Pennsylvania Business News

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


Local Commercial Real Estate Broker Says 2018 Was Among the Best Years Ever for Media PA Market

MEDIA, Pa., Dec. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Delaware County commercial real estate broker Jeff Dowd, an (Associate Broker) at Zommick McMahon Commercial Real Estate, Inc. completes dozens of transactions each year, making him one of the top commercial real estate agents in the greater Philadelphia region.

Soul Singer-Songwriter KEA MICHAELS Presents Debut Music Video for Poignant Ballad ‘I Love You’

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Nov. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One inspired night in 2015, singer-songwriter Kea Michaels sat down to write a poem like a lullaby entitled “I Love You” for one of her daughters…heartfelt prose enriched with motherly adoration. She later turned that poem into a song thinking about an older daughter that had been battling, since birth, kidney hydronephrosis. KEA thought she was about to lose her to the debilitating disorder. (VIDEO)

Leading Companies to Support C Diff Foundation 6th Annual International C.diff. Conference and Health EXPO, Nov. 8-9, Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Oct. 31, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation is honored to welcome leading companies to the 6th Annual International “C.diff. Awareness Conference and Health EXPO,” as they come together to make a global difference. These companies are dedicated to the prevention, diagnostics, treatments, environmental safety products and services focused on C.difficile infections and Healthcare-associated infections and whose role serves great importance in the C.diff. community.

New Britain Mortgage Appoints Brian Giardino as CEO

CHALFONT, Pa., Oct. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Pennsylvania-based mortgage company, New Britain Mortgage, LLC, a subsidiary of Merck Sharp & Dohme Federal Credit Union (MSDFCU), is excited to announce that Brian Giardino has joined the firm as CEO.

New Book, ‘CONFESSIONS OF 400 MEN: True Revelations of Lust, Fidelity, Feelings and Fantasy’

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Oct. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Heidi Doheny Jay will debut her new book, “Confessions of 400 Men: True Revelations of Lust, Fidelity, Feelings & Fantasy” (ISBN: 978-1543925968) at Philly Art Collective: 253 N. 3rd Street Philadelphia, PA 19106 on Thursday, November 15, 2018 from 6-9 p.m. Press engagement is open from 5-6 p.m. Members of the press will receive a free copy of the book.

American High Performance Seals Earns ISO 9001:2015 Quality System Certification

OAKDALE, Pa., Oct. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American High Performance Seals, Inc. (AHPSeals) has recently earned the ISO 9001:2015 company certification for quality management. Organizations that earn this certification, pass a detailed physical ISO 9001:2015 certification audit performed by a registrar.

EPIC Insurance Brokers Recognized as a 2018 Best Place to Work in Pittsburgh PA

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and PITTSBURGH, Pa., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been recognized by their team members in Pittsburgh as one of the city’s 2018 Best Places to Work in a survey conducted annually by the Pittsburgh Business Times.

Jody Collup of Global DMS Designated to MPA’s 2018 Elite Women in Mortgage List

LANSDALE, Pa., Aug. 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based valuation management software, announced that Jody Collup has been named to Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine’s list of Elite Women in Mortgage for 2018. This is the second time that Collup has been honored with the award.

United Disabilities Services Wins National Award for Work Related to Improving Outcomes for Individuals with Depression and Anxiety

LANCASTER, Pa., Aug. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Disabilities Services (UDS) Care Management Program, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to serving people with disabilities in Pennsylvania, announced that it has received first place in the Stories from the Field contest. This award recognizes organizations serving people with disabilities who have successfully grown their community-based business.

The Kelly Automotive Group donates $15,000 to support education and scholarship in the Lehigh Valley

EMMAUS, Pa., July 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Kelly Automotive Group contributed $15,000 to DeSales University to support education and scholarship in the Lehigh Valley. This year, Kelly Automotive group was The Chairman’s Sponsor for the DeSales University charity golf tournament.

