News Article | May 19, 2017
Bosworth continued, "Prior to serving as EVP of Operations, Nelson led our Americas sales team to record growth, and that background uniquely positions him for this role. Having a tight integration between sales and service will allow us to continue to scale, and I am thrilled to have Nelson step into this crucial position." Duetto also announced two other key promotions: Nathan Crisp as Vice President, Managed Services and Customer Success, Americas; and Nevin Reed as Vice President, Managed Services and Customer Success, Casinos. Both will work from the company's office in Las Vegas and report to Veiga. Both Crisp and Reed have more than 15 years of Revenue Strategy experience at some of the industry's largest hotel and casino companies. Crisp most recently served as VP of Revenue Management and Distribution for Trump Hotels. Before joining Duetto three years ago, Reed was Director of Revenue Management at Caesars Entertainment, where he was responsible for more than 8,000 rooms at four casino resorts in Las Vegas and Laughlin, Nev. "Nathan Crisp and Nevin Reed are shining examples of the Revenue Strategy expertise our Customer Success and Managed Services teams bring to our customers, and I am excited to announce their promotions," Bosworth said. "Building on an already deep pool of talent and creativity at Duetto, these leaders will help us realize the true vision of Revenue Strategy that has animated Duetto since our founding." Duetto partners with many of the leading hotels and brands around the world. More than 1,500 hotels and casinos in more than 60 countries have partnered to use Duetto's multitenant cloud-based applications, including GameChanger and its Revenue Intelligence application, ScoreBoard. GameChanger, company's flagship Revenue Strategy application, helped produce a 6.5% average year-over-year RevPAR Index lift for fully deployed hotel customers globally in 2016. It is an unprecedented metric and marks the first time a Revenue Strategy solution has been directly tied to this kind of increase in revenue for hotels. "We are tremendously proud that GameChanger has helped our hotel partners increase revenues dramatically in the past year," Veiga said. "With hotels in more than 60 countries and most major destinations, we have seen firsthand the positive impact of an integrated Revenue Strategy on hotel price optimization. And we thank our customers for their support. We are excited about the months ahead, when we will be sharing even more disruptive solutions with the industry." Nelson Veiga joined Duetto in 2014 and served as Vice President of Sales for the Western Region of the United States, as Vice President of Sales for the Americas and most recently as Executive Vice President of Operations. He has more than 20 years of senior management experience helping to build, scale and manage innovative startup companies in hospitality technology, mobile technology and other areas. Veiga has a master's degree in management information systems from Florida International University and a bachelor's degree in liberal arts from the University of the State of New York. Nathan Crisp joined Duetto in 2016 after serving more than 15 years in senior revenue management positions in the hotel and airlines industries. Most recently, he helped establish Trump Hotels' technology platform of systems and led the hotel portfolio's revenue and distribution strategies. Prior to that, he held similar roles for Interstate Hotels and Resorts and Preferred Hotel Group. Crisp graduated with a bachelor's degree in business administration from Regis University. Nevin Reed joined Duetto in 2014 as a Director of Customer Success and has served in various roles over the past three years. Reed helped launch Casino Managed Services, enabling customers to leverage Duetto's deep Revenue Strategy experience through consulting and hands-on yielding. Prior to Duetto, Reed served as Director of Revenue Management for Caesars Entertainment and served in a similar role at Atlantis Resort and Casino and Ocean Club Resort in Nassau, Bahamas, before joining Caesars. Reed graduated with a bachelor's degree in hotel administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Duetto delivers the most powerful Revenue Strategy solutions to the world's leading hotels and casinos, allowing them to better manage pricing, revenue and business-mix decisions with superior, actionable data. The unique combination of hospitality experience and technology leadership enables Duetto to provide new insights on pricing and demand as a true cloud-based software-as-a-service. With Revenue Strategy and Revenue Intelligence applications that address the challenges of today's hospitality industry, Duetto helps hotels and casinos optimize profits and guest loyalty. Thanks to rapid marketplace adoption, Duetto is expanding in key markets throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. More than 1,500 hotel and casino properties in more than 60 countries have partnered to use Duetto's Revenue Strategy and Revenue Intelligence applications. To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/duetto-promotes-nelson-veiga-to-coo-nathan-crisp-and-nevin-reed-to-vps-of-customer-success-and-managed-services-as-company-accelerates-expansion-300460469.html
News Article | May 17, 2017
