In July 2016, the hedge fund legend and major political donor George Soros was about to attend his first ever Democratic National Convention as the guest of Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton when he decided the most important thing on his agenda was to monitor the refugee crisis in the European Union. This story from Politico is a good example of how George Soros lives his life, not for the well-known Democrat is it important to obtain personal glories, but instead the needs of the neediest in the world always feature highly on his to do list; Soros may have backed the U.S. Presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton to the tune of around $25 million, but the thoughts of the man who broke the Bank of England in 1992 remain rooted in the problems of those who do not have access to their own basic human rights.
George Soros has built an impressive personal fortune of over $25 billion that has been based on the skills of the Hungarian born financial expert to predict political and social events occurring around the world; according to Forbes. The impressive business expert differs from many on Wall Street as he has led a life that sounds as though it was lifted directly from the pages of a book. Born in 1930, George Soros and his Jewish family were forced into hiding when Nazi German forces occupied the country and forced the patriarch of the family to used forged papers to keep his family alive as more than 500,000 Jewish community members in Hungary were slaughtered during the Holocaust; following the conclusion of World War II, George Soros found himself living under Communist rule in Hungary and set out as a refugee to study at the London School of Economics. Read this story at Politico.com about George Soros.
Although he established his Open Society Foundations global network of charitable groups in the 1980s, George Soros has become best known for his major political giving in the U.S. Soros made his political name during the 2004 election campaign with a $27 million investment made in the campaign of Democrat John Kerry in his losing battle to defeat incumbent President George W. Bush; the loss of the 2004 election led directly to the establishment of the George Soros backed Democracy Alliance that seeks to develop new ways of bringing liberal candidates to office in the U.S. In recent months, George Soros and his fellow major Democrat donors have become the fiercest critics of incoming President Donald Trump and have vowed to do everything in their power to battle the attempts of Republicans to destroy the legacy of President Barrack Obama.
Recently, One Planet Awards named Troy McQuagge the CEO of the Year. This global program seeks to honor business and professional success in all the industries around the globe. All corporations, including private and public organizations, non-profit and for profit organizations as well as start-ups, large and small entities, are eligible to submit their nominations for the award.
Troy said that he was honored to receive the prestigious award. He went on to dedicate the award to everyone at USHEALTH Group. Troy contended that this recognition is testament to the company’s commitment to providing the populace with quality and affordable healthcare. When he joined USHEALTH Group, his first duty was to turn around the corporation’s distribution agency, USHEALTH Advisors. Owing to his success with this intricate process, Troy was elected to serve as the president and chief executive officer of USHEALTH Group. Under his leadership, the organization has registered exceptional growth and enhanced profitability margins.
About Troy McQuagge
The insurance and sales professional has over three decades of experience in the highly competitive insurance industry. Owing to his unrivaled leadership and communication skills, Troy is able to develop workable solutions to address different intricate issues. He started his career at Allstate Insurance Company in 1983. In 1995, he joined United Insurance Company Inc.’s (UICI) Student Insurance Division. In 1997, he was elected to serve as UGA’s president. When HealthMarkets purchased UICI in 2006, Troy played an instrumental role in overseeing all the marketing processes of the new corporation. Under his visionary leadership, HealthMarkets’ Agency Marketing Group (AMG) made more than $1 billion in premium sales volume. This great achievement saw Selling Power Magazine and Stevie Awards recognize AMG as the Sales Organization of the Year.
Troy is an alumnus of the University of Central Florida where he graduated with a B.A. degree. At USHEALTH Group, Troy continues to inspire employees to develop innovative solutions that address the diverse needs of its clients. The Ft. Worth-based company has been providing world-class services to owners of small businesses and self-employed individuals. Troy has managed to enhance the corporation’s goal of combining employees’ talents to market its insurance products and provide excellent customer service.
