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Deacon Jones Automotive expands reach with acquisition of Sale Auto Mall in Kinston, North Carolina

SMITHFIELD, N.C., Feb. 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Deacon Jones Automotive, a leading dealership group based in Smithfield, North Carolina, is proud to announce its recent acquisition of Sale Auto Mall Stores (BMW, Chevrolet, GMC & Ford) located in Kinston, North Carolina. By combining the strengths of both organizations, Deacon Jones Automotive aims to elevate the car-buying experience for its customers and continue its tradition of providing unparalleled value and service.

MMI Earns Second HousingWire Tech100 Mortgage Award

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Feb. 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mobility Market Intelligence (MMI), a leader in data intelligence and market insight tools for the mortgage and real estate industries, announced its inclusion in the 2024 HousingWire Tech100 Mortgage list. This year marks MMI’s second appearance on the HW Tech100 list, which serves as a guide for identifying partners and solutions that address the daily challenges mortgage lenders and real estate professionals face every day.

S.C. Education Management Organization Reason & Republic Announces Key Leadership Positions

ANDERSON, S.C., Feb. 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reason & Republic, a South Carolina charter school leader, is pleased to announce the promotion of two highly accomplished individuals to pivotal roles in its organization. Mrs. Jamie Brumer-Clemons Appointed Superintendent and Chief Executive Officer.

January 2024 Delivers a Slow 97 New Industrial Manufacturing Planned Projects

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla., Feb. 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SalesLeads announced today the January 2024 results for the new planned capital project spending report for the Industrial Manufacturing industry. The Firm tracks North American planned industrial capital project activity; including facility expansions, new plant construction and significant equipment modernization projects.

ACES Quality Management Achieves a Decade of Distinction on HousingWire TECH100

DENVER, Colo., Feb. 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Quality Management® (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, has been selected for the tenth consecutive year by HousingWire magazine for its annual TECH100 awards program. The magazine chose ACES for the continual innovation of its flagship quality control (QC) auditing platform, ACES Quality Management & Control® software.

Matrix Advises on the Sale of Hicks Oils’ Lubricants Business to Schaeffer Manufacturing Company

RICHMOND, Va. and BALTIMORE, Md., Feb. 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. (“Matrix”), a leading, independent investment bank, announces that it has advised Hicks Oils & Hicksgas, Incorporated (“Hicks” or the “Company”) on the sale of its Hicks Oils lubricants business to Schaeffer Manufacturing Company (“Schaeffer”). Hicks Oils is a premier independent lubricant blending and packaging business in southern Illinois that produces automotive and industrial lubricants.

NotaryCam makes its 6th appearance on HousingWire’s annual Tech100 list of innovative technology

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 7, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam®, a Stewart-owned company and a pioneering provider of remote online notarization and identity verification/authentication technology for real estate and legal transactions, today announced its inclusion in the prestigious Tech100 awards program by HousingWire, a leading industry publication.

LA Sports Council Announces New President & CEO Matthew Cacciato

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 6, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The LA Sports Council, the region’s premier sports trade association, is proud to announce the hiring of a new President and CEO of the organization, Matthew Cacciato. As President, Cacciato’s first initiative will be the organization’s 19th Annual LA Sports Awards, a flagship celebration honoring the best in LA sports and top moments of the year.

Seven Corners Travel Insurance Plans Now Available Through Travellinsurance.com Marketplace

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 6, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TravelInsurance.com is pleased to welcome Seven Corners Travel Insurance to its leading travel insurance comparison marketplace. Travelinsurance.com offers travelers the easiest way to compare and buy travel insurance from top global travel insurers online. Seven Corners’ award-winning trip protection plans represent a valued addition to TravelInsurance.com’s product offerings.

Rocky Mountain Eurosport Named CARFAX® Top-Rated Dealer

PARKER, Colo., Feb. 6, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s official – Rocky Mountain Eurosport in Parker, Colorado has been recently named a CARFAX® Top-Rated Dealer. This is the fifth year CARFAX® is honoring dealerships around the United States for their exceptional customer service with this designation.

