WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When entrepreneur Cavanaugh L. Gray set out to pursue his own small business dreams he didn’t realize the impact it would have on helping others achieve their own dreams. In the spring of 2004, The Entrepreneur Cafe, LLC founder did the unthinkable. He scheduled a meeting with his supervisor, picked out his best suite, walked into his corporate job and fired himself. Given current unemployment rates and a tight lending market this might be considered absurd by today’s standards.
New Locations and Growth News - Page 8
Page 8 of New Locations and Growth News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.
| From: Belvidere Pharmacy
HIGHLAND PARK, N.J., Feb. 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 2012 marks an important milestone for Belvidere Pharmacy. It opened new doors in its new hometown of Highland Park. When owner and President Shara Rudner, R.Ph. took the reins of the business in 1996, it was a typical retail pharmacy stocked with everything from school to surgical supplies. But from the beginning, Belvidere’s staff handled requests for compounded, or custom-made, medications from veterinarians, physicians and specialists.
| From: Quandis, Inc.
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Jan. 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management mortgage technology solutions, announced that it had a banner year in 2011, spawning significant growth. Quandis took a number of different measures to effectively manage its rapid expansion.
| From: Masterseek Corporation
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Masterseek.com is a B2B search engine offering the ability to search for businesses across the globe while eliminating ‘clutter’ inherent in consumer-based search engine results. Though Masterseek is a B2B based search engine, Masterseek also receives traffic from consumers seeking specific businesses.
| From: Association of American University Presses
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Association of American University Presses (AAUP) celebrates the 75th anniversary of its founding in 1937. AAUP is an organization grounded in a tradition of service, whose members engage in forward-looking publishing programs and innovations. Both the history of the association and the future of scholarly communications will provide focus for a series of events, including a ‘University Press Week’ in November 2012, to mark the occasion of the AAUP 75th anniversary.
| From: United Wholesale Mortgage
BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Jan. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced that in 2011 it significantly expanded its business in all functional areas, hired top executives, increased its workforce, implemented new technology and launched several new products. UWM plans to continue with its aggressive growth strategy as they remain focused on originating high quality loans in excess of $3.5 billion in 2012 and upwards of $8 billion by 2014.
| From: Bowen Media
MASSAPEQUA, N.Y., Jan. 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While the economy was grim for many in 2011, Bowen Media, a leading Long Island web design firm, reports that it tripled its number of employees and was also voted the number one best web services company by the Long Island Press. This nomination was for the third year in a row.
| From: Loureiro Engineering Associates, Inc.
PLAINVILLE, Conn., Jan. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Loureiro Engineering Associates, Inc. is carefully adhering to its strategic growth plan in the area of geographic expansion of services. This week it announced a new office location in Rockford, MA that will be managed by new hire, Samuel W. Butcher, LSP, LEP, PG, LEED-AP, vice president at Loureiro Engineering.
| From: Gogiro Internet Group
PHOENIX, Ariz., Dec. 30, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Gogiro Internet Group announced this week the opening of a new regional office in the Phoenix area. ‘The Gogiro Phoenix East office will introduce Gogiro products to small businesses in the East Valley and provide local support,’ says Connie Grennan, Phoenix East co-owner.
| From: Foley Group, Inc.
KANSAS CITY, Kan., Dec. 29, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foley Group, Inc., a leader in the commercial and industrial lighting industry is celebrating their 50th year in business.
| From: Financial Foundation Group
FORT COLLINS, Colo., Dec. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The past three years have been tremendous years of growth for the Fort Collins/Loveland branch of Financial Foundation Group, also known as FFG. This branch has helped hundreds of clients and developed many upper management staff members and the office was bursting at the seams. The FFG team had no choice but to expand into a location with more square footage.
Smashburger Sizzles into Temple in January 2012 – ‘Better Burgers’ come to town at 31st and HK Dodgen Loop
| From: Smashburger
TEMPLE, Texas, Dec. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Smashburger, the nation’s fastest growing ‘better burger’ restaurant, brings their fresh approach to burgers to Temple when they open their first location on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 3008 S. 31st Street. Smashburger brings their juicy burgers that are smashed fresh and served delicious, along with its Haagen-Dazs shakes, tempting sides and regional menu items crafted to please local palates to the heart of Temple.
Second Street Capital, Inc. to Provide Funding for Small Local Businesses, Real Estate and Export Trade Finance
| From: Second Street Capital, Inc.
