When it comes to the market be it business, or in our case, sports, there is stiff competition with each organization or team needing the best members to achieve the best results for the overall appeal of the team and the gratification of the individual members. It, therefore, falls on each and every member of the team to always be the best and to understand the importance of their individual positions in the team. For, players, in sports, each member of the team has a unique role with ensures, if played well, the success of that team in matches and tournaments. This understanding combined with skills and discipline is what most sportsmen have built their careers on. These players or sportspeople include Edwin Miranda.
Edwin Miranda’s sports career started, like many other sportspersons, in school, and at a very young age. He started shining and achieved the honor of the Defender of The Year for the Big West Conference when he was playing for the California state Northridge college soccer team. When your star starts shining, doors begin opening. In 2004, Edwin Miranda was drafted by the Dallas Burn for in the 2004 MSL SuperDraft in the sixth round. From then, the defender has played for a number of teams in the United States and internationally.
He has played for the Puerto Rico Islanders in two different seasons. The first time, the islanders and Miranda parted ways due to monetary issues. This was after he had left the Dallas Burn and played for the Portland Timbers for two seasons. The second time was after the 2010 PDL playoffs when he played for the Hollywood United Hitmen. During his second time with the Islanders, Edwin Miranda played four regular seasons, the team won the USSF D-2 pro league championship, 2010. The team, 2008, also won the USL First Division Commissioners Cup.
Stream Energy is a worldwide renowned energy company based in Texas and Dallas Cities in the United States. The company deals with multi-level marketing of energy and provides wireless, protective and home services. This company was founded in the year 2004 with two entrepreneurs Mr. Pierre Koshkaji and Rob Snyder. It also has its offices in Oakland, Georgia, New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Maryland, Texas, and Washington DC. The company sells electric services and gas in the named states, but the other services are available to all citizens across the country. The company also serves at international levels by providing home services and protective services. This has given the company a good name and thus becoming one of the largest energy companies in the world.
Being the largest company in Dallas and Texas, Stream energy has always desired to help the community in Texas. It has therefore established an independent arm which deals with charity activities. The new division is known as the Stream Cares Foundation. This new arm of Stream Energy is responsible for Charity programmes which the company will render to the community. This arm was launched in 2016, and since then it has undertaken many philanthropic activities.
Stream Energy was the only company which offered a hand of support to the affected families during the Hurricane Harvey in Houston. The company provided financial support to uplift and helped the affected ones restore their livelihood status. During the Texas tornado, Stream Energy under its foundation financially helped the Texas residents. Another remarkable activity is when the homelessness crisis hit the Dallas state. The company came in and offered clothing and necessary items to the vulnerable and needy children in the country.
Stream Cares Foundation in conjunction with other corporates also has an elaborate program for the offers support to the military families. The most common application is the American Girl Doll Experience which is like a competition like a program for daughters of American Soldiers. This program aims at financially supporting the families of the American Military personnel.
This philanthropic arm has given Stream Energy a good reputation.
InnovaCare Health was looking to add quality leaders to their team, and it found two outstanding people who both have 20 years in the healthcare industry. Rick Shinto serves on the board of directors for InnovaCare Health, and Penelope Kokkinides is part of the leadership team at InnovaCare Health. Let’s take a look at their work and education histories.
This is Kokkinides second time working for InnovaCare Health. The first time she worked for the company as the Chief Operating Officer. Prior to rejoining the InnovaCare Health team, she worked for Aveta Health as the Chief Operating Officer. She has also served as the Chief Operating Officer for Centerlight Homes and, at the same company, also worked as the Executive Vice President. At Touchstone Health, she was the Chief Operating Officer, and at AmeriChoice, she worked in care and disease management at the corporate vice president for that division.
Kokkinides also has an extensive background in government programs for healthcare, and she has experience in creating healthcare programs that improve the efficiency of the healthcare system. Her educational background helped prepare her for a career in this industry. She graduated from Binghamton University with an undergraduate degree in classical languages and biological sciences. At New York University, she finished a master’s degree in social work, and at Columbia University, she completed a master’s degree in public health. She also has a post master’s degree in alcohol and substance abuse.
