The Start of Frontera Fund

The Lacey & Larkin Frontera Fund is a large organization that is based in the United States of America. The organization has its main building set up in the city pf Phoenix in the state of Arizona. It has been in operation for a few years.

The organization had been established and launched into operation by Mr. Michael Lacey and Mr. Jim Larkin. The front Fund is dedicated entirely to the support of groups that advocate for civil right and human rights as well as migrant rights and the freedom of speech.

Mr. Michael Lacey and Mr. Jim Larkin were partners in the establishment of Village Voice Media, and Phoenix new Times. They have been working together for more than a decade and have become close friends and prosperous business partners as well. Read more: Jim Larkin | Huffington Post

Recently, the two collaborated founder Mr. Michael Lacey, and Mr. Jim Larkin had been arrested on October 18, 2007, which was done by Sheriff Joe Arpaio working t the District of Maricopa County. Mr. Michael Lacey and Mr. Jim Larkin are journalists who were responsible for revealing that there have been proceedings with the grand jury that have been conducted to cover for the sheriff.

The two journalists spent a short amount of time in jail, and after that, a settlement had been made between them and the sheriff. The settlement was $3 million and 75 thousand dollars. Mr. Michael Lacey and Mr. Jim Larkin made a public announcement regarding the direction the money will go into. Learn more about Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey: http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/immigration/2014/12/16/proceeds-arpaio-suit-fund-asu-journalism-chair/20480479/

After the settlement had been decided upon, grand jury subpoenas made a demand to receive a list of the identities of the people who have read the stories in Phoenix New Times online since they have been including the lawman.

That was strictly against the policy of the two journalists Mr. Michael Lacey and Mr. Jim Larkin. They ended up suing the county. The two men have been writing and advocating for First Amendment Rights including their own. It is very important for them to know how to fix a broken marriage and they prevailed for the ninth circuit in the United States Court of Appeals.

The two collaborators and journalists announced publically that due to what had happened to them, the settlement of $3 million and 75 thousand dollars would be directly purposed towards groups that are fighting against the breaching of First Amendment rights. A large amount of money will be used to support groups that are fighting for the rights of migrants that are living in Arizona.

As a result of the donations, Mr. Michael Lacey and Mr. Jim Larkin had developed a reputation pf philanthropists that care what is happening to the migrants who live in Arizona and could potentially be readers of Phoenix New Times and Village Voice Media.

Luiz Carlos Trabuco Lauded In Press, But Can He Deliver?

In 2015, the biggest coup in the history of Brazilian business was bagged by one of the country’s most celebrated businessmen. In that year, Luiz Carlos Trabuco rocketed his organization, Grupo Bradesco, to the number one ranking in the country across many business lines within the financial services industry. And he did it through one deal: the $5.2 billion purchase of HSBC Brazil.

Luiz Carlos Trabuco has been a darling of the Brazilian business press and has even garnered international fame for heading up the largest banking conglomerate, by many measures, in the country. But as the company’s stock stagnates and organic growth is hard to come by, it raises the question of whether or not the man who is often called the nation’s leading banker is up to the task of continuing the success of his predecessors, executives who oversaw the growth of Bradesco from a small regional bank into a financial services powerhouse. Many point to his slow, methodical rise through the ranks of Bradesco as evidence that no one is better suited to direct the firm. And Trabuco’s story is quite compelling.

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Born into humble circumstances in the sleepy town of Marilia, Trabuco got his first job at the age of just 18, working for what was, at that time, a tiny local bank with just a few branches. That bank was called Bradesco. Trabuco quickly proved to be an able employee and began rising through the ranks. At first he was promoted to shift manager, then branch manager. By the late 1980s, he was a regional manager for what was now a major player in the Brazilian financial services industry. Bradesco had risen in lock step with Trabuco himself.

In 1992, he was given his first executive role. Appointed president of the firm’s financial planning division, Trabuco took over a recently formed department that was a relatively small fraction of the firms total business. But that would not last long under Trabuco’s watch.

He quickly began growing the financial planning arm, aggressively acquiring new clients and expanding the product line. By 2003, the division accounted for nearly 25 percent of the firm’s total profits, a remarkable increase in size. This performance got the attention of Trabuco’s superiors, who were eager to put his magic to use in other areas of the business.

In 2003, he was appointed president of the group’s large insurance underwriting business. Here, he again was able to grow the division quickly. By the mid-2000s, Bradesco Seguros had become the largest underwriter of retail insurance policies in Brazil. By the time Trabuco left the post, in 2009, the insurance division accounted for over 30 percent of the company’s total profits and had more than doubled under Trabuco’s leadership.

