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Newsworthy’s Top 101 Outstanding Professionals of 2017: John Arthur Orcutt

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John Arthur Orcutt has been announced as one of Newsworthy’s Top 101 Outstanding Professionals of 2017. Professionals selected for such an honor have been determined by factors such as lifetime and career accomplishments, prominence in their respective fields, and commitment to excellence.

John Arthur Orcutt received his Bachelors degree from the US Naval Academy, his masters from the University of Liverpool where he was a Fulbright Scholar, and his Ph.D from the University of California, San Diego  Currently, Orcutt is a distinguished professor of geophysics at the Cecil H. and Ida M Green  Institute for Geophysics and Planetary Physics at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. He has served as chief scientist on over 20 oceanographic expeditions, combining his engineering and oceanographic expertise. Orcutt is a member of the Executive Committee and Distinguished Scholar a the San Diego Supercomputer Center.

Newsworthy congratulates John Arthur Orcutt for his lifetime and career achievements and honors him with a place among the Top 101 Outstanding Professionals of 2017.
 

 

Newsworthy’s Top 101 Outstanding Professionals of 2017: Dr. Harsha N. Dhanani MD

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Dr. Harsha N. Dhanani MD has been announced as one of Newsworthy’s Top 101 Outstanding Professionals of 2017. Professionals selected for such an honor have been determined by factors such as lifetime and career accomplishments, prominence in their respective fields, and commitment to excellence.

A graduate of the University of Bombay, Dr. Dhanani specialized in radiology. Currently, She serves the medical community as a specialist in diagnostic radiology at Emergimed LLC. Dr. Dhanani is a fellow of the American Academy of Radiologists, a member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Radiologists, and the American Association of Physicians.

Dr. Dhanani has been previously recognized by Heritage Who’s Who for  her career accomplishments. Newsworthy congratulates Dr. Harsha N Dhanani MD for her career achievements and honors her with a place among the Top 101 Outstanding Professionals of 2017.

Newsworthy’s Top 101 Outstanding Professionals of 2017: Dr. Theresa Cheng

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Dr.Theresa Cheng has been announced as one of Newsworthy’s Top 101 Outstanding Professionals of 2017. Professionals selected for such an honor have been determined by factors such as lifetime and career accomplishments, prominence in their respective fields, and commitment to excellence.

A neurosurgeon with over 30 years in her private practice, Dr. Cheng has served the medical community with excellence and passion. Dr. Cheng received her Ph.D from Medical College of Wisconsin in 1987, and received her M.D two years later from her alma mater. From 1995 until 2002, Dr. Cheng served as Partner to the Department Chair of Neurosurgery at Luther Midelfort Mayo Health System. Dr. Cheng then founded and served at the Department of Neurology at Affinity Health Systems until she stepped down in 2009. In 2006, she began an endowment for medical missionaries in neurosurgery and in 2007 she helped to develop a new neurosurgical program at Affinity Health System. This program would be rated number one in spine surgery by Health Grades for 2007 and 2008.Presently,  Dr. Cheng is the Chairperson of the Department and Director of Medical Operations and a local hospital and is affiliated with Mercy Medical Center of Oshkosh.

Dr. Theresa Cheng has been recognized by Strathmore’s Who’s Who for the accomplishments in neurosurgery. Newsworthy congratulates Dr. Theresa Cheng for her career achievements and honors her with a place among the Top 101 Outstanding Professionals of 2017.

 

Newsworthy’s Top 101 Outstanding Professionals of 2017: Linda Lee Cain

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Linda Lee Cain has been announced as one of Newsworthy’s Top 101 Outstanding Professionals of 2017. Professionals selected for such an honor have been determined by factors such as lifetime and career accomplishments, prominence in their respective fields, and commitment to excellence.

In her career spanning over three decades, Ms. Cain has been an influence in the field of financial planning and investment advice. After 33 years at Dean Witter Reynolds, Ms. Cain took a position at Morgan Stanley in 2007. For the length of her career, Ms. Cain has held an industry securities registration and has been subject to oversight by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission as well as Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).

Ms. Cain has been previously recognized for her accomplishments by Covington Who’s Who.Newsworthy congratulates Ms. Linda Lee Cain for her lifetime and career achievements and honors her with a place among the Top 101 Outstanding Professionals of 2017.

 

Newsworthy’s Top 101 Outstanding Professionals of 2017: Lawrence Acker

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Lawrence Acker has been announced as one of Newsworthy’s Top 101 Outstanding Professionals of 2017. Professionals selected for such an honor have been determined by factors such as lifetime and career accomplishments, prominence in their respective fields, and commitment to excellence.

