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Valerie Gotten

Valerie Gotten
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Valerie G has been an editor with California Newswire for several years, is a gifted theremin player, can quote copious lines from 'Red Dwarf' and also knows where her towel is. Oddly, she does not drive, nor does she take the bus. She identifies as both human and democrat.

Capacity LLC Expands Again in New Jersey to Meet Fulfillment Needs of a New Generation

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., Sept. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Capacity LLC, trusted leaders in order fulfillment, e-commerce, and electronic data interchange (EDI), is expanding again. In response to surging demand for e-commerce fulfillment options and the raised expectations of millennials for on-demand service in a digital economy, the company is adding another 100,000 square feet of operating space.

Paragon BioTeck Inc. announces 2017 Koch Kellan Scholarship, awarded annually to an outstanding graduate medical student

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held pharmaceutical and medical device company, announced today a call for applications for the 2017 Koch Kellan Scholarship, awarded annually to an outstanding graduate medical student committed to pursuing a clinical, teaching or research career in ophthalmology. A Paragon Gives initiative, the Koch Kellan Scholarship reinforces the fundamental mission of Paragon BioTeck to drive innovations to address unmet and underserved medical needs and improve the quality of lives around the world.

Kelly Zinke purchases Stoltz Image Consulting, will move StoltzZinke studio to Fort Worth

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After launching Stoltz Image Consulting nearly 30 years ago to offer personal styling services to executives and professionals in North Texas and beyond, Elaine Stoltz, AICI CIM, master image, wardrobe and make-up consultant, will sell her business to her colleague of six years, Kelly Zinke. The transaction closes on October 1, 2016.

International Document Services Hires Vince Wilson to Support Internal Mortgage Document Preparation Compliance

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Aug. 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has hired Vince Wilson as compliance officer and assistant in-house counsel. In this role, Wilson will be responsible for maintaining both federal and state compliance matrices and implementing changes to IDS compliance audits based on new laws and regulations.
EPIC Insurance

EPIC Insurance Recognized in the 35th Annual INC 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Inc. magazine recently ranked EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, NO. 2288 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. To earn this recognition, EPIC posted a solid 158 percent increase in annual revenue between 2012 and 2015.

Dania Beach CRA takes Home 11 State Awards for 2016 – The Most in Florida

DANIA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Dania Beach CRA was a big winner this year at the 22nd Annual Florida Festivals & Events Association (FFEA) convention and trade show, taking home 11 SUNsational Awards. Dania Beach won the most awards in South Florida for its 4th annual Arts and Seafood Celebration and PATCH Urban Farm and Market.

Simplifile E-Recording Network Adds 5 Counties in Western U.S.

PROVO, Utah, Aug. 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced the addition of five county recording offices across California, New Mexico, and Washington to its e-recording network, the nation's largest.
MCT Trading Inc

Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. Named ‘Best Place to Work’ by San Diego Business Journal for Fifth Straight Year

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage risk management providing pipeline hedging, best-execution loan sales, and centralized lock desk services, announced that it has been named Best Places to Work by the San Diego Business Journal (SDBJ) for the fifth straight year.

iOS 10 Ready, Steady, Go! Digiarty’s WinX MediaTrans Gets Updated and Now Free

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Aug. 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Digiarty Software, the leading DVD and video backup software vendor, announced loud and firm the full support for iOS 10 in the latest version of WinX MediaTrans. To bid welcome to Apple's Autumnal Event, the license code is being given away for the first time from today until Sept. 15 at official WinX MediaTrans giveaway webpage.
iMobie iPhone Data Recovery

Top 5 iPhone Data Recovery Software Roundup Review 2016 by iMobie Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Apple's iPhone 7 and iOS 10 are reportedly ready for launch in the next week, and the iMobie team continues its 2016 "Escort Your iOS 10 Upgrade Trip" campaign to smooth the way of upgrading to new version of iPhone and iOS.

President of RSI & Associates, Gerald W. Brown, Sr., Receives New Accreditation to Better Serve its Clients

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RSI & Associates, Inc. is excited to announce that its senior analyst/appraiser, Gerald W. Brown, Sr., recently added an important accreditation to his already impressive roster of professional credentials - Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF) with a specialization in business valuation for litigation.
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Bank of Southern California, N.A. Recognized as a Top Small Business Lender

SAN DIEGO, Calif., /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) has been recognized as a top small business lender in San Diego County based on the volume of SBA 7(a) loans originated according to the San Diego District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration's fiscal year-end lender rankings as of July 31, 2016.
Secugen SCPIV 2016

SecuGen Releases Hamster Pro Duo SC/PIV Combination FAP 20 Fingerprint Reader

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the Hamster Pro Duo SC/PIV, a dual mode fingerprint and smart card authentication device.

