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Kathy Gonzales Named Senior Vice President, Director of Branch Banking for Bank of Southern California N.A.

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has appointed Kathy Gonzales as Senior Vice President, Director of Branch Banking. She will be responsible for supporting the Bank’s commitment to the customer experience by deepening customer relationships, and identifying opportunities to increase the bank’s market share.

Hak’s Presents Full Product Line and Talks Innovation at Winter Fancy Foods

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hak’s, a leading manufacturer of clean ingredient sauces, condiments, and prepared foods looks forward to showcasing its full product line at the Winter Fancy Foods show, Booth #6406, from January 21 – 23 in San Francisco. Hak’s products feature a unique combination: They’re all designed by celebrity chef and founder Sharone Hakman, while offering great taste AND clean ingredients. (VIDEO)

MQMR Announces Internal Audit Services Compliant with Fannie Mae Seller/Servicer December 19 Update

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR), a leader in mortgage risk management and compliance services, today announced that its Internal Audit services offering meets or exceeds the requirements for Fannie Mae seller/servicers to be in compliance with the December 19, 2017 Fannie Mae Selling Guide Announcement SEL-2017-10 update.

Whiteflash adds bridal designer A.JAFFE

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., international retailer of ideal diamonds and designer engagement rings, announced today that they have been chosen to become authorized resellers for A.Jaffe, the iconic American bridal designer with a 125 year heritage.

Continuing Its Growth, VLP Law Group Welcomes Partner Debra B. Vernon to the Firm’s Corporate Practice Group

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Debra B. Vernon has joined the firm’s Corporate Practice Group as a partner based in the San Francisco Bay area. She specializes in startup formation and capitalization, financings, corporate venture, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and corporate governance.

Mortgage Capital Trading COO Phil Rasori Scheduled to Speak at the Independent Mortgage Bankers Conference

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, will be speaking on a panel session at the MBA’s 2018 Independent Mortgage Bankers Conference on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 being held at the Ritz-Carlton in Fernandina Beach, Florida.

MAG Instrument and Maschmedt and Associates collaborate on marketing of MAGLITE products in Western US

ONTARIO, Calif., Jan. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MAG Instrument Inc. has inked a manufacturer’s representative agreement with Maschmedt Group, a full service sales and marketing firm, to greatly increase its reach in the critical retail sectors of sporting goods and hardware. The deal is expected to boost sales of MAGLITE(R) products in these sectors especially in the Western United States where Maschmedt & Associates concentrates its efforts.

Record Year for Cloudvirga Closes with Customers of Its Digital Mortgage Platform Producing Over $100B in Loan Volume

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM) CEO Michael Schreck is on a mission to help mortgage lenders reinvent the mortgage factory. A developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale platforms, Cloudvirga gives consumers and loan officers a digital mortgage experience and helps lenders grow market share by automating the mortgage back office, saving them up to $1,500 a loan.

Smaller Originators Will Follow Top Lenders’ Lead in Making Homeowner’s Insurance Part of the Digital Mortgage, Says Matic CEO

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Jan. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Integrating homeowner’s insurance into the mortgage origination process is a relatively new idea – and one Matic CEO Aaron Schiff anticipates will gain traction in 2018. His firm expects small and mid-sized mortgage operations will follow the lead of several marquee lenders that added homeowner’s insurance to their origination workflows last year.

TeamSnap Kicks Off the 2018 Registration Season After Expansion and Record Engagement in 2017

BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management, officially kicks off the 2018 registration season this month following a record year of overwhelming growth across all of its business units.

JenCap Holdings LLC to Acquire Genesee General, a Specialty Insurance Business

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Jan. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JenCap Holdings LLC (JCH), a specialty insurance business, announced today that it has agreed to acquire privately-held Genesee General, a managing general agency, program administrator and wholesale insurance broker based in Alpharetta, Georgia. The transaction is expected to close in January 2018. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Transformational Mortgage Solutions (TMS) Founder David Lykken Names Beth Ozenghar President and COO

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading mortgage industry management consulting firm Austin, Texas-based Transformational Mortgage Solutions (TMS) today announced that it has named Beth Ozenghar its new president and COO. Ozenghar, whose mortgage career spans three decades, had been in the role of senior executive advisor with TMS since 2016. TMS Founder David Lykken will retain the title of founder and chief transformation officer, focusing on spearheading the firm’s management consulting engagements.

Call2Customers Announces the Launch of Revamped and Responsive Website

NEW DELHI, India, Jan. 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One of India’s most promising outsource call centers, Call2Customers (C2C), launches new website to expand its customer base and engagement. ‘Changes are the law of nature and results in improvement and betterment of any entity. So we are happy to welcome you to the new look of the website showing Call2Customers’ prospective and perspective to work as a call center partner with global companies,’ says Raj Kanojia of C2C.

XG Communities announces advancement for the City of Beaumont’s 5G wireless strategy

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XG Communities LLC and the City of Beaumont, Calif. announced that approximately 2,000 street light poles are available to wireless carriers and technology companies for small cell deployment. The street light poles are available on XG Communities’ Site SeleX Platform.

XG Communities Threatens the Current Outdated Small Cell Deployment Model

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of accelerated, organized and predictable wireless deployment for cities and municipalities across the United States, announced initial success in solving the small cell inventory and speed-to-deployment problems facing connectivity providers. Contrary to macro tower ownership models, XG Communities serves as the facilitator in the process for both cities and carriers, reducing variability and increasing the speed.


ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Urbanstylz announced today that “Resolution Song” will be released nationwide. The film’s underlying faith, family, and racial components will resonate with all communities. Directed by award-winning Film Director, Antonio James (“Trey,” 2013), “Resolution Song” was acquired by Sony Pictures affiliate, Smith Global Media, in 2016 and will be released via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment division February 6, 2018.

Mortgage Capital Trading Bolsters its Marketing Team with the Addition of Ian Miller as CMO

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that Ian Miller has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). In this newly created position, he is responsible for ensuring that MCT’s marketing strategy effectively supports the company’s business plan and helps drive growth.

Branding Strategist and Keynote Speaker Loren Weisman announces early 2018 events and appearances

VERO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Branding Strategist and Keynote Speaker Loren Weisman announces that he will be appearing in early 2018 on The Roberts and Lowe CEO Entrepreneur Cruise, Bob Harrison’s Hawaii Increase Event, Natasha Senkovich’s Intuition to Raise your income Global Summit and The Business Excellence Summit hosted by Kay Sanders. Weisman will also be appearing at a series of private engagements ranging from Atlanta to Miami in the first quarter of 2018.

Digital Mortgage Point-of-Sale Pioneer Cloudvirga Hires Sean McEvoy as Chief Customer Officer

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM), developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, has appointed Sean McEvoy as its chief customer officer. As a member of the senior leadership team, McEvoy will be responsible for the firm’s customer leadership, implementation and support functions. He has an extensive background in building world-class customer success organizations at FileNET, IBM, Quest and Dell. He will report to Cloudvirga CEO Michael Schreck.

Treasure Coast Real Estate and Home Expo is a free event at the Port St Lucie Civic Center

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., Jan. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Treasure Coast Opportunity Network today announced that the 2018 Treasure Coast Real Estate and Home Expo will be open Saturday Jan. 20, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free to attend for all businesses, and all ages, at The Port St. Lucie Civic Center in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

Philadelphia Commercial Capital Advisory CEO Discusses the Current State of the Commercial and Multifamily Finance Market

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Jan. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rittenhouse Capital Advisors (RCA) is a commercial real estate finance advisor with over 60 years of combined banking experience. Currently in its fourth year of operation, Rittenhouse Capital has increased its loan production volume by a minimum of 30 percent year-over-year by delivering creative commercial financing solutions for their real estate investor clients.

TRK VP Colton Hansen Named a 2017 ’40 Under 40′ by National Mortgage Professional Magazine

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Jan. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TRK Connection (TRK), a leading provider of mortgage quality control and origination management solutions, announced today that Vice President of Business Development Colton Hansen has been named one of “The 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40” for 2017 by industry trade magazine National Mortgage Professional.

VLP Law Group Continues Its Growth with the Addition of Real Estate Partner Debra Schiff

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Debra Schiff has joined the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group as a partner based in Los Angeles, California. Ms. Schiff is the second Los Angeles based attorney to join the firm’s growing Real Estate Practice Group in recent weeks. Los Angeles attorney Craig P. Wood joined the firm as a Partner in December.

Tipp City Public Library expects to cut utility expenses by $5,700 through partnership with local firm Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Tipp City Public Library is partnering with local energy management firm Energy Optimizers, USA, to upgrade its lighting systems to LED, a move that is expected to generate an annual savings of $5,700.

Global DMS Valuation Management Platform is Now Integrated with Black Knight’s LoanSphere Exchange Technology

LANSDALE, Pa., Jan. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based valuation management software, announced that it has integrated with Black Knight’s LoanSphere Exchange platform, an online, collaborative technology that connects more than 25,000 mortgage industry service and solution providers.

SecuGen to Unveil New Hamster Pro 10 Ultra-Slim Fingerprint Reader and U10 Sensor at CES 2018

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is pleased to announce the unveiling of the soon to be released Hamster Pro(TM) 10 fingerprint reader. The Hamster Pro 10 is the smallest and lowest priced fingerprint in SecuGen’s growing line of high quality fingerprint products.

Bank of Southern California N.A. Opens Orange County Office

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has announced the opening of a production office in Orange County in the city of Orange, Calif. In addition, the bank said it is actively looking to expand into other Southern California markets, as the company continues to grow the banks franchise throughout the Southern California region.

EPIC and Qualified Plan Advisors Announce Collaboration Agreement for the Benefit of Ascende Wealth Advisor Retirement Plan Consulting Clients

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, the retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting subsidiary of EPIC Holdings, announced today a collaboration agreement between EPIC’s Houston-based Ascende Wealth Advisors, Inc. (AWAI) and Qualified Plan Advisors (QPA), a division of Prime Capital Investment Advisors. QPA is a federally regulated investment advisor with more than 30 years of specialized expertise in 401k planning advisory services and private wealth management advisory services.

SecuGen to Highlight the SafeDefend Personnel Protection System at CES 2018

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation and SafeDefend LLC have teamed up to create the SafeDefend Personnel Protection System and will be demonstrating the product at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

Deacon Jones Chrysler operations resume after driver crashes into building

SMITHFIELD, N.C., Dec. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Police in Smithfield are still working with the Johnson County District Attorney’s Office to determine what led a man to drive his truck through the side of the building at Deacon Jones Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram on Tuesday, December 26. The incident occurred at 1109 N Brightleaf Blvd. in Smithfield.