Marc Beer, biotech and pharmaceutical industry veteran, has raised $42 million in startup funding for a new healthcare company, Renovia Inc, which will be devoted to women’s health issues. The company will focus on developing new diagnostic and therapeutic technologies for pelvic floor disorders, which according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), affect one quarter of all women. Pelvic floor disorders can result in pain, urinary incontinence, and impair physical and sexual health, taking a large toll on the quality of life for afflicted women. Women over the age of 60 are the most impacted by weakened pelvic floor muscles.
In addition to co-founding the startup, Beer will serve as chairman and CEO of Renovia Inc. Beer has served as CEO of several biopharmaceutical companies including ViaCell, as well as overseen the global launch and marketing efforts for products targeting rare diseases for Genzyme. He has served on multiple advisory boards and councils including the Miami University Business Advisory Council, the compensation committee and the audit committee for Minerva Neurosciences Inc, the Notre Dame Research and Commercialization Advisory Committee and the Notre Dame Graduate Studies Research and Advisory Council. Beer holds a BS from Miami University in Ohio. Learn more: https://www.crunchbase.com/person/marc-beer
Initial funding for the Boston-based startup came in large part from The Longwood Fund, a pharmaceutical venture capital group, which invested early in Renovia Inc. In total, Renovia garnered $32 million in Series B funding and $10 million in venture debt. The company is developing four new products, including leva, which received FDA approval in April, 2017. According to Renovia’s website, Leva is a digital health system designed to help women with weakened pelvic floor muscles to strengthen and rehabilitate those muscles using an advanced visualization tool including an app. Learning pelvic floor exercises can be challenging for many women as it can be difficult to isolate the correct muscle groups consistently. Renovia Inc believes that leva will provide impacted women with a simple and confidential way to track their progress at home. Beer believes the new technology will provide consistent data to improve both the process of diagnosing and treating pelvic floor disorders improving cost efficiency while empowering patients and providers.
On November 1, 2012, the fifth annual Fall Fete was hosted by the Associates Committee of Fountain House. Young professionals were introduced to Fountain House’s mental health model and its fight against the mental illness stigma. Alexandre Desmarais, Byrdie Bell, Jennifer Oken, Jeremy L. Goldstein, Kathleen Kocatas, Katie Tozer, Katie Zorn, Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, Lil Phillips, Madeleine Potvin, Reha Kocatas, and Sarah Simmons Goldstein were the event Chairs. Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA sponsored the event. The Supported Education Program and the Associated Scholarship Award Fund were featured in the event’s program.
Jeremy Goldstein is Fountain House’s Co-Chair and a Board Member. He spoke about the Associates Scholarship Fund. Two Fountain House members whose education has been hindered by illness are chosen to be awarded the scholarships. Katie Tozer awarded Alexis Preston and Heather Hynes the scholarships. Heather is attending LaGuardia Community College and is studying commercial photography. Alexis will graduate from The New School University with a early education major.
The guest speaker was LC International’s vice president, Mario Maccioni. 23 million people in the US have some form of mental illness. The isolation, rejection, and stigma can be worse than the illness itself. Hundreds of people with mental illness go to the Fountain House to access opportunities, contribute their talents, forge relationships, and learn new skills. The staff and members operate education, employment, housing, and wellness programs. Their model has used in 30 countries and over 400 locations, serving over 55,000 people.
Jeremy Goldstein earned his J.D. at New York University School of Law. He earned his M.A. at the University of Chicago and a B.A. cum laude at Cornell University. He is a Jeremy L. Goldstein & Associates LLC partner. He was a partner at a firm in New York before founding his own.
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Juan OG who is now 50 years old was born in Harlem. He was raised in the same place where he was born and later he schooled at Brandeis high school, upper west side of Manhattan. He was to JAY Z through rock a fella record who is the co-founder and the managing director at Biggs. According to Perez, their relationship with Jay was very strong, binding on entertainment. Both of them were related as allies. Juan received his first shout in Jay’s lyrics back in the year 2003 the black album OG JUAN whattup. He was referring to Juan and his wife. Perez owned baseline studios.
