Day: January 3, 2018

Netforce Global Appoints Fred Giles as Company President

San Ramon, CA, January 03, 2018 –(– NetForce Global®, a trusted leader in wholesale international background screening, announces the appointment of Fred Giles as the company’s President effective January 1, 2018. Fred will help lead NetForce Global in the next phase of expansion in the background screening industry. Fred has 30+ years of experience in the background screening industry including loss prevention public record retrieval, corporate asset protection, and investigative interviewing. Most recently, as the SVP of Strategic Initiatives for Cisive, he was responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction for their Research Division. “I am extremely pleased to have Fred join our team,” explains Ed Etzel, NetForce Global’s CEO. “We are looking forward to leveraging his experience and leadership as a veteran of the industry to help develop and grow our international background screening business.” Fred is a founding member of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), where he currently serves on the Background Screening Credentialing Council and the Government Relations Committee. He is also a previous Chair of the NAPBS, previous chair of the Government Relations Committee, and has served on the Global Advisory Committee. Mr. Giles commented, "Having used NetForce Global for years as the most trusted source of global backgrounds, I have a deep respect for the employees and the company ethic. I am honored to accept this leadership position and look forward...

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Miami Riverfront Office Building Sold to Univista Insurance for $10.2 Million

Miami, FL, January 03, 2018 –(– Issabella Silverstein, Director, Florida Commercial Team, LLC, and Paul Silverstein, Sr. Director, Commercial Division at RE/MAX Advance Realty & President of the Florida Commercial Team, LLC, brokered the sale of an office building directly on the Miami River for $10.2 Million Dollars. The buyer, Univista Insurance, is a Miami based insurance company with more than 100 offices in Florida and California. The Seller, GLF Construction Corp., built this contemporary office building in 2016. Located at the juncture of the Miami River and the Seybold Canal, with spectacular views of the Miami River, the building consists of more than 15,000 square feet on four levels, plus a parking garage. Paul Silverstein said, "The exceptional design of the building and irreplaceable riverfront location in Downtown Miami generated tremendous interest. Multiple offers came from companies looking to locate their corporate headquarters in Miami.” A drone video was produced in order to highlight the Miami Riverfront premium location. According to Issabella Silverstein, “A bird’s eye view of this unique property was important in helping potential buyers fully understand its relationship to its surroundings, and where it fits into the overall environment.” Issabella has been successfully selling real estate, investment and lender owned asset properties for fourteen years. She holds numerous designations including the prestigious Certified International Property Specialists (CIPS). Issabella is certified as an Accredited Buyers Agent...

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Healthcare and Investigative Experts Join Forces to Meet Critical Academic-Clinical Facility Need to Help Protect Vulnerable Populations

Albany, NY, January 03, 2018 –(– DAVIN Healthcare Solutions, Inc., a nurse owned and operated local business that creates innovative custom systems and technology solutions for academic and healthcare organizations, and Commercial Investigations LLC, a woman owned and licensed local private investigative agency specializing in background investigations and compliance services, have joined in collaboration to meet a critical need for timely and accurate background investigations. After working together for over 10 years with mutual clients, Dave Theobald, MS, RN, CSP, President and CEO of DAVIN Healthcare Solutions, Inc. and Michelle Pyan, LPI, MBA, President of Commercial Investigations, LLC realized a need to manage and streamline the process involved in credentialing and background investigations for academic programs with clinical practice rotations in hospitals and healthcare organizations. The new service is earmarked for colleges and universities that enroll students in medicine, nursing, and health science programs. Points to consider about the critical need/resolution of need through collaboration: Students entering a hospital or healthcare organization are entrusted with the health, safety, and welfare of patients and clients and must exercise good judgment and ethical behavior. Such organizations have on hand controlled substances, protected health information (PHI), and other sensitive materials that require full adherence to established policy and procedure by all health care workers and care providers, including students on clinical rotation. An assessment of suitability to provide care is required prior...

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Prime Tech Partners Technology Startup Incubator Launches in New York City

New York, NY, January 03, 2018 –(– Prime Tech Partners is happy to announce today its official launch. Prime Tech Partners is a unique incubator located in New York’s “Silicon Alley.” Comprised of a team of seasoned entrepreneurs, and business, technology, legal, and finance specialists, all with records of past successes, Prime Tech Partners helps startups grow into flourishing businesses. Prime Tech focuses primarily on the following sectors of emerging technology: Augmented Reality (AR), Cybersecurity & Information Security, and e-Commerce. Prime Tech Partners helps startups build out their teams, create and deliver market-worthy products, acquire customers, and secure funding, all while offering founders expert guidance, resources, and access to an extensive network of influencers, angels, VCs, and highly-accomplished advisors. The incubator offers up to $450,000 of funding and in-kind services to startups selected to join its incubation program – including up to $250,000 in cash, 12 months of free office space in the heart of NYC’s Silicon Alley, top-notch training programs, business development services, strategic introductions, and advisory services from renowned experts in their respective fields. “By helping young startups that have achieved initial signs of success, yet have not reached the maturity needed for VC funding, Prime Tech Partners fills an important need in the New York incubator community. Our business model and approach addresses the many needs that startups have – allowing them to quickly fill gaps...

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Discovery Benefits Expands Discovery SmartCommute™ Program to Chicago, San Francisco

Fargo, ND, January 03, 2018 –(– Discovery Benefits, an industry leading third-party administrator of tax-advantaged commuter benefits as well as other consumer-directed health accounts; like HSAs, FSAs, HRAs and COBRA, recently announced its Discovery SmartCommute™ Program will be expanding on January 1, 2018. The Discovery SmartCommute™ Program allows employees participating in tax-advantaged commuter benefit plans to load pre-tax funds directly from their Discovery Benefits account onto a local transit authority smartcard. The program was previously available to Washington Metro Area Transit Authority commuters but has just been expanded to include San Francisco and Chicago. “Despite the employer deduction going away as a result of the new tax legislation, we maintain that the positive impact to employees remains high, and employers will continue to offer Commuter Benefits like the Discovery SmartCommute™ Program as an employee retention and recruitment tool,” said Discovery Benefits Chief Strategy Officer Brian Carey. The expansion to San Francisco and Chicago means participating employees will be able to directly load pre-tax commuter dollars onto their Clipper card or Ventra account from their Discovery Benefits online account. Plus, in addition to providing a seamless payment experience, the program will give employees the ability to set monthly recurring payments onto a smartcard or mobile account, stay compliant in regions where terminally restricted debit cards are not accepted and avoid the frustration of lost or misplaced transit passes. “We’ve integrated...

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