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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.


Two-day Leadership conference focused on tools, techniques, and behaviors needed to become ‘relactional’ leader comes to Sarasota

SARASOTA, Fla., May 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CITYCommit Inc. presents the Spring 2018 Transformational Leadership Sarasota Conference in Sarasota, Florida on June 21 and 22, 2018. Ford Taylor, the founder of Transformation Leadership as well as a Leadership Solutions trainer, Strategist and Speaker will be sharing and teaching both days.

Seidel Diesel Group Embraces Franklin Covey’s 4DX Program

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., May 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Paul Thoms, President, “We’ve had significant success in quantifiable cost savings and increased revenue by bringing Covey’s The 4 Disciplines of Execution (4DX) formula into our culture.” Midwest Fuel Injection at its Bolingbrook’s Headquarters was first to incorporate the 4DX approach into its strategic goal setting initiatives in Oct. 2017, quickly achieving business-critical goals.

Smart Cities Prevail Launches Multi-State Campaign On Prevailing Wage Laws

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Smart Cities Prevail today released a series of new TV advertisements on prevailing wage laws, part of a multi-state public information campaign launching in California and New Mexico. “Rebuilding America” highlights the important role that prevailing wage laws play in promoting local hiring and higher quality workmanship on schools, roads and other public projects.

Guaranteed Rate Partners with DocMagic to Cut Closing Time

TORRANCE, Calif., May 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that retail mortgage lender Guaranteed Rate can now cut closing time by electronically signing mortgage closing documents in advance.

Bank of Southern California NA Hires Market Executive to Grow the Bank’s Presence in Los Angeles

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, is pleased to announce Gaylin Anderson has joined the company as Executive Vice President, Market Executive in Southern California. He will be responsible for leading Bank of Southern California’s regional presence by actively seeking new business opportunities while expanding upon current relationships.

A 2-day Workshop Focused on Removing Constraints, Equipping Leaders and Empowering People is coming to Orlando in June

ORLANDO, Fla., May 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Demarick Patton of TL Orlando is thrilled to announce the Spring 2018 Transformational Leadership Orlando training session is coming to Orlando, Florida on June 12 and 13, 2018 with Leadership Solutions trainer, Strategist and Speaker, Ford Taylor.

NotaryCam Honors U.S. Military Veterans and Service Members with Complimentary Notarizations During Memorial Day Holiday

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam, Inc. today announced the return of its annual “Help a Hero” initiative. This Memorial Day weekend from Friday, May 25, through Monday, May 28, 2018, NotaryCam will honor those who have served by offering no-cost online notarization sessions to United States military veterans and service members.

Travel Insurance is Not Just a ‘Nice to Have’ for Those Considering Travel During 6-Month-Long Atlantic Hurricane Season

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Travelers planning trips to areas frequently in the path of tropical storms and hurricanes have probably considered purchasing travel insurance, but may not be clear on what is covered, according to TravelInsurance.com. Since many hurricane-prone destinations in the Caribbean and southeast U.S. offer incredible travel deals during this period, travel insurance has become more of a necessity for the smart and savvy traveler.

Whiteflash Named 2018 BBB Pinnacle Award Winner

HOUSTON, Texas, May 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., top tier retailer of ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry, has just been named winner of the prestigious Better Business Bureau 2018 Pinnacle Award – the BBB’s top honor for excellence in quality control, customer care, and community service. The annual competition involves retail jewelers from all across the greater Houston area, the fourth largest market in America. Whiteflash has now earned the top honor from the BBB for an unprecedented three out of the past seven years.

AlgEternal Technologies Introduces AlgAllure AlgaRiche, a Breakthrough Microalgae-Based Skin Care Line

LA GRANGE, Texas, May 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AlgEternal Technologies, LLC, a leading producer of naturally and sustainably produced microalgae-based products has introduced its AlgaRiche range of AlgAllure high-performance, luxury age-defying skincare products. The AlgaRiche line is rich with PhycoDerm, a patent-pending, proprietary marine red microalgae extract.