VERO BEACH, Fla., Dec. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Second Street Capital, Inc. (SSCI), a publicly traded company, that suffered through the housing and credit crises beginning in 2007, has recently begun the process of recapitalizing and will soon begin operating as a specialty finance company, providing working capital to small and medium size local businesses and entrepreneurs. SSCI is headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale; however, Jack Rodgers, Maria Caldarone, and Laura Camisa all members of the management team will operate from a Vero Beach office.
| From: PCM of California
LAKE FOREST, Calif., Dec. 5, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) announced that the company’s 12 percent growth in units managed across Southern California and Southern Nevada, created 55 more jobs and promoted 28 employees, seven of whom now serve on the executive team.
| From: Synergen Consulting International
HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Synergen Consulting International, LP (www.synergenconsulting.com) is pleased to announce it has recently surpassed 750 projects successfully awarded. This milestone marks the continued success of the company. The composition of Synergen’s 750 engineering and construction projects is approximately comprised of 60 percent energy and oil and gas, and 40 percent commercial, medical, infrastructure, and other industry sectors. Additionally, approximately 30 percent of Synergen’s work is international.
| From: Restaurant Mechanix, LLC
DENVER, Colo., Oct. 26, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new look, new services and a new partner for Culinary Procurement Specialists, LLC has been unveiled. The new company name, Restaurant Mechanix, LLC (the ‘Company’), signifies the expansion of its consulting services into all aspects of restaurant operations and management.
| From: Allstar Coaches
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Florida based RV rental dealer Allstar Coaches, announced today the October 11 grand opening of their brand new full service RV rental and travel center in Fort Lauderdale. ‘We are very excited about opening our new facility which will now serve South Florida’s growing RV community perfectly,’ said CEO Rob Tischler.
| From: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants
PETALUMA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announces the opening of new offices in Petaluma. The new EPIC facility, featuring a multi-media training room for risk management, insurance, employee benefits and safety seminars, will help the EPIC team serve the growing needs of North Bay clients in a wide range of industries. These industries include wine making, construction, non-profits and the public sector.
Titan Lenders Corp Signs Eight Mortgage Lenders in First Half 2011, Including National Bank, Correspondents and Broker-to-Bankers
| From: MetaSource
DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Titan Lenders Corp. (TLC) added eight new mortgage lender clients in the first half of 2011, including a national bank, correspondent lenders and broker-to-bankers. TLC, a U.S.-based domestic mortgage fulfillment outsource operation, offers a parallel and variable cost alternative solution to lenders that need to maintain correspondent back office and warehouse line management operations.
| From: Mortgage Capital Trading Inc.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that it has established an office in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, just outside of downtown Philadelphia.
| From: PCM of California
LAKE FOREST, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM), one of the nation’s largest managers of resort-style living homeowner associations, has expanded into Southern Nevada. PCM was chosen by eight association boards to professionally manage Pulte Group’s Southern Nevada communities in the greater Las Vegas Valley and Mesquite Region that will total nearly 11,000 homes at build-out.
| From: In White, LLC
LANCASTER, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In White is proud to announce the opening of its new couture bridal gown salon at 661 Harrisburg Avenue in Lancaster’s College Row Shoppes. An open house is scheduled July 15 and 16 between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. to allow brides-to-be to see the new gown collection.
MCT Trading Expands Corporate Headquarters – Additional Space Accommodates New Hires, Supports Growing Client Base
| From: Mortgage Capital Trading Inc.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading provider of hedging and risk management advisory services, announced that the company has expanded its facilities, doubling the office space it previously had. The addition of space is the direct result of MCT’s growth strategy to support lenders making the shift from best efforts to mandatory trading.
| From: Mortgage Capital Trading Inc.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in hedging and risk management services, announced the celebration of its of tenth anniversary in business. The company was founded in May of 2001 and has remained dedicated to the mortgage banking industry since its inception.
Pathbuilders Engages Nine New Clients Including Kaiser Permanente and Graphic Packaging International for 2011 ACHIEVA Program
| From: Pathbuilders Inc.
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pathbuilders Inc. kicked off its 2011 Achieva program on May 20 at Cobb Galleria with high-potential women from 36 companies. Nine of the companies are new to the Pathbuilders client roster including 22squared, Inc., Abel Solutions, Inc., and Graphic Packaging International.
| From: Recycle Fashionably
DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Recycle Fashionably announced this week that Bikram Yoga Calgary is its 50th retailer to carry the environmentally friendly, and oh so fashionable Sweat Mate – a reusable, waterproof bag.
| From: Priceweaver, Inc.
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Priceweaver, Inc., a secondary marketing-focused product and pricing provider, announced that it has moved its office to a larger facility. The relocation allows the company to grow and satisfy an increasing demand for its solution.
