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MetaSource Launches QReview for Mortgage Pre-Funding Quality Control

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Sept. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MetaSource, the leading provider of mortgage quality control (QC) compliance advisory and workflow automation solutions, announced it has launched QReview, a web-based platform for pre-funding quality control (QC) audits. QReview is designed to streamline and automate pre-funding QC review for lenders who execute this function in-house with existing staff.

Utelogy Corporation Joins the Cisco Solution Partner Program

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Utelogy Corporation announced that it has joined the Cisco(R) Solution Partner Program as a Solution Partner. The Internet of Everything (IoE) continues to bring together people, processes, data and things to enhance the relevancy of network connections. As a member of the Cisco Solution Partner Program, Utelogy is able to quickly create and deploy solutions to enhance the capabilities, performance and management of the network to capture value in the IoE.

eAgile Announces partnership with Heinlein Plastik to bring its eSeal RFID Solution to Europe

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., and ZURICH, Switzerland, Sept. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — eAgile Inc., a global leader in radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies, announces a partnership with Heinlein Plastik-Technik GmbH to bring RFID smart packaging solutions to the European cap and closure marketplace. eSeal is the first turnkey solution engineered to integrate the benefits of RFID into the billions of caps and closures consumed by the over-the-counter pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, cosmetic and chemical manufacturers.

ProValue® Parts Granted Trademark

SANFORD, Fla., Sept. 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ProValue(R) Parts, a North American e-Commerce Replacement and Performance Aftermarket Auto Parts Store. today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted the company registered trademark status and protection for its name ProValue Parts.

ARMCO Empowers Smaller Mortgage Lenders to Automate their QC through ACESXPRESS

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading web-based financial services quality control (QC) software provider ACES Risk Management (ARMCO) announced the release of ACESXPRESS(TM), an implementation and service package for the ACES Audit Technology platform designed specifically for small to mid-sized lenders.

Bank of Southern California N.A. Announces $7 Million Capital Offering

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced today that it has signed a stock purchase agreement for a private placement of $7 million of the Bank’s common stock with Castle Creek Capital, based in Rancho Santa Fe, California. The transaction is anticipated to close in the fourth quarter, subject to regulatory approvals and other standard closing conditions.

UltraCap Creates Revolutionary Lightweight Car Battery

LONDON, U.K., Sept. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientists from London-based UltraCap Ltd. are in the final stages of developing a “green” solid state battery for electric vehicles that they claim will be 40 times lighter than current Lithium-Ion batteries. UltraCap founders, Professor Vladimir Krstic and Nico Van Dongen, say their new battery, the UltraCapacitor, will be able to charge within minutes and that, eventually, a pocket-sized version of the battery will bring us one step closer to emission-free transportation.

(*REDACTED*) An Easy to Use, New Product That Allows People to Put Their Kitchen Knives Anywhere for Easy Access

(*REDACTED*) MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Sept. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MAG Stickers, a new, innovative knife holder, was recently announced by Ez Fix. This is an easy to use, new product that allows people to store their knives anywhere for easy access. MAG Stickers(TM) use an incredible, magnetic vinyl, so when a person places the sticker on a kitchen cupboard, they can stick their knife right on the magnetic vinyl.

EPIC Insurance to Sponsor and Co-Host Employment Law Seminar on Protecting Your Business in 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Vice President Pete Smith and Benefits Strategy consultant Suzannah Gill will present at “Protect Your Business in 2017,” an employment law seminar that EPIC is both sponsoring and co-hosting. The event will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The 1818 Club in Duluth, Georgia.

Sunshine Capital, Inc. Announces Appointment of Venture Capitalist and Stock Market Magnate, Adam T. Petty as New President & CEO

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Sept. 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sunshine Capital, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SCNP) today announced that it has appointed venture capitalist and stock market magnate Adam T. Petty as the new president and CEO of both Sunshine Capital and DIB Funding to help execute the acquisitions of profitable private companies using the newly created DIBCOIN as currency.

Sunshine Capital, Inc. Announces the First Ever Cryptocurrency Dividend of DIBCOIN to Its Shareholders

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Sept. 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sunshine Capital, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SCNP / OTC:SCNP) today announced that The Board of Directors has approved the first ever dividend of a cryptocurrency coin, DIBCOIN to its shareholders.

