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Planet Defense LLC and Cape Fox Corporation Partner to Develop a Groundbreaking Innovation Hub in Ketchikan, Alaska

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) ‒- Planet Defense LLC announced today its close partnership with Cape Fox Corporation (CFC) to develop and manage a technology Innovation Hub in Ketchikan, Alaska, starting immediately. This new project - a Public-Private Partnership - will strengthen Ketchikan's native community and local commercial businesses by providing them with emerging and smart technologies. This endeavor will particularly benefit the Alaska Native people living in the area.

MediSked’s Doug Golub: Washington, D.C. 2022 Timmy Award Winner for Best Tech Manager

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Doug Golub, President of MediSked, LLC, has been announced as Washington, D.C.'s Best Tech Manager Timmy Award Winner for 2022, chosen by peers in tech. Presented by community platform Tech in Motion, the Timmys is a celebration of the top people and companies to work for in technology.

Sustainable Africa Future Network’s PRE-COP27 Virtual Climate Change Collection Kicks Off with Poignant Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 20, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield urged activists to come together to achieve climate justice during her opening message to nearly 500 people logged on from around the world for today's kick-off of the PRE-COP27 Virtual Climate Change Collection hosted by the HBCU Green Fund's Sustainable Africa Future Network.

A State-Of-The-Art Cybersecurity Operations Center (CSOC) Launched by Planet Defense LLC in Stafford County, Virginia

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 9, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The creation and implementation of a state-of-the-art Cybersecurity Operations Center (CSOC) that is a core element of the Virginia Smart Community Testbed based in Stafford County, Virginia, was announced today by Planet Defense LLC and its government and industry partners. Planet Defense LLC is a global cybersecurity consulting, engineering and training company headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia.

#HousingDC22 Annual Housing Champion: Frank Nothaft

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Housing Finance Strategies Founder & CEO Faith Schwartz today announced this year's Housing Champion Award recipient is the late Frank Nothaft. Each year Housing Finance Strategies reviews a short list of candidates for the prestigious Housing Champion award and announces the winner at the #HousingDC conference.

New Children’s Book Embraces the Bond of Parents and Child Through Life and Death

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 19, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With an aim to help families begin to heal after the terrible loss of a child, "ScootieToots and the Feathers From Heaven: A Family Healing Book" (ISBN: 978-0228866862) by Audri B. Cabness is a whimsical children's story with a powerful message that offers families an uplifting vantage point, at any point in their healing process, from which they are given the opportunity to begin to pivot from despair to serenity.

Housing Finance Strategies Names Industry Leader Jeff Jaffee as Senior Advisor

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Housing Finance Strategies Founder & CEO Faith Schwartz today announced she has recruited industry veteran Jeff Jaffee to join her firm as a Senior Advisor focusing on fair lending and consumer protection compliance.

New Writing Program Mobilizes Therapists to Help K-12 Teachers, Librarians and School Administrators

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 14, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Things They Carry Project (TTC), part of New Directions in Writing, an offshoot of the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis, was launched in April 2021 to offer writing for resilience workshops to frontline Covid healthcare workers suffering the trauma of working during the pandemic. The project has helped over 700 participants from the US, Asia, Brazil, the UK, and the Middle East.

U.S. Climate Activist, Illai Kenney, Urged Young Leaders to Unite Globally for Climate Justice During the Continental Youth Symposium in Uganda

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Determined to encourage unity across the African Diaspora, expand their global network of youth working to advance climate justice and to promote the upcoming PreCOP27 Africa Virtual Summit, the HBCU Green Fund sent a small delegation to participate in the 3rd African Peer Review Mechanism Continental Youth Symposium in Kampala, Uganda last week.

HousingWire identifies Sales Boomerang’s Richard Grieser as a Marketing Leader

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced that Richard Grieser, vice president of marketing, was named to the prestigious 2022 HW Marketing Leaders List. This award, presented by HousingWire magazine, is presented to marketing leaders driving outsized business performance in the mortgage and real estate industries.

