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News Article | May 9, 2017
Site: globenewswire.com

NEW YORK, May 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The microcap community is gearing up for the 2017 Marcum MicroCap Conference, to be held June 15-16 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. In excess of 90 companies are enrolled to present thus far, with 150 total company presentations anticipated. The conference focuses on seven principal industry sectors, including Technology, Media & Internet; Software & Business Services; Life Sciences & Healthcare; Retail & Consumer Products; Energy & Natural Resources; Industrials; and Financial & Asset Management Services. The conference also provides a platform for one-on-one meetings between management teams and investors. Nine panel discussions on topics of interest to the investing community and publicly traded companies will take place concurrently with the company presentations. Conference registration currently exceeds 1000 investors and other participants, with attendees including senior management, finance and legal executives, venture and lower middle-market private equity investors, institutional investors, directors, investment bankers, buy- and sell-side analysts, and service providers to the microcap marketplace. The Marcum MicroCap Conference is noted for keynote speeches by some of the most prominent political and business leaders in the country. This year, there will two keynote events. On June 15, the Democratic-Republican husband-and-wife team of James Carville and Mary Matalin will parse the country’s current political environment in a moderated conversation entitled “150 Days into the New Administration: What has Happened and What to Expect.”  On June 16, economist and financial commentator Lawrence (Larry) Kudlow will deliver remarks entitled “From Washington to Wall Street.” David Bukzin, partner-in-charge of Marcum’s SEC Services Practice group and chair of the conference, said, “The Marcum MicroCap Conference has become a focal point for the microcap community not only for companies and investors to network, but also to stay abreast of the current issues confronting the market. The 2017 conference has all the markings of shaping up to be our best event yet. We are looking forward to welcoming all the different sectors of the microcap community on June 15 and 16.” The Marcum MicroCap Conference is presented by Marcum LLP, a top national accounting and advisory firm with offices across the U.S, as well as Grand Cayman, China and Ireland. Since its launch in 2012, the event has become a nationally recognized forum for publicly traded companies with less than $500 million in market capitalization to network with fund managers and high net worth investors who focus on small cap equities. For registration and sponsorship information, visit www.marcummicrocap.com. Marcum is a registered Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) firm. Marcum's Assurance Division provides the most up-to-date service and guidance on SEC accounting and reporting issues. Services include Financial Statement Audits in accordance with PCAOB standards; Tax Compliance and Advisory Services; Due Diligence; Agreed-Upon Procedures and Other Attest Work; Internal Audit Services; Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 Compliance Services and Software; Technical Accounting Assistance; and IPO Assistance. For more information, visit www.marcumllp.com. About Marcum Marcum LLP is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the nation, with offices in major business markets throughout the U.S., as well as Grand Cayman, China and Ireland. Headquartered in New York City, Marcum provides a full spectrum of traditional tax, accounting and assurance services; advisory, valuation and litigation support; and an extensive range of specialty and niche industry practices. The Firm serves both privately held and publicly traded companies, as well as high net worth individuals, private equity funds and hedge funds, with a focus on middle-market companies and closely held family businesses.  Marcum is a member of the Marcum Group, an organization providing a comprehensive array of professional services. For more information, visit www.marcumllp.com.


