Awards and Honors News

Awards and Honors News – including business and personal awards, and related topics from the Send2Press Newswire service.


Pixie Vacations Named Top Beaches Resort Travel Agency in the United States and Top Ten Agency World Wide at Sandals Star Awards

ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A total of 560 travel agents, media, and special guests from around the world traveled to Turks and Caicos where Sandals Resorts recognized the best of the best in the travel industry. Pixie Vacations was honored to receive several awards at this year’s Sandals Star Awards.

OpenClose CRO Vince Furey Wins 2019 HousingWire Vanguard Award

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced that its chief revenue officer (CRO), Vince Furey, has been selected by HousingWire as one of its 2019 Vanguard Award winners.

AIStorm Wins Frost and Sullivan’s 2019 Technology Innovation Award for its AI-in-Sensor Fast Edge SoC

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California-based AIStorm has developed a novel AI-in-Sensor (AIS) technology that enables real-time processing of sensor data at the edge, without digitization. The AIS technology uses a new patented technique called charge domain processing that controls the electron movement between the storage elements in the chip and uses switch charge circuits for mathematical control over the charge transfer.

Edupoint Announces 4th Annual ‘Partner for Life’ Award Co-Recipients: Oregon’s High Desert Education Service District and Beaverton School District

MESA, Ariz., Dec. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, is pleased to announce that Rachel Wente-Chaney, CIO for High Desert Education Service District (HDESD) in Redmond, Oregon, and Steven Langford, CIO for Beaverton School District (BSD) in Beaverton, Oregon, have been selected as co-recipients of the company’s 2019 Partner For Life Award.

SimpleNexus President and COO Ben Miller Honored as 2019 HousingWire Vanguard Award Recipient

LEHI, Utah, Dec. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced that President and COO Ben Miller has been named a 2019 HousingWire Vanguard Award winner. Now in its fifth year, the HW Vanguard Awards program recognizes executives in the housing finance industry for their outstanding leadership in the space.

The 2019 DangerMan Hero Awards Show and Concert Celebrates TV’s First Black Superheroes Actors Carl Lumbly and Simone Missick

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Fourth Annual DangerMan Hero Award Show and Concert will be super special this year! Among the numerous honorees for the night being acknowledged for their community activism are two celebrated thespians who have portrayed history making superheroes on television.

TeamSnap Named One of the Nation’s Fastest-Growing Inner City Businesses for Second Year in a Row

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) announced that Boulder’s TeamSnap was named to the 2019 Inner City 100 list of the fastest-growing inner city businesses in America. This marks the second year in a row that TeamSnap has been named to the prestigious list.

Legendary Hollywood Film and TV Composer Artie Kane Wins Reader’s Favorite Award

VENICE, Calif., Nov. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Music to My Years, Life and Love Between the Notes” (ISBN: 978-0983655039) by film and TV composer and conductor Artie Kane won the 2019 Readers’ Favorite Gold Medal in the Non-Fiction and Music/Entertainment category at the annual Reader’s Favorite awards held on November 23, 2019 at the Regency Hotel Miami.

Mid America Mortgage Named Top 25 Mortgage Company by MReport Magazine

ADDISON, Texas, Nov. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that the company has been named one of MReport’s “2019 Top 25 Companies in Mortgage and Servicing.”

SimpleNexus CEO Matt Hansen Named to Inaugural Class of ‘Lending Luminaries’

LEHI, Utah, Nov. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, announced that company Founder and CEO Matt Hansen has been named to PROGRESS in Lending’s inaugural list of Lending Luminaries. The award program recognizes individuals whose vision and leadership have inspired others and helped companies better navigate a fluctuating mortgage market.

MONA Brands, LLC Wins ‘Deodorant Product Of The Year’ Award In The 2019 Beauty Independent Innovation Awards Program

TAUNTON, Mass., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MONA Brands, LLC, a company dedicated to offering innovative green, natural, clean, safe, and effective products to health and beauty conscious customers, announced today their all-natural deodorant product line has won the “Deodorant Product of the Year” award.

SimpleNexus Ranks 102 on Deloitte’s 2019 Technology Fast 500

LEHI, Utah, Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced it has earned the 102 position on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500.

Betsey Brewer of EPIC honored with Ramsden/Sullivan Memorial Award from the Independent Insurance Brokers and Agents of California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Betsey L. Brewer, CPCU was honored recently with the distinguished Ramsden/Sullivan Memorial Award.

