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Victoria Doramus is a prolific individual with a variety of work experience. Her experience spans from creative to business, print to digital. She attended the University of Colorado, and ran the course for four years to earn her bachelor’s degree in mass communication and journalism. Her work as a writer proved that her interest in journalism worked to her benefit. One of her most notable moves was volunteering for the Amy Winehouse foundation, where she devoted several hours to undo the effects of addiction.

After volunteering for so long and getting a first hand look at the contagious nature of positive doing, Victoria Doramus set out to reproduce the optimism she saw in the Amy Winehouse foundation. Her, along with her coworkers, helped set up many charities as well as started her own. Some of these would include Room To Read and Best Friends Animal Society. Room To Read’s main audience is children of low-income neighborhoods and it focuses on giving them the tools and support to gain a good education and improve literacy. Best Friends Animal Society seeks to protect animals liable for mistreatment in shelters. Doramus has significantly reduced the number of animals killed in shelters, narrowing the count down to roughly 2 million per year.

Doramus’s gracious response towards a world in hurt is all that one could hope to do. Going from a personal assistant of a film director, to a writer, to a philanthropist, Victoria Doramus has the gift of healing. The world has a lot to gain from people willing to follow in her footsteps.

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Ara Chackerian is a businessperson who is also known for his work in philanthropy. Much of Mr. Chackerian’s work is focused on efforts by communities. Based in San Francisco, California, Ara Chackerian has been performing mainly in the field of healthcare. Here, he has been incorporating technology into healthcare services for years. He has a vast knowledge on how to combine the two to better the services provided by related institutions. Ara Chackerian’s interest in healthcare provision pushed him to pioneer TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) Health Solutions. This service aims at providing outpatient diagnostics in psychiatry. The service has been a solution for people suffering from depressive disorders.

Other than healthcare, Ara Chackerian has interests that span over youth development and environmental development causes. An instance of Mr. Chackerian’s interest in the environment is Limonapa Teak, a farm in Nicaragua that grows teak. The farm uses agricultural practices that are friendly to the environment. The practices also focus on enhancing the environment as opposed to destroying it in addition to providing jobs for the people living around it. Check out arachackerian.com

 

Ara Chackerian’s has shown his concern for the environment in the blogs he posts. For instance, he has explained the problem that came with Japan’s move on the country’s forestry plans. Japan, according to Ara Chackerian, cleared a large part of their forests that were decades old to make way for trees that grew faster. This move was meant to cater for the growing demand for construction materials in the 50s. The plan did not work as planned. The repercussions of the Buna Massacre, as it was labeled, hit both the people and the wildlife as well. The result of an estimated 17 million trees being cut down was planting foreign forests.

Years later, Ara Chackerian says that Japan’s forestry industry had reduced by more than half to $450 billion as of 2014. The people who worked in the industry were hit as well and most of them opted for other sources of income. The number reduced by two thirds from the original 146,000 workers. This small number of workers has resulted in an irregular growth of the forests. The result of this, according to Ara Chackerian, is floods and landslides in the country. You can visit their Facebook page.

 

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Overview

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.

Learn more: https://www.linkedin.com/in/francisco-domenech-307b32141

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.

Continue reading: https://www.holdingschannel.com/13f/hcr-wealth-advisors-top-holdings/

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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.