A graduate of the University of Illinois, Mr. Acker began a decade long positon for the United States Department of Agriculture. After leaving the USDA in 1979, he began consulting for various outlets. It was in this same year that Mr. Acker combined his love of agriculture with his fascination with weather patterns, an interested that he picked up from his grandfather. In August of 1982, he began publishing a column entitled “The Hot Comer” which would run until January of 2002.  He also served as editor of the syndicated column “What Goes Around” until 2006.  Currently, Lawrence is a weather consultant for a newspaper chain. He also uses his knowledge of patterns and agriculture to advise on commodities markets. In addition, he operates hotlines for Commodities and Weather (1982 to present) and Options and Spreads (1996 but currently on hiatus) Mr. Acker also consults for FEMA and NASA.

Newsworthy congratulates Mr. Lawrence Acker for his lifetime and career achievements and honors him with a place among the Top 101 Outstanding Professionals of 2017.

Newsworthy’s Top 101 Outstanding Professionals of 2017: Luke Wei Mo

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Luke Wei Mo has been announced as one of Newsworthy’s Top 101 Outstanding Professionals of 2017. Professionals selected for such an honor have been determined by factors such as lifetime and career accomplishments, prominence in their respective fields, and commitment to excellence.

After receiving his doctorate in Physics from Columbia University, Luke became a research assistant. From there, he went on to SLAC at Stamford University, joined the faculty at the University of Chicago, and finally Virginia Tech where he remained until his retirement. In 1968, Mr. Mo and Mr. Paul Tsai published a paper detailing the importance of radiative corrections when experimenting with quarks. Over the course of his career, Luke Mo has performed experiments in high energy physics at various laboratories abroad including Fermilab, CERN, and DESY.

Ms. Mo has been previously honored by Strathmore’s Who’s Who for his outstanding work in the field of high energy physics. Newsworthy congratulates Mr. Luke W. Mo for his lifetime and career achievements and honors him with a place among the Top 101 Outstanding Professionals of 2017.

Newsworthy’s Top 101 Outstanding Professionals of 2017: Jane Leishner

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Jane Leishner has been announced as one of Newsworthy’s Top 101 Outstanding Professionals of 2017. Professionals selected for such an honor have been determined by factors such as lifetime and career accomplishments, prominence in their respective fields, and commitment to excellence

While attending Midwestern University, Jane served as a part-time student assistant in the Dean of Students office and was inducted into two honor societies. After graduating, she followed her husband to his various military outposts,both domestic and abroad. When her husband retired from military service in 1985, Jane’s career began anew as she accepted a position in the Dean of Students department once more. Under the mentor-ship of Dean Grady, Ms. Leishner enrolled in a graduate program for human development counseling and continued her work in Student Services. In 1991, Jane took over the position of Director of the Student Center and led their multi-million dollar renovation project. Ms. Leishner would remain in that position until 2001 when she accepted the position of Associate Vice President for Student Affairs. Ms. Leishner retired in 2003.

Ms. Leishner has been previously honored by Strathmore Who’s Who for her outstanding work. Newsworthy congratulates Ms. Jane Leishner for her career accomplishments and honors her with a place among the Top 101 Outstanding Professionals of 2017.

Newsworthy’s Top 101 Outstanding Professionals of 2017: Joseph Anderer

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Joseph Anderer has been announced as one of Newsworthy Publishing’s Top 101 Outstanding Professionals of 2017. Professionals selected for such an honor have been determined by factors such as lifetime and career accomplishments, prominence in their respective fields, and commitment to excellence.

A noted chemical engineer, and a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology, Mr. Anderer holds patents in textiles technology. His talents and tireless dedication have led to director positions at companies such as Revlon, Aloe Creme Laboratories, the Atlantic Richfield Corporation, M. Lowenstein, and the Warren Corporation.

In addition to his work, Joseph Anderer has held membership in the Small Business Administration, Southwest Heritage Foundation, Precious Cargo Academy, New York Yacht Club, Stamford Yacht Club , North America Sta of Royal Scandinavian Yacht Clubs, Tau Beta Pi, and Pi Tau Sigma. Newsworthy congratulates Mr. Joseph H Anderer on his career accomplishments and honors him with a place among the Top 101 Outstanding Professionals of 2017.

Hickey Smith LLP Launches New York Office

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PASADENA, Calif. – Feb. 21, 2017 – PRLog — Hickey Smith LLP, a recognized leader in technology-driven, innovative legal services worldwide, announced today the opening of the firm’s New York office. With the addition of the firm’s New York office, Hickey Smith now has a presence in seven of the country’s largest metropolitan areas (New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Atlanta, Miami and Jacksonville (Florida)).  The New York office will provide corporate, litigation, and legal process improvement services across a wide array of practice areas and industries, with a focus on servicing the firm’s corporate clients located in the New York tristate area, and our international clients with corporate and dispute matters related to New York.

“The New York metropolitan area has been an important market for us for many years and we are fortunate to have a significant and growing client base located here,” said David M. Hickey, Managing Partner at Hickey Smith, LLP. “Our team is excited about the firm’s continued nationwide expansion and committed to continue to serve as trusted business partners for our clients.” Mr. Hickey and Howard Hoffmann, Executive Director, are leading the New York expansion.

