Highland Capital is an investment management firm focused on managing structured investment, distressed investment, and hedge funds. The company has interests in international fixed income, public equity, and hedge markets. It is more specifically focused on structured products, and high yield bonds. The company was founded in 1993 by James Dondero and Mark Okada and has its headquarters in Dallas, Texas. In 2014, the company had an accumulation of over $18.7 billion of assets under its management. It has a diversified client base which includes public pension plans, governments, financial institutions, corporations, etc. It also has its presence in Seoul, Singapore, Sao Paolo, and New York.
The company has been in existence for over 20 years, and throughout, it has been able to refine its practice with increased accuracy and experience. Highland Capital Management investment approach mainly focuses on ensuring consistency of its high returns. It relies on time-tested and proven principles of investment. The company maximizes on strategies and assets that it perceives to be profitable or can add significant value to investors through offering exceptional skills and expertise to the investment process. The investment team is composed of focused and active research professionals who have over ten years’ experience in the field. The company is also community oriented and has invested a considerable amount of time and financial resources in the communities where their employees live and work. It gives financial donations to both NGO’s and local communities.
Today, the company offers a broad range of products for both institutional investors. Since its initiation, 20 years ago, the company has rapidly expanded, and it now has a team of over 180 employees spread across the globe. It also boasts of having diversified clients’ base that has confidently invested massive amounts of funds in its products. The company is determined to continue offering alpha products and to keep its record of investment. The two co-founders apply proactive management approach to increase and expand the business. They highly rely on checks and balances to effectively mitigate risks and volatility. Additionally, the company upholds a high level of transparency and independency to increase confidence in investors.
There comes a time when a business is going to have to relocate. This does not mean that the business was failing in its current location. Often times, many companies that are successful relocate. One of the reasons that they relocate is that they see greater opportunities for growth and to better serve their clients. Also, it is not uncommon for businesses to have a location that is not their first choice. In many cases, the business owner has his eyes on a certain location, but is unable to get that location for any set of reasons. Then after a while, an opportunity opens for them to get this location again.
Equity First Holdings is one of the companies that is relocating. They have thought about the advantages and disadvantages of the new location. They have also thought about what they could gain from staying at their old location. In the end, they have decided that the new location has a lot of advantages to it which make it worth moving to. One thing that Equity First Holdings has looked at is how it is going to serve its clients. This was one of the factors that was looked at not only when it came to deciding whether or not it was going to move, but where it was going to move to as well.
Their official reason for moving was that they wanted to make sure that their clients and staff were better accommodated so that they can bring forth growth. They have moved so that they will have an easier time giving clients the stock based loans that they need to take care of any goals that they have. Even with success, it is important for businessmen to be able to find more opportunities to improve their success.
The Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) collaborated with NantHealth and Allscripts to form clinical decision support solutions that is a technical solution. This enables eviti NantHealth that is a part of what makes up the Clinical Pathways program. This is a program that helps provide an effective cancer treatment process to assist doctors. The system put into place is NantOS to help physicians with specialized data input. The system has of hundreds of oncologists nationwide for a wide-ranging amount of cutting edge cancer care treatments.
The use of Clinical Pathways can present all treatment options for the current situation and eliminate the guesswork that is often overwhelming in oncology because the data research is ready to use. Then the therapies and using the Allscripts Sunrise EHR give oncologists a way to create a list of treatment procedures. Using these systems the oncologist has the ability to build custom treatment regimens specific to the patient. It can also help with their disease progression by comparing treatment options. The Clinical Pathways therapeutic selection and care delivery system helps to provide quality care by reducing unpredictability. This is a project that began being planned in early 2016 to ensure a careful analysis of clinical work with the integrated solutions. The plan was to enhance and improves chemotherapy regimens, quality of care and the ordering process.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America believe the approach to cancer is that every person is different and can benefit from an individual care plan. They use advanced technology and a personalized method to fight cancer. This is a treatment center has locations in many of the large cities with each center staffed with cancer experts using cutting edge technologies to provide advanced treatment to patients.
Richard J. Stephenson founded Cancer Treatment Centers after with his mother in mind who died from cancer and he was no pleased with the treatment options offered to her in 1988.
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Sawyer Howitt is very committed to racquetball and has a level of dedication rarely seen by someone his age. He offers a few factors to consider if one would like to achieve a high level of success. One important consideration is the need for research as it necessary to understand what one is getting into. It is important to consider the hours of practice needed to excel and bring about a performance which is exemplary. Only then can one possibly earn money with their skills as a player.
The motivation for merely staying fit and having a good time doing so is quite a bit different from professional, paid ambitions. Once it is determined that a professional course is desired, a likely plan can then be implemented. A daily training program is a must and is first on the to-do list. Incremental goals are next as they help inspire perseverance when small accomplishments are realized and enjoyed. Perhaps the most important factor is a coach who has knowledge and expertise to offer. A good coach will teach his player the drills that focus on racquetball and help develop those unique skill sets.
