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Sister Scientist proves that science never looked this good by leveraging her STEM background to build a cosmetic science career

CHICAGO, Ill., March 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Erica Douglas aka Sister Scientist is a true STEM advocate. This powerhouse cosmetic chemist is changing the perception of the careers chemical engineering might lead you to. As a formulating, cosmetic chemist in the multicultural beauty space for over a decade, Erica has been the “brains” behind a number of popular products on the market.

Inaugural TEDxKenmoreSquare conference aims to Forge the Future at Hotel Commonwealth

BOSTON, Mass., March 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What do sharks, marathons, dizziness, and pornography have in common? These are just some of the topics that speakers will cover at the inaugural TEDxKenmoreSquare. For the past year, organizers have been curating the event, to be held at Hotel Commonwealth on April 5, 2019.

Mid America COO Kara Lamphere Honored as ‘Tech All-Star’ by Mortgage Bankers Association

ADDISON, Texas, March 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. announced today that Mid America Chief Operating Officer Kara Lamphere was one of four mortgage technology innovators honored by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) as a 2019 MBA Insights Tech All-Star. The award, now in its 18th year, recognizes “industry leaders who have made outstanding contributions in mortgage technology.”

EPIC Insurance Adds Kevin Grady and Christian Florence in Atlanta

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced the addition of Kevin Grady and Christian Florence, both recognized experts in utilizing rigorous data analyses, benchmarking, and key performance metrics to reduce the total cost of risk.

LBA Ware Founder and CEO Lori Brewer Selected as 2019 Tech All-Star by Mortgage Bankers Association

MACON, Ga., March 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware(TM), provider of the leading automated compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, today announced that company Founder and CEO Lori Brewer has been named a winner of the 2019 MBA Insights Tech All-Star award. Brewer accepted her award today during the opening session of the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Technology Solutions Conference & Expo 2019 in Dallas.

Global DMS Launches SnapVal to Provide Instant, Accurate, Guaranteed Appraisal Pricing Early on in the Origination Process

DALLAS, Texas, March 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MBA’s Technology Solutions Conference & Expo — Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based valuation management software, today announced the official rollout of SnapVal(TM), an automated solution that utilizes the property address to return a guaranteed price on any residential appraisal in the U.S.

Maryland Now E-recording Statewide with Simplifile

PROVO, Utah, March 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that St. Mary’s County, Md., has adopted its e-recording service.

IDS Adds Full Mortgage eClosing Capabilities with Release of ClickToClose

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, March 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has augmented its flagship doc prep platform idsDoc to include full eClosing capabilities through a new service called ClickToClose.

NotaryCam-DocMagic Integration Delivers Remote Online Notarization, eClosing Capabilities for Mid America Mortgage

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam, the leader in online notarization solutions, today announced that eMortgage pioneer Mid America Mortgage is now using the firm’s integration with DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, to conduct remote online notarizations (RONs) through DocMagic’s Total eClose platform.

OpenClose Extends its Digital Mortgage Ecosystem with New POS Offering – ConsumerAssist Digital POS

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage fintech provider, announced that it is has scheduled a May release for the official rollout of its much anticipated digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) solution, ConsumerAssist Digital POS.

GMAR Shows their Support for Michigan Veterans by Raising Funds for Service Dogs through Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Greater Metropolitan Association of REALTORS(R) has undertaken an incredible 5-year journey called 5 Years, 5 Dogs, 5 Lives saved. In their quest to assist Michigan Veterans, struggling with disabilities and/or mobility issues, The Greater Metropolitan Association of REALTORS [GMAR] has partnered with Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs.

INNOGATE Announces US Based Technology Acceleration Program Roadshow

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — INNOGATE, a Turkish based international technology accelerator, announced today it will be launching its 360-degree International Acceleration Program in March, touring select Turkish based technology firms on a strategic U.S. Roadshow until March 31, 2019.

Legacy Global Development Announces Launch of Bungalow Homes at Orchid Bay, Belize

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Legacy Global Development today announced the launch of new Bungalows at its luxurious Orchid Bay, Belize property. Their Bungalows make owning a home in Belize accessible to a wider pool of potential buyers, as they offer the same quality as Orchid Bay’s other homes at an incredible value. Additionally, Legacy is offering a financing option to the first six families who purchase a Bungalow, through its first-ever Paradise Payment Program.

