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Interthinx National Mortgage Fraud Risk Index Now at Highest Level since 2009

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Feb. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interthinx, a leading provider of comprehensive risk mitigation solutions for the financial services industry, has released its quarterly ‘Mortgage Fraud Risk Report,’ covering data collected in the fourth quarter of 2012.

Laboratory Supply Distributors Corp. Unveils New Product Catalog

MILLVILLE, N.J., Feb. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laboratory Supply Distributors Corp., a provider of diverse products for the chromatography, biotechnology, pharmaceutical and environmental industries, this week announced the launch of its 2013 catalog. It showcases many new products for the life science and biotechnology markets.

New Patented Dual-Purpose Surf Sak Adjustable Clothes Changing Invention Now Available in Surf Shops

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Feb. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Surf Sak (www.surfsak.com) from Seth Schiller Enterprises is the first compact dual-purpose adjustable clothes changing invention made with 100 percent waterproof-nylon material that allows all who ‘towel-change’ at the beach, to do so without the need of a towel.

How to Differentiate a Good and a Bad Software Development Company

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘When it comes to traits of good developers (be it individuals or companies), a number of rather trivial things is often mentioned,’ says Oleg Lola, founder of MobiDev Corporation. ‘Even more qualities are too vague, stated without any explanations or comments. Having gathered opinions, we outlined the main distinctions. Here are some tips that might help business or product owners discern a software development company that values reputation and trust.’

PowerGuard’s Mike McMullen named 2013 ‘Power Broker’

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services announced today that Risk and Insurance Magazine has recognized managing principal Mike McMullen as one of 2013’s alternative energy ‘Power Brokers.’ McMullen was chosen as a Power Broker for his groundbreaking presentation of risk to the alternative energy market, dedication to providing innovative risk transfer solutions, and superior client service.

Interthinx White Paper on Retail Loan Portfolio Stress Testing Offers Best Practices

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Feb. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Predictive Analytics group at Interthinx announced today the availability of a white paper outlining its recommendations for conducting stress testing on retail lending portfolios. The white paper, ‘A Proven Approach to Stress Testing Consumer Loan Portfolios,’ details the measurements, data sets, and procedures needed to develop more sophisticated economic models to assist lenders in meeting stress-testing requirements.

Safety First, Then Jobs for Northwest Pipe

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Employees of Northwest Pipe, a leading manufacturer of welded steel pipe, have completed the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board (SBCWIB) process improvement program. Completion of this program has done more than increase employee productivity and safety, it has created new jobs.

U.K. Marriage Visa Process: UKBA Immigration Backlog Causes Significant Delays

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marriage Visa Help, a global immigration consultancy specializing exclusively in family immigration with an emphasis on fiancee, partner and marriage visas, today announced that postal U.K. marriage visa applications made inside the U.K. can take up to 8 – 10 months to be processed by the UK Border Agency.

Patent Pending Moulding and Trim Quick Release System Solves Age-Old Dilemma

FLAT ROCK, Mich., Feb. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inventors Tom and Martin Bottorff announced this week that they have filed a patent for a product called the TMB Moulding/Trim Quick Release System (patent application number: 13459229; patent publication number: US20120272610A1).

Neotrope Extends Deadline for 2013 JL Simmons Non-Profit PR Grants for Worthy Causes

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope CEO Christopher L. Simmons announced a two week extension to today’s deadline for worthy causes to apply for the company’s annual Non-Profit PR Grants for 2013; the new deadline will be Feb. 28 at close of business.

EPIC adds Principal George Descalso in San Mateo: California’s Fastest Growing Brokerage Continues to Attract Top Talent

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added George Descalso as a property and casualty insurance producer and principal in its San Mateo office. A San Francisco Bay Area native, Descalso’s insurance career spans 30 years. He brings extensive knowledge of risk management, property and liability insurance and the insurance marketplace to EPIC.

Truebridge Acquires Bank-Brokerage Consulting Firm

BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Truebridge, Inc., a Boston-based financial services marketing firm for banks and credit unions, has acquired American Brokerage Consultants of St. Petersburg, Florida. The announcement was made today by Stewart Rose, CEO of Truebridge.

Leading Long-Term Care Insurance Agency Broadens Scope, Offering Group Plans for Worksites and Expanded Options for Consumers

KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Until recently, long-term care financing has been offered to Americans primarily in the home; and the means of financing has been limited to LTC insurance, for the most part. That’s no longer so with LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America’s largest and most experienced LTCi agencies.

SafeToSleep Announces Their Innovative Sleep and Breathing Baby Monitor is Now Available for Purchase to Consumers and Retailers

DETROIT, Mich., Feb. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeToSleep(TM), the maker of the breakthrough Sleep and Breathing Baby Monitor capable of monitoring the breathing of a sleeping baby, announced today that consumers can now order the product at the company’s website www.safetosleep.com. The long-awaited SafeToSleep system uses advanced fiber optic technology to monitor baby breathing with hospital accuracy and stream the information to a smartphone.

Workforce Investment Board Recruits Unemployed Young Adults for @LIKE Project

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board is recruiting unemployed young adults, ages 18 to 24, for the launch of the Linking Innovation Knowledge and Employment project (@LIKE). @LIKE is a collaborative effort among three of the region’s Workforce Investment Boards, San Bernardino, Riverside and Imperial Counties. The program serves young adults who have not been in school, working or serving in the military for at least 90 days.

