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Dorsey Partner Erin Bryan Named to TMA Minnesota Chapter Board of Directors

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 6:43pm

International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP is pleased to announce that Erin Bryan, a partner in the Firms Finance & Restructuring Group has been named to the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) Minnesota Chapter Board of Directors.

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  • International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP is pleased to announce that Erin Bryan, a partner in the Firms Finance & Restructuring Group has been named to the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) Minnesota Chapter Board of Directors.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211130005976/en/
    Congratulations to Erin Bryan, a partner in the Firms Finance & Restructuring Group on being named to the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) Minnesota Chapter Board of Directors.
  • (Photo: Dorsey & Whitney LLP)
    The Turnaround Management Association is the leading organization dedicated to turnaround management, corporate restructuring, and distressed investing.
  • We are very pleased that Erin has been named to the TMAs Board of Directors, noted Dorsey Managing Partner Bill Stoeri.

Goldman Sachs and AWS Collaborate to Create New Data Management and Analytics Solutions for Financial Services Organizations

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 6:33pm

Today at AWS re:Invent, Goldman Sachs (GS) announced the launch of Goldman Sachs Financial Cloud for Data with Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), a new suite of cloud-based data and analytics solutions for financial institutions.

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  • Today at AWS re:Invent, Goldman Sachs (GS) announced the launch of Goldman Sachs Financial Cloud for Data with Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), a new suite of cloud-based data and analytics solutions for financial institutions.
  • Institutional clients will benefit from decades of Goldman Sachs experience to address data management and analytics challenges.
  • Users of the Goldman Sachs Financial Cloud for Data will also benefit from more streamlined and secure access to best-in-class financial data from Goldman Sachs.
  • Goldman Sachs Financial Cloud for Data is a cloud-native financial data management and analytics solution for hedge funds, asset managers and other institutional clients.

Blueprint Advisory Launches Blueprint for Talent Services

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 6:28pm

Blueprint Advisory today announced the launch of Blueprint for Talent Services, a new practice dedicated to staffing and recruiting firms.

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  • Blueprint Advisory today announced the launch of Blueprint for Talent Services, a new practice dedicated to staffing and recruiting firms.
  • This new practice offers advisory services, custom development, and software consulting services specifically with Salesforce-based solutions for talent service firms.
  • Blueprint is uniquely positioned to guide and support talent service firms through this transformation, as the Blueprint founders have decades of combined experience working on the desk at companies like Robert Half and Kelly Services, and Blueprint founder Brandon Metcalf, founded Talent Rover, a software solution for the global staffing industry.
  • Blueprint Advisory is a global consulting and advising firm for the Salesforce Ecosystem.

KKR Supports 74 Small Businesses and Nonprofits in Latest Grants to Aid Global Economic Recovery

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 7:00pm

KKR today announced the recipients of the latest rounds of KKR Relief Effort grants awarded through two of the initiatives cornerstone programs: KKR Small Business Builders (SBB) and KKR Grants .

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  • KKR today announced the recipients of the latest rounds of KKR Relief Effort grants awarded through two of the initiatives cornerstone programs: KKR Small Business Builders (SBB) and KKR Grants .
  • In the latest rounds, the KKR SBB program awarded $10,000 to 47 small business owners in 25 states across the US.
  • The KKR Grants program made commitments of more than $3.2 million to 27 nonprofits based in the US, UK and France.
  • KKR wants small businesses and nonprofits everywhere to know that they are not alone as they continue to work to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, said Ken Mehlman, Partner, Global Head of Public Affairs at KKR and Co-Head of KKR Global Impact.

Kite Hill PR Announces ESG Consultancy Services

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 4:45pm

Kite Hill PR , an award-winning agile tech PR and B2B communications agency, is establishing a dedicated Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practice, formalizing the agencys rapidly growing work in helping clients navigate and develop earned media and thought leadership strategies for mission-driven and pro-social initiatives.

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  • Kite Hill PR , an award-winning agile tech PR and B2B communications agency, is establishing a dedicated Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practice, formalizing the agencys rapidly growing work in helping clients navigate and develop earned media and thought leadership strategies for mission-driven and pro-social initiatives.
  • This builds upon our ongoing commitment to help clients navigate todays most pressing issues in authentic and transparent ways, said Tiffany Guarnaccia, CEO & Founder, Kite Hill PR.
  • Based in New York City with an office in London, Kite Hill PR is a leading agile tech PR agency specializing in the media, advertising and tech sectors.
  • Kite Hill PR has been recognized as one of the Top Specialist PR Agencies by the New York Observer and a Top Place to Work in PR by PR News.