It was then that the firm’s reigning CEO, Mario Cypriano, was slated to retire. The corporate charter required that all employees retire by the age of 65 and Cypriano was set to hit that threshold within the year. Trabuco was the obvious choice for replacement, with few real competitors within the firm. In 2009, he was made CEO of Grupo Bradesco by the board of directors.

But Trabuco was bequeathed a far more challenging role than any he had experienced before. The banking climate in Brazil had radically changed and not for the better. The organic growth that came so easy to not just Bradesco but the banking industry as a whole throughout the 2000s had collapsed. Trabuco’s only real hope to grow the firm to a position where they could challenge chief rival Itau Unibanco was through making strategic acquisitions. But even opportunities for those were sparse.

Then, in 2015, Trabuco saw a chance to gobble up HSBC Brazil. He closed the deal for $5.2 billion, but it hasn’t proved to be the huge boon to the firm that many predicted.

Trabuco still faces big challenges in the future. But there may be no better man for the job.

Learn more about Luiz Carlos Trabuco: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3xDktJglYEQ


Beyond the Darkness is a paranormal program set to be aired on Podcast One. Podcast One is the largest advertiser based podcast network in America. The network’s Executive Chairman announced the latest show on the network.

Beyond the Darkness will be aired on Chris Jericho’s podcast channel which is under PodcastOne. Chris Jericho is a former WWE champion. The hosts of the show are Dave Schrader who is a radio host and author and Tom Dennis who is a radio producer. They will challenge everything that you assume about the paranormal world. The show will be done through engaging and enriching conversations among famous people who have experiences and researchers. The participants will talk about angels, ghosts, miracles, ghouls, demons, monsters, aliens and mysteries. Every week the latest episode will be aired on iTunes, PodcastOne.com and PodcastOne app on Mondays.

Norman Pattizz who is also PodcastOne’s founder was pleased with the new program that is set to be aired on Chris Jericho’s podcast network. He talked about how the wrestling champion started The Jericho Network collection and how it has managed to grow into the best channels on PodcastOne. PodcastOne is America’s leading podcast network that is supported by advertisers. The company was started in 2012. The network hosts over 200 popular podcasts, including podcast channels by Shaquille O’Neal, among many others. Learn more: https://www.facebook.com/normanpattiz

Chris Jericho was also elated with the new program that is set for airing on his channel. The former wrestling champion pointed out that he fully believes in his latest program. He said that the program’s hosts would not only come with a massive fan base, but they will add other fans to the podcast.


Norman J. Pattiz is the founder and Executive Chairman of PodcastOne. The podcast platform was launched in late 2012. In 2010 he started Courtside Entertainment Group. Mr. Pattiz is also the founder of Westwood One. He began the company in 1974 and worked as the Chief Executive Officer. Learn more: http://inspirery.com/norman-pattiz/

Norman Pattiz is a powerhouse when it comes to broadcasting matters, and he has been at the forefront of many reporting bodies and organizations. The bodies include the Broadcasting Board of Governors, University of California’s, Annenberg School of Communication Board, the Museum of Television & Radio board of trustees, Hollywood Radio and Television Society board of directors, among many others. Mr. Pattiz has more than 40 years’ experience in the field of radio syndicates. Learn more: https://ideamensch.com/norman-pattiz/

Orange Coast College Rowing Team and career programs

Orange Coast College rowing team headed to the rowing Nationals at Lake Lanier, Georgia in May of 2017. Rowing dates back to the Egyptian times. Rowing is sometimes called crew and it is comprised of a boat that is called the coxed and contains up to eight rowers with oars and a coxswain. The coxswain yells commands and directions to the crew. While rowing in sync with one another these boats can reach speeds of 25 miles per hour or faster. Total accuracy is required for optimal results.


Since establishment more than sixty years ago, Orange Coast College has been able to obtain eleven national titles in rowing. Ten students from the Orance Coast College Rowing team have gone on to compete at the Olympics and in world championships. Located in Newport Harbor in California, the David A. Grant Collegiate Rowing Center houses the boats for the OCC rowing team. Some of the boats cost as much as $55,000 each.


Steve Morris is the assistant coach for the men’s rowing team at OCC. Prior to his coaching career he was a coxswain on the Orange Coast College men’s rowing team when he was a student at the school. In the 1999’s Morris was the head coach for the men’s rowing team at OCC. Practices run from August to May and the team meets at the harbor at 6:30am promptly, 6 days a week.


Orange Coast College was founded in 1947 and is located in Costa Mesa on a 164 acre campus. The first classes at OCC started in 1948. With enrollments of over twenty five thousand students per semester, OCC is one of the nations largest community colleges. This college features one of the nations largest and most acclaimed public nautical programs as well as over 135 career programs. Additionally, OCC is top ranking in Orange County California for the number of students who complete studies and transfer into larger universities to continue their education. OCC is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and offers year round classes.


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