InnovaCare Health Restructures the Healthcare Sector under Penelope Kokkinides Leadership

Penelope Kokkinides is the chief administrative officer at InnovaCare. She joined the company in 2015. Before her appointment to the current position, she served as the chief operating officer as well as Vice president of clinical operations at InnovaCare. Before joining InnovaCare, Penelope had held different positions in various organizations. She served as the executive vice president and chief operating officer at Centerlight HealthCare. Moreover, she also worked as the chief operating officer at touchstone-Health HMO and Vice president of clinical operations at Aveta, Inc.

Penelope has over 20years of experience in the healthcare industry and has specialized in government programs such as Medicare and Medicaid. She is vastly experienced in developing clinical programs, managing healthcare processes, and operations, which focus on improving efficiencies and organizational infrastructure. Penelope Kokkinides graduated with BA, biological sciences and classical languages from the Binghamton University and earned her master’s in social works from the New York University. She later studied public health at the Columbia University School of Public health.

Speaking during an interview with Ideamensch, she attributed her success at InnovaCare to the great teamwork that helps her to bring her ideas to life. According to her, spending more time thinking about the next day and taking some time to get information on what is happening in the industry is a major factor that can drive success if wisely considered. Entrepreneurs can learn a lot from her strategy of being organized, structured and taking some time to prioritize the set tasks. View her infographic resume at

About InnovaCare

InnovaCare is a leading provider of Medicare Advantage plans and physician practice services. For years, the firm has been committed to the provision of quality healthcare by establishing cost-effective and sustainable models that are fully integrated with the modern world‘s advanced technologies. The company’s Advantage plan has over 200,000 members who are served by a team of over 7,500 service providers. In all the activities, the firm ensures that patients are their top priorities. InnovaCare strives to coordinate quality and innovative care to patients in North America.

With a mission of redefining the healthcare management to meet the current healthcare industry challenge, InnovaCare has set up various core values that ensure they deliver quality services to their clients. The core values include; quality medical cares, the patient first, innovative medical practices and networks, growth as an organization, and teams to make a significant impact. Adherence to these core values has managed to keep the firm focused on strong patient-provider relationships as well as establishing sustainable models that are affordable, innovative and quality driven.

Talk Fusion Is Opening Its Door To New Customers

These days, everyone under the sun is talking about Talk Fusion and for good reason. It is making people incredibly happy. Whenever a product has that type of ability, it is truly special and unique. It is a great thing to be able to put a smile on the face of a customer or a client. Talk Fusion does that with its all-in-one video communications service which offers video newsletters, video emails, video chats, and video conferences. For those that are looking for just a little bit more out of their lives and looking to get as much happiness as possible, Talk Fusion is where it is at, that is for sure.

Even though this is a product that has won two awards and improved the lives of people drastically, there are still people out there that are a little hesitant to give it a shot. Now, they don’t have to be hesitant or worried anymore, because Talk Fusion is offering 30 day free trials . This takes all the risk and all of the worry out of the equation. It makes things to where new customers can try it out and see all of the benefits of this wonderful video platform.

A lot of times, people like to tinker with something for a little while and see how it works out for them. They don’t want to put any money down on something until they are certain it is for them. Upon trying out Talk Fusion, it won’t take them long to realize it has everything they could ever want and more. It is a transforming device that opens up a new way of life that they have been waiting for in their lives.

Bob Reina, the author and CEO of Talk Fusion, is incredibly proud and confident of his product, as he should be. As the say, the results speak for themselves. Now, he wants as many people as possible to see what Talk Fusion can do for them. After all, Bob Reina has talked about changing lives for the better and helping people. This is a great avenue to do just that. for more.


Clay Siegall is the co-founder, President, Chief Executive Officerjv and Chairman of the Board at Seattle Genetics. He is a scientist by training, having received a B.S. in Zoology from the University of Maryland. From George Washington University, he earned a Ph.D. in Genetics. Other than heading Seattle Genetics, Clay Siegall serves on the Boards of Directors of Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, Mirna Therapeutics, Alder Biopharmaceuticals and Washington Roundtable.

Clay Siegall has a rich history of work experience in the medical field having worked at the National Cancer Institute, National institutes of Health from 1988 to 1991 then as a Senior Research Investigator at Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute from 1991 to 1997. Over and above his work experience, he boasts over 70 publications and holds 15 patents.

