DALLAS, Texas, May 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cogent Technology Group, Inc. announced today that the Commercial Services Division of Green Mountain Energy Company has expanded their use of Cogent’s Sales Commission Manager (SCM) software product to provide a means of managing the residual sales commissions that flow as ongoing streams of compensation to their independent brokers and sales agents for completed energy-service contracts.
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DALLAS, Texas, May 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap (www.orangeleap.com), developer of cloud-based fundraising and constituent relationship management (CRM) software, today announced the hiring of Kent Hollrah to serve as company President.
DALLAS, Texas, May 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hill PHOENIX will showcase several new products at the 2012 FMI show April 30-May 3 at the Dallas Convention Center. Bringing together more than 25,000 industry-shaping professionals from 90 countries, FMI is the food retail industry’s most-attended conference and exposition in North America. As one of 1,200+ exhibitors, Hill PHOENIX will feature several new and exciting innovations inside booth #4409.
DALLAS, Texas, May 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hill PHOENIX will debut an exciting collection of new merchandising innovations at the 2012 FMI show April 30-May 3 at the Dallas Convention Center. Bringing together more than 25,000 industry-shaping professionals from 90 countries, FMI is the food retail industry’s most-attended conference and exposition in North America.
AUSTIN, Texas, April 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, announces that it has added 20-year mortgage lending veteran Gino Berchock as an account executive in its Southern region, specifically targeting the Georgia market.
DALLAS, Texas, April 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Texas Association of Certified Public Accountants (TACPA – www.tacpa.net) announced today the opening of registration for its 2012 Spring Meeting and CPE Sessions. This conference is open to all Texas-licensed CPAs and meets all Texas CPE requirements.
AUSTIN, Texas, April 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, has added Glenn Bonds as account executive for its Mid-Atlantic region. In his more than 15 years’ mortgage industry experience, Bonds has held leadership positions and earned a reputation for optimizing broker performance.
BALLINGER, Texas, April 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mueller, Inc., a leading manufacturer of steel buildings and residential metal roofing, wants to extend a helping hand again this year to a Texas non-profit in need of a new facility. The campaign is called ‘Helping Hand.’ One organization will be selected to receive a new Mueller steel building up to 4,000 square feet through applications received by June 1, 2012.
HOUSTON, Texas, April 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In close cooperation with the American Gem Society Laboratories (AGSL), Whiteflash Inc. announced today a new innovation on the Platinum Diamond Quality(R) Documents (DQD) of all new round brilliant diamonds in stock.
RICHARDSON, Texas, April 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas-based ERP and accounting software expert MicroAccounting Solutions (www.microaccounting.com) announced today the hiring of Jennifer Stucker to serve as one of the senior programming consultants specializing in assisting clients using SQL Server, Sage ERP MAS 500 (becoming Sage 500 ERP), and Sage ERP MAS 90 and 200 (becoming Sage 100 ERP).
AUSTIN, Texas, April 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes Jon Tinsley, the latest addition to 360′s growing unit of California-based account executives. In his 27 years of mortgage sales, management and operations experience, Tinsley has demonstrated an acute ability to listen, analyze, and respond with solid solutions to brokers’, loan officers’ and borrowers’ needs.
AUSTIN, Texas, March 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, is pleased to expand its presence in Michigan and the Midwest region with the addition of Jeffrey Eason as an account executive. Eason has worked for more than 10 years in the mortgage industry and has demonstrated exceptional experience as a sales and account manager with the ability to create excellent sales growth and produce customer satisfaction within program and project development operations.
HOUSTON, Texas, March 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc. announced today the launch of a new sweepstakes to create awareness for their A CUT ABOVE(R) Princess line of certified ideal diamonds. Through their Facebook Fan Page participants will be asked to vote on two popular items; A half carat A CUT ABOVE(R) Princess pendant vs. a half carat total weight pair of A CUT ABOVE(R) Princess earrings. Simply by voting participants will be entered to win one of these fabulous diamond jewelry pieces.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, March 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Colonel Jack H. Pryor (U.S. Army, Retired) today announced the formation and launch of a new nonprofit organization, the American Land Forces Institute (ALFI). Based in San Antonio, Texas, ALFI will focus on policy, advocacy, education and services in support of land forces and small combat units across all branches of the U.S. military, the National Guard, and domestic law enforcement.
