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Emmanuel Miguelez Has Been Recognized Among the Top in His Industry by the Expert Network

16 01 2018

Press Release - updated: Jan 16, 2018 09:15 EST CORAL GABLES, Fla., January 16, 2018 - Emmanuel Miguelez, Founder, Miguelez Law, has joined The Expert Network, an invitation-only service for distinguished professionals. Mr. Miguelez has been chosen as a Distinguished Lawyer based on peer reviews and ratings, dozens of recognitions, and accomplishments achieved throughout his career. Mr. Miguelez outshines others in his field due to his extensive educational background, numerous awards and recognitions, and exceptional client representation. He earned his BA in psychology from the University of Miami in 2009 and his JD from Florida International University College of Law in 2013. Recognized by the The National Advocates on their Top 40 Under 40 list, Mr. Miguelez brings a wealth of knowledge to his industry, and, in particular, to his area of specialization, estate planning and probate law. Before becoming an attorney he played professional baseball for the Detroit Tigers. When asked...

Pettit Kohn Announces Two New Shareholders in the Los Angeles Office

16 01 2018

As associates, both have made significant contributions to the success of our firm and they have earned their position as shareholders. SAN DIEGO January 16, 2018 San Diego-based Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin PC, a leading civil litigation law firm, is pleased to announce that Andrew O. Smith and Tristan A. Mullis have been promoted to shareholders. Both Andrew and Tristan continue the tradition of top-level client service and legal professionalism that are a hallmark of Pettit Kohn. Mr. Smith is a shareholder in the firm’s Los Angeles, California office. Andrew joined Pettit Kohn in 2012. He represents a wide range of businesses and entities. He focuses his practice primarily in the areas of Business Litigation and Civil and Trial Litigation with a particular emphasis in the areas of commercial, construction, and product liability matters. He was honored with the Super Lawyers Rising Stars award in 2008 and consecutively in years 2010-2015. He has extensive litigation...

Tampa-Based MaintenX Provides Top Tips for Healthy Winter Landscaping

16 01 2018

“We’re lucky in Florida to experience relatively mild winters,” said Bill Schaphorst, MaintenX’s VP of Business Development. “However, there are still a few precautions to take that will help keep your landscaping in top shape this season.” TAMPA, Fla. January 16, 2018 As winter peaks, you may think it’s time to bundle up inside and forget about your landscaping. However, there are key tasks to complete during the colder months that will help your landscape burst into spring. MaintenX is helping Florida businesses landscaping look its best throughout the holiday season. “We’re lucky in Florida to experience relatively mild winters,” said Bill Schaphorst, MaintenX’s VP of Business Development. “However, there are still a few precautions to take that will help keep your landscaping in top shape this season.” For more than 30 years, MaintenX International has been helping local businesses with their landscaping needs. Here are some tips to help keep your...

The Five Most Affordable Retirement Havens of 2018—InternationalLiving.com

16 01 2018

City View Phnom Penh Cambodia My food is about 50% to 75% less than in the U.S. and I eat much healthier. Baltimore, MD. January 16, 2018 At a time when retirement savings among Americans is dangerously low—a recent study put the median retirement account balance at a mere $12,000 for near-retirement households—American retirees are likely to find they can live much better overseas in the world’s most affordable locales, according to International Living’s new Annual Global Retirement Index 2018 . The index ranks and rates the 24 best retirement havens in the world, highlighting the most affordable among them in the “cost of living” category. The Index report reveals that in the lowest-cost locales, expats can enjoy a genuinely comfortable, low-stress retirement on as little as their Social Security income alone. “A budget that would have retirees at home scrimping, eliminating all non-essentials—and many times those essentials, as well—is, by contrast, enough to...

Physician Partners Of America Names COO Tracie Lawson As President

16 01 2018

Tracie Lawson, President and COO, Physician Partners of America I’m still hands-on and like to make the time to see patients, get involved in outreach programs and customer service. TAMPA, Fla. January 16, 2018 Physician Partners of America (PPOA), a national healthcare company headquartered in Tampa, has named Tracie Lawson, MBA, MSN, ARNP-C, as its first president. Lawson, who joined PPOA in 2014, has served as its chief operations officer since 2015 and will also continue to hold that title. She oversees daily operations and development of the company and its affiliates in Florida and Texas. Lawson earned a Master’s of Science in Nursing from the University of South Florida, and obtained her certification as an Adult Nurse Practitioner. She earned her MBA from the University of Phoenix and completed a master’s course in Private Equity at the London Business School. She is a Certified Healthcare Risk Manager in the state of Florida as well as a certified professional coder...

