Sheldon Lavin, the current CEO of the OSI Group, did not start his long successful career in the meat industry. He was an exceptional successful investor in the banking sector before he joined the OSI Group 43 years ago.
He started out as an executive and soon grew ranks, and today he serves as the head of the company responsible for the international operations of the company. He has seen the OSI Group transform from a small beef patty supplier to McDonald’s to becoming one of the top companies in the food industry globally. OSI Group offers a large number of products and food service to its clients based in many different countries.
Sheldon Lavin is proud to be part of the OSI Group and considers its 20,000 strong employees to be its pillars. In an interview, he told the journalist that he was proud of the culture at the OSI Group which is more family-oriented and it is the reason they can retain their best employees over many decades. For him, it is the people who are most important for any business.
In 1970, Sheldon Lavin was hired by Otto & Sons for arranging financing for the company. The company was hired by McDonald’s to become its meat supplier after it set up a meat processing unit and the company needed investments to accomplish it. Sheldon was asked by the company to become an owner of the company, but he declined the offer. He then acted as a consultant.
Over the next five years, he became much more involved with the company and started to overlook its overseas investments as well. He then became a partner and began to work full time with the Otto & Sons during the late 1970s. It was during this period that the company began to expand its operations overseas to South America and Taiwan. After one of the controlling partners had left the company, Sheldon became the owner of half of the interest of the OSI Group. Today, he owns more than 100% of voting control of the company and is still active in taking the OSI Group to new heights.
The Lung Institute was created so that specialists in pulmonary infections could join forces and talent to fight all sorts of lung infections, and other chronic diseases. The center provides treatment and diagnostic services to victims of malignant and benign neoplasms and other lung disorders, as well as mediastinum and esophagus. The skilled physicians focus on a multidisciplinary team approach to give patients excellent medical evaluations by involving specialists from pulmonary medicine, medical oncology, radiology, radiation oncology, and surgery. That is why the dedicated team can provide exceptional care to patients with all types of lung infections at any stage of development.
The patients are matched with the most efficient therapies available (https://lunginstitute.com/treatment/) because the Institute is a leading provider of thoracic surgery, pulmonary care, and research about lung cancer. At the Lung Institute, patients can access doctors anytime because you can call to make or schedule an appointment. And if you fill an online request form before 2 p.m. of any day, you are entitled to receiving same day response. The extensive experience the staff possesses is translated into greater treatment options for patients with lung cancer. By working jointly, the expert team harnesses all resources to accelerate development of drugs, and pioneer innovative discoveries that can make tangible differences in the lives of countless patients.
In their YouTube channel, one of the most recent major innovations the Lung Institute has developed is the use of adult stem cell therapy to cure some infections. The adult stem cells have the ability to recreate themselves and grow into any body tissue. The application of stem cell treatment has saved the lives of thousands of patients who testify that the quality of their lives was significantly improved after being given therapy of adult stem cell for COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pulmonary fibrosis or other forms of chronic lung infections. It is important to note that stem cell therapy does not cure pulmonary fibrosis, but it can improve the quality of life that many victims live. An in-house study by lifestylesafter50.com found out that 82% of the patients who had received the treatment experienced improvement in their lives.
Kate Hudson’s Fabletics is currently taking over Amazon, who controls nearly 20% of the online fashion industry. Fabletics incorporates a subscription strategy in selling fitness clothing to its clients. In the past, high-value brands were characterized by price and quality; however, this is no longer a competitive mechanism. Currently, gamification, customer service, exclusive design, last-mile service and brand recognition are the some of the essential elements being considered for what is high-value to the client. Fabletic’s membership plan has been successful and is expected to open more shops to add to the existing ones in Florida, Hawaii, California and Illinois.
The General Manger, Greg Throgmartin explains that company’s membership model has enabled them to offer personalized service and trendy fashion at a reduced price than that of its competitors. Most of the companies are disadvantaged by showrooming because individuals will browse offline and then purchase items cheaper elsewhere. For this reason, Fabletics have changed the model due to their initial operations.
They could have used the pop-up store model, but their current use of Reverse showrooming ensures they build and maintain relations through events and other activities. As such, approximately 30-50% of their walk-ins clients are already members, w25% of the walk in will become members in the store. Whenever the client tries on a piece of clothing, it goes on their online shopping cart whether they will purchase it at the store or not. At Fabletics, retail is another element of service.
