Tennessee Business

Team Sports Gift Products Compliment New Henson Construction Tornado Safe Rooms

11 01 2018

    JACKSON, TN, January 11, 2018 -- Henson Construction Services of Jackson, Tennessee is known for large construction projects delivered on time and within budget. Henson Construction Services is the definition of reliability when it comes to government buildings, jails, and schools. Included in Henson's resume are over $50 Million of School/Community Tornado Safe Room Projects. With such a credible reputation, the company has embarked on new construction innovations. Their latest project is the construction of five tornado safe rooms that are designed and built to withstand the impact of an EF-5 Tornado (250 mph winds). With such a prestigious project now completed, Team Sports Gift is proud to announce they were chosen as Henson Construction Services' interior design elements and accents of choice for the tornado safe room project.Henson Construction Services, Inc./Envirosafe Solutions of America are the creators of the Safe Zone Concept, utilizing shipping...

Modern Living with kathy ireland®: Bedding industry veteran and Sleep Outfitters founder, Kim Knopf, shares how her company is winning retail by providing unique in-store experience

10 01 2018

Los Angeles, CA – January 10, 2018 — Modern Living with kathy ireland® is pleased to announce an exclusive interview with Sleep Outfitters founder and CEO, Kim Knopf. Knopf will discuss her company’s successful efforts to counter online mattress sales by giving brick and mortar customers a personalized mattress-shopping experience. Sleep Outfitters is a mattress retailer that works directly with customers to find a mattress solution to meet their unique needs to help them sleep better. The company was founded in 1983. Today, Sleep Outfitters’ parent company, Innovative Mattress Solutions, operates nearly 200 stores in six states (West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama and Indiana) as Mattress Warehouse, Sleep Outfitters and Mattress King. Knopf’s founding philosophy of providing the best mattresses at the lowest prices continues to drive the company’s success. Sleep Outfitters is headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky. Knopf says that Sleep Outfitters strives...

Eagle Roofing Products Announces Alliance Sponsorship Role in 2018 Meritage reNEWable Living Home

10 01 2018

ORLANDO, Fla. January 10, 2018 Eagle Roofing Products, the industry leader in concrete roof tile manufacturing and innovation, announced that they are an Alliance Sponsor for the 2018 Meritage reNEWable Living Home. The project is a pioneering venture between Hanley Wood, the premier information, media, event, and strategic marketing services company serving the residential, commercial design and construction companies, and Meritage Homes, the eighth largest homebuilder in the United States. Designed with the homeowner in mind, the project features innovative design, engineering, materials science and construction practices that coalesces around transforming the idea of homeownership by delivering homes that renew, grow, change and adapt. The home will be unveiled at the 2018 National Association of Home Builders International Builders’ Show in Orlando, FL. Meritage Homes specifically requested Eagle’s participation in the reNEWable Living Home to provide the concrete tile roof....

University Fancards and InComm Expands College-Branded Gift Cards Portfolio

10 01 2018

ATLANTA, Jan. 10, 2018 -- University Fancards LLC, home to The Official Gift Card of College Sports™, recently announced an agreement with InComm, a leading prepaid product and payments technology company, expanding its college-branded Mastercard® Gift Cards program to include 16 additional teams, now totaling 19 teams across 11 states. Mastercard Gift Cards are available nationwide and online. This agreement marks the expansion of the teams represented by University Fancards which started with Tennessee, Texas and Alabama. Alabama UFan Card Michigan UFan Card Cards are available at pharmacies, grocery stores, discount stores and convenience stores with designs that honor a variety of teams, including Michigan, Alabama and Florida State. "Because the cards are open-loop, they can be redeemed wherever Debit Mastercard is accepted within the U.S., and they can be loaded with any amount from $20 to $500," said Matt Lanford, Senior Vice President and General Manager,...

World's Largest Supply Management Conference Announces Keynote Themes for Speakers Arianna Huffington, Mitt Romney and John Rossman

10 01 2018

PHOENIX, Jan. 10, 2018 -- The Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®), the first and largest not-for-profit professional supply management organization worldwide, has announced an expanded agenda and the themes of its impressive line-up of keynote speakers at the supply management profession's largest global event, ISM2018, which will be held May 6-9, 2018 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Participants can take advantage of special early bird rates if they register by Friday, January 12, 2018. Keynoter Arianna Huffington, founder and CEO of Thrive Global and founder of The Huffington Post, will discuss the latest online and social media trends – including how media companies are turning content promiscuity into profits – and reveal her vision of a hybrid future where traditional media and new media become one. With his experience dealing with the global political climate, keynoter Mitt Romney, governor of Massachusetts...

