Top Estate Planning Lawyer joins Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig’s Trust and Estate Practice

Learn more at www.DBLLawyers.com

Tammy Calabrese will focus on estate and gift tax planning, business succession planning, estate administration, and fiduciary litigation matters.

DBL’s 'big success' has come from establishing and maintaining client relationships while delivering an unrivaled degree of service and value to those clients.”

— Tammy Calabrese, Partner, Trust and Estates Practice

WASHINGTON, DC, UNITED STATES, November 23, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, a leading international law firm serving businesses across North America and Europe, announces that Tammy Calabrese has joined the firm’s Trust and Estates Practice as a national partner. Ms. Calabrese will focus on estate and gift tax planning, business succession planning, estate administration, and fiduciary litigation matters. Before joining the firm, Ms. Calabrese served as Counsel and as a Partner in the Private Wealth Services group at McGuireWoods L.L.P. in its Tysons Corner office.

“I am incredibly honored that Tammy has decided to bring her highly experienced and advanced tax degree, decades of experience in 'big law,' and a skilled, client-focused brilliant mind to be a leader of DBL’s national trusts and estate practice. Tammy’s addition to the team is a big win for DBL and a massive increase to our trusts and estates skill set,” stated Thomas Dunlap, Partner at Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig.

Ms. Calabrese’s practice concentrates on trust and estate planning and administration. She advises and helps guide individuals and business owners through estate and gift tax planning and business succession planning, including tax analysis and the development of sophisticated estate plans. She also advises individuals and financial institutions serving as fiduciaries connected with estate and trust administration matters and handles related litigation issues.

“I am thrilled to be a part of DBL’s national trusts and estates team. DBL’s 'big success' has come from establishing and maintaining client relationships while delivering an unrivaled degree of service and value to those clients," stated Ms. Calabrese. “This amazing opportunity has allowed me to bring my estate and tax planning practice 'back home' to a law firm where clients indeed are the focus and the priority.”

Tammy received her MLT from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, her JD from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, and her B.S. in Accounting from West Virginia University, Magna Cum Laude. Ms. Calabrese is admitted to the Virginia Bar and the Pennsylvania Bar.

About Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig
Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig is a leading comprehensive legal advisor to national and global businesses with 16 offices nationwide and Toronto, London, and China. The firm was founded by US Army veterans and currently has over 70 attorneys licensed to practice in over 40 states. Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig has been recognized as one of the top intellectual property law firms by IP Watchdog. For additional information, please visit www.DBLLawyers.com.

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How Will the Energy Market Rebalance Itself During a Recovery?

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Price of a barrel of West Texas Intermediate (WTI or NYMEX) since World War II. Image courtesy MacroTrends

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As the economy restarts, will the energy markets be changed forever? Probably so. Let’s take at what we can anticipate in the coming weeks, months, & years.

As economic activity has come to a near standstill during the height of the Covid-19 lockdowns around the world, energy demand has fallen precipitously.”

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AUSTIN, TEXAS, UNITED STATES, November 23, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Current State Of The Energy Market

One look at the postwar price chart below tells the story – the coronavirus pandemic has led us into an oil price collapse, the like of which has not been seen since 1986 and 1998.

Record Low Energy Consumption Around The World

As economic activity has come to a near standstill during the height of the Covid-19 lockdowns around the world, energy demand has fallen precipitously.

– According to analysis from the International Energy Agency (IEA), published in their 2020 Global Energy Review, the first quarter saw electricity demand drop by 20% or more.
– Airlines, a major consumer of jet fuel, have been hit especially hard. Seat capacity has been cut by 70% or more as airlines eliminated scheduled routes or converted any remaining flights into all-cargo operations.
– Demand for gasoline fell as drivers followed stay-at-home orders and commuters began working from home. Traffic on California freeways dropped as much as 55% while Uber reported its ride share bookings were down 80% in April.

Unprecedented Confluence Of Events: Sudden Drop In Demand For Oil Amid An Energy Price War

The sudden collapse of demand for energy quickly created a crisis of its own: where to store all the oil and gas being produced around the world.

Energy producers began a desperate scramble to find spare capacity to store crude oil –every empty tank, railroad car, or oceangoing oil tanker around the world was soon filled to capacity.

Despite this, major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia continued with normal production levels even as prices were falling, hoping to increase market share at the expense of more costly US shale production.

Things finally came to a head when futures traders began to take into account that operations in Cushing, Oklahoma (home to North American’s oil pipeline hub) might grind to a halt, unable to cope with the excess capacity.

The results were dramatic: Oil futures momentarily went into negative territory – in other words, producers would have to pay someone to take oil off their hands.

No One Wants To Be First To Shut Down Oil And Gas Production

You’ve probably heard the old business finance joke, but it bears worth repeating here: “We sell each widget at a loss, but we make it up in volume.”

It’s true, you can’t make money selling product at a loss for an indefinite period of time.

