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Francisco J. Domenech was born on April 29, 1978. As a child, Francisco lived in Ocala, Florida. In his teenage years, Francisco went to the Blessed Trinity Catholic School and Forest High School. After graduating from high school, Francisco earned two degrees. His Bachelor of Arts degree with his major in political science and his Juris Doctor degree was both earned at the University of Puerto Rico in 1999 and then in 2003.

Family Background

Francisco comes from a long line of family politics. His uncle, Manuel Domenech, was a member of the first Puerto Rico House of Representatives, serving two terms in 1902 and 1904. Francisco’s uncle served as Commissioner of the Interior. He was the first Puerto Rican to hold this position. Later, he was appointed the treasurer of Puerto Rico from 1930 to 1935. Read more about Francisco Domenech on Crunchbase.

Professional Background

In 2005, Francisco was appointed Director of the Office of Legislative Services of Puerto Rico. He oversaw a staff of around 120 staff members and an operating budget of $10 million. During his tenure as director, he reduced the team, expanded the Tomas Bonilla Legislative Library, and operated a three-year intern program of around 100 interns. For four years in a row as director, the division had annual budget surpluses.

Currently, Francisco operates his bipartisan government affairs firm in Puerto Rico. Francisco Domenech is also a routine political commentator for several media television channels in Puerto Rico.

Philanthropy

Francisco Domenech has contributed his time and talents to many philanthropic efforts. His charitable contributions include the Clinton Foundation, the Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, to name a few.

Politics

Francisco latest political accomplishment includes being campaign manager for Jenniffer Gonzalez in her run for the Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico seat in Washington, D.C. On November 8, 2016, Francisco led her campaign to history. Jennifer Gonzalez was elected the first woman and youngest person to represent Puerto Rico in the Congress of the United States.

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Early Success

Alex Hern has been in the technology industry for nearly two decades. He is an innovative entrepreneur with a passion & initiative for success. Early on in his career, Hern cofounded Inktomi which sold to Yahoo. In addition, Alex Hern has served and still serves on many boards for technology companies and aids in their success. He has cofounded a handful of companies which have gone on to do great things. Recently, Alex Hern founded a virtual reality company based out of San Diego, CA called Tsunami. He is the current CEO of the tech organization. The virtual reality industry is one that has extreme potential and could likely be involved in several aspects of life in the future. As a visionary leader with years of experience in the industry, Hern has witnesses the unlimited capabilities of virtual reality and wants to capitalize on the opportunities the industry has to offer. Learn more about Alex Hern at Bloomberg.

Tsunami Virtual Reality Inc.

The virtual reality industry can be used in several aspects of life. The technology can be used for individuals & almost every category in business. It can be used to simulate trainings, and product testing. There are many opportunities for the product in business. Tsunami has products which focus primarily on business opportunities. Tsunami aims to transform the workplace and help assist organizations in many business practices. It can simplify virtual business meetings, create 3D simulations of products, and increase visualization tools. The convenience and simplicity that the virtual products bring to the table are impressive. Alex Hern is overseeing the organization and has high hopes for the future success of the organization. He has an excellent track record of success in the market. With the guidance that Alex Hern offers, the company has the resources to be successful. Learn more about Alex at UCSD.edu.

Dr. Sameer Jejurikar is a medical doctor based in Dallas, Texas. He has been practicing in the field for over 20 years. As a prolific plastic surgeon, one of his goals is to make plastic surgery operations more safe and effective. During an interview with the Medical Daily Times, Dr. Sameer Jejurikar states that his passion for what he does is what guides him. He acknowledges that plastic surgeons have to work tremendously hard to complete training and that not all doctors love plastic surgery. He does not take it for granted and remains humble but thirsty for knowledge that can better his practice.

Making safety a priority throughout the country within the plastic surgery field is a vision of his. With Dallas being an expanding territory his work is more important than ever. A lot of people come from other states to get special procedures done every day so he is tending to more than just Texas locals. His practice has grown exponentially over the last several years. The large reason beyond the efficient service he provides is the level of care and compassion for his patients. Genuinely passionate about the art of plastic surgery, he is intrigued by the fact he gets to build something and see the results in real time. Plastic surgery has grown tremendously in popularity over the last decade so he is constantly searching for innovative yet safe ways to enhance his work. He also gives lectures throughout the year informing the public and the medical population about plastic surgery. He has plans to improve several procedures that are currently very popular such as the Brazilian Butt Lift. The seminars he speaks at also includes open forums so that he may answer any questions that people may have for the knowledgeable doctor. Dr. Sameer Jejurikar believes having these types of conferences helps prepare doctors for the future.

