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Uproar Entertainment Releases 3rd Stand-Up Comedy CD from Adam Hunter ‘Still Broke’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar Entertainment announces the release of “Still Broke” by Adam Hunter. Recorded live at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash. “Still Broke” is the third Stand-Up Comedy CD Uproar has produced by Adam Hunter. A talented performer and writer, Hunter has performed all over the world. (VIDEO)

The Seidel Diesel Group Welcomes Sharon Young as Turbocharger Product Manager

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., April 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Seidel Diesel Group is pleased to announce that Sharon Young has been named Turbocharger Manager for the company. Her responsibilities in this new role will be managing all of SDG’s turbocharger business, including the sales team for this product line.

Lion’s Heart Appoints New Executive Director

IRVINE, Calif., April 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion’s Heart announced today that its Board of Directors has named Becca Tankersley as the organization’s next Executive Director effective June 11, 2018. She will work in partnership with the Lion’s Heart Board of Directors, staff, volunteers, and community partners to lead the organization forward in creating innovative paths for teens to connect with local volunteer opportunities.

Cloudvirga Adds Award-Winning Appraisal Order Management from Mercury Network to Its Digital Mortgage Point-of-Sale Platform

IRVINE, Calif., April 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM), a leading provider of digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) software whose enterprise technology is powered by the Intelligent Mortgage Platform(R), today announced its completion of a fully automated, lights-out integration with Mercury Network, part of CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX) and one of the industry’s largest appraisal order management platforms.

MCT Wins PROGRESS in Lending Association’s 2018 Innovation Award for its New Bid Auction Manager (BAM) Whole Loan Trading Technology

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that PROGRESS in Lending Association, the industry’s premier mortgage technology focused organization, presented the company with its annual Innovation Award for the rapid adoption and impact of its Bid Auction Manager(TM) (BAM) within the whole loan trading market.

Matic Marks Commitment to Compliance with Appointment of Shaz Kojouri to Senior Management Team

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., April 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matic, a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner’s insurance during the mortgage transaction, today announced it has tapped Shahrzad “Shaz” Kojouri as vice president of legal and compliance.

Stirling Communications Recruits Industry Veteran Alan Sylvia as Conen Mounts US Business Development Manager

STIRLING, N.J., April 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stirling Communications announces the recent hiring of Alan Sylvia as Conen US Business Development Manager. Stirling Communications is a specialty importer and boutique distributor of carefully chosen Best-in-Class Audio Visual products, including Conen Mounts, that solely utilize distributors to get their products to the resellers.

Sokal Media Group Signs Magic City Ford Lincoln

RALEIGH, N.C., April 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group is proud to be the new agency of record for Magic City Ford Lincoln. Starting in May, 2018, Sokal Media Group will create new advertising campaigns for the group and assist in many other areas of dealership business.

Cliff Co adds Lansing Hollow Spindle Lathe Expanding Its Specialty Services

GLENDALE, Ariz., April 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lansing is a machine with specialized abilities usually utilized by large oil companies, says Cliff Co, LLC. The big dual chucks and large diameter hollow spindle tailor it for holding and repairing otherwise daunting diameters of pipe and shafting. Lathes of these capacities have earned a reputation and sub category known as “Oil Country” lathes.

Barbara Corcoran of Shark Tank to be Keynote Speaker at EMRG Media’s Annual 2018 New York Event Planner Expo

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year EMRG’s Media Event Planner Expo in New York City has been extended to two days of networking and education for those in the event planning industry. The event will kick off on October 2, 2018 with an educational series at TKP New York Conference Center followed by a day of meeting with exhibitors on October 3 at Metropolitan Pavilion.

ReverseVision Vice President of Sales and Marketing Wendy Peel Honored with MBA Insights 2018 Tech All-Star

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 16, 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 honored with the MBA Insights 2018 Tech All-Star Award.

Veros and IDS Partner on Integrated Solution for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac UCD Data Submissions

SANTA ANA, Calif., April 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Veros Real Estate Solutions (Veros), a leading developer of enterprise risk management, collateral valuation, and predictive analytics services, and mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS) announced today that they have partnered to provide lenders with a fully integrated automated delivery solution for submitting the Uniform Closing Dataset (UCD) to the Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs).

IDS Adds Hybrid eClosing Capabilities to Its Mortgage Doc Prep Platform

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, April 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced that its clients now have the capabilities to conduct hybrid electronic mortgage closings through its flagship mortgage document preparation platform, idsDoc.

Alejandro Arboleda Named 2018 Koch Kellan Scholar

PORTLAND, Ore., April 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., an ophthalmic pharmaceutical and medical device company, announced today that Alejandro Arboleda has been named its 2018 Koch Kellan Scholar. Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck initiative, awards the Koch Kellan Scholarship to an outstanding graduate medical student committed to elevating the standard of eye care through social responsibility and a clinical, teaching or research career in ophthalmology.

The Seidel Diesel Group Becomes a Master Distributor of Honeywell Garrett Turbochargers

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., April 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Seidel Diesel Group is excited to announce its new business relationship with Honeywell Garrett(R). Effective March 1, 2018, Seidel Diesel Group became one of Honeywell Garrett’s master distributors for the United States and Canada, representing genuine Garrett original equipment turbochargers.