News Article | May 12, 2017
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Belmont Capital Advisors is pleased to announce it has won “Best Investment Firm” in the 2017 The Best of Gaston Awards, as voted upon by the residents of Gaston County. In addition to taking home the title of “Best Investment Firm,” Founder and Chief Investment Strategist JoePat Roop was nominated for “Best Financial Advisor/Planner” and agent Cory Shuford was nominated for “Best Insurance Agent.” “It was an honor just to be nominated, but we are especially excited to take the big award back to our new home at 123 North Main St.,” says JoePat Roop. He continues, “We’d like to thank everyone who voted, as well as the community of Belmont and clients throughout the Greater Charlotte Area for their continued support. At Belmont Capital Advisors, we view clients as members of our extended family, so it’s nice to know they feel the same way about us. We are incredibly honored to serve you and look forward to doing so for many more years to come.” In early 2017, Belmont Capital Advisors moved from its flagship location at 217 Glenway Street to the Historic District of Belmont, NC at 123 N. Main St. The move, which was necessary to accommodate the firm’s growth, was a means to better serve the residents of Belmont. In addition to this location, Belmont Capital Advisors has convenient offices in Charlotte, NC and Kings Mountain, NC. Founded in 2009, Belmont Capital Advisors has grown as an independent firm with solutions ranging from wealth management to retirement planning. The advisors at Belmont Capital Advisors have a reputation for safeguarding, enhancing, and passing on a legacy of financial security built over a lifetime of hard work. Belmont Capital Advisors seeks to offer sound advice and added peace of mind to its clients. As an independent company, it offers solutions to help clients through retirement. Rather than approaching the future with a one-size-fits-all approach, Belmont Capital Advisors works one-on-one with clients to assess their unique financial situation and provide the right tools to achieve the retirement its clients deserve. As a financial advisor with a legal fiduciary responsibility, BCA will always put its clients’ best interest first. Securities offered through Kalos Capital, Inc. and Investment Advisory Services offered through Kalos Management, Inc. both located at 11525 Park Woods Circle, Alpharetta, GA, 30005 (678)-356-1100. Belmont Capital Advisors, Inc. is not an affiliate or subsidiary of Kalos Capital, Inc. or Kalos Management, Inc.


NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UBS announced today that it intends to extend its relationship with Solium Capital Inc. (Solium) to create a new corporate equity plan platform called, UBS "Plan Admin Pro". The new platform will leverage Solium's market leading Shareworks technology and will provide UBS corporate clients access to cutting edge, cloud-enabled equity plan administration capabilities. Roll out will begin in the third quarter of this year. "Clients tell us that state-of-the-art technology is top of mind for them," said Michael Barry, Head of Equity Plan Advisory Services, UBS Wealth Management Americas." Delivering Solium's technology provides a multi-faceted platform, and allows us to focus on accelerating an enhanced participant experience. We will continue to own and deliver all aspects of service delivery to our clients and are firmly committed to helping both our corporate clients and participants achieve success." EPAS is a leading provider of wealth management and recordkeeping services for corporate equity compensation plans. EPAS services over 180 corporations and 1 million employee participants in over 100 countries and is the only provider who delivers both education and advice to all levels of employee, from executives to broad based employees. This is accomplished through our Financial Advisors and digital channel, UBS One Source. Once UBS Plan Admin Pro is implemented, UBS corporate clients will have immediate access to over 50 new features, as well as enhanced analytics, scalability and efficiency. This strategic partnership with Solium is part of a larger digital strategy for Wealth Management Americas to develop customized digital tools that will enhance and expand services to clients. UBS has announced strategic alliances and partnerships with leading fintech companies and launched an Advisor Technology Research & Innovation Lab working with SigFig, to develop digital solutions and next-generation technological capabilities for clients. UBS AG provides financial advice and solutions to wealthy, institutional and corporate clients worldwide, as well as private clients in Switzerland. The operational structure of the Group is comprised of our Corporate Center and five business divisions: Wealth Management, Wealth Management Americas, Personal & Corporate Banking, Asset Management and the Investment Bank. EPAS is part of Wealth Management Americas. UBS's strategy builds on the strengths of all of its businesses and focuses its efforts on areas in which it excels, while seeking to capitalize on the compelling growth prospects in the businesses and regions in which it operates, in order to generate attractive and sustainable returns for its shareholders. All of its businesses are capital-efficient and benefit from a strong competitive position in their targeted markets. UBS is present in all major financial centers worldwide. It has offices in 54 countries, with about 34% of its employees working in the Americas, 35% in Switzerland, 18% in the rest of Europe, the Middle East and Africa and 13% in Asia Pacific. UBS Group AG employs approximately 60,000 people around the world. Its shares are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Solium Capital Inc. (TSX: SUM) provides cloud-enabled services for global equity administration, financial reporting and compliance. From offices in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe and Australia, our innovative software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology powers share plan administration and equity transactions for more than 3,000 corporate clients with employee participants in more than 100 countries. Follow us @Solium and visit us at solium.com. This material is issued by UBS AG and/or any of its subsidiaries and/or any of its affiliates ("UBS"). Products and services mentioned in this material may not be available for residents of certain jurisdictions. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results. Please consult the restrictions relating to the product or service in question for further information. Activities with respect to US securities are conducted through UBS Securities LLC, a US broker/dealer. Member of SIPC (http://www.sipc.org/). Disclaimer: Certain UBS Financial Services Inc. products and services require the establishment of a full service account, which would require additional documentation and may not be available in all jurisdictions. Additional fees may apply, depending on the products and services selected.