Thor Halvorssen comes from the lineage of human right activists that recognizes that there should be freedom above all type of discussions. His father was arrested and tortured in the Caracas prison because of exposing the government corruption when he was working a drug informant. Halvorssen’s mother was shot while taking part in anti-Higo Chavez demonstration. Halvorssen doesn’t spend his time acting like a stereotypical activist. Rather he is a people person who is determined to making the world a better place. He is above average do-gooder. Watch Video Here .
Over the years he has come be known for disagreeing with the conservatives and terms himself as a liberal. This has well been illustrated through taking a strong stance against dictators and tyranny. His effort and determination toward fighting dictatorship and tyranny can be illustrated by the fact that he is president of the New York located Human Rights Foundation (HRF) that he started in 2015. Over time he has been a position to get 12 staff members. His team is committed to making it known about the authoritarianism that happens on every part of the world.
Halvorssen started his human right activism at an early age. His first time to be involved in human right welfare was in London in 1989 to illustrate the distress coursed by the South Africa apartheid regime. He chose to start Human Right Foundation after his mother was shot in 2004 during a political protest. This foundation is aimed at fighting for freedom of the political prisoners, enhancing tolerance, as well as democracy in Latin America. The work that is handled by the Foundation is based on the ideas of the International Covenant on the Liberty rights of 1976. Through the efforts of HRF seven political prisoners have been released. Apart from that, it has made the efforts of publishing two books regarding the individual rights as well as the obligations of the state.
In addition, Halvorssen founded the Oslo Freedom forum in which he also serves as the CEO. This is a forum whose main aim is to bring together human right activists. Halvorssen has achieved a lot by helping others enjoy universal freedoms.
For a lot of new business owners, they know how important it is to move to a different country in order to expand their companies. If you are trying to grow as a new business, it might be a good idea for you to consider expanding into the Brazilian real estate market. You will find that there is plenty of real estate in Brazil that you can purchase for a good quality price and then begin to use each and every day. This is why so many people are choosing to move to Brazil with their companies and are finding it to be incredibly beneficial when it comes to their next essential revenue.
One of the only problems that you might face when it comes to moving to Brazil is finding a good quality construction company that will be able to build the infrastructure that you need to grow your company. One of the best construction companies in Brazil is known as Construcap and they have literally worked with thousands of different companies and businesses very much like your own to get the building that you require. This is why it is very important for you to contact them to see if they can take you on and begin building what you need so that you are able to begin moving to Brazil with ease.
It is a good idea for you to consider moving to Brazil just because of the different opportunities that await you here and the fact that you are going to easily be able to increase the amount of money that you are able to make without having to do very much on your own part. The market in Brazil is incredibly beneficial for so many company owners and can be exactly what you need to make the revenue you require. A good way for you to begin this specific process is to contact Construcap and see if they can take you on as a client to begin working with what you need at the current moment. This is a great company to trust and begin using for your own personal and business needs so that you can finally get the building that you require to build a company that you have always dreamed of owning. https://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Construcap
Chris Burch is one of the most successful entrepreneurs of our time and is invested in many different sectors, and over 50 companies. He is the founder and co-founder of brands such as Tory Burch and C. Wonder and is also one of the investors in Poppins, Ed by Ellen De Generes, Cocoon9, Trademark, and Nihiwatu. His net worth is estimated to be over a billion dollars and is firm Burch Creative Capital continues to look for new business opportunities that have the scope of growth and providing returns.
In one of his recent ventures, he invested in a hostel situated on a remote Indonesian island and completely transformed it in collaboration with hotelier James McBride. The investment of $30 million he put into Nihiwatu, the name of the hostel turned five-star hotel, helped in completely transforming it and giving it a whole new look. Moreover, it is named as the best hotel in the world by Travel + Leisure, which is a big deal, considering it is one of the most popular travel sites in the world. The resort hotel aims to provide a unique and personalized holiday experience to its elite guest, with services such as luxurious villa, spa, personal butler, a waterfall bath, and more.
