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Actress Kerry Cahill Wins Mendez Award from the Maryland International...

01 01 1970

Actress Kerry Cahill wins the Mendez Award at the Maryland International Film Festival. MDIFF ED Tracie Hovey said, “Ms. Cahill is a fantastic award-winning actress. The film festival board of directors is recognizing her for all the work she has done in film and television. But more importantly, she is a force for veterans’ rights." Washington DC March 22, 2017 Washington DC March 22, 2017– The star of the hit-TV show “The Walking Dead,” Kerry Cahill, will be awarded the Mendez Award at the Maryland International Film Festival in Hagerstown, Maryland on March 31, 2017. Executive Director Tracie Hovey said, “Ms. Cahill is a fantastic award-winning actress. The film festival board of directors recognizes her for all the work she has done in film and television. But more importantly, she is a force for veterans’ rights issues. As a spokesperson for AMVETS, she raises awareness concerning the issue of veterans’ suicides. She also is...

ActiveLED Releases a New Line of Vandal Resistant LED Lighting...

01 01 1970

Solar Powered Bus Terminal with the VR Linear LED Fixture. We're pleased to offer government and businesses a heavy-duty LED lighting fixture designed to discourage vandals. Georgetown, Texas April 19, 2017 ActiveLED, Inc., a U.S. based innovator and manufacturer of performance LED lighting luminaires, announced today that it has formally introduced the VR Vandal Resistant LED Lighting Series. This new line of LED fxtures is designed to resist the harshest abuses while providing clear and concise illumination for a higher level of pedestrian safety in an affordable, maintenance free lighting solution. The tamper-proof hardware is designed to withstand extreme physical assault and environmental abuse. READ BROCHURE ONLINE It is estimated that vandalism in the United States costs tax payers and business owners over one billion dollars a year. "We're pleased to offer government and businesses a heavy-duty LED lighting fixture designed to discourage vandals," says Klaus Bollmann,...

ActiveLED Releases a New High-Output LED Flood Light for Building and...

01 01 1970

FLB Series LED Shoebox Flood Light The factory can adjust the LED in 22.5° increments to direct the light to a specifically desired area while the fixtures are all mounted in a clean, uniform pattern Georgetown, Texas April 26, 2017 ActiveLED, Inc., a U.S. based innovator and manufacturer of performance LED lighting luminaires, announced today that it has formally introduced the FLB Series LED Shoebox Flood Light. This new fixture is engineered as an energy efficient replacement for high wattage Metal Halide and High Pressure Sodium light fixtures. The design boasts our LUM-INTENSE LED Lighting Technology and delivers over 136 Lumens per Watt and a total fixture light output of 23,588 lumens. The FLB Series Shoebox Flood Light is ideal for building and property perimeter security lighting. Other applications may include: tennis courts, parking lots and highway overpasses. REVIEW SPEC SHEET "This new fixture is physically designed to appear as a traditional shoebox street...

ACTIVE Network Expands Its Technology Portfolio For The Sports Market

01 01 1970

DALLAS, April 11, 2017 -- ACTIVE Network®, the premier global marketplace for activities and events and an industry-leading provider of intelligence solutions, today announced that it has acquired TeamPages. ACTIVE's existing product portfolio provides sports organizers with a scalable product suite to handle all aspects of software for their leagues and teams, including online registration, scheduling, rostering, reporting and communications. With the addition of TeamPages, ACTIVE now offers a comprehensive website creation and design tool that gives organizers the ability to create and manage intuitive, mobile-optimized websites. "ACTIVE's acquisition of TeamPages reaffirms our commitment to delivering the technologies sports organizations need to grow and engage with their participants," said Dana Jones, chief executive officer at ACTIVE Network. "TeamPages' robust, self-setup website creation and management tools help round out ACTIVE's sports product...

ACRE Announces the Sale of Mercury Security Products

01 01 1970

ACRE CEO Joseph Grillo stated, "Divesting Mercury after many years of success since ACRE purchased the business in 2013 is a strategic move that allows ACRE to focus on its core Access Control, Video and Intrusion businesses under the Vanderbilt and Comnet brands. HID is the perfect home to provide for the continued growth and success of Mercury, which will remain a valued technology supplier to Vanderbilt." The ACRE portfolio consists of global brands with proven technologies, a long acclaimed reputation for innovation and a high level of customer service and support. Vanderbilt provides over 2,000 products across access control, intrusion, video and cloud-based access and video systems in 95 countries.  ComNet offers a broad line of fiber optic, copper, and wireless video and data transmission equipment designed for security and surveillance applications in intelligent transportation systems, utility and industrial markets....

