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Two Birmingham leaders join statewide study group for gambling policy

Two Birmingham leaders have joined a statewide study group to gather information on gaming expansion in Alabama, which includes a lottery. Elizabeth “Liz” Huntley and Bishop B. Mike Watson of Birmingham are involved in the group of volunteers t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2020

Power Poll: How influential Birmingham leaders feel about lottery, gambling

With another legislative session preparing to ramp up in Montgomery, the lottery is expected to be a hot topic. Gambling could also be top of mind, in light of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians' recent proposal to expand gambling in Alabama and buy exclusi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 23rd, 2020

Omidyar Fellows Program now accepting eighth cohort

The Omidyar Fellows program is looking for leaders in the Islands to apply for the opportunity to join its eighth cohort of state change makers, the group announced Monday. The program, which was founded in 2012, aims to cultivate successful and susta.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 16th, 2019

Who"s Who in Birmingham health care? Key names to know in Magic City medicine

Health care is one of the most important industries in Birmingham, and the Magic City is fortunate to have a talented group of executives, advisers, physicians and academic leaders shaping the industry. From researchers searching for the next ca.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 12th, 2019

Birmingham executives chosen for Goldman Sachs program

Four Birmingham business leaders are currently going through a national program that will bring business acumen, leadership skills and more back to the Magic City. Rashada LeRoy, owner and founder of LRY Media Group LLC; Bethany Meadows, president of.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 19th, 2019

Group of experienced attorneys move over to Husch Blackwell

The four antitrust and commercial litigation lawyers came on board in early August — and Husch Blackwell leaders say more attorneys are already in discussion to join the firm's Phoenix office......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 19th, 2019

HBO Max names three former Turner Broadcasting leaders to its exec team

HBO Max has announced the members of its executive team, which includes three former leaders at Turner Broadcasting.  Sandra Dewey, Patrick Kelly and Michael Quigley will join the new streaming service’s business operations and strategy group. All.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 20th, 2019

Japan Abe says G20 leaders confirm need for free, fair trade

Group of 20 leaders have clearly confirmed the need for a free, fair and non-discriminatory trade policy, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Saturday, suggesting that members have agreed to the wording to be included in their communique......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 29th, 2019

BOJ Kuroda: G20 reaffirms commitment to use all tools to fight risks

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Sunday the Group of 20 finance leaders reaffirmed their commitment to use all policy tools if risks to their economies materialize......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 9th, 2019

How Oregon political and business leaders reached a $1 billion tax deal

The neutrality of the biggest statewide business group and the support of an unlikely alliance of labor unions and large businesses leave historic bill on verge of passage......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 9th, 2019

Business, labor and government leaders endorse MTA capital plan

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's five-year, $44 billion capital plan will make for a big payday for all parties involved, a study by a leading business group determined.Working with Ernst... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 28th, 2019

G7 likely to discuss global economy, concerns about U.S. trade policy: Japan"s Suga

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's top government spokesman said on Wednesday that the Group of Seven leaders were likely to discuss the global economy and concerns about U.S. trade policy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 6th, 2018

Opinion: Five things Seattle leaders should learn from the head tax repeal

Tim Punke and John Murray, partners with Monument Policy Group, argue that Seattle has tax fatigue and that residents want more accountability from their leaders......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 2018

With Few Jobs and Much Anger, Brazilians Go to the Polls

Brazil is about to join an expanding group of nations electing anti-establishment leaders, as voters grow frustrated with the political elite amid economic crisis, graft scandals and crumbling public services......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 26th, 2018

Maynard Venture Partners leaders talk strategic plan and what it means for Bham

As Birmingham's entrepreneurial ecosystem continues to grow, big companies are becoming more invested. Here's how Maynard Cooper's new group plans to help facilitate more growth......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 2018

North Texas real estate executive slated to lead U.S. Golf Association

Fred Perpall, CEO of commercial construction and architecture firm The Beck Group, is among three business leaders nominated to join the executive committee of the U.S. Golf Association. Perpall, who has headed the Dallas-based company for nearly s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 20th, 2018

Texas real estate executive slated to join U.S. Golf Association leadership

Fred Perpall, CEO of commercial construction and architecture firm The Beck Group, is one of three business leaders nominated to join the executive committee of the U.S. Golf Association. Perpall, who has headed Dallas-based Beck for nearly six years.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 27th, 2018

Expert: Fix Texas schools or ‘the wolf is around the corner’ for economy

Texas’ economic future is in danger without significant and relatively fast improvements on the state’s education/workforce, infrastructure and health care fronts, the head of a new public policy group told business and non-profit leaders in Dallas......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2019

Expert: Fix schools or ‘wolf is around the corner’ for economy

Texas’ economic future is in danger without significant and relatively fast improvements on the state’s education/workforce, infrastructure and health care fronts, the head of a new public policy group told business and non-profit leaders in Dallas......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2019

G20 finance heads see modest growth pickup, to monitor coronavirus

Finance leaders of the world's top 20 economies expect economic growth to pick up modestly this year and next thanks to loose monetary policy and an easing of trade tensions, and vowed to monitor the effects of the coronavirus outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 23rd, 2020

Three Birmingham leaders selected to national list of executives to watch

Three Birmingham leaders were selected for the Business Journals' Influencers: People We’re Watching in 2020 list, which highlights executives poised to be in the headlines locally and perhaps nationally in the months ahead. The Magic City's repres.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 21st, 2020