Robert Ivy Receives The Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award

In April 2018, Robert Ivy was selected the winner of the Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award, an award given by the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters. Ivy was given this award because of his exemplary performance as a leader in the field of architecture. He currently serves as the Executive Vice President and CEO of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

The Noel POLK award is given to artists from Mississippi who have shown extraordinary efforts to promote the arts culture in the United States. It is the first time that an architect has won this award, a clear indication of the great contributions that Robert Ivy has made as an architect. The award which was started in 2001 has recognized some great personalities with roots in Mississippi such as Morgan Freeman and Walter Anderson. Robert now joins this list of distinguished personalities who have made extraordinary contributions.

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Robert Ivy has been acknowledged for his great contribution in making architecture accessible to all Americans. He has created materials and commentated about the importance of this industry. He has shown that many fields need the application of architects and not just construction and building. The award also came as a personal achievement as a native of Mississippi. He has made his native area proud in the national arena, and that is why they have offered him an opportunity to join the list of distinguished personalities from the region.

Robert Ivy has worked with various bodies in the architectural field. He has been the Editor-in-Chief of the Architectural Record, the most prominent architectural journal in the country. He left this position in2011 as he joined AIA as the CEO. Under his leadership, Architectural Record has won various global awards such as the National Magazine Ward fir general Excellence. He was also responsible for the growth of the McGraw Hill operations in China.

Robert Ivy biography entitled Fay Jones: Architect was launched in 2011 and is still being released under various editions. Currently, it is doing its third edition. It details a lot of information about architecture. Other organizations have honored Ivy. The architects’ fraternity known as Alpha Rho Chi has recognized his efforts by naming her the Master Architect.

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Ryan Seacrest Taps Into Fashion And Skincare For Men

Entertainer and businessman Ryan Seacrest has used his American Idol celebrity as a springboard into other ventures that are making him mega-wealthy. The popular pitchman is now earning millions of dollars selling menswear.

Seacrest is a ball of energy. He bounces effortlessly between gigs as American Idol host and co-host of ABC’s Live With Kelly and Ryan. If that isn’t already enough, he hosts a weekday syndicated radio program and executive produces a number of programs, including Keeping Up With The Kardashians.

As per, Seacrest has now turned his eye towards fashion, launching a line of distinctive menswear that is on track to pull in over $50 million in retail sales. Seacrest begin taking a serious stab at fashion in 2002 when he became host of American Idol.

After paying closer attention to Burberry’s top designer, Christopher Bailey, who also designed his red carpet suits, he understood what types of clothing gives him comfort and suits his style.

Seacrest’s close-fitting style suits made him look great in front of the camera. But he also knew that regular Joe’s likely couldn’t afford his fashions. So the idea came about to make affordable men’s fashions without scrimping on style and quality.

Under Bailey’s Tutelage, Seacrest, a producer and TV host, started Ryan Seacrest Distinction. He is currently partnered with Macy’s and Peerless Clothing International, the company that manufactures DKNY, Ralph Lauren and Michael Kors, among others.

For accessories, he went to the most popular men’s accessory manufacturer in the world — Randa. They also work with Geoffrey Beene and Tommy Hilfiger, to name a few.

Although Seacrest’s (@RyanSeacrest) tapered, slim look took off like a rocket, he realized he was alienating another demographic of men. He expanded the sizes and created looks that went beyond the age of 25.

The affordable line of suits, ties, shoes, sportswear and beyond, hit Macy’s in the spring of 2017. He is also working on a skincare line that should be ready by 2018.  Ryan also makes sure to give back thru his charity called the Ryan Seacrest Foundation.

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Mike Bagguley promoted to key investment banking unit role at Barclays

Mike Bagguley is the new chief operating officer of the investment banking unit at Barclays. The step to appoint Bagguley to this position came as part of the plan by the bank to beef up its investment banking operations. Barclays was once booming with investment businesses but lost its way leading to a significant decline in investment banking operations. With the new appointment, Barclays is hoping to get operations back to normalcy; like it was during the past glory days. Before the promotion, Mike Bagguley was working as the head of macro markets division at the bank. He will be working under Tom King, the chief executive of the investment unit.

Mr. Bagguley was promoted after recording impressive results in his former position. He helped the bank reshape macro business in areas of interest rates, commodities products, and foreign exchange. These changes were necessary since the bank had to move with speed to implement measures that would get the bank back to profitability after suffering from tough regulations in the banking sector and a decline in trading revenue. From the statement released by the bank, Mike Baggley will be responsible for the coordination of projects in the investment unit.