MCT Trading’s Phil Rasori Designated to ‘Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40 List’ for Third Year in a Row

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that that Phil Rasori, the company’s COO and Head Trader, has earned a spot on National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s ‘Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40’ list for the third time.

Industry Veteran Launches New Home Nexus

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Home building industry veteran Elliot Light announced today the formation of New Home Nexus (www.newhomenexus.com). New Home Nexus is a marketing, sales and advertising firm that connects buyers and builders, maximizing consumer satisfaction and builder success. From initial due diligence to final sale, New Home Nexus will serve homebuilders, investors, asset managers and financial institutions throughout Southern California.

CMI Further Strengthens Pharmaceutical Practice with Addition of Qualitative Leader

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI, a leader in marketing research services and insight, announced today that Beth Thompson has joined as Vice President, Qualitative Research. Thompson brings a 20-year track record of successfully conducting highly complex domestic and global marketing research.

RFID Innovator Attains Distinctive Certification

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — eAgile, Inc. announced today the organization has achieved one of the most comprehensive ISO 9001:2008 certifications within the Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) industry. On January 24, 2013 eAgile received formal registration approval and is now officially recognized as an ISO 9001:2008 certified company applicable to the design and manufacture of electronic RFID tags and custom labels including RFID based hardware and software products.

Darian Capital Services Addresses JOBS Act and AIFMD Changes to Private Fund Marketing

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Feb. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Darian Capital Services today announced the launch of two services to address impending United States and European regulations that will change the way hedge and private equity funds are marketed. In the U.S., such ‘private’ funds have been barred from ‘general solicitations’ or any wide-net advertising. Some interpretations of this bar have meant hiding even basic fund information and performance from the public.

Internet Business Broker Expert Coaches Website Owners How to Sell For Optimal Price

YELM, Wash., Feb. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — David Fairley, president and founder of Website Properties (WebsiteProperties.com), has successfully helped people to buy and sell Internet-based businesses since 2002. And 2013 is shaping up to be another strong year in the online business sales niche.

EPIC adds Northern California Benefits Consultant Jennifer Haley

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announces the addition of Jennifer Haley as an employee benefits consultant in its Northern California Employee Benefits Division. Haley brings twelve years of experience in the delivery of employee benefits solutions, including fully insured and limited self-funding medical products, to EPIC’s growing benefits consulting team.

Titan Risk Management Services Adds Mortgage Lending Service Provider Governance Program

DENVER, Colo., Feb. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Titan Risk Management Services (TRMS), a division of mortgage fulfillment outsource services expert Titan Lenders Corp. (Titan), is expanding its offerings to include development, management, monitoring, and support services for Service Provider Governance initiatives.

Kawasaki Promotes Two Executives Supporting OEM Relationships and Engine Sales

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Engines and Power Products Division of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., based here, has announced the promotions of two key employees within its growing OEM Engine Sales group. Randy Lockyear becomes National Sales Manager-OEM Engine Sales, and Tom Moskwa becomes Engineering Group Manager. Each assumes his new position immediately.

National LTC Network and 3in4 Association Announce Strategic Partnership

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Feb. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National LTC Network (NLTCN) and the 3in4 Association are pleased to announce a new strategic partnership. Since the 3in4 Association’s inception, NLTCN has provided sponsorship dollars to support the Association’s ‘3in4 Need More’ nationwide public service campaign.

eMedia-Affiliates LLC Announces Premiere Issue of ‘Cityscape Cincinnati’ an Interactive, Digital Magazine that Entertains and Informs

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Feb. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — eMedia-Affiliates LLC, a company that creates compelling publications in interactive digital form, is proud to announce the premiere issue of ‘CityScape Cincinnati’ – Ohio’s hottest new magazine. It is a page-flipping publication that incorporates enriched media – videos, audio, pop-ups, and sharing on a host of social media as well as email. And best of all, the magazine is free.

Cee-Bee Innovative Aviation Chemistry Names Patrice Lallement Global Business Manager and CCO Aviation

CLEVELAND, Ohio, Feb. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cee-Bee(R) Innovative Aviation Chemistry, a division of McGean-Rohco, Inc., appoints Mr. Patrice Lallement to the position of Global Business Manager and Chief Commercial Officer Aviation.

The Harman Press Chooses North Hollywood for Expansion

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a move signaling an expansion of its commercial printing business, The Harman Press has re-located from its longtime address in Hollywood to a larger facility at 6840 Vineland Avenue, North Hollywood (CA 91605), in the San Fernando Valley, and added personnel to its executive roster.

PCM of California, Inc. Nominated for 17 Prestigious Community Association Industry Awards

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Feb. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PCM of California, Inc. (PCM), an Associa company, announced today that eight employees as well as nine volunteers in company-managed communities have been nominated for ‘Orange County Excellence in Community’ Awards presented by the Orange County Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAIOC).

Charleston SC Real Estate Website Focuses on Buyers

CHARLESTON, S.C., Jan. 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Carolina One and the Historic Charleston Group announced this week the launch of a new website that promises to deliver valuable and practical information to buyers in the Charleston, South Carolina real estate market.