Founded in 1998, Seattle Genetics is a renowned cancer research and drug company with a diverse portfolio of clinical and preclinical products targeting a variety of cancer and autoimmune indications. Under Siegall’s leadership, Seattle genetics has raised over $1.2 billion in capital through public and private financing, including the company’s 2001 initial public offering. Moreover, the company has entered into multiple strategic collaborations with the most notable one being the exclusive worldwide collaboration agreement with Genentech for SGN-40 with a value of more than $860 million. Siegall has steered the company into being the industry and market leader in development and commercialization of antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) with ADCETRIS as its first FDA approved and commercialized ADC product.

Siegall has been a recipient of praises from the world and awards of excellence throughout his career. In his blog, Public Access on engadget, Jesse Boskoff refers to Clay Siegall as a person with a deep passion and a true commitment to improve the lives of cancer patients. This desire to alleviate such patients’ suffering has enabled Siegall to facilitate his company in undertaking advanced research on cancer and cancer drugs using the most innovative technology. Among the numerous awards that crown Siegall’s professional achievements are the 2013 University of Maryland Alumnus of the Year for Computer, Math and Natural Sciences and the 2012 Pacific Northwest Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Even with such a remarkable track record, Siegall shows no signs of slowing down in his efforts to fight cancer. In fact, he plans on rolling out 12 new cancer therapy drugs.



John Holt Is Respected In The Banking Industry

During the Texas Bankers Association’s 5th Annual Strategic Opportunities and M&A Conference, John Holt gave his information in a fantastic way. His abilities were highlighted as he discussed the topic of “Reinventing Community Banking: Perspectives on Competing by Innovation” with the many other panelists at the conference. A variety of points and issues were brought to the fore. The conversation was clearly positive, and was evidenced by the pleasure of all that attended. Having the ability to listen to a variety of different members of the banking industry was a very positive part of the conference.

The conference took place on Nov. 7, 2016. It was based in New Orleans, and there were a variety of banking leaders present that all found the conference to be interesting and educational.

John Holt is the President, as well as the CEO of NetBank. They are in the financial services business. They offer a variety of options for their clients, which are based across the country. Since many of them require expertise, they recommend the company to others that they know.

The NetBank staff is dedicated and experienced. They are looking to the future with great ideas to acquire even more clients, and to increase their lead in the banking industry. With all that the company has to offer, they will surely have great success in the years to come.

Securus Technologies wins customer service award

Securus Technologies, the leading provider of prison telephony services in the U.S., has recently been nominated as a finalist in the prestigious Stevie Awards for Customer Service. This honor is bestowed on companies who demonstrate a track record of excellent customer service and unyielding compassion for their clients.


The award is another milestone in the company’s recent history, which has seen it go from a controversial services provider embroiled in public disputes with critics to one of the most respected and admired players in the prison communications industry.



Customer satisfaction starts with great products


One of the ways in which Securus has won over the hearts of its customers is through the provision of world-class products and services. An example of this is their innovative video visitation technology. This Skype-like service offers inmates and their families ways to stay in touch that were never before possible. Not only can inmates in jails and prisons with Securus video visitation stay in nearly constant contact with their loved ones, the costs of doing so are tiny fractions of what outgoing phone calls cost just a decade ago. Through high quality video feeds, cross-platform functionality and extremely low costs, Securus Technologies’ customers are some of the most satisfied anywhere in the U.S. prison industry.


But there are other hit products as well. Securus offers a line of prepaid collect calling and traditional calling cards that allow inmates to make nearly unlimited outgoing calls for some of the lowest prices in the history of the U.S. prison system. This has been enabled by the advent of VoIP technology, which has drastically lowered the per-minute costs of outgoing phone calls. All this adds up to inmates staying in touch with family, making a very tough life situation a little less harsh. Securus continues to deliver value to its customers through innovation and compassion.


Investor and Entrepreneur Arthur Becker Acquires Residential Properties in New York

Arthur Becker, a New York investor and entrepreneur acquires three adjacent townhouses, reported by The Real Deal, in August 2016. The acquisition resulted from a trade for condominium property he owns through his real estate company, Atlantic Investors. After Mr. Becker earned hundreds of millions of dollars in the technology industry starting tech companies and making investments, he explored real estate. He has invested approximately $500 million to purchase NY real estate and continues to explore investing opportunities.

Before entering the real estate industry, Arthur Becker served as Senior Advisor at Vera Wang Fashion Company. He joined NaviSite, a provider of application management services and technology products, in 2002, and sold his interest to Time Warner, in 2011. He served as the chief executive officer for nine years at the company. The latest technology investment venture of Arthur Becker is Zinio, LLC, a New York-based digital magazine distributor and producer. He resigned as CEO and President of the company, and presently, serves as the Chairman of the Board.

