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Bank of Southern California N.A. Announces Amanda Conover as Vice President, Director of Marketing

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. ( OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL ), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, Calif., has named Amanda Conover as Vice President, Director of Marketing. She will be responsible for developing and executing a strategic marketing plan that strengthens brand awareness and drives growth, further supporting the Bank’s efforts to increase its presence as it continues its expansion in the Southern California region.

Simplifile Approved by Arkansas Secretary of State as E-Notary Vendor

PROVO, Utah, March 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced that it has been approved by the Arkansas Secretary of State as an electronic notary (e-notary) service provider. As a result, Simplifile users in the 23 Arkansas recording jurisdictions in Simplifile’s e-recording network will now have the ability to electronically notarize documents, thus streamlining their processes and allowing them to keep as much of the real estate transaction electronic as possible.

Inlanta Mortgage Integrates CompenSafe with LendingQB

MACON, Ga., March 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware(TM), a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lending and retail banking, announced that Wisconsin-based Inlanta Mortgage has completed integration between LBA Ware’s CompenSafe(TM) automated compensation calculation platform and LendingQB’s cloud-based loan origination solution (LOS). Through the integration, Inlanta is able to leverage real-time loan production data to automatically calculate compensation for each of its 100+ loan originators (LOs).

SUDC Foundation Celebrates Launch of UK Affiliate, SUDC UK

CEDAR GROVE, N.J., March 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of its affiliate in the United Kingdom, SUDC UK. The SUDC Foundation, which is based in the United States, serves over 800 families in 18 countries who have experienced the unique challenges and unanswered questions that follow a sudden, unexpected and unexplained loss of a child.

Senior Litigator and Trial Attorney Eugene Ashley Joins Hoge Fenton in California

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hoge Fenton is pleased to announce that Eugene “Geno” Ashley has joined the firm’s Business Litigation group. A senior litigator and trial attorney, Geno, a former Hopkins & Carley shareholder, brings a wealth of litigation and trial experience to Hoge Fenton.

IDS Gains Market Share in 2017 Despite Industry Downturn

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, March 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it increased its share of the mortgage document preparation market in 2017, even though the industry overall experienced a decline in volume.

RoundPoint and Matic Automate Homeowner’s Insurance for Homebuyers, Mortgage Servicing Customers and RoundPoint Employees

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., March 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matic, a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner’s insurance during the mortgage transaction, today announced a wide-ranging integration with RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing Corporation (RoundPoint), a mortgage loan originator and one of the nation’s largest non-bank mortgage servicing companies. The integration will make Matic’s one-click “get quote” button available to both customers and employees of RoundPoint.

Exclusive Travel Site Gives Members Access to Wholesale Prices and Beats Competition Every Time

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Travel Transparency, a private wholesale travel platform, is creating a real buzz in the travel and tourism industry. It guarantees to beat any pricing on major Internet travel sites such as Expedia, Orbitz, Priceline, Kayak, Travelocity, Hotwire and more.

Suzannah Gill of EPIC to Present on Millennial Brokers at Employee Benefit Adviser’s Workplace Benefits

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that EPIC Benefits Strategy Consultant Suzannah Gill will present at the Employee Benefit Adviser’s Workplace Benefits Renaissance on March 1, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, N.J.

Spodak Dental Group Offers The Revolutionary LANAP Protocol to Treat Patients Who Have Periodontal Disease

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Feb. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group is proud to offer its patients who are suffering from periodontal disease with a new, non-surgical treatment technique. The LANAP protocol is an FDA-cleared laser treatment that offers patients a less painful, more successful treatment alternative to conventional gum surgery because there is no need for cutting or sutures.

Virginia Startup CounterFlow AI closes $2.7M Seed Round

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Feb. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cybersecurity startup CounterFlow AI announced last week that it has raised $2.7 million in seed funding from Osage University Partners, the Charlottesville Angel Network, and a number of individual investors who also supported the founders’ previous venture, nPulse Technologies (acquired by FireEye in 2014).

Matic Challenges U.S. Mortgage Lenders, Insurers to Help Families Achieve Affordable Housing

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Feb. 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matic, a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner’s insurance during the mortgage transaction, is calling on mortgage lenders, realtors and insurance providers nationwide to support Housed & Hopeful, a public/private partnership with non-profit Mortgage Professionals Providing Hope (MPPH) that aims to house America’s homeless families.

Travel Insurance Comparison Website,, Offers Tips for 2018 Solo Travelers

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Solo travel will always represent one of the largest segments of the travel market. And, as intrepid lone travelers hit the road this year, recommends some special planning tips to help them travel safely. Here are five things solo travelers can do in 2018 to minimize risks and ensure a smooth adventure.

EPIC Insurance adds Maurice Edwards, Walter Palmer and their Risk Solutions Team

HOUSTON, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a leading retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the addition of Enterprise Risk Management veteran Maurice (Moe) Edwards, retail Loss Prevention expert Walter Palmer, and their team of Risk Assurance and Asset Protection professionals.

Spodak Dental Group’s Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Is Available to Treat Patients on Saturdays

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Feb. 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Juan C. Arroyo, Spodak Dental Group’s Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, is now seeing patients on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. While it is unprecedented for dental offices to be open on Saturdays, it is even rarer for the oral surgeon to be available and treat patients. Normally, if a patient was experiencing pain on Friday evening or Saturday, he/she would have to wait to be seen until Monday.