Fifth Third Achieves ‘Outstanding’ Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Rating

10 01 2018

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fifth Third today announced that the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland rated it “Outstanding” for CRA performance for its most recent examination period: January 1, 2014 to June 30, 2016. The Bank earned an ‘Outstanding’ rating on the Lending and Investment tests and ‘High Satisfactory’ on the Service test resulting in an overall ‘Outstanding’ rating. The evaluation cited several reasons for Fifth Third’s overall ‘Outstanding’ rating. The Bank demonstrated an excellent responsiveness to credit needs; distribution of loans among borrowers of different income levels and businesses of different revenue sizes; leadership in making community development loans and investments; and leadership in providing community development services. During the exam period, Fifth Third: Extended nearly $7 billion to developments in underserved communities in the form of loans ($5.9 billion) and investments ($980.5 million). Fifth Third’s participation...

Synchrony Financial Awards Program Helps Small Businesses Improve Customer Experiences and Strengthen Communities

10 01 2018

STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) today announced 10 winners of its Working Forward Small Business Awards, an annual program benefiting small businesses that showcase passion for their community and initiative to grow their business. Synchrony Financial will award $20,000 to each winner – $10,000 to improve their business and $10,000 to invest in local community projects and charities of their choosing. “Small businesses are at the heart of every community,” said Neeraj Mehta, CEO Payment Solutions, Synchrony Financial. “Synchrony Financial helps them address challenges ranging from the rate and speed of digital transformation to funding the addition of skilled talent. To help our partners modernize and grow their business we offer payments, marketing expertise and financing options. The Working Forward Awards program helps businesses advance in their industry and give back to their community.” Since 2016, Synchrony Financial has awarded $300,000...

Yamaha Motor Finance Corp., USA, Promotes Jeff Young to President

10 01 2018

CYPRESS, CA--(Marketwired - January 10, 2018) - Yamaha Motor Finance Corp., USA, (YMFUS) has named Mr. Jeff Young President effective January 1, 2018. Young joined YMFUS in 2014 as Chief Operating Officer, responsible for building out Yamaha's new captive finance company. In the company's first few years Young has led the growth of the company launching several key business lines: a non-prime retail installment program, a retail credit card business, and the current transition of the wholesale finance business to an in-house program launching in late 2018. "I'm excited to lead Yamaha Financial Services as we continue to build out a best-in-class captive finance company," Young said. "Three years ago YMFUS was a drawing on a white-board -- the growing team at Yamaha Financial Services has accomplished an incredible amount in a short period. I'm proud to lead YMFUS into the next phase of growth as we pursue our vision of becoming the leading Powersports lender." As part...

Indigo-Clean appoints Director of Sales and New Business Development to Serve Rapidly Growing Demand For Its Continuous Environmental Disinfection Solution

10 01 2018

Scott Jackson I’m tremendously excited to expand on this cutting edge technology breakthrough that helps hospitals with one of their most pressing needs, preventing hospital acquired infections (HAIs). KENOSHA, Wis. January 10, 2018 Kenall has hired a veteran medical device sales executive, Mr. Scott Jackson, to help manage the rapidly-expanding demand for Indigo-Clean Continuous Environmental Disinfection at healthcare facilities throughout the United States. Scott comes to Indigo-Clean from Landauer, Inc., where he was a three-time National Sales Manager of the Year. Previously, Scott also had a highly successful career at Ethicon, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. As Director of Sales and New Business Development, it will be Scott’s responsibility to drive the growth of the Indigo-Clean business unit, which will include forecasting, lead generation, pipeline management and sales force development. “I’m tremendously excited to expand on this cutting edge technology...

Award-Winning Tennessee-Based Financial Services Provider Enters West Tennessee Market

10 01 2018

We are delighted to expand our services west in Tennessee and assist the residents of Jackson and its surrounding areas with their financial needs. JACKSON, Tenn. January 10, 2018 The fastest growing small-dollar loan financial services company in Tennessee, and one of the leading companies nationwide within its industry, entered the West Tennessee market today with the opening of a store in Jackson. This is the 86th location for the company. The new location of Advance Financial at 2287 N. Highland Ave. opens for business today and will remain open 24/7 thereafter. Advance Financial is one of the only companies in its industry that is open to serve customers around the clock. Founded more than 20 years ago, Advance Financial is a family-owned company based in Nashville that has significantly expanded its footprint throughout Tennessee in recent years. Its first locations outside of Middle Tennessee were in and around Chattanooga and Knoxville. The new Jackson store is currently...

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