Lawsuit Filed Against Insurance Company AIG by Former Hawks Owners

A lawsuit has been filed by the Atlanta Hawks Basketball and Entertainment LLC (AHBE), a group that formerly owned the NBA franchise, against New Hampshire Insurance Company, also referred to as AIG in court documents. The ownership group involved includes Bruce Levenson, a controlling partner.
In addition to being the former owner of the Atlanta Hawks, Bruce Levenson has taken part in many successful business ventures. He is the current owner of Atlanta Spirit, LLC and the co-founder of United Communications Group, a company founded in 1977 together with Ed Peskowitz. Mr. Levenson is known for taking an active role in various charitable endeavors. These include serving as President of the “I have a Dream Foundation” of Washington.

The civil suit alleges insurance bad faith and was filed in the Superior Court of Fulton County on September 13. According to the AHBE, their insurance policy covered certain losses pertaining to employment practices, such as wrongful termination. They allege that claims made by former general manager Danny Ferry were covered under their policy.

According to Forbes, the amount of the claim is confidential. Court documents related to the lawsuit state that AIG is refusing to acknowledge that the policy had been triggered and hasn’t paid the covered loss without providing a valid justification. The lawsuit is seeking payment of the covered loss, plus a 50 percent penalty, as well as attorney’s fees and other legal costs. So far, AIG has not publicly commented on the lawsuit.

http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/11493472/jason-whitlock-bruce-levenson-atlanta-hawks

 

Richard Blair: Investment Guru

Throughout his life, Richard has always been drawn to the world’s wealth of knowledge. Both his mother and grandmother were teachers; he would later go on to marry a teacher himself. With so much experienced scholars around him, he saw firsthand how teaching improves one’s knowledge, and by association, one’s confidence. With his beloved appreciation for teaching and his natural gift for finance, he realized that others could benefit from his knowledge of financial planning and investments. Richard immediately entered the financial services industry after graduating from college. By 1994, he had founded his own firm, Wealth Solutions. The goal was to provide objective and unbiased advice to his clients that would benefit them the most. And that goal was accomplished when he started making significantly positive differences in the lives of his clients, small business owners, and their families. Over the decades, Blair has refined his knowledge of and experience dealing with retirement planning. Nowadays, he specializes in helping clients to bridge the gap between planning for retirement and comfortably living in retirement. He helps them avoid the many common pitfalls that most struggle with by providing them with sound strategies for their retirement income planning. The goal being: to help his clients pursue and achieve their dream of a successful retired life.
His Investment Advisory Firm, Wealth Solutions, provides comprehensive and personalized financial planning. Unlike the larger advisory firms, Wealth Solutions offers their services to individuals and small business owners located in Austin, Texas and the surrounding areas. They also offer their advised strategies to the rich families of Austin, Marble Falls, Houston, Bastrop, New Braunfels, and Georgetown. With a founder like Richard Blair leading the company with over 20 years of experience in the industry, it’s no wonder it’s one of the most beloved investment advisory firms in Texas. Even as often as the financial markets changes, Richard Blair understands that his company’s financial strategies must change with the times. He ensures that Wealth Solutions is able to adapt to the ever-changing financial environment. They are always seeking opportunities to offer dynamic and conservative solutions of investments to their clients. These solutions are meant to aid their clients in taking part in the upsides while ensuring that their decisions are at the same time minimizing the many risks involved. Richard wants to ensure his clients are successful.

Doe Deere the Rising “Voice” In the Cosmetics Industry

 
Doe Deere is a female entrepreneur and an artist who is the owner of the Lime Crime Cosmetics brand. The cosmetics brand was launched in 2008 and aim to illustrate cosmetics are not only for the imperfect. However, cosmetics should be worn with the aim of self-expression as well as freedom. As Doe states on ILoveLimeCrime.com, beauty is “what feels right at the moment” as compared to what is natural or “looks best.”