Hunton Andrews Kurth Launches National Security Practice

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 4:18pm

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP has launched a national security practice to help companies navigate unprecedented operational, physical and cybersecurity challenges that blur the lines between their corporate security and US homeland security.

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  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP has launched a national security practice to help companies navigate unprecedented operational, physical and cybersecurity challenges that blur the lines between their corporate security and US homeland security.
  • The practice will also address new compliance requirements associated with changing national security regulations.
  • The task force leverages Hunton Andrews Kurths industry-leading privacy and cybersecurity practice and other nationally recognized practice groups.
  • They are uniquely positioned to help clients mitigate these risks, achieve their security goals, satisfy national security requirements, and work with the government to protect corporate and homeland security.

Lincoln Financial Group Names Jayson Bronchetti Chief Investment Officer and Chris Neczypor Chief Strategy Officer

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 4:45pm

Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) announced that Jayson Bronchetti has been named Chief Investment Officer (CIO), and Chris Neczypor has been named Chief Strategy Officer (CSO), both effective today.

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  • Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) announced that Jayson Bronchetti has been named Chief Investment Officer (CIO), and Chris Neczypor has been named Chief Strategy Officer (CSO), both effective today.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211130005847/en/
    Jayson Bronchetti has been named Chief Investment Officer for Lincoln Financial Group.
  • In the newly created Chief Strategy Officer role, Neczypor will lead Lincoln Financials long-term enterprise strategic direction and approach to drive business growth to deliver value for shareholders and customers.
  • He has been instrumental in the development of Lincoln Financials multi-manager investment platform and investment strategy on behalf of both the general account and separate accounts at Lincoln Financial.

Astadia Migration Factory to Reduce the Duration of Mainframe to AWS Migrations by up to 90%

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 3:56pm

Organizations looking to reap the benefits of moving IBM and Unisys mainframe applications to Amazon Web Services (AWS) can now simplify and accelerate complex transformation projects by leveraging the Astadia Migration Factory.

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  • Organizations looking to reap the benefits of moving IBM and Unisys mainframe applications to Amazon Web Services (AWS) can now simplify and accelerate complex transformation projects by leveraging the Astadia Migration Factory.
  • The Astadia platform offers a complete mainframe-to-cloud migration solution that can reduce the duration of a typical migration project by as much as 90%.
  • The collaboration with AWS builds on an existing relationship, including Astadias participation in the AWS Marketplace and the Public Sector Partner Program.
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    Astadia is the market-leading mainframe modernization software, consulting and systems integration boutique.

Phoenix Holdings Reports Results for the Nine Months of 2021

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 3:52pm

Phoenix Holdings Ltd., a leading Israel-based financial, insurance, and investment group (TASE: PHOE) (The Phoenix, the Group, or the Company), today reported its results for the third quarter of 2021 and the nine months ended September 30, 2021.

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  • Phoenix Holdings Ltd., a leading Israel-based financial, insurance, and investment group (TASE: PHOE) (The Phoenix, the Group, or the Company), today reported its results for the third quarter of 2021 and the nine months ended September 30, 2021.
  • In March and June 2021, Phoenix Insurance distributed NIS 400 million to the Group from 2020 income.
  • Phoenix Holdings is rated at AA- and Phoenix Insurance is rated of AA+, both with a stable outlook.
  • Phoenix Holdings is a leading Israel-based financial, insurance, and investment group traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE: PHOE).

Intersect Capital Promotes Seasoned Wealth Advisor Joy Puyear to Partner

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 4:00pm

Intersect Capital, LLC , (Intersect) a leading wealth advisory firm specializing in serving the needs of entrepreneurs, entertainers, athletes and high-net-worth clientele, is pleased to announce Joy Puyear, CPA/PFS, has been named Partner.

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  • Intersect Capital, LLC , (Intersect) a leading wealth advisory firm specializing in serving the needs of entrepreneurs, entertainers, athletes and high-net-worth clientele, is pleased to announce Joy Puyear, CPA/PFS, has been named Partner.
  • Puyear, who has dedicated her career to providing sound financial and investment management advice, has served as a committed member at Intersect Capital since the firms founding.
  • Since completing her MBA at California State University of Hayway, Puyear has led an exemplary career in wealth management, previously working at Clarke Investment Group and BB&R Wealth Management before joining Intersect in 2007.
  • Joys commitment to her clients, thorough attention to detail and thoughtfulness has led to her success as a financial advisor and makes her an extremely valued member of the Intersect Capital team, said Joe McLean, Managing Partner at Intersect Capital.