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Meritage Homes Appoints Clint Szubinski to lead South Region

20 02 2018

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 20, 2018 --Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH), a leading U.S. homebuilder, today announced the appointment of Clint Szubinski to president of the company’s south region, encompassing its operations in Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina.In this role, Mr. Szubinski will be responsible for leading the region’s growth strategy and overseeing the financial and operating performance of its five divisions.“The South Region has significant growth potential as our newest and fastest growing region,” said Phillippe Lord, chief operating officer of Meritage Homes. “I am confident that under Clint’s leadership, our divisional teams in the south will be able to capitalize on the enormous opportunities ahead for them.”Mr. Szubinski brings more than 15 years of experience in the homebuilding industry, including division and region president positions with some of the largest homebuilders in the nation. He previously led Meritage’s Florida region...

TR Cutler Announces Manufacturing Media Consortium Meeting in Washington DC Last Week a Success

20 02 2018

Oakland Park, FL -- 02/20/2018 -- Thomas R. Cutler announced the proprietary Manufacturing Media Consortium meeting in Washington DC last week was a success. Cutler led the meeting. The professional organization includes journalists, editors, economists, and other industrial leaders worldwide. Members write about trends, data, case studies, and profiles, in the manufacturing, industrial, and distribution sectors. Cutler works with thousands of media outlets to expand manufacturing media coverage.Cutler is ranked as the leading manufacturing journalist worldwide and a contributing editor for hundreds of publications annually. Thomas R. Cutler has been writing extensively about manufacturing and industry for more than twenty years. According to Cutler, "The dynamic stories of global manufacturers and best-practices create a never-ending stream of feature articles and important, newsworthy content. There are challenges to be sure along with opportunities for growth and worthy of media attention...

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. Reaches $2.5 Million Fundraising Goal for Hope Starts Here Hurricane Relief Campaign

20 02 2018

MIAMI, Feb. 20, 2018 -- Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., a leading global cruise company that operates the Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands, today announced it has met the company’s goal of raising $2.5 million for the Hope Starts Here hurricane relief program.  In less than four months, the program has received more than $1.25 million in donations from the company’s valued team members, loyal guests, travel partners and business partners, which the company has matched in order to assist All Hands and Hearts – Smart Response, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization focused on natural disaster relief, in rebuilding safe, resilient schools on five Caribbean islands.The Hope Starts Here hurricane relief program launched in late September 2017 when the company partnered with relief organization All Hands and Hearts to help provide immediate relief in Key West and reconstruct schools and critical infrastructure in affected islands in the...

Verteks Consulting Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services

20 02 2018

Fast, Reliable & Secure IT Solutions for Business and Government I want to give a special heartfelt thanks to the team of dedicated professionals at Verteks who are the real reason we are receiving this recognition. I’m very proud to work with a team that continually delivers reliable and responsive support to our valued clients. OCALA, Fla. February 20, 2018 Verteks Consulting, a leading provider of IT solutions for business and government clients, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Verteks to its 2018 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to delivering managed services. Their offerings help companies navigate the complex and ever-changing landscape of IT, improve operational efficiencies, and maximize their return on IT investments. In today’s fast-paced business environments, MSPs play an important role in helping...

Axiom Bank, N.A. Welcomes New Board Members

20 02 2018

New Axiom Bank Board Members "Each new Director possesses the industry specific skills and governance experience to help guide and assist the Bank as it continues to grow and expand banking services." - Daniel Davis, President and CEO of Axiom Bank. ORLANDO, Fla. February 20, 2018 Axiom Bank, a leading community bank headquartered in Central Florida, is starting the new year with four new faces on its Board of Directors. Kathryn Pemble, Charles Johnson, Gary Hopkins and Vernon Braddock became Directors on Jan. 5, 2018.      •    As former President of C1 Financial in Tampa and current President of Baldwin Pemble Advisors, Pemble brings 30 years of commercial banking experience to the Board.      •    Johnson is a 45-year veteran of the commercial finance industry who specialized in asset-based lending. He most recently served as a director of Magnolia Financial, Inc. in Spartanburg, S.C.     ...