HOUSTON, Texas, March 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One of the many niches that developers at Softway Solutions pride themselves in being experts is the realm of mobile app development. Recently, Page Parkes – a client of Softway Solutions – was interviewed during the evening news by the ABC affiliate in Houston. Parkes is the co-founder of Page Parkes Corporation and is on a new show called Scouted on the E! channel.
HOUSTON, Texas, March 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Softway Solutions is a company that deals directly with the next most important frontier of business: the web. Having been in operation since 2003, Softway Solutions now employs more than 110 individuals throughout the globe. Its far-reaching network allows the company to function at its peak potential.
AUSTIN, Texas, March 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the goal of expanding its wholesale services to all fifty states, 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, is announcing that they are now licensed to provide mortgages to residents in the Mid-Atlantic region of Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.
AUSTIN, Texas, March 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — B2B Marketing Strategist and President of Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC (dawnwesterberg.com), Dawn Westerberg will be presenting ‘Adding Google+ To Your Marketing Mix’ for members of The Association of Strategic Marketing on Thursday, March 15, 2012.
AUSTIN, Texas, March 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, is sponsoring the upcoming Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals (FAMP) annual trade show on Tuesday, March 6 in Tampa, Florida.
HOUSTON, Texas, March 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rockwood Enterprises, Inc., a six-year-old Houston-based marketing and publishing company, announced today the launch of an audio book version of ‘Equinomics 101′ – a management and record keeping system designed to teach horse owners and horse-related businesses how to efficiently manage their finances.
DALLAS, Texas, Feb. 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Women’s History Month celebrates triumphant women and mothers who empowered themselves through education then nurtured their daughters and paved the way for them to have access as well. A local celebration will be held on Saturday, March 3: Beauty Inside Out Fierce You is an event for professional and entrepreneurial women to attend, be empowered, gain personal and business insight through educational seminars, have fun with fashion and build their business networks.
AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, has announced the release of Broker Docs, a closing document clearing functionality now available online to all 360 Mortgage Group brokers. This new feature to 360 Mortgage Group’s suite of proprietary online origination tools is expected to shorten closing time by at least 50 percent.
FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FireFighting’s Finest Moving and Delivery of Fort Worth, TX has been recognized as Move For Hunger’s Mover of the Year for 2011 out of 250 moving companies in 39 different states. The Mover of the Year award is presented to the moving company that best exemplifies the philanthropic spirit of Move For Hunger.
AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bio-Medical Services has received USDA approval and is now offering allergy drop immunotherapy as an alternative method for administering allergy treatment for pet allergy patients. An in-house pilot study is now underway, and preliminary findings are expected in the Fall of 2012.
AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — B2B Marketing Strategist and President of Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC (dawnwesterberg.com), Dawn Westerberg, has announced that she will be speaking at the Texas Association of Certified Public Accountants (TACPA) Winter Meeting on Friday, February 17, 2012.
HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the evolution of technology continues to roar forward, one technology company is ensuring that business owners stay ahead of the curve and know how to efficiently utilize the growing number of important online tools. Softway Solutions, located in Houston, is dedicating 2012 to engaging its local community, and worldwide pool of online viewers as a whole, with helpful information on online marketing.
HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeDan Surgical Innovations, industry leader in surgical access instrumentation, announces the launch of the Phantom Series MIS Anterior Hip Retractor System. TeDan Surgical’s revolutionary hip retractor utilizes a system of adjustable surgical arms with attachable retractors, enabling surgeons to perform the entire procedure without a fracture table or a surgical assistant.
HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., international retailer of ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry, announced today the addition of two perfectly matched, perfect color and clarity (D IF) one carat diamonds to their already impressive inventory of ideal and super ideal diamonds.
HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inspired by the 2012 national elections, Whiteflash, leading retailer of ideal diamonds and fine jewelry, is running another installment of their own democratic elections. By casting your vote between two top engagement ring settings in their collection you will be entered to win one for yourself.
HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RestaurantOwner (www.RestaurantOwner.com), a membership website for independent restaurant operators, has released, on their website, the results of a detailed survey of their members’ experiences with their current point of sale systems. Over 1,500 individual independent operators participated and provided detailed feedback on over 100 different POS systems.
HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Houston-based technology company Softway Solutions is giving students an inside look at the fast-paced profession of game development. In an ongoing effort to help educate the Houston community, Softway Solutions Director of 3D Animation Nathan Smith is teaching an ‘Introduction to Game Design’ class at LoneStar College System. With one semester already under Smith’s belt, another one is slated to kick off on Jan. 21, 2012. The classes are held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12:50 p.m.
HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash is proud to present the latest collaboration with AGS Laboratories: The New AGS Proprietary Light performance Diamond Quality Document for Whiteflash A CUT ABOVE(R) Diamonds. As a company committed to providing diamond shoppers with the largest selection of ideal diamonds in the world together with the most comprehensive diamond information available, this new document is the latest step on the Whiteflash path to providing their customers with a Brilliant Diamond Buying Experience(R).
DALLAS, Texas, Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Girls Incorporated of Metropolitan Dallas will hold its third lecture, ‘What is a Girly-Girl?,’ in its 2011-2012 series on Wednesday, February 1, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. in partnership with The Dallas Institute for Humanities and Culture.
DALLAS, Texas, Jan. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On December 28, 2011, President Obama issued a proclamation designating January 2012 as National Mentoring Month. He stated: ‘Every day, mentors help young Americans face the challenges of growing into adulthood. By setting a positive example and sharing their time, knowledge, and experience, mentors play an essential role in preparing our Nation’s youth for a bright future.’ Themed ‘Invest in the Future: Mentor a Child,’ January 2012 marks the eleventh annual National Mentoring Month.
HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., retail jewelers and ideal diamond specialists, has just announced a holiday promotion featuring a free pair of 14k gold ‘Martini’ studs. The special will run through January 2012 – just in time for the gift giving season. The popular three prong style 14k gold ear studs (valued at $195) will be complimentary with every purchase of any pair of Whiteflash in-house certified diamonds.
HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc. announced free Saturday delivery this December. Already known for free overnight weekday FedEx delivery on everything they sell, Whiteflash will help last minute shoppers this season by providing free FedEx Priority Overnight Saturday delivery on all orders of in stock merchandise purchased as late as 4 p.m. on Friday, December 23, 2011.
HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Based in the USA, Softway Solutions has been innovating web design and multi-media services for more than eight years. These services, along with their Internet marketing and mobile solutions background, have helped many businesses get off the ground. With a satisfied customer base, Softway Solutions has expanded its business to encompass more than a 100-employee workforce.
HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The name of Brian Gavin is known by diamond specialists far and wide. His company’s creative take on diamonds paved the way for the introduction of several innovative interpretations of this precious gemstone by implementing his specialized Princess, Hearts and Arrows and Quadex cuts.
TEMPLE, Texas, Dec. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Smashburger, the nation’s fastest growing ‘better burger’ restaurant, brings their fresh approach to burgers to Temple when they open their first location on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 3008 S. 31st Street. Smashburger brings their juicy burgers that are smashed fresh and served delicious, along with its Haagen-Dazs shakes, tempting sides and regional menu items crafted to please local palates to the heart of Temple.
AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 12, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Revenue Cycle Inc. has again been named the official billing/coding consultant to the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO), according to Ron DiGiaimo, CEO of Revenue Cycle Inc.
DALLAS, Texas, Dec. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas congratulates their alumna Bianca Bailey on her selection as a Champion of Change by the White House. Bianca is one of 12 recipients nationwide of the Champions of Change honor for being leaders in the effort to recruit and retain girls and women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields.
AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The U.S. Gold Bureau, a leading distributor of silver coins and silver bullion, today announced the availability of the 1895 Morgan Dollar Proof 65 Cameo Silver Coin, also known as the ‘King of the Morgan Dollars.’ With 880 minted and only 20 ever graded in proof 65 condition by NGC, this coin is very rare and unique for its class.
HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Back by popular demand and with engagement season now in full swing, WhiteFlash, the leading online diamond retailer, has decided to host a third round of their own democratic election to crown the top Diamond Right Hand Ring in their collection. This election season, you can not only rock the vote, but you can also win free jewelry in the process – not a bad campaign promise. After all, the only thing better than buying a new piece of jewelry – is winning jewelry.
LONGVIEW, Texas, Nov. 11, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Point Zero Seven announced this week the release of a new movie trailer for ‘Blind Turn,’ a psychological thriller that centers on drunk driving.
HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Synergen Consulting International, LP (www.synergenconsulting.com) is pleased to announce it has recently surpassed 750 projects successfully awarded. This milestone marks the continued success of the company. The composition of Synergen’s 750 engineering and construction projects is approximately comprised of 60 percent energy and oil and gas, and 40 percent commercial, medical, infrastructure, and other industry sectors. Additionally, approximately 30 percent of Synergen’s work is international.
