Randal Nardone is the co-founder and Principal of Fortress Investment Group LLC. He has been a member of the Board of Directors for the company for over a decade and has been serving as a member of its Management Committee for two decades. From late 2011 until July of 2013, he acted as the company’s Chief Executive Officer and then took on the role full-time in August of 2013. Randal Nardone studied at the University of Connecticut where he earned his undergraduate degree in science. He went on to study at Boston University School of Law and earned his Juris Doctor there.
Randal Nardone was singled out by Forbes magazine as one of the “World’s Billionaires,” and listed his net value at $1.8 billion in 2007. He became a billionaire during the early part of 2007 after Fortress Investment Group launched its Initial Public Offering. Nardone also stis as the President of Ncs 1 LLC. and as the President and Chairmon of Springleaf Financial Holdings, LLC. He helped to co-found Fortress Investment Fund IV, L.P. as well as Fortress Investment Fund V and is Secretary and Vice President of Newcastle Investment Holdings LLC.
Before working with Fortress Investment Group, LLC., Randal Nardone served UBS as a Managing Director and also served BlackRock Financial Management as a Principal. Earlier on, he also served the law firm Thacher Proffitt & Wood as Partner. Today, he works to build upon the legacy of Fortress Investment Group, which is now a company that manages more than $43 billion in assets for more than 1,750 investors. The company focuses on hedge funds, permanent capital vehicles, and private equity and uses a strong risk-adjusted returns strategy that brings profit over the long run. Fortress now has more than 900 employees and is located in New York.
Randal Nardone has been a consistent guiding force for Fortress Investment Group and keeps it focused on capital markets, operations management, corporate acquisitions and mergers, asset-based investment opportunities, and researching into specific institutions and companies in specific industries. Looking into the future of Fortress Investment Group, Nardone expects profit and continued success. Fortress Three Top Executives Split $44 Million Bonuses In 2015
Ronald Fowlkes has served in a number of ways. He became a Marine in 1989 and served until 1993. He says he received rigorous training during this time and was taught to be self-disciplined. He also learned how to be an effective time manager and the value of working hard. He says when he was in boot camp it was all about tearing down each soldier and removing each new recruits individuality. While he was in infantry school he learned all about weaponry such as maintaining it and how to properly shoot. It was during this that personal performance was encouraged, he says.
Originally he had planned on staying in the Marines for 20 years however after serving in Desert Storm he decided to get out. He didn’t agree with how that war was handled and that Baghdad wasn’t taken. Ronald Fowlkes joined the police force and was soon on a SWAT team where he was a tactician. After several years he decided to enter business and he now works for First Spear Tactical which is a company that supplies gear for the armed services, police forces, and civilians. He is the manager of business development where he focuses on the growth of this firm.
Ronald Fowlkes also volunteers his time for the hockey team his son is on. He takes care of the equipment and trains the team members off-ice. He says he enjoys this and is proud to be a mentor to these younger people.
Roberto Santiago is a renowned real estate developer. He is most successful in Brazil, as the mastermind of some of the most profitable ventures in the world. His investment portfolio includes entertainment, finance, real estate and motor sports. Born in 1958, in Joao Pessoa, he received his education at Pio X-Marist College. Shortly thereafter, he studied Business Administration a the University Center of Joao Pessoa. He holds a degree in finance and business management. When he’s working on his latest venture, Roberto enjoys motocross and spending time with his family.
Roberto Santiago is widely known as the owner of the modern shopping center Manaira in Joao Pessoa. He started out by purchasing the land in 1987 when he was just 30 years old. It only took him two short years to develop the mall into what it is today. The Manaira shopping center is home to anything you could possibly need including, a rooftop concert hall, a gym, a theater, a food court, gaming area, financial institutions, shopping stores and a college. Roberto’s goal was to make shopping convenient for the average consumer. The Manaira Shopping mall is a one-stop shop for people on the go. Opened in 2009, the Domus Hall is located on the roof of the Manaira mall. The hall hosts weddings, fairs, concerts, exhibits, graduation ceremonies and conferences. It impressively can hold 4,000 seated individuals with a 10,000 standing room occupancy. The two-story building is always air conditioned, soundproof, and has the best audio equipment available. It is subdivided into individual cabins for those who want a little extra privacy. Brazilian and international musicians have performed at the Domus Hall.
The expansive movie theater plays the latest new releases. The gaming area is fun for the whole family and includes a bowling alley. The food court is renovated every two to four years offering a variety of options for every budget. Some of the restaurants include Capital Steakhouse, Espaco Gourmet and Waynes. You can find anything you could possibly need in their retail section of the shopping mall. There are book stores, furniture stores, sporting goods, fashion apparel, jewelry and cosmetics.
