Texas Business

JQH Hires Charles “Cee Jay” Jones Jr. as Association Sales Manager at Newly Renovated Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas Frisco

06 11 2017

DALLAS & FRISCO, Texas & SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that Charles “Cee Jay” Jones Jr. has joined the company as association sales manager of JQH’s newly renovated Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas Frisco Hotel, Convention Center & Spa in Texas, which is located north of Dallas near the $5 Billion Mile development. Jones will serve as the point of contact for large association events at the completely refreshed Frisco Conference Center, connected to the 330-suite, 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence hotel. With more than 25 years of experience in hospitality and travel sales, Jones most recently served as sales manager for the Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas DFW Airport South in Irving, Texas, where he was responsible for the Texas association/SMERF business. The upscale Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas Frisco is owned and operated by Springfield, Missouri-based JQH, a leading private, independent owner and manager of...

North American Title Co. Selects Burke as Denver Metro Sales Manager

06 11 2017

Burke is new Denver Metro sales manager for North American Title Co. Felecia has an amazing work ethic and is dedicated to coaching and mentoring as well. This team approach will serve our associates well as we grow stronger in the Denver Metro market. DENVER November 06, 2017 Thirteen-year sales veteran Felecia Burke will add Denver Metro sales manager to her list of responsibilities, as North American Title Co. (NATC) has chosen her to help generate new business in the very active market. Burke will work with business development representatives in seven locations across the Denver area and will retain her position as Northern Colorado sales manager. “Felecia is the perfect associate to lead our Denver Metro business development team,” said Natalie Koonce, president, NATC Colorado division. “She has an amazing work ethic and is dedicated to coaching and mentoring as well. This team approach will serve our associates well as we grow stronger in the Denver Metro market.” A...

Texas Factoring Companies Provide Invoice Factoring Services to Allay Cash Flow Troubles

06 11 2017

Houston, TX -- 11/06/2017 -- Launching a new business, getting established, and then ongoing operations can be a challenge without a stockpile of materials or enough cash to honor not just regular commitments, but unexpected extra demands like an increase in supply costs or costly maintenance on a fleet of delivery trucks. Sometimes, the problem is not winning enough work to keep afloat, but in providing services and then having to wait up to 3 months for the outstanding invoices to be paid. In this circumstance, frustration is inevitable as the money is expected, it just can't be used in the interim. This could result in no fuel to transport products, no inventory to bid on an order with a quick turnaround, or disappointment for staff who receive salaries late. Invoice factoring services are a safe and convenient way to convert unpaid invoices into cash. For a small fee, advances are made in return for the unpaid invoices.For the occasions where an opportunity is presented, but cannot...

Toll Brothers’ Website to Broadcast Its December 5, 2017 Fiscal 2017 Year-End Earnings Conference Call Live

06 11 2017

HORSHAM, Pa., Nov. 06, 2017 -- Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL), the nation’s leading builder of luxury homes, will broadcast live on its website, www.tollbrothers.com, a conference call to discuss its results for fiscal-year-end 2017 and its outlook for Fiscal 2018. The event, which is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. (EST) on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, will follow the announcement of the Company’s fourth quarter and fiscal 2017 final results for earnings, revenues, contracts and backlog earlier the same day. The call will be hosted by Douglas C. Yearley, Jr., chief executive officer.A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/97b5ad1b-87df-4d9f-8494-31dc4e70bd8bThe call can be accessed through the Investor Relations portion of the Toll Brothers website, www.tollbrothers.com.  To hear the call, enter the Toll Brothers website, then click on the Investor Relations page, and select “Conference Calls.”  The call can be...

Grant-A-Starr Hosts Cure for Tomorrow Gala - A night of a million Starrs

06 11 2017

Grant-A-Starr hosts annual Cure for Tomorrow Gala to benefit research for pediatric diagnostic testing. “This year's gala will celebrate a major milestone of raising $1.2 million in donations since the foundation’s inception to save children’s lives through early diagnosis”, said Rod Starr, founder and board chairman. HOUSTON November 06, 2017 The Grant-A-Starr Foundation (http://www.grantastarr.org) is proud to present the Cure for Tomorrow Gala – A night of a million Starrs taking place on November 16, 2017 starting at 6 p.m. One of the Grant-A-Starr Foundation's key fundraising events — the annual Cure for Tomorrow Gala — is a special evening and dinner benefiting the advancement of diagnostic testing to save children’s lives. “This year's gala will celebrate a major milestone of raising $1.2 million in donations since the foundation’s inception to save children’s lives through early diagnosis,” said Rod Starr, founder and board chairman. Now...

Premier Acquires Assets of International Sample Library in Midland, Texas

06 11 2017

HOUSTON, Nov. 6, 2017 -- Premier Sample Library, LLC a subsidiary of Premier Oilfield Laboratories (Premier) announced today it has acquired the assets of the International Sample Library located in Midland, Texas. Founded in 1957, the library has served as a key resource for regional, national, and international geologists. Featuring more than 700,000 samples from almost 200,000 wells, the International Sample Library is the largest commercial library of core and cuttings samples. The samples are predominantly from the Permian Basin in West Texas and New Mexico. The samples will be incorporated into Premier's existing and future Permian Basin studies. Premier clients can look forward to modernization of the facility as well as online access to the inventory of wells. These assets will supplement Premier's existing operations in the United States and abroad, which provide access to a vast array of specialized laboratory equipment, research scientists, and work flows...

E2open Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Zyme

06 11 2017

AUSTIN, Texas--E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Zyme, the leader in channel data management (CDM) enabling organizations to have deep visibility into their indirect sales channels. This acquisition is subject to customary regulatory approvals and is expected to close in the coming weeks. This combination will give global manufacturers unprecedented visibility and control of their manufacturing and sales operations. Zyme provides continuous, decision-grade data on everything related to sales, rebates and marketing promotions. Combining decision-grade data with AI-enabled algorithms on one connected platform, allows enterprises to automate business decisions at scale and manage global operations with efficiency and effectiveness. Zyme provides the leading CDM cloud platform, delivering critical downstream visibility for global companies that leverage distributors, retailers, e-tailers and resellers...

Vertical Limit Adds Native Salesforce ISV App, FitBliss, for Employee Wellness

06 11 2017

Eric Bicknese, CEO of Vertical Limit Having FitBliss inside of Salesforce drives a larger pool of adoption for both our our office and technical field teams. SAN FRANCISCO November 06, 2017 Vertical Limit selects FitBliss Wellness to provide employee wellness directly inside Salesforce. With many employers facing the struggle of employee wellness participation, Vertical Limit, a leading provider of wireless infrastructure services, decided to meet their employees where they were most engaged, inside Salesforce, for their wellness needs. FitBliss, the leading native wellness application on Salesforce, provides Vertical Limit employees an integrated, single-sign-on experience within Salesforce. After kicking off the program with a select number of employees, Vertical Limit has already seen over 80% adoption, with an additional 30% of their employees registering to use FitBliss. “It’s all about having an engaged team. This is a pretty big deal to have a (FitBliss wellness) program...

WatchGuard Receives Dallas Top 100 Award for 5th Time

06 11 2017

WatchGuard continues to achieve in all areas of our business. ALLEN, Texas November 06, 2017 WatchGuard, Inc. (“WatchGuard”), the leading provider of mobile video solutions for law enforcement, will be honored at the city’s celebration of entrepreneurial success, the Dallas 100™ Awards, on Thursday, November 16 at the Omni Dallas Hotel. This is the fifth time WatchGuard has received the award that honors the fastest-growing privately held entrepreneurial businesses in the Dallas area that meet a number of criteria based on legal status, sales history, credit report and character. “WatchGuard continues to achieve in all areas of our business,” said Robert Vanman, WatchGuard founder and CEO. “Our growth is the direct result of our customers rewarding our hard work in delivering solutions that help them capture, manage and share the most compelling video evidence for their agencies.” For 27 years, the Cox School’s Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship (the “Institute”)...

Derek W. Kaczmarek Appointed to the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization (Tax)

06 11 2017

PHOENIX, Ariz. November 06, 2017 Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Derek W. Kaczmarek, member partner in our Phoenix office, has been appointed to the State Bar of Arizona Board of Legal Specialization (Tax). As a Board member, Mr. Kaczmarek will review attorney candidates to determine whether they have the proven experience in tax law and meet all other qualifications to achieve the status of certified specialist. The State Bar of Arizona Board of Legal Specialization regulates the certification of legal specialists in eight practice areas: bankruptcy, criminal law, estate and trust, family law, personal injury and wrongful death, real estate, tax, and worker’s compensation. The Board consists of thirteen members including eight practicing attorneys, one representative from an ABA-accredited law school in Arizona, and four members of the public. Board members are nominated by the Board of Governors and appointed by the Arizona Supreme Court to serve four-year terms,...

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