May 27 2017

Doug Levitt: Giving the Forgotten Population a Voice

David Levitt was born to a middle class family in Washington, D.C. in 1972. He had the opportunities available to a comfortable middle class. He attended Cornell University and got a degree in Journalism which led him to report for such well known media centers as ABC, CNN and MSNBC. David Levitt was based in London and acted as a foreign correspondent covering news from countries like Iran and Rwanda.

Levitt left his post as foreign correspondent to become a songwriter. He came back to the United States and began working with a record producer in Nashville. His original intent was to take a six week long Greyhound bus tour across America. He wanted to talk and interact with people that traveled by Greyhound because he felt that the people traveling that way had not alternative mode of transportation. They are the overlooked and forgotten population of America struggling to survive and often living in poverty. These are the people that do not have open access to social media with laptops or smartphones. This unknown, unseen, struggling portion of the American population cannot relay their own stories. Levitt saw the value in helping their stories to finally be told if any change was to come and learn more about Doug.

The Greyhound Diaries were born. Levitt started the journey in 2004. As he traveled across the country meeting people from different cultural backgrounds, Levitt noticed that people will naturally look for a commonality they share with other people. He has successfully traveled across America collecting memories, stories, songs and pictures of people who would otherwise remain unknown in American population. Their stories are reaching the larger population and shedding light on the lives of struggle that were before completely out of sight and out of mind and read full article.

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April 15 2017

Capitol Anesthesiology Association in Austin, Texas

The Capital Anesthesiology Association started in 1973 as an independent practice to provide anesthesia services to Austin`s Level 1 Trauma and Emergency centers.CAA physicians and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthesiologists are board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology or are in the process of being certified. This team is more than qualified to provide the best patient care by working closely with hospitals to maintain equipment, assist with pre-operative and post-operative care.All staff including clinical and administrative staff are available for patients with medical insurance inquiries so that the billing process is the least of their concerns. The CAA’s prime goal is working with their patients before and after procedure so that they are comfortable with their anesthesia experience.

Community Involvement

Capital Anesthesiology Association is involved in many communities to support organizations dedicated to philanthropy. Even their practitioners donate education and training services to mission groups globally. This influences excellent medical care to patients as well as knowledge. Austin Smiles, Dell Children`s Surgical Global Outreach, Eels on Wheels, Operation Smile, Children`s Medical Center Foundation, Family Eldercare, and Partnerships for Children are the nonprofit organizations CAA is involved with.


CAA provides the general classifications of anesthesia: General Anesthesia, Regional Anesthesia, and Local/MAC Anesthesia. Specialty areas of anesthesia practice are Obstetrics, Pediatric, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesia.While medical education increases in Austin, Texas; CAA hold leadership in partnerships, educating nurses and physicians; changing the scope of healthcare for the best.


February 6 2017

Vintners of UK: What To Look For When Purchasing Wine

If you are someone who truly enjoys you food and beverages, then perhaps you are aware that the wine that you may be drinking, if you drink some, is of high quality or not. Unfortunately, many people are often unaware of whether their wine is made under the pretenses of proper wine-making or not. If you are someone who would prefer to purchase types of wine that are of high quality, then please do not hesitate to contact one of the best vintners that are available. Today is the day that you make the decision of whether you will be purchasing wine from a reliable vintner or not.

Wine vintners are often given a notice from their inspectors on how much time they should be spending on properly producing their wines. Proper wine making requires merchants to take their time in making their products. There is a distinct taste that comes from wine that has undergone the proper protocols of wine making. However, UK vintners that do not follow proper protocols of wine making are not giving their customer base the best products that they could be purchasing. If you are someone who wants to make the right choice of investment when it comes time to buying wine, then please do not hesitate to contact someone who will be able to tell you about the time a vintner takes in making their wine. Vintners are well aware of the difference that exists between high qualities of wine and those of not such high qualities. You will want to have assurance of knowing that your wine tastes good, not bitter; that your wine may even leave you feeling refreshed to an extent, not left with a headache the day after. Please conduct a bit of research prior to making your next purchase of wine.

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December 14 2016

Mike Baur provides entrepreneurship Strategies at Swiss Startup Factory.

