Thursday, February 11, 2016

State: Texas

State: Texas
Texas Business News, Entertainment, and Technology News (U.S.)

NEWS: According to Gary Donovitz, M.D., a current BioTE Medical Combat Trauma Treatment Study (in conjunction with the Veterans Advocacy Center (VAC)) is showing promising results in helping veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).

NEWS: Leading national long-term care insurance agency ACSIA Partners is joining the fight against Alzheimer's disease, a mind-robbing neurodegenerative illness which affects over 5 million Americans. In Austin, Texas, January 15 through 17, 2016, the company will unveil its battle plan in a company conference and an affiliated fund-raising event supporting the Alzheimer's Association.

NEWS: Mid America Mortgage, Inc. Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode announced the firm's interest in purchasing Scratch and Dent loans with TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) infractions, even if a previous investor has rejected the loan for purchase.

NEWS: Donald Eugene Lowe says he has been preparing for this role his whole life. And, he plans to share the details of his presidential campaign and promises in a worldwide broadcast scheduled to take place on December 23 at 1:01 p.m. EST. Interested parties can also attend the event live at the Clarion Hotel at 441 Rio Concho Drive in San Angelo, Texas.

NEWS: Mid America Mortgage, Inc. Owner and CEO Jeff Bode announced the firm has developed Mid America Concierge, an online marketing support portal for its strategic business partners, including real estate agents and brokers.

NEWS: Texas A&M University-Commerce has expanded the use of Regent Education's financial aid management solution, Regent 8, to support the administration of financial aid for its entire population. In addition, it has added Regent's SNAP product to its solution set to automate the financial aid application process for students who are not eligible for federal financial aid but are eligible for state-funded programs.

NEWS: For the third consecutive year, AlEn USA join forces with Curing Children's Cancer Fund and donates $25,000 to provide financial support for some of the country's leading pediatric cancer researchers.

NEWS: Dr. Mark A. Miller has published 'Oil and Gas and the Texas Railroad Commission: Lessons for Regulating a Free Society' (ISBN: 978-1518810398), a new book that examines the complexities and impact of the regulatory actions of the Texas Railroad Commission on matters related to the oil and gas industry.

NEWS: Mid America Mortgage, Inc. Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode announced the firm has expanded its operations into Missouri, Iowa and Kansas with its newest branch locations in Kansas City, Mo. and Overland Park, Kan.

NEWS: The Central Texas Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth(R) (ACG), the global organization focused on driving middle-market growth, presented its recently established Scholarship for Finance Studies to Dr. Keith Fairchild, PhD, associate professor and former department chair of the Department of Finance at The University of Texas San Antonio.

NEWS: The Central Texas Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth(R) (ACG), the global organization focused on driving middle-market growth, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Mexican Entrepreneurs Association, AEM, in an effort to actively expose the two organizations to each other's membership, foster integration, and promote joint programs. Eduardo Berdegue, president of ACG Central Texas, and Roberto Espinosa, President of AEM San Antonio were the signatories.

NEWS: Pavaso, a provider of digital collaborative technology for the real estate lifecycle, announced it is co-hosting an event with leading mortgage document preparation provider International Document Services (IDS) during the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA's) 102nd Annual Convention and Expo in San Diego later this month. The event, 'eClosing All-Stars,' will be held on Sunday, Oct. 18 at Petco Park.

NEWS: Real estate technology company Pavaso today announced the completion of its pioneering end-to-end digital process for the industry with the addition of its sales contract negotiation tool for real estate agents. The tool allows the deal to start digitally and flow through their established process with lenders and settlement agents, creating a unified modern experience for consumers.

NEWS: Rejuvatek Medical Inc., launches the first Tatt2Away non laser tattoo removal system in the state of Texas. Zulu Tattoo Studio of Austin has come on board with the company to offer to all its clientele certified tattoo removal as the first Tatt2Away Center in the state. Bringing into their high quality of service and products, the all natural system.

NEWS: Mid America Mortgage, Inc. owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode announced John Rhode has joined the company as an account executive in the wholesale and correspondent lending division. Rhode brings 24 years of wholesale lending experience to Mid America and will be focused on the metro-Chicago area and surrounding markets.

NEWS: The Central Texas Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth(R) (ACG), the global organization focused on driving middle-market growth, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Texas Military Officers Association, TMOA, in an effort to actively expose the two organizations to each other's membership, foster integration, and promote joint programs.

NEWS: Pavaso, Inc., a provider of electronic collaborative technology for the real estate lifecycle, announced the availability of IDMAXX(SM), an identity validation/character reference tool that further enhances their end-to-end digital real estate process. The tool is currently in beta and being offered to users free of charge until the end of 2015.

NEWS: Restaurant Owner, an industry leading resource for budding and seasoned independent restaurateurs, recently published an industry survey on the hiring and staffing issues plaguing the foodservice industry today. More than 650 independent restaurant owners responded with the unique situations they are facing in hiring and retaining their staff.

NEWS: Based on the hilarious book 'You Can't Make This Shit Up : Corporate America' by writer Sal Savello, the television series and comedy tour takes a satirical look at the antics and angst of climbing the ever elusive corporate ladder. Dallas-based creators are excited to announce the kick off the 'Corporate America Comedy Tour' promoting the TV Series starring actor David O'Hara.

NEWS: Whiteflash Inc., top tier retailer of ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry, announced this week that it is adding High Definition 360 degree video to their website for their in-house loose diamonds.

NEWS: Dr. Mark Miller announced today that he is seeking the Libertarian Party of Texas' nomination for Texas Railroad Commissioner in 2016. Miller was the 2014 Libertarian nominee for Texas Railroad Commissioner and is again running for office because he believes it is imperative for the Texas Railroad Commission to serve all Texans, not just the oil and gas industry.

