Online Celebrity Strength And Conditioning Coach, Craig Ballantyne Revolutionizes Personal Fitness at Home with Transformation Contest

Posted by Lindsay Dicks on Aug 30th, 2008

Author and founder of the Turbulence Training™ fitness system, Craig Ballantyne, Announces winner of Turbulence Training Transformation Contest 2008 Summer Edition, Announces 2 New Contests

Toronto, ON – August 30, 2008 – Working out and losing weight has never been more exciting and rewarding than now, thanks to Craig Ballantyne and his revolutionary Turbulence Training™ fitness system.  Craig Ballantyne, found of the at-home workout regimen has continually forged the way in personal fitness for people who aren’t happy with their health and desire to lose fat and gain muscle in the comfort of their own homes.

Ballantyne recently hosted The Turbulence Training Transformation Contest Summer Edition 2008 to show the outcomes of Turbulence Training.  The first prize went to Catherine Beats who lost 14 inches, 14 pounds and five percent body fat.  She won 2,000 dollars cash and a three-year platinum membership.  To view the other contest winners, visit www.transformationcontest.com.

“It is important to stay in shape and be healthy, but that doesn’t always come easy to everyone,” Ballantyne said.  “This transformation contest shows how to lose fat and gain muscle with different fat burning exercises.  This process is enjoyable and gives great results.”

Now that the Summer Edition contest is over, Ballantyne has announced 2 new contests to help even more people achieve the body, health and fitness they desire.

The first contest, the 4-Week Twitter Turbulence Training Transformation Contest runs September 1 through September 29, 2008 and involves each participant completing fat burning exercises and subsequently posting workout feedback on social networking/ micro-blog service twitter.  Learn more by visiting http://www.TransformationContest.com/twitter

The second contest, the 3rd Turbulence Training Transformation Contest follows the more traditional format of the original transformation contest and allows participants 12 weeks to lose fat and gain muscle.  This contest runs from August 31 to December 14, 2008 and provides participants with a head-start in creating healthy habits before the new year.  Learn more by visiting http://www.TransformationContest.com/rules.shtml

About Turbulence Training:

Craig Ballantyne, CSCS, M.Sc., is an Online Strength & Conditioning coach whose message on how to lose fat and gain muscle has been heard by more than 1 Million individuals, around the world, who want to get fit in the comfort of their own homes.  Based in Toronto, Canada, Ballantyne is the author of Turbulence Training and the new book “Just Say NO to Cardio,” and a Men’s Health magazine training expert.

Craig’s fat loss, muscle-building website www.TurbulenceTraining.com features his best-selling Turbulence Training for Fat Loss program and www.TTmembers.com offers access to all of Craig’s Turbulence Training workouts and video clips (for men and women who want to lose fat with only dumbbell and bodyweight exercises).

Craig is one of the elite few in the fitness industry who understands not only the concepts of personal fitness, but also the science behind it.  Ballantyne has an advanced research background, and holds a Master’s of Science Degree in Exercise Physiology from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Craig continues to study the latest training, supplementation, and nutrition research that will help improve client’s health and wellness as well as their physical and mental performance. Need more information about TT.

Health and Exercise Franchise SuperSlow Zone® Silver Creek Contributes Strength Training Article to “Bay Area Mama”

Posted by Lindsay Dicks on Aug 28th, 2008

SuperSlow Zone® Silver Creek, Calif. a distinctive health and exercise franchise recently contributed a featured article to Silicon Valley Area women’s magazine “Bay Area Mama.”

 Silver Creek, Calif. – August 28, 2008 – SuperSlow Zone® Silver Creek (San Jose,) is a distinctive national exercise and health franchise that offers SuperSlow® strength training.  SuperSlow Zone® Silver Creek owner and operator, Marie Ortiz,  has recently contributed an article featured in the August/September edition of the Bay Area magazine, Bay Area Mama.  The article entitled “The Importance of Adding Strength Training to Your Workout Routine,” is featured in the “Fall Fashion Preview” section of the magazine, which focuses on Silicon Valley areas of the Peninsula and South Bay.  The article was co-written by Madeline Ross, CEO of SuperSlow Zone® LLC and focuses on the benefits of the proven SuperSlow® strength training methods.  SuperSlow Zone® prides itself on its ability to help men and women of all ages and fitness levels to gain muscle strength and tone, without long, vigorous workout routines.

