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Page 5 of Georgia Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



CityView Commercial Announces the Acquisition of Glynn Place Mall

BRUNSWICK, Ga., March 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New York based CityView Commercial LLC, led by Jimmy Khezrie and Jack Friedler, has purchased Glynn Place Mall in Brunswick, Georgia. BlueGate Partners, LLC, in conjunction with White Oak Real Estate Advisors, LLC advised Douglas Wilson Companies in its capacity as Receiver in this transaction.

CMI to Co-Present with Pfizer Specialty at 2012 PMRG Annual National Conference

ATLANTA, Ga., March 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI’s Mike Mabey, vice president, client solutions, and Jarod Ricci, senior manager, market analytics, Pfizer Specialty, will present ‘Using Information-Seeking Behavior to Drive Segment-Specific Communication Strategies’ at the 2012 PMRG (Pharmaceutical Marketing Research Group) Annual National Conference.

Stepping Up To Business to Help Small Business Owners with Cash Flow and Financing During All Day Financial Education Conference

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Small Business Finance Institute is conducting its second annual Stepping Up to Business at the Loudermilk Center in Atlanta, GA on February 29, 2012. For the price of an hour with a business attorney or accountant, attendees can expect a full day of financial mentoring that could transform their enterprise by helping them with cash flow and financing challenges.

Georgia Association of Business Brokers Leader Expects Stronger Business Sales in 2012

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales of Georgia businesses should be much stronger in 2012, predicts C. David Chambless, a top-selling broker and the incoming president of the GABB, the state’s only professional association dedicated to buying and selling businesses.

Third Law Sourcing Selects WellStar Health System for Pro Bono Strategic Sourcing Consulting Project

DULUTH, Ga., Jan. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Third Law Sourcing has chosen WellStar Health System as its 2012 charitable engagement. The firm will help the healthcare system reduce annual costs through strategic vendor negotiations. Each year, Third Law Sourcing provides pro bono services to a non-profit organization located in the Southeast with over $500 million in revenue. The philanthropic program was established with the awareness that each dollar of savings directly supports the non-profit’s mission.

Six Georgia Business Brokers Named to Million Dollar Club with $42 Million Sold

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite the somewhat stagnant business economy in Georgia, six members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) helped entrepreneurs buy and sell more than $42 million worth of small businesses in 2011.

Third Law Sourcing Partners Ranked #4 Among Top 25 Entrepreneurs by Business to Business Magazine

DULUTH, Ga., Dec. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Third Law Sourcing managing partners Brad Birdwell and Scott Drobes were chosen by Business to Business magazine as two of metro Atlanta’s Top 25 Entrepreneurs. Third Law Sourcing is a strategic sourcing and procurement consulting company. Third Law Sourcing revenues grew by 963 percent between 2007 and 2010, earning them the #4 spot on the annual ranking of metro-Atlanta’s Top 25 Entrepreneurs and Ones to Watch.

Protecting Kids Announces the Release of Book, ‘Avoiding Sexual Dangers: A Parent’s Guide to Protecting Your Child’

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Protecting Kids LLC, a Georgia-based publishing company for mental health professionals, today announced the launch of the book titled ‘Avoiding Sexual Dangers: A Parent’s Guide to Protecting Your Child’ (ISBN: 978-1463772819).

InnoVergent Develops Fixed Asset and Collection Management Modules for Intacct Financial Accounting Users

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Oct. 26, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — InnoVergent (www.innovergent.com), a technology consultancy firm and reseller and system integrator of cloud computing accounting software, announced today the availability of Fixed Assets and Collections Management modules for Intacct Financial Accounting users.

InnoVergent to Exhibit InnoVergent/Rx at Intacct Advantage 2011 Conference

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Oct. 18, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — InnoVergent, a technology consultancy firm and reseller and system integrator of cloud computing accounting software, will be featuring its InnoVergent/Rx service for Intacct financial accounting customers. InnoVergent will be a sponsor of the Intacct Solution Showcase the Intacct Advantage 2011 Conference taking place in Las Vegas October 26 – 28, 2011.

CMI and American Cancer Society to Co-Present at The Market Research Event 2011

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 11, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bill Salokar, vice president of business development at CMI, a full-service marketing research company, and Kimberly Cason, senior consultant at American Cancer Society, will share important research insights from the American Cancer Society’s highly successful ‘More Birthdays’ campaign.

CMI Launches Enhanced Web Insights Navigator with MarketSight for Secure, Direct Web Access to Research Data

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI announced today the launch of its enhanced Web Insights Navigator (WIN) portal with MarketSight(R), an analytics and reporting platform that allows sophisticated statistical analysis of data and attractive interactive charts. CMI immerses clients in their customers’ point of view to identify priorities where clients should focus attention and resources for the greatest impact for brands and financial success.

