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insurance veteran Diane Montelione

EPIC Insurance Brokers Adds Diane Montelione to its Financial Risk Practice in New York

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that financial and professional risk management and insurance veteran Diane Montelione has joined the firm's Financial Risk Practice as a senior vice president. She will be based in New York and report to managing principal and Financial Risk Practice Leader, Michael Klaschka.
2018 New York Event Planner Expo

Barbara Corcoran of Shark Tank to Keynote 2018 New York Event Planner Expo

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- This year EMRG's Media Event Planner Expo in New York City has been extended to two days of networking and education for those in the event planning industry. The event will kick off on October 2, 2018 with an educational series at TKP New York Conference Center followed by a day of meeting with exhibitors on October 3 at Metropolitan Pavilion.
Ringboost Cannabis Custom Phone Numbers

RingBoost Offers Custom Cannabis-themed Vanity Phone Numbers for Legal Marijuana Businesses

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- RingBoost(TM), the nation's leading provider of vanity toll-free and local phone numbers, has announced the availability of special vanity phone numbers for marijuana businesses. The recent legalization of marijuana around the country has led to steep competition in this booming industry. Vanity phone numbers provide instant credibility and brand recognition in a way no other market tool can.
TravelInsurance Com

Travel Advice for Senior Travelers: Top 5 Considerations for Retirees Purchasing Travel Insurance in 2018

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- TravelInsurance.com today outlined five key points retirees should consider in regard to travel insurance before they hit the road in the coming year. 'While travel can be complicated at any age, retirees are faced with additional considerations, especially when it comes to medical coverage,' said Stan Sandberg, co-founder.
NIF Group, Inc.

NIF Group, Inc. Acquires Agency Intermediaries, Inc. and and A.I.I. Insurance Brokerage

MANHASSET, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- NIF Group, Inc., a leading wholesale broker, program administrator and managing general agency and their parent company, JenCap Holdings LLC announces that they have agreed to acquire privately held Agency Intermediaries, Inc. and A.I.I. Insurance Brokerage of Mass., Inc. (A.I.I.). Both affiliated entities serve as MGA/contract binding authorities and wholesale insurance brokerages, respectively located in Guilford, Connecticut and East Douglas, Massachusetts.
EPIc and Frenkel

After 139 Years of Operations as Frenkel & Company, New York Firm Joins EPIC Insurance

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Frenkel & Company, one of the nation's most respected full-service independent insurance brokers and EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that they have joined forces.
TravelInsurance

Tips for How Group Travel Insurance Can Help Plan and Protect Your Next Group Trip

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Whether it's a family reunion, a school team outing, a destination wedding or friends just traveling together for a special getaway, TravelInsurance.com recommends group travel insurance plans to protect their investments. Planning travel for groups of 10 or more on the same itinerary can involve a lot more logistics than the typical trip. The company's Group Travel Site offers an easy and affordable way for group leaders or travel agents to offer trip protection to all of the members of the group and manage them all on a single site.
the Event Planner Expo

The Event Planner Expo 2017 Presents Opportunities for NY City Event Planners to Make Connections and Increase Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- EMRG Media is excited to announce it's hosting the fifth year of the Event Planner Expo, a premier events and hospitality tradeshow. This year its speaker lineup is more impressive than ever and will take place on Oct. 4, 2017, at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The Wilshire Foundation

The Wilshire Foundation and CEO Taylor Wilshire Create Further Funding for Beneficial Social Impact

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- The Wilshire Foundation recently announced the close of first-round funding for its Conscious Capital Fund. The Wilshire Foundation, created by the team at Wilshire Financial, constructs programs and invests in organizations that address chronic environmental, social, and economic challenges in unique and transformative ways.
Denise Walsh

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Denise Walsh as Assistant General Counsel, based in EPIC’s NYC Office

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Denise Walsh has joined the firm as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel.
RINGBOOST

US Nonprofit Orgs Can Now Get Free Vanity Phone Number from RingBoost

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Leading vanity number provider RingBoost is expanding its donation program to provide custom phone numbers to nonprofits and charitable organizations. Following a successful run that has seen the company find memorable numbers for a variety of worthy causes, such as Gracepointe Church in Florida and Habitat for Humanity in Pittsburgh, RingBoost wanted to bring the benefits to a wider audience.
RINGBOOST N.Y.

GracePointe Church in Fla. Enhances Branding with New Number from RingBoost

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- GracePointe Church of the Nazarene in central Florida received a unique offering this month, as the team at RingBoost agreed to donate a custom phone number to the Lake Mary-based organization. With its unforgettable new number hooked up in no time, GracePointe is all set to take the church's message to an increasingly large audience in the weeks and months to come.
Thomas E. O’Neil

Thomas E. O’Neil Returns to EPIC’s New York Office as President of Northeast Region

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Thomas E. O'Neil has been appointed Northeast Region President, relocating to New York City from EPIC's headquarters in San Francisco.
FENDER FRIEND LLC

FENDER FRIEND LLC Start-up Offers Autonomous App to Automotive OEMs

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- New York-based FENDER FRIEND LLC is pleased to offer the autonomous app Fender Friend(TM) for licensing, effective Feb. 1, 2017. The Fender Friend seeks to provide older model vehicles with capabilities such as automatic braking and parking assistance, as just two examples of amenities currently standard in newer automobiles.
The Pension Inspector Release 10

Pension Inspector Release 10 Announced with Online Due Diligence Add-In ERISA PLUS

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Pension Inspector(R) one of the leading internet research data mining solutions from AtPrime Media Services, online since 2007, announces Pension Inspector Release 10.0, which ushers in a new dimension in ERISA* Retirement Plan Transparency with "ERISA PLUS."

Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors promotes Maria Chambers, IACCP to Chief Compliance Officer

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors (KFWA), a leading wealth management firm with more than $3 billion in assets under management, is pleased to announce that Maria Chambers, Vice President, has been promoted to Chief Compliance Officer at the firm. Ms. Chambers' responsibilities include administering KFWA's compliance program, overseeing day to day compliance needs, maintaining and developing compliance policies, procedures and processes.
VOICES 2017 Trend Report

VOICES: Media and Advertising in 2017, What’s to Come?

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- What types of advertising media, such as radio, television, and online ads, rose or fell in popularity in 2017? What are the main demographics advertisers target? Which moods and inflections are most sought after for resonance and persuasive power? To answer these questions, Voices.com has released their look at the media and advertising trends that will dominate over the next year.
JENCAP HOLDINGS

JenCap Holdings LLC Acquires NIF Group Inc.

NEW YORK, N.Y., /New York Netwire/ -- JenCap Holdings LLC announced today that it has agreed to acquire privately held NIF Group, Inc. (NIF), a managing general agency, program administrator and wholesale insurance broker based in Manhasset, New York, with six offices located on the east and west coasts of the United Sates.
Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau 2016

Beaujolais Nouveau Day in NY! Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau 2016 is First Wine of the Harvest

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- There's no annual wine tradition quite like the November release of Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau, and wine lovers around the world collectively rejoice as the 2016 bottling is officially released today - the third Thursday of November, at 12:01 a.m. GMT+1 (Beaujolais time).
Thintri Report

Thintri Market Study: Short Range Wireless Technologies Create New Markets

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- According to a new study by Thintri, Inc., an array of short range wireless (SRW) technologies is about to remake a range of markets with inexpensive, easy to use products available to nearly every consumer or business. The report, "Market Opportunities in Short Range Wireless," explores short range wireless technologies and the markets they address.

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