Texas Business News

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


Seedling Welcomes New Development Director

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seedling Foundation, a non-profit organization providing school-based mentoring for children who have an incarcerated parent, has selected Julie Barschow as Development Director. Ms. Barschow joins Seedling with over 20 years of nonprofit management, development and marketing experience.

SRSI joins MHEDA, the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association

DALLAS, Texas, Nov. 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SRSI has joined MHEDA, the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association. MHEDA is the premier trade association dedicated to serving the material handling community. MHEDA programs and services are accessed by thousands of industry professionals each year who are seeking to help their business stay competitive and their employees stay connected.

Stack Sports to Acquire Team App

DALLAS, Texas, Nov. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stack Sports, a global leader in modern sports technology, today announced it will add Team App, the Australia-based leader in team communications, to the Stack Sports ecosystem. More than 30,000 club and league administrators and 200 National Governing Bodies or Professional Franchises power their success with Stack Sports.

Macclesfield FC and CaptainU Partner to Bring College Recruiting to the UK

PLANO, Texas, Nov. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Macclesfield FC – a professional association football club in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England – today announced that they have selected CaptainU, powered by Stack Sports, to provide its organization with a self-managed recruiting software tool that will connect American high school athletes with Macclesfields International Academy.

Texas Fly Fishing & Brew Festival Awarded THE BEST IN TEXAS

MESQUITE, Texas, Nov. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Texas Fly Fishing & Brew Festival received gold and silver awards as “The Best In Texas” at the 27th Annual Texas Festivals & Events Association Conference and Trade Show. The 2021 Kaliff Insurance “The Best In Texas” Awards ceremony was held on Nov. 13 and hosted by the City of San Antonio. The entries submitted were for TFEA member events held between April 1, 2020 and Sept. 20, 2021; and the marketing competition includes a total of 69 categories.

Mid America Mortgage welcomes Dennis Loxton as national sales manager in its reverse mortgage division

ADDISON, Texas, Nov. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced it has hired Dennis Loxton as national sales manager in the company’s reverse mortgage division. A veteran of the reverse mortgage industry, Loxton joins Mid America from Liberty Reverse Mortgage, where he ran the Eastern wholesale division as regional vice president. At Mid America, Loxton will be responsible for recruiting top-tier loan officers to join the company’s reverse mortgage division.

Leading Technology GamePlan powered by Stack Sports helps lift the Atlanta Braves to first world series championship since 1995

PLANO, Texas, Nov. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Atlanta Braves – an American Major League Baseball team based in Atlanta, GA – recently won the 2021 World Series Championship. While everyone watched them play each game, what they didn’t see was their preparation for each game using GamePlan – a mobile game preparation tool – to win the championship.

Mid America Mortgage Hires Gary D. McKiddy as Chief Risk Officer

ADDISON, Texas, Nov. 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Gary D. McKiddy has rejoined the organization in the role of Chief Risk Officer (CRO). McKiddy will leverage his nearly 40 years of experience in corporate financial management across multiple verticals, including mortgage banking, to help Mid America Mortgage manage risk and improve operations amidst the ongoing expansion of its product line.

Whiteflash Named 2021 BBB Pinnacle Award Winner

HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the second year in a row, and for an unprecedented 5 out of the last 10 years, Whiteflash Ideal Diamonds and Fine Jewelry has been named winner of the prestigious Better Business Bureau 2021 Pinnacle Award – the BBB’s top honor for excellence in quality control, customer care, and social responsibility.

Infinity Financial Group Aids Kinley Construction Group with Major Stakeholder Buyout

DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Infinity Financial Group announced its recent role as financial advisor to Kinley Construction Group, LTD. (KCG) during a majority purchase of its existing stakeholders. Jimmy Kinley, the newly-elected CEO of KCG, is now the firm’s primary equity partner, along with his sister, Katherine Kinley and Rennie and Josh Crisafulli.

SIERA.AI Announces Q3 FY21 New Customers and Expanded Deployment

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SIERA.AI a leading innovator of digitization and safety solutions for preventing industrial forklift accidents announced today the continued rapid growth of new customer wins and expanded deployment of its SIERA.AI S2 and S3 forklift digitization and safety solutions.

WOGA Gymnastics and CaptainU Announce Partnership

PLANO, Texas, Oct. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WOGA Gymnastics – one of the largest, most successful training programs in the world for gymnastics – today announced that they have selected CaptainU, powered by Stack Sports, to provide its organization with a self-managed recruiting software tool that will connect American gymnasts with college gymnastics coaches.

Audiosha Has Redefined the Occupational Health and Safety Services Industry with Technology, Diversity and Entertainment

FRISCO, Texas, Oct. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Audiosha™ originated as a company whose sole focus was workplace health and safety, specifically for industrial worksites. As the company grew at an unprecedented pace and against all odds, it transitioned to become a full-service creative workplace solutions provider offering safety equipment, tools and training for employees in companies of all sizes.

5 Reasons to Invest in Electric Gates for Your Home

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capitol Fence, electric gates in Austin installers, shares the top reasons to install automatic gates at homes and residences. Electric gates can provide homeowners and businesses with security and safety. Electric gates are the perfect solution for residential and commercial fencing. They offer an affordable, functional, and secure solution for entrances or exits.

