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by Chris Holden - May 23rd, 2017

Vincent Parascondola is the Senior Executive Vice President of AXA Advisors; New York. Vincent Parascondola has been working for AXA since 2008. The company deals with insurance and executive financial advising in the society. Mr. Parascondola is responsible for the hiring and firing the executives of the company. He also instructs, prepares and guides financial professionals of the company.


In addition to this, he also supervises the sales of the company. In short, he is in charge of the administration of finances in the company. Vincent Parascondola began his career at Prudential. This is where he started working in 1987 as a registered representative. After that he joined MONY Life Insurance in 1990 while working here he held various managerial positions.


It was in 2004 that Mr. Parascondola made a move to AXA Advisors. He has worked in various capacities in this company which includes the Advantage Group chairperson of AXA Equitable a position which he held from January 2008 to December 2008. He has also been the president of the Northern Division from 2009 to March 2010. In July 2009 Vincent Paracondola was the President of the Continental Division also in the same branch.


Before becoming the senior executive vice president, he held the position of the chief sales officer and president of the Continental division. He worked in this department from January 2013 to October 2014. He has held the position of the senior executive vice president from October 2014. The financial expert attended the Lubin School of Business at Pace University. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.


About Axa Advisors


AXA Advisors New York is a branch of a wider group of AXA companies that has branches in Western Europe, Asia-Pacific area, Middle East and North America. The company’s headquarters is in France. The company was started in 1859 and it has been assisting families, individuals and executives to gain financial stability since then.


AXA has various packages that are geared to assist a person towards financial freedom they include. The organization has over 5,000 registered agents in the U.S. Vincent Parascondola also or Vinny Parascondola has various awards and commendations which he has gained over the course of his career.



Dr. Weisfogel’s Dental Angle on Sleep Disorders

by Chris Holden - May 22nd, 2017

Dr. Avi Weisfogel has helped patients with sleep disorders from the start of his career as a dentist. He has managed to so through Dental Sleep Masters that he founded. Avi studied biology and psychology at Rutgers University after which he went to New York University College of Dentistry and earned his DDS. Throughout his 15 years of dental practice and running of Old Bridge Dental Care, Weisfogel has received numerous awards for exceptional work done. For instance, Dr. Avi Weisfogel received the Best Dentist Award for several consecutive years.

The more time he spent practicing dentistry, the more experience he attained. Having acquired enough experience in the field, he commenced an exploration into the mysterious world of sleep. Avi was seeking to find solutions to sleep disorders and ways in which dentists and physicians could help their patients with these problems. This meant finding more information on alleviate symptoms caused by sleep disorders such as sleep apnea and sleep disturbed breathing.

Over the years Dr. Weisfogel has established different companies such as Healthy Heart Sleep and Unlimited Sleep. These companies, including Dental Sleep Masters, all had the same mission of educating dentists and physicians on how they can help patients with sleep disorders. However, with Dental Sleep Masters, Avi created a unique model for marketing oral appliances to patients. He spent millions of dollars and about two years developing the model that now brings his company over 300 clients a month. This model has been so successful prompting him to teach classes to fellow professionals to help them identify potential clients and how to diagnose sleep-related problems.

As a father of six children, Avi is ever the family man who has always been interested in helping children. He recently launched a Go Fund Me drive seeking to benefit Operation Smile, a charity that helps children and young adults across the world. Operation Smile was started in 1980 by a doctor and a nurse who provided free surgery to repair cleft lip palates of children in the Philippines. The charity has since grown performing over 200,000 surgical procedures across 100 countries. Dr. Weisfogel is hoping to raise $2000 through the Go Fund Me drive to go toward benefiting Operation Smile.

The Support that Mike Baur offers to IT Companies.

by Chris Holden - May 17th, 2017

Mike Baur is an entrepreneur who has an excellent reputation for the tremendous support that he provides to startups that focus on the development of ICT products. He is also an experienced banking professional since he served the Swiss private banking industry for over twenty years. Baur started working in the sector by serving UBS as an intern and managed to rise through the ranks over the years to hold an executive position in a leading Swiss Private Bank. Mr. Baur kicked off his entrepreneurship venture in 2014 when he saw an opportunity in supporting startups. He founded Swiss Startup Factory by teaming up with two other entrepreneurs.


