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The New Captains of Industry

New Captains of Industry


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A “Captain of Industry" was a term originally used in the United Kingdom during the Industrial Revolution describing a business leader whose means of amassing a personal fortune contributes positively to the country in some way. This may have been through increased productivity, expansion of markets, providing more jobs, or acts of philanthropy. Lead Host: George Jarkesy, hedge fund manager, founder of several successful companies invites you to listen in as he talk to todays' and tomorrows' "Titans of Business". He will cover economics, global issues, politics and how they effect business and the markets themselves. George has a passion for building small businesses and promoting economic growth in America. Interview guests will be CEOs and experts in natural resources, economic trends and growth companies. Guest Host: Dwayne Deslatte A key member of the senior leadership team, Mr. Deslatte oversees NEAA’s core day-to-day activities, including, among many areas of critical importance, staff supervision; member recruitment and administration; advertising, public relations and marketing; project planning and scheduling; and event planning and coordination. Over the past 15 years, Mr. Deslatte has earned distinction as a proven, detail-oriented manager in a diverse range of professional business and healthcare environments. He holds two Bachelors degrees and a Masters degree, having graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelors of Arts degree in History and from Texas Woman’s University, where he earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing and a Masters degree in Business Administration. On the business front, he served as Vice President of Research and Business Development at SH Celera Capital Corporation, an investment fund focused primarily on the oil and gas and biotech industries. He also was a member of the Board of Directors of PharmaFrontiers Corporation (now Opexa Therapeutics), to which he also provided strategi

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Dwayne Deslatte interviews Vikki Ziegler, the Founder of the Divorce Academy and DivorceDating.com on the New Captains of Industry. About Vikki: Vikki S. Ziegler, Esq. is a multi-layered talent: a practicing attorney of matrimonial law... more

George interviews Dan Baker the CEO of America West Resources. Dan has a 40 year history in the coal mining industry including serving as Executive Vice President at CONSOL Energy in November 1999. Forward-Looking Statements... more

Chairman Steele was elected Chairman of the Republican National Committee on January 30, 2009. As Chairman, Steele has endeavored to set a new direction for the Republican Party – actively engaging Americans in their local... more

This economist round table challenges the prevailing thought on the U.S. economy, National Debt, Trade deficits, and Government spending. The panel includes Mike Norman, L. Randall Wray, and Warren Mosler. They propose such... more

Economist Mike Norman talks about the Great Recession, the upcoming year 2011, and our Nation's Debt.

Economist Warren Mosler speaks about the economic situations in Europe, China, and the United States in 2011. He also speaks how the changing political climate will affect our Nation's future. Other talking points are the National Debt, and... more

George Jarkesy interviews Richard Ungaro who has worked in the management of Starbucks, Wendy's, and Blockbuster, and has rolled out and opened thousands of locations. Mr.Ungaro answers such questions as, "How do I... more

George Jarkesy interviewed ChefsDiet C.E.O. David Mayer about his company and their current plans for growth. ChefsDiet is a daily delivery of fresh gourmet quality food delivered daily to their customers and plans to expand their... more

Global demand for uranium is set to increase rapidly as emerging markets increasingly utilize nuclear power to meet their growing need for power generation. George Jarkesy discusses the macroeconomic forces that may drive... more
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