Maryland Business

New Age Meets Old Age: Lorien Health Systems Leverages The Internet Of Things To improve Client Care

2017-04-05

We can’t be in our business and achieve our goals without having the highway to get us there. We are fortunate to partner with Carousel, because that’s what they do for us, said Lou Grimmel, CEO, Lorien Healthcare. Exeter, RI April 05, 2017 — Lorien Health Systems, one of Maryland’s top healthcare systems, and Carousel Industries, a leader in communication and network technologies, professional and managed services, and cloud solutions, have successfully partnered to help Lorien create a connected environment as a platform to dramatically improve patient care and overall quality of life. With an outstanding reputation for delivering top care to senior citizens for over 40 years, Lorien recognized the need to leverage innovative, state-of-the-art technologies to make the assisted living experience more comfortable and less intrusive, while also driving ongoing wellness and safety for clients opting to live in...

From the Favelas of Rio de Janeiro to Top Entrepreneur in the Washington, D.C. Area

2017-04-05

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2017 — Black Women of Brazil profiles Monica Costa, an Afro-Brazilian business owner from the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, who overcame humble beginnings to achieve her American dream. Fourteen years ago, Monica and her husband, Francisco, started Wilniq Auto Body and Mechanical Repair (named after their children William and Monique.) The business has grown to become one of the top-ranked minority and women-owned businesses in the D.C., Maryland, Virginia and Mid-Atlantic area, with nearly 2,000 customers, and notable clients such as Montgomery County Government, Maryland State and Pepco. Click here for the full story and video profile on Monica Costa, produced by Mable Ivory of Louella Productions. “In Brazil, Black women have been the base of the social pyramid for centuries and most people only think of them as potential babysitters, maids or Carnaval...

Applebee’s Reinvents Casual Dining Atmosphere With Grand Opening Of…
Applebee’s Reinvents Casual Dining Atmosphere With Grand Opening Of…

2017-04-05

Norfolk, Va. April 05, 2017 — Potomac Family Dining Group, the Tidewater-area’s Applebee’s franchisee, is opening its newest Applebee’s location with the restaurant chain’s modern reimagined design on Monday, April 10 at 725 Little Creek Marketplace, Unit 501, in Norfolk. The Grand Opening featuring ribbon-cutting ceremony with President & Chief Operating Officer Dennis Benson and representatives from the city of Norfolk will commence at 10:45 a.m. on Monday morning. The new Norfolk restaurant will showcase Applebee’s latest design of a modern grill and bar, featuring exposed stone and brick, industrial-style lighting and a covered patio. The restaurant décor highlights the local Norfolk neighborhoods. The dining room and bar will seat up to 150 guests, with the...

Mint Energy Expands its Electricity Offerings into Maryland
Mint Energy Expands its Electricity Offerings into Maryland

2017-04-05

Launching Maryland represents an important milestone for Mint Energy as BG&E begins our push into the Mid Atlantic Region Burlington, MA April 05, 2017 — Mint Energy, one of the fastest growing independent energy retailers in the United States, continues its expansion into PJM with the addition of the Baltimore Gas & Electric (BG&E) market. BG&E is the first utility Mint Energy will begin serving in Maryland with Delmarva Power, Pepco and Potomac Edison soon to follow. “Launching Maryland represents an important milestone for Mint Energy as BG&E begins our push into the Mid Atlantic Region,” said Dan Schilens, VP Sales & Marketing. “Mint continues to execute on our plan for expansion and looks forward to serving customers not only in Baltimore, but...

Downs Joins North American Title Co. As Assistant County Manager For…
Downs Joins North American Title Co. As Assistant County Manager For…

2017-04-05

DJ’s many years of national sales experience, along with sales management training and developing sales training systems and hiring processes will bring excitement and drive to our Santa Clara operation. Campbell, Calif. April 05, 2017 — Sales and marketing veteran David “DJ” Downs has joined North American Title Co. as the assistant county manager for Santa Clara County. “DJ’s many years of national sales experience, along with sales management training and developing sales training systems and hiring processes will bring excitement and drive to our Santa Clara operation,” said Kevin Melberg, Campbell/Santa Clara county manager, North American Title Co. “We are pleased to welcome him to our Campbell branch.” Downs has over 10 years of sales and marketing experience. Most recently, he...

First-Time Franchisors Face Unique Challenges, Attorney Warns
First-Time Franchisors Face Unique Challenges, Attorney Warns

2017-04-05

If an entrepreneur already has a successful store, restaurant or other business that’s currently operated by a trusted manager, consider offering the first franchise to that individual New York, NY April 05, 2017 — One of the toughest challenges facing a new franchisor is actually selling the first franchise, says Thomas M. Pitegoff, counsel in the New York City office of LeClairRyan and co-chair of the national law firm’s franchise industry team. After all, who would take the risk of buying a franchise from an organization that has no existing franchisees? A satisfied customer may initiate the franchising idea, even before the would-be franchisor has taken the first step to prepare an offering, but this rarely happens, writes Pitegoff in a recent blog, Testing a New...

CH-53K King Stallion Program Achieves Milestone C
CH-53K King Stallion Program Achieves Milestone C

2017-04-04

STRATFORD, Conn., April 4, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced the CH-53K King Stallion program successfully passed its Defense Acquisition Board (DAB) review and achieved a Milestone C decision that enables low rate initial production funding.   “This affirmative Milestone C decision validates the maturity and the robust capability of the King Stallion in meeting the United States Marine Corps mission requirements,” said Dr. Michael Torok, Sikorsky vice president, CH-53K Programs. “This establishes the CH-53K as a production program and marks another critical step toward our goal of delivering this tremendous capability to the USMC.”

Eubanks & Company Joins Rose Financial Services to Build on Premier Service Offerings
Eubanks & Company Joins Rose Financial Services to Build on Premier Service Offerings

2017-04-04

ROCKVILLE, MD– – Apr 4, 2017) – Rose Financial Services (RFS), The Premier U.S. Based Finance and Accounting Outsourcing Firm™, has merged in Eubanks & Company (EuCo), a Virginia public accounting firm focused on finance and accounting outsourcing. “We are all excited to join the innovative and talented team at Rose Financial Services,” said Jennifer Eubanks, president and founder of EuCo. “We look forward to expanding EuCo’s capabilities and service offerings by joining the best finance and accounting outsourcing firm in the country. We are very excited to expand the depth of our client support through RFS’ dedicated service team approach.” EuCo provides a wide range of accounting, tax...

Games4Health 2017 Winners Announced by the Sorenson Center for Discovery & Innovation at the Eccles School
Games4Health 2017 Winners Announced by the Sorenson Center for Discovery & Innovation at the Eccles School

2017-04-04

SALT LAKE CITY, April 3, 2017 — Games4Health at the Sorenson Center for Discovery & Innovation at the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business celebrate the achievements of student teams that competed in this year’s challenge. On March 30, Games4Health hosted a public arcade that showcased nearly two dozen of the 70 innovative games designed and developed by students. That evening, a gala honored all the winners and welcomed Ofer Leidner, president of Happify, as he discussed the positive impact digital games can have on health and wellness. This year’s competition focused on five challenges including corporate wellness, happy fitness, clinical health, chronic diseases and mental wellbeing, with a grand prize sponsored by Samsung Health. A total of 160 teams and more than 300 students from across the world came together to create innovative gaming solutions that impact health through successful behavioral change. Competitive teams came from 21 states, 86 universities...

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