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’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.

SimpleNexus Adds AccountChek Asset, Employment and Income Verification from FormFree to Its Mobile Mortgage App

ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced it has entered a partnership with SimpleNexus, a leader in bringing the home mortgage process to mobile devices. The integration of the two companies’ technologies will make FormFree’s AccountChek(R) automated verification service for asset, employment and income a seamless part of the loan application experience for borrowers applying for a loan using SimpleNexus’ mobile technology.

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.

Rocky Davidson, CPA, is First to Receive AICPA Client Accounting Advisory Services Certification

MACON, Ga., Oct. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Qbix Accounting Solutions announced today that Rocky Davidson is the first professional to complete and receive certification from the AICPA in Client Accounting Advisory Services. Qbix Accounting Solutions provides client accounting advisory services to nonprofit organizations, often referred to as outsourced accounting services.

FormFree Delivers Combined Income, Asset and Employment Report for Fannie Mae’s Single Source Validation Pilot

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced that it has entered into a pilot with Fannie Mae that could allow mortgage lenders to validate borrower income, asset and employment data through a single report as early as 2018.

VanDyk Mortgage Enables Borrowers to Automate Asset Verification Using AccountChek by FormFree for Faster Mortgage Closings

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced that VanDyk Mortgage Corporation (VanDyk Mortgage) has selected its flagship AccountChek(R) service for automated asset verification. Loan officers at VanDyk have already begun offering AccountChek as an alternative to manual, paper-based asset verification. In addition, borrowers can choose AccountChek as a faster alternative to uploading bank statements when using VanDyk’s self-service mortgage portal, powered by Ellie Mae(R)’s Encompass Consumer Connect(TM).

Advanced Technology Development Center Adds LBA Ware to Its ATDC Signature Portfolio

MACON, Ga., Oct, 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware(TM), a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lending and retail banking, announced that the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) – Georgia’s technology incubator – has accepted LBA Ware into its ATDC Signature portfolio. As an ATDC Signature company, LBA Ware will have access to ATDC coaching and programming, potential investment capital and additional resources from the Georgia Institute of Technology, including intellectual property and talent.

‘Optimal Nonprofit Financial Management through Outsourcing’ by Rocky Davidson, CPA available from Qbix Accounting Solutions

MACON, Ga., Oct. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Qbix Accounting Solutions announces a new eBook by Rocky Davidson, CPA. The 8-page eBook, “Optimal Nonprofit Financial Management through Outsourcing” is written for Nonprofit Executive Directors who are looking to improve their accounting function.

FormFree, LexisNexis Risk Solutions Expand Alliance to Provide Liens and Judgments Data

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced the impending launch of AccountChek Plus(TM), a new tool for lenders that combines the features of AccountChek(R), the nation’s most trusted asset verification app, with liens and civil judgments data from LexisNexis(R) Risk Solutions. By giving lenders a more complete picture of borrower ability-to-pay before loans go to underwriting, AccountChek Plus cuts costs, reduces risk and empowers better lending decisions.

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.

US Mortgage Implements CompenSafe from LBA Ware to Automatically Calculate LO Compensation

MACON, Ga., Sept. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lending and retail banking, announced that Melville, New York-based US Mortgage Corporation (US Mortgage) has implemented CompenSafe to automatically calculate commissions for its loan originators and operations staff located in 24 branches across the United States.

LBA Ware Founder Lori Brewer Named to ‘Leading Ladies’ Category on 2017 ‘Women in Housing’ list by The MReport

MACON, Ga., Sept. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware(TM), a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lending and retail banking, announced that Founder and President Lori Brewer has been recognized as one of The MReport magazine’s 2017 “Women in Housing.” (*UPDATED*)

HousingWire Honors Claire Weber of FormFree with Insiders Award

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced that Senior Director of Business Operations Claire Weber is a recipient of HousingWire’s 2017 Insiders Award, a recognition honoring the unsung heroes behind leading companies in the housing industry.

‘Buzzworthy’ Podcast Hosted by Ann Fulmer Delivers Industry Analysis for the Busy Mortgage Executive

ATHENS, Ga., Aug. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced the launch of “Buzzworthy,” a new podcast hosted by loan quality expert Ann Fulmer and presented in MBA Insights. Buzzworthy delivers unbiased analysis of developing mortgage industry news, market trends and regulatory updates in five minutes or less.

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.

Jamie Chambers of EPIC to Present at 2017 SHRM-Atlanta Symposium

DULUTH, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Director of HR Technology Solutions Jamie Chambers will present at the 2017 SHRM-Atlanta Symposium on Tuesday, Aug. 22 at 3 p.m. at the Infinite Energy Center in Duluth, Ga.

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.

FormFree Names Patty Pinckney Senior Director of Marketing

ATHENS, Ga., Aug. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree has hired brand strategist and marketing expert Patricia “Patty” Ramirez Pinckney as senior director of marketing. In this role, Pinckney will drive planning and implementation of FormFree’s marketing campaigns, govern its strategic positioning within the mortgage industry and manage the firm’s brand.

LBA Ware Founder Lori Brewer Named to 2017 ‘Elite Women in Mortgage’ by Mortgage Professional America Magazine

MACON, Ga., July 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware(TM), a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lending and retail banking, announced that Founder and President Lori Brewer has been honored as one of Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine’s 2017 “Elite Women in Mortgage.”

FormFree’s Ann Fulmer Named a 2017 ‘Elite Woman in Mortgage’ by Mortgage Professional America Magazine

ATHENS, Ga., July 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced that Chief Strategy and Industry Relations Officer Ann Fulmer is one of Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine’s 2017 “Elite Women in Mortgage.” Fulmer, who officially joined FormFree in May but has served the firm in an advisory capacity for several years, was recognized for her significant contributions to FormFree’s staggering growth.

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.

Industry Veteran Joins Mortgage Technology Vendor, LBA Ware

MACON, Ga., June 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware(TM), a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lending and retail banking, announced it has hired Finn Klemann as director of business development. In this role, Klemann will bring his more than 20 years of business development and sales experience in forging new relationships for LBA Ware in the financial services industry, with a specific focus on targeting growth in the mortgage industry.

Student Overcomes the Odds to Receive $1.8 Million In Scholarships, Including Full Scholarships to 6 Top Colleges

MARIETTA, Ga., May 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity today announced that on Sunday, May 28, 2017 the Turner Chapel AME Church in Marietta, Georgia will host its 10th Annual High School Graduation Celebration Worship Service. The blessings will be flowing for several students who have been offered full college scholarships. However, for Paulding County High School’s Kimberly Hadaway, the blessings are overflowing with full scholarships to 6 of the country’s top colleges.

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.