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Transformational Leadership and Ford Taylor head to Melbourne Australia to share much more than the ‘what’ of leadership

ATLANTA, Ga. and MELBOURNE, Australia, June 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Transformational Leadership presents Ford Taylor and The 2018 Australia Transformational Leadership Seminar. The event is being held August 7-9, 2018, at Hillview Community Church, 7 Seismic Court, Rowville, VIC 3178.

26-Year-Old David Busby Survives Gun Violence and Lands Debut Role on Bounce TV’s ‘Saints and Sinners’

ATLANTA, Ga., April 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When viewers watch young, upcoming actor David Busby in his debut recurring role on the third season of Bounce TV’s sizzling series “Saints and Sinners,” they are witnessing the passion of a young man who has had his own personal run-in with real life saints and sinners. Working alongside the show’s veteran stars, including Vanessa Bell Calloway, Clifton Powell, and Keith Robinson most would never guess that twice in two years, the determined 26-year-old thespian almost lost his life to street gun violence.

Suzannah Gill of EPIC to Present on Millennial Brokers at Employee Benefit Adviser’s Workplace Benefits

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that EPIC Benefits Strategy Consultant Suzannah Gill will present at the Employee Benefit Adviser’s Workplace Benefits Renaissance on March 1, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, N.J.

EPIC Insurance’s Suzannah Gill Named a 2018 Rising Star in Advising by Employee Benefit Adviser

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Benefits Strategy Consultant Suzannah Gill has been recognized as a 2018 Rising Star in Advising by Employee Benefit Adviser. Although she was the firm’s youngest producer when she joined EPIC, Gill quickly became known as a company and industry thought leader.

FormFree Celebrates Its Tenth Year of Operations with Broader Investor Acceptance, New Products and Features for Lenders

ATHENS, Ga., Jan. 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The last 24 months have seen aggressive growth and milestone achievements for automated verification provider FormFree – and now the fintech company is setting its sights on achieving even greater market penetration in 2018 thanks to broader investor acceptance and new products and features designed to meet lenders’ unique needs.

RESOLUTION SONG Movie sings into stores EVERYWHERE with SONY PICTURES and SMITH GLOBAL MEDIA Distribution

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Urbanstylz announced today that “Resolution Song” will be released nationwide. The film’s underlying faith, family, and racial components will resonate with all communities. Directed by award-winning Film Director, Antonio James (“Trey,” 2013), “Resolution Song” was acquired by Sony Pictures affiliate, Smith Global Media, in 2016 and will be released via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment division February 6, 2018.

’70s Soul Singer The Natural Four’s Chris Bell Pens Revealing Memoir ‘Music Saved My Life’

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A good old school love song can take you on a journey and incite the resurgence of memories long gone. The 1973 hit “Can This Be Real” is a prime example. The melody was a Top 40 break through on the R&B charts and The Natural Four were the singular force behind the hit. Ollan Christopher Bell, better known as Chris James, knows first-hand about song-induced travels. The Natural Four was his group and in his newly released memoirs “Music Saved My Life, From Darkness Into The Light, My Life As A 70’s R&B/Soul Singer” (ISBN: 978-0998795003) he takes us on an intimate trek through his life and times.

Michael Nischan of EPIC to Present on Hidden Risks for Motor Carriers at GMTA Leadership Conference

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Transportation & Logistics Risk Control Vice President Michael Nischan will present at Georgia Motor Trucking Association’s Leadership Conference on Wed., Nov. 8 at 4 p.m. at the Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Hotel and Conference Center in Marietta, Ga.

EPIC’s Tom Mackey to Present on Protecting Operations from Cyber Security Threats at Next Generation Manufacturing Event

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Risk Management Consultant Tom Mackey will present at the Seventh Annual Next Generation Manufacturing Signature Event on Thursday, Sept. 28 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga.

