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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.


Simplifile Signs 1800th County to Its E-recording Network, Platform Now Utilized by More Than Half of U.S. Recording Jurisdictions

PROVO, Utah, July 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced that Clallam County, Wash., is the 1800th jurisdiction to join Simplifile’s e-recording network. With this addition, more than 50 percent of recording jurisdictions nationwide are now using Simplifile’s e-recording platform.

New Huntron Access DH2 Dual Head, Open Architecture Probing Station Announced

MILL CREEK, Wash., July 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Huntron Inc. announces the addition of the Huntron Access DH2 (Dual Head) Open Architecture Probing Station. “The expertise Huntron gained with developing the original Access DH robotic prober has allowed us to help customers automate their custom test processes. The Access DH2 is refinement based on customer feedback and our own experience,” said Brad Grams, President at Huntron.

Maxwell Announces New Partnership with HomeServices Lending

DENVER, Colo., July 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Digital mortgage software provider, Maxwell, today announced a new partnership with HomeServices Lending of Des Moines, Iowa. With this strategic partnership, HomeServices Lending reaffirmed their commitment to meet the evolving needs of homebuyers.

Recovery Blogger Kelly Fitzgerald Junco Sells Memoir About Her Adventures as The ‘Sober Senorita’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Passageway Press, a boutique publisher based in the U.K., has acquired recovery blogger Kelly Fitzgerald Junco’s memoir, which recounts her journey from party chica to sober senorita – moving from suburban Pennsylvania to the tourist city of Cancun, Mexico and then succumbing to alcohol and cocaine addiction.

Rural South-Central Iowa Sees Over $480,000 in Grant Windfall for Local Organizations

OSCEOLA, Iowa, July 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rural organizations throughout south-central Iowa, specifically, the city of Osceola and Clarke County Iowa look to their development corporation, the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC), for grants and other assistance to add value and benefits to the communities they serve.

PET Imaging Institute of South Florida Increases its Presence in Fort Lauderdale by Opening a New Dedicated PET/CT Facility

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PET Imaging Institute of South Florida (PIISF), a leader in the PET/CT Medical Imaging Market, announced today that they will be opening a new, dedicated, 2800 sq. ft. PET/CT facility in Fort Lauderdale. PIISF has experienced rapid growth and an expanding patient base across Broward County, creating the need to open a new facility in this underserved area.

Bank of Southern California NA Names Catherine Puckett VP, Business Development Manager

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, is pleased to announce that Catherine Puckett has joined the company as Vice President, Business Development Manager. She will be responsible for expanding Bank of Southern California’s business banking client base by actively seeking new business opportunities in the San Diego region.

Mortgage Risk Management Firm MQMR Continues Corporate Philanthropy Efforts through Volunteer Day at Camp Impact

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR), a leader in mortgage risk management and compliance services, recently completed a volunteer day at Camp Impact as part of its on-going corporate commitment to community service. Camp Impact offers free summer camps to homeless and underprivileged youth in the Arlington and Grand Prairie, Texas, communities.

The Kelly Automotive Group donates $15,000 to support education and scholarship in the Lehigh Valley

EMMAUS, Pa., July 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Kelly Automotive Group contributed $15,000 to DeSales University to support education and scholarship in the Lehigh Valley. This year, Kelly Automotive group was The Chairman’s Sponsor for the DeSales University charity golf tournament.

The Pension Inspector Launches New SaaS Integrating Prior and Present Form 5500 Filings, to Provide Big Picture of Plan Operations

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — National Retirement Programs, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary AtPrime Media Services, the creator of PensionInspector.com, introduces “Form 5500 Prestige Vision,” an addition to its, super easy to use, replacement for the U.S. Department of Labor’s ERISA Form 5500 Download Service “ERISA Plus Dashboard.”

First Annual Regional Missing Children Awareness Day – Saturday, August 4, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, Va., July 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, August 4, 2018, all around the Washington D.C. metropolitan region, local law enforcement will gather along with Not a Runaway, NCMEC, families of other missing children and related vendors and sponsors in a collaborative effort to host the first region-wide Jholie Moussa REMEMBER… Missing Children’s Awareness Event.

Express Information Systems Named to Software Industry Guru Bob Scott’s 2018 List of Top 100 VARs

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, July 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Express Information Systems, a leading provider of business software and consulting for growing businesses in Texas and beyond, has announced its inclusion on Bob Scott’s Top 100 VARs 2018 published by Progressive Media Group.

EPIC Insurance Brokers add Josh Close in Birmingham, Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (“EPIC”) announced today that Josh Close has joined the firm’s Birmingham-based national energy construction practice as a client services coordinator, reporting to EPIC Principal Brian Tanner.

Paragon Insurance Holdings Expands Operations in San Diego with addition of Robert Etzler and opening of new offices

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC (“Paragon”), a national multi-line specialty MGA (Managing General Agency) based in Avon, Conn., today announced its expansion in San Diego, Calif. with the opening of new offices at 401 B Street in downtown San Diego and the hiring of top local insurance professional Robert Etzler, under the leadership of Paragon regional president, Andrew Petersen.

Denver-Based Project Resources Group Outsourcing Division Strikes Out On Own – Changes Name to Auxillium

DENVER, Colo., July 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the business process outsourcing (BPO) market continues to grow and evolve, Project Resources Group (PRG) declared independence for its outsourcing division by striking out on its own under a new name, Auxillium.