DJ Expression: A Master of Mixtapes Drops New Release

DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DJ Expression, also known as Peter O Okeke, has vowed to make a difference and to add value to the music industry by pushing the AfroBeat genre. Nigerian-born, this musical artist has developed a unique style where he’s created a signature blend of mixes and sounds. Now, he’s excited to announce a new mixtape to drop this week – “Traffic Light” (AFROBEAT Vol. 14).

Encore Green Environmental Appoints G-Force as the Re-Furbishing Partner for NOMAD Excel

FT. WORTH, Texas, Oct. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Encore Green Environmental names Texas based G-Force to re-furbish the legacy Nomad water treatment technology units to become the improved NOMAD Excel™. Encore Green is an agriculture company dedicated to applying by-product water to beneficial use for agriculture and carbon sequestration.

Kalyagen™ Announces Registration of STEMREGEN%C2%AE in Spain, CEO at Madrid Stem Cell Symposium

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kalyagen is pleased to announce the successful product registration of STEMREGEN® in Spain. This announcement coincides with Christian Drapeau’s, CEO and Chief Scientist of Kalyagen, trip to Madrid, Spain last week to speak at the IV Jornadas Internacionales Otto H. Warburg symposium at the NH Madrid Príncipe de Vergara.

Three Mid America Mortgage Loan Officers Make the Cut for NAMMBA’s Top 100 by Units

ADDISON, Texas, Oct. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that three of its loan officers – Michael Bogar, DeAnna Morgan and Christine Pervan – have been included on the National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America (NAMMBA) list of top 100 female and minority loan officers, measured by units.

Lt Col Steven Fowler, Decorated Combat Veteran, Announces Republican Candidacy in TX-28

UNIVERSAL CITY, Texas, Oct. 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — I am excited to announce my candidacy as a Republican in the 28th U.S. Congressional District of Texas. I’m running for Congress because I’m sick of illegal immigrants pouring into our country. I’m tired of the caravans swarming our border. I don’t like illegal alien criminals putting my family or yours, at risk.

Mid America Mortgage Donates $250,000 to Services of Hope

ADDISON, Texas, Oct. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that the company has donated $250,000 to Services of Hope, a 501(c)(3) organization in Dallas aimed at providing assistance and support for community needs that do not fit in a traditional category. Mid America’s donation will be met by matching funds by the City of Dallas as part of the Driver of Poverty Grant – Barriers to Poverty.

Southwest Airlines Adds Daily Austin Flight: Expanded Service at Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport to Begin in March

AMARILLO, Texas, Sept. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Amarillo travelers will soon have extra options that feature the state capital as Southwest Airlines, in conjunction with Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport, has announced new daily non-stop service to Austin. The new expanded service to Austin begins March 10, 2022 to Austin Bergstrom International Airport.

STRATAC Receives 3 Gold and 1 Silver 2021 MUSE Creative Awards

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 2021 MUSE Awards programs are now officially closed now that winners have been announced. Taking in 4,876 entries from all over the world in both the MUSE Creative Awards and the MUSE Design Awards, the competition has demonstrated itself to be one of the leading programs in honoring excellent individuals in the creative and design fields.

Mid America Mortgage Adds Pete Jackson as Divisional Director for Wholesale/Non-Delegated Correspondent Channel, Tim Frohock as Regional Director

ADDISON, Texas, Sept. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Pete Jackson has joined the company as a divisional director and Tim Frohock as a regional director. With more than 30 years of wholesale and correspondent lending experience, Jackson and Frohock will play a critical role in the continued growth and success of Mid America’s wholesale/non-delegated correspondent lending channel.

Blockit Announces No Cost Third Dose Online Scheduling Functionality For COVID-19 Vaccinations

MCKINNEY, Texas, Aug. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blockit Now Inc., a leading provider of digital care coordination solutions, announced today that it will expand the license use of the no cost version of its award-winning, HIPAA compliant, online vaccination scheduling solution to include third dose of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to eligible immunocompromised patients.

Local Texas Business Owner, Virginia Stewart Case, Named to NSBA Leadership Council

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virginia Stewart Case, STRATAC, Austin, TX was recently named to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council. NSBA is the nation’s oldest small-business advocacy organization, and operates on a staunchly nonpartisan basis.

Mentors Needed for Children Experiencing Parental Incarceration

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seedling, a non-profit organization serving children who have an incarcerated parent, is seeking business partners and individuals to mentor children in Central Texas school districts during the 2021-22 school year. The organization served 349 children last school year and expects to significantly increase the number of children served during the 2021/2022 school year.

Encore Green Environmental Names First Re-Furbished Water Treatment Unit for Delzon ‘Possum’ Elenburg

GRANBURY, Texas, Aug. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Encore Green Environmental names their first water treatment unit based on the NOMAD technology in honor of Henry “Possum” Elenburg for his pioneering work in treatment of industrial water. In the early 2000’s Elenburg conceived that energy industry by-product water could be treated and put to uses instead of simply disposing of it into the ground or though evaporation.