Statewide Insurance Continues Expansion, adds Oregon to States in which Broker Provides Contractors Insurance
| From: Statewide Insurance Brokers
PASADENA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Statewide Insurance Brokers, a leading provider of contractors insurance for general liability, workers compensation, commercial vehicle coverage and bonds, has added Oregon to the states the company is licensed to operate in.
Team TSI, LLC, National Installation Contractor, Continues Aggressive Market Penetration with the Hiring of Additional Installation Technicians
| From: Team TSI, LLC
ORLANDO, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Team TSI, LLC, a national installation contractor, announces that due to a steady increase in revenue and the need for an ever expanding national footprint, they will be bringing on additional installation technicians to meet the growing demands of their customers and vendors. This move could be seen as aggressive, even reckless by some during an economy when most companies continue to downsize.
| From: Julia Dean Photo Workshops
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Julia Dean Photo Workshops (JDPW), the West Coast’s largest non-degree based school of photography, will mark the opening of its new headquarters in the heart of Hollywood’s Media District on March 26, 2011.
DMD Marks 20th Anniversary As Mortgage Lending Automation Solutions Provider Surpassing $2 Trillion Funded through DataTrac
| From: Del Mar DataTrac
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Del Mar DataTrac (DMD), the leading provider of affordable mortgage lending automation solutions, and an industry pioneer in business intelligence, paperless lending, and loan process workflow tools, is observing its 20th anniversary in 2011. Founded in August 1991 as a technology services firm for mortgage lenders, DMD first offered its flagship loan origination platform DataTrac in 1996.
International Document Services Bucks Industry Trends, Achieves Substantial Growth in Mortgage Doc Volume in 2010
| From: International Document Services Inc.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Curt Doman, president of International Document Services (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor, 2010 marked the second year in a row the firm saw significant growth in the number of document packages prepared. In addition to a 23 percent increase in doc volume over 2009, IDS also achieved company record numbers in Q2 and Q3 for the amount of doc packages prepared in a single month.
| From: Moda Cucina
BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Moda Cucina, the award-winning Boston based manufacturer of premium kitchens and custom cabinetry, now offers complete turnkey design and construction services specifically designed for homeowners without a designer or architect. The design center used to be an intimidating place for some homeowners, as it was mostly geared towards design trade only clients.
| From: All Green Electronics Recycling
TUSTIN, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — All Green Electronics Recycling announces its new national headquarters’ grand opening on January 13, 2011 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. – a Green Carpet Event – followed by a free, three-day electronics recycling event aimed at giving back to the local community in Orange County. Both are open to the public and are located at: 15561 Del Amo Ave. in Tustin.
| From: Ohio Laser LLC
PLAIN CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio Laser LLC has opened a new dedicated laser tube cutting and laser pipe cutting facility on their ISO-9001:2008 manufacturing campus. Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) can now streamline their production of tubes and pipes efficiently at one location.
| From: California InterContinental University
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California InterContinental University (CalUniversity), a leading distance-learning educational institution, is now offering its services globally in the hopes of making affordable degree attainment a reality for students everywhere.
| From: KnowledgeAdvisors
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, announces the opening of a brand new office in Singapore in January 2011. Continuing the expansion of its global footprint, its Singapore office will represent its Asian-Pacific hub of business activities.
| From: Four Points Technology LLC
CHANTILLY, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Points Technology, LLC, a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), has recently relocated due to exponential growth within the company. As of November 1, the company’s corporate headquarters will be located at: 14900 Conference Center Drive, Suite 100, Chantilly, Va., 20151. The new space is double the size and will allow the company to grow and flourish.
Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor Celebrates Grand Opening with 400 Physicians, Community Leaders and Supporters
| From: Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor
COSTA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor, a new cutting edge multispecialty ambulatory surgery center in Orange County, celebrated its official Grand Opening on Sat., Oct. 23. Costa Mesa Mayor Allan Mansoor and Ronnie Guyer, district representative for Assemblyman Van Tran, were among the local officials, physicians and 400 guests that celebrated the addition of Renaissance, and its new model for exceptional patient care, to the community.
| From: Danny Neifert
SUMMERLAND, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Healthy skin radiates a beautiful, natural glow. Skincare expert Danny Neifert, owner of the Skin Sanctuary of Taos and two-time winner of ‘the Best of Taos’ brings her luxury, results-driven treatments to the west coast this fall by opening a private practice at LASH Day Spa, located at 2173 Ortega Hill Rd. in Summerland, California.