Paula Dezzutti, CEO of Local Choice Spirits, Nominated Business of the Year; 2017 RICE Awards, and The LEGACY Award

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paula Dezzutti will be attending the RICE Awards in Atlanta Georgia on September 23, 2017 at City Hall in Atlanta Georgia. Dezzutti has been nominated Business of the year. The business men and woman that have been nominated by the people, are a remarkable slate of nominees that are exemplary in their continued dedication and commitment not only for innovative and successful businesses but recognized locally for the good they do in the community.

‘Inner Peace Outer Abundance’ by Kim Ha Campbell – new book maps clearest routes to your business sense and your dreams

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Live Life Ventures and Dog Ear Publishing announce the release of “Inner Peace Outer Abundance” (ISBN: 978-1457556531) by Kim Ha Campbell is available internationally today, Sept. 12, 2017. “Inner Peace Outer Abundance” is delivering the best steps and mapping the clearest routes to help yourself, your business sense, and your dreams.

STiKidotz Customizable 3D Pixel Art Stickers Fuel Imagination and Learning Too

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Dotz Company, LLC, an established games and toy business, is excited to announce a new product that’s fun for all ages – STiKidotz(TM). It’s sure the concept will take off, that’s why it’s launched a Kickstarter campaign to help get it off the ground.

EPIC Insurance Plays Key Role in Launching New Employee Wellness Center for the City of Atlanta

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that EPIC client the City of Atlanta recently celebrated the grand opening of a new Wellness Center for city employees. This 12,000-square foot facility is located in the City Plaza building across from Atlanta’s City Hall.

Clifford McDonald, MD and Alison Laufer-Halpin, Ph.D., of the CDC Discuss the Human Microbiome on C. diff. Spores and More

ATLANTA, Ga., July 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation’s “C. diff. Spores and More Global Broadcasting Network” is honored to announce Doctors McDonald and Laufer-Halpin as our guest speakers on July 25, 2017 at 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET on C Diff Radio.

Guaranteed Rate Adopts Automated Asset Verification from AccountChek by FormFree, Reduces Time to Close By Up to 10 Days

ATLANTA, Ga., June 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced that Guaranteed Rate, Inc. (“Guaranteed Rate”), one of the nation’s largest independent retail mortgage companies, has selected AccountChek(R) by FormFree for automated asset verification.

SecuGen and M2SYS Technology Partner to Advance Adoption of Biometric Solutions with CloudABIS Suite

ATLANTA, Ga., June 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, a global leader in biometric identification management solutions announced today a new partnership designed to help customers using SecuGen fingerprint readers to accelerate their projects with the adoption of CloudABIS – a suite of cloud-based biometric identification management software tools.

EPIC Insurance Presents CSRA SHRM Strategic Session

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., June 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it will host the CSRA SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) Mini Conference on Thursday, June 8 from 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at The Legends Club in Augusta, Georgia.

FormFree Names Douglas Brewer Director of its Enterprise Architecture

ATLANTA, Ga., June 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced the appointment of senior software developer Douglas Brewer to the role of director of enterprise architecture. Brewer, who first joined FormFree in 2014, will be responsible for managing the retention and growth of FormFree’s software development team, overseeing enterprise software design and ensuring the quality and timely delivery of software updates.

Actress Rayven Ferrell Lands Pivotal Career Role in New Tupac Film

ATLANTA, Ga., May 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Rayven Symone Ferrell was born, her mom had a strong vision for her. She knew her daughter was destined for great creativity and named her after Raven-Symone, her favorite character on “The Cosby Show.” Twenty-one years later and mom’s intuition has proven true. The young aspiring actress has already landed a career defining role, playing Sekyiwa Shakur, the baby sister of rap icon Tupac Shakur, in the soon to be released blockbuster film, “All Eyez on Me.