Chase Petersen Joins KIS Technologies as Sr. Business Development Manager

PLANO, Texas, July 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KIS Technologies, a suite of smart, secure, simple solutions for the ticketing industry, today announced the addition of Chase Petersen as Sr. Business Development Manager. Petersen will be located in the Plano, Texas office.

Pure Transplant Solutions, LLC Announces Research Collaboration with the Department of Surgery at the University of Cambridge

AUSTIN, Texas and CAMBRIDGE, U.K., July 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pure Transplant Solutions, LLC (PTS), a collaboration driven biotechnology company focused on the development of human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-based diagnostics and therapeutics within the field of transplantation, is proud to announce that it has entered into a research collaboration with The University of Cambridge Abdominal Transplant Centre at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

Kalyagen Announces Release of Free eBook on How to Optimize Health Using Stem Cells

AUSTIN, Texas, July 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kalyagen® has announced the release and availability of a free eBook, “The Stemregen Effect – Tapping into the Power of Your Own Stem Cells,” which provides an overview of how stem cells are the body’s repair system and how STEMREGEN®, a natural stem cell enhancer, has been documented to increase the number of circulating stem cells by stimulating Endogenous Stem Cell Mobilization (ESCM).

SIERA.AI Accelerates Momentum with Industry-Leading Forklift Safety with 16 New Enterprise Customer Wins in First Half of 2021

AUSTIN, Texas, July 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SIERA.AI, a leading innovator of safety solutions for preventing powered industrial truck accidents, today announced the continued surge in growth adding 16 new enterprise customers to its growing base of manufacturing, distribution and warehouse companies.

NextArray Chooses DediPath for Its Dallas Infrastructure Expansion and Upgrade

DALLAS, Texas, July 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NextArray a Texas based hosting and managed service provider and DediPath, a provider of infrastructure as a service, today announced an agreement for colocation services in DediPath’s downtown Dallas Colocation space in the Infomart.

Kalyagen and Uniwell Announce Partnership to Manufacture Proprietary and Third-Party Skin Care Products

AUSTIN and FORT WORTH, Texas, June 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kalyagen® and Uniwell Laboratories announced today that they have entered into a joint venture to produce the unique, patent-pending Juviqa Stem Cell Beauty System and expand Uniwell’s manufacturing capabilities to include cosmetics.

Mid America Mortgage Securitizes Its First Ginnie Mae eNote with eCustodian Wilmington Trust

ADDISON, Texas, June 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that the company has completed its first Ginnie Mae eNote transaction with Wilmington Trust, an approved and active eCustodian under Ginnie Mae’s Digital Collateral Initiative. Having announced its first eNote transaction in August 2016, this represents the next step in Mid America’s ongoing digital mortgage adoption efforts across its retail, wholesale and correspondent lending channels.

HIT Athletic, Austin’s Elite Performance Gym Celebrates One Year with Event Fit For the Whole Family

AUSTIN, Texas, June 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HIT Athletic is celebrating a successful one year in business this month. As one could imagine, launching any business amid the global pandemic proved difficult-especially for those that depend on face-to-face interaction. Such was the case for HIT Athletic which provides families with a unique experience where they can train, strengthen, and sweat together.

System4 Opens Fourth Location in Texas Serving Tarrant County

FT. WORTH, Texas, June 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — System4 Facility Services Management, an industry leader in facility management solutions that specializes in commercial cleaning, disinfection and repair and maintenance services recently opened its fourth location in Texas serving Tarrant County.

Kalyagen and Intelicure Announce Partnership to Distribute STEMREGEN in Canada

AUSTIN, Texas and VANCOUVER, B.C., June 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kalyagen® and Intelicure Health Inc. announced today that they have entered into an agreement to promote and distribute throughout Canada STEMREGEN®, a natural stem cell enhancer documented to increase the number of circulating stem cells by stimulating Endogenous Stem Cell Mobilization (ESCM).

BioAustin Appoints New Leadership and Unveils An Expanded Strategic Focus In Central Texas As BioAustinCTX

AUSTIN, Texas, June 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Life Science industry organization BioAustin today announced changes to its leadership team, brand positioning, and long-term strategy focused on facilitating the continued growth of the life science industry in Central Texas. Over the past several years, Austin and the Central Texas region have developed into one of the fastest-growing life science hubs in the U.S.

Capitol Fence Shares 5 Tips for Selecting Automatic Gates

AUSTIN, Texas, May 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capitol Fence in Austin, Texas recognizes a rising trend of the installation of automated driveway gates for residences in the local area. Two significant factors compel residents to choose a high-quality automatic gate for their home. Firstly, the security advantage and, secondly, automated gates increase the home value.

Golden Globe-Winning Actress, Playwright, and Activist Regina Taylor Announces Winners for the black album.mixtape. Project

DALLAS, Texas, May 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After a 30-day call for entries, winners for the black album.mixtape. were announced during a virtual Block Party event. The black album. mixtape. is an initiative of Regina Taylor – the Golden Globe-winning actress, playwright, and activist – in partnership with Southern Methodist University’s (SMU) Meadows School of the Arts.