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The Democratic candidate for President of the United States, Bernie Sanders, is very well known for his advocacy for a socialist government. He is serving his second term in the U.S Senate after a massive re-election wins back in the year 2012. Bernie Sanders is indeed an authentic leader with American people at heart having served as a congressman in the house of representatives for more than 15 years, and still gearing on to sit on the big seat to revolutionize the United States.

Bernie Sanders’ vision to create a socialist government in the United States can be the next game changer in the modern administrative system in U.S. According to Thor Halvorssen, having a socialist government is totally normal as long as there are integrated policies, powers, and constitutional rights governing the people.

Bernie Sanders is looking forward to forming a government which incorporates socialism policies. The systems will guarantee every citizen of United States have access to the essential commodities and protection of human rights. This will be the next thing American people experience from the arms of governance to tackle the exploitation of human rights.

The candidate, Bernie Sanders, has proved his real motives and intentions to a socialist structure in his government once he sets in through his involvement of the people of the United States to make a willing monetary contribution towards his campaigns. This shows the voters the kind of future they will experience togetherness and supporting each other in times of needs.

This evolution of a socialism structured governance will advocate the control and regulation of the political and economical as a social organization owned by the United States community as a whole. This will oversee and enhance the freedom in the production, distribution and exchanged of essential goods and services, improving the standards of living and welfare of the Americans. The best way indeed to eradicate poverty and diminishing the gap between the rich and everyone else.

Thor Halvorssen believes that democratic socialism will succeed not by the distribution of wealth but through finding effective ways to create more wealth for the United States to overcome poverty. He fully supports the Bernie Sanders’ movement in realizing the Americans dream. It’s indeed a future to believe.

More information for Thor Halvorssen:

http://www.weeklystandard.com/troublemaker-for-tyrants/article/899824

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A compliance officer is not a title that everyone is familiar with because the profession has been around for a short time. However, it is my belief that it is gaining popularity with the passage of time. The CEO of the Society of Corporate Compliance &Ethics, Roy Snell, stated that the role of a compliance officer is to implement systems that prevent, fix and identify regulatory and ethical issues. This is done by the use of familiar tools such as risk assessments, education, investigation and audits.
In a span of 20 years, the profession has grown from zero professionals to the current tens of thousands of compliance officers handling different functions. The demand for compliance experts has risen because of the state and federal rules as well as regulations touching on the business sector. According to Cathie Mackenzie, the general counsel and vice president of Island View Casino, corporate compliance is the fastest growing career with high chances for advancement.
In my opinion, not everyone understands the role of a compliance officer. At times, people think that the compliance officers make up the rules and that they are punitive. Snell maintains that the above statement is not true and adds that there are many similar myths. Compliance officers have enough rules. Their major function is to ensure that companies follow rules. Anyone who wants to be a compliance officer needs to be endowed with people skills, technical skills and the ability to influence a company’s leadership. Majority of the problems experienced in different firms are developed over a couple of years because of the lack of personnel that can influence leadership. This information was originally published on Mississippi Business Journal.
About Helane Morrison
Helane Morrison is the Chief Compliance Officer of Hall capital Partners LLC. She is also the Managing Director and General Counsel of the firm. Before joining the firm in 2007, Helane was working at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s San Francisco Office. She served as a district administrator between 1999 and 2007. Later, she was elevated to the position of a regional director. At the firm, she was mandated with the duty of litigation, securities enforcement and regulatory matters.
In addition, Morrison practiced law at Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, and Falk & Rabkin for ten years. She specialized on defense of private securities action and business litigation. Prior to joining the private practice field, Helane was a law clerk for Hon. Richard Posner of the U.S. Court of Appeals and Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun. Helane is a member of the Hedge Fund Subcommittee of the American Bar Association and the Regional Parks Foundation. 

