Virginia Business News

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


By Light Chief Strategy Office Promotes Growth and Innovation

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — By Light Professional IT Services LLC is investing in its people with a series of promotions to further its strategic growth and solidify its brand as a leader in IT solutions for government and commercial clients. By Light’s promoted several employees who are trailblazers in their fields to positions within the Chief Strategy Office.

NAES Southampton Power Station in Franklin, Virginia Receives the Virginia ‘Star’ Designation Under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s Voluntary Protection Programs

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Commissioner C. Ray Davenport announced today that NAES Southampton Power Station in Franklin, Virginia, has been recertified as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia’s Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP), the agency’s highest level of recognition for excellence in safety and health management systems.

As Schools Begin Virtually, New Book Helps Ease Children’s Fears Over Online Learning

BRIDGEWATER, Va., Sept. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Morgan Books today announced the release of their new timely book, “Madi Goes to Virtual School” (ISBN: 979-8673380277) by author Rob Morgan. As millions of school children have returned to the classroom this fall, many of them are doing so virtually, learning from kitchen tables and laptop screens rather than the familiar flexible seating and SMART boards that define so many modern teaching spaces.

VirPack and Mortgage Builder Announce Integration Built to Streamline the Digital Mortgage Process

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VirPack is pleased to announce a new partnership with Mortgage Builder, a Constellation Mortgage Solution Company and full loan lifecycle solution. This new integration will provide Mortgage Builder customers advanced workflow and document management capabilities.

DISA Awards By Light Team $198.9M Cloud-Based Internet Isolation Production OTA

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — By Light Professional IT Services LLC has been awarded a $198.9M, 5-year production Other Transaction Agreement (OTA) by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) for the Cloud-Based Internet Isolation (CBII) Program. By Light as the prime contractor for this OTA, with teammate Menlo Security, Inc., are together delivering this next-generation Isolation Platform to protect Department of Defense (DoD) networks worldwide.

New River Dermatology Announces Rebrand and Celebrates 19 Years

BLACKSBURG, Va., Sept. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New River Dermatology, an award-winning leader in dermatological care, announced the company rebrand today in celebration of its 19th anniversary. New River Dermatology and its sister brand, New River Aesthetics, provide a range of comprehensive medical and aesthetic dermatological services to help patients address their skin care needs.

Jim Fitzhugh Promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer for Brooks Transfer & Storage

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Sept. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brooks Transfer & Storage is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Fitzhugh as the organization’s next president and chief executive officer. Fitzhugh brings to the position 25 years of experience, a wealth of knowledge and an array of experiences in the Moving & Storage industry.

Coldwell Banker Elite Debuts Home Safe™ Certification

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Sept. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buying or selling a home is not easy, even in the best of times, but it’s especially difficult during a global pandemic. In order to mitigate the myriad of risks that come with viewing homes, meeting with clients and in-person closings, Coldwell Banker Elite has launched Home Safe Certification.

HomeWork Solutions Sees Huge Demand in Nanny-Share and Education PODS during COVID Epidemic

STERLING, Va., Aug. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HomeWork Solutions (HWS), industry experts in household payroll and employment taxes, have announced a major effort to support working families interested in Nanny Share and Educator PODs. This action is in direct response to families struggling to find in-home caregivers for their children and continuing their educational learning.

Aligned Technology Solutions Ranks on the 2020 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Revenue Growth of 107 Percent

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inc. magazine today revealed that Aligned Technology Solutions is No. 3485 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.

Aligned Technology Solutions Ranked Among Virginia Most Elite 501 Managed Service Providers

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aligned Technology Solutions has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers and one of the top MSPs in Virginia on the prestigious 2020 annual Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings.

IQBG and Active Navigation Partner to Help Organizations Understand Their Data Estate and Effectively Govern Growing Information Stores

MCLEAN, Va., July 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IQBG, Inc., a leading provider of information and management solutions to highly regulated industries and the public sector, today announced a strategic partnership with Active Navigation, the data privacy and governance software provider.

Aligned Technology Solutions Celebrates 10 Years Continued Growth and Success

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aligned Technology Solutions, an award-winning managed service provider (MSP), has reached an exciting milestone as the company celebrates a decade of providing affordable world-class IT solutions that improve technology outcomes for small- and medium-sized businesses.

Going, Going, Gone: Established Real Estate Agent Leaves Brokerage World During a Pandemic to Embrace the Advantages of Auctions

CHESAPEAKE, Va., June 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a pandemic-ravaged economy that’s left few industries untouched – with many having had to completely rethink and reorient operations within a short window of time – one might question why someone would leave an established career to set off on a new venture. However, that’s exactly what Seth A. White chose to do, noted real estate auction firm Tranzon Fox has announced today.