Pay for Your Long-Term Care Insurance with Health Savings Account, ACSIA Partners Suggests

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Many Americans realize they need long-term care insurance, but balk at the premiums. "Now there's an easy way to pay," says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners. "Just use some of the money that's already in your Health Savings Account."

NV Jets Soars Above Local Competition with Their Safety Ratings fpr Air Charters

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Aug. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When you think private jets, you probably think of a huge company, with tons of employees, corporate buildings, fancy cars, luxury lifestyle, and a loss of touch with the common man. It may surprise you to know, that NV JETS is the smallest operator in Nevada, with less than 10 employees, and still outdoing the competition.

Are The PondHawks Chicago’s Best Kept Music Secret? New Album May Change That

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Riverpool Records and The PondHawks announce the release of the new focus track, "Wire Me" from the album "Blue Light." The up-and-coming indie band is making waves not only on the radio, but also in social media. They have a quarter of a million likes on Facebook and thousands of followers on Twitter, MySpace and Reverbnation.

Core Redevelopment Announces One Sycamore, a $23 Million Redevelopment in Terre Haute, Indiana

TERRE HAUTE, Ind., Aug. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Core Redevelopment, LLC today announced that it has agreed to redevelop the historic American Can building near downtown Terre Haute, Indiana, into approximately 178 loft-style, market-rate apartments known as One Sycamore. In partnership with the City of Terre Haute, Indiana State University and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation, Core Redevelopment's $23 million investment will breathe new life into this long-vacant but important historic landmark.

Florida Plaintiff Attorneys Gathered for the Manasota Trial Lawyers Board Dinner and Seminar in Lakewood Ranch, FL

LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla., Aug. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Manasota Trial Lawyers Board held their August Dinner and Seminar, featuring several guest speakers and notable attorneys from around the State. The seminar hosted by Manasota Trial Lawyers Board founder, attorney Bernard F. Walsh of Shapiro Goldman Babboni and Walsh, drew attorneys and members of the southwest and central Florida legal communities.
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Bank of Southern California N.A. Completes Acquisition of Opus Bank Branch

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) has completed the purchase of the deposits of the La Quinta branch of Opus Bank. The transaction closed on Friday, August 19, 2016. Customers of the Opus Bank La Quinta branch were consolidated into the existing La Quinta branch of Bank of Southern California. As of Monday, August 22, 2016, the former Opus Bank La Quinta customers now have access to all Bank of Southern California locations, including three Coachella Valley branches located in La Quinta, El Paseo-Palm Desert, and Rancho Mirage.

The Colson Gallery and Griffin Museum of Photography in Massachusetts Announce Grand Opening

EASTHAMPTON, Mass., Aug. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pioneer Valley's newest dedicated photography gallery and a satellite location for The Griffin Museum of Photography is due to open at Eastworks in Easthampton in Suite 246. There will be a gallery preview all day during the Easthampton Artist Walk on September 10 and a Grand Opening from 5 - 8 p.m. on September 16, 2016.

AccountChek by FormFree Chosen by Mortgage Financial Services to Expedite Home Loan Process Through Automated Account Verification

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree Holdings Corp. (FormFree), a provider of automated verification software, today announced that Mortgage Financial Services has selected AccountChek(TM) to automate borrower asset review for an easier, faster home loan application process.
EPIC Insurance

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Vincent G. Caracciolo as Managing Director of Claims and Coverage Advocacy

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Vincent G. Caracciolo has joined the firm as National Managing Director of Claims and Coverage Advocacy.

Mid America Mortgage Plans to Purchase eNotes through Its Correspondent Channel

ADDISON, Texas, Aug. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode today announced it will purchase eNotes for loans closed electronically from approved sellers through its correspondent lending channel.
TriWest Healthcare

TriWest Healthcare Alliance School for Health Care Providers Launched with PsychArmor

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PsychArmor Institute and TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced today the launch of the TriWest Healthcare Alliance School for Health Care Providers, a suite of free online courses taught by nationally-recognized subject matter experts to prepare community health care providers to effectively deliver care to service members, veterans and their families.

Crosslake Announces Pivotal Cloud Foundry Practice to Accelerate Enterprise Digital Transformation

SEATTLE, Wash., Aug. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Crosslake Technologies, the software development consulting company, is excited to announce it has launched its Pivotal Cloud Foundry(R) practice alongside its On-Premise to Cloud services. Crosslake works with software development leaders at technology and technology-enabled companies, as well as private equity companies that invest in software companies and their investment portfolios all over the world.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Michael Klaschka to Financial Risk Solutions Practice in NYC

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Michael Klaschka, a specialist in the placement of professional liability insurance for the financial services and technology industries, has joined the firm's Financial Risk Solutions Practice.
Arrakis Arts

Artist Lina Casale Announces Her New Gallery Opening: Arrakis Arts in Carlsbad, California

CARLSBAD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A grand opening event on August 10 hosted by the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce celebrated a new addition to the Carlsbad arts community - Arrakis Arts; a unique art gallery and lifestyle space that features objects and events to promote self-awareness and enhance personal intuition while stimulating the mind and soul.

