Community Housing Capital Appoints Three New Board Members

DECATUR, Ga. (PRWEB) August 19, 2019

Community Housing Capital (CHC), a national, nonprofit community development financial institution announces the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors. Joining the Board is Bruce F. Martin, Executive Director and Division Manager for Community Development Banking at Chase, Alan Ferguson, Senior VP, Community Development for Invest Atlanta, and Daryl Shore, Director of Inclusive Communities at Prudential Financial. The appointments will increase the size of CHC’s Board of Directors to 15 members. “Our new members embody the spirit of CHC’s mission to create and preserve affordable housing and we are confident they will provide valuable perspectives, expertise, and energy as CHC continues its strategic effort to accelerate progress in this space. We look forward to their contributions and are fortunate they have chosen to join our team,” said Cindy Holler, President, and CEO of CHC.

About Bruce F. Martin

Mr. Martin is Executive Director and Division Manager for Community Development Banking at Chase. With over 35 years of commercial real estate experience, he has financed thousands of affordable housing units and has mentored numerous community development lenders. CHC is pleased that Mr. Martin has chosen to add his expertise to the Community Housing Capital board. He serves on the board of directors of Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago, Chicago Metropolitan Housing Development Corporation, and Housing Opportunities & Maintenance for the Elderly. He is also on the board of advisors of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago.

Mr. Martin will serve on the board’s Governance/Nominating/Personnel Committee chaired by Kara Hay, Chief Executive Officer, Penquis, located in Bangor, Maine.

About Alan Ferguson

Mr. Ferguson is Senior Vice President, Community Development, for Invest Atlanta, a registered local government authority that was created to advance Atlanta’s global competitiveness by growing a strong economy, building vibrant communities, and increasing economic prosperity for all Atlantans. Mr. Ferguson is responsible for leading the division’s strategic, management, and transactional activities. This includes bringing together policy, strategy, and innovative tools to create and deliver diverse housing, development, and revitalization opportunities within the City of Atlanta. He is responsible for the oversight of a portfolio exceeding $1.6 Billion in property assets and budget oversight exceeding $3MM. Mr. Ferguson has formerly served as Credit Risk Manager for Fannie Mae and as a Senior Business Manager with AD&C Lending, Washington DC/Atlanta, GA.

Mr. Ferguson will serve on the board’s Audit and Risk Management Committee chaired by Tom Bloom, former executive vice president and chief financial officer of NeighborWorks® America (NWA) and former senior deputy controller at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).

About Daryl Shore

Mr. Shore is the Director of Inclusive Communities at Prudential, in which he serves in a hybrid role between Prudential’s Corporate Social Responsibility and Impact & Responsible Investing teams. He leads the company’s inclusive economic growth strategy in Newark and beyond and manages impact investment deals in real estate development. In his role as Director of Inclusive Communities, he works to improve the effectiveness of public systems and coordinates key stakeholders to increase economic opportunities for the most vulnerable and underserved communities, particularly in Newark. He is also active as a Board member in several civic and nonprofit organizations: Westtown School, Gesu School, Friends of Yemin Orde and Harlem Grown.

Mr. Shore will serve on the board’s Business Planning Committee chaired by Chris Krehmeyer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Beyond Housing in St. Louis, Missouri.

CHC’s other directors consist of Paul Mazzarella, Chair Executive Director, Retired, Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services; Patricia Garcia Duarte, Vice Chair, President and CEO of Trellis; Kara Hay, Secretary President & CEO, Penquis; Peter Lefferts, Treasurer/Founding Chair, Board of Directors & Compliance Chair, Retired, American Express Bank, FSB; Marianne Garvin, President & CEO, Retired, CDC of Long Island; James Paley, Immediate Past Chair, Executive Director, Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven; Tom Bloom, Chief Financial Officer, Retired, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency; Jeanne Engel, Consultant; Brian Gallagher, Senior Vice President-Debt, The Community Development Trust; Gregg Warren, President & CEO, DHIC, Inc.; Chris Krehmeyer, President & CEO, Beyond Housing; and Julie Porter, President & CEO, Charlotte Mecklenburg Housing Partnership.

About Community Housing Capital

Community Housing Capital, a national Community Development Financial Institution intermediary, is a direct lender to the NeighborWorks® network. Incorporated in 2000, Community Housing Capital is certified as a community development financial institution and a community development entity by the U.S. Treasury’s CDFI Fund. Lending to members of the NeighborWorks network, Community Housing Capital provides both interim real estate development loans and permanent multifamily loans with favorable rates and terms. Loans are underwritten with the flexibility required to finance complex transactions with multiple layers of subsidies. Community Housing Capital has, through its lending activity, created or preserved over 18,768 units of affordable housing and facilitated $2.3 billion in total development. Community Housing Capital is headquartered in Decatur, Georgia. For more information, visit https://www.communityhousingcapital.org.