A 20-year experience in the world of banking is a great achievement to a person. Mike Baur has this experience and he has explored it by helping young investors and various businesses to achieve their goals. His entrepreneurship skills have also paid off. At the age of 39 he became the co-founder of Swiss Startup Factory as well as the managing partner which started in 2014. His 20-year specialization in banking involved him working for Clariden Leu and UBS. Due to his aim in entrepreneurship, Mike Baur quit his work at the bank and he started initiating investments in startup firms way before being the co-founder of Swiss Startup Factory.


He always had the potential of achieving more that is why he started his career in banking at an early age in his home in Switzerland. He has an MBA from the University of Rochester and an executive MBA from the University of also the CEO of Swiss Startup Factory, Mike Baur motivates the young entrepreneurs by providing financial assistance as well as mentoring them, so that their startups can reach greater heights. Furthermore, he manages the fundraising and banking at the company.


In Switzerland, Swiss startup factory is known to be the top self-governing and privately funded ICT Startup Accelerator. The company operates a three months accelerator course to push the young entrepreneurs to their potential. It aims at discovering, mentoring and nurturing the young entrepreneurs of today. Like any other company, Swiss Startup Factory has its mission, they want to yield startups and make them become worldwide companies that meet the needs of various consumers with their products. Their vision is aimed at providing a 360-degree startup deal.


The three-month accelerator program offers services such as office space, entrepreneurial network, finance and investor network. The young beginning companies that major in digital advancements are able to access much at the firm. They go through a tactical accelerator course, in order to develop their creative potential in their business that will be one of the best globally. Through the accelerator program, Mike Baur and the rest of the staff nominate specific startups that later on engage in different tests and steps to confirm that they can improve a selling knowledge and showcase it to investors. In the company, different innovations can greatly excel due to the all rounded service they offer.

November 20 2016

Influential Jews in the US; the Journey of Adam Milstein

There are many people that dream of making it huge in the world of business and investing. a good number of people make it there, however, not many get the amount of influence that Adam Milstein, one of the most influence Jewish businessmen in the country, is enjoying. Adam has recently been named as the 39th most influential Jew in the Israel Times Newspaper. The fact that he shares the list with the likes of the Prime Minister to Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, shows just how much of an impact he has made.

Adam founded a non-profit organization that he runs together with his wife Gila. The main aim of the foundation was to help uplift Jewish people, the state of Israel and also create better business relationships between the people of Israel and the US. The money raised through the foundation is used to support Jewish education and also ensure their continuity.

There are three main principles that Adam operates under. The first is that he believes in being active when it comes to charity. He believes that when one actively involves themselves in the betterment of the community, they get resounding success in the same. He also believes that he can impact and change the life path of the people he meets. Thus, he looks for funds and assists those that need it, and makes a difference among the communities. Last, he believes that synergies have to be created between the different communities and their efforts at philanthropy.

About: Adam Milstein

Milstein attended Techion and graduated in 1978. He migrated to the US three years later and settled. He studied and got his MBA from the USC and then settled in South California where he started the real estate business. he manages the Hagar pacific property. His wife Gila and three children live with him in Encino, California. He started the Adam and Gila foundation together with his wife. This is the platform he has been using to try and make his mark among the Jews. He has been lauded by many for his efforts to make sure that the unity and development of his community stays on track. He is an exemplary business leader.


October 11 2016

Let InnovaCare take care of your healthcare needs

InnovaCare Health is continuously developing strong provider-patient relationships and provides affordable, innovative and quality healthcare. It is vital that patients receive the best healthcare available and InnovaCare is the company that meets the highest standard in care and customer service. Their team of experienced healthcare providers are working hard around the clock in pursuit of solutions, to even the toughest challenges. They genuinely care at InnovaCare Health and their stakeholders are held accountable to the highest standards, driving the bar higher and getting the best quality results possible.

Dr. Rick Shinto, President and Chief Executive Officer of InnovaCare, was previously President and Chief Executive Officer for Aveta Inc. from 2008 until 2012. He continues to hold the title of CEO of Invacare’s Health Plans in the Puerto Rico area. He has over 20 years of experience in the clinical and operational healthcare field and was previously Chief Medical Officer of NAMM in California. He was also Chief Operating Officer and Chief Medical Officer for the Medical Pathways Management Company. After leaving his position of Corporate Vice President of Medical Management for MedPartners, he become Chief Medical Officer for Cal Optima Health Plan in Orange County, California on He then went on to work as an internist and pulmonologist in Southern California. Dr. Shinto has written several healthcare and clinical medicine articles and has received his B.S. from the University of California. He obtained his medical degree from State University of New York and an M.B.A. from the University of Redlands.