Sawyer Howitt has enjoyed success in racquetball and has other aspirations too. His family has a strong tradition of entrepreneurialism and he hopes to make his mark there as well. Sawyer’s father, David Howitt, has found success with his founding of the Meriwether Group. Oregon Chai, a popular tea brand, was a joint project of Sawyer’s father and mother. To further his ambitions Sawyer Howitt is pursuing a degree in Entrepreneurial Finance. He will attend the University of California at Berkeley and his studies will begin in the fall of 2017. His drive for success is already very strong within him and it will help shape his destiny. It would be difficult to bet against him.
Honey Birdette, the Australian lingerie brand, launched a dedicated e-commerce site serving the United States market. In addition, Honey Birdette has announced plans to take its United Kingdom retail outlets from three stores to 40 by the end of 2018.
Honey Birdette was created by Brisbane entrepreneur Eloise Monaghan in 2006. The brand decided to launch the dedicated U.S. site after Honey Birdette experienced a 374 percent increase in its online sales from the United States in a 12-month time period.
The brand established the U.S. online website in order to enhance the overall customer experience for people in the United States. The dedicated U.S. website will allow for faster delivery, easier returns and a larger selection of products for the U.S. market. Deliver in the United States will be free on orders of $50 or more.
In addition to opening a significant number of new brick and mortar stores in the United Kingdom, Honey Birdette intends to open “real world” stores in the United States as well. Honey Birdette currently operates 55 brick and mortar stores in Australia.
The brand is also eyeing the Canadian marketplace. There has been an increase in sales from Canada as well. With the new U.S. website, Canadians will be able to benefit as well. The U.S. site will aid in speeding up delivery times to Canadian customers. It will also allow for reduced costs for shipping purchases to Canadian customers.
Honey Birdette is considered to be the first sensuality boutique in Australia. The brand markets a wide array of high-quality personal apparel for women.
Honey Birdette is committed to marketing the compelling designs when it comes to lingerie and other personal garments. The brand continually brings to the market new designs, made of high-quality materials. The brand is known for its dynamic design team.
Internationally known business executive Brian Bonar has developed a reputation for being successful no matter the industry in which he finds himself. Two keys to his success have been his attention to detail and his ability to continually improve his business processes. Add his 3 decades of experience developing systems to ensure his clients, staff and business partners are happy and it’s easy to understand why the now Dalrada Financial Services chairman and CEO has earned numerous awards and accolades and the respect of his peers over the course of his interesting and illustrious career.Brian Bonar earned bachelor’s, master’s and PhD degrees in engineering, business administration and international business development in the United Kingdom. He then spent almost 20 years working with IBM. During that time he developed business relationships with companies throughout Asia, Eastern and Western Europe, Central America and the United States. After leaving IBM, over the next few decades he has held leadership positions in a number of companies. His unique vision, passion, intellect, experience and leadership skills have combined to enable him to help those companies do well.
The list of companies that Brian Bonar has helped to become highly successful is long and impressive. In addition to Dalrada Financial Services, some of the companies that have benefitted from Bonar’s work are Alllegiant Professional Business Services, Imaging Technologies Corporation, Trucept, Inc., Smart-tek Automated Services, AMS Outsourcing, The Amanda Co. and The Solvis Group. At these companies Brian Bonar has held position like president, CEO, chairman and COO. His ability to provide them with guidance they needed no matter their industry is a hallmark of Brian Bonar.
In 2016, Brian Bonar received what many people perceive to be a lifetime achievement award. Cambridge Who’s Who selected him as their Executive of the Year. The award is given to people in recognition of their leadership skill, business accomplishments as well as their educational achievements. Few people familiar with Bonar’s body of work were surprised. In fact, Brian Bonar’s work in the UK was so impressive he was given the honorary title of Lord Bonar of Wilcrick, Cardiff, Wales. And Bonar has continued to do exemplary work that has earned him the respect of his customers and staff.Brian Bonar recently became involved in yet another new industry. He is opening a series of restaurants in San Diego, California. His first restaurant, Bellamy’s, has been an unqualified success. Bonar has followed that by purchasing almost 150 acres of land and is in the process of building a combination 4-star event space and restaurant called The Ranch at Brandy Canyon. To ensure that both restaurants will become popular dining destinations, Bonar has hired famed French chef Patrick Pontasy.
A well-known entrepreneur who has helped in the creation of innovative and short-term assets in management, Bruce Bent II has helped in the cash solutions for the broker and dealer as well as bank and retail markets. It is his vision as well as the drive he has to help even the littlest people in influential and relevant ideas for those involved with the development in cash sweeps as well as in the FDIC insured programs.
Bruce Bent II holds on to more than 60 independently held patents as well as the inventions which have helped to transform FDIC insured cash management businesses in the industry where there is more than a $1 trillion industry for today.
Bruce is a very well proven manager as well as the CEO of the Reserve. This money market fund as well as the FDIC cash management corporation that has spanned more than 17 years. He was responsible directly for those involved in the orderly liquidation as well as the sale of a number of the firms subsidiaries as well as the affiliates that it has helped during the financial downfall of 2008.
