Since they started years ago, Gulf Coast Western grew to make sure they could help more people with the options they have. They are an oil company that knows what people need and they work to come up with ideas to help others. They also work to make sure they can give people positive experiences no matter what they do. The company spent a lot of time acquiring land they could use to make the oil industry better. For them to do this, they have to make sure they can do things the right way. They also have to make sure they can make things better. It’s their goal to keep coming up with positive experiences and making things easier for everyone who needs it. The time they spend working on other options allows them the chance to keep acquiring other oil fields and more land to do their work.
Even though the oil industry saw a lot of changes over the years, Gulf Coast Western worked to adjust to those changes. They wanted to make sure they did things the right way and they pushed to make things better for all their clients. Since they had a lot of experience in the oil industry, it gave them the chances they needed for success on their own. It also made things better for them so they wouldn’t have to worry about what they could do to make a difference.
The time Gulf Coast Western spent learning about oil and the impact it had on the industry changed the way people did things. Gulf Coast Western keeps getting better and they have more land than ever. They also have the chance to keep doing things that might help others through the difficult opportunities they have. For Gulf Coast Western, the point of creating a positive experience is so they can make things easier on all their clients. They want the oil industry to continue changing and they want people to see they have options when it comes to what they’re doing in the industry. For them to do all of this, they have to make sure things continue working for them.
Matthew H Fleeger has built a reputation as an important member of the oil and gas industry. Fleeger has more than three decades of experience in the business. Outside of gas and oil he also has a wealth of experience in both waste management and the tanning industries. His accomplishments have allowed him to achieve lot of recognition, including being named as part of the Who’s Who of Business Professionals.
Matt Fleeger is a graduate of Southern Methodist University. Matt Fleeger father is responsible for the oil company Gulf Coast Western and Fleeger would follow in his father’s footsteps. Fleeger earned his BA in Business and learned lots of skills in finance and marketing. These skill would help him greatly as he began his business career. Fleeger would use his experience to earn a number of leadership positions in the industry.
Starting in the mid 1980’s Matt Fleeger began serving in many major positions. He began by working in his father’s company Gulf Coast Western. Years later he began his own company MedSolutions, Inc. He has served as t Chief Executive Officer and President of that company. He has worked with Kinlaw Oil Company, serving as Vice President from 1990 to 1993. Serving as CEO of his own company MedSolutions, Fleeger helped the company grow to high levels. He eventually negotiated the sale of the company for nearly $60 million.
Fleeger has had lots of success outside of the oil industry. He is responsible for creating two great businesses in the tanning world which have produced revenues of more than 100 million dollars. Fleeger was also instrumental in the tanning company Palm Beach Tan, a company he has helped to become one of the most successful indoor tanning groups in the United States. Furthermore his tanning booth franchise Mystic Tan is now one of the most successful spray-tanning companies in the world.
Betsy DeVos is a reformer, of that there is no doubt. As a reformer, Betsy DeVos feels that it is her obligation to bring forth great change in key areas that she strongly believes in. Betsy DeVos is a prominent GOP donor and Republican supporter from the state of Michigan. For her entire life, Betsy DeVos has been supporting conservative policies and working to establish herself as having a strong voice in the field of education. Betsy DeVos believes in the writing of Milton Friedman and, more specifically, his stance on education and government intervention. As the newest Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos will have the Presidential mandate on her side as she seeks to establish school choice curriculums in schools all around the country.
When you begin talking about making changes to the educational system, you typically start to talk about progressive or leftist options. For a long time, conservatives didn’t have a specific education reform platform to coalesce around, at least not until Betsy DeVos showed up. As a prominent reformer and devout believer in the role of school choice, Betsy DeVos will be pushing for maneuvering federal funds toward the assistance of private, charter and religious schools all around the nation.
The stance for school choice that conservatives take is simple: public schools have shown time and again to be lackluster in comparison to other educational facilities. With that being said, public schools take up funding from taxes whether or not a parent actually sends their children to those schools. School choice, or educational choice, simply means that federal funds will be made available to all styles of schools that parents of every type of student will be able to pay into supporting the option that makes sense for their own children. Conservatives believe in personal choice and personal freedom so this stance makes perfect sense.