NEWS: Bob Phillips will no longer be traveling alone on the popular TV series, 'Texas Country Reporter' (TCR). Beginning this September Kelli Phillips will join TCR and travel the back roads of Texas with Bob.

HOUSTON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Center of Reproductive Medicine has announced Dr. John R. Crochet, Jr., has been named as a 'Rising Star' - an honor bestowed to only 2.5 percent of physicians in Texas. Rising Stars are an elite subset of Super Doctors, an already distinguished listing of top doctors, all of whom are featured in the July 2015 issue of Texas Monthly.

ADDISON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Mid America Mortgage, Inc. owner and CEO Jeff Bode announced Chris Hartman has been promoted to sales manager of wholesale and correspondent operations. Hartman brings nearly two decades of mortgage sales experience to this new role, where he'll be responsible for overseeing sales efforts across Mid America's wholesale and correspondent lending division.

AUSTIN, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Oncology Group today announced that Terry Massey has joined the company as vice president. Mr. Massey will lead The Oncology Group's newest consulting service, revenue recovery.

HOUSTON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Renowned international jeweler, Brian Gavin Diamonds, introduces its newest luxury collection, Brian Gavin Yellow(TM), a line featuring certified fancy yellow diamonds set in left or right hand ring settings. These beautiful diamonds are set in platinum, 18K white gold or 14K white gold.

DALLAS, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Roemtech, LLC is announcing the award of Patent #9,042,577 by the USPTO for its invention of a unique circuitry that automatically analyzes multiple audio inputs and checks for ground-loop noise that frequently plagues classroom audio systems. If the circuitry detects ground-loop noise on any input, it will immediately take action to eliminate that noise.

ADDISON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Mid America Mortgage, Inc. owner and CEO Jeff Bode has announced the lender has hired former Fannie Mae underwriting consultant David Tracy as National Underwriting Manager. A 20+-year residential and commercial mortgage veteran, Tracy will be responsible for revitalizing Mid America's underwriting operations nationwide.

AUSTIN, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Oncology Group today announced that its owner and president, Marsha Fountain, will retire effective May 29, 2015. Steve Black, who has served as vice president of The Oncology Group since August 2013, will take over as president.

PLANO, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Dr. Janice E. Brunstrom-Hernandez, also called 'Dr. Jan' by her patients, is a board certified pediatric neurologist. Her mission is to help children (0-22) with cerebral palsy (CP) to live their very best lives, now and in the future. And her new practice located in Texas - 1 CP Place - is designed to do just that.

BALLINGER, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Mueller, Inc., a leading manufacturer of steel buildings and residential metal roofing, wants to extend a helping hand again this year to a Texas non-profit in need of a new facility. The campaign is called 'Helping Hand.' One organization will be selected to receive a new Mueller steel building up to 4,000 square feet through applications received by May 19, 2015.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Tanis Communications, Inc., an award-winning marketing and PR services firm specializing in business-to-business (B2B) communications for high-tech companies, today announced the opening of its office in Austin, Texas, adding to its presence in Silicon Valley and New York City.

HOUSTON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Arbitration hearings have been scheduled for May 8, 2015 and May 13-15, 2015 regarding breach of contract, defamation and fraud claims for at least $131,081.21 filed against American International Industries, Inc. ('American'; OTC:AMIN / OTCMKTS:AMIN), and its CEO, Daniel Dror, by Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American, and Maria T. Wolinsky, his wife.

CHICAGO, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Association for Corporate Growth(R) (ACG), the global organization focused on driving middle-market growth, today awarded the ACG Growth Awards to Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas). Inaugurated in 2014, the Growth Award is ACG's highest recognition for service to middle-market businesses.

SUGAR LAND, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: TeDan Surgical Innovations (TSI) announced the release of the Phantom AL Retractor System used to facilitate minimally invasive exposure and retraction of the anterior lumbar spine. The Phantom AL Retractor System provides superior visualization with minimal tissue trauma during MIS ALIF procedures.

ADDISON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Mid America Mortgage, Inc. owner and CEO Jeff Bode announced Adam Rieke has joined the organization as director of national TPO lending. Rieke brings an extensive track record of success in the mortgage lending arena. Over the last 23 years, he has built and managed several highly profitable wholesale lending operations.

HOUSTON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American International Industries, Inc. ('American'; Ticker 'AMIN' / OTCMKTS:AMIN), and Maria T. Wolinsky, his wife, have agreed to the consolidation of their defamation and fraud claims that were pending in two separate civil lawsuits against American and its CEO, Daniel Dror, in the Harris County District Courts into the ongoing Houston arbitration proceeding announced by American on December 17, 2014.

SOUTHLAKE, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Terri Suresh (RN, MSN, ACNP), Founder and President of the Hormonal Health, Wellness and Aesthetic Centers announces the grand opening of a new location in Southlake, Texas (Dallas). Hormonal Health, Wellness and Aesthetics Center of Southlake will be observing an official grand opening on March 19, 2015.

AUSTIN and KEMAH, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB) held its February meeting on Feb. 20, 2015. At the meeting, the TALCB entered an 'Agreed Final Order' in the matter of an investigation of Complaint Nos. 13-321 and 13-325 filed by Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American International Industries, Inc. (OTCBB:AMIN / OTCMKTS:AMIN).

ADDISON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Mid America Mortgage, Inc. today announced it has hired financial compliance expert Joanna Shelton as the company's next compliance manager. In addition, Shelton will oversee compliance for Mid America's sister company Mortgage Machine Service and its flagship loan origination system (LOS) Mortgage Machine. Shelton brings more than 19 years of compliance expertise to Mid America.