Andy Wirth and his New Position

When looking to visit one of the most beautiful and mysterious regions in the world, one recommended region is the Tahoe are in Northern California that is home to the Squaw Valley Ski Resort, a resort that is world renowned for its beauty as well as the peaceful environment that is associated with a vacation to this resort.

The Squaw Valley Ski Resort has been a part of the Tahoe region for over 70 years and is a ski lodge that combines both tradition as well as luxury within the resort. In recent news, one individual in particular has become the head of this resort which has resulted in not only an increase in revenue, but also an increase in annual visitors.

This individual is Andy Wirth, an expert within the mountain resort industry as well as a passionate individual that has always loved the business of combining both luxury as well as the beauty of nature.

Andy Wirth is an individual who holds almost three decades within the mountain resort industry and is considered to be the best in the industry with his innovative solutions and ideas that continues to push the industry forward.

Andy Wirth is a unique leader due to the fact that he not only cherishes the thoughts and ideas of the visitors, but he also involves the locals in every decision that he makes.

In recent news, Andy Wirth was appointed to become the new chairman of the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority Board. Andy Wirth was recently appointed to this position for his ability to not only attract visitors to the resort, bu for his ability to improve the local economy in the process.

The Squaw Valley Ski Resort is currently a world renowned ski resort that encourages many loyal customers to continuously return this this ski resort. With Andy Wirth as the leader of the business, the business will truly continue to thrive into the future.

Learn more about Andy Wirth: http://www.powder.com/tag/andy-wirth/

Portrait of America by Songwriter, Activist Doug Levitt

Doug Levitt is a singer,songwriter,writer,activist and photographer from Washington, D.C. However, prior to his musical achievements he was a journalist employed by ABC and NBC as an international correspondent situated in London and reported from Iran, Rwanda and Bosnia.

His adolescence was spent in Washington,D.C. which allowed him to be confronted with and exposed to various aspects that encompass the overall society. He focused on people from all walks of life, from every corner of the world and encountered many cultural economic prominences. Doug Levitt praises his mother Carol Schwartz a Washington D.C. Council member and mayoral nominee for instilling in him at an early age the powerful example of centering on society.

After returning to the United States from his journalistic escapades and journey,his venture was to seek and find a pathway to assist the oppressed, suppressed, depressed and even forgotten people, so impulsively he bound a Greyhound bus and embarked on a six week adventure and began his inquisitions with total strangers,asking them questions about their lives and attentively listening to their grievances and sad stories,while watching time escape them as their stagnant and broken disillusioned lives lay stagnant without meaning, purpose or hope.

Doug Levitt desired to form an exemplary pattern in whatever he accomplished after Works Progress Administration project. After his educational and inspirational cross country bus trip it dawned on him that this endeavor was also an important step for his peace of mind and emotional well being,because at age 16 he found his father dead as a result of suicide, and could not accept this tragedy. Now he had a more vivid understanding and was able to let go of the guilt that was embedded deep inside him all these years,and knows that his father’s death impacted his perseverance to become an artist.

Now he is traveling coast to coast sharing his stories and singing composed songs about struggling people and their survival.

Doug Levitt has accumulated 10,000 photographic and film representations of the American worker and his plight. The Greyhound Diaries encompassed years to finalize.

Chopper is Chopping Away the Competition

CHOPPER TRADING is a unique and particular organization which is known at large for only recruiting ‘A List’ employees and staff. In other words, they like to have the very BEST OF THE BEST! This, as I see it, is how all good companies should be. Quality is key! After all, are not many called but few finally selected in the end….as the old saying goes?

What makes CHOPPER TRADING so unique from that of its competitors is, among many things, the efforts and tireless persistence of the head of the organization at the very top…..who is a man known by the name of Raj Fernando. He is both founder and CEO of the company, and envisions many more wonderful things for the company moving forward. It has come a long way since its creation and full origin, yet it still has a very long way to go….as it appears that true success is always measured in the longest runs. When you think about it, it is true…..just look at the great lives of men such as Walt Disney, Albert Einstein, Jesus Christ, and many, many more!

With hard work and effortless perseverance, and that same great & unique mentality of QUALITY AND EXCELLENCE which CHOPPER TRADING values so highly……Mr. Fernando himself could find himself added to this list of great men in the not too distant future. After all, anything is possible…..is it not? Here is Mr. Fernando’s method of hiring. I quote:

“So when it comes to hiring, he doesn’t approach it like some of his competitors, who may bring in 30 potentials, push them through a training program and come out with three hires and 27 fires on the other end. His hiring process is quite the opposite — lengthy and involved…” (http://www.sbnonline.com/article/raj-fernando-gets-the-best-at-chopper-trading/, pg. 1, para. 3)
As we can see, CHOPPER really does chop away the competition in recruiting and business itself. It is led by a genius.

