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Noble Systems Announces 2018 Select Noble Users Group Conference Series

20 02 2018

SNUG 2018 The SNUG conferences help our clients discover how they can leverage their Noble technologies to meet the challenges of today’s communication environments. Past News Releases RSS ATLANTA February 20, 2018 Noble Systems Corporation, a global leader in omnichannel contact center technology solutions, has announced the dates of its 2018 Select Noble Users Group (SNUG) Conference series. The conferences help Noble’s users “get connected” to their Noble products and collaborate with other users, so they can work faster and smarter, lower costs, and optimize results. Noble Systems hosts the SNUG Conferences in three regions, including the Americas, APAC and EMEA. The 2018 conference dates and locations are: Americas – April 25 - 27, Sandpearl Resort in Clearwater Beach, Florida EMEA – June 20 - 21, The Intercontinental in Dublin, Ireland APAC – October 24 - 25, The Intercontinental (Rialto) in Melbourne, Australia James K. Noble, President and CEO of...

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Lakewood Christian Manor’s Wheelchair Accessible Bus Donated by JenCare

20 02 2018

JenCare Senior Medical Center logo This bus will make an incredible difference in the lives of our residents, enabling them to remain mobile and maintain their social independence. ATLANTA February 20, 2018 The public is invited to join National Church Residences staff and residents for a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony on Friday, February 23, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Lakewood Christian Manor located at 2141 Springdale Road, SW, Atlanta, GA 30315 in celebration of a wheelchair accessible bus donated by JenCare Senior Medical Center. “We’re thankful for the generous wheelchair accessible bus donation from JenCare to our Lakewood Christian Manor property,” said Jeff Wolf, National Church Residences Senior Vice President of Philanthropy and Mission Impact. “This bus will make an incredible difference in the lives of our residents, enabling them to remain mobile and maintain their social independence.” “We so appreciate the priority National Church Residences gives to helping seniors...

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...

Nicholas Financial Announces Appointment of Interim CFO

20 02 2018

CLEARWATER, Fla., Feb. 20, 2018 -- Nicholas Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:NICK) (the “Company”) announced today that Chad Steinorth will be rejoining the Company as Vice President and Interim CFO effective on or before March 1, 2018.  Mr. Steinorth originally spent 13 years with Nicholas Financial from November 1993 to November 2006, holding several positions including Controller and Vice President of Finance.  Since then, Mr. Steinorth ran his own local auto finance company in the Tampa Bay area before selling it in 2016.  Mr. Steinorth most recently served as Vice President of Finance at Platinum Auto Finance.  Mr. Steinorth graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and is an active CPA in the State of Florida.“We are extremely excited to have Chad rejoin our great company.  Chad has a unique blend of skills and talents that we feel make him a great fit here at Nicholas,” said Doug Marohn, President and CEO...

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...

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...

OTC Markets Group Welcomes Future Farm Technologies to OTCQX

20 02 2018

NEW YORK, NY, Feb. 20, 2018 -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, today announced Future Farm Technologies Inc. (CSE: FFT; OTCQX: FFRMF), a company that is developing and acquiring technologies in Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) for the global production of various types of plants, has qualified to trade on the OTCQX® Best Market.  Future Farm Technologies upgraded to OTCQX from the OTCQB® Venture Market.Future Farm Technologies begins trading today on OTCQX under the symbol “FFRMF.”  U.S. investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the company on www.otcmarkets.com."Congratulations to Future Farm Technologies on graduating from our OTCQB Venture Market to trade on our OTCQX Best Market," said Jason Paltrowitz, Executive Vice President of Corporate Services at OTC Markets Group. "Future Farm Technologies joins the increasing...

International Spy and Best Selling Author to speak at SPY Museum, Washington, D.C. on Feb. 22, 2018

20 02 2018

Michele Rigby Assad, Middle East Expert "President Trump's administration is on the right foot with the Middle East. I am impressed with the trip to Saudia Arabia including 50 heads of state from Muslim countries. President Trump needs to be careful with a relationship with the countries of Turkey and Qatar." stated Michele Rigby Assad. WASHINGTON February 20, 2018 Michele Rigby Assad, a former counterterrorism officer and Middle East expert to speak at the SPY Museum, Washington, D.C. about her best selling book "Breaking Cover" on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.  In Breaking Cover, Ms. Assad has at last been cleared to drop cover and tell her story of incredible struggle, of unexpected challenges and thwarted missions, and most significantly, of powerfully realizing what really matters in the face of her greatest fears. "As I prepared myself to walk in and meet Abu Muhammad for the first time, I knew I had a fourth handicap: I WAS A WOMAN. Wednesday, February...

Diversified Adds New Senior Account Executive to Their All-Star Lineup Serving the Sports and Live Events Market

20 02 2018

Tony Gaston, Senior Account Executive, Diversified I am thrilled with the opportunity to join this world class organization. KENILWORK, N.J. February 20, 2018 Diversified, an industry leading technology solutions provider, is proud to announce that Tony Gaston has joined the ranks of the company’s Sports & Live Events division. Formerly serving as the company’s strategic account manager with Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, Gaston has partnered with Diversified on several key stadiums and venues in North America over the last two years. Prior to Grass Valley, Gaston served in a similar capacity with Sony Electronics for eleven years. With a deep knowledge of the technical requirements and evolving needs facing today’s sports and entertainment venues, Gaston has been instrumental in such high profile projects as Golden 1 Center, Scottrade Center, Busch Stadium, Mercedes Benz Stadium, SunTrust Field, Little Caesars Arena, Levi’s Stadium, AT&T Stadium, Dodgers Stadium,...

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