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ReverseVision

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, is pleased to announce that Texas-based mortgage lender Open Mortgage has launched its reverse mortgage wholesale operation on the RV Exchange (RVX) loan origination software (LOS).
Jody Leshinsky

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. -- Alyona Ushe, President & CEO of The Creatives, has announced that Jody Leshinsky is joining the nonprofit organization as the Vice President of Administration. Leshinsky, the former Assistant Director of the Broward Cultural Division, will work closely with Ushe in managing venues including The Pompano Beach Amphitheater (The Amp), the upcoming Cultural Center and other cultural initiatives throughout the City of Pompano Beach.
Empire: Cookie's Revenge

CARSON CITY, Nev. -- The creators of the hit television show "Empire" may be facing some hard questions from author Eugene L. Weems, Founder of Celebrity Spotlight Entertainment LLC and author of the blockbuster book "Empire: Cookie's Revenge" (ISBN: 978-1515335917). Weems is claiming Co-Creators Lee Daniels and Danny Strong have allegedly based the second season of the "Empire" show on Weems' book and have also "stolen" his idea of creating a spinoff television series about the upbringing of Taraji P. Henson's Cookie Lyon character.
Jake Perata

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Jake Perata has joined the firm as an insurance broker/producer for the firm's Sacramento CA-based Golf Insurance Services Practice.
Sunshine Capital

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. -- Sunshine Capital, Inc. (Pinksheets: SCNP / OTC:SCNP) today announced that the Board of Directors has approved all recommendations made by Advisory Board Member and Investment Trustee, Daniel J Duffy.
VLP Law Group

PALO ALTO, Calif. -- VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Chris Laukenmann has joined the firm's Corporate Practice Group as a partner based in California. Mr. Laukenmann's practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, securities, finance, private equity, venture capital, general corporate, restructuring and regulatory compliance across industries.
Snowflake Stories

CHICAGO, Ill. -- The Independent Publisher Book Awards presented the 20th annual IPPY awards in a special ceremony at the Willis Tower Skydeck. In the Best Publisher/Author/Book Website category, Snowflake Stories, LLC, created by San Fran developer James Stone, was honored with a bronze medal.
Mike Smith Named Director

FLAT ROCK, N.C. -- Michael "Mike" Smith, M.B.A., and Certified Health Care Financial Professional (or CHFP), has been named director of finance with Four Seasons Compassion for Life. Smith attributes Four Seasons' leaders for modeling quality personal growth and professional development.
OpenClose

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- MBA National Secondary Market Conference & Expo -- OpenClose(R) an enterprise-class, multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) provider, announced that in conjunction with Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT) it has developed a solution that normalizes and extracts a lender's committed loan sale and purchase advice data to be uploaded directly into OpenClose's LenderAssist(TM) LOS, thus eliminating significant manual intervention. Depending on the number of loans that have been executed, time savings can be reduced from days to minutes.
Teamsnap

BOULDER, Colo. -- Although many people know TeamSnap as the leading tool for organizing and communicating every aspect of active sports life for teams, the sports management app innovator also offers a comprehensive web-based solution that helps streamline management for clubs, leagues and associations.
EPIC Insurance

ATLANTA, Ga. -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Senior Consultant and Principal Rosemary Hughes and Benefits Strategy Consultant Suzannah Gill will speak at a hands-on workshop at the 7th Annual 2016 IHC Forum & Expo on Wednesday, May 25 from 3-4 p.m. at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Georgia.
Trump Insults Playing Cards

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Quantum Results is excited to announce the launch of the Trump Insults Playing Cards on Indiegogo, 54 full color caricature cards of the people in politics, entertainment and the media whom Donald Trump has insulted. Our cards include drawings of Hillary Clinton, President Obama, Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders, Rosie O'Donnell, Kim Kardashian, Madonna and even the Pope. All of the major former Republican Presidential candidates are pictured, accompanied by Trump's insults. Do your part to Make America Great Again.
JRL GOLF

SUNLAND, Calif. -- JRL GOLF is excited to announce their open house for the JRL GOLF Junior Academy, Saturday June 4, 2016 at Angeles National Golf Club from 10:30 a .m. - 5 p.m. JRL GOLF's open house provides the opportunity for junior golfers and their parents to experience the academy, meet the instructors, learn about our teaching philosophy, and hear from guest speakers, such as Chris Zambri Head Golf Coach at USC.
Weitz and Luxenberg

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C. today said it agrees with Vice President Joe Biden that the lives of more cancer victims could be saved if cancer researchers were able to more freely access published studies and, most importantly, their underlying data.
ReverseVision

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- ReverseVision announced today that Concord Mortgage Group (Concord), a Westerville, Ohio-based full-service mortgage banker and division of NOIC, Inc. (NMLS# 121455), has chosen RV Exchange (RVX) as its reverse mortgage loan origination software (LOS). Concord offers home-equity conversion mortgages (HECM), commonly called reverse mortgages, to clients in eight states.
Moby Lube

YARDLEY, Pa. -- 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.
Paragon Pools of Houston

HOUSTON, Texas -- Paragon Pools of Texas is the winner of the 2016 BBB Pinnacle award. Over the 9 years in business, Paragon Pools has become one of the elite pool builders in Houston. From humble beginnings, the 3 owners, Leo Kleiweg, David Pavlesic, and Dan Pavlesic, have taken great pride in their quality end product.
Wait What Really Ok

VERO BEACH, Fla. -- "Wait What Really Ok" is part radio show, part podcast, part strategy & part comic relief that takes apart the misconceptions, misunderstandings and mistakes of online branding, marketing and promotion by delivering up to date, easy to understand information that can be applied to your marketing, regardless of your business.
Minnesota Republican Delegates

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- In an unprecedented move, officers and delegates within the Republican Party of Minnesota (MNGOP) have announced their intention to repudiate their party's presumptive nominee for president, organizing under the name Conservatives for Candidates of Character. At an upcoming meeting of the party's state central committee, the group will propose a prohibition on MNGOP expenditures in support of the controversial candidate.