 

Lime Crime is a cosmetics company that was founded eight years ago and is based out of Las Angeles, California. It is a unique company because it embodies the idea that makeup is an extension of self. This belief has inspired them to produce advanced and original cosmetics which include bright shades and unique color pallets. It is their hope that consumers will use these trend-setting products as a form of self expression. Lime Crime has an innovative way to market their product. They use social media as a platform and currently have 2.5 million followers on Instagram. Fans of the products post pictures of themselves using Lime Crime cosmetics is creative ways. The company’s website is also unique because it features the “on-lip” swatch. Instead of using images of models, the company displays it’s products on actual people who have purchased the makeup. Their goal is to create a real life shopping experience. All of this innovation comes from the heart and mind of Lime Crime’s creator, Doe Deere.
Doe Deere, who is also known as the “Queen of Unicorns”, is the founder and CEO of Lime Crime. She immigrated from Russia to the United States when she was seventeen and embodies the idea of the American dream. Deere’s original dream was to be a musician. She followed this dream while living in New York City and in doing so she met her husband Mark. Not only is Mark her business partner, but she also identifies him as the person who has impacted her life the most. She is a self proclaimed girly girl and loves bright colors, her favorite being lime green.
Deere views makeup as a way to express herself and this is the idea which she has built her company on. She believes that everyone is unique and seeks to empower others to express themselves. She is a very positive and optimistic person and treats those around her with love and respect. Deere is an animal lover so it is important to her that her cosmetics are produced in a cruelty free manor. She is a strong leader who oversees the operations of Lime Crime in an inspired and motivating manor.

To find out more bout Doe Deere and Lime Crime, visit www.doedeere.com.

For a lot of individuals, investing can be a difficult and time-consuming task. If you have ever invested before in the past, you know how important it is for you to make a good decision and to consider it for yourself. The problem that a lot of people have is that they have issues with getting the most out of their investment decisions. When you are working with a professional who can help with these investments, it is obviously a better decision for those who wish to make the most out of this for themselves and see what is best suited to meeting their needs.

 

Once you make the decision to begin investing, it is a good idea to think about hiring a pro like Martin Lustgarten. Martin Lustgarten has helped a range of people with their investments and this can be a great option for you over time. Make sure that you work with a professional like Martin Lustgarten because they are there to assist you in all different things for yourself. Once you decide to go with an expert like this, he is there to assist in your investment needs. One thing that sets Martin Lustgarten apart from other investment bankers out there is his experience and knowledge in the field. He has worked with hundreds of people to give them the results that they need to get their finances built.

 

You will find that working with a professional like Martin Lustgarten helps tremendously and can be a great way for you to feel confident. You will never have to worry about the fact that you are investing on your own or that this is a problem for you with time. It is important that you feel confident in your investment decisions, and this can easily be done when working with Martin Lustgarten because of the experience that he has in this particular industry.

More information for Martin Lustgarten:

https://www.crunchbase.com/person/martin-lustgarten#/entity

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Cambridge Who’s Who is known for helping its members become a better version of their self. What Cambridge Who’s Who does for its members is remarkable. The organization develops a platform that enhances the careers of their members.

That platform includes networking opportunities, image development enhancement and career tips that help members move to the next level in their chosen fields. There are more than 400,000 members of Cambridge Who’s Who and most of those members are located in the United States, England, New Zealand, Australia and Canada. Members hold a wide variety of positions in the top industries in the world. Education, law, healthcare and finance professionals make up a large portion of the membership.
Each year, Cambridge Who’s Who honors two women and two men from every industry for their professional accomplishments. Receiving that honor is not taken lightly by the members. Once members become a Cambridge Who’s Who honoree new doors open thanks to the tools that the organization provides with the honor.

One of the 2016 recipients of the Cambridge Who’s Who professional recognition award is Brian Bonar. Brian Bonar is a San Diego-based financial expert. He is the current CEO of Dalrada Financial Corporation.
According to PR News Wire and Equilar, Bonar is proud of the success that businesses enjoy thanks to Dalrada’s human resource packages. Dalrada executives offer their services to businesses that need help organizing their internal structure. Bonar acts as the spearhead that guides the Dalrada team through the complexities that exist in the human resource industry.

Government regulations and the constant changes that occur in business make it difficult for businesses to keep up when it comes to offering employees incentives that keep them productive and happy. Dalrada offers those companies the tools they need to achieve their internal goals – www.modernluxury.com/riviera-san-diego/story/the-new-frontier.

Being the head of a financial company is just one of the things listed on Bonar’s extensive resume. Bonar is a successful San Diego entrepreneur. His interests include real estate development, restaurant ownership, and other successful business ventures.

