Missouri Business News

Missouri Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Missouri, U.S.A. (Mo., MO), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Lorrie Osterhage Joins Greyling – a Division of EPIC in St. Louis as a Vice President

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Feb. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance professional Lorrie Osterhage has joined the firm’s Architects and Engineers Practice (Greyling – a Division of EPIC) in St. Louis, Mo. as a Vice President.

National Appraisal Management Company (AMC) Strengthens Market Position

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo., Oct. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pendo, a nationwide appraisal management company (AMC), announced that Paul Wholley has been hired as VP of Sales, responsible for leading the company’s national sales team.

Pendo Makes Enhancements to Its Appraisal Review Tool

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo., Oct. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pendo, a nationwide appraisal management company (AMC), has made enhancements to their Appraisal Review Tool, which is part of their proprietary technology solutions for appraisal management.

5 Bars and City of St. Louis announce agreement to accelerate small cell wireless infrastructure for the citizens of St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Sept. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 5 Bars Communities, a dba of XG Communities, a premier provider of wireless master plans, asset management, marketing agreements and engineering services for cities and municipalities across the United States, announced an agreement to develop a wireless master plan and manage small cell wireless infrastructure for the City of St. Louis, Mo.

Pendo’s John Whitlow Wins HW Insiders Award

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo., Sept. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pendo, a nationwide appraisal management company (AMC), announced that John Whitlow, the company’s vice president of operations and technology, has been named to the second annual HousingWire Insiders list.

Pendo Named as Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies in Kansas City and Top 5000 Companies Nationally

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo., Aug. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pendo, a nationwide appraisal management company (AMC), has been named to the Ingram’s Corporate 100 list for fastest growing companies in Kansas City and the Inc. 5000 list for fastest growing companies nationally. Both lists recognize companies who have achieved significant revenue growth over a three-year period. This marks Pendo’s fourth consecutive year on both lists.

Pendo Executive Alicia Branstetter Named to HW Women of Influence List

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo., Aug. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pendo, a nationwide appraisal management company (AMC), announced that Alicia Branstetter, the company’s vice president of marketing, has been named to HousingWire magazine’s seventh annual Women of Influence list, just one year after joining the housing industry.

Pendo Joins Forces with The Mortgage Collaborative to Offer Appraisal Management Services to Organization’s Lender Member Network

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo., July 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pendo, a nationwide appraisal management company (AMC), announced a strategic partnership with The Mortgage Collaborative’s preferred partner network to provide appraisal management services to the organization’s 112 lender members.

Pendo Executive Alicia Branstetter Receives NAWRB’s Roaring Thirty Award

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo., June 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pendo, a nationwide appraisal management company, announced that Alicia Branstetter, the company’s vice president of marketing, has received the NAWRB (National Association of Women in Real Estate Businesses) Roaring Thirty Award.

Gateway to Healthy Smiles: LIBERTY Dental Plan Offers the Most Affordable Rates in Missouri Health Insurance Marketplace

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Nov. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LIBERTY Dental Plan of Missouri (LIBERTY) is proud to announce it is offering the most affordable rates for dental plans in the Missouri Health Insurance Marketplace (commonly called the “Health Exchange”). In fact, LIBERTY has the only Dental HMO being offered in St. Louis, Mo., and is the low price leader.

The Hyde Park Homes Tour 2016 Showcases Century-Old Homes this October

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hyde Park Neighborhood — Ten historic homes, including Kansas City shirtwaists, open their doors for tours during the biennial Hyde Park Historic Homes Tour. The Tour hosted by The Hyde Park Neighborhood Association (HPNA) will be Saturday, October 1 from 10 am until 6 p.m., and a Candlelight Tour will be Friday, September 30 from 6 p.m. until 10:30 p.m.

AXIS Integrated Solutions CRM Team Attending Worldwide Sage CRM Boot Camp in Ireland

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Feb. 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The AXIS Integrated Solutions (AXIS) Customer Relationship Management (CRM) team will be attending a worldwide Sage CRM boot camp (February 16-19) in Maynooth, County Kildare, Ireland.

The Hyde Park Homes Tour Showcases Century-Old Homes this October

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nine historic homes, including unique Kansas City shirtwaists and stately stone Foursquares, will open their doors for tours during the biennial Hyde Park Historic Homes Tour. The tour also features a home that exemplifies how modern architecture can co-exist in a historic neighborhood. The Tour, hosted by The Hyde Park Neighborhood Association (HPNA), will be held October 4 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., and a Candlelight Tour will be held October 3 from 6 p.m. until 10:30 p.m.

Discount Appliances Come to St. Charles, Missouri

ST. LOUIS, Mo., July 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RK Home Enterprises today announced the opening of their second discount appliance store location in the St. Louis area. The new location is at 2231 North 3rd Street in St. Charles at the former location of Premium Appliances and Repair. The new location will provide customers access to a full suite of top name brand home appliances at discounts of 20 percent to 70 percent off retail prices.

Entrepreneurship in Missouri ignites: Youth prepare for Missouri State Fair Entrepreneurship Competition

MARSHALL, Mo., July 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — We all can say that youth entrepreneurship is an amazing topic of conversation. However, sometimes that conversation isn’t loud enough to be heard. In the state of Missouri, every August, there is a state-wide business competition where youth and adults compete in categories of their own for seed money to launch, expand or maintain their business ideas. Over a dozen youth ages 12 – 18 have been accepted into the MADE in Missouri Business Competition, hosted by the Missouri Valley Community Action Agency (MVCAA).