The logical response to the collapse of oil prices would have been to stop production. Yet, as we mentioned above, both Saudi and Russian producers hoped to leverage their lower production costs into greater market share at the expense of American shale oil production, whose extra production steps (due to fracking processes, etc.) make it more difficult to earn a profit when the price of oil drops below $40.

The idea of shutting down wells was especially unpalatable for US shale oil produces, something that producers wanted to stave off as long as possible. Shutting down an oil well is expensive (workers need to be called in to safely cap a well that’s taken out of production), and once a well has been taken out of production, there’s no guarantee it can be reactivated at a later date to produce the same amount of oil and gas prior to the shutdown.

This is especially true for fracked wells commonly used for extracting shale oil and gas. You can think of the fracking processes as something similar to frothing milk for a cappuccino: injecting wells with high-pressure fracking fluids can create a productive well, but once the well has been shut off, it’s hard to “froth” it a second time.

Nonetheless, the US oil industry was forced to start the unenviable task of shutting down oil wells, which, in turn, has led to record job losses across the oil patch.

Has The Energy Market Become A Game Of Survival Of The Fittest?

Is it fair to describe the high-stakes energy market as a variation on the popular Hunger Games television series, where the lowest production cost producer wins?

Possibly.

The crisis seems to be accelerating some of the ongoing trends that existed prior to the pandemic.

For example, the sudden collapse of demand for energy has been especially tough for the coal industry, which produces a fuel that’s more expensive for electricity producers to use. The IEA’s 2020 Global Energy Review (mentioned earlier) says Q1 demand for coal dropped nearly 8% over 2019. This is bad news for a sector that was eclipsed by renewable energy sources for the first time last year (and renewables are on track to repeat this feat again in 2020).

Renewables are indeed on the rise, with the IEA predicting low-carbon electricity sources* will reach 40% of global energy generation this year, albeit at a lower total for 2020, as the IEA estimate overall electric demand will be down 5% (assuming an economic recovery later in the year.)

*IEA low-carbon statistics include wind, solar, hydropower, and nuclear.

(Some analysts think the uptake for renewables would have been even higher in 2020, but the lockdown prevented many residential solar energy projects from moving forward.)

The IEA forecasts oil and natural gas demand will recover somewhat during the second half of 2020, but annual demand will be far lower, with oil consumption forecast to be down 8% and natural gas down 5% compared to 2019.

In response, proponents of oil and gas in Washington are taking action to help oil and gas companies reduce the cost of domestic production. Federal regulators have proposed reducing lease payments and reducing royalty rates (or delaying payment deadlines) for drilling on public lands. Washington may be looking at making things more difficult for the solar industry as well, such as taking over the regulation of subsidies for solar power from the states.

Lesson From The Pandemic: Major Changes Can Happen Quickly

The dramatic reduction in electricity production and vehicular traffic during the coronavirus lockdown has led to unexpected changes over the course of a few short weeks.

Read more…

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TECHEXPO Top Secret will continue to produce its hiring events for Security-Cleared Professionals Virtually in 2021

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The Nation’s premier producer of job fairs for IT, Engineering & Cyber Professionals with a Security-Clearance will stay virtual and expand to Colorado & Texas!

TECHEXPO Top Secret will continue to produce its hiring events for Security-Cleared Professionals Safely & Virtually in 2021 and expand to Colorado & Texas”

— Bradford Rand

NEW YORK CITY , NY, UNITED STATES, November 23, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — TECHEXPO Top Secret, the Nation’s premier producer of professional job fairs for the defense & intelligence industry, has proudly announced that they are continuing to host their successful Virtual Hiring Events for Security-Cleared professionals throughout all of 2021. For over 25 years, TECHEXPO has consistently produced the leading cleared in-person hiring events for the most sought-after positions in IT, Engineering, Cyber Security, and a multitude of other industries.

During these unprecedented times, TECHEXPO understands the need for both job seekers and employers to be able to interview for open positions, all while practicing social distancing. Through these virtual Hiring Events, TECHEXPO is able to simulate a live in-person event by providing a safe way to interview from the comfort of each individual’s own home or office. The distinguishing feature that sets TECHEXPO apart from the rest of the industry is the ability for job seekers and recruiters to conduct full interviews via live video, in addition to text chat.

Bradford Rand, Founder & CEO of TECHEXPO Top Secret stated "Given the success of our Virtual events in the DC Metro Region, we have decided to expand our hiring events to Texas & Colorado. Our research indicates these areas are experiencing continued growth for security-cleared professionals with many of the major defense companies we currently work with, thus we are more than happy to assist in their recruitment process."

The first TECHEXPO Virtual hiring event for 2021 will be held on January 28th from 12 PM – 5 PM EDT for any level of active security clearance from.

The second TECHEXPO Virtual Hiring Event will be held on February 25th from 12PM – 4 PM EDT and will be for professionals with Polygraphs only.

Some of the top defense & technology companies have already confirmed their participation in these events, including Deloitte, L3Harris, Amazon Web Services, Boeing Intelligence & Analytics, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman Technology Sector, AT&T Government Services, Leidos and many more! “We are thrilled that so many top tier companies continue to step up and participate in these virtual hiring events!” states Bradford Rand, CEO of TECHEXPO Top Secret.