AccountChek by FormFree Automates Asset Verification for Users of Black Knight Financial Services’ LoanSphere Empower Loan Origination System

ATLANTA, Ga., May 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced the direct integration of its AccountChek(R) automated asset verification service with the LoanSphere(R) Empower(R) loan origination system (LOS) offered by Black Knight Financial Services, a leading provider of integrated technology, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries.

EPIC’s Carl Pilger to Present at ‘The First 100 Days: What the New Administration Means For Benefits, Taxes and Employment Compliance’

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., May 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Director of Employee Benefits Compliance Carl Pilger will present at “The First 100 Days: What the New Administration Means For Benefits, Taxes and Employment Compliance” seminar on Tuesday, May 9 at 7:30 a.m. at the Buckhead Club in Atlanta, Georgia.

Errol Moore Releases New Single ‘Free Your Mind’ (May 5) from the Album: ‘Good Morning Jah’

ATLANTA, Ga., April 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Island Gruve Music Works, a full service music production company, is excited as we prepare to launch Errol Moore’s highly anticipated new CD Single “Free Your Mind.” The single is slated for release on May 5, 2017.

EPIC’s Dan Houston to Present Best Practices on Data Breach Response at Georgia PRIMA’s Risk Management Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., April 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Senior Vice President of Enterprise Risk Management and Principal Dr. Dan Houston will present at Georgia Public Risk Management Association’s (PRIMA) Annual Education Series on Wednesday, April 26 at 8:30 a.m. at the Savannah Civic Center in Savannah, Georgia.

FormFree Founder Brent Chandler Named ‘Tech All-Star’ by Mortgage Bankers Association

ATLANTA, Ga., March 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced that its Founder and President Brent Chandler was one of five mortgage technology innovators recognized by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) in its 2017 MBA Insights Tech All-Stars award. The award, now in its 16th year, recognizes “industry leaders who have made outstanding contributions in mortgage technology.”

EPIC Insurance’s Suzannah Gill and Carl Pilger to Present at SOAHR SHRM-Atlanta HR 2017 Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., March 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Benefits Strategy Consultant Suzannah Gill and Director of Employee Benefits Compliance Carl Pilger will present at SOAHR, SHRM-Atlanta’s 27th Annual HR Conference, on Wednesday, March 29 at 2:40 p.m. at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Ga.

Cloudvirga Introduces AccountChek Automated Asset Verification into Its intelligent Mortgage Platform

ATLANTA, Ga., March 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced that cloudvirga(SM), developer of the automated, cloud-based intelligent Mortgage Platform(R) (iMP), has selected AccountChek(TM) for automated asset verification. Cloudvirga’s custom integration of AccountChek into the iMP collects borrower account information early in the loan application process and offers a seamless asset verification experience.

FormFree Announces Integration of AccountChek into Ellie Mae’s Encompass Consumer Connect

ATLANTA, Ga., March 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced that its AccountChek(TM) automated asset verification service is available through the Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) Encompass Consumer Connect(TM) point of sale loan origination solution, an extension of the Encompass mortgage management solution. Encompass Consumer Connect enables lenders to deliver a state-of-the-art, completely branded and unique self-service online loan origination experience for homebuyers.

FormFree Named to HousingWire’s TECH100 List of Most Innovative Tech Companies for Fourth Consecutive Year

ATLANTA, Ga., March 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced that it has been named to HousingWire’s HW TECH100(TM) list of the most innovative technology companies in mortgage finance and real estate for the fourth year in a row. FormFree has been featured in the TECH100 list since 2014, when the company also won a special category prize for most unique solution.

EPIC adds Southeast Region Employee Benefits Consultant Richard Duhe

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Richard Duhe has joined the firm’s Southeast Employee Benefits Consulting Practice in Atlanta as a Benefits Consultant and Director of EPIC MobileEZ(TM).

FormFree Voted Among ‘Best in Show’ at Digital Mortgage Conference

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced it was selected as one of the top demos of the inaugural Digital Mortgage Conference, presented by National Mortgage News and held December 8-9, 2016, in San Francisco.