The Swiss Startup Factory is a business that is based on innovation and has supported several emerging companies in the country. The firm is independent, and it was the first to assist ICT enterprises by relying on private funding. Mike has been devoted to offering his support to the young business by mentoring them and providing financial aid. He is also one of the mindsets behind the founding of Swiss Startup Association. The entrepreneur holds an MBA from the University of Rochester, New York.


The Swiss Startup Factory has been ensuring that all the ICT businesses that it supports thrive in the corporate world. It offers finances and motivations to the entrepreneurs to enable them to be good managers of their companies. Mike sources the funds from a network of private investors who he has worked with over the years. He encourages various business leaders to invest their money in innovative startups.


One of the newest partners of the Swiss Startup Factory is Michael Hartweg. He acts as a mentor and financier of the startups that are being supported by the company. Mr. Hartweg is allowed by the firm to selects any business that seems to have a great potential. He then invests in it and guides the entrepreneurs on how they can attain success in the corporate world. Swiss Startup Factory has also partnered with several investors who are devoted to offering their support to Fintech businesses that are based in Switzerland.


Mike Baur has created a business acceleration program that he uses in supporting existing businesses that would like to expand. He serves as the CEO of the innovative enterprise, and his office is in Zurich. Baur’s service in the banking sector allowed him to understand how startups can be managed for them to be profitable.


Ken Goodrich Saves Goettl from Perishing

by Chris Holden - May 12th, 2017

Associating with a dying, or in other words, a broken company is a risk that no investor is willing to undertake. However, for Ken Goodrich, it’s a hobby that he turns into an investment opportunity. Now and then, Ken buys broken business and revives it, a skill that he has successfully applied for several years.


In 2013, Ken Goodrich took the risk of acquiring Goettl Air Condition, an already crushing business. Being his 16th business reviving encounter, and having a broad experience in the air conditioning industry, Ken set out to handle the new task. Ken Goodrich acquired the business from a large out-of-state company that had owned it for about five years.


In the first place, Ken Goodrich understood that the newly acquired business previously had a case with the attorney general for dubious business operations which had been settled. According to him, client’s perception was yet to be cleared, and he made his duty win back customer’s trust.


According to Ken Goodrich, he first set out to motivate the staff who would act as the company’s image to the clients. Also, Ken and his new business introduced new programs focused on assisting the needy in the society through activities such as providing the homeless with cases of water during summer.


Over and over again, Goettl has associated itself with community projects hence winning the ‘customer’s happiness’ which Ken says to be the key to business. On the other hand, workers in Goettl have become proud of being associated with such a thriving business hence motivated while handling their daily duties.


About Goettl Air Conditioning Company

Goettl Company has been in operation since 1939. The air conditioning business was originally based in Phoenix. Goettl was founded by two brothers, Gust and Adam Goettl as a family venture before being sold over and over again until 2013 when Ken Goodrich acquired it.


Under Ken Goodrich, Goettl, a venture that was once a small business is magically growing. Within a short time, under Ken’s leadership, the company has recorded up to 500 percent growth. Today, the company has branches in Las Vegas, Tucson, Southern California, and more are yet to come.

Bob Reina Writes on HuffPost Rebranding Effort

by Chris Holden - May 11th, 2017

The Huffington Post has been one of the cornerstones of online news and political analysis for years. Now the guys and girls at the Huffington Post are going through a rebranding. This past week we saw the Huffington Post rename themselves to just the HuffPost with their goal being to give a voice to those that have been left out of mainstream society. Coinciding with these changes were the article submissions from Bob Reina — the CEO and founder of Talk Fusion.


With HuffPost now live it seemed almost like serendipity that Bob Reina’s article, “Promoting with Purpose: How to Understand Your Audience”, launched at a coinciding time. Talk Fusion is one of the biggest video communication solution companies on the internet and CEO Reina has been there step-by-step. To keep things short and simple: Reina knows a thing or two about how to brand yourself and how to reach out to your audience.


Reina has been a contributor to the Huffington Post for the past two years, constantly giving great advice to those seeking ways to bridge the cap between consumer and corporation. Reina recently released another article, “How to Thrive in a Society of Quitters“. Reina’s work has been lauded as both the founder of Talk Fusion as well as a freelance writer, shelling out advice to those in need.


Reina took some time to comment on the HuffPost rebranding measures, “I’m a firm believer in the art of innovation. A brand’s growth is never complete.” Reina’s perspective is pretty obvious in this case as he is speaking from his own personal experience. Talk Fusion has rapidly been growing and evolving since it was first founded back in 2007. Talk Fusion has turned into a dominant force int he communication solutions marketplace.