 SuperSlow Zone® Silver Creek is the Bay Area’s first exercise facility to offer the SuperSlow® exercise protocol. SuperSlow® has been the leading strength training protocol for more than 26 distinguished years.  The SuperSlow® method is an expert-supervised, 20-minute, twice-a-week, strength training protocol that has proven to be the safest, most efficient and effective form of strength training available.

 On their website, www.todaysmama.com, Bay Area Mama is described as a publication that “provides personal, professional and parenting resources designed to foster a greater sense of identity, empowerment and connection for women and mothers everywhere.”  Silver Creek’s SuperSlow Zone®, as well as SuperSlow Zone® locations across the country have been focusing on “Strong Women” throughout the summer.  As part of this focus, the Silver Creek facility has been emphasizing the importance of women’s health, strength and grace through self-accountability with help.

 Marie Ortiz, owner and operator of SuperSlow Zone® Silver Creek, said, “We are thrilled to participate in educating the readers of Bay Area Mama Magazine.  The busy mother has enough on their plates and can’t even think about how they’re going to fit exercise into their lives, often putting their fitness needs aside to take care of their families.  SuperSlow offers an ideal solution to time-strapped women and men alike to be fit for life, and Bay Area Mama has the same supportive focus.”

 For more information about SuperSlow Zone® Silver Creek please visit www.SSZSilverCreek.com.

 About SuperSlow Zone®, LLC:

SuperSlow® celebrates a 26-year history of helping people achieve optimal strength and health in minimum time. SuperSlow® strength training is the original, codified, accredited, high-intensity, low-force strengthening exercise protocol. It was created and developed by founder Ken Hutchins out of a $3.2 million osteoporosis study in 1982 at the University of Florida School of Medicine.

SuperSlow Zone® is a distinctive health and exercise franchise that exclusively delivers SuperSlow® strength training to busy people of all ages throughout the world, enabling them to achieve and maintain strong, healthy and attractive bodies. As the leader-in-the-field to create ‘a professional service positioning for exercise’ and ‘the ideal clinical exercise environment,’ distraction-free, properly cooled and ventilated climate, SSZ ensures the client/patient and the Certified SuperSlow® Instructor precision and focus in achieving and sustaining client results. Additionally, clients may choose to benefit from Healthy Eating Coaching for optimal weight and health goals. www.superslowzone.com.

 SuperSlow Zone® is accredited by the prestigious IACET (www.iacet.org).   IACET also accredits the American Physical Therapy Association, National Institute of Health, Centers for Disease Control and, Duke University Medical Center, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Corporate University, GE Healthcare and many others.   SSZ achieved and maintains this accreditation to ensure the highest standards of service and care for its clients.

 

 

Health And Exercise Franchise SuperSlow Zone, LLC® acquires Mark Stargardt, Executive Vice President, Medical Division.

Posted by Lindsay Dicks on Aug 28th, 2008

SuperSlow Zone, LLC® acquires Mark Stargardt, a 22 year seasoned medical industry professional, to lead its medical division.

 Orlando, Florida – August 28, 2008 – SuperSlow Zone, LLC® is proud to announce the selection of Mark Stargardt, a medical business developer and certified Florida state building contractor, to lead SuperSlow Zone’s® medical division.  Stargardt will expand SuperSlow Zone’s ® medical community which includes physicians, physical therapists, chiropractors, health clinics and other related medical professionals.

 Stargardt brings to SuperSlow Zone, LLC® 22 years of professional domestic and international experience in medical business development, medical sales and marketing and facilities expansion.  Prior to working with SSZ, he was the director of business development for Florida’s CORF Services (Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities) franchisees, where he provided location identification, practice development and marketing services to multiple rehab facilities. Stargardt’s leadership lead to a 100 percent increase of the industry standard in patient visits, resulting in gross revenues exceeding $100,000 in billable procedures per month and a reduction of start-up cost per site by more than 15 percent.

 As vice president of sales and marketing for Agrimond, AJT’s environmental engineering division, which serviced NASA’s space shuttle program, he forged partnerships and strategic alliances for $100 million projects and was instrumental in acquiring $10 million of investor money for Agrimond’s start-up business. AJT was recognized as one of the “Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies” in Florida as reported by Florida Trend Magazine. While at AJT, his project outcomes yielded products recognized by NASA, which were included in NASA’s annual (2001) “Spin-Off” publication of the most advanced products and technologies, developed from the space program and converted to commercial use.  His medical background includes development of more than 100 cardiac cath labs, sales of orthopedic implants and fracture management products. He served in the U. S. Navy as a Hospital Corpsman/ LVN while at the National Naval Medical Center and provided field combat medical services to the U.S. Marine Corps elite reconnaissance units.