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes Bob Paglia as a newly hired account executive. Based out of Lancaster, Calif., just north of Los Angeles, Paglia’s territory includes the Southern California region.
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes High Sinclair as a newly hired account executive. Covering the Washington-state region, Sinclair brings more than 10 years of mortgage industry experience.
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 3, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Texas Mortgage Bankers Association (TMBA) today announced the location and dates of its annual Southern Secondary Market Conference. This year’s conference – dubbed Ingredients for Success: Education, Understanding, Execution and Results – will be hosted at the Marriott Woodlands Waterway Hotel and Convention Center in Houston, Texas on January 18-19, 2012.
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 2, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, welcomes Rosa Beaty as a newly hired account executive for the Midwest region, specifically Illinois. Beaty comes to 360 with more than 30 years of experience in retail and wholesale mortgage lending.
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 2, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buffington Homes, the leader in Austin Texas and Central Texas real estate for over forty years, is excited to announce the release of their Capital Series in Meadow Park. This boutique community offers the exceptional quality found in Buffington’s popular Austin homes for sale, the excitement and convenience of metropolitan living with the affordability of suburban pricing – and all that within one of the lowest property tax rates of any community in Buda!
HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 2, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Following on the success of their first Facebook ‘Rock the Vote’ engagement ring popularity contest, Whiteflash Inc., online jeweler and specialist in ideal cut diamonds, has decided to host a second round of their own democratic election to crown the top engagement ring setting in their collection.
DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 31, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Radio personality, best-selling author, filmmaker, and leader of the successful civil rights march in Jena, LA, Michael Baisden not only talks the talk afternoons on his nationally syndicated ‘Michael Baisden Show’ he also walks the walk. Baisden recently announced his plans to give away a half-million dollars to small businesses and nonprofits via a ‘Million Dollar Business Pitch’ campaign. Listeners must tune into the radio show, Twitter, or FaceBook on November 28th for submission details.
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Austin Business Journal has named RC Billing to its 2011 Fast 50, the list of 50 fastest growing privately-held companies in the Austin area. The Fast 50 ranks companies based on compounded annual average sales growth over three years. RC Billing was named #21 in the $500,000 to $9,999,999 category.
HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 26, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc. announced today the exclusive launch of the latest collection of engagement rings by award winning jewelry designer Vatche. The ‘Serenity’ collection features modern designer styling for the classic engagement ring.
HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 25, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brian Gavin scores another first with the introduction of the customized American Gem Society (AGS) Proprietary Light Performance Diamond Quality(R) Document for his Signature diamonds. The AGS Proprietary Light Performance Diamond Quality(R) Document provides the most technologically advanced, scientifically rigorous and independently vetted cut grade system in the industry as well as the customization to complement the Brian Gavin Signature product lines. All Brian Gavin Signature diamonds are exclusively graded by the AGS Laboratories.
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 24, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Iron Workers International Union, teaming with the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT), released a series of new architectural and ornamental training modules designed to replicate real-world assembly and installation challenges ironworkers face on jobsites. Currently, IMPACT Region VI has four new architectural and ornamental mockups in use at training locations in Houston, Arlington, San Antonio and Oklahoma City.
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dawn Westerberg, president of Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC and an authorized Duct Tape Marketing Consultant, will be presenting a session on Blogging, Twitter and Google+ at the Duct Tape Marketing Gathering 2011 conference in Kansas City, Mo., October 27 – 29, 2011.
CONROE, Texas, Oct. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global Security Agency Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GSAG / OTC:GSAG) (‘the Company’), a leading provider in logistics, support training, personal protection, security intelligence work and risk analysis for clients worldwide, today announced that it has entered into a letter of intent with certain U.S. investors under which the investors have agreed to proposed terms to finance certain divorce cases for high net worth clients of the Company.
CONROE, Texas, Oct. 18, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global Security Agency Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GSAG / OTC:GSAG) (‘the Company’), a leading provider in logistics, support training, personal protection, security intelligence work and risk analysis for clients worldwide, today announced that it has signed an agreement to provide security training and services to Armorguard Patrol and Technical Services.
HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 12, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc. announced today that a new collection grade diamond has just taken its place in the vaunted A CUT ABOVE(R) brand, adding even more muscle to its inventory of world class diamonds. Combining perfect cut quality and light performance with perfect color, this 2.26 carat D color VVS2 clarity Hearts and Arrows Ideal (priced at around $100,000) now takes its place among the finest diamonds in the world.