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Marco Morrison Named New Executive Director of College Possible Milwaukee

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

MILWAUKEE, Wis., Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- College Possible, a national nonprofit that has worked to improve equity and access in the college admissions process for more than 20 years, today announced the appointment of Marco Morrison as Executive Director of College Possible Milwaukee.

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  • MILWAUKEE, Wis., Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- College Possible, a national nonprofit that has worked to improve equity and access in the college admissions process for more than 20 years, today announced the appointment of Marco Morrison as Executive Director of College Possible Milwaukee.
  • He will be invaluable to the College Possible Milwaukee team," said Rick Dillon, Board Chair, College Possible Milwaukee, "I look forward to partnering with him to advance the mission to make college possible for all talented and motivated Milwaukee scholars."
  • Morrison is a Milwaukee native and Milwaukee Public Schools alum with over 20 years of experience in youth development.
  • About College Possible Milwaukee: Since its founding in 2008, College Possible Milwaukee has empowered more than 4,000 scholars from under-represented communities to get into and through college through an intensive curriculum of coaching and support.

Secfi launches ‘Secfi Wealth’ — a fully independent RIA — to provide startup founders and employees with financial planning and investment management

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Secfi , the leading provider of equity planning, today announced the launch of Secfi Wealth, offering personalized financial advice, investment management, and access to alternative investments opportunities for those with startup equity.

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  • Secfi , the leading provider of equity planning, today announced the launch of Secfi Wealth, offering personalized financial advice, investment management, and access to alternative investments opportunities for those with startup equity.
  • As a registered investment advisor (RIA), Secfi will now expand on its equity planning expertise to provide comprehensive financial advice and ongoing investment management specifically for the startup community.
  • Secfi is trusted by startup employees for equity planning, stock option financing, and wealth management.
  • Investment management and financial planning products and services are offered by Secfi Advisory Limited, an SEC-registered investment adviser.

The National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters Announces New Slate of Directors and Management

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Friday, September 23, 2022

GALVESTON, Texas, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- At NAPIA's annual meeting in Galveston, Texas, NAPIA's membership enjoyed industry networking and superior continuing education seminars at the beach. Another elite list of Public Adjusters was voted into NAPIA's long (71 year) history of exceptional leadership. Now Past President Anita L. Taff, CPAU proudly handed the reins to her successor Clay Morrison, CPPA, CPAU & President of Morrison & Morrison, Inc. With decades of service to policyholders nationwide in conjunction with holding positions in NAPIA & TAPIA's leadership including President of TAPIA, Clay Morrison is a tried-and-true industry leader.

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  • Another elite list of Public Adjusters was voted into NAPIA's long (71 year) history of exceptional leadership.
  • NAPIA is also pleased to announce the retention of The Solution, an association management team, to support the NAPIA leadership in accomplishing their hefty goals and to run the day-to-day management of the Association.
  • The Association offers public adjusters networking events with continuing education recognized by state insurance departments across the nation, representation by experts in legal, legislative, and regulatory matters, a "Find a Public Adjuster" referral service, marketing opportunities, access to cost-saving benefits, and more.
  • Members of the National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters are held to the highest standard of professional conduct and ethics.

HyperDraft Adds LegalZoom Security Executive to Advisory Board

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- HyperDraft, Inc ., a leading AI-powered legal automation platform, announced today that Steven Singer, one of the top security experts in the legal industry, has joined its advisory board.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- HyperDraft, Inc ., a leading AI-powered legal automation platform, announced today that Steven Singer, one of the top security experts in the legal industry, has joined its advisory board.
  • Steven Singer,the Director of Information Security at LegalZoom, is a technology executive who brings over 15 years of experience in managing technology companies' information security policy, compliance, and technical risk management activities.
  • "HyperDraft has been able to accomplish extraordinary tech and security achievements because they truly understand their users.
  • "Security is at the center of everything we are building at HyperDraft," said Tony Thai, CEO and Chief Engineer of HyperDraft.

Varity Homes Partners With Side, Further Empowering Clients and Communities Throughout Northern Virginia

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Friday, September 16, 2022

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 16, 2022   /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Varity Homes today announced its partnership with Side, the only real estate technology company that exclusively partners with high-performing agents, teams, and independent brokerages to transform them into market-leading boutique brands and businesses. The alliance will ensure that Varity Homes, a company that lifts up clients and the community, is powered by the industry's most advanced platform.