EPIC Adds John Check in Pittsburgh, Pa.

PITTSBURGH, Pa. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced the addition of benefits consulting professional John Check as a Senior Consultant in the firm’s Employee Benefits Consulting Division.

Global DMS Adds Appraisal Pre-Scheduler Functionality to its eTrac Valuation Management Platform

LANSDALE, Pa., June 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based valuation management software, announced that it has rolled out eTrac Pre-Scheduler, a newly released tool that that streamlines appraisal appointments, allowing lenders and AMCs that are leveraging eTrac to easily set predetermined appraisal dates, apply specific parameters, and broadcast appraiser communications.

6th Annual International C.diff. Conference and Health EXPO in Philadelphia PA November 8-9

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., June 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation is honored to welcome 20+ leading topic experts joined by Dale Gerding, MD, FACP, FIDSA, Professor of Medicine at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois and Research Physician at the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital and Mark Wilcox, B Med Sci, BM, BS, MD, FRCPath-, Head of Microbiology and Academic Lead of Pathology at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals (LTHT).

Rocky Bleier to be Keynote Speaker at Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Passing of the Leash Community Awareness Event

PITTSBURGH, Pa., May 31, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, along with hosts Don and Tony Accamando and Jack Wagner, cordially invite the public to attend the Passing of the Leash. This heart-warming event showcases the incredible difference Service Dogs have made in the lives of their recipients and includes a plated lunch.

Adapt by Delta Care Rx Debuts a Shared Patient-Clinician Palliative Care Experience Powered by TapCloud

PITTSBURGH, Pa., March 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The simple touch of a finger sparks the newest innovation in the quest for quality, responsive patient-centered care. Adapt by Delta Care Rx, an advanced disease management and therapeutics solution, debuts a patient-clinician communication interface powered by TapCloud, a leading provider of real time patient generated health data.

Delta Care Rx Now Interfaces with HEALTHCAREfirst Electronic Health Records

PITTSBURGH, Pa., March 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Delta Care Rx, a leading pharmaceutical innovator in end of life care, announces an exciting interface with HEALTHCAREfirst, a leading provider of web-based home health and hospice software, billing and coding services, Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems, or CAHPS, Surveys and advanced analytics.

Delta Care Rx Now Integrates with Suncoast Electronic Medical Records

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Feb. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Delta Care Rx, a leading pharmaceutical innovator in end of life care, announces a robust integration with Suncoast by Complia Health, a leading global provider of home health care and hospice software solutions.

Kelly Ford Receives DealerRater’s 2018 Consumer Satisfaction Award

EMMAUS, Pa., Jan. 31, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kelly Ford has been awarded a 2018 DealerRater Consumer Satisfaction Award, an annual recognition given to auto dealerships that deliver outstanding customer service as rated by online consumer reviews. DealerRater, the world’s leading car dealer review website, created the Consumer Satisfaction Award program to let online car shoppers instantly spot dealers that provide high-quality customer service.

Kelly Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM Receives DealerRater 2018 Consumer Satisfaction Award

EMMAUS, Pa., Jan. 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kelly Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM has been awarded a 2018 DealerRater Consumer Satisfaction Award, an annual recognition given to auto dealerships that deliver outstanding customer service as rated by online consumer reviews. DealerRater, the world’s leading car dealer review website, created the Consumer Satisfaction Award program to let online car shoppers instantly spot dealers that provide high-quality customer service.

Kelly Buick GMC Receives DealerRater’s 2018 Consumer Satisfaction Award

EMMAUS, Pa., Jan. 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kelly Buick GMC has been awarded a 2018 DealerRater Consumer Satisfaction Award, an annual recognition given to auto dealerships that deliver outstanding customer service as rated by online consumer reviews. In Emmaus and Easton, Pa., Kelly Auto Group does not only showcase sought-after vehicle options, but unmatched service and parts as well.

