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ADMA Biologics Provides Corporate Update and Reports Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results

03 11 2017

RAMSEY, N.J., Nov. 03, 2017 -- ADMA Biologics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADMA) (“ADMA” or the “Company”), a vertically integrated commercial biopharmaceutical and specialty immunoglobulin company that develops, manufactures and markets specialty plasma-based biologics for the treatment of Primary Immune Deficiency Disease (“PIDD”) and the prevention and treatment of certain infectious immunological diseases, today provided a corporate update, including recent progress with its manufacturing and quality systems, and announced its financial results for the fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2017.“Since completing the acquisition of certain assets of Biotest Pharmaceuticals Corporation’s Therapy Business Unit (“BTBU”), we are pleased to report we continue to make progress with business integration, improving operating efficiencies, and remedying our outstanding U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) compliance issues,” said Adam Grossman, President and Chief Executive Officer...

Simmons First National Corporation Adds Two to Its Board of Directors

03 11 2017

PINE BLUFF, Ark., Nov. 03, 2017 -- Simmons First National Corp. (Nasdaq:SFNC) today announced the appointment of Tom Purvis of Fort Worth, TX, and Russell Teubner of Stillwater, OK, to its board of directors.Mr. Purvis previously served as a director of First Texas BHC, Inc., which Simmons acquired on October 19, 2017.  He is a real estate broker and president of Continental Real Estate, Inc., a Texas-based commercial real estate company.  He also serves as managing partner to a portfolio of real estate assets and consulting ventures.  Mr. Purvis is a member of the boards of directors of Streams & Valleys Inc. and the Fort Worth Zoo.  He attended the business school at the University of Texas and graduated from Texas Christian University.Mr. Teubner previously served as a director of Southwest Bancorp, Inc., which Simmons also acquired on October 19, 2017.  He is the founder and chief executive officer of HostBridge Technology, LLC, an Oklahoma-based technology...

Hill Family Chiropractic Finds Extra Ways to Serve Ormond Beach Community

03 11 2017

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. November 03, 2017 Hill Family Chiropractic & Wellness’ Dr. Michael Hill puts a priority on serving the community of Ormond Beach, Florida, in several ways. While he’s busy weekdays in his office on South Nova Road performing chiropractic care, including spinal decompression, on many patients, he also finds time to get out of the office and take his knowledge and expertise to people of all ages and backgrounds in various places around town whenever possible. Hill has been a featured speaker at the Ormond Memorial Hospital for the past three years, giving inspiring talks on the topic of leadership. He has also spoken at the hospital in front of members of the Volusia-Flagler County Dental Association. From the local hospital to the local state prison, as well as the LPGA golfers’ continuing education program, Hill remains a popular speaker-presenter. Active in the community, Dr. Hill has served as the Holly Hill Chamber of Commerce president and partnered with...

Loveland, Greeley, Windsor, and Fort Collins Heating and Air Services by TemperaturePro of Northern Colorado

03 11 2017

Loveland, CO -- 11/03/2017 -- As the leaves fall in Colorado, it is time to check the air conditioning units outside are free from debris. It is also the perfect time to schedule annual furnace maintenance before the temperatures dip and snow arrives. If a furnace were to fail when it is dangerously cold, safety could be an issue. Emergencies are covered 24/7 by TemperaturePro of Northern Colorado, a premier provider of heating and air services in Northern Colorado. Furnaces do not last forever, although a well-maintained unit may last over 20 years. When inspected, minor adjustments can be made which could improve efficiency as well as provide reassurance that the furnace is in good working order. At the same time, a check on the air filter will tell the technician if it is time for a replacement. Seeing a potential problem before it develops could mean a furnace repair instead of failure in the future and a new furnace installation.The staff from TemperaturePro of Northern Colorado commit...

Portland, Maine, Marketing Executive to Speak at National Conference

03 11 2017

PORTLAND, Maine, Nov. 3, 2017 -- Kristen Bailey, chief marketing officer of ZipLine, will be a guest speaker at the invitation-only Outlook Leadership Conference for convenience store industry executives on November 15 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Kristen Bailey, CMO of ZipLine Bailey, a national expert on customer loyalty programs, will speak about a new generation of loyalty programs that recognize customers for what they spend, as well as their social, mobile, online and digital activities. She'll discuss the keys to building successful multichannel loyalty programs that build lifelong customer loyalty and increase sales. Bailey's presentation, "Loyalty Reinvented: The Anatomy of a Winning Program," is based on a white paper she recently published about a ZipLine study that shows consumers who join payment-powered loyalty programs spend and visit more frequently. ZipLine is a provider of private-label debit mobile and card payments to the convenience store...

