Tennessee Business

Modern Acupuncture™ Appoints StrawberryFrog New York

23 02 2018

Modern Acupuncture We are thrilled to have StrawberryFrog join the Modern Acupuncture family to define our brand strategy and steward our growth nationally in 2018. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. February 23, 2018 Modern Acupuncture™, the nation’s fastest growing health and wellness franchise, has partnered with the movement marketing firm, StrawberryFrog, to build a powerful brand through creative marketing opportunities. Modern Acupuncture is the first franchise to make the natural health and cosmetic benefits of acupuncture available to people in an accessible and affordable delivery. Combining a healing form that has been validated by thousands of years of practice with a modern, clean and spa-like environment, Modern Acupuncture provides guests with a peaceful sanctuary that they can make part of their regular routine. The cosmetic acupuncture offering is a true differentiator that has become increasingly popular at each location, providing a safer and more natural alternative to...

Grange Insurance Appoints Suzan Kereere to Board of Directors

23 02 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Suzan Kereere has joined the Grange Mutual Casualty Company board of directors. Kereere heads both the European Merchant Sales & Solutions team and the Global Merchant Accounts team at Visa. There, she leads a group that helps serve the growing digital commerce needs between merchants and their consumers through new platforms, products and data-driven services. At Visa, Kereere oversees client, business development, product and solutions teams across 23 European markets and for some of the largest merchants with global footprints. In prior roles, she has also led global businesses and teams in Australia, Asia and North America. Throughout her career, she has led teams that have made a positive impact on businesses and consumers across the transport, retail, travel and business-to-business ecosystems. “Suzan’s deep expertise and thought leadership in data-driven and digital...

Rapid Insight Partners with Tennessee’s Independent Colleges and Universities to Provide Game-Changing Analytics

23 02 2018

Deploying an easy to use, budget-friendly analytics platform across Tennessee’s independent colleges and universities will help participating schools reach their goals in student recruitment, enrollment, retention and success. CONWAY, N.H. February 23, 2018 Rapid Insight, a leader in self-service analytics, has entered into a partnership with the Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association (TICUA). The partnership has been established to support the reporting and analytics initiatives of the Volunteer State’s private higher ed institutions. Since 1956, TICUA has been a platform for private colleges and universities in Tennessee to work collaboratively on various ideas and policies to best benefit the state and its inhabitants. The association consists of thirty-four institutions, made up predominantly of four-year institutions. Three TICUA institutions are graduate schools. In total, there are 80,000 students attending TICUA member institutions. The partnership...

The Way to Happiness Association of Tennessee Spreads "Magic"

23 02 2018

The Way to Happiness Association of Tennessee (TWTH-TN) is working to help communities across Nashville and Davidson County. Nashville, TN, February 23, 2018 -- Crime and immorality can only be stopped with peace and common sense. And with the need rising ever higher, The Way to Happiness Association of Tennessee is eager to make this change.The Way to Happiness, a book written by humanitarian L. Ron Hubbard in the early 1980s, is comprised of 21 precepts, each one predicated on the fact that one’s survival depends on the survival of others—and that without the survival of others, neither joy nor happiness are attainable. In the three decades since it was authored, more than 115 million copies of the book passed hand to hand, thus inspiring the international movement which is spreading throughout Nashville, TN.Recently, a volunteer for TWTH-TN presented the booklet at a neighborhood and community leaders meeting. During her presentation, she described how when the booklet is distributed...

Top 20 Nationally Ranked Carr, Riggs & Ingram (CRI) Expands Operations in Florida

23 02 2018

ENTERPRISE, Ala., Feb. 23, 2018 -- Top 20 nationally ranked CPA and advisory firm Carr, Riggs & Ingram LLC (CRI) has increased its investment in Florida, expanding its locations to serve clients there through the merger of Shinn & Company."Increasing our footprint in Florida has been a part of our growth strategy for some time," stated William H. Carr, chairman and managing partner of CRI. "The Shinn & Company offices in Bradenton and Sarasota coupled with our current Florida offices strategically position our expertise throughout the Gulf Coast making CRI one of the best accounting resources in the state."Allan D. Koltin, CEO of Koltin Consulting Group, who advised both firms on the merger commented, "CRI is one of the fastest-growing first-generation firms in the entire country. Their ability to provide all of the resources that a smaller firm wants and needs, but to do it in a very entrepreneurial and culturally compatible environment is what sets them apart. In...