Rising Incivility Threatens Local Democracies: ‘Save Your City’ Presents an Urgent Roadmap for Civic Culture Renewal

VANCOUVER, B.C., Feb. 6, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tellwell Publishing today announced the release of the 5th Anniversary edition of Diane Kalen-Sukra’s seminal book “Save Your City: How Toxic Culture Kills Community & What To Do About It” (ISBN: 978-0228810872; paper). In a climate where rising incivility and toxic culture increasingly threaten local democracies, this book arrives as a timely antidote.

ACES Quality Management Executive Vice President of Compliance, Amanda Phillips, to Speak at 2024 MBA Servicing Solutions Conference and Expo

DENVER, Colo., Feb. 6, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Quality Management® (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced the Executive Vice President of Compliance Amanda Phillips will be speaking at the 2024 Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Servicing Solutions Conference taking place February 20-23, 2024, at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, Fla.

SOC 1 and 2 reports confirm the reliability and security of Dovenmuehle’s mortgage subservicing processes

LAKE ZURICH, Ill., Feb. 6, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dovenmuehle Mortgage, Inc., a leading mortgage subservicing company, announced today that Plante Moran, PLLC, a public accounting and business advisory firm, has published the findings of its annual review of Dovenmuehle’s subservicing operations via Service Organization Control (SOC) 1® Type 2 and SOC 2® Type 2 reports.

Down Payment Resource CEO Rob Chrane honored as 2024 RISMedia Newsmaker

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 6, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry’s leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that its Founder and CEO Rob Chrane has been named a RISMedia 2024 Real Estate Newsmaker. Newsmakers are recognized for their contributions to the real estate industry and their efforts to positively impact the consumers and communities they serve.

Argyle makes its debut on HousingWire’s Tech100 list of the most innovative companies in mortgage

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Feb. 5, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, today announced its debut on HousingWire’s annual Tech100 Mortgage list of the most innovative companies in the housing finance industry. Argyle was recognized for modernizing the way lenders verify borrower income and employment, resulting in documented business outcomes that include higher conversion rates, 80% cost savings over legacy providers and a reduction in loan processing time of up to 5-7 days.

Dark Matter Technologies named to HousingWire’s Tech100 for innovation in loan origination technology

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 5, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter), an innovative new leader in mortgage technology backed by time-tested loan origination software and leadership, today announced it has been named to HousingWire’s 2024 Tech100 Mortgage list of companies shaping the future of the housing finance sector. HousingWire attributed the recognition to the cutting-edge technology behind the Empower(r) loan origination system (LOS), a comprehensive, bundled offering from Dark Matter that provides all-in-one mortgage origination functionality.

Down Payment Resource presents Housing and Education Alliance Founder and Executive Director Sylvia Alvarez with 2023 Beverly Faull Affordable Housing Leadership Award

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 5, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry’s leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that it selected Sylvia Alvarez, founder and executive director of Housing and Education Alliance (HEA), as the winner of its 2023 Beverly Faull Affordable Housing Leadership Award.

FormFree celebrates its 10th appearance on the HousingWire Tech100

ATHENS, Ga., Feb. 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree® today announced it has been honored as a HousingWire Tech100 Mortgage award winner for a tenth year. The fintech was recognized for the launch of its Residual Knowledge Income Index(tm) (RIKI(tm)), an innovative method for measuring consumers’ ability to pay for mortgages and other loans based on cash-flow analysis.

LenderLogix Celebrates its Third Appearance on HousingWire’s annual Tech100 List of Innovative Mortgage Technology Firms

BUFFALO, N.Y., Feb. 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage automation software and application programming interfaces (APIs), today announced it has been named to HousingWire magazine’s annual Tech100 list. The Tech100 award seeks to highlight the most innovative technology companies across the housing sector.

Monthly Mortgage Volume Increases 13.96% In Latest MCT Indices Report

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, announced today an increase of 13.96% in mortgage lock volume compared to the previous month. To gain comprehensive insights into the market dynamics, industry professionals and enthusiasts are invited to download the complete report.