Do you need expert assistance with your business legal concern? Want to be sure you’re dealing with a law firm or lawyer who is well versed in business or corporate law? Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho helps clients to resolve their legal matters effectively.
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Legal advisor might not be an obvious aspect or component of your new enterprise, but many corporations and institutions have started to retain a lawyer. Whether you’re an etablished business owner or a startup, you definitely need a lawyer. It is not advisable to skimp on this service. Exorbitant legal costs of litigation or fees for violations can have a devastating impact on your business or organization.
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Usually people turn to lawyer when faced with a lawsuit or other legal situation. Running a business or managing an organization is different. It is extremely important to make sure that your company or organization satisfies the rules and regulations laid out by the the local and federal offices or regulatory boards.
Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho is a business law expert and powerful litigator. His law firm that focuses on delivering high caliber legal solutions in complex cases. His client base ranges from multinational companies to entrepreneurs and high-profile individuals.
Ricardo Tosto works closely with clients and has been practising for more than 22 years, using a straightforward approach to resolving legal cases. Ricardo Tosto aims to get the best possible resolution on his client’s case.
James Larkin and Mary Ann McNulty brought to the world in 1876, a son who was to take trade unionism to a different level. But they would not know this at his birth on January the 21st because by then, they lived in a slum in Liverpool. Learn more about Jim Larkin: http://www.rte.ie/centuryireland/index.php/articles/jim-larkin-released-from-prison
Simple living is how things were for the family at the beginning. However, James Larkin put in some effort and helped his father who worked at a firm. James Larkin senior left the family while he was still much needed. He died in 1890. James Larkin junior took his mantle and provided for the family for some time.
He lost his father’s job at the firm. The months that followed entailed Larkin’s search for work elsewhere. He finally became a sailor. Years later, he became a foreman at the docks of Liverpool. Read more: Jim Larkin | Biography and Jim Larkin | Wikipedia
His job at the docks is what led to his recognition by the National Union of Dock Laborers. This attention was a good thing because it led to James Larkin’s appointment as an organizer, and a permanent member.
The first time that NUDL posted James Larkin to Scotland, he was full ecstatic because he was finally doing something useful and had a purpose. However, the second time he was sent to Ireland in 1906, was followed by a leadership disagreement with James Sexton. This was not long before James Larkin was discontinued from NUDL because of going against the union’s aspirations.
He formed ITGWU in 1908, and this union did a great thing to bring together Irish workers. This union never broke off, but only changed its name and today it is called SIPTU.
Four years after forming ITGWU, James Larkin decided that it was a good thing to join forces with James Connolly in establishing the Irish Labor Party.
The Irish Labour Party is known for many things, among the famous strike in Dublin, 1913. This strike involved very many workers who put their tools down for over seven months. That is why it is known as the Dublin Lockout. James Larkin achieved many things in his life, one being that Irish workers gained rights that had been denied. His work reached the end, with his death in 1947.
In a recent announcement Bob Reina and his company Talk Fusion introduced a new product that will help a number of consumers enhance the communication process. The new product is called Live Meetings and enables people to hold conferences and speaking events on the internet. This will make holding meetings much more convenient and efficient. With Live Meetings, a number of individuals and businesses will be in position to talk to one another and help save time. They will not have to travel to meet each other face to face as often and will therefore allow them to interact wherever they are located. Consumers who use this new product can hold speaking events anywhere in the world. Along with easier communication, Live Meetings can also be a very beneficial way to hold marketing and advertising campaigns as well.
Bob Reina is the founder of a marketing company called Talk Fusion. His company offers a number of options that allow consumers to communicate online and also use videos to run marketing campaigns. He came up with the idea of video marketing after he worked as a network marketer. The company Talk Fusion offers video communication and marketing options as well as allowing people to work for the company as independent distributors. Over the last decade, Bob has been able to build his company into one of the top companies in the entire marketing industry. Reina founded the company in the mid 2000’s.
Before Bob started up his company Talk Fusion, he worked as a police officer. This occupation was fulfilling in a number of ways but he was looking to improve his financial situation. As a result he began selling products to people face to face on the side. He was quite successful at selling these products and then came to the conclusion that he was very proficient at it. Therefore he began devoting his full time to network marketing. As a network marketer, he was quite successful at it and then looked to make that a vital part of his new business. With his experience in network marketing and knowledge of videos, he used these two things to form his new company. Learn more: https://homebusinessmag.com/author/bob-reina/
There are several groups advocating for civil, human and migrant rights both locally, nationally and globally. In America, some of these groups include:
Japanese Americans Citizens League (JACL)
The Japanese American Citizens League was established in 1929 to advocate for civil and human rights of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans as well asother communities facing injustice and discrimination in America.JACL leaders also work towards promoting social, educational and cultural values as well as preserving and promoting the culture and legacy of the Japanese American community. Read more: Michael Lacey | LinkedIn and Village Voice Media | Wikipedia
Japanese Americans Citizens League forms the largest and oldest Asian American civil rights organization in the United States. Its vision is to promote a world honoring diversity by embracing principles of social justice, equality and fairness.