The team at TECHEXPO also produces the Official Cyber Security Summit / www.cybersummitusa.com series throughout the nation where those conferences are also remaining virtual for 2021 and expanding to 4 new cities in the USA.

Companies looking to recruit security-cleared talent safely and efficiently can secure their virtual booth by contacting Bradford Rand, CEO of TECHEXPO, at BRand@TechExpoUSA.com / 212-655-4505 ext. 223.

Security-Cleared Professionals, Transitioning Military and or Veterans are encouraged to explore & interview for hundreds of jobs all across the country.

To view the growing list of companies recruiting and to register to attend as a job seeker, please visit www.TechExpoUSA.com

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Arizona US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate Has Endorsed Attorney Erik Karst of Karst von Oiste to Ensure a Navy Veteran with Mesothelioma in Arizona or Their Family Receives a Top Compensation Result

"We have endorsed, and we highly recommend attorney Erik Karst of the law firm of Karst von Oiste to be the-go to lawyer for a Navy Veteran with mesothelioma in Arizona.”

— Arizona US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate

PHOENIX , ARIZONA , USA, November 23, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Arizona US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate says, "We have endorsed, and we highly recommend attorney Erik Karst of the law firm of Karst von Oiste to be the-go to lawyer for a Navy Veteran with mesothelioma in Arizona. Mesothelioma compensation for a Navy Veteran with mesothelioma might exceed a million dollars depending on how, where and when the person was exposed to asbestos. Erik Karst is one of the nation's top mesothelioma attorneys and he produces superior compensation results for his clients. Before a Navy Veteran with mesothelioma in Arizona hires a lawyer to assist with compensation–please call attorney Erik Karst of Karst von Oiste at 800-714-0303." www.karstvonoiste.com/

The US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate is now offering to assist a Navy Veteran who now has mesothelioma to get possible VA Benefits for their illness. The Advocate will assist a Navy Veteran who has mesothelioma with their initial VA claims submission-and there is no charge for this service. For more information, a Navy Veteran with mesothelioma who had heavy exposure to asbestos in the navy prior to 1982 is welcome to call the Advocate anytime at 800-714-0303. https://USNavyMesothelioma.Com

The US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate offers their free services to a US Navy Veterans with mesothelioma in Phoenix, Tucson, Mesa, Chandler, Glendale, Gilbert, Tempe. Peoria, Prescott or anywhere in Arizona. https://Arizona.USNavyMesothelioma.Com

For the best possible treatment options in Arizona the Arizona US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate strongly recommend the following heath care facility with the offer to help a diagnosed Veteran, or their family get to the right physicians at these hospitals.

* https://www.mayoclinic.org/patient-visitor-guide/arizona

The states with the highest incidence of mesothelioma include Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Louisiana, Washington, and Oregon.

However, based on the calls the US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma advocate receives a US Navy Veteran diagnosed with mesothelioma could live in any state including New York, Florida, California, Texas, New Hampshire, Vermont, Iowa, Indiana, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Arizona, Idaho, or Alaska. www.karstvonoiste.com/

For more information about mesothelioma please refer to the National Institutes of Health’s web site related to this rare form of cancer: https://www.cancer.gov/types/mesothelioma.

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New Mexico Mesothelioma Victims Center Appeals to a Navy Veteran with Mesothelioma in New Mexico To Get A Much Better Compensation Result and to Call Attorney Erik Karst of Karst von Oiste to Get the Job Done

"We are urging a Navy Veteran with mesothelioma in New Mexico or their family members to please call attorney Erik Karst of the law firm of Karst von Oiste at 800-714-0303 to discuss compensation.”

— New Mexico Mesothelioma Victims Center

ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO , USA, November 23, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — The New Mexico Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "We are appealing to a Navy Veteran with mesothelioma in New Mexico or their family members to please call attorney Erik Karst of the law firm of Karst von Oiste at 800-714-0303 for an honest explanation about how the mesothelioma compensation process works along with an assessment of what the claim might be worth. Erik Karst is one of the nation's leading mesothelioma attorneys and he and his colleagues at Karst von Oiste are responsible for over a billion dollars in compensation results for their clients." www.karstvonoiste.com/

The New Mexico Mesothelioma Victims Center is warning a Navy Veteran with recently diagnosed mesothelioma in New Mexico and their loved ones to not start filling out contact information for Internet mesothelioma 'freebies' such as booklets, guides, kits, calculators or claims centers unless the Veteran or their family do not mind being burdened with nonstop phone calls from lawyers they have never heard of before. "There is nothing free when it comes to mesothelioma compensation on the Internet. We offer direct access to attorney Erik Karst of Karst von Oiste because we know he knows what he is talking about and because he will not hassle you. For direct access to Erik Karst please call 800-714-0303." www.karstvonoiste.com/

The New Mexico Mesothelioma Victims Center would like to emphasize theirs is a statewide initiative available to a diagnosed victim anywhere in New Mexico including communities such as Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Taos, Rio Rancho, Las Cruces, Roswell, or Farmington.
https://NewMexico.MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

For the best possible treatment options in New Mexico we strongly recommend the following heath care facility with the offer to help a diagnosed victim or their family get to the right physicians at the hospital we have indicated: The University of New Mexico Cancer Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico: http://cancer.unm.edu/.

