With over 120 years of combined experience, InnovaCare Health provides patients with Medicare Advantage plans and physician practice services. Behind the actions that help people every day, a strong team of leaders behind InnovaCare continuously develop and refine new business models to match the ever-changing pace of the health insurance industry.
Dr. Rick Shinto, the president and CEO of InnovaCare Health, has spent over 25 years working in both clinical and managerial health care settings. As a medical professional, Dr. Shinto understands the importance of insurance in a patient’s life. From an operational standpoint, Dr. Shinto knows what it takes to drive an integrated healthcare system forward and produce the best financial results while exceeding patients’ standards.
Currently, Dr. Shinto oversees all of InnovaCare’s Puerto Rican subsidiaries, which are run through MMM Holdings. As the island’s most established and long-running Medicare Advantage provider, MMM Holdings and Dr. Shinto manage the health insurance coverage of a growing family of over 250,000 patients.
Dr. Shinto graduated from the University of California Irvine, earned his medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and received his M.B.A. from the University of Redlands. His diverse educational background and extensive clinical experience has led him to become an esteemed member of the health insurance and medical communities. In 2017, he was elected to serve on the board of America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) and is also a proud member of the Board of Directors for America’s Physician Groups.
InnovaCare Health’s leadership also includes Chief Administrative Officer Penelope Kokkinides who brings over 20 years of health care expertise to the company. Prior to becoming InnovaCare’s CAO, Kokkinides served as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. Before that, she was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Centerlight HealthCare. Her educational background in biological sciences, social work and public health all create a compassionate, inclusive approach to management that benefit’s the entire body of InnovaCare staff and patients every day.
Under esteemed management, InnovaCare Health is driven to providing its customers with the best level of Medicare Advantage plans available on the market while saving them money and prioritizing their well-being.
Sandy Chin is an individual who strikes a perfect between her personal and work life. At home, she raises her two children and enjoys a variety of pastimes. She has learned French and Russian as ways to expand her knowledge. Sandy Chin is also an avid reader of science books and enjoys the local hockey team in New York. However, in her professional life, Sandy Chin is a market analyst with an eye for the industry like no other. During an interview with Ideamensch, she expands on her approach to the markets.
The concept for her business Tidal Bore Capital dates back to her college years. She studied political science which leads to her joining the firm Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. It was here when she developed a decade-long relationship with her mentor. Over the 20 years, she has been working in the industry, her eye for market trends has only become better refined. The ability to detect tiny fluctuations in the market, and extrapolate that into long-term information is vital to ensure her success. Sandy Chin has developed her own personal modeling system with a proven track record.
In order to be successful in the market industry, an individual needs to be extremely detail oriented. A typical day will begin with extensive research and email checks. She needs to how her relevant stocks are doing. From here, Sandy Chin moves into discussions about what her next moves should be. Due to the nature of the companies, she works with, earning reports are usually coming in all the time. She enjoys having to think on her feet and quick to act on tiny market shifts.
Looking into the future, Sandy Chin is encouraged by the legalization of cannabis happening across the country. She believes that opens an untapped potential of the market. Her ability to read the market like a book has been an invaluable resource for the success of Tidal Bore Capital. She would recommend that incoming individuals simply build up their portfolios and develop that sixth sense for the market.
Shiraz Boghani is a famous businessman based in Harrow, United Kingdom. He is a certified accountant as well as an entrepreneur who established a company in the healthcare department and a successful hotel chain. Splendid Hospital Group LLP is the first company that Shiraz developed in 1986. This venture is located in Haydon House, Pinner, Middlesex. This company currently operates a wide range of hotels in the United Kingdom.
As we speak, Splendid Hospitality Group has a total of 19 hotels. Some of the major and prestigious hotels include Vanbrugh House Hotel based in Oxford, The New Ellington based in Leeds, Hilton London Bankside based in London, as well as the Holiday Inn Express Gatwick-Crawley based in Crawley. The main aim of these hotels is the provision of an excellent place to stay to its customers regardless of their stay duration. Shiraz Boghani was featured as the Hotelier of the Year during the Asian Business Awards that took place in London in 2016. He was awarded for his willingness to go above and far beyond guest in his firm and strong leadership skills. The hotel expert was chosen by a panel of experts in the hospitality industry among all contenders. This is one of the most prestigious awards in the world of hospitality.
Shiraz Boghani is also a co-founder of Sussex Healthcare which was established in the mid-1990s. He also serves as the joint board chairman of this firm together with his business partner. Sussex Healthcare has 20 homes spread out in the greater Sussex region. Medical professional looks after and takes care of the older adults and individuals with learning and physical disabilities. This firm also operates a new gym that it just launched for its residents to attend due to physical fitness. Some resident that Sussex Healthcare serves live in these homes throughout the day. Some use Sussex Healthcare day center and outreach programs. Shiraz Boghani noted that he and his partner had introduced an excellent management staff that is governed by a new CEO that they hired recently.