 In addition to leading the medical division for SuperSlow Zone® corporate, Stargardt is being advanced as the ideal candidate to run the business operations for the eventual master licensee of Dallas, Texas SuperSlow Zone®.. With the recent sale of the Houston and San Antonio, Texas master licenses, SuperSlow Zone, LLC® is actively pursuing the ideal investor for the Dallas area master licensee who will join the ‘Texas Team.’  With Stargardt actively involved with SuperSlow Zone® corporate, and being advanced to run the business operations of SuperSlow Zone® in the Dallas area, the atmosphere is ideal for investors to purchase this master license.

 With the strong foundation of SuperSlow Zone® in Texas rooted in years of business experience and success, The Opel Zone, LLC (Houston, Texas master licensee holder) and Harvey and Marjorie Mabry (San Antonio master license holders) are very aware of the positive effects they can have on the health and fitness of the people of Texas and are excited to find the right ‘Texas Team Member,’ master licensee holder for the Dallas Metroplex.

 SuperSlow® has been the leading strength training protocol for more than 26 distinguished years.  The SuperSlow® method is an expert-supervised, 20-minute, twice-a-week, strength training protocol that has proven to be the safest, most efficient and effective form of strength training available. SuperSlow Zone’s® clients are men and women of all ages who seek a professional service that delivers maximum results in a minimum amount of time.

 For more information about SuperSlow Zone® please visit http://www.SuperSlowZone.com.

 About SuperSlow Zone®, LLC:

SuperSlow® celebrates a 26-year history of helping people achieve optimal strength and health in minimum time. SuperSlow® strength training is the original, codified, accredited, high-intensity, low-force strengthening exercise protocol. It was created and developed by founder Ken Hutchins out of a $3.2 million osteoporosis study in 1982 at the University of Florida School of Medicine.

SuperSlow Zone® is a distinctive health and exercise franchise that exclusively delivers SuperSlow® strength training to busy people of all ages throughout the world, enabling them to achieve and maintain strong, healthy and attractive bodies. As the leader-in-the-field to create ‘a professional service positioning for exercise’ and ‘the ideal clinical exercise environment,’ distraction-free, properly cooled and ventilated climate, SSZ ensures the client/patient and the Certified SuperSlow® Instructor precision and focus in achieving and sustaining client results. Additionally, clients may choose to benefit from Healthy Eating Coaching for optimal weight and health goals.http://www.superslowzone.com.

 SuperSlow Zone® is accredited by the prestigious IACET (http://www.iacet.org).   IACET also accredits the American Physical Therapy Association, National Institute of Health, Centers for Disease Control and, Duke University Medical Center, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Corporate University, GE Healthcare and many others.   SSZ achieved and maintains this accreditation to ensure the highest standards of service and care for its clients.

 

Richard Seppala Of Total Census Solutions Named to America’s PremierExperts™ Class of 2008-2009

Posted by Lindsay Dicks on Aug 27th, 2008

Richard Seppala, founder of Total Census Solutions, has recently been named to America’s PremierExperts™ Class of 2008-2009 and will participate in The Ultimate Celebrity Branding Experience™.

Orlando, Fla. – August 27, 2008 – America’s PremierExperts™ LLC is an organization that honors an exclusive group of Celebrity Experts who are dedicated to spreading knowledge and awareness in their field of expertise and making significant contributions to their industry and the marketplace as a whole.  Upon acceptance into America’s PremiereExperts™, members are invited to apply to participate in a 12-month innovative and extremely exclusive program, The Ultimate Celebrity Branding Experience™, for highly motivated entrepreneurs and professionals, launched by Nick Nanton, Esq., The Celebrity Lawyer and J.W. Dicks, Esq., The Business Growth Lawyer, authors of the book, “Celebrity Branding You™.”