Penelope Kokkinides, InnovaCare’s Chief Administrative Officer, had previously served as Chief Operating Officer of Aveta, in addition to serving as Vice President of Clinical Operations. Having over 20 years of experience in the healthcare field, mostly specializing in Medicaid and Medicare, she also was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Centerlight HealthCare. Penelope has a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences and classical languages form Binghamton University and from New York University, has obtained a master’s degree in social work as well as a post-master’s degree in alcohol and substance abuse. She also holds a master’s degree in public health, which she had obtained from Columbia University School of Public Health.

InnovaCare is the leading healthcare services provider in North America and is committed to providing accessible, affordable and sustainable healthcare in today’s complicated world. They make it easy to find the perfect healthcare plan that you and your family need.

October 5 2016

John Goullet Lends His Talents to DIVERSANT LLC

John Goullet began his career working as an IT consultant and eventually made the move to IT staffing in 1994 and was its CEO. Because he understood perfectly the emerging market trends, John ultimately founded Info Technologies. Info Technologies continued to grow and earned its spot as number eight on Inc. Magazine’s list of 500 fast-growing firms in the U.S. In 2010, John merged with DIVERSANT Inc. and formed DIVERSANT LLC. He is currently the Principal of DIVERSANT and continues his passion for finding ways to meet the trials that face the IT marketplace.

DIVERSANT helps its customers to solve the most critical problems by using their consultants as problem solvers and involving the clients as business partners in the process. They help businesses acquire the right IT talent by matching their professionals to appropriate companies where that expertise is best used. DIVERSANT focuses on healthy business and personal relationships.

Being an entrepreneur, John understands what it means to build something from nothing. He likes to work for everything he has and appreciates that hard work. He has gifts and talents that can’t be matched. DIVERSANT LLC is a company that strives for greatness and has no problems achieving it. They are proud of their team members, who stand out. They are proud of their team that happens to be far from being just “another face in the crowd”.

John Goullet understands that there are certain principals to running a good business. He prides himself on building relationships with clients for a lifetime and earning his client’s trust. His hard work and honesty leaves clients feeling like they want this to be a long-lasting relationship. John’s IT consultants have the knowledge, power and experience to get things done, and get them done proficiently and correctly.

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October 5 2016

Highland Capital Management Brings Hope to North Texas Communities

James Dandero is the president and the co-founder of a well-known company which is Highland Capital Management. He currently lives in Dallas and he has a wide experience on equity markets as well as credit since they are all focused of distressed investing and high-yield. He is also the chairman of several institutions and a board member. He has a very strong initiative that supports education, public policy and even veteran’s affairs.

He is recognized due to his hard work in offering and also donating to charity. Highland Capital Management is based in Dallas and it the largest and has the most experienced invest managers who offer advice to potential investors. Jim loves giving back to the community through charity and he is now making his business global. The HCM was in need of partnership so they can manage their budget which is now more than 3millon dollars.

HCM Partners with the Dallas Foundation

Mary Jalonick, who is the president and CEO of Dallas Foundation heard about the partnership and they were interested. Together, they were ready to make Dallas a better place by working as a team towards a common goal. HCM selected The Dallas Community since they have a great record in non-profit market and it was located in North Texas. They were able to evaluate strategies for an inspirational, effective and bold charity giving. This was what led to the formation of Highland Dallas Foundation which was meant to support The Dallas Foundation.

James supports important matters that affect the society such as education, healthcare and even veteran. Working together with Dallas Foundation, Jim has been able to expand his engagement in a number of organizations such as Dallas Zoo, Library and The Museum. The two partners worked together to employ Linda Owen who was the former CEO and the president of Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation. Her main objective here is to exclusively focus on Highland Dallas Foundation by trying to connect Jim’s vision together with the nonprofit partners so they can improve lives of people living in North Texas. Linda has a great experience in this field and she will be of great help to the North Texas community.