Betsy DeVos comes to Washington D.C. after having spent her entire adult life working as a private citizen to establish school choice as a viable option in neighborhoods around the country. Before being hired to operate as the Secretary of Education, DeVos managed to get more than 250,000 students on board and into school choice facilities throughout 17 different states in the United States of America. As the Secretary of Education and with the President’s support behind her, Betsy DeVos will be in a position to spread school choice to the rest of the institutions in the United States.
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Doe Deere is a Russian born immigrant who came to America at an early age in hopes of pursuing her “American Dream”. She began her journey in New York City with her mother and younger sister at the age of 17. They quickly learned that even though they had a strong will to work, coming to America with little money just wouldn’t work. This article is going to give you a little look into their start and Deere’s rise to the top.
Soon after coming to America, Doe Deere and her family ended up in a homeless shelter where they stayed for around six months. During her stay here, aside from working, she began to draw sketches of fashion designs. A social worker was introduced to her and her mother. This worker helped her mother to get a steady job as an accountant. They also helped Deere get into a fashion designing school. Soon after, they were able to move out of the homeless shelter and into an apartment.
Doe Deere still had bigger dreams for herself though. She wanted to become an entrepreneur. She continued to work hard and save as much money as she could. She was soon able to start her own makeup line, Lime Crime. Lime Crime has become very successful over the past few years. Started in 2008, Lime Crime now employs 35 people in Los Angeles.
Doe Deere has worked extremely hard over the past 20 years to build her successful business, and is now living her “American Dream”. She has a beautiful house, life, and family. Although she says she would never wish the hard times she went through on anyone, she says that without them she would not be where she is today. The hard times taught her to push through and be strong. Deere is proof that no matter what you come from, anyone can become successful.
In 2002, DAMAC owner Hussain Sajwani was best known for his catering and hotel empire stretching across the Middle East. In 2002, the focus of Sajwani changed with a change in rules in the United Arab Emirates allowing foreign nationals to purchase property in the desert state. The University of Washington graduate quickly established DAMAC Properties and purchased a piece of land in an area of Dubai many felt would not be a success for a luxury real estate development. Hussain Sajwani proved his doubters wrong by selling every unit in the planned development before construction even began.
In 2018, DAMAC Properties employs more than 2,000 people around the world with the group now expanding its development plans across the Middle East and parts of Europe. The business portfolio of Hussain Sajwani now takes in various luxury real estate developments across global capitals and luxury destinations. One of the most impressive developments offered by the DAMAC owner is the AYKON Maldives Resort which is being constructed on a reclaimed island and will offer more than 100 luxury hotel suites.
AYKON developments are also planned in London where the first tower will be an impressive waterfront tower built on the River Thames which will be decorated by the experts at Versace Home. KNown as Nine Elms Property Limited, the company behind AYKON One is backed in part by DAMAC International and in a lesser way by DAMAC Dubai.
The DAMAC owner understands the need for a diverse set of companies to ensure he is always bringing in different streams of revenue. The DICO Investments group established by DAMAC Owner Hussain Sajwani now manages more than $3 billion in assets across sectors far from the luxury real estate sector. Maintaining links to the sectors which have proven a historic success for DAMAC and Hussain Sajwani is important to the backer of the One Million Arab Coders program who retains an interest in the catering industry he cut his entrepreneurial teeth in.
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Michael Hagele recently commented on his favorite hobby: mountain biking. Michael Hagele is not a professional mountain biker, but he does it so much and is so good at it that he is capable of giving great advice to anyone about the subject. The Bro Talk interviewed Michael Hagele and received some pointers about the subject. Read more about Michael Hagele at Inspirery.