Kelly Nissan of Route 33 Receives DealerRater’s 2018 Consumer Satisfaction Award as Highest Rated in Country

EASTON, Pa., Jan. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kelly Nissan of Route 33 has been awarded a 2018 DealerRater Consumer Satisfaction Award, an annual recognition given to auto dealerships that deliver outstanding customer service as rated by online consumer reviews. DealerRater, the world’s leading car dealer review website, created the Consumer Satisfaction Award program to let online car shoppers instantly spot dealers that provide high-quality customer service.

Kelly Auto Group Receives DealerRater’s 2018 Consumer Satisfaction Award

EMMAUS, Pa., Jan. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kelly Auto Group has been awarded a 2018 DealerRater Consumer Satisfaction Award, an annual recognition given to auto dealerships that deliver outstanding customer service as rated by online consumer reviews. DealerRater, the world’s leading car dealer review website, created the Consumer Satisfaction Award program to let online car shoppers instantly spot dealers that provide high-quality customer service.

Philadelphia Commercial Capital Advisory CEO Discusses the Current State of the Commercial and Multifamily Finance Market

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Jan. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rittenhouse Capital Advisors (RCA) is a commercial real estate finance advisor with over 60 years of combined banking experience. Currently in its fourth year of operation, Rittenhouse Capital has increased its loan production volume by a minimum of 30 percent year-over-year by delivering creative commercial financing solutions for their real estate investor clients.

Global DMS Valuation Management Platform is Now Integrated with Black Knight’s LoanSphere Exchange Technology

LANSDALE, Pa., Jan. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based valuation management software, announced that it has integrated with Black Knight’s LoanSphere Exchange platform, an online, collaborative technology that connects more than 25,000 mortgage industry service and solution providers.

EPIC Insurance Brokers Adds Eric Hays in Pittsburgh, PA

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Nov. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the addition of Eric Hays as Regional Director, Employee Benefits. Hays will be based in EPIC’s newest location in Pittsburgh, Pa.

EPIC Insurance adds New Brokerage Team in Pittsburgh, PA

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Oct. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the opening of operations in Pittsburgh, Pa. with the hiring of Sean Andreas, Al Dragotto, Kurt Karstens, Pete Kostorick, Sally Krauss, Zach Mendelson, Phil Wakim, Chuck Yorio, Jan Zewe and others.

A Shift in Philly Suburbs Real Estate: Independent Brokerages on the Rise Over Franchises

EXTON, Pa., Sept. 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Springer Realty Group is an up-and-coming independent brokerage that serves clients throughout Pennsylvania. This year alone, they have grown by nearly 50-percent, and they recently opened their fourth office in Blue Bell. Top Chester County PA Realtor Don Dowd is one of the agents that has joined SRG during the past year.

Kennett Square, PA Commercial Real Estate Market is Booming, Says Local Broker

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Aug. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chester County commercial real estate broker Jeff Dowd, an (Associate Broker) at Zommick McMahon Commercial Real Estate, Inc. does about 50 deals a year. This makes him one of the top commercial real estate agents in the greater Philadelphia areas. Jeff has nearly two decades of experience in the industry, and he has done numerous multi-million dollar deals in cities and towns throughout the region.

Delta Care Rx Announces Patrick White, MD, Inaugural Recipient of Delta Distinguished Scholar Award

PITTSBURGH, Pa., April 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Delta Care Rx today announced the first-ever recipient of the Delta Distinguished Scholar award. Patrick White, MD, HMDC, FACP, FAAHPM, chief medical officer of BJC Hospice, St. Louis, and assistant professor of medicine at Washington University, has received an initial $25,000 research grant, with a $500,000 lifetime potential, for study into the comparative and cost effectiveness of pharmaceuticals.