Bernard F. Walsh of the Bradenton Office of Shapiro Goldman Babboni & Walsh joins the ranks of the Florida Justice Association Board of Governors

BRADENTON, Fla., Sept. 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Florida Justice Association has inducted Bradenton Personal Injury Attorney Bernard F. Walsh to the Board of Governors. Formed to aid the Florida Justice Associations efforts to protect the rights of citizens and consumers against political lobbying efforts from large corporations.

EPIC’s Wilson Long Selected for Elite Lloyd’s Broker Academy in London

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and LONDON, U.K., Sept. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Wilson Long of the firm’s Birmingham-based National Energy Construction Practice is one of only 35 young insurance and risk management professionals from the U.S. and Canada selected to participate in the 2016 Andrew Beazley Broker Academy in London.

MCT Lands on Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the Sixth Year in a Row

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leader in mortgage risk management providing pipeline hedging, best-execution loan sales and centralized lock desk services, announced that it has earned a spot on the Inc. 5000 list for the sixth straight year. MCT had a three-year growth rate of 62 percent and annual revenue of $11.4 million for 2015.

Altavera Mortgage Services Selected as Capital Markets Cooperative Preferred Provider

DENVER, Colo., Sept. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Altavera Mortgage Services (Altavera), the premier provider of third-party residential mortgage origination and closed loan review services, announced today that it has been named a preferred provider for Capital Markets Cooperative, LLC (CMC), a nationwide alliance of mortgage bankers.

To Protect More of Us, ACSIA Partners Adds Tools from OneAmerica® to Its Long-Term Care Solutions Arsenal

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the cost of long-term care (LTC) continues to rise, the ability to pay for it becomes more critical. But LTC protection is carried by only about 10 percent of those who could benefit from it, according to industry estimates. To serve a larger percentage, ACSIA Partners is expanding its asset-based LTC offerings by representing an A+ rated insurance and financial service organization, OneAmerica(R).

Capacity Launches Its Trademark Tagline ‘fulfillment delivered.®’

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., Sept. 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capacity LLC, trusted leader in order fulfillment, e-commerce, and electronic data interchange (EDI), has secured the intellectual property rights to its signature tagline, “fulfillment delivered.(R)” The company’s trademark application was approved earlier this month, officially confirming what clients already know: Capacity is a modern order fulfillment partner in a sector that often clings to outdated practices.

DIB Funding Inc. Has Created the First Cryptocurrency, ‘DIBCOIN,’ to be Used by Sunshine Capital Inc. for Asset Acquisitions

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Sept. 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sunshine Capital, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SCNP / OTC:SCNP) today announced that DIB Funding, Inc. has created the cryptocurrency known as “DIBCOIN” and will hold these DIBCOINs in Sunshine Capital Inc.’s portfolio. DIBCOIN will be used to acquire not only profitable private companies, but all assets used by the company. Sunshine’s use of DIBCOIN eliminates any debt or dilution to the existing shareholders.

Jody Collup Earns a Spot on the MReport’s Leading Ladies in Mortgage and Housing List Two Years in a Row

LANSDALE, Pa., Sept. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of web-based compliant valuation management software, announced that its vice president of marketing, Jody Collup, has again been designated to the MReport’s 2016 “Leading Ladies” in Mortgage and Housing list.

EPIC’s Rob Massa, Suzannah Gill and Rosemary Hughes to Present at the 35th Annual ISCEBS Employee Benefits Symposium

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Director of Retirement Rob Massa, Benefits Strategy Consultant Suzannah Gill and Principal Rosemary Manning Hughes will present at the 35th Annual ISCEBS Employee Benefits Symposium at the Hilton Baltimore.

ReverseVision to Host UserCon 2017 February 8–10 in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced it will host its second annual user conference Feb. 8-10, 2017, at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa in San Diego, Calif. ReverseVision UserCon 2017 will deliver three days of educational programming, financial product sales training, networking opportunities and vendor exhibits tailored for industry newcomers as well as seasoned reverse mortgage loan originators and operations personnel.

Chart-Topping Musician’s film ‘Empty Box of Wine’ wins Best Animation at the 12th Annual Action on Film International Film Festival

PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chart-topping musical artist and Los Angeles-based filmmaker Michael C. Perry today announced that his film “Empty Box of Wine” has won first prize in the category “Best Animation” in the 12th Annual Action on Film International Film Festival. Perry is the lead singer in Jour Majesty, who last year rose to #2 on the indie folk charts; his entry into the film festival accompanies the upcoming Jour Majesty album, “Empty Box of Wine.”

