Cox Business School Takes James Dondero to Their Board

The Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business has appointed president and co-founder of Highland capital management, James Dondero to their executive board. Mr. Dondero is proud of being part of the Cox school, a business training institution whose impact on the Dallas community is known and appreciated by many. He is glad to be part of the school and looks forward to helpingits growth initiatives take off.The cox school board comprises of 100 members, most of whom are non-academics who give advice at the business school strategy. This executive board holds meetings three times in a year in spring, winter and fall.Mr. Dondero is not only a leader at Cox and Highlands but also the chair to the NexPoint Residential Trust, CCS Medical and Cornerstone Healthcare. He also serves in the board of MGM Studios and Jernigan Capital.

Highland Management Capital

This SEC registered company is an investment adviser bosting of managing up to 16 billion dollars’ worth of assets. Mark Okada and James Dondero established the company back in 1993 with the intention of helping small, upcoming and established businesses make better sense of their assets. It is renowned world over as a credible and one of the most experienced substitute credit manager.Highland Management Capital specializes in credit strategies. This includes separate accounts, credit hedge funds and long only funds.

The also handle special situation property and distressed private equity as well as CLOs (collateralized loan obligations).the company also has alternative investments.This includes foundations, pension plans, financial institutions, corporations and funds of funds. It also serves high net worth individuals. The headquarter of the company is in Dallas, Texas. It also has an office in New York. , Singapore, Sao Paulo and Seoul.

SMU COX Business School

The school was originally formed in 1920 on the Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. It was named after Edwin Cox, the benefactor in 1978. The school offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs on business education. it has different academic and alumni chapters all over the world.

George Street Video and Photo Capturing Moments in New York

George Street Photo and Video Address Locations have become experts at capturing beautiful wedding and engagement moments in New York! With two locations in New York City and one in Staten Islands, George Street is able to offer great services to lovebirds of the Big Apple!

Despite the fussiness of the inner city, New York has beautiful places for couples to wed! One of those places is Governor Island. Normally used for community activities, Governor Island is 172 acres of gorgeous green pastures and calm waters! There on the island, George Street serviced summer engagement photos for couple Annie and Matthew. Luckily, this photography company offers a variety of services in: online proofing, digital files, film photography, printed enlargements, printed proofs, same day edits, and social media sharing! Based on the lovely photos, George Street was able to capture the couple’s day and personality!

Brain Bonar’s Career Rises to the Top on His Own Terms

Brian Bonar is a mechanical engineer who graduated from Stafford University with a Master’s Degree and is the founder of several different enterprises. Bonar has more recently transitioned to the role of business consultant. Bonar’s renowned skills in his new position include developing innovative sales and marketing strategies, improving company processes, and lead generation to get more clients for the company he is working with.

Bonar started his career with IBM in 1994 where he was successfully able to outsource many motherboards for the company as well as many of the personal computers IBM was making at the time. After that, Bonar moved on to work for Director of Engineering at QMS. During his 4 years there he was able to procure a team of over 100 individuals who worked with engineer and software design for the company. He managed that project very successfully.

After leaving QMS in 1994, Brian Bonar joined the Rastek Corporation as their Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Here at Rastek, Bonar got deeply involved in the printing business moved on to take the position of Sales Manager at Adaptec.

After only a year at Adaptec, Bonar decided to stop working for massive corporations as it was not getting him what he ultimately wanted. In 1994, Bonar became the founder and CEO of his own company called Bezier Systems. Hooking all of his experience together Bonar managed to create the company that would create the first SCSI-based printer.

Funny enough, Bonar found himself back working with Japanese and Korean producers just as he had during his previous jobs, but now as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for ITEC. Bonar managed to hold this position down for 4 more years before desiring yet another more interesting challenge. Bonar found that challenge when he joint up with Allegiant Professional Business in 2008 where he was hired on to help with the company’s need for sales and marketing professionals.

Since working for all those various companies, Bonar finally went on in 2011 to accept the position and become the CEO and Chairman of the of Trucept, which gave him, even more, responsibilities than he had as a sales marketing manager in the past. Trucept currently provides insurance products and temporary staff and products for companies within the San Francisco Area, and does it with a very capable leader, Bonar, at the helm.

Securus Technologies – Highly Respected Technology Firm in Correctional Space

Securus Technologies has made a name for itself in the correctional sphere in a very short period. The company aims at offering highly advanced products and services to the inmates as well as the law enforcement agencies. Securus Technologies provide LBS as well as Investigation PRO services that are highly useful for the crime prevention and law enforcement officials. Moreover, the company offers parolee tracking and government information management services as well. Apart from the above-mentioned services, there is a huge range of services offered in the inmate communication sector.


Inmate communication is one of the fastest developing sectors in the correctional sphere, and Securus Technologies is the market leader in providing such services. At present, over 2,600 law enforcement agencies and 1.2 million inmates use the services offered by Securus Technologies. The company recently released a media release on the internet where it published many remarks taken from the letters sent to the company by the police and law enforcement officials. It was an exercise by the company to share with the world the contribution of the company and its efforts to help make enforcement agencies better equipped to protect and serve.


