Connecticut Business News

Connecticut Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Connecticut, U.S.A. (Conn., CT), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Paragon Welcomes Andy Borst who Joins as President, E&S Lines and International Programs

AVON, Conn., April 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC, a nationwide multiline specialty managing general agent (MGA), is pleased to announce the hire of Andrew “Andy” Borst as President-Excess & Surplus (E&S) Lines and International Programs.

Planet Home Lending selects Mortgage Coach to enhance customer experience with educational home loan comparisons

MERIDEN, Conn. and IRVINE, Calif., April 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Planet Home Lending, LLC, a national mortgage lender and servicer, has selected Mortgage Coach to give loan officers a tool to provide a better customer experience. With Mortgage Coach, mortgage loan originators (MLOs) can offer borrowers modern, consultative service with digital, interactive presentations that illustrate the costs and benefits of mortgage loan products and strategies over time.

After, Inc. Partners with Atlas Copco’s Power Technique Division to Deliver a Seamless Post-Sale Experience to its Customers

NORWALK, Conn., March 30, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After, Inc. announced that Atlas Copco’s Power Technique North American Division will utilize QuickReg® to provide a seamless post-sale experience to its customers. The Power Technique Division designs, manufactures and markets mobile air compressors, handheld pneumatic tools, as well as mobile generators, light towers, and portable pumps.

Choyce Peterson Appointed Exclusive Leasing Agent for 7 Park Street, a 5,400 Square Foot Office Building on the Norwalk Green in Norwalk, CT

NORWALK, Conn., March 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Choyce Peterson, Inc., a commercial real estate brokerage firm, announced that Norwalk Green Living Properties (www.norwalkgreenliving.com) has appointed Choyce Peterson, Inc. as the exclusive listing agent representing its free-standing building at 7 Park Street in Norwalk, CT.

Paragon Acquires Greener Future and ESG-focused New Energy Risk

AVON, Conn., March 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Insurance Holdings, LLC, a national MGA based in Avon, Connecticut, announces today the acquisition of New Energy Risk (NER), an insurance solutions provider to a wide range of energy technologies and related infrastructure projects and technologies that accelerate the energy transition.

Promontory MortgagePath earns a spot on HousingWire’s 2022 Tech100 list

DANBURY, Conn., March 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading digital mortgage and fulfillment solutions provider Promontory MortgagePath LLC announced it’s been recognized by industry trade publication HousingWire in its annual Tech 100 list for the second consecutive year. The award program is designed to showcase the most innovative technology companies in the housing economy.

NYC Dermatologist Opens Wilton Practice and Partners with Sacred Heart University

WILTON, Conn., March 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DermMedical, a new dermatology practice located in Wilton, Connecticut, is focused on setting itself apart from other dermatology practices in the region. Dr. Annette Czernik is quite simply a dermatologist with a mission who’s partnering with the community and providing the best patient-centered care around.

Choyce Peterson’s Capital Markets Team Sells Prominent Fairfield, Connecticut Medical Office Building

NORWALK, Conn., March 9, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Choyce Peterson, Inc., a full-service commercial real estate brokerage firm, recently announced the successful sale of the 4,925 square foot free-standing building at 309 Stillson Road in Fairfield, CT to Dr. Vinay Madan, MD. In mid-2021, Choyce Peterson was appointed by Meland Properties LLC as the exclusive listing agent for this medical building.

National Bankers Association Endorses Promontory MortgagePath for Mortgage Fulfillment Services and POS Technology

DANBURY, Conn., Feb. 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading digital mortgage and fulfillment solutions provider Promontory MortgagePath LLC today announced the National Bankers Association (NBA) has endorsed its mortgage fulfillment services and proprietary point-of-sale technology, Borrower Wallet®.

New Jersey Bankers Association endorses Promontory MortgagePath’s mortgage fulfillment services and POS technology

DANBURY, Conn., Feb. 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Promontory MortgagePath LLC, a leading provider of comprehensive digital mortgage and fulfillment solutions, announced today the New Jersey Bankers Association (NJBankers) has officially endorsed its mortgage fulfillment services and proprietary point-of-sale technology Borrower Wallet®.

