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Local Atlanta Brand Bela Will Be Presenting Partner of ‘Yoga By The Water’ at Georgia Aquarium in 2020

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Béla, the Atlanta-based wellness beverage start-up brand from Althea Brands LLC, announced today that it will be the presenting partner of "Yoga by the Water," Georgia Aquarium's monthly yoga event, through 2020. All proceeds from the sponsorship will go towards Georgia Aquarium's research and conservation efforts.

FormFree partners with Teo to modernize customer acquisition for mortgage lenders

ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced a strategic partnership with Teo, a lead generation platform and AI assistant that helps mortgage lenders close more loans faster. Teo will leverage FormFree's market-leading Passport verification service to help assess the quality of incoming prospects.

Debra Johnston Offers an Atlanta Luxury Estate Recognized as Exceptional and Extraordinary on a National Level

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Debra Johnston of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties offers a one-of-a-kind estate in Atlanta offered for $7.95 Million. This peaceful, private, and exceptionally rare oasis sets the new high standard in living and luxurious entertaining in the affluent Buckhead enclave.

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants and Prime Risk Partners Have Joined Forces

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants and Prime Risk Partners Inc., announced today that they have officially joined forces to continue to build on their national footprint and offer greater specialty support and services to their clients and collaboration among EPIC's colleagues. The transaction previously announced on October 15 has closed.

Finance of America Mortgage LLC Transforms Incentive Compensation Process, Gains Insight, Flexibility and Efficiency with LBA Ware’s CompenSafe

MACON, Ga., Nov. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, a leading incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence (BI) software solutions provider for the mortgage industry, today announced that Finance of America Mortgage LLC (FAM) has upgraded its incentive compensation process with CompenSafe.

SwampFire Backwoods Bistro Debuts Steak and Shrimp Menus for Weekend Dining Friday, Nov. 18

FOLKSTON, Ga., Nov. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SwampFire Backwoods Bistro, south Georgia's sizzling new culinary experience, announces its ribbon cutting and opens its doors for the finest in regional dining on Friday, Nov. 18.

Rayah, The Royal Poodle Promotes Gender Equality and Healthy Learning and Working Relationships

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Vickie Cox Edmondson, an academic and management strategist, today announced that she has entered into a partnership with actress, Adrienne Unae to introduce Rayah, The Royal Poodle, LLC. to enhance the career opportunities and influence of girls and women of color.

LBA Ware Founder and CEO Scheduled to Speak at 2019 MBA Accounting and Financial Management Conference

MACON, Ga., Nov. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, a leading incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence (BI) software solutions provider to the mortgage industry, today announced that Founder and CEO Lori Brewer has been invited to speak at the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) 2019 Accounting and Financial Management Conference, November 19-21.

Strategic Benefits Advisors Named Among Atlanta’s Top Employee Benefits & Compensation Companies

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) has been named to the Atlanta Business Chronicle's list of the top 20 employee benefits and compensation companies in Atlanta.
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EPIC Launches Cannabis Site Pollution Liability (CSPL) Insurance Program

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Nov. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Greyling Insurance Brokerage & Risk Consulting (Greyling), a division of EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants (EPIC), today announced the first nationwide Site Pollution Liability Insurance Program for the emerging cannabis industry.

FinTech Firm FormFree Sponsors PGA Tour Golfer Matt NeSmith

ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced a two-year agreement to sponsor 25-year-old pro golfer Matt NeSmith. Currently playing in his first season on the PGA TOUR, NeSmith will wear the fintech firm's logo on the left sleeve of his apparel.

FormFree adds paystubs to Passport all-in-one asset, employment and income verification service

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced that it has added paystub collection and verification to its Passport(TM) all-in-one asset, employment and income verification service. The enhancement will be available to FormFree customers, including those who use Passport through one of FormFree's more than 100 integrations and reseller partnerships, in November.

Stephen Walker Appointed to Board of Directors for The National Association of REALTORS

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Association of REALTORS has appointed Stephen Walker as a large brokerage representative to the Board of Directors for 2020 on behalf of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties.

Depth Public Relations Names Lindsey Neal Vice President of Client Services

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Depth Public Relations, LLC, (DepthPR) a leading provider of consultative marketing, public relations and reputation management services for the mortgage lending and residential finance industry, today announced its promotion of Lindsey Neal to vice president of client services.

Integrated, High-Quality Health Care for Everyone? It Can Be Done!

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "GAME OF PROFESSIONALS. HEALTHCARE IN A CREATIVE SOCIETY" global event will be hosted on the platform of ALLATRA International Public Movement on November 2, 2019 at 10 a.m. ET.

