Florida Business News

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


Jim McCann Lists a Masterpiece Residence Located within the Historic Estate Section of Palm Beach

PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Luxury Palm Beach Agent, Jim McCann, lists a remarkable Palm Beach estate offered for $12.9 Million. Taking center stage at the heart of over half an acre of exquisitely manicured grounds designed by the acclaimed Landscape Architect, Mario Nievera, this unique and unrivaled French-Normandy style residence is simply without comparison.

Best U.S. Theme Parks Celebrated in Top Villas Awards

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top Villas, one of the world’s leading luxury villa rental specialists, has unveiled its ranking of the best theme parks to visit in the United States through the inaugural Theme Park Awards.

Hillsborough County Public Schools, Florida, Selects Synergy Education Platform

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS) has selected the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform by Edupoint(R) Educational Systems for its K-12 student information management needs. The district’s Synergy solution will include Synergy Student Information System and Synergy Special Education in a cloud-hosted environment.

Dr. Kerri White Gives Back: Save Your Teeth and Save the Reef!

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Kerri White of White Smiles of Boca is dedicated to saving our ocean and future. Now through January 1, Dr. White will donate 5% of the proceeds from every new comprehensive Invisalign(R) treatment start to the FAU Foundation’s “Nelligan Sea Turtle Research Support Fund.”

Why Low Balance Letters Are Not Working for Automotive Lenders

MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — South Florida-based AI Fintech company Aclaro, whose mission is to deliver data transparency and personalized insights to its auto lending clients, has developed an innovative, technologically advanced method of increasing borrower retention rates. Instead of sending out thousands of low balance letters with the hope that customers will open these letters and follow up with the lender, Aclaro has made the process much simpler and easier.

Foxtail Coffee Co. Welcomes Scott Callahan, J.D. to Team as Co-Owner

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This week, Foxtail Coffee Co., a local chain serving organic and ethically-sourced coffee, added Scott Callahan to their owner and leadership team. Callahan, a real estate investor, lawyer and philanthropist in Winter Park, Fla., will also serve as general counsel to the company. He joins co-founders Alex Tchekmeian and Iain Yeakle in overseeing the expansion and continued success of the local string of cafes.

ARMCO’s Sharon Reichhardt Wins HW Tech Trendsetters Award

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk management solutions, today announced that Sharon Reichhardt, the company’s vice president of client success, has been named a winner of HousingWire’s inaugural Tech Trendsetters award.

Fannie Hillman + Associates Expands Central Florida Legacy

WINTER PARK, Fla., Oct. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fannie Hillman + Associates, a long-standing fixture in the Central Florida real estate market, has acquired a new location along famed Park Avenue in Winter Park, Florida. On September 26, 2019, Fannie Hillman + Associates, led by President and Broker Scott Hillman, purchased Winter Park Land Company.

ARMCO Names Trevor Gauthier Chief Executive Officer

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk management solutions, today announced that Trevor Gauthier has been appointed as CEO and board member of ARMCO. Avi Naider, who led ARMCO for the past 10 years as CEO, will transition to the board of directors.

Spine and Wellness Centers of America Announces Expansion into Northern Palm Beach County

MIAMI and PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Sept. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spine and Wellness Centers of America (SWCA), operator of innovative institutes devoted to optimal health and wellness, today announced expansion into Northern Palm Beach County. Local son Dr. Jeffrey R. Cara, DO, will serve as director of the firm’s new Palm Beach Gardens-based institute.

Muhle-Glashutte Launches a New Limited-Edition Watch to Honor 80 Years of the World’s Largest Aviation Organization, AOPA

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Duber Time Group, the U.S. Distributor for Muhle-Glashutte is honored to announce the partnership between the largest aviation association in the world, AOPA with Muhle-Glashutte in the release of a limited-edition watch to celebrate 80 years of AOPA, the AOPA AeroSport.

National Mortgage Professional Magazine Honors OpenClose CRO Vince Furey with 2019 Most Connected Mortgage Professionals Award

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced its chief revenue officer (CRO), Vince Furey, has been awarded National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine’s Most Connected Mortgage Professionals’ distinction for 2019.

Largest Aircraft Association and Muhle-Glashutte Create Unique Pilot Watch

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A sleek and powerful pilots watch, designed by pilots. The team at The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), the world’s largest association for aviation enthusiast and pilots, designed this watch with Muhle-Glashutte, the legendary watch manufacturer. This limited edition of 500 pieces is to be released in celebration of the 80th anniversary of AOPA.