He is the vice chairman as well as the President for the leading and financial services as well as technology company known as Double Rock Corp. He acts as the senior executive for the Double Rock owned and subsidiaries for companies that include Access Control Advantage and the Island Intellectual Property who engages within the patent licensing for the financial service market. These firms are widely recognized for being the innovators within their markets.
Before the downfall of 2008, Bent worked as the president for the Reserve. It was one of the biggest privately held money market institutions for the world and they offered the second to largest money markets funds globally. They are headquartered in New York City and employs more than 300 people nationwide. It was under Bruce’s authority that the market expanded and became diversified.
Bruce has been held in various publications such as the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal as well as in the New York Times. He worked previously on a column as the topic for investing publications for the World Journal as well as the China Press.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America has partnered with Allscripts and NantHealth to create Clinical Pathways, a new treatment platform for more effective cancer treatment regimens. Clinical Pathways allows physicians and patients to choose the best possible treatment options by providing a menu of pre-approved, evidence-based treatment plans. Designed with input from hundreds of oncologists from across the country, Clinical Pathways integrates Nanthealth’s eviti ® with Allscripts Sunrise electronic health records to allow immediate insurance pre-authorization for approved, evidence-based treatments. By directly integrating into patients’ electronic health records, this new service will reduce the number of insurance denials and appeals. Physicians may choose from over 2700 evidence-based treatment options, curated from peer-reviewed literature, oncology associations, and governmental agencies.
As stated on Wikipedia, founded by Richard J. Stephensen in 1988, Cancer Treatment Centers of America is a, national network of five hospitals serving adult cancer patients across the country. With hospitals in Atlanta, Chicago, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Tulsa, Cancer Treatment Centers of America provides conventional, evidence-based cancer treatments alongside integrated therapies designed to improve the quality of life of patients.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America recognizes the unique and individual nature of cancer and therefore utilizes the most cutting-edge treatments and regimens to provide the best possible outcomes for patients. Contact Cancer Treatment Centers of America for more information on treatment options and to learn more.
Mr. Cassio Audi is an expert in the industry of Finance. His experience in the financial sector is more than 20 years. Over the course of his financial career, Mr. Cassio Audi has developed a large number of skills and has been a highly valuable member of several financial institutions as well as a few companies.
Mr. Cassio Audi put a start to his career after he graduated from university in 1991. His first position was at the company of J P Morgan Chase. Mr. Cassio Audi worked as a trader for a bit more than four years. After that, Mr. Cassio Audi moved on to become a part of the company of DOW Chemical where he assumed the position of a senior financial analyst. His next position was as a Finance Director for the renowned Gillette. Mr. Cassio Audi dedicated a bit more than eight years to the company. His next position was at the Brookfield Brasil Real Estate Partners. His position there was higher in ranks – Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He occupied the same position at the company of Rossi as well.
Mr. Cassio Audi has had a highly varied experience over the course of his professional career in finance. He received his education from the University of Sao Paulo. He majored in Finance with an MBA. Before that, he earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica also located in São Paulo.
Mr. Cassio Audi has become highly skilled in many aspects over the course of his varied professional career. Some of those skills include equities and funds, start companies, for- and non-profit businesses and organizations. He has also worked with a number of private and public companies as well. Mr. Cassio Audi is currently based in the city of Sao Paulo in Brazil.
Clay B. Siegall, Ph.D. is a pioneer in modern cancer treatment. Dr. Siegall, co-founder of Seattle Genetics has overseen the company in its recent development of antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs). This has led to the 2011 approval of ADCETRIS, produced by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company. These developments are critical to the much-needed development of targeted drugs to better help cancer patients. Several companies have joined in with Seattle Genetics. Overall the company has received over 1.2 billion in private and public funding. The project has also generated over 350 million with collaborators and the drug is approved for use in over 65 countries.
Dr. Clay Siegall is a graduate of the University of Maryland, with a B.S. in Zoology, and also holds a Ph.D. in Genetics from George Washington University. His experience includes working with Bristol-Myers Squibb in their Pharmaceutical Research Institute and has also worked with the National Cancer Institute. His passion for wanting to help find a cure to cancer came from seeing the struggle his father had until he passed when Siegall was only 24 years old. Dr. Siegall also sits on the board of directors of other pharmaceutical companies and is often included in think tanks and round-table efforts.
Dr. Siegall has earned many awards over the years. His alma mater declared him alumni of the year and he’s also been deemed an entrepreneur of the year. He’s published over 70 scholarly and research related works and has 15 patents. Siegall knows and understands the challenge oncology doctors face when they treat patients. As mentioned regularly in the news, there simply isn’t enough information at their disposal. Collaborating with other efforts to expand the data being made available to doctors for the (same) purpose of finding targeted treatments will hopefully bring us closer to a united goal of ending cancer permanently.