A review by Teri Hutcheon, a blogger behind A Foodie Stays Fit website, recommends Buyers who are looking for a great deal for nice style and quality. She also recommends Fabletics since one can go for months without paying a dime until they find clothes that catch their eye. In her review, Teri explained that when joining the membership at Fabletics, one can select VIP membership and then buy their first outfit at only $25 as well as get discounts for la carte items. Besides in a given month, one can get clothing curated for them as well as 2-3 pieces of outfit for $49-59. If one decides not to buy anything during that month, they will not be charged anything.
Furthermore, one takes a survey when they are joining. The aim of the quiz is to reveal the types of workouts and the style of outfits one likes. Then at the onset of every month, work outfits are selected for the client. It is advisable to take the lifestyle survey so that one can get the best suited Fabletics apparel.
Brazilian government declared the concession to improve basic sanitation through a partnership with the National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) at http://executives.findthecompany.com/l/116341/Mr-Felipe-Montoro-Jens. Edison Carlos and Felipe Montoro Jenes participated in an interview about the initiative. Edison is the president of the known Trata Brasil, an institute that focuses on basic sanitation. Edison believed that the services provided would be improved the in management, resource, and structural areas. Felipe, an expert of infrastructure projects, noted that the program would decrease water wastage in Brazil.
Edison Carlos cited that the private initiative and public sectors could work together in a complimentary way without biases. Edison also explained that the bank would establish plans for the nations it serves and adapt the projects depending on the place’s needs. Felipe Montoro Jens reported that loss of water was the cause of the flow of financial resources in the water sectors of companies. Thus, it was impossible to receive the services if there was loss of water.
Edison mentioned that the private enterprise possessed more resources to prevent water wastage. Additionally, the advanced technology of the state companies would be essential in water management. Felipe Montoro Jens noted that the current situation required the association with BNDES to enable an improvement in the financial status of the public institutions.
Edison Carlos clarified that inefficient organizations should not be classified based on their administration. This is because of the alignment between the needs of the citizen and the mode of operation. On the other hand, Felipe Montoro cited that Edison outlined that the cost of concession that deserved due observation on odebrecht.com.
Felipe Jenes Montoro
Felipe Montoro worked in the structured finance area and project development of Enel Group S.p. A. He worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the auditing and consulting areas. Additionally, he served at Enron in the international structured finance division.
Felipe Montoro studied at Fundao Getlio Vargas where he earned a degree in business administration on jusbrasil.com.br. Felipe acquired his master’s degree in international management from the renowned Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Bruce Levenson was a part of some big NBA battles as owner of the Atlanta Hawks, and now he’s fighting a big one himself in court. He, along with Atlanta Hawks Basketball & Entertainment are suing their former insurance company, AIG for bad faith in honoring an insurance claim. Levenson and AHBE had sold the Atlanta Hawks shares last year to Tony Ressler, reports Forbes.com, and AHBE filed a claim with AIG regarding paying out the remainder of then General Manager Danny Ferry’s contract. That case has been ongoing, and AIG refused to offer any payouts, so Levenson and AHBE want damage relief and payment for court costs.
Bruce Levenson purchased the Atlanta Hawks in 2004, a deal that included their current arena and also included a large steak in the NHL’s Atlanta Thrashers. Prior to owning the Hawks, Levenson founded several businesses and has been a chairman on several non-profit groups. In 1977 after graduating from Washington University, Levenson and his friend Ed Peskowitz started a publication business originating with Oil Express, a newsletter about oil industry trends. That soon led to other industry newsletters, and they became the owners of United Communications Group. This company started up TechTarget some years later, and also owns the renowned gas price app, GasBuddy.
As a philanthropist, Levenson supports many educational and fine arts endeavors, https://www.benzinga.com/news/17/03/9165680/university-of-marylands-non-profit-initiative-is-changing-higher-education. He’s helped raise scholarship funds for inner city children through organizations like Hoop Dreams Foundation. He’s given young people a chance to learn the lessons of the Holocaust at the museum in Washington through the “Bringing the Lessons Home” program he sponsors there. Levenson also supports pro-Israel activists such as the SEED Foundation, Birthright Israel and BBYO. He’s campaigned against hate speech and bigotry and helped the Anti-Defamation League run the Concert Against Hate event this last year.