To replace Mr. Becker, the Board elected Kelly Conlin, in 2015 when Zinio launched the SaaS platform. He has assumed the executive roles and is responsible for leveraging a technology acquisition from Audience media, and its growth. Zinio has offices in New York, San Francisco, Ho Chi Minh City, London, and Barcelona providing services to magazine publishers and consumers. Users, such as magazine publishers demand the platform to create content applications in their native languages and of any brand. The way SaaS works is by conversion of PDF to XML, which allows content to be delivered in customized applications for most electronics, including smartphones, tablets, and computers (laptop and desktop).

Arthur Becker has established a reputation in the New York region as one of top investors in the real estate and technology industries. His technology investments comprise of Zinio LLC, NaviSite, and Madison Technology Group LLC, an IT consulting and management company in Denver, Colorado. He has been at Madison Technology for nearly 16 years now and remains active with the company, Zinio, and Atlantic Investors.

Danilo Diaz Granados: The Great Latin Entrepreneur

Danilo Diaz Granados is a household name in the world of entrepreneurship and investment. Danilo is a successful Miami-based businessman and investment advisor. He has an extensive career that has allowed him to gain vast knowledge in the field of entrepreneurship. Mr. Granados can best be described as a man who has a good eye for identifying profitable investments.

Danilo’s Investments

The Latin entrepreneur noticed that Miami men needed a one-stop shop that sold contemporary art, jewelry, watches, and exotic cars. He used this concept to co-found Toys for Boys Boutique in 2013. The boutique offers Miami men, especially the Hispanic community a place where they can shop for almost everything under one roof.

One of the marketing strategies Danilo has used to advertise his boutique is by planning events for hand-selected Miami guests. Last summer, he organized a fun-filled event where guests were treated to fun activities that featured helicopter rides, royal cuisine, and a sunset boat ride.

Mr. Granados’ entrepreneurial abilities do not end here. He also owns a film company in Miami known as Edge of Glory Films. At the company, Danilo Diaz Granados is in charge of promotion, editing, production and communication distribution activities. The motive for setting up the film company was to produce captivating media to identify with Hispanic individuals who reside in the United States.

Education Background

In 2007, Danilo joined Babson College from where he graduated with a degree in Economics and Entrepreneurship in 2010. Later on, Mr. Granados undertook his postgraduate studies in Business Administration at the IE Business School.

Besides the formal learning, Danilo attends several international conferences on entrepreneurship and leadership to help him gain more insight on entrepreneurship.

Work Experience

In addition to being a serial entrepreneur, Danilo Granados is an associate of Fireman Capital Partners as well as the wing liaison for the capital investment initiative at the firm. He has been with the organization since 2015 and is in charge of investigating global problems that influence investments. He is also tasked with carrying out environmental analysis to get information on demographic and social factors that can affect business and advise private investors accordingly.

Danilo Diaz Granados also serves as a manager at Movilway S.L., a provider of electronic payment systems and recharge services for prepaid mobile phones.

James Dondero Sets Million Dollar Challenge Grant from Highland to Match The Family Place’s $16.5M Campaign

Highland Capital Management’s co-founder and president announced that his firm would be awarding an astounding million-dollar challenge grant in order to assist The Family Place charity. As Dallas’ top organization raising awareness and support for local victims of domestic violence, the grant is aimed to help The Family Place to meet the ultimate goal of $2.8 million for their Legacy Campaign within six months. It was publicized that Mr. Dondero would be administering this grant via a philanthropic branch of Highland Capital known as the Highland Dallas Foundation, Inc.

The acclaimed corporation promised to match 50 percent of all funds raised in the capital campaign up to an even million dollars up until early April 2017. When the announcement was initially made, The Family Place organization had already managed to raise an incredible $200k to add toward the Legacy Campaign effort. Thanks to James Dondero and Highland’s grant, that massive donation would be matched with $100k. Although the charity’s fundraising goal still desires $2.8 million in order to hit the final goal of $16.5 million, Highland Capital’s challenge grant is determined to help them get there.

With a local call to action in place by the Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and Dallas Police Chief David Brown asking the community to assist in these life threatening issues, James Dondero knew a grant was simply the right thing to do. In a public statement, Mr. Dondero confided, “The civic community in Dallas gets things done. We at Highland Capital Management were impressed by the way The Family Place, through avid philanthropic support, took this concept from inception to the final stage of this campaign in just a year. We are proud to invest alongside many of the most generous and thoughtful in the community.”

