Wes Edens is known as one of the prolific entrepreneur and a successful investor in the U.S. Famously, he is the Co-founder of Fortress Investment Group as well as the Owner on Milwaukee Bucks- One of the largest Basketball Arena in the United States. Aside from working in the both companies, he also a participant of philanthropy across the world. Moreover, through his philanthropy missions, he has helped change the lives of many people and the hedge fund investment industry
Over the past decade, Wes Edens has built his name in the financial world. Since the foundation of Fortress Investment Group, he has seen the company go through positive transformation. From being a global firm leading in asset managements to merging with Softbank. Over the years the company has managed over $40 billion hedge funds for various companies. Eden’s company is working with prominent companies in the global world related to different fields- healthcare, media and real estate sector among others.
To be noted under his expertise leadership, Fortress has worked with Brightline Passenger Rail as its financier. Currently, they are operating Virgin Trains USA; a company that is well known for the first privately funded rail in the USA. Aside from the West Palm Beach-Miami route operating, the company is also targeting in the development of other lines within U.S. The both companies have reformed the USA railway lines which has had many users in over 100 years. Additionally, Wes Edens has been a business leader in the New Fortress Energy development. The company’s goal is to offer solutions in infrastructure as they create sustainable world goals regarding environment and economic growth.
Through Edens New Fortress Energy established a liquid natural gas in Miami which was the first to be established in the State of Florida. He not only saw the need to provide alternative sources of fuel but also provision of more affordable and reliable fuel service within the world. Starting with its developments in the USA, LNG is hoping to extend its services in various countries across the world, making electricity a cheaper product in the infrastructural world.
Jim Dondero is a Chairman on the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Highland Acquisition Corporation. He has held many different positions at Highland Acquisition Corporation since 2016. Before that he held some management positions at NexPoint Hospitality Trust Inc. He served management positions at Highland Capital Management L.P. ever since 1993. Jim Dondero co-founded Highland Capital Management, and that is how he got his first job there in 1993. Since helping to found the company, Jim Dondero has managed the equity part of the business.
Jim Dondero has worked for many different companies doing many different jobs. He has a lot of experience in many different fields in the business world. He has worked in the credit line field, equity, bonds, bank loans, and so much more. He has even worked as a supplier of documents that are secured. Jim Dondero supports education, programs with veterans, and other issues with the public. Jim Dondero attended the University of Virginia. At this school he earned the highest honors he could. He attended a few other schools, and received high honors at those as well. Entrepreneur Jim Dondero worked hard to learn what he needed to learn to become successful.
Jim Dondero had big plans for his working life. He knew what he wanted to accomplish in his life and he set out to do just that. Jim Dondero wants to set an example for others that if you have the drive to work hard and the dedication to stick with your dreams, you can do anything you set your mind to. Jim Dondero says, Never give up on your dreams. Set a goal in your mind, write it down, work hard, and do whatever you have to do to accomplish that dream. Whether it is something you set out to do on your own, or working for another company. You can accomplish it.
Guilherme Paulus’ Dedication to Social Accountability
Business is basically finding the need among a certain group of customers and coming up with new and innovative ways of satisfying the need by making profits. In the world of business, the most successful entrepreneurs like Steve Jobs and Guilherme Paulus realized the need of their customers and came up with creative ways of satisfying them. Guilherme Paulus is an award-winning entrepreneur from Brazil who has earned billions of dollars through hospitality and tourism. He started his first company when he was 24 years and through his hard work he was able to establish a sound reputation for his company as the largest tour operator in the whole of Latin America.
His Dedication to Social Accountability
Guilherme Paulus believes in the power of serving the community by creating opportunities for those who are unable to make their ends meet. He has always valued the idea of social accountability especially as it is relevant for his entrepreneur role . His company has participated in numerous noble causes including PIET. The CVC Company is interested in providing education opportunities to youths who would like to venture into the tourism industry. Paulus believes in the beauty of making the Brazilian tourism industry more successful. That is why he is determined to create educational opportunities to as many youngsters as possible so that the industry can have adequate manpower in the future. Apart from creating opportunities for the youths, CVC Company’s philanthropic activities strengthen the company’s reputation hence attracting more customers.
Apart from creating educational opportunities, Guilherme Paulus sponsored the National Project of Professionals Initiation in Tourism which is meant to offer children a lot of experience in tourism. He started the project because he believes that Brazilians should first enjoy their tourists’ attraction sites before inviting outsiders. Paulus tourism businesses are also focused on giving back to the community around him. CVC Company has also shown unwavering support for Dr. Klaide Care and Education Institution for several years. Dr. Klaide’s Institution has always been focused on helping poor adolescents by providing them with funds for medical needs, educational classes and also psychological counseling sessions.