Nashville Local News

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...

Evolve Releases 2018 Vacation Rental Performance Report for Smoky Mountain Region of Tennessee

23 02 2018

As the vacation rental management service for over 6,500 properties throughout North America, we are in a unique position to create regional reports that make it easy for people to understand the earning potential they have. DENVER February 23, 2018 Evolve Vacation Rental Network, the fastest-growing vacation rental management company in North America, has released its 2018 Vacation Rental Performance Report for the Smoky Mountain Region of Tennessee. The report highlights key data on revenue, occupancy, and nightly rates for vacation rental properties located in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville. This report is the first in a series of reports by Evolve that will reveal essential performance data on the most popular vacation rental markets across North America. "With the vacation rental industry growing at such an incredible rate, more vacation home owners and prospective buyers are curious about the rental income they can generate," said Evolve CEO Brian Egan. "As the...

MarketNsight Releases Ranking Application

23 02 2018

MarketNsight At the touch of a button, industry experts can make decisions on land and product, see their competition and know where they rank in the mix. ATLANTA February 23, 2018 MarketNsight announces the release of its new Ranking application making analyzing the housing market easier for builders, developers, Realtors and financial institutions. This cutting-edge tool allows users to rank and sort new home closings with almost limitless possibilities. Options for ranking include sorting by builder*, subdivision, school (down to the elementary school level), zip code and county. Additionally, both primary and secondary ranking criteria can be applied to searches. “At the touch of a button, industry experts can make decisions on land and product, see their competition and know where they rank in the mix,” John Hunt, Market Analyst of MarketNsight and ViaSearch, said. “This will truly revolutionize the way they look at the numbers and make decisions!” MarketNSight is...

Purolator International President John Costanzo Named Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2018 Pro to Know

23 02 2018

“Whatever business the client is in, and whatever the item being shipped, Purolator’s ultimate objective is to deliver goods quickly, accurately, and with the flexibility required to remain competitive in today’s environment," said Costanzo. Jericho, NY February 23, 2018 Purolator International, a leading provider of North American logistics, is proud to announce that John Costanzo has been named a 2018 Pro to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. This is the fourth consecutive year that Costanzo has been honored with this award, recognizing his leadership in helping organizations to prepare their companies’ supply chains for the rapidly evolving needs of today’s customer. “Supply & Demand Chain Executive congratulates the 2018 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pros to Know recipients. The Pros to Know is a listing of exceptional executives who are leading initiatives to help prepare supply chains for the significant challenges in the year ahead,”...

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...

Dream Foundation – Amedisys Foundation Partnership to Fulfill 100th Dream

23 02 2018

Louisiana hospice patient to enjoy final family barbecue. Santa Barbara, CA, February 23, 2018 -- Through a corporate partnership formed in 2016, Dream Foundation, the only national dream-granting organization for terminally-ill adults, and the Amedisys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Amedisys, Inc., one of the nation’s leading home health care, hospice and personal care companies, celebrate the fulfillment of the partnership’s 100th Dream.The recipient of the partnership’s 100th Dream is 77-year-old, Navy Veteran, George Bennett, a patient of Amedisys Hospice in Shreveport, La. George dreamed of hosting a final family barbecue at his home, but due to his health limitations, he was unable to do so on his own. Bettye Tuminello, George’s hospice social worker, contacted Dream Foundation for assistance in making George’s Dream a reality. “They [George and Marie] are the sweetest couple I have ever met,” Tuminello said. “I’m not surprised George chose this as his final...

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...

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