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FormFree Throws Its Support Behind California MBA’s Inaugural Mortgage Innovators Conference

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced its support as a premier sponsor of the California Mortgage Bankers Association's inaugural Mortgage Innovators Conference, being held August 11-13, 2019 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina. FormFree will demo its Passport all-in-one verification service, and attendees will have two opportunities to hear from the company's visionary Founder and CEO, Brent Chandler.

First Priority Group Adds Rick Huskey as Territory Sales Manager in Georgia

ATLANTA, Ga., July 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- First Priority Group, LLC (FPG), a diversified manufacturer, dealer, up-fitter and service provider of emergency and specialty vehicles announced they are pleased to welcome Rick Huskey to its sales force as Territory Sales Manager in Georgia.

Luxury Atlanta Realtor Debra Johnston Lists an Exceptional Residence in the Heart of Buckhead

ATLANTA, Ga., July 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Debra Johnston of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties offers an exceptional Peachtree Battle residence offered for 1.69 Million. The sweet simplicity of a life well lived beckons in the heart of Buckhead with this as-new abode.

Level One Bank Enlists CompenSafe to Automate Incentive Compensation After Doubling Its Mortgage Division

MACON, Ga., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, provider of the leading automated incentive compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, announced today that Level One Bank (NASDAQ: LEVL) has chosen CompenSafe to automate incentive compensation for mortgage loan originators and support staff across the community bank's mortgage loan center and branch locations

NRL Mortgage Now Offering FormFree’s AccountChek Automated Asset Verification to Borrowers Nationwide

ATLANTA, Ga., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced that loan originators and support staff at NRL Mortgage are now offering AccountChek automated asset verification to loan applicants nationwide. AccountChek gives borrowers a convenient and secure way to verify their assets without having to print, scan or fax bank statements.

FormFree Partners with FundingShield to Deliver Enhanced Wire Fraud Protection to FormFree’s Network of More than 1,000 Mortgage Lenders

ATLANTA, Ga., July 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree(R) today announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with FundingShield, a fintech firm that safeguards homebuyers, mortgage lenders and title insurance underwriters from wire fraud.

John W. Hanning of KBKG Elected President of American Society of Cost Segregation Professionals

ATLANTA, Ga., July 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nationwide tax specialty firm KBKG announced that their Principal, John W. Hanning, was recently elected President (2019 - 2021) of the American Society of Cost Segregation Professionals' (ASCSP) Board of Directors.

EPIC adds Awareness and Communications Professionals Jon Williams, TJ Rosenberg and Dale Smith

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the hiring of Jon Williams, TJ Rosenberg, and Dale Smith to lead the Awareness & Communications Practice as Managing Directors within EPIC Risk Consulting.

The American Dream: From Israel to Atlanta, a Small Business Thriving in the Big City

ATLANTA, Ga., June 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a constantly growing commercial and residential area like Atlanta, White Gloves Junk Removal, founded by Gavriel Djanov, has been able to provide the community with the necessary services for home cleanouts, construction cleanups, and more.

Top Atlanta Realtor Debra Johnston Lists a Mid-Century Modern Gem in the Heart of Buckhead

ATLANTA, Ga., June 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Debra Johnston of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties offers a rare, mid-century modern residence in the heart of Buckhead Atlanta offered for 1.41 Million. Nestled within a lush 0.75-acre woodland, this three-bedroom, 2-bathroom single level home is the embodiment of the time when clean lined, classic architecture reigned supreme and a fusion of understated elegance and liberal lashings of delicious color made homes into sleek sanctuaries.

Astin Home Care Wins Top Rated Local Business Award

ATLANTA, Ga., June 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For their outstanding service throughout the years, Astin Home Care Agency has been honored with the prestigious 2019 Top Rated Local award. Consumers rate agency among the top 5 home health care providers in Georgia.

Top Atlanta Realtor Debra Johnston Offers a Custom-Built Buckhead Residence by Renowned Architects Pak Hedyt

ATLANTA, Ga., June 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Debra Johnston of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties offers a celebration of traditional craftsmanship and contemporary styling property in an exclusive Buckhead estate neighborhood offered for $2.5 Million.

5rand5’s New Crowdfunding Shopping Cart Helps People Help Each Other Anonymously

ATLANTA, Ga., June 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 5rand5 LLC has launched its people-based shopping cart crowdfunding platform, (5rand5.com). Donors can send as little as a $5 tax deductible donation through the shopping cart, or send donations directly. Donors have an option to do a random donation to five different individuals or families in need, and they can choose who will receive their contribution. Both donor and receiver will still remain anonymous.

