James Dondero, a hedge fund manager and Chairman of Highland Capital has put together a philanthropy initiative for a Dallas shelter program known as The Family Place. This organization helps families that have been affected by domestic violence by providing a bed and meals for the occupants and making sure their basic needs are taken care of. The non-profit group has been raising funds to build a new facility and they are now close to being complete. To bring in the final amount, Dondero is offering to match up to 50% of the final offerings up to $1 million. The Family Place is pleased to have Highland Capital partnering in their cause.
James Dondero is one of the top-rated hedge fund experts throughout Texas. He started Highland Capital back in 1998 and has also been on the boards of Nexbank and its NexPoint Advisors affiliates. Dondero’s financial expertise covers a wide variety of stocks, bonds and mutual funds that include collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), complex alternative forms of bond investments that are basically pooled into tranches. Other sorts of investments covered at Highland Capital are high-yield credit, long and short private equity, distress situation funds, fixed income and healthcare funds.
James Dondero is originally from New Jersey though he did several years in the investment banking industry in Los Angeles prior to moving to Dallas. He received his degree in accounting and finance from the University of Virginia’s business school, and then enrolled in the Morgan Guaranty Training Program at American Express bank after his intention to go into real estate didn’t pan out. Dondero became certified as a Chartered Financial Analyst, and he soon took over the alternative asset management at American Express.
In 1993 Dondero left American Express and was given the opportunity to help grow Protective Life’s GIC subsidiary. He was able to take the millions in funds he had to start it with and soon had built up over $1 billion in assets under management, allowing it to function autonomously. Eventually this subsidiary outpaced its parent company that Dondero and his partner Mark Okada bought out the shares that Protective Life had in it and soon had it renamed to Highland Capital. Highland Capital not only serves the wealthy clients, they have a philanthropic arm of the company at Highland Dallas Foundation.
In general, orthopedic surgery involves the diagnosis of and preoperative, operative, and postoperative treatment of diseases and injuries relating to our musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons are responsible for treating ailments relating to bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and nerves. By far, the most common orthopedic surgical procedures include: arthroscopy, which involves problems inside the joints; soft tissue repair, for torn ligaments and tendons; join replacement, for which damaged joints are replaced with a prosthesis; revision joint surgery, whereby preexistent implants are replaced by new ones; bone fracture repair, wherein broken pieces of bone are re-positioned using metal plates, screws or pins; debridement, for which damaged soft tissues or bones are removed; fusion of bones, in which grafts are used to fuse bones together; spine fusion, in which the spinal vertebrae are joined; and osteotomy, aimed at resolving bone deformations.
Dr. Greg Finch of Queensland, Australia is one such outstanding Orthopedic Surgeon. Mr. Finch has a sub-specialty in all aspects of spinal surgery. Minimal invasive spine surgery, adult deformity, and cervical spine surgery (including disc replacement) are areas that Dr. Greg Finch has special interest and focus in. Dr. Greg Finch is further distinguished by having received his FRACS (Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons) award, an honorary qualification bestowed only to doctors with several years of rigorous surgical training!
Upon receiving his FRACS award, Dr. Greg Finch spent 2 years working with top world leaders in spinal surgery in USA, UK and Germany. Dr. Finch is also a member of the Spine society of Australia; the North American Spine society (NASS); and a fellow of the Australian Orthopedic Association. Dr. Finch works at the Sunshine Coast Private Hospital. He receives regular 5 star reviews from his patients, who describing him as: extremely knowledgeable, an excellent explainer, and very friendly.
Vinny Parascandola is a financial adviser. Since 1986, Mr. Parascandola has helped improve the lives of many. For seventeen years, Vinny has been able to sign up more than five thousand clients, all in serious need of financial advice. Over the years, Vinny Parascandola has been working for institutions like the Irving Trust Company, Prudential Insurance, The MONY Group, and AXA Equitable. It is in 2014 that Parascandola took up the role of senior executive vice president at AXA US, a post he presently holds.
