Ron Barshop selected as Top CEO of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)
January 14, 2019
Ron Barshop, CEO and Founder of Beacon Clinics was recently selected as Top CEO of the Year for 2019 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for his outstanding leadership and commitment to the industry. While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities. All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements. With over 3 decades of professional experience as a seasoned and trusted CEO and Entrepreneur, Mr. Barshop is a proven and accomplished professional and expert in the healthcare field. He has demonstrated success not...
National Association of Investment Companies Applauds DAMI for Publishing Investment Consulting Survey
January 15, 2019
The National Association of Investment Companies (NAIC) today commended the Diverse Asset Managers Initiative (DAMI) on publishing its first annual Investment Consultant Survey. The survey provides great insight into the underrepresentation of women and racial or ethnic minorities at some of the largest investment management consulting firms in the United States and how it contributes to extremely low engagement of diverse asset managers by many retirement plans.
One of the Investment Consultant Survey’s key findings was that African American and Latino managers are the least represented at these firms (with the exception of American Indians who are not represented in any capacity), with each demographic finishing last in representation at four of the 11 firms surveyed. Women are also severely underrepresented: their ownership status in these ICs is for the most part in the single digits, and never more than in the 20 percent range for some firms. To read the entire survey,...
Nexus Health Resources Obtains SOC 2 Certification to Ensure Customer Data is Stored and Managed Securely
January 15, 2019
recently underwent a thorough examination of its internal controls and obtained SOC 2 certification through , a leading cybersecurity, assurance and compliance solutions provider. Today, more businesses than ever rely on the cloud to store customer data. SOC 2 standards were developed by the to maintain regulatory compliance and minimize the risk of a security breach. “In the health care arena especially, information security is a top priority,” said Ryan Sparks, Co-founder and CRO of Nexus Health Resources. “Obtaining our SOC 2 certification demonstrates to our clients and their patients that we are committed to ensuring our systems and processes are not only operationally efficient but highly secure.”SOC 2-compliant organizations are those that implement and adhere to strict information security policies designed to help them monitor system security, identify potential threats, and take effective action before a security...
Grand Opening of Phoenix Wealth Management’s Shanghai Financial Centre Creates a New Milestone for Financial Investment in Asia Pacific Region.
January 16, 2019
Shanghai, one of China's most economically developed cities, is also known as China's super cities along with Beijing,Guangzhou and Shenzhen. With the stable development of Shanghai's InternationalFinancial Centre, more and more world-class financial institutions have also set up branches in Shanghai. As such, Phoenix WealthManagement has chosen Shanghai to establish our first Asia Pacific FinancialService Centre.* Shanghai Renown Calligrapher, Wang Guoping graced the grand opening with live calligraphy.Founded...
Narrowing the widening of the global poverty gap Phoenix Wealth Management supports the closing of the poverty gap
January 15, 2019
In recent years, events such as the China-US trade dispute which brought about global supply chain restructuring and AI has been widely used to replace manpower has significantly increased the global poverty gap. Professionals even predicted that the global poverty gap and unemployment issues will continue to increase in the next 25 years. The NewYork Times pointed out that the main reason for the outbreak of the “yellow vest” in France last November was due to the wide poverty...
Rising demand for investment hedging Phoenix Wealth Management: Global gold market continues to be sought after in 2019
January 14, 2019
Even though the global gold price fell for six consecutive months from the second quarter of last year which is a rare sight, the gold market rise more than 4% in December last year, quickly narrowing the decline experienced in the first half as the Central Bank tightens its monetary policy and the US dollar index strengthened. International professional analysts believe that the global gold price in 2019is expected to gain strength and rise with the expected Central Bank’s interest rate hikes and the volatility of global stock markets. John Reade, Chief Market Strategist at World Gold Council (WGC), said that global financial markets will continue to fluctuate due to economic...
MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR STRATEGIES REDUCE STIGMA FOR CLIENTS THROUGH CONNECTIONS ONE CLIENT AT TIME THROUGH HER NEW BOOK ‘FIND YOUR HAPPY’
January 13, 2019
Globally renowned Psychotherapist, Life Coach, Speaker, humanitarian and a gifted American Author, Lela Stovall has proudly launched the worldwide release of her inspiring new book titled ‘Find Your Happy’. The book is now available in stock at online stores.This short read is a guide that follows old tradition and mindfulness to help individual’s live happier.Lela Stovall’s life mantra is “Life gets brighter if you open up your eyes,”Lela’s mission is to help individuals gain insight into themselves, push past limiting beliefs, unpack childhood baggage and step into the best version of themselves.“For ‘Find Your Happy’, the name speaks for itself and the book is all about using motivation, therapeutic experience, and intervention to help people find happiness.” Said Lela Stovall, while introducing her new book. Lela believes in connecting with people on human level.She uses memorable lessons and life experiences...
Hudson Valley Real Estate Agent Launches Revamped Bespoke Property Search Web Site
January 14, 2019
DeWayne A. Powell of Gary DiMauro Real Estate announces the launch of his re-vamped bespoke and searchable real estate web site: .
On this site, users can conveniently find a selection of Hudson Valley properties that has been carefully curated to cater to a wide range of tastes and budgets: from true antique bungalows in some of the quaintest villages and hamlets to a just-built, hyper-modern concrete and glass work of art with stunning mountain views, pin-drop quietude and privacy to large parcels of vacant land. Of course, a quick search will also lead to townhouse listings in the ne plus ultra cool city of Hudson.
The site is intelligently organized and intuitive. There’s also a blog filled with a wealth of useful information geared toward both buyer-clients and sale professionals, including a category entitled, “Houses (and Other...
AtomicPay To Disrupt Cryptocurrency Payment Processors in 2019
January 14, 2019
Today, AtomicPay.io officially launched its non-custodial cryptocurrency payment solution for merchants globally. AtomicPay eliminates the involvement of a third-party processor, allowing merchants to accept payments directly from their customers , in a secured and trustless environment.“Cryptocurrency itself is decentralized, but blockchain payment processors continued to be centralized,” said AtomicPay Founder Benz Rif. “This resulted in the same old problems with high processing fees, hidden charges, slow settlements, hacks, foul plays, privacy and censorship issues.”The technology behind AtomicPay is designed to disrupt existing by allowing merchants to have immediate ownership of funds, whenever a customer pays them. Hacks and censorship issues are becoming common in custodial and centralized blockchain solutions. Most recently, on Nov 2018 and founder account in Jan 2019.Unlike custodial processors, AtomicPay does not store or withhold any funds...
GROVELAND OFFERS HELP TO FURLOUGHED FEDERAL EMPLOYEES
January 12, 2019
As the government enters the longest shutdown in U.S. history, paychecks are on hold for about 800,000 federal employees forced to go on unpaid leave or work without pay since Dec. 22. In Central Florida, one city is stepping up to help.
The City of Groveland, Fla., announced earlier this week that it will defer all city utility fees and will not disconnect nor charge a late fee for employees of any closed federal agencies during the current furlough.
City Manager Mike Hein said that the City Council and staff will continue to monitor the situation as the shutdown continues to see about the future needs of residents who are employed by a federal agency impacted by the furlough.
Any residents who are currently impacted, and wish to have their payments deferred, are asked to bring verification of their employment to the Groveland City Hall at 156 S. Lake Avenue.