CMI’s Laura Winn to Present Ethnography for Strategic Bank Marketing at 2011 ABA Marketing Conference

ATLANTA. Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laura Winn, qualitative research manager and ethnographer for CMI, a full-service marketing research company, will discuss how bank marketers can gain a much deeper understanding of their customers through the use of traditional and online ethnographic methods.

Third Law Sourcing Ranks #351 on Inc. 500 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies

DULUTH, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Third Law Sourcing, a strategic sourcing and procurement consulting company, was recognized by Inc. magazine on its 30th annual list of America’s fastest-growing private companies. Third Law Sourcing’s revenues grew by 963 percent between 2007 and 2010. The company placed #10 in Atlanta and #24 in its industry category.

CMI Hires New Controller and Two New Project Management Team Members

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI, a full-service marketing research company, has added three new professionals to its growing team: Janice Harllee, Pamela Vaughn, and Sarah Bromley.

InnoVergent Integrates Intacct, Salesforce.com and OpenAir for ADERANT

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — InnoVergent, a technology consultancy and reseller of cloud computing accounting software, today announced that it has integrated Intacct, Salesforce.com and OpenAir for client ADERANT, a global provider of business, financial and information software for law and professional service firms.

Pathbuilders Engages Nine New Clients Including Kaiser Permanente and Graphic Packaging International for 2011 ACHIEVA Program

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pathbuilders Inc. kicked off its 2011 Achieva program on May 20 at Cobb Galleria with high-potential women from 36 companies. Nine of the companies are new to the Pathbuilders client roster including 22squared, Inc., Abel Solutions, Inc., and Graphic Packaging International.

CMI’s Laura Winn Johnson to Speak at 2011 NewMR Ethnography Virtual Event

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laura Winn Johnson, qualitative manager and ethnographer for CMI, a full-service marketing research company, will present ‘A 360 Degree Brand View: Identifying New Opportunities for Your Business’ during the NewMR Ethnography Virtual Event on May 25.

2011 Freedom Riders Come to Morehouse

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Georgia Humanities Council, in partnership with the PBS series American Experience, Morehouse College and 16 other Atlanta area organizations are pleased to announce that the forty 2011 Student Freedom Riders will join us for Freedom Riders – Atlanta.

11 Georgia Business Brokers Named to Million Dollar Club with $40 Million Sold

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a difficult year for business transactions, 13 members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers helped enough business owners buy and sell $40 million worth of businesses to earn membership to the organization’s prestigious Million Dollar Club for 2010.

Pathbuilders ‘Women of Influence’ Panelists Discuss Opportunities, Challenges for Women in Leading Organizations

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With more than 100 women in attendance, Pathbuilders presented a program entitled ‘Women of Influence – Navigating Organizations with Few Female Leaders.’ The sold-out event was held on Friday, March 11 and featured lively and thought-provoking conversation among panelists, along with energetic audience Q&A.

Victory Jet’s Luxury 64-Seat Boeing 737-300 Now Available for Charter Booking

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Victory Jet, LLC, an aircraft lessee and charter broker specializing in air transportation for professional sports teams, corporate clients and private charter clients, announced today that its flagship Boeing 737-300 is available for charter booking. The 64-seat, VIP-configured luxury jet has a range of approximately 3,000 nautical miles.

CMI Adds Four New Individuals to its Project Management Team

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI, a full-service marketing research company, has added four new professionals to its project management team, including: Yvonne Goldberg, senior project manager, who joins CMI with more than 15 years of marketing research experience.

Cary Matthews Joins CMI Team as Vice President of Operations

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI, a full-service marketing research company, is pleased to announce the addition of Cary Matthews to its leadership team as vice president of operations. Matthews will be responsible for day-to-day operations and ensuring that CMI has the most appropriate standards in place to maintain quality and efficiency.

Mark Morgan Joins Wholesale Trading Co-Op in Atlanta

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC (WTCI) announced today that wholesale brokerage industry veteran, Mark Morgan, has joined the firm as vice president/property broker.

Family Dollar Taps CMI for Customer Satisfaction Tracking Program

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI, a full-service marketing research company, announces the addition of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FDO) to its client roster. Family Dollar kicked-off a chain-wide customer satisfaction tracking program with CMI in the second quarter of 2010.

Emerge Scholarships Inc. Announces 2011 Advisory Board

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emerge Scholarships, Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides academic scholarships to deserving women, welcomes the members of its 2011 Advisory Board. Emerge provides scholarships to women whose educations have been interrupted, who have overcome significant challenges and who give back to their communities.

