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Utelogy Named AVNation 2016 Award Winner

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Utelogy has been selected as an AVNation 2016 award winner. Utelogy was nominated in three of the four product categories and was voted winner of the unique “Saved My Bacon” award. The awards were announced at the AV industry’s largest conference Integrated Systems Europe 2017 in Amsterdam this week.

IntellaSphere Offers Help to Medical, Dental, and Chiropractic Providers with its New Division – IntellaHealth

SEATTLE, Wash., Feb. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IntellaSphere, Inc. announces the launch of its new IntellaHealth division. IntellaSphere, an integrated marketing system provider in Bellevue, Washington, recognizes that healthcare providers need to connect with their patients across a variety of online marketing channels and mechanisms.

Qualia Partners with Stewart to Enhance Title Agent Experience

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Qualia, the fastest growing provider of title settlement software, announced it has completed an integration with Stewart, a leading provider of title insurance. Through the integration with Stewart Access, title agents will be able to obtain Stewart rate information, create title policy jackets and issue Closing Protection Letters (CPLs) directly within Qualia.

Global DMS and OpenClose Jointly Announce Integration of Their Platforms

LANSDALE, Pa. and WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based compliant valuation management solutions, and OpenClose, a comprehensive mortgage software solutions provider, jointly announced that they completed a seamless, bi-directional interface between Global DMS’ eTrac Enterprise valuation management platform and OpenClose’s LenderAssist(TM) loan origination system (LOS). The new integration eliminates manual touch points, reduces costs and ensures appraisal compliance.

EPIC adds Doug Bull to Construction and Design Solutions Practice in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that risk management and insurance professional Doug Bull has joined the firm’s Construction and Design Solutions team in San Francisco as a vice president.

Taxpayers Ask Tax Pros to Bid to Solve Their IRS Problems

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Feb. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s a common problem. In fact, approximately 13 million taxpayers are haunted by IRS issues that they want to solve, but are too bombarded with information to know where to turn. In short, they’re overwhelmed. FeeAuction.com helps to alleviate that stress. It’s a user-friendly website and new marketing technology that connects concerned taxpayers anonymously with multiple, licensed tax professionals.

Coach Michael ‘Mike’ Miller Recognized as First Coach in California History to Win State Titles for High School and Community College

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Coach Michael “Mike” Miller has been recognized by the California Basketball Association for being the first coach in California history to win State Titles at the high school and Community College levels announced the California Basketball Association.

Extreme Muscle Products Launches First Formulation

AURORA, Colo., Feb. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Extreme Muscle Products (EMP) today announced the launch of its first formulation available for purchase, a product called Q-Meric. EMP is a newly created Colorado-based company focusing on health, wellness and athletic performance, with an emphasis on products that have synergistic effects.

Bank of Southern California NA Announces Promotion of Tony DiVita to Chief Banking Officer

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced that Tony DiVita has been promoted to the role of Executive Vice President, Chief Banking Officer. In his expanded role, he will continue to oversee new business origination and customer retention efforts, the Small Business Administration (SBA) Group, and bank marketing.

EPIC Strengthens Southern California Benefits Team with the Acquisition of Benefit Compass

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property & casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired Benefit Compass Insurance Services, LLC, a specialist in employee benefits brokerage and consulting services.

EPIC Adds Bill Bergstrom as Vice President and Program Leader of Golf Insurance Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property & casualty brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Bill Bergstrom has joined the firm to lead the operations and growth initiatives of its Golf Insurance Services Program, which has provided insurance and risk management solutions to golf courses and country clubs since 1985.

OpenClose’s Multi-Channel LOS and Correspondent Platform Fuels Record Company Growth

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an enterprise-class loan origination system (LOS) provider, reports that it is experiencing the highest level of growth in company history. The company attributes the bulk of its growth to an increasing demand for its comprehensive LenderAssist(TM) LOS that has true multi-channel capability along with its turnkey correspondent module, OC Correspondent(TM).

