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Mid America Mortgage Assists Lenders, Borrowers Affected By Recent Disasters

ADDISON, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced measures it has taken to provide assistance to both lenders and borrowers that were impacted by recent federally declared disasters. In addition to $20,000 in donations from employees and the corporation toward relief efforts, Mid America will also purchase loans on properties located in areas impacted by the recent storms or fires. This includes both government and conventional loans underwritten to agency guidelines.

RMA Attends ICMA Annual Conference – Will Address Market-Based Zoning and Implementing Redevelopment, Meet with Local Government Decision Makers

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- Redevelopment Management Associates is excited to announce that Kim Briesemeister and Kevin Crowder will be speaking at the 103rd Annual Conference of ICMA, the International City/County Management Association. RMA team members will also be welcoming key government officials to learn more about creating successful cities during the event being held in San Antonio, Texas, Oct. 22-25, 2017. Highlights include the Economic Development Approach to Craft Breweries.

The Everest Foundation Hires Former Vice-Chairman and Program Director of UC Davis School of Medicine

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Everest Foundation is thrilled to announce that Raj Ramsamooj, M.D. has joined its team as Director of Graduate Medical Education Operations. Dr. Ramsamooj is a genuine leader in graduate medical education (GME) and a practicing transplant pathologist.

EPIC Insurance adds New Brokerage Team in Pittsburgh, PA

PITTSBURGH, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the opening of operations in Pittsburgh, Pa. with the hiring of Sean Andreas, Al Dragotto, Kurt Karstens, Pete Kostorick, Sally Krauss, Zach Mendelson, Phil Wakim, Chuck Yorio, Jan Zewe and others.

Mortgage Capital Trading’s Bulk Acquisition Manager™ Technology Achieves 100 Percent Investor Adoption

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it has gained unprecedented industry-wide technology adoption among the investor aggregator community. MCT officially unveiled the Bulk Acquisition Manager(TM) (BAM) within its capital markets software platform, MCTlive!, in July of this year.

Tony Shap Announces New Program to Help Women Jump-Start Their Own Consulting Businesses

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Acclaimed marketing consultant and innovator Tony Shap today announced a new initiative designed to help women achieve their goals in the fast-paced marketing industry. The program from Tony Shap Consulting is the first ever of its kind to focus on women specifically and will allow female entrepreneurs to play to their strengths and achieve greater success.

NAMB Releases Housing Outlook: Congress Needs to Make Key Changes

WASHINGTON, D.C. /ScoopCloud/ -- NAMB, an association that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to mid-size mortgage businesses, has announced its housing outlook and its plans to advocate for change.

The Mortgage Collaborative Expands Metrics-Driven Lender Collaboration Lab Initiative

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, recently announced details surrounding the continued expansion of their Collaboration Lab initiative. Launched in the spring of 2017, TMC's Collaboration Labs offer their Lender Members the opportunity to participate in day and a half long "deep-dive" networking sessions with peers.

NAMB Appoints John Stevens as New President

WASHINGTON, D.C. /ScoopCloud/ -- NAMB, an association that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to mid-size mortgage businesses, today announced that former president elect John Stevens has been appointed to the role of president.

RMA to Present Strategic Development Plan for Bimini Basin

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) will be presenting its proposed Strategic Development Plan for Bimini Basin at a joint workshop before the City of Cape Coral and the South Cape Redevelopment Agency on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. RMA was hired by the city to create an implementation plan to spur redevelopment of the waterfront area and create a destination for Cape Coral, which would include a vibrant mix of restaurants, shops, and entertainment.

The Mortgage Collaborative Announces Addition of PHH Mortgage to Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced a new strategic partnership with PHH Mortgage, a leading subservicer and portfolio retention provider. The new relationship with PHH Mortgage adds an experienced, best-in-class subservicer to their preferred partner network.

RingBoost announces Ascend Hospice joins Primary Wave’s 1-800-Hospice Network

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- RingBoost, a premier national provider of enhanced telecom services, today announced that Ascend Hospice has joined its 1-800-HOSPICE(TM) network. 1-800-HOSPICE is a national network of hospices that make use of the premium phone number services offered by RingBoost and share marketing services, including listings in the network's AIDEFINDER directory. Ascend has secured the exclusive rights to use the 1-800-HOSPICE marketing phone number in New Jersey and Massachusetts.