 Richard Seppala, founder and CEO of Total Census Solutions, is one of only a handful of participants selected for America’s PremierExperts™ class of 2008-2009 and participating in The Ultimate Celebrity Branding Experience™.  Total Census Solutions provides clients across the country with a call measurement system that, according to Seppala “puts the power and ease of ‘online’ precision results tracking on autopilot with all of your offline marketing campaigns!” Seppala will be participating with other selected celebrity experts across multiple industries that will participate in multiple initiatives over the course of the year and will be weighing in on key subjects to consumers and businesses alike.

 The participants selected to participate in this year’s program are forward-thinking business owners, entrepreneurs and corporate CEOs looking to separate their brand, increase revenues, lock out their competition and capture a distinct advantage over competitors in their market.

 About his participation in America’s PremierExperts™, Richard Seppala said, “I’m extremely excited to be a part of this year’s America’s PremierExperts™!  I can’t wait to see how far all of us can go!”

 “We are proud to honor Richard as one of America’s PremierExperts™.  He has been at the forefront of the marketing industry and the technology driving it for quite some time, and we can’t wait to get his insight.  We know he will be an invaluable addition to America’s PremierExperts™ Class of 2008-2009,” Nick Nanton, Esq. co-founder of the organization said.

 About Richard Seppala:

 Richard Seppala, also known as “Mr. ROI,” is obsessed with the question: “What is your return on investment for each of your marketing campaigns?” Constantly in search of the answer to this question, Seppala founded Total Census Solutions in 2005.  Total Census Solutions provides clients across the country with a call measurement system that “puts the power and ease of ‘online’ precision results tracking on autopilot with all of your offline marketing campaigns!”  

 Critically acclaimed as “The Holy Grail of Marketing,” The TCS Tracking System is just that, as there is no easier way to monitor the success or failure of ad campaigns, track marketing response rates, determine return on investment (ROI) and identify strengths and weaknesses of your marketing and customer service programs throughout your business lifecycle.

 To learn more about Richard Seppala, Total Census Solutions and how you can receive the free Special Report “Your Income Explosion Guide:  7 Powerful Reasons Why Your Telephone is the Lifeblood of Your Business,” visit http://www.TotalCensusSolutions.com or call Toll-Free 1-800-647-1909.

 About America’s PremierExperts™ LLC: 

America’s PremierExperts™ is an organization that recognizes celebrity experts in their field of business and offers entrepreneurs and professionals exclusive, invitation-only, opportunities for further exposure and growth in the marketplace.  JW Dicks, Esq. & Nick Nanton, Esq., attorneys by trade and entrepreneurs by choice, founded America’s PremierExperts™ and The Ultimate Celebrity Branding Experience™ to honor entrepreneurs and business people who are dedicated to spreading knowledge and awareness in their field of expertise and making significant contributions to their industry and the marketplace as a whole.  For more information about America’s PremierExperts™ LLC visit www.AmericasPremierExperts.com.

 

Dawn McIntyre Of Boldly Beautiful® International Named to America’s PremierExperts™ Class of 2008-2009

Posted by Lindsay Dicks on Aug 27th, 2008

Dawn McIntyre, founder and CEO of Boldly Beautiful® International, has recently been named to America’s PremierExperts™ Class of 2008-2009 and will participate in The Ultimate Celebrity Branding Experience™.

Orlando, Fla. – August 27, 2008 – America’s PremierExperts™ LLC is an organization that honors an exclusive group of Celebrity Experts who are dedicated to spreading knowledge and awareness in their field of expertise and making significant contributions to their industry and the marketplace as a whole.  Upon acceptance into America’s PremiereExperts™, members are invited to apply to participate in a 12-month innovative and extremely exclusive program, The Ultimate Celebrity Branding Experience™, for highly motivated entrepreneurs and professionals, launched by Nick Nanton, Esq., The Celebrity Lawyer and J.W. Dicks, Esq., The Business Growth Lawyer, authors of the book, “Celebrity Branding You™.”

 Dawn McIntyre, founder and CEO of Boldly Beautiful® International, is one of only a handful of participants selected for America’s PremierExperts™ class of 2008-2009 and participating in The Ultimate Celebrity Branding Experience™.  Dawn McIntyre, author of “The Boldly Beautiful Bible…101 Commandments for Every Woman to Live By,” is a leading expert in “transforming yourself and your life to one of power and beauty.”  McIntyre will be participating with other selected celebrity experts across multiple industries who will participate in multiple initiatives over the course of the year and will be weighing in on key subjects to consumers and businesses alike.