PHILADELPHIA, May 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Richardson, a leading global sales training company, announced the release of a new book Sell Like a Team: The Blueprint for Building Teams That Win Big at High-Stakes Meetings from Richardson Senior Consultant and State Street alumnus, Michael Dalis. The book explores the critical aspects of building and driving high-performing sales teams. Significant technology advances in recent years have enabled customers to gain information about their options faster and without the salesperson. In addition, economic instability, geopolitical concerns, corporate scandals, and public relations blunders have created mistrust and heightened attention to risk and return on investment. Clients now arrive at meetings and calls ready to give all of their stakeholders a voice and wanting to look behind the curtain to the people in your organization who will own the work after the sale. Selling organizations need their people to leverage their firm's full capabilities and resources to drive bigger wins faster against strong competitors. "The modern seller — to be successful — must learn how to create, organize, rehearse, and execute with a team that works perfectly in unison if she is to win," according to Richardson's CEO, John Elsey. "In his book, Michael Dalis provides timely, insightful, and practical approaches for effective team selling that are critically needed in today's complex selling environment." In Sell Like a Team, Dalis describes the process for forming and preparing a team for a high-stakes client meeting. It breaks out the different hats that a salesperson must wear during each phase of the process, and includes tools and worksheets that help sellers and sales leaders create more effective selling teams more consistently. "… As sellers, we tend to focus on getting our salespeople ready. The sale is often made by more than one person … I've got to have a senior person, a subject matter expert, and a technology specialist come and join me. They haven't had sales training, but they are going to contribute to my success or failure in closing this deal … Whether people like to sell with others and whether they don't, it's a fact of life that if you are a sales person who wants to close deals and drive results, you're going to have to sell with others, and I wanted to help those people who were on that same mission." To learn more about Sell Like a Team, please contact Meghan Steiner at meghan.steiner@richardson.com or click here. To pre-order the book, please click here to order on Amazon or here for Barnes & Noble. About Richardson Richardson is a global sales training company. Unlocking revenue for our clients is what we do. Our goal is to transform every buyer experience by empowering sellers with the critical selling skills they need to build trust, demonstrate credibility, and create differentiated value. Our methodology combines a market-proven sales and coaching curriculum with an active learning approach that ensures your sales teams learn, master, and apply those behaviors where and when it matters most — in front of your customers. In everything we do, we elevate seller performance by connecting our sales expertise to individual potential, transforming your sales organization into indispensable partners for your buyers. About the Author Michael Dalis specializes in working with sales leaders and technical experts across a wide variety of industries, including financial services and management consulting. Michael brings over 30 years of practical insights on winning leadership and sales techniques to his training engagements. He believes that giving client-facing professionals and their leaders a clear and proven approach is the key to driving higher and more consistent results. Prior to joining Richardson, Michael spent more than 20 years with State Street Corporation, where he contributed to the company's success in numerous ways. Most recently, as Managing Director for US Sub-Advisory Services with State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), one of the largest investment companies in the world, he developed and executed a strategic plan to build third-party distribution business with insurance and mutual fund companies, wealth management companies, and defined contribution (DC) platforms. Over the eight years of leading this business, assets under management grew from $8 billion to more than $80 billion. He built, developed, and managed a team of professionals covering sales, relationship management, and client support.