The New ‘Monarch Theater’ Brings Pan Asian Cuisine and a Theatrical Flair to Williamsburg Restaurant Scene

BROOKLYN, N.Y., March 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new restaurant has emerged in the former home of an avant garde theater in Williamsburg. Monarch Theater Restaurant, located at 146 Metropolitan Avenue, offers a unique and inspired collection of small- and large-plate Asian dishes, influenced by the cuisine of China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand.

Self-published Author Battles Big-Name Publishers and Takes Home Top Honors at Audie Awards

TAMPA, Fla., March 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Olivia Norem first heard the narration of the book, “His Viking Bride,” she was so caught up in the story she nearly forgot that she is, in fact, the one who wrote it. And this marketer turned author is not the only one who found the audiobook captivating.

NEXT Mortgage Conference Announces Summer Dates: Aug. 26-27, 2019

EDMOND, Okla., March 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Mortgage Events LLC, creator of the NEXT women’s mortgage tech summit, has announced its summer 2019 event dates. The event, hashtagged #NEXTSummer19, will take place Aug. 26-27, 2019 at The Gwen Hotel in Chicago. Registration will open to the public in April 2019.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds JoBeth Wells in Dallas Texas

DALLAS, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (‘EPIC’) announced today that JoBeth Wells has joined the firm’s Property and Casualty operations, as a Principal, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director of the Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Stephanie Pitzer in Dallas Texas

DALLAS, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Stephanie Pitzer, CRM, CIC has joined the firm’s Property and Casualty operations, as a Client Executive, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director of the Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

Second Annual Young Artist Showcase at Casita Maria in NYC: Bambula Re-remember

BRONX, N.Y., March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education is proud to present Bambula / Re-remember, our 2nd Annual Young Artist Showcase! This multidisciplinary exhibition will include art created by participants in Casita Maria’s after-school arts education program during the 2018 – 2019 academic year.

Jim McCann Announces a Palm Beach Contemporary Mid-Town Masterpiece

PALM BEACH, Fla., March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jim McCann has announced a modern Palm Beach estate offered for $5.395 Million. Indulge in the finest in Bermuda living, with this recently renovated, island inspired 5-bedroom, 5-bathroom estate graciously sited on a 15,269 square foot lot.

Warrington Shaw to Celebrate World Creativity and Innovation Day

TAIPEI, Taiwan, March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Taipei, Taiwan based investment house Warrington Shaw is proud to announce that it will hold a competition to celebrate and support the second annual World Creativity and Innovation Day which takes place on the 21st of April this year.

DC Startup Sorcero Brings New Tech to Adult Learners at Byte Back

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Learning technology skills requires technology. That’s why Byte Back and Sorcero recently started teaming up to integrate AI software that makes learning and retaining information easier in the tech classroom.

Artist XVALA Defaces Banksy Steve Jobs Mural to Make a Point in MEME PARTY

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American artist XVALA will open his MEME PARTY campaign with an extreme modification of Banksy’s mural painting of Steve Jobs in Calais, France, known as “The Son of a Migrant from Syria”. XVALA will unveil his work at an event on April 27, 2019 in the Bowery. All pieces in the campaign make use of a variety of politically-charged and often controversial memes.

National Association of Appraisers (NAA) and Anow forge partnership to bring cutting edge appraisal software to real property appraisers members

SAN ANTONIO, Texas and RED DEER, Alberta, March 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Anow, creator of the leading software for real estate appraisal offices, today announced it has forged a partnership with the National Association of Appraisers (NAA) to make Anow’s appraisal office management platform more readily accessible to members of the professional organization.

Batteries Shack Now Metro Detroit’s Only Authorized Dealer for Deka and Trojan USA Batteries

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., March 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ask many boating enthusiasts which deep cycle batteries they prefer for their crafts, and they’ll name one of two brands: Deka, or Trojan USA, says Batteries Shack. They’re top-of-the-line batteries made in the USA; Deka through a company called East Penn Manufacturing. Both are known for having longer life spans and higher power outputs than competing brands.

Dr. Jean Dodds to Headline Second Annual Healthy Dog Expo in New York

ALBANY, N.Y., March 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — World renowned veterinarian Dr. Jean Dodds will be headlining the second annual Healthy Dog Expo, to be held April 6, 2019 at the Desmond Hotel in Albany, N.Y. Dodds,is a researcher and author on the cutting edge of holistic health care. Conceived by holistic veterinarian Dr. Laurie Coger, the event brings together a host of internationally acclaimed experts.

Buckhead Art and Company Announces That It Has Recently Received Two Original Joey Waldon Pieces of Art for Sale

ATLANTA, Ga., March 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buckhead Art & Company Inc., has recently acquired an offering of two (2) original Joey Waldon pieces from an anonymous private collector. A prolific painter and sculptor, Waldon rarely sold his art, preferring to fill the walls of his home from floor to ceiling with his dark, yet whimsical surrealism.