His current project is a 144-acre entertainment venue just outside of the city of San Diego. Bonar’s other project is Bellamy’s, the new upscale French bistro that is creating an upbeat buzz in town.

But Mr. Bonar is especially proud of being a 2016 Cambridge Who’s Who honoree. Brian’s attitude is to pay honors like the Cambridge Who’s Who honor forward by helping other business people achieve the kind of success he has enjoyed the past 30 years. Brian is considered a team player that has special talents and he uses those talents to help people and businesses around the world.

In an interview billionaire, Charles Koch suggested he could support Hillary Clinton for president. He said that it was also possible she would be a better president. Koch has for many years donate money to many political candidates. This time, however, he surprised many when he suggested that he could support a Democrat. Mr. Charles Koch has always championed candidates from conservative and Republicans side, therefore, is assumed by many Democrats to be a rival.

Charles G. Koch born on November 1st, 1935 is an American businessman, political donor, and philanthropist. Together with his brother David, owns the Koch Industries and is the chairman of the board. They inherited the business from their father and later expanded it. Koch Industries was reported by a Forbs Survey to be the second biggest privately held company by revenue in U.S. Charles was educated at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has a Bachelor of Science in general engineering, Masters of Science in mechanical engineering and a second M.S. in chemical engineering. After school, Koch worked for Arthur D. Little, Inc. In 1961, Koch joined his father’s business (Rock Island & Refining Company). Koch then in 1967, became the president of the company and in the same year, he renamed the business Koch Industries in honor of his father. Charles Koch is a liberal and has formerly identified with libertarian.

Charles Koch saying that supporting Hillary was possible would indeed surprise Donald Trump. Reason being that both Trump and Koch are conservatives. Charles Koch grounds of not backing Trump seems to be because of the challenges he will face in the general election.

The Republican party seems to be in problem, that runs down to the donors. The party faces the risk of being financially drained. Donald Trump will need more funds than he already has. Charles Koch issues are not about money but reasons behind that cash. Ted Cruz had been chosen as a candidate to lead the party and funded to be the candidate in an unconventional means that some would consider a coup.

Mr. Koch must have noticed the crony elements of capitalists and his particular dislike for them. The reason by some to support Cruz was to oppose Trump, who some assumed lacked presidency credibility. Koch and many other donors from his generation have been in the movement along Republican party since Ronald Reagan.

Donald Trump should try and talk more politics based on regulations, taxes, public pension, commercial liability, welfare, education policing. Reagan and many others won with the help of Koch and others of his time.

Charles Koch might just support Trump if he changed the way he does politics.

Additional Links:

http://www.progressive.org/news/2014/07/187769/his-dad-charles-koch-was-bircher-new-documents

Diversant offers information technology staffing solutions using transformative ideas. In a day of continuously evolving technology, staffing resources are essential for ensuring a competitive advantage. At the core of these services is the application of diversity, which can bring innovation and problem-solving through a variety of viewpoints.

As a principal executive, Mr. Goullet works on overcoming challenges by bringing experience in IT consulting and IT staffing. After completing his education at Ursinus College, Mr. Goullet worked as a consultant in the IT field. Using that experience, Goullet saw a place for his own company in the market and he founded his own IT staffing company.

From 1994 to 2010, Mr. Goullet was the Owner and CEO of Info Technologies. In five years, Info Technologies grew to become a $30 million business. Info Technologies focused on a broad perspective of IT staffing solutions, understanding market trends and the corporate climate to help meet clients’ needs. Mr. Goullet took his company to the eighth spot on Inc. Magazine’s list of 500 fastest growing private companies.

The two firms merged in 2010, making the largest IT staffing firm owned by an African-American. Offering services in retail, investment banking, financial, insurance, biopharmaceutical, and telecommunications sectors, Diversant continues to grow under the leadership of Goullet and others. Offices have been opened in Dallas, Texas, bringing Diversant’s total to 10 locations around the country.

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Keith Mann, CEO of Dynamic Search Partners, is teaming with non-profit charter organization Uncommon Schools to establish a $5,000 scholarship. A Business Wire article details the announcement as well as the scholarship, which will foster the continued education of Brooklyn’s youth.