According to the CDC the states indicated with the highest incidence of mesothelioma include Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Louisiana, Washington, and Oregon. However, mesothelioma does happen in New Mexico. https://NewMexico.MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

High-risk work groups for exposure to asbestos in New Mexico include US Navy Veterans, power plant workers, oil refinery workers, civilian employees of the Defense Department, manufacturing, or industrial workers, plumbers, electricians, auto mechanics, machinists, miners, or construction workers. Typically, the exposure to asbestos occurred in the 1960’s, 1970’s, or 1980’s. www.karstvonoiste.com/

For more information about mesothelioma please refer to the National Institutes of Health’s web site related to this rare form of cancer: https://www.cancer.gov/types/mesothelioma

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Charter, Jet Cards Or Memberships For Your Private Flights? Private Jet Card Comparisons Provides Updated, Unbiased Data

Private Jet Card Comparisons compares 65+ variables that impact choice. Compare private jet flight costs with our exclusive QUICK COMPARE FLIGHT PRICING tool.

Private Jet Card Comparisons makes finding the best private travel solution for your needs fast and easy”

— Doug Gollan, Editor, Private Jet Card Comparisons

MIAMI, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, November 22, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, more consumers are looking for private aviation solutions to minimize coronavirus risk and navigate reduced airline schedules. Through October, jet card and charter flights had rebounded to more than 90% of pre-pandemic levels. More private jet companies are ramping up marketing efforts, all claiming to be your best option.

How do you sort through competing claims and ensure you invest in the program that fits your private travel needs the best?

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For jet card and membership sellers, subscribers can compare over 65 variables that impact which program will be best for their flying needs. The on-demand charter brokers guide includes an overview of third-party consumer ratings and professional accreditations. The QUICK COMPARE FLIGHT PRICING tool enables you to compare flight costs for your trips between jet card providers and charter quotes so you can determine the best option for your needs.

"We believe educated buyers are the best customers for private aviation. Buying private flights is hugely different from buying an airline ticket. We are the only independent, educational resource, and really enjoy helping consumers find the right solution," said Doug Gollan, Founder, and Editor-in-Chief of Private Jet Card Comparisons.

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CEOCFO Magazine covers Amytrx Therapeutics, Inc. and Qorval Partners, LLC

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CEOCFO interviews CEOs from Onsite Utility Services Capital, LLC, De Lune Corp, Cleanbox Technology, Green Point Research, QuSpin, Inc.

Amytrx’s inflammation-targeting technology is an entirely new therapeutic approach with immense potential to yield safer and more effective therapies for a large array of unmet medical needs.”

— Matthew A Gonda, Ph.D.

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE, US, November 22, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — CEOCFO Magazine, an independent business and investor publication that highlights important technologies and companies, today announced an interview with Amytrx Therapeutics, Inc. on how they are advancing the next generation of inflammation-targeting therapies. Founder, President and CEO, Dr. Matthew A Gonda, Ph.D. told CEOCFO about their AMTX-100 technology and how they are delivering a first-in-class biologically active molecule to treat chronic diseases mediated by inflammation. Dr. Gonda, shared with Lynn, “Amytrx’s inflammation-targeting technology is an entirely new therapeutic approach with immense potential to yield safer and more effective therapies for a large array of unmet medical needs… Our peptide technology is breakthrough in that this will be the first time a biological molecule is able to penetrate the skin and treat disease. This is not only true for inflammatory skin conditions like atopic dermatitis but for a whole host of other chronic inflammatory diseases for which AMTX-100 could be specifically formulated to deliver superior treatment.”

Telling Lynn about the targets for their technology and where they are today, Dr. Gonda said, “We have produced enough GMP drug to enable executing on our FDA approved Phase 1/2b clinical protocol and raised enough capital to support our commercialization plans over the next year or two. There are a large number of diseases caused by inflammation that still represent unmet medical needs. Inflammation causes or is associated with 80% of all diseases worldwide. We wanted to select a disease which represented an unmet medical need and where we could see the results quickly with our new therapeutic. So skin was our target. Of course, there are many skin diseases caused by inflammation, including psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, which is also known as eczema, rosacea, acne, herpes infections and shingles. I said, ‘Let’s target a significant disease of skin with AMTX-100 where we could have safety results and obtain insight into its biological activity to determine if there was sufficient data to move the drug forward.’ We chose atopic dermatitis, developed proof-of-concept in an animal model, safety testing studies and a clinical protocol for a topically applied drug to accelerate drug development and submitted it to get regulatory approval from the FDA. The type of protocol we developed is called an adaptive Phase I/IIb, which means we could accelerate the clinical process, simply because we do not have to go back to the FDA with a Phase II after the Phase I protocol for approval. We started our Phase I clinical trial in March of 2020 and have completed two out of five cohorts and have enrolled several patients in the third cohort. The results thus far are very encouraging. Completing the Phase I is a priority. That is basically where we stand today.”
(https://www.ceocfointerviews.com/amytrxtherapeutics20.html)