The appointment of Mr. Bagguley came after a streak of changes in senior management of the bank. Earlier, Sir Gerry Grimstone was appointed as the deputy chairman. Grimstone is an experienced financial expert who has previously worked with financial group Schroders as the global vice-chairman of in-charge of investment activities. Other appointments have been made in the investment banking unit as Barclays shows commitment to re-position itself as a leading investment bank in the world.

Barclays’ senior management has full confidence in Mike Bagguley to accelerate delivery of the goals they have set to accomplish. Bagguley experience as a senior banker will help him put together key infrastructure to achieve growth within a short time.

Mike Bagguley has been at Barclays since 2001. His roles have mainly been around fixed income operations. He has previously been assigned duties in Johannesburg, Tokyo, London and New York. He finally joins the investment banking unit as the COO to replace Justin Bull who left in April.

Clayton Hutson Gives Artists a Chance to See Positive Results

Since Clayton Hutson is a music engineer, he knows what to do to help other people. He also knows that artists need someone they can count on to do things that will continue helping them. Clayton Hutson felt it was his job to keep showing people what they could get from different situations and what they needed while they were helping other people. For Clayton Hutson, the point of doing this was something that made it easier for him to continue giving back in different situations. Even when Clayton Hutson started working, people saw him as someone who could bring a lot of change to the industry.


For Clayton Hutson, the point of doing these things was making sure he could help others through the most difficult parts of their career. Many artists feel it’s important to keep giving others a chance at a positive experience. Clayton Hutson feels like he can do more to help other people. When artists go on tour, they don’t usually have all the help they have in the studio. Clayton Hutson wants to change that. He wants to make it easier for artists to have a producer who can help them while they’re on tour. He is the producer who can engineer sound on the road.


As long as Clayton Hutson knows what he’s doing and knows how to help people with all these issues, he can give them a chance at a better future. He can also make it easier for them to realize they’re doing things the right way. Clayton Hutson likes giving people a chance at helping others and that’s what he tries doing every time he works with people who are in different situations. Clayton Hutson always knew how to help others and also knew it was an important part of his life.


Clayton Hutson feels good about giving back to people who are in different areas. He likes the artists he works with to get the help they need no matter what they’re doing or where they’re going with their career. Clayton Hutson feels good about providing them with things that will continue helping. He also feels there is a chance he can do more to help. With the experience he has, artists enjoy using him to help produce their sound while they’re on the road. He is one of the only ones to do it successfully and they enjoy the hard work he puts into the music.

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The Achievement of Heather Russell

At the beginning of this year, Heather Russell got appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and Vice President of the TransUnion. Initially, when she worked at a law firm known as the Buckley Saddler, LLP, Russell gained much respect from her employees for her commitment and consistency in leadership. The individual worked in supervision practices, the technology, and financial institutions regulations of Saddler since the year 2016. Russell works as the financial advisory for banks and other financial institutions. The CEO has a good relationship with her workers since she understands the challenges they go through. Russell works herself up through posts to the current position. Now, she deals with matters regarding merger and acquisition, implementing required regulatory changes, and safeguarding the regulatory approval processes.

On her Crunchbase profile, Heather Russell possesses a Bachelor’s of Art in Biology and English. Also, she studied at the American University’s Washington School of Law graduating with a Juris Doctor. As a hardworking student, she got honored with the Most Outstanding Graduate Award for general excellence. Moreover, she teaches on matters regarding the future of the banks and FinTech at the Boston University School of Law as an adjunct professor. Being in the management team of the TransUnion is an achievement to the company since she would bring forward additional administrative opinions to govern in the leading international consumer credit reporting authority.

According to Wikipedia, Heather Russell brings expertise with herself from various other institutions like working as the Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Corporate Secretary of the Fifth Third Bank. Also, she founded the International Office of Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs of the bank of the New York Mellon working as the Global Chief Regulatory Council. The department would manage the relationship of the bank with its regulators in the 100 countries across the globe. As a Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Russell offered council services regarding the global risks and advisory to the Bank of America. View Heather Russell’s job history here.

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Hotelier Shiraz Boghani, Goes Above And Beyond

Shiraz Boghani is a prominent member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. This means that he is a certified accountant fellow, a FCA, in both England and Wales.