Solesence and Colorescience Announce Skin Care Collaboration

ROMEOVILLE, Ill., Jan. 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Solesence, a skin care product manufacturer at the forefront of environmental protection technology, has announced a partnership with leading prestige beauty brand Colorescience in a special collaboration to develop products for skin care and protection. As part of their joint development and supply relationship, Solesence will use patented mineral skin care actives technology to develop sunscreen products exclusively for Colorescience.

FormFree Voted Among ‘Best in Show’ at Digital Mortgage Conference

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced it was selected as one of the top demos of the inaugural Digital Mortgage Conference, presented by National Mortgage News and held December 8-9, 2016, in San Francisco.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center Announces Resident Companies

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pompano Beach Cultural Center today announced the names of the 11 regional non-profit organizations that will form the Center’s resident companies. This Cultural Alliance is comprised of highly regarded performing arts organizations based in South Florida. Each will offer exciting individual performances, while also collaborating on special events and educational programming.

New Tiny House Zero Percent APR Financing Available with National Vermont Company

SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt., Jan. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamaica Cottage Shop was getting at least five to 10 requests per day. Potential customers wanted financing options so they could easily afford a tiny house of their own. The Vermont-based retailer acted and now people can apply to pay over time for numerous cottage, cabin, tiny house and shed options.

FENDER FRIEND LLC Offers Autonomous App to Licensors and Automotive OEMs

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New York-based FENDER FRIEND LLC is pleased to offer the autonomous app Fender Friend(TM) for licensing, effective Feb. 1, 2017. The Fender Friend seeks to provide older model vehicles with capabilities such as automatic braking and parking assistance, as just two examples of amenities currently standard in newer automobiles.

EPIC Insurance Adds Christopher J. Giuditta as Vice President in the Northeast

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Christopher J. Giuditta has joined the firm as a vice president. Giuditta will focus on the cultivation and development of new revenue opportunities throughout EPIC’s Northeast Region.

Dominic Iannitti Named to HousingWire’s 2016 Vanguard Award List for Major Industry Contributions

TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that president and CEO, Dominic Iannitti, was honored by HousingWire with its 2016 Vanguard Award, which recognizes top mortgage executives for professional accomplishments and for their positive impact on the industry at-large.

Moonlite Bar-B-Q-Inn is one of 15 Happiest Places in World Says CNN

OWENSBORO, Ky., Jan. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Patrick Bosley, manager of the Moonlite Bar-B-Q-Inn, learned that their heritage barbeque restaurant was named as one of 15 of the world’s happiest places in not just the state, but the world, he was equally surprised as he was thrilled.

Real Estate and Paint launches Networking site for Homeowners, Agents and Contractors

DANVILLE, Calif., Jan. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It was out of necessity that Tom Gore from Thomas Realty Pros learned to market his real estate business. His new website reflects that experience. Tom helps consumers find the best real estate agents with his newly created Real Estate and Paint networking platform. It started with Tom getting his real estate license right before the crash of 2008. That fact necessitated originality when it came to marketing his business.

‘Chillennial’ by Feraz Ozel Debuts at No. 9 on Billboard Comedy Chart

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar Entertainment is proud to announce that “Chillennial” by Feraz Ozel has debuted at #9 on The Billboard Comedy Chart in its first week of release. The Billboard Comedy Chart lists the week’s top selling comedy albums ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music.

1,190 Independent Restaurant Owners Share Their Thoughts on Over 100 POS System Brands

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RestaurantOwner.com released the 2017 POS Survey Report today. The report summarizes input gathered from 1,190 independent restaurant owners from around the world regarding over 100 different brands of POS systems, focusing on several critical aspects including cost, installation and support experience, and features. The results of this survey provide unique insight into the POS system market and emerging trends, all of which are valuable to independent restaurant owners.

Mortgage Capital Trading’s COO Phil Rasori to Speak on Secondary Marketing Panel at Independent Mortgage Bankers Conference

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Jan. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent Mortgage Bankers Conference (IMBC) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing technology firm, announced that its COO, Philip Rasori, will speak on a panel session on the subject of investor base optimization.