Expansion of Highland Capital Forces James Dondero to Team Up With Dallas Civic Leader Linda Owen

As the Highlands philanthropic activities continues to expand, James Dondero, the president and the co-founder of the Dallas- based asset management firm has decided to team up with Linda Owen, the former president of Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation and Dallas civic leader in order to be able to provide strategic direction to the firms charitable giving program. The partnership will have Linda work as the company’s charitable giving manager and will be closely operating with the Dallas Foundation which is responsible for administering the Highlands charitable giving fund.

James Dondero said that since they had expanded the Highlands philanthropic activities, they too recognized the need to have a committed and professional team that will ensure their contributions make great impact. He further revealed that Lind Owen has a proven track record of coming up with effective public and private partnerships and that they share the same vision of making immediate and huge difference in the community.

Highlands focuses on supporting veterans’ health care, causes, education and Dallas community by contributing more than $3 million annually to most of the charitable organizations through the Dallas Foundation. Some of the top local beneficiaries of this venture include Perot Museum of Nature and Science, the George W. Bush Presidential Museum and Library, the Uplift Education, American Heart Association, Center for Brain Health among others. Together with other members, James is known to provide guidance to most of the organizations that support the firms’ mission through board service and by participating in other leadership roles.

Owen managed to oversee Klyde Warren Park development in Dallas during her reign as the president and CEO of Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation.

James Dondero, the co-founder and the President of the Highland Capital Management currently staying in Dallas TX is overseeing the operations and strategies of Highlands’s investment for both the institutional and retail products.

 

More on James Dondero:

http://www.dallasfoundation.org/ForDonors/DonorStories/JamesDondero/tabid/449/Default.aspx

https://www.crunchbase.com/person/james-dondero

http://www.insidermonkey.com/hedge-fund/highland+capital+management/173/

Eric Pulier: A Timeless Technology Guru

Eric Pulier has come up with quite a few technological ideas over the last 27 years or so, and he is still working behind the scenes doing so today. No, he may not share the same limelight that Bill Gates and Steve Jobs have held in their time, but he has been a part of some intriguing developments in the IT world. Pulier has a passion for young people, and he’s been a part of some programs like Starbright World, and now Xprize that have helped foster the development of young people, and encouraged them to come up with ideas that can change the way technology is used in people’s lives.

Pulier started his career in computer technology after graduating from Harvard in the late 1980s. He wanted the programs he developed to make a real difference in social, environmental, and health issues, so in 1991 he became involved in a Los Angeles-based non-profit group that did just that. His first big successful IT company was Digital Evolution, a company that became a prominent interactive media firm, and would merge with several other companies over the years. Pulier also was interested in cloud computing and developing platforms that would become integrated over cloud-based infrastructure. Some even hit the scene before their time like Akana, Desktone, and eventually a full-scale cloud enterprise management system called ServiceMesh that was eventually bought out by CSC.

In fact, not long after Bill Clinton won re-election in 1996 Pulier got the opportunity to head up Bridge to the 21st Century, as part of the televised Presidential Technology Exhibition in Washington. The Bridge to the 21st Century exhibit featured prototypes of future consumer products that would revolutionize everyday American lives, but it also included a live streaming communication to the Astronauts on the space shuttle that had launched not long before.

Key Leaders who are Promoting DIVERSANT LLC’s Constant Growth

DIVERSANT LLC is one the largest private-held IT Staffing and Solutions companies in the United States. The company specializes in providing unique informational and technology solutions that meet the demands of Fortune 500 and mid-market customers across several industries. It is committed to offering high-quality services to all its customers, consultants, and partners.

Gene Waddy

Gene Waddy holds the position of CEO at the DIVERSANT LLC. Through his open style of management, the company has continued to expand even during the economic recession. Gene holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the esteemed Fairleigh Dickinson University. Previously, he served as the National Practice Director at Spherion Technology. His duties entailed offering IT staffing and solutions to institutional clients nationwide.

Jim Yoshimura

Jim has an experience of more than 30 years of offering IT staffing and solutions. As the COO of DIVERSANT, he provides exceptional leadership and oversees the growth of the company. He has served in other major IT firms before joining DIVERSANT.

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board is comprised of talented senior executives who do not hold active roles of running the company. They provide advice and guidance on issues concerning strategic planning and commercial growth.

John Goullet

John Goullet is an astute leader and IT staffing professional. He has served as an executive and principal at Diversant LLC for more than six years. He obtained his higher education from the Philadelphia-based Ursinus College. John started out as an IT consultant and switched to IT staffing back in 1994. With a comprehensive mastery of emerging market trends and unparalleled experience in the IT industry, John launched Info Technologies.

Under his able leadership, Info Technologies amassed $30 M and became one of the fastest expanding private-held companies in the United States. DIVERSANT LLC emerged after John and Gene agreed to merge Info Technologies and Diversant in 2010. As the Principal of DIVERSANT LLC, John is in charge of its investment and growth plans. He uses his professional expertise and creativity to deal with the challenges that the IT marketplace encounters.

More on John Goullet:

http://johngoullet.wikidot.com/

https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-goullet-9022693