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FormFree integrates AccountChek 3n1 one-stop VOE/VOIE into Encompass®

ATHENS, Ga., July 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree® has partnered with ICE Mortgage Technology™, part of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a leading global provider of data, technology and market infrastructure,  to make its AccountChek 3n1 asset, income and employment verification service available in Encompass®, the mortgage industry’s leading cloud-based loan origination platform.

Move For Hunger to Connect Food Donations with Local Distribution Centers in Partnership with Goldman Sachs Asset Management

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, today announced that they will partner with the Private Real Estate business within Goldman Sachs Asset Management (Goldman Sachs) on a national program that leverages both organizations’ networks to create scalable social impact through community-based food distribution channels.

ICE Mortgage Technology Acquires eVault Technology from DocMagic for Encompass eClose

PLEASANTON and TORRANCE, Calif., June 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ICE Mortgage Technology™, part of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a leading global provider of data, technology and market infrastructure, today announced it will deploy an eVault solution for secure storage of digital mortgages and notes, based upon technology acquired from DocMagic, Inc.

Beyond Benign Launches Its Green Chemistry Commitment 25×25 Initiative

WILMINGTON, Mass., Jan. 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beyond Benign, a green chemistry education nonprofit, today announced the launch of its Green Chemistry Commitment (GCC) 25×25 Initiative, working to ensure that 25 percent of graduating chemists in the US have a background in green chemistry by 2025 with the support of Beyond Benign partner Dow (NYSE: DOW).

Nocera, Inc. Signs Variable Interest Entity Agreements Resulting in 100% Controlling Interest in Xin Feng Construction Co., Ltd. and Shunda Feed Co., Ltd. in Taiwan

TAIPEI and ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nocera, Inc. (OTC:NCRA) (“Company”) today announced that it has formally signed Variable Interest Entity (“VIE”) agreements with Xin Feng Construction Co. Ltd., (XFC) a Taiwan construction firm, and Shunda Feed Co., Ltd., (SFC) a Taiwan aquaculture feed firm resulting in 100% controlling interest in both companies.

Galway Insurance Holdings Secures Majority Interest from Harvest Partners with New Equity Investments from Oak Hill Capital and The Carlyle Group

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Galway Insurance Holdings (“Galway”), the holding company for EPIC Brokers & Consultants (“EPIC”) and JenCap Holdings (“JenCap”), which together represent one of the nation’s largest insurance distribution firms, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement with vehicles controlled by Harvest Partners, LP and its affiliates (“Harvest”) for a majority interest of Galway.

SimpleNexus Collaboration with Progressive Insurance Brings Home Insurance to Mobile Mortgage App Used by Nearly 3 Million Borrowers

LEHI, Utah, Nov. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced the availability of home insurance quotes from Progressive® (NYSE: PGR) within the SimpleNexus digital mortgage app.

LBA Ware’s LimeGear Business Intelligence Platform Brings Performance Dashboards and Scorecards to Users of Fiserv’s Mortgage Director LOS

MACON, Ga., Nov. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence (BI) software solutions for the mortgage industry, has partnered with Fiserv Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV) to provide out-of-the-box business dashboards and reports to users of the Mortgage Director loan origination system (LOS).

SimpleNexus Extends Ellie Mae Integration with Hybrid eClosings for Mortgage Lenders and Borrowers

LEHI, Utah, Oct. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced the availability of its recently launched hybrid eClosing feature on the Ellie Mae Digital Lending Platform.

Beyond Benign Partners with Dow to Expand Green Chemistry in Higher Education

WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Green chemistry education nonprofit Beyond Benign partnered with Dow (NYSE: DOW) at the start of 2020 to encourage academic institutions to engage in the adoption of green chemistry in higher education. Green chemistry is the design of chemical products and processes that generate the least amount of harm and waste possible while maintaining excellent quality.

FormFree Enhances Encompass Consumer Connect® Integration with Auto-Population of Borrower Data into 1003 Loan Application

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced enhancements to the integration between its AccountChek verification service and Encompass Consumer Connect. Now, borrower data collected by AccountChek in Consumer Connect will automatically map to the Form 1003 (the Universal Residential Loan Application) in the Ellie Mae Digital Lending Platform, saving lenders time and relieving them of the frustration and risk associated with manual data entry.

New UniConverter v12 with Powerful Media Convert Feature Upgrade

SHENZHEN, China, July 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On July 08, 2020, Wondershare (SHE: 300624) launched UniConverter v12 to hit the market. The latest version has an overhauled navigation bar-based interface and claims to offer drastically improved performance of the ‘Video Converter’ tool.