For two year, Vinny’s role at AXA US has been to propel the growth and development of more than two hundred financial experts in Central New Jersey, a task he has taken seriously. Apart from that, Vincent has brought in new and fresh talent to AXA US, and this is the primary reason as to why the corporation has been enjoying success since his inauguration. Vinny has a bag full of tricks that have made him highly successful as a financial expert. Apart from his BS in Computer Science, Vincent has acquired skills in estate planning, asset management, financial services, life insurance strategy, and retirement planning. Using his expertise, Vinny has been able to secure the future of all his customers by providing them with financial security. He not only offers his services to wealthy individuals but also to people that are struggling with their financial obligations.
Because of Vincent’s hard work and determination to helping others, he has scooped numerous awards. Besides, his great managerial skills have not gone unnoticed. Some of the prizes that Vinny has been most fortunate to receive include the GAMA’s Career Development and the Master Agency Awards. Above all, Vinny is a speaker that many companies around the world look for so as to participate in their conferences and seminars. He has been able to headline at the LIMRA distribution conference as well as the GAMA national LAMP meeting. Since he is a role model to his community, he recently gave a commencement speech to 2014 graduates of his former school, the Pace University of New York.
It was not surprising when I saw the comments on emails and formal letters that are coming in from prison and jail officials. These are for Securus Technologies and their staff. Mainly these were showering accolades on them for helping in solve cases so that the Facility becomes a safer place.
I read a few that spoke about the monitoring of phone calls. This made it easy to get information about alcohol use by inmates, or any drug use or drug selling that may be going on inside the facility. There were cases of a cellular device being smuggled into the facility. Next were calls that gave information about any threat or such other suspicious activity like money coming in the Facility. There was a talk about a past incident of shots being fired. There was information about a civilian who admitted to selling prescription drugs at a discount.
I realized that there are a number of correctional facilities that rely a lot on the technology solutions that are being offered by Securus Technologies. They express their appreciation that Securus Technologies is able to revolutionize the incarceration environment and make it safe. This way they help the jail officials to improve public safety, especially in their jurisdiction.
Even others have been highly impressed with this vision of Securus Technologies. They can do a current assessment in order to help develop the emerging capabilities. This can enable investigations and help to improve jail security. This would require investigative tools which can be combined with the aggression as well as the investigative mindset of prison officials.
Securus Technologies provides reporting data to enhance the proactive measures that can be taken by any Facility in order to monitor and deter any incidence of contraband in the facilities. The staff can conduct investigations on any complaint of harassment or any potential threat to the security or even to the community.
For people that are looking for a way to market their business, HuffPost is a viable method for marketing. Bob Reina himself has brought a lot of attention to him and his company with Talk Fusion. Therefore, he has managed to build a pah that other people could follow to success as a marketer with their business. HuffPost is a really good medium that Bob Reina has used in order to help entrepreneurs learn how to market their products. One thing that could be said for Bob Reina is that he has followed his passion to be successful at an activity he likes. He wants other entrepreneurs to do the same so that there will be plenty of other opportunities for people to find work.
Talk Fusion itself is good for marketing. When people use Talk Fusion, they open themselves up to a wide variety of tools that they can use at their exposure. Among the best tools that people can use for Talk Fusion is video. Video helps because it displays the products that are being marketed. Even without video, imagery is very powerful for people that want to market their products and bring in some profit.
In order to be successful in using HuffPost for marketing, the user has to provide content that is very useful. On the topic of his choice, the marketer has to make sure he provides some kind of information that is new and true. This shows that the marketer really knows a lot about the topic that he is writing on. Customers trust businessmen who know about their products. They are willing to do business with such a businessman so that they can be certain that they are getting the best product and services in the industry they are shopping in. Bob Reina provides and helps people provide this kind of business.
Foresite Capital recently announced that it was bringing on board Dr. Molly He to the company as a venture partner. This appointment is a big move for the company which has been diversifying its investments into other fields of healthcare and also venturing into new markets across the globe. Dr. He brings to the table more than 15 years of experience and is expected to be an invaluable asset to the company as a whole especially when it comes to the evaluation of new investment prospects within the healthcare industry.