Keith Mann started Dynamic Search Partners in 2009. The firm works in sourcing talent for Hedge funds, as well as providing staffing solutions. Mann has worked in executive search staffing for over fifteen years, and beginning in 2002 began to work extensively with the Hedge fund industry. His firm, Dynamic Search Partners, works exclusively with alternative investment industry and does so across three continents. Mr. Mann currently manages Dynamic Search Partners daily operation.

Keith Mann has been a long time philanthropist, as well as a strong proponent of schools. In 2015, he donated in support of the NYPD, and his firm Dynamic Search Partners has worked with Uncommon Schools since 2013. Mr. Mann’s passion has been finding strong leaders and placing them with great firms, and with this scholarship, he hopes to help low-income students achieve their dream of attaining a college education.

Prospective recipients will write a 1,000-word essay on how a college degree will help them achieve their goals. The winner will be announced in March 2016.

Uncommon Schools is a Brooklyn, NY based charter school management organization. As of 2015-2016 it oversaw 44 charter public schools in New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts, with over 14,000 kindergarten through 12th grade students.

More information on Keith Mann via the links below:

http://www.hedgefundemployment.com/hedge-fund-opportunities.php

http://bitsylink.com/2016/04/25/keith-and-keely-create-new-scholarship-opportunity/

 

 

Highland Capital Management is a global leading hedge fund firm based in Dallas, Texas. Since its formation in 1993, the SEC-registered investment advisor has worked its way to the top to reign as one of the most experienced alternative credit managers globally. The firm’s journey began back in January of 1990 following the formation of a joint venture between James Dondero, Mark Okada and Protective Life Insurance Company.

The joint venture sought to take over the fixed income markets, with the inclusion of managing senior secured bank loans. In 1993, the Protective Asset Management Company (PAMCO) was formed. The firm’s ownership comprised of 60% ownership by Protective Life and 40% by James Dondero and Mark Okada. In 1997, Mark and James purchased the stake owned by Protective Life and changed the name of the firm to Ranger Asset Management, and later to Highland Capital Management.

The firm makes investments in the communities from which it draws its employees. The firm has shown commitment to bringing about positive change through volunteer works, the involvement of the advisory board and donations to various community organizations as well as nonprofit organizations.

The firm holds firmly to the belief that the culture of the community is vitally important and that it should contribute both time and resources to initiatives that focus on directly improving the lives of those in need. The firm lays special focus on programs that focus on education, healthcare as well as veteran’s initiatives. The team at Highland Capital Management aim at being involved actively in national as well as local philanthropic activities.

The strategies and policies of the firm are the brainchild of the successful hedge fund manager James Dondero. Jim serves as the President of the firm on top of being its co-founder. Mr. Dondero is a graduate of the University of Virginia, having studied Accounting and Finance and graduating with the highest honors.

Shortly after leaving college, James joined the Morgan Guaranty training program, where he served as an analyst. In 1985, he joined American Express where he worked as a Corporate Bond Analyst before being appointed to serve as a Portfolio Manager. In 1989, he left American Express to serve as the CIO at the GIC subsidiary of Protective Life, with his notable contribution being facilitating the growth of the company from inception to a net worth of $2 billion.

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There are many things that set the mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) called FreedomPop apart from their competition. The biggest one is that they offer a basic mobile service plan that includes 200 minutes, 200 texts and 200 MB of data completely free to all users. Those who find that this is not enough for their needs can choose from one of their paid plans.

The company was founded in the United States in 2011 and has since then made plans to expand its reach on a global scale. They have already setup their presence in the United Kingdom and are now close to entering Spain, which would be their third market. FreedomPop has come up with an idea to help them catch the attention of customers in Spain and potentially sign up for their service.

They will offer free access to WhatsApp, a highly popular messaging app owned by Facebook. This is known as zero-rating, which happens when mobile companies let their users access specific online services or apps without deducting any data from their plans.

A VentureBeat report on the company’s plan to take a share of the Spanish mobile market shows that over 70 percent of mobile customers in the country use WhatsApp. According to FreedomPop, giving their users free access to WhatsApp is a new business model, as it allows anyone to communicate for free. Those who want to find out more about what FreedomPop is offering to new customers in Spain can take a look at the VentureBeat report here.

Learn more:

http://www.androidcentral.com/freedompop-offers-unlimited-access-its-wifi-network-5-month

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.freedompop.ott&hl=en