HNTB aviation experts honored with Airport Business magazine “Top 40 Under 40” Award

03 11 2017

HNTB's Lynette Mellett, PE, and Shawn J. Murphy, PE, were named as “Top 40 Under 40” award recipients by Airport Business magazine. Not only are Lynette and Shawn leaders dedicated to excellence and the advancement of the industry, but they also devote personal time to organizations in order to support aviation engineering in their communities. KANSAS CITY, Mo. November 03, 2017 Two of HNTB Corporation’s aviation experts — Lynette Mellett, PE, and Shawn J. Murphy, PE — were named as “Top 40 Under 40” award recipients by Airport Business magazine. The annual award recognizes 40 aviation industry professionals under the age of 40 for their academic, professional and community achievements. Mellett joined HNTB as a project engineer in 2003 after graduation from Iowa State University and worked on a variety of civil projects while preparing for the professional engineer exam. She began her aviation path working with three general aviation airports on “on call”...

Nicholas Vargo Joins Ball Janik LLP’s Litigation and Construction Defect Practices in Orlando, Florida

03 11 2017

Nicholas B. Vargo We build trust in our relationships with our clients by listening carefully and providing innovative and effective solutions. Orlando, Florida and Portland, Oregon November 03, 2017 Nicholas B. Vargo joined Ball Janik LLP’s Orlando office on October 9, 2017. Mr. Vargo is a member of Ball Janik LLP’s Litigation and Construction Defect practices. He represents residential and commercial owners in construction disputes of all types, including construction defect. Mr. Vargo is a member of The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division and the Orange County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, where he has been active in several committees and co-chaired several events. Prior to joining Ball Janik, Mr. Vargo assisted clients with complex business formations, entity restructuring, and developing creative tax solutions to complex tax issues. Mr. Vargo uses these skills to assist clients in construction litigation by finding liability in companies attempting to avoid responsibility. Mr....

John Wilton Windle Joins Ball Janik LLP’s Construction Litigation Practice in Orlando, Florida

03 11 2017

John Wilton Windle Ball Janik LLP’s range of knowledge and experience enables us to streamline complex construction issues. We provide strong and creative representation for clients, no matter what issues they face. ORLANDO, Fla. and PORTLAND, Ore. November 03, 2017 John W. Windle joined Ball Janik LLP’s Orlando office on September 27, 2017. John Windle is an associate in Ball Janik LLP’s Construction Defect and Litigation practices. Mr. Windle helps clients come through the tough process of obtaining funds to pay for buildings (including homes) riddled with construction defects. Mr. Windle has a Bachelor’s in Psychology which helps him listen to, understand, and resolve the issues in his clients’ cases. Mr. Windle is a member of the Florida Bar’s Trial Lawyer Section. John Windle was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. John attended Flagler College, where he graduated in three years with honors, obtained a psychology degree, and met the high standards to become a member...

Cruise Planners Wins International Franchise Association Award for Technology Suite Launch

03 11 2017

Stacie Faulds, Cruise Planners’ Director of Marketing accepts the International Franchise Association FranTech Award on behalf of Cruise Planners in San Diego, Calif. “When designing new technology, we strive to provide high-tech solutions for franchisees that strengthen the connection between travel agents and their clients,” Michelle Fee, CEO and co-founder of Cruise Planners. San Diego, CA November 03, 2017 The nation’s leading home-based travel franchise, Cruise Planners®, an American Express Travel Representative, recently earned a FranTech Award from the International Franchise Association (IFA) and continues to stand out as a leader in innovation and technology. Presented at the 2017 FranTech Franchise Innovation Conference, October 19-20 in San Diego, the IFA award recognized Cruise Planners for its 2017 Technology Suite for travel agents which includes CP View™, CP Insights™ and the newly redesigned corporate website. Announced to travel agents at its 2017...

Todd Ballew Joins HNTB as Associate Vice President and Sports Director

03 11 2017

Todd Ballew joined HNTB Corporation’s sports architecture practice as associate vice president and sports director. There is no better feeling than joining a team that shares a passion for realizing the potential social and economic impact that sports facility design has on our communities. ATLANTA November 03, 2017 Todd Ballew joined HNTB Corporation’s sports architecture practice as associate vice president and sports director. He is part of the leadership team focused on serving the professional and collegiate sports markets. Ballew is based in the firm’s Atlanta office and supports clients in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions, complementing HNTB’s established architecture studios in Kansas City, Denver, Dallas, New York and Los Angeles. “Todd has a unique understanding of what it takes to successfully deliver world-class sports venues, having split his career as an athletics administrator at the University of Tulsa and through his various leadership...

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