News Article | May 10, 2017
Site: globenewswire.com

WASHINGTON, May 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN) today introduced the firm’s Private Capital Advisory Services (“PCAS”) offering, which brings together FTI Consulting’s subject-matter and industry expertise to provide comprehensive services globally throughout the deal lifecycle, from origination to transaction and value creation through exit. “A key differentiator for FTI Consulting is our deep industry experience that gives insight into the complexities and challenges facing specific sectors,” said Brian Kushner, Leader of the PCAS offering and a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting. “Each of FTI Consulting’s business segments touch private capital in some way, and this coordinated offering allows us to provide clients a full range of services to address their needs at any stage of their lifecycle.” Faced with an evolving regulatory environment and greater scrutiny around risk, operations and performance, investors and private equity funds need to adapt to changing conditions in global markets. FTI Consulting’s PCAS specialists work with the world’s leading private equity firms, hedge funds, family offices and investment banks to deliver actionable investment theses that identify deal flow for private capital sources and their portfolio companies. The offering complements FTI Consulting’s existing private equity capabilities in United States and Europe, the Middle East and Africa (“EMEA”), providing clients with access to a global team of senior industry and functional experts with a proven track record and experience in transactions throughout the world. “Private equity firms often must look at crossing borders to achieve success in the current marketplace, and we have handled some of the largest and most complex transactions in recent years,” said Rustom Kharegat, Leader of the EMEA Transaction Services practice and a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting. “Building on our work in EMEA and coordinating globally will allow us to present clients with actionable solutions to help them deliver enhanced value on a global scale.” To support the PCAS offering, FTI Consulting has appointed Keith Cox as a Managing Director in Los Angeles, where he will help coordinate relationships with clients to ensure they have access to the full range of FTI Consulting’s services. Mr. Cox, who joins from Hitachi Consulting, brings more than 30 years of investment banking and consulting experience across a range of industries. He has provided pre- and post-closing support, including due diligence, pre-close planning, performance improvement and merger integration to private equity firms and their portfolio companies. “Private equity firms often have a relatively short window to add value, and in the current economic environment, they have more of an operational and strategic focus than in the past,” Mr. Cox said. “The depth of expertise at FTI Consulting will help clients maximize the return on their investments. This is an exciting opportunity to further develop this offering and have a unique impact on our clients’ businesses.” About Private Capital Advisory Services FTI Consulting provides definitive expertise and comprehensive services for the private capital community. Using an industry-first approach, senior experts work with the world’s leading private equity firms, hedge funds and investment banks, providing pragmatic, transaction and execution-oriented services that drive shareholder value throughout the deal life cycle. From origination to exit, FTI Consulting professionals use knowledge-driven skill and experience, focusing on critical financial, commercial and operational opportunities, to help create and enhance enterprise value. Visit www.fticonsulting.com/privatecapital to learn more. About FTI Consulting FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 4,700 employees located in 29 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities. The Company generated $1.81 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2016. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.