After, Inc. Announces Its New Corporate Rebranding to Focus on Customer Experience Technology

NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After, Inc. today announced the launch of its corporate rebranding effort, including a complete website redesign to reflect the company’s evolution to Customer Experience Technology. Since 2005, After Inc. has been providing best-in-class post-sale services to the world’s largest manufacturers and retailers.

After, Inc. Acquires Accentf(x) to Deepen its Post-Sale Marketing Services Offering

NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After, Inc., the leading customer experience technology company providing post-sale software and services to the world’s top manufacturers, retailers, and ecommerce sellers, just announced its acquisition of Accentf(x) Marketing.

Paragon Hires Industry Vet for East Coast Expansion

AVON, Conn., Jan. 31, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC, a nationwide multiline specialty managing general agent (MGA), is pleased to announce the hire of Patrick Carroll as senior vice president – Eastern Region, effective January 31, 2022. Carroll brings more than 38 years of property and casualty and workers’ compensation experience to his role at Paragon.

Choyce Peterson Publishes Year-End 2021 Lower Fairfield County Office Space Availability Poster

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Choyce Peterson, Inc., a full service commercial real estate brokerage firm with a specialization in tenant representation, announced the release of its 24th semi-annual Lower Fairfield County Office Space Availability Poster.

Domotics RE-Technologies Nominated for Residential Systems Picks Award at CES 2022

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Jan. 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Domotics RE-Technologies, LLC (“Domotics”) is a real estate technology company with solutions that revolutionize how home buyers and sellers interact in the digital world. Domotics was nominated for the prestigious Residential Systems 2022 Picks Awards at the CES show in Las Vegas for its industry-leading solution that promises to advance the real estate buying experience.

After, Inc. and PermaPlate® Partner to Deliver PermaPlate Furniture Protection powered by QuickCover® to Online Furniture Retailers

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After, Inc., the leading customer experience technology company providing software and services to the world’s top manufacturers, retailers and merchants, today announced its partnership with PermaPlate Furniture, the furniture protection plan division of PermaPlate®.

Promontory MortgagePath promotes Kevin Wheeler to managing director

DANBURY, Conn., Jan. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Promontory MortgagePath LLC, a leading provider of comprehensive digital mortgage and fulfillment solutions, announced today it has promoted Kevin Wheeler to managing director of product and engineering. Wheeler previously held the position of director of backend engineering at Promontory MortgagePath.

Promontory MortgagePath Chief Compliance Officer Elisha Werner makes Mortgage Professional America’s list of 2021 Elite Women

DANBURY, Conn., Jan. 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading digital mortgage and fulfillment solutions provider Promontory MortgagePath LLC announced its Chief Compliance Officer Elisha Werner has been named one of Mortgage Professional America’s (MPA) Elite Women 2021. The MPA Elite Women award seeks to honor women in the mortgage sector who are pushing boundaries to diversify a traditionally male-dominated industry.

After Inc. Will Premiere its Award-Winning QuickSuite Technology at CES 2022

NORWALK, Conn., Dec. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After, Inc., the leader in post-sale customer experience technology and services since 2005, just announced that its senior team will be at CES in Las Vegas on January 5 – 7, 2022 to unveil its new QuickSuite. Each year, CES brings together the most innovative technology companies to share their latest developments and this will be no different.

Choyce Peterson Appointed Exclusive Leasing Agent for a Full Floor 3,370 SF Office Space in Downtown Stamford, CT

NORWALK, Conn., Dec. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Choyce Peterson, Inc., a commercial real estate brokerage firm, announced that Overseas Development Corporation has appointed Choyce Peterson, Inc. as the exclusive listing agent representing its building at 953 Washington Boulevard in Stamford, CT.

Bank Street Group Relocates Headquarters to One Star Point, 333 Ludlow Street, Stamford, CT – Choyce Peterson Negotiates Transaction

NORWALK, Conn., Dec. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Choyce Peterson, Inc., a full-service commercial real estate brokerage firm announced the successful conclusion of sublease negotiations on behalf of Bank Street Group (www.bankstreet.com), a global boutique investment bank headquartered in Stamford, CT, relocating to One Star Point.