As a self-developed brand, Lime Crime has magical, colorful and cruelty-free labels. Doe Deere developed her line of cosmetic products from a combination of necessity and inspiration. According to her, it is only through decisiveness and speed that inspiration can be turned into concrete ideas or products.

Unlike other business people who delegate most operations of their businesses, Doe soils her hands in her business. Having personally developed the original products, she now oversees the product development in the entire collection. To simulate or illustrate her cosmetics products, Doe uses pidgin dolls designed by Joshua David McKenny. As an artistic object, the pidgins are used to communicate to people from different backgrounds.

In the cosmetics line, Lime Crime has lips and eyes, which are additions to facial products from popular partner retailers like Naimies. Her desire for “ultra-feminine” girls’ products is also part of the intrinsic drive that pushes her innovations. From the same entrepreneurial spirit, she wishes to see business people establish different lines such as shoes.

To grow her business, Doe Deere ensures that business stakeholders feel fully appreciated. She outlines the stakeholders as partners, employees, and vendors who she loves and respects. It is from this entrepreneurial drive that she endeavors to uplift and push others to succeed. She refers to the use of such criteria as “positive reinforcement.” The strong business spirit in Doe has seen her overcome various challenges in business.

Some of such instances touched on having her website hacked resulting in damaged publicity. However, she is quick to illustrate that she overcomes such negative aspects by instituting measures to prevent similar occurrences. Under the able hands of Doe, Lime Crime continues is sure to have a profitable future.

Bellamy’s – A Pleasant Surprise for Your Palate

Escondido California, a quaint town that is a reminder of days past. As in most town’s Main Street is the hub. In Escondido, the small businesses can still afford to rent their storefronts on Main Street. A Mexican Restaurant, a dog grooming salon, small appliance store and a watch maker. Businesses that still start with first names.

The place to eat here in Escondido is Bellamy’s, owned by one Brian Bonar, a Scottish entrepreneur who decided to start a mini-empire in the restaurant business in the North of San Diego County.

Mr. Bonar has plans for a four-star event center in Bandy Canyon, where he owns a 144-acre property. There will be a signature restaurant that will boast a Master Chef of France, whom he recruited from the El Bizcocho, along with Mike Reidy as the executive chef and Trevor De Costa as the front of the house man.

The signage at Bellamy’s along with the décor will come as a surprise. The sign in front is a large tarpaulin, such as you would paint a giant sign or picture on, or a banner for an event. As for the interior, it has been dubbed as model-home-chic, with walls painted in a Coppertone shade, great jazz paintings and very plush seating.

The food is excellent. Try their beet salad made from red and golden beets and served over a bed of porcini mushroom powder with cocoa nibs and pistachios. Another must try is the corn soup made with cream and espelette peppers, served cold over a fantastic shrimp Ceviche with ginger, cilantro, lime juice, and olive oil. The Parsley Cream Risotto with salmon poached to perfection, shaved summer truffles and crunchy with sea salt is an excellent choice.

The servers at Bellamy’s are professional, courteous, and well versed in the dishes that are served. They can instruct you on how to consume a dish that you are not familiar with and not be annoying or being pretentious.

According to Dalrada, Dr. Brian Bonar hails from Scotland. He enjoys golf and spending time with his family. Dr. Bonar received his undergraduate degree from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow Scotland, which is a public research university. His MBA in Mechanical Engineering as well as his doctorate degree from Staffordshire University in Staffordshire, England. He also has a bachelor’s degree in Technical Engineering from James Watt Technical College in Staffordshire.

During his career, he has engendered a reputation as a person who helps his clients to achieve their goals. He has a portfolio that includes achievements in commercial, multi-family housing, K12 education projects, retail marketing and the field of aviation.

 Brian Bonar has the diverse experience and the skills to create the type of results that great projects, client relationships, and teams are built from.