Aside from his professional roles as Chairman, Co-founder and Managing Partner of Sojourn Hotels LLP. Shiraz is also the Managing Partner and Director of the Splendid Hospitality Group and he’s a Partner of Sussex Health Care Limited. Although, he fulfills multiple positions within the healthcare and hotel and hospitality industries, Shiraz Boghani performs at a high level in all arenas. Proof of this came in 2016, when he was recognized as the Hotelier of the Year. Selected for the honor by the Asian Business Awards.

As Chairman of the Splendid Hospitality Group, Shiraz Boghani maintains a passionate interest in providing world class accommodations for guests. A venture that began with the purchase of a single hotel has now evolved into ownership of 25 different “limited service” hotels. The company acquires hotel properties and manages and develops them. Splendid Hospitality Group is the result of three men forming a partnership to create a line of esteemed hotels throughout the UK. They originally obtained capital funding from hospitality investors and due to the success of the hotels, have since acquired many flagship hotels, including the first rate New Ellington in Leeds and the Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel.

People in his same profession refer to Shiraz Boghani as a “forward thinker.” He has embraced his numerous roles with equal passion, something that is quite remarkable considering the fact his career is three decades long. In 1969, he became involved in the accounting field, traveling from Kenya, Africa to the United Kingdom in search of more education. Shiraz continued working and learning, moving from a smaller firm to a larger one to keep his sights on advanced studies. Then in the 90s, he eventually became actively involved in developing hotels. While Shiraz is a hotelier, he continues in his role with Sussex Health Care Limited. The company operates multiple nursing home locations to care for elderly residents affected with conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease.

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How Jacob Gottlieb Robinhood Aims to Help Stop Poverty.

Before Jacob Gottlieb founded Visium Asset Managment in two thousand five, Jacob Gottlieb was a portfolio manager for Merlin, and a portfolio manager and partner for Balyasny asset management. Furthermore, Jacob Gottlieb was a bayside equity analyst for Sanford C. Bernstein.

Jacob Gottlieb, prior work experience shows that he is qualified in his field of industry, further shown through his educational records, such as graduating manga cum laude from Brown University with a bachelors in economics, and a masters degree from New York University Medical School. He also holds designations from the Professional Risk Managers Associations like the PRM, and CFA Charter from AIMR. However, away from his financial ventures, Jacob Gottlieb is also a charitable individual and has multiple charities.

One of Jacob Gottlieb charities is Robinhood, which aims to fight poverty in some of the wealthiest states in the United States of America, New York. Robin Hood Charity was started by Jacob Gottlieb because he understands that many individuals are not at fault for being impoverished, such as many workers in New York earn less than twenty thousand dollars yearly.

Also, one in five families that are severely impoverished, and living in a homeless shelter are fleeing domestic abuse, and are homeless. Jacob Gottlieb wants to help one million and eight hundred thousand people in New York that cannot afford housing, food, and are not qualified for government assistance. All donations given by individuals go to charity, and have a twelve to one return in investment, for every individual that helped through robinhood.


Sean Penn Rants Throughout New Book Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff

Sean Penn has turned novelist with the publication of new book, “Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff“. The book is a longer version of an audio book Penn released a few years earlier. The audio book joined the creative machinations of many outspoken celebs during the Hilary v. Trump election campaign. These celebs used commercials, awards acceptance speeches, public engagements, and books to speak of the danger of elected Donald Trump. Now years later Penn has returned to the world of Bob Honey, to tell us all how he thinks things are going.


The book is narrated by the quirky character Pappy Pariah, whom Penn first credited with writing the book years ago. He has now taken full ownership so Pappy is relegated to narrator status, but he uses it to tell the fascinating story of Bob Honey. Of course by fascinating we mean absolutely crazy.

Bob Honey takes place in a dystopian version of the U.S. of A., the version many political optimists believe we are headed for right now. The country is under the rule of Mr. Landlord, who is obviously modeled after Donald Trump. Honey is a Sean Penn-esque character who is disgruntled with pretty much everything around him. The country he once loved has lost its luster and Honey is mad.


Bob Honey used to work as a septic tank salesman, but now holds a host of jobs. One of his jobs is working for the government, as an assassin. In fact the shady organization he works for contracts him to kill geriatrics to weed down the population. He dispatches them with a mallet.