Mobile Truck Mounted Medical POD to Aid Sick and Wounded Ukrainian Civilians Hand Off Event to United Help Ukraine

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pacific Engineering Inc. (PEI) has joined forces with United Help Ukraine (UHU), Gaithersburg, MD to take a small, but critical step to provide much-needed care to Kharkiv's sick and wounded. PEI is honored to make a contribution to UHU by donating a truck-mounted Rapid On Demand - Portable Medical Platform (ROD-PMP™) to provide emergency medical assistance in Ukraine.

Housing Finance Strategies Hires Stuart Quinn as Managing Director

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Housing Finance Strategies Founder & CEO Faith Schwartz today announced she has recruited mortgage consulting and product manager Stuart Quinn to join her firm as Managing Director.

Cheryl Messner joins Sales Boomerang to oversee customer experience department

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced that it has tapped Cheryl Messner to manage its customer experience departments. In her new role, Messner will define strategies to enhance Sales Boomerang's customer experience, engagement, success and operations as well as help the company build upon its growth from a fintech startup to the industry's leading borrower intelligence solution.

Housing Finance Strategies Names Allen Jones Chief Administrative Officer

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Housing Finance Strategies President Faith Schwartz today announced that she has named industry veteran and former Big 4 consulting executive Allen Jones as Chief Administrative Officer and Managing Director of the Consulting Practice.

Sales Boomerang releases Q1 2022 Mortgage Market Opportunities Report

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today released its latest Mortgage Market Opportunities Report. The Q1 2022 report showed an increase in purchase and home-equity loan opportunities that could help lenders offset dwindling refi volume.

Environmental Justice Leader Mustafa Ali to Review Justice40 Initiative with White House Advisor Gina McCarthy at Second Annual BIPOC Climate Justice...

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Environmental justice leader, Mustafa Santiago Ali, will discuss the progress made on the implementation of the Biden-Harris Administration's Justice40 initiative with White House Advisor Gina McCarthy during the Second Annual BIPOC Climate Justice Dialogue. Hosted by the HBCU Green Fund and other environmental groups, the two-day virtual event is open to the public and will take place April 7 - 8, 2022.

#HousingDC22 Announces New Sponsors and Author Nick Timiraos

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 9, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Housing Finance Strategies President Faith Schwartz made two key announcements today regarding the firm's annual housing policy and technology event on September 26-27, 2022. The list of #HousingDC22 sponsors is growing and is a testament to the high quality delivered.

#HousingDC22 Announces New Sponsors and Political Commentator Amy Walter

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Housing Finance Strategies President Faith Schwartz made two key announcements today regarding the firm's annual housing policy and technology event on September 26-27, 2022. Amy Walter is the national editor of the Cook Political Report and a frequent on-air analyst.

Sales Boomerang releases Q4 2021 Mortgage Market Opportunities Report

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 31, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today released its latest Mortgage Market Opportunities Report. The Q4 2021 report identified increasing opportunities for mortgage lenders to assist borrowers with tappable home equity, lending credence to analysts' expectations for a surge in home-equity-related mortgage activity in 2022.

Housing Finance Strategies Announces #HousingDC22

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Housing Finance Strategies President Faith Schwartz today announced that the firm will host its annual housing policy and technology event on September 26-27, 2022. The returning support of #HousingDC22 sponsors is notable and a testament to the quality of the event.

Plans Announced for a ‘People’s Remembrance’ of January 6 Attack

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Light4America announced its "Fight Fire with Light" project begun November 20, 2021 to remember the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol with a citizen-led, nonpartisan, interfaith candlelight vigil the evening of January 6, 2022.

Sales Boomerang named to Inc.’s 2021 Best in Business list in ‘On the Rise’ category

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang has been named to the Inc. 2021 Best in Business list in the On the Rise category for businesses 0-4 years old. Inc.'s Best in Business Awards honor companies that have gone above and beyond to make a positive impact.

Sales Boomerang adds ‘Previous Alerts’ to facilitate better-informed conversations between mortgage advisors and prospects

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced the availability of a new feature that lets lenders view a history of Sales Boomerang alerts that have previously triggered for each contact in their monitored database.