 The participants selected to participate in this year’s program are forward-thinking business owners, entrepreneurs and corporate CEOs looking to separate their brand, increase revenues, lock out their competition and capture a distinct advantage over competitors in their market.

About her participation in America’s PremierExperts™, Dawn said, “I am thrilled to be part of the America’s PremierExperts™ Program!  The program itself is very extensive and I believe will succeed in branding me as the expert celebrity in my field of inner and outer beauty.  It is the natural next step for me in the evolution of my business and career.”

”We are proud to honor Dawn McIntyre as one of America’s PremierExperts™.  She is such an inspiring voice for thousands of women around the world, and an incredible businesswoman. We know she will be a great addition to America’s PremierExperts™ Class of 2008-2009,” Nick Nanton, Esq. co-founder of the organization said.

 About Dawn McIntyre:

Dawn McIntyre is a trained and verified professional with a deep desire to enlighten those who want to know more about manifesting a life of beauty and truth. As the founder and CEO of Boldly Beautiful® International, Dawn has become one of the leading experts on transforming yourself and your life to one of power and beauty, from the inside out. Eager to share her insights, she is preparing to launch her book The Boldly Beautiful Bible …101 Commandments for Every Woman to Live By and her Radio Show/Member Community – Boldly Beautiful …where Inner Beauty and Bold Expression Dare to Meet in March 2008.Dawn has a full-time practice, has hosted her own radio show and has regular guest appearances on radio and TV including Breakfast Television in Edmonton, Alberta.  Dawn lives with her daughter Kennedy in Calgary, Alberta.  Her website is www.boldlybeautiful.com and she can be reached at (403) 968-8980.

About America’s PremierExperts™ LLC:America’s PremierExperts™ is an organization that recognizes celebrity experts in their field of business and offers entrepreneurs and professionals exclusive, invitation-only, opportunities for further exposure and growth in the marketplace.  JW Dicks, Esq. & Nick Nanton, Esq., attorneys by trade and entrepreneurs by choice, founded America’s PremierExperts™ and The Ultimate Celebrity Branding Experience™ to honor entrepreneurs and business people who are dedicated to spreading knowledge and awareness in their field of expertise and making significant contributions to their industry and the marketplace as a whole.  For more information about America’s PremierExperts™ LLC visit www.AmericasPremierExperts.com

Mercantile Commercial Capital Eyes Best Year Ever In 2008

Posted by Lindsay Dicks on Aug 27th, 2008

Altamonte Springs, Fla. – August 27, 2008 — Mercantile Commercial Capital, LLC, which specializes in U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 loans for small business owners who want to acquire or develop their own facilities, reports that 2008 is shaping up to be its best year ever.

 Christopher Hurn, president and chief executive officer of Mercantile Commercial Capital, said that since the firm closed on its first commercial loan in June 2003, it has since provided 227 commercial loans valued at more than $318 million.

 So far this year, Mercantile Commercial Capital’s revenues are up more than nine percent over last year, loan volume is up 12 percent and profits are up five percent.

 Hurn said an additional measure of the firm’s success is new job creation.

 “The SBA 504 loan program ranks as one of the most valuable programs the U.S. government offers for economic development because it is a capital loan program that targets new employment,” he said.

 Using the SBA formula, Mercantile Commercial Capital’s efforts have so far led to the creation of more than 2,274 new jobs— 1,444 of them in Florida.

 For more information please contact

Chris Hurn, Mercantile Commercial Capital, LLC 407-786-5040

Robin Lashley, Mercantile Commercial Capital, LLC 407-786-5040

Larry Vershel or Beth Payan, LV Communications, 407-644-4142 

Dr. Gayle Carson Of Carson Research Center Named to America’s PremierExperts™ Class of 2008-2009

Posted by Lindsay Dicks on Aug 25th, 2008

Dr. Gayle Carson, president of The Carson Research Center, has recently been named to America’s PremierExperts™ Class of 2008-2009 and will participate in The Ultimate Celebrity Branding Experience™.

Orlando, Fla. – August 25, 2008 – America’s PremierExperts™ LLC is an organization that honors an exclusive group of Celebrity Experts who are dedicated to spreading knowledge and awareness in their field of expertise and making significant contributions to their industry and the marketplace as a whole.  Upon acceptance into America’s PremiereExperts™, members are invited to apply to participate in a 12-month innovative and extremely exclusive program, The Ultimate Celebrity Branding Experience™, for highly motivated entrepreneurs and professionals, launched by Nick Nanton, Esq., The Celebrity Lawyer and J.W. Dicks, Esq., The Business Growth Lawyer, authors of the book, “Celebrity Branding You™.”