Optimal Blue Clinches 2024 HousingWire Tech100 Mortgage Award

PLANO, Texas, Feb. 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Optimal Blue announced its selection by HousingWire as a Tech100 Mortgage award winner. Now in its 12th year, HousingWire’s Tech100 award program spotlights the most innovative and impactful tech organizations in housing.

HitPaw Edimakor for Mac V2.6.0: AI Video Generator, STT, TTS Included

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HitPaw, a leading provider of multimedia solutions, proudly announces the release of HitPaw Edimakor for Mac V2.6.0, a powerful and user-friendly video editing software. The latest version brings an array of exciting features and fresh resources, solidifying its position as the preferred toolkit among content creators.

Floify named a 2024 HW Tech100 Mortgage honoree

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Floify, the mortgage industry’s leading point-of-sale (POS) solution, announced that it has been named a HW Tech100 Mortgage award honoree. Floify was recognized as an exceedingly user-friendly point-of-sale (POS) whose easy-to-configure platform and rule-based automations have made it beloved among small and midsize lenders and mortgage brokers.

Stack Sports and Expedia Group Score a Winning Partnership, Bringing Big Savings to Sports Families’ Travel Expenses

PLANO, Texas, Feb. 1, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A game-changing collaboration has emerged between Stack Sports, a leading sports technology provider, and Expedia Group, the world’s leading traveler technology platform. Together, they’re set to redefine the way sports families plan their travel, offering substantial savings to make supporting athletes at various events more accessible and affordable.

KROST Is Ranked Among CalCPA’s Top 150 Firms

PASADENA, Calif., Feb. 1, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KROST CPAs and Consultants has been named one of the Top 150 Firms for 2023-2024 by CalCPA. This award recognizes the firm, with 100% membership. The company is ranked 33rd on the list. The recognition reflects KROST’s dedication to professional development and the CalCPA organization.

Divergent CRO Announces Launch of New Contract Research Organization

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 1, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Divergent CRO, a leading provider of clinical services to biotech and device companies, is pleased to announce the official launch of its new Contract Research Organization (CRO). This new venture aims to revolutionize the research and development process by offering comprehensive and tailored clinical services to meet the unique needs of the biotech and device industries.

Beach Automotive Acquiring Jud Kuhn Chevrolet Dealership

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 1, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a buy-sell by the dealer group, Beach Automotive has purchased the dealership formally known as Jud Kuhn Chevrolet. The dealership was renamed to Beach Chevrolet on finalizing the purchase, January 24, 2024. The dealership, same as the dealer group, will be digitally represented by Sokal, an automotive advertising agency based in North Carolina.

ACES Quality Management Announces Addition of Fannie Mae Executive Bill Cleary to ACES ENGAGE 2024 Agenda

DENVER, Colo., Feb. 1, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Quality Management® (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, has announced Fannie Mae Vice President Bill Cleary will speak at its annual ACES ENGAGE conference, taking place at the Ritz Carlton Dove Mountain hotel in Tucson, Ariz., May 19 – 21, 2024.

LenderLogix Q4 2023 Homebuyer Intelligence Report Data Shows Steady Home Buying Activity

BUFFALO, N.Y., Feb. 1, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage point-of-sale and automation software for banks, credit unions, independent mortgage banks, and brokers, today announced the latest release of the Homebuyer Intelligence Report, a quarterly summary of insights into borrower behavior during the home buying process based on data collected by the LenderLogix suite of tools. The latest report covers data collected during the pre-approval and borrower application process during the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2023.

BioAustinCTX Adds Cindy WalkerPeach and Ryan Hawkins to the Board of Directors

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 1, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BioAustinCTX, Central Texas’ Life Science industry organization, announced today the appointment of Cindy WalkerPeach, PhD and Ryan Hawkins to its Board of Directors. BioAustinCTX is a nonprofit organization based in Austin, Texas focused on advancing the life science industry in the Central Texas Region.

