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Energy Solutions Group, a division of Direct Technology, is a software development company that has been providing leading solutions and services to Utilities and Statewide Trusts since 2002. With its extensive knowledge of  the Utilities industry, ESG makes scalable and secure web-based Program Management Software Platforms. ESG has unsurpassed experience implementing  programs with various partners that  require eligibility, coordination and collaboration.

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Prior to her position as a Financial Planning and Analysis Manager at TA Group Holdings, Nicolette was previously a Controller and interim CFO for a startup company, and also worked at Arthur Andersen LLP in both audit and consulting in Chicago and Seattle, where she spent the majority of her career. Her industry experience includes consumer products, hospitality, manufacturing, and forest products.

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ECaTS, a Division of Direct Technology, Victorious in Frivolous Patent Lawsuit

ROSEVILLE, Calif., Jul 29, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- On July 28, 2015, U.S. District Court Judge Kimberly Mueller dismissed with prejudice a patent infringement claim brought by plaintiff Boars Head, Inc. (dba Public Safety Network) against Direct Technology’s ECaTS division. Judge Mueller, citing Alice Corp. Pty. vs. CLS Bank Int’l, ___U.S. ___, 134 S. Ct. 2347 (2014), ruled in favor of Direct Technology’s ECaTS real-time 911 analytics dashboard, which provides monitoring of public safety events and network activity. “Judge Mueller’s decision is a great victory for the public safety industry, and protects the public by rejecting an attempt to control how data or information could be displayed or shared over the internet,” said Fred Michanie, founder and president of Direct Technology.

Averro to Join Launch Consulting Group

Launch Consulting Group We're growing! Launch is thrilled to announce the acquisition of Averro -- we welcome their dedicated team and awesome clients to the Launch family. #FurtherFaster Launch Consulting Acquires One of Washington’s Fastest-Growing Businesses http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150430006562/en/Launch-Consulting-Acquires-Washington%E2%80%99s-Fastest-Growing-Businesses#%2EVUJoD_lVhBc BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Launch Consulting has announced the acquisition of Averro, a Bellevue-based technical services company and one of the region’s fastest growing businesses. The acquisition will greatly expand Launch’s technical staffing and consulting capabilities

Bookwalter Wines Names Maritime Wine Trading Collective North American Sales and Marketing Agent

Bookwalter Wines Names Maritime Wine Trading Collective North American Sales and Marketing Agent Maritime Acquires 50 percent Stake in Notebook Wines SAN FRANCISCO, March 12, 2015 – Maritime Wine Trading Collective today announced that it has been named the North American sales and marketing agent for J. Bookwalter Wines, a 30,000-case winery located in Richland, Wash. With the arrangement, Maritime will be responsible for all of the winery’s sales and marketing efforts in the United States and Canada. Additionally, the companies announced that they have created a joint venture with J. Bookwalter’s popular Notebook line of wine, with Maritime acquiring a 50-percent stake in the Notebook label. J. Bookwalter currently produces about 10,000 cases under the Notebook label, primarily a red blend. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Want to go to the Super Bowl? This scavenger hunt may be for you

This weekend, a local tech company is launching a scavenger hunt in Seattle. All contestants need is a mobile device and a willingness to take pictures of themselves.

The winners will get airfare, hotel, and two tickets to the Superbowl.

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