Julia Jackson was born in 1988 in San Francisco, California. She was able to study at Stanford Graduate School of Business where she got a certificate in General Management and at Scripps College where she studied Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art. During summer and after school, Julia Jackson worked at different Jackson family wineries. By travelling to France, Julia Jackson fell in love with the vineyards and the French style of making wine. Her fluency in French during her college life earned her a teaching position.Julia Jackson now works at Jackson Family Wines which has its headquarters in Santa Rosa, California. The Jackson Family Wines company started in 1982. The company is based in Sonoma County and is one of the most renown family-owned and family-operated winery groups. The Jackson Family Wines has been able to acquire the Penner-Ash Wine Cellars on April 18, 2016.
Some of the wine brands that are produced by the Jackson Family Wines include the Merryvale and Quintessa. Quintessa wine may be a combination of all or some of the varietals that grow on the property. Some of the varietals grown include; Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc and Carmenere.The harvesting of the fruit is done early in the morning and then gravity-fed into stainless steel, oak or concrete tanks after the sorting process and finally vinified. Wines from the different plots are then aged separately for about two years in French oaks. Quintessa wine is a harmony wine. Merryvale wines are crafted in Napa Valley and are single-vineyard and very hard-to-find varieties of wines. These two brands of wines are the most popular brands of wines that are vinified by the Jackson Family Wines.Julia Jackson works alongside international sales personnel at the Jackson Family Wines. She helps to introduce and market her family’s wines to the world.
SWball August 29, 2017
Posted In: Business, Business success
Tony Petrello is the President and CEO of Nabors Industries Limited. Petrello has been the CEO of the Nabors Company since October 28, 2011. His Presidency of the Company began in 1991. The company deals with drilling of oils. Tony holds a degree in J.D. from the University of Harvard Law School. He also got a degree in M.S and B.S in Mathematics from the University of Yale. He is among the most famous individuals from all over the world that lead large companies. His passion for business began at a very young age.
Before Tony Petrello become the CEO of Nabors he worked as; the Chief Operating Officer of Nabors from 1991 until 2011, Deputy Chairman of Nabors Industries since 2003 to June 2012. He also worked as the Director of Stewart and Stevenson on LLC, since 1991 to 2011. He has also worked for Law firm Baker and McKenzie as the managing partner.
Tony Petrello has exception in business and entrepreneurship fields. He does best to see the company growing each day widely; its success makes him work harder. Tony is highly skilled; he also ensures the staff working under him gets the same skills for the welfare of the industry. Nabors Limited is known to be leading in providing drilling rigs making it well known in International markets.
Tony is also a member of the different board. He is the Chairman of the Board of Nabors Industries since 2012. He is also the director of MediaOnDemand.com. Petrello is the Director of Texas Child Hospital Inc. He has always led the list of the best-paid bosses in the list. That however changed in 2014 after the Company changed its governance. Despite the changes, Nabors decided to compensate him with additional bonuses.
Tony Petrello is not self-centered. He agreed to company decision of splitting the roles of both the Chairman and the CEO. The company shareholders, therefore, have the right to electing anyone with at least 50% stake in the board.
Tony is a family man; he is married to Cynthia Petrello and is a father to Carena Petrello. He is a philanthropist. Tony Petrello has made various donations to fund raising functions mostly to kids in Texas Children Hospital. He is also committed to giving inspirations to the youths.
Respecting Tony Petrello: http://executives.findthecompany.com/l/18290/Anthony-G-Petrello
SWball August 25, 2017
Posted In: Business, Business success
Looking After A Fund And From Retirement
Imagine having access to billions of dollars. Just see yourself holding each bill note and with a since of understanding as to how to reproduce the same financial status. This is the condition that George Soros has had to live with. But getting there was a long and arduous road, and the same is true for most professionals like George in his same place.What George Soros started was a financial revolution for his own life that eventually became the financial liberation of many other individuals in the world.
This liberation came in the form of an agency who only works with money, money and then some more money. These types of agencies are often called investment banking firms.But for George Soros, who works with a family mentality, the agency he was to develop is a management firm. This fund enables others around the world to join a group of people who have all benefited from putting their trust into the work of George Soros. And that work is a duplication of the work George was able to first accomplish for himself.Yet, though this presents an enormous platform and access to wealth, George Soros is currently retired from the family business.
