For CEO Of Nabors Industries Ltd, Anthony Petrello, Giving Back To The Communities And People Of Houston, Texas

Tony Petrello has had a stellar career as a Chief Executive Officer of Nabors Industries, a company whose executives are situated in Houston, Texas, but corporate headquarters are located in Hamilton, Bermuda.

With all the corporate success that Mr. Petrello has had in his life, especially being one of the highest paid CEOs in 2015, Petrello grew up with very humble beginnings in a working-class setting in Newark, New Jersey. Tony Petrello gained notoriety in his town for his fantastic math prowess.

Before Mr. Petrello was the Chief Executive Officer of Nabors Industries, he worked in law for many years. Mr. Petrello’s strengths as a lawyer included taxation, international arbitration, and corporate law. Starting in 1986, Petrello became the managing partner at the law firm of Baker & McKenzie. This firm was located in New York.

Regarding his business relationship with Nabors Industries, Anthony Petrello first joined the board of directors at Nabors in 1991. Many years later, Petrello replaced 81-year-old Eugene Isenberg as CEO on October 31, 2011. Mr. Isenberg stepped down and a year later, Petrello became chairman of the board of Nabors Industries.

Tony Petrello was wise to use the law degree that he earned at Harvard University to propel himself to the top of corporate management as the CEO of Nabors Industries. Petrello became part of Nabors Industries as Chief Operating Officer (COO).

In addition to being a board member at Nabors Industries, Tony Petrello has also been on the board of director of the Hilcorp Energy Company, Stewart & Stevenson, LLC, and the director of MediaOnDemand.com. In terms of philanthropy, Petrello was the director of Texas Children’s Hospital.

Besides taking on the role of director of Texas Children’s Hospital, Petrello and his wife, Cynthia, believe in giving back to Houston, Texas with charitable acts. In 2006, Tony pledged at least $150,000 to create an annual prize at Yale.

Mr. Petrello not only donated 150,000 dollars to this annual prize, but he also pledged to match any donation of $150,000 or less. This endowment was created to honor Petrello’s Yale mentor, a genius mathematician, mentor and teacher, Serge Lang. Mr. Lang, who was born in France in 1927, did groundbreaking mathematics work with number theory.

Mr. Petrello earned a bachelor’s degree from Yale University. He also received a master’s degree at Yale. Petrello attended Harvard University Petrello and earned his Juris Doctor in the 1970s.

Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi’s End Of An Era At Bradesco

Time comes and time goes and so will you and me. Cappi is a man who has had a good run at Bradesco. Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi joined Bradesco decades ago when the corporation was still struggling to get on its feet. Mr. Trabuco, a hard-working man, had always purposed to transform his company, and that is what he has done over the years.

It is in 1969 that Carlos joined Bradesco as clerk. Unfortunately, Luiz was at the time what we call inexperienced but that never deterred him from his path to greatness. Luiz Carlos Trabuco got to labor hard, a move that has seen him rise through the ranks since his arrival at the corporation.

Mr. Cappi, thanks to his background knowledge in banking, has been able to re-invent an institution that was almost going under into an organization that has grown beyond the borders. Indeed, it might surprise you to learn that Bradesco is the second largest private banks in Brazil.

Trabuco, who in the recent past took up a managerial position at the company, was able to improve the corporation’s asset distribution. Recall, all the managers before Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi’s time had failed miserably but not the outgoing President of Bradesco. The Bradesco of this day and time celebrates a significant asset-base all thanks to the visionary, Luiz Cappi.

Read more: Novo presidente do Bradesco substituirá Luiz Trabuco dia 12 de março

Did you know that Cappi is also the man behind the increase in Bradesco’s equity distribution? Today, the institution enjoys a significant market presence because of the efforts of Mr. Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi. In truth, Bradesco would be a hell hole had Carlos not arrived at the institution forty-nine-years-ago.

