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.


Air Force Pilot and Trump National Security Council Advisor August Pfluger Announces Campaign for TX-11

SAN ANGELO, Texas, Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, August Pfluger (R-San Angelo) announced his campaign to represent Texas’ 11th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. For nearly 20 years, Pfluger has served his country as an elite F-22 fighter pilot, a decorated Air Force officer, and most recently, as a key national security advisor to President Trump.

Mike Marshall Named Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Mold Inspection Sciences Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mold Inspection Sciences Texas announced today that Director of Operations Mike Marshall has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, Marshall will oversee the company’s operational aspects, coordinate with managers and departments to achieve objectives and goals, promote employee growth, and assist in establishing policies that continue to promote company culture and vision.

Houston Shattering Glass Ceilings as a Top 10 U.S. City with Most Women-Owned Startups

HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From Oct. 8-16, 2019, Sesh Coworking will host the first-female focused coworking space pop-up to promote entrepreneurs, influential women, and the coworking community in Houston, Texas.

The Elisa Project Board of Directors Announce Name Change to Texas Eating Disorders Association

DALLAS, Texas, Sept. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The board of directors for The Elisa Project, a non-profit organization whose mission is to fight eating disorders through education, support and advocacy, announced today the changing of the organization’s name to Texas Eating Disorders Association (TEDA).

Brent Grablachoff donates $500 to Hurricane Dorian Relief in the Bahamas

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kicking World owner Brent Grablachoff contributed $500 to the Hurricane Dorian Relief Fund in the Bahamas, set up by the large crowdsourced funding platform GlobalGiving.

Whiteflash Delivers Historic Super Ideal Diamond Necklace

HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash announced today the completion of a custom platinum necklace containing a record number of AGS Ideal diamonds; a project that has been months in the making. The project involved 100 custom cut super ideal, collection quality diamonds set in a heavy 26 inch platinum line necklace.

Dallas Teen Publishes Award Winning Children’s Book Promoting Disability Representation

DALLAS, Texas, Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just in time for National Bullying Prevention Month, “Mr. Gringle’s Magical Wheelchair” (ISBN: 978-1612543154) by Natalie Gonchar, is a new book scheduled to release on September 24, 2019. The book has already won the Gold Mom’s Choice Award. (VIDEO)

Mid America’s Jemma Pachiano Honored as HW Insider

ADDISON, Texas, Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Mid America National Support and Training Director Jemma Pachiano has been recognized by HousingWire magazine in its fourth annual HW Insiders Awards(tm) list. This year, 50 individuals were selected for the honor by HousingWire’s editorial team based on their accomplishments over the last 12 months.

Brent Grablachoff Appoints 3 New Coaches to Kicking World Staff

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kicking World expanded its reach today by deploying three new coaches who will service the football enthused states of New Jersey, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Owner Brent Grablachoff made the announcement. (VIDEO)

Local Pediatric Clinic Set to Inspire, Educate and Entertain Families During Their 6th Annual Family Festival in Houston

HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Premier Pediatrics of Houston will host the 6th Annual Family Festival on Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 411 Lantern Bend Dr., Suite 235, Houston, TX. This year’s theme is, “Your Family, Your Community, Your Responsibility.”

HS Football Preview: The Top Kickers in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The largest instructional kicking camp in the country, Kicking World, announced its 2019 list of the top kickers in Texas. “The best HS kickers and punters are in the great state of Texas. This year’s list not only encompasses the best prep specialists in Texas, but some of the top kickers in the country,” said Brent Grablachoff, owner of Kicking World.

Dallas Based Small Business Beauty By Earth Among Inc. Magazine’s Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies – the Inc. 5000

DALLAS, Texas, Aug. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inc. magazine today revealed that local Dallas based small business, Beauty By Earth is No. 809 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment-its independent small businesses.

The Food Shop Launches Gallivant Brand of Egg-free and Gluten-Free Ice Creams in Seven Flavors

HOUSTON, Texas, Aug. 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On August 9, 2019, The Food Shop announced the launch of Gallivant Mawa Ice Creams, a new line of desserts in seven globally-inspired flavors. The mawa ice creams are egg-free, gluten-free and contain no artificial flavors and ingredients.

Mid America Mortgage Promotes Michael Cooksey to Executive Managing Director of Production

ADDISON, Texas, Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. announced today that it has promoted Michael Cooksey, founder of Mid America’s most successful branch The Cooksey Team, to Executive Managing Director of Production. In this new role, Cooksey will be responsible for overseeing and ensuring the success of Mid America’s current network of retail branches nationwide, as well as recruiting and on-boarding new branches.