The Family Place aims to offer shelter along with life altering services for local victims of domestic violence. Following their completed construction, The Family Place shelter is set to deliver a number of emergency bedrooms including a medical clinic, a call center, both private and group counseling rooms for children and adults and even multi-purpose areas for job training. James Dondero and Highland Capital Management have shown tremendous faith in this organization and hope to provide a multitude of opportunities for them to multiply the impact of their wonderful gifts to the public.

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Jason Halpern’s JMH Development Announces Topping Off At Aloft South Beach

For more than one decade of professional experience in the real estate industry, JMH Development has worked under the leadership of Jason Halpern to gain experience and develop high-end properties well-positioned in many parts of the United States. Jason Halpern, through his knowledge of the real estate environment, has worked to determine the numerous ways in which he can make business better through his skills and knowledge. He has worked to encourage his partners and employ the best people to work in his companies finding expert knowledge has been his primary duty ever since he took leadership in the enterprise.

Jason Halpern, Thomas Hansen

Jason Halpern has also announced that the company has attained their main goal for the season. The topping off the Southern Aloft Beach is one of the biggest platform managerial positions achieved through their service criterion. According to the plan of the company, they wanted to ensure that the hotel was open y the beginning of 2015. This is a project handled by the management of two companies namely the Madden Real Estate Ventures together with JMH Development. According to the plan of the structure, it is an adaptive re-use of a historic structure previously known as the Ankara Motel. It also has the inclusion of the eight-story tower which gives rise to the development components which make it beautiful scenery.

According to the plan of the construction, the building process in the structure will be handled by Plaza Construction. For this reason, they have also worked to issue the architectural process of the construction of the management of ADD Architectures. For this reason, the company will work to ensure that all the construction work in the building adheres to the planned architectural design. The Southern Aloft Beach, according to their plan and schedule, will become the first constructed property in the Miami Beach to attract many people to its site because of its strategic position in the heart of Miami Beach. As compared to its competitors, the new company will also offer significant prices in the developmental workings of the company. Their rooms are bigger than all the hotels in the region.

According to Jason Halpern, he is very excited to become part of the managing partners of the company through the development of the topping off of the Southern Aloft Beach. For the company, this process does not mean any big issue. However, it is viewed as a process in which all people can make a better place in the community. The company has worked, to achieve the topping off of the Southern Aloft Beach. For this reason, they have also made it their mission to ensure they develop high-end structures which meet the expected standards of excellence in the region. They want to complete and move forward to serve other citizens in their capacities.

Jason Halpern

One of America’s Top Leaders in the Jewish Communities, Adam Milstien is a Philanthropist and Entrepreneur

Successful entrepreneur and philanthropist Adam Milstein is a leader in advancing the heritage of Jewish-Americans. His focus is directed towards two goals: 1) to educate and support the heritage of Jewish-Americans and 2) to strengthen the relationship between Israel and America. Growing up in Israel, he has dual citizenship and sees his mission as vital for the Jewish nation in America.

Milstein has been a co-founder of Hager Pacific Properties, a private commercial real estate investment firm. For over 25 years, Adam has managed this brokerage and investment firm as the managing partner. Milstein is self-motivated and a self-starter who manages the firm with the flexibility to move with the market. Adam does not set goals, but rather knows what needs to be accomplished and keeps moving forward.

A good interview always includes history on the interviewee, in order to see their progress. Adam Milstein grew up in Haifa, Israel. In his late teens, he served in the Israeli Army as all young men are required to do. When he was released, he attended Technion in 1978 but wanted to get a better education in the United States, so in 1981, he moved his wife, Gila, and children to California. Soon after arriving in the U.S., he attended the University of Southern California and attained an MBA. After graduation, he co-founded Hager Pacific Properties, and still manages it today.

Adam and Gila Milstein worked together to co-founded the Milstein Family Foundation, MFF. The philanthropic venues he has founded have kept him involved as a leader in the Jewish community. The other organizations he is in involved in include co-founding the Israeli-American Council. Milstein sits on the Board of the Israel on Campus Coalition, Jewish Funders Network, StandWithUs, Hasbara Fellowships, the AIPAC National Council, the Los Angeles Board of Birthright Israel, and AISH in Los Angeles.

Milstein and his wife are also co-founders of Sifriyat Pijama B’America, which is one of his prize non-profits because it assists Israeli-Jewish-American families across the United States in reconnecting to their Jewish roots. Adam Milstein has been recognized as one of the top Jewish leaders in the U.S.