The Hair You Always Dreamed About

If you compare her before picture to her after picture you will certainly see the difference WEN hair made in her hair. Her hair is more shiny and bouncy and also healthy appearing in just one week after using Wen products. This shows that Wen works well for even thin and fine hair. While she does mention she felt an oily texture to her hair you cannot see this in the pictures and actually you notice the life that Wen brought back to her hair that she did not have before. Her friends even noticed the change in her hair and commented on its shine.
Combined in one bottle, the shampoo and conditioner system cleanses the hair along with providing conditioning to the hair to give it that clean, soft feel afterwards. While not having a lather like other shampoos this product enhances the natural oils of the hair and does not strip the hair which can leave it dull and lifeless. The conditioner provides a leave-in conditioner quality that leaves your hair feeling soft throughout the day. Wen has other products that help with manageability of the hair and cut down on frizz which include mousses, oils, styling sprays, creams and many others. Available on QVC in a multitude of fragrances such as apple, fig, pomegranate and many others, Wen has something for everyone that will leave them with a sweet fragrance throughout the day.

Wen hair leaves the hair feeling silky smooth and gives it the shiny appearance that everyone craves for their hair. Having shiny and silky hair only promotes youth and health and this system works to achieve that. With more manageability and easy use, Wen products save time as they are providing you with the look you want for your hair. Having beautiful hair also builds self confidence and this can help in everyday life. For more info, visit the WEN hair Facebook page and website http://www.wenhaircare.com/.

 

The Lovaganza Announcement That Is Arousing Curiosity Among People Across The World

Lovaganza from Colin Hesterly on Vimeo.

Lovaganza is a world renowned entertainment franchise that is investing to offer entertainment in a unique way that has never been attempted before. They are trying to come up with a new strategy that will help the world to celebrate and showcase the different cultures available. Lovaganza will be celebrating these nations and their uniqueness through music, cultural presentations and dance from different parts of the world.

One of their recent resolves includes the scheduling of the 2020 celebrations, which will be felt across the world and held on at least eight major locations. The bohemian adventure-inspired event on LinkedIn will at the same time showcase all cultures in the many countries across earth with motion pictures entertainment.

Initial plans
The celebrations were supposed to happen in 2015, but following several considerations, they decided to alter the dates to 2020. Some of the concerns presented cited the need to prepare adequately since the time available would not make it possible to cover the whole world fully as anticipated.

They also wanted to include the latest and best technology in the entertainment specialty to ensure the event stands out. Lovaganza will include cutting-edge concepts in the forthcoming celebrations to ensure the event is a success and memorable.

Marketing the event
It would be difficult to reach such a wide area if marketing is not conducted in time and adequately. Lovaganza is approaching this issue in time and will launch the Traveling Show in 2017. .

The initial arrangements are already in place and video shooting for its trilogy have already started in different countries including the United States and Spain. The video trilogy is supposed to form part of the Traveling Show and will showcase some of the things people should expect come 2020 during the main celebrations.

About Lovaganza
Lovaganza is an organization that runs an entertainment franchise and a not-for-profit organization that is concerned about catering for the needy across the world. The two are working together to bring to the world information and entertainment. The Lovaganza Entertainment Franchise is using entertainment to showcase the cultural diversity that makes up the world while the Lovaganza Foundation is working to create a positive impact while offering support to global and regional initiatives in different parts of the world.

Learn more about Lovaganza: http://academycreative.com/work/lovaganza/

Duda Melzers RBS Group Has Launched Several Campaigns Over The Last Ten Years

Brazil has one of the best media industries on the planet in terms of social response. Brazilians are heavily influenced by media campaigns, and no one knows that better than the Duda Melzer, the CEO of the RBS media group based in Porto Allegra. Melzer is one of the top marketing executives in the country. He knows how to stimulate awareness, and RBS does that on an ongoing basis. Institutional campaigns are one of the RBS Group’s most powerful as well as traditional actions. RBS is invested in Brazil social traditions, and all of the television, radio, newspapers, magazines and other RBS holdings participate in various campaigns.