Chaz Dean is a stylist located in Los Angeles, California. He has created groundbreaking products that have created a shift in not only the way we style our hair but also the way that we protect it. Chaz has a dedication to holistic methods and this is easily seen in his products. He believes in a natural and healthy lifestyle, which he makes sure to show through all of his haircare products!
WEN products are unique in that even when coloring and lightening hair, bleach or developer with high levels of peroxide are not used. He is dedicated to using only natural ingredients and educating all of his clients on how they can maintain the health of their hair. Shampoos, heat products and bleach are extremely damaging to your hair so the WEN product line does not have shampoo. Instead, Chaz Dean created a cleansing conditioner. WEN Hair product will both condition your hair and cleanse it without the use of damaging detergents that are commonly found in other shampoos. Chaz Dean has been dedicated to not using shampoo not only on his clients but also not on himself since 1993.
In addition to Chaz’s belief of not using shampoo, he also chooses hair coloring products that are ammonia free or that are very low in ammonia. This means that no strong developers or even bleach are used. This in turn creates a fume-free salon environment making this environment safe for all. Chaz’s dedication to holistic as well as harmony even goes as far as the outside of his salon. He does not use any types of signs to advertise his business. He believes that life should be lived unified as a whole and this is the type of energy that he brings to his business and his clients every day.
Whenever a company who leads the field in any category, there is always a big bad wolf or two who thinks they can compete, but they try to succeed by falsehood, and it never works. Such is the case with Securus Technologies, a leader in the institutional communications field and its competitor, GTL.
Securus provides communications services to correctional institutions, law enforcement agencies, and safety organizations. Their platform offers a variety of different phone plans where inmates can communicate with family members and friend in a cost effective manner. Securus serves a wide community of 3,400 clients and 1.2 million inmates all throughout North America.
You just don’t cover that much territory by giving poor service and exorbitant prices, yet that is just what GTL is accusing Securus of doing. In the most raucous manner, GTL claims to offer superior servicing capabilities with unbelievable pricing structures in comparison to the Securus capabilities. Securus claims gross falsehoods are being disseminated by GTL and nothing that they are saying even comes close to the truth.
Finally, to put a halt to the foolishness, Securus offered a challenge to GTL which was to lay out the metrics of each company side by side and then have a disinterested third party sort things out and publically come to a conclusion as to who is right. The report from the other side was a resounding silence for a couple of weeks, and then they quietly declined the challenge.
The ethic of the existence and message that Securus strives to get across is the connection that they form between the inmate, and the family is so important and valuable to both parties. That available communication is worth so much when someone is incarcerated as to the point that it cannot be valued. How an inmate can deal with being in prison is helped by these connections with family and friends.
Currently, Todd Lubar is the President of TDL Global Ventures, LLC and in Legendary Investments, he serves as the Sr. VP. He is indeed doing great but let’s peek into his past, from the year 1977 until 1987 he was at Sidwell Friends School in Washington Dc. From there he went on to attend the University of Syracuse and graduated with a B.A in Speech Communication. After college, Todd got his first job with Crestar Mortgage Corporation, and he stayed with the company for four years. In 1999 he joined Legacy Financial group and helped the company’s Maryland office to a production unit of several 100 millions of dollars a year in loan volume. He left Legacy in 2005 and joined Charter Funding (A division of First Magnus Financial Corp) in Arizona as the Senior Vice President. However, in 2007 he went back to the mortgage industry and focused on purchase money mortgage origination with Priority Financial Services. It is during this time that Todd started different businesses that included commercial demolition. Also, he involved himself in the Automotive Scrap metal recycling business which ultimately led to the company being traded in public market place.
After observing the market for many years, Todd Lubar was able to assess a niche of underserved clients and consequently formed Legendary Financial LLC an affiliate of Legendary Properties, LLC. Legendary Properties liquidity levels allow the aiding a market of borrowers that would otherwise be ignored by traditional lending source. Todd Lubar has carried over 7000 transactions allowing him to analyze the overall risk of almost any loan scenario and make right decisions based primarily on market conditions. Moreover, he was ranked top 25 mortgage originators in the Country for many years.
He has two beautiful children, and they live in Bethesda Maryland, and he is totally in love with Orange County CA. His hobbies are traveling and spending quality time with his children. Todd Lubar aims at empowering each and every person he comes across so as to make them a better person tomorrow.