Strategic Benefits Advisors Taps Leslie Olds as Senior Benefits Consultant

ATLANTA, Ga., May 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) has hired veteran retirement plans leader Leslie Olds for the role of senior benefits consultant. A retirement benefits consultant of 28 years, Olds will advise SBA's plan sponsor clients on managing all aspects of their broad-based and executive retirement programs, including financing, design, implementation, administration and compliance.

Top Atlanta Realtor Debra Johnston Offers a Custom Harrison Design Estate Built by Garmon Properties

ATLANTA, Ga., April 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Debra Johnston of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties lists a custom luxury property offered for $2.9 Million. The embodiment of timeless architecture beckons in the exclusive Chastain Park enclave, with this four-bedroom, five-bathroom luxury abode.

FormFree Files Patent Application for Employer Data Extraction and Verification Tech

ATLANTA, Ga., April 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced the filing of a patent application titled 'Method and System for Employer Verification,' which describes the company's proprietary method and system for verifying the employment and income history of loan applicants.

New Bill Targets Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans

ATLANTA, Ga., April 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors (SBA) issued a statement today informing employers that bipartisan legislation currently pending could significantly revise the rules for employer-sponsored retirement plans.

Timely World Event Comes to Atlanta, GA Organized by ALLATRA International Public Movement

ATLANTA, Ga., April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "THE UNIVERSAL GRAIN. Game of Professionals. Society. The Last Chance" to be held on May 11, 2019 beginning at 10 a.m. ET, ALLATRA International announced today. This momentous event will be held at Georgia Aquarium, in the Oceans Ballroom in the city of Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
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EPIC Adds Vanessa Smiley in Atlanta, Georgia

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced the addition of Vanessa Smiley who will assume a key role in EPIC's growing Integrated Risk Solutions Consulting Practice as Senior Vice President, Operations.

EPIC Adds Chris Knight in Atlanta, Georgia

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., March 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced the addition of Chris Knight who will assume a key role in EPIC's growing Integrated Risk Solutions Consulting Practice as Senior Vice President, Analytics and Innovation.

Top Atlanta Realtor Debra Johnston Offers a Luxury Estate with Tennis Court and Golf Complex

ATLANTA, Ga., March 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Debra Johnston of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties lists an exceptional and rare private-retreat estate located just north of Buckhead. Tucked away amongst a canopy of evergreen gardens and trees, you'll find 75 Finch Forest Trail offered for $3.95 million.
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EPIC Insurance Brokers Adds Kevin Grady and Christian Florence in Atlanta

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced the addition of Kevin Grady and Christian Florence, both recognized experts in utilizing rigorous data analyses, benchmarking, and key performance metrics to reduce the total cost of risk.

Buckhead Art and Company Announces That It Has Recently Received Two Original Joey Waldon Pieces of Art for Sale

ATLANTA, Ga., March 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Buckhead Art & Company Inc., has recently acquired an offering of two (2) original Joey Waldon pieces from an anonymous private collector. A prolific painter and sculptor, Waldon rarely sold his art, preferring to fill the walls of his home from floor to ceiling with his dark, yet whimsical surrealism.

Top Atlanta Realtor Debra Johnston Offers a Rare Luxury New York Style 18,537 square-foot Estate

ATLANTA, Ga., March 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Atlanta's leading luxury agent, Debra Johnston, lists the ultimate secluded sanctuary and one of the most exquisite examples of Art Deco mastery in the exclusive Winterthur Estates, nestled at the end of a cul-de-sac and ensconced in the grounds of a lush 7-acre domain.

Otherworld Encounter brings a new immersive art experience to Atlanta

NASHVILLE, Tenn. and ATLANTA, Ga., March 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Otherworld Entertainment LLC, parent company of Otherworld Encounter, will bring their 10,000-square foot, immersive art exhibit to The MET Atlanta for a limited engagement - April 13 to May 5, 2019.

Tow Atlanta Proudly Announces the Arrival of ‘Tarva’ the Autobot

ATLANTA, Ga., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tow Atlanta is proud to announce the arrival of TARVA, Tow Atlanta's Recovery Vehicle Autobot-Robot that goes into low clearance parking decks/garages and other tight areas where vehicles may become disabled and physically carries them out. TARVA is only the second robot from EasTract (a French Company) to be operational in the United States.

Specialty Tax Firm KBKG Names John W. Hanning Principal

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nationwide tax specialty firm KBKG recently promoted John W. Hanning to Principal. John leads a team of engineers and specialists based out of the firm's Atlanta office that services both the Midwest and Southeast region that stretches from Ohio to Florida.