Stream Energy is dedicated to helping out those who are less fortunate. They are a company that is very generous and is sharing their success and wealth to better the lives of those who are in an unfortunate situation. They were quick to react when Hurricane Harvey struck, and they have partnered with Hope Supply Co. in order to spread the love.
Although the company is based out of Dallas, they are also helping those in other parts of the world. Stream Energy is doing a lot to help the homeless as it is a growing problem in the Dallas area. Dallas has seen an increase of 24% in homelessness and Stream Energy is aware of the issue. Stream Energy together with Hope Supply Co. made it possible for homeless children to experience something they would never have the chance to do such as go to a water park. They also make it possible for them to get the things that they need such as diapers, school supplies, and clothing.
Stream Energy has been working with Hope Supply Co. for over four years and continues to do good in their partnership with the charity. Stream Energy was there to help those affected by the tornadoes that hit in North Texas. They work with the Salvation Army to raise thousands of dollars for those who lost everything. They provided the essentials, matched funds, and generously doubled donations that were brought in by associates.
They also support their veterans and gives them the star treatment every year when they treat veterans and their families to a special dinner. They co-host the American Girl Doll Experience for ten of the daughters of those who have served in the military. Each girl gets to keep an American Girl Doll as well as have lunch at the American Girl Café.
Stream is a company that wants to give others the same experiences as everyone else, and they are aware that not everyone has everything that they need. They are a company that cares and is willing to get out there and to help others out.
David Zalik is known for being the CEO of GreenSky Credit. He was destined for success at a young age. He was always a stellar student at school. He did so well in the classroom that he was able to start college at the age of 14. While he was a freshman at Auburn University, he started his first company. The name of the company was MicroTech Information Systems. This company put computers together for students.
Although David Zalik was a great student, he decided to drop out of college so that he could focus on his business. He decided to sell his company and start two more. He used the money from MicroTech to start Outweb and Phoenix.
David’s passions are finance, mathematics and real estate. That is what gave him the idea to start GreenSky Credit. He started the company in 2006. The company has been extremely successful. In fact, GreenSky Credit brought in $327 million in 2017. He is currently the CEO of the company.
David has overcome many challenges in his life. He was born in Israel, but his family came to the United States when he was 4-years-old. He has also had challenges in the business world. However, he managed to overcome all of those challenges. His current net worth is $2.5 billion, which makes him one of the richest businessmen in the country.
Not only is David successful, but he has also been recognized for his hard work. He received the National EY Entrepreneur of the Year in Financial Services in 2016.
About GreenSky Credit
GreenSky Credit is a financial technology company. It provides businesses and merchants with technology so that they can finance loans for consumers. The consumers can use the loans for various purposes such as healthcare, solar and home improvement. As of 2016, GreenSky Credit has provided people with over $5 billion in funding.
Sahm Adrangi is a New York City-based hedge fund manager. His hedge fund is called Kerrisdale Capital Management and he has two main ways of investing. The first way is by investing in quality companies for the long term. The second way his hedge fund makes money is by taking short positions in companies that he and his team of analysts see as over-valued by investors. After taking a short position he will go public with his company’s research showing why the business is being over-valued and follows this up with a teleconferencethat anyone can dial into. When a company’s stock declines in value that he took a short position in then his hedge fund profits.
He has shorted the stock of a number of American companies in 2018. Sahm Adrangi has shorted Quinstreet, Proteostasis, and some other firms. One of the big ones he shorted was the St. Joe Company, a business that builds master-planned communities in the state of Florida. One of their biggest properties is the issue that Sahm Adrangi sees with this company. He says that due to this property the St. Joe Company is mired in a swamp, both figuratively and literally.
While going over the St. Joe Company’s assets, the team at Kerrisdale Capital Management saw that this property is in the middle of a remote swamp in Southern Florida. The management of St. Joe somehow believes that they will build a master-planned community here against all the odds. Sahm Adrangi says that no one in their right mind would want to live there or open a retail store in the middle of a swamp, let alone one that is far away from any other cities.
He also has an issue with St. Joe’s cash flow. Sahm Adrangi says that they are not earning much from their current portfolio of properties. He says that the situation had gotten so dire that they are actually earning more off the junk bonds they own than what they are bringing in from their properties. Between this and their unattractive properties, he says that St. Joe company is really overvalued for what is actually is.
Uber is now looking to the skies with air taxis. Blockchain technology leads the discussion of Money 2.0. The cryptocurrency market already exceeded 1% of the world’s GDP. Artificial intelligence is deemed as the most likely lucrative investment for the coming decade. Developers from around the world seek to distribute computing power through the cloud. All of this points to a global connectivity and awakening unlike anything seen since the Internet gave each of us a global email address.
