Philanthropist and Retired Business Litigator Franci Neely: Making Impactful Contributions and Advocating for the Arts

Franci Neely is a philanthropist and volunteer-based in Houston, Texas. She previously worked as a business litigator for over 20 years and is a retired partner at Susman Godfrey, L.L.P. Neely is involved with a number of nonprofit organizations, including the Houston Museum of Fine Arts, where she serves as Co-Chair for the Art of … Read more »

Josh Garza

American drummer Josh Garza performs with the Los Angeles rock group EFG and the New York City rock band The Secret Machines. In the early 1990s, Josh Garza lived in New York City and played drums for the band, Purling Hiss. He was also playing drums for Phantogram, a band that had just started recording … Read more »

Fortress Investment Group Forms Fortress Private Wealth Solutions

Fortress Investment Group is a significant global investment manager established in 1998 and manages over $45.7 billion in assets for more than 1,900 private investors and organizational clients globally in a wide range of real estate and credit, permanent capital, and personal equity investment strategies. Fortress Investment Group, based in New York, recently proclaimed the … Read more »

Alejandro Betancourt: How Challenges Influence Creativity

Leopoldo Alejandro Betancourt is a great example of someone who has mastered the art of creative thinking. It’s about something other than knowing everything or even being an expert. All you need to do is unleash your creativity. Here are some ways Leopoldo Alejandro Betancourt challenges himself to push himself into the unknown. “Getting started … Read more »

Robert L. McKenna III

Hybrid Work Arrangement The pandemic led to changes in the workplace environment in organizations. Courtesy of its effects, employees were forced to work remotely from home. However, as the pandemic began to subside, companies adopted either a remote or hybrid work arrangement. For hybrid arrangements, there was in-personal and remote work where employees went to … Read more »

Fortress Investment Group was Founded as a Private Equity Firm

Fortress Investment Group is an American privately owned asset management and hedge fund firm based in New York City. It was founded in 1998 by Wesley R. Edens, Rob Kauffman, Michael Novogratz, and Randal Nardone. Fortress’ investments include SoftBank Group Corp., Virgin Media, Time Warner Cable Inc., Kazylla Exploration Company, the Chicago Sky (WNBA), Crystal … Read more »