Florida-based Management Advisory Firm Qorval Partners, LLC, CEO and Senior Managing Partner, Paul Fioravanti, MBA, MPA, discusses taking businesses out of the red and putting them back into the black with CEOCFO Magazine. Mr. Fioravanti, told Lynn, “Over the years I’ve been a fierce networker and I’ve never approached network to ‘get something,’ but rather to give something. At Qorval we’ve always worked hard to help people when they are struggling or, for example, when their bank is pressuring them, or they’ve found themselves out of work, and we’ve always made it a priority to pay it forward up front, with no expectation of anything in return. I think most professionals in my craft and all of the ones in Qorval are those kinds of individuals. Life isn’t easy, and business isn’t either – so it seems logical that we should all support each other, be communicative, respectful, and encouraging. Our job at Qorval is to help people, to drive results. We provide clients access to leadership, expertise and experience they need in order to improve and transform their companies. Often if we can’t help them, depending on their unique challenge or need, odds are we can refer them to someone who can. Our network is immense, and it’s gotten that way by treating people with respect, compassion, and care.”

“Qorval is a boutique consulting firm where we work with a variety of businesses, from smaller entrepreneurial companies to middle-market, publicly held, and private equity-owned businesses, across a mix of industries. We provide a range of services, from turnaround and restructuring services, to financial and operational improvement, transaction advisory, due diligence support for acquisition, divestiture, and post-merger integration. We also frequently serve as Chief Restructuring Officer, trustee and expert witnesses weighing in on various matters related to early, mid and late stage businesses. Qorval works in healthy growth situations as well as distressed ones. We advise on a variety of challenging situations that businesses find themselves in, or are about to find themselves in. We often describe our approach to our tactical assignments as “red2black,” meaning taking businesses out of the red and putting bringing them back into the black. We often say, as compared with larger firms we compete with, our emphasis is on generating results, not generating reports. For businesses in crisis, time isn’t their friend, and high impact execution, not theoretical strategy, is what matters,” said Mr. Fioravanti
(https://www.ceocfointerviews.com/qorvalpartners20.html)

Onsite Utility Services Capital, LLC, Founder and CEO, Fritz Kreiss tells CEOCFO Magazine’s Lynn Fosse how that are changing the energy efficiency industry from CapEx to energy Savings-as-a-Service model. Mr. Kreiss said, “We need to get organizations to look at it more from a, ‘How do I use my core capital and is this the best use of my core capital.”

Explaining how they have reinvented energy efficiency, Mr. Kreiss said, “Traditionally, the energy efficiency upgrades for customers have been sold on a return on investment or a fast-simple payback. The problem with that whole direction and path is that your energy project is now competing with their core use of their capital. That is why, typically, the energy efficiency contractors sell one out of four, even though the return on investment looks great. However, that business owner has limited capital and is always looking at what happens if there is a business opportunity to be able to grow the company.

He continues, “In our case, we just looked at it and said, ‘We have got to be just like the utilities.’ The utility borrows the money, they build a power plant of whatever energy project is going on, they maintain it, they service it, they earn a return on investment and they charge a monthly service fee to the customer. We just happen to offer onsite utilities. Therefore, we are deploying equipment onsite at the customer’s site. They do not have to buy equipment; they do not take on debts. We own, operate and manage the equipment, taking care of all the service work and we agree to provide them with energy savings, so their monthly service fee is going to be less than what they currently spend for generating their own lumens, for light and BTUs for heating and cooling.”
(https://www.ceocfointerviews.com/onsiteutilityservicescapital20.html)

CEOCFO spoke with De Lune Corp President, Gaddafi Ismail about making its mark in the Federal contracting sphere. Mr. Ismail, told Lynn, “In order to succeed one has to concentrate on what they are doing and do it well and I need to make sure this is practiced in each of the sectors that we work in.”

As to the vision at De Lune Corp today, Mr. Ismail said, “De Lune Corp was incorporated in 2016 with the mission of connecting North American producers to global markets through supply chain efficiency and customized logistics. Building on the success of its international operations, De Lune ventured into the field of government contracting for international food aid and domestic food assistance programs in 2018. As a contractor to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), we have been able to secure over USD 20 million in contracts to date. Most recently, we were selected to implement the Farmers to Families Food Box Assistance Program as part of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, the only company in Virginia to be awarded this contract. Being selected from a pool of 600 nation-wide applicants is a major achievement for a small business. Currently, we have diversified into health, energy and IT. So the vision at De Lune Corp today is to translate the same success it has had in its agro operations to the other verticals that it is engaged in.”
(https://www.ceocfointerviews.com/delunecorp20.html)

Providing a suite of UVC hygiene products, Cleanbox Technology CEO and Co-Founder, Amy Hedrick told Lynn, “We were here before COVID and we will be here after COVID. We are constantly innovating and integrating new technology and functionality.”

