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iEmergent CEO Laird Nossuli honored in National Mortgage Professional’s 2023 Industry Titans awards program

DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 4, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iEmergent, a forecasting and advisory services firm for the financial services, mortgage and real estate industries, today announced that National Mortgage Professional (NMP) has selected Laird Nossuli to its inaugural list of 2023 Industry Titans - a new award program honoring housing leaders who represent the mortgage industry with professionalism and pride.

Technology Association of Iowa selects iEmergent as a 2022 Prometheus Award winner

DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iEmergent, a forecasting and advisory services firm for the financial services, mortgage and real estate industries, today announced that it has been named the 2022 FinTech & InsurTech Company of the Year in the Technology Association of Iowa's (TAI's) annual Prometheus Awards program.

MediSked Joins the Iowa Association of Community Providers (IACP) as a Strategic Business Partner

URBANDALE, Iowa, Oct. 31, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Furthering its dedication to providing person-centered software solutions in Iowa, MediSked has joined the Iowa Association of Community Providers (IACP) as a Strategic Business Partner. IACP supports Iowa community providers so they can fully support Iowans in need of behavioral health and disability services.

iEmergent’s Laird Nossuli recognized by Mortgage Banker Magazine as 2022 Powerful Women of Mortgage Banking honoree

DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 20, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iEmergent, a forecasting and advisory services firm for the financial services, mortgage and real estate industries, today announced that CEO Laird Nossuli was recognized as a 2022 Powerful Women of Mortgage Banking honoree by Mortgage Banker Magazine. The annual award spotlights women who have made an indelible impact on the mortgage industry and are fostering the next generation of women leaders in housing finance.

iEmergent’s Special Purpose Credit Programs (SPCP) workshop will prepare mortgage bankers to launch their own diverse lending initiatives

DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iEmergent, a forecasting and advisory services firm for the financial services, mortgage and real estate industries, will host a virtual workshop on Special Purpose Credit Programs (SPCPs) on Wednesday, November 9: "Tapping the Potential of SPCPs: A Hands-on Workshop for Mortgage Lenders."

EPIC Expands Life and Executive Benefits Platform with Acquisition of The National Benefit Corp

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants ("EPIC") announced today that it has acquired The National Benefit Corp ("TNBC"). The acquisition further expands EPIC's geographic footprint in the Midwest across its life insurance, executive benefits, and financial advisory distribution businesses under the Vanbridge Life and Executive Benefits umbrella.

Change Course is a tuition-free career and community development program designed to educate and empower those living in poverty

DES MOINES, Iowa, Aug. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The objective of Change Course is to provide program participants (referred to as "leaders") with stronger life and career skills. Through personal development courses and career-focused training, this six-month program aims to provide "leaders" connections to a network of business partners and higher-paying job opportunities.

iEmergent appoints Megan Horn as Chief Marketing Officer

DES MOINES, Iowa, June 30, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iEmergent, a forecasting and advisory services firm for the financial services, mortgage and real estate industries, today announced the appointment of Megan Horn as chief marketing officer (CMO). In this role, Horn will oversee marketing, public relations, brand management and customer experience for the growing company.

iEmergent appoints Chris Richey as Chief Analytics Officer

DES MOINES, Iowa, June 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iEmergent, a forecasting and advisory services firm for the financial services, mortgage and real estate industries, today announced the appointment of Chris Richey as chief analytics officer. In this role, Richey will oversee and expand upon iEmergent's data analytics capabilities, which help mortgage lenders identify gaps in sales coverage and effectively expand into new markets.

Newly Formed Sky Auto Mall Purchases Junge Ford and Junge CDJR in Center Point, IA

CENTER POINT, Iowa, Aug. 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Two long standing dealerships located in Center Point, IA have been purchased and are now owned and operated by the newly formed Sky Auto Mall. Formerly Junge Ford and Junge Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM will now be owned by Alex Tovstanovsky, Dealer Principal and General Manager of Sky Auto Mall.

Midland Co., Iowa Shrimp Production Update

STORY CITY, Iowa, Aug. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Located in the heart of the Midwest, Midland Co. continues to stock shrimp in the production facility in preparation for regular monthly production. Midland Co.'s mission is to raise sustainable, ethical, and delicious seafood.

Pattison announces the closing of a $17 million credit facility funded by Amerisource Business Capital

CLAYTON, Iowa, May 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pattison Company, a leading provider of high-quality industrial sand, construction aggregate, armor stone and rail car storage, will use the proceeds to refinance existing term debt and equipment debt, new projects, and working capital.

Stride’s Evidence-Based Autism Therapy Now Available at Four Iowa Locations

DES MOINES, Iowa, May 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stride Autism Centers ("Stride"), a mission-driven provider of evidence-based therapy for children with autism, today announced that it has expanded to serve families at four centers throughout Iowa. Stride is now actively enrolling clients at all four locations, including Clive and Johnston in the Des Moines metro area, Cedar Rapids, and Davenport in the Quad Cities.

Rural Iowa Manufacturing Jobs Surplus Means Big Opportunities

OSCEOLA, Iowa, April 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's been a year since the manufacturing industry was hit by the COVID-19 crisis forcing businesses to get creative to manage their workforce assets. In April of 2020, the rural Clarke County, Iowa's unemployment rate jumped from 3.4% to 11.8%, and more than 100,000 workers across the state were displaced, laid off, or simply let go when businesses had to close their doors, says Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC).

Green Janitorial Innovations Spur New Tech Company Focused on Occupant Health

DES MOINES, Iowa, April 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With over eight years in providing green, sustainable, microbial protection to businesses, schools, and medical facilities throughout the Midwest, The Heritage Group of Des Moines, IA launched a new tech company, SPMC, LLC in the summer of 2020 to be led by SPMC President John Bergman and SPMC Technical Director Joe Johnson.

Addressing Post-COVID Shipping Shock – How One Iowa Manufacturer Proved U.S. Sourced Materials Provide Advantages in Economy and Efficiency

OSCEOLA, Iowa, March 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Miller Products Company in Osceola Iowa, supplier of stock pins and fasteners as well as precision and Swiss CNC machined parts, has seen a significant increase in the demand for quick-turn and custom machining due to the post-COVID shipping challenges.

Iowa Manufactured Homes Stand Up to ‘Inland Hurricane’

DES MOINES and CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Sept. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- One thing Iowans are familiar with is wild weather, says the Iowa Manufactured Homes Association (IMHA). Positioned in the heart of the Midwest, Iowa's weather ranges from extreme cold and snow to temperatures in the triple digits.

Midland Co. Launches Modern Production Facility in Story City Bringing Fresh Local Shrimp to the Midwest

STORY CITY, Iowa, Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Located in the heart of the Midwest, Midland Co. (formerly known as Kimle Aquaculture) announced the launch of an innovative land-based shrimp production facility in Story City, Iowa. Midland Co.'s mission is to raise sustainable, ethical, and delicious seafood.

South Central Iowa Community Steps Up to Support Senior Care Center

OSCEOLA, Iowa, April 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Since the WHO announced the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic status in early March, long-term care facilities have been on the front lines of the health and safety battle, notes the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC).

Osceola City Council Green Lights Contractor Bidding On New Wastewater Plant

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Nov. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Osceola City Council has approved a schedule for taking bids on construction of the updated wastewater treatment facility. A recent pre-bid meeting brought in a handful of interest, but with design and budgeting finalized, the City is now able to open the call for bids to contractors interested in undertaking the project.

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