 Dr. Gayle Carson, president of The Carson Research Center and self-proclaimed “Spunky Old Broad (S.O.B.)” is one of only a handful of participants selected for America’s PremierExperts™ class of 2008-2009 and participating in The Ultimate Celebrity Branding Experience™. Dr. Gayle Carson is known as the 70 year old, three time cancer survivor who is an internet entrepreneur and a kick-boxing “S.O.B.”  In her book, “How To Be An S.O.B. – A Spunky Old Broad Who Kicks Butt,” she reveals the nine principles for living a regret free life tailored to women over 50.  Carson will be participating with other selected celebrity experts across multiple industries who will participate in multiple initiatives over the course of the year and will be weighing in on key subjects to consumers and businesses alike.

 The participants selected to participate in this year’s program are forward-thinking business owners, entrepreneurs and corporate CEOs looking to separate their brand, increase revenues, lock out their competition and capture a distinct advantage over competitors in their market.

About her participation in America’s PremierExperts™, Dr. Gayle Carson said, “The Celebrity Branding Experience™ is just what I need to show boomer women how to break out of their mold, kick butt and become the ultimate S.O.B. (Spunky Old Broad). My motto is ‘It isn’t over until it’s over!’”

”We are proud to honor Dr. Gayle Carson as one of America’s PremierExperts™.  She is such an inspirational and motivating voice for thousands of women around the world, and her entrepreneurial spirit is just what we’re looking for. We know she will be a great addition to America’s PremierExperts™ Class of 2008-2009,” Nick Nanton, Esq. co-founder of the organization said.

 About Dr. Gayle Carson:

 Dr. Gayle Carson CSP CMC is President of the Carson Research Center, which provides management consulting and executive coaching, to senior executives.  She is affectionately knows as “Dr. Gayle, S.O.B. the Spunky Old Broad.”  Dr. Gayle works with “boomer” women  to show them the 9 secrets to living a regret free life, focusing on health, wealth and lifestyle.  Dr. Gayle is the Author of “Winning Ways: How To Get To The Top and Stay There,” and her new book, “How To Be An S.O.B. – A Spunky Old Broad Who Kicks Butt,” gives “boomer” women 13 S.O.B. Tips that are guaranteed to send their life on an upward spiral of happiness, fulfillment and new adventures. For more information please visit http://www.spunkyoldbroad.com/

 About America’s PremierExperts™ LLC: 

America’s PremierExperts™ is an organization that recognizes celebrity experts in their field of business and offers entrepreneurs and professionals exclusive, invitation-only, opportunities for further exposure and growth in the marketplace.  JW Dicks, Esq. & Nick Nanton, Esq., attorneys by trade and entrepreneurs by choice, founded America’s PremierExperts™ and The Ultimate Celebrity Branding Experience™ to honor entrepreneurs and business people who are dedicated to spreading knowledge and awareness in their field of expertise and making significant contributions to their industry and the marketplace as a whole.  For more information about America’s PremierExperts™ LLC visit www.AmericasPremierExperts.com

Mercantile Commercial Capital Reports Closing of Commercial Loan in Nashville Worth More Than $1.3 Million in Total Project Costs

Posted by Lindsay Dicks on Aug 22nd, 2008

Altamonte Springs, Fla. – August 22, 2008 – Mercantile Commercial Capital, LLC, which ranks as one of the nation’s leading providers of U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 loans for small business owners who want to acquire or develop their own facilities, closed a commercial loan for Copper Kettle, Inc. on June 20th for $1,300,000 in total project costs.

 Based in Nashville, Tenn., Copper Kettle is a restaurant offering home-cooked culinary delights from around the world.  They also provide catering services.  “Mercantile’s customer service really made them stand out from other lenders I have worked with in the past.  My loan officer always returned my calls promptly and was ready to answer my questions,” said Lana Robb, owner of the Copper Kettle.  For more information about Copper Kettle, visit www.copperkettlenashville.com. 

 Mercantile Commercial Capital’s SMART Choice Loan Program helps small to mid-sized business owners, like Ms. Robb, have an opportunity for financial freedom and wealth creation.      

