Tennessee Business

Adams Keegan Promotes Within Sales, Business Development and Recruiting Departments

01 01 1970

Memphis, Tenn., June 13, 2017 - Adams Keegan, a national managed HR services company, has announced the promotions of Trevor Benitone to Vice President of Business Development, Kristin Lockhart to Vice President of Recruiting and Courtney Allen to Director of Sales – National Accounts. "Trevor, Kristin and Courtney have proven themselves as assets to our team, and in a short time, have made a tremendous impact — collectively and individually — on the company," said Jay Keegan, President and CEO at Adams Keegan. "We are thrilled to see them grow in their new roles, and are grateful for their continued leadership." Benitone joined the business development department at Adams Keegan in 2015. Previously, he served as a pilot and officer in the United States Air Force, retiring from active duty as a Colonel Select in 2015. In his new role as Vice President of Business Development, he will lead the sustained development of the company's client base nationwide, including...

Adams Keegan Increases Staff, Expands Into Nashville Market

01 01 1970

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 6, 2017 - Adams Keegan, a national managed HR services company, today announced its expansion into Nashville, Tennessee, increasing its physical office location count to three. The expansion comes after years of continuous growth for the company. The newly opened office will be led by Brian Evans, Director of Business Development.  "We are proud to have experienced tremendous growth over the years and feel that this move is not only strategic but also a logical choice for the future of our company," said Jay Keegan, President and CEO at Adams Keegan. "We are confident in Brian's ability to develop the Adams Keegan brand in Nashville, and look forward to mimicking this success in other markets down the road." "We are proud to have experienced tremendous growth over the years and feel that this move is not only strategic but also a logical choice for the future of our company." Jay Keegan, President and CEO The news of this expansion follows a string of executive-level...

Action DME Purchases CareTend® Cloud-Based Business Management

01 01 1970

Lenexa, KS April 13, 2017 Mediware Information Systems, Inc., a provider of comprehensive post-acute healthcare software, announces that Action DME has agreed to license CareTend hosted software for its durable medical equipment business. Action DME was founded in 2015 and provides direct delivery to patients for durable medical equipment, including back, knee, and other joint bracing products to Tennessee residents. When evaluating software, Hunter Cook, owner of Action DME, realized how important it is for his business to have an all-in-one solution with the flexibility of being hosted. “I really look forward to using the workflow management tools in CareTend that are very intuitive to how my business operates each day-with the bonus of tracking output in real-time in a single dashboard,” says Cook. “I also look forward to paperless documentation that will reduce waste and allow our staff to easily locate information within seconds. In addition, the reporting tools...

Accomplished Finance Professor Joins Trident University As Department Chair

01 01 1970

Dr. Heather Luea, Department Chair, Trident University International Dr. Luea is a talented, multi-faceted academic who has positively impacted the lives of many students. Her attitude and willingness to challenge students meshes perfectly with Trident’s ethos. - Dr. Debra Louis, Dean, Trident’s Glenn R. Jones School of Business Cypress, CA September 21, 2017 Dr. Heather Luea has been named the new Department Chair for Finance, Economics, and Accounting in Trident University International’s (Trident) Glenn R. Jones College of Business. She joined Trident earlier this year as a faculty member, teaching Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting. Dr. Luea has a wealth of academic experience, including lecturer positions at Vanderbilt University; University of California-Berkeley, and Kansas State University; Department Chair at Kaplan University; and Assistant Professor at Tennessee State University. During her years in academia she developed a reputation for...

A “30 Seconds” Promise & Award Winning Leadership Catapult Family...

01 01 1970

James and Jill Collier We make the alternative to power washing––an outdoor, home, patio and deck cleaner that actually delivers what it promises. Portland, Oregon March 23, 2017 30 SECONDS Cleaners––the family owned business whose colorful front man and co-owner promises the rapid demise of outdoor mold, mildew, algae and moss––is impressively competing against industry giants. The Company has just been named a Management Action Programs (MAP) 12th Annual Presidential Award Recipient for breakthrough results. “Keeping it Simple Stupid”“Our success has always been rooted in ‘keeping it simple stupid,’ remaining debt free and doing one thing really well: We make the alternative to power washing––an outdoor, home, patio and deck cleaner that actually delivers what it promises,” says James Collier, 30 SECONDS Cleaners/COLLIER Manufacturing co-owner along with his wife, Jill Collier. “Now the...

