Texas Business News - Page 12

Page 12 of Texas Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



RC Billing Named in Austin Business Journal’s 2011 List of Fastest Growing Companies

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Austin Business Journal has named RC Billing to its 2011 Fast 50, the list of 50 fastest growing privately-held companies in the Austin area. The Fast 50 ranks companies based on compounded annual average sales growth over three years. RC Billing was named #21 in the $500,000 to $9,999,999 category.

Another First for Brian Gavin with the Introduction of the New Customized AGS Proprietary Light Performance Diamond Quality Document

HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 25, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brian Gavin scores another first with the introduction of the customized American Gem Society (AGS) Proprietary Light Performance Diamond Quality(R) Document for his Signature diamonds. The AGS Proprietary Light Performance Diamond Quality(R) Document provides the most technologically advanced, scientifically rigorous and independently vetted cut grade system in the industry as well as the customization to complement the Brian Gavin Signature product lines. All Brian Gavin Signature diamonds are exclusively graded by the AGS Laboratories.

Continuous Training Makes Union Ironworkers the Trusted Source for Quality Architectural and Ornamental Work

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 24, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Iron Workers International Union, teaming with the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT), released a series of new architectural and ornamental training modules designed to replicate real-world assembly and installation challenges ironworkers face on jobsites. Currently, IMPACT Region VI has four new architectural and ornamental mockups in use at training locations in Houston, Arlington, San Antonio and Oklahoma City.

Global Security Agency Inc. Announces Letter of Intent for Proposed Financing

CONROE, Texas, Oct. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global Security Agency Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GSAG / OTC:GSAG) (‘the Company’), a leading provider in logistics, support training, personal protection, security intelligence work and risk analysis for clients worldwide, today announced that it has entered into a letter of intent with certain U.S. investors under which the investors have agreed to proposed terms to finance certain divorce cases for high net worth clients of the Company.

Global Security Agency Inc. Announces Services Agreement in Caribbean

CONROE, Texas, Oct. 18, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global Security Agency Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GSAG / OTC:GSAG) (‘the Company’), a leading provider in logistics, support training, personal protection, security intelligence work and risk analysis for clients worldwide, today announced that it has signed an agreement to provide security training and services to Armorguard Patrol and Technical Services.

Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority Selects Cogent’s Data Access and Reporting Service to Manage Settlement Data

DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cogent Technology Group announced today that their Data Access and Reporting Service (DARS) has been chosen by the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority (OMPA) to manage their market settlement data as they enter the ERCOT power generation market.

HostWink Launches YouTube Channel

HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HostWink launched its YouTube channel in October 2011. To see the designed HostWink page, visit www.youtube.com/hostwink . Brian Covell, the Chief Information Officer of HostWink said, ‘To better communicate with our customers we will place significant effort through a video, using YouTube as a vehicle for this exchange.’

Buffington Homes Offers Highly Desirable North Austin Homes for Sale at Villages of Hidden Lake

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes, a leader in Central Texas and Austin real estate, is excited to offer north Austin homes for sale in Pflugerville’s fastest growing community, Villages of Hidden Lake. Buffington Homes offers new homes in Villages of Hidden Lake from the $130’s to $300’s and home sizes range from 1400 sq. ft. up to 4500 sq. ft. All Buffington Homes are Energy Star certified and tested, meaning Buffington homes use at least 15 percent less energy than a non Energy Star home.

Softway Solutions partnering with Blazing Forge Games

HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Softway Solutions, a web design, web and mobile application development and multimedia company in Houston, Texas, has announced its plans to invest in and grow Blazing Forge Games (BFG), a leading developer of popular video games for multiple platforms, including Xbox Live and the Windows Phone 7.

Dawn Westerberg to Speak at NCACPA 2011 Members in Business and Industry Conference

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 19, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dawn Westerberg, president of Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC, will be speaking at the North Carolina Association of CPAs (NCACPA) 2011 Members in Business and Industry Conference September 22 – 23, 2011 in Asheville, N.C. One session, ‘Putting Social Media to Work for Your Business’ will focus on Social Media.

TeDan Surgical Innovations Launches Website

HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeDan Surgical Innovations is proud to announce the launch of its redesigned website. The new website provides detailed product information on all of TeDan’s surgical retractors and corresponding instrumentation. Site visitors can access over 2,000 TeDan product pages using new navigational tools at tedansurgical.com.

360 Mortgage Group Hires Ayesha Kleinjan as Account Executive

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes Ayesha Kleinjan as an account executive. Vanderliet brings more than eight years of experience in residential lending.