Mary Shah Named Principal at Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc.

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) today announced the appointment of retirement plan consultant Mary Shah as its newest principal. Shah's promotion recognizes a track record of outstanding client service delivery and business development contributions since joining SBA.

New Innovative Program Help Home Buyers Save Thousands When Buying a New Construction Home

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The House Squad Real Estate SHOP, TheHouseSquad.com, a real estate brokerage in the State of Georgia, has announced their innovative 2 percent Cash Back Rebate (2 percent CBR) program for new construction home buyers looking to buy anywhere in the metropolitan Atlanta region.

CityView Commercial LLC has purchased Southlake Mall in Atlanta, Ga.

MORROW, Ga., Jan. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New York based CityView Commercial LLC, led by Jimmy Khezrie and Jack Friedler, has purchased Southlake Mall in Atlanta, Georgia. Jacobs REA led by Sholom Jacobs partnered with CVC in this transaction. Southlake Mall is a two-level mall consisting of approximately 1,015,984 square feet of gross leasable area located in the City of Morrow.

Top Buckhead Atlanta Realtor Offers A Luxury Georgia Home with Famous Car Barn

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Debra Johnston, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties, has announced Georgia's best custom masterpiece estate. 3509 Tanners Mill Circle offers a range of unique benefits, from a large car-collector showroom to 136 acres of breathtaking picturesque grounds, all available for $9.9 million with opportunity to purchase the entire 446 acres of property for $16.5 million. (VIDEO)

Strategic Benefits Advisors Promotes Three Consultants to Director Level

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors (SBA) today announced the advancement of retirement plan consultants Kim Shumate, David Runsick and Harry Souder to the role of director. Shumate, Runsick and Souder were promoted in recognition of their sustained contributions to SBA, including their proven success leading complex projects to high-value outcomes and fostering strong client relationships.

Debra Johnston Announces New 2.4 Acre Luxury Listing in Atlanta’s Sought-After North Buckhead Area

ATLANTA, GA., Dec. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Luxury agent, Debra Johnston of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties, has announced a new listing offered for $3,750,000. There's a sense you've arrived somewhere very special upon your arrival to this exceptional 6-bedroom, 7-bathroom, 5-car garage estate. Set out over 2.4 sprawling acres and nestled within nature, this stately custom-built stone and copper manor is a showpiece of superior artistry, materials, and design. (VIDEO)

JenCap Holdings LLC to Acquire Risk Innovations, a Specialty Insurance Business

ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- JenCap Holdings LLC (JCH), a specialty insurance business, announced today that it has agreed to acquire privately-held Risk Innovations LLC, a specialty wholesale insurance broker based in Atlanta, Georgia. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Suzannah Gill of EPIC Achieves Elite Health Benefits Certification

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Benefits Strategy Consultant Suzannah Gill has been accepted to join the rigorous Health Rosetta Certified Benefit Advisor program.

Debra Johnston Announces Buckhead Atlanta’s Most Exceptional Home Chosen as Cover of ‘Unique Homes’

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Luxury agent, Debra Johnston, has announced North Buckhead's best masterpiece estate offered for $7,950,000. Nestled in and surrounded by the beautiful land of the Chattahoochee National Forest, sits the rarest Buckhead estate in the history of Atlanta. Chosen as the Nov./Dec. cover of the prestigious Unique Homes Magazine.

McWhirter Realty Partners Hires Susan C. Dorr as Chief Operating Officer

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- McWhirter Realty Partners, a comprehensive real estate services firm offering brokerage, asset management, property management, development and advisory services, today announced it has hired Susan C. Dorr as Chief Operating Officer.
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Debra Johnston, Atlanta Realtor, Lists 446 Acre Luxury Georgia Estate Featuring One of the World’s Best Car-Collector Garages

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Debra Johnston, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties, has announced Georgia's best custom masterpiece estate. 3509 Tanners Mill Circle offers a range of unique benefits, from a large car-collector showroom to 446 acres of breathtaking picturesque grounds, all available for $16.5 million.

FormFree to Host James Deitch Book Signing at 2018 MBA Annual Convention in D.C.

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Automated verification provider FormFree and co-sponsors LexisNexis Risk Solutions, LoanBeam, SingleSource and Teraverde will host a book signing and networking event featuring James Deitch, CPA, CMB, at the Mortgage Bankers Association's Annual Convention and Expo being held Oct. 14-17, 2018 in Washington, D.C.

