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.


Chelsea Groton Bank Approves $244K in Grants During Spring Giving Cycle

GROTON, Conn., June 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This spring, the Chelsea Groton Foundation provided $244,319 to 67 non-profit organizations from Connecticut and Rhode Island. Over 60% of the Foundation’s approved funding went to organizations providing Health and Human Services, including critical needs such as healthcare, food, clothing and shelter.

EPIC Adds William Schoenbach as Managing Principal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HARTFORD, Conn., June 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that William Schoenbach is joining its growing Financial Services business.

Promontory MortgagePath Adds Industrial Bank, Optus Bank as First MDIs, CDFIs in Its Minority-Owned Financial Institution Initiative

DANBURY, Conn., June 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Promontory MortgagePath LLC, a leading provider of comprehensive digital mortgage fulfillment services, announced Industrial Bank and Optus Bank as the first participants in its initiative to support community development financial institutions (CDFIs) and minority depository institutions (MDIs).

2009 Summer Street in Stamford, CT Welcomes Three New Tenants: Choyce Peterson Exclusive Listing Agent

NORWALK, Conn., May 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Choyce Peterson, Inc., a full-service commercial real estate brokerage and consulting firm, announced the successful completion of leases for three new tenants at 2009 Summer Street in Stamford, Connecticut. The Choyce Peterson agency team, Vice President Adam Cognetta and Associate Casey McKnight, has been the exclusive listing agent since 2020 representing the Landlord, The Field Group (TFG), in each transaction for 2009 Summer Street.

Energy Electronics Partner Up for Distribution of the Sonim RS60

MILFORD, Conn., May 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Energy Electronics, the leading distributor of corporate communications devices in the U.S., announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Sonim Technologies Inc., the world’s leading provider of ultra-rugged, water-submersible mobile devices.

APTMetrics Relocates Headquarters to Westport, CT: Choyce Peterson Negotiates Long-Term Lease

NORWALK, Conn., May 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Choyce Peterson, Inc., a full-service commercial real estate brokerage and consulting firm, recently announced the successful conclusion of lease negotiations on behalf of APTMetrics for a new 2,700 SF office at 320 Post Road West in Westport, CT. Choyce Peterson Vice President Adam Cognetta and Principal John Hannigan represented APTMetrics in this transaction.

After, Inc. publishes a ‘Risk Management 101’ guide that gives Warranty Leaders a first-hand look at this complex discipline

NORWALK, Conn., May 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After, Inc. a pioneer in the Warranty Services industry, has provided innovative warranty marketing, analytics, and program management solutions to top-tier manufacturing clients since 2005. In delivering program management solutions, After, Inc. found that few manufacturers understand Risk Management.

Chelsea Groton Bank Marks Year Defined by Pandemic As ‘Record’ In Every Way

GROTON, Conn., May 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chelsea Groton Bank reported impressive financial, educational, technical and community-based accomplishments at its 166th Annual Meeting which was conducted over Zoom on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. President and CEO Michael Rauh presented the Bank’s 2020 results to Bank officers, Board members and Corporators.

Energy Electronics Enlists the Saber Team Digital Marketing Firm

MILFORD, Conn., April 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Energy Electronics has announced that it has hired the Saber Team to expand their online operations through comprehensive SEO and digital marketing strategies.

Long Island Sound Views: 13,990 SF Office Space Sublease at 383 Main Avenue, Norwalk, CT Represented by Choyce Peterson

NORWALK, Conn., April 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Choyce Peterson, Inc., a full-service commercial real estate brokerage and consulting firm, announced they are exclusively representing a 13,990 square foot office suite available for sublease in the MerrittView building at 383 Main Avenue in Norwalk, CT.

Paragon Insurance Names Christian Phillips as President of Contingency Practice

AVON, Conn., April 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC, a national multiline specialty managing general agent (MGA), has named Christian Phillips as President of its newly created Paragon Contingency Practices.

Oregon Bankers Association Subsidiary Endorses Promontory MortgagePath’s Mortgage Fulfillment Services, Digital Mortgage Platform

DANBURY, Conn., April 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Promontory MortgagePath LLC, a leading provider of comprehensive digital mortgage fulfillment services, announced today Synergy by Association, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Oregon Bankers Association (OBA) has officially endorsed its mortgage fulfillment services and proprietary point-of-sale technology Borrower Wallet®.

Promontory MortgagePath Named One of the Best Places to Work in Financial Technology

DANBURY, Conn., April 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Promontory MortgagePath LLC, a leading provider of comprehensive digital mortgage origination and tech-driven fulfillment solutions, announced today it has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Financial Technology in 2021. The awards program was created in 2017 and is a project of Arizent, which includes American Banker, and Best Companies Group.

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

GROTON, Conn., April 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chelsea Groton Bank kicks off their 8-week “CU Grow: Online Small Business Bootcamp” on April 1, 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).