HousingWire recognizes Sales Boomerang’s Mike Spotten for innovations in mortgage technology

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced that Mike Spotten, vice president of product, was named a 2021 HW Tech Trendsetter by HousingWire Magazine. Now in its third year, the HW Tech Trendsetters award program highlights the leading players in the housing economy who drive innovation with advanced digital products and services.

Sales Boomerang named 49th fastest-growing company in North America on the 2021 Deloitte Technology Fast 500

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang today announced it ranked 49 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, fintech and energy tech companies in North America, now in its 27th year. Sales Boomerang grew 3,882% during this period.

Sales Boomerang recognized as Baltimore’s second fastest-growing company

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced it has earned the No. 2 spot on the Baltimore Business Journal's (BBJ) 2021 Fast 50, a list of the greater Baltimore region's 50 fastest-growing private companies. Fast 50 rankings were unveiled by the BBJ at a private reception on Thursday, November 4.

Nate Morris Endows Fellowship at George Washington University

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress (CSPC) is proud to announce The Nate Morris Fellowship at George Washington University, the third endowed Presidential Fellowship launched in collaboration with Morris, an alumnus of the Presidential Fellows program.

Sales Boomerang highlighted as a premier employer in the mortgage industry

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced it has been ranked a 2021 Top Mortgage Employer by Mortgage Professional America (MPA) following a competitive selection process aimed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in the U.S. mortgage industry.

Nate Morris Endows Fellowship at Princeton University

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress is pleased to announce the creation of the Nate Morris Fellowship at the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, through a gift of the Morris Foundation. This gift is the second Presidential Fellowship endowed by Mr. Morris, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress.

Sales Boomerang releases Q3 2021 Mortgage Market Opportunities Report

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today released its Q3 2021 Mortgage Market Opportunities Report. Despite marketwide declines in loan volume, Sales Boomerang's report identified several fertile opportunities for mortgage lenders, including a high frequency of borrowers who are well positioned to refinance for a better rate, remove FHA mortgage insurance or tap into home equity.

HousingWire recognizes Sales Boomerang CEO Alex Kutsishin’s influence on the mortgage industry with 2021 Vanguard award

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced that Co-founder and CEO Alex Kutsishin was selected as a winner of HousingWire's 2021 HW Vanguard awards.

System4 Franchise Partner Territory Expansion

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- System4 Facility Services Management, an industry leader in facility management solutions that specializes in creating customized commercial cleaning, disinfection and repair and maintenance solutions announced a territory expansion.

#HousingDC21 Sets Attendance Record

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Housing Finance Strategies Founder & CEO Faith Schwartz today recapped the successful two-day #HousingDC21 virtual conference held on September 20-21 of this week.

HousingWire honors Sales Boomerang CFO Arend de Jong as a 2021 HW Insider

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced that Chief Financial Officer Arend de Jong has been recognized as a 2021 HousingWire Insider. The award honors 100 operational superstars in housing who are driving their companies and clients forward.

Sales Boomerang named a top mortgage technology provider by Mortgage Professional America

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, was recognized today as a 5-Star Mortgage Tech provider by Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine. The award recognizes the U.S. mortgage industry's top mortgage technology providers as verified by originators and tech specialists across the country.

Sales Boomerang is 2021’s fastest-growing company in the residential mortgage industry

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, debuted this week on Inc. magazine's Inc. 5000 list, an annual ranking of America's fastest-growing private companies. Sales Boomerang ranked #101 overall, placing the company among the top 3% of all private companies in America based on three-year revenue growth of 3,882% and outpacing every other company in the residential mortgage industry.

HousingWire honors Sales Boomerang VP of Sales Taylor Castranova as a Women of Influence

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced Vice President of Sales, Taylor Castranova is an honoree of HousingWire's 2021 Women of Influence Award program.