At his birthday party, Juan spent thousands of dollars entertaining his relatives and friends. According to trusted sources, OG Perez and JAY Z, OG’S wife Desiree Perez, relatives and friends, all of them commenced the extravagant at night in midtown. They took dinner at one of the modern Japanese hotel Zuma Sunday. Zuma served the guests with steak, sushi and lobster which amounted to $ 1500. They later went to Mexico for a nightclub where they spent more than $ 10000 in drinking liquor.
In Mexico, this is where the party reached its climax. They ended the night party at playroom nightclub where they drank liquor like champagne which cost them another $ 95000. After they were fully drunk, each one of them went his or her way with only Perez, jay and other four close friends who spent the rest of the night at playroom nightclub. In conclusion, due to the friendship which has lasted for many years and great business investments, it is no surprise that jay has made a splurge and a big celebration when he is at fifty years old. For many decades OG and Desiree have been running successful businesses.
Todd Levine is a litigator who co-owns a law firm in the Miami area. He is a co-founder of Kluger, Kaplan, Silverman, Katzen & Levine, P.L., and is one of its partners. This law firm handles litigation cases and also handles cases involving family law. In addition to having a main office in Baca Raton, his law firm also maintains an office in Minneapolis. He earned his J.D. at the University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law in 1991.
Before starting his own law firm Todd Levine had worked at Kluger, Peretz, Kaplan & Berlin. Along with eight other litigators at this law office, they split off and formed their own firm. He said that they had all worked really well together at this other law firm and shared a common vision of what they wanted to do. They decided to found a litigation-only boutique law firm and it has grown from there.
When Todd Levine co-founded his law firm it had 17 attorneys working for it. They now have over 30 attorneys and counting. They have done legal work for a number of high profile people such as Alix Rodriquez. When this baseball player got divorced it was Todd Levine’s law firm that represented him. He wasn’t involved in this divorce proceedings himself, though, but he has worked on a number of other legal matters that Alex Rodriguez has been involved in.
Another top client of Todd Levine’s is Edie Laquer, a top commercial real estate broker. He represented her company, Laquer Corporate Realty Group Inc., in 2009 when it was involved in a legal case against Africa Israel Properties. She hadn’t been paid a commission on a sale she managed and Todd Levine won the case, getting a $3.4 million judgment awarded
OSI Group, also known as OSI Industries or OSI Food Solutions, is ranked as the largest provider of meat and processed food that has its headquarters in Aurora, Illinois. The OSI Group gets to consumers all over the globe through getting into partnership with the best and leading Food service facilities in the world to deliver concept-to-table solutions that impress the consumers. The OSI operates in more than 65 facilities in the 17 countries. Good infrastructure, facilities and stable financial resources cements it to be among the largest private food providers, and hence the OSI Group offers extensive capabilities to develop, source, produce and circulate globally solutions of custom food.
The first family meat market of the OSI Group was in 1909 in Chicago. From the group has kept at per its unwavering dedication to the success of its customers. This is probably the main reason as to why most of the leading brands in the world regard it as a premier global food provider. They have unshaken trust and confidence from the consistency delivering leading-edge food solution from the previous experiences. The OSI Group never disappoints when it comes to providing quality, streamlined processes and value, while still the cost is optimized. The entrepreneurial agility and passion are the core values of this company that brings a can-do ethic and curiosity to the customers’ collaboration.
Count on the prestigious food firm for unique, creative and innovative delivery methods for next-generation food solutions. Watch your ideas virtualise to success with OSI industries. Seeking partnering relationships, striving to improve continuously, working as a unit, doing the best for the gain of the team, working with integrity and exploring innovative solutions are the core values at heart of the the food company in serving its customers. Making commitments with the customers to sustainability throughout the extensive network with the client, giving unsurpassed food quality practices, coming up with innovative and creative design facilities that easily enable the customer to come up with their desired meal and menu ideas to reality and giving trustworthy and efficient supply chain expertise are the offers from the firm.
OSI Group has been operational for almost a century. During this period, the company has experienced various challenges. Nevertheless, the various challenges did not hinder the company from growing at an exponential rate. What started as a small butcher shop is currently a leading company in the food provision sector.
