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U.S. Business News – including US-based business, entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from US business, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Mateo Blanco: American dreamer turned successful American tenor

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mateo Blanco, an accomplished musician and celebrated visual artist, is re-releasing his debut album “Mateo Blanco 724,” in honor of its 10th anniversary.

Charleston Oral and Facial Surgery Recognized as ‘Best of’ in Summerville and Mount Pleasant

CHARLESTON, S.C., Feb. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Charleston Oral and Facial Surgery (COAFS) was voted a 2019 Reader’s Choice recipient by the readers of “Journal Scene.” Named Best Oral Surgeons in the annual Best of Summerville competition, COAFS will be featured in the 2019 Reader’s Choice special edition. Winners in all categories were announced at a party held at The Village of Summerville on February 25, 2020.

ARMCO Enhances ACES IQ with Addition of HMDA Questionnaires

DENVER, Colo., Feb. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation solutions, announced today it has added questionnaires related to the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) to the ACES Intelligent Questionnaire (ACES IQ) functionality contained within the ACES Audit Technology™ system.

Aligned Technology Solutions Recognized on CRN’s 2020 MSP500 List

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aligned Technology Solutions, announced today that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company has named Aligned Technology Solutions to its 2020 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category.

Mid America Mortgage Named to ‘2020 Best Mortgage Companies To Work For’ List by National Mortgage News

ADDISON, Texas, Feb. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that the company has been named one of the “2020 Best Mortgage Companies to Work For” by mortgage industry trade publication National Mortgage News. Mid America ranked 20th among 40 lenders recognized nationally.

Energy Optimizers, USA Awarded as The Sole Provider of LED Lighting and Energy Savings Programs to Ohio Council of Educational Purchasing Consortia (OCEPC)

DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Energy Optimizers, USA (EOU) is proud to announce that it has been selected by the Ohio Council of Educational Purchasing Consortia (OCEPC) and its six purchasing co-operatives as the sole provider for its LED Lighting and Energy Savings Program for the third year of the program.

CityView Commercial and Jacobs Real Estate purchase Gaviidae Commons in Minneapolis, MN

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Feb. 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CityView Commercial and Jacobs Real Estate, led by Jack Friedler and Sholom Jacobs, have successfully closed on 651 Nicollet Mall which is part of Gaviidae Commons, a 443,000 SF mixed use office and retail complex in Downtown Minneapolis.

TCF Bank Renews Partnership with the Michigan Chronicle to Invest $100,000 in Detroit Students and Educators

DETROIT, Mich., Feb. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TCF Bank announced today that it will renew its partnership with the Michigan Chronicle to provide scholarships to Detroit high school seniors through the Michigan Chronicle/TCF Bank S.W.A.G. (Students Wired for Achievement and Greatness) Scholarship Awards. For 2020, the bank will award scholarships between $5,000 and $20,000 per student to 15 awardees.

SimpleNexus Unveils Sweeping Product Enhancements Aimed at Boosting Mortgage Lender Productivity

LEHI, Utah, Feb. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced the immediate availability of new capabilities designed to enhance mortgage originator productivity.

Kokes Properties Expands to Build In-House Services

BRIELLE, N.J., Feb. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kokes Properties welcomes two new executives to the full-service real estate organization led by founder and third-generation developer Michael J. Kokes. Matthew Stephens has been named Vice President of Development and Paul Kavka is Project Manager.

Zepet Releases New Single ‘Call Me When You Break Up’

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Feb. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pop rock artist Zepet specializes in the sunny indie pop that dominated the airwaves in the early 2000’s. His latest single release, “Call Me When You Break Up,” is joyously melancholy and filled to the brim with memorable melodies.

Economic Growth and Public Policy Propel Homeownership Rates

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the first of a three-part series on the impact of economic growth and public policy on homeownership rates, housing policy consultant Allen Jones, Managing Director, Housing Finance Strategies, provides commentary on the drivers of recent increases.

Landscape Design Book Follows Cookbook Format with DIY Garden Recipes

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Garden Design Recipes: Design Without the Designer” (ISBN: 978-1734260007) by April Harden is a DIY-garden design book that provides easy-to-follow instructions. Set up in a recipe-style format, there are garden design recipes for how to create 75 different gardens in multiple zones across the country.

SecuGen to Showcase the Unity 20 Bluetooth Fingerprint Reader at Connect:ID 2020

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that they will showcase the recently released Unity™ 20 Bluetooth fingerprint reader at the Connect:ID Exhibition in Washington, D.C. from March 11-12, 2020 in booth #542.