NEWS: (PROVO, Utah) Simplifile, a leader in electronic document and data workflow technology for lenders, settlement agents and counties, announced it added 22 additional county recording offices in the Midwest and on the West Coast to its e-recording platform. These new counties are located in Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Washington and Wisconsin.

NEWS: (BOULDER, Colo.) TeamSnap, the leading tool for organizing and communicating every aspect of active sports life, today announced that its CEO and co-founder, Dave DuPont, was named a finalist for the 'EY Entrepreneur Of The Year' 2016 Award in the Mountain Desert Region which includes Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico.
ReverseVision

NEWS: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) ReverseVision, Inc., a leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that Vice President of Sales and Marketing Wendy Peel is one of Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine's 2016 'Elite Women in Mortgage.'
DocMagic

NEWS: (TORRANCE, Calif.) DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced the formal launch of its fully integrated 'eQC' solution that automates due diligence for investors and correspondent lenders.

NEWS: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Liz Miller has joined the organization's employee benefits division as a senior communications consultant. Miller will be based in EPIC's San Francisco headquarters and report to John Gaffney, director of national benefits operations.

NEWS: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) EaseUS launches MobiSaver for Android 5.0 offering Android data recovery sure to complete fast with greater success, especially from SD cards as Android phones are rooted. Meanwhile, real-time notices of recovery results on Android phones keep users always clear about whole data recovery course. German and French are also fully supported by the 5.0 version.

NEWS: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) The Mortgage Collaborative, an independent mortgage lending cooperative, today announced the addition of 14 new lenders to their national network of originating members, according to the Collaborative's EVP of National Sales and Strategic Alliances, Rich Swerbinsky.

NEWS: (BEIJING, China) On May 12, 2016, Fengtao Software, the industry leader specializing in DVD, Blu-ray and video backup solutions, rolls out another round of its Meta Info Uploading campaign, encouraging its users worldwide, especially those 30-day trial version users, to upload and share the Meta information of their Blu-ray discs with the entire DVDFab community.

NEWS: (OAK FOREST, Ill.) Rejuvatek Medical Inc., officially announces the Tatt2Away(R) non-laser tattoo removal system is now available for the first time in the greater Chicago area with Native Rituals Tattoo's Jimmy V Regalado and Randy Willard. Their Oak Forest location has come on board to offer to all its clientele certified tattoo removal as the first Tatt2Away Center in the state.

NEWS: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) Jonathan B. Roberts, Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Vice President at Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors, a leading wealth management firm with approximately $3 billion in assets under management, welcomed attendees with insightful opening remarks at the Investment Adviser Association's (IAA) 2016 Annual Leadership Conference.

NEWS: (GREAT FALLS, Va.) LeaseAccelerator, the leader in Equipment Lease Management software, announced the results of a 2016 market readiness survey for the new lease accounting standards. The first research study to be completed since the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) announced ASU 2016-02 (ASC 842), surveyed financial professionals about their state of readiness for the new leasing standards.

NEWS: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) Brad Fryman - Artistic Director, Oberon Theatre Ensemble announces that Oscar and Golden Globe Winners Alexander Dinelaris and Nicolás Giacobone (Birdman) will join Oberon Theatre's 24/7 Benefit to support its next season.

NEWS: (ATLANTA, Ga.) BioTE(R) Medical, a leader in bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), is expanding its nationwide network of certified physicians into the Atlanta, Georgia market this month.

NEWS: (CARSON, Calif.) International Trade Education Programs (ITEP), a nonprofit focused on connecting high school students to careers, was recently honored with the 2016 Bob Kleist Leadership Award by the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce. Recipients of the prestigious award demonstrate inspirational and visionary leadership in the development of world trade in Southern California.

NEWS: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced details of community support provided by their Inland Empire division. In 2015, the EPIC Invitational Golf Tournament raised approximately $28,000 for the Joyful Child Foundation. This year's tournament generated an additional $40,477.

NEWS: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Developed by Tris Holdings, Tris Search and Chat Platform's goal is to be used to foster real communication in real life instead of virtual, and bridge online chat to real life chat.
Sunshine Capital

NEWS: (HOLLYWOOD, Fla.) Sunshine Capital, Inc. (PinkSheets:SCNP) today announced that its parent Company DIB Funding, Inc. has been acquired by the Daniel Joseph Duffy Descendants Trust. The Daniel Joseph Duffy Descendants' Trust was established for the benefit of Daniel J. Duffy's two children, ages 6 and 11.

NEWS: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) Columbia University will confer the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters on the legendary dance pioneer and social activist Arthur Mitchell this month, the Arthur Mitchell Project announced today.
EPIC Insurance

NEWS: (HOUSTON, Texas) Ascende, an EPIC company, announces that Ascende Retirement Director Rob Massa is speaking at the Gulf Coast Symposium. Massa will speak on 'The Intersection of Health Care and Retirement' on Thursday, May 12 at 9 a.m. at the NRG Center in Houston, Texas.

NEWS: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) EZER, the app that connects those with trucks to businesses or individuals who need their stuff picked up and delivered, will showcase at Apps World North America on May 11 and 12, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The EZER booth will be located in the Startup City section of the expo at space S28.

NEWS: (KIRKLAND, Wash.) The best way to buy long-term care insurance is through an independent agent, according to many experts. But agents vary. How do you pick a professional who is right for you? 'We recommend asking six key questions,' says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of America's largest long-term care insurance agencies.