VanDyk Mortgage Enables Borrowers to Automate Asset Verification Using AccountChek by FormFree for Faster Mortgage Closings

ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree today announced that VanDyk Mortgage Corporation has selected its flagship AccountChek(R) service for automated asset verification. Loan officers at VanDyk have already begun offering AccountChek as an alternative to manual, paper-based asset verification. In addition, borrowers can choose AccountChek as a faster alternative to uploading bank statements when using VanDyk's self-service mortgage portal, powered by Ellie Mae's Encompass Consumer Connect.

RMA to Speak at FRA Annual Conference: Team to Address Branding, Retail Therapy, Attracting Restaurants and Measuring Redevelopment Success

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- Redevelopment Management Associates, based in Pompano Beach, will be sending several team members to speak at the Florida Redevelopment Association (FRA) Annual Conference, which will take place in Daytona Beach from October 18-20, 2017. This prestigious gathering of the top redevelopment experts in the state features a series of informative seminars.

Howard University Alumnus’ International Fashion and Lifestyle Brand Makes U.S. Debut at Black Hollywood

WASHINGTON, D.C. /ScoopCloud/ -- Ochulo, an international Fashion and Lifestyle brand based in Nigeria, will make their U.S. debut during Howard University's homecoming at the legendary Social Architects' Black Hollywood extravaganza. This engaging fashion experience entitled, "The People's Paradise," presents Ochulo's revolutionary men's and women's fashions. The magic will unfold on October 20, 2017 from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the Renaissance Hotel in NW Washington, D.C.

The Mortgage Collaborative Unveils New Lender Member Benchmarking Solution

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, has released its monthly benchmarking solution to its Lender Members. The first reports were made available this month and will be provided to participants on a month-to-month, real-time basis.

Advanced Technology Development Center Adds LBA Ware to Its ATDC Signature Portfolio

MACON, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- LBA Ware, a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lending and retail banking, announced that the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) - Georgia's technology incubator - has accepted LBA Ware to into its ATDC Signature portfolio. As an ATDC Signature company, LBA Ware will have access to ATDC coaching and programming, potential investment capital and additional resources from the Georgia Institute of Technology, including intellectual property and talent.

New Talking Lexa Bear Turns Your Digital Assistant Into Your Forever Friend

AUSTIN, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- Wetwire Robotics today announced they are launching the first in a new line of smart toys geared towards digital assistants like Amazon's Alexa devices. The first model is called Lexa Bear and is a talking teddy bear that is designed to hold an Echo Dot or connect with any Bluetooth device like a mobile phone or tablet. Wetwire Robotics has designed the bear to synchronize its mouth movements in real time to the human voice. Wetwire Robotics will be launching a Kickstarter campaign October 23, 2017.

How Group Travel Insurance Can Help Plan and Protect Your Next Group Trip

NEW YORK, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- Whether it's a family reunion, a school team outing, a destination wedding or friends just traveling together for a special getaway, TravelInsurance.com recommends group travel insurance plans to protect their investments. Planning travel for groups of 10 or more on the same itinerary can involve a lot more logistics than the typical trip. The company's Group Travel Site offers an easy and affordable way for group leaders or travel agents to offer trip protection to all of the members of the group and manage them all on a single site.

National Appraisal Management Company (AMC) Strengthens Market Position

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. /ScoopCloud/ -- Pendo, a nationwide appraisal management company (AMC), announced that Paul Wholley has been hired as VP of Sales, responsible for leading the company's national sales team. The company's proprietary QC technology boasts numerous unique features that assure the highest levels of quality and compliance.

Mortgage Capital Trading Again Named Best Places to Work – for the Sixth Year Consecutive Year

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it earned a spot on the San Diego Business Journal's (SDBJ) Best Places to Work list for the sixth year in a row.

Killer Noodle Announces Grand Opening on October 16, Grand Opening Special Event on October 15

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Killer Noodle in WLA Sawtelle Japantown is pleased to announce a Grand Opening special event on Sunday, October 15, 2017 in Sawtelle, Los Angeles, followed by the official Grand Opening of the restaurant on the 16th.

Utelogy Recruits AV Industry Hall of Famer Bob Sharp to Serve as its Global Business Development Vice President

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Today, Utelogy Corporation announces the hiring of Bob Sharp as Vice President, Global Business Development. Utelogy makes software for control, enterprise management, and analytics of audiovisual systems for business and education.