James F.X. Payne joins pExchange LLC as Vice President of Special Projects

ARLINGTON, Va., May 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — pExchange LLC, a leading provider of innovative government PPBE budgetary software, database management and advanced analytics solutions, just announced that James F.X. Payne has joined the company as Vice President of Special Projects.

A tribute to an American Hero – Juan ‘Skip’ Torres

FAIRFAX, Va., May 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Juan Manuel Torres of Pine Island, Fla. – a decorated Korean and Vietnam veteran – passed away last week at the age of 86-years-old after a courageous battle with cancer and pneumonia, the Family of Juan Manuel Torres announced. With his passing, America lost a true patriot and American hero who was one of the last surviving members of Task Force Smith from the Battle of Osan.

More Space Aliens, Badder Mothers and What About Those Guns? Strong Women Take on Invasion in 4th Outing of Book Series

WILMINGTON, Vt., May 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Space Aliens, Bad Mothers And Guns! Volume 4” (ISBN: 979-8622866586) has been released on Amazon. The twins, Ayesha DeRaville and Sonise Lumbaca (DeRaville Sisters), of DSMAN, LLC, are at it again, bringing their fanbase (and welcoming new readers) 14 new short stories in their fourth self-published novel.

Costa Dentistry Responds to Pandemic with Advanced Safety Protocols

BRAMBLETON, Va., May 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Costa Dentistry is re-opening our doors on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 after implementing strict new safety protocols and state of the art technology.

Nuclear to Play Vital Role in Innovating Virginia’s Carbon-Free Future

ARLINGTON, Va., April 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Innovations in nuclear energy will play a vital role in reaching Virginia’s goal to be carbon-free by 2050 after Governor Ralph Northam signed legislation directing the state to work with industry to develop a strategic plan for the Commonwealth’s nuclear industry. The bill directs the government, through the Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium Authority (VNECA), to work with industry stakeholders to develop a comprehensive plan.

AMI Expeditionary Healthcare Deploys to St Maarten to Assist COVID-19 Victims

RESTON, Va., April 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A 30-member medical team from Virginia-based AMI Expeditionary Healthcare LLC is en route to the Caribbean island of St. Maarten to assist coronavirus victims at the urgent request of the Dutch government.

Aligned Technology Solutions Awarded as One of The Financial Times The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2020

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aligned Technology Solutions has been recognized as part of The Financial Times inaugural list of The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2020. This prestigious award is presented by The Financial Times and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider.

New SunLogix Virginia Warehouse Offers Crucial Storage Capacity for Solar Energy Industry

DANVILLE, Va., April 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SunLogix, a leading provider of logistics services exclusively to the solar energy industry, today announced it has acquired 500,000 square feet of warehousing space in Danville, Virginia. The warehouse provides additional space on the East Coast for Safe Harbor storage, long-term storage and short-term space to store solar power equipment in the event of project delays or other reasons.

Instrumental in the Coronavirus Emergency Response Efforts, AMI Expeditionary Healthcare is on the Frontlines

RESTON, Va., March 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AMI Expeditionary Healthcare LLC is staffing the front lines of the Coronavirus response providing critical services to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services all over the United States. In early March, they assembled teams of doctors, nurses, technicians, logisticians, case workers and many others to combat the COVID-19 emergency response in Kirkland, Washington and central California and are still there supplying their expertise.

New UV-C Sterilizing Lamp Kills Viruses and Other Pathogens in Fewer than 90 Minutes

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., March 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Germ Mold Buster, a division of Crawl Space Door Systems, Inc., has developed a UV-C germicidal, disinfectant light that uses shortwave UV-C radiation to deactivate microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, protozoa and mold.

Urgent Need On The Frontlines of The Corona Virus Pandemic: Be A Part of AMI and This Historic Response

RESTON, Va., March 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AMI Expeditionary Healthcare LLC. (formerly Aspen Medical International) is on the front lines of the Coronavirus response providing critical services to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services all over the United States. Around the globe, they are working with international organizations and sovereign governments to combat the virus. AMI is in need of doctors, nurses, technicians, logisticians, case workers and many others to support the COVID-19 emergency response.

Aubade Publishing Achieves Publishing Goal One Year Early: Releases Eight Titles in 2020

ASHBURN, Va., March 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aubade Publishing, a member of the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA), is steadily growing, expanding and exceeding its business expectations. It’s scheduled to release eight titles in 2020 – four poetry collections, three novels and one memoir.

Aligned Technology Solutions Recognized on CRN’s 2020 MSP500 List

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aligned Technology Solutions, announced today that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company has named Aligned Technology Solutions to its 2020 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category.

FIL-AM EXPO 2020 in Northern Virginia on June 13-14, 2020 is host to fashion show uniquely dubbed ‘COUTURE MOD•A•NYO’

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After the June 12 Philippine Independence Day, what more is there to do for the Filipino-American (Fil-Am) community? Celebrate more! The Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Metro Washington DC (PACC-DC), in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines, is spearheading the Fil-Am Expo 2020 on June 13 and 14 at the Dulles Expo Center.