Elizabeth Karwowski, CEO, Get Credit Healthy, Selected Woman With Vision Award Winner

SUNRISE, Fla., Sept. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fin-tech company, Get Credit Healthy, Inc., (a subsidiary of Beta Music Group Inc. OTC PINK: BEMG) announces CEO Elizabeth Karwowski, has been selected as a winner of the Women With Vision Award, to be presented live, during the Vision Summit on September 25 in Tampa, Florida.

ARMCO QC Trends Report: Loan Quality Corrects with Market’s Upturn

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 16, 2019 (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 covers first quarter (Q1) 2019 and provides loan quality findings for mortgages reviewed by ACES Audit Technology(TM).

‘Better than Crutches’ – Medical Professionals Create Breakthrough Mobility Technology

NAPLES, Fla., Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Healthcare innovator Dynamo today announced the rollout of Dynamo SportSwings. Designed as a replacement for the common, underarm crutch, it reflects the most advanced, top-to-bottom redesign since the days of the Egyptian pharaohs.

ARMCO Expands Client Base by Adding KWIK Mortgage, The KLR Group and Several Top 25 Mortgage Lenders

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation solutions, has announced that it has achieved significant growth during the first two quarters of 2019, the result of acquiring new clients, including KWIK Mortgage, The KLR Group and several top 25 mortgage lenders.

8th Entrepreneur Summit to Feature Successful Business Owners and Experts

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Returning for its eighth year, Hispanic Unity of Florida’s 2019 Entrepreneur Summit is a day-long learning and networking event showcasing the diverse array of businesses that contribute to South Florida’s economy. This year’s event will be held on Friday, September 20 at Nova Southeastern University in the Carl DeSantis Building.

Local Authors Book Signing at Open Houses in The Plantation at Ponte Vedra

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kathleen Floryan, Broker Associate with eXp Realty together with Kim M. Davis, Broker Owner of Ponte Vedra Beach Realty invite you to a joint Open House featuring two outstanding local authors for a book signing and tour of two amazing homes for sale on September 8, 2019 from 1 to 4 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

Foundation Created to Continue Legacy of Moses White

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Moses White Foundation has been created to improve the quality of life for the underprivileged in Tampa through youth advancement, community revitalization and individual empowerment. Known as a successful business owner throughout Tampa, Moses White was also a famed civil rights leader and community advocate.

Founders of RBS Re Join EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants as Part of Growing EPIC Reinsurance Unit

MIAMI, Fla. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the additions of Alex Soria, Tony Rodriguez, Randy Baker and Ken Knopp, a well-known and highly regarded team of Healthcare Reinsurance specialists, who spent nearly 20 years together as RBS Re and more recently as Cardinal Point, LLC (a South Miami based firm).

Spodak Dental Group Offers Minimally-Invasive Laser Treatment for Gum Disease

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Aug. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group now offers a patient-friendly outpatient treatment for gum disease, the LANAP(R) protocol. Gum disease is an infection of the tissues that support the teeth, and impacts more than 50% of American adults. The LANAP(R) protocol is the only FDA-cleared laser treatment proven to regenerate bone loss to gum disease without cutting or stitching of the gums.

Uncle John’s Pride Offers Links to Greatness

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Not only does Uncle John’s Pride specialize in producing a variety of award-winning, premium smoked sausages and other meats, they also fan the flames of philanthropy, sharing a culture of giving back to the communities it serves.

Current Builders In-house Training Program Transforms Hourly Laborers into Superintendents

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The national labor shortage is hitting the construction industry with an especially hard punch, but South Florida’s Current Builders has developed a transformative program to help alleviate the crisis. CB University is a free, bilingual, in-house program that educates motivated workers who want to advance to the next level.

The Mortgage Collaborative Adds Get Credit Healthy to Preferred Partner Network

SUNRISE, Fla., Aug. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fintech company, Get Credit Healthy (a subsidiary of Beta Music Group Inc. OTC PINK: BEMG) has been added to the Preferred Partner network of The Mortgage Collaborative (“TMC”). Get Credit Healthy will offer TMC members access to resources designed to reduce loan fallout and leverage data.

Brandon Stem Cell Clinic Offers Life-changing Treatment Options

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brandon Stem Cell Clinic (BSCC) recognizes that osteoarthritis is one of the most common joint conditions, affecting nearly 630 million people worldwide. It is commonly associated with aging but is also frequently seen in cases of overuse of joints. The growing number of cases alone prove a need for innovative and effective treatments as populations continue to age. (VIDEO)

St. Petersburg Hairstylist Cece Nunez of Salon Sardis to Join the Ted Gibson Artistic Team for New York Fashion Week

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renowned celebrity hairstylist Ted Gibson and Master Colorist Jason Backe are excited to have stylist Cece Nunez of Salon Sardis join the Ted Gibson Artistic Team in participating in this season’s Spring/Summer 2020 New York Fashion Week!

