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Troy Gathers Publishes His New Book ‘African World History’ Amid America’s Racial Divide

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In his newly released book “African World History” (ISBN: 979-8669353353) author Troy Gathers seeks to bring a calm to America’s storm. According to Troy Gathers of BE YOU PUBLISHING, the year 2020 will forever leave a permanent blemish in our lives. Not only are we still in the middle of a global pandemic, but we are approaching one of the most controversial Presidential Elections in modern times.

VIP Mortgage Implements Surefire Power Messaging by Top of Mind, Generates Hundreds of Extra Deals in Q2 2020

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arizona-based independent mortgage lender VIP Mortgage reported that it has generated hundreds of extra deals in Q2 of 2020 with the help of Surefire Power Messaging from Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry.

Strategic Benefits Advisors Makes List of Atlanta’s Top Employee Benefits and Compensation Companies for Second Year

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For a second consecutive year, independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) has been named to the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s list of the top 20 employee benefits and compensation companies in Atlanta.

Top of Mind’s Surefire CRM Among Top Finishers in 2020 Digital Mortgage Demo Competition

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 30, 2020 (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, was named second runner up in the demo competition at Arizent’s 2020 Digital Mortgage conference, held September 14-17.

Top of Mind’s ‘Client for Life’ Workflow Selected as Finalist in International Content Marketing Awards

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 8, 2020 (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 a finalist in the Content Marketing Institute’s (CMI) 2020 Content Marketing Awards.

FormFree Promotes Cindy Snow to Chief Operating Officer (COO)

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree has promoted Cindy Snow to the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). In her role as COO, Snow will craft efficient systems that elevate FormFree’s performance while directly overseeing business operations, product management, business intelligence, integrations and customer support.

A5 Volleyball Club to Open New State-of-the-Art Sportsplex Facility – Millions in Revenue for Alpharetta / Roswell Expected

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At a time when many youth club sports clubs are struggling or shutting down as a consequence of the national pandemic, one metro-Atlanta based club, A5 Volleyball Club, is boldly expanding, offering more world class opportunities for athletes to train and compete.

The Real J Israel Releases ‘No Pressure’ EP – Continues to Build Fan Base

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Real J Israel announces a new EP release, “No Pressure,” that includes previously-released singles, “Damn Good Man,” “Freaky Tonight” and four other tunes that are sure to excite listeners. Israel’s model is to give people music that they can feel.

CardTapp and Top of Mind Enhance Integration with Time-Saving App Sharing and Contact Tagging Features

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtual client engagement platform, CardTapp, has enhanced its integration with Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind) by adding new app-sharing and contact-tagging features that help mortgage loan originators work more efficiently.

Top of Mind’s SurefireCRM Named Product of the Year at 2020 Sales and Marketing Technology Awards

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 5, 2020 (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 a 2020 Product of the Year by the Business Intelligence Group (BIG).

Lifelong Writer and Survivor of Cancer and Abuse Shares Her Story In a Self-Help Book

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Through It All I’m Still Standing” (ISBN: 978-1735052519) is the first book from the talented writer and publisher Towanna Hogue as she shares her personal experiences surviving several challenges, including marriage, divorce, cancer, and starting over with readers worldwide.

Mullen’s Miracles foundation announces the activation of its second stage to nourish the needs of those in crisis

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mullen’s Miracles announced today the activation of its second stage as a newly established non-profit organization dedicated to nourishing the needs of those in crisis. Mullen’s Miracles is providing individualized options, respective support systems, and support provisions to those on the edge, to those assisting others in crisis and to those that have lost a loved one to suicide.

FormFree Head of Vendor Management and Compliance Katie King Honored as HousingWire 2020 Women of Influence

ATHENS, Ga., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree Head of Vendor Management and Compliance Katie King has been recognized by HousingWire (HW) as a 2020 Woman of Influence. In its tenth year, the Women of Influence awards program honors 100 women who are “shaping and propelling the mortgage, real estate and fintech industries forward.”

FormFree Taps Jocelyn Crum Brooks, AMP, as National Account Manager

ATHENS, Ga., July 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree has appointed Jocelyn Crum Brooks, AMP, as national account manager. Brooks will leverage her two decades’ experience supporting lender relationships with the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) to build new customer relationships and strengthen existing customer engagement with FormFree’s flagship products, AccountChek and AccountChek Plus.

