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As City Runoffs Loom, Georgia Non-Profit Proclaims November ‘No More Runoffs Month’

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Georgia voters head to the polls, and some cities may need runoff elections this month. To educate citizens about alternatives to this system, Better Ballot Georgia, Inc (BBGa), an all-volunteer, Georgia non-profit proclaims November to be “No More Runoffs Month.”

World of Illumination Unveils Two New Experiences in Georgia

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — World of Illumination – the producer of the world’s largest drive-through animated light show – is unveiling two new theme parks in the Atlanta-metro area. Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton will be home to Arctic Adventure and Six Flags White Water in Marietta will house Rockin’ Christmas.

Depth Public Relations marks 15-year milestone serving mortgage industry fintech innovators

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Depth Public Relations, Inc. (DepthPR), a leading provider of consultative marketing, public relations and reputation management services for mortgage fintech innovators, the residential finance industry and technology for emerging regulated markets (regtech) is celebrating the 15th anniversary of its launch during the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Annual Convention & Expo 2021 in San Diego.

Depth Public Relations promotes Johnna Szegda and Jenny Moss to client services director

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Depth Public Relations, Inc. (DepthPR), a leading provider of consultative marketing, public relations and reputation management services for mortgage fintech innovators, the residential finance industry and technology for emerging regulated markets (regtech), today announced its promotion of two key staff members in time to celebrate at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Annual Convention & Expo 2021 in San Diego.

Singer Tony Hightower Brings Real Jazz to The Young Generation on ‘Legacy’ Sophomore Project Richly Inspired by His Jazz Singer Mother Theresa Hightower

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Singer/Songwriter Tony Hightower is taking up the mantle to be a bridge that ushers R&B audiences into Jazz – Real Jazz. With years of experience as a singer, drummer, and actor (easily recognizable from his work in Tyler Perry movies/TV/stage productions), Atlanta-native Hightower is still just getting started.

Gala to end Pancreatic Cancer Raises Over $1 Million

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Purple Pansies, a pancreatic cancer nonprofit organization, recently held its 12th annual Pillars of Hope Gala, presented by Kroger, raising more than $1 million in one evening. The gala was officially renamed Pillars of Hope by the nonprofit to show support for survivors and the hope to cure pancreatic cancer.

Atlanta facial plastic surgeon recognized among Exceptional Women in Medicine

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Atlanta facial plastic surgeon Elizabeth Whitaker, M.D., F.A.C.S., of Atlanta Face & Body, has recently been selected as one of Castle Connolly’s Exceptional Women in Medicine for 2021. This distinction is based on outstanding accomplishments and dedication to the field of medicine and specifically recognizes women who contribute to the advancement of healthcare through clinical care, research, community service, education, and leadership.

Journey Awards at The Fox Theatre Honors Politicians, Influencers, Celebrities and You

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Journey Awards announces their 5th annual ceremony to be held on Sunday September 5, 2021 at the Fabulous Fox Theatre. Expect to see hundreds of celebrities, influencers, entertainers, executives, politicians and everyday people from all over the world, as they converge down the red carpet for an historic evening.

Truist Bank to Support Millionaire Mastermind Academy’s Business Development program for Minority Women Entrepreneurs

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Celebrating key milestones of the Millionaire Mastermind Academy, a nonprofit organization that aims to end poverty through entrepreneurship for minority women worldwide, Truist Bank is supporting recent graduates of the academy’s Entrepreneur Accelerator Program, ThinkZILLA Consulting Group announced today.

FormFree integrates AccountChek 3n1 one-stop VOE/VOIE into Encompass®

ATHENS, Ga., July 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree® has partnered with ICE Mortgage Technology™, part of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a leading global provider of data, technology and market infrastructure,  to make its AccountChek 3n1 asset, income and employment verification service available in Encompass®, the mortgage industry’s leading cloud-based loan origination platform.

HousingWire selects DepthPR founder Kerri Milam as 2021 Marketing Leader

ATLANTA, Ga., July 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Depth Public Relations (DepthPR), a leading provider of consultative marketing, public relations and reputation management services for the mortgage lending fintech and residential finance industries since 2006, today announced company Founder and President Kerri Milam is a recipient of HousingWire’s inaugural Marketing Leaders award.

Top of Mind CRO Nick Belenky honored as 2021 HousingWire Marketing Leader

ATLANTA, Ga., July 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, today announced HousingWire has selected Chief Revenue Officer Nick Belenky as a 2021 Marketing Leader.