Skin Care Center of Bonita Springs Joins Florida Dermatology and Skin Cancer Centers

WINTER HAVEN, Fla., Aug. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Skin Cancer Center of Bonita Springs is now part of Florida Dermatology and Skin Cancer Centers, a family-focused practice with offices throughout Florida. Our team of providers treat all types of skin and scalp conditions. We are committed to providing excellence in patient care and will be offering more services to better serve the community in the future.

The Pompano Beach CRA Announces a Request for Co-Working Space Applications

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pompano Beach CRA has announced a request for applications from entrepreneurs interested in becoming members of “GROW,” a co-working space, managed by the nationally acclaimed team, Digital Grass Innovation and Technology. This innovation hub will provide a myriad of support systems to local business owners looking to accelerate their success via three membership levels.

OpenClose Bolsters Commitment to Software Innovation and Enhancement of Digital Mortgage Technology, Adds Experienced Technologist as VP of Innovation

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., July 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced that Allen Pollack, a seasoned industry veteran that has been instrumental in the digital shift and transformation of the industry, has joined the company in the newly created position of vice president of product innovation.

Florida Distillers Go to Capitol Hill to Urge Support for Spirits Tax Cut Bill

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., July 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The St. Augustine Distillery joined two Florida distillers along with more than 150 craft distillers from around the country who gathered in Washington, D.C. from July 22 through July 24 for the distilled spirits industry’s 10th Annual Public Policy Conference, co-hosted by the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States and the American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA).

RMA Offers Premier Consultations to City Leaders: Authors of ‘Reinventing Your City’ Celebrate National Book Lovers Day

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., July 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RMA is offering complimentary 15-minute consultations to city and county leaders who purchase 25 or more copies of the book, “Reinventing Your City: Eight Steps to Turn Your City Around” (ISBN: 978-0986086007). The offer commences on August 9, National Book Lovers Day, and runs until August 31, 2019.

21 Days to a Stronger, Happier Marriage – Try the #BetterTogether Challenge!

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Let’s be honest: What can you really do in 21 days? Well, here’s what you probably can’t do: Lose 10 lbs., learn a new language — even organizing the garage might take longer than that. But thanks to Ryan & Blair Critch, all it takes is 21 days to strengthen your Marriage. And the best part? It’s fun, easy, effective – and free!

Attorney Daniel Murphy Joins Florida Justice Association’s Board Of Directors Young Lawyers Section

BRADENTON, Fla., July 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Daniel Murphy of the injury law firm Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh has become a member of the Florida Justice Association’s Young Lawyers Section Board of Directors.

Improving Health: Delray Beach Dentist Offers A Better Night’s Sleep

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., July 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Local dentist, Dr. Tiffany Dudley is now helping Delray Beach, Florida, residents get a more restful night’s sleep. Dr. Dudley of Spodak Dental Group recently became an American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine (ABDSM) Diplomate.

Dr. Lauren Goodall (PsyD) Releases Her Ground-Breaking Self-Help Book, ‘Bipolar is Not an STD’

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Lauren Goodall (PsyD), releases her ground-breaking self-help book, “Bipolar is not an STD” (ISBN: 978-1543975581), Dr. Goodall designed the book around getting people better faster. She wanted a book that could be finished over the course of a weekend; not something that would take a long period of time to plow through.

New Capital Partners Invests in ARMCO

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Capital Partners (NCP), a private equity firm in Birmingham, Ala., today announces that it has partnered with Pompano Beach, Fla.-based ACES Risk Management Corp. (ARMCO), the leader in web-based quality assurance software for the financial services industry.

Jim McCann and Rosalind Clarke Announce an Exquisite Landmarked Colonial Revival Palm Beach Residence

PALM BEACH, Fla., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Luxury Palm Beach Agents, Rosalind Clarke and Jim McCann, joined forces to list an exceptional prime location Palm Beach haven with outstanding water views. Transforming a house into a home is a lifelong journey, and from the moment you step inside this 2-story, 5-bedroom, 5.2-bathroom Colonial, it’s easy to see this voyage has been one infused with love and luxury.

ARMCO QC Trends Report: Defects Related to Loan Package Documentation Doubled from 2017 to 2018

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., July 11, 2019 (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 covers both the fourth quarter (Q4) and the calendar year (CY) 2018, and provides loan quality findings for mortgages reviewed by ACES Audit Technology.

OpenClose and Vice Capital Markets Integrate for Enhanced Hedging Automation

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., July 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced the completion of an integration with Vice Capital Markets Inc., an established mortgage hedge advisory firm. Focused on maximizing hedging efficiencies, the new interface reduces the time to prepare and deliver loan data.