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Flick Fusion's Tim James Selected by Digital Dealer to Present Special Pre-Conference Session at Digital Dealer 23

01 01 1970

First-of-its-kind session for vendors and sponsors focuses on how to effectively work a booth, get more leads and maximize exhibitor ROI Participating in this conference is a significant investment, but you can't expect attendees to magically show up at your booth.”— Tim James, COO, Flick Fusion Video MarketingURBANDALE, IA, UNITED STATES, August 28, 2017 -- Flick Fusion today announced that COO Tim James was selected by Digital Dealer to give a special presentation to vendors and sponsors on Sunday, September 17th at 4:30 pm PST. The 25-minute, pre-conference session is the first of its kind and will focus on how exhibitors can maximize their ROI at the show. James will share best practices on how to effectively work a booth, including how to attract attention from passers by, how to come up with an appealing value proposition for attendees, how to build rapport and get more leads."I have been to so many conferences where exhibitor staff are standing...

FlexPrint LLC Strengthens Leadership Team - Makes Two Executive Appointments

01 01 1970

Mike Weetman as Chief Financial Officer and Randee Manley as Vice President of Human Resources Press Release - updated: Oct 11, 2017 12:35 MST PHOENIX, ARIZONA, October 11, 2017 - FlexPrint LLC, a leading office technology and national managed print provider, added two key executives to its leadership team. Mike Weetman, formerly with Whalerock Digital in West Hollywood, California, takes the reigns as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Randee Manley joins the FlexPrint team from Ameritas in Lincoln, Nebraska as Vice President of Human Resources. Mike will oversee all aspects of finance, acquisitions, integration, corporate financing, planning and IT while providing business insights for FlexPrint's strategic growth strategy. Mike brings over 30 years of finance leadership at well-known companies like Yahoo, DreamWorks and 20th Century Fox. In his most recent assignment as CFO/COO of Whalerock Digital, Mike grew the company from start-up to over $100M in a short period of time. Mike's...

FleetCor (FLT) Alert: J&W Investigates FleetCor Technologies, Inc.; Long Term Investors Encouraged to Contact the Firm

01 01 1970

The Complaint filed alleges that defendants during the Class Period made false and misleading statements and failed to disclose that FleetCor owes its earnings and growth to overcharging customers, disseminating misleading marketing materials, and engaging in predatory sales practices. The lawsuit claims that investors suffered damages.  If you are a FleetCor shareholder, have held shares continuously before February 5, 2016, and are interested in learning more about the investigation or your legal rights and remedies, please contact lead analyst Jim Baker ([email protected]) at 619-814-4471. If you email, please include your phone number. About Johnson & Weaver, LLP: Johnson & Weaver, LLP is a nationally recognized shareholder rights law firm with offices in California, New York, and Georgia. The firm represents individual...

Flagstar to Acquire Opes Advisors, Inc.

01 01 1970

TROY, Mich., April 3, 2017 -- Flagstar Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: FBC) announced today the signing of a definitive agreement under which it will acquire certain assets of Opes Advisors, Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close within the next 30 days. Opes Advisors' mortgage banking business generates retail originations from 39 retail locations in California, Oregon and Washington. The footprint is strategically focused in markets with strong demographics, resulting in high credit quality originations. In 2016, its 160 mortgage advisors produced approximately $3 billion in mostly purchase originations. The company also has a wealth advisory arm that currently has approximately $325 million in assets under management. Flagstar will operate Opes Advisors as a separate division with its own brand, providing a strategic expansion to Flagstar's retail home lending franchise. "We're...

Fla. Housing Market: Hurricane Irma Impacts Sales, Data in Sept. 2017

01 01 1970

"The impact from Hurricane Irma was wide-ranging across Florida, though the devastation and damage was certainly greater in some areas, such as the Keys and in Naples," said 2017 Florida Realtors President Maria Wells, broker-owner with Lifestyle Realty Group in Stuart. "But there were other consequences from Irma that disrupted the state's economy and housing market as people took needed time for hurricane preparations and one of the largest evacuations in Florida's history. Once Irma passed over the state, it took days or even longer to restore power to many areas, residents had to return from evacuations, and there was still debris cleanup, insurance claims and other issues to handle in the hurricane's aftermath. "It's not surprising that Hurricane Irma had a negative impact on existing home and condominium sales across most local markets in September – but that's a normal occurrence after...