Leading Nonprofit Focused on Lifting Minority Women out of Poverty Welcomes Dr. Alice White Bussey for June 21st Economic Empowerment Fireside Chat

ATLANTA, Ga., June 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Alice White Bussey is internationally recognized for her ability to train and inspire small business owners. On June 21 at 2 p.m. Eastern time, Bussey will share her wisdom and experience in a fireside chat with Millionaire Mastermind Academy founder and CEO, Dr. Velma Trayham.

FormFree and MX receive 2021 Tearsheet Data Award for Best Data Aggregator/Fintech Partnership

ATHENS, Ga., June 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree has been named a recipient of the 2021 Tearsheet Data Award for Best Data Aggregator/Fintech Partnership. FormFree was recognized for collaborating with financial data firm MX to improve its customer experience through the implementation of API and token-based connections that speed data retrieval and eliminate vexing multi-factor authentication pop-ups.

King of Battle Rap to change lives with latest Battle Rap Tournament

ATLANTA, Ga., June 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Worldwide Battle of The Rappers Inc. has brought together some of battle raps lyrical geniuses to help one lucky winner’s dream come true in winning the first annual Worldwide Battle of The Rappers Tournament. Contestants will have the opportunity starting June 1, 2021 to register under one of 10 leading battle rappers in the game to guide them to the Grand Finale as their Team Captain.

Top of Mind Networks Director of Customer Growth Ryan Minard honored as 2021 HousingWire Rising Star

ATLANTA, Ga., June 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, announced its Director of Customer Growth Ryan Minard has been named a 2021 Rising Star by HousingWire. Now in its eighth year, the HousingWire (HW) Rising Star award program recognizes industry professionals who have become leaders in their respective fields.

LBA Ware welcomes former State Bank vice president Georgia Capalbo to client success team

MACON, Ga., June 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware™, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence (BI) software solutions for the mortgage industry, announced it has tapped former State Bank vice president Georgia Capalbo as client success product liaison.

Top of Mind makes Surefire Creative content available as a standalone marketing resource for mortgage lenders

ATLANTA, Ga., May 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, today announced the launch of Surefire Creative, an online library of award-winning marketing collateral designed to supplement mortgage lenders’ prospect, client and partner marketing programs.

Plan sponsors should prepare for smooth sailing for ‘SECURE Act 2.0’ retirement reform bill

ATLANTA, Ga., May 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) issued a statement today notifying plan sponsors of pending bipartisan legislation that could significantly impact employer-sponsored retirement plans.

Sponsors Can Help At-Risk Asians Travel Safely in Atlanta

ATLANTA, Ga., May 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Due to increases in violent attacks and threats against Asians in recent months, many feel unsafe travelling in Atlanta via public transit or on foot. Sponsor a Ride is a new service, funded entirely by donations, which addresses the problem by underwriting Lyft, Uber, and cab trips for Asians who are female, seniors, or disabled.

Top of Mind launches ‘Retention Center’ to help loan originators foster customer loyalty

ATLANTA, Ga., May 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, today announced it has launched the Surefire CRM Retention Center to help loan originators (LOs) foster loyalty among their clients.

Dr. Bernice King, Martin Luther King III & Jason Carter Join The Peoples’ Agenda to Launch Statewide Votercades on John Lewis National Day of Action

ATLANTA, Ga., May 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an effort to bring attention to the onslaught of voter suppression laws and ignite public support for bills to restore protections of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, the Georgia Coalition for the Peoples’ Agenda (Peoples’ Agenda) will join local and national partners to host Votercades, teach-ins and other events throughout the state on John Lewis Voting Rights Day of Action, 2 PM Saturday May 8, 2021.

Strategic Benefits Advisors welcomes Kah-Lee Wong as senior benefits consultant

ATLANTA, Ga., April 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) announced that Kah-Lee Wong, FSA, EA, MAAA, has joined the firm as a senior benefits consultant. In this role, Wong will work closely with organizations to provide actuarial consulting services and solve challenges related to their employee benefits plans.

Mortgage Bankers Association Honors Top of Mind’s David Orsini as a 2021 Tech All-Star for Pioneering Advancements in Mortgage Marketing Technology

ATLANTA, Ga., April 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, today announced Chief Product Officer David Orsini has been named a 2021 Tech All-Star by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).

Compleat Software Invited to Join the Information Technology Alliance (ITA) as an Alliance Partner

ATLANTA, Ga., April 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Being recognized for its clear commitment to providing superior technology products and solutions to small and medium-size businesses, Compleat Software has joined the Information Technology Alliance (ITA).

Indigo in Motion: long-time studio is in high gear and on a new path

ATLANTA, Ga., April 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For more than 20 years Indigo Studios has been creating beautiful CGI content for its long-standing clients like Caterpillar, Ford, Daimler AG and Hasbro, to name a few. Once again, Indigo has pushed the creative bar even further by launching Indigo in Motion.

