Glen Wakeman is the Co-Founder and CEO of a Software as a service company called LaunchPad Holdings LLC. The company started in 2015 and has been fairly successful thanks to Wakeman’s two decades of experience in the management field, not to mention everything he has learned from being a Public Company CEO, Investor, Financial Service Executive, Small Business Owner, Board Member and Executive Mentor. He started earning his experience from the University of Scranton, where he attained his Bachelors in Finance and Economics in 1981. Wakeman continued his education at the University of Chicago and in 1993 he earned his MBA in Finance. Not long after graduating from the University of Chicago he began working for GE Capital. Wakeman held a handful of positions dealing with business development before moving to work for the Doral Financial Corporation. Here he climbed the latter to become the President and CEO of the Company. (Doral Financial Corporation Names Glen Wakeman President)
Glen Wakeman has been recognized time and again because of his numerous successes in the financial field. At GE Capital and Nova Four he was given the title Growth Leadership Role Model, due to the amount he expanded both the companies, by their prospective Board of Directors. In total, Wakeman has been able to increase the assets and staff members where he has worked by $15 billion and 17 thousand respectively. He did this by being a guiding hand in the company’s plans for new market entries, start-ups, divestitures and M&As, making exponential growth a priority. For each one of these factors Wakeman uses a five-point plan which includes risk management, execution, human capital, governance and most importantly leadership.
When he is not working, Glen Wakeman spends his time investing his own money and writing. Being a writer has opened many doors for him and he finds in enjoyable to share the knowledge he has obtained through the media of blog posts. Wakeman focuses on helping others with his writing, sticking to the topics of finance, emerging markets, administration, financial strategies, management and international fiscal matters. Occasionally, he will meet groups of people and give a speech about one of these topics. He currently mentors for Sitter Bees and Dreamfunded who both deal with C-level executives.
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Dallas-based NexBank, a popular Texas bank, has entered into a partnership with Dallas Neighborhood Homes and Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity to launch a program that offers affordable housing loans to families located in Southern Dallas. The goal of the initiative is to provide over 100 loans every year over a period of 5 years to low-income residents living in the southern Dallas area.
NexBank SSB has committed to providing loans of up to $50 million to support the program’s expansion and sustainability over the next 5 years. The proceeds will be used by Dallas Neighborhood Homes to lend to homebuyers who have a limited access to loan facilities like mortgages. Additionally, the Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity will offer counseling and guidance services.
NexBank has also committed to paying title closing fees that have been completed through any of its affiliate, and closing costs amounting to up to $2,000 per loan. According to Mark Tribuna, senior Mortgage Operations V.P. of Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity, the organization is grateful to NexBank and its involvement in the affordable home loans project. He believes that such partnerships will improve the low home ownership rates in Texas, and improve the quality of lives for many families.
NexBank SSB is a successful regional bank located in Dallas, Texas. It has assets worth an impressive $3.5 billion. It provides mortgage banking, commercial banking, corporate advisory services, and institutional services to its clientele that includes financial institutions, corporations, real estate investors, and institutional clients. It is an affiliate of NexBank Capital Inc., an American financial services company.
The company is headed by an experienced team of financial executives led by James Dondero as Chairman. All the bank’s directors are firmly committed to ensuring its success as the leading financial services organization in Dallas, Texas. The banks charter dates back to 1922.
Flavio Maluf is the founder of Eucatex, an Eco-friendly sustainable materials producer in Brazil. During the UK’s historic vote to leave the European Union (EU), the press labeled the event, “Brexit” and there was mixed opinions on what it will mean. It seems that Britain was paying the lion’s share of EU costs, to the tune of over $12 million USD, or about € 11 billion Euros. Not only was the UK out all that money every year, they also were not collecting tariff taxes on foreign goods, a major income source for the UK before joining the EU. The UK’s increasing inflation rate became the critical factor that seems to have pushed UK citizens to make the change.
Flavio Maluf believes the UK’s return to charging those tariffs, along with the loss of their input into the EU, will result in two major problems. The first likely outcome, according to the well-educated and often correct Maluf, is that the EU experiment will now soon completely fail. The second outcome he predicted has already started to occur: many of the world’s major money markets will drop.
One quite interesting observation Flavio Maluf has made is that while this looming problem may end up affecting all of the world’s markets, it my affect Brazil the least. This is because Brazil only does about 2 percent of their annual agricultural exports to the UK. He sees Brexit as a giant mistake for Britain and the whole UK. Now that Germany must take on the greatest burden, it is unclear to Flavio Maluf how the EU will survive much longer as a workable union. The refugees from Syria and other war-torn countries are making the issue much more divisive and polarized.
Flavio Maluf entered the sustainable products industry by starting Eucatex to supply the basic materials used in the manufacture of goods and in major construction projects. He is completely devoted to a sustainable future for all building and products, to leave a greener planet to future generations. He has worked hard to building this business over the last 20 years. He has an Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from New York University. Follow Flavio on Twitter for more information @Flavio_Maluf.
Martin Lustgarten’s investment advice works for everyone because it is a global philosophy. It is something that takes people from part of the world to another easily, and it points them to the things that will actually make them money. Mr. Lustgarten is going to show people that they can be international investors. They need a broker, but they can do exactly what he is doing with his own money.
Mr. Lustgarten starts by not being afraid to work around the globe. He is an Austrian and a Venezuelan, and he is sure that he will be able to show people that there are great places around the world to invest their money.
Mr. Lustgarten travels the whole world with his dual citizenship, and he learns about all the places that someone will be able to spend their money. He has his own portfolio that is pretty interesting, and he shares information from that to make sure that he is giving people the best information possible. Someone who is following the patterns that Mr. Lustgarten uses is going to have more success, and he knows that.
The next step in all investments is to keep looking for ways to make things a little better. Someone who is doing their research will find out one day that the gold market in France is brilliant or that the British pound is a great thing to invest in. Staying in just one country for investing makes no sense, and everyone who is successful has their money sitting all over the world.
Martin Lustgarten will help anyone who has worries about their money, and how shows them how to be international investors. He shares info from his portfolio, and he helps people make decisions. His advise is great because it shows people that they can make these decisions on their own, and it empowers them to make their own money. Check out his Soundcloud page to see what music he’s been listening to.