CyberTexas Foundation will host 2019 San Antonio Cyber Hall of Honor Induction Ceremony

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Aug. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The CyberTexas Foundation will host the 2019 San Antonio Cyber Hall of Honor Induction Ceremony on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 5 p.m. at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Downtown Campus, Buena Vista Building. The Hall of Honor recognizes cyber pioneers who innovatively forged new paths across the city of San Antonio, the state of Texas, the nation and abroad.

Texas Systems Group Named to List of 501 Top IT Managed Service Providers in the World

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas Systems Group (TXSG) has earned a coveted slot on Channel Futures’ list of the top 501 IT managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Channel Futures issued a statement about this year’s list saying, ‘The competition was fierce, but their commitment to taking risks on strategic business decisions, dedication to customer support and intuitive knowledge of the managed services market helped these companies rise above the competition.’

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants Recognized as a 2019 ‘Best Place to Work’ in Dallas

DALLAS, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2019 (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 Dallas as one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in North Texas in a survey conducted annually by the Dallas Business Journal.

Top 5 Reasons Not to Miss CyberTexas 2019

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Aug. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cybersecurity leaders are set to convene at the annual CyberTexas conference, cyber job fair and Hall of Honor Induction Ceremony in San Antonio, August 20 and 21, 2019, produced by the CyberTexas Foundation.

Crown Financial Introduces More Value with Their New Invoice Factoring Calculator

HOUSTON, Texas, Aug. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Crown Financial, a Houston-based business funding provider, has increased client insight into AP factoring with the addition of their powerful tool, the invoice factoring calculator. Companies seeking working capital can easily calculate costs associated with factoring, making the process more transparent and the decision to factor their accounts receivable much easier.

How One Senior Living Company is Dedicating Themselves to Tradition

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Aug. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the assisted living and memory care industry – is it possible to honor your residents as well as pass on their traditions? The answer simply is yes! This is what Aventine Hill Communities has done with their new assisted living and memory care community – The June!

A Dedication to Tradition in San Antonio: The Heritage at Westover Hills is now The June, an Aventine Hill Community

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Aug. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aventine Hill Communities is proud to announce that they have taken over ownership of The Heritage at Westover Hills, a beloved Assisted Living and Memory Care community in San Antonio, Texas, and are renaming the community – The June!

Electronic Nicotine Organization Leads Fight Against Youth Nicotine Usage and Obtains IRS Nonprofit Designation

DALLAS, Texas, July 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Electronic Nicotine Organization (ENO) – EnoughNic.org – is leading the social media fight against youth nicotine addiction and e-cigarette usage. It was recently granted Non-Profit status under Section 501(c)(3) by the Internal Revenue Service, making donations to it tax deductible.

EPIC adds Surety Specialists Eric Feighl and John Hohlt in Houston Texas

HOUSTON, Texas, July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Eric Feighl has joined the firm as a Principal and Southwest Region Surety Practice Leader.

North Texas Premiere of Cancer Documentary Series July 20 at 4:30 p.m. on WFAA Ch. 8/ABC

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders will debut its documentary series, “Journey of Hope,” Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. on WFAA – TV Channel 8 to showcase the inspiring stories of North Texans and their battles against cancer.

Capitol Fence Shares 7 Most Important Reasons to Install an Automated Gate System

AUSTIN, Texas, July 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capitol Fence, automatic gate installers in Austin, Texas since 1992, shares a few beneficial reasons for having automated gates installed on commercial and residential properties. For both commercial and residential properties, some of these reasons overlap.

Texas Systems Group Ranks Highest Among Managed Service Providers in Central Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, June 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas Systems Group has achieved something no other Central Texas IT firm has matched: earned a five-star rating from 65+ customers in its Google reviews. Their customers’ comments reflect Texas Systems Group’s dedication to its Texas-friendly, honest and caring, IT support.

EPIC adds New Benefits Consulting Team in Houston TX

HOUSTON, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the hiring of Principal Ed Oravetz, Principal Keith McNeely, Principal David Potts, Client Executive Elisha Johnson and Client Manager Marilu Alejandre.

EyeBuyDirect Announces Collaboration with Queer Eye’s Tan France – Fans Will ‘Style the Stylist’ for Chance to Win $500 in Fabulous Eyewear

AUSTIN, Texas, June 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global eyewear retailer EyeBuyDirect is teaming up with Tan France in a campaign to let his followers style him. Fans will get to turn the tables on the style guru when they vote on which glasses look best on him. France, who is best known for his role on the Emmy-award-winning series “Queer Eye,” has of late found even more followers with the release of his book “Naturally Tan.”