Outside of his work as a HuffPost contributor and the founder of Talk Fusion, Reina has been doing big things. Reina is becoming a huge philanthropist and his contributions to natural disaster fund (Nepal earthquake, Japanese tsunami) and under-paid orphanages has literally been life saving. We’re eager to see where Reina and co head in the future.


John Holt’s Eye Opener on Strategic Opportunities in the Banking Sector

by Chris Holden - May 10th, 2017

Mr. John Holt holds the position of President and CEO of the Nexbank Capital. During the recently held 5th Annual Texas bankers association event, he served as a panelist. The conference, which is based in New Orleans, Louisiana provides a forum where strategies are formulated. Financial advisers, leaders as well as consultants engage in the forum and share ideas and challenges facing people in the Banking Industry.


On November 7, 2016, John took part in a panel that constituted of bankers where they discussed the various ways to reinvent community banking. Nexbank is a company that provides financial services to clients through its core functions. This includes institutional services, mortgage banking, and financial banking. Some of its main beneficiaries include financial institutions, companies, and institutional clients.


Nexbank is rated as the 14th largest bank in Texas with the headquarter offices in Dallas. It also stands at position 215 nationwide. Nexbank was founded in 1934 and as at 2016 December, it has registered a tremendous growth rate regarding employees.


Through partnering with other financial institutions, nexbank provides funds that are used to support their expansion efforts. Also, they provide more finance to existing debts. It is through nexbanks integrated cash management solutions and well-tailored depository services that clients can efficiently manage accounts, increase asset returns as well as enhance their capabilities in treasury.


They also partner with individual teams where they easily determine what type of loans and companies are suitable for their purchasing criteria and risk of credit. Nexbank also helps people in expanding their financial search and rate of earnings.


Nexbank offers a wide variety of customized goods and services perfectly designed to reach the need of every client at hand. It is an approved and licensed seller and service lending company. Nexbank being an institutional investor, does not originate any loans.

Jim Tananbaum’s Venture Capital Company Helps the Healthcare Industry

by Chris Holden - May 9th, 2017

The idea behind venture capital is that people are going to be able to get what they can out of the different situations that they are in. It is something that has allowed the company to make a difference in the way that things are going and with the options that are offered to each of the people who are in the industry. Thanks to everything that Jim Tananbaum has done for the healthcare industry, there are major changes to the way that things are going to work out for him and with the options that he has available. According to Biz Journals, there are also things that will make the healthcare industry better for the people who are a part of it. When it comes to the healthcare industry and the people who are in it, Foresite Capital has done what they can to promote options for people who are doing different things and who are going to be able to get more out of everything that they have. More details can be found on

When it comes to Foresite Capital, Jim Tananbaum knows what he wants to do for different people. He also wants to provide them with all of the options that they did not have in the past. For example, Foresite gives healthcare companies the venture capital that they need to make things better for people who are in different situations. This has given them the chance to do more with what they have and to offer options for people who are in different situations. Thanks to Foresite Capital, there are many different opportunities available for people who are in different situations.

For Foresite Capital (follow their Twitter), people are working to make sure that they are getting what they can out of different situations. There are many different options that are available to them and that they are going to be able to do with them. This is something that has set Foresite Capital apart from the rest of the businesses who provide venture capital. Their CEO and founder, Jim Tananbaum, has experience in both of the fields of healthcare and business so that he can help with the various options.

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Treating Cancer Patients with Excitement: One Lovely Secret of Clay B. Siegall

by Chris Holden - May 9th, 2017

Successful people seem to have some similar traits. One of these qualities is going about their daily routines with excitement. I find this also true of Clay B. Siegall. In fact, he personal divulged this fact in an interview he granted recently. He claimed to wake up early daily to attend to his cancer patients excitedly while at the same time praying inwardly for the discovery of better targeted drugs. What a beautiful heart this distinguish fellow is blessed with? He possesses one cardinal ingredient for success known as focus, but why make cancer patients the sole focus and how well has he been able to positively impact them?


One can deduce answers to these questions from his responses to questions during the above mentioned interview. He told the story of how his father had to battle with cancer for good 5 years before succumbing to the monster in death. Clay B. Siegall was only 24 when he lost his father and was yet to make up his mind on which branch of medicine to pursue. It was after this ugly incident that he decided to pick a Ph.D. in Genetics from George Washington University with focus on targeted cancer therapies. Clay B. Siegall obviously decided to opt for this career line to forestall the repeat of what his father experienced in people’s lives; little wonder he does his job with joy and a sense of purpose.