OKLAHOMA CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Oklahoma City community was revitalized today thanks to a new playground built at Millwood Elementary School. In less than eight hours, more than 200 volunteers from Foresters FinancialTM, Millwood Public Schools and non-profit KaBOOM! created the new playspace, which will serve more than 900 children and their families in the local community for years to come. “We believe in enriching lives and building strong communities – that’s our purpose,” said Tony Garcia, President and CEO, Foresters Financial. “Playgrounds are important because they provide a public space where children can play safely, families can spend quality time and the community can come together. An investment in a playground is an investment in community, and we are happy to provide the Oklahoma City community with a place that families can enjoy for years to come.” The design for the new playground is based on drawings created by neighborhood children at a special Design Day event held in March when community members met with organizers from KaBOOM! and Foresters Financial to design their dream playground. The drawings inspired the final playground design. Foresters Financial, an international financial services provider, helps families reach their financial goals, protect themselves and make a lasting difference in their communities. Since 2006, Foresters has invested more than $13 million with KaBOOM! to build more than 140 playgrounds across the US and Canada by the end of 2017. Over their 15-year lifespan, these playgrounds will help to strengthen the community and provide more than 5 million children and their families with an opportunity to spend quality time together. “Millwood Public Schools is excited to work with our community to fundraise and build together,” said Cecilia Robinson-Woods, Superintendent for Millwood Public Schools. “Providing quality socialization and family events is a cornerstone of our Falcon pride!” Green spaces and safe play structures where children and families can enjoy and spend time together are sparse in many high density communities. Playing outdoors is an important part of every child’s healthy development and the creation of this new playground will allow thousands of children to play safely and be active in their community. Foresters Financial is a KaBOOM! Founding National Partner. Since 1996, KaBOOM! has been dedicated to ensuring that all kids get the balance and active play they need to thrive. About Millwood Public Schools Millwood Public Schools is located on the east side of Oklahoma City, which is home to some of the city’s most unhealthiest and overweight population according to recent Oklahoma City County Health data. Our mission is to prepare all students academically and socially for lifelong learning. We believe that the addition of this playground will support this mission through providing social opportunities for our students as well as our community. About Foresters Financial Foresters Financial™ is an international financial services provider with more than three million clients and members in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, and total funds under management of $44 billion.1 With a history of more than 140 years, we provide life insurance, savings, retirement and investment solutions that help families achieve their financial goals, protect their families and improve their communities. For more information, visit foresters.com. Foresters Financial and Foresters are trade names and trademarks of The Independent Order of Foresters (a fraternal benefit society, 789 Don Mills Road, Toronto, Canada M3C 1T9) and its subsidiaries. Products offered vary by country. Not all products are available for distribution in all jurisdictions. In the United States, products are offered by The Independent Order of Foresters and its subsidiaries, including Foresters Financial Services, Inc. a registered broker-dealer. Securities, life insurance and annuity products are offered through Foresters Financial Services, Inc. or independent producers. Insurance products are issued by Foresters Life Insurance and Annuity Company, New York, or The Independent Order of Foresters. Investment advisory products and services are offered through Foresters Advisory Services, LLC, a registered investment adviser. 1 in Canadian dollars as of December 31, 2016 KaBOOM! KaBOOM! is the national non-profit dedicated to bringing balanced and active play into the daily lives of all kids, particularly those growing up in poverty in America. Since 1996, KaBOOM! has collaborated with partners to build, open or improve nearly 16,700 playgrounds, engaged more than one million volunteers and served 8.5 million children. KaBOOM! creates great places to play, inspires communities to promote and support play, and works to drive the national discussion about the importance of play in fostering healthy lives and communities. To learn why #playmatters: visit kaboom.org or join the conversation at twitter.com/kaboom or facebook.com/kaboom.