DocMagic and Simplifile Team to Advance eClosing Adoption, eNotarizations, and eRecordings

TORRANCE, Calif., July 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced it has partnered with leading real estate document collaboration and recording technology provider Simplifile to deliver new process efficiencies that further digitize the closing process.

Mortgage Insurance Ordering Made Seamless as OpenClose® Integrates Its LenderAssist™ LOS with Radian

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., June 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an industry-leading digital mortgage fintech provider, announced it completed an interface with Radian Guaranty Inc., the mortgage insurance (MI) subsidiary of Radian Group Inc. (NYSE: RDN). The integration leverages OpenClose’s omni-channel loan origination system (LOS) and RESTful API suite, allowing Radian customers to order MI without exiting the LenderAssist LOS.

Veteran B2B Sales Leader Nick Belenky Joins Top of Mind as EVP of Sales

ATLANTA, Ga., May 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, has hired veteran business-to-business sales leader Nick Belenky as executive vice president of sales. In this role, Belenky will direct Top of Mind’s sales operations with a focus on client success and new customer acquisition.

VDC Display Systems Selected for MMD Program

COCOA, Fla., May 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Video Display Corporation (OTC:VIDE) is pleased to announce that its VDC Display Systems subsidiary has been awarded a significant contract by a major US defense contractor for the delivery of its next generation Multi Mission Display (MMD) rugged display line.

Bank of Southern California NA Funds More Than $487.8 Million in PPP Loans

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, announced today that it has funded more than $487.8 million in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. These results, as of 9:30 p.m. PDT on May 7, 2020, provided 1,940 local businesses affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) with critical financing to retain or restore jobs for 51,523 individuals.

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Announces Q1 2020 Results and Response to Pandemic

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) today reported results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020. Total assets increased to $852 million at March 31, 2020, up from $830 million in the prior quarter and an increase of 10.8% compared to March 31, 2019.

Paragon Insurance Holdings Acquires Trident Public Risk Solutions from Argo Group

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Insurance Holdings, LLC, headquartered in Avon, Connecticut, a national MGA, announced today that it has closed on the purchase of Trident Public Risk Solutions (TPRS). Acquired from Argo Group (Argo), the transaction positions Paragon as one of the largest providers of commercial insurance coverage for public entities in the U.S.

Bank of Southern California, NA and CalWest Bancorp, the Holding Company for CalWest Bank, Announce Changes to Merger Agreement

SAN DIEGO and RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., April 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) and CalWest Bancorp (OTCBB: CALW), today announced that they have renegotiated the terms of their merger and have agreed to amend the initial Definitive Agreement announced on October 21, 2019 following shareholder meetings held on April 22, 2020.

iQ International AG Adds Industry Leaders to Its Advisory Board

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iQ International AG (ISIN CH0451424300 / WKN A2PAA5 / Symbol IQL), a multinational Sustainable Technologies company publicly traded on the Regulated Market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange with its global head office in Zug, Switzerland and North American headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona, is adding three industry leaders to its Advisory Board to assist the Company in its expansion plans.

Kroger, Mattress Mack and Mayor Sylvester Turner Announce Partnership on Senior Needs Drive for 10,000 Seniors

HOUSTON, Texas, March 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Kroger Company (NYSE: KR) along with Mattress Mack of Gallery Furniture and Mayor Turner announced their partnership to feed over 10,000 seniors in need.

OpenClose Partners with Genworth Mortgage Insurance to Offer a Streamlined Mortgage Insurance Process from within its LenderAssist LOS

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose®, the industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced it has partnered with Genworth Mortgage Insurance, an operating segment of Genworth Financial (NYSE: GNW), establishing a direct integration to access mortgage insurance (MI) from the LenderAssist™ LOS platform.

Sokal Joins CDK Global Partner Program

RALEIGH, N.C., March 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal, a full service automotive advertising agency announced today that it has become a participant in the CDK Global Partner Program, the largest marketplace of third-party automotive applications and integrations. CDK Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDK) is the largest provider of integrated information technology solutions to the automotive retail industry.

Reliant Holdings Inc. (OTC: RELT) Announces Strategy to Position the Company for Growth

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reliant Holdings Inc. (OTC: RELT) recently announced that it has recorded its best year yet in 2019. The past year has seen record-breaking revenues for the company, which has quickly grown into a construction conglomerate that offers comprehensive services in the residential construction realm, from design phases through to fine details post construction.

Bank of Southern California N.A. Announces Fourth Quarter and Year End 2019 Results

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) today reported results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2019. Total assets ended the year at $830 million at December 31, 2019, an increase of 8.1% compared to December 2018. Total loans increased 6.6% to $677 million and total deposits increased 7.0% to $672 million compared to the prior year as well.

