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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Surgeon Kasper Wang Elected to the Pediatric Surgery Board of the American Board of Surgery

21 02 2018

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kasper Wang, MD, FACS, FAAP, associate chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), has been elected to the Pediatric Surgery Board of the American Board of Surgery (PSB-ABS). He will serve as a representative of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Surgery. His six year term will begin July 1, 2018. “Kasper has been a treasured colleague of mine for more than 10 years, and I can proudly attest to his leadership and expertise,” says Henri Ford, MD, MHA, FACS, FRCS, FAAP, vice president and surgeon-in-chief at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. “His election to this prestigious organization is a testament to his unwavering dedication to enhancing the lives of children through his clinical and research endeavors and to his skills, which he will apply in the board certification review process.” “Serving on the Pediatric Surgery Board of the American Board of Surgery has been the highlight of...

Physicians’ Education Resource® Announces Patti Hennessy as Keynote Speaker for the 35th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference®

21 02 2018

CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), the leading resource for hematology and oncology continuing medical education (CME), announces Patti Hennessy as the keynote speaker for the 35th Miami Breast Cancer Conference®. This year’s keynote presentation will take place on March 10 at 11:30 a.m. at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Florida, announced Phil Talamo, president of PER®. “We are thrilled to have Patti Hennessy as this year’s keynote for the historic Miami Breast Cancer Conference®,” said Talamo. “This meeting has always been a family-driven educational program since its founding over 3 decades ago and continues to be to this day. Having Patti deliver this year’s keynote on her experience, alongside her team of clinicians, truly speaks to what our great meeting is all about – family and patient-centered oncology care.” Patti Hennessy, wife of Mike Hennessy, CEO of MJH Associates, parent company of PER® and the Miami Breast...

Beeline Executives Sherri Hammons and Doug Leeby Receive Staffing 100 Honors from Staffing Industry Analysts

21 02 2018

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 21, 2018 -- Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions, has unveiled its seventh annual list of North American staffing leaders, celebrating those individuals whose passion and contributions have made a positive impact on the lives and livelihoods of workers and job seekers across the economy. The 2018 Staffing 100 list, comprised of 100 notable influencers features Sherri Hammons, Beeline's chief technical officer. Doug Leeby, Beeline's chief executive officer, a 5-year Staffing 100 honoree, was named to the Staffing 100 Hall of Fame. SIA cited Leeby for "envisioning and marketing solutions that changed the way companies acquire contingent talent. Regarded as an innovator and an industry pioneer, Leeby successfully merged Beeline with long-term VMS provider IQNavigator, creating an independent provider of VMS solutions with more than $40 billion of spend under management...

Securities Litigator Jessica Corley Joins King & Spalding's Atlanta Office

21 02 2018

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - February 21, 2018) - King & Spalding today announced that Jessica Corley has joined the Trial and Global Disputes practice as a partner in the Atlanta office. Corley will focus on securities and complex commercial litigation, including securities class actions, derivative suits and M&A litigation. Corley counsels companies and their directors and officers on regulatory investigations, disclosure issues, fiduciary duties in the deal context, and director and officer insurance coverage. She is a known leader in the field, having served as the past chair of the Atlanta Bar Subsection on Securities and Complex Litigation and the immediate past head of the Securities Litigation Group at Alston & Bird in Atlanta, where she was a partner. "Jessica is a dynamic securities litigator with a proven record of winning cases against top shareholder plaintiffs' firms," said Andy Bayman, head of the firm's Trial and Global Disputes practice. "Her experience...

OATI Presents Grid of the Future: Grid 4.0™ at TechAdvantage

21 02 2018

MINNEAPOLIS February 21, 2018 Building on the great success and support received at DistribuTECH 2018, OATI will once again demonstrate Grid 4.0,™ also known as the “Grid of the Future,” at TechAdvantage 2018 on February 26-28, 2018 at the Music City Center in Nashville, TN. The Grid of the Future is designed to manage distribution grids with a variety of interconnected Distributed Energy Resource (DER) assets and capitalize on the benefits of DERs. With Grid 4.0,™ users can connect, communicate, observe, evaluate, and react to millions of devices and data points in just a few clicks. OATI DERMS, IOT SCADA, Microgrid solutions and the webSmartEnergy Suite of products enable utilities to take full control and gain visibility of their energy resources. TechAdvantage 2018 attendees are encouraged to request an exclusive 15-minute demonstration to ensure they have the opportunity to learn about Grid 4.0™. “Our Grid 4.0™ is not just a technology of today, but an evolution...