Big Changes for Texas Plumbing Company – A New Location and New Website for Reliant Plumbing

AUSTIN, Texas, July 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reliant Plumbing’s premium plumbing expertise and services are now available to the greater Austin and Texas Hill County areas. Reliant was founded by Max Hicks, an expert plumber with nearly two decades years of experience in the plumbing industry.

MorVest Capital Hires Ruth Lee as Executive Vice President for Expansion of Mortgage Liquidity and MSR Advisory Services

SUGAR LAND, Texas, July 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — David Fleig, CEO of MorVest Capital, LLC, a financial services advisory firm specializing in mortgage banking liquidity and capital solutions, today announced its addition of Executive Vice President Ruth Lee.

OpenClose Launches DecisionAssist Mobile for Originators

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose(R), an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage fintech provider, announced at the California Mortgage Bankers Association (CMBA) 46th Annual Western Secondary Marketing Conference that it unveiled DecisionAssist(TM) Mobile, which provides fingertip access to the company’s proprietary web-based product and pricing engine (PPE)

ARMCO Releases Fourth Quarter / Calendar Year 2017 Trends Report

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., July 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk management solutions, announced the release of the quarterly ARMCO Mortgage QC Trends Report. The latest report provides loan quality findings for mortgages reviewed by ACES Audit Technology(TM) during the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2017 as well as the 2017 calendar year (CY).

Coach Michael ‘Mike’ Miller found not guilty by 12-0 vote in jury trial verdict in Los Angeles Superior Court

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Former Los Angeles City College (LACC) Coach and current CBA Commissioner, Michael Miller, exonerated on all charges in jury trial, the California Basketball Association (CBA) announced today.

Business Development and Relationship Management Specialist Julia Moore Joins EPIC in Sacramento CA

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that new business sales and relationship management professional Julia Moore has joined the firm’s operations in Sacramento as Vice President, New Business Development.

Spodak Dental Group Earns Invisalign’s Highest Distinction, VIP: Diamond Provider

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., July 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group has earned the VIP: Diamond Provider of Invisalign(R) for 2018, which is the highest distinction in the field. VIP: Diamond Providers are the most experienced providers of the Invisalign(R) treatment, and include only a few of all North American Invisalign(R) Providers.

No Signs of Slowing Down: Papa Continues to Grow Throughout Florida

FORT MYERS, Fla., July 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As of July 2018, Papa Inc. expands to the Fort Myers and Naples markets to assist seniors and elders with transportation, household chores, teaching technology, and companionship. Papa recruits college students, and bridges the generational gap of young adults and senior citizens through their platform. Currently Papa has 300 Papa Pals on board who have the freedom to choose their schedule.

LBA Ware Recruits Mortgage Process Improvement Specialist Jessica Henke as Solutions Consultant

MACON, Ga., July 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lenders, announced today that it has hired Jessica Henke as a solutions consultant to support the company’s implementation consulting and client success efforts. Henke will leverage her two decades of accounting and business process improvement expertise in mortgage lending to bring LBA Ware clients streamlined business workflow solutions and enhanced operational insights.

Aclaro to Bring the Power of Predictive Analytics to Lending Sector, Expands Operations in the US

MIAMI, Fla., July 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aclaro, the leading provider of blockchain based open data platforms and solutions, has announced that it has launched a new Fintech Artificial Intelligence (AI) solution focused on the lending industry. The new solution is Aclaro TrueView. Aclaro aims to equip lenders with the innovative tools needed for competitive advantage with its tech savvy, blockchain based predictive analytics platform that can be utilized without incurring heavy costs.

RMA to Guide Economic Redevelopment for City of Hallandale Beach

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla., July 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) has been selected by the City of Hallandale Beach and the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) to create a new vision plan for the City and to update the CRA plan in order to stimulate economic development activities, attract investment and spur redevelopment/revitalization.

Tenorshare Revamps its Website Design and Releases ReiBoot for Mac 7.1.0.0

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tenorshare today launched its revamped website design; simpler, more fashionable and professional. Meanwhile, Tenorshare upgraded ReiBoot for Mac to V7.1.0.0, the superstar iOS system repair software, featuring perfect compatibility with new iPhone X, iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and the latest iOS 12, iOS 11 and Mac operating system 64 bit.

Accurate Group Enhances Its NotaryWorks Complete Notary Solution with Remote Online Notarization from NotaryCam

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam today announced that it has partnered with Accurate Group, a leading provider of technology-driven real estate appraisal, title and compliance services, to provide remote online notarization services for NotaryWorks(TM), Accurate Group’s complete notary solution.

AnyTrans is Ready to Manage, Transfer, and Share Files Across Multiple Clouds for FREE

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iMobie AnyTrans today unveils a breakthrough yet FREE cloud manager – AnyTrans for Cloud, after its well-renowned iPhone manager and Android manager. For the first time, users are able to enjoy a safer, faster and auto cloud file transfer, easy content management and flexible online file sharing at one place, either on mobile, tablet, or computer.

EyeBuyDirect Launches its New ‘Catch of the Day’ Summer Collection

AUSTIN, Texas, July 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At the beach or by the pool, EyeBuyDirect’s new Catch of the Day summer collection, released today, aims to highlight an individual’s personal style. As the fastest-growing online prescription eyewear retailer, the collection marks the beginning of EyeBuyDirect’s #ItsHowYouFrameIt campaign, which focuses on bright colors, limitless expression and positivity.