As they say, all good things come to an end and so is Luiz’s tenure as the corporation’s president. Mr. Trabuco who is way beyond his prime, unfortunately, has to retire from active service after a long and fruitful career. Carlos, now a darling of the company, has to step down and let other capable men and women take the charge.

Trabuco has always agreed to transcend and as is the organization’s policy, he needs to choose a successor from Bradesco’s inner circle. Unfortunately, Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi does not rely much on traditions and so he has tasked the executive with the selection process according to valor.com.br.

Bradesco is more than happy to announce that Octavio de Lazari Junior will be next in line after Cappi’s departure, and the corporation expects him to go out of the way and outshine the legendary Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi. Octavio, who is also a banker by profession, has over fifteen years in the industry, something that makes him the most qualified in running the show at Bradesco.

Lazari, fortunately, will have more vice-presidents to see him through. Luiz who gets expected to step down come March 2018 will still run affairs from the sidelines. Mr. Trabuco will take up his position as the Chairman of the Board shortly after the transition and even offer Lazari free advice whenever he needs it. For sure, Luiz Trabuco Cappi’s retirement marks the end of an era.

Learn more about Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi: https://oglobo.globo.com/economia/bradesco-anuncia-novo-presidente-octavio-de-lazari-junior-vai-substituir-luiz-carlos-trabuco-cappi-22365414#ixzz56wDld69g

Alex Pall and How It All Started

Alex Pall has always had a passion for music. While living in New York City he had gigs around the city that became a side job for him. He already had a main job that he did in the day but that passion for being a DJ stayed within him. The current manager that he works with now introduced him to Drew and the connection happened immediately. The two began working together, Pall quit his day job, and Drew moved to New York from Maine. This is where it all began for the two.

With these two working together a lot was being put out on the table. The had many discussions of their likes and dislikes in the music world. Pall says, “They both are aware of what was going on around them, who was killing it in the industry, and what worked and what did not.” Being aware of all this helped them to shape their identity in the industry. Pall and Drew work hard and meet on a daily basis to make things happen. The pair work hard at what they do not just because it pays bills but because it is what they love.

Pall says, “one thing we notice is that people relate to our music on a deeper level and we want that to be the case more and more.” With this being noticed the two make sure the constantly check themselves. Pall says, “It is a journey of self discovery. Trying to figure out whether something feels right or what it could entail.”

The two are in position of pressure because the fans want them to do another record and the recording label does as well. Pall says, “We are at the point where we really need to nail down who we are today and make a cohesive body of work.” They do not want a album like every other DJ album. They want their songs to be related to one another and tell a story.

The music is reaching all around the world. Pall says, “We are seeing places like South Africa and the Philistines.They enjoy the many messages and videos of fans young and old singing their music. Pall says it best, “We do not care what you look like, where you are from, or how old you are. It is just that our music makes you feel a certain way.”

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Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin Supports Various Migrant Right Efforts Via the Frontera Fund

Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are the founders of the Village Voice Media and the Phoenix New Times. The two men invested extensive efforts by supporting the rights of migrants in Arizona. The cash settlement of $3.75 million that Lacey and Larkin used to fund Frontera Fund came into their hands after they filed a legal case against their unlawful arrests and detention instigated by Jose Arpaio who was the previous Sheriff of Maricopa County

The arrest happened due to their publication’s revelation of an investigation by conducted by a grand jury that involves the aforementioned sheriff. In the ensuing proceedings during their litigation against Joe Arpaio, Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin emphasized the First Amendment Rights in their defense for publishing and baring the news concerning the former sheriff.

After Maricopa County settled the case with the two media men, they used their cash settlement money to organize a non-profit organization that sponsors several organizations that supports human, civil, and migrant rights. Read more: Jim Larkin | Facebook and Michael Lacey | LinkedIn

The Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund’s main aim is to safeguard the rights of immigrants by making sure that they are given an equal opportunity like other citizens in the community. Aside from this, the Frontera Fund also strives to end racial discrimination as well as border killings.