Asked what is available today, Ms. Hedrick said, “We currently have several products and three product lines on the market that decontaminate a range of devices from HMDs to tablets and phones, and a product for masks. For example, an organization has employees that wear masks in front of their customers, which is pretty much every company in the US, instead of disposing masks you can reuse them and this product has been tested specifically against COVID on N-95 masks.” Explaining their product’s ease of use, “It is a simple process; sixty seconds. You open the door, you place the item in, close the door, push the button and it goes through a process of both decontaminating and drying the headset. If there is sweat or other kinds of moisture from something else, it will continue to dry that over the sixty seconds, or if there is hair or something that has stuck to that product it will blow it off. There is also a visual countdown for the cycle. It is very, very simple.”
(https://www.ceocfointerviews.com/cleanboxtechnology20.html)

Green Point Research tells CEOCFO readers how they will grows into 2020 with robust hemp farming services, creating value for partners and fulfilling market needs for seed to sale agricultural supply chain scale. CEO David Hasenauer told Lynn, “Green Point Research’s strong value chain throughout several different agricultural seed stocks is expected to provide both live and manufacturing opportunities as we adapt to a post COVID world. With our unified long-term commitment to quality and support of farmers, we’re excited about the impact we’re collectively making now and in the future. The carbon capture ability of the hemp plant and its robust natural nature makes it a very logical solution to a lot of issues in agricultural and manufacturing supply chains. With this strong framework, talented team, and the power of this amazing plant, the future is bright for Green Point Research in 2020 and beyond”

Asked what is happening today at Green Point Research, Mr. Hasenauer said, “We have a seed production greenhouse in Colorado on the Western Slope at a place call Montrose, Delta County. We start by producing our own genetics in house. We do seed production there. Then we have tailored our activity for tropical and subtropical climates, which is why we are located in Florida, and we have developed our strains and genetic varietals to form in those regions. We have a thirty-acre nursery campus here in Fort Meade, Florida, that has significant greenhouse and shade house space, where we take our seeds from Colorado. We then seed, flat and start the plants that we deliver to farmers. We deliver rooted seed starts to farmers that will be transplanted in the fields. We have three pilot farms in Florida; North, Central and South Florida, Boynton Beach, Fort Meade, and Jasper, respectively. We are growing on each of those sites in conjunction with Florida State University, doing the research on the market viability, and it is conjoined with human clinical trials on a proprietary CBD based soft gel that we are comparing against ibuprofen. We have a clinical drug known as Satividol that we are working to bring to market.”

He continued, “The final piece of that is that we have expanded internationally into Colombia, so we have licensure to import/export road produced seeds in Colombia and should have our full-on cultivation permit here soon, as well as extraction and oil processing. We have gotten to attract some great partners down there, so day-to-day, we are continuing to develop that supply chain where we have high throughput drawing capacity to help farmers dry their product and get in an identity-preserved state for developing additional extraction capacity and expanding into fiber and grain markets outside of just cannabinoids. We are expanding our footprint internationally to serve in Latin America and the European Union out of Columbia. Therefore, we have got a lot going on. It has been a pretty explosive growth over the last eighteen months for us, and we are very excited about what we are doing. We are doing good work, so it is a good day at Green Point every day.”
(https://www.ceocfointerviews.com/greenpointresearch20.html)

Interviewing QuSpin, Inc. CEO, Vishal Shah, CEOCFO features the latest in Optical Atomic Magnetometers with the potential to fundamentally advance neuroscience and neuroimaging with real-time visualization. Mr. Shepherd tells Bud, “We pride ourselves on being able to merge science and engineering really well to build practical products that can make a massive real-world impact – something that has traditionally proven to be quite difficult.”

As to their magnetometers and how they can be used in brain imaging, Mr. Shah responded, “What connects magnetometers and brain imaging is the following. Whenever there is an electrical current that runs through a wire, a magnetic field is produced. The human brain is filled will neurons and the neuron communicate with each other using electrical currents. The currents produced by neurons generate magnetic fields. This magnetic field propagates through the brain tissue and the skull and can be measured outside the head using a super sensitive magnetometer.” He continues, “The magnetic fields produced by the human brain are really tiny, about 10 billion times smaller than the earth’s field. This is why we need highly sensitive magnetometers.”
(https://www.ceocfointerviews.com/quspin20.html)

About CEOCFO Magazine:
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CEOCFO Magazine
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Amistad Project Challenges Presidential Election Results with Planned Lawsuits in Six Swing States

Actions by National Conservative Organization Follow Rigorous, Multi-State Investigations Since 2019; Trump Campaign Joins Filings

AMHERST, VIRGINIA, UNITED STATES, November 20, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — A national conservative legal organization, the Amistad Project of the Thomas More Society, today announced that it will file federal and state lawsuits challenging the presidential election results in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Nevada, Georgia, and Arizona.

The Trump campaign is joining with the Amistad project on these lawsuits on a case-by-case basis, according to Rudy Giuliani, who is leading the campaign’s legal efforts.