Top of Mind Networks partners with MobilityRE to fuel mortgage loan officer/real estate agent collaboration through SurefireCRM

ATLANTA, Ga., July 28, 2020 (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 added game-changing real estate market intelligence, collaboration and analytics tools from MobilityRE to its flagship SurefireCRM.

Expat Entrepreneur Jewel Daniels Delivers a Blueprint to Thrive in a Post Global Pandemic World in New Book

ATLANTA, Ga., July 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Most people currently face the pressing concern of how to move the needle from crisis to success during a global pandemic. “Three Sides of Every Crisis: Strategies to Sustain Business, Manage Your Career and Take Care of You” (ISBN: 978-0974999173) by Jewel Daniels offers a roadmap on how to pivot during an international economic tsunami.

Enhanced integration between SimpleNexus and Top of Mind’s SurefireCRM helps mortgage lenders curb abandoned applications, build books of business

ATLANTA, Ga., July 21, 2020 (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 added two-way data sync to its integration with digital mortgage app SimpleNexus.

Top of Mind places among the world’s top creators of video content in 41st Annual Telly Awards competition

ATLANTA, Ga., June 17, 2020 (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, took home four trophies in this year’s 41st Annual Telly Awards.

Atlanta Businessman Reveals Success Secrets in Debut Book

ATLANTA, Ga., June 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Atlanta businessman, personal coach and author, Khigh Shotwell, founder of Puppetless World, has revealed the formula for his success in his debut book, “The Game is to be Sold, Not Told” (ISBN: 978-1734711400).

Indigo Studios Expands Its Creative Team by Adding Chris Clor to the Mix

ATLANTA, Ga., June 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chris Clor joins Indigo Studios LLC as Director of CGI, after building his career as an award-winning photographer/illustrator, CGI artist and retoucher.

DepthPR Founder Kerri Milam Named Among Mortgage Industry’s Most Influential Women

ATLANTA, Ga., June 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Depth Public Relations (DepthPR), a leading provider of consultative marketing, public relations and reputation management services for the mortgage lending and residential finance industries, today announced company Founder and President Kerri S. Milam is a recipient of the Powerhouse Award recognizing influential female leaders in the mortgage sphere.

FormFree Director of Partner Relationships Christy Moss, CMB, Honored by NEXT Mortgage Events’ Inaugural 50 Over 50 Awards

ATHENS, Ga., June 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree Director of Partner Relationships Christy Moss, CMB, has been recognized by Next Mortgage Events (NEXT) as a 50 Over 50 honoree. In its inaugural year, the awards program honors female powerhouses in the mortgage industry.

New SBA Service Fills Plan Sponsors’ Need for Pandemic-Friendly, Cost-Effective Sourcing of Third-Party Benefit Service Providers

ATLANTA, Ga., June 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) today announced the launch of Arm’s-Length Vendor Search, a service designed to help organizations make informed decisions about hiring and retaining benefit plan administrators, recordkeepers and other third-party service providers when travel restrictions or budgetary constraints preclude in-person assessment of prospective vendors.

Top of Mind Lead Project Manager Maggie Mae Named 2020 HousingWire Rising Stars Award Honoree

ATLANTA, Ga., June 1, 2020 (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 that Lead Project Manager Maggie Mae has been named a recipient of HousingWire’s 2020 Rising Stars award. Now in its seventh year, the HW Rising Stars award program honors the housing industry’s most influential professionals aged 40 and under.

Veteran B2B Sales Leader Nick Belenky Joins Top of Mind as EVP of Sales

ATLANTA, Ga., May 19, 2020 (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 hired veteran business-to-business sales leader Nick Belenky as executive vice president of sales. In this role, Belenky will direct Top of Mind’s sales operations with a focus on client success and new customer acquisition.

Atlanta Face & Body ushers in new procedures to keep patients and staff safe amid pandemic

ATLANTA, Ga., May 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Atlanta Face & Body announces new safety protocols during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As a medical office and accredited ambulatory surgery facility, the Atlanta-based practice has always been held to a high level of cleanliness and sterility.

Top of Mind wins eight international Hermes Awards for SurefireCRM’s creative videos that help mortgage lenders engage prospects and customers

ATLANTA, Ga., May 12, 2020 (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, was recognized with four platinum and four gold awards for outstanding corporate marketing in the 2020 Hermes Creative Awards.