Artist Daniel Edwards Announces ‘First Virtual Reality Monument’ Inspired by Michael Phelps and Little Boomer

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Aug. 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Artist Daniel Edwards will unveil what he believes is the First Virtual Reality Monument, one that honors Michael Phelps's legacies as Olympian and father, featuring new son Boomer. Unveiling of The First Virtual Reality Monument is scheduled for November at Irv Art gallery in Indianapolis, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art.

Tatt2Away Adds Medical Director Jeffery L. Deal to its Tattoo Removal Team

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Aug. 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rejuvatek Medical Inc, officially announces that Dr. Jeffery L. Deal has agreed to serve as Medical Director for the company's revolutionary Tatt2Away non-laser tattoo removal system. In this important role, Dr. Deal will review new technologies and advise the Rejuvatek Medical team on product development and implementation, providing expertise on matters benefiting from his clinical knowledge.
Art-In-Relation

Art-In-Relation pairs 2 rare works of musical theater in ‘Wild Party’ and ‘Frankenstein, A New Musical’

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Art-In-Relation, Jonas Sills, producer, announces a move from Long Beach, after two successful seasons, to Hollywood with two hauntingly gorgeous, but lesser known musical theater productions at The Complex Theatres, Hollywood. A combination of "The Wild Party." a lesser known version of the musical based on the poem by Joseph Moncure, and written by Andrew Lippa, coupled with Mary Shelley's tale with a musical twist, "Frankenstein, A New Musical."

Back to School 2016: Students and Faculties Get DVDFab 30-percent Discount

BEIJING, China, Aug. 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fengtao Software, the industry leader in the field of DVD, Blu-ray and video backup solutions, has today launched its Back to School Deals for 2016, offering all students and faculty members a deep 30 percent discount on any DVDFab product they order during the promotion time period which lasts to Sept. 5, alongside another storewide 25 percent off coupon for general customers.
ReverseVision and Informative Research

ReverseVision RV Exchange (RVX) Integrates with Informative Research to Expand Credit Report Options

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, announced it has completed its integration with Informative Research, one of the nation's oldest and largest credit reporting agencies. The integration makes it faster and easier for users of RV Exchange (RVX) loan origination software (LOS) to order Premier Credit Report, Informative Research's version of the tri-merge credit report that has become the mortgage industry standard.

Utah-based Simplifile Expands its E-recording Network to Another 9 SE Counties, 14 MW Counties

PROVO, Utah -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced it has added nine Southeast county recording offices and 14 Midwest county recording offices to its e-recording network. The new counties are located in Georgia, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Nebraska, Ohio, Tennessee, and Wisconsin.

RMA Selected to Establish P3 for Town of Davie, Florida

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. -- Redevelopment Management Associates today announced that their firm was selected by the Town of Davie to establish the Public-Private Partnership (P3) that will develop the Town's downtown center. RMA will consult with the Davie CRA and the Town of Davie to create a western theme district that will enhance the community's economic and social offerings.

Chef Dan Pettis’ FUEL Restaurant Opening at North Light Yacht Club in Florida

DESTIN, Fla., Aug. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FUEL at North Light, a new restaurant providing coastal fare with island flare by North West Floridian tastemaker and chef, Dan Pettis, will open at North Light Yacht Club at 113 E John Sims Parkway. The 100 seat, casual, fine dining destination will provide locally sourced food in a relaxed yet upscale atmosphere with expansive, breathtaking, waterfront views.

ARMCO ACES Risk Management Tackles TRID Change of Circumstance Errors

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. -- Leading web-based financial services quality control (QC) software provider ACES Risk Management (ARMCO) announced it has made improvements to its TRIDCompare(R) tool to aid lenders in resolving TRID compliance issues regarding change of circumstance. Using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology with a 95 percent or better accuracy rate, the system automatically detects data discrepancies between multiple Loan Estimates (LEs) and Closing Disclosures (CDs).
actor Steve Comisar

Obama’s Clemency Process Unfairly Excludes White-Collar Fraudsters, says Jailed Actor Steve Comisar

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The exclusive Presidential power of clemency has historically been used to grant harshly sentenced inmates an early release from federal prison. According to imprisoned actor Steve Comisar, President Obama is unfairly using his power to grant clemency to mostly African American drug offenders, while leaving out nearly everyone else.
Adelaide Prescod Cota

You are Your Best Advocate: Adelaide Prescod Cota Teaches People Importance of Self-Advocacy

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Adelaide P. Cota learned the hard way that there's no better advocate than yourself. However, not many people know where to begin. They need the confidence and resources to get started. That's where Cota comes in. "I'm devoted to sharing my experiences with others so I can help them to advocate for themselves," she says.
Jim Williford

EPIC Insurance adds Jim Williford to National Energy Construction Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that risk management and insurance professional Jim Williford has joined the firm's National Energy Construction Practice as a Business Development Manager.