Burwood Group, Inc., announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Joanna Robinson, Regional Vice President for West Coast Operations, to its prestigious 2017 Women of the Channel list. The executives who comprise this annual list span the IT channel, representing vendors, distributors, solution providers, and other organizations who figure prominently in the channel ecosystem. Women of the Channel honorees are selected based on their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing dedication to the IT channel. Robinson is an award-winning, high-energy leader with more than 15 years of experience in professional services, business development strategy, channel partner management, and operations. Under her leadership, Burwood Group has doubled the size of its Western Region within the last year, opened a new office in Irvine, California, as well as its newest Operations Center in San Diego. Robinson joined Burwood in 2016 from Novitex Enterprise Solutions (previously Pitney Bowes Management Services), where she ran a $70M business for the organization’s healthcare practice and led business development for its legal solutions. In 2015, Robinson won the prestigious Stevie Award for excellence in Sales & Customer Service, in addition to the Sales Director of the Year award in February 2015. Robinson received her Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business. “These extraordinary executives support every aspect of the channel ecosystem, from technical innovation to marketing to business development, working tirelessly to keep the channel moving into the future,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. They are creating and elevating channel partner programs, developing fresh go-to-market strategies, strengthening the channel’s network of partnerships and building creative new IT solutions, among many other contributions. We congratulate all the 2017 Women of the Channel on their stellar accomplishments and look forward to their future success.” “Joanna is an exceptional leader and team builder who has created a dynamic work environment that fosters shared success and epitomizes the Burwood culture,” said Jim Hart, President at Burwood Group. “We are thrilled to see her recognized for her outstanding leadership, vision, and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation.” “It is a very exciting time for women in Information Technology and I am truly honored to receive this award and be featured among an exceptional representation of female executives in IT,” said Joanna Robinson, Regional VP, West Coast Operations at Burwood Group. “In the last year, Burwood’s Western region team has accelerated our growth and business development efforts, strengthening Burwood’s network of partnerships, and creating innovative IT solutions to meet our clients’ needs. I look forward to building on this success and driving further channel growth in the months and years to come.” The 2017 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at http://www.CRN.com/wotc. About Burwood Group, Inc. Burwood Group is a systems integrator, helping forward-thinking IT leaders deliver knowledge to the end-user within the organization’s unique business context to increase profitability, reduce risk, and enhance customer loyalty. We partner with leading technology and service organizations to provide tailored product and industry solutions. We work to ensure an optimal fit for each individual client. Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Burwood Group serves local, national, and international clients. We pride ourselves in being trusted business advisors to clients by providing smarter solutions that deliver better outcomes. Visit http://www.burwood.com. About the Channel Company The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. http://www.thechannelco.com ©2017. The Channel Company, LLC. CRN is a registered trademark of The Channel Company, LLC. All rights reserved.
News Article | May 17, 2017
-- RecruitMilitary will produce an online recruiting event with the Western Region Virtual Career Fair on May 31, 2017 for veterans, transitioning military personnel, National Guard members, Reserve members and military spouses."Last year, 52% of veteran job seekers expected to secure an interview following a DAV RecruitMilitary job fair. Employers were expected to extend as many as 40,300 interviews and more than 12,560 job offers," said RecruitMilitary Vice President of Sales Rob Arndt. "DAV RecruitMilitary job fairs offer the opportunity to meet a variety of veteran candidates face-to-face, assess their skills and even interview them on the spot for available positions."Among the companies attending RecruitMilitary's Western Region virtual event are Allstate, McLane Foodservice, New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, Inc., Lendmark Financial Services, LLC, Colonial Life, Sears Holding Corporation, Heavy Equipment College of California, Terumo BCT Biotechnologies, LLC and Oncourse Learning Corporation. An updated list of all exhibitors can be found at https://recruitmilitary.careereco.com/ Fair/FairOrganizati... RecruitMilitary has produced more than 814 events in 65 cities across the country.DAV was founded by World War I veterans in Cincinnati in 1920 and chartered by the United States Congress in 1932. DAV ( www.dav.org ) is a non-profit organization with 1.2 million members. Together, DAV and RecruitMilitary share a common mission: to connect America's veterans and their family members with meaningful and fulfilling employment opportunities and to help employers attract, appreciate and retain veterans, spouses, and their survivors. Through career fairs, outreach and resources, this partnership fights to ensure veterans receive the benefits they've earned to lead productive, dignified and high-quality lives.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVjqGgtBodMIn addition to veterans job fairs, RecruitMilitary also offers subscriptions to its database of 1,170,072+ registered candidates at http://www.recruitmilitary.com. RecruitMilitary provides employer job postings, targeted email campaigns, retained hiring services and advertising space in online and print media. The company also publishes, a bimonthly print and digital magazine; and distributes 50,000+ print copies of each issue.RecruitMilitary (http://RecruitMilitary.com)is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bradley-Morris, Inc. (BMI), the largest military-focused recruiting company in the U.S. Together, BMI and RecruitMilitary offer employers access to more than 1,000,000 military job seekers via services that include contingency recruiting, military job fairs, a job board, employer branding, a military base publication and more.