EPIC Insurance Adds Jim Hughes as Vice President and Managing Consultant of Loss Control

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Jim Hughes has joined the firm as a vice president and the Managing Consultant of Loss Control Services in their National Construction Specialty Group.

Adorn Beauty Enhancements Celebrates 3-Year Anniversary by Raising Funds for NAAF During Alopecia Areata Awareness Month

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — September marks two special occasions for beauty consultant and hair specialist, Archia Hall-Owens, better known as ChiChi Owens, the owner of Adorn Beauty Enhancements. Hall is not only celebrating her three-year anniversary in business, but she is also bringing heightened appreciation to Alopecia Areata Awareness Month.

VLP Law Group LLP Continues Growth with Addition of Executive Compensation Partner Mark Bradford

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Mark Bradford has joined the firm as a partner in its Executive Compensation Practice Group. Mr. Bradford brings over 16 years of experience as an executive compensation and employee benefits attorney.

Uproar Entertainment releases new stand-up comedy CD ‘Brown Sheep’ by Tamer Kattan – the epitome of talent, diversity and intelligence

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of “Brown Sheep” by Tamer Kattan. Recorded in front of a live audience at The Comedy Underground in Seattle Washington this CD showcases the exceptional talent of Tamer Kattan who uses his cultural diversity to inform his unique comic views on life, society and the world today.

Roostify and The Mortgage Collaborative Partner to Provide Mortgage Process Automation

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Roostify, a provider of automated mortgage transaction technology, today announced that the company has joined the Preferred Partner Network for The Mortgage Collaborative, an independent mortgage lending network of small, mid-sized and community-based lenders, in order to provide network members with access to Roostify’s mortgage technology platform.

Mid America Mortgage Adds Delinquent FHA-Insured Loans to Whole Loan Purchase Program

ADDISON, Texas, Sept. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode today announced the firm will begin purchasing delinquent FHA loans as part of its whole loan purchase program. To be eligible for purchase, loans must have an active mortgage insurance certificate, and the original terms of the note must remain unmodified.

New Medical Tech: 5-minute Custom Splinting System Designed to Succeed Where Others Fail

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MakeITMarket USA is excited to announce a new custom wound shield that protects injuries within five minutes. It’s the USplint(TM) and it’s American-made. Ideal for professional first aid kits, medical, dental and even veterinary applications, this new injury protection device is getting noticed.

EPIC’s Wilson Long and Zohreh Talebzadeh Recognized as Young Guns 2016 by Insurance Business

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., and BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Insurance Business America (IBA) has named Principal Wilson Long (Birmingham, Ala.) and Team Leader Zohreh Talebzadeh (San Francisco, Calif.) among their “Young Guns” of 2016.

Mortgage WOMEN Magazine Names Simplifile VP Nancy Alley to Inaugural ‘Mortgage WOMEN in Technology’ Award

PROVO, Utah, Sept. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced Vice President of Strategic Planning Nancy Alley has been recognized in the “Corporate Visionaries” category in the 2016 “Mortgage WOMEN in Technology” award from Mortgage WOMEN Magazine.

Hedstrom Fitness Launches New Functional Training Products

ASHLAND, Ohio, Sept. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hedstrom Fitness now offers an even broader product line using the physics of water! The Kamagon(R) Ball and The Surge(R) are now available in a variety of color and size options. The Kamagon(R) Ball’s patented, Hydro-Inertia(R) Technology uses water as a destabilizing weight.

Trent Real Estate Announces 3rd location in Jacksonville offering reduced 3 percent listing fees saving property owners thousands

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Trent Real Estate is pleased to announce it has opened a new branch in Jacksonville in order to assist clients with buying and selling property for reduced 3-percent commission rates in North Florida. The firm will also continue to work with their institutional bank clients and the Department of HUD to enhance and grow its distressed asset management division throughout the State of Florida.

Mortgage Capital Trading and Fannie Mae Form Strategic Collaboration for the Benefit of Mutual Clients

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), an industry leading hedge advisor and developer of MCTlive!(TM), the award-winning secondary marketing software suite, has entered into a strategic collaboration with Fannie Mae(R) to facilitate new technology deployment, collaborative planning, and better service to mutual clients.

Renowned Retirement Income Expert Jamie Hopkins Joins ReverseVision Board of Directors

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that Jamie Hopkins, Esq., MBA, LLM, CLU(R), RICP(R), has joined its board of directors. A noted expert and frequent speaker on matters of financial planning and retirement income, Hopkins is also a distinguished professor who has educated thousands of financial services professionals over the course of his career.

