To understand how Chicago Entrepreneur and Investor, Eric Lefkofsky co-founded multiple enterprises, simply take a look at his industry background. Lefkofsky has always maintained an interest in business development; after finishing law school he borrowed from family members to buy a retail outlet selling apparel. Then in 1999, he got together with a good friend to start an Internet company, Starbelly. That promotional company was a victory at the height of the Internet boom, it was later sold to Halo industries.
Eric Lefkofsky has an outstanding work ethic, which is needed to create business concepts, one right after the other and even if one fails, to continue growing. Although he’s busy as a serial entrepreneur, Lefkofsky also participates in philanthropic giving as an Angel investor. Angel investors fund business startups, helping individuals whose fundraising efforts have no other avenue. Through participation in an Angel investor group, Lefkofsky has donated a significant amount of money to numerous individuals and groups throughout the Chicago area.Acting as an Angel Investor and entrepreneurship responsibilities would seem like enough for most people to handle. Well, Eric Lefkofsky also added another career interest when he became an author in 2014. His book entitled, “Accelerated Disruption,” provides in-depth analysis of how business development and technology can operate together to “re-imagine” an industry. The book presents graphic details into the nature of building related things, ideas and the methodology of staying afloat in the fast paced business world, by creating an innovative disruption.
The graphic details in Lefkofsky’s book includes how to pick the right industry to disrupt. He points out that the key to a business becoming successful and staying successful is using the industry as an advantage. One of the key concepts in “Accelerated Disruption” is “understanding the concept of pain in an industry and turning it to competitive advantage.” He looks at building a business as a hardcore concept, from beginning to end; that is from conceptual idea to a thriving enterprise. The book has received high praise from industry experts and it was awarded five out of five stars on Amazon.
Jason Halpern is a wealthy man due to him building his long term career in real estate business. He started real estate business as a small entrepreneur but now he has developed. He knew about real estate business while he was still young therefore developing a lot of interest into practicing it. Due to the extensive experience in the real estate made him become the managing partner at JMH Development.
He has managed the company for more than 50 years therefore contributing to the growth of real estate constructions. Because of Jason Halpern expertise it has made the company attain more by accomplishing a lot even having branches in different states in New York City and Westchester. The company is also one of the leading and top firms in the United States.
Due to the company constructing historical buildings mostly it has made the company be exceptional in its own way. A lot of other companies they deal only with normal properties but JMH Development has its own agenda. On another hand the company has also kept a better relationship with numerous towns for better business.
The company also ensures that the buildings which they construct have important meaning. The company also associated with capitals like Williamsburg and Brooklyn whereby they do business together. JMH Development main objective is to make exceptional and comfy buildings that the customers are always happy with.
Jason Halpern is not only an entrepreneur he as well is a philanthropist who creates time to contribute to the community part of the charity work he has done including helping Joel A. Halpern through funding them and also The Westchester Medical Fraternity a medical care center that he distributes facilities that needed to do surgeries and other equipment’s that they need too.
Jason Halpern as well contributed to the introduction of the water project that distributes water to Nepal and Ethiopia whereby the project attains $20,000 million in each contract they make. Therefore transforming people lives due to them getting water to their homes. He is generous and devotes himself to helping the society at large.
Troy McQuagge is the CEO of US Health Group Inc. He is passionate about the insurance industry. He was honored as the Gold winner chief executive officer of the year in 2016 by One Platinum Business and Professional Global Awards. He won after his credentials and accomplishments were nominated to the One Planet Business and Professional Award program. This is a global premier award program that acknowledges companies from all over the world for services offered, new products and services, innovation, corporate communications, and marketing. He is an insurance veteran with more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry that has strengthened his leadership skills. He acknowledged collective efforts of the entire team in the US Health Group in making the company shine in the competitive industry.
Troy Mcquagge attained his Bachelor’s of Arts degree from the Central Florida University. This propelled him to his first career with the Allstate Insurance Company in 1983. Troy also holds a B.A in Legal Studies from the University of Central Florida. He joined the university in 1995 and was involved in building the two largest captive career insurance sales organizations. He is a visionary leader with strong business acumen. This has been evident throughout his career journey.
Troy Mcquagge joined US Health Group as President and CEO of the company’s insurance sales subsidiary known as US Health Advisors, LLC in 2010. He led the company to its highest record of sales. He has led the company to record multiple annual sales and a significant growth of 500% since 2010. His outstanding performance eventually made him be elected the president and CEO of US Health Group Inc. in 2014. US Health Group Inc. is an insurance company based in Fort Worth Texas. Its focus is to provide innovative health insurance packages to self-employed individuals, small business owners, and their employees. It seeks to combine the team players talent and agents to market competitive tailor-made insurance products to cater for the specific needs of the clients. The company also received numerous awards for an innovative approach towards insurance delivery under his leadership. He is a record setting leader who has always produced remarkable results in every organization.