360 Mortgage Group Hires Christine Vanderliet as Account Executive

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes Christine Vanderliet as an account executive. Vanderliet brings more than 15 years of mortgage industry experience in broker recruitment, production maintenance and relationship building between brokers and operations.

360 Mortgage Group Hires David White As Account Executive

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes David White as an account executive. White brings more than 20 years of mortgage industry experience in territory management, relationship building and account management.

360 Mortgage Group Hires Sheila Bryson as Account Executive

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes Sheila Bryson as an account executive. To her new role, Bryson brings 20 years of experience in working as a liaison between brokers and operations, as well as training brokers on products and procedures.

360 Mortgage Group Hires Leo Armada as Account Executive

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes Leo Armada as an account executive. Armada brings more than 10 years of mortgage industry experience in strategic business development and revenue generation.

Rock the Vote: Engagement Ring Say Yes Facebook Contest

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the momentum and rhetoric starting to build for the looming 2012 national elections, Whiteflash, leading retailer of ideal diamonds and fine jewelry, has decided to host their own democratic election. By casting your vote between two top engagement rings in their collection, you will be entered to win one for yourself.

Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems Receives $75,000 Grant from Meadows Foundation for Low-Carbon Alternatives to Concrete Mixes

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems (CMPBS), the oldest continuously operating non-profit organization in the U.S. focused exclusively on green building, sustainable development and ecoBalance design, received a $75,000 grant from the Meadows Foundation, the Dallas-based philanthropic institution dedicated to helping improve the quality and circumstances of life for all Texans. The grant will establish low-carbon, low-potable water alternatives to standard concrete design mixes.

DeRosa Mangold Consulting to Host Sage ERP MAS 90/200 User Group Meetings in San Antonio, Austin, Waco and Dallas

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DeRosa Mangold Consulting, an accounting software consultancy specializing in Sage ERP MAS 90 and Sage ERP MAS 200, will host user group meetings in San Antonio, Austin, Waco and Dallas.

Responsible, Energy Star Certified Homes for Sale in Austin TX

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes, the leading builder of homes for sale in Austin TX for over forty years, is excited to announce their devotion to constructing energy efficient homes across Central Texas. With Energy Star Certified and Tested Homes in fifteen communities in central Texas, one does not need to look far to find Austin Texas homes for sale capable of providing an energy efficient, and environmentally friendly, life style while saving thousands in utility bills.

Mary Mortensen Becomes 360 Mortgage Group’s Newest Account Executive

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately-owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes Mary Mortensen as an account executive in the Southern California region. Mortensen brings more than 25 years of mortgage industry experience to this role.

360 Mortgage Group adds Kelly Vietmeier to Its Ranks as Account Executive

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately-owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes Kelly Vietmeier as an account executive. In her 10 years as a mortgage industry professional, Vietmeier has proved to be resourceful in the completion of projects with extensive experience in sales, customer service and products.

360 Mortgage Group adds Maurice Harris to Its Ranks as Account Executive

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately-owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes Maurice Harris as an account executive. Throughout his 15 years in the mortgage industry, Harris has exhibited strong leadership and financial strength, as well as a desire to maintain a strong work ethic with a company that fosters the personal professional growth of its employees.

Wham Bang Comics’ ‘Night Owl: Bullies Deserve Justice’ Warns Kids of Dangers of Bullying

FORT WORTH, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four years may not be that much time for many grownups in the comic book industry. But for teenage writer Jake Tinsley, it has been literally one-fourth of his life. Jake was 12 when he first started writing comic book and comic strip scripts for Wham Bang Comics, a company he started with his father.

Social Networking Site Appoints Seasoned Executive as new Director

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Active Empty Nesters, a website aimed directly at helping baby-boomers lead an active and productive life, is proud to announce the appointment of Patti Stevens-Lovell as the new Director of Member Services for our rapidly expanding social networking website.

Ground-Breaking Electromagnetic Wave Technology to Turn Science-Fiction to Science-Reality

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Dr. William Griffith, a recently published article in the Journal of Applied Physics announces the discovery of a new electro-magnetic wave technology – tentatively referred to as ‘3D TAP,’ created by Dr. Griffith – that could dramatically change the way we understand the world around us.

Houston Teen Rapper Baby Jay Headlines the ‘Fort Hood Teen Back to School Bash and Carnival’ on Aug. 19

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Roland Entertainment announced today that teen rapper Baby Jay has been invited for a second time to perform at Fort Hood for their ‘Teen Back to School Bash and Carnival’ per recommendation from the Grammy organization Texas Chapter. The event is presented by The U.S. Army Child, Youth and School Services in partnership with The USO. Baby Jay will headline the event for teens from the Fort Hood community.