Why Soros Had To Give Up The Reigns
Retirement for George Soros isn’t simply a matter of having had made all the money that he could possibly care to have. Mr. Soros also has a passion for making an outstanding impact in the world. There’s nothing more empowering for someone hoping to make an impact than for them to also have the time and resources to do it.This amazing opportunity with time and commitment is made possible by the fact that George choose to retire from working full-time. These factors, along with the notion that age is pressing on George, are the reasons he is no longer fully managing the Soros Fund. And by giving up his pro responsibilities, he was finally free in philanthropy.Where Philanthropy Fits In, Into The Mold. This great philanthropic figure is the man we are often learning about in the public spotlight. And for this, we present George Soros and honor him for creating a grand story that we all can learn from.
SWball August 22, 2017
Posted In: Authors, Investor
Rocketship Education began its origins in Silicon Valley more than 10 years ago. Since its inception it has become a nationally chartered network success. Its foundation is based on a blended learning model using laptops, personalized learning software, small group instruction, adaptive online learning, and teacher-inspired instructions.
John Danner was a Silicon Valley internet advertising entrepreneur, who with co-founder Preston Smith, who was a former elementary school principal has now established Rocketship educational institutions throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, Nashville, Tennessee, Milwaukee and Washington, D.C. The large student population consists of low-income and Hispanic children who have outperformed state-sponsored students on their test scores.
The elementary students are called ‘Rocketeers,” whose parents also work with the school in a partnership to better their children’s educational experience. The Rocketship school/parent model designates parent leaders to become lifelong advocates for the children and their community. Rocketship parents are volunteers who hosts home visits, help to organize field trips or meetings with elected officials, and are volunteers in the classroom.
Rocketship Education believes in challenging the thought processes of underprivileged children noting that they are being prepared for a success path for middle school, high school, college and beyond. Rocketeers are introduced to computer labs, online math exercises, pen-and-paper assessments, wordand math pattern sounding pictures, and language arts classes are taught and displayed in classrooms and hallways. Rocketship educators say that science and social studies are also embedded into learning periods.
Rocketship Education funding proponents have included the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Obama administration, former tennis star Andre Agassi’s real estate fund and many other supporters. Rocketship uses an innovative learning approach that promises and has delivered a successful curriculum model through intensive online work. This archetype has helped disadvantaged children catch up quickly, and gain equality with their state-sponsored peers. Rocketship intends to close the national “achievement gap” and bridge a community gap by taking in the children of gang members whose enrollment has increased.
SWball August 16, 2017
Posted In: Youths
Mark Hutchinson is the founder of WildArk. His company dedicates itself to the wild. His love for the wild goes all the way back to childhood where he loved riding horses, mustering sheep, exploring wombat holes, fly-fishing, and exploring everything imaginable in wilds of Australia. He spent a year as a jackaroo, and camped and fished in Australia’s far north. He also ventured to Africa and traveled its entire length by car at the age of 19. There is no doubt that he has an adventurous spirit. Learn more: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-hutchinson-596329121/?ppe=1
At age 22, Hutchinson established an adventure company called UNTAMED. This was fitting with respect to his background. In 2015, he departed from the corporate world to return to his passion of being close to wildlife and adventuring to parts unknown. His mission is to inspire people to reconnect with nature through his company WildArk. The company also promotes preservation of the world’s fragile ecosystems. Learn more: https://www.ecotraining.co.za/about/owners/
Hutchinson believes that the key to our future is protecting conservation land globally. Living in bio-diversity is the key for both humans and animals. His company’s ultimate goal is to buy, protect, and restore as much land as possible in the hope of sustaining the world’s ecosystems.
His business is his life, and his life is his business. Hutchinson took a passion for wildlife and turned into a business that helps the world by reconnecting people to nature. He could never have known, as a youth, what his life would turn out to be. He simply followed his passion. People can book mobile birding safaris, wildlife photography adventures, explore the African wilderness on a six-day adventure, and spend the evenings on an amazing Botswana mobile tent safari. They can also choose to spend 55 days in the African bush. This is about as close to nature as anyone can get. Learn more: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/415949715569059008/
SWball August 8, 2017
Posted In: Conservation, Eco-Tourism, Travel