Nine National Foundations Join to Address Nationwide Housing Instability

20 02 2018

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Archima Solutions Launches Dedicated Salesforce Practice

20 02 2018

Press Release - updated: Feb 20, 2018 08:00 EST PARAMUS, N.J., February 20, 2018 - Archima Solutions, Inc. is a collaboration-driven Salesforce implementation provider dedicated to serving companies with Salesforce Services and Staffing Solutions. Archima focuses on helping customers rapidly achieve measurable business value from Salesforce solutions which are centered around their customer and employee initiatives. “We believe being an organization centered on diversity, curiosity, and imagination will drive innovation for our customers,” said Chris Thompson, Managing Director of Archima Solutions. “We are inspired by the personal experiences we share with our customers and the limitless impact our employees can have on their success.” The Archima team was built with the understanding that customers are not only looking for Salesforce technical experts, they also want a partner that brings with it global capabilities paired with years of business process and digital transformation...

Nutritional High Announces Changes to Board of Directors

20 02 2018

TORONTO, Feb. 20, 2018 -- Nutritional High International Inc. (the "Company" or "Nutritional High") (CSE:EAT) (OTCQB:SPLIF) (FRANKFURT:2NU) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Frazier and Aaron Johnson as directors of the Company. Mr. Frazier and Mr. Johnson will be replacing current Board members Robert Keeler and David Caplan. Mr. Keeler will continue to serve as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer and Mr. Caplan will continue his work with the Company by joining the Advisory Board.Mr. Frazier has acted as the Chief Executive Officer of Nutritional High since July 2016 and will continue to serve in that role while also joining the Board of Directors. With over 23 years of experience in the food industry, Mr. Frazier has a proven track record of getting innovative products to market and implementing successful growth strategies. He owns and operates a successful Florida-based candy and chocolate business and currently oversees the expansion of Nutritional High’s North American...

KB Home Names Fred Vandercook as President of Its Tampa Division

20 02 2018

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KB Home (NYSE: KBH) today announced that Fred Vandercook has been named as president of its Tampa division. In this role, Vandercook is responsible for the Company’s homebuilding operations across the Tampa and Southwest Florida region, from land acquisition and construction, to sales and customer service. Vandercook joins KB Home with more than 30 years of residential construction experience with national builders, including serving as president of the Charlotte division for KB Home. Vandercook holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Building Construction from the University of Florida. "We are very pleased to welcome back Fred to KB Home as head of our Tampa team, and are confident that his experience and demonstrated leadership will be a great asset to our business, as we continue to focus on growth and open several new communities in the region,” said Vince DePorre, Southeast regional president for KB Home. KB Home has been building in the Tampa and...

FemAle Brew Fest® 2018 Announces Growing List of Participants in the 2nd Annual Beer Festival Celebrating Women in the Brewing Industry

20 02 2018

Fort Lauderdale, FL, February 20, 2018 -- Representing South Florida’s only beer festival celebrating women, the 2nd annual FemAle Brew Fest® has added an incredible list of participants. Presented by the Fem Collective, FemAle Brew Fest will offer attendees unlimited samples of beer and ciders all while listening to the sounds of some amazing female musicians.“This festival has really taken a life of its own with wonderful relationships being developed among the many female brewers throughout the country and some incredible collaborations - some of which can be tried at the FemAle Brew Fest 2018,” said Frances Antonio-Martineau, Festival organizer and CEO of Fem Collective. “We're excited to try some of these never before sampled beer at the festival.”Breweries: Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing // Accomplice Brewery & Ciderworks // 7venth Sun Brewery // Swamp Head Brewery // Left Hand Brewing Co // Barrel of Monks Brewing // Black Star Line Brewing Co // Dangerous Minds...

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