Fix Auto USA Announces Two New California Locations

01 01 1970

San Diego, CA, October 31, 2017 -- Fix Auto USA continues its expansion with the addition of two California locations, bringing the total number of Fix Auto franchise locations to 119.Fix Auto Santa Maria, the first location in California’s Central Coast is owned and operated by Hector Paz, who is recognized by insurance companies as being a consistently high performer in his market.“It’s truly an honor to have received and accepted an invitation to join such an elite organization,” stated Fix Auto Santa Maria Owner-Operator Hector Paz. “Now, I have the best of both worlds: my shop remains locally owned and operated by my family and I have the support of a national brand that will allow me to thrive in a consolidating market. By far, this is definitely the best business decision I’ve ever made.”Fix Auto Sunnyvale, the 17th franchise location in Northern California and the 66th in California, is owned and operated by Steve Springer and Mary Oliver...

Five Woodbury University Students Awarded Prestigious Ebell Scholarships for Academic Excellence

01 01 1970

    LOS ANGELES, CA, October 22, 2017 -- With its 98-year legacy of financial support for high-achieving college and university students in Greater Los Angeles, The Ebell has awarded scholarships to five members of the Woodbury University student body, the university announced today.Individual Ebell scholarships of $5,000 per academic year have been awarded to Zepur Avanesian, a Junior in the Interior Architecture program; Sandra Gutierrez-Mata, a Sophomore in Business Management; Andrew Hill, a Senior in the Animation program; Anoush Markarian, a Senior majoring in Accounting; and Mila Anahit Sahinyan, a Senior in Business Management. The Ebell scholars will continue to receive the grant for each academic year through graduation by maintaining a 3.25 GPA and taking 24 units/semester. In keeping with its motto, "I Will Find a Way, or Make One..." The Ebell has pursued its mission of providing financial assistance in the form of scholarships to thousands...

Five U.S. Delegates Among 100 Young Leaders Appointed to Help Tackle Global Food Security Challenge at International Agriculture Summit

01 01 1970

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Five Places to Live in Mexico…and Three to...

01 01 1970

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico In fact, more than a million expats are estimated to live in Mexico full- or part-time…. Baltimore, MD May 09, 2017 Mexico is not only the nearest destination abroad for U.S. and Canadian expats, it is also one of the most popular, attracting the largest concentration of North American expats anywhere in the world. In fact, more than a million expats are estimated to live in Mexico full- or part-time. It’s understandable when you consider that Mexico offers just about any climate, geographical landscape, and lifestyle an expat might want. As a result, there are expats scattered all over Mexico. But some places have proven to be especially popular, with an appeal that makes them stand out from the crowd. And right now, the dollar-to-peso exchange rate (nearly 20 pesos to $1 at time of writing) makes living here now even more of a bargain. InternationalLiving.com reports on five Mexico destinations where the living...

Five Nonprofits Receive National Award for Driving Positive Change in Underserved Communities from The Atlantic and Allstate

01 01 1970

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2017 -- At a social innovation summit in the nation's capital today, The Atlantic and Allstate will honor five nonprofits with Renewal Awards for their innovative, grassroots approach to solving our nation's most pressing challenges. The five Renewal Award recipients have a shared mission, which is to meet the needs of underserved communities, including LGBT homeless youth, incarcerated women and their families, neighborhoods ravaged by violence, and at-risk young men and women. The winners have affected thousands of lives and serve as role models for other organizations grappling with how to drive change in communities across the country. "The Renewal Award winners embody America's spirit of entrepreneurism and determination," says Dave Prendergast, president, Eastern Territory, Allstate. "We are humbled and inspired by their efforts. These individuals remind us that we all hold the power to inspire hope and restore communities. We can all...

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