EPIC Insurance’s Suzannah Gill Named a 2018 Rising Star in Advising by Employee Benefit Adviser

ATLANTA, Ga. — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Benefits Strategy Consultant Suzannah Gill has been recognized as a 2018 Rising Star in Advising by Employee Benefit Adviser.

C2SMART Signs Agreement with NEXT Future Transportation for Cyberphysical Test Bed

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — C2SMART, a Tier 1 USDOT University Transportation Center based at New York University Tandon School of Engineering, and NEXT Future Transportation have agreed to collaborate on the creation of a cyberphysical test bed to test NEXT’s designs for modular self-driving vehicles.

MAG Instrument and Maschmedt and Associates collaborate on marketing of MAGLITE products in Western US

ONTARIO, Calif. — MAG Instrument Inc. has inked a manufacturer’s representative agreement with Maschmedt Group, a full service sales and marketing firm, to greatly increase its reach in the critical retail sectors of sporting goods and hardware. The deal is expected to boost sales of MAGLITE products in these sectors especially in the Western United States where Maschmedt and Associates concentrates its efforts.

EPIC and Qualified Plan Advisors Announce Collaboration Agreement for the Benefit of Ascende Wealth Advisor Retirement Plan Consulting Clients

HOUSTON, Texas — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), the retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting subsidiary of EPIC Holdings, announced today a collaboration agreement between EPIC’s Houston-based Ascende Wealth Advisors, Inc. (AWAI) and Qualified Plan Advisors (QPA), a division of Prime Capital Investment Advisors. QPA is a federally regulated investment advisor with more than 30 years of specialized expertise in 401k planning advisory services and private wealth management advisory services.

Docutech and Cloudvirga Partner to Help Loan Officers Work More Efficiently

IRVINE, Calif. — Cloudvirga, developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, today announced a partnership with Docutech that will enable Cloudvirga’s lender customers to work more efficiently, reduce the cost of document compliance and make the home loan experience more convenient for borrowers.

Organic Aromas Announces New Partnership with PhD(c) in Neuroscience to Help Improve and Educate Aromatherapy Market

BOISE, Idaho — Organic Aromas Inc., a leading maker of premium Nebulizing Diffusers(R) for aromatherapy, announced today the inception of a special cooperation with a distinguished scholar and doctoral candidate at the prestigious McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The goal and focus of this unique project is to promote the correct use of essential oils, develop a greater understanding of aromatherapy and to attempt to identify and formulate the “best practices” for the industry.

NEXT Future Transportation Forms Innovation Partnership with Digital Barriers

SAN JOSE, Calif. — NEXT Future Transportation, the world’s only modular vehicle solutions provider and Digital Barriers, a world pioneer and leader in wireless video streaming and deep learning-based facial recognition, today announced a joint integration program around embedded computer vision software.

SimpleNexus Adds AccountChek Asset, Employment and Income Verification from FormFree to Its Mobile Mortgage App

ATHENS, Ga. — FormFree today announced it has entered a partnership with SimpleNexus, a leader in bringing the home mortgage process to mobile devices. The integration of the two companies’ technologies will make FormFree’s AccountChek automated verification service for asset, employment and income a seamless part of the loan application experience for borrowers applying for a loan using SimpleNexus’ mobile technology.

ReverseVision Partners with Premier Reverse Closings (PRC) to Streamline Title Ordering for Home-Equity Conversion Mortgages

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, has forged a partnership with Premier Reverse Closings (PRC), a title and settlement firm specializing in reverse mortgage closings. A new integration between the companies’ software allows users of ReverseVision’s flagship RV Exchange (RVX) loan origination system (LOS) to order title services from PRC without ever leaving the RVX system.

Mid America Mortgage Launches Digital Mortgage Platform, Partners with NASCAR, Richard Petty Motorsports

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Click n’ Close, a division of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., has entered into official partnership agreements with the sanctioning body, NASCAR, and one of the most iconic race teams in the sport, Richard Petty Motorsports. The collaborations designate Click n’ Close as the “Official Mortgage Provider of NASCAR” in addition to becoming a partner of Richard Petty Motorsports.