News Article | May 23, 2017
"The Lamesa expansion is a key step in PetroChoice's continued growth strategy and we are one of the few lubricant distributors investing in new greenfield locations to support current and future customers," says Rick Palmore, Regional Vice President of PetroChoice's Western Region. "Our Lamesa branch will carry a full line of high-quality products to serve the industrial, commercial and automotive businesses. PetroChoice will also provide our trusted and proven services to add value to our customers." PetroChoice combines deep operational and equipment expertise with value-added lubrication services to create a platform for customer success. Laboratory services, including the company's Engine Guard® oil analysis program and LifeLines® equipment maintenance program, allow heavy-duty equipment owners and operators the ability to improve efficiencies with their major capital assets. PetroChoice also offers automatic lubrication systems and customized equipment programs for complete customer support. "Expanding our footprint allows us to further serve a new audience in this area and offer an unparalleled level of sales, service and distribution capabilities," added Palmore. "PetroChoice is committed to putting our customers first, driving improvements in the way we deliver products and services," says Gary Shaffer, Operations Vice President of the Western Division. "This is the ideal location to better provide our comprehensive programs to the West Texas market. For more information about PetroChoice, visit www.petrochoice.com. PetroChoice is one of the largest petroleum-based lubricant distributors in the United States, providing business solutions for industrial, commercial, and passenger automobile customers. The company, headquartered in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, operates 52 locations across the U.S. and employs some of the nation's most knowledgeable technical experts of petroleum lubrication and equipment. . PetroChoice is a portfolio company of Golden Gate Capital. For more information about PetroChoice, please visit Petrochoice.com. To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/petrochoice-opens-new-distribution-center-300462081.html
News Article | May 26, 2017
Evans brings 27 years of executive experience with various Siemens business units, including Siemens Transportation Systems, Inc., (STS) in Sacramento, where as vice president and chief financial officer he led a successful "Financial Excellence" program for the rolling stock manufacturing restructuring program that improved margins leading to a record order backlog, positive cash flow taking rolling stock profitability to double-digit percentages. In addition to the rolling stock division, he gained a working knowledge of advanced mail sorting machinery designed to improve throughput using optical scanning technology while also financially responsible for the Siemens Postal Automation and Airport Baggage Handling Divisions. This experience will be valuable when he is involved with Matheson's Flight Extenders, Postal Services and Mail Transportation Divisions. Evans was also director of business development in the STS Southeast region where he chaired a company team that developed a proposal for a seven-mile Houston Metro Light Rail Turnkey System from bid to contract award. Earlier, he led the establishment of a new project office in Puerto Rico to execute a $500M, five-year Tren Urbano transit project in San Juan Puerto Rico. As chief financial officer for Siemens AG Global Mobility Division in Berlin, Germany, a business unit providing turnkey public transportation solutions for the passenger rail industry, he held financial and contractual responsibility for over 30 projects in 20 countries. Most recently he served as vice president and general manager for the Western Region U.S. for Siemens Industry, Inc. Building Technology Division, offering energy efficiency and other solutions for the building automation industry. "I was attracted to Matheson for several reasons. It is a leading – and growing -- transportation firm with a significant footprint across America in more than two dozen large urban markets," Evans said. "My core personal and professional business values, experience and skills are closely aligned with the Matheson executive leadership team. Matheson's approach to providing world class service to its customers really impressed and attracted me to joining the team. In addition, I and my wife, Teresa, who is retired from the Elk Grove Elementary Unified School District, enjoy being a part of the Sacramento area where we can contribute to the local community and remain close to some of our five grown children." Matheson is a privately-held, family owned and operated company with headquarters in Sacramento, California. The company traces its roots to 1962 when Robert and Carole Matheson founded R. B. Matheson Trucking, Inc. in Clayton, California. Today the firm manages a fleet of tractors, trailers, and aircraft ground support equipment, as well as maintenance facilities throughout the U.S. The company is a diversified national transportation carrier proudly serving the United States Postal Service (USPS) since 1964. Matheson offers specialized hauling, time sensitive material handling and transportation, underwing airport operations, and terminal handling services (THS). As a business partner of the USPS, Matheson is committed to the belief that service must be reliable and convenient, and must improve continuously. The company takes pride in the fact that its service is consistently at or above the 99% performance level. To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/matheson-inc-appoints-mark-e-evans-chief-financial-officer-300464754.html
News Article | February 17, 2017
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Automaker Subaru of America, Inc. and the local Wasatch Front Subaru Retailers are bringing the love to Salt Lake Comic Con (saltlakecomiccon.com) and will be a driving force for one of the fastest growing comic cons in North America, beginning with Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience 2017 (FanX™) on March 17-18, 2017. Subaru will play an important role in FanX 2017, specifically through providing official Salt Lake Comic Con vehicles, a significant presence at ongoing Salt Lake Comic Con and FanX events, as well as other joint community involvement such as movie screenings, and a soon to be announced partnership with the Humane Society. Subaru vehicles are renowned for their safety, longevity, versatility and have one of the highest residual values in the U.S. Today, the Subaru product line features the all-new 2017 Impreza, as well as the WRX, STI, BRZ, Legacy, Outback, Forester, and Crosstrek. “We’re excited to partner with Salt Lake Comic Con and be a part of what is considered to be one of the premier comic cons in the country,” said Charles Lamoureux, Zone Retailer Marketing Manager, Western Region, at Subaru of America. “We look forward to supporting Salt Lake Comic Con in its innovative approach to making their fans dreams come true and teaming with them to make a positive impact in the Salt Lake community.” “We’re pleased to partner with a company like Subaru and the local Wasatch Front Subaru Retailers,” said Dan Farr, Salt Lake Comic Con Founder and Show Producer. “Subaru and their local retailers are committed to their customers, employees and the communities in which they do business, which aligns perfectly with our core values and makes this alliance a natural fit.” FanX 2017 will provide fans with a more intimate, up close and personal experience with their favorite pop culture icons and fun, family-oriented and affordable FanXperience. In addition to celebrity appearances, Fanx17 will feature official Stan Lee merchandise, a Tattoo Pavilion, a Sword Experience, new merchandise, comicbook artists and creators, authors and panelists. As part of the sponsorship, Subaru and Salt Lake Comic Con will partner with the Utah Humane Society to create a give back program to support animals throughout Utah. Specific details of the program will be announced at a later date, but the program will include a matching donation from both the Wasatch Front Subaru Retailers and Salt Lake Comic Con. “By partnering with a respected brand like Subaru, it builds on the credibility we’ve worked so hard to establish and sends a clear message to fans, celebrities, artists and authors that our reputation is attracting world class companies, guests and partners,” said Bryan Brandenburg, Salt Lake Comic Con Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer. “We look forward to building on this relationship and continuing to innovate and provide our fans with the experiences that will meet and exceed their expectations and help shape the way comic cons and pop culture events are conducted here in the United States and throughout the world.” For more information about FanX 2017 or to purchase tickets now, visit http://www.saltlakecomiccon.com/. For more information about Subaru visit https://www.subaru.com/. About Subaru of America, Inc. Subaru of America, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. of Japan. Headquartered at a zero-landfill office in Cherry Hill, N.J., the company markets and distributes Subaru vehicles, parts, and accessories through a network of more than 620 retailers across the United States. All Subaru products are manufactured in zero-landfill production plants, and Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. is the only U.S. automobile production plant to be designated a backyard wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation. For additional information, visit media.subaru.com. Salt Lake Comic Con is organized by Dan Farr Productions, in partnership with ABC4/CW30 of the Nexstar Broadcasting Group and was co-founded by Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg. Dan Farr Productions is an event and marketing group devoted to organizing events, launching and acquiring new shows, and partnering with premium celebrities and brands in the pop culture arena. Dan Farr Productions is dedicated to producing spectacular celebrations of popular culture that lead the market in providing exceptional and rewarding experiences for our consumers, fans, celebrity guests, vendors and partners. Find out more at: www.SaltLakeComicCon.com, www.abc4.com/.