FormFree Teams Up with LexisNexis Risk Solutions to Revolutionize Digital Mortgage Loan Applications for Borrowers and Lenders

ATHENS and ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree has teamed up with LexisNexis Risk Solutions to help lenders intelligently pre-fill the Universal Residential Loan Application (Form 65/1003) for mortgage applicants. The combined solution significantly reduces the amount of information a consumer must manually input.

Avondale Estates Mayoral Candidate Clai Brown Refutes Disinformation, Invites More Community Dialog

AVONDALE ESTATES, Ga., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 2019 Candidate for Mayor and former City Manager Clai Brown has issued the following statement to ensure Avondale Estates citizens have access to facts on matters that may determine their November 5 election-day decisions about the future of their unique city and community.

LBA Ware’s CompenSafe™ Enhances the Loan Originator Experience at Guaranteed Rate

MACON, Ga., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence (BI) software solutions for the mortgage industry, today announced that Guaranteed Rate Companies has improved internal processes and enhanced the loan originator (LO) experience with the implementation of CompenSafe.

FormFree Welcomes Christy Moss, CMB as Director of Partner Relationships

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced it has appointed former Fannie Mae Strategic Business and Relationship Manager Christy Moss, CMB as director of partner relationships. In her role at FormFree, the 30-year mortgage industry veteran will strengthen and grow industry partnerships and cultivate internal talent as leader of the company's strategic sales team.

Debra Johnston Offers a Masterpiece Buckhead Atlanta Estate Located in Coveted Chastain Park

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Debra Johnston of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties offers an exceptional property in Atlanta offered for 5.675 Million. If you've ever dreamed of living under the Tuscan sun, this exquisite, European-inspired Buckhead estate built in 2005 can make this wish a reality. Custom built by Harrison Design.

The Nation’s 34th Largest Retail Insurance Broker Prime Risk Partners Joins EPIC

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Prime Risk Partners Inc. and EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, announced today that they have entered into an agreement to join forces. EPIC, founded in 2007, has grown to become one of the 15 largest U.S. retail insurance brokers and the nation's 9th largest privately-held insurance brokerage.

FormFree’s Brent Chandler, Faith Schwartz Lend Their Expertise to Prominent Mortgage Industry Events

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced that company board member Faith Schwartz and Founder and CEO Brent Chandler have been invited to share their subject matter expertise at prominent upcoming mortgage industry events. Schwartz and Chandler will participate on panels at the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Annual Convention and Expo and NEXT Mortgage Events' #NEXTDC19 conference, respectively.

Atlanta Real Estate Insider Lindsay Levin Offers Historic Golfer’s Paradise in the Heart of Buckhead

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A beautiful estate, with one of a kind English architecture, situated on an estimated 2 gated acres was just listed in Buckhead. Lindsay Levin of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties represents the listing of 3645 Nancy Creek Road NW with an asking price of $3.8 million. (VIDEO)

FormFree Founder Brent Chandler Lauded as HousingWire Tech Trendsetter

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced that Founder and CEO Brent Chandler has been named to HousingWire's inaugural class of HW Tech Trendsetters, an award honoring executives who have played an integral role in bringing innovative solutions to the housing market.

Five New Partners Enhance BDR Senior Leadership

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BDR is delighted to announce the addition of five new Partners to its Senior Leadership Team. Anna Forgey, Hector Morales, Katie Leonard, David Benson and Jesse Frasier have been appointed as partners to enhance the specialization and focus of the Atlanta-based consulting team.

Debra Johnston Offers an Atlanta Estate Representing the Epitome of Quality and Design Centric Architecture

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Debra Johnston of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties offers the epitome of unrestrained luxury, architectural precision, and flawless finishes culminated in a breathtaking 17,000+ square foot Buckhead estate, exquisitely designed for those who demand excellence. Set back from the street and gated to ensure your supreme seclusion, this custom-built masterpiece in the coveted Tuxedo Park enclave is the paragon of luxury.

LBA Ware to Debut LimeGear Live from the Digital Mortgage Conference Main Stage

MACON, Ga., Sept. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and performance management software and solutions for the mortgage industry, will debut LimeGear, a turnkey business intelligence (BI) platform at Source Media's Digital Mortgage Conference on Tuesday, September 24, live from the event's main stage during demo session #4, which begins at 8:55 a.m.