Shinn & Company Joins Top 20 CPA and Advisory Firm Carr, Riggs & Ingram

23 02 2018

SARASOTA, Fla., Feb. 23, 2018 -- After 20+ years of finding strategic solutions to clients' complex problems, Shinn & Company has merged with top 20 CPA and advisory firm Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC (CRI). The Shinn & Company team joins more than 1,800 CRI professionals currently serving clients across the Southern U.S.Shinn & Company has offices in Bradenton and Sarasota. The firm provides accounting and auditing, tax compliance and planning, business consulting, and small business accounting services with particular industry expertise delivered to agricultural, education, governmental, nonprofit, construction, and real estate clients."Our mission has been to provide clients with exemplary accounting and consulting services with integrity, and the efficiencies and expanded services created by this merger with a regional CPA firm will allow us to continue to deliver on this promise," said Byron Shinn, Shinn & Company's managing partner."In addition to bringing...

Top 20 Nationally Ranked Carr, Riggs & Ingram (CRI) Expands Operations in Florida

23 02 2018

Press Release - updated: Feb 23, 2018 ENTERPRISE, Ala., February 23, 2018 - Top 20 nationally ranked CPA and advisory firm Carr, Riggs & Ingram LLC (CRI) has increased its investment in Florida, expanding its locations to serve clients there through the merger of Shinn & Company. “Increasing our footprint in Florida has been a part of our growth strategy for some time,” stated William H. Carr, chairman and managing partner of CRI. “The Shinn & Company offices in Bradenton and Sarasota coupled with our current Florida offices strategically position our expertise throughout the Gulf Coast making CRI one of the best accounting resources in the state.” Allan D. Koltin, CEO of Koltin Consulting Group, who advised both firms on the merger commented, “CRI is one of the fastest-growing first-generation firms in the entire country. Their ability to provide all of the resources that a smaller firm wants and needs, but to do it in a very entrepreneurial and culturally...

Shinn & Company Joins Top 20 CPA and Advisory Firm Carr, Riggs & Ingram

23 02 2018

Press Release - updated: Feb 23, 2018 SARASOTA, Fla., February 23, 2018 - After 20+ years of finding strategic solutions to clients’ complex problems, Shinn & Company has merged with top 20 CPA and advisory firm Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC (CRI). The Shinn & Company team joins more than 1,800 CRI professionals currently serving clients across the Southern U.S. ​ Shinn & Company has offices in Bradenton and Sarasota. The firm provides accounting and auditing, tax compliance and planning, business consulting, and small business accounting services with particular industry expertise delivered to agricultural, education, governmental, nonprofit, construction, and real estate clients. “Our mission has been to provide clients with exemplary accounting and consulting services with integrity, and the efficiencies and expanded services created by this merger with a regional CPA firm will allow us to continue to deliver on this promise,” said Byron Shinn, Shinn & Company’s...

Smile Brands CEO, Winner of Glassdoor’s 100 Best Places to Work Award, to Keynote ENP Customer Experience Forum

22 02 2018

Steve Bilt, co-founder and CEO, to keynote ENP Customer Experience Forum IRVINE, Calif. February 22, 2018 Steve Bilt, co-founder and CEO of Irvine-based dental support organization (DSO), Smile Brands Inc. will deliver the keynote address at the upcoming Executive Next Practices Forum: 2018 CX Strategy on the evening of Wednesday, February 28 at University of California Irvine Center for Applied Innovation, 5141 California Ave. in Irvine. When Smile Brands started in 1998, Bilt knew he had an uphill battle. Fewer than 50 percent of adults were in regular dental care, and going to the dentist was routinely cited as one of the top fears across all demographics. He set out to build a patient-focused culture that would get more people into care, and today patients give Smile Brands affiliated practices the highest ratings in the industry. In his keynote, he will share his strategy for listening to customers and building a culture where the organization, its providers and employees can...

Morning Technical Insight on These Packaging & Containers Stocks -- Graphic Packaging, International Paper, Owens-Illinois, and Packaging Corp. of America

22 02 2018

NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2018 -- WallStEquities.com strives to bring the best free research to the investment community.  Today we are offering reports on GPK, IP, OI, and PKG which can be accessed for free by signing up to www.wallstequities.com/registration. Focus is shifted on the Packaging and Containers industry, which encapsulates any business related to the manufacturing of containers or packaging services. Some businesses that fall under this sector are pure plays that either provide packaging services or build containers, but some conduct business with a mix of both container manufacturing and packaging services. Today, WallStEquities.com observes the recent performance of Graphic Packaging Holding Co. (NYSE: GPK), International Paper Co. (NYSE: IP), Owens-Illinois Inc. (NYSE: OI), and Packaging Corp. of America (NYSE: PKG). All you have to do is sign up today for this free limited time offer by clicking the link below.  www.wallstequities.com/registration Graphic Packaging...

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