Top of Mind enhances ‘Client for Life’ Workflow to help lenders retain 2020’s record-breaking influx of refi customers

ATLANTA, Ga., May 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks, a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, today announced enhancements to its “Client for Life” Workflow. Available to users of SurefireCRM, the Client for Life Workflow helps lenders protect market share by creating over 100 distinct opportunities to stay connected with borrowers over a five-year period.

New Children’s Book Opens Door for Dialogue About Grief and Death

ATLANTA, Ga., May 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Bryson Thompson, Sr.’s mother passed away from stomach cancer in 2016, he grappled with how to tell his 3-year old son that he would never see his beloved grandmother again. It was this life-changing event that sparked him to write, “How Angels are Made” (ISBN: 978-1735023809).

Champions of Southern Queer Visibility Announce Second Virtual Telethon

ATLANTA, Ga., May 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Y’all ready for a second helping? Wussy Mag, Queer Appalachia, and Southern Fried Queer Pride, three powerhouse stewards of Southern and Appalachian queer culture, have teamed up again to bring you “The Big Ass Telethon to End Metronormativity: PART TWO.” The livestream event celebrating rural queer artists will air on Saturday, May 30 at 5pm PDT/8pm EDT on Twitch at @endmetronormativity.

Free Oil Changes to Atlanta Area Healthcare Professionals

ATLANTA, Ga., April 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LIQUI MOLY today announced it has partnered to provide motor oil to Atlanta-area repair shops for free oil changes to more than 350 area healthcare professionals.

Georgia Psychiatric Practice Provides Insurance-Covered Telehealth Services

ATLANTA, Ga., April 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many mental health practices are being forced to close their doors to patients. These closures are causing even more anxiety and stress. United Behavioral Health Solutions (UBHS, Inc.) is happy to report that it continues to see patients via its telehealth services during a time when they likely need it most.

Top of Mind Launches PartnerNetwork Offering Lenders and Referral Partners a Simple Solution for Managing RESPA Compliance and Co-Branded Marketing Collateral

ATLANTA, Ga., April 16, 2020 (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 PartnerNetwork, a Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) solution that makes it easy for lenders and referral partners to co-brand marketing collateral with control and confidence.

Top of Mind gives loan originators must-have text messaging capabilities with SurefireCRM Power Messaging

ATLANTA, Ga., April 1, 2020 (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 release of Power Messaging, a feature that enables SurefireCRM users to deliver high-touch text communication to consumers at scale.

SBA Publishes Guidance on Which CARES Act Provisions Require Immediate Action by Health and Retirement Plan Sponsors

ATLANTA, Ga., March 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors (SBA) issued a statement today summarizing provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that require action on the part of health and retirement plan sponsors.

FormFree Expands Partnership with American Red Cross of Northeast Georgia in Celebration of 2020 Red Cross Month

ATHENS, Ga., March 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree® today announced it is celebrating Red Cross Month by expanding its long-held partnership with the American Red Cross of Northeast Georgia. FormFree will support the Northeast Georgia chapter’s mission of alleviating human suffering in the face of emergencies by giving fiscal contributions and engaging in monthly acts of service throughout 2020.

Top of Mind takes home AVA Digital Awards platinum, gold for its dynamic creative content for mortgage lenders

ATLANTA, Ga., March 24, 2020 (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, took home four platinum and four gold awards in the 2020 AVA Digital Awards competition.

Top of Mind Joins Lenders One as a Preferred Provider

ATLANTA, Ga., March 19, 2020 (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 joined Lenders One as a preferred provider. Top of Mind will offer Lenders One members access to marketing resources that help to strengthen consumer relationships and create customers for life.

Elisa Pratt joins Nour Cohort Community of Excellence in Professional Advisory Services

ATLANTA, Ga., March 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Association management executive Elisa Pratt, Founder and President of Washington, DC-based Brewer Pratt Solutions LLC, has joined The Nour Cohort Community, an exclusive community for influential advisors, focused on strategic impact and experiential excellence for global clients.

Landscape Design Book Follows Cookbook Format with DIY Garden Recipes

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Garden Design Recipes: Design Without the Designer” (ISBN: 978-1734260007) by April Harden is a DIY-garden design book that provides easy-to-follow instructions. Set up in a recipe-style format, there are garden design recipes for how to create 75 different gardens in multiple zones across the country.