Inaugural NEXT Excellence in Leadership Award Goes to Lee Raagas, CEO of Skid Row Housing Trust at NEXTDC19

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ahead of the highly anticipated #NEXTDC19 summit on November 18, 19 in Washington, D.C., from NEXT Mortgage Events, conference co-host Faith Schwartz, President of Housing Finance Strategies, announced that Kerri Milam, president of Depth Public Relations will present the inaugural NEXT Excellence in Leadership award to Lee Raagas, Chief Executive Officer of Skid Row Housing Trust.

Strategic Benefits Advisors Named Among Atlanta’s Top Employee Benefits & Compensation Companies

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) has been named to the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s list of the top 20 employee benefits and compensation companies in Atlanta.

DocMagic Leads eClosing Categories and Holds Highest Market Share in Document Generation in STRATMOR Group’s 2019 Study

TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that its Total eClose(TM) platform is the eClosing leader based on market share, overall satisfaction and lender loyalty in STRATMOR Group’s 2019 Mortgage Technology Insight Study.

SimpleNexus’ Rapid Revenue Growth Lands It a Spot on MountainWest Capital’s 2019 Utah 100 List

LEHI, Utah, Nov. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced it has been named to MountainWest Capital Network’s (MWCN) Utah 100 list of fastest-growing companies in the state.

Matic named to InsurTech100 list of the world’s top insurance technology providers

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matic, a fully licensed digital insurance agency that partners with mortgage servicers and originators to sell insurance products to borrowers, has been named to FinTech Global’s InsurTech100. The annual awards program, now in its second year, recognizes the pioneering tech firms leading today’s global insurance industry.

EPIC’s Tom Mackey Recognized as 2019 ‘Young Gun’ by Insurance Business America

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Tom Mackey, Risk Management Consultant has been named a 2019 Insurance Industry “Young Gun” by Insurance Business America (IBA).

Posh Cycling and Fitness Named College Park 2019 Business of the Year

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City of College Park, Md. has named Posh Cycling and Fitness as the city’s 2019 Business of the Year. A special award ceremony will be held at the Posh First Birthday Celebration on Nov. 2nd at noon.

Dr. Craig Spodak Named Align Technology Faculty Member

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Craig Spodak, dentist at Spodak Dental Group, was recently named a member of Align Technology’s North American Faculty. He is considered an expert in his field and joins a group of elite dentists, orthodontists and team educators across the world, and is among one of only a few Align Faculty Members in Florida.

STRATMOR Group’s 2019 Technology Insight Study Again Scores MCT Highest for Overall Satisfaction, Lender Loyalty, and Lender Share

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that the study results from STRATMOR Group’s 2019 Technology Insight Study show MCT as the industry leader in lender share, overall satisfaction, and Lender Loyalty Score(r) in the Production Pipeline Hedging category.

Hearst Connecticut Media Group Names Edgerton, Inc. a Winner of the Hearst Connecticut Top Workplaces 2019 Award

MONROE, Conn., Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edgerton, Inc. has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2019 honor by Hearst Connecticut Media Group. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few.

Pride Remodeling, LLC Receives 2019 Best of Chandler Award

CHANDLER, Ariz., Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pride Remodeling, LLC has been selected for the 2019 Best of Chandler Award in the General Contractor category by the Chandler Award Program. They offer everything from the ground up to include small home improvements all the way up to additions and new builds.

EPIC’s Kamran Khaliq Recognized as 2019 ‘Young Gun’ by Insurance Business America

NEW YORK, N.Y. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Kamran Khaliq, Vice President, Private Equity and M&A, has been named a 2019 Insurance Industry “Young Gun” by Insurance Business America (IBA).

Mirror Digital Announces Launch of the Reflect Beauty Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — America’s largest multicultural digital ad network, Mirror Digital, advances the conversation on beauty equity with the debut of its groundbreaking beauty product showcase – the Reflect Beauty Awards.

MCT’s COO Phil Rasori Honored with HousingWire Tech Trendsetters Award

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, has been designated to HousingWire’s inaugural Tech Trendsetters award list. Phil is credited with being instrumental in the architecture and launch of multiple innovative capital markets solutions.