Dermatology Laser Center and Spa Certified as Tatt2Away Clinic Center

SAN MARCOS, Texas, Sept. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Ana Rodriguez, at Dermatology Laser Center & Spa, has developed a distinctive philosophy for offering exceptional dermatological care, fusing aesthetics and medicine. That’s exactly why Tatt2Away, from Rejuvatek Medical, was the perfect choice for offering effective, natural tattoo removal.

Former Los Angeles City College Basketball Coach Mike Miller, Named Head Coach of CBA Expansion Team

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Former Los Angeles City College (LACC) and Junior College coaching legend Mike Miller has been named head coach of the California Basketball Association’s newest expansion team, the Los Angeles Skyline. From 1992 to 2008 coach Mike Miller led LACC’s basketball program into a national prominence.

ARMCO Releases Inaugural Mortgage QC Industry Trends Report

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software, announced it has released its ARMCO Mortgage QC Industry Trends report, covering the first quarter of 2016. Using the Fannie Mae loan defect taxonomy, the report details the analysis of post-closing quality control data from loan files and findings captured by the ACES Analytics benchmarking system.

International Document Services (IDS) Acquires eMortgage Vendor Encomia

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Sept. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services (IDS), a division of The Reynolds and Reynolds Company, today announced its acquisition of Encomia, an established provider of electronic mortgage (eMortgage) solutions to depository and non-depository lending institutions

Capacity Expands Again to Meet the Fulfillment Needs of a New Generation

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., Sept. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capacity LLC, trusted leaders in order fulfillment, e-commerce, and electronic data interchange (EDI), is expanding again. In response to surging demand for e-commerce fulfillment options and the raised expectations of millennials for on-demand service in a digital economy, the company is adding another 100,000 square feet of operating space.

Kelly Zinke purchases Stoltz Image Consulting from Elaine Stoltz, will move StoltzZinke studio to 4961 So. Hulen on Oct. 1, 2016

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After launching Stoltz Image Consulting nearly 30 years ago to offer personal styling services to executives and professionals in North Texas and beyond, Elaine Stoltz, AICI CIM, master image, wardrobe and make-up consultant, will sell her business to her colleague of six years, Kelly Zinke. The transaction closes on October 1, 2016.

EPIC Consultants Rob Massa and Craig Schmidt Honored as Employee Benefit Advisers of the Year

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Employee Benefit Adviser (EBA) has named Director of Retirement Rob Massa the “Retirement Advisor of the Year” and Senior Wellness Consultant Craig Schmidt the “Wellness Advisor of the Year” in the publication’s 2016 Employee Benefit Advisers of the Year Awards.

IDS Hires Vince Wilson to Support Internal Mortgage Document Preparation Compliance

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Aug. 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has hired Vince Wilson as compliance officer and assistant in-house counsel. In this role, Wilson will be responsible for maintaining both federal and state compliance matrices and implementing changes to IDS compliance audits based on new laws and regulations.

EPIC Recognized Among Inc. Magazine’s 35th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inc. magazine recently ranked EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, NO. 2288 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. To earn this recognition, EPIC posted a solid 158 percent increase in annual revenue between 2012 and 2015.

Dania Beach CRA takes Home 11 State Awards – Most in Florida

DANIA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Dania Beach CRA was a big winner this year at the 22nd Annual Florida Festivals & Events Association (FFEA) convention and trade show, taking home 11 SUNsational Awards. Dania Beach won the most awards in South Florida for its 4th annual Arts and Seafood Celebration and PATCH Urban Farm and Market.

Simplifile Adds 5 Counties in Western U.S. to Nation’s Largest E-Recording Network

PROVO, Utah, Aug. 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced the addition of five county recording offices across California, New Mexico, and Washington to its e-recording network, the nation’s largest.

San Diego Business Journal Names MCT to its Best Places to Work List for the Fifth Straight Year

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage risk management providing pipeline hedging, best-execution loan sales, and centralized lock desk services, announced that it has been named Best Places to Work by the San Diego Business Journal (SDBJ) for the fifth straight year.

President of RSI & Associates Receives New Accreditation to Better Serve its Clients

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RSI & Associates, Inc. is excited to announce that its senior analyst/appraiser, Gerald W. Brown, Sr., recently added an important accreditation to his already impressive roster of professional credentials – Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF) with a specialization in business valuation for litigation.