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  • Varity Homes was founded by Geva Lester and Jane Morrison, longtime Arlington residents and agents with an 85% referral clientele.
  • Varity Homes represents buyers and sellers throughout northern Virginia, specializing in Arlington as well as Falls Church, Washington, D.C., and Alexandria.
  • "We're excited to strengthen our services in the northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. markets with Varity Homes," Lester said.
  • Beyond serving clients is Varity Homes' mission to enrich northern Virginia's communities through charitable donations.

Derrick Ware Named Chief Product & Technology Officer at Newsela

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Thursday, September 15, 2022

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Newsela announced Derrick Ware as its new Chief Product & Technology Officer.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Newsela announced Derrick Ware as its new Chief Product & Technology Officer.
  • Derrick most recently served as Chief Technology Officer for the company.
  • "Derrick brings more than 20 years of experience leading both product and engineering teams at high-growth technology companies," said Matthew Gross, founder and CEO of Newsela.
  • "I'm thrilled to be expanding my role at Newsela where our mission to create meaningful classroom learning for every student is embedded in our product from ideation to implementation," said Derrick Ware, Chief Product & Technology Officer at Newsela.

SunStar Wins Award Again for Mutual Fund Website Development

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Friday, September 9, 2022

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Web Marketing Association has presented SunStar Strategic with a 2022 Award for Excellence in Web Development in two categories, Investment and Mutual Fund.

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  • The Web Marketing Association has presented SunStar Strategic with a 2022 Award for Excellence in Web Development in two categories, Investment and Mutual Fund.
  • ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Web Marketing Association has presented SunStar Strategic with a 2022 Award for Excellence in Web Development in two categories, Investment and Mutual Fund.
  • The site showcases the OTG Latin America Fund, OTG Cayman Latin America Fund - a private fund, and separate accounts managed by the firm.
  • In addition to this award, SunStar previously won a "Best Mutual Fund Award" for its development of a comprehensive asset management and mutual fund site for Mairs & Power, a St. Paul, MN based firm, http://www.mairsandpower.com , as well as an "Outstanding Achievement Award" in the PR category for its own site, http://www.sunstarstrategic.com .

Antelope, Alpine’s Consumer Pet Platform, Acquires Pet Health and Wellness Brand, Ark Naturals

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Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Antelope , an omni-channel, pet wellness platform focused on delivering high-quality, natural pet products and services, has announced its acquisition of Ark Naturals Company (Ark Naturals), an industry leading pet health and wellness brand.

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  • Antelope , an omni-channel, pet wellness platform focused on delivering high-quality, natural pet products and services, has announced its acquisition of Ark Naturals Company (Ark Naturals), an industry leading pet health and wellness brand.
  • Ark Naturals has over 70 SKUs and focuses on five product categories dental, hip and joint, skin and coat, senior, and wellness.
  • As one of the pioneers in the natural pet product space, we are excited to partner with Ark Naturals.
  • Ark Naturals Company provides premium functional treats, pet supplements, and wellness products to keep your pet as happy and healthy as possible through every life stage.

Altamont Capital Partners Invests in Nutrition 101, Inc.

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Wednesday, September 7, 2022

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Altamont Capital Partners (Altamont) today announced an equity investment in Nutrition 101, Inc. ("101 Inc." or "101"), a leading provider of eco-friendly, waste management services for food processors and retailers.

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  • PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Altamont Capital Partners (Altamont) today announced an equity investment in Nutrition 101, Inc. ("101 Inc." or "101"), a leading provider of eco-friendly, waste management services for food processors and retailers.
  • Altamont's investment will allow 101 to continue providing best-in-class service, reach new customers, and expand its geographic footprint.
  • Altamont Capital Partners is a private investment firm based in the San Francisco Bay Area with more than $4.5 billion of assets under management.
  • Altamont is focused on investing in middle-market businesses where it can partner with leading management teams to reach their full potential.

Voyager Therapeutics Appoints Peter Pfreundschuh as CFO; Todd Carter, Ph.D., as Chief Scientific Officer; and Trista Morrison as SVP Corporate Affairs

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Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Petes extensive corporate finance experience will be integral in maximizing the value of our AAV capsid platform and our pipeline.

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  • Petes extensive corporate finance experience will be integral in maximizing the value of our AAV capsid platform and our pipeline.
  • Peter Pfreundschuh hasmore than 25 years of finance, business development, commercial and public company leadership experience in the life sciences and medical device industries.
  • Trista Morrison has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare public affairs, including strategic communications, investor relations and patient advocacy.
  • Pfreundschuh, Carter and Morrison will report to Voyager CEO Al Sandrock, M.D., Ph.D., and will serve on Voyagers Senior Leadership Team.