Eric Pulier Past to Present

Beginning in fourth grade when he started programming computers, Eric Pulier has not stopped working for both himself and the betterment of the world around him. With his education from Harvard, where he primarily studies English, American Literature, Computer Science, and Environmental studies, he has proceeded time and time again help those in need.

Eric Pulier is officially a published author, technologist, and entrepreneur. As stated, he has held a long time fascination of the world technology has to offer. In addition, he was the author of a weekly column written for the Harvard Crimson Weekly called PulierLeg, where he also served as editor. Since then, he has published a book and articles in reputable sources such as Forbes Magazine.

One of his most notable contributions to a trouble community is his work on Starbright World. He worked, with several other programmers and entrepreneurs, to develop a platform for children with chronic illnesses to discuss and share their issues and troubles. The team was managed by Pulier and was comprised of paid workers and volunteers. Eventually, the project linked over 75 hospitals in the United States together.

After his work on Starbright World, Pulier began working on Starlight Diabetes. This project uses a game structure to teach children about the important of diet and how it can affect their bodies. By traveling throughout their internal systems, they see how their body reacts to different stimuli. The game was one of the first of its kind to teach children the importance of the illness so many individuals their age have in the U.S. alone.

Eventually, in 1997, Pulier was chosen to build and run the “Bridge to the 21st Century” by Bill Clinton and Al Gore. This event took place in Washington D.C. and was attended by thousands of individuals, many of which were involved in congress or the senate. Eric Pulier himself publicized the event on almost every major news network. The event culminated in communicated with live-feed from a space shuttle.

Throughout his career, Eric Pulier has achieved many different forms of awards and praise for helping individuals.

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The Formation of DIVERSANT LLC and the Services that it offers

DIVERSANT LLC is an African-American owned company that primarily provides IT staffing services. The company is a certified Minority Owned Business Enterprise, and most of the shareholders of the business are black. The firm helps its clients in acquiring IT professional that serve them best. DIVERANT LLC offers different types of IT solutions, and this includes IT Staffing augmentation, various innovative solutions, and direct hiring. The company has well-established policies that help in satisfying the needs of the customers, the partners and the community that relies on them. The solution of the group are provided in a consultative way, and this helps the company in creating excellent relationships with the customers by making them feel like close affiliates.

The information and technology sector is rapidly rising due to many changes and development. This has led to a scarcity of talented professionals to serve the industry. DIVERSANT LLC as a company is dedicated to helping its customers in getting the best IT experts, which have the skills that are needed in solving different IT problems. The specialists that the company provides are highly knowledgeable, and they can create personalized software for various types of clients since procedures that are used by the firm in sourcing and interviewing the experts are very rigorous. DIVERSANT pairs IT consultants with diverse work skills, talents, and culture with organizations that need their exact qualifications and this makes clients have a lot of trust in the company.

John Goullet is a highly qualified professional in the IT sector and he is one of DIVERSANT LLC’s main shareholders. He became a Principal at the company after he merged his Info Technologies Inc. with DIVERSANT Inc. in 2010. Goullet joined the IT staffing business in 1994 after he noticed a gap in the industry. He started Info Technology with the main aim of offering staffing services to the United States’ Fortune 500 companies. The firm was successful, and he led it to grow to a net worth of 30 million dollars within five years. The company was also recognized by the Inc. Magazine and ranked as the eighth in its top 500 businesses in America.

Highland Capital Management Partners With Linda Owen To Expand Its Philanthropic Works

James Dondero is the Co-Founder and President of Highlands Capital Management (HCM). He has more than 30 years of experience in credit and equity markets. He co-founded HCM in 1993. The company is a pioneer in the development of Collateralized Loan Obligation market and credit-oriented solutions for investors.

James is also a Certified Management Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst. He studied accounting and finance at the University of Virginia. James worked as the Chief Investment Officer of GIC’s Protective Life subsidiary from 1989 to 1993. He serves on the Board of Directors of several companies.

James recently teamed up with Linda Owen, Dallas civic leader and former President of The Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation. The partnership was aimed at providing strategic direction to Highland’s philanthropic activities as the firm continues to expand its charitable program.