FormFree’s Brent Chandler to Discuss the Transformative Impact of APIs on Mortgage Lending Technology as Digital Mortgage Conference Panelist

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced that company Founder and CEO Brent Chandler will be a featured panelist at Source Media's fourth annual Digital Mortgage Conference, which will take place September 23-24, 2019, at the Wynn Las Vegas.

Greyling – a Division of EPIC adds Lionel Bejean in Georgia

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ALPHARETTA, Ga., Sept. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Lionel Bejean has joined the firm's Greyling Division, based in Alpharetta, Georgia, as Senior Vice President.

EPIC Holdings Inc. adds Bill Nay as Chief Acquisition Officer in Atlanta

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center dba EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants) today announced the addition of insurance investment banking veteran Bill Nay as Chief Acquisition Officer of its parent company EPIC Holdings, Inc. Nay will be based in Atlanta, Ga. and report to EPIC Holdings CEO, John Hahn.

New Advancement Allows for Septoplasty Procedure with Minimal Downtime

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Aaron Rogers and Advanced Ear Nose & Throat Associates, a leading Atlanta-based Otolaryngology medical practice, announces further advancement in office-based nasal surgery. New techniques allow for a full spectrum of corrective nasal surgery to now be done in the office with just minimal recovery. (VIDEO)
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EPIC Launches New Employee Benefits Consulting Labor Practice Led by Kimberly Cicero in DC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and DULUTH, Ga., Sept. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kimberly Cicero has joined the firm as SVP, Labor Practice Leader.

FormFree Chief Technical Officer Brian Francis Lauded by HousingWire as 2019 HW Insiders Award Recipient

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced that Chief Technical Officer Brian Francis has been recognized as a 2019 HousingWire HW Insiders Award honoree. Now in its fourth year, the HW Insiders Award program honors housing industry professionals who are "the unsung heroes propelling their companies to success."

LBA Ware Director of Marketing Kelley Mangel Recognized as a 2019 HousingWire Insider

MACON, Ga., Sept. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, provider of the leading automated compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, today announced that Director of Marketing Kelley Mangel has been named a recipient of the 2019 HousingWire HW Insiders Award. This marks the fourth year that HousingWire's Insiders Award program has recognized the "unsung heroes propelling their companies to success."

Tax Specialty Firm KBKG Hires New Director of Research and Development Tax Credits

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nationwide tax specialty firm KBKG adds Research & Development Tax Credits Director Jonathan Tucker to their Atlanta team of experts. Jonathan brings over 15 years of experience providing federal business tax advisory services to clients in various industries including technology, manufacturing, transportation, and healthcare.

Orchestrated Audiovisual Inc. Introduces New Brand and Logo

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Orchestrated Audiovisual and Production Services today announces their new name brand and logo. The updated brand reflects the broadened scale of services and equipment offered to meeting planners, show organizers, and event professionals.

Top Atlanta Realtor Debra Johnston Offers a Superb New Construction Chastain Park Residence

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Debra Johnston of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties offers a brand new, superb stone and brick residence of distinction that delivers a divine new benchmark in luxury living and entertaining for $2.539 Million. Neighboring multi-million dollar masterpieces and nestled on a flat corner lot in the heart of beautiful Buckhead, there's no mistaking why this is the pinnacle of elegance and exclusivity.
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Inc. Magazine Names LBA Ware to the 2019 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies

MACON, Ga., Aug. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Inc. magazine yesterday revealed that LBA Ware(TM), provider of the leading automated compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, is ranked 3,466 on the magazine's annual Inc. 5000 list. The Inc. 5000 list is the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.

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.
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LBA Ware’s CompenSafe Finishes 2Q19 with $3.6B in Lifetime Compensation Calculations

MACON, Ga., Aug. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, provider of the leading automated incentive compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, closed the second quarter of 2019 having completed $3,622,659,995 in lifetime calculations of origination commissions, management overrides and operational bonuses through its CompenSafe(TM) sales incentive platform.

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.

CMG Financial Accelerates Loan Originator Compensation and Delivers Loan-Level Insights to Management with LBA Ware’s CompenSafe

MACON, Ga., July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware(TM), provider of the leading automated incentive compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, has partnered with CMG Financial to streamline incentive compensation for the lender's more than 500 loan originators (LOs) and other commission- and bonus-based employees.

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.

Mann Mortgage Revamps Loan Originator (LO) Compensation Structure, Gains Cost-Efficiency and Flexibility with LBA Ware’s CompenSafe

MACON, Ga., June 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware(TM), provider of the leading automated incentive compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, announced today that Mann Mortgage has successfully overhauled its incentive compensation plan structure and management with CompenSafe.

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.

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