Individual with Down Syndrome Testifies for Phasing Out Subminimum Wages for Individuals with Disabilities

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) and the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MDSC) applaud the testimony of John Anton at Wednesday's Education & Labor Committee joint subcommittee hearing, "Phasing Out Subminimum Wages: Supporting the Transition to Competitive Integrated Employment for Workers with Disabilities."

Sales Boomerang releases Q2 2021 Mortgage Market Opportunities Report

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today released its inaugural Mortgage Market Opportunities Report. According to the report, refinance opportunities continue to dominate the market, but a promising uptick in new listings was also evident in the Q2 data. Mortgage servicers will need to closely manage their default and foreclosure risk in the coming months, as the second quarter saw nearly two out of five customers trigger a risk-and-retention alert.

Sales Boomerang’s Rusty Barnes Honored for Innovative Contributions to Mortgage Customer Retention

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced that Rusty Barnes, senior product manager, has been named a 2021 Rising Star by housing finance trade publication HousingWire as part of its eighth annual Rising Stars awards program recognizing the leaders under the age of 40 who are shaping and driving the mortgage, real estate and fintech industries forward.

Don’t Fry Day 2021: Americans Reminded to Enjoy the Sun Safely this Summer

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- To encourage everyone to take small steps for sun safety the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention - and its national member coalition of over 40 organizations - has designated the Friday before Memorial Day as the 13th annual "Don't Fry Day" to encourage sun safety awareness and to remind everyone to protect their skin while enjoying the outdoors.

Sales Boomerang integration with Volly enables lightning-fast lead response for increased mortgage loan volume and customer retention

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced its integration with Volly, an industry-leading provider of SaaS-based fintech and creative marketing services to the financial services industry.

Sales Boomerang and Insellerate combine real-time borrower intelligence and marketing automation to supercharge mortgage customer engagement

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, has expanded its integration with leading mortgage customer experience platform Insellerate.

Wells Fargo, CoreLogic and Volly Sponsor #HousingDC21 Virtual Housing Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Housing Finance Strategies President Faith Schwartz today announced three new sponsors have joined #HousingDC21, a 100% virtual housing summit being held on September 20-21, 2021. The new sponsors are Wells Fargo, Platinum, CoreLogic, Gold and Volly, Silver.

Punchbowl News Founder and CEO Anna Palmer to Keynote #HousingDC21

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Housing Finance Strategies President Faith Schwartz today announced that Anna Palmer, a New York Times best-selling author who has been writing about congressional leadership, the lobbying industry, presidential campaigns and the politics of governing for more than 15 years will keynote #HousingDC21, a 100% virtual housing summit being held on September 20-21, 2021.

Environmental Justice Leader Mustafa Ali to Dialogue with White House Advisor Gina McCarthy at BIPOC Climate Justice Virtual Event

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After an introduction by U.S. Special Envoy for Climate John Kerry, environmental justice leader, Mustafa Santiago Ali, will discuss the Biden-Harris Administration's approach to climate justice with White House Advisor Gina McCarthy during a panel discussion at the day-long virtual BIPOC Climate Justice event, HBCU Green Fund announced .

Sales Boomerang Becomes Affiliate Member of ACUMA, Bringing New Tools for Member Retention to Credit Unions

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced it has joined the American Credit Union Mortgage Association (ACUMA) as an affiliate member.

Sales Boomerang and Usherpa Expand Partnership to Set Mortgage Lenders Up for Success in 2021 Purchase Market

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, has expanded its partnership with Usherpa, a marketing and customer relationship management (CRM) platform for Realtors and mortgage lenders.

New Writing Program Mobilizes Writers and Therapists to Help Health Care Professionals

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New Directions in Writing, an offshoot of the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis, announces "The Things They Carry," a series of free writing workshops for health care workers and first responders, designed to help them face the deep trauma of their experiences with the corona virus pandemic.

Mocha Media, A Black Woman Owned Multi-Media Publishing Company, Launches the Second Season of the ‘Literary Lounge by Mocha@MLK’

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mocha Media, a Black Woman Owned Multi Media Publishing Company, announces the season two launch of the "Literary Lounge by Mocha@MLK" in partnership with the MLK Library in Washington D.C.

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