City of Lake Forest votes to enter into agreement with 5 Bars to accelerate small cell wireless coverage and protect assets

LAKE FOREST, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 5 Bars Communities, a dba of XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of wireless plans, asset marketing, and engineering services for cities and municipalities across the United States, announced an agreement to market and manage wireless coverage solutions with the City of Lake Forest.

Rich Eagar of EPIC to Present on Retirement Advisory Practice Team Structures at 2017 PLANADVISER National Conference

ORLANDO, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Retirement Consultant Rich Eagar will present at the 2017 PLANADVISER National Conference (PANC) on Thurs., Oct. 12 at the JW Marriot, Grande Lakes in Orlando, Fla.

Leading Education Platform for Stock Market and Forex Traders Live Traders Announces Launch of its Scholarship Program

NEW YORK, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- Celebrating the breakthrough success of their education and training programs for Stocks, Options and Forex professional traders Live Traders have decided to give back to the financially less fortunate. The educational platform recently celebrated the launch of the Live Traders Scholarship Program where qualified students have a chance to go through the Live Trader training program for free or at dramatically deep discounts.

NAMB Appoints Valerie Saunders as Its New Executive Director

WASHINGTON, D.C. /ScoopCloud/ -- NAMB, the organization that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to mid-size mortgage businesses, today announced that it has appointed Valerie Saunders as the organization's new executive director.

RoweBots’ Unison RTOS Now Supports Modbus Communication Protocol

TORONTO, Ontario /ScoopCloud/ -- Today, RoweBots, an embedded systems software company, announces new Modbus communication protocol interface capabilities with its Unison RTOS, a real-time operating system that offers a complete component set for the development of IoT and M2M Communication Embedded Applications.

‘Optimal Nonprofit Financial Management through Outsourcing’ by Rocky Davidson, CPA available from Qbix Accounting Solutions

MACON, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Qbix Accounting Solutions announces a new eBook by Rocky Davidson, CPA. The 8-page eBook, "Optimal Nonprofit Financial Management through Outsourcing" is written for Nonprofit Executive Directors who are looking to improve their accounting function.

Forward thinking Cities of Beaumont and Dinuba are accelerating small cell wireless coverage and protecting their assets with 5 Bars

IRVINE, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 5 Bars Communities, a dba of XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of wireless plans, asset marketing and engineering services for cities and municipalities across the United States, announced agreements to market and manage wireless coverage solutions with the City of Beaumont and the City of Dinuba.

EPIC adds Broker-Producer Tim House in Fresno, California Office

FRESNO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Tim House has joined the firm as a Property and Casualty Insurance Broker/Producer in EPIC's Fresno, California office.

Certified Credit Reporting Joins The Mortgage Collaborative’s Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, announced a new preferred partner relationship with national credit information service provider, Certified Credit Reporting. As a result of this new partnership, lender members of The Mortgagee Collaborative will receive discounted pricing on Certified Credit's suite of credit and verification services.

ECHO Connection – Cannabinoid-Based Education, Collaboration and Hope – Non-Profit Charitable Org Appoints New CEO Andrea Barnes

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- ECHO Connection, a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to educating the world, hosting collaborative platforms, and providing hope for those in need of cannabinoid-based therapies, announced today that it has appointed Andrea Barnes as its new CEO and President. Barnes will be speaking about the charity's work in guiding families seeking the therapeutic effects of cannabinoids by connecting them with resources that can help at the 4th Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBE) in Boston.

New Major Scientific Discovery: Never before seen biominerals were discovered by the CEO of BioMineral Tea, Frankie Alfonso

WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- The CEO of BioMineral Tea Organic Minerals Inc., Frankie Alfonso, discovered the visual evidence of biomineral structure and their various bio-photonic colors. A biomineral is an organic mineral from an herb which shares the same chemistry as the human body and is the key element which provides positive and negative electric charges to all cells and vital organs. Each different color biomineral represents a different frequency of energy which can also be measured in electron volts (eV).

Best College Town in America, San Luis Obispo enters into Agreement with 5 Bars to Accelerate Small Cell Wireless Coverage

IRVINE, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 5 Bars Communities, a dba of XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of wireless plans, asset marketing and engineering services for cities and municipalities across the United States, announced an agreement to market and manage wireless coverage solutions with the City of San Luis Obispo.