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights was established in 1950. It is made of over 200 national organizations whose aim is to promote and protect the civil and human rights of every person in United States. The organization was co-founded by Philip Randolph, Roy Wilkins and Arnold Aronson Among the organization’s achievements include lobbying and winning the passage of Civil Rights Acts 1957, 1960, 1964, Voting Rights Act of 1965 and Fair Housing Act of 1968. All these rights have helped promote fairness and equality for all Americans.
Larkin and Lacey Frontera Fund
Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey are the co-founders of the Larkin and Lacey Frontera Fund. The organizations advocates for rights of expression as well as funding other groups advocating for civil, human and migrant rights in Arizona.
Larkin and Lacey Frontera Fund was developed as a result of Jim’s and Michael’s detention. The journalists, who are also the co-founders of Village Voice Media and Phoenix New Times, had published an article regarding a local Sherriff.
The article was about the existence of a grand jury proceeding allowing the Sherriff to seek reporter’s notes.Having spent their careers defending and asserting their First Amendment rights, Larkin and Lacey sued the nation and ended up winning the case. They were awarded $ 3.75 million for compensation. They have since used the settlement amount to support other humanitarian groups in Arizona.
Americans for Immigrant Justice
Americans for Immigrant Justice is a non-profit law farm promoting and protecting the rights of immigrants in Florida and across the country. It majors its operations on unaccompanied immigrant children, trafficking and domestic violence survivors. It also oversees policies and practices on migration detention as well as representing immigrants groups seeking justice.
Americans for Immigrant Justice was founded in 1996. Its headquarters is in Miami but it has another in Washington, D.C which was opened in order to expand the organization’s operations. Since its founding, American for Immigrant Justice has managed to serve over 100,000 immigrants from all parts of the earth.
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Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are crusaders for immigration and the protection of free speech.
Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are founders of the Frontera Fund which supports groups that protect the rights and freedoms of Latinos. They are also the founders of the Frontpage Confidential website that has stories about free speech and human rights violations. They are most known as being outspoken opponents of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Joe Arpaio is an Arizona Sheriff that served over 24 years is best known for using unpopular forms of racial profiling of mostly Latino drivers. This practice went on for years under the Sheriffs rule without being held accountable. It was not until 2011 did his illegal form of racial profiling get challenged by a local judge that ordered a preliminary injunction against the Sheriff and his department. The sheriff ignored this injunction and and business went on as usual. The profiling went on for another year and half and finally a criminal contempt charge was filed against Arpaio and he was actually arrested and jailed shortly in 2012. The sheriff was later pardoned by President Trump and never actually spent any jail time for his bad behavior.
Joe Arpaio was also was known for coming after anyone in the public or private sector especially journalist that criticized what he was doing. Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin were executives of the Village Voice Media corporation that published the Phoenix New Times newspaper. On October 18, 2007 deputies of Arpaio illegally detained them from their homes. There was such a public outcry that they were let go the next day without charges. This started a legal battle between Lacey, Larkin and the Maricopa County that ended in 2012. Lacey and Larkin settled with the county for 3.75 million dollars that allowed them to form the Frontera Fund which grants money to Latino organizations that assist Latino’s whom rights have been violated by government or law enforcement.
Vijay Eswaran, the founder and CEO of the Qi Group, thinks that it’s important that graduates be taught to create job not just seek them. He urges graduates looking for their first jobs to look for posted jobs that match their qualifications. He said students should follow their inspiration, take some risks and start their own businesses.
Datuk Seri Vijay Eswaran has said that conservative thinking tends to lead students to try to work for someone before going out and getting work experience on their own. People are primarily job seekers working for one chain or another.
Eswaran said the business world is changing rapidly and automation, robotics and artificial intelligence are taking over. He said students from Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and China are more willing to seek experience first and create jobs and get other people to work for them. People then have to choose between taking a job with an established firm or a startup.
Eswaran said they should consider the pros and cons of each work environment and which one best suits their personality and preferences. He said learning about the various stages of development of a business is helpful whether its an established corporation or a startup. Read more: Executive Chairman of QI Group Vijay Eswaran Talks Business and Philanthropy
Vijay Eswaran said startups require students to learn how to be both leaders and team members. The beauty of startups is people can create ideas and see them through with little or no delegation. Working with a startup is fast-paced, ever-changing, action filled and has more free flowing communication than the more structured corporate environment. No one is inherently better, Eswaran explained.
There will always be things to complain about. He said people have to decide which type of environment better helps them to work towards their career goals.