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16 01 2018

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National Louis University and Laureate Education, Inc. Announce Transfer Agreement of Kendall College’s Programs and Other Assets

16 01 2018

CHICAGO, Jan. 16, 2018 -- National Louis University (NLU), Laureate Education, Inc. (Nasdaq:LAUR) and Kendall College, LLC announced today they have entered into an agreement whereby Kendall College’s current programs and other assets will transfer to NLU. The boards of NLU and Kendall approved this arrangement, with the additional agreement of Kendall’s parent company, Laureate Education, Inc. This transfer of programs is contingent on regulatory approvals, including that of the U.S. Department of Education and the Higher Learning Commission, whose decision is expected the latter half of this year, but possibly as soon as the summer.Under this agreement, NLU will offer all five of Kendall College’s degree programs -  baking & pastry, business, culinary arts, early childhood education, and hospitality management - plus Kendall College’s general education programs.Currently, both NLU and Kendall offer early childhood education and business, as well as general education programs....

New Guide From Snappy Kraken Gives Financial Advisors 102 Ways to Surprise and Delight Their Clients

16 01 2018

MarTech Professional Robert Sofia to Share the Coolest Ideas in Technology for Adviser Differentiation at the Inside ETFs Conference 1/21/18 Press Release - updated: Jan 16, 2018 08:44 EST ORMOND BEACH, Fla., January 16, 2018 - Snappy Kraken, a MarTech company focused on helping financial professionals personalize, automate, and track marketing campaigns and business processes, has created a guide called 102 Ways to Surprise and Delight Your Clients. This valuable resource is available free of charge. “This guide gives advisers practical and personal ways to connect with clients to make an amazing new year,” said Snappy Kraken CEO and co-founder, Robert Sofia. “Let me paraphrase Tony Robbins: success in business is about falling in love with your clients. Not your practice. Not your methods. Not yourself. Fall in love with your clients. What does that mean? It means you have to focus on their needs. You have to meet those needs. And you should surprise and delight them along...

Luxury That Lasts a Lifetime - Men's Watches From ECJ Luxe

16 01 2018

Press Release - updated: Jan 16, 2018 08:25 EST Boca Raton, Florida, January 16, 2018 - Refined luxury jewelry seller ECJ Luxe is proud to introduce an exclusive collection of new and pre-owned men’s watches, expertly curated for indulgence and innovation. From the boardroom to the beach house, a watch makes a strong statement about its wearer. The perfect men’s watch doesn’t just tell the time; it tells a story, too. It speaks to who you are, where you’ve been, and where you intend to go. ECJ Luxe has been in business since 1986, selling new and pre-owned watches at their stores in Charlotte, North Carolina; Sunny Isles, Florida; Miami, Florida; and the flagship ECJ Luxe store located in Boca Raton, Florida. Each client who walks through the door can expect to find not only their ideal timepiece at a competitive price, but to do so with personal attention and quality customer service. ECJ Luxe specializes in luxury watches that are designed to last a lifetime. To that end, ECJ...

IEC to Present at Noble Capital Markets' 14th Annual Small Cap & Emerging Growth Investor Conference

16 01 2018

IEC to Present at Noble Capital Markets' 14th Annual Small Cap & Emerging Growth Investor Conference SOURCE: IEC Electronics January 16, 2018 08:30 ET NEWARK, NY--(Marketwired - January 16, 2018) - IEC Electronics Corp. (NYSE American: IEC) today announced that Jeffrey T. Schlarbaum, President & CEO, will present at Noble Capital Markets' 14th Annual Investor Conference at the W Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Monday, January 29, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. ET. Mr. Schlarbaum will provide an overview of IEC's operations and financial results and will be available for one-on-one meetings throughout the day. A high-definition, video webcast of the presentation will be available the following day on the Company's web site at www.iec-electronics.com/investors/events-presentations, and as part of a complete catalog of presentations available at Noble Capital Markets' websites: www.noblecapitalmarkets.com, and www.nobleconference.com. You will...

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