99MerchantAccount.com Nominated as Top 2017 POS Provider by Retail CIO Outlook Magazine

01 01 1970

Retail Point of Sale Portable Point of Sale Touchscreen Point of Sale 99 Merchant Account.com just received an esteemed nomination by Retail CIO Outlook for the prestigious honor of contending for the top POS provider spot. Fantastic Point of Sale Terminals combined with Wholesale Rates. Definitely a Win-Win for Small Business Owners!”— Valerie Whitt TAMPA, FLORIDA, USA, August 17, 2017 -- August 11, 2017 -- 99 Merchant Account.com certainly provides a great retail merchant experience. And, Retail CIO Outlook magazine would like to prove it, by nominating the company to become the top POS provider of 2017. 99MerchantAccount.com is known for its highly-competitive pricing, which includes its popular wholesale credit card rates. The merchant provider also offers specialized social media software to help retailers grow their businesses with user-friendly tools. Unlike most merchant services, 99MerchantAccount.com does not charge for terminal placement. Instead,...

85 Duke Energy linemen to compete at world competition

01 01 1970

"Rodeo competitions help our linemen refine their skills and work safer, faster and more effective," said Michael Lewis, senior vice president and chief distribution officer. "The world competition is once a year where our linemen can showcase their skills and technique and see how they stack up against their peers. I am extremely proud of our linemen who are competing, and their Duke Energy family will be cheering them on." All Duke Energy participants at the rodeo earned their spots by competing in regional Duke Energy competitions in 2016 and 2017. Competitors who earned a spot in 2016 were unable to participate due to Hurricane Matthew power restoration efforts. Line technicians representing Duke Energy's six-state service area, including North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky, will participate in the apprentice, journeyman...

4th Year In A Row Connexion Point Named To Inc. 5000 List Of Fastest Growing Companies in the U.S

01 01 1970

Salt Lake City, Utah August 16, 2017 Connexion Point, a technology-enabled healthcare services company delivering outcome based solutions, earns its spot on the Inc 5000 list for the fourth consecutive year. With 197% revenue growth over the past three years, Connexion Point ranks 1,932nd on the Inc. 5000 2017 list of the nation’s fastest growing companies. Previous honors include ranking 86th on the Inc. 500 in 2014, 531st in 2015, and 877th in 2016. Connexion Point has experienced 11,854% growth since its inception in 2010 and a 122% compounded annual growth rate. Connexion Point’s exclusive healthcare focus infuses all aspects of the company’s business strategy, engagement, and solution development process and execution. Its clients include the top healthcare payers and providers in the nation. “Connexion Point’s solutions engage the consumer with their healthcare throughout the consumer lifecycle,” says Robert McMichael, President and CEO. “We...

24 National & Local Groups Call On Congress To Delay Health Insurance Tax

01 01 1970

Though Congress previously suspended the tax for 2017, it is scheduled to be reinstated for 2018.  If Congress does not act to delay the HIT, premiums for Medicare Advantage beneficiaries could increase by $22 billion nationwide in 2018 - an additional $245 per year for each enrollee. "During a time where there is already so much uncertainty among seniors and disabled Americans about health care, Congress has a small window of opportunity to avoid harmful premium increases on beneficiaries. Higher premiums could put the high-quality, comprehensive health coverage Medicare Advantage provides financially out for reach for millions of Americans living on fixed incomes," said Allyson Y. Schwartz, Better Medicare Alliance (BMA) President and CEO. An August 2017 actuarial analysis from Oliver Wyman indicates that beyond 2018, premium increases for...

2018 Water Ski Hall of Fame Award of Distinction Recipients Announced

01 01 1970

September 22, 2017 Brandi Hunt-Martin, Tom King, Jon Kretchman, Ham Wallace and Tom Weber will join the Hall of Fame Class of 2018! These outstanding individuals will be honored for their exceptional contributions to the sport on April 28th at the Water Ski Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Walt Disney’s grand Fantasia Ballroom at the Contemporary Resort. The Hall of Fame Award of Distinction recognizes individuals who have made a significant contribution as tournament skiers, innovators, industry leaders, officials and others responsible for landmark achievements in the development of water skiing as well as those whose long periods of dedicated and generous service deserve special recognition. Jon Kretchman 8- time world record holder and barefoot jump pioneer Jon Kretchman has been a key figure of barefoot water skiing since age 13. Under the mentorship of barefoot legend Mike Seipel, Kretchman became known as the “barefoot jumping wonder child.” In 1991, just...

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