SimpleNexus Recognized as Fastest Growing Utah Company by Utah Business Fast 50 and Utah Valley UV50 Lists

LEHI, Utah, Oct. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced it has been ranked among the fastest-growing companies in the state by both Utah Business and Utah Valley BusinessQ magazines. SimpleNexus was named a top Emerging Company on Utah Business Magazine’s Fast 50 list and was honored by Utah BusinessQ as a UV50 winner.

Best U.S. Theme Parks Celebrated in Top Villas Awards

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top Villas, one of the world’s leading luxury villa rental specialists, has unveiled its ranking of the best theme parks to visit in the United States through the inaugural Theme Park Awards.

NotaryCam’s Rick Triola Named a 2019 HousingWire Tech Trendsetter

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam, the leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that its Founder and CEO Rick Triola has been named a 2019 Tech Trendsetter by HousingWire magazine as part of its inaugural HW Tech Trendsetter Awards program.

Ken Rakusin and Gordon Brush Honored at the 2019 MADE IN AMERICA CONVENTION

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., Oct. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ken Rakusin, President & CEO of Gordon Brush Mfg. Co., Inc., was the recipient of the PATRIOT AWARD at the 2019 MADE IN AMERICA CONVENTION, that was held at the Indianapolis, Indiana convention center on October 3-6. “This award was presented to Ken for his Proud To Be An American attitude and his unwavering commitment to manufacturing in the United States, in-spite of the infiltration of low cost, inferior Chinese goods,” said Don Buckner, founder, MadeInAmerica.com. (VIDEO)

2019 Hero Dog of the Year Awarded to Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Alice

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is both humbled and honored to announce that on Friday, October 5, 2019 after more than a million public votes, our Service Dog, Alice; specifically trained to assist Recipient Antonio was named the 2019 Hero Dog of the Year in the American Humane Hero Dog Awards.

SimpleNexus Founder and CEO Matt Hansen Recognized as HW Tech Trendsetter for Taking Mortgage Origination Mobile

LEHI, Utah, Oct. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced that company Founder and CEO Matt Hansen has been named to HousingWire’s inaugural list of HW Tech Trendsetters. The award program recognizes the most impactful and innovative technology leaders serving the housing economy.

FormFree Founder Brent Chandler Lauded as HousingWire Tech Trendsetter

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced that Founder and CEO Brent Chandler has been named to HousingWire’s inaugural class of HW Tech Trendsetters, an award honoring executives who have played an integral role in bringing innovative solutions to the housing market.

ARMCO’s Sharon Reichhardt Wins HW Tech Trendsetters Award

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk management solutions, today announced that Sharon Reichhardt, the company’s vice president of client success, has been named a winner of HousingWire’s inaugural Tech Trendsetters award.

Capsilon Wins #NEXTSUMMER19’s Best in Show Award

EDMOND, Okla., Oct. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Mortgage Events LLC, creator of events for women mortgage executives, has announced that Capsilon, a provider of mortgage automation software, has been voted Best in Show for its presentation of Capsilon Digital Underwriter at the technology showcase at #NEXTSUMMER19, the women’s executive mortgage summit that took place on Aug. 18-19, 2019.

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Honors Arthur E. Imperatore with Inaugural Community Impact Award

WEEHAWKEN, N.J., Oct. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Susan G. Komen North Jersey announced today it presented its inaugural Community Impact Award to Arthur Imperatore Sr., Founder and resident of NY Waterway, the largest commuter ferry fleet in New York Harbor, providing commuter ferry and bus services between New Jersey and Manhattan.

Mark Ladd Named 2019 PRIA Carl R. Ernst Founders Award Winner

PROVO, Utah, Sept. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that its Vice President of Regulatory and Legal Affairs Mark Ladd was named the 2019 Carl R. Ernst Founders Award winner by Property Records Industry Association (PRIA).

National Mortgage Professional Magazine Honors OpenClose CRO Vince Furey with 2019 Most Connected Mortgage Professionals Award

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced its chief revenue officer (CRO), Vince Furey, has been awarded National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine’s Most Connected Mortgage Professionals’ distinction for 2019.

Elizabeth Karwowski, CEO, Get Credit Healthy, Selected Woman With Vision Award Winner

SUNRISE, Fla., Sept. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fin-tech company, Get Credit Healthy, Inc., (a subsidiary of Beta Music Group Inc. OTC PINK: BEMG) announces CEO Elizabeth Karwowski, has been selected as a winner of the Women With Vision Award, to be presented live, during the Vision Summit on September 25 in Tampa, Florida.