Business development

Hydromer Inc. Announces the Addition of Michael Torti as Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Business Development

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Mr. Michael Torti has vast experience in B2B sales and marketing of complex manufactured goods and medical devices and as of January 9th, 2023 has joined the Hydromer team in the capacity of Vice President of Global Sales, Marketing and Business Development - reporting directly to Mr. Peter M. von Dyck, Chief Executive Officer.

Key Points: 
  • Mr. Michael Torti has vast experience in B2B sales and marketing of complex manufactured goods and medical devices and as of January 9th, 2023 has joined the Hydromer team in the capacity of Vice President of Global Sales, Marketing and Business Development - reporting directly to Mr. Peter M. von Dyck, Chief Executive Officer.
  • Mr. Torti is a performance-driven business leader with strong sales, market development, revenue growth and company leadership skills - with over thirty years of experience.
  • Mike began his career as a Field Sales Engineer, covering a multi-state territory for a global manufacturing company.
  • His corporate background includes positions as the Managing Director (Repi LLC), Vice President – Sales and Marketing (Lexington Precision Corporation), Director of Sales, North America (Nypro Healthcare), President (Rondo-Pak), Group Vice President – CMO (Applied Tech Products, Inc.), and Director of Sales (Dynacast, Inc.).

Family-Owned and Operated Small Business LaTrelle's Wins $334 Million Contract to Redesign Dining Options at Hobby Airport in Houston

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

"The first LaTrelle's airport location was in Hobby Airport. There, in just 350 square feet, we sold our grandmother's recipes," said Chris James, Business Development Director of LaTrelle's. "Our family all worked there. To grow from that to now overseeing and operating this 17,000-square-foot, multi-brand initiative is such a proud moment for LaTrelle's. We are still a small, family-operated business--and historically, projects of this scope have gone to larger corporations. But we work hard, every single day, inspired by one another and our city." 

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  • Food and beverage service will be uninterrupted at the airport as renovations are carried out in phases, ensuring travelers have myriad dependable dining options every step of the way.
  • LaTrelle's soon added the first airport Wendy's and Subway in the country to its Hobby Airport portfolio.
  • "The first LaTrelle's airport location was in Hobby Airport.
  • We put together a proposal that aims to do right by our restaurant operators and the airport alike--everyone wins.

National MI’s Mohammad Yousaf Honored as ‘Mortgage Industry Titan’

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Monday, January 30, 2023

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- National Mortgage Insurance Corporation (National MI) , a subsidiary of NMI Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: NMIH), announced that Mohammad Yousaf, the company’s Executive Vice President of Operations and Information Technology, has been recognized as a “2023 Mortgage Industry Titan” by National Mortgage Professional (NMP).

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  • EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- National Mortgage Insurance Corporation (National MI) , a subsidiary of NMI Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: NMIH), announced that Mohammad Yousaf, the company’s Executive Vice President of Operations and Information Technology, has been recognized as a “2023 Mortgage Industry Titan” by National Mortgage Professional (NMP).
  • The award honors “key players who have dedicated their expertise and years of experience to the mortgage business, and represent the industry with professionalism and pride,” according to NMP.
  • Yousaf was recognized for his achievements, innovation and leadership in mortgage technology and operations.
  • “We congratulate Mohammad on his well-deserved award,” said National MI President and CEO Adam Pollitzer.

AMAX Announces New Reference Designs Utilizing the Latest 4th Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processor Family

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

AMAX reference designs take a streamlined approach toward customizing solution configurations based on performance requirements.

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  • AMAX reference designs take a streamlined approach toward customizing solution configurations based on performance requirements.
  • The full line of next-generation systems provides power users with unmatched flexibility when configuring GPU- and HPC-focused systems around the newly-released 4th Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors.
  • AI training and inference performance is significantly improved due to the all-new Intel Advanced Matrix Extensions (Intel AMX).
  • From workstations to rackmount servers to rack-scalable deployments, AMAX reference designs offer solutions that scale with growing needs.

Biden-Harris Administration to Begin Accepting Applications on January 9 for SBA Veteran Small Business Certification Program

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Monday, January 9, 2023

Washington D.C., Jan. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) began accepting applications through the Veteran Small Business Certification (VetCert) program as part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to expanding access to resources for Veterans and other underserved populations.

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  • Washington D.C., Jan. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) began accepting applications through the Veteran Small Business Certification (VetCert) program as part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to expanding access to resources for Veterans and other underserved populations.
  • "The SBA’s new Veteran small business certification program is designed with our commitment to deliver exceptional support for our skilled entrepreneurs from America’s military community,” said Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman .
  • “Certification is a critical part of that process, and I encourage all eligible Veterans to submit their verification applications to the Small Business Administration starting today.”
    The transfer of Veteran certification responsibility from the Veterans Administration (VA) to the SBA aligns with the Biden Administration's focus on stronger interagency collaboration.
  • For the latest information on the Veteran Small Business Certification program, visit www.sba.gov/vetcert , reference the program’s FAQs , or email [email protected] .

