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Avtex Ranked Among Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the Twin Cities Metro Area by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 5:32pm

Avtex, a customer experience (CX) consulting and technology company, announced today that it has been ranked #18 by the Minneapolis/St.

Key Points: 
  • Avtex, a customer experience (CX) consulting and technology company, announced today that it has been ranked #18 by the Minneapolis/St.
  • Paul Business Journals Fast 50, a jump of 23 spots from last year.
  • To be eligible for the Fast 50, companies must have consistent revenue growth for the last three consecutive years.
  • Avtex offers a wide range of solutions to support CX transformation planning and orchestration of experiences for clients.

Guzman & Company Selected by Federal Reserve Bank of New York to Assist With Secondary Market Corporate Credit Facility (SMCCF)

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 5:16pm

Guzman & Company, a Coral Gables-based investment bank and brokerage firm, is honored to participate in the Secondary Market Corporate Credit Facility (SMCCF), a program enacted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to provide liquidity for the corporate bond market.

Key Points: 
  • Guzman & Company, a Coral Gables-based investment bank and brokerage firm, is honored to participate in the Secondary Market Corporate Credit Facility (SMCCF), a program enacted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to provide liquidity for the corporate bond market.
  • The SMCCF was established on March 23, 2020 by the Federal Reserve under the authority of Section 13(3) of the Federal Reserve Act, with approval of the Treasury Secretary.
  • The program supports market liquidity for corporate debt by purchasing individual corporate bonds of Eligible Issuers and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the secondary market.
  • Guzman & Company is headquartered in Coral Gables, FL, with offices in New York City, NY, and Palm Beach Gardens, FL.

Travis Parsons Joins Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner in the Global Technology Practice

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 3:55pm

Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) today announced Travis Parsons has joined the firm as senior client partner in the firms Global Technology practice and is based in Silicon Valley.

Key Points: 
  • Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) today announced Travis Parsons has joined the firm as senior client partner in the firms Global Technology practice and is based in Silicon Valley.
  • Parsons joins Korn Ferry from a global executive search firm, where he was a key member of the Financial Officer and Technology, Media & Telecommunications practices.
  • Prior to this, Parsons spent several years at another global executive search firm, where he advised clients across the technology industry, with emphasis on software, digital, and media and entertainment.
  • Travis brings a rich combination of search and advisory skills as well as a deep understanding of the technology industry.

Seward & Kissel to Host Private Funds Forum on Eve of Historic Election

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 2:19pm

The three-day forum will be hosted virtually from Tuesday, Oct. 27 to Thursday, Oct. 29, with speakers from Seward & Kissel and leading financial services firms.

Key Points: 
  • The three-day forum will be hosted virtually from Tuesday, Oct. 27 to Thursday, Oct. 29, with speakers from Seward & Kissel and leading financial services firms.
  • Seward & Kissel LLP , founded in 1890, is a leading U.S. law firm with an international reputation for excellence.
  • The firm is particularly well known for its representation of private investment funds, including U.S. and offshore open and closed-end funds.
  • The firm has earned numerous best in class awards over the years for its work with private funds.

Oregon Bancorp Announces Third Quarter Earnings

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 2:30pm

Oregon Bancorp, Inc. (OTCBB: ORBN) (the Company), parent company of Willamette Valley Bank, reported net income of $10,455,732 for the third quarter of 2020 compared to $3,463,856 during the third quarter of 2019.

Key Points: 
  • Oregon Bancorp, Inc. (OTCBB: ORBN) (the Company), parent company of Willamette Valley Bank, reported net income of $10,455,732 for the third quarter of 2020 compared to $3,463,856 during the third quarter of 2019.
  • Earnings per share for the quarter were $4.43 compared to $1.49 for the same quarter a year ago and total assets rose to $384 million from $266 million.
  • Oregon Bancorp, Inc. is the parent company of Willamette Valley Bank (Bank), a community bank headquartered in Salem, Oregon.
  • For more information about Oregon Bancorp, Inc. or its subsidiary, Willamette Valley Bank, please call (503)485-2222 or visit our website at www.willamettevalleybank.com .

AVIA Names Linda Finkel as CEO

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 2:00pm

AVIA , the nations leading digital transformation partner for healthcare organizations, announced that its board of directors has appointed AVIA President Linda Finkel to also serve as chief executive officer, effective November 1, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • AVIA , the nations leading digital transformation partner for healthcare organizations, announced that its board of directors has appointed AVIA President Linda Finkel to also serve as chief executive officer, effective November 1, 2020.
  • Finkel has served as president of AVIA since 2014 and succeeds Eric Langshur.
  • Last week, AVIA announced results from several Network Members who partnered with AVIA to lead healthcare toward practical, impactful, and sustainable digital transformation.
  • Learn more about AVIA and AVIA Connect, the industrys premier knowledge sharing and collaboration platform for up-to-the-minute digital insights and best practices, at aviahealthinnovation.com .

G&A Partners Ranks No. 42 on 2020 Utah 100

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 12:51pm

G&A Partners has once again been named to MountainWest Capital Networks (MWCN) 2020 Utah 100, the annual list of the states fastest-growing companies.

Key Points: 
  • G&A Partners has once again been named to MountainWest Capital Networks (MWCN) 2020 Utah 100, the annual list of the states fastest-growing companies.
  • The 2020 Utah 100 honorees were ranked according to a weighted average revenue calculation of percentage and dollar growth over a five-year period through December 2019.
  • G&A Partners first opened its Utah office in 2009 following the acquisition of Core Innovative Solutions, an HR services firm based in Salt Lake City.
  • Headquartered in Houston, G&A Partners has offices throughout Texas, as well as in Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, Minnesota, Nevada, Utah, Wisconsin, and Latin America.

Moody’s Analytics Establishes New Product Development Group in Shenzhen

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 2:00am

Moodys Analytics announced today that it has established a new product development group, the Commercial Strategies Group (CSG), in Shenzhen to pursue growth opportunities in China and better serve customers in the region.

Key Points: 
  • Moodys Analytics announced today that it has established a new product development group, the Commercial Strategies Group (CSG), in Shenzhen to pursue growth opportunities in China and better serve customers in the region.
  • The CSG will build on the expertise of the Moodys Analytics team in Shenzhen to develop market strategies that facilitate customers access to Moodys data, insight, analytics, and solutions.
  • Shenzhen is a center of excellence in innovation, said Charlene Bian, Managing Director, Commercial Strategies Group.
  • Moody's Analytics, Inc. is a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO).

Military Voters Highly Focused on Money Issues in Presidential Election

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 10:05pm

Personal finance issues are top of mind for career military voters in the upcoming presidential election, according to the latest findings of the First Command Financial Behaviors Index.

Key Points: 
  • Personal finance issues are top of mind for career military voters in the upcoming presidential election, according to the latest findings of the First Command Financial Behaviors Index.
  • The strong interest in financial issues were seeing among military voters underscores the outsized impact these issues have on their lives, said Mark Steffe, president/CEO of First Command Financial Services, Inc. Military retirement and benefits and defense spending are important to military families because they are uniquely personal issues for those who have made the military their career.
  • Military families are also more likely than the general population to focus on financial issues that are not directly tied to military service.
  • Candidates should keep money concerns top of mind in their outreach to military families for the November election.