Find out more about Sameer Jejurikar: https://about.me/jejurikar

 

In recent news, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) let the public know that Robert Ivy, chief executive officer of the AIA, has been honored with the Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award. The award was given to Mr. Ivy by the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters (MIAL), and it is the first time in the history of the award that it has been granted to an architect. The award is given to Mississippi-based art patrons or artists that have an impressive body of work that they have created over the course of their life.

Robert Ivy received the Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award alongside Andrew Cary Young who is a stained-glass artist that calls Jackson, Mississippi his home. The president of the AIA, Carl Elefante, commented that Ivy deserved the award for his work as an architect, editor, and author and that he is the right man to serve as an ambassador for the field of architecture. Ivy is now part of a very exclusive club of Mississippi-based artists or art patrons that includes Shelby Foote, Eudora Welty, Walter Anderson, Leontyne Price, and, none other than, Morgan Freeman.

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Before becoming a part of the AIA, Robert Ivy worked with the Architectural Record as its editor-in-chief. He earned a spread of awards while there, and one of the more well known awards he received was a National Magazine Award. Robert Ivy has helped to dramatically expand the AIA so that it is now very well known all over the world. Under his leadership, the membership levels of the organization have risen to an all time high.

Alpha Rho Chi, the national architecture fraternity, granted Robert Ivy the title “Master Architect” in 2010. The University of Arkansas Fay Jones School of Architecture also gave him the Dean’s Medal, and Ivy wrote a very popular book about the life story of Fay Jones. The president of the MIAL gave Ivy more praise when she commented that no one from Mississippi has made the world of architecture more available to the public than he has. Ivy continues to do the best he can to build a “bridge” between the public and the profession of architecture.

Find more about Robert Ivy: http://www.zdnet.com/article/qa-robert-ivy-ceo-the-american-institute-of-architects/

Luiz Carlos Trabuco began his career in the banking industry at the age of 17 when he got a job as a teller at the Bradesco Bank. He continued working there while attending school and achieving his degree in philosophy from the Faculty of Philosophy, Sciences and Letters of São Paulo de Marília. He worked hard at the bank and soon was promoted to work in their lending department. He quickly learned all he could and was given the title of manager of the department. Learn more about Luis Carlos Trabuco at bloomberg.com.

After many years working at the bank, Luiz Carlos Trabuco was offered the position of CEO of the company after the current CEO decided to retire. He quickly moved into the position and began building the companies ratings in the industry. Bradesco Bank became one of the largest banks in Brazil. Luiz Carlos Trabuco was named CEO of the year by Forbes magazine in 2016. Over the years, Luiz Carlos Trabuco has served on many boards for different organizations and has brought his experience and knowledge to each of them. Read this article at Info Money.

Bradesco Bank has been named the top bank in the country under his leadership and he was named one of the top 100 entrepreneurs in the world. Luiz Carlos has been working for the bank for many years and has developed its working model over time so that it is easier for most people to get financing for many reasons. The bank is currently working with many developers in the country to build in rural areas where access to needed services are limited.

Luiz Carlos Trabuco spends most of his leisure time visiting with family and friends and has been known to spend a lot of time in area parks practicing yoga. He believes that using yoga allows him to free his mind so that he can focus better on his business pursuits. He has earned many awards personally and for his company over the years and does not seem to be slowing down any time soon. Luiz Carlos continues to increase the banks popularity and business profits every year. He has shown no indication of retiring anytime soon.

Check: https://www.istoedinheiro.com.br/o-bradesco-de-brandao-trabuco/

HCR Wealth Advisors is a financial services firm based in Los Angeles, California. The firm specializes in providing individual financial advice and wealth management for individuals. Over the years, the firm has proven that its main focus is on its clients. The firm looks to establish lifelong relationships with its clients through in-depth communication and regular investment education. These things have proven to help clients cope with unexpected financial situations. HCR Wealth Advisors also offers clients security and confidentiality, so their privacy is always protected. Over the last 25 years, HCR Wealth Advisors has provided personalized financial advice. As a result, many clients have been with the firm for over ten years.

