Maryland Technology & Science

Leila Banihani Named Vice President of Operations to Oversee All CMC Programs
Leila Banihani Named Vice President of Operations to Oversee All CMC Programs

2017-08-12

Press Release – updated: Aug 11, 2017 15:21 EDT Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, August 11, 2017 – CMC Energy Services, Inc. (CMC) has announced the promotion of Leila Banihani to Vice President of Operations. In this new role, Banihani will oversee all programs at CMC, representing multiple utilities in multiple states. CMC’s 23 energy efficiency programs represent utility clients across six states, from Maryland to Massachusetts, and include the country’s #1 ranked energy efficiency program by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy and the top-rated utility in the east region for customer satisfaction by J.D. Power. Based in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, CMC Energy Services has offices in Cranbury, New Jersey, Yalesville, Connecticut, and Westborough, Massachusetts....

World Renowned Climate and Policy Expert Joins Good Earth Minerals’ Board of Directors

2017-08-11

DENVER, COLORADO, UNITED STATES, August 11, 2017 — Good Earth Minerals®, LLC (“GEM”) is a mineral technology company with significant deposits of calcium sulfate dihydrate. It was announced today that Alan S. Miller has joined Good Earth Minerals as a Director and a Senior Advisor of Science and Technology Development. He served with the International Finance Corporation (“IFC”) for 16 years in the World Bank Group (WBG) working on climate change issues including 6 years at the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Secretariat. His responsibilities included representing the IFC/WBG at meetings of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, G8, and the G20 as well as other international forums. Prior to joining the IFC, Mr. Miller was a Climate Change Team Leader at the GEF Secretariat, managing policies, and was instrumental in over $1 billion in donor funding...

Success Keys to Nine Unicorns Not Named Airbnb or Uber

2017-08-10

Instacart. When we think of unicorns, we usually think of the tech industry, but there are some entrepreneurs out there who are disrupting retail. One of my favorites – and a company I use on a weekly basis – is Instacart. Founder Apoorva Mehta, who’s only 30, had over 20 failed startups before he launched Instacart. I’m glad he succeeded, because the app helps me manage my busy life and still get healthy food on the table almost every night. ­-Nicole M. Coomber, lecturer of management and organization. The Honest Company. There’s some debate as to whether celebrity Jessica Alba’s The Honest Company, is really worth $1 billion, but as far as bringing together style and function, it’s a winner with a lot of moms I know. The Honest Company is a “wellness” brand, but its core business is a subscription service...

Mission Trails to Receive 178 Acres in Pardee Homes Collaboration with Conservation Groups

2017-08-10

    SAN DIEGO, CA, August 10, 2017 — Pardee Homes, working with conservation groups Preserve Wild Santee, Center for Biological Diversity and California Chaparral Institute, will dedicate 178 acres of open space to the City of San Diego to be included as part of Mission Trails Regional Park (MTRP). “Mission Trails Regional Park is truly a jewel in the City of San Diego’s world class parks system,” said San Diego Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer. “It isn’t often that 178 acres in the middle of an urban region are dedicated to park use, making this act of environmental preservation truly significant. Partnerships such as this will make our city more sustainable and enjoyable for all San Diego residents, visitors and future generations.” The open space dedication is the result of a 2014 agreement and subsequent negotiations between Pardee Homes and the conservation groups to further enhance the Weston (formerly known as Castlerock) master...

Ocular Announces Investment From Pasadena Angels To Further Develop DAX™ – The First Camera To Combat Drug And Alcohol-Impaired Driving
Ocular Announces Investment From Pasadena Angels To Further Develop DAX™ – The First Camera To Combat Drug And Alcohol-Impaired Driving

2017-08-10

Today’s announcement reinforces our commitment to develop and bring to market the tools that police officers and prosecutors need to keep impaired drivers off the road and save lives. Pasadena, CA August 10, 2017 — Ocular Data Systems, Inc., creators of DAX™ Evidence Recorder, has closed on a new bridge round of funding with the Pasadena Angels. The investment enables Ocular to further develop DAX™, a groundbreaking handheld camera that specially aids law enforcement in manually testing and recording eye movements and responses. These critical signs of drug and alcohol impairment or medical conditions, not typically picked up by dash or body cameras, can be used by prosecutors as court admissible audio-video evidence of impaired...