Clay B. Siegall never welcomes idle moments. He had plied his trade in a number of companies and organizations before teaming up with like minds to set up Seattle Genetics. The National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute and Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute are some of the places he worked before joining Seattle Genetics. It must be noted that he co-founded Seattle Genetics and has been the company’s President, Chief Executive Officer and Board Chairman since inception in 1998.


The achievements of Clay B. Siegall in the treatment of cancer leave one gasping for breath, why not? For just one single man to have 15 patents to his credit; it is no mean feat. He has been honored times without number with both international and national awards. The 2012 Pacific Northwest Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award is just one among numerous others.


I could go on mentioning the outstanding feats of Clay B. Siegall all day and still not exhaust everything he has achieved. While he begs for no appreciation, we owe him much more.

Dr. Clay Siegall and his Dedication to Medicine

by Chris Holden - May 7th, 2017

Clay B. Siegall, Ph. D. has been an active participant in the fight against cancer for many years. He has done research and also founded a medical research company in collaboration with another doctor.

Dr. Clay Siegall co-founded the company of Seattle Genetics in 1998. He is at the positions of chief executive officer, president, and chairman of the board. He has been the leader of Seattle Genetics since the establishment of the company.

Seattle Genetics has been the place where a few drugs have developed. Two of them have been approved by the U. S. Food and Drug Administration and are currently available in more than seventy countries all around the globe. Clay B. Siegall, Ph. D. is the owner of more than a dozen patents.

The company of Seattle Genetics has been a focus for Dr. Clay Siegall due to his personal experience in life. His father fell sick because of cancer. Dr. Clay Segall was nineteen when his father became ill. He has to watch helplessly as cancer progressed and oncologists could not do anything to cure his father. When Dr. Clay Siegall was 24, his father died due to the disease. That made Dr. Clay Siegall want to change the outcome for other cancer patients and their families.

He studied Genetics and earned a doctorate. He then went on to doing research at the Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute. Dr. Clay Siegall also worked at the national cancer institute. He has been dedicating to his research against cancer for 30 years.

A few years later, he founded the company of Seattle Genetics. His lifelong dream and his dedication to the medical world is towards helping develop efficient drugs against cancer and also to create technology that will allow oncologists to change the outcome of cancer and save the lives of many patients.



Best Plastic Surgeons In Texas Are Beauty Experts

by Chris Holden - May 6th, 2017

Plastic surgeons welcome visitors into their office looking for a quick beauty fix all the time. However, plastic surgeons find that some people are confused about real beauty. Often, they look to Hollywood standards. They want to look like a favorite or popular actress or actor. Some rely on the beauty standards that are set forth by popular beauty experts. Others simply want to satisfy a spouse or significant other. Most professional plastic surgeons will hesitate to perform surgery on those patients because they are difficult to satisfy. The best plastic surgeons in Texas, like Jennifer Walden, relate that the best reason to get plastic surgery is because you truly desire the surgery for personal reasons and not to satisfy another person or look like a celebrity.


Best Plastic Surgeons In Texas Are Beauty Experts

The fact is that a lot of patients look to their plastic surgeon for advice. They expect the plastic surgeon to perform a face lift and turn them into a beauty. The truth of the matter is that the plastic surgeon will use their knowledge and skills to make their patient look the best possible for them with popular procedures that might include liposuction to reduce body fat, face lifts to breast implants. A plastic surgeon has the ability to reshape the body or the face. However, beauty is still in the eye and the mind of the beholder.


About Dr. Jennifer Walden

Non-invasive surgery is receiving a lot of press lately. However, Dr. Jennifer Walden is one of the top plastic surgeons in Texas that has a long appointment roster filled with people that are seeking consultations about plastic surgery for breast lifts to liposuction. Walden believes that plastic surgery procedures will still remain popular with people that are looking for a new lease on life.


Dr. Jennifer Walden is a well respected plastic surgeon in Austin, Texas. However, she trained for a number of years with doctors in New York. Dr. Walden recently returned to Austin, Texas and opened a practice. Dr. Walden is one of the few doctors in the area that is skilled with popular non-invasive and plastic surgery procedures to enhance one’s appearance.