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BM2 Freight Awarded Carrier of the Year by 2 National Accounts

COVINGTON, Ky. (PRWEB) August 19, 2019

BM2 Freight Services, Inc. is proud to announce Carrier of the Year awards from 2 different national foodservice accounts. In addition to recently being named as #4524 on the 2019 Inc. 5000 list, the company continues to reach major milestones. It is clear that the quality of service that BM2 Freight brings to the table is highly sought after in the logistics industry today.

“We are humbled and honored to have received these awards,” said CEO Matthew Mason. “We plan to continue our mission to be your go-to customer-oriented strategic broker.”

The company is now in its 11th year of business, and continues to deliver excellence across each aspect of the business.

BM2 brings to the table core values and highly customized services that are essential aspects of the business. The supply chain experts at BM2 Freight approach each day with enthusiasm, positive energy and tenacity in to win the day for their accounts. Additionally, each team member at BM2 understands and believes in the company core values of being highly professional, exceeding all goals and expectations with excellence and doing the little things right.

About BM2 Freight

BM2 Freight Services, Inc. was founded in 2008 by Kevin Ball, Matthew Mason and Jeff Mason. They provide domestic transportation solutions to customers throughout North America in all modes. The key markets they service are Food, Hazmat/Chemicals and International Freight Forwarders. Since the inception, BM2 Freight has been listed as a Cincinnati Business Courier Fast 55 Honoree. It was honored with the University of Cincinnati’s Goering Center Family Business of the Year award and the Cincinnati Better Business Bureau’s Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics. Additionally, BM2 Freight was recently named as on of the 5000 fastest growing companies in America in the 2019 Inc. 5000 awards. For more information, visit http://www.bm2freight.com.

CONTACT: Josh Hansen (859) 308-5100 x1210, jhansen@bm2freight.com for all media inquiries.

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Altice USA Brings CuriosityStream to Optimum and Suddenlink Customers

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Altice USA Brings CuriosityStream to Optimum and Suddenlink Customers

–Breakthrough Carriage Deal a First in Providing a Leading SVOD Service Universally To All Customers of a Major Distributor–

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SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Today, CuriosityStream, the award-winning factual streaming service created by the founder of Discovery Channel, and Altice USA, one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States, announced the availability of CuriosityStream to all Optimum and Suddenlink customers.

Altice USA's Optimum and Suddenlink customers now have complimentary access to CuriosityStream's thousands of shows.

Altice USA’s Optimum and Suddenlink video and broadband customers will have complimentary access to CuriosityStream content, effective immediately. Accessing the content is easy – customers can simply visit CuriosityStream.com from their home WiFi connection and create an account to begin enjoying CuriosityStream’s thousands of documentaries and series. Altice USA plans to add CuriosityStream to its advanced Altice One entertainment and connectivity platform, allowing customers to enjoy a seamless, robust content experience.  The company will also add the content on its On Demand platform and mobile apps.

Clint Stinchcomb, President and CEO of CuriosityStream, stated: “Curiosity is at the root of innovation, and CuriosityStream is proud to showcase and inspire that trait in all of us. With today’s announcement, nearly 5 million more households will be treated to thousands of the world’s best factual programs across all non-fiction genres including science, nature, history, technology, current events, lifestyles, human adventure, and more.”

“We’re always looking at ways to enrich the customer experience, which is why we are pleased to bring CuriosityStream’s rich 4K visuals and storytelling to our Optimum and Suddenlink customers as a value-added benefit,” said Hakim Boubazine, Altice USA Co-President and Chief Operating Officer. “Whether through traditional video or digital streaming offerings, our platform enables the delivery of all types of content to our customers so they can access what they want, when they want it.”

John Hendricks, Founder and Chairman of CuriosityStream, commented: “Today, consumers are beginning to view on-demand streaming services that dependably deliver movies, general television entertainment and factual content, such as Netflix, Hulu and CuriosityStream respectively, as standard viewing requirements.  It is only natural that forward-leaning distributors such as Altice USA are finding ways to bundle top streaming services into their universal customer offerings.”

About CuriosityStream:

Launched by Discovery Communications founder and media visionary John Hendricks, CuriosityStream is the award-winning documentary streaming and on-demand service where viewers of all ages can fuel their passions and explore new ones. Our series and features cover every topic from space exploration to adventure to the secret life of pets with stunning visuals and unrivaled storytelling to demystify science, nature, history, technology, society, and lifestyle. With thousands of titles, many in Ultra HD 4K, including exclusive originals, CuriosityStream is available worldwide to watch on TV, desktop, mobile and tablets. Find us on the web and via Roku, Apple TV Channels and Apple TV, Xbox One, Amazon Fire TV and Sprint and Google Chromecast, iOS and Android, as well as Amazon Prime Video Channels, YouTube TV, Sony PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, DISH, VRV, Comcast Xfinity on Demand, Cox Communications, T-Mobile, Sony, LG, Samsung and VIZIO smart TVs, Liberty Global, StarHub TV, Medianet, and other global distribution partners and platforms.

About Altice USA:

Altice USA (NYSE: ATUS) is one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States, delivering broadband, pay television, telephony services, proprietary content and advertising services to approximately 4.9 million Residential and Business customers across 21 states through its Optimum and Suddenlink brands.

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