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New Technologies Poised to Create Billion-Dollar Markets

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A series of market investigations by Thintri, Inc. has revealed significant new opportunities in several emerging technologies. These studies have uncovered three technologies that are projected to undergo dramatic market growth through the decade, moving rapidly from very modest, or even non-existent, markets to billion-dollar levels within the next five to 10 years.

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TALCB Concludes Investigation – Finds Appraisals Prepared for CEO of American International Industries, Inc. Violate 17 USPAP Provisions

AUSTIN and KEMAH, Texas, Mar. 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB) held its February meeting on February 20, 2015. At the meeting, the TALCB entered an ‘Agreed Final Order’ in the matter of an investigation of Complaint Nos. 13-321 and 13-325 filed by Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American International Industries, Inc. (OTCBB: AMIN / OTCQB: AMIN) located in Kemah, Texas.

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Emilio N. Francisco, PDC CEO, Names Pat Brown as Project Manager for SummerPlace Development

COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, announced that Pat Brown is joining senior housing real estate company SummerPlace Development as Project Manager overseeing the development of SummerPlace Assisted Living and Memory Care projects.

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UPDATED: OpenClose Adds Industry Veteran Will Foy to its Growing Team of Technical Staff

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — *RETRACTION* (correct and replace) — In a press release issued by OPENCLOSE on Feb. 24, an inadvertent error was included in the 7th paragraph that referred to Agile Alliance as a certifying body instead of an educational and trade group promoting Agile software development. The corrected full-text replacement announcement follows: OpenClose, an enterprise-class end-to-end loan origination system (LOS) provider, announces that it has hired Will Foy as integration manager.

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EPIC’s Tammy Mission Honored as a 2015 Insurance Industry Power Broker

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Tammy Mission has been recognized as a Power Broker and an Under-40 designee in the non-profit sector by Risk and Insurance Magazine. This is the second time Mission has received this honor, with her first recognition (also in the non-profit sector) coming in 2013.

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Mid America Mortgage Hires Joanna Shelton as Mortgage Compliance Manager

ADDISON, Texas, Feb. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced it has hired financial compliance expert Joanna Shelton as the company’s next compliance manager. In addition, Shelton will oversee compliance for Mid America’s sister company Mortgage Machine Service and its flagship loan origination system (LOS) Mortgage Machine. Shelton brings more than 19 years of compliance expertise to Mid America.

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Equal Rights Amendment to Be Introduced Next Week in North Carolina House by Representative Carla Cunningham

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ninety-two years after the Equal Rights Amendment was first introduced, North Carolina Rep. Carla Cunningham says she is ready to bring it back to life, according to the Asheville Chapter of the National Organization for Women.

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Stillwrights Bourbon and Rum among Medalists at ACSA Craft Spirits Judging Event

FAIRBORN, Ohio, Feb. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Flat Rock Spirits announced today that its Stillwrights Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Stillwrights Silver Rum and Stillwrights Bourbon Barrel Aged Rum were among the medalists at the American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA) craft spirits judging event, held in Austin Texas.

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PDC CEO Emilio N. Francisco Announces $45 Million Capital Raise for Clear Currents

COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, announced that PDC is raising $45 million in EB-5 immigrant investor funds to assist biodegradable organic chemical products firm Clear Currents, Inc.

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The Harman Press Acquires A&I

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a move that continues the expansion of its commercial printing business, The Harman Press has acquired AandI Photographic and Digital and its staff, effective February 13, 2015. AandI is expected to move operations from its current Burbank address to The Harman Press facility in North Hollywood before the end of March. The announcement was made by AandI co-owners Baret Lepejian and Vic Lepejian together with The Harman Press president Phillip Goldner.

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Auction at Osram Sylvania of York, Pennsylvania Offers Fabricating Equipment Opportunities

YORK, Pa., Feb. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IAAS Worldwide is pleased to announce the Onsite and Online auction late fabricating equipment for the lighting industry such as presses, assembly machines, strengtheners, ovens, grinders, forklifts and so much more.

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Former Microsoft Europe Chairman Jan Muhlfeit Joins Civic Resource Group International Advisory Board

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Civic Resource Group Intl. (CRG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jan Muhlfeit as Special Advisor and Chairman, CRG International. In his dual role, Mr. Muhlfeit will help guide the company as it establishes and expands its leadership position and capabilities in Digital Government on a global level.