RMA Reveals Behind-the-Scenes Strategies that Helped Secure Amazon Deal for City of Deltona

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RMA has revealed the international deal-making that was required to secure an Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) distribution center as the anchor for the new Portland Industrial Park in Deltona, Florida. RMA’s economic development and real estate project management team brokered the deal between DOT Properties headquartered in Australia; Seefried Industrial Properties, the developer for Amazon; and the City.

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Completes Capital Offering and Plans to Form Holding Company

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, announced today the successful completion of a capital raise of approximately $12 million through the issuance of common stock in a private placement to institutional and accredited individual investors at a price of $12 per share. The Bank also announced its plans to reorganize into a holding company, Southern California Bancorp.

INDOOR HARVEST CORP. Announces 2020 New Outlook and Ventures / Acquisitions Pending

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indoor Harvest Corp. (OTC: INQD / OTCMKTS: INQD) announced today the development of the 2020 New Outlook Plan along with impending initial ventures/agreements validating Indoor’s approach to leverage a variety of factors making Indoor an attractive venture, merger, technology, partner through its public company platform.

Black Knight Joins The Mortgage Collaborative’s Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the mortgage industry’s only independent cooperative, today announced that Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), a leading provider of mortgage software, data and analytics solutions, has been added to its Preferred Partner network.

SimpleNexus Expands On-the-Go Credit Services with Integration of Instant Merge from CoreLogic

LEHI, Utah, Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced the integration of the CoreLogic Instant Merge credit solution into its mobile app and web-based digital mortgage platform.

Bank of Southern California NA Names Troy Perry Managing Director, Business Banking

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, is pleased to announce that Troy Perry has joined the company as Managing Director of Business Banking. He will be responsible for broadening Bank of Southern California’s market presence by actively seeking new business opportunities throughout Los Angeles’ Westside.

Bank of Southern California, N.A. Announces Third Quarter 2019 Results

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) today reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019. Total assets grew to $839 million at September 30, 2019, a 14% increase compared to the third quarter of 2018.

Bank of Southern California, NA and CalWest Bancorp, the Holding Company for CalWest Bank, Announce Agreement to Merge

SAN DIEGO and RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Oct. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) and CalWest Bancorp (OTCBB: CALW), today announced the signing of a definitive agreement and plan of merger (the “Agreement”) whereby CalWest 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 CALW and BCAL.

Bank of Southern California NA Names Jacob Mathews Managing Director of Business Banking

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, is pleased to announce that Jacob Mathews has joined the company as Managing Director of Business Banking. He will be responsible for expanding Bank of Southern California’s client base by actively seeking new business opportunities in Los Angeles County and Orange County.

Elizabeth Karwowski, CEO, Get Credit Healthy, Selected Woman With Vision Award Winner

SUNRISE, Fla., Sept. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fin-tech company, Get Credit Healthy, Inc., (a subsidiary of Beta Music Group Inc. OTC PINK: BEMG) announces CEO Elizabeth Karwowski, has been selected as a winner of the Women With Vision Award, to be presented live, during the Vision Summit on September 25 in Tampa, Florida.

BioAdaptives, Inc. Announces Return to Fully Reporting and Appointment of President

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BioAdaptives, Inc. (OTC BB: BDPT) announced the Company’s return to a fully-reporting entity, and the appointment of Mr. Robert W. Ellis as its new President, reporting to Dr. Edward E. Jacobs, Jr.

JenCap Holdings LLC to Acquire Aran Insurance Services Group, a Specialty Insurance Business

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JenCap Holdings (JenCap), a specialty insurance business, announced today that it has agreed to acquire privately-held Aran Insurance Services Group (Aran), a specialty program administrator with offices in Arizona, Colorado, Massachusetts and New York. Founded in 2009, Aran has been led by Tim Kenny and John LaCava who have built one of the leading program administration insurance platforms in the country.

The Mortgage Collaborative Adds Get Credit Healthy to Preferred Partner Network

SUNRISE, Fla., Aug. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fintech company, Get Credit Healthy (a subsidiary of Beta Music Group Inc. OTC PINK: BEMG) has been added to the Preferred Partner network of The Mortgage Collaborative (“TMC”). Get Credit Healthy will offer TMC members access to resources designed to reduce loan fallout and leverage data.

Bank of Southern California N.A. Names Joel Ewan Senior Vice President, Credit Administration

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has announced the appointment of Joel Ewan as Senior Vice President, Credit Administration. In this newly created role, he will be responsible for managing, implementing, and evaluating credit policy initiatives as well as analyzing and structuring commercial credit for clients across multiple industry sectors.