As much as the company has transitioned in the form of growth, company names and all that, there have also been transitions when it comes to the leader-board within the company. Otto Kolschowsky was the first man to lead the company; this is because he was the founder. The sons of Otto later took the mantle of leadership when the company was known as Otto & Sons. As the sons of Otto approached their retirement ages, the mantle of leadership had to be transferred to the likes of Sheldon Lavin. Sheldon Lavin who is an investment consultant has proven to be of great value to the company since he has been serving as the chief executive officer for over four decades.
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By partnering with McDonald’s as a supplier of meat products, OSI Group has been able to grow fast. There came a time when McDonald’s expanded globally. OSI Group was not left behind; they also went global. By launching branches in Germany and Spain, OSI had now become a multinational company operating in foreign waters.
As OSI Group expanded internationally, the mantle of chairman and the chief executive officer was handed over to Sheldon Lavin. With his expertise in finance, he was suited to holding the two executive positions. As a leading food provider, OSI Group has been able to expound on their global presence through acquisitions and joint ventures. In the 2000’s, OSI Group also delved into dealing with poultry products. This all started by acquiring a U.K. based company known as Moy Park. Later on, OSI Group also engaged in a joint venture with Weihai Poultry in China, Shandong Province. During the same period, OSI also ventured into India and Australia.
All the acquisitions were made under Sheldon Lavin’s tenure. As a dedicated leader, Lavin has contributed significantly to the global expansion of OSI Group.
Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Paul Herdsman started NICE Global in Montego Bay, Jamica in 2014. Though he himself is based in Florida, starting a business whose goal was to provide outsource service for international businesses in Jamaica seemed like the right move to Paul Herdsman. There was some uncertainty initially about whether or not Montego Bay had the infrastructure and worker base to support a new business of this type there. Thankfully all was in place as it needed to be for NICE Global to succeed and Paul Herdsman’s company is still going.
Led by Paul Herdsman, NICE Global contracts with other international businesses to help them lower their overhead costs by outsourcing certain functions of their business in part or in whole. Services such as technical support, after-hours customer service, customer retention and more. Their main service is call center support, providing 24 hour a day, seven day a week customer support at a low cost. Paul Herdsman focus on employee satisfaction, skills, and professional growth.
Paul Herdsman’s first job out of college involved a boss who spent time working in every department doing every job. Herdsman was told that this was because it is vital that anyone who works at a company- especially the executives- gets to know how things operate. Only then can you have a full understanding of the business, and only with that full understanding can you make the right leadership choices. Herdsman heard this advice and took it to heart, implementing this policy in NICE Global’s training philosophy. See This Page to learn more.
NICE Global believes that a corporate culture that values family and its employees is important for success. Paul Herdsman has a policy that he sees his kids at least twice a day, seeing them off to school in the morning and at bedtime every night. He extends this to include his staff, ensuring the NICE family gets to see their families.
Throughout a successful career Paul Herdsman has developed a plethora of corporate wisdom that he expresses in the article “12 Successful Tips for Entrepreneurs”.
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Dr. Jennifer Walden is an Austin, Texas-based aesthetic plastic surgeon who has owned her own practice for several years. He is also the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery’s commissioner of communications. One of the ways in which she advertises her clinic and what she does is by posting pictures on Instagram. This has resulted in over 274,000 followers of her account as she is nationally known as a very skilled plastic surgeon.
One of the types of plastic surgery procedures that Dr. Jennifer Walden is often asked to perform is breast augmentation. Women want this surgery performed for quite a number of reasons. They might want to have smaller breasts or larger ones. They might feel that they are not proportional to one another and want a procedure done to fix this issue. They might feel that one is sagging more than the other which would be another reason why they would want to see Dr. Jennifer Walden at her practice, Jennifer L. Walden, MD, PLLC & Walden Cosmetic Surgery and Laser Center.
