Robert Ivy and The Lifetime Achievement Award He Obtained From MIAL

There might be a lot of articles today that detail how Robert Ivy has played his role as the CEO and Executive Vice President of the architects group American Institute of Architects. His invaluable role there has generated a lot of opportunities for architects and other shareholders. However, what stands out today may not be about how his leadership skills are outstanding, or how his business ethic is superb. The most trending information about him these days is the one from Mississippi Today, about how he’s the latest awardee of the Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award. This award is a recognition of the outstanding contribution to the world of art from various artists based in or have lived in Mississippi.

Other awardees for such award include writer Eudora Welty, artist Walter Anderson and the Hollywood superstar Morgan Freeman. Being listed along with these artists makes Robert Ivy both proud and humbled of being acknowledged for doing something that he truly loved. Robert Ivy deserved the award because he’s able to bridge the gap between creating aesthetically pleasing architecture but at the same time approach this in the most practical terms. It’s safe to say that he made architecture more accessible to the public that may have no idea of design principles. He brought the art of design into a level that many people can appreciate, and for that alone, he should be recognized.

Contract Design news portal also added that the award Robert Ivy got is a stamp of quality to the work he’s done in the field of architecture, including the publication that he started. Ivy was once the editor-in-chief of Architectural Record, and an author of Fay Jones and Architect magazines, which were published in 2001. The award is given by the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters (MIAL) and would comprise a variety of areas in the arts, including literature, photography, poetry, visual arts and cinema. The event was held at the Two Mississippi Museums and the nominations were made with the help of the active members comprising MIAL.

Stephen M. Hicks Leads Southridge Capital To Their Highest Point

After receiving his education and actively working in the investment industry for 30 years, Stephen M. Hicks founded Southridge in 1996. He has comprehensive knowledge in financial structuring. As the Chief Executive Officer and founding principal, he handles tasks ranging from derivatives, risk arbitrage, and investment banking.

 

He says that his daily duties begin with reviewing the portfolio and securing a list of items for him and his team to accomplish. Southridge Capital believes they have an executive team that is sufficiently comprehensive in the marketplace. They have invested over a billion dollars into growing companies in the past decade and are familiar with the difficulties they may face. Southridge Capital offers consultations on becoming a public company, individual financing techniques, and balance sheet management.

 

Hicks says experience is their secret to success. They have a close relationship with their group on Wall Street, and many people come to them when they need financing. They also take it a step further by using search criteria to find companies who could need assistance. Southridge Capital offers advisory services with in-depth financial statements proposing financial and operational assumptions. They also provide exclusive financial services to aid in securitization, credit-enhancing, and financing. For more details visit Bloomberg.

 

Hicks is innovative and aware of recent trends. He is excited by the introduction of cryptocurrency and marijuana as a business venture. He suggests starting a channel or a podcast for cryptocurrency with guests discussing their bitcoin experiences. You can visit southridgeholdingsllc.com

 

 

Hicks is generous in other ways by doing philanthropy. He promotes volunteer work and leadership to have a positive impact on society. Hicks began the Daystar Foundation with his wife, and together they support many charitable organizations. The Daystar Foundation, as well as Southridge Capital, have given financial support to several organizations. Hicks prioritizes charity, saying that it is a social and corporate responsibility.

 

 

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Michael Burwell Makes Moves For Willis Towers Watson

Willis Towers Watson holds a global clientele transforming risk into growth by providing global advisory, broking, and solution services. Established in 2008, the company has grown to 40,000 employees spanning across 140 countries within Africa, Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific, and the Middle East.

The company website showcases the four types of services they provide including: Corporate Risk and Broking, Benefits Delivery and Administration, Investment, Risk and Reinsurance, and Human Capital and Benefits.

Reinsurance News, a UK-based leader in news and insights website within the financial sector, reported that Michael “Mike” J Burwell will be hired as Chief Financial Officer for Willis Towers Watson following the retirement of Roger Miley in October of 2017.

Reinsurance News covers Burwell’s 31 years of financial and professional services experience at Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP (PwC), a consulting company that specializes in tax auditing and assurance. Michael Burwell’s career at PwC developed his expertise in auditing and transaction services advisory experience while holding various leadership positions.

Michael Burwell’s LinkedIn Profile provides deeper insight into his time at PwC. After earning his Bachelor of Business Administration from Michigan State University, Burwell spent his first 11 years at PwC serving auditing clients within the assurance practice. After being admitted to partnership in 1997, Burwell started PwC’s Detroit-based transaction services practice. Having been successful in Detroit, PwC began appointing Michael Burwell to a number of leadership roles including: US Transaction Services Leader, Chief Financial Office, Chief Operating Office, and Vice Chairman Global and US Transformation.

Throughout Burwell’s numerous leadership roles he developed expertise in organizational effectiveness by overseeing varying functions within the company including Human Capital, Finance, Technology and Global Strategic Sourcing.

Burwell has been recognized and endorsed by his network in numerous skills including: Financial Reporting and Analysis, Finance, Leadership, Internal Controls, Accounting, Mergers and Acquisitions, and more. Read This Article for more information

John Haley, the CEO of Willis Towers Watson, stated his excitement on how Burwell’s leadership will help drive the success and evolution of the company while keeping their clients at the center at every decision. Thanking Rogers for his years of service and setting up Willis Towers Watson for success, Haley shares his confidence in Burwell as CFO of the company.