 

 

Duda Melzer, the Harvard-educated marketing wiz, is not afraid to get his company involved in issues like road safety, drug abuse, child protection and other important social issues. The RBS campaigns have produced excellent results, and they constantly put RBS and Duda Melzer in the public’s thoughts.

 

 

The RBS campaign “Love is the Best Inheritance, Take Care of the Kids” was launched in 2003, right before Duda returned from the United States. RBS calls that campaign, “O Amor é a Melhor Herança, Cuide das Crianças,” and it highlights the importance of caring for children and teenagers. The marketing team at RBS originally developed and featured five lovable monsters called the Bogeyman, the Witch, the Headless Mule, The Devil and the Black Face Ox. A sixth monster was introduced at the end of 2003 called the Bad Wolf. That campaign shows how the RBS Group uses fairy tales, and vintage children’s stories to get their point across. Melzer believes the response from the people shows how important the RBS campaigns are for his giant conglomerate and for society.

http://propmark.com.br/midia/duda-melzer-assume-presidencia-do-grupo-rbs

https://pt-br.facebook.com/events/640159139333372

 

Brian Bonar recognized as the best Executive in Trade and Commerce

Brian Bonar is among the highly reputed executive financial and investment leaders. He has served many companies with excellence demonstrating the best leadership strategies. His leadership accomplishments can be confirmed by the achievements that the companies attained during his tenure.

What sets Mr. Brian Bonar aside from other executives is that he is driven by a passion to create and manage highly effective teams. Some of the teams that he has managed have designed some of the most efficient customer care approaches.

Mr. Bonar’s leadership achievements were eventually recognized globally after he received one of the most prestigious awards from the Cambridge Who’s Who honorary awards. The honorary awards are granted to persons who exhibit exemplary leadership qualities and academic achievements relevant to their career path.

According to LinkedIn, Brian Bonar is a highly accomplished academician. He holds a postgraduate degree in Mechanical engineering, an undergraduate degree in Technical Engineering from James Wyatt Technical College, and a Ph.D. He is also an affiliate member of American Finance Association.

Bonar has a career experience of more than 30 years over which, he has served as an executive official in numerous companies. Some of his remarkable career achievements occurred in his tenure as CEO of Imaging Technologies Corporation.

Imaging Technologies Corporation used to manufacture imaging products but upon Bonar’s entry, it began offering additional services in marketing imaging goods and services. It also excelled in provision of business support ideas to customers who faced market challenges.

Bonar identified various business gaps that existed in the industry and used them as opportunities to grow and expand Imaging Technologies Corporation services. As a result, the company recorded a remarkable growth in market domination as well as in revenues posted for the period.

Brian later joined Dalrada Financial Corporation as its CEO and chairperson. His primary responsibility was to design employee and employer benefits and aftermarket products. Here, he redesigned and improved employee benefits such as risk management insurance and financial management that led to improved employee satisfaction hence increasing business efficiency.

Brian has worked in numerous other companies as a top executive officer. The companies include IBM, QMS, Adaptec, Bezier systems, and Smart-Tek.

Besides being a business leader, Brian is also an investor. He opened a restaurant in North County known as Bellamy’s. The restaurant is ranked highly among hotel ratings for providing healthy meals, a homely environment, and guaranteed comfort. Learn more about Brian Bonar: http://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/people/person.asp?personId=185634&privcapId=29770

Brian Bonar has over the years acquired skills that enable him to deliver good results in every task he undertakes across a broad range of industries.

He is known to identify market gaps and solutions, which act as opportunities for firms to grow. He is also an integration expert who develops responsive approaches that enable firms to give satisfactory services to clients.  Read more: Brian Bonar / People / MG2

Given the diverse educational background, the wealth of experience, and a passion for managing teams, Brian deservedly won the Finance Executive of the year award.

