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Hanger Announces Findings of Newly Published Study That Reveals Significant Cost Benefits Associated With Earlier Prosthetic Fitting Post-Amputation

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 2:00pm

The IMPACT study utilized the IBM Watson Truven Health Marketscan, a national commercial claims database, and analyzed data on 510 patients with lower limb amputations.

Key Points: 
  • The IMPACT study utilized the IBM Watson Truven Health Marketscan, a national commercial claims database, and analyzed data on 510 patients with lower limb amputations.
  • Further, earlier receipt of a prosthesis was associated with reduced direct healthcare spending in the same time period of approximately $25,000.
  • The clinical research was peer reviewed and published in a Medline indexed journal, the respected American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
  • Through its Products & Services segment, Hanger distributes branded and private label O&P devices, products and components, and provides rehabilitative solutions.

New Online Life Coaching Series Presented by Dionne Nicholls Focuses on Financial Healing During a Pandemic

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 1:54pm

BROOKLYN, N.Y., June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Dionne Nicholls, a Life & Wardrobe Stylist and Founder of Live Your Best Life For You , works with women to co-create lives of limitless possibility through forward action, accountability and fashion.

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  • BROOKLYN, N.Y., June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Dionne Nicholls, a Life & Wardrobe Stylist and Founder of Live Your Best Life For You , works with women to co-create lives of limitless possibility through forward action, accountability and fashion.
  • On April 23rd Dionne partnered with Brookly Borough Hall to offer free webinars in service of the community that is in need of support during the pandemic.
  • Ranked top financial podcast by Entrepreneur.com , iTunes and Black Enterprise.
  • Financially CLEAN's financial literacy webinar series wrapped up on April 28th.

Scotsman Guide Ranks New American Funding a Top Mortgage Lender

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 1:07pm

TUSTIN, Calif., June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Rising through the ranks, New American Funding has been rated as a top mortgage lender on Scotsman Guide's Top Mortgage Lenders List.

Key Points: 
  • TUSTIN, Calif., June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Rising through the ranks, New American Funding has been rated as a top mortgage lender on Scotsman Guide's Top Mortgage Lenders List.
  • Scotsman Guide, the leading resource for mortgage originators, created its 8th annual listing based on comprehensive, verified 2019 loan data of the nation's top-producing mortgage companies.
  • "We are proud to be ranked as one of the nation's top mortgage lenders by Scotsman Guide," said CEO Rick Arvielo.
  • New American Funding is a family-owned mortgage lender with a servicing portfolio of over 131,000 loans for approximately $32.1 billion, 198 branches, and about 3,300 employees.

Shamrock Capital Announces Acquisition of Adweek

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 11:45am

Shamrock Capital , a Los Angeles-based investment firm, today announced that it has acquired Adweek , an industry leader in coverage of the advertising and brand marketing ecosystem, from Beringer Capital .

Key Points: 
  • Shamrock Capital , a Los Angeles-based investment firm, today announced that it has acquired Adweek , an industry leader in coverage of the advertising and brand marketing ecosystem, from Beringer Capital .
  • Adweek has been a critical source of information and insights for the marketing and advertising community for decades, said Laura Held, Partner at Shamrock Capital.
  • Shamrocks strong media expertise makes the firm an ideal partner for Adweek, said Jeffrey Litvack, CEO of Adweek.
  • Investment bank CG Petsky Prunier, part of Canaccord Genuity, advised Adweek and Beringer Capital on the transaction.

Essence Ventures Hires Caroline Wanga as New Chief Growth Officer

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 4:30pm

Essence Ventures, the independent Black-owned consumer technology company focused on merging content, community and commerce to meet the evolving cultural and lifestyle needs of people of color, today announced that Caroline Wanga will be joining as Chief Growth Officer, effective June 29.

Key Points: 
  • Essence Ventures, the independent Black-owned consumer technology company focused on merging content, community and commerce to meet the evolving cultural and lifestyle needs of people of color, today announced that Caroline Wanga will be joining as Chief Growth Officer, effective June 29.
  • In the newly created role, Wanga will lead new growth opportunities, market strategy and culture across the Essence Ventures portfolio, which includes ESSENCE Communications, Inc., Afropunk and Naturally Curly, among others.
  • Wanga will join Essence Ventures from Target, where she currently serves as Chief Culture, Diversity & Inclusion Officer and Vice President of Human Resources.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200601005541/en/
    We could not be more thrilled to have Caroline join our team at Essence Ventures to help provide the guidance, leadership and cohesion required to accelerate the growth of our portfolio of purpose-driven and community-centric brands, said Richelieu Dennis, founder and chair, Essence Ventures.