SecuGen Releases Hamster Pro Duo SC/PIV Combination FAP 20 Fingerprint Reader and Contact Smart Card Reader

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the Hamster Pro Duo SC/PIV, a dual mode fingerprint and smart card authentication device.

NV JETS Soars Above Local Competition with Their Safety Ratings

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Aug. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When you think private jets, you probably think of a huge company, with tons of employees, corporate buildings, fancy cars, luxury lifestyle, and a loss of touch with the common man. It may surprise you to know, that NV JETS is the smallest operator in Nevada, with less than 10 employees, and still outdoing the competition.

Bank of Southern California Recognized as a Top Small Business Lender

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) has been recognized as a top small business lender in San Diego County based on the volume of SBA 7(a) loans originated according to the San Diego District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s fiscal year-end lender rankings as of July 31, 2016.

Florida Plaintiff’s Attorneys Gathered for the Manasota Trial Lawyers Board Dinner and Seminar in Lakewood Ranch, FL

LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla., Aug. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Manasota Trial Lawyers Board held their August Dinner and Seminar, featuring several guest speakers and notable attorneys from around the State. The seminar hosted by Manasota Trial Lawyers Board founder, attorney Bernard F. Walsh of Shapiro Goldman Babboni and Walsh, drew attorneys and members of the southwest and central Florida legal communities.

Colson Gallery and The Griffin Museum of Photography at Colson Gallery announce Grand Opening

EASTHAMPTON, Mass., Aug. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Announcing Colson Gallery at Eastworks and The Griffin Museum at Colson Gallery – opening in September 2016: The Pioneer Valley’s newest dedicated photography gallery and a satellite location for The Griffin Museum of Photography is due to open at Eastworks in Easthampton in Suite 246. There will be a gallery preview all day during the Easthampton Artist Walk on September 10 and a Grand Opening from 5 – 8 p.m. on September 16, 2016.

Bank of Southern California Completes Acquisition of Opus Bank Branch

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) has completed the purchase of the deposits of the La Quinta branch of Opus Bank. The transaction closed on Friday, August 19, 2016. Customers of the Opus Bank La Quinta branch were consolidated into the existing La Quinta branch of Bank of Southern California. As of Monday, August 22, 2016, the former Opus Bank La Quinta customers now have access to all Bank of Southern California locations, including three Coachella Valley branches located in La Quinta, El Paseo-Palm Desert, and Rancho Mirage.

Crosslake Launches Pivotal Cloud Foundry Practice to Accelerate Digital Transformation in the Enterprise (UPDATED)

SEATTLE, Wash., Aug. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Crosslake Technologies, the software development consulting company, is excited to announce it has launched its Pivotal Cloud Foundry(R) practice alongside its On-Premise to Cloud services. Crosslake works with software development leaders at technology and technology-enabled companies, as well as private equity companies that invest in software companies and their investment portfolios all over the world.

EPIC adds Vincent G. Caracciolo as Managing Director of Claims and Coverage Advocacy

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Vincent G. Caracciolo has joined the firm as National Managing Director of Claims and Coverage Advocacy.

EPIC adds Michael Klaschka to Financial Risk Solutions Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., and NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Michael Klaschka, a specialist in the placement of professional liability insurance for the financial services and technology industries, has joined the firm’s Financial Risk Solutions Practice.

Arrakis Arts Opens in Carlsbad, California

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A grand opening event on August 10 hosted by the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce celebrated a new addition to the Carlsbad arts community – Arrakis Arts; a unique art gallery and lifestyle space that features objects and events to promote self-awareness and enhance personal intuition while stimulating the mind and soul.

Tatt2Away Adds Medical Director to Tattoo Removal Team

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Aug. 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rejuvatek Medical Inc, officially announces that Dr. Jeffery L. Deal has agreed to serve as Medical Director for the company’s revolutionary Tatt2Away non-laser tattoo removal system. In this important role, Dr. Deal will review new technologies and advise the Rejuvatek Medical team on product development and implementation, providing expertise on matters benefiting from his clinical knowledge.

Simplifile Expands E-recording Network to Another 9 Southeast Counties, 14 Midwest Counties

PROVO, Utah, Aug. 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced it has added nine Southeast county recording offices and 14 Midwest county recording offices to its e-recording network. The new counties are located in Georgia, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Nebraska, Ohio, Tennessee, and Wisconsin.