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Scorpion Mezcal Silver 4-Pack Sampler Gift Box wins Gold Medals

CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Caballeros Inc. today announced that the Beverage Testing Institute’s Tastings 2014 International Review of Spirits Packaging Competition has awarded Scorpion Mezcal’s(R) 4-Pack Silver Sampler Gift Box several Gold awards and runner-up status for ‘Best Gift Box.’

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Former Director Files Two Lawsuits Against American International Industries, Inc. and its CEO, Daniel Dror

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American International Industries, Inc. (OTCBB:AMIN / OTCQB: AMIN), and Maria T. Wolinsky, his wife, have filed two civil lawsuits (Cause No. 2014-74771 filed 12/31/2014 in the 157th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas alleging defamation and Cause No. 2015-00708 filed 01/07/2015 in the 11th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas alleging fraud) against AMIN and its CEO and President, Daniel Dror.

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ReverseVision Taps Wendy Peel as VP of Sales/Marketing

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading software and technology provider for the reverse mortgage industry, announced seasoned sales/marketing executive Wendy Peel has joined the company as its vice president of sales and marketing. In this position, Wendy will be responsible for managing the ReverseVision brand, working with product development on system enhancements and broadening ReverseVision brand awareness among forward lenders and financial planners.

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Consumer-Friendly Website Launched by Recognized Expert on Long Term Care Insurance Planning

CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matt McCann, one of the nation’s leading experts on Long Term Insurance, has launched a new educational website which will allow consumers to learn more about this important retirement planning topic.

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Spodak Dental Group Welcomes Prestigious Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Dr. Daniel Torres, to Dental Family

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Feb. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group expands the team of eminently qualified doctors to include Daniel Torres, DMD. A local to Delray, Dr. Torres is committed to providing his community with superior dental care.

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Economic Recovery Contributes to Increase in Renovations: Bathrooms and Kitchens Remain Favorite Remodeling Projects

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The latest US Remodeling Sentiment Report from Remodel or Move indicated that the continued economic recovery has favorably affected homeowners. Homeowner respondents report their average home equity is now over $165,000, up from $115,000 in 2013, which combined with continued low interest rates and pent-up demand for home repair and improvements, is fueling growth.

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David Nour, Enterprise Growth Strategist and best-selling author, to lead the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) 2015 Emerging Leader Conference

MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — David Nour, enterprise growth strategist, and best-selling author of Relationship Economics(R) and Return on Impact(R), will be leading the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) at their 2015 Emerging Leader Conference on February 5, 2015 at the Loews South Beach Resort in Miami, Florida.

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Kent Collier Joins Greyling Insurance Brokerage and Risk Consulting – a Division of EPIC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kent Collier, J.D., LEED AP BD+C, has joined the firm’s Greyling Insurance Brokerage Division as an associate client manager. Greyling is a highly regarded specialty insurance broker and risk management consulting team serving architects, engineers, contractors, environmental service firms and law firms across the country.

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South Bay Networking Mixer Success!

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Integrated Physical Medicine (IPM) in coordination with the Unified Small Business Alliance (USBA) held a networking event on January 30, 2015 at IPM in the city of Torrance, Calif. The main purpose of this mixer was to unify South Bay businesses and encourage community members to support economic growth by shopping local.

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Father and son team beat the odds to win Peoples Choice Award

GASTONIA, N.C., Feb. 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over 10,000 attended the hottest food festival and competition yet, Zest Fest 2015, where over 160 spiciest exhibitors were challenged to stand out in the fast-growing market of spicy foods and hot sauces. The father and son team, Elijah’s Xtreme(TM) Ghost Pepper Sauce, based in Gastonia, N.C., proved they have something special by winning 1st Place – Hot Sauce in the coveted Peoples Choice Award.

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Eagle Transport Corp Announces Management Changes

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C., Feb. 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eagle Transport, one of the largest and most progressive petroleum and bulk transportation companies in the U.S., announced today that its current president, Bill George became President Emeritus, effective February 1, 2015; Lance Collette will become the 4th President of Eagle Transport; Herb Evans will become Vice Chairman of the Board, and Joe Duncan is named Senior VP Finance/CFO.

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