Eswaran was speaking at a Universiti Malaya student’s forum where he shared his experience about building the QI Group from nothing into a network marketing juggernaut. He explained that some people do better when employing an ever-evolving, ‘think-outside-the-box-type’ mentality, while other prefer working methodically in a structured environment. The key is the persons needs, personality and work style.
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Jim and Mike are the co-founders of media houses Village Voice Media and Phoenix New Times. They had dedicated their lives to ensure the people of Arizona get the best treatment when it comes to human rights. Politicians in the State of Arizona had put in place laws that infringed the rights of immigrants. These laws were enforced by Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Jim Larkin and Mike Lacey were arrested on October 18, 2007, for one of their articles that looked into the corruption of the local law enforcement. Both Larkin and Lacey were arrested from by Sheriff Arpaio from their homes late at night. What made the case even more appalling is the grand jury asked for the names of people who had read the article online.
Jim Larkin and Mike Lacey had spent all their career lives asserting and defending their rights as per the First Amendment. They later came to sue the country and became successful in doing so. They received $3.75 million in the settlement.
They both decided to dedicate all the money from the case to support groups that defend the human rights of migrants. They both started the Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund. The organization ensures that all civil, migrant, and human rights are adhered to throughout Arizona and along the Mexican border.
Human rights organizations are important around the world as they put their efforts into protecting the rights of every individual and fight human rights abuses. They do so by extensively monitoring government actions and grass-root level actions in relation to human rights.
One of the groups Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund assist is the Owl and Panther Project – Hopi Foundation. Several immigrants get into the United States have suffered or witnessed torture and violence. These immigrants tend to even include children. This ends up leaving them with wounded souls.
Refugees in Tucson seek refuge at the Owl and Panther center. The center was established by The Hopi Foundation in 1985, to treat refugees who were suffering from family issues, community loss, poverty, and general pain. It was incorporated in 1987 as a non-profit organization by the State of Arizona.
The Owl and Panther center assist them through storytelling, nature trips, and artwork. The organization focuses on presenting a nurturing community by ensuring that they feel safe regardless of being in a foreign land. By doing so, they can explore different ways of having the refugees’ brilliant ideas shared with the people around them. Today, various refugee families from Somalia, Nepal, Ethiopia, Iraq, Guatemala, and Congo seek solace at the Owl and Panther center. Read more: Phoenix New Times | Wikipedia and Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund
The Owl and Panther Project achieve their set goals by putting to use the various donations that they receive from well-wishers. Through volunteer work, they can support their projects and the communities they serve. By honoring the Donor Bill of Rights, they assure all their partners and donors that their contributions are put to good use. The Owl and Panther Project staff are always eager to advise on how best to contribute the projects that you may wish to support.
At 55 years of age, Daniel Taub is one man that cannot fail to make the headlines. Although born in the United Kingdom, Mr. Taub has spent most of his formative years in Israel working closely with his Jewish friends and family. Ever since Daniel Taub was a young boy, he had a burning desire to change the world in one way or the other, something he has done to date with excellence.
Before moving to Israel, Daniel Taub passionately pursued his education at Harvard University, Oxford University College, as well as Haberdasher’s Aske’s Boys’ School. While living in Israel, the first job that Taub got engaged in was a combat medic in the Israel Defense Forces, a time he constructively spent learning about the Israeli-Palestinian war. Shortly after Taub’s departure from the Israeli Defense Forces medical department, Daniel was taken in as an officer in the international law division, a role he most graciously took.
Years later, high ranking officers at the Israeli Foreign Ministry took note of Taub’s intelligent mind as well as resilience and decided to give him a shot to work for them. Taking all that was directed at him head-on, Daniel Taub succeeded in all his endeavors. Before ever becoming the Israeli Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Daniel Taub was an intermediary between Geneva and New York, working on behalf of the United Nations in a diplomatic capacity.
Daniel Taub’s tenure as ambassador has come with loads of blessings. Thanks to his relentless efforts, Daniel Taub has helped eliminate divisions between the UK and Israeli community. In so doing, Taub has helped foster bilateral partnerships that happen to favor trading between the two countries. Read more: Daniel Taub | About and Daniel Taub | LinkedIn
Because of Daniel’s contribution, the social division between the United Kingdom and Israel is now at an all time low. Also, Taub has gone out of his comfort zone to castigate against the war that directly affects Israel and Palestine. In his view, there is enough space for everyone to coexist in harmony if at all both aggrieved parties are willing to sit down and settle on an amicable decision.
Due to Taub’s selfless abilities, he will get recorded in history as the best ambassador that Israel has seen in centuries, maybe after a character like Joseph once mentioned in the Christian Bible.
Although Daniel is on his last mile, he has left a legacy worth emulating not only by people living in the UK or Israel but also by the rest of the world.
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