Qualia Adds Industry-First Custom Reporting to Title Settlement System

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Qualia, the fastest growing provider of title settlement software, announced the release of its advanced reporting module. The reporting feature equips title and closing professionals with an easy-to-use and customizable tool to analyze revenue sources, business relationships and operational efficiency.

Belamere Suites Hotel Wins 2017 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for Hotels

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, Jan. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Belamere Suites Hotel today announced it has been recognized as the overall winner in the Romance category of the 2017 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice(TM) awards for Hotels, ranking #1 in America. In the 15th year of the awards, TripAdvisor has highlighted the world’s top properties based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from travelers around the globe.

Utelogy Corporation Appoints Joey D’Angelo as V.P. of Engineering

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Utelogy Corporation, creator of audio/visual control, management, and analytics software, announces Joey D’Angelo joins the company as Vice President of Engineering. D’Angelo will help drive Utelogy’s growth velocity and product feature sets as the company continues on its mission to deliver true, non-proprietary Software-Defined AV solutions that can be virtualized or leveraged on any common data center and network infrastructure.

Simplifile Clocks 11.9 Million E-recording Transactions in 2016, Sets Sights on Settlement Innovation in 2017

PROVO, Utah, Jan. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced its strategic priorities for 2017 along with year-end data summarizing the organization’s last 12 months of growth. Following steady adoption of its e-recording platform by county recording offices in 2016, Simplifile will focus in 2017 on expanding its network of settlement agent users and introducing enhancements to its online collaboration platform for settlement service providers.

OpenClose and MCT Complete New Integration to Optimize Loan Hedge Positions for Lenders

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Jan. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent Mortgage Bankers Conference – OpenClose(R) an enterprise-class, multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) provider, and Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing technology firm, jointly announced they developed an integration that eliminates manual intervention and streamlines the delivery of loan data to maximize hedging for lenders.

Heritage Group Named Des Moines Metro’s Fastest-Growing Company on Inc. Magazine’s Top 5000 List for 2016

DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heritage Group in Des Moines, Iowa, has been identified as the #1 Top Environmental Service Company and the #2 Top Iowa Company for 2016, according to Inc. Magazine’s 2016 annual 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies. In addition to these honors, Heritage Group was also listed as #573 on the list, boasting an astounding 683 percent three-year revenue growth.

5 BARS names Monnie McGaffigan President

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 5 BARS(R) announced today the appointment of Monnie McGaffigan as president of the wireless solutions firm. 5 Bars is a premier provider of master wireless plans and marketing agreements for cities and municipalities across the United States.

Senior Business Leader and Consultant Duane Dennis Joins EPIC in Southern California

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Duane Dennis has joined the firm as a senior consultant and principal in the firm’s Southern California Employee Benefits Consulting Practice.

EPIC Now Ranked No. 26 Among the World’s Largest Commercial Insurance Brokers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been ranked #26 among the world’s top insurance brokers in Finaccord’s “Global Insurance Broking: A Strategic Review of the World’s Top 150 Commercial Non-Life Insurance Brokers.”

ReverseVision Names Kelly Kelleher Director of Corporate Marketing and Events

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, Inc., the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced the promotion of Kelly Kelleher to the role of director of corporate marketing and events. In her new role, Kelleher will refine ReverseVision’s brand identity to ensure it resonates with an evolving reverse mortgage marketplace.

The Pension Inspector Announces Release 10, an Online Due Diligence Add-In, ‘ERISA PLUS’

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pension Inspector(R) one of the leading internet research data mining solutions from AtPrime Media Services, online since 2007, announces Pension Inspector Release 10.0, which ushers in a new dimension in ERISA* Retirement Plan Transparency with “ERISA PLUS.”

Sunshine Capital, Inc. Announces Posting of Official DIBCOIN Manual on DIBCOIN Website to Enhance Transparency to All Investors

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Jan. 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sunshine Capital, Inc. (Pinksheets:SCNP / OTC:SCNP) announces today that it has posted the official DIBCOIN Manual on DIBCOIN.US website to allow transparency to existing and potential investors of Sunshine Capital, Inc. and Companies and business owners who are accepting and/or will be considering accepting DIBCOIN as a form of payment.

McWhirter Realty Partners Announces 15-percent Growth in 2016

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — McWhirter Realty Partners, a comprehensive real estate services firm offering brokerage, property management and development services, today announced a significant increase in business during 2016, realizing 15 percent growth over 2015.

Maria Chambers, IACCP, Promoted to Chief Compliance Officer at Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors (KFWA), a leading wealth management firm with more than $3 billion in assets under management, is pleased to announce that Maria Chambers, Vice President, has been promoted to Chief Compliance Officer at the firm. Ms. Chambers’ responsibilities include administering KFWA’s compliance program, overseeing day to day compliance needs, maintaining and developing compliance policies, procedures and processes.

Treasure Coast Opportunity Network announces the Treasure Hunt $500 Cash Giveaway

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., Jan. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Treasure Coast Real Estate and Home Expo is a free event for all ages, all businesses and open to the public on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Treasure Coast Opportunity Network (TCOppNetwork) and The Von Ohlen Team are hosting Treasure Coast Real Estate and Trade Expo at The Port St. Lucie Civic Center in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

Sharewell HDD Announces PipeVac Lifting Systems

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sharewell HDD is proud to announce the launch of PipeVac Lifting Systems(R). The PipeVac(R) is manufactured with SmartLift Technology(R) – from its sleek, lightweight design to its revolutionary hydraulic-drive system. Each component is selected with safety, performance, and durability in mind.

National Mortgage Professional Magazine Names MCT’s Chris Anderson to its 2016 Top 40 Under 40 List

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), an industry leading hedge advisory firm and developer of MCTlive!(TM), the award-winning secondary marketing software suite, announced that its chief administrative officer, Chris Anderson, has been honored by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine’s 2016 on its “Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40 List.”

EPIC’s Rosemary Manning Hughes to Present at ISCEBS 2017 Health and Welfare Compliance Update

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that senior consultant and principal Rosemary Manning Hughes will present at the 2017 Health & Welfare Compliance Update put on by the New York Metro Area Chapter of the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists (ISCEBS) on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 8:45 a.m. at BDO, 100 Park Ave., 11th Floor in New York, N.Y.

Altavera to Expand Operations Following Record Demand for Its Outsourced Mortgage Services in 2016

DENVER, Colo., Jan. 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Altavera Mortgage Services (Altavera), a leading provider of outsourced residential mortgage origination services, today announced its plans for expansion in 2017 along with highlights from the company’s last 12 months of growth. The firm was acquired by Australian financial services company Computershare Limited (ASX:CPU) in May.

Solar Mounting Solutions’ Racking Systems heads into 2017 with NYS Code Compliant Design

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Solar Mounting Solutions announces new racking for solar installations. The patent-pending racking design fully covers concrete ballasts to meet the 2016 New York solar installation code requirements, amendment to 1 RCNY105-02.

Kazzit Announces Highest Quarterly Usership Growth to Date

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kazzit, the wine industry’s most all-inclusive online community, has announced a bullish end of the year in terms of company growth. The fourth quarter of 2016 showed a 30 percent increase in unique visitors over Q3, and a 400 percent increase over the previous year. These results were fueled by a recently refreshed design, enhanced content and search capabilities, the launch of the Kazzit mobile app, and international expansion into 17 new countries.

EPIC adds Timothy B. Ward to Risk Solutions Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that casualty risk management professional Timothy Ward has joined the firm’s Stamford, Connecticut-based EPIC Risk Solutions Practice as a Principal and Casualty Practice Leader.

5 Bars welcomes Greg Steininger as National Vice President of Communities

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 5 Bars(TM) a leader in wireless technology solutions, announced the appointment of Greg Steininger as National Vice President, Communities. 5 Bars is a premier provider of wireless master plans and asset marketing for cities, counties and large-scale venues.

Hoge Fenton announces that attorney Crystal N. Riggins has been elevated to shareholder, effective Jan. 1, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Crystal Riggins, based in Hoge Fenton’s Silicon Valley office, is a member of the Litigation, Intellectual Property, and Ethics & Professional Liability practice groups. Hoge Fenton is a multi-service law firm.