Tips from the American Gem Society on Selling Your Fine Jewelry in 2020

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Feb. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The diamond necklace from an ex, the gold watch that sits in your jewelry box, the ruby necklace that you loved-a decade ago. We all have jewelry that we no longer wear. Selling your old jewelry is an option, but it can be hard to know how and where to get started. Here are a few tips from the American Gem Society (AGS) on getting the most from your rings, earrings, bracelets, and necklaces.

Tree Crashes on to Glenside Home because of Hidden Danger Inside Trunk

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s late on Friday afternoon, and a Glenside homeowner is out running errands when her cell phone starts dinging with text messages. She checks her phone to find alerts from her neighbors: a tall Hemlock Tree has crashed down onto her house in the 60 mph wind gusts! Thankfully Giroud Tree and Lawn’s ISA Certified Arborist, Mike Chenail was able to assess the tree ASAP.

Mortgage Fintech Provider OpenClose Experiences Significant Growth and Continues Adding Award Winning Talent

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose®, the leading mortgage fintech provider and multi-channel loan origination system (LOS), with nearly 20 years of successful implementations, announced that their newly tapped VP of Sales Engineering, Chris Olsen, was honored by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine as one of the ’40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40.’

777 Partners Announces Acquisition of Uown Leasing

MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 777 Partners, a Miami based investment firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Uown Leasing (“Uown”), from Shepard Capital Partners. Uown, a lease-to-own company based in Tampa, was founded in 2008.

Crumley Roberts Moving Forward Together with Community Partnerships for Bicycle Safety

GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wednesday of this week President and Chief Executive Officer Chris Roberts along with Chief Marketing Officer Kim Roberts and several members of its marketing team celebrated Crumley Roberts’ seventh year as the lead sponsor of the Charlotte-based Carolina Cycling Team, an organization founded in 2011 and comprised of Masters-level competitive cyclists.

$675 Billion Reasons to ‘Declare Your Share!’ with Upcoming 2020 Decennial Census

BURTONSVILLE, Md., Feb. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — U.S. Census Bureau, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker and AARP Maryland State President Jim Campbell Join Forces to promote senior participation in upcoming 2020 Decennial Census.

Don’t Shoot Yourself in the Foot – Transferring of Firearm is Complicated, Prepare Your Estate Plan the Right Way

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Feb. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Absolute Trust Talk, a monthly podcast released by Absolute Trust Counsel, recently sat down with gun law expert Joseph Fenton, associate attorney of Campbell Green LLP, to discuss the smooth and legal transfer of firearms.

EPIC Adds Trent Sullivan as a Producer in the firm’s Edgewood Healthcare Advisors Practice

NEW YORK, N.Y. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Trent Sullivan has joined the firm as a Producer in the firm’s Edgewood Healthcare Advisors’ Practice.

Immediate Response Locksmith San Antonio Introduces Several Services to Serve Better

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Feb. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Immediate Response Locksmith San Antonio is one of the top locksmith companies in San Antonio. After a few years serving car owners and homeowners, this professional locksmith in San Antonio is trying to develop its services. The main service of this company is an automobile and building locksmith.

360 Towing Solutions Austin Offers a Simple Solution for Overheating Trucks On the Road

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Towing Solutions Austin, one of the trusted towing Austin services, realizes that driving a truck is challenging. It seems that drivers face a bad day if there is something wrong with the truck on the roadside. Overheating is the most common problem, and most truck drivers don’t understand the causes.

Make Alzheimer’s a Memory: BRAIN CARES – Helping People Live a Brain Healthy Lifestyle

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Feb. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brain Cares has announced the launch of its new website – BrainCares.com. With a mission to “Make Dementia a Memory,” Brain Cares helps people practice lifestyle behaviors that are known to promote brain health.

After, Inc. to Share Predictive Analytics Insights at the 2020 Field Service Medical Conference

NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After, Inc., the global leader in Warranty Analytics Solutions since 2005, announced today that it will be a major participant and sponsor at the Field Service Medical Conference in San Diego, California on February 24-26, 2020.

LBA Ware Taps Silicon Valley Talent Veronica Mahler to Roll Out LimeGear BI Platform

MACON, Ga., Feb. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware™, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence software solutions for the mortgage industry, has brought on Silicon Valley talent Veronica Mahler as business analyst. Mahler was hired to support the spring release of LBA Ware’s turnkey business intelligence (BI) platform, LimeGear, by supporting post-implementation client experience in partnership with LBA Ware’s client success team.