Numerous groups are formed to protect the rights of citizens and migrants. The goal that propels these groups along with other organizations is to foster and appeal for the impartial treatment of everyone.

The desire to promote equality within the society enhances the need to exercise equality, and the formation of such organizations or groups shows that migrants and other citizens are vulnerable to unjust treatments not only their countries of residence but more so when they get to live, study and work in other countries.

The NNIRR is a recognized international organization that fights for the rights of immigrants. The organization is affiliated with other organizations to foster a more effective setting for migrants. It makes labor cost interventions better by initiating labor crusades to advocate for the said rights.

Additionally, the NNIRR has created an actual network that improves the implementation of their responsibilities as a unit. And by the sponsorship of the Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund, there have been plenty of achievements within the human rights sector that have been duly documented.

Through these efforts, the affected individuals are given the opportunity to unite and speak out as one in order to improve their situation within the society.

Another group that advocates for migrant and human rights is the American Civil Liberties Union. This particular group defends the rights of individuals that are embodied in the United States’ Constitution. The organization goes as far as providing legal support in cases where an individual’s civil rights are negotiated.

The CHIRLA or the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles was established by the Ford foundation. It focuses its activities in accomplishing labor and migrant rights based on the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act.

The objective of CHIRLA is to make certain that discrimination is eradicated, and opportunities are given equally to everybody.

A glance at the famous music duo, the chain-smokers

Even though they’ve been in the mainstream music for two years only, the Chain-smoker’s “sick” music productions make the world feel like they’ve been around for an entire eternity. They first broke the billboards with their smash hit, dubbed Roses early 2015 and since then they’ve been serving the world with hit after hits such as something just like this featuring Coldplay, Closer featuring Halsey and several others which have made them household names.

The music duo comprises of two producers, Alex Pall and Drew Taggart and they took over the world with the don’t let me down tune which got almost everyone singing along and had them bagging the Grammy awards.

In an interview with Forbes magazine, the chain-smokers said that even though getting such massive success in a short span can be quite demanding as it requires them to recreate something better, the duo said that they are planning to take a different lane of music and venture into the darker territory. Fortunately, their fans seem to be already there as their new hit single Sick boy received quite a warm reception after its release in January.

According to Taggart, the single is just the first installment in this new page that they’ve turned over too and that it is a reflection of the millennial generation and what happens in their world. He further added that their fans and the world at large should prep for darker music as they have a lot of good stuff for it. Sick Boy release came in barely three weeks into 2018 and two months later, it is still rocking our airwaves as it is played on almost every station.

Who are the chain-smokers?

It is an American DJ duo comprising two young DJ’s, namely, Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall. The duo became active in 2012 but got their big break in mainstream entertainment in 2014 after the release of the hit Selfie which made its way to the top twenty hit singles in various countries. They then went on to release Bouquet debut which featured their top hits such as Roses, New York City, until you were gone and several others. This one too did pretty well and even reached the top 10 on US’s billboard hot 100.

However, their “hot” don’t let me down is what took the show and even got them bagging the prestigious Grammy award for the best dance recording. However, they again got us dancing after the release of Closer featuring Halsey which did so well and even topped the charts. Ever since the duo made its debut into the world of electronic music they have amassed a wide fan base and their future is indeed shining brightly.

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Rocketship Education-Helping Students to Catch Up

Many schools in Tennessee are aware of the progress of their students but elementary students in Davidson County are in the dark. In fact, they will have to wait a whole year before getting the results back on their students’ achievements. When the rest of the results are made available in the fall, student proficiency will be the focus instead. Public schools in Nashville are tracking student progress with MAP or Measures of Academic Progress. This type of tracking provides individual student growth during the entire school year. Proficiency scores only relay information on grade level at a specific time but growth scores, also known as “value-added” scores, communicate how much each student is actually learning over a certain period of time.

These MAP assessments are being utilized in over 7,400 schools and districts all over the world. Rocketship Public Schools have been using it since they first opened their doors.