Hope, Pray, Sing: The Ormewoods release new music video that reaches across the aisle

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Ormewoods - Claire Pearson and Don McCollister - is an Americana and folk duo, and their new music video, "Hope, Pray, Sing," was released to draw people closer together rather than tear them apart.

Atlanta band, Glorified High School, reimagines 1987 iconic ‘Whitesnake’ album, track-by-track

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 25, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lion Eagle Productions, LLC today announced that - after covering such diverse artists as Rush, Bruce Hornsby and Motley Crue - Glorified High School (GHS) recently realized its greatest ambition by recording a track-for-track reimagining of the 1987 "Whitesnake" album. This new album of cover songs takes popular '80s rock songs to new places sonically and emotionally.

Strategic Benefits Advisors Adds Lesley Posey to Its Benefits Consulting Team in Atlanta GA

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors (SBA) today announced the appointment of Lesley Posey to the position of benefits consultant. In this role, Posey will provide pension and retiree medical plan sponsors with a full array of actuarial and strategic advisory services, including administration services for defined benefit plans.

Paladin Advisory Services Adds Mortgage QC Expert John Gray to Lead Forensic Loan File Reviews, Enhance Strategic Guidance and Training Services

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paladin Advisory Services, LLC, is pleased to announce that mortgage loan quality subject matter expert John Gray, CFE, CAMS, has joined its team. Gray will drive Paladin's forensic loan file review programs and enhance its offerings in strategic guidance and training for mortgage lenders.

Thompson Mackey and EPIC Host Young Risk Professionals Event in Atlanta GA

ATLANTA, Ga., July 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property & casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Atlanta-based Risk Management Consultant Thompson Mackey will be hosting an event with the non-profit he leads locally, Young Risk Professionals, at the rooftop of The Ivy in Buckhead on July 25, 2018 from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Transformational Leadership and Ford Taylor coming to Melbourne, Australia to share the ‘how, what, when’ of leadership

ATLANTA, Ga. and MELBOURNE, Australia, June 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Transformational Leadership presents Ford Taylor and The 2018 Australia Transformational Leadership Seminar. The event is being held August 7-9, 2018, at Hillview Community Church, 7 Seismic Court, Rowville, VIC 3178.

Young Actor David Busby Survives Gun Violence and Lands Debut Role on Bounce TV ‘Saints and Sinners’

ATLANTA, Ga., April 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When viewers watch young, upcoming actor David Busby in his debut recurring role on the third season of Bounce TV's sizzling series "Saints and Sinners," they are witnessing the passion of a young man who has had his own personal run-in with real life saints and sinners. Working alongside the show's veteran stars, including Vanessa Bell Calloway, Clifton Powell, and Keith Robinson most would never guess that twice in two years, the determined 26-year-old thespian almost lost his life to street gun violence.

EPIC’s Suzannah Gill Presents on Millennial Brokers at Employee Benefit Adviser’s Workplace Benefits in NJ

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that EPIC Benefits Strategy Consultant Suzannah Gill will present at the Employee Benefit Adviser's Workplace Benefits Renaissance on March 1, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, N.J.

Fintech Leader, FormFree Celebrates Its Tenth Year of Operations with Broader Investor Acceptance

ATHENS, Ga., Jan. 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The last 24 months have seen aggressive growth and milestone achievements for automated verification provider FormFree - and now the fintech company is setting its sights on achieving even greater market penetration in 2018 thanks to broader investor acceptance and new products and features designed to meet lenders' unique needs.

New Movie ‘RESOLUTION SONG’ sings into stores nationwide with SONY PICTURES and SMITH GLOBAL MEDIA Distribution

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Urbanstylz announced today that "Resolution Song" will be released nationwide. The film's underlying faith, family, and racial components will resonate with all communities. Directed by award-winning Film Director, Antonio James ("Trey," 2013), "Resolution Song" was acquired by Sony Pictures affiliate, Smith Global Media, in 2016 and will be released via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment division February 6, 2018.

’70s Soul Singer Chris Bell, of The Natural Four, Pens Revealing Memoir ‘Music Saved My Life’

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A good old school love song can take you on a journey and incite the resurgence of memories long gone. The 1973 hit "Can This Be Real" is a prime example. The melody was a Top 40 break through on the R&B charts and The Natural Four were the singular force behind the hit. Ollan Christopher Bell, better known as Chris James, knows first-hand about song-induced travels. The Natural Four was his group and in his newly released memoirs "Music Saved My Life, From Darkness Into The Light, My Life As A 70's R&B/Soul Singer" (ISBN: 978-0998795003) he takes us on an intimate trek through his life and times.

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