Scott Plank received his MBA, in Finance from American University in D.C. He then founded War Horse Cities in 2010 to pursue his passion for building environments that better the lives and relationships of people. Scott Plank is currently the CEO at War Horse Cities as a wide range project developer.
The concept of a shopping mall started in the United States. And that seems to be the first place they are perishing. The landscape of America is dotted with deserted malls, some in shambles, and places that are less than half of their former selves. Westfield Group is an extremely large real estate company that owns malls, and one that has not had to shutter many during this ‘mall-crises’. Peter Lowy is the CEO of Westfield Group. And he says that the mall has to “become a hero”.
Islamic Relief USA is nonprofit 501(c)(3) humanitarian agency working to aid disaster responses, underprivileged citizens and other international relief and development efforts. Recently, Imran Madden, the president of IRUSA, spoke about humanitarianism at the Bond Conference 2018 on some of his biggest challenges and how he plans to overcome them. When asked about the largest obstacles the agency will face when aiding humanitarian efforts, he explained how warring factions often act with blatant disregard to humanitarian principles.
Advantage Capital has been providing the financial services necessary for the revitalization of lower income communities and the growth of small businesses for 26 years. Their role in the emerging leaders of the country in community finance was celebrated at the Community Finance Challenge at MIT or the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
A company in Stanford is partnering with ADS Inc. to assist the United States military by creating portable housing structures to use when the troops have been deployed. The CEO and founder of World Housing Solution is Ron Ben-Zeev. In a remarkable demonstration for News 6, Ron Ben-Zeev had an employee strike the material with a sledgehammer to demonstrate the durability. He felt this effectively showed the way the material will react to a potential blast.
Reverend Jackie Kirby is not just another religious leader. She is also an innovator. The 51-year old Episcopalian minister, just appointed as the top religious leader at St. George’s School, is the first female ever to hold that position. It
The US and UAE are working together to counter violent extremism (http://www.uaeusaunited.com/story/stopping-extremism/).
The immediate efficacy discussions by the experienced and knowledgeable advisory committee will be multi-faceted. These diverse leaders will talk about the immediate damage and how to keep the Island open and operating for everyone. In addition to the Governor and Senator Graham, the 18-member V.I. Hurricane and Resiliency Advisory Group consists of Beverly Nichlson-Doty, Dr. Jerome M. Adams, Vivek Daswani, Anthony Hurley, Elizabeth Armstrong, Valdamier Collens, Judith Enck, Andrew Farkas, Eugene Farrell, Sen. Novelle E. Francis, Jr., Daryl Griffith, Hans Lawaetz, John McInnis III, Basil Ottley, Geri Purvis, Marjorie Roberts, and Harriet Tregoning.
On Tuesday October 17th, FEMA held an event in conjunction with a government supply contractor based out of Virginia Beach called A.D,S. ADS helped provide equipment; in particular very specialized helmets and other tactical gear for those in attendance. They then assisted in some of the training exercises so that volunteers and first-responders could properly use the equipment and act efficiently.
IRUSA and other civil organization within the DC area that offer service to the general public. However, there is a specific group of people who assist the Islamic nation exclusively and quite effectively. As a matter of fact, the service they provide is advocacy for justice and fair treatment. This organization is the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR).