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Robert G. Smith Named President of FirstService Residential South Region

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --FirstService Residential, North America's property management leader, has promoted Robert G. Smith to President, South Region, effective immediately.

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  • HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --FirstService Residential, North America's property management leader, has promoted Robert G. Smith to President, South Region, effective immediately.
  • Smith, who most recently led FirstService Residential's South Florida Condo-HOA Division, succeeds former South Region President, David Diestel, who was appointed CEO of the organization in August 2021.
  • He joined FirstService Residential Florida in 2017, serving communities throughout Southeast Florida, the Treasure Coast and Southwest Florida.
  • FirstService Residential is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (FSV), a North American leader in the property services sector.

Analytic Partners Honored by Goldman Sachs for Entrepreneurship

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 6:22pm

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) is recognizing Analytic Partners President & CEO Nancy Smith as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2021 at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Healdsburg, California.

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  • Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) is recognizing Analytic Partners President & CEO Nancy Smith as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2021 at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Healdsburg, California.
  • Goldman Sachs selected Nancy Smith as one of 100 entrepreneurs from multiple industries to be honored at the two-day event.
  • Nancy founded Analytic Partners in 2000 with the vision to turn data into expertise so that brands can create closer connections with their customers and drive growth.
  • With Analytic Partners, Nancy is proud to lead the world's largest independent global marketing analytics solution provider.

Reltio Appoints Sandy Smith to Board of Directors

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

Reltio , an award-winning provider of the first cloud-native, software-as-a-service (SaaS) data platform used by companies worldwide, today announced that Sandy Smith, former CFO of customer data platform company, Segment, has joined its board of directors as Audit Committee Chairperson.

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  • Reltio , an award-winning provider of the first cloud-native, software-as-a-service (SaaS) data platform used by companies worldwide, today announced that Sandy Smith, former CFO of customer data platform company, Segment, has joined its board of directors as Audit Committee Chairperson.
  • Smith brings to Reltio her deep finance and technology experience, and a proven track record of helping companies through rapid growth, scale, and transformation.
  • Sandy is a welcome addition to our strong and diverse board, comprising leaders with different experience, tenure, background, and industry.
  • I am excited to join Reltios board, and to work alongside Chris and the leadership team as they take the company to the next level, said Smith.

Ingevity increases caprolactone monomer capacity at its Warrington, UK facility

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

Ingevity Corporation (NYSE:NGVT) today announced that it will increase caprolactone monomer capacity at its facility in Warrington, U.K., through a series of optimization projects over the next 12 months that are expected to increase Ingevitys global monomer production capacity by over 20% and position the company to better meet demand and more effectively serve customers.

Key Points: 
  • Ingevity Corporation (NYSE:NGVT) today announced that it will increase caprolactone monomer capacity at its facility in Warrington, U.K., through a series of optimization projects over the next 12 months that are expected to increase Ingevitys global monomer production capacity by over 20% and position the company to better meet demand and more effectively serve customers.
  • Ingevity provides products and technologies that purify, protect and enhance the world around us.
  • Headquartered in North Charleston, South Carolina, Ingevity operates from 25 locations around the world and employs approximately 1,850 people.
  • Ingevity assumes no obligation to provide any revisions to, or update, any projections and forward-looking statements contained in this press release.

BigTime Software Names Pete Smith as New Vice President of Sales

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

BigTime Software , a premier provider of cloud-based software for professional services firms, today announced that veteran software sales executive Pete Smith has joined the company as Vice President of Sales.

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  • BigTime Software , a premier provider of cloud-based software for professional services firms, today announced that veteran software sales executive Pete Smith has joined the company as Vice President of Sales.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211013005076/en/
    BigTime Software Welcomes Pete Smith as Vice President of Sales (Photo: Business Wire)
    In his new role, Smith will be responsible for overseeing sales and channel strategy and execution, in addition to leading the BigTime sales team, developing new business opportunities, leading customer success efforts and creating customized solutions to meet BigTimes customer needs.
  • Were thrilled to welcome Pete to the BigTime family, where hell lead our sales team all while driving strong top- and bottom-line impacts across the organization, said Brian Saunders, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of BigTime Software.
  • Smith brings more than twenty years of successful software leadership experience, strategic business growth, planning and implementation across sales, marketing and business development.