Top of Mind Welcomes Former MonitorBase Chief Revenue Officer and Mortgage Industry Veteran Rick Webster as VP of Client Strategy

ATLANTA, Ga., April 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, announced it has added mortgage and marketing expert Rick Webster as VP of client strategy.

Best-Selling Author and Executive Coach, David Nour To Release 11th Book, Curve Benders, On April 27

ATLANTA, Ga., April 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On the heels of his successful podcast of the same name, “CURVE BENDERS,” Leadership Advisor and Executive Coach, David Nour will release his 11th book April 27, 2021 and offering leaders at a strategic crossroads insight on how to capitalize on their strategic relationships.

Georgia Black Women’s Roundtable Break from Battling Voter Suppression to Honor Valiant Women of the Vote

ATLANTA, Ga., April 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite the ongoing efforts of many leaders to suppress the voices of Georgia residents, Black and Brown voters turned out in record numbers, electing the most diverse leadership in the state’s history. The Georgia Coalition for the Peoples’ Agenda’s women’s network, Georgia Black Women’s Roundtable (BWR) recognized the historic leadership of local Black women.

Top of Mind Debuts Bidirectional Connection Between Its Surefire Automated Mortgage Marketing Platform and Salesforce CRM

ATLANTA, Ga., April 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind) today announced the debut of a bidirectional data connection between Surefire, the number-one platform for automated mortgage marketing, and Salesforce, the world’s most popular enterprise CRM.

Top of Mind’s Surefire CRM Integrates with LendingPad LOS to Streamline Communication Throughout the Loan Origination Process

ATLANTA, Ga., March 31, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, today announced an integration between its Surefire CRM and the LendingPad(r) suite of loan origination solutions (LOS).

Top of Mind Partners with MBS Highway to Make Real Estate Report Cards Available Through Surefire CRM

ATLANTA, Ga., March 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, has partnered with MBS Highway to distribute Real Estate Report Cards through Top of Mind’s award-winning Surefire CRM.

Top of Mind’s Power Video Helps Loan Originators Build Personal Connections with Clients, Prospects and Referral Partners – in Seconds

ATLANTA, Ga., March 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, today announced the launch of Power Video, a new toolset within Surefire CRM that makes it easy to record and send videos to clients, prospects and referral partners at scale.

Strategic Benefits Advisors launches ‘Lightning Benefits Survey’ series for plan sponsors

ATLANTA, Ga., March 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) today announced the launch of a bi-monthly Lightning Benefits Survey series designed to help plan sponsors understand where their peers stand on a variety of timely employee benefits topics. Participation in the series – and access to survey results – is limited to plan sponsors.

Top of Mind’s ‘Surefire Lookbook’ Helps Mortgage Lenders Showcase Their Marketing Assets to Prospective Loan Officers

ATLANTA, Ga., March 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, today released a new feature designed to aid mortgage lenders with the recruiting process.

Top of Mind Selected for HousingWire’s 2021 Tech100 List of Most Innovative Companies in Mortgage Technology

ATLANTA, Ga., March 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, has been named to HousingWire’s 2021 Tech100 list of the most innovative technology companies serving the mortgage and real estate industries.

Stand with Georgia Virtual March Will Launch Black Youth Vote Georgia Campaign to Fight Biased Voter Suppression Laws and Promote John Lewis VRAA

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Black Youth Vote Georgia (BYV GA) will host the intergenerational Stand With Georgia Virtual March to launch “Don’t Bother My Ballot,” a youth-led campaign to fight oppressive voter suppression laws recently introduced by Georgia legislators and to promote the passage of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.

KBKG Welcomes Two New Directors to Atlanta-Based Operation

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nationwide tax specialty firm KBKG hired two new Directors, Amar Patel and Ian Williams, as part of their Southeast practice. Both Directors join KBKG with over 25 years of combined experience in Cost Segregation and Research & Development Tax Credits, two key services offered by the firm to CPAs and businesses.

EPIC Announces Leadership Structure Realignment

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants CEO Steve Denton announced organizational and restructuring changes, effective immediately, across the company. The moves are designed to position EPIC to thrive for years to come.

RoboSolucio LLC Partners with Computer Mainstream Corporation (CMC) to Offer AI Puppy Robot COVID Symptom Detection

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RoboSolucio, an innovator in artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for mobile robot companions, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Computer Mainstream Corporation (CMC), an Atlanta-based company specializing in serving government agencies and municipalities with IT, Fire Prevention, Emergency Management, e-Learning, and IBM solutions.