He said that nobody should be intimidated by mountain biking because there are different skill levels. If you are a beginner, you can still mountain bike. Of course, there is some fast, hardcore biking that higher-ability people do. Individuals can gradually work their way up to being higher-ability. Everyone who decides to mountain bike should really think hard about their mental and physical well-beings. If a person doesn’t want to work his or her way up to a higher level, he or she does not have to. If someone feels comfortable staying on one level that is lower, there is nothing wrong with that. You don’t have to prove anything—you just have to have fun.
There are a number of ways that a person can start with mountain biking. One thing that a person can do is attend a camp for mountain bike skills. It is a pretty good idea to attend a camp because you may learn things about mountain biking that you never knew, before. Some of these things that you learn could be crucial to your safety, or crucial when it comes to proper technique. Not having the proper technique can lead to a person wasting his or her time by not doing things the right way and never understanding why. It is also a good idea because of the fact that mountain biking is a thing that is potentially dangerous, and being watched by experienced people may decrease the chance of getting seriously injured.
Companies in need of capital often do not seek out all available opportunities. Southridge Capital LLC offers solutions that are, “outside the box,” which includes monetizing a company’s existing asset base. Approaches include loans against insider shares, capital assets or a wide array of other assets.
By working with creditors to eliminate debt in lieu of common stock, Southridge assists companies with their credit worthiness. They also offer fiscal issue resolution to their portfolio companies. Each solution by Southridge is custom designed to the client’s current circumstances.
With an EPA (Equity Purchase Agreement) through Southridge Capital, companies can raise capital at their discretion, regardless of market conditions. Other products are also offered, like convertible debentures, convertible preferred stock, and loans against common stock.
The structured finance team at Southridge has made $1.8 billion with direct investments into growth companies globally. Their ability to never fail at customizing and executing a financial plan for their clients is their expertise. With experience financing more than 250 public companies over the last twenty years, Southridge has a unique understanding of the complexities growing companies face.
Southridge’s team can direct clients on a variety of corporate issues, from individualized financing techniques, to the process of becoming a public company, to optimized balance sheet management.
Recently, Southridge has redefined the company’s structure to better provide their clients with the products and services they need as well as re-energized the brand to better reflect all of their capabilities. You can visit linkedin.com for additional info.
Finance isn’t all Southridge is passionate about. CEO and founder of Southridge, Stephen Hicks, is a strong believer in the company’s Social Responsibility.
In 1998, Stephen co-founded the Daystar Foundation. “Through the Daystar Foundation, Southridge capital has been committed to charitable giving for decades. Supporting meaningful causes is not only a personal mission that we find extremely fulfilling, but also a corporate and social responsibility. We hope to make a significant impact in people’s lives and offer an example of what giving back can accomplish,” says Stephen.
Southridge Capital LLC is a strong company with a positive impact on our communities and our society, as well as their clients.
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Mr. David McDonald is the president and chief operating officer of OSI Group. He has served in various posts including the Project Manager of OSI Industries, chairman of North American Meat Institute, and as the independent director of Marfrig Global foods. David McDonald grew up in Northwest Iowa. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Iowa State University. David McDonald was awarded the ‘Outstanding Senior Award,’ which recognizes people with outstanding characters in academics. During his thirty-year career at OSI, David McDonald has risen from his first job as a project manager to his current position as the company’s Chief Executive Officer.
McDonald has played a leading role in the important expansions of the company into the international markets. Such roles include the purchase of Baho food, which is a food company based in Dutch-based that offer snacks and deli meats for the European retail market. McDonald is an expert in food production logistics with a wide experience with local business companies, government agencies, and international retailers. His leadership skills are highly attributed to his childhood life in Iowa as a farm boy and food product distributor. This is seen in his managerial style and leading to diverse business partnerships and acquisition of international business opportunities.
David has developed a deep understanding of technical issues that matter in running the business and close partnership with local and international companies. He embraced and held on to the idea of growth and innovation up to date. During his recent interview with CEOCFO magazine, David strongly expressed that the desire to grow and improve is the main philosophy of the company. He also revealed that the company’s vision is to go global and to be valued by both their customers and partners.