Choyce Peterson To Represent Three Retail Spaces In The SoNo Collection

NORWALK, Conn., March 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Choyce Peterson, Inc., a full-service commercial real estate brokerage and consulting firm, announced that Brookfield Properties has appointed Choyce Peterson as the exclusive listing agent representing three separate spaces at The SoNo Collection, 100 N. Water Street in Norwalk, CT.

The Lower Third Productions, LLC Presents: Today Show Host Craig Melvin Remembers Late Brother in Interview – Touching (and Hilarious) Final Moments Revealed

WESTPORT, Conn., March 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On December 9 of 2020, Craig Melvin, a news anchor on the Today Show, lost his forty-three-year-old brother, Lawrence Meadows to colon cancer. Weeks later, Craig sat down with “Ten Minutes With Brian Kelsey” talk show host, Brian Kelsey, for an off-the-wall interview, oddly enough, in Brian’s driveway.

5,700 Square Foot Office Space Sublease at 6 Landmark Square in Stamford, CT Represented by Choyce Peterson

NORWALK, Conn., March 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Choyce Peterson, Inc., a full-service commercial real estate brokerage and consulting firm, announced they are exclusively representing a 5,700 square foot (SF) office suite available for sublease at 6 Landmark Square in Stamford, CT.

Blair & Potts Relocates within Stamford Plaza in Stamford, CT – Choyce Peterson Negotiates Transaction

NORWALK, Conn., March 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Choyce Peterson, Inc., a full-service commercial real estate brokerage and consulting firm, announced the successful completion of lease negotiations for Blair & Potts for its 6,169 square-foot office space at Two Stamford Plaza in Stamford, CT.

Promontory MortgagePath Wins Spot on HousingWire’s 2021 Tech100 List of Most Innovative Mortgage Tech Companies

DANBURY, Conn., March 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Promontory MortgagePath LLC today announced it was named a 2021 HW Tech100 Mortgage winner. The industry trade publication HousingWire chooses this list of top technology companies in the mortgage space.

Chelsea Groton Bank Introduces Local Chelsea|LIVE Video Banking Team and New Ways to Connect

GROTON, Conn., March 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chelsea Groton Bank is pleased to introduce Chelsea|LIVE Video Banking, a new digital personal experience that gives members the flexibility to bank when, where and how it’s most convenient.

13,500 Square Foot Office Space Sublease at 1 Thorndal Circle, Darien, CT Represented by Choyce Peterson

NORWALK, Conn., March 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Choyce Peterson, Inc., a full-service commercial real estate brokerage and consulting firm, announced they are exclusively representing a 13,500 square foot office suite available for sublease at 1 Thorndal Circle in Darien, CT. Choyce Peterson Principal John Hannigan, Vice President Adam Cognetta, and Vice President Charlene O’Connell comprise the brokerage team.

Promontory MortgagePath Appoints Savita Ilango as Chief Financial Officer

DANBURY, Conn., Feb. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Promontory MortgagePath LLC, a leading provider of comprehensive digital mortgage and tech-driven fulfillment solutions, announced today it has hired Savita Ilango as chief financial officer. A financial industry veteran, Ilango brings unique perspectives for helping Promontory MortgagePath continue both on its growth trajectory and toward achieving its mission of changing the way lenders approach their mortgage business.

Incredible 12,375-14,625 Square Foot Available Office Space Sublease at 230 East Avenue in Norwalk, CT

NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Choyce Peterson, Inc., a full-service commercial real estate brokerage and consulting firm, announced they are exclusively representing a unique 12,375-14,625 square foot office suite available for sublease at 230 East Avenue in Norwalk, CT, located directly at the East Norwalk Metro North train station.

Choyce Peterson Negotiates New 6,500 SF Westport, CT Office for Keller Williams Prestige Properties

NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Choyce Peterson, Inc., a full-service commercial real estate brokerage and consulting firm, recently announced the successful conclusion of lease negotiations on behalf of Keller Williams Prestige Properties (‘KWPP’) for a new 6,500 SF office at 276 Post Road West in Westport, CT.

Dynamic Facebook Posting Tool for Social Media Managers and Individuals

REDDING, Conn., Feb. 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Burroughs Media has developed a dynamic new tool for social media managers and individuals posting on Facebook, the Ultimate Poster for Facebook, a Chrome browser extension. It posts to up to 20 groups in one click! This extension has grown quickly with currently over 10,000 users.

Fig Linens and Home Updates Website to Better Serve Houseware and Home Design Shoppers

WESTPORT, Conn., Jan. 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fig Linens and Home, a bedding and linens shop in Westport, Connecticut, is pleased to announce that they have recently updated their website. This was to ensure that the website is up-to-date, can easily be navigated, and is mobile responsive. The company offers bedding, linens, and home furnishings to purchase online throughout the United States.