Mercantile’s expertise allows borrowers to own their property with the highest cash-on-cash return investment, without tying up their cash flow. 

 For more information, visit www.504Experts.com and www.504Blog.com.

Contacts:

Chris Hurn, Mercantile Commercial Capital, LLC 407-786-5040

Robin Lashley, Mercantile Commercial Capital, LLC 407-786-5040

Larry Vershel or Beth Payan, LV Communications, 407-644-4142

 

Emergency Preparedness Expert Larry Frank, a.k.a. Mr. Prepared™ Named to America’s PremierExperts™

Posted by Lindsay Dicks on Aug 21st, 2008

Larry Frank, a.k.a. Mr. Prepared™, emergency preparedness expert, has recently been named to America’s PremierExperts™ Class of 2008-2009 and will participate in The Ultimate Celebrity Branding Experience™.

Orlando, Fla. – August 21, 2008 – America’s PremierExperts™ LLC is an organization that honors an exclusive group of Celebrity Experts who are dedicated to spreading knowledge and awareness in their field of expertise and making significant contributions to their industry and the marketplace as a whole.  Upon acceptance into America’s PremiereExperts™, members are invited to apply to participate in a 12-month innovative and extremely exclusive program, The Ultimate Celebrity Branding Experience™, for highly motivated entrepreneurs and professionals, launched by Nick Nanton, Esq., The Celebrity Lawyer and J.W. Dicks, Esq., The Business Growth Lawyer, authors of the book, “Celebrity Branding You™.”

 Larry Frank (Mr. Prepared™,) emergency preparedness expert and founder of http://www.MrPrepared.com, is one of only a handful of participants selected for America’s PremierExperts™ class of 2008-2009 and participating in The Ultimate Celebrity Branding Experience™.  On his website, Mr. Prepared™ presents preparedness education, gives advice and offers a variety of emergency, disaster and survival kits.  The website acts as an online hub for information regarding emergency and disaster preparedness.  Families visiting the website will learn how to better prepare themselves and their home to withstand any disaster or emergency by learning from Mr. Prepared™.   Mr. Prepared™ also rates products on his “3P” system so families can know what they need to stay prepared. 

 Larry Frank will be participating with other selected celebrity experts across multiple industries who will participate in multiple initiatives over the course of the year and will be weighing in on key subjects to consumers and businesses alike.

 The participants selected to participate in this year’s program are forward-thinking business owners, entrepreneurs and corporate CEOs looking to separate their brand, increase revenues, lock out their competition and capture a distinct advantage over competitors in their market.

 Larry Frank, a.k.a. Mr. Prepared™ said of his participation in the program, “I am very excited to be a part of America’s PremierExperts™ this year.  I’m looking forward to the opportunity to bring my expertise and passion for being prepared to as many people as possible.  My goal has always been to ‘bring awareness to preparedness,” and I think my participation and interaction with other experts in their industries, will help me realize that goal.”

 “We are proud to honor Larry Frank as one of America’s PremierExperts™.  He is passionate about his role in educating families on how to be prepared for any emergency situation, and we know his passion for expanding awareness in his area of expertise will be invaluable to all of the participants of America’s PremierExperts™.” Nick Nanton, Esq. co-founder of the organization said.

About Mr. Prepared™:

 Mr. Prepared™ is the alter ego of Larry Frank, a self-described, “preparedness junkie.” After creating My Emergency Card® and spending many years as Chief Preparedness Officer (CPO) educating friends and family about the principles of preparedness, Larry realized that his message could ultimately help many if he were to take it to the internet.  Thus, MrPrepared.com was born.  MrPrepared.com is a website dedicated to teaching people of all ages how to be better prepared and serves as a central outlet where visitors can get all of the supplies they need to stay safe and prepared.  For more information and to download a copy of Mr. Prepared’s Top 10 Facts for Hurricane Survival visit www.MrPrepared.com

 About America’s PremierExperts™ LLC: 

America’s PremierExperts™ is an organization that recognizes celebrity experts in their field of business and offers entrepreneurs and professionals exclusive, invitation-only, opportunities for further exposure and growth in the marketplace.  JW Dicks, Esq. & Nick Nanton, Esq., attorneys by trade and entrepreneurs by choice, founded America’s PremierExperts™ and The Ultimate Celebrity Branding Experience™ to honor entrepreneurs and business people who are dedicated to spreading knowledge and awareness in their field of expertise and making significant contributions to their industry and the marketplace as a whole.  For more information about America’s PremierExperts™ LLC visit www.AmericasPremierExperts.com