Choyce Peterson Hires Scott J. Lipow as Senior Associate

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Choyce Peterson, Inc., a full service commercial real estate brokerage firm, announced that Scott J. Lipow has joined the brokerage team as Senior Associate. Lipow will join Choyce Peterson’s Capital Markets team, focusing on investment opportunities throughout Fairfield and Westchester Counties.

Full or Partial Floor Office for Sublease at 400 Atlantic Street in Stamford, CT Represented by Choyce Peterson

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Choyce Peterson, Inc., a full-service commercial real estate brokerage and consulting firm, announced they are exclusively representing a full floor sublease measuring 36,782 square feet (SF) at 400 Atlantic Street in Stamford, CT. Choyce Peterson Vice President Adam Cognetta and Principal John Hannigan comprise the brokerage team.

The Chelsea Groton Foundation Passes $5 Million in Giving Since Founding – Following Approval of $255K in Grants During Fall Giving Cycle

GROTON, Conn., Nov. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This fall, the Chelsea Groton Foundation provided $255,827 to 45 non-profit organizations from Connecticut and Rhode Island. The Foundation has given over $500,000 in grants in 2021 alone, and over $5 million to the community since its founding.

Parker Medical Relocates Headquarters to 88,000 Square Feet at 43 Old Ridgebury Road in Danbury, CT

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Choyce Peterson, Inc., a full-service commercial real estate brokerage firm, announced the successful conclusion of lease negotiations on behalf of Parker Medical, Inc. and the relocation of their headquarters office and assembly / warehouse operations to 43 Old Ridgebury Road in Danbury, Connecticut.

Promontory MortgagePath Founder and CEO Eugene Ludwig honored as top technology executive by Northern Virginia Technology Council

DANBURY, Conn., Nov. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Promontory MortgagePath LLC, a leading provider of comprehensive digital mortgage and fulfillment solutions, announced today its Founder and CEO Gene Ludwig was named one of the top technology executives by the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) as part of its annual NVTC Tech 100 awards.

Choyce Peterson to Represent Seven Properties Totaling 160,000 Square Feet in Stamford and Norwalk, CT

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Choyce Peterson, Inc. (choycepeterson.com), a full-service commercial real estate brokerage firm, announced they are exclusively representing seven properties totaling approximately 160,000 square feet (SF) of space in Stamford and Norwalk, CT. Choyce Peterson Vice President Adam Cognetta is leading the brokerage team.

Promontory MortgagePath Promotes Dean McCall into its C-Suite as Chief Information Officer

DANBURY, Conn., Nov. 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Promontory MortgagePath LLC, a leading provider of comprehensive digital mortgage and fulfillment solutions, announced today it has promoted Dean McCall from managing director of development operations and data to chief information officer (CIO).

Fintech provider Promontory MortgagePath’s digital mortgage and fulfillment solutions receive renewed ABA endorsement

DANBURY, Conn., Nov. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading digital mortgage and fulfillment solutions provider Promontory MortgagePath LLC announced the renewal of its product endorsement by the American Bankers Association (ABA). Promontory MortgagePath combines extensive mortgage operations and compliance expertise with industry-leading mortgage technology to provide efficient, cost-effective mortgage processing and fulfillment services to lenders of all sizes.

Mortgage Professional America honors multiple Promontory MortgagePath employees

DANBURY, Conn., Nov. 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading digital mortgage and fulfillment solutions provider Promontory MortgagePath LLC announced trade publication Mortgage Professional America (MPA) has recently recognized several of its employees. Chief Administrative Officer Bryan DeShasier was named a 2021 Housing Industry Icon by MPA in October, and Manager, Project Management Office Darcey O’Neill and Director of Backend Engineering Kevin Wheeler were both featured in MPA’s 2021 Rising Star awards program, announced today.

Renaissance Capital Relocates Headquarters to Stamford, CT: Choyce Peterson Negotiates Long-Term Lease

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Choyce Peterson, Inc. , a full-service commercial real estate brokerage, recently announced the successful conclusion of lease negotiations on behalf of Renaissance Capital, a global leader in providing pre-IPO institutional research and management of IPO-focused investment products, for a new 2,931 SF headquarters office at First Stamford Place.