The Wendy’s Company Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results
The Wendy’s Company Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results

2017-08-09

“After recording our 18th consecutive quarter of positive same-restaurant sales and as we continue to strengthen the Wendy’s® brand through new restaurant development and Image Activation, we are pleased with our progress and remain confident in our long-term targets,” President and Chief Executive Officer Todd Penegor said. “More than one-third of the global system is now Image Activated and we continue advancing towards our global expansion goals with 35 new restaurant openings during the second quarter and 68 openings year-to-date. We, along with our exceptional and dedicated franchisees across the globe, remain committed to delighting every customer and to our brand purpose of creating joy and opportunity through our food, family and community.” Second Quarter 2017 Summary See “Disclosure Regarding Non-GAAP Financial Measures” and the reconciliation tables that accompany this release for a discussion and reconciliation of certain non-GAAP financial...

Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges the Family of A US Navy Veteran to Call About Lawyers If their Loved One Recently Died Before an Attorney Could Be Hired to Help with Compensation
Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges the Family of A US Navy Veteran to Call About Lawyers If their Loved One Recently Died Before an Attorney Could Be Hired to Help with Compensation

2017-08-03

    NEW YORK, NY, August 03, 2017 — The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, “We specialize in helping a family who has recently lost a loved one to confirmed mesothelioma before the diagnosed person had time to hire an attorney to assist with starting a financial compensation claim. “As we would like to discuss anytime at 800-714-0303 with a family dealing with this situation, sometimes the confirmation of the mesothelioma diagnosis and the death happen almost simultaneously. “If we had one vital tip for a family in this predicament it would be please call us and ensure you are dealing with some of the nation’s most skilled mesothelioma attorneys, especially if the family member was a Veteran of the US Navy. One other tip would be to not wait longer than one year after the confirmed diagnosis as some states do have statutes of limitation that can impact mesothelioma compensation as we would like to explain again anytime at 800-714-0303.”...

7th Peer-Reviewed Study Published In The Last 7 Months Validates Value Of Proove Precision Medicine Technology
7th Peer-Reviewed Study Published In The Last 7 Months Validates Value Of Proove Precision Medicine Technology

2017-08-02

Researchers Katrina Lewis, M.D. of Benefits Healthcare System’s Pain Medicine department in Montana, Maneesh Sharma, M.D. of the Interventional Pain Institute in Maryland, and Gregory Smith of Comprehensive Pain Relief Group in California teamed with Proove® scientists to conduct a multi-center, prospective study across 100 clinics involving 5,397 patients to determine the clinical utility of an algorithm-based precision medicine profile to assess risk for opioid use disorder (OUD). Results show that when clinicians use Proove Opioid Risk® profile to guide treatment decisions, patients experience better pain management showing significantly improved (p ≤0.05) pain levels by the follow-up visit with an average pain reduction of 3.4 points in...

Cornerstone Defense Inc. Announces  H. Christopher Goodrich as President and Chief Executive Officer
Cornerstone Defense Inc. Announces H. Christopher Goodrich as President and Chief Executive Officer

2017-08-01

The Board of Directors of Cornerstone Defense, Inc. today announced it has named H. Christopher Goodrich, President and Chief Executive Officer effective August 15, 2017. Press Release – updated: Jul 31, 2017 20:00 EDT Ellicott City, MD, July 31, 2017 (PressRelease.com) – The Board of Directors of Cornerstone Defense, Inc. today announced it has named H. Christopher Goodrich, President and Chief Executive Officer effective August 15, 2017. Mr. Goodrich has also been appointed to the board of directors of Cornerstone Defense. He has previously held executive roles in the Department of Defense and as the Chief Operating Officer of ManTech’s Mission, Cyber, and Intelligence Solutions group. William Bradley, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cornerstone Defense, expressed,...

Miss Missouri Teen USA Sophia Dominguez-Heithoff Crowned Miss Teen USA 2017
Miss Missouri Teen USA Sophia Dominguez-Heithoff Crowned Miss Teen USA 2017

2017-07-30

Sophia graduated from high school a year early this past spring to start her undergraduate studies next fall at the University of Kansas.  With an interest for justice, the Kansas City native plans to attend law school and pursue a degree in Political Science and Ethics. Sophia created Community and Scholars Cooperatively (CASC), an organization focused on making community service opportunities fun and easy for teenagers. Growing up with a family member who has Down syndrome, Sophia dedicated her time to Best Buddies, The Down Syndrome Guild, and Vocational Services, Inc., among other organizations. Sophia’s advocacy for those who are disabled led her to work alongside Missouri state legislators to create policies that provide them with the best quality care. In recognition of her efforts, Sophia was awarded the Gold Award, the highest achievement within Girl Scouts of the USA.  Heidi Powell and Erin Lim hosted the competition with a special performance by Jorge Blanco. Judges...

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