National intel has proven that students form underprivileged backgrounds tend to be behind and never get to the benchmarks that they need to be. In Nashville there are many students who struggle and a good public school is need to help its students to reach the goals that they need to achieve to have a chance at a great career and life.

Many students who are so far behind in their studies and test scores get very discouraged and even drop out of school but Rocketship Education is helping students who are behind to catch up. By improving test scores, students gain self-confidence and are encouraged to keep learning and to eventually reach their goals. It is difficult at times but not impossible.

Rocketship Education is a large network of elementary charter schools and is a non-profit organization of public schools. They serve communities that are considered to be low-income and they are trying to eliminate the gap that exists between the average student and the low-income student.

Rocketship Education was founded in 2006 and offers an approach supported by technology and is teacher-led. They provide personalized learning opportunities and engage parents to be involved in their students’ learning.

Scott Rocklage Is Fighting For A Cure

Managing partner of 5AM Venture, Scott Rocklage, announced that the company has joined in a $55.3 million in a Series A round of funding for Expansion Therapeutics. Novartis Venture Fund, Kleiner Perkins, Sanofi Ventures, along with 5AM Venture, were all participants in this round of funding.

 

Expansion Therapeutics will be using this money to fight the diseases it has in its portfolio. Specifically, they are looking for treatments for myotonic dystrophy type 1. Also known as DM1, myotonic dystrophy type 1 is the leading cause of muscular dystrophy in all adults.

 

What Is Myotonic Dystrophy

The condition of myotonic dystrophy type 1 occurs when the production of RNAs reach toxic levels in the cells. This is when muscles, the heart, the hormonal system, the gastrointestinal system, the respiratory system, and the central nervous system start to become defective.

 

In the United States muscular dystrophy affects 1 in every 5,600 to 7,700 males age 5-24. Worldwide that number is 1 in every 8,000.

 

Currently there is no effective cure for DM1 which is why Rocklage and Expansion Therapeutics’ work is so important.

 

Expansion Therapeutics’ Approach

Expansion Therapeutics are working on medications that fight the RNA in this type of illness. They focus on illnesses that are expansion repeat disorders. These are illnesses that are hereditary and do not respond to conventional treatments. In the case of DM1, this illness can affect entire families, The disease can be passed down from generation to generation.

 

More About Scott Rocklage

Scott Rocklage earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from the University of Berkeley. He then went on to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he received his PhD.

 

With over 30 years of healthcare management experience, Dr. Rocklage bring a wealth of knowledge to 5AM Ventures. He was named managing partner of the firm in 2003. Learn more: https://thebrotalk.com/bro-bio/bro-bio-enigmatic-mysterious-life-dr-scott-rocklage/

HCR Wealth Advisors Provides Practical Advice for the Sandwich Generation

We have heard of Generation X, the Millennials, and Generation Z. But does anyone know about the Sandwich Generation? This isn’t an age group that is known for its love of baloney or peanut butter sandwiches. Instead, this group is categorized by people who fall between the ages of 30 and 50 years old who have to take care of their aging parents while helping their children go through college. In other words, their income is being “sandwiched” between their family members.

 

HCR Wealth Management realizes that this group has the extra burden of caring for many people within their family circle. HCR Wealth is registered investment advisory firm that works to educate clients on investment strategy and helps create personalized strategies to help clients reach their financial goals.

 

One thing that sandwich generation members should do is to safeguard their nest eggs for their golden years. They can accomplish this by taking advantage of their employer’s retirement plan or they can start their own independent retirement plan.

 

Retirement savings is a must for any person who is a part of the sandwich generation. When a middle age person has to support their children and their parents they can tend to forget about their own needs. This means they might not have the money they need for retirement or to live comfortably.

 

People that have to take care of their parents should thoroughly evaluate all of their parents’ economic sources. They should make this type of evaluation to ensure that their parents are receiving as much financial support as possible. Having this extra support will help to ease the burden off of their own finances. Remember, if parents have their own income it would be better for them to use it than to rely on their adult children for support.