Assertio Holdings, Inc. Announces FDA Orange Book Listing for New Sympazan® Oral Film Patent

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Monday, January 9, 2023

11541002 for Sympazan® oral film is now listed in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) publication, Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations, commonly known as the Orange Book.

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  • 11541002 for Sympazan® oral film is now listed in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) publication, Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations, commonly known as the Orange Book.
  • The patent, which is valid until 2039, is assigned to Aquestive Therapeutics, Inc. and exclusively licensed to Assertio.
  • It covers an oral film for delivering clobazam and methods for using the film to treat epilepsy and/or seizures.
  • “We are pleased to see this patent listed in the Orange Book, as originally anticipated in our Sympazan licensing agreement with Aquestive.

ACV Takes the Stage in Dallas at the 2023 National Automobile Dealers Association Show

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Monday, January 9, 2023

BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ACV (Nasdaq: ACVA), the leading digital automotive marketplace and data services partner for dealers and commercial partners, will be exhibiting at the 2023 National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Show , while also hosting its first educational workshop and appearing in the show’s first-ever Exhibitor Pitch Competition .

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  • BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ACV (Nasdaq: ACVA), the leading digital automotive marketplace and data services partner for dealers and commercial partners, will be exhibiting at the 2023 National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Show , while also hosting its first educational workshop and appearing in the show’s first-ever Exhibitor Pitch Competition .
  • ” Barone, a 30-year automotive industry veteran and former dealer, will focus on inventory management strategies.
  • The workshop will explore ways to diversify vehicle acquisition, including better buying-center experiences and unique consumer sourcing strategies.
  • “The NADA Show is a huge focus for the team at ACV,” said ACV CEO George Chamoun.

Financial Advisor David J. Dobrusin Joins LPL Financial

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Monday, January 9, 2023

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LPL Financial LLC (Nasdaq:LPLA) announced today that financial advisor David J. Dobrusin has joined LPL Financial’s broker-dealer, RIA and custodial platforms.

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  • CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LPL Financial LLC (Nasdaq:LPLA) announced today that financial advisor David J. Dobrusin has joined LPL Financial’s broker-dealer, RIA and custodial platforms.
  • Having served approximately $200 million in advisory, brokerage and retirement plan assets*, Dobrusin joins LPL from Cambridge Investment Research.
  • Dobrusin brings a practical combination of tax planning and financial management to help clients maximize investment goals and minimize tax liability.
  • “We are an experienced full-service financial firm committed to being an integral part of each client’s financial management team,” Dobrusin said.

Solid Biosciences Appoints Kevin Tan, CFA, as Chief Financial Officer

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Monday, January 9, 2023

CHARLESTOWN, Mass., Jan. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Solid Biosciences Inc. (Nasdaq: SLDB), a life sciences company developing genetic medicines for neuromuscular and cardiac diseases, today announced the appointment of Kevin Tan, CFA, a seasoned industry professional, as Chief Financial Officer.

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  • CHARLESTOWN, Mass., Jan. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Solid Biosciences Inc. (Nasdaq: SLDB), a life sciences company developing genetic medicines for neuromuscular and cardiac diseases, today announced the appointment of Kevin Tan, CFA, a seasoned industry professional, as Chief Financial Officer.
  • “We are pleased to welcome Kevin at this important juncture in the company’s evolution,” said Bo Cumbo, President and Chief Executive Officer of Solid Biosciences.
  • “Having previously worked with Kevin, I am confident his leadership, execution focus, and financial acumen will support the company’s advancement towards key business objectives.
  • Kevin has a deep understanding of capital markets and the biopharmaceutical industry, which will be instrumental as we advance our pipeline.

Jushi Holdings Inc. Announces Leadership Appointments and Management Changes

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Monday, January 9, 2023

BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jushi Holdings Inc. (“Jushi” or the “Company”) (CSE: JUSH) (OTCQX: JUSHF), a vertically integrated, multi-state cannabis operator, announced leadership appointments and management changes. These changes include the appointment of Michelle Mosier as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) effective January 16, 2023, and the resignation of Leonardo “Leo” Garcia-Berg from his position as Chief Operations Officer (“COO”), effective January 20, 2023. In addition, the Company has appointed Nichole Upshaw as Chief People Officer and has designated Shaunna Patrick as Chief Commercial Director and Trent Woloveck as Chief Strategy Director.

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  • BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jushi Holdings Inc. (“Jushi” or the “Company”) ( CSE: JUSH ) ( OTCQX: JUSHF ), a vertically integrated, multi-state cannabis operator, announced leadership appointments and management changes.
  • “Michelle is a strong addition to our leadership team, and I am thrilled to welcome her to Jushi,” said Jim Cacioppo, Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”), Chairman and Founder of Jushi.
  • In Ohio, management, administrative support, and facility labor were reduced by 27 in connection with the temporary closure of the Columbus facility.
  • In the new year, Jushi is retaining Business Development capabilities with multi-role senior management including Jim Cacioppo, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman and Founder, Jon Barack, President and Founder, and Trent Woloveck, Chief Strategy Director.