Missouri School Districts Now Offer Employee Benefit Plans and Section 125 Plan Administration from Forrest T. Jones and Company and American Fidelity

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Forrest T. Jones and Company (FTJ) has recently partnered with American Fidelity Assurance Company (American Fidelity) to expand and enhance Missouri public school districts’ benefit programs and services. Combined, FTJ and American Fidelity currently serve over 275 Missouri Public school districts, providing a clear, complete and compliant employee benefit package with local personalized service.

Using Popcorn and a ‘Top-10’ List to Recruit Long-Term Care Insurance Pros

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At the upcoming Long Term Care Solutions Sales Summit, to be held in Kansas City, Missouri, May 18-20, 2014, ‘you can find us with your eyes closed,’ says Steven Kramer, Senior Vice-President for LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of American’s most experienced national agencies offering long-term care insurance and related solutions.

Mastering Social Media Strategy for Business Explained in Book by Digital Marketing Pioneer

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Insightful Knowledge: An Enlightened View of Social Media Strategy and Marketing’ (ISBN: 978-1937829636), written by digital marketing pioneer Stephen Monaco, provides marketers and executives with the practical information they need on social initiatives required for companies long term survival.

2014 MADE Competition Opens Doors for New Businesses

MARSHALL, Mo., Nov. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Missouri Valley Community Action Agency is pleased to announce the fifth annual MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition. This year’s event will be launched by MVCAA and the Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship in conjunction with Global Entrepreneurship Week.

FirstClose Partners with Dent Wizard to Offer New Appearance Service Plan to Lenders

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Oct. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dent Wizard International, the global leader in automotive cosmetic reconditioning, recently announced an arrangement with FirstClose, an online service for loan originators, which will allow users of FirstClose to offer consumers an automobile appearance service plan – called Ding Guard – as part of their loan. This exclusive product offered by FirstClose provides a unique, non-interest income product opportunity for banks and credit unions that use FirstClose.

Missouri Valley’s Community Action Agency’s Exceptional Community Innovation Recognized with National Award

MARSHALL, Mo., Sept. 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Missouri Valley Community Action Agency is one of four Community Action Agencies (CAAs) working to alleviate poverty in America to receive the 2013 Community Economic Development Entrepreneurship and Innovation Award. The awards, administered by the Community Action Partnership, were presented August 29, 2013 at the organization’s Annual Convention in Chicago.

ClaimJockey Increases the Likelihood of Collecting Long-Term Care Insurance Benefits by Helping Families Submit Clean Claims

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today FCF Holding announces the results of the market test of ClaimJockey, their new long-term care insurance claims assistance service, the first of its kind in America. ‘It’s proving more successful than when families tackle the claims process alone,’ says Wendy Rinehart, President.

Kansas City Chamber Orchestra Performs ‘A Summer Serenade’

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Kansas City Chamber Orchestra opens its 27th concert season with ‘A Summer Serenade,’ August 24, 2013 at 8 p.m. in Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Performing Arts Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Music Director Bruce Sorrell will conduct the concert and prelude the performance with a pre-concert talk at 7 p.m.

2013 MADE In Missouri Entrepreneurship Competition Winners Announced

MARSHALL, Mo., Aug. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The finals for the 2013 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition were held on August 12 at the Missouri State Fair. This is the fourth annual event sponsored by the Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship. Its goal is to celebrate and recognize the importance of locally owned businesses and provide a venue to assist them toward becoming successful.

Gunther’s Games Arcade Reopens on Broadway

COLUMBIA, Mo., April 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An arcade and pinball gaming staple that stood in downtown Columbia for more than 25 years before closing its doors is back on Broadway. The official Grand Opening of Gunther’s Games is scheduled for Saturday April 27, with activities running throughout the evening.

2013 MADE in Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition Begins

MARSHALL, Mo., March 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Missouri Valley Community Action Agency is pleased to announce the fourth MADE in Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition. The 2013 competition encourages new and aspiring business through a competitive, educational and technical business development process. Grants are awarded to competition winners for startup costs or operating capital.

United Fidelity Funding Named a Top 25 Tech-Savvy Lender for Third Time

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Fidelity Funding Corp. (UFF), a national wholesale and retail mortgage banker, announced that it earned a spot on Mortgage Technology magazine’s 2012 Top 25 Tech-Savvy Lenders and Servicers list for the third time.

2012 MADE Entrepreneurship Competition Winners Announced

MARSHALL, Mo., Sept. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The final round of the 2012 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition was held on August 16th at the Missouri State Fair. The annual event is sponsored by the Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship to recognize the importance of locally owned businesses and provide a venue to assist them toward becoming successful.

Quandis and KMCIS Named Joint Finalists for Mortgage Technology Magazine’s ‘Synergy Award’

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. and ST. LOUIS, Mo., Aug. 28, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, and KMC Information Systems, L.C. (KMCIS), a leading provider of software solutions for default law firms, announced that the two companies have been named finalists for Mortgage Technology magazine’s annual ‘Synergy Award.’

Kerry Masterson Joins MCT Trading as Midwest Regional Director

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that Kerry Masterson has joined the company as Regional Director where he will be responsible for growing and managing the Midwest territory.