 

Sandwich generation members can use HCR Wealth Advisors to reach their financial goals. The advice HCR Wealth provides will be personalized for their client’s personal situation. Sandwich generation members does not have to lose money while caring for the people they love the most. HCR Wealth Management can help them to increase their wealth while sustaining their finances.

 

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Award Winning AvaTrade Review Is Impressive

Who wants to trade Forex with a mundane broker when you could trade with an award-winning brand? How many awards has AvaTrade won? Learn about the award-winning Forex broker in AvaTrade Review.

 

Ten Years & Counting

AvaTrade has been around for 10 years and counting. It started its business back in 2006, before the capital markets almost collapsed in 2008. It has withstood the test of time.

 

Is AvaTrade regulated? Yes. It is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland, ASiC and FSA.

 

You can make your minimum deposit of 250 in dollars, pounds or euros. Practice trading commodities, fiat currencies, crypto currencies, indices or ETFs using a demo account. AvaTrade even has an Islamic account.

 

You don’t need to try to learn an arcane Forex trading platform at AvaTrade. It offers the standard MetaTrader 4 (MT4) system. You know that signal providers will work with Meta Trader 4.

 

There are plenty of digital coins available at AvaTrade, including Bitcoin, Dash and Ripple. This sets AvaTrade apart from the other brokers.

 

Plug In Functionality

Experts like the fact that you have plenty of plug-in functionality at AvaTrade. You can plug in Mirror Trader, ZuluTrade and RoboX. These automate or mirror trades to give you more consistency and speed. You can modify the API to your exact specifications.

 

AvaTrade has AAA customer service according to Broker Notes. This is due to the multiple languages supported in live chat, phone or email. You can get a question answered quickly.

 

Consecutive FX Empire Awards

The consecutive AvaTrade awards from FX Empire from 2013 to 2016 are also a nice feature. These included “Best Broker” awards. The system is easy to use and popular.

 

All in all, the latest AvaTrade Review found a very simple, straightforward Forex trading platform. It offers some of the most popular assets and an award-winning platform for success. You can make money anytime on AvaTrade.

Ryan Seacrest Talks About His Big Break In Showbiz

With tv shows, radio shows, red carpet events, a line of formal menswear, and a production company Ryan Seacrest is the busiest person in Hollywood. He says he gets up each day at 5:00 a.m. or 5:15 a.m. and by 6:00 a.m. he is on the radio. During his day he makes sure he does work out at some point each day, something he admits wasn’t a priority for a while. He says it is because he is inpatient that he gets so much done each day.

Ryan Seacrest said in an interview that he considers getting to be on the radio when he was 16-years-old. He said he considers this his own personal big break. However, the real break occurred when he was chosen to be on American Idol. The show turned into a cultural institution and propelled his fame internationally. He said he took advantage of this by building his own brand and expanding his businesses. Because of American Idol he was able to get meetings with people who wouldn’t have talked to him before that.

Ryan Seacrest grew up in Atlanta and attended the University of Georgia. He says he had an opportunity to head to California and if he didn’t take it the chance wouldn’t come again. So, he dropped out of school and moved. He said he promised his parents that if he couldn’t support himself within a year he would move back.

He became a host in 1993. His first show was Radical Outdoor Challenge which appeared on ESPN. He soon founds jobs hosting some children’s shows including Wild Animal Games and Click. In 2000 he was chosen to host Saturday Night Movie on NBC. He was also hired to host another show called Ultimate Revenge in 2001 which was a reality tv show.

During the first year of American Idol, Ryan Seacrest had been the co-host with Brian Dunkleman who is a comedian. The next season he was the only host as Dunkleman decided to move on. He has now hosted many shows such as the annual New Year’s Rockin’ Eve.

Learn more about Ryan Seacrest here: https://www.biography.com/people/ryan-seacrest-21095899