September 5 2016

The wisdom of the Soros Management Fund: Investment in bio-tech

The philanthropic outreach of George Soros – The Open Society Foundations – strongly supports the principles of democracy and human rights, and at present are engaged in more than 100 countries. Strongly influenced by the philosopher Karl Popper from his early days in the London School of Economics, (completing his studies in both Economics and Philosophy). George Soros‘ theory of market-watch is based on a phenomenon he refers to as “reflexivity,” to which he attributes his great success, which he explains in a 1998 interview with Charlie Rose.

According to the SEC, writes Budwell, Soros Fund Management LLC made significant purchases of biotech and biopharmaceutical stocks despite a series of “drawbacks” in each, partly fueled by some sobering observations regarding the rhetoric of the U.S Presidential elections. Writing for in May of 2016. George Budwell notes in his article “Billionaire George Soros’ Fund Bought These Stocks: Should You?” that the IBB was good exposure to nearly all of the publicly-traded biotech, since innovation in this sector is inevitable. As Budwell writes: “In other words, it’s probably a bad idea to buy them hoping for a quick profit, but investors with a longer-term outlook may want to start to pick up some shares while they are trading far below their former highs.” That was then; and this is now.

At the end of the third Quarter, as contrast to the middle of the second Quarter, after three full months of activity, and writing again for this week, George Bud well’s article is entitled “Billionaire George Soros’ Fund Dumped These 3 Bio tech Holdings. Should You?”

Read more: Donald Trump Took Liberal Icon George Soros’s Money

Reminding readers why one pays strict attention to what the Soros Fund Management buys and sells, Budwell acknowledges that during his tenure at the Quantum Fund, George Soros “reportedly generated average returns in excess of 30% per year.” The capital in the Fund now is over $4.6 billion. As both Motley Fool and George Budwell acknowledge, they are shareholders in these particular stocks.

Budwell writes: “Gilead is also trading at a ridiculously low P/E ratio of seven right now this top biotech stock simply looks too cheap to ignore. Novavax, for its part, is charging toward a pivotal late-stage data readout for its F-protein nanoparticle RSV vaccine candidate in elderly adults, which could generate billions in annual sales.” So depending on a trial of a drug here, and market uncertainties at least through the U.S. Elections, these biotech industries may or may not be worth their weight in gold, but it’s also important to remember that Mr. George Soros believes just as much in the value of betting against something that betting that it will succeed; and ‘there’s many a slip ‘twixt the cup and the lip.’

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May 10 2016

Marc Sparks: a Successful Entrepreneur Full of Wisdom

Outrageous Success

Marc Sparks is a man who has experienced outrageous success on his journey of entrepreneurship. After he graduated high school in 1975, he had moved on and became a principal himself. This would be a principal in numerous startups – Outrageous success has been the outcome for this Austin, Texas high school graduate. He is an entrepreneur who has built and sold millions of dollars’ worth of self-made products. He is an individual who was born with an instinct. This is a keen instinct that has given him the ability to experience outrageous success as a “serial entrepreneur.”

A Passion

It is apparent that Marc Sparks is a man who has a passion to build companies. He quite often will build a company from an idea. These are ideas that other people or entrepreneurs do not believe in. The others do not think that it can be done. He is a person who will take an idea and then move forward to establish a business model. He will also establish a company culture – He will develop the culture along with long-range growth plans. Short-term goals are included within the planning. He is passionate when it comes to his belief in ideas. He is a can-do individual.

They Can’t Eat You

Marc Sparks is an author. He wrote the book (currently sold on Amazon), They Can’t Eat You. This is a story that will show every reader his unorthodox path that lead him to his own success – read more: Marc Sparks – President @ Timber Creek Capital. His book explains how a high school graduate with a C+ average moved on to become more than successful. This is a book that is filled with inspiration. He has shared his story about leaping and fighting his way to the top of the success mountain.

A Manager Who Leads by Example

Marc is not about dictatorship when it comes to his team. He is a manager who will set a pattern and then lead his team by example – Spark Tank DFW. He has an open-door policy. He keeps his door open. Resolving issues and concerns is accomplished with his leadership style.

Inspiration and Travel

Marc Sparks has traveled around the world. He believes that he can receive ideas and inspiration from his traveling adventures. Travel is a main source of inspiration for Marc Sparks.