Execs in Tech launches a new professional development program for IT Leaders

HOUSTON, Texas, June 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Execs in Tech announced they will begin enrollment in their LeadIT program at their Houston chapter monthly member meetup luncheon. The LeadIT program is a self-paced, mentor lead, curriculm of “on-the-job” projects that IT professionals complete to help them be better in the job that they are in, while preparing for the job that they want.

Virtual Mail Small Business Scan Mailboxes Celebrates 5th Anniversary With 1 Millionth Scan

AUSTIN, Texas, June 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scan Mailboxes announced today that they took just five years to go from startup to its millionth scan of client mail. Co-founders Ken Brown and Chris Landry started Scan Mailboxes in 2014 with a desire to provide a more efficient way for people to read their mail no matter where they are – saving time and environmental waste in the process.

Whiteflash Named 2019 BBB Winner of Distinction

HOUSTON, Texas, May 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., top tier retailer of ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry, has once again been honored by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) for excellence in quality control, customer satisfaction, and community service with the 2019 Winner of Distinction Award.

Klemchuk LLP Participates in Carry the Load 2019

DALLAS, Texas, May 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Klemchuk LLP, a leading litigation, intellectual property (IP), and business law firm, announces that Klemchuk LLP and Team Klemchuk will proudly participate in Carry the Load 2019 Dallas Memorial March over Memorial Day Weekend.

New Murder Mystery Novel Tells the Story of Oil Rig Worker Encountering Mysterious Murders, Frightening Ghosts and Tropical Love in The Malacca Straits

HOUSTON, Texas, May 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long-time oil geophysicist, Nigel Smith, uses his real-life experience working on an oil rig in the Malacca Straits in his new murder mystery novel: “Malacca Mystery” (ISBN: 978-1945532801) available for sale globally in paperback and e-book on May 17, 2019 through all major online book retailers including Amazon, iBooks, Barnes & Noble and Amazon Kindle.

EPIC to Exhibit at 2019 Gulf Coast Symposium on HR Issues

HOUSTON, Texas, May 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it will exhibit at the Gulf Coast Symposium on May 15-17, 2019 at the NRG Center in Houston, Texas.

Hand Up Network Launches in East Texas to Serve Those in Need of a New Season in Life

TYLER, Texas, April 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hand Up Network, an East Texas based 501(c)(3) non-profit, today unveiled a catalog of Programs, Services, and Response Teams to bring long-term focus to people in need within our own communities.

New Professional Business Women’s Network Supports Entrepreneurs

DALLAS, Texas, April 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New to Dallas, the Professional Business Women’s Network (PBWN), is hosting its first event – “Success Has No Boundaries” – from May 31 through June 2 at the Hilton Dallas/Plano Granite Park: 5805 Granite Pkwy, Plano, TX. Just 25 minutes from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, and situated near The Shops at Legacy, this contemporary hotel offers easy access to numerous dining, shopping and entertainment opportunities.

15th Annual Impact a Hero Race Registration is Open – 2019 Brings an Addition of a 10K Distance

SUGAR LAND, Texas, April 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Registration for the 15th annual Impact a Hero 10K, 5k and Kids K, taking place on May 18, 2019, is open. New to 2019, a 10K distance is available for all runners, walkers and wheelchair participants.

Klemchuk LLP 15th Annual Ethics CLE

DALLAS, Texas, April 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Klemchuk LLP, a leading litigation, intellectual property (IP), and business law firm, announces that the Klemchuk LLP 15th Annual Ethics CLE will be held on Friday, May 3, 2019, in Dallas, Texas.

Forged Components Inc. Releases Benefits Sheet for ASME Pressure Vessel Connections Forging

HUMBLE, Texas, April 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Forged Components Inc. (FCI) has released a sheet listing the benefits of getting ASME pressure vessel connections forging needs met by FCI. Why select us? Forged Components is one of the ASME pressure vessel connections manufacturing. What makes us so good at what we do?

Mid America Mortgage Hires Kerry Webb as Director of Business Development

ADDISON, Texas, April 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. announced today that it has hired Kerry Webb as Executive Managing Director of Business Development. In this role, Webb will be responsible for recruiting, managing and motivating teams of mortgage professionals to meet and exceed productions goals that align with the overall company’s strategic volume growth and profitability goals.