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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.

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.

ZKTeco Face Recognition Now Available From AMAG Technology

ALPHARETTA, Ga., June 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ZKTeco today announced that its OP-400 face reader has been officially certified by AMAG Technology. ZKTeco is a long-time member of AMAG's Symmetry Preferred Partner Program.

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.

Ashtanga House of Yoga Offers All Levels of Ashtanga Yoga Classes Including Mysore Style

ALPHARETTA, Ga., May 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ashtanga House of Yoga, LLC is a new studio dedicated to the power of the Ashtanga practice and is located at 11890 Douglas Rd Suite 109, Alpharetta, GA 30005. Ashtanga House of Yoga welcomes students of all levels and yoga backgrounds.

FirstBank Mortgage Reduces Loan Originator Compensation Processing Time by 75 percent with CompenSafe

MACON, Ga., May 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware(TM), provider of the leading automated incentive compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, announced today that FirstBank Mortgage has optimized the execution of its incentive compensation with CompenSafe(TM). By replacing spreadsheets with CompenSafe, FirstBank Mortgage has reduced the time it takes to calculate loan compensation by 75 percent

LBA Ware Receives Best of Macon Award for 5th Consecutive Year

MACON, Ga., May 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, provider of the leading automated incentive compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, has been selected for the 2019 Best of Macon Award in the Software Company category by the Macon Award Program. As a five-time winner of the Best of Macon Award, LBA Ware was also inducted into the 2019 Macon Business Hall of Fame.

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.

LBA Ware to Exhibit in Innovation Alley at Second Annual FinTech South Conference

MACON, Ga., April 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, provider of the leading automated incentive compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, today announced that it will be an exhibiting company in Innovation Alley at FinTech South 2019, the Southeast's largest event dedicated to financial innovation.

FormFree and Board Member Faith Schwartz Named Finalists for Mortgage Professional America Power Originator Summit Awards

ATHENS, Ga., April 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Both FormFree and Faith Schwartz, a member of FormFree's board of directors, were named finalists for Mortgage Professional America's Power Originator Summit Awards. As nominees for the Best Rate Referrals Award for Best Technology and the RCN Capital Award for Woman of Distinction, FormFree and Schwartz were recognized at the inaugural Power Originator Summit at the Anaheim Convention Centre on April 4.

FormFree Named to HousingWire’s 2019 TECH100 List of Top Digital Mortgage Technology Companies

ATHENS, Ga., April. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree(R) today announced that it has been named to HousingWire's list of the top 100 innovators in housing technology. Now in its sixth year, the HW TECH100(TM) awards program honors leading technology companies in all sectors of the U.S. housing economy, including residential mortgage lending, servicing and investments.
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LBA Ware Named a HousingWire TECH100 Company for 5th Straight Year

MACON, Ga., April 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, provider of the leading automated compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, today announced that it has been named to HousingWire's 2019 TECH100 list of the housing industry's most impactful technologies. This marks the fifth consecutive year LBA Ware has been named to the list.

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.

FormFree Joins Financial Data Exchange (FDX)

ATHENS, Ga., March 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree announced today that it has joined the Financial Data Exchange (FDX), a non-profit group that promotes information sharing and security standards for the financial sector. A leading provider of digital asset, income and employment verification, FormFree brings over a decade of experience in protecting the safety and integrity of sensitive consumer data.
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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.

LBA Ware Founder and CEO Lori Brewer Selected as 2019 Tech All-Star by Mortgage Bankers Association

MACON, Ga., March 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware(TM), provider of the leading automated compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, today announced that company Founder and CEO Lori Brewer has been named a winner of the 2019 MBA Insights Tech All-Star award. Brewer accepted her award today during the opening session of the Mortgage Bankers Association's Technology Solutions Conference & Expo 2019 in Dallas.

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.

FormFree to Help Kick Off Ellie Mae Experience 2019 as Welcome Reception Sponsor and Exhibitor

ATHENS, Ga., March 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree(R) announced it will help kick off Ellie Mae's (NYSE: ELLI) annual user conference, Ellie Mae Experience 2019, as a sponsor of the event's welcome reception and "wine tasting tour" on Monday, March 11. Ellie Mae Experience 2019 takes place March 10-13 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

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.

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