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UMH Properties, Inc. Expands Board of Directors and Appoints New Member

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 5:20pm

Ms. Pruitt leverages journalistic skills to create an impactful brand strategy with in-depth expertise in crisis communications and media relations strategies.

Key Points: 
  • Ms. Pruitt leverages journalistic skills to create an impactful brand strategy with in-depth expertise in crisis communications and media relations strategies.
  • Ms. Pruitt possesses a Masters degree in Public Affairs from Columbia University and a B.A.
  • Samuel A. Landy, President and Chief Executive Officer stated, We are pleased to welcome Ms. Pruitt to our Board of Directors.
  • UMH Properties, Inc., which was organized in 1968, is a public equity REIT that owns and operates 127 manufactured home communities containing approximately 24,000 developed homesites.

Burcon Announces Board Change and Provides Business Update

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 12:00pm

Burcon is also pleased to provide an update on its operations.

Key Points: 
  • Burcon is also pleased to provide an update on its operations.
  • Dr. Tyrrell served as chairman of Burcon's board of Directors since January of 2019 and has been a member of Burcon's board since 2008.
  • Mr. Peter H. Kappel was appointed as a director of Burcon in January 2016.
  • In addition to his board duties, Mr. Kappel has worked closely with management to achieve the transformational business relationships of the past few years.

ACNB Corporation Announces Retirement of Chief Financial Officer

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 2:00pm

GETTYSBURG, Pa., Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ACNB Corporation (NASDAQ: ACNB), financial holding company for ACNB Bank and Russell Insurance Group, Inc., announces that David W. Cathell, Executive Vice President/Treasurer & Chief Financial Officer of ACNB Corporation and ACNB Bank, intends to retire from all of his positions with the Corporation and its subsidiaries effective the close of business on May 31, 2022.

Key Points: 
  • GETTYSBURG, Pa., Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ACNB Corporation (NASDAQ: ACNB), financial holding company for ACNB Bank and Russell Insurance Group, Inc., announces that David W. Cathell, Executive Vice President/Treasurer & Chief Financial Officer of ACNB Corporation and ACNB Bank, intends to retire from all of his positions with the Corporation and its subsidiaries effective the close of business on May 31, 2022.
  • In addition to Mr. Cathells positions with ACNB Corporation and ACNB Bank, he serves as Vice President & Treasurer of Russell Insurance Group, Inc. Mr. Cathell, age 67, joined the organization in 2005 and was named Chief Financial Officer in 2007.
  • During this time, he has committed his professional life to the Corporation as both the Bank and the insurance agency have grown and evolved, stated James P. Helt, ACNB Corporation and ACNB Bank President & Chief Executive Officer.
  • ACNB Corporation, headquartered in Gettysburg, PA, is the $2.7 billion financial holding company for the wholly-owned subsidiaries of ACNB Bank, Gettysburg, PA, and Russell Insurance Group, Inc., Westminster, MD.

Poxel Reports Financial Results for First Half 2021 and Provides a Corporate Update

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:45pm

This achievement has strengthened our near-term financial position and will continue to enhance our financial foundation with associated future royalties and sales-based payments, said Thomas Kuhn, CEO of Poxel.

Key Points: 
  • This achievement has strengthened our near-term financial position and will continue to enhance our financial foundation with associated future royalties and sales-based payments, said Thomas Kuhn, CEO of Poxel.
  • Poxel is well-positioned to leverage its existing platforms to develop therapeutics in rare metabolic diseases, Mr. Kuhn concluded.
  • In July 2021, Poxel received a milestone payment of JPY 1.75 billion (approximately EUR 13.2 million, USD 15.8 million)1 from Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma.
  • Revenue for the first half of 2021 mostly reflects the JPY 1.75 billion (EUR 13.2 million) milestone payment from Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma which Poxel received in July 2021.