With the opening of the new office, Hickey Smith is expanding its team and adding two new senior attorneys: Barry J. Trilling and Audrey M. Weinstein.

Mr. Trilling recently joined the Hickey Smith team in October 2016, serving clients with cross-disciplinary experience in the interaction of environmental law with commercial business and real estate transactions, borrowing and lending, business formation, corporate disclosure, estates and trusts, insurance, land use, historic preservation, officer/director liability, and tax incentive policy. A proven advisor to clients located both within the United States and internationally, Mr. Trilling has represented clients in a wide variety of environmental matters including commercial transactions, regulatory and legislative counsel, and litigation at the trial and appellate level concerning environmental, commercial, government contract, and administrative law.

Ms. Weinstein joins the firm as Of Counsel. Ms. Weinstein brings over 30 years of experience as a corporate, transactional and health care attorney, serving most recently as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Superior Vision Corp. While serving as General Counsel, Ms. Weinstein was the chief legal and compliance officer responsible for legal, regulatory and operational compliance matters, and for leading the company’s internal processes, regulations and company policies, including risk management and HIPAA Privacy and Security. In addition, she has extensive experience in private practice, working with a wide range of clients on all aspects of corporate and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, credit facilities, securities offerings, and other complex corporate transactions and internal corporate matters.

“These accomplished attorneys have the experience and knowledge that mesh extraordinarily well with the firm’s spectrum of specialized practice areas and services,” said Mr. Hoffmann. “As innovators, Hickey Smith is focused on putting the right combination of talent, disciplined processes, and technology to work for our clients. It is with great enthusiasm that we welcome Barry and Audrey to the Hickey Smith team.”

Hickey Smith’s New York office is located at One Grand Central Place, 60 East 42nd Street, in Midtown Manhattan.  A central location for clients in New York, Hickey Smith’s office is located in proximity to a number of corporate headquarters including Allianz, Citigroup, Colgate-Palmolive, Hess, JP Morgan Chase, MetLife, Morgan Stanley, and Time Warner.

Hickey Smith was recently recognized as one of the most innovative law firms in the world by London-based The Lawyer magazine.

About Hickey Smith

Hickey Smith is a law firm purposely designed to deliver legal services with significantly greater efficiency, consistency, and added value. By deconstructing and refining traditional legal processes, applying workflow technology and automated document assembly, and collecting and analyzing data, Hickey Smith is transforming the way legal services are delivered today. For more information, visit hickeysmith.com.

* Photo courtesy of Empire State Realty Trust

Contact
Katie Allen
***@hickeysmith.com

Credissimo.bg – Number 1 in Bulgaria for short term loans

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SOFIA, Bulgaria – Feb. 21, 2017  — Based on data provided by the financial portal 24pari.com for the period January – December 2016, visitors of the website have preferred the services of Credissimo.bg when searching for fast online financial solutions. For a third year in a row the company receives a leadership certificate in the field of short term lending within Bulgaria.

The company CEO Georgi Karpuzov commented that Credissimo.bg has kept its leading positions in the sector thanks to the constant improvements of the procedures of loan application and utilization processes. The company makes daily efforts towards surpassing the expectations and building trust with its customers. To achieve this Credissimo.bg approaches each client individually, provides transparent and clear contract conditions and protects the customers’ personal data in accordance with the global standards for security.

Ever since its founding in 2007 Credissimo.bg has been among the leading companies in Bulgaria providing clients with revolutionary solutions in the field of online short term lending. Some of which are online loan application with, no “application review” tax, accessibility to its platform from countrywide, answer to an inquiry within 7 minutes and interest-free financing.

The company’s continued development of technological approaches aiming to simplify the process for their customers has made it a leading FinTech company in Bulgaria. A noteworthy example is the introduction of the application for credit using Facebook Messenger that has an automated chatbot function – a technology introduced to the global market for the first time.

Mr. Karpuzov added “It is a great honor that for another consecutive year customers of 24pari.com have picked us as the number 1 company for short term loans. This truly is a high evaluation, an honor and a sign that we are heading in the right direction. We regard the “Number 1 for short term loans” title as a tremendous responsibility that motivates us to work even harder in keeping the consumer’s trust.”

24pari.com is a specialized platform for money lending comparison. The goal of the website is to unify information provided by different Bulgarian companies specializing in micro financing  and provide customers with a quick and easy single form application request for all companies. Since 2015 the website has been a member of the “Association for Responsible Non-bank Crediting” which works towards implementing new ethical standards in the field by encouraging the adoption of good practices and protecting the interests and rights of the customers. Credissimo.bg is one of the founders of the Association.

The “Number 1 for short term loans” certificate is issued for the preceding calendar year and is based on objective data provided by 24pari.com for the period January – December of the same year.

Contact
Ivan Kostov
Marketing Manager
+3592070012012
***@credissimo.bg