One of the things that makes HCR Wealth Advisors unique is that it aims to work for the client. This means that each advisor finds a financial plan that works best for the client. An advisor will work closely with a client to prepare and organize a comprehensive set of wealth management solutions. Clients will be sure to get all of the accommodation they need in order to reach their unique financial goals.

According to Brightscope, clients who work with HCR Wealth Advisors will benefit from advisors who are there to provide advice, not sell them anything. They can also invest their funds in whatever best suits their needs rather than proprietary investment products. HCR Wealth Advisors does not accept commissions from financial services companies that offer mutual funds or from money managers of proprietary products. Those who work with HCR Wealth Advisors (@HcrWealth) will also not have to worry about getting financial advice that has a conflict of interest with their own strategy for investing. All of the accounts that clients have with this firm are held in a SIPC insured institution.

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Ted Bauman, is an editor and writer who talks about low risk investment strategies and asset protection. He has maintained a career working at Banyan Hill Publishing sharing with readers how to make the best decisions when it comes to protecting and further their money. Ted Bauman was born and raised in Washington DC. He received his post graduate degree in economics and history from the University of Cape Town in South Africa. He also spent a quality amount of time with Habitat for Humanity that where he traveled around Latin American and the Caribbean. Ted Bauman established Slum Dwellers International that services over 14 million people in about 35 countries.

With this experience, Bauman thought it was be good for people to know about disaster proofing their valuables. Here are some of the things he recommends.

Home Safe or Lock Box

If you are going to invest in these, make sure they are waterproof and fireproof. With larger valuables, such as precious artworks or even guns, Bauman says you should consider ordering a custom safe and bolt it down. Ted Bauman reminds us that, your home probably isn’t the best place to keep all of your valuables. He does understand that it’s natural to keep our valuables close, but its not a safe idea overall. Learn more about Ted on Forexvestor.com.

Bank Safe Deposit Box

This is certainly safer than your home when comes to securing liquid assets. Everything is nicely locked so no one can find them, but they are still available when you need them. The only downside is insuring your valuables. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp doesn’t cover them at all. Additionally, for some more bad news, Greece was told by the government to surrender all deposit boxes in the mist of their well known financial crisis. This has never been the case in the U.S., however, Ted Bauman says it’s still something to consider and think about.

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Foreign Bank Safe Deposit Boxes

Switzerland offers a great secure storage for its customers. There are very safe jurisdictions protecting clients from government confiscation and they don’t have to comply with foreign court orders. Any U.S. citizen who is hamming for your wealth has to take it up with a foreign court.

Foreign Independent Vaults

If you are capable of finding a discreet foreign vault company, this is even better. They are not subjected to IRS requirements or government regulation. The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act says you do not have to report assets such as precious metals or even cash. Visit the website tedbaumanguru.com to learn more.

Wes Edens is a businessman who once dreamed of managing his own financial company. He graduated from the Oregon State University, taking up a Bachelor of Science degree, with a major in Finance and Business Administration. Knowing that his career would revolve around the financial and business sector, he started looking for a job at the top financial institutions in the country. After sending his resume to dozens of companies across the United States, The Lehman Brothers started contacting him, offering him a job as a managing director. He accepted the offer and began his career in the financial sector back in the year 1987.

Wes Edens started to know more about how a financial and investment firm works, and he also learned a lot of techniques based on his observation. He memorized these techniques by heart, hoping that he could also use it someday. He worked with the Lehman Brothers for six years, before he decided to quit and looked for a new job. In 1993, he was hired by the BlackRock Assets Investors, and he was given the position as a managing director, the same job title that was given to him at the Lehman Brothers. He met Rob Kauffman and Randal Nardone when he was an employee at the BlackRock Assets Investors, and together, the three planned to establish their financial and investment firm.