Top Atlanta Realtor Debra Johnston Offers a Rare Luxury New York Style 18,537 square-foot Estate

ATLANTA, Ga., March 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Atlanta’s leading luxury agent, Debra Johnston, lists the ultimate secluded sanctuary and one of the most exquisite examples of Art Deco mastery in the exclusive Winterthur Estates, nestled at the end of a cul-de-sac and ensconced in the grounds of a lush 7-acre domain.

Veteran Actor Stephen Rollins Heads Cast in New Sitcom Pilot

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Actor Stephen Rollins has been cast as the series lead in “Bob,” a half-hour sitcom about a single dad loving the single life alone. That is, until one day, suddenly his daughter and her little girl show up unannounced at his door, homeless. Things go downhill for Bob from there, in a series of hilarious, life-altering events.

Hot New Modern Rug Gallery in Berkeley Celebrates Grand Opening Party April 11

BERKELEY, Calif., March 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ruby Rugs, a new art gallery style rug store, is pleased to announce its official grand opening party on Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. The showroom is located at 1882 Solano Avenue in Berkeley.

Remo Software unveils the all new upgraded edition of its Data Recovery Software – Remo Recover version 5.0

BANGALORE, India, March 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dealing with data in almost every aspect of daily routine makes data loss and data recovery, center of everything. The predecessor of Remo Recover (5.0) has made a very strong presence in the field of data recovery by gaining a lot of Merits and Awards to its name.

MCT’s CMO Ian Miller Designated a 2019 ‘Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40’ by NMP Magazine

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT) a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that its Chief Marketing Officer, Ian Miller, was recognized by National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s (NMP) for his industry accomplishments, landing him on the 2019 ‘Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40’ list.

MQMR’s Britt Haven Receives Achievement Certification from the MBA’s Certified Mortgage Compliance Professional Program

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) announced today that its National Account Executive Britt Haven has completed Level I of the Certified Mortgage Compliance Professional (CMCP) Certification and Designation program offered by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. Chooses Pittsburgh Area to Build State-of-the-Art Service Dog Campus

PITTSBURGH, Pa., March 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over the course of its 9 years, Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs (GAMSD) has grown into one of the largest service dog organizations in the nation. We raise, train, advocate for, and donate these incredible medical service dogs, specifically trained to perform tasks for disabled veterans, first-responders and civilians.

OpenClose LOS Platform, POS System and PPE Receives the Highest Overall Satisfaction and Lender Loyalty Score in STRATMOR’s New ‘Technology Insight Study’

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced that STRATMOR Group’s most recent Technology Insight Survey ranked the company’s LOS platform, point-of-sale (POS) system, and product and pricing engine (PPE) as having the highest Overall Satisfaction and Lender Loyalty Score out of any vendor surveyed in the mortgage industry.

Conte Wealth Advisors Opens Office in Tampa, Florida

TAMPA, Fla., March 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Camp Hill, Pennsylvania based independent financial services firm, Conte Wealth Advisors, LLC (CWA), has welcomed its first Tampa, Florida advisor, Robert Seaman, to its advisory team.

Symco Hosts its Annual Technology Showcases April 23 and 25

STIRLING, N.J., March 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Symco Inc., specialists in Commercial Audio, Video and Data solutions and Unified Communication & Collaboration in the Mid-Atlantic and New England states, will host its annual Technology Showcases on April 23 in Tysons, Va. and April 25 in King of Prussia, Pa.

ARMCO Q3 2018 QC Trends Report: Defect Trends Reflect Lower Volume, Hyper-Competitive Market

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., March 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk management solutions, announced the release of the quarterly ARMCO Mortgage QC Trends Report. The latest report covers the third quarter (Q3) of 2018, and provides loan quality findings for mortgages reviewed by ACES Audit Technology.

New Toy Library and Family Meetup Designed to Inspire Minds and Build Community

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Funbee Toys is a one-of-a-kind toy library in the greater Sacramento area that also serves as a meetup for families with babies to preschoolers.

The Mortgage Collaborative Adds Three New Board Members, 45 Lender Members and Grows Attendance at 2019 Winter Conference

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative, a fast-growing independent mortgage cooperative of banks, credit unions and mortgage bankers, continues growth initiatives by adding three new mortgage executives to its Board of Directors. The new board members were voted in at their bi-annual member conference held in Austin, Texas.