The company also believes in providing fast and attentive customer care service, which is why it was given the Golden Stevie Award for the best customer service training. In the press release that the company published online, it also extended an open invitation to all the potential and existing investors, customers, and technology experts to the company’s technology center situated in Dallas, Texas. The company would offer a presentation to the guests to show the achievements of the company and latest technology that is being developed. As a law enforcement official myself, I can’t be more impressed by the way company has been growing in the past decade, and the contributions company has made in the correctional space.


How Entrepreneur Sawyer Howitt Is Developing His Business Skills

Sawyer Howitt is a young entrepreneur who lives in Portland, Oregon. He comes from a family of entrepreneurs. His father, David Howitt is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Meriwether Group. His mom and dad also co-founded Oregon Chai, a very successful brand of tea which they founded in 2004. Sawyer joined Meriwether Group in September 2015 as a Business Strategy Analyst. His success in this role led to him becoming a Project Manager in early 2017 where he focuses on changing how commerce works.

Meriwether Group works with entrepreneurs every day that want the company’s help in order to accelerate their business and products. This has enabled Sawyer Howitt, who is a senior at Lincoln High School, learn a broader understanding of what it means to be an entrepreneur and the mindset one needs to have in order to be successful. While he learned quite a bit about entrepreneurship from his parents, learning about how others have gone about building a business has given him even deeper insight into what he plans on doing for a living. He has also deepened his skill at some of the business fundamentals he will need to have such as giving presentations and developing spreadsheets.

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So that he will have the necessary education and skills in order to attain his dreams of opening his own businesses in the future, Sawyer Howitt is planning on attending Columbia University. At this acclaimed school he wants to take part in their Entrepreneurial Finance degree program which has graduated many successful entrepreneurs over the years.



Brick-and-Mortar Growth in U.K., Expansion to U.S. Set for Honey Birdette

Honey Birdette, the lingerie brand based in Australia, recently launched an e-commerce site dedicated exclusively to consumers in the U.S. The retailer has also revealed plans to increase its number of stores in the U.K. from three to 40 by 2018.

Entrepreneur Eloise Monaghan founded Honey Birdette in Brisbane in 2006. Over the past 12 months, Monaghan has seen U.S. orders increase by 374%, leading to the company’s decision to base a website around its U.S. customers. The U.S. website offers free shipping for orders over $50, faster delivery, and an expanded product range. Monaghan says the new U.S. platform “aims to enhance the customer experience.”

In the future, Honey Birdette plans to expand its retail outlets into the U.S. as well as growing its U.K. consumer base. The lingerie and intimate products company has 55 stores in its native Australia. Honey Birdette’s first store outside of Australia opened in 2016 in Covent Garden, London. Two more shoppes in Victoria Gate in Leeds and Westfield White City followed.

HB plans to open an additional ten retail outlets in the U.K., including stores at the Westfield Stratford Shopping Centre and in Liverpool and Newcastle as well as another location in Leeds. Its target is to open a total of 40 new U.K. stores by the end of 2018. Later expansion is set to include other countries in Europe.

The premium brand’s prices start around £35 per pair of briefs and £60 per bra. Perth-born model, actress, dancer, and burlesque performer Tiah Eckhardt-Delaney has been a brand ambassador for the company since 2015.

Investment company BBRC is a primary backer of the Australian chain. Brett Blundy founded the private investment group, starting with the purchase of a single music store in rural Australia, in 1980. Today it has offices in Melbourne, Sydney, and Singapore.

Lori Senecal’s Contribution to the Success of CP+B

Lori Senecal is well known for her knowledge of advertising and marketing, as well as her robust personality. Whenever new innovative advertising techniques come into play, she is always a pioneer. Senecal has specialized in coming up with innovative technology solutions capable of solving business challenges. It was through her reliability in the advertising industry that she got appointed as the Global CEO of Crispin Porter + Bogusky (CP+B). Senecal used to be the Chairman of Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal (KBS). She is popularly known as a person who never gets into a comfort zone, and this is something that plays a key role in her success. While working at KBS, her work ethics coupled with her efforts in expanding the global vision of the company played a major role in the swift growth of the firm.

For Senecal, the urge to get into the world of business began while she was still in high school. She used to coach gymnastics, and this is where she developed leadership traits at both individual and team level. Lori Senecal claims that the coaching job helped her set goals and pursues them, improved her communication without being judgmental, and provided her with a clear vision necessary to get into the business realm.

Senecal points out that she only makes money when others make money. She upholds a common mantra in the advertising world that says “a person is only as good as his last advertising campaign.” Senecal adds that perseverance and performance are what yield income in the ad world, and this is something that she learned early in her advertising career. See more details on her LinkedIn account.

