam Cleaners to HVAC Mold Removal Arsenal

MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eco-friendly mold inspection, mold removal, and indoor environmental service provider in South Florida, Miami Mold Specialists, continues to enhance service offerings, updates HVAC mold removal protocols with new line of high tech equipment.

New Online Dating Site Targets Like-Minded Cannabis Lovers

KAPAA, Hawaii, Feb. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just in time for Valentine’s Day, this new online dating site is one of a kind. Chronic Souls – an all-inclusive dating website and mobile app – is exclusively designed to connect people who recreationally enjoy marijuana or who use it to help their medical conditions.

Pavaso Leads Charity Effort Benefitting Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas at NEXT Mortgage Conference

EDMOND, Okla., Feb. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Mortgage Events LLC, a creator of events for women mortgage executives, has announced that Pavaso, a mortgage industry leader in eClosing and consumer management technology solutions, led a charity effort that raised over $2,200 for Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas, at NEXT, the mortgage industry’s only technology-centric conference for women executives.

MQMR Taps Mitchell Nomura as Internal Audit Manager

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR), a leader in mortgage risk management and compliance services, announced it has hired Mitchell Nomura as internal audit manager. In this role, Nomura will apply his more than 30 years of experience overseeing compliance and risk management departments at bank and non-bank lenders to leading MQMR’s team of expert internal auditors as they identify compliance and operational risks for mortgage lender clients.

TeamSnap Launches Fully Integrated Payment Solutions for Sports Organizations

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the household name in sports-tech management, announced today the expansion of their integrated payment platform with the launch of a new Invoicing feature – designed to make collections easier for sports administrators, coaches, parents and players.

LBA Ware CEO Lori Brewer Named to 2018 MPA Hot 100 List for Technology Contributions to Mortgage Industry

MACON, Ga., Feb. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware(TM), a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lending and retail banking, announced today that its CEO Lori Brewer has been named to Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine’s “2018 Hot 100” list. Brewer was recognized for her entrepreneurship and innovation in pioneering the development of a first-of-its-kind software solution to automatically calculate loan officer (LO) compensation.

Global DMS Launches EVO-Commercial, a Next-Generation Valuation Management Software Platform for Commercial Lending

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based valuation management software, announced that it launched EVO-Commercial(TM) (EVO-C) at the MBA’s CREF/Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo being held in San Diego from February 11 – 14. The new platform is 100 percent configurable, fully customizable, quick and easy to implement, eliminates numerous steps in the workflow process, lowers system maintenance costs and empowers end-users as well as management teams, among many other efficiency gains.

Alan T Black Releases New Book ‘Here I Am Lord’ to Draw Readers Close to The Lord

OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Alan T Black announces the launch of his new book, ‘Here I am Lord’ (ISBN: 9781982057282). The book primarily answers the call of the Lord and helps readers get closer to the Lord. The book comprises 35 different essays and it illustrates some of the best tools which can be used to help you come closer to the Lord.

Simplifile VPs Nancy Alley, Vicki DiPasquale Recognized in MPA’s 2018 Hot 100

PROVO, Utah, Feb. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced that Simplifile Vice President of Strategic Planning Nancy Alley and Vice President of Sales Vicki DiPasquale were named to Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine’s 2018 Hot 100. The honor, now in its sixth year, recognizes “100 movers and shakers who are heating things up in the mortgage world.”

The Cooksey Team Founder Michael Cooksey Recognized by Mortgage Professional America in 2018 Hot 100

ADDISON, Texas, Feb. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cooksey Team, a top producing retail branch of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., announced today its founder Michael Cooksey has been honored by housing industry trade magazine Mortgage Professional America (MPA) on its 2018 Hot 100 list.

Mid America Mortgage CEO Jeff Bode Recognized by MPA in ‘2018 Hot 100’

ADDISON, Texas, Feb. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that owner and CEO Jeff Bode has been honored by Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine in publication’s sixth annual Hot 100 list of mortgage industry professionals who have made a notable impact over the past year.

TRK Connection CTO Randy Abbey Named to MPA’s 2018 Hot 100

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Feb. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TRK Connection (TRK), a leading provider of mortgage quality control and origination management solutions, announced today that Chief Technology Officer Randy Abbey has been named to Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine’s 2018 Hot 100. He was recognized for contributing unique technology-based innovations in mortgage quality control (QC) and risk management.

Cloudvirga’s Kyle Kamrooz Named to MPA Hot 100 List of Top Mortgage Industry Innovators

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM), developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, today announced that its Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer Kyle Kamrooz has been named to Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine’s annual Hot 100 list of the leaders and visionaries making the biggest impact on America’s mortgage industry. Kamrooz was recognized for spearheading Cloudvirga’s transformative contributions to reducing mortgage back-office costs through digital mortgage technology.

Mortgage Professional America Names Matic Co-Founder Ben Madick to Its Hot 100 List of Industry Visionaries

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Feb. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matic, a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner’s insurance during the mortgage transaction, announced today that company co-founder and COO Benjamin Madick has been named one of Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine’s “Hot 100.” Madick was recognized for his career-long contributions to the mortgage industry and for establishing the strategic partnerships that have fueled Matic’s rapid growth.

FormFree’s Brent Chandler Named Among Mortgage Professional America’s Hot 100

ATHENS, Ga., Feb. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced that company founder and CEO Brent Chandler has been recognized by Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine in its annual Hot 100 list of mortgage professionals whose contributions are shaping America’s home finance future. Chandler was recognized as the creator of AccountChek(R) – the mortgage industry’s first automated asset verification tool – and for advancing innovative approaches to income and employment verification using asset data and augmented intelligence (AI).

ReverseVision Vice President of Sales and Marketing Wendy Peel Included in MPA’s 2018 Hot 100

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, announced today that Vice President of Sales and Marketing Wendy Peel has been named to Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine’s Hot 100 list. Peel was selected for her influential role in bringing HECM loans into the mortgage mainstream as part of a Generational Lending approach to serving borrower needs across the consumer lifecycle.

Michigan Veterans File Opposition to Asbestos Bill

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Michigan’s top Mesothelioma legal expert on behalf of hundreds of Michigan Veterans with asbestos disease, Goldberg, Persky & White P.C., today issued the following statement and alert in response to passage of HB 5456, the so-called “Asbestos Bankruptcy Transparency Act,” out of the Michigan House of Representatives Republican controlled “Competitiveness” committee on a straight party line vote.