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Oak Valley Community Bank Announces Branch Manager Hiring

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Tuesday, June 11, 2024

OAKDALE, Calif, June 11, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oak Valley Community Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ: OVLY), announced that Melissa Loeb has joined the bank as Vice President, Branch Manager of the Roseville Office, located at 1478 Stone Point Drive.

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  • OAKDALE, Calif, June 11, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oak Valley Community Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ: OVLY), announced that Melissa Loeb has joined the bank as Vice President, Branch Manager of the Roseville Office, located at 1478 Stone Point Drive.
  • Loeb joins Oak Valley with over 20 years of banking experience, the past twelve as a Branch Manager in Northern California.
  • In her role, she will oversee branch operations and focus on business development opportunities.
  • Oak Valley Bancorp operates Oak Valley Community Bank & their Eastern Sierra Community Bank division, through which it offers a variety of loan and deposit products to individuals and small businesses.

Meridian Capital Group Names Financial Industry Veteran Melissa Martinez as Chief Risk Officer

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Friday, June 7, 2024

Meridian Capital Group, one of the nation’s leading commercial real estate finance, investment sales and retail leasing advisors, announced today that it has named Melissa Martinez as the firm’s first Chief Risk Officer, effective June 17, 2024.

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  • Meridian Capital Group, one of the nation’s leading commercial real estate finance, investment sales and retail leasing advisors, announced today that it has named Melissa Martinez as the firm’s first Chief Risk Officer, effective June 17, 2024.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240607161503/en/
    Martinez has more than 20 years of experience in enterprise and compliance risk management at the intersection of finance and real estate, both domestically and internationally.
  • She previously served as Chief Risk Officer for multiple financial institutions, including CoreLogic and OneWest Bank where she was responsible for the refinement and build-out of the company’s enterprise risk management framework and functions.
  • As an industry veteran, Martinez is a recognized and proven leader in building out risk management capabilities that support the proactive management of risk which enables continued growth and value creation.

National Geographic Debuts OCEANXPLORERS Trailer in Celebration of World Oceans Day

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Wednesday, June 5, 2024

In celebration of World Oceans Day later this week, National Geographic revealed the trailer and key art for its epic six-part underwater discovery series OCEANXPLORERS.

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  • In celebration of World Oceans Day later this week, National Geographic revealed the trailer and key art for its epic six-part underwater discovery series OCEANXPLORERS.
  • The breathtaking series will premiere Aug. 18 on National Geographic and all episodes will stream the next day on Disney+ and Hulu.
  • OCEANXPLORERS is co-produced by BBC Studios Natural History Unit and OceanX for National Geographic.
  • For National Geographic, Kevin Tao Mohs is executive producer, and Tom McDonald is executive vice president of Global Factual and Unscripted Content.

The Police Benevolent Association of the City of New York receives national award for helping its members and first responders nationwide battling kidney disease

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Friday, June 14, 2024

Kidneys for Communities , a national community-directed donation program, launched its Kidneys for First Responders program with the PBA in June 2023 after New York City police officer Melissa Quinones' successful living kidney transplant.

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  • Kidneys for Communities , a national community-directed donation program, launched its Kidneys for First Responders program with the PBA in June 2023 after New York City police officer Melissa Quinones' successful living kidney transplant.
  • Since then, Kidneys for Communities has worked with first responder organizations to help members and their families who are in need of a lifesaving kidney transplant.
  • Kidneys for First Responders provides access to and facilitates living kidney donations by connecting people from around the country who want to help first responders with those who need lifesaving kidneys.
  • The Police Benevolent Association of the City of New York (PBA) is the largest municipal police union in the nation and represents nearly 50,000 active and retired New York City police officers.

SEC Charges Robert Scott Murray and Trillium Capital with Fraudulent Scheme to Manipulate Getty Images Stock

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Friday, May 31, 2024

Washington, D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - May 31, 2024) - The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged Robert Scott Murray and Trillium Capital LLC, a private company controlled by Murray, with a fraudulent scheme to manipulate the stock price of Getty Images Holdings Inc. by announcing a phony offer by Trillium to purchase Getty Images.

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  • Washington, D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - May 31, 2024) - The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged Robert Scott Murray and Trillium Capital LLC, a private company controlled by Murray, with a fraudulent scheme to manipulate the stock price of Getty Images Holdings Inc. by announcing a phony offer by Trillium to purchase Getty Images.
  • The complaint alleges that Murray designed these press releases, in part, to increase Getty Images stock price, but the releases failed to have much effect on Getty Images stock.
  • Murray thus allegedly devised what he called his “new plan” to pump up the price of Getty Images stock by announcing a phony buyout offer.
  • On the morning of April 24, 2023, Murray and Trillium Capital issued a press release announcing Trillium’s supposed proposal to buy all outstanding stock of Getty Images for $10 a share, nearly twice the prior trading day’s closing price.

