Awards and Honors News

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


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.

Indiana Coffee Roaster Brings Home Three Medals from World’s Largest Roasting Competition

EVANSVILLE, Ind., Sept. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Evansville Coffee Company brought home three medals from the fifth annual Golden Bean North America Roasting Competition. Since its launch in 2015, the Golden Bean North America has grown to include more than 1,300 coffees submitted to this year’s competition from the best roasters across the USA and Canada.

Beyond AUM Co-Founder Nima Tolooi Named One of Crain’s 2019 Notable Entrepreneurs

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nima Tolooi, co-founder of Beyond AUM, has been named one of Crain’s Chicago Business’s 2019 Notable Entrepreneurs. Crain’s list of Notable Entrepreneurs features 44 businesspeople who have identified needs and untapped opportunities in the market; organized and run companies; and taken on greater-than-normal financial risk to achieve success

NotaryCam’s Emily Robbins Recognized as 2019 HousingWire Insider

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam, the leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that Customer Success Manager Emily Robbins has been named a 2019 Insider by HousingWire magazine as part of its fourth annual HW Insiders Awards program. This year’s 50 winners were chosen by HousingWire’s editorial board based on their accomplishments over the last 12 months.

FormFree Chief Technical Officer Brian Francis Lauded by HousingWire as 2019 HW Insiders Award Recipient

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced that Chief Technical Officer Brian Francis has been recognized as a 2019 HousingWire HW Insiders Award honoree. Now in its fourth year, the HW Insiders Award program honors housing industry professionals who are “the unsung heroes propelling their companies to success.”

Mid America’s Jemma Pachiano Honored as HW Insider

ADDISON, Texas, Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Mid America National Support and Training Director Jemma Pachiano has been recognized by HousingWire magazine in its fourth annual HW Insiders Awards(tm) list. This year, 50 individuals were selected for the honor by HousingWire’s editorial team based on their accomplishments over the last 12 months.

IDS Client Support Manager Tina Mausser Named 2019 HW Insider

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced today that Client Support Manager Tina Mausser has been honored by HousingWire magazine in its fourth annual HW Insiders Awards(TM) program.

SimpleNexus VP of Sales Paul Drobot Recognized with HousingWire’s Insiders Award

LEHI, Utah, Sept. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced that VP of Sales Paul Drobot has been named a 2019 HW Insiders Award honoree by HousingWire.

ReverseVision’s Jeff Birdsell Named 2019 HousingWire Insiders Award Recipient

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, announced that Jeff Birdsell, vice president of professional services has been named a recipient of the 2019 HousingWire (HW) Insiders Award. Now in its fourth year, the Insiders Award program recognizes “operational all-stars” within the housing industry who have been vital to their employer’s success.

LBA Ware Director of Marketing Kelley Mangel Recognized as a 2019 HousingWire Insider

MACON, Ga., Sept. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, provider of the leading automated compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, today announced that Director of Marketing Kelley Mangel has been named a recipient of the 2019 HousingWire HW Insiders Award. This marks the fourth year that HousingWire’s Insiders Award program has recognized the “unsung heroes propelling their companies to success.”

Study Identifies Boston’s Top-Rated Plastic Surgeons

BOSTON, Mass., Aug. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An analysis of multiple online rating sources has shed light as to whom Boston-area plastic surgical patients consider the area’s top plastic surgeon. According to actual patient ratings gathered from five different rating platforms, Dr. Jeffery Spiegel, of The Spiegel Center, was ranked as the area’s top plastic surgeon.

Dallas Based Small Business Beauty By Earth Among Inc. Magazine’s Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies – the Inc. 5000

DALLAS, Texas, Aug. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inc. magazine today revealed that local Dallas based small business, Beauty By Earth is No. 809 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment-its independent small businesses.

White Pine Ranked #1 East Idaho Charter School by SDE

AMMON, Idaho, Aug. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — White Pine Charter School (WPCS) is pleased to announce their ranking as the highest-performing charter school in East Idaho by the Idaho State Department of Education (SDE). The SDE also rated White Pine as the fifth-highest East Idaho school overall, and among the highest 10% of schools statewide.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Names Steiner Realty, Inc A Winner of the Pittsburgh Top Workplaces 2019 Award

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Aug. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Steiner Realty, Inc. announces their designation as one of Pittsburgh’s 2019 Top Workplaces. Steiner Realty, Inc. is a Pittsburgh-based real estate brokerage firm owned and operated by Clarence H. (Casey) Steiner since 1989.

GMAR and Michigan State Police Trooper School Come Together to Sponsor Medical Service Dog

LANSING, Mich., Aug. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs announced that in February 2019, Sgt. McRae of the Michigan State Police Trooper Recruit School set a goal: to honor Michigan State Trooper Craig A. Scott; a military veteran who was killed in the line of duty after 7 years on the force in 1982.

Arizona Department of Housing Congratulates the Recipients of the 2019 Brian Mickelsen Housing Hero Awards

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arizona Department of Housing presented the 2019 Brian Mickelsen Housing Hero Awards at a recognition ceremony in Scottsdale on August 21. The ceremony was held in conjunction with the 16th Annual Arizona Housing Forum; the premier industry event for housing and community development professionals in the state.

CyberTexas Foundation will host 2019 San Antonio Cyber Hall of Honor Induction Ceremony

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Aug. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The CyberTexas Foundation will host the 2019 San Antonio Cyber Hall of Honor Induction Ceremony on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 5 p.m. at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Downtown Campus, Buena Vista Building. The Hall of Honor recognizes cyber pioneers who innovatively forged new paths across the city of San Antonio, the state of Texas, the nation and abroad.

Texas Systems Group Named to List of 501 Top IT Managed Service Providers in the World

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas Systems Group (TXSG) has earned a coveted slot on Channel Futures’ list of the top 501 IT managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Channel Futures issued a statement about this year’s list saying, ‘The competition was fierce, but their commitment to taking risks on strategic business decisions, dedication to customer support and intuitive knowledge of the managed services market helped these companies rise above the competition.’

Inc. Magazine Names LBA Ware to the 2019 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies

MACON, Ga., Aug. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inc. magazine yesterday revealed that LBA Ware(TM), provider of the leading automated compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, is ranked 3,466 on the magazine’s annual Inc. 5000 list. The Inc. 5000 list is the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants Recognized as a 2019 ‘Best Place to Work’ in Dallas

DALLAS, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been recognized by their team members in Dallas as one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in North Texas in a survey conducted annually by the Dallas Business Journal.

SimpleNexus Named One of America’s 500 Fastest-Growing Private Companies for Second Consecutive Year

LEHI, Utah, Aug. 14, 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 in the top 500 on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies for the second year running.

It’s Official: Los Angeles Has a New Spicy Chicken Sandwich Champion!

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Among all of the glitz and glamour that is so prevalent in the modern cuisine industry, one factor consistently and undeniably proves itself: that unforgettable, exquisite flavor will always reign superior in the hearts of food lovers. Take into account the groundbreaking story of Korea Town’s/LA’s newest gem, H Cafe – part of the H Hospitality Group.