Wes Edens resigned from the BlackRock Assets Investors, and he joined the other three in establishing their own business. They named their new company as the Fortress Investment Group, and it was launched in 1998. It was difficult for them to manage an investment firm at first because they would have to get the trust of their clients. The three founders never surrendered, and they managed to get their first set of clients who will be working with them to success. Wes Edens and his colleagues have a great insight on how to manage their clients’ assets, and because of their impressive work, their clients started to refer them to other people, and their client base grew. From managing a few million dollars, the company is now known to handle $65 billion worth of assets.Aside from managing the Fortress Investment Group, Wes Edens is also known for managing sports teams, like the Milwaukee Bucks that is playing for the NBA, and the FlyQuest team that is playing for the League of Legends, an online MMORPG game.

Throughout their existence, the Ismailis have been living under the guidance of hereditary Imam. They also trace their roots to Imamat through the hereditary succession of Prophet Muhammad. 1,400 years later, the Ismailis have spread into 25 countries under the leadership of Shafik Sachedina, an experienced community leader. Aside from serving in this community, he is also the head of Jamati Institutions located in France. He organizes different events for these institutions with the aim of disseminating knowledge about their culture.

What the Institute Does

The London Institute of Ismaili Studies promotes studying Muslim culture with the aim of helping people understand Islam while fostering better relationships with people of diverse religions. Moreover, it helps the Ismaili people have conferences together thereby, discussing different subjects like esoteric Islam and the future of their religion.

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Education

In matters of education, Dr. Shafik Sachedina attended Guy’s Hospital School and studied dental surgery. After graduating, he relocated to England and started practicing as an entrepreneur. Majorly, he invested in the healthcare system where he held senior positions at the Aga Khan Development Network Committee and FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance International.

Sachedina at Sussex Healthcare

Besides supporting the growth of Institute of Ismaili Studies, Dr. Shafik Sachedina is the head cheerleader of Sussex Healthcare. This is a group of healthcare services companies that have been providing excellent health care services to the older generation. For more than 25 years now, the company has been tailoring its services to fit into the needs of its clients. With health being a sensitive issue especially for older people, Sussex Healthcare comes up with viable strategies that create a comfortable environment for patients.

The Observation

Even with tremendous workload under his belt, Dr. Sachedina is well versed with the value of providing quality healthcare for patients. He manages residential healthcare by instigating ample time for patients to enjoy social activities. Besides, the organization is always open to cater to patients irrespective of the time they need care. It is evident that Sachedina is a qualified business and community leader who utilizes his wealth of knowledge in improving people’s lives.

See: https://www.cqc.org.uk/provider/1-101716401

Wesley Robert Edens, chairman and Co-Founder of Fortress Investment Group, is an American billionaire investor who amassed good wealth that saw him join the top 1000 list of the world’s wealthiest people. In 2007, he appeared as the 297th in the Forbes’ list of top 400 wealthiest Americans. A year later, Wes was listed as the 962nd in the Forbes list of the world’s wealthiest people.Before joining the corporate world, Wes Edens pursued his studies at the Oregon State University and graduated with Bachelor’s Degree in Finance. Afterwards, he worked in numerous organizations, holding various influential positions.

Wes Edens became the CEO of his co-founded Group, Fortress Investment Limited in April 1998, a position he served in till July 2003. Currently, Wes holds various positions at Fortress. He has been the principal, Private Equity Chief Investment Officer, Head of the Private Equity, the President of Private Equity, and the Co-Chairman of Fortress from August 2017. From December the same year, he has also been serving as the firm’s co-Chief Executive Officer. While at Fortress, Wes Edens has been responsible for the publicly traded alternative investment and private equity business.

As an experienced employee and administrator, Wes Edens has considerably stretched his career achievements to other firms as well. He is currently the Newcastle Investment Holding LLC’s Chief Executive Officer and its Chairman of the Board of Directors. He is the Trustee, United States Ski and Snowboard Team Foundation. Wes became a member of Drive Shark Inc where he has been serving as the chairman since 2002. In 2008, he became the chairman of the Board of Directors of Florida East Coast Holdings Corp. He still holds that position to date. In 2010, Wes became the chairman of the Board of Directors, both for Springleaf Finance Corporate and Springleaf Finance, Inc.In the past years, Wes also served in other organizations at various capacities. From June 2002 to February 2007, he was Newcastle Investment Holdings’ CEO. He also served at Eurocastle Investment Limited as the Chief Executive Officer from October 2002 to April 2006.