Transformation of CP+B under Lori’s Leadership

In her position as CP+B’s global CEO, Senecal oversees the firm’s global expansion and growth, focuses on the firm’s continued global development, and runs the coordination of a dozen global offices under the CP+B. Since joining the firm in 2015, Senecal has been able to impact tremendously on the culture and business of CP+B. The agency has been transformed into a global entity that is agile, collaborative, and inventive. This has made the firm consistent in its global offering – while maintaining its resilient local market flair.

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Driving Capital Group To The Top

Warren Buffet idea of giving an amassing fortune of $1million to charity is a classic case of investing in low cost and less complex portfolio. However, it is unlike most investment bankers and investors who prefer more intense and risky investments that are dubbed to give higher and unswerving returns. However, Tim Armour, an investment manager stipulates that though, Warren may have made a sound but weak investment, this will only be determined by the returns of the portfolio.

At present, Mr. Tim Armour is the Chairman and Executive Director at the Capital group. He has held this position since the year 2005, upon the death of the previous director, Mr. James Rothenberg. Tim was voted into the position by the board of directors. He holds an Economics degree from the Middlebury College. Before the Tim served as an Equity Investment Analyst at Capital, dealing with global communication strategies. His career at Capital kicked off in 1983 as a member of The Associate’s program.

In the zeal to expand the companies’ market base, Tim signed a contract to partner with Samsung. He viewed this as a niche to magnify Capital Group’s clientele base, while improving Korean investment forums, guaranteeing insurance policies and managing their retirement benefits. Following the 2015 selloff, Tim saw this an opportunity to dispose of extra resources with the aim of creating an equilibrium to the market economy. Tim Armour has offered extensive and vital advice to investors around the globe. He has termed Donald Trump’s era as a time for increased economic growth, though this will come handy with increased taxes and inflation.

Bruce Levenson: Former Owner Of The Atlanta Hawks And Very Active Philanthropist

Bruce Levenson was the owner of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks from 2004 until 2015 when he decided to sell the team along with his partners at Atlanta Hawks Basketball & Entertainment (AHBE). According to, the sale was finalized as planned, but now Levenson and AHBE want payments from their former insurance company, AHBE for losses relating to the contract buyout of former team GM Danny Ferry. Levenson and AHBE say that buying out the GM’s contract was covered under losses in the team’s insurance policy, and they also say they met the requirements that were needed to file a claim for these losses according to AJC. But so far the insurance company has refused to pay compensation to AHBE or Ferry, and Levenson and AHBE are now taking them to court in what looks to be a contentious battle.

Bruce Levenson not only owned the Atlanta Hawks for 12 years, he also is the founder of several companies, most notably Unified Communications Group (UCG). He got his degree from American University and served at the now defunct Washington Star for a few years. Then he and Ed Peskowitz decided to start their own publication company, and it began with an oil industry newsletter called Oil Express. It grew from there into a major conglomerate after UCG started up more newsletters covering industries from healthcare to mortgage banks. Levenson also served on the board of BIA Digital Partners.

Levenson also has donated a lot to charities, and even sat on the board of several foundations including Hoop Dreams and the I Have a Dream Foundation. Levenson is a contributor to the Washington D.C. Holocaust Memorial Museum and helped pilot the “Bringing the Lessons Home” program there. He also helped start the Center for Philanthropy and Non-Profit Leadership at the University of Maryland,, and also helped launch the Concert Against Hate just a year ago.

Leading Inmate Provider Receives High Customer Service Award

Customer service is a very important aspect of inmate communications. Securus Technologies is proud to announce that they train their IT professionals in the highest level of customer resolution. Thousands of customers nationwide depend on their network to stay connected to their love ones in a correctional facility. Most networks have prices $4 to $1 in comparison to Securus. They work diligently to keep their prices low and to ensure that their customers spend more time communicating. Their network is chosen over their competitors 10 to 1, including networks like Global Tel-Link. Learn more about their features and services by visiting their exclusive website.


Gold Stevie Award Is Given To Securus Technologies


Securus Technologies has over 12,000+ IT professionals that are trained in monitoring and communications safety. They ensure that when their customer have questions or concerns they are resolved in an immediate and professional manner. This has allowed them to win the prestigious Gold Stevie Award for having a high level of customer service satisfaction. A panel of over seventy five judges were responsible for helping them receive the award. PRN News has reported that Securus is one of the largest growing inmate communications providers in the industry.


Securus Technologies Features


Inmate Photos


Inmates can follow the growth of their children or significant other by receiving photos in a personalized online account. For a small fee you can send inmates online photos that can also be printed out for a tangible copy.


Auto-pay Features


Auto-pay features are a great way for customers to pay for many features in advance. You can pay for inmate calls, remote visitation, or features in advance with a valid debit or check card. You can learn more about prepaid features by visiting their secure website.


You’re invited to become a part of Securus Technologies today by registering for service and features on their website.