Chris Burch has been an entrepreneur from the time he was in college and sold sweaters when he was still an undergraduate. He has invested in other diverse sectors, such as lifestyle apparel, real estate, restaurants, organic foods, raw foods, healthcare, and more. He consistently researches on global market trends and consumers’ interest and behavior and tries to look for opportunities that have the potential to deliver what customers are looking for. It is his foresightedness and business acumen that helped him discover, found and invest in some of the biggest brands in the country and make himself a billionaire.
AXA Advisors is a top firm that has majored in offering financial and insurance services. It is dedicated to ensuring that all its clients accomplish their financial objectives. AXA Group is a France-based enterprise that operates internationally and is regarded as the leading provider of insurance services. The firm has been growing at an average rate of 14 percent for the past eight years. AXA was established in 1859. Since then, it has acquired various companies and created mergers with others so as to boost its international growth.
AXA Advisors has a goal of assisting its customers to attain financial independence when they retire. It offers them a broad range of products and services that address the varying needs of the clients. The company is served by several agents who are based in different parts of the globe, and this has allowed it to access a wide market.
The senior executive president of the company is known as Vincent Parascandoa. He is an experienced finance professional, and his leading roles at the firm include recruiting, sales, bettering the business’s management, sales, retention, and improving the skills of new and skilled financial professionals. Mr. Parascandola has been serving in the sector since 1987. His first employer was Prudent, which hire him to act as an agent. He offered excellent service to the firm and was designated as the National Rookie of the Year. Vincent was later given a position at MONY Life Insurance Company in 1990. He served local and regional offices of the firm. In 2004, Parascandola was hired by AXA Advisors. His first role was to co-manage its New York Metro branch, and he was later promoted to serve as The Advantage Group’s CEO.
Vincent Parascandola is highly respected for his leadership skills. He has won various awards, which include the Career Development and Master Agency Award. The two prices are sponsored by GAMA. Parascandola is a sought-after public speaker and has been invited to various events to offer speeches. He once served the Florida Chapter as its president. Vincent is a graduate of the New York-based Pace University where he studied science.
A video contest where people all over vote for 10 video entrants. The contest is called “Inspired by Israel” where 80 individuals create videos about the people of Israel. The meaning of these video are to entertain, educate and inspire people. With a grand prize of $8,000.
The sponsors of the contest are Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation. Last years grand prize video “Superman’s Got Nothing On Isreal.” Adam Milstein says this contest is a dynamic way to show the world all about Isreal. Jewish Journal and Jerusalem Post shared last years winning video.
A philanthropist and an Isreal real estate investor, Adam Milstein, the actual sponsor of the video contest. A gentleman who served in the Yom Kippur War shortly after he joined Israeli Defense Forces. Adam Morrison a graduate of Technion earning his degree in business and econmics. In 1974, Milstein married and then moved to the United States Of America. Maintain then furthered his education by attending athe University of Southern California earning his degree in Master of Business Administration.
Adam Milstein managing partner of Hager Pacific Properties. Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation which of course was founded by him and his wife. The foundation sponsors education to students to identify Jewish Roots. Milstein co-founder of the Israeli American Council. In 2016, Adam Milstein named “The Top 100 People Positively Influncing Jewish Life.” Milstein is a co-founder of the Israeli-American Council, the fastest-growing Jewish organization in America, and was recently named National Chairman of this group. He was born in Haifa, Israel.
Christmas is one of the top stressful times of the year. What was meant to be a jolly, joyous holiday with family and friends has become a rat race for gifts, decorations, party planning, it’s insane! The Holiday scramble can cause you to pull your hair out, or crumble in your chair and hope anyone else will take care of everything.
Along came a Christmas miracle by the name of Wengie, ready to renew your Christmas spirit with a few ‘do it yourself’ life hacks. Colorful and fun, Wengie gives easy lessons on brightening the holiday cheer that is enjoyable for the whole family to do together.