The Midas Legacy: The Touch of Gold

When you have worked so hard for so long in your life, you look forward to retirement. You look forward to the day where you can rest, kick back, and enjoy all that you have worked so hard for in your life. Let’s face it: you have earned that right. The Midas Legacy talks about protecting people’s lifelong goals. As of this writing, they are located in Winter Garden, Florida. They look out for people that are looking forward to retirement, as a lot of people, quite frankly, are not prepared for it. It is not their fault. They just had no one teach them or show them the way.

Sadly, they sometimes run out of money and find themselves in tough situations. However, with The Midas Legacy, they can rest easy, knowing that everything will be taken care of for them and they will be guided by experts. This is what they do and what they excel at. The Midas Legacy do everything within their power to get it right for people in retirement, so they can have the life they have always dreamed of and then some. They help entrepreneurs, as they know they need to do things a little differently and they go out of the way to make sure that their investments and their business is protected.

Read more: Midas Legacy – About Us

A lot of people lose sleep over this and it causes them a great deal of anxiety. As you know, anxiety is usually caused by worries about the future. Because of their worries about the future, they can’t relax, take it easy, and enjoy what they are doing. However, The Midas Legacy likes to make things as worry-free as possible for entrepreneurs on themidaslegacy.com, so they can focus on their business and making it bigger and better than ever before. That is all their focus should be, as The Midas Legacy takes care of the rest.

They talk about what people want to do with their money and how they want to use it. This is a vital component. A lot of people are savers but there are also a great number of people that are buyers. They love to buy, buy, buy without any regard for how it will affect their future. While it is great to enjoy everything you have worked for, as it is your money, you have to be wise about it. The Midas Legacy has that approach in helping and guiding people.

Learn more about The Midas Legacy: http://themidaslegacy.com/want-real-wealth-trick-your-brain/

Student Stories: Yet Another Innovative Feature From ClassDojo

ClassDojo is a communication platform that has revolutionized learning in schools. Through its School Story and Class Story, schools and teachers have been able to share information as well as visuals to parents for them to know what goes on in schools where their kids learn.

Although the innovation was good and overly helpful, there were some concerns, the major one being that information shared touched on general class happenings only. Students can share their homework, but the parents do not get to know exactly how their kids are doing. Students do great things such as projects and poems, but parents don’t have a chance to see all these achievements. Most exciting things that happen in class rarely leave the classroom.

Using its laudable innovation, ClassDojo has moved to address the concerns. They have announced that they are adding Student Stories to their app. Students will use this feature to upload photos and videos of whatever they do in class to their digital platform from where their parents will be able to view them.

With parents more informed, more meaningful conversations concerning student progress in school will increase. Conversations will become more intimate and this will help create a stronger community. Students will also be more proud of their achievements the result being a positive culture in classrooms and schools.

Many teachers who have been using ClassDojo are excited about the new feature and can’t wait to start using it. Teachers will be able to use devices such as an iPad to allow their students to take photos and videos of their work. The students will be able to use a QR code to access ClassDojo without the need of a password to post their photos and videos. Later in the day, teachers will go through the posts, approve and send them to parents. Parents will only get to see the work of their kids in addition to what has been shared through School Story and Class Story.

ClassDojo was co-founded by Sam Chaudhary and Liam Don in 2011. Chaudhary is the Chief Executive while Don is the Chief Technology Officer of the company. It has its headquarters in San Francisco. The company was launched with the aim of helping teachers, parents and students connect better and also empower them to bring ground-up changes to the education system.

Since its inception, the company has experienced great success, and it leads as the fastest growing educational technology company in the world. It is used in two in three schools in the entire United States. It has also expanded its operations to other 180 countries.
Find out more about ClassDOjo:

https://www.edsurge.com/news/2016-01-19-classdojo-s-critters-want-to-teach-you-about-growth-mindsets

 

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