MPI REPORT: Wide Range of Private Market Fund Returns Could Explain Ivy Endowments’ Lackluster Fiscal 2019 Performance

SUMMIT, N.J. / LONDON / TOKYO, Feb. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Markov Processes International (MPI), a leading provider of investment research, analysis and reporting solutions for the global wealth and asset management industry, today announced the publication of its annual Ivy League endowment performance analysis for the latest fiscal year, “Measuring the Ivy 2019: Decoding the Performance Gap.”

Garage Door Service and Repair Inc Introduces Durable and Attractive Garage Doors along with Great Security System

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Garage Door Service and Repair Inc, a trusted garage door repair Houston company, believes that a garage and its door have an important role. The garage is not only designed for protection but also to make the house look attractive.

UpsideHōM Launches In South Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — UpsideHōM has officially launched in the United States. The fully managed, shared living concept for senior citizens is an entirely new approach to senior living. The company utilizes standalone single-family homes in lively neighborhoods and provides a turnkey and frictionless living experience for those who desire simplified living, later in life.

Fairport Wealth Announces 2020 Community Beacon Recipient

CLEVELAND, Ohio, Feb. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fairport Wealth is pleased to announce its support of Shoes and Clothes for Kids (SC4K) as its 2020 Community Beacon recipient. For 50 years, SC4K has been removing barriers to school attendance by providing essential school supplies such as school shoes and uniforms for kids in need.

New Orleans tech companies and training organizations come together to help prepare youth and young adults for emerging tech job market

NEW ORLEANS, La., Feb. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LifeSkills Foundation will host the first annual Tech-2-Talent Youth Expo on Saturday, March 14 from 1 – 5:30 p.m. at the Mel Ott Multi-Purpose Center located at 2301 Belle Chasse Highway in Gretna, La.

IDS Strengthens State-Specific Mortgage Document Preparation Functionality

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Feb. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced today that it has enhanced eSign tools for state-specific document functionality in its flagship document preparation platform idsDoc.

Heights Garage Door Repair Houston Opened New Service Center In Missouri City

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heights Garage Door Repair Houston, a prominent provider of garage doors services, has recently opened its latest service center in Missouri City. Texas. The garage door repair Houston company has been enjoying a long journey in this industry and has received a lot of support from the local community in Houston.

We Silver Jewels Announces Alluring Volume Discounts On Wholesale Silver Jewelry

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buying in bulk from a factory direct wholesale supplier of 925 sterling silver jewelry such as We Silver Jewels entails several benefits besides the evidently economical prices. Primary among such benefits of ordering in bulk from We Silver Jewels is that customers can essentially get their hands on an extensive variety of quality and trendy jewelry at enticing factory direct prices.

Leo Hamel Fine Jewelry & Engagement Rings Store Director of Sales, Teri Ramirez Celebrates 26 Years and $50M in Sales

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This month our Director of Sales, Teri Ramirez, celebrates two major milestones in her career. Not only has she been a valued member of the Leo Hamel Fine Jewelers family for 26 years, but she has also reached the $50 million mark in sales!

Bernhard and ProStar announce national agreement with HealthTrust for Energy-as-a-Service solutions

DALLAS, Texas, Feb. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bernhard and ProStar Energy Solutions (ProStar) announced today an agreement with HealthTrust to offer Energy-as-a-Service solutions to member hospitals and health systems nationwide.

GreenState Credit Union Drives First-Lien Mortgage Production with the Help of SimpleNexus

LEHI, Utah, Feb. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, announced that loan officers (LO) at GreenState Credit Union (GreenState) are using the SimpleNexus digital mortgage app to achieve record first mortgage production.

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Announces Award Honorees Robert C. Garrett, Amparo Aguirre and LAX for the Cure

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Susan G. Komen® North Jersey today announced its Pink Tie Party honorees to be recognized during the March 21st event being held at Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Jersey City. For over twenty years, Susan G. Komen North Jersey has helped those who can’t pay for treatments, worked to ensure that all people get the care they need, fought for the rights of patients with policy makers and funded breakthroughs in research that saves lives.

Iwo Jima Memorial Midwest Project, Inc. Building New Iwo Jima Memorial – Updated with Correct Flag-raisers

RACINE, Wis., Feb. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In tandem with 75th Anniversary of the flag-raising on Mt. Suribachi, the Iwo Jima Memorial Midwest Project (IJMM) is launching a nationwide program to build a new Iwo Jima Monument. The new statue will replace the faces of two flag-raisers that were misidentified with the actual Marines who participated.