Craig Ballantyne, Author And Online Strength And Conditioning Coach, Named to America’s PremierExperts™ Class of 2008-2009

Posted by Lindsay Dicks on Aug 21st, 2008

Craig Ballantyne, CSCS, M.Sc., noted author and strength and conditioning coach, has recently been named to America’s PremierExperts™ Class of 2008-2009 and will participate in The Ultimate Celebrity Branding Experience™.

Orlando, Fla. – August 21, 2008 – America’s PremierExperts™ LLC is an organization that honors an exclusive group of Celebrity Experts who are dedicated to spreading knowledge and awareness in their field of expertise and making significant contributions to their industry and the marketplace as a whole.  Upon acceptance into America’s PremiereExperts™, members are invited to apply to participate in a 12-month innovative and extremely exclusive program, The Ultimate Celebrity Branding Experience™, for highly motivated entrepreneurs and professionals, launched by Nick Nanton, Esq., The Celebrity Lawyer and J.W. Dicks, Esq., The Business Growth Lawyer, authors of the book, “Celebrity Branding You™.”

 Craig Ballantyne, CSCS, M.Sc., author of “Turbulence Training,” is one of only a handful of participants selected for America’s PremierExperts™ class of 2008-2009 and participating in The Ultimate Celebrity Branding Experience™. Ballantyne is a Men’s Health magazine training expert and a member of the Training Advisory Board for Inside Fitness. Craig’s fat loss, muscle-building website, www.TurbulenceTraining.com, features his best-selling Turbulence Training for Fat Loss program as well as training videos and tips.  Craig will be participating with other selected celebrity experts across multiple industries who will participate in multiple initiatives over the course of the year and will be weighing in on key subjects to consumers and businesses alike.

 The participants selected to participate in this year’s program are forward-thinking business owners, entrepreneurs and corporate CEOs looking to separate their brand, increase revenues, lock out their competition and capture a distinct advantage over competitors in their market.

About his participation in America’s PremierExperts™, Craig Ballantyne said, “This is going to be the most powerful 12 months of my life working with Nick Nanton and America’s PremierExperts™ group. I can’t wait to get started!

 “Craig Ballantyne is a leader in his field and we are proud to honor him as one of America’s PremierExperts™.  We are excited about what Craig brings to the table with his successful, ground-breaking training protocol, and we are as excited as ever to help him take his message to the masses,” Nick Nanton, Esq. co-founder of the organization said.

 About Craig Ballantyne:

 Craig Ballantyne, CSCS, M.Sc., is an Online Strength & Conditioning coach whose message has been heard by more than 1 Million individuals, around the world, who want to get fit in the comfort of their own homes.  Based in Toronto, Canada, Ballantyne is the author of Turbulence Training and the new book “Just Say NO to Cardio,” and a Men’s Health magazine training expert.

Craig’s fat loss, muscle-building website www.TurbulenceTraining.com features his best-selling Turbulence Training for Fat Loss program and www.TTmembers.com offers access to all of Craig’s Turbulence Training workouts and video clips (for men and women who want to lose fat with only dumbbell and bodyweight exercises). 

 Craig is one of the elite few in the fitness industry who understands not only the concepts of personal fitness, but also the science behind it.  Ballantyne has an advanced research background, and holds a Master’s of Science Degree in Exercise Physiology from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Craig continues to study the latest training, supplementation, and nutrition research that will help improve client’s health and wellness as well as their physical and mental performance.

 About America’s PremierExperts™ LLC: 

America’s PremierExperts™ is an organization that recognizes celebrity experts in their field of business and offers entrepreneurs and professionals exclusive, invitation-only, opportunities for further exposure and growth in the marketplace.  JW Dicks, Esq. & Nick Nanton, Esq., attorneys by trade and entrepreneurs by choice, founded America’s PremierExperts™ and The Ultimate Celebrity Branding Experience™ to honor entrepreneurs and business people who are dedicated to spreading knowledge and awareness in their field of expertise and making significant contributions to their industry and the marketplace as a whole.  For more information about America’s PremierExperts™ LLC visit www.AmericasPremierExperts.com

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