Choyce Peterson Publishes Year-End 2020 Lower Fairfield County Office Space Availability Poster

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Choyce Peterson, Inc., a full service commercial real estate brokerage firm with a specialization in tenant representation, announced the release of its 22nd semi-annual Lower Fairfield County Office Space Availability Poster.

Chelsea Groton Bank and Foundation Together Gave Record $1 Million in 2020

GROTON, Conn., Jan. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Last year, Chelsea Groton Bank and its Foundation provided more than $1 Million to non-profit organizations in our communities. The Foundation recently approved $405,820 in grants to 68 non-profit organizations from Connecticut and Rhode Island, which put the full year’s giving total above the $1 Million mark for the first time ever. (*UPDATED*)

Nutritional and Behavioral Care Launches Updated Website

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Dec. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nutritional and Behavioral Care, a licensed nutritionist and dietitian, in Ridgefield, Connecticut, is pleased to announce that they have recently updated their website. This was to ensure that the website is up to date, can easily be navigated, and is mobile responsive.

Promontory MortgagePath Recruits Elisha Werner as Chief Compliance Officer

DANBURY, Conn., Dec. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Promontory MortgagePath LLC, a leading provider of comprehensive digital mortgage and tech-driven fulfillment solutions, announced today it has recruited Elisha Werner as chief compliance officer, mortgage operations.

Promontory MortgagePath Expands Team, Hires Regional Vice Presidents of Sales Diane Capers and Greg Bruns

DANBURY, Conn., Nov. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Promontory MortgagePath LLC, a leading provider of comprehensive digital mortgage and tech-driven fulfillment solutions, announced it has hired Diane Capers and Greg Bruns as regional vice presidents in the company’s sales division.

After, Inc. awarded ‘Disruptor of the Year 2020’ by the Internet Marketing Association for its QuickReg™ Smart Registration Platform

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Internet Marketing Association held its annual IMPACT Conference on October 2, 2020, where After, Inc., a global leader in warranty and after-market services for some of the largest manufacturers in the world, received the “Disruptor of the Year 2020” Award for its QuickReg™ Smart Registration Platform.

Promontory MortgagePath Launches Initiative to Help Minority-Owned Financial Institutions Expand Mortgage Credit Access to Underserved Communities

DANBURY, Conn., Oct. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Promontory MortgagePath LLC today launched its initiative to support minority depository institutions’ (MDIs) efforts to expand access to credit and homeownership in underserved communities. Through this initiative, Promontory MortgagePath, a leading provider of comprehensive digital mortgage and tech-driven fulfillment solutions, will partner with minority-owned banks and credit unions.

Fabricare Launches an Extreme Marketing Campaign For New Service

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’re looking to disrupt an industry, you develop a radical marketing campaign that captures the attention of your target audience. LaundryCare by Fabricare is a new service that seeks to do just that.

Community Development Bankers Association Endorses Promontory MortgagePath’s Mortgage Fulfillment Services, POS Technology

DANBURY, Conn., Oct. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Promontory MortgagePath LLC, a leading provider of comprehensive digital mortgage fulfillment services, announced today that the Community Development Bankers Association (CDBA) has officially endorsed its mortgage fulfillment services and proprietary point-of-sale technology Borrower Wallet.

After, Inc. announces its Platinum Sponsorship of the 11th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations Conference on October 13-15, 2020

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After, Inc., a leader Warranty Analytics Solutions since 2005, announced today that it will be the Platinum Sponsor for the 11th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations Conference, to be held virtually due to COVID-19. The company will host multiple sessions over the two-day event .

Promontory MortgagePath Hires Theresa Sloan as Managing Director, National Mortgage Operations

DANBURY, Conn., Oct. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Promontory MortgagePath LLC, a leading provider of comprehensive digital mortgage origination and tech-driven fulfillment solutions, announced today it has hired industry veteran Theresa Sloan as Managing Director, National Mortgage Operations.

Promontory MortgagePath’s Gene Ludwig Named 2020 HousingWire Vanguard

DANBURY, Conn., Oct. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HousingWire, a national news source for the mortgage and housing industry, has named Promontory MortgagePath LLC founder and CEO Gene Ludwig as a recipient of the 2020 Vanguard Award based on his innovative service to the housing, mortgage, and finance industry.

MEMBER-SUPPORTED THEATRE – Long Wharf Theatre Asks Its Fans to Become Its Members

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Oct. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long Wharf Theatre continues to rebuild American theatre with a member-supported model, offering supporters in New Haven and beyond a communal stake in a company committed to artistic innovation-resulting in numerous awards including three Pulitzer Prizes-that established the landmark regional theatre as a vital incubator of insightful new work.

.ECO® Brand Unites Those Committed to Fighting Climate Change

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The time is now. planet .ECO® affirms that environmental justice is social justice and is illustrating that belief through its creation – .ECO, a transformative brand that unites individuals and organizations committed to combatting climate change. .ECO empowers digital eco like no other product or service by helping consumers, brands and advocates to globally advance sustainability solutions.