Global DMS Hires Industry Veteran Julie Bussey as Director of National Accounts

LANSDALE, Pa., Feb. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based compliant valuation management software, announced that Julie Bussey has joined the company as national accounts director. In this businesses development position, she will play an instrumental role in introducing Global DMS’ suite of automated valuation management technology solutions to the mortgage lending industry.

National Mortgage Professional Magazine Lists Global DMS as a 2017 Top Mortgage Company to Work For

LANSDALE, Pa., Feb. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based compliant valuation management software, announced that it was named to National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine’s annual “Top 100 Mortgage Employers” list for 2017.

Global DMS and OpenClose Jointly Announce Integration of Their Platforms

LANSDALE, Pa. and WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based compliant valuation management solutions, and OpenClose, a comprehensive mortgage software solutions provider, jointly announced that they completed a seamless, bi-directional interface between Global DMS’ eTrac Enterprise valuation management platform and OpenClose’s LenderAssist(TM) loan origination system (LOS). The new integration eliminates manual touch points, reduces costs and ensures appraisal compliance.

Vladimir Bien-Aime Honored with HousingWire’s 2016 Vanguard Award

LANSDALE, Pa., Dec. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based compliant valuation management solutions, announced that its president and CEO, Vladimir Bien-Aime, was selected as one of HousingWire’s 2016 Vanguard Award winners. The program is now in its second year, with 40 highly accomplished executives earning a spot on the 2016 list.

Global DMS Launches ‘Global Delivery’ Solution to Automate Compliant Delivery of Hard Copy Appraisals to Borrowers

LANSDALE, Pa., Nov. 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of web-based compliant valuation management software, announced that it has launched Global Delivery(TM), an alternative to the traditional way appraisal documents are prepared, packaged and compliantly provided to borrowers by way of printed appraisals sent via U.S. mail. The result is near removal of human involved tasks, operational disruption, a reduction of costs and a more efficient process for mailing appraisals.

Global DMS Integrates with LoanSafe Appraisal Manager from CoreLogic

LANSDALE, Pa., Oct. 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of web-based compliant valuation management software, announced that it has integrated its eTrac platform with LoanSafe(R) Appraisal Manager(TM) from CoreLogic to provide lenders, investors and AMCs with detailed analysis that ensures appraisal quality and accurately assesses the potential risk for a repurchase.

HousingWire Names Jody Collup to its Inaugural Insiders Award List

LANSDALE, Pa., Oct. 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of web-based compliant valuation management software, announced that HousingWire honored its vice president of marketing, Jody Collup, with the magazine’s inaugural Insiders Award. HousingWire created the new award to recognize unsung heroes who are the cornerstone of every great company, whether in lending, servicing, investing or real estate.

Jody Collup Earns a Spot on the MReport’s Leading Ladies in Mortgage and Housing List Two Years in a Row

LANSDALE, Pa., Sept. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of web-based compliant valuation management software, announced that its vice president of marketing, Jody Collup, has again been designated to the MReport’s 2016 “Leading Ladies” in Mortgage and Housing list.

SSA Music Signs West Coast Indie Label Big West Music

GLENSIDE, Pa., July 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SSA Music announced today that they have signed a Worldwide Administration and Licensing agreement with San Diego based Indie label Big West Music. This deal brings together the highly regarded administration of SSA with the powerhouse creatives of Big West in a partnership that will strengthen both players’ positions in their markets.

Jayne Williams Company announces first ever political wedding cake toppers for Republican and Democrat Bride and Grooms

HARLEYSVILLE, Pa., May 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jayne Williams Company of Harleysville, Pa. has created and is introducing several unique wedding cake toppers for political enthusiasts to proudly display their beloved party affiliation or party candidate when celebrating their wedding.

Show Employees You Care – Without Affecting Your Bottom Line

YARDLEY, Pa., May 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After engagement, retention is the top talent management concern in today’s global economy, according to the Human Capital Institute. That’s why companies like Moby Lube – an on-site, mobile oil changing business – are growing and thriving in today’s economic climate.