Edupoint’s StudentVUE Mobile App Named Educents Top App for Kids

MESA, Ariz., Jan. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The StudentVUE(R) Mobile app from Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has been named a Top App for Kids by Educents, a parent- and teacher-directed online marketplace that shares new and innovative products designed to “get kids excited about learning.”

EPIC Adds Melissa Delaney as Senior Vice President – Private Client Solutions

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE)– EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property, casualty brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Melissa Delaney has joined the firm as a senior vice president in their Private Client Solutions Specialty Group. Delaney will be responsible for client relations, management and production for EPIC’s Northeast Region Private Client Solutions team.

Neotrope Announces 17th Annual Non-Profit PR Grant Program to Help Worthy Causes Raise Visibility

TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope, a 33-year-old brand marketing, PR, and content development firm, today announced the launch of its 2017 annual Non-Profit PR Grants program for U.S.-based 501(c)(3) charities. Launched in 2000, the PR Grant(TM) was designed to help raise awareness of selected charities to traditional media, to the public, as well as to potential “halo” sponsors and donors.

Four New Counties Adopt Simplifile as Wyoming Authorizes E-recording Statewide

PROVO, Utah, Jan. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced that four new Wyoming counties have joined Simplifile’s e-recording network following the January 1 passage of a law authorizing e-recording statewide.

Bank of Southern California Completes $7 Million Capital Offering and Announces New Board of Directors

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced that it has completed a capital raise of $7 million through a stock purchase agreement of the Bank’s common stock with Castle Creek Capital, based in Rancho Santa Fe, California.

Media and Advertising in 2017: What’s to Come

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What types of advertising media, such as radio, television, and online ads, rose or fell in popularity in 2017? What are the main demographics advertisers target? Which moods and inflections are most sought after for resonance and persuasive power? To answer these questions, Voices.com has released their look at the media and advertising trends that will dominate over the next year.

Treasure Coast Real Estate and Trade Expo – Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., Jan. 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Treasure Coast Real Estate and Trade Expo is a free event for all ages, all businesses and open to the public on Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. TCOppNetwork and The Von Ohlen Team are hosting Treasure Coast Real Estate and Trade Expo at The Port St. Lucie Civic Center in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

Holodec’s Training Portal aids LEAN and Value Chain Transformation

SHAWSVILLE, Va., Dec. 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Holodec Office Systems LLC, an IIBA(R) corporate member, announced today their new Training Portal for LEAN and Value Chain transformation. The accredited on-line classes and certifications in IT4IT(TM), BPMN(TM) 2.0, CoBIT(R), ITIL(R), TOGAF(R), ArchiMate(R), LEAN, and Six Sigma can be purchased at the Holodec ecampus.

SecuGen Releases UN20 Serial, a FAP 20, Low Cost, Optical, OEM Fingerprint Sensor

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is excited to announce the immediate availability of the UN20 Serial(TM) a standalone, optical, OEM fingerprint sensor that is FAP 20 certified by the FBI.

OpenClose President JP Kelly Named to HousingWire’s 2016 Vanguard Award List

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an enterprise-class, multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) provider, announced that HousingWire honored its president, JP Kelly, with its second annual Vanguard Award. The list recognizes highly successful executives who are making a positive difference in their respective fields across the mortgage industry.

Midwest Fuel Injection ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 Certification

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., Dec. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Midwest Fuel Injection of Bolingbrook, Ill., a supplier and remanufacturer of diesel fuel injection components, announced today they have successfully completed both the ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 certification and upgrade audits, becoming among the first businesses in the country to successfully implement the rigorous standards of the latest versions.

HousingWire Honors Mortgage Capital Trading President Curtis Richins with 2016 Vanguard Award

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), an industry leading hedge advisory firm and developer of MCTlive!(TM), the award-winning secondary marketing software suite, announced that its president, Curtis Richins, has been designated to HousingWire’s Vanguard Award list for 2016. Now in its second year, the program recognizes executives that have made a positive impact at their companies and for the entire mortgage industry.