With all of the chaos going on in banking today, there are several people flocking to their local community bank. Why? The answer in simple. Contrary to popular belief, community banks offer a wide variety of products and services. To be frank, there are numerous advantages for signing up to with community bank. Those who bank with community banks enjoy the perks of having having lower interest rates on loans, higher yielding Certificates of Deposits, and credit cards with higher lines of credits. Truth be told, it pays to bank within the community. Oftentimes, community banks offers incentives such as $50 for referring friends or $100 for opening an account. With that being said, Nexbank is the poster child for community banking. Headquartered in Dallas, TX, Nexbank is what every community bank should be. In fact, Nexbank is a community itself. Nexbank is a company of 50-200 highly skilled employees. Nexbank offers services in commercial banking, mortgage, banking, and so forth. As of December of 2016, Nexbank has around 4.6 billion dollars in assets. Since 1922, Nexbank has been serving the community and serving the community well. It was founded by a successful man named James Dondero. One can expect for the company to be around for many years to come. Annually, it has continued to build its wealth. In particular, Nexbank is an excellent choice for those looking for a college savings account.In a nutshell, Nexbank has raised the bar for community banking. It has a five star rating on Bankrate and it also has good ratings with the Better Business Bureau. When it is all said and done, you cannot go wrong with Nexbank. For those who live in the Dallas, TX area, be sure to consider Nexbank as your next bank. They are a trustworthy, reputable company.
Cancer has continued to have an adverse effect on many families. According to official data, cancer cases continue to increase. In addition, therapies/ treatment for the disease remain elusive. However, some experts have been conducting in depth research on how to develop viable cancer drugs. One of these researchers is Clay Siegall, a genetic expert. For the better part of his career, Siegall has been developing cancer therapies.
In 1997, Siegall founded Seattle Genetics. The scientist is the CEO of the corporation. Over the years, he has been using his experience to find a drug that cure or improve the lives of cancer patients. Clay has been a proponent of the antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) technology. The company’s stock prices rose by more than 300 percent in five years owing to the success of this method.
Siegall has had an impressive career. He has worked for some of the best research institutions and pharmaceutical companies in the United States. They include Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute and National Cancer Institute. In the former company, he worked as a senior research investigator. In the latter, Clay worked as a Staff Fellow and Biotechnology Fellow. Clay holds a doctorate degree in genetics from the George Washington University.
Seattle Genetics has greatly benefited from the visionary leadership of Dr. Siegall. He has been seeking funds for the company, a move that has enabled it to raise adequate funds for its operations and development of cancer therapies. Clay played an instrumental role in commercializing its first ADCs therapy. The drug, ADCETRIS, is sold in over 60 countries. FDA approved it in 2011. Seattle Genetics has also been able to generate revenues from licensing its technology to other companies that engage in developing cancer therapies. In total, Clay has helped the company to generate more than $1.2 billion in funding.
Siegall is not slowing down. The scientist continues to research heavily on cancer therapies. His hard work has helped him to make new discoveries about cancer. Clay has 15 patents. Dr. Siegall is also the author of several scientific papers, which are published by various medical journals. He has at least 70 peer-reviewed publications. Recently, the Alumnus of University of Maryland honored the scientist for his contribution to cancer and cancer therapy research.
Dr. Avi Weisfogel, who manages the Dental Sleep Masters that is based in New Jersey, has a far-reaching background in handling sleep disorders and sleep treatment. He opened the Old Bridge Dental Care in 1999 and ran the office for over 15 years. During this time, Weisfogel received numerous accolades such as Best Dentist from the community. While managing Old Bridge Dental Care, he got an interest in the world of sleep and started exploring it by learning how physicians and dentists can help those with sleep problems. In 2010, Dr. Weisfogel founded the Healthy Heart Sleep, which was a firm working with health practitioners around the globe and advising them on the management and establishment of sleep labs.
Dr. Weisfogel established the Owner Unlimited Sleep Patient in 2012 and began offering lectures to dentists on ways they can help increase and serve patients with sleep disorders. In 2014, he started the Dental Sleep Masters, which was aimed at further helping the dentists conquer sleep disorders by using oral appliances to treat patients.
Dr. Weisfogel claims that idea of coming up with Dental Sleep Masters arose during his first 15 years as a dentist where he was always interested in sleep medicine. He combined his passions with his background in marketing, and seeing that the niche existed nowhere else, he established the Dental Sleep Masters.
Dr. Weisfogel’s education and everyday life
Avi Weisfogel attended Rutgers University and earned his BA in Psychology and Biology and later got a DDS from the New York University of Dentistry. As the owner of Sleep Masters, he draws on the detailed know-how of sleep apnea. Weisfogel uses his skills and knowledge to assist dentists in identifying potential patients and help them in securing the required treatment.
Dr. Weisfogel typical day starts by getting into the office by 6 a.m. and uses the first hour to pray. The next hour he uses it to speak with his life coach and preparing mentally for the day. The rest of the day, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., is spent on business meetings, taking calls, speaking with members, writing blog posts, and other office activities. In order to remain productive, Weisfogel ensures that he schedules everything.
Adam Milstein, founder of the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation announced, on March 20th, 2017, the deadline for public voting ends March 29th. The public has ten days to vote, with only two days left to select their favorite videos about Israel that are entertaining, educational, and inspiring. The winner of the Grand Prize and other winners is scheduled to be announced on April 30th. Last year’s grand prize winner received hundreds of thousands of views for video, Superman’s Got Nothing on Israel.
The 2016 winning video was featured on the Jewish Journal, Jerusalem Post, Algemeiner, and other publications and organizations. The winners of the 2017 contest will receive a total of $20,000, with the grand prize winner receiving $8,000 in cash. Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation and 12Tribe Films Foundation sponsored the Inspired By Israel Video Contest. The judging panelist comprises of independent professionals and philanthropists, including Michael Dickson, David Suissa, and Gila Milstein. Adam Milstein is enthusiastic about the contest and the selection of 10 video applicants from over 80 individuals and groups.
Adam Milstein founded the Milstein Family Foundation with the mission to strengthen the Jewish people by educating young Jewish millennials about Israel. He co-founded Israel-American Council (IAC) which has more than 250,000 members. The organization held its first conference in 2014 with about 650 members in attendance. By 2016, over 2,000 members attended the conference that was held at its Third Annual National Conference. Jewish leaders continue to promote IAC and recruit new members to become members for growth throughout the U.S.
Mr. Milstein serves as Chairman on IAC Board of Directors and other organizations, including Birthright Israel and StandWithUs. He also serves on the board for Jewish Funders Network, and AIPAC National Council. Adam Milstein was born in Israel and moved to the United States to attend the University of Southern California, receiving a master’s degree. He entered the real estate industry and became a partner of Hager Pacific Properties, a private commercial real estate investment firm.