Speaking during the announcement which was made at the company’s headquarters in San Francisco, Dr. Jim Tananbaum described her as one of the leading and most respected research scientists in the world when it comes to matters dealing with next generation sequencing. Jim Tananbaum is the founder and current CEO of Foresite Capital, an equity firm that supports investment in healthcare companies working both within the private sector and in the public sector. Before coming to Foresite Capital, Dr. He worked at Illumina where she held the position of senior director. Most of her labor and research involved genomic and pharmaceutical research and development, a field that Foresite Capital is keen on pursuing and making an investment.
Jim Tananbaum is a trained and certified medical practitioner although most people know him more for his work as a venture capitalist than as a physician. His academic qualifications are not to be questioned as he is a holder of a BSEE and a BS from Yale University as well as an MS from MIT an MD from Harvard Medical School and finally an MBA earned from the Harvard Business School.
As a venture capitalist, Jim Tananbaum has been the man behind the funding for many healthcare investments in the US and some of his most notable investments include Amerigroup, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Healtheon and Amira Pharmaceuticals. He currently serves as Foresite Capital’s Chef Executive Officer, a position that he had held since 2010 when he founded the company. So far he has more than 25 years of experience in both the medical and financial world, and it is these qualities that have propelled the company to where it is today. More details can be found on Bloomberg.
Brazilian strategic fund management is under the firm legislation of the government through its watchdog agency – the CVM or Brazilian Securities Commission. The investment industry is so competitive that without strong legislation from the government there would be a lot of unethical practices by the organizations which are struggling to dominate the field. Consequent to the atmosphere of unfair practices prevailing in the industry, the Commission of Securities recently proposed to enact tighter regulations to help investment managers, administrators, and advisors to maintain internal organizational discipline.
The three most important areas of concern to the Commission include the following policy highlights; many aspects of the current regulations controlling the behavior of fund managers will be appraised fresh, and the necessity for the procedures of obtaining transactional authority will be given prominence. Other requirements will be geared to establishing mechanisms for empowering investment fund administrators to spread the share funds which they manage equitably. Importantly, new rules for maintaining rigid internal conduct and control to facilitate information disclosure to ANBIMA or the Brazilian Association of Finance and Capital Market Entities will be streamlined. The draft also contains many changes like enactment of new risk management parameters, maintaining equity, and how to obtain permission from the Security Commission for one to become a fund manager
A result-oriented and competent fund administrator, Casio Audi strongly supports the moves by the CVM to restore the integrity of investors in the country. Mr. Audi is a forward thinker, and insightful manager who has excellent credentials in Decision Support and Controllership, Development of Growth Strategies, Resource Management, Modeling and Analysis, Financial Management and Accounting, and Investor Relations & M&A. For over 23 years he has had a successful career in both the private and public sectors. His high qualifications have made him help startups, high net-worth organizations, turn-around cases, and privately owned equity funds to succeed and to be profitable.
On an article published my medium.com, Goettl, which is a leader in providing HVAC services, provided heat for a family that lives in Las Vegas. Goettl also showed the advantages of using zone-controlled heating. Goettl Air Conditioning has its regional offices situated in Las Vegas, Tuscon, Arizona and Phoenix. The company is known for its excellent relationship with the community it serves and the international community at large. Goettl Air Conditioning has gone out of its way to make an impact on the lives of people through air condition services. The company provided a source of light/heat for a family that lives in Las Vegas during the holiday season.
The family of Abana Stephenson had been living in a house that lacked a functional air conditioning, a toilet and heat unit. Stephenson said that her two daughters who are teenagers had gotten used to this situation. The mother of the 2 girls, Stephenson stated that the girls used to go to her room to sleep or stay cool during the summer months and also to get warm during winter. After learning that this family needed help, Michael Gamst who is Goettl’s manager decided to take quick action. Alongside his team members, they put up a new air conditioning, toilet and heat unit for the Stephenson’s at no cost.
