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.


OpenClose Recruits LOS Development Expert Joseph Wade to Further Innovate and Enhance Existing Software Solutions

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., June 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose(R), an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage fintech provider, announced that it has added senior software LOS and mortgage software development expert Joseph Wade to its growing development team. Joseph was previously at Finastra (formerly D+H) and will play an integral role in software innovation and enhancements at OpenClose.

Miami Mold Specialist Integrates New Line of Anti-Fungal Mold Prevention Coating Technology

MIAMI, Fla., June 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prominent South Florida mold removal and indoor environmental services company, Miami Mold Specialist, implements latest scientific breakthrough in mold prevention coating solutions.

iTrinegy NE-ONE X-Series accelerates and simplifies SD-WAN Evaluation

ORLANDO, Fla., June 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today at Cisco Live, Cisco’s annual IT and communications conference, iTrinegy, specialists in mitigating risk associated with application performance over networks, announced the launch of their NE-ONE X-Series Network Emulator. This product combines 10Gbps performance with NE-ONE features such as Auto-configuration and Network Scenario Builder, to enable organizations to easily test applications in up to 10Gbps Point-to-Point Virtual Test Networks that mimic real-world environments.

ARMCO Hires Industry Veteran Nick Volpe as Chief Strategy Officer

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., June 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation software solutions, has announced that it has hired Nick Volpe as chief strategy officer.

ARMCO Enhances Automation and Analysis in ACES Audit Technology

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 31, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation software solutions, has announced several product enhancements that improve the mortgage quality control (QC) process for lenders and servicers using its auditing platform ACES Audit Technology.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

First and Only Company in Pensacola Earns B Corporation Certification

PENSACOLA, Fla., May 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — idgroup, a Pensacola-based brand transformation firm, has earned certification as a B Corporation, an acknowledgment of the company’s commitment to social and environmental ethics, transparency and accountability. idgroup joins over 2,200 Certified B Corporations globally – including 18 others in Florida – that have met the rigorous standards that measure a company’s impact on its employees, suppliers, community, and the environment.

The Sun Sentinel Names Spodak Dental Group A Winner of The South Florida 2018 Top Workplaces Award

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., April 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group has been awarded a 2018 Top Workplaces honor by The Sun Sentinel for the fourth year in a row. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by Energage, LLC. Several aspects of workplace culture were anonymously measured, including alignment, effectiveness, and connection, just to name a few.

ARMCO’s Q3 2017 Trends Report: Critical Loan Defect Rate Drops for First Time in 2017

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation software solutions, announced the release of the ARMCO Mortgage QC Trends Report. The latest report is for the third quarter of 2017, which relays loan quality findings for mortgages reviewed by ACES Audit Technology between July 1, 2017 and September 30, 2017.

Current Builders on How Tunnel Form Construction Can Help Florida Rental Crisis

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 25, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders will be hosting a topping out ceremony for the University Pointe/Downtown Davie student housing project on Thursday, April 26 at 11:30 a.m. This development in the Town of Davie was built using tunnel form construction for the residential areas. CB Structures was able to provide a full-service shell that met all of the developer’s needs, saving both time and money over traditional block construction.

ARMCO Wins HousingWire’s HW Tech100 Award for Fourth Consecutive Year

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial risk mitigation and compliance solutions, announced that it has won HousingWire’s fifth annual HW Tech100(TM) award, which recognizes the 100 most innovative technology companies in the U.S. housing economy. This is the fourth consecutive year that ARMCO has won the prestigious award.

Ascend Federal Credit Union Automates its Residential Mortgage Lending Business with OpenClose’s LenderAssist LOS and DecisionAssist PPE

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose(R), an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage fintech provider, announced that Ascend Federal Credit Union (Ascend) is leveraging its LenderAssist(TM) LOS platform and DecisionAssist(TM) product and pricing engine (PPE). OpenClose’s completely browser-based solution has delivered additional efficiencies and heightened service levels for the credit union’s growing mortgage lending division.