Apart from being the recipient of several awards, one of which included Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Minority Leaders in Healthcare, Shinto has also worked in the healthcare industry for years. Besides working as a the current President and Chief Executive Officer for InnovaCare, he has also worked as the CEO of Aveta and the CEO for NAMM California. He also worked at Medical Pathways as the Chief Medical Officer, as well as the Chief Operating Officer. Beyond having a long history in the management side of the industry, Shinto also started as a practitioner in pulmonology and an internist. Shinto’s education background includes a degree as a medical doctor, and he also has a Master’s of Business Administration.
This company prides itself on its innovative solutions to healthcare management. It uses technology to streamline processes, bringing higher quality care to more people.
The new CEO of Papa John’s is Steve Ritchie and he believes that the company needs to do more for its customers. After declining in sales for some time, the pizza brand has seen improvement in its revenue and are excited for what the future holds. The CEO mentioned in a conference call that the company is making progress and that they are improving, but that the brand could implement more changes. Steve Ritchie has become the new CEO of Papa John’s and has implemented some changes to bring business. The company has checked up on employees to see how they are doing and to make sure that they are providing great service too. People have been more positive and encouraged by Papa John’s as they launched a campaign called “Voices” back in September. Both the company and the CEO are pleased with the changes that they have made.
As per Biz Journals, the pizza brand was hit with some adversity as their revenue for the third quarter was way below expectations from analysts and the brand expectations itself. The company’s revenue was way down from last year, losing millions of dollars as earnings for shares were also down equally. Store sales across the world also decreased in the US and abroad to prove the data accurate. Papa John’s, as a result, opened new stores to battle it and have made changes in the high up positions to create a good culture and solid foundation. The company understands that they need good team members and people in power to succeed. They acknowledge that without that, their business would be nothing. Steve Ritchie Papa Johns believes that the changes that the company has made at the executive positions have also helped in the long run. According to the article, Mike Nettles is now the executive vice president and the brand has opened more roles. There is a lot of growth for Papa John’s and more potential with Steve Ritchie as the CEO.
See Ritchie’s profile on Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/profiles/people/17045820-steve-m-ritchie
Alex Hern remains one highly distinguished entrepreneur that ever lived in San Diego. Having been in business for over 25 years, he has accumulated lots of experience. Hern is very keen on spotting opportunities in launching small companies and later selling them later at a very nice profit later. Hern has an experience spanning over two and a half decades. Consequently, he has become a celebrated businessman in business circles. Alex Hern specializes in incubation of potential business ideas and watches them grow to huge enterprises. Alex Hern has been an integral part in the formation of companies like the Inktomi Goldman Sachs IPO. This is a company he founded with some other business friends in his circle.
Inktomi Goldman Sachs IPO is the brainchild behind the search engines used by bigwigs like Yahoo, AOL, and MSN too.Another highly reputed technology company founded by business Mogul Alex Hern is the Yesmail. This is an email marketing company taking the internet by a storm. It also has one of the largest web directories. Yesmail became available to the community a few years ago. CMGI saw it as an opportunity and acquired it for a whopping $650 million. ArcSight is also another brainchild belonging to Hern and has scaled the heights of co-operate world and internet technologies. ArcSight is a cyber-security that also was availed to the public for sales and was sold to HP.
Word has it that HP- Hewlett Packard paid about $1.5 billion for the ownership of Archsight.Hern is currently working hard to bring Tsunami to new heights like he has done before with other companies he has founded. Tsunami offers a platform for any new and upcoming software applications while greatly leveraging on your computer’s graphics abilities. Hern’s day is characterized by about 6 hours in office strategizing, meeting business leaders and perhaps strategizing how on some more better business ideas. Hern remains optimistic that his business ventures will continue making waves in the business world.