Discounted Early Registration Open for Camp Jam – Summer 2011 Rock Music Camps in 17 Cities Nationwide

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Camp Jam, the nation’s premier provider of rock music camps and educational rock ‘n’ roll music programs, is now accepting discounted early registrations for its Summer 2011 camp series. Students rehearse, record, and perform like rock stars during curriculum-based day camp and overnight camp programs.

Eric Gagnon of We Sell Restaurants Named President of Georgia Association of Business Brokers

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Georgia Association of Business Brokers has elected Eric Gagnon of Atlanta, President of We Sell Restaurants as 2011 president of the state’s only professional organization and Multiple Listing Service dedicated to buying and selling businesses and franchises.

CMI Promotes Three Client Services Team Members in the First Quarter of 2011

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI, a full-service marketing research company, today announced three promotions within its client services team: Mike Mabey was promoted to vice president of client solutions from his previous position as account manager. Alisa Hamilton was promoted to research manager from her previous position as project manager.

Lift361 Begins Development of Retail Decision Analytics Solutions for Microsoft Dynamics CRM

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lift361, LLC, a leading marketing analytics firm dedicated to empowering retailers’ strategies and tactics with data, today announced its intent to develop Retail Decision Analytics solutions for Microsoft Dynamics CRM. These solutions will enable retailers to leverage their Customer Relationship Management (CRM) investment to drive sales lift and maximize customer lifetime value, using its advanced algorithms, predictive modeling and reporting.

CMI Adds Two New Individuals to its Client Services and Technology Teams in Fourth Quarter

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI, a full-service marketing research company, has added two new professionals to its team: Laurie Gaby, project manager, and Juan Hernandez, network administrator. As one of the fastest growing marketing research firms in the nation, CMI continues to expand its client services and technology support staff in order to satisfy CMI’s growing client base.

New Android App Features Pin-Up Girls You Can Interact With

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Ring Collective, an Atlanta based interactive development company, today announced the launch of its new Fliptease app for the Android. The app celebrates pin-up girls with beautiful photography and adds a modern twist. The app encourages fans to suggest what they want to see in future updated versions and also invites women to model for the app by simply submitting photos via email.

CMI Earns 2010 Client Advisor Award from Creative Growth Group

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CMI, a full-service marketing research company, was recognized as a 2010 Client Advisor Awards winner in the Small Client category during a ceremony on December 8, 2010. The Client Advisor Awards is the country’s only award program honoring the economic impact of professional services firms, advisor professionalism and ‘clients of choice.’

CMI Marketing Research Experts Speak at Three University and Industry Educational Events in November

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four of CMI’s marketing research experts were featured speakers at industry and university educational events in November. CMI is a full-service marketing research company dedicated to industry thought leadership, education and professional development in its field.

JLA Home to Create 100 New Jobs in Savannah by 2011

SAVANNAH, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Savannah will see 100 new jobs by 2011, due to Dermody Properties’/DP Partners’ sale of a 689,400 square-foot building in its LogistiPort Industrial Park to JLA Home for an East Coast assembly and distribution center, SEDA announced today. The Class A industrial property is being sold for an undisclosed price to JLA, a subsidiary of E&E Company.

The Georgia Humanities Council and Digital Library of Georgia Win Prestigious Schwartz Prize

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Georgia Humanities Council and the Digital Library of Georgia won the Helen and Martin Schwartz Prize for their partnership on the Civil Rights Digital Library (CRDL). This marks the second time the Georgia Humanities Council has won the Schwartz Prize. Their first prize recognized their success with the online New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Selling a Business: How Proper Due Diligence Can Help Close the Deal, Ga. Association of Business Brokers Panel

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Selling a business is much easier when business owners have accurate and organized records, say two Georgia financial experts. They will discuss how due diligence can help or hinder a business sale during the Nov. 30, 2010 meeting of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers.

Disk Doctors Photo Recovery Software Gets a Version Upgrade Just Before the Holiday Season

NORCROSS, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Disk Doctors released a new version of its most popular photo recovery software just before the beginning of the holiday season when people indulge in taking photos and videos. The software now offers a new interface with more advanced options, recovery support for more photo, audio and video file types.

Georgia Humanities Council Announces Freedom Riders Events in Albany, Atlanta, Kennesaw and Savannah

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Georgia Humanities Council, in partnership with the PBS series American Experience, joins organizations in Albany, Atlanta and Savannah to screen ‘Freedom Riders,’ a new documentary by award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson.