Laguna College of Art and Design Honors Vans at 28th Annual Collector’s Choice Gala and Live Auction

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. — Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) raised more than $315,000 at its 28th Annual Collector’s Choice Gala and Live Auction held on Saturday, October 7th at Montage Laguna Beach. The total amount raised beat last year’s record.

Arizona Surgeon Invents and Performs World Record Setting Cancer Surgery

MESA, Ariz. — The World Record Academy recently awarded Dr. Greg J. Marchand and his surgical team a world record for removing a 17-centimeter cancerous ovarian tumor using only small incisions in the abdomen, a technique called a laparoscopy. While removing cysts and tumors using laparoscopic surgery is a standard practice, Dr. Marchand said it is rare to use the technique in conjunction with an ovarian cancer staging procedure.

Mortgage Capital Trading Again Named Best Places to Work – for the Sixth Year Consecutive Year

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it earned a spot on the San Diego Business Journal’s (SDBJ) Best Places to Work list for the sixth year in a row.

EPIC’s Retirement Consulting Team Named to 2017 Financial Times 401 Top Retirement Plan Advisers List

HOUSTON, Texas — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Director of Retirement Rob Massa and Ascende Wealth Advisers Inc., EPIC’s Retirement Consulting Team, has been named to the 2017 Financial Times 401 Top Retirement Plan Advisers. This list recognizes the top financial advisers who specialize in serving Defined Contribution (DC) retirement plans.

HousingWire Honors Mike Zarrilli of DocMagic with 2017 Insiders Award

TORRANCE, Calif. — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that its head of operations, Mike Zarrilli, has been named to HousingWire’s Insiders Award list for 2017.

Residential Renovations Named by REMODELING Magazine to 2017 Big50 Class of America’s Top Remodelers

TOLEDO, Ohio — Residential Renovations has been selected by REMODELING magazine to join the REMODELING Big50. Each year since 1986, the REMODELING Big50 inducts 50 remodeling companies that have set exceptionally high standards for professionalism and integrity through exemplary business practices, craftsmanship, and impact in their community or the industry at large. Big50 remodelers run successful, often growing, companies of various sizes that have taken the lead in raising industry standards.

Sarasota Injury Lawyer David Shapiro Named Top 10 Plaintiff’s Attorney by Attorney and Practice Magazine

SARASOTA, Fla. — ATTORNEY AND PRACTICE Magazine has awarded David Shapiro Esq., with a Top 10 Plaintiff’s Attorney Designation. David Shapiro Esq., founding partner of the Sarasota based personal injury law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh, has been awarded a Top 10 Plaintiff’s Attorney Designation by the popular legal industry and legal news website Attorney and Practice Magazine.

Paula Dezzutti, CEO of Local Choice Spirits, Nominated Business of the Year; 2017 RICE Awards, and The LEGACY Award

ATLANTA, Ga. — Paula Dezzutti will be attending the RICE Awards in Atlanta Georgia on September 23, 2017 at City Hall in Atlanta Georgia. Dezzutti has been nominated Business of the year. The business men and woman that have been nominated by the people, are a remarkable slate of nominees that are exemplary in their continued dedication and commitment not only for innovative and successful businesses but recognized locally for the good they do in the community.

CARR Awarded AARP Community Challenge 2017 Grant

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) is pleased to announce it has received an AARP Community Challenge Grant. AARP announced its grant recipients on its website on 7 September, 2017. CARR is one of only 4 AARP’s Community Challenge Grant recipients in California.

Pendo’s John Whitlow Wins HW Insiders Award

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — Pendo, a nationwide appraisal management company (AMC), announced that John Whitlow, the company’s vice president of operations and technology, has been named to the second annual HousingWire Insiders list.