Sam Pocker Announces the New Album ‘Sam Pocker Sings Juliana Hatfield’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sam Pocker is thrilled to announce the release of his sixth album, “Sam Pocker Sings Juliana Hatfield,” available everywhere on Friday April 13, 2018. It is a 1970s-style answer record to the newly released “Juliana Hatfield Sings Olivia Newton-John.” It features three Juliana Hatfield classics re-imagined as 12-inch disco records.

The Patch Boys and Better Way Franchise Group are bringing the home services franchise to six Utah locations

OGDEN, Utah, April 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Patch Boys(R) are excited to announce the expansion of their brand into the state of Utah, partnering with Better Way Franchise Group of Ogden, Utah. The New York based company has entered into an exclusive agreement for Better Way Franchise Group to sale franchise licenses in six Utah locations. This expansion would bring the exciting brand of The Patch Boys even further west and build upon their existing franchise network of 52 franchises across the country.

Moonlite Bar-B-Que Inn Tops ‘Best of’ Lists – Legacy Continues

OWENSBORO, Ky., April 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Moonlite Bar-B-Que Inn has been in business for more than 55 years and continues to make headlines in the world of barbecue. While some may sit on their laurels after more than half century, Moonlite Bar-B-Que knows that you always have to be on top of your game.

Cogensia Releases New Platform – CMP 2.0

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cogensia is pleased to announce the release of Customer Management Platform 2.0. CMP 2.0 is Cogensia’s proprietary platform that integrates source data from all customer touchpoints to automate targeting and personalization throughout the customer lifecycle. CMP 2.0 solves challenges related to omni-channel execution and delivers relevant 1:1 customer experiences.

EPIC’s Chuck Simpson to Present at AESC Safety, Wireline, Trucking Conference and Tradeshow

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced that Senior Risk Control Consultant Chuck Simpson will present at the Association of Energy Service Companies (AESC) Safety, Wireline, Trucking Conference and Tradeshow on Wed., April 18 at the Dallas/Fort Worth Marriot Hotel in Texas.

KINONA Names Nathan Boroff to Board of Advisors

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KINONA, a collection of flattering, modern women’s golf apparel designed to bring feminine sensibility to women’s golf, announced today that Nathan Boroff, former TravisMathew Apparel CFO, has joined its Board of Advisors.

Cloudvirga and Freddie Mac Team Up to Deliver a Better Borrower Experience, Maximize Fungibility

IRVINE, Calif., April 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) software whose enterprise technology is powered by the intelligent Mortgage Platform(, today launched single-click submission of loan data to both GSEs’ automated underwriting systems (AUS) in a collaborative effort with Freddie Mac, delivering on the industry need for greater transactional ease.

MQMR Advises Mortgage Lenders to Supplement Resources for Compliance Guidance

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) President Michael Steer today urged lenders to seek additional resources for compliance advice to ensure total compliance with regulatory requirements.

IDS, Inc. Advises Mortgage Lenders to Address UCD Warnings Prior to June 25 Deadline

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, April 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor, International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), has announced it is advising all lenders to begin troubleshooting warnings from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s Uniform Closing Dataset (UCD) portal regarding missing information in their UCD files. Effective June 25, 2018, the GSEs will fire a fatal edit in their Loan Delivery systems if the UCD status is “Not Successful” or a UCD was not submitted. (UPDATED)

Dallas Moving Company Honored for Fighting Childhood Hunger by National Non-Profit Move For Hunger

DALLAS, Texas, April 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger today announced that Imlach & Collins Brothers, an Atlas Van Lines agent, has been named its “Mover of the Year.” In 2017, Imlach & Collins Brothers delivered more than 100,000 lbs. of food to the North Texas Food Bank – which is enough to provide 85,500 meals. The award was presented at the American Moving & Storage Association’s 2018 Education Conference and Expo in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

FinKube Launches New Website for Innovative Chatbot

DALLAS, Texas, April 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FinKube, a company that provides AI-powered Platform-as-a-Service solutions for a range of industries, announced today that it has launched a new website for its intelligent, conversational chatbot, ELSA. The arrival of the new site, which can be found at elsabot.com, coincides with FinKube’s expanding role as an AI provider for industries beyond US financial services.

Alterra Home Loans Selects LBA Ware’s CompenSafe to Increase Mortgage Origination Productivity, Contain Operating Costs

MACON, Ga., April 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lenders, today announced that top ranking Nevada-based retail mortgage lender, Alterra Home Loans has chosen CompenSafe to automate commissions for its 65 branch offices licensed to operate in 30 states and deliver operational insights to executive management on its branches and sales staff.

Bank of Southern California NA Expands Commercial Banking Team to Serve Orange County and Los Angeles Region

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, is pleased to announce the hiring of two seasoned banking and lending professionals to further support the Bank’s expansion in Southern California.

EPIC Adds Steve Denton as President of Parent EPIC Holdings Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., April 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center dba EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants) today announced the addition of insurance industry veteran Steve Denton as President of its parent company EPIC Holdings, Inc. reporting to EPIC Holdings CEO John Hahn. Denton will join EPIC as of May 1, 2018.

Capital Mazda in Cary, N.C. Named 2018 Mazda Gold Cup Winner

RALEIGH, N.C., April 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Mazda of Cary, N.C. is proud to announce winning the coveted Mazda Gold Cup award. Their commitment to improving customer service along with targeting new vehicle sales made them one out of the five Gold Cup winners in the state of North Carolina.