Acorn Growth Companies Acquires CIS

01 01 1970

Press Release - updated: Sep 25, 2017 12:00 CDT OKLAHOMA CITY, September 25, 2017 - Acorn Growth Companies ("Acorn"), a private equity firm investing exclusively in Aerospace & Defense ("A&D"), announced Monday it has acquired CIS Secure Computing, Inc. (CIS), headquartered in Dulles, Virginia. The acquisition marks Acorn's second in the defense electronics segment, and the third overall investment in its fourth investment fund. "Headlines continue to serve as daily reminders that networks are not safe and that cyberspace is anything but secure," said Rick Nagel, Managing Partner for Acorn. "CIS has a proven track record and excellent past performance proving that sometimes the best solutions to software weaknesses are hardware solutions. CIS is the undisputed market leader in providing these solutions to the United States Departments of Defense and Energy, and is poised to support America's need for greater network security." Founded in 1992, CIS continues to serve...

Aceable Offers College Test Prep Through New Company Partnership

01 01 1970

Austin Education Company Partners with The Princeton Review. Austin, TX, July 08, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Aceable, the education tech company that created the first ever state approved native mobile app for drivers ed, today announced a new partnership with The Princeton Review that will offer test prep and study resources to Aceable students.The Princeton Review offers a one-stop shop that provides students everything they need to prepare for college entrance exams and applications. Test prep, admissions counseling, homework help and private tutoring all work in-sync to prepare students K-12 for all of life’s academic milestones. “We’re excited to work with a company that is so dedicated to the success of its students,” stated Young J. Shin, SVP of Global Business Development and Partnerships at The Princeton Review. “This partnership with Aceable will allow us to reach more students and have a positive impact on their academic careers.”As an education company,...

AcctTwo's New Managing Director Brings a Wealth of Consulting...

01 01 1970

We look to Sean to help us continue to provide transformative services and solutions to middle market companies and nonprofits in the Houston area and beyond. Houston, TX April 20, 2017 AcctTwo, a leading consulting firm and provider of cloud-based ERP and Business-Process-as-a-Service solutions, announced that the firm has hired Sean Atchison as Managing Director. Prior to joining AcctTwo, Sean spent 4 years at Accretive Solutions in various roles, including Director, Client Development, and Vice President and Market Leader for the Houston Market. Before that, Sean spent 5 years at Adams Harris as Director of Client Development. Sean also has experience in accounting and internal audit roles, including 3 years at PwC, 2 years as a Senior Consultant at Protiviti, and a year as Manager of Internal Audit at Live Nation. Sean holds a Bachelor’s from the University of North Texas and an MBA in Finance at the University of St. Thomas, where he is actively involved...

Account Control Technology Foundation is Now Accepting Applications...

01 01 1970

Second-Year Scholarship Program Flyer 2017 Woodland Hills, CA April 25, 2017 Account Control Technology Foundation (herein ACT Foundation), a non-profit, charitable foundation established by the founders of Account Control Technology Holdings, Inc., is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship programs, which provides $2,000 individual awards to students nationwide. The ACT Foundation Second-Year Scholarship Program is for current college first-year students who plan and qualify to enroll as sophomores in a four-year college or university in the fall of 2017. A total of six $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to students nationwide. The ACT Cares Community Scholarship Program is for graduating high school seniors from specific communities who will attend a four-year college or university beginning in the fall of 2017. Applicants must be current seniors at high schools within select counties surrounding our ACT Holdings, Inc. offices, including Kern and Los Angeles counties...

Access Healthcare Welcomes Catherine McKnight as General Counsel

01 01 1970

Catherine McKnight, General Counsel I am looking forward to building on Access Healthcare’s foundation to grow the company’s business and working with this high-energy team. Dallas, TX May 11, 2017 Access Healthcare, a leading provider of end-to-end healthcare revenue cycle and information technology services, today announced the addition of Catherine McKnight as General Counsel. She has over two decades of experience in leading corporate legal functions in the healthcare and technology industries. Catherine McKnight joins Access Healthcare from Children’s Health System of Texas where she served as the Associate General Counsel. Previously, she served as Assistant General Counsel for VHA and provided legal counsel to its subsidiary, Provista, as well as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel for Concentra Inc. She has also worked as an attorney, specializing in healthcare and technology. Aside from ensuring that the company operates within the law at all...

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