Like any satire the book is filled with social commentary, commentary that can be relegated to real life society. Penn’s whirlwind style of writing contains many little nuggets of truth within it frenzied prose, although readers may have to dig a little to find them. His comments and descriptions are lavish and completely from left field. The book seems to have no concrete plot but instead moves in an series of episodes.


Penn used the book to talk about everything that’s bothering him, in some cases making no effort to disguise the subject of his focus. He hides El Chapo behind the veil of a character named Fletcher, but mentions #MeToo by name. The book does not hold back in its savagery, and defiantly makes its authors point with flair.

End Citizens United Fights for Government By The People – Not By Corporations

In January 2010, The Supreme Court of the United States arbitrated a dispute between the Federal Election Commission (FEC) and a political action committee (PAC) called Citizens United. During the 2008 presidential election, Citizens United funded a political ad in the form of a 90-minute movie entitled “Hillary, The Movie”. The FEC ruled that the movie was a political ad and restricted it. Citizens United filed suit against the FEC and the case went to Federal Court. The federal court decided in favor of the FEC.

In 2010, two years after the election which brought Barak Obama to the White House, Citizens United took the dispute to the Supreme Court of the United States. By a vote of 5-4 (a single vote majority), Citizens United was awarded a victory which altered a century of campaign finance law. Corporations were decreed to be ‘people’ and awarded protection under the First Amendment. Restrictions on amounts of campaign contributions were erased and accountability for identifying donors was annulled.

On March 1, 2015, a new organization was established called End Citizens United. The name of the group is synonymous with its goal. One way to succeed would be to return to the Supreme Court to attempt a reversal of decision. The legislative route, a Constitutional amendment, would require a two-thirds approval vote by both houses of Congress and ratification by three-fourths of the states.

Those are long-term goals, while short-term help is crucial. End Citizens United organizes grassroots fundraising networks, often online such as social media outlets, to help fund campaigns of candidates who stand up for changes in campaign finance laws. Since End Citizens United’s goal is to help Republicans get elected by pouring unlimited corporate money into their campaigns, End Citizens United funnels funds raised by grassroots contributions to strong Democratic candidates and encourages them to refuse corporate campaign donations.

The goal of End Citizens United is the preservation of our democracy. In a democracy, elected officials should be chosen by the people. The first amendment right of free speech was intended for the people, not for large corporations. Many corporations in the United States are conglomerates with foreign interconnections which have no place in the election process of a democratic government.

One vote and one small contribution at a time, we the people can fight back against our laws and our leaders being bought and sold by large, powerful corporations.

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Dr. Mark McKenna the CEO and the Founder of OVME

Mark McKenna is a certified doctor in surgery and medicine by both Florida and Georgia National Board of Medical Examiners. Dr. Mark McKenna studied at Tulane University Medical School and later joined his father into the practice who is also a medical, doctor. As he was starting off in the healing journey, he also established his property investment and development company which he named McKenna Venture Investments. He later went full time into property industry business until when he relocated to Atlanta Georgia where Dr. Mark McKenna began artistic and wellness medical practice at ShapedMed. He sold ShapeMed in 2014 to Life Time Fitness Inc. and became the CEO and the Founder of OVME Cosmetics. OVME is a client-oriented wellness firm that focuses on patient services and technology related to aesthetic elective healthcare services. Dr. Mark McKenna is pleased to turn his focus on rebuilding the health and confidence of his patient who is seeking to lose weight or feel healthier.


Mark McKenna intends to modernize the process of elective surgery by making it more convenient, patient-focused and utilizing the power of the modern technology to do the procedure. The company offers a wide range of cosmetic services for women and men and the use of slightly aggressive techniques possible to guarantee very little time. OVME employs technology to make it possible for the clients make use of online platform where they can book an appointment by accessing account information.


In order to meet the all the needs of their Customer, OVME offers membership package and pricing that creates long-term solutions. OVME membership includes various exclusive perks such as discounts, early news and special event access, free monthly treatment and same-day Botox appointment.


OVME in partnership with Make-a-Wish Foundation has been donating money to help young children dreams come true. A registered nonprofit foundation “Make-a-Wish” was started to grant “wishes” of children diagnosed with threatening sicknesses to ease financial struggles on treatment from their relatives. OVME donates a portion of the profits from the sales of products and sales which they offer to Make-a-Wish foundation to assist in the spreading the joy of philanthropic.