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Business News from Florida, USA, on Florida Newswire

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Business News from Florida, USA, on Florida Newswire
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idgroup is the First and Only Company in Pensacola to Earn B Corporation Certification

PENSACOLA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- idgroup, a Pensacola-based brand transformation firm, has earned certification as a B Corporation, an acknowledgment of the company's commitment to social and environmental ethics, transparency and accountability. idgroup joins over 2,200 Certified B Corporations globally - including 18 others in Florida - that have met the rigorous standards that measure a company's impact on its employees, suppliers, community, and the environment.
Florida 2018 Top Workplaces Award

Spodak Dental Group Named A Winner of The South Florida 2018 Top Workplaces Award by The Sun Sentinel

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Spodak Dental Group has been awarded a 2018 Top Workplaces honor by The Sun Sentinel for the fourth year in a row. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by Energage, LLC. Several aspects of workplace culture were anonymously measured, including alignment, effectiveness, and connection, just to name a few.
OpenClose

Ascend Federal Credit Union Automates its Residential Mortgage Lending Business with OpenClose’s LenderAssist and DecisionAssist

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- OpenClose(R), an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage fintech provider, announced that Ascend Federal Credit Union (Ascend) is leveraging its LenderAssist(TM) LOS platform and DecisionAssist(TM) product and pricing engine (PPE). OpenClose's completely browser-based solution has delivered additional efficiencies and heightened service levels for the credit union's growing mortgage lending division.
Papa Technologies

Papa Technologies, a Miami Start Up Expands to Southwest Florida

MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Papa Technologies, a leading platform for seniors and caregivers in South Florida, expanded their niche service to the Tampa and Sarasota areas in the beginning of April. Papa Technologies has a team of young and energetic college students, who they call Papa Pals, who enhance the lives of family caregivers and seniors who need assistance.
Luna Wear Releases Illuminating Athletic Apparel

Luna Wear Releases Illuminating Athletic Apparel Line for Safe Running at Night

MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Luna Wear, a fashion technology startup based out of Miami Florida, has released the world's first ever machine washable and dryable, fashionable, illuminating athletic apparel line. Powered by a USB rechargeable lithium battery, Luna Wear's super bright patented Luna illuminating material provides safety for outdoor runners.
Sparktacular FX Machines

Sparktacular FX Machines Reveals its New Line of Cold Spark Technology Products for the Entertainment Industry

PALM BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Palm Beach-based pyrotechnics company Sparktacular FX Machines today announced three new Cold Spark Technology (CST) pyrotechnic simulators scheduled to drop in early June. These new patented and trademarked CST machines use Spark Pack Granules that are heated and propelled into the air and react with oxygen to produce the spark effect that has previously only been seen in Gerb pyrotechnics.
Miami Mold Specialists

Miami Mold Specialists Upgrades its Marine, Attic and Crawlspace Mold Removal Technologies

MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Prestigious South Florida mold removal co., Miami Mold Specialists, acquires state-of-the-art fogger tech. Specifically designed for attic, crawlspace, and maritime mold remediation and disinfecting.
PitBullTax Software

PitBullTax Software Announces PitBullTax University, Lauches Its First User Conference

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- PitBullTax Software, The Leading IRS Tax Resolution Software provider for CPAs, Enrolled Agents and Tax Attorneys received accreditation to be a Continuing Education Provider for tax professionals who are involved in IRS tax resolution and for those who plan to practice in this lucrative specialty. This is yet another milestone in a long history of accomplishments for PitBullTax, and another example of how this company maintains its dominant position in the tax resolution arena.
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Fintech Industry Veteran Tom Rice Joins OpenClose as Vice President Enterprise Account Executive

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- OpenClose(R), an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage fintech provider, announced that long-time industry veteran Tom Rice has joined its growing sales team. Mr. Rice has experience with multiple LOS platforms as well as other enterprise-class mortgage technology solutions. He will be responsible for covering the West Coast territory.
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Redevelopment Management Associates’ Kevin Crowder on What Cities Need to Know Before They Seek a P3

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Kevin Crowder was in great demand at the recent Florida Council for Public Private Partnership (P3) conference in Orlando. As the Economic Development Director for RMA - Redevelopment Management Associates he has successfully guided many cities through the complicated P3 process. During the conference, he shared how cities can avoid some of the biggest P3 pitfalls and emulate the most successful P3 projects.
Miami Mold Specialist