Warner Bros. Games Appoints Melissa Bell as Executive Vice President of Global Marketing

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Thursday, May 30, 2024

Warner Bros. today announced that Melissa Bell has joined the company as Executive Vice President of Global Marketing.

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  • Warner Bros. today announced that Melissa Bell has joined the company as Executive Vice President of Global Marketing.
  • In this role, she will oversee all aspects of marketing strategy and global consumer-facing marketing functions across all platforms worldwide.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240530831951/en/
    Melissa Bell, new Warner Bros. Games Executive VP of Global Marketing (Photo: Business Wire)
    Reporting directly to David Haddad, President of Warner Bros. Games, Bell will be responsible for the global marketing strategy across the company's console, mobile, and PC games portfolio.
  • Melissa holds a bachelor’s degree in business marketing from the University of Technology Sydney.

Boundless Homeschool Debuts as New Online Retailer Designed for the Modern Homeschooler

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Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Boundless Homeschool, a new online retailer for modern homeschooling, has launched today.

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  • Boundless Homeschool, a new online retailer for modern homeschooling, has launched today.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240515748553/en/
    Boundless Homeschool Debuts as New Online Retailer Designed for the Modern Homeschooler (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Created with the belief that all children have limitless potential, shoppers will discover a variety of educational resources whether they are pursuing homeschooling full-time, part-time, or just looking to supplement their child’s learning at home.
  • Boundless Homeschool recognizes that homeschool education starts with a child’s curiosity, and they thrive when their parents are empowered to curate the ideal learning experience designed just for them.
  • For more information on Boundless Homeschool, visit BoundlessHomeschool.com and receive the latest updates by following the brand on Instagram , TikTok , Facebook , and Pinterest .

Scality earns CRN and Stevie Award recognitions for partner commitment and cloud backup technology excellence

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Monday, May 13, 2024

SAN FRANCISCO, May 13, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Scality, a global leader in cyber-resilient storage for the AI era, today announced a flurry of influential industry nods that demonstrate Scality's growing dominance with partner leadership strength and by delivering critical storage and backup cloud technology innovation. These recognitions come at a time when the industry's competitive object storage market is heating up. Recent reports have shown that the adoption of on-premises storage infrastructures to support AI, cyber resiliency, and sovereign data IT initiatives is playing a key role in driving strong growth projections in 2024 and beyond.

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  • CRN also recently recognized  Scality as a top 100 storage company in 2024, and acknowledged the company within the top 50 Coolest Software-Defined Storage Vendors listing.
  • Additionally, Scality's continued product innovation was recognized with a Bronze Stevie Award® win in the 2024 American Business Awards for Best Cloud Storage and Backup category.
  • Melissa was recognized for her commitment to using her skills to innovate and drive transformative success for Scality partners and customers.
  • Validating this commitment to excellence, Scality was recently named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Best Cloud Storage and Backup Solution category in the 22nd Annual American Business Awards®.

Possenia Becomes the First Swiss Cycling Brand to Launch bluesign® PRODUCT Pushing the Boundaries of Sustainability in Cycling

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Thursday, May 9, 2024

GENEVA and VAUD, Switzerland, May 9, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Possenia, a trailblazing newcomer in the cycling industry, proudly announces a groundbreaking achievement: it is Switzerland's first cycling brand to introduce the bluesign® PRODUCT label, marking an important milestone in sustainable cycling apparel in Europe. These environmentally conscious, premium cycling essentials are now available on Switzerland's Digitec Galaxus as well as directly through Possenia's own website for international markets.

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  • These environmentally conscious, premium cycling essentials are now available on Digitec Galaxus as well as directly through Possenia's own website.
  • Possenia CEO and Co-Founder, Melissa Vostriakova say, "being the first Swiss cycling brand to offer bluesign® PRODUCTs is a testament to our commitment to creating a happier, more sustainable future for all."
  • "At Possenia, we are driven by a passion for sustainability and a desire to push the boundaries of what's possible," says, Possenia CEO and Co-Founder, Melissa Vostriakova.
  • "Being the first Swiss cycling brand to offer bluesign® PRODUCTs is a testament to our commitment to creating a happier, more sustainable future for all."

Three Innovative Educators Selected as Winners of the Second Annual McGraw Hill Pathfinder Awards

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Monday, May 6, 2024

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 06, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- McGraw Hill, a leading global education company, today announced the winners of its second annual McGraw Hill Pathfinder Awards.

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  • COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 06, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- McGraw Hill, a leading global education company, today announced the winners of its second annual McGraw Hill Pathfinder Awards.
  • “It’s an honor to celebrate educators who use their passion and inventiveness to further student learning outcomes,” said Simon Allen, McGraw Hill CEO.
  • For more information about these educators and the McGraw Hill Pathfinder Award, visit: https://www.mheducation.com/pathfinder-awards .
  • McGraw Hill is a leading global education company that partners with millions of educators, learners and professionals around the world.