News Article | February 15, 2017
NAPLES, FL--(Marketwired - February 15, 2017) - FTE Networks, Inc. ( : FTNW), a leading network infrastructure solutions provider to the technology and communications industries, today announced the expansion of its leadership team with the appointment of industry veteran J.T. Archer as Vice President of Sales, Western Region. Archer will play a key role on the Global Sales team managed by Mark King. He will help FTE expand its presence on the West Coast in the Company's Inside Plant, Outside Plant, and Network Service Provider verticals. In addition, Archer will help FTE improve and expand customer relations, as well as target and capitalize on strategic market opportunities, and service new and existing customers. Archer joins FTE Networks with an outstanding record of establishing and building customer relationships in the telecom sector, and expanding new markets. Previously, Archer was Chief Operating Officer at BodeTree, where he was responsible for sales and marketing, including marketing efforts for partner and small business engagement. He was a key member of the company fundraising team and was accountable for building scalable customer service solutions. Before joining BodeTree, Archer held positions as SVP Operations at PSO Global, Co-Founder & VP of Sales at IDAPTIC, and VP of Customer Operations at Level 3 Communications. "We are excited to welcome J.T. Archer to the Company, and look forward to his strategic leadership guidance as we expand on the West Coast and Pacific Northwest," said Michael Palleschi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FTE Networks. "J.T. is a talented industry veteran and his extensive experience in sales, business development, and managing relationships with major telecom companies will provide valuable support for our growth strategy." FTE Networks is on the leading edge of network transformation helping communications service providers, government and enterprise customers evolve their networks to meet advancing technology requirements via network infrastructure, and edge computing solutions to quickly enhance service innovation and deliver new revenue streams. With a focus on smart design, open architectures, and consistent standards, along with expertise in building, operating, and maintaining networks, FTE solves complex network and system challenges that reduce costs and deployment time to accelerate delivery and optimize performance of network infrastructure. Operating five (5) industry segments; Data Center Infrastructure, Fiber Optics, Wireless Integration, Network Engineering, and Compute to the Edge, FTE Networks is headquartered in Naples, Florida, with offices throughout the United States and Europe. For more information, please visit: www.ftenet.com. This release may contain forward-looking statements relating to the business of FTE. All statements other than historical facts are forward-looking statements, which can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "believes," "expects" or similar expressions. These statements involve risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated, believed, estimated or expected. These risks and uncertainties are described in detail in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Forward-looking statements are based on FTE's current expectations and beliefs concerning future developments and their potential effects on FTE. There is no assurance that future developments affecting FTE will be those anticipated by FTE. FTE undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under applicable securities laws.
News Article | February 15, 2017
Montrose Travel, a division of CTM (ASX:CTD), a $4 Billion global travel powerhouse and nationally recognized Top 12 Travel Management Company, was acknowledged by Royal Caribbean International as West Partner of the year for 2016. This commendation pays tribute to an elite group of travel agencies within the United States and Canada who embody passion, commitment and innovation and go above and beyond to achieve success. "2016 was another record breaking year for the Royal Caribbean brand,” said Vice President of Sales & National Accounts, Joanne M. Schimelman. “It is important to us to highlight the exceptional support that helped us achieve such a milestone. Montrose Travel was selected out of thousands of Travel Partners in the Western Region as the one that truly stood out based on the incredible loyalty displayed toward our brand, resulting in exceeding our mutual goal together. The Montrose Travel team is a true partner in every sense of the word and is a partner we know we can always count on". Montrose Travel and Royal Caribbean International are not new acquaintances. The decades-long relationship has resulted in many shared successes and celebrations. Montrose named Royal Caribbean their Supplier Partner of the Year in 2012, the same year Montrose was honored as Royal Caribbean’s West Partner of the Year for the first time. “We are thrilled to see how our hard work and success positively impact the success of our valued partners like Royal Caribbean International,” states President of Montrose Travel, Joe McClure. “We at Montrose Travel consider ourselves a family, and we extend that sense of family to those with whom we work closely. We are elated to see our relationship with Royal Caribbean continue to flourish.” The 2016 accolade comes after a year of significant change for the travel agency. Not only did Montrose Travel celebrate 60 years in business, they as also joined forces with the Australian-owned Corporate Travel Management (CTM), and have increased their reach to incorporate a number of smaller agencies and independent contractors nationwide. What could have been a period of slow transition turned out to be one of prosperity and growth. “I cannot recall another travel partner handling a merger and acquisition as successfully as Montrose has,” states Doug Grau, Regional Director for Royal Caribbean International. “We have always taken great care in nurturing our supplier relations,” says Andi Mysza, Head of Allure Travel by CTM and MTravel Hosting Services for North America. “With the new merger, we have an opportunity to expand and foster those relationships across the nation, and will continue to do so with our dedicated partners like Royal Caribbean International.” We are honored and extremely proud to have earned this dedication from RCI.” About Montrose Travel - Celebrating 60 years in business, family-operated Montrose Travel has grown a small local travel agency into a Top 30 Travel Management Company and a Top 5 Host Agency nationwide. Montrose Travel provides the highest quality services with complete vacation, corporate, loyalty and group travel management solutions for its clients and independent travel professionals. Learn more about its leisure division at http://www.MontroseTravel.com | 1-800-MONTROSE (666-8767); its corporate division at http://www.MontroseCorporateTravel.com | 1-800-766-4687; and its hosting division for independent travel professionals at http://www.MTravel.com | 1-800-870-5799.