News Article | May 9, 2017
Site: globenewswire.com

NEW YORK, May 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The microcap community is gearing up for the 2017 Marcum MicroCap Conference, to be held June 15-16 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. In excess of 90 companies are enrolled to present thus far, with 150 total company presentations anticipated. The conference focuses on seven principal industry sectors, including Technology, Media & Internet; Software & Business Services; Life Sciences & Healthcare; Retail & Consumer Products; Energy & Natural Resources; Industrials; and Financial & Asset Management Services. The conference also provides a platform for one-on-one meetings between management teams and investors. Nine panel discussions on topics of interest to the investing community and publicly traded companies will take place concurrently with the company presentations. Conference registration currently exceeds 1000 investors and other participants, with attendees including senior management, finance and legal executives, venture and lower middle-market private equity investors, institutional investors, directors, investment bankers, buy- and sell-side analysts, and service providers to the microcap marketplace. The Marcum MicroCap Conference is noted for keynote speeches by some of the most prominent political and business leaders in the country. This year, there will two keynote events. On June 15, the Democratic-Republican husband-and-wife team of James Carville and Mary Matalin will parse the country’s current political environment in a moderated conversation entitled “150 Days into the New Administration: What has Happened and What to Expect.”  On June 16, economist and financial commentator Lawrence (Larry) Kudlow will deliver remarks entitled “From Washington to Wall Street.” David Bukzin, partner-in-charge of Marcum’s SEC Services Practice group and chair of the conference, said, “The Marcum MicroCap Conference has become a focal point for the microcap community not only for companies and investors to network, but also to stay abreast of the current issues confronting the market. The 2017 conference has all the markings of shaping up to be our best event yet. We are looking forward to welcoming all the different sectors of the microcap community on June 15 and 16.” The Marcum MicroCap Conference is presented by Marcum LLP, a top national accounting and advisory firm with offices across the U.S, as well as Grand Cayman, China and Ireland. Since its launch in 2012, the event has become a nationally recognized forum for publicly traded companies with less than $500 million in market capitalization to network with fund managers and high net worth investors who focus on small cap equities. For registration and sponsorship information, visit www.marcummicrocap.com. Marcum is a registered Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) firm. Marcum's Assurance Division provides the most up-to-date service and guidance on SEC accounting and reporting issues. Services include Financial Statement Audits in accordance with PCAOB standards; Tax Compliance and Advisory Services; Due Diligence; Agreed-Upon Procedures and Other Attest Work; Internal Audit Services; Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 Compliance Services and Software; Technical Accounting Assistance; and IPO Assistance. For more information, visit www.marcumllp.com. About Marcum Marcum LLP is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the nation, with offices in major business markets throughout the U.S., as well as Grand Cayman, China and Ireland. Headquartered in New York City, Marcum provides a full spectrum of traditional tax, accounting and assurance services; advisory, valuation and litigation support; and an extensive range of specialty and niche industry practices. The Firm serves both privately held and publicly traded companies, as well as high net worth individuals, private equity funds and hedge funds, with a focus on middle-market companies and closely held family businesses.  Marcum is a member of the Marcum Group, an organization providing a comprehensive array of professional services. For more information, visit www.marcumllp.com.


News Article | May 9, 2017
Site: globenewswire.com

NEW YORK, May 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The microcap community is gearing up for the 2017 Marcum MicroCap Conference, to be held June 15-16 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. In excess of 90 companies are enrolled to present thus far, with 150 total company presentations anticipated. The conference focuses on seven principal industry sectors, including Technology, Media & Internet; Software & Business Services; Life Sciences & Healthcare; Retail & Consumer Products; Energy & Natural Resources; Industrials; and Financial & Asset Management Services. The conference also provides a platform for one-on-one meetings between management teams and investors. Nine panel discussions on topics of interest to the investing community and publicly traded companies will take place concurrently with the company presentations. Conference registration currently exceeds 1000 investors and other participants, with attendees including senior management, finance and legal executives, venture and lower middle-market private equity investors, institutional investors, directors, investment bankers, buy- and sell-side analysts, and service providers to the microcap marketplace. The Marcum MicroCap Conference is noted for keynote speeches by some of the most prominent political and business leaders in the country. This year, there will two keynote events. On June 15, the Democratic-Republican husband-and-wife team of James Carville and Mary Matalin will parse the country’s current political environment in a moderated conversation entitled “150 Days into the New Administration: What has Happened and What to Expect.”  On June 16, economist and financial commentator Lawrence (Larry) Kudlow will deliver remarks entitled “From Washington to Wall Street.” David Bukzin, partner-in-charge of Marcum’s SEC Services Practice group and chair of the conference, said, “The Marcum MicroCap Conference has become a focal point for the microcap community not only for companies and investors to network, but also to stay abreast of the current issues confronting the market. The 2017 conference has all the markings of shaping up to be our best event yet. We are looking forward to welcoming all the different sectors of the microcap community on June 15 and 16.” The Marcum MicroCap Conference is presented by Marcum LLP, a top national accounting and advisory firm with offices across the U.S, as well as Grand Cayman, China and Ireland. Since its launch in 2012, the event has become a nationally recognized forum for publicly traded companies with less than $500 million in market capitalization to network with fund managers and high net worth investors who focus on small cap equities. For registration and sponsorship information, visit www.marcummicrocap.com. Marcum is a registered Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) firm. Marcum's Assurance Division provides the most up-to-date service and guidance on SEC accounting and reporting issues. Services include Financial Statement Audits in accordance with PCAOB standards; Tax Compliance and Advisory Services; Due Diligence; Agreed-Upon Procedures and Other Attest Work; Internal Audit Services; Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 Compliance Services and Software; Technical Accounting Assistance; and IPO Assistance. For more information, visit www.marcumllp.com. About Marcum Marcum LLP is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the nation, with offices in major business markets throughout the U.S., as well as Grand Cayman, China and Ireland. Headquartered in New York City, Marcum provides a full spectrum of traditional tax, accounting and assurance services; advisory, valuation and litigation support; and an extensive range of specialty and niche industry practices. The Firm serves both privately held and publicly traded companies, as well as high net worth individuals, private equity funds and hedge funds, with a focus on middle-market companies and closely held family businesses.  Marcum is a member of the Marcum Group, an organization providing a comprehensive array of professional services. For more information, visit www.marcumllp.com.