NTWRK, North America's Leading Livestream Shopping Platform, Receives a $50M Investment Led by Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:28pm

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NTWRK, North America's leading livestream shopping platform, raised $50M led by the Growth Equity business within Goldman Sachs Asset Management (Goldman Sachs), and global luxury group Kering, including participation from LionTree Partners and Tenere Capital.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NTWRK, North America's leading livestream shopping platform, raised $50M led by the Growth Equity business within Goldman Sachs Asset Management (Goldman Sachs), and global luxury group Kering, including participation from LionTree Partners and Tenere Capital.
  • "It's exciting for NTWRK to have Goldman Sachs and Kering sign on for the future of livestream shopping."
  • Bringing together traditional and alternative investments, Goldman Sachs Asset Management provides clients around the world with a dedicated partnership and focus on long-term performance.
  • Goldman Sachs Asset Management invests in the full spectrum of alternatives, including private equity, growth equity, private credit, real estate and infrastructure.

Winston & Strawn Announces New Executive Committee Members

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:00pm

CHICAGO, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Winston & Strawn LLP today announced the election of seven new partners to the firm's 27-member Executive Committee.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Winston & Strawn LLP today announced the election of seven new partners to the firm's 27-member Executive Committee.
  • Winston & Strawn LLP today announced the election of seven new partners to the firm's 27-member Executive Committee.
  • We look forward to their contributions as we thank our outgoing Executive Committee members for their outstanding service and leadership."
  • Partners are elected to Winston's Executive Committee every three years, in accordance with the firm's partnership agreement.

Chicago Family Law Attorney Named Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 3:00pm

is proud to announce that Attorney Rory T. Weiler has recently been awarded 2022 "Lawyer of the Year" for family law in Chicago by Best Lawyers.

Key Points: 
  • is proud to announce that Attorney Rory T. Weiler has recently been awarded 2022 "Lawyer of the Year" for family law in Chicago by Best Lawyers.
  • This award is peer-nominated and is given to just a single lawyer in each location and practice area.
  • With over 40 years of experience practicing law, Mr. Weiler has focused his legal career on family matters, concentrating on complex economic conflicts and child custody cases.
  • has been named one of the Best U.S. Family Law Firms by U.S. News and World Report each year since 2012.

BrightSpec, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Terry Dunlay to its Board of Directors

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 3:00pm

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BrightSpec, Inc. announced today the appointment of R. Terry Dunlay to the Board of Directors, effective as of September 1, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BrightSpec, Inc. announced today the appointment of R. Terry Dunlay to the Board of Directors, effective as of September 1, 2021.
  • Terry was the founder and CEO of IntelliCyt Corporation which developed instrumentation, software, and reagents for immunology and immuno-oncology applications.
  • "We are pleased to announce the appointment of Terry to our board of directors," said Walter Colsman, Chief Executive Officer of BrightSpec.
  • I am excited to join the Board to offer the benefit of my experience scaling these types of businesses," said Mr. Dunlay.

Quantum Computing Inc. Appoints William J. McGann, Ph.D., to its Board of Directors

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 1:31pm

LEESBURG, Va., Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Quantum Computing Inc. (the “company” or “QCI”) (Nasdaq: QUBT), a leader in bridging the power of classical and quantum computing, has appointed renowned business and technology leader William J. McGann, Ph.D., to serve on the company’s board of directors.

Key Points: 
  • LEESBURG, Va., Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Quantum Computing Inc. (the company or QCI) (Nasdaq: QUBT), a leader in bridging the power of classical and quantum computing, has appointed renowned business and technology leader William J. McGann, Ph.D. , to serve on the companys board of directors.
  • I am pleased and genuinely excited to be given the opportunity to sit on the Board of Directors at Quantum Computing, Inc. said McGann.
  • Quantum Computing Inc. (QCI) (Nasdaq: QUBT) is focused on accelerating the value of quantum computing for real-world business solutions.
  • Qatalyst is the trademark of Quantum Computing Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

TheDream.US and Social Finance Create First-of-its-Kind Loan Fund to Help Dreamers Attend Graduate School

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 2:46pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210923005640/en/
    Ninety-eight thousand Dreamers graduate from public K-12 schools each year, but they are virtually locked out of college.
  • This first-of-its-kind impact investment fund aims to provide loans to more than 1,500 TheDream.US scholarship recipients to help them achieve economic and social mobility.
  • Through the fund, Dreamers can access loans with interest rates on par with those available to American citizens via the federal governments Direct PLUS loan program.
  • Social Finance, an impact finance and advisory nonprofit, will raise the capital and manage the fund toward achieving optimal student outcomes.