NEW BUSINESS/OPENINGS

Amada Senior Care, a provider of non-medical, in-home care and assisted-living placement counseling, has opened a Richmond office. Franchise owner Jay Mann came to the senior care industry with a background in health care and sales management, having served as an executive for multiple companies. Amada is based in California.

AWARDS

HCA Virginia’s Johnston-Willis Hospital has earned the 2015 Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s best breast centers.

The hospital is one of more than 300 in the country to hold the distinction.

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Motleys Asset Disposition Group took home several awards at The National Auctioneers Association Marketing Competition, which took place last month as part of the International Auctioneers Conference and Show. Motleys was awarded three first-place and two runner-up awards for its efforts in marketing the Richmond Auto Auction, Motleys Real Estate Division (Sperry Van Ness/Motleys) and corporate branding. Overall, 120 first- and second-place awards were chosen out of more than 3,000 international entries submitted.

DISTINCTIONS

SyCom Technologies has achieved Cisco Channel Customer Satisfaction Excellence, the highest distinction a partner can have within Cisco Systems’ Channel Partner Program.

GENERAL NEWS

United Methodist Family Services, a nonprofit social service agency based in Richmond, has received the private organization accreditation from the Council on Accreditation, an independent, international, nonprofit, human service accreditation organization.

The accreditation process involved a rigorous, in-depth examination of UMFS processes, procedures and policies, as well as thorough reviews of the organization’s regional centers throughout the state. The accreditation allows the agency to provide mental health services to children; accreditation must be renewed every four years.

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IT4Causes has been designated a 501©(3) nonprofit organization by the Internal Revenue Service. As such, past, current and future financial contributions to IT4Causes may be treated as charitable donations for tax purposes.

IT4Causes was founded in 2014 by Tom Anderson to provide IT strategy, solutions and best practices to local nonprofit organizations that are least capable of obtaining them.

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Parham Doctors’ Hospital and Advanced Surgical Partners of Virginia have partnered with Apollo Endosurgery to offer the incision-less, non-surgical intragastric balloon procedure to patients living with moderate obesity in the Mid-Atlantic region.

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Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital has achieved accreditation as a comprehensive center for metabolic and bariatric surgery from the American College of Surgeons accreditation and quality improvement program.

TRANSACTIONS

Richmond-based BB&T Capital Markets served as:

  • lead manager of a follow-on equity offering for
  • Builders FirstSource Inc.
  • , a building materials distributor. The equity offering was worth $176.64 million.
  • exclusive financial adviser to
  • Western Window Systems
  • , a portfolio company of The Omnia Group LLC and ORIX Mezzanine & Private Equity, in its sale to Perella Weinberg Partners Growth Equity.

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