“We are excited to have the Amistad Project as a partner in the fight to ensure the integrity of our elections,” said Giuliani. “The Amistad Project has uncovered an organized effort involving multiple private organizations and partners working with government officials to design, fund, and implement an improper and illegal scheme to create an unconstitutional two-tiered election system to deliver the presidency to Joseph R. Biden.”

Working with top-tier election attorneys in these states, a world-renowned statistical expert who testified in the 2000 Bush v. Gore case, and intensive, on-the-ground investigations, the Amistad Project is confident it is able to demonstrate to the courts that hundreds of thousands of ballots were fraudulently cast. In Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, removing improper and fraudulently-cast ballots results in President Trump winning these states. In Michigan, extensive irregularities and illegalities plagued the vote-counting process in Wayne County, affecting more than 300,000 ballots in a state decided by just 150,000 votes.

The suits allege violations of the equal protection clause, as some voters, specifically those in large Democratic strongholds, were treated more favorably than others. The suits also allege violation of due process, various state laws, and violations of numerous state court orders. A common thread of the election dynamics in these states is that Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, through a progressive organization called the Center for Tech and Civic Life (CTCL), provided enormous amounts of money to Democratic-controlled cities in these states for elections. The grants that Zuckerberg funded literally paid the salaries of election officials, and came with significant strings attached, such as mandating the number of ballot drop boxes and polling places – a fact revealed by documents released by court order thanks to Amistad’s efforts.

Phill Kline, Director of The Amistad Project, said, “We bring these legal actions only after rigorous investigation and careful evaluation. As far back as 2019 we had concerns that novel election practices would taint the vote. The pandemic and additional election changes accelerated these concerns and our on-the-ground research over the past two weeks has made it clear that the lawsuits are essential to protect the integrity of America’s democracy.”

In Wisconsin, approximately 200,000 ballots should not have been accepted. This is largely due to a spike in voters who were classified as “indefinitely confined” and therefore did not have to produce personal identification, as all other voters are required to do in the state. Joe Biden is currently 20,000 votes ahead in Wisconsin.

In Pennsylvania, there was a systematic effort in Democratic counties to work with Democratic campaign officials to correct defective mail-in ballots. This violates state law. This practice was especially egregious in Montgomery County, a suburb of Philadelphia, in which Joe Biden currently leads by 133,000 votes. Biden is up by less than 73,000 votes in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

In Pennsylvania, Mark Zuckerberg and CTCL funded ballot drop boxes that disproportionately benefitted Democrats. In Delaware County, a suburb of Philadelphia, there was one drop box every four-square miles. In the 59 Pennsylvania counties that Donald Trump won in 2016, there was one drop box every 1,100 square miles.

The common violations across the six states include the following:

– Systematic efforts by election officials to correct defective ballots in heavily-Democratic areas but not Republican ones
– Lack of enforcement of voter identification laws
– Denying Republicans the ability to observe and certify ballot completion, as required by law
– Denying Republicans the opportunity to watch mail-in ballots being trucked and unloaded at large tabulation facilities
– Failing to check signatures on mail-in ballots and corresponding documentation
– Refusal to release logs showing when ballots were delivered and by whom

In Michigan, a private left-of-center organization, Rock the Vote, secured a contract by which it was apparently able to have activists enter new voters onto voting rolls and amend other registrations. The decision to hire such a politically-charged organization to do this sensitive work is also being challenged.

The Amistad Project, whose mission is to preserve civil liberties, is an initiative of The Thomas Society, a not-for-profit national public interest law firm. For additional information visit https://got-freedom.org/.

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Jillian Anderson
ProActive
+1 330-980-3053
media@proactivecommunications.com


Source: EIN Presswire

Washington Mesothelioma Victims Center Offers A Piece of Advice for a Person with mesothelioma in Washington or their Family–Please Call Attorney Erik Karst of Karst von Oiste for His Focus on Your Compensation

"Please call attorney Erik Karst of the law firm of Karst von Oiste at 800-714-0303 and get insights into the mesothelioma compensation process from someone who knows what he is talking about. ”

— Washington Mesothelioma Victims Center

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, USA, November 20, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Washington Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "We do not want a person with mesothelioma anywhere in Washington State to waste their time on law firm gimmicks such as 'free' booklets, kits, guides, calculators or lawyer call centers when the can get the answers to the questions about mesothelioma with one phone call. If we had a piece of advice to a person with mesothelioma in Washington State or their loved one it would be please call attorney Erik Karst of the law firm of Karst von Oiste at 800-714-0303 and get insights into the compensation process from someone who knows what he is talking about. Erik Karst is one of the nation's leading mesothelioma attorneys-and he can help you.