Bob Herpe Releases Paperback of ‘The Other Side of Crisis’

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 31, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 94-year-old Orlando area resident and author, Bob Herpe, announces the release of the paperback version of his latest suspense-thriller. The best-selling author said this new version of his novel “The Other Side of Crisis” (ISBN: 979-8350927269) will be available Feb 1, 2024 on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Bookbaby.com. It will be in bookstores nationwide thereafter.

Game, Set, Match! Dink Productions Serves Up Kickstarter Campaign for First-Ever Pickleball Full-Length Feature Film, ‘In a Pickle’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 31, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dink Productions launches a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for their upcoming movie “In a Pickle.” By engaging the vibrant pickleball community in this campaign, Dink Productions aims to showcase the massive audience awaiting to see this movie come to life.

Carl Angus DeSantis Foundation Celebrates First Annual Catalyst Awards

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Jan. 31, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Carl Angus DeSantis Foundation recently held the first annual Catalyst Awards luncheon at LaCigale in Delray Beach. Pastor Bill Mitchell of CityLead Boca and Delray Beach police Sgt. Danny Pacheco Jr. of Delray Kicks were each honored as the inaugural recipients of cash grants of $32,500 each. The Catalyst Award program was established to celebrate the spirit of the late entrepreneur and humanitarian Carl Angus DeSantis.

Dark Matter Technologies adds mortgage technology veteran Tony Fox as chief of client engagement

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 31, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter), an innovative new leader in mortgage technology backed by time-tested loan origination software and leadership, today announced industry veteran Tony Fox as its chief of client engagement.

Millionaire Mastermind Academy announces Arizona State Governor Katie Hobbs Proclaims January 16, 2024 ‘ImpactAZ Day’

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 30, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Millionaire Mastermind Academy today announced that In a commendable acknowledgment of the remarkable efforts and commitment to fostering economic development and opportunities for underserved business populations, Arizona State Governor Katie Hobbs has officially declared January 16, 2024, as “ImpactAZ Day.”

Simply Celeste’s Unveils ‘A Taste of Luxury’: A Black-Tie Affair, in Phoenix

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 30, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simply Celeste’s is proud to present “A Taste of Luxury”: A Black Tie Affair in Phoenix, Arizona promising an unparalleled experience in culinary excellence, high-end fashion, craft cocktails, exotic vehicles, and live music. The event will be held March 16, 2024.

Bridgewater Development & Avatar Construction Collaborate to Announce Several New Real Estate Development Investment Opportunities

WATERTOWN, Mass., Jan. 30, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bridgewater Development and Avatar Construction announced today they are seeking investors to partner on several current and future development projects across New England. Bridgewater Development offers a unique opportunity to work with a leader in design build construction and land development.

Down Payment Resource reports 135 homebuyer assistance programs were introduced in 2023 to combat the least affordable housing market in decades

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 30, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry authority on homebuyer assistance program data and solutions, today released its Q4 2023 Homeownership Program Index (HPI) report. During a year when home affordability hit a nearly four-decade low, housing agencies introduced 135 homebuyer assistance programs and expanded eligible inventory to make homeownership more accessible.

Solve a mystery on the secretive shores of Haida Gwaii in the newly-released ‘Secrets in the Islands: A Sami Series Adventure’ by Lauren de Leeuw

VANCOUVER ISLAND, B.C., Canada, Jan. 29, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Young fans of mystery and adventure are in for a treat with the release of Lauren de Leeuw’s debut novel, “Secrets in the Islands: A Sami Series Adventure” (ISBN: 978-1998190270). Full of adventure, heart, and intrigue, this first installment in the “Sami Series” is sure to entertain as much as it will inspire.

Matrix Advises on the Sale of Eastern Sierra Propane to Ferrellgas Partners, L.P.

RICHMOND, Va. and BALTIMORE, Md., Jan. 29, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. (“Matrix”), a leading, independent investment bank, announces that it has advised Eastern Sierra Propane (“Eastern Sierra” or the “Company”) on its sale to Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (OTC: FGPR) (“Ferrellgas”). The Company is one of the premier propane retailers in the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountain range, serving both residential and commercial customers.