Do you need a pick-me-up? If you answered “yes,” then Organo Gold has what you need – FENIX XT, a refreshing energy drink that helps supports your level of stamina by giving you a healthy burst of energy. Low in calories and sugars, this mango-peach drink has an amazing 100 mg of caffeine per serving. In fact, it contains not one, but two types of caffeine that naturally sustain energy. This isn’t an ordinary energy drink. Like many of Organo Gold’s products, this energy drink stands out from its competitors as it contains Ganoderma lucidum, an ancient Chinese mushroom that is high in antioxidants.
The organically grown Ganoderma is truly unique, helping to promote health and increased energy levels, making this a one-of-a-kind product. Additionally, FENIX XT features Vitamins B to support natural energy production and C Vitamins to boost immunity, as well as Rhodiola to support stamina and endurance, and Guarana to aid healthy blood flow. Potent antioxidants combat the damage that can be caused by free radicals from stress, working out and pollution.
Not only does this drink energize, but it also helps support alertness and focus. Packed into a convenient powder stick, FENIX XT by Organo Gold is perfect on the go. Give yourself a boost mid-morning, mid-afternoon or pre-workout! Simply mix the powder into 12-16 ounces of your favorite beverage and take on the day with a healthy boost – after all, we all need more energy. Make FENIX XT your go-to drink and see what you have been missing out on.
Coffee is seen by some as a beverage of the gods, but it is also seen as a tool of Satan by certain religions founded in the United States. Which one of these viewpoints is correct? Likely neither. The easiest thing to say about java is that it is a beverage many people enjoy. Because of the relative scarcity of good coffee products in the United Sates, it also seems like Americans are willing to pay extra for moderately good products. This explains the success of Starbucks. People who want a little more out of their home coffee often seek out an Organo Gold distributor.
While not everyone cares for the network marketing business model, the products the companies offer are usually high quality. They usually have to be to justify the price of the product. Organo Gold is no exception. This organic, rich, fully flavored coffee lets people enjoy a cup of joe that is higher quality from what they get from Starbucks. Not only does it beat out the chain coffees, it also does not require a trip to the store.
Many enjoyable cups are made right in the convenience of the customer’s home.The founders of the Organo Gold company believed in the network marketing model, but they saw a problem with it. None of the companies offer a product people really wanted and needed. They decided to make sure to fix this problem. This decision has made the lives of many Organo gold distributors easier, and it is easier for people on the lower rungs to make a profit.
Shiraz Boghani And His Team Live Up To Splendid Service
Shiraz Boghani is the renowned hospitality expert who hails from Kenya. He spent his formative years there, and then relocated to the UK to pursue his career. He earned his higher education degree from the London School of Economics. Thereafter, he attained his chartership as an accountant. He has more than 30 years of experience in the institutional housing industry.
In 1998, he founded the Sussex Healthcare Group and currently serves as its joint chairman. The company provides full-service housing for the functionally challenged. Some of its clients suffer from congenital neurological disorders, while others acquired mental, physical and/or emotional damage due to traumatic accidents and/or aging. Through Sussex Healthcare Group, Shiraz Boghani and his team aim to allow each client the opportunity to live with as much autonomy as possible. Within the framework of their clients’ apparent limitations, his various Sussex Healthcare housing facilities deliver full-scale, customized support.
In 2007, Shiraz Boghani founded hotel businesses. Today, he functions as the Executive Chairman of Splendid Hospitality Group. This business venture is presently comprised of 20 hotels offering a thousand times as many bedrooms. It is considered among the fastest developing hotel conglomerates in the UK. His company is the recipient of the ‘2018 Leading European Hotel’ honor by the 25th Annual World Travel Awards. In 2016, he was also awarded the distinction of ‘Hotelier of the Year’ by Asian Business Awards.