Dawn Taylor, former President of Centricity, has joined After, Inc. as Chief Revenue Officer

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After, Inc., the global leader in Warranty Services since 2005, just announced that Dawn Taylor will be joining the company as Chief Revenue Officer. Dawn brings more than 27 years of warranty and service contract experience, serving as President of Centricity for the last 9 years. Her background and experience will be instrumental in leading the expansion of After, Inc.’s Warranty Services business, and its newly launched QuickSuite Platform.

After, Inc. will launch its new QuickSuite® of products at the 12th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations Conference

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After, Inc., a global leader in Warranty Services Solutions since 2005, just announced that it will be a Platinum Sponsor of the 12th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations Conference. The conference, which brings together companies across auto, appliance, mobile, electronics, home, and industrial equipment industries to discuss the latest trends and insights in extended warranty and service contracts, offers the ideal backdrop to unveil After’s new QuickSuite® product portfolio.

Chelsea Groton Bank Named Top Workplace for 6th Straight Year – CEO Michael Rauh Recognized with Leadership Award

GROTON, Conn., Oct. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chelsea Groton Bank was recently named a Top Workplace in Connecticut for the sixth consecutive year, and Michael Rauh, the Bank’s President and CEO, was presented with this year’s Leadership award, both in the midsize employer category (150-499 employees).

Promontory MortgagePath welcomes Guild Mortgage Correspondent to its investor network

DANBURY, Conn., Oct. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Promontory MortgagePath LLC, a leading provider of comprehensive digital mortgage fulfillment services, announced Guild Mortgage Correspondent as the most recent addition to its investor network. As part of its comprehensive mortgage fulfillment services, Promontory MortgagePath manages investor relationships on behalf of its community lending clients.

Promontory MortgagePath Promotes Bryan DeShasier to Chief Administrative Officer, Adds Helen Placente as Managing Director of National Credit Operations

DANBURY, Conn., Sept. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading digital mortgage and fulfillment solutions provider Promontory MortgagePath LLC announced two key staffing changes expanding the strength of its executive team. Bryan DeShasier has been promoted to Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), and Helen Placente has been hired as Managing Director of National Credit Operations.

Chelsea Groton Bank, in Partnership with NCDC and GNACC, Offers Free Business Seminars for Local Entrepreneurs

GROTON, Conn., Sept. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chelsea Groton Bank kicks off their 5-week “Cultivating Great Business: Small Business Bootcamp” on October 5, 2021. The FREE small business series, designed for aspiring and established entrepreneurs, is offered through the Bank’s financial education program, Chelsea University, in partnership with the Norwich Community Development Corporation (NCDC) and the Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce (GNACC).

Promontory MortgagePath’s Chiara Mazzonis and Dean McCall named 2021 HW Insiders by HousingWire Magazine

DANBURY, Conn., Sept. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading digital mortgage and fulfillment solutions provider Promontory MortgagePath LLC announced two of its employees – Human Resources Director Chiara Mazzonis and Managing Director of Development Operations and Data Dean McCall – have been recognized by industry trade publication HousingWire in its 2021 HW Insiders awards program.

Success Systems, Inc. Relocates Headquarters to 383 Main Ave, Norwalk, CT: Choyce Peterson Negotiates 5,649 SF Transaction

NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Choyce Peterson, Inc., a full-service commercial real estate brokerage firm, announced the successful conclusion of sublease negotiations on behalf of Success Systems, Inc. for a 5,649 square foot (SF) office at MerrittView, 383 Main Avenue in Norwalk, CT. Choyce Peterson Principal John Hannigan represented Success Systems in this transaction.

Promontory MortgagePath’s Debora Aydelotte and Louann Bernstone Named 2021 NEXT Powerhouse Partners

DANBURY, Conn., Aug. 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading digital mortgage and fulfillment solutions provider Promontory MortgagePath LLC announced Chief Operating Officer Debora Aydelotte and Managing Director and Head of Vendor Management Louann Bernstone have been selected as NEXT Powerhouse Partners.