Archives: July 2018

Francisco Domenech, A Global Face for Puerto Rico

Francisco J. Domenech is the Managing Partner of Politank*, Puerto Rico’s leading political consulting and lobbying firm. Through the firm and through his own efforts, Domenech has supported several philanthropic ventures, including: Clinton Foundation Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute and The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars. He has also been an avid supporter of adding Puerto Rico as the 51st state of the United States. In 2007 he became a member of the Democratic National Committee and endorsed Hilary Clinton in 2008 as a “great friend of Puerto Ricans,” as her campaign supported “enabling the people of Puerto Rico to determine the status of the Island.” Learn more about Francisco at visualcv.com

Francisco also supports others to be politically active: he is the founding President of the Puerto Rico Young Democrats and was elected Vice President of Young Democrats of America in 2005. This desire to work in the political world is part of Francisco Domenech’s family legacy; his great grand uncle Manuel V. Domenech was a member of the first Puerto Rico House of Representatives following the Spanish-American War. He went on to win his seat again in the next two elections. Manuel was also Treasurer of Puerto Rico from 1930 to 1935. Francisco’s second cousin Douglas Domenech is the former Commonwealth of Virginia’s Secretary of Natural Resources and served in the Bush Administration as Deputy Chief of Staff for the United States Department of the Interior.

Francisco Domenech holds two degrees from University of Puerto Rico: a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science (1999) and a Juris Doctor degree (2003) from the University of Puerto Rico School of Law. During his time at UPR, Domenech served as President of the General Student Body Council and as an Academic Senator.

In 2005, Senate of Puerto Rico President Kenneth McClintock and Puerto Rico House of Representative Speaker José Aponte appointed Francisco Domenech as Director of the Office of Legislative Services of Puerto Rico. He managed the presidential campaigns of Dr. Victor Ramos, who was elected president of the Puerto Rico Physicians Association in 2014 and 2016. Francisco Domenech continues to offer clients legal advice through Politank*.

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Richard Dewayne Blair’s Teaching Techniques

Richard Dewayne Blair is an investment advisor. He is a University of Houston alumnus. Blair received his bachelor’s degree in Finance and Financial Management from the University of Houston. In 1993 after he finished he degree program at the University of Houston he began working in finance. After working in finance for a year, he decided to start Wealth Solutions. Wealth Solutions is a firm the provides people in Austin, Texas and surrounding area with the necessary knowledge to invest wisely and beneficially prepare for retirement. The company has many certifications and is registered to advise people that are making investments.

Richard Dewayne Blair has been able to run his company by serving his clients as individuals instead of advising them based off of a whole population. Blair grew to love educating people by watching his wife, mother, and grandmother display their love for teaching. He didn’t want to teach in a school, so he teaches at his investment advisory firm. He teaches he clients how to make smart investments rather than investments that will prove to be failures. He makes sure that his clients are putting their money in the right places so that they can be successful.

Richard Dewayne Blair can make sure that his clients are making investments that will prove to be beneficially advising them based on the three pillar system. He created this system to make sure that his firm has a map by which they lead their clients. The system allows him to get to know his client’s situations currently and where they would like to be. The first pillar of the system is where they start looking at the condition that the clients are in currently. They view how they can improve where they are succeeding and where they are failing. In the second pillar of the system, they begin to piece together a plan that will show the results. This is the goal setting stage of the process. In the third pillar of the system, the advisor watches the clients account to make sure that things are going according to the plan.

Find out more about Richard Dwayne Blair: https://www.linkedin.com/in/richard-blair-bb6772108

 

sheldon Lavin: Boosting Success

Sheldon Lavin Is the CEO of OSI group which is a company that manufactures and provides food throughout the world. which company has over 20,000 employees in 17 different countries. which company has rich and its stage of this development is truly awe-inspiring and the leader of it Sheldon is a great example of hard work and determination.

OSI existed before Sheldon and its history is rich was tired too early 20th century. the company can be traced back to German immigrant with just wanted to make the way in the new city of Chicago. in 1928 the company was rebranded as Otto and sons. this led the company to a very long and productive business cycle that continue to this day. Sheldon Lavin contributed to the global growth of the company years after its base was planted. and the early 1980s took over as CEO and chairman and has since then become a pivotal part in this company’s growth. Sheldon and his experience as a banker and investor was perfect for the position of helping his company grow. With Sheldon Lavin helping the company it has become one of the largest companies in the world. OSI was ranked number 58 on the 2016 Forbes list of largest private companies with 5 billion dollars in sales.