As part of business advancement, McDonald has incorporated a strong basis of research and sustainability into the philosophy of OSI Group. Under McDonald leadership, OSI has been stable and has grown to extend its business operations in various locations. This is seen with the acquisition of Baho Food, Flagship Europe, and Tyson Foods. These purchases helped in building an international network of food producers. They were given an opportunity to run businesses in local markets. This was made possible as they were boosted with purchasing powers and technical skills from OSI Group. The advancement and steady growth of OSI Group have been achieved so far through the leadership and commitment of David McDonald.
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Lifelong friendships are priceless, but that don’t mean you can’t put in over $100,000 dollars on it. Especially when that bond has been marinating in decades of partnership and success. OG Juan celebrated his 50th Birthday this year with his wife, colleagues and longtime friend Jay Z who reportedly spent $113,000 dollars during OG Juan’s turn of half a century. They spent a night out at two restaurants and two clubs racking up on bottles of Cognac (D’USSE) and Champagne (Ace of Spades). Both are brands in which Jay Z owns. Cleverly all of that money pours right back into Jay Z’s pockets and provides free advertising with viral post of that legendary night.
Many may not know who OG Juan is in the entertainment or hip hop world as he has been diligent in making millions behind the scenes. OG Juan is the President of Roc Nation Sports. A collaborative business OG Juan and Jay Z produced combining their mutual interest. When Jay Z and Juan Perez met in 96′ they quickly became close over their love of entertainment, sports, bars and lounges. That birth their ideas into lucrative businesses including Roc Nation Sports and several locations of sports bars and lounges in major cities like Atlanta, Las Vegas, Atlantic City and Brooklyn.
No wonder this gold mine hitting Roc Nation family can ball out on a single celebration. That is nothing compared to decades of success and most importantly a family like bond with kindred spirits. Without need of the limelight OG Juan is a committed loyal friend, business man, and husband.
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Fortress Investment Group is a publicly owned global investment manager that manages approximately over $70 billion in assets for over its 1750 investors and institutional clients. The assets they manage include hedge funds, permanent capital investments, and private equity. Headquartered in New York City, the company has offices in Singapore, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and Italy. The company’s goal is to provide alternative investment options that will generate risk-adjusted returns over the long term. The company has a massive team of experts who include over 200 professionals and over 950 asset management employees distributed across the world.
From a private equity firm formed in 1998, Fortress Investment Group has grown to become a force to reckon with in the Industry. The three principals who founded the private equity firm are Randal Nardone, Wesley Edens, and Rob Kauffman. The principals had previously worked with financial powerhouses such as Goldman Sachs, Blackrock Financial Management, Union Bank of Switzerland and Lehman Brothers. With their combined knowledge and experience they were able to expand to hedge funds, debt security, and investments in real estate. Their main areas of engagement include operations management, capital markets, asset investing and corporate mergers & acquisitions.
In their bid to expand and conquer new territories Fortress Investment Group acquired several companies such as Florida East Coast Industries, RailAmerica, Penn National Gaming, and Canadian company Intrawest. They also had partnerships with companies like Graticule Asset Management Asia, Logan Circle Partners, and Mount Kellett. One of Fortress Investment Group significant moves was the acquisition of SpringLeaf Financial services which was previously American General Finance Services. From a small amount, they had used to purchase the company the value ballooned to $3.5 billion, more than 27 times their initial investment.
In 2007, Fortress Investment Group became the first hedge fund company to be listed in the New York Stocks Exchange when they launched their Initial Public Offering. This IPO resulted in the principals of Fortress to be named in the 2007 Forbes list of Billionaires. In 2017 SoftBank Group from Japan acquired Fortress at a price of $3.3 billion. The acquisition was a big boost to the investors as the shares were bought for $8.08 when they were trading for $5.83. The group has been recognized severally for their outstanding performances. Institutional Investor awarded them “Hedge Fund Manager of the Year.” HFMWeek accorded them “Management Firm of the Year,” in the same year. In 2012 they were also recognized by Institutional Investor as the “Discretionary Macro-Focused Hedge Fund of the Year.”