WRAP Unveils Highly-Anticipated Next Generation BolaWrap® 150 Remote Restraint Device

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 6:37pm

TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wrap Technologies, Inc. (the Company or WRAP) (Nasdaq: WRAP), a global leader in innovative public safety technologies and services, announced today the release of its new BolaWrap 150 Remote Restraint device, the next generation of the previous BolaWrap 100 model.

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  • TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wrap Technologies, Inc. (the Company or WRAP) (Nasdaq: WRAP), a global leader in innovative public safety technologies and services, announced today the release of its new BolaWrap 150 Remote Restraint device, the next generation of the previous BolaWrap 100 model.
  • Tom Smith, President and CEO at WRAP, debuted the device earlier today in a live-event webcast.
  • The BolaWrap 150 is the latest development in the BolaWrap family of products, following the previous BolaWrap 100 device.
  • WRAPs BolaWrap Remote Restraint device is a patented, hand-held pre-escalation and apprehension tool that discharges a Kevlar tether to temporarily restrain uncooperative suspects and persons in crisis from a distance.

ReportOUT Applies Lens of Social Learning Theory on Modern Education, Reveals Why Collaborative Learning Is Key

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 1:53pm

In Volume 11, ReportOUT considers the benefits of team-based and collaborative models of education, taking a fresh look at theories of learning pioneered by Lev Vygotsky and Albert Bandura.

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  • In Volume 11, ReportOUT considers the benefits of team-based and collaborative models of education, taking a fresh look at theories of learning pioneered by Lev Vygotsky and Albert Bandura.
  • And in some cases, they have more to offer," said Guy Smith, Executive Editor, ReportOUT.
  • This issue is a compendium of 15 articles that provide insight on the rise of project-based learning, the importance of social interaction in learning, and how problem-based learning can still be achieved when distance learning is required.
  • The promise of competitions and video games as social learning platforms is addressed in several articles.

Ultimate Ears Teams with Willow Smith to Support Black Girls CODE and Drive Change for Underrepresented Communities Within the Tech Industry

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 2:00pm

Black Girls CODE aims to help address barriers disproportionately faced by young women of color in the tech sector.

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  • Black Girls CODE aims to help address barriers disproportionately faced by young women of color in the tech sector.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211011005108/en/
    Ultimate Ears Teams with Willow Smith to Support Black Girls CODE (Photo: Business Wire)
    This partnership stems from Ultimate Ears recent campaign with American artist and visionary Willow Smith .
  • BGC is a natural fit for Ultimate Ears and Willow Smith given their organic passion for diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • We are so thankful to have the support of Ultimate Ears and Willow Smith to help further amplify the Black Girls CODE movement in establishing equal representation of Black women and girls in the tech sector, said Kimberly Bryant, founder of Black Girls CODE.

National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Celebrates Diversity, Equity + Inclusion Across the Industry

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 5:23pm

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) launched " Restaurants Advance: Journeys that Inspire " spotlighting excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI).

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  • WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) launched " Restaurants Advance: Journeys that Inspire " spotlighting excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI).
  • Having achieved phenomenal success as a business consultant and small restaurant owner, Arora's devoted to enriching the lives of the less fortunate.
  • "We're proud to support the NRAEF in sharing these inspiring journeys that celebrate the diversity and future of our industry."
  • About the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation:
    As the philanthropic foundation of the National Restaurant Association, the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation's mission of service to the public is dedicated to enhancing the industry's training and education, career development and community engagement efforts.

MIC Bankcard Program Expands Dealer-Focused Offering, Further Strengthening Commitment to the Powersports Industry

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 2:30pm

MIC Bankcard will expand the reach of its payment solutions to the Powersports industry through integrated technology and industry-led experience.

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  • MIC Bankcard will expand the reach of its payment solutions to the Powersports industry through integrated technology and industry-led experience.
  • The MIC Bankcard Program operates in conjunction with its association partner, the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC).
  • MIC Bankcard Program was strategically created to help support growth and prosperity for Powersports professionals through lowering dealership costs and increasing industry engagement.
  • MIC Bankcard serves thousands of Powersports dealers, suppliers, and manufacturers across the United States and has grown into a trusted payments provider in the Powersports industry.