Playbill Virtual Theatre Festival Launches For Summer 2020 - Call For Submissions

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 2:00pm

Artistic Director Nicole DiMattei adds, "We feel very close to festival theatre, and creating a new festival platform is a labor of love for us."

Key Points: 
  • Artistic Director Nicole DiMattei adds, "We feel very close to festival theatre, and creating a new festival platform is a labor of love for us."
  • "While audiences remain unable to come to the theatre, Playbill is determined to bring theatre to audiences," says Alex Birsh, Playbill's Vice President and Chief Digital Officer.
  • "This exciting new festival is a perfect fit for our new digital programing, and we're eager to see what you come up with!"
  • Theatre fans looking to attend the festival will be able to purchase an all-access festival pass for only $2.99, with $1 from each ticket going to a theatre advocacy charity partner.

DPI Construction Management taps Dr. Elaine Chin to consult on coronavirus safety protocols

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 1:13pm

COVID-19 will undoubtedly make construction sites more complex to navigate, but it will be possible to carry on with careful planning and strict adherence to the safety measures we put in place.

Key Points: 
  • COVID-19 will undoubtedly make construction sites more complex to navigate, but it will be possible to carry on with careful planning and strict adherence to the safety measures we put in place.
  • Elaine Chin, MD, MBA (U of Toronto) is a North American trailblazer of Precision Medicine, founder of Executive Health Centre , a premiere holistic personalized medicine practice in Canada.
  • Co-founders Rick Perin and Elvio Di Simone established DPI Construction Management in 1998.
  • The firm was founded based on an unmet need in the marketplace - for a more personalized construction experience built on trust, competence and accountability.

Tint World® expands Virginia service with new Sterling location

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 12:00pm

"LeRoy is an excellent addition to our team," said Charles J. Bonfiglio, president and CEO of Tint World.

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  • "LeRoy is an excellent addition to our team," said Charles J. Bonfiglio, president and CEO of Tint World.
  • "He's knowledgeable with our products and services, and he has exceptional customer service skills.
  • The all-new Sterling franchise is located at 42750 Trade West Drive, Sterling, Virginia 20166.
  • Founded in 1982, Tint World has grown to become the leading franchise provider of automotive styling, residential, commercial and marine window tinting and security film services.

Gianni Cortes accepted into Forbes Business Council

Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 3:00pm

TARPON SPRINGS, Fla., May 31, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Gianni Cortes, executive of Cortes Construction Inc. , a worldwide commercial construction company based in Tarpon Springs, Florida has been accepted into the Forbes Business Council, the foremost growth and networking organization for successful business owners and leaders worldwide.

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  • TARPON SPRINGS, Fla., May 31, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Gianni Cortes, executive of Cortes Construction Inc. , a worldwide commercial construction company based in Tarpon Springs, Florida has been accepted into the Forbes Business Council, the foremost growth and networking organization for successful business owners and leaders worldwide.
  • "We are honored to welcome Gianni Cortes into the community," said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Business Council.
  • As an accepted member of the Council, Gianni has access to a variety of exclusive opportunities designed to help him reach peak professional influence.
  • Finally, Gianni Cortes will benefit from exclusive access to vetted business service partners, membership-branded marketing collateral, and the high-touch support of the Forbes Councils member concierge team.

MMK+ (Ketchum) and Pantene Win Global Campaign of the Year at PRWeek Global Awards

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 5:55pm

NEW YORK, May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Leading global communications consultancy Ketchum and Pantene were awarded overall best in show at the PRWeek Global Awards, held virtually last week on Twitter .

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Leading global communications consultancy Ketchum and Pantene were awarded overall best in show at the PRWeek Global Awards, held virtually last week on Twitter .
  • Pantene's "Sultate El Pelo (Let Your Hair Down)," supported by Ketchum's office in Brazil as part of MMK+, was named Global Campaign of the Year in addition to winning Latin American Campaign of the Year.
  • Ketchum (including MMK+ and Emanate) won a total of 10 PRWeek Global Awards and one High Commendation for work on behalf of its clients.
  • The Pantene campaign was brought to life with its extensive research behind Latin American women's unifying effort of empowerment and their belief that hair is their most powerful beauty asset.