Miami Mold Specialist Acquires High-tech Personal Protection and Anti Cross Contamination Equipment

MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- High tech South Florida based mold removal company, Miami Mold Specialists, invests into advanced anti-cross contamination and personal protection systems. Cross contamination is one of the biggest unspoken concerns among indoor environmental and mold remediation companies.
Kim Briesemeister, co-founder of RMA

RMA’s Kim Briesemeister on How Florida City Leaders Must Plan for Smart Growth Trends

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Kim Briesemeister, co-founder of RMA, recently spoke at the Smart Growth Partnership event in Fort Lauderdale addressing the best ways for city leaders to stay ahead of the trends that are affecting the global economy. The redevelopment expert and author of "Reinventing Your City" stressed the importance of concentrating on the changing retail environment and the growth of smart cities.
Loren Weisman and Karl M. Gibbons

Branding Expert Loren Weisman Joins the Third Eye Management & Associates Team in Florida

NAPLES, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Third Eye Management and Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that Loren Weisman has joined the Third Eye Team. A branding strategist and keynote speaker, Weisman brings a wealth of information regarding brand development, brand strategy, brand evaluation and brand activation.
5th Annual Estate Planning Conference

Nationally Recognized Speakers Lined-Up for Ave Law’s Fifth Annual Estate Planning Conference

NAPLES, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Leading National Estate Planning Influencers Paul Lee, Stacy Eastland and Mark Parthemer are among the top speakers in the line-up for Ave Maria School of Law’s Fifth Annual Estate Planning Conference to be held on Friday, April 27, 2018 at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort, 280 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Naples.
SPODAK dental group

In Delray Beach, Spodak Dental Group’s Maxillofacial and Oral Surgeon Now Available on Saturdays

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Juan C. Arroyo, Spodak Dental Group's Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, is now seeing patients on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. While it is unprecedented for dental offices to be open on Saturdays, it is even rarer for the oral surgeon to be available and treat patients. Normally, if a patient was experiencing pain on Friday evening or Saturday, he/she would have to wait to be seen until Monday.
OpenClose

OpenClose Bolsters Software Integration and Support Teams for its Loan Origination System (LOS)

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- OpenClose(R), an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage fintech provider, announced that it has added staff to its integration and customer support departments. The new hires will help enhance OpenClose's existing software products, facilitate digital mortgage processes, produce fintech-level innovation and provide excellence in customer support. The company also recently added three senior software engineers to its development team.
Medical Care Alert

Medical Care Alert Named to University of Florida 2018 Gator100 List of Fastest Growing Companies

GAINESVILLE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Medical Care Alert, a leading provider of medical alert systems to senior citizens nationwide, has been named to the University of Florida's Gator100 list of fastest growing alumni companies for the second year in a row.
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Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) Taps New Beer Trends to Combat Urban Blight

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- As the craft brewery trend matures, RMA ( Redevelopment Management Associates) is advising city leaders on the smartest ways to continuing tapping into the beer industry as a tool for revitalization. In states such as Florida, the full-service economic redevelopment firm, still sees growth potential for craft breweries. In other areas, the firm is guiding cities to develop attraction plans for distilleries, co-op breweries and brewpubs.
Miami Mold Specialist Adds ULV Particle Foggers

Miami Mold Specialist Adds ULV Particle Foggers and Heavy Duty Steam Cleaners to Mold Removal Arsenal

MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Eco-friendly mold inspection, mold removal, and indoor environmental service provider in South Florida, Miami Mold Specialists, continues to enhance service offerings, updates HVAC mold removal protocols with new line of high tech equipment.
Chris Brown and Kim Breisemeister

Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) Terminates Contract as Pompano Beach CRA Managers

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) today announced that they have terminated their contract as Managers to the Pompano Beach CRA, a position the firm has held since 2009. Despite the redevelopment agency's newsworthy success in transforming the city, the firm's principals, Kim Briesemeister and Chris Brown, felt that terminating their contract was their only option due to the hostile environment that has been pervading the CRA meetings over the past few months. The termination letter submitted on February 1, 2018 will result in a 90-day transition period.

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