News Article | February 15, 2017
Advantage Sign Company is pleased to announce the recent hire of Richard Frank who will join the team as a Solutions Executive. Richard Frank, a market leader in the sign industry, moved in January 2017 to Advantage Sign Company, part of Walker Sign Holdings Inc. which goes to market with several nationally recognized brands. In this role, Frank will build customer relationships, assist in defining the customer’s branding goals and deliver quality custom signage conveying the customer’s message in a powerful, impactful way. As a 20 plus year veteran of the Front Range sign industry, Frank brings to Advantage Sign valuable experience and knowledge from which Western Region customers will benefit. Frank will be supported by a full staff from designers and estimators through project managers to ensure his success. “I have taken the opportunity to join a dynamic, growing company with Advantage Sign that will make use of my particular skill set and will help me reach my potential in the signage industry,” said Frank. Advantage Sign Company is excited about expanding its market share in Colorado and being the largest supplier of premium custom signage in the Western Region. The brands of Walker Sign Holdings Inc combine hundreds of years of sign industry experience and capabilities with each bringing a unique expertise to the customer. Lawrence Sign’s specialty is focused on the multi-site customer and delivery of signage with consistent specifications and quality. Nordquist Sign brings unique knowledge to the customer requiring signs with an architectural element and custom fabrication. Advantage Sign provides customers with the knowledge of the Western Region needs and technology. With only a job site address, the Walker Sign team can launch a project with site survey, municipal code research and design concepts. From this point with customer approval, the sign package moves into permitting and production with frequent updates to the customer regarding schedule. The final stage of the process is the product installation, guaranteed customer satisfaction and industry leading warranty. The Walker Sign team delivers corporate branding with a turnkey finish. The dynamic combination of these brands under Walker Sign Holdings Inc. creates invaluable resources to the sign industry and provides strong corporate branding for customers in every market.
News Article | February 20, 2017
MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 20, 2017) - Freddie Mac ( : FMCC) today announced the multifamily lenders who transacted the most financing volume with the company in 2016 for each region and for each of the company's different multifamily loan products. "These lenders are among the best in the mortgage banking industry and we are truly fortunate to have them as customers. Our strong and enduring alliances together are built on a shared commitment to meet the ever changing needs of America's multifamily borrowers and renters," said John Cannon, senior vice president of Freddie Mac Multifamily Production and Sales. Top Conventional Seller Offices by Freddie Mac Multifamily Region Western Region: Berkadia Commercial Mortgage, Los Angeles Central Region: CBRE Capital Markets, Inc., Dallas Southeast Region: Walker & Dunlop, LLC, New Orleans Northeast Region: Capital One Multifamily Finance, New York Through these and other lenders, Freddie Mac settled a record $56.8 billion in new multifamily volume last year, financing approximately 738,000 rental units of which roughly 90 percent were affordable to low- and moderate-income households. Since its launch in 1993, Freddie Mac Multifamily has provided more than $449 billion in financing for more than 70,000 multifamily properties. Freddie Mac Multifamily is the nation's multifamily housing finance leader. Nearly 90 percent of the rental homes we fund are affordable to families with low to moderate incomes. Our mission is to provide liquidity, stability and affordability to America's rental housing market, especially for underserved renters and communities. Freddie Mac makes home possible for millions of families and individuals by providing mortgage capital to lenders. Since our creation by Congress in 1970, we've made housing more accessible and affordable for homebuyers and renters in communities nationwide. We are building a better housing finance system for homebuyers, renters, lenders, and taxpayers. Learn more at FreddieMac.com, Twitter @FreddieMac and Freddie Mac's blog FreddieMac.com/blog.