From his focus on the well-being of his Sussex Healthcare clients, he recognized that all markets of clientele may also present unique, niche needs. Shiraz Boghani realized that the daily stay needs of someone seeking an extended booking for work in the area may vary greatly from the daily accommodations expected of a couple on a romantic excursion for a week. Likewise, should an area present enough demand for a particular type of daily stay needs, it becomes financially wise to cater to that market for that area. He finds this especially true with respect to the hotel industry because it is quick and simple to flip venue focus from one habitation and hospitality niche to another. Shiraz Boghani was the first hotelier to introduce this type of limited service approach in London in the 1990s. His admirable wisdom also led him to found and add the luxurious Splendid Restaurants experience to his choice establishments.
Michael Roy Andrew Bagguley also referred to as Mike Bagguley, exudes an astonishing presence in the financial industry. Mr.Bagguley obtained his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Warwick University. He has also attained many positions with the Barclays PLC Institution. This would include serving as the Managing director and Global Head of U.S. dollar trading, Head of Commodities and strategic positioning, Chief Operating Officer of investments, and Head of interest rates exchange. His career also consists of Interest rate swaps and or exchange for the US Treasury and US dollar.
Constructing his career in accords with financial components, Mike Bagguley was able to serve in leadership roles such as Head of Asian Swap trading, and also Senior Vice President of Hong Kong trading for Sanwa FP Co LLC. These positions would fortify the knowledge and experience of Mike Bagguley’s financial endeavors. According to an article published on, “Crunchbase.com”, by Helen Bartholomew, Barclays decided to supplant Justin Bull for Mike Bagguley, making Bagguley the new chief operating officer for the investment bank. This would give Bagguley the responsibility of expediting the bank’s financial elements while facilitating the outcome to Tom King. While managing the macro products group, Mike Bagguley regulated trading along with the allocation of rates, foreign exchange, commodities, and credit. While presiding over the division Mr.Bagguley has increased the third quarter revenues by 3%. Taking into consideration other financial components, this minor positive would reflect heavily on the bank’s performance, making them one out of two banks with positive FICC revenue.
King elaborated on the 3rd quarter results while glorifying the progress, King believes there is still room for improvement. Rob Bogucki, Nat Tyce, and Kashif Zafar would now be assisting King and Mike Bagguley with the growth of the macro business. By trimming its investments, Barclays is aiming to cut cost while promoting profits. Barclays strategy is to focus on equities and advisory, due to the minor impact that regulation has made on them. In 2001 Bagguley joined the fixed income trading desk of Barclays, based in London. This would add to the senior roles he’s held in New York, Tokyo, and Johannesburg.
Stream Energy is a Dallas-based company providing wireless and energy services amongst others. They were recently highlighted in the local publication the Dallas Patch for Stream Energy’s philanthropy efforts, something the company takes great pride in.
Although Stream Energy has engaged in philanthropy efforts for over 12 years, it recently launched it’s new charity foundation “Stream Cares”. The company had previously held relationships with Habitat for Humanity and the Red Cross as well as partaking in local giving.
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Stream Energy stepped up to help fund recovery and support to its affected customers in the area.
Another topic close to the heart of Stream Energy is homelessness. Their passion for this cause drove their development of a relationship with Hope Supply Co. based in Dallas. At the Hope Supply Co’s recent annual event “Splash for Hope”, Stream provided entrance and meal costs for over 1000 homeless children to be able to go to the event. Stream has also worked with the charity for years providing clothing, school supplies, and other necessities for homeless children.
Stream also jumped to action in 2016 when a tornado hit in North Texas the day after Christmas. They worked directly with the Salvation Army to raise thousands of dollars for the residents and businesses affected by the tornado.
Not only is Stream Cares providing funding, they are actively meeting with and providing direct support for people in need. They joined with “Operation Once in a Lifetime” to provide support to veterans and their families. They provided veterans with transportation to a Texas restaurant where they could join their families for a special lunch. The next day they provided American Girl dolls and lunches to multiple daughters of veterans.
Philanthropy is ingrained in the culture of Stream Energy where, for its employees and leaders, it is a part of who they are.