"Because of the Coronavirus there is a good chance a person with mesothelioma in Washington State was at least initially diagnosed with COVID-19. As a result, they may have been diagnosed in a later stage. We also know that because of the unrest in Seattle some people with mesothelioma in other parts of the state do not want to get their medical treatment in Seattle. The last thing we want a person with mesothelioma in Washington State is to put off their compensation. If this sounds like you or your husband or dad-please call attorney Erik Karst of Karst von Oiste to get the compensation process started. For direct access to attorney Erik Karst of Karst von Oiste please call 800-714-0303 anytime." www.karstvonoiste.com/

The Washington Mesothelioma Victims Center wants to emphasize their services are available statewide in every community in Washington including Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Everett, Vancouver, Yakima, Bellingham, Bremerton, Moses Lake, Olympia, Long View, Mount Vernon, Wenatchee, or the Tri-Cities. https://Washington.MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

For the best possible mesothelioma treatment options in Washington the Washington Mesothelioma Victims Center strongly recommends the following heath care facility with the offer to help a diagnosed victim, or their family get to the right physicians at this treatment facility. The Center believes this treatment facility for mesothelioma to be one of the best in the nation.

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the UW Medical Center called the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, in Seattle, Washington: https://www.seattlecca.org/.

High-risk work groups for exposure to asbestos in Washington State include Veterans of the US Navy, hydro-electric power plant workers, shipyard workers, nuclear power plant workers, oil refinery workers, pulp and paper mill workers, factory workers, plumbers, electricians, miners, auto mechanics, machinists, and construction workers. Typically, the exposure to asbestos occurred in the 1950’s, 1960’s, 1970’s, or 1980’s. https://Washington.MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

The states indicated with the highest incidence of mesothelioma include Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Louisiana, Washington, and Oregon. www.karstvonoiste.com/

For more information about mesothelioma please refer to the National Institutes of Health’s web site related to this rare form of cancer: https://www.cancer.gov/types/mesothelioma.

Michael Thomas
Washington Mesothelioma Victims Center
+1 800-714-0303
email us here


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Louisiana US Navy Veterans Lung Cancer Advocate Has Endorsed the Lawyers at Karst von Oiste to Ensure a Navy Veteran with Lung Cancer in Louisiana Gets Compensated If He Had Significant Exposure to Asbestos in the Navy

"We have endorsed the lawyers at the law firm of Karst von Oiste to ensure a Navy Veteran with lung cancer in Louisiana gets compensated if they also had significant exposure to asbestos in the navy.”

— Louisiana US Navy Veterans Lung Cancer advocate

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, USA, November 20, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Louisiana US Navy Veterans Lung Cancer Advocate says, "We have endorsed and we recommend the remarkable lawyers at the law firm of Karst von Oiste to ensure a Navy Veteran with lung cancer in Louisiana gets compensated if they also had significant exposure to asbestos in the navy and or post navy. Financial compensation for a person like this might exceed $100,000 and it does not matter if they smoked cigarettes. The typical person the lawyers at the law firm of Karst von Oiste are trying to identify is over 60 years old and their asbestos exposure took place prior to 1982 on a navy ship, submarine or at a navy shipyard. For direct access to the lawyers at Karst von Oiste please call 800-714-0303 anytime.

""We know that many Navy Veterans with lung cancer-and who had heavy exposure to asbestos in the service will not pursue compensation because they concerned about the Coronavirus-because they do not want to expose themselves or family to new people they do not know-such as lawyers. The lawyers at the law firm of Karst von Oiste have developed a unique process to make certain their clients are always safe, and face to face contact is limited. Most Navy Veterans who decades ago had asbestos exposure and who now have lung cancer do not realize the $30 billion dollar-asbestos trust funds were set up for them too. If this person sounds like your husband or dad–please call the lawyers at Karst von Oiste at 800-714-0303. We think you will be glad you did." www.karstvonoiste.com/

The Louisiana US Navy Veterans Lung Cancer Advocate’s free services are available to people with asbestos exposure lung cancer or mesothelioma in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Kenner, Bossier City, Monroe or anywhere in Louisiana. https://Louisiana.USNavyLungCancer.Com

High-risk work groups for exposure to asbestos in Louisiana include Veterans of the US Navy, a civilian worker at Fort Polk, workers at one of Louisiana’s numerous power plants, shipyard workers in New Orleans or along the gulf coast, workers at one of Louisiana’s numerous oil refineries, chemical plant workers, factory workers, public utility workers, plumbers, pipefitters, electricians, welders, insulators, pipefitters, auto mechanics, machinists, and construction workers. Typically, the exposure to asbestos occurred in the 1950’s, 1960’s, 1970’s, or 1980’s. www.karstvonoiste.com/

According to the American Cancer Society for nonsmokers who have been exposed to asbestos in their workplace the risk of lung cancer is five times that of unexposed workers. https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/lung/statistics/index.htm.

States with the highest incidence of lung cancer include Kentucky, West Virginia, Maine, Tennessee, Mississippi, Ohio, Indiana, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Alabama, and Delaware. www.karstvonoiste.com/

For more information about asbestos exposure please visit the NIH’s website on this topic: https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/substances/asbestos/asbestos-fact-sheet.

Michael Thomas
Louisiana US Navy Veterans Lung Cancer Advocate
+1 800-714-0303
email us here


Source: EIN Presswire