The family also received gift donations from the Goettl workers and a non-profit organization known as Triple5teens. Expressing her gratitude, Stephenson said that she was happy to know that the world still has people who care. Since Goettl was founded in 1926 by the Goettl Brothers, it has been offering HVAC services to the people of Arizona. The Goettl Brothers were Bill, John and Adam. The company which is based in Phoenix has grown over the years to become an internationally recognized leader in the evaporative coolers’ mass production.
Clay B. Siegall is a renowned scientist who is focused on conducting research in cancer. He currently serves as Seattle Genetics’s CEO and president. The pharmaceutical company was created in 1998, and Siegall was its co-founder. Siegall has been focused on conducting research on different cancer therapies. Seattle Genetics was founded to carry out extensive research, focus on scientific innovation, and develop new drugs. The firm has been striving to come up with an excellent cure that can assist individuals who have cancer. Clay has helped the company in discovering unique antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs). Seattle Genetics developed its first ADC that was known as ADCETRIS®, and it was approved by the FDA in 2011. The company later worked with closely Takeda Pharmaceutical Company to assist in making ADCETRIS an international brand. The drug has currently been accepted in 65 countries. Researchers at Seattle Genetics have been striving to develop ADCs that can be used in curing cancer.
Dr. Siegall has ensured that Seattle Genetics is offered various strategic licenses that allow it to conduct the manufacture and supply of ADC Technology across the globe. Some of the drugs that are sold by his company include GlaxoSmithKline, Genentech, Pfizer, and AbbVie. The company has managed to raise over $350 million from the products. The technology that has been established by the company has currently been used in the formation of more than 20 ADC that are it manufactured internally and externally by working with other pharmaceutical companies. Clay Siegall has come up with outstanding strategies that Seattle Genetics uses in raising capital. The company has managed to secure more than $1.2 billion from both private and public funding. It conducted it first public offering plan in 2001.
Clay B. Siegall had worked for different pharmaceutical corporations before he founded Seattle Genetics. He was once a researcher at the Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute and served it as from 1991 to 1997. Siegall was also hired by the National Cancer Institute in 1988. The organization was his first employer. The scientist has had an opportunity to serve as a board member of various pharmaceutical corporations, and they include Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, Washington Roundtable, and BioPharmaceutica. Clay currently has more than 15 patents and has written approximately 70 publications.
Purina’s Beneful dog food line is available at all Target stores and on their website, Target.com. Beneful comes in both dry and wet food, and they offer various types of treats.
Beneful’s dry dog food comes in three different flavors: chicken, beef, and salmon. According to customer reviews, the Real Salmon flavor of Beneful’s dry food variety is the most loved flavor out of the three. The cost of dry food ranges anywhere from $5.49 for a 3.5 lb bag to $33.99 for a 40 lb bag.
Beneful’s soft food comes in various meat flavors, including chicken, beef, lamb, and turkey, all of which are mixed with grains and vegetables. The cost of their soft dog food ranges anywhere from $1.77 for a single 10 oz container to $10.59 for a pack of six 10 oz containers.
In addition to their dry and soft food varieties, Purina’s Beneful line also includes dog treats and snacks that your pet is sure to love. Their Baked Delights snacks, which feature savory flavors like apple, bacon, peanut butter, and cheese, range in price from $2.72 to $3.14. Break-N-Bites cost $6.99 per pack and come in chicken and beef flavors. Dental Twists and Dental Ridges, which will help improve your dog’s dental health with a nice, meaty taste, vary in price. For exact pricing, please contact or visit your local Target.
Even though Target has great deals on Purina’s Beneful dog food and treats, who doesn’t love coupons? To look for Beneful coupons, visit Coupons.Target.com/Coupons on your computer or smartphone, and click on the “pets” category. Select the ones you want so that you can print them out and use them on your next Beneful purchase at your local Target store!