The VINE Blog

Twenty-five Years Later: CEO Mike Davis on the humble beginnings of VINE

On December 6, 1994, aspiring entrepreneur Mike Davis unveiled VINE—the nation’s first automated victim notification service—at a press conference in his hometown of Louisville, KY. Davis and his business partner, Yung Nguyen, developed VINE (and.

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The Good Robocall: When a “Scam” is Not a Scam

You’re busy moving through the day when your cell phone rings. You look to find it’s yet another call from “Scam Likely,” so you ignore it. You, like millions of other Americans who receive what feels like a never-ending stream of disrupting.

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Honoring 25 Years of VINE: The Invaluable Element of Human Connection

Throughout its 25 years, Appriss has prided itself on attracting, recruiting, and retaining highly talented, motivated, and impassioned individuals from across the country and empowering them to succeed.

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From the Field: Lessons in Service and Leadership

My name is Lalla O’Bryan, and I am the Vice President of Victim Services at Appriss Safety. I have had the privilege of serving in this role for the last 11 years of the company’s 25-year history.

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Get to Know Your Customers: Missouri VINE Program Manager

“Get to Know Your Customers Day” is observed on the third Thursday of each quarter. Appriss would like to take this opportunity to learn a little bit more about our customers, and to spotlight just how wonderful they are.

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Finding Purpose in Tragedy: My company’s road to victim safety and empowerment

MY COMPANY’S ROAD TO VICTIM SAFETY AND EMPOWERMENT I really don’t have to think about the tragic, unspeakable incidents that wound up shaping my life. They are woven into the fabric of who I am, and they are as much a part of me as the color of my.

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