Ready for Next Tax Season? New TaxBird App Designed for People with Homes in More than One State

NAPLES, Fla., April 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With this year’s tax season in the rear-view mirror, there’s no better time to start prepping for the next round. TaxBird – a new tax app developed by ware2now, LLC – helps people with homes in more than one state ensure they don’t exceed their residency threshold. It’s useful to tax professionals and estate planners too.

New South Florida Limo Business Does Things Differently

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FL Limoride is a new, yet experienced, limo service covering Fort Lauderdale and the South Florida area – offering bespoke service packages. This combination of a new business model with experienced chauffeurs makes it one to watch and a quickly expanding and growing business.

Luna Wear Releases World’s First Illuminating Athletic Apparel Line

MIAMI, Fla., April. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Luna Wear, a fashion technology startup based out of Miami Florida, has released the world’s first ever machine washable and dryable, fashionable, illuminating athletic apparel line. Powered by a USB rechargeable lithium battery, Luna Wear’s super bright patented Luna illuminating material provides safety for outdoor runners.

Sparktacular FX Machines Reveals New Line of Cold Spark Technology Products, Prepares to Revolutionize the Entertainment Industry

PALM BEACH, Fla., April 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Palm Beach-based pyrotechnics company Sparktacular FX Machines today announced three new Cold Spark Technology (CST) pyrotechnic simulators scheduled to drop in early June. These new patented and trademarked CST machines use Spark Pack Granules that are heated and propelled into the air and react with oxygen to produce the spark effect that has previously only been seen in Gerb pyrotechnics.

Miami Mold Specialists Upgrades Attic and Crawlspace Mold Removal Technologies

MIAMI, Fla., April 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prestigious South Florida mold removal co., Miami Mold Specialists, acquires state-of-the-art fogger tech. Specifically designed for attic, crawlspace, and maritime mold remediation and disinfecting.

PitBullTax Software Launches PitBullTax University and Announces Its First User Conference

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., March 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PitBullTax Software, The Leading IRS Tax Resolution Software provider for CPAs, Enrolled Agents and Tax Attorneys received accreditation to be a Continuing Education Provider for tax professionals who are involved in IRS tax resolution and for those who plan to practice in this lucrative specialty.

Attorneys from Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh Attended The FJA’s Workhorse Seminar

ORLANDO, Fla., March 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Several Managing Partners from the personal injury law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh participated in the Florida Justice Association’s Workhorse CLE Seminar and Networking Event.

Jallo Oil Distributors’ President is Major Benefactor for Soon to Be Released Documentary on Christian Persecution

TAMPA, Fla., March 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Patrick Carberry, founder Joshuacord Inc., has teamed up with In Altum Productions, film director Jordan Allott, and Paul Jallo, president, Jallo Oil Distributors’ to produce a much-needed documentary that addresses the plight of Christian persecution in the Middle East and Africa. Joshuacord is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization developed to help people persecuted for their Christian faith.

Entertainment Line-Up: Jaded Aerosmith and Deep Fried Funk Join the Dania Beach Arts and Seafood 6th Annual Celebration

DANIA BEACH, Fla., March 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tribute band Jaded Aerosmith will light up the stage on Saturday, May 19 followed by a captivating performance by R&B band Deep Fried Funk on Sunday, May 20 at the 6th Annual Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration. The 2018 lineup features an electrifying cast of performers and a diverse range of acts, including Classic Rock Therapy, Whipping Post and Latin group Catabella to name a few.

Mortgage Technology Industry Veteran Tom Rice Joins OpenClose as Vice President Enterprise Account Executive

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose(R), an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage fintech provider, announced that long-time industry veteran Tom Rice has joined its growing sales team. Mr. Rice has experience with multiple LOS platforms as well as other enterprise-class mortgage technology solutions. He will be responsible for covering the West Coast territory.

RMA’s Kevin Crowder on What Cities Need to Know Before They Seek a P3

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., March 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kevin Crowder was in great demand at the recent Florida Council for Public Private Partnership (P3) conference in Orlando. As the Economic Development Director for RMA – Redevelopment Management Associates he has successfully guided many cities through the complicated P3 process. During the conference, he shared how cities can avoid some of the biggest P3 pitfalls and emulate the most successful P3 projects.