As part of the partnership deal, Linda Owen will serve as the company’s charitable giving manager, and will operate in partnership with The Dallas Foundation. James said that his company recognizes the need for a committed professional who would ensure that their contributions make a greater impact as they expanded their philanthropic services. He further said that Linda Owen has a proven track record of excellence and building effective public-private partnerships in Dallas. James continued by saying that Linda also shares their vision for making an immediate difference in the society.

Highlands Capital Management donates more than three million dollars annually to charitable organizations through the Dallas Foundation. These funds are aimed at supporting veterans’ causes, health care, education, and the Dallas community. Some of the beneficiaries of these funds are the Dallas Zoo and Uplift Education. James guides most of those organizations through leadership services and board roles.

Linda said that Highland’s philanthropic commitment is more than funding. She stated that the employees readily give their time and energy as active board members to come up with solutions to the problems that the non-profit organizations face. She expressed her delight in working with Highlands Capital Management. Linda has been involved in many philanthropic organizations in the Dallas area.

This article recapped http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160608006430/en/James-Dondero-Teams-Dallas-Civic-Leader-Linda

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Dick DeVos Helping Others Soar to New Heights

Dick DeVos is among the top donors that helped the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts exceed its fund raising goals. Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation donated $1 million to the Kennedy Foundation to aid them expand their facility. The foundation was established in in September 1971 and has about 3 million visitors every year.

 

Dick DeVos is an entrepreneur from Michigan and is the son of Richard DeVos, who is the one who founded Amway, a company that distributes consumer goods. DeVos attended Forest Hills public school system and has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Northwood University. DeVos was also awarded honorary doctorates from Central Michigan University, Grove City College, Northwood University also awarded him distinguished alumni recognition.

 

For many years, DeVos has been involved with the family business (Amway Corporation) since he was a child. He officially began working for Amway Corporation in 1974 and held different positions which included, finance, manufacturing, sales research, development, and marketing. DeVos was promoted to the post of Vice President of Amway in 1984 and was in charge of operations in 18 countries. He helped the company open many other markets and tripled the international sale which exceeded the company’s domestic sales for the first time in the history of the company.

 

In 1991 DeVos became the President and CEO of the NBA’s Orlando Magic after his family bought the team. DeVos then left the team in 1993 to go back to Amway to become the President where he succeeded his father. He managed to expand the company to more than fifty countries and in six continents. In 2002, DeVos left the company with great success.

 

Separately from his career and success, DeVos has contributed millions of dollars toward philanthropy. Together with his wife Betsy DeVos they founded the West Michigan Aviation Academy in 2010. Both DeVos and his wife had a passion for education and aviation and so they decided to combine both and start a school. West Michigan Aviation Academy is based at Gerald R. Ford International Airport. The school uniquely focuses on aviation, but it is more than just flying. It gives students with special interest in aviation, technology, engineering, math, and science.

 

The school empowers all these students with special interest to cultivate their passion and develop. Outstanding character values, respect, trust, and accountability are firmly held. The students of the school all aim at achieving their career goals in life.

 

The school is rapidly growing and is empowering many students to soar to new heights.

Martin Lustgarten Helps Dogs In His Area Find Homes

Martin Lustgarten has made sure that a lot of dogs in his area are going to find good homes, and he is starting his own GoFundMe page to help those dogs. He is supporting the Little Dog Rescue, and he is going to leave the page open so that people can give when they want to. The money that Martin Lustgarten collects is going to go to the Little Dog Rescue, and it is going to pay for the staff to go into shelters to make sure that all dogs are given a chance to get to better homes.

Martin Lustgarten has been helping dogs for a long time, and he even has shelter dogs in his home. He lives in Florida with his dogs and his family, and he is trying to help dogs make it to better homes. He wants everyone in the area to have a chance to live with a nice dog that will change their lives. Martin Lustgarten even left a small note on his GoFundMe page that is going to help people give to this rescue. The rescue brought him and his family nice times with their dogs, and he wanted to be sure that everyone else in Florida knew that they could have the same times.

The GoFundMe page is the best place for people to go when they are going to give, and it is going to be something that is going to help a dog have a better life in the future. These dogs all deserve to have a chance to live a better life, and they should be allowed to move into better homes instead of sitting on death row. The dogs that are on death row today are going to be able to go to better homes, and they will saved by the Little Dog Rescue with the funds that people give to the GoFundMe page.

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