Austin Leather Furniture Store Expands to Houston

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Town and Country Leather announces the opening of their second retail leather furniture store in Houston Texas, located in the heart of the Galleria district at 1749 Post Oak Blvd., at the corner of San Felipe in the Post Oak Plaza shopping center, next to other prominent furniture stores.

Learn How to Invest in Oil Real Estate through Self-Directed IRA Webinar Series

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The financial crisis continues to loom and stock market uncertainty lurks at every turn. Traditional investors are watching their money disappear. That’s why Domestic Development Company is conducting a weekly investment webinar series designed to show investors how to invest in oil with a self-directed real estate IRA.

Nude Bieber and Gomez Portrait as Monument to National Exceptionalism – Justin and Selena as ‘One’ in Canadian ‘Garden of Eden’

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite breakup rumors, Teen Choice Award winners Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez are presented as a 21st Century Adam and Eve in a new life size portrait created by controversial American artist Daniel Edwards. The portrait depicts the teenagers almost entirely nude, with a Canadian maple leaf and a Texas lone star covering their most intimate parts. The portrait will be unveiled at Dallas’s New Fine Arts, near Gomez’s hometown, at a time yet to be announced by Cory Allen Contemporary Art.

Revenue Cycle Inc. Forges Partnership with D3 Oncology Solutions for the Newly Launched SABRE Program

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Revenue Cycle Inc. announces that it has forged a strategic collaboration with D3 Oncology Solutions for SABRE financial consulting and support. In this newly formed partnership, Revenue Cycle Inc. will research and educate D3 Oncology Solutions clients in proper coding, billing, documentation, and compliance for SABRE.

Buffington Homes is Austin’s Largest Locally Owned Homebuilder

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When searching for Austin home builders you will not find many that are locally owned, says Buffington Homes. Austin home builders primarily consist of the large public builders found in any big city USA and very few of these big builders understand Austin Texas real estate and building in central Texas.

Lisa Glenn Joins 360 Mortgage Group as Account Executive for Southeast Region

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately-owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes Lisa Glenn to its ranks as an account executive in the Southeast region. Glenn brings more than 20 years of mortgage origination experience.

Tommy Cruse Joins 360 Mortgage Group as Account Executive for Southeast Region

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately-owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes Tommy Cruse to its ranks as an account executives in the Southeast region. Cruse brings more than 35 years of mortgage origination experience.

Al Crisanty Joins 360 Mortgage Group as VP of National Wholesale Production

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately-owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes Al Crisanty to its team as Vice President of National Wholesale Production. Crisanty will oversee 360 Mortgage Group’s territory sales managers as the firm seeks to expand its operations to all 50 states. Crisanty brings with him more than 25 years of results oriented management and leadership experience in all areas of the mortgage origination process.

Buffington Homes Offers Energy Star Certified Austin TX Homes for Sale in Silver Leaf

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes, the leader in building Energy Star Certified Austin Homes and Austin TX homes for sale has 5 homes available in Silver Leaf. The available homes range in size from 1938 square feet to 3593 square feet and are priced from $194,900 to $269,990. In addition to the 5 available homes, Buffington Homes has added a new floor-plan in Silver Leaf – the Burleson.

Whiteflash Promo ‘FRIENDS ARE LIKE DIAMONDS’ Creates Excitement

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Utilizing the allure of their signature A CUT ABOVE(R) Super Ideal Diamond brand, the ongoing Whiteflash FRIENDS ARE LIKE DIAMONDS promotion on Facebook is connecting new friends and spreading the love of ideal diamonds. A trio of dazzling diamond jewelry pieces is being given away in the process!

Buffington Homes Offers Unbeatable Homes for Sale in Austin TX at the Highlands at Crystal Falls

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes, the leading builder of homes for sale in Austin TX, has 5 homes available in the Highlands of Crystal Falls. These Austin Texas homes for sale range in size from 2,254 square feet to 3,425 square feet and are priced from $249,990 to $305,110. All of the homes are 3 to 4 bedroom homes with 2 to 3 1/2 bathrooms and 2 to 3 car garages.

Another First for Brian Gavin Diamonds with New Android App

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After releasing a mobile app on the iPhone, iPod and iPad, Brian Gavin Diamonds has set its sights on expanding its mobile horizons even further. Due to popular demand, Brian Gavin Diamonds is the first online diamond and jewelry company to bring a mobile app to the Android market.

Free Social Networking site helps Baby-Boomer Golfers Locate Extra Players

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Golfers in the Houston Metro area have a new tool at their disposal to help them track down additional players, thanks to Active Empty Nesters, a new social networking site aimed at helping Baby Boomers lead an active lifestyle.