Coldwell Banker Elite Debuts a Brand New Look

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Jan. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Coldwell Banker Elite unveiled its fresh new look as the Coldwell Banker network undergoes a visual transformation as part of “Project North Star.” Coldwell Banker Elite is deploying all new office signage, yard signs, marketing materials and more as part of the full network-wide rebrand this year.

FIL-AM EXPO 2020 in Northern Virginia billed as the largest Filipino-American event in DMV area on June 13-14, 2020

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Dec. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Metro Washington DC (PACC-DC), in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines, is spearheading what is now being billed as the largest Philippine-American event in the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area – the Fil-Am Expo 2020 on June 13 and 14, 2020, following the June 12 Philippine Independence Day.

Crawl Space Door Systems, Inc. Announces Court Case Win Against Competitor Making False Claims

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Dec. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On September 24, 2013, Smart Vent filed a lawsuit against Crawl Space Door Systems, Inc. in the NJ Federal Court, case 1:13-cv-05691-JBS-KMW. Crawl Space Door Systems, Inc. filed a counter-claim. The lawsuit is now over and Crawl Space Door Systems won.

Arresting Literary Thriller Brings the Paranoid, Go-Go Miami of 1984 to Life

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Haywire Books announces the release of its first title this fall, Jon Sealy’s “The Edge of America” (ISBN: 978-1950182008). Drugs. Money. The CIA. Miami in the 1980s evokes a high-wire world of money, criminals, espionage, and plenty of glitz, all of which come to life in this arresting South Florida noir.

Aligned Technology Solutions Announces Participation in the 2019 ASAE Technology Exploration Conference

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aligned Technology Solutions, an award-winning IT services provider for Associations and Nonprofits in the Washington D.C. region, announced its plans to exhibit at the ASAE Technology Exploration Conference (TEC). The two-day event, for association and non-profit technology executives, is tailored to the needs of an increasingly technology-driven community where attendees can find all the education, solutions, and connections they’re looking for.

Aligned Technology Solutions Acquires New Office Space for Their Expanding Business

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aligned Technology Solutions, an award-winning technology service provider, announces the relocation of their headquarters to a new, larger office space to accommodate rapid growth and expansion of their business.

ShopMyCause Launches in Virginia to Power Investment in Local Communities

MIDLOTHIAN, Va., Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ShopMyCause, a socially conscious e-commerce start-up, has launched in Virginia this month with a unique model that connects local businesses and customers to raise money for community organizations serving kids.

Charity Anthology Features Stephen King, Neil Gaiman and Many More – ‘DARK TIDES: A Charity Anthology’

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Sept. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gestalt Media is honored to announce “Dark Tides: A Charity Horror Anthology” (ISBN: 978-1733735537) featuring 31 of today’s leading authors in the genre with 100% of the proceeds donated to the victims of the May 31, 2019 Virginia Beach shooting attack. (VIDEO)

New Flood Vent Can Reduce Flood Insurance Costs by Up to 85 Percent

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Aug. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s time to prepare for more downpours warns NOAA. Heavy rain has increased across most of the United States, and is only likely to continue to do so. In fact, climate change is projected to increase the size of the flood plain by as much as 45% in the next 100 years. A new flood vent introduced by Crawl Space Door Systems, Inc. can help concerned home and business owners protect their property and save money too. (VIDEO)

Seattle Sensation Arnaldo! Heads Talented Cast in LIFE IS A CABARET on August 10

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Aug. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Summer is heating up and the Philippine American Chamber of Commerce DC (PACC-DC) is serving up a sizzling show to match with “LIFE IS A CABARET,” headlined by Seattle sensation, uber talented Arnaldo! Drag Chanteuse on August 10, 2019 at the State Theatre in Falls Church, Virginia. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and show starts at 8 p.m.

Founder of Stillbrave Childhood Cancer Foundation to Run 206-Mile Ultra-Marathon on Mount St. Helens Volcano

BURKE, Va., July 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stillbrave Childhood Cancer Foundation announced that its founder and director, “Tattoo Tom” Mitchell is on a mission to raise $500,000 to support children with cancer and their families. From August 9 through 13, he will return to Mount St. Helens to make his fourth attempt at what’s been called “the most challenging endurance race in North America” – the Bigfoot 200.

Energy Jobs Will Be Easier to Find for Virginians After Enactment of HB2008/SB1348

RICHMOND, Va., May 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Energy sector jobs will be easier to find following Governor Northam’s approval of HB2008 / SB1348 earlier this year. The legislation creates a 17th Energy Career Cluster in the state’s education system, says the Virginia Energy Workforce Consortium. An Energy Career Cluster will introduce students to career opportunities in energy and focus their education on the jobs needed to meet the industry’s growing workforce needs.