IDS Inc. Adds Fulfillment Dashboard to idsDoc Mortgage Document Preparation System

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has introduced a fulfillment dashboard to its flagship mortgage document preparation system idsDoc. Through the dashboard, users have the ability to view, track and manage all document fulfillment requests to IDS through a single location.

Kimberly Joyce joins Denver’s Altavera Mortgage Services as SVP of Sales

DENVER, Colo. -- Altavera Mortgage Services (Altavera), a leading provider of outsourced residential mortgage origination services and home of the industry's most experienced staff of U.S.-based mortgage fulfillment experts, announced today it has hired Kimberly Joyce as senior vice president of sales. Kimberly brings 22 years of sales and business development experience to the role, in which she will oversee national sales for Altavera.

Florida’s ARMCO Hires Mortgage Industry Veteran Dan Thoms as Chief Revenue Officer

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software, announced it has hired Dan Thoms as Chief Revenue Officer. Thoms possesses a deep background in the mortgage industry, having served in executive capacities for almost 20 years.

Asheville Business Bloom Consulting Places in 2016 ‘Best of WNC’

ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- It's a feat she never thought possible, but one she accomplished anyway. When Lauren Woodard, LCSW, owner, Bloom Consulting and Counseling, placed second in the psychologist/counselor, health and wellness category in the Mountain Xpress Best of WNC 2016 reader poll, she was simultaneously thrilled and stunned.

Pie Town Pie Festival 2016 Sept. 10: Come for the Pie – Stay for the Stars

PIE TOWN, N.M. -- The 36th Annual Pie Town Pie Festival is set for September 10, 2016, and will be offering a slate of old time fun for those who come to the scenic and historic town of Pie Town, New Mexico, USA. Events start at 8 a.m. with the pi-K Run for Pie - and, yes, it's a 3.14 mile run.

Treasure Valley to Host 2016 Idaho State BMX Championship with Riders aged 2 to 60 years

EAGLE, Idaho -- Eagle Park BMX announced that it will be hosting the 2016 Idaho State BMX Championship on Saturday Aug. 20, 2016. Riders from the entire state of Idaho will be competing for the State Champion title. Each year a State Championship series is conducted by USA BMX and Idaho sanctioned tracks.

‘Heart of Christmas’ film to premiere Sept. 7, 2016 at Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

FORT WORTH, Texas -- "Heart of Christmas, The Secret History of The Littlest Wiseman," a gift film that pays tribute to philanthropists Mary D. and F. Howard Walsh, will premiere Sept. 7, 2016 at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. At age 9, Ben Tinsley became a participant and contributor to the annual Fort Worth Christmas pageant, "The Littlest Wiseman."

HostBridge Technology Offers 32-Bit Redis for z/OS at No Cost or Obligation

STILLWATER, Okla., Aug. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HostBridge(R) Technology, provider of high-performance integration and optimization software for IBM(R) z Systems(TM), is making its 32-bit HostBridge Redis for z/OS solution available free of charge.

DVDFab Olympic Summer 2016 Promo – Save as much as 50 percent

BEIJING, China -- Fengtao Software, the industry leader in the field of DVD, Blu-ray and video backup solutions, has today launched its Olympic Season Promotion, offering all the customers 50 percent discount for buying its video converter software and DVD creator software, and 25 percent discount applicable on any other single products and bundles, including its bestseller of all time, DVDFab All-In-One Lifetime Package.
New Comedy CD by Jackie Fabulous

New Comedy CD by Jackie Fabulous released by Uproar Entertainment

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of "Who Is Jackie Fabulous?" Recorded in front of a live audience at Harvey's Comedy Club in Portland, Oregon this CD features the multi-talented Jackie Fabulous - a comedic force to be reckoned with.

SothinkMedia Software Announces Back to School 2016 up to 30 percent Deep Discount

BEIJING, China -- SothinkMedia Software, the famous multimedia software developer specializing in the field of DVD, Blu-ray and video backup technology, has just launched a new round of promotion, this time centering on the theme of back to school, offering students, faculties and all the other general customers up to 30 percent deep discount for buying different products.

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