News Article | May 11, 2017
Site: www.businesswire.com

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP has been named the 2017 North America Regional Alliance Partner of the Year by Oracle NetSuite Global Business Unit, one of the world’s leading providers of cloud-based financials, enterprise resource planning (ERP), HR, professional services automation (PSA) and omnichannel commerce software suites. The award recognizes Grant Thornton for its exemplary relationship with NetSuite’s sales, account management and professional services teams – a collaboration that helps companies meet their growth objectives in areas like finance, operations and customer relations. “In past years, Grant Thornton has been named a NetSuite National Systems Integrator of the Year – and an Oracle Specialized Partner of the Year,” said Mike Ward, national managing principal in Grant Thornton’s Advisory Services practice. “Our latest designation is another example of how Grant Thornton is solving our clients’ evolving operational needs by tapping into NetSuite’s cloud computing solutions.” Grant Thornton and NetSuite have been collaborating since 2012, with the goal of streamlining processes such as accounting, ERP, customer relationship management (CRM), PSA and ecommerce. Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton, which has revenues in excess of $1.6 billion and operates 59 offices, works with a broad range of dynamic publicly and privately held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. “Grant Thornton” refers to Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd (GTIL). GTIL and the member firms are not a worldwide partnership. Services are delivered by the member firms. GTIL and its member firms are not agents of, and do not obligate, one another and are not liable for one another’s acts or omissions. Please see grantthornton.com for further details. The Oracle Cloud delivers hundreds of SaaS applications and enterprise-class PaaS and IaaS services to customers in more than 195 countries while processing 55 billion transactions a day. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), please visit us at http://cloud.oracle.com. Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.


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Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration | Branch: | Program: STTR | Phase: Phase I | Award Amount: 123.02K | Year: 2016

The multi-months duration and energy constraints of the Earth?Mars journey are forcing an evolution toward the self-sufficiency of human crews in their readiness to adapt to changing circumstances and survive emergencies so far from Earth. The situation is akin to the one faced by the first waves of people brave enough to explore new continents during the course of human history. Limited by the capabilities of their ship or caravan on a long journey, their fate was inevitably tied to their ability to learn, adapt, and use their new environment and its resources as quickly as possible. The planned In Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU) can yield tangible benefits for NASA pioneering missions currently studied under the Evolvable Mars Campaign. Robotic explorations have now established the wide distribution of water in the Martian subsurface with large variations in concentrations and geological contexts (ice-rock mixtures, polyhydrated minerals). Mining and processing Martian water-bearing minerals may prove key to the ultimate success of long stays on Mars via life support and chemical synthesis of methane ascent fuel and oxygen. The prospect of exploring, developing, and exploiting mineral reserves on another planetary body evokes many technical and economic challenges, which often lead to decision paralysis in strategic planners willing to consider ISRU in deep-space missions. This Phase I work will provide NASA with a comprehensive modeling tool built to describe the processes of Off-Earth mining and materials processing in their geological context and deliver comparative technical and economic results on the optimized operations and technologies. It is a unique innovative tool built on the expertise and best practices of the terrestrial mining industry in synergy with expert space technologists in ISRU. It will provide NASA decision-makers with a means to identify and correlate major gaps in knowledge to plan technology investments and knowledge-gathering missions

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