Bitmora: Transforming the Way We Trade Cryptocurrencies

21 02 2018

Press Release - updated: Feb 21, 2018 14:14 EST SAN DIEGO, February 21, 2018 - ​During the middle of an already successful funding campaign, Bitmora has announced the official launch of its next-gen cryptocurrency exchange for early Q2 of 2018. This marks a significant milestone for the team, having been in development for over a year now. The company is modernizing the cryptocurrency exchange world by providing enterprise trading tools, live phone support and a fee system that is fair for all traders. Bitmora is no pop-up exchange. Its team is taking steps to not only provide the ideal trading platform but also to establish itself as a strong advocate for the underlying Blockchain technologies by traveling worldwide to educate traders and investors on the benefits of decentralized financial systems. Colton Brister chairman and CEO stated that: “Education is key for Blockchain right now. Many people have heard of it but still don’t understand exactly what it is or the opportunities...

Infocast’s Community Choice Energy Summit Comes to Southern California

21 02 2018

CCE-Spring Summit SAN DIEGO February 21, 2018 Infocast, the leading business intelligence and networking events producer in the renewable energy industry is excited to announce the upcoming Community Choice Energy Summit: Southern CA Edition, taking place April 24 – 26, 2018 in San Diego, CA. The CCA movement continues to build, generating tremendous excitement and controversy. With dozens of LA County, beach, inland and desert cities at varying stages along the “CCA On-Ramp”, a vast amount of load is set to change hands which could potentially impact the entire West Coast Energy Market. After a sold-out November 2017 gathering, the 2018 Southern CA Edition will delve deeper into renewable power planning, procurement and financial strategies, initiatives for developing local energy resources and projects and more. The Summit will gather operational and formative CCAs, thought leaders, renewables developers, energy marketers, utilities, regulators and municipalities. Featured...

Nominees For 25th Annual NAMIC Vision Awards

21 02 2018

NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2018 -- The National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) has announced the nominees for their 2018 NAMIC Vision Awards, presented in partnership with NAMIC-Southern California. Now on its 25th year, the awards recognize original programming that is reflective of the lives, spirit and contributions of people of color that best reflects the ethnic and cultural diversity of the viewing audience. With an outstanding 16 nominations, HBO leads the contenders participating in this year's NAMIC Vision Awards. ABC and Starz earned seven nominations each, followed by ESPN garnering six. Overall, 31 networks/distributors generated 81 nominations for NAMIC Vision Awards presented in 17 categories: Animation, Best Performance – Comedy, Best Performance – Drama, Children's, Comedy, Digital Media – Long Form, Digital Media – Short Form, Documentary, Drama, Foreign Language, Lifestyle, News/Informational, Original Movie...

Ygrene Expands Financing Program into San Francisco and Surrounding California Communities

21 02 2018

PETALUMA, Calif., Feb. 21, 2018 -- Ygrene, a national leader in energy efficiency and resiliency financing, announced today that the City and County of San Francisco, along with more than 20 other communities in California, have adopted the company's Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program within the last three months. Ygrene can now assist nearly 28 million California residents in financing a broad range of energy efficient, renewable generation, resiliency and water conservation upgrades. Under this expansion, many more Californians across the state will have access to a long-term, low-rate financing option for residential and commercial building improvements – ranging from solar panels to seismic retrofits. Along with the City and County of San Francisco, the most notable of the approvals and activations comes from the cities of Folsom, Pleasanton, and Victorville, as well as Amador and Contra Costa counties. "The success of Ygrene in California allows us to offer...

HARDCAR's Security Division Hires Mr. Stephen 'Dodie' Petagna as President of Operations

21 02 2018

Years of experience assisting companies grow through leading fundraising efforts and business development make Petagna a perfect fit for the HARDCAR team. Press Release - updated: Feb 21, 2018 12:35 EST PALM SPRINGS, Calif., February 21, 2018 - HARDCAR Next Generation Security is proud to announce the hire of Mr. Stephen “Dodie” Petagna as its new President of Operations. Petagna joins HARDCAR as a veteran businessman with extensive experience in threat detection and prevention, successful capital raise campaigns, and securing Federal support through lobbying and the presentation of security solutions to U.S. Government agencies. “It’s fantastic to find a seasoned security professional that understands his space. It’s uncanny to find one that knows technology and our industry. Dodie Petagna represents both and we are thrilled to have him lead HARDCAR’s security division. His tenacity and proven ability to deliver is what we have been searching for. We found it in Dodie.” –Todd...

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