On Dr. Jennifer Walden’s Instagram account there is a review that one woman wrote of her experience having breast augmentation surgery at this plastic surgeon’s clinic. The reviewer said that she is an artist and as such is pretty particular about things which made her decision to have this procedure done a difficult one. After a period of years, she finally decided to go ahead with this procedure after finding Dr. Jennifer Walden’s profile online and reading up on her work.
The reviewer says that she was very satisfied with the breast augmentation surgery as it turned out great. She also said that Dr. Jennifer Walden walked her through the whole process ahead of time and they collaborated on what was to be done and what type of implants would work best for her. She also called Dr. Walden someone that was super professional throughout the entire process and that she found her to be someone that didn’t put on any offputting airs. She said she couldn’t be happier with her decision and had no complaints at all.
Gregory James Aziz is highly recognized for his success as the Chairman of National Steel Car Company. National Steel Car has attained an excellent reputation. Its fame is because it has more than 100 years of excellence in engineering and manufacturing department as well as dedication to quality. National Steel Car is the leading company in the production of railroad freight cars in North America. Gregory James Aziz bought it from Dofasco after the massive savings that he attained after working for various institutions as a banker. This company poorly performed when he bought it. However, through innovation, the company has restored its image.
The success of this company is not only impressive to Greg Aziz, the chief Executive officer but the North American Residents. National Steel Car, led by James Aziz is diverse, highly dynamic, and innovative. It is also more value-driven than ever before. Greg Aziz is also fortunate since he has a highly supportive and dedicated staff team. Despite their success, they are continuously challenging themselves. They are always setting new goals and raising their bar. The other advantage is that they know how to focus their strength with indisputable efficiency.
But National Steel Car doesn’t rest on past achievements. Our relentless pursuit of excellence and continued attention to the voice of the customer ensures that we continue to be North America’s leader in railcar manufacturing. They are known to have real core values. They are renowned for building high-quality railcars with high on-time delivery services. National Steel Car is the only licensed railcar car company in North America. They have severally and consistently been honored TTX SECO award which is the most valuable award. They have received this award for over 10 years and still counting.
National Steel Car is undoubtedly one of the most growing industries in North America. All credit goes to the loyal customers who are also highly supportive. They have managed to develop good relationships with their suppliers. They also have a highly supportive and committed staff team that is comprised of more than 2000 members. The primary reason as to why these members are highly productive is mainly because they have the pride in their hearts to offer the best services and maintain the excellent reputation of this company. They will be the best company in railroad freight cars productions. National Steel Car sense of purpose includes moving forward with determination, ever be the leading, respect their past, and always perform with consistent focus and quality.
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There is a point when an entrepreneur is going to have to get help. Getting help can be one of the more challenging aspects of running a business. For one thing, there is a lot that is to be learned when it comes to finding the right type of help for the company. Paul Herdsman would be the first to admit that some of the people who are right for the job are not what one would expect. A lot of employers and business owners are going to have to adjust the way they look at their potential employees.
Paul Herdsman is the Chief Operating Officer of NICE Global. NICE Global is part of an all-star team dedicated to ensuring that its clients are monetizing their online traffic and getting the highest return on their marketing spend. He also Co-Founded ATS Digital in February 2014 and used to be its Chief Operating Officer.
In the article, “Lessons from Entrepreneur Paul Herdsman”, Herdsman gives six lessons: create culture, invest in the players, reward employees for performing well, understand everyone’s position, find the best people, solve a problem for clients.
In a Paul’s recent interview with IdeaMensch, Paul says that one of the hardest he is learning how to let go and let someone else take over. As a young entrepreneur, he was one of those people that have wanted to take on every aspect of his business. He has learned that sometimes, it is important to let go and find someone who is more qualified to take on the role. This makes it easier for the business to move forward because Paul Herdsman can focus on the crucial aspects of his business and make sure that part is being taken care of. See This Article to learn more.
The most important thing about a team is that it can help a business swim. However, a bad team can also cause the business to sink. Therefore, Paul Herdsman has made sure he gets the right man for the team. One thing that he is trying to bring forth is a type of family culture in his business. Therefore, he wants to make sure that the people he hires are not only willing to get dirty but are also willing to connect and share laughs with one another. One thing he knows is that a happy and fun company tends to be a successful company.
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