We did not need to pay for our first email address. Innovation was so profound that it fundamentally reshaped communication. Shervin Pishevar is the type of individual that can see these things coming. He foretold the fall and current recovery of the Bitcoin price. Shervin Pishevar saw the potential in Uber and invested early. Artificial intelligence is not surprising anyone, but it does take someone like Shervin Pishevar to understand where the greatest profits can be derived.
It is no coincidence that these technologiesare advancing at the same time. AI is increasingly becoming a standard for automobiles. Driverless Uber taxis will depend upon AI. But, what does it depend on? Few are aware that blockchain technology is of benefit to AI.
Blockchains are databases. AIs need information. Shervin Pishevar realizes that blockchains do more than secure digital transactions. Not only can they securely confirm and store information, but their adaptability makes applications seem limitless. True blockchains are immutable. An AI would not be very useful if information could be changed on a whim. Blockchains can turn conventional transactions into digitized assets.
Making cryptographic security a fundamental aspect of a platform exclusively designed for digital transactions excites theorists of Money 2.0. After all, the barrier preventing most consumers from committing to digital payments is security.
True blockchains are the answer for the skeptical consumer. One reason why they seem slow to adopt is that of scalability issues. Many developers do not believe scaling to be the most challenging problem. Perception, and the magnitude of changing to Money 2.0, often present immense challenges. Blockchains provide proof and history of their transactions.
Former Wall Street bigwig, Paul Mampilly, has left behind his days of hedge fund management to continue his work as one of the top advisors to Main Street America. Following his work at Kinetics Asset Management where he had $26B under management, Mampillyhas enjoyed the same high degree of success with Profits Unlimited. Perhaps one of the most impressive achievements in his significant career was being awarded the prestigious Templeton Investment competition, which he won during the tumultuous day of the 2008-2009 financial crisis. Paul Mampilly is one to watch, especially as Profits Unlimited continues to grow.
Paul Mampilly also added a new feature to the offerings from Profits Unlimited and Extreme Fortunes. His most recent venture, the True Momentum research service is expected to be as informative and as useful as the two previous offerings. In the time since Mampilly left Wall Street and began working for the benefit of everyday Americans, his reach has grown. Profits Unlimited recently announced that the newsletter had over 60,000 subscribers. Mampilly is most focused on providing information that will help people from all walks of life to successfully invest their money. His work with Banyan Tree has provided a strong platform for this work, and it is likely that Mampilly’s publishing portfolio will continue to grow.
A typical day for Paul Mampilly includes tracking all of the stocks he follows for Profits Unlimited, Extreme Fortunes, and True Momentum. He is vigilant in presenting information and strategies in a straightforward manner that allows novices and pros alike to gain from the information that he provides. Mampilly believes that his best service is to do the heavy lifting to meet his clients’ research needs. He strives to provide all the information necessary for his newsletter readers to make informed decisions about their investments.
Mampilly’s career path has stretched from Asset Management at an investment bank to running a hedge fund, and now he is working to bring that expertise to regular Americans rather than just the 1%. Through his work tracking stocks, Mampilly has gained many useful habits that continue to serve his work today. He believes that a strong daily routine that has a system in place for stock tracking is the most efficient and effective way to stay on top of what is happening in the markets. Mampilly also believes that having one’s priorities in the right order is key to continuous success. Visit Paul Mampilly at Twitter.
As a young entrepreneur you may feel like you have your work cut out for you. You are new to the game and can lack necessary skills and experience. On top of that, the older generations don’t take you seriously most of the time. One millennial is paving the way for others with his impressive resume and philanthropic endeavors that would make people three times his age jealous. This young man surely has a very bright future ahead of him. Sawyer Howitt works at his father’s business The Meriwether Group as the Project Manager. He knows how to run a business successfully including the financial and operations. The Meriwether Group is based in Portland, OR and he started working for the company when he was senior in high school, age 17! He now is studying finance and entrepreneurship at the University of California, Berkeley.
Sawyer has a desire to help other young entrepreneurs get their start in the work world. Here is some of his advice to on how to kill it in the business world. Instead of feeling that your age is a disadvantage, do the opposite. Use it to your advantage and show people that you are a great asset. First, you have way more energy and a fresh outlook on life. You also can spend more time working nights and weekends because you probably don’t have children and a family yet. Most millennials know technology like the back of their hand. The world is going in the technology/internet direction and most older folks don’t know much about it. With this being said, be confident and market yourself. You have skills that are important in this day and age, so tell people. You may know how to build a website from scratch, or how to grow a social media page, but if no one knows about your skills then you will never get hired. Be confident about what you can do and advertise that to the world. Okay, so you got hired to work at an awesome company, now you must prove yourself. Deliver what your promised and make it count. Ageism will fly out the door when they see how hardworking, dedicated, and innovative you are. When you present yourself in a positive light like that, people will say good things about you which can lead to better pay, positions, and new opportunities.https://angel.co/sawyer-howitt