Mortgage QC Executive Jeremy Burcham to Lead Sales Efforts for TRK Connection’s Insight RDM Platform

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, May 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TRK Connection, a leading provider of mortgage quality control and origination management solutions, announced today that it has hired Jeremy Burcham as Executive Vice President of Sales. Burcham will leverage his 10+ years of experience in mortgage quality control (QC), compliance, credit policy, due diligence and technology to refine TRK’s sales and marketing strategy for its suite of solutions, including its flagship mortgage QC audit platform Insight Risk and Defect Management (RDM).

South Bronx Culture Trail Festival 2018: Somos Unidos, Experience the rich culture of the South Bronx

BRONX, N.Y., May 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education and Bronx Music Heritage Center are proud to present the South Bronx Culture Trail Festival 2018: Somos Unidos. This fun, family-friendly festival celebrates the rich cultural contributions of the communities that make the South Bronx their home. In partnership with community based organizations, city agencies and charities, multiple events will be held May 31 through June 23, 2018 uniting communities, arts, culture, and wellness.

Mortgage E-closing Pioneer Mountain America Credit Union Implements Simplifile’s Collaboration and Post Closing Services

PROVO, Utah, May 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced that Mountain America Credit Union has implemented Simplifile Collaboration and Post Closing services to enhance the closing experience for its members.

City of La Verne votes 5-0 to establish a new path to 5G using small cell infrastructure

LA VERNE, Calif., May 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of wireless, asset marketing and engineering services for cities and municipalities across the United States, announces their agreement to market and manage wireless coverage solutions for the City of La Verne, California.

Cloudvirga Raises $50M to Deliver a Truly Digital Mortgage Experience

IRVINE, Calif., May 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) software whose enterprise technology is powered by the intelligent Mortgage Platform, today announced the closing of a $50-million Series C funding round led by private-equity firm Riverwood Capital with ongoing participation from Upfront Ventures.

Spodak Dental Group Sponsored Womens Self-Defense Class as Part of Family Wellness Month

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., May 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Spodak Dental Group sponsored a LADIES F.I.R.S.T. Self Defense class this past Friday, May 11 as part of Family Wellness Month. The class was led by Sgt. Ken Stephens (ret.), a 20-year veteran police officer with 16 years of S.W.A.T. experience. The roughly three-hour course was completely underwritten by Dr. Craig Spodak as a way to help community members learn tips to protect themselves if ever faced with an attacker.

Style and Image Disruptor Cheryl Lampard brings style to the GLW Talk Across speaking events

NAPLES, Fla., May 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Third Eye Management and Associates announces that Cheryl Lampard will be joining Fox 46 Charlotte team as a commentator for the Royal Wedding discussing style and image branding. As a speaker for GLW Talk Across, Lampard covers an array of topics with a two-tier focus on showcasing personalized image direction with professional and psychological brand applications.

Florida is an Underserved Craft Brew Market say RMA Economic Development Experts

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After several national media outlets ran headlines questioning the future of the craft brew industry, Farrell Tiller of Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) interviewed leading craft brew experts to discuss the industry’s growth potential in Florida. Tiller also recently travelled to Nashville for the National Craft Brew Conference to meet with leading breweries.

ARMCO Integrates with BankVOD, Enabling Seamless Transfer of Bank Data

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation software solutions, announced an integration with BankVOD, the company that pioneered the electronic risk interface for asset verifications. This integration, which provides a direct, seamless connection between ARMCO’s ACES Audit Technology and BankVOD’s Verification Hub.

Eberhard & Co. at COUTURE-Time Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nev., May 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eberhard & Co. and Beaugeste Luxury Brands – the Brand’s agent and representative in the United States – will participate in the next edition of Couture-Time Las Vegas, the great exhibition hosting the most important luxury watch brands and America’s top retail community, in an exclusive and luxurious setting.

2nd Annual Global C.diff. Walks in US and UK to Raise Awareness on Importance of Clostridium difficile Infections Worldwide

TEANECK, N.J., May 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Presented by the C Diff Foundation, the 2nd Annual Global C.diff. Awareness 2K Walks will take place on Saturday, May 19 at three separate locations: Morris A. Votee Park, Teaneck, New Jersey; Sims Park, New Port Richey, Florida; and in Leicester, England. All locations will include t-shirts and resourceful educational material for all registered walkers. The U.S. locations will also include water bottles and hydration stations.

Third Eye Management Enhances Strategic and Operational Services with addition of Phillip Swearingen

NAPLES, Fla., May 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Third Eye Management & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that Phillip Swearingen has joined the Third Eye Team. Swearingen is an ambidextrous operational systems counselor. He is one of the rare few that can design and develop technical and organizational solutions by applying right brain and left-brain methods simultaneously.

MAGLITE Flashlight Wins National Hardware American Manufacturing Award for Best New Product for Second Year in a Row

ONTARIO, Calif., May 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MAG Instrument Inc. (MAG), the world leader in flashlight technology, has been awarded the National Hardware American Manufacturing Award for Best New Product for the second year in a row. The award was presented to MAG by John Lederer with the National Hardware Show (NHS) and Marcie Gabor of the Made In USA Brand. The Maglite ML150LR LED Rechargeable Flashlight System was selected out of eight finalists to receive the award.

EPIC Insurance Adds Diane Montelione to Financial Risk Practice in New York

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, May 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that financial and professional risk management and insurance veteran Diane Montelione has joined the firm’s Financial Risk Practice as a senior vice president. She will be based in New York and report to managing principal and Financial Risk Practice Leader, Michael Klaschka.

TeamSnap Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

BOULDER, Colo., May 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management, announced today that Todd Stockard has been appointed the company’s new Chief Financial Officer. Stockard will oversee TeamSnap’s financial strategy as the company continues its rapid expansion with the introduction of new products, platforms and partnerships.

Mid America Mortgage to Offer Warehouse Lines of Credit on Seasoned and ‘Scratch and Dent’ Loans

ADDISON, Texas, May 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode today announced that the firm has expanded its relationship with Spectrum Mortgage Holdings, LLC to offer warehouse lines of credit in conjunction with its Whole Loan Purchase program. This will provide sellers the flexibility to finance loans being sold to Mid America, including seasoned and ‘scratch and dent’ loans.

Commitment to Excellence: Union Institute & University salutes law enforcement professionals nationwide during National Police Week

CINCINNATI, Ohio, May 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Union Institute & University is proud to salute law enforcement professionals nationwide during National Police Week, May 13 – 19, 2018 and honored to celebrate its commitment to educating the law enforcement community with a rigorous and research based Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Management.

Residents Medical Amasses a Dream Team Consisting of Deans, Chief Residents, MDs and PhDs to Help Medical Residency Candidates

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Every year between Sept. and Feb., thousands of medical school graduates interview for residencies. It’s the last stage before a M.B.B.S., M.D., or D.O. degree holder can sit for their Board examinations and practice as a licensed physician in the U.S. This is where Residents Medical comes in – a respected organization that specializes in education, guidance, preparation, consulting and medical residency placement. (UPDATED)

PitBullTax Software Expands its Power with Release of New Version 4.0

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., May 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PitBullTax Software, the leading IRS Tax Resolution Software for CPAs, EAs and Tax Attorneys, just released its new and more feature rich Version 4.0. For nine years PitBullTax Software has transformed the tax resolution business by making it more efficient and intuitive for tax professionals to solve their clients’ IRS problems.

Sokal Media Group Signs Charleston Nissan

CHARLESTON, S.C., May 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Automobile marketing firm, Sokal Media Group, signs Charleston Nissan. Starting in April 2018, Sokal Media Group launched new websites for the store, created new advertising campaigns, and assisted in many other areas of dealership business.