Organic Aromas to be Featured on the Emmy-award Winning Talk Show THE TALK on CBS

BOISE, Idaho, Feb. 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Organic Aromas, a leading maker of premium and specialty Nebulizing Diffusers(R) for aromatherapy, announced today that the Company’s products are to be showcased today for the first time on national network television. Organic Aromas will participate in part of a special segment called “Winter Relaxation Essentials” on CBS’ award-winning talk show “THE TALK.” The show will be airing Feb 22, 2018 broadcast at 2-3 p.m., ET.

CUMAnet Selects Simplifile Collaboration and Post Closing Services

PROVO, Utah, Feb. 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced that CUMAnet has begun using Simplifile Collaboration and Post Closing services to provide credit union clients with a centralized platform that facilitates the effortless exchange of information with settlement partners. CUMAnet intends to expand usage to facilitate electronic document recording for mortgage satisfactions.

Bank of Southern California N.A. and Americas United Bank Announce Agreement to Merge

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A., San Diego, Calif. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) and Americas United Bank, Glendale, Calif. (OTC Pink: AUNB), today announced the signing of a definitive agreement and plan of merger (the “Agreement”) whereby Americas United Bank will merge with and into Bank of Southern California. The merger is subject to customary closing conditions, including the receipt of all regulatory approvals and the approval of the shareholders of AUB and BCAL, and is expected to close in the third quarter of 2018.

Startup Empowers Girls to Learn, Grow, Dream – and Build Startups

CAMBRIDGE, U.K., Feb. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Girls Inspired Globally is a new startup that seeks to allow young women to improve themselves and the world through imaginative use of readily available technologies like smart phone apps, online video, and social media.

LendingQB Makes FormFree’s Award-Winning AccountChek Asset Verification Part of Its ‘Lean Lending’ Loan Origination Software

ATHENS, Ga., Feb. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced the availability of its AccountChek(R) automated asset verification service within LendingQB’s web-based loan origination software (LOS). The integration enables lenders to order AccountChek Asset Reports directly from LendingQB’s verifications dashboard.

NEXT Mortgage Conference Announces ‘NEXT Who’s Who’ Winners

EDMOND, Okla., Feb. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Mortgage Events LLC, a creator of NEXT, the mortgage technology conference for women, has announced the winners of the inaugural 2018 NEXT Who’s Who list. The NEXT Who’s Who recognizes NEXT conference attendees who are demonstrating leadership in the mortgage industry.

Tax Notice Book ‘Now What? I Got a Tax Notice from the IRS. Help!’ released today by SFS Tax Problem Solutions Press

STUART, Fla., Feb. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SFS Tax Problem Solutions Press announces the release of “Now What? I Got a Tax Notice from the IRS. Help!” (ISBN: 978-0692997154) by Jeffrey Schneider. “Now What?” is available nationwide today in paperback. It will be published in an eBook edition in March and an audio book edition in June 2018.

Dr. Karen Schuster Webb Appointed Sixth President of Union Institute and University

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Feb. 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Union Institute & University’s Board of Trustees today announced the appointment of Dr. Karen Schuster Webb as the university’s sixth president, effective July 1, 2018. Dr. Webb succeeds Dr. Roger H. Sublett, who is retiring after serving Union as president since April 2003. A Board-appointed transition committee will assist Dr. Sublett and President Elect Webb in the coming months.

American Truck Dealers 20 Group Meeting: Frenkel & Company – an EPIC Company’s Michael Feinstein Presents on Cyber Liability

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Michael Feinstein, executive vice president of Frenkel & Company – an EPIC Company, will present at the American Truck Dealers (ATD) 20 Group Meeting on Monday, Feb. 19 at 7 a.m. at the Phoenician in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Delta Care Rx Now Integrates with Suncoast Electronic Medical Records

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Feb. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Delta Care Rx, a leading pharmaceutical innovator in end of life care, announces a robust integration with Suncoast by Complia Health, a leading global provider of home health care and hospice software solutions.

OpenClose Bolsters Software Integration and Support Teams

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose(R), an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage fintech provider, announced that it has added staff to its integration and customer support departments. The new hires will help enhance OpenClose’s existing software products, facilitate digital mortgage processes, produce fintech-level innovation and provide excellence in customer support. The company also recently added three senior software engineers to its development team.

ARMCO Named a ‘Top 100 Mortgage Employer’ by National Mortgage Professional Magazine for Second Consecutive Year

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software ACES Audit Technology(TM), announced that was named among National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine’s annual Top 100 Mortgage Employers list for 2018. This is the second consecutive year the company has been recognized with this distinction.

SunBug Solar Becomes a Certified B Corporation

ARLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SunBug Solar, a local solar installer in Arlington, Mass. is proud to announce it is now a Certified B Corporation. In so doing, SunBug joins the global movement of people using business as a force for good. B Corps are important because they inspire all businesses to compete not only to be the best in the world, but to be the best for the world.

Celebrating Los Angeles Unified School Districts Outstanding Plant Managers

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California Safe Schools celebrated the outstanding efforts of more than 800 Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Plant Managers and their supervisors at four luncheons honoring elementary, middle school, and high school Plant Managers for their exceptional efforts in implementing the most stringent school pesticide policy in the nation for the past 20 years.

Medical Care Alert Named to University of Florida’s Gator100 List of Fastest Growing Companies for Second Year

NORTHVILLE, Mich., Feb. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Medical Care Alert, a leading provider of medical alert systems to senior citizens nationwide, has been named to the University of Florida’s Gator100 list of fastest growing alumni companies for the second year in a row.