Sheldon Lavin was schooled between the University of Illinois and Northwestern University where he majored in accounting and finance. He received his degree in business from Roosevelt University in Chicago Illinois. He honed his skills for over 15 years working at his own financial consulting firm. this gave him the experience necessary to lead a company like OSI which provides meat products and other food items to the market.

Meet Sheldon Lavin, the Man Behind the Success of OSI Group. Sheldon Lavin has taken his company to the next level and not only that, he is known for his charity work in the world. He combines the corporate view of his company with goals of sustainability and environmental safety which makes him a great leader. he is looking to lead the company further into more success.

Read More: www.bloomberg.com/profiles/people/17322384-sheldon-lavin

Francisco Domenech Uses His Background in Law and Politics to Lead Politank

Politank is a Puerto Rican-based consulting firm that provides businesses with legal and lobbying services. This firm facilitates linking their business clients with government agencies and helps them to navigate challenging public policy initiatives that impact their business. Politank has many Fortune 100 companies that have used the firm’s services to represent their interests in front of governmental agencies of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. The firm primarily focuses on representing their clients regarding legislative and regulatory policies. Visit crunchbase.com to learn more about Francisco.

Francisco Domenech is the Managing Partner of Politank. He is a lawyer with extensive political experience in Puerto Rico and on the U.S. mainland. As a college student at the University of Puerto Rico, Francisco studied political science and was President of the General Student Body Council, President of UPR’s College of Social Sciences Student Body, and an Academic Senator with the UPR Rio Piedras campus Academic Senate. He also attended UPR’s School of Law, where he twice competed in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

As a lawyer Francisco Domenech has represented clients and appeared before the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, Puerto Rico’s Court of Appeals, and Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court. Francisco was also a defendant in a case that reached Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court. The PRSC ruled in his favor in this case, which involved interpreting Puerto Rico’s 2009 Corporations Law.

Francisco is deeply involved in Puerto Rican politics that has spread to the U.S. mainland. His political activities include:

  • Being an active supporter of Puerto Rico becoming the 51st state of the U.S.
  • Being a former Democratic National Committeeman of the Young Democrats of America
  • Being a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016
  • Being a former President of the Puerto Rico Young Democrats
  • Leading voter registration drives for Puerto Ricans in Florida
  • Working on numerous political campaigns, including Hillary Clinton’s 2008 and 2016 presidential campaigns

Francisco Domenech and his firm Politank is heavily involved in philanthropy. They contribute and actively support organizations such as the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, and the Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars. Charitable giving and a commitment to minority communities and businesses is a part of their mission. Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6EwMePZqTRQ

 

Academy of Art University’s Future Designers

Academy of Arts University Annual Spring Show

On April 26, 2018, the graduating students of Academy of Arts University experienced what it is like to be professional clothing designers. At this year’s annual Spring Show in San Francisco, the students took part in the spectacle of a fashion show when they presented their creations to an audience of professionals in the fashion design industry. The Spring Show afforded these students real-life experiences that included the thrill of success when their designs drew admiring examination from the audience. The students’ designs were later displayed from May 18 through June 9 in the university’s annual Spring Show and Student Showcase.

One Runway Success

Among the success stories of seniors who have presented their designs in the annual Academy of Arts University Spring Shows is that of 2016 alumnus Brandon Kee, who appeared on the television series “Project Runway.” While on the show, Brandon exhibited confidence, vision, and consistency, all of which are attributes emphasized at Academy of Arts University. He was also recognized for his creative abilities that afforded him the distinct identity of being chosen as one of the four finalists. In speaking of his experience on “Project Runway,” Brian mentioned that his having competed with other designers was a “true test” of his creative abilities.

The History of Academy of Art University

Academy of Art University, a privately owned art school in San Francisco, California, was founded in 1929 by Richard S. Stephens, a magazine director. Stephens held that students with artistic talent who are willing to work hard could learn the skills that they need from professionals. Because of his conviction that those with artistic talent need only be taught, Stephens also believed that students should be admitted without art portfolios. Furthermore, Stephens was sure that professional artists, who possessed expertise and experience, should be the ones to provide the students with art education.

Sources:

https://www.linkedin.com/school/academy-of-art-university/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Academy_of_Art_University

https://www.academyart.edu/