Fascinating ways to re-purpose items in your home, making them fanciful and festive is her main goal. A wonderful Wengie example is a do it yourself snow globe. Grab an empty mason jar, glue your chosen decoration to the bottom of the lid, place fake snow into the jar, finally screw the lid back. Flip it over so it is standing on the lid, and now we have a winter wonderland in a bottle. A jar that would otherwise have been thrown away is now a piece of art that can be pulled out every Christmas.
Abundant ideas are artfully displayed in Wengie’s video. As you wrap your presents, Wengie will show you a skillful way to hide the garbage of scrap paper or plastic bags, so that if you want to grab a quick selfie or pet picture, no one will see the mess.
Extra diapers lying around? Let Wengie show everyone how to turn those extra nappies into safe instant snow. Ready for a festive celebration? Turn disposable red solo cups into something fun for your guests with Wengie’s simple and adorable Santa sash. Inexpensive, easy, your party guests will be talking about them for days. Best of all, you will not need to do the dishes.
Life hacks abound in this video to take your holidays from ho hum to HO HO HO!
One thing that could be said about Israel is that it has a rich history. However, not everyone is aware of all of the features that are found in the culture of Israel. Therefore, there have been videos made by 10 contestants that people are going to voting on in order to see which video gets shown to some elite judges. The whole point of these videos is to show the world how Israel has inspired the video maker. Given that the contestants are competing for which video is going to be the top video to be shown to the judges, it is likely that these videos are created to amaze the viewer.
There are a lot of influential Israeli leaders that are in support of this video. Adam Milstein is one of them. He says that this is an opportunity to show people all of the richness of Israel. Adam has a lot of passion for his people. He knows that his people are a good example of a culture that is respectable. He himself does everything he can to be an example of someone who is very respectable in the Israeli community. Among the things he does is work as an entrepreneur and run foundations for the Israeli state and community.
This isn’t the first time that the country has run a contest for the video that is going to be picked to showcase Israel. Last year, a contest was run that has resulted in the video titled “Superman’s Got Nothing On Israel” being voted as the winning video of the contest. The ten day voting period is in effective. This is a really exciting event to be a part of. For one thing, people who vote on the project get to see all of the videos and be inspired by them.
Top Texan lobbyist Andrea McWilliams has been a force to be reckoned with throughout her political career, starting as a Chief of Staff at the tender age of 21 and becoming one of the top fundraisers in the entire state. Her track record of using persuasion and patience combined with grace and tenacity has caught the attention of many national news agencies such as FOX News, Newsweek, USA Today and CNN, who have all reported on her determination and skill.
Specifically in the Texas political scene, Andrea McWilliams managed to pass $100 million in incentives to have her state accomodate the world’s most advanced clean coal power plant capable of of capturing carbon. In 2007, she was given due credit for her role in saving a $3 billion cancer research package and has even represented nonprofit cancer prevention groups like the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and KillCancer. McWilliams also works alongside her husband Dean McWilliams as a lobby team made up of a Democrat and a Republican, offering fair representation for both sides of the aisle.
With regards to her impressive portfolio, it is no surprise that Andrea McWilliams has been a proud recipient for many well-earned awards, such as the Austin Business Journal’s “Profiles in Power” and the finalist award for the Texas Women’s Chamber of Commerce’s “Texas Businesswoman of the Year” for 2016. In addition to both of these presitigious awards, Mcwilliams has also been recognized by the Girl Scouts of Central Texas with the “Woman of Distinction” award, and in this year received the award of “Style Setter” by Austin Fashion Week, relating to her dedicated work of local Texan nonprofit groups.
Today, Andrea McWilliams resides in the historic neighborhood of Old Enfield with her husband as they raise their three children, while they continue their duo lobbying. In the meantime, McWiliams also involes herself in philanthropist work, relegating her years of experience to help mentor young women in central Texas, and being an active member in St. David’s Toast of the Town committee.