Jose Auriemo Neto is among the most emulated CEOs in Brazil. He is the current chairman and Chief Executive Officer of JHSF Participacoes SA. JHSF is a leading real estate company that deals with the development of residential and commercial properties in Brazil. It is located in the city of Sao Paulo and was founded in 1972 by Fabio and Jose Roberto Auriemo. The two brothers had an aim of transforming the real estate industry in Brazil. It was the first firm in Brazil to invest in recurrent income assets like airports, hotels and shopping malls. Eighteen years later, the company dissolved, and Jose Roberto Auriemo became the head of JHSJ while Fabio Auriemo chaired the real estate division, JHSF Participacoes.

After graduating from Fundacao Armando Alvares Penteado University, Jose Auriemo Neto joined his father’s company JHSF Participacoes. He successfully established a parking lot management company Parkbem. In 2001, JHSF made a milestone by constructing the first mall in Brazil with an integrated local subway station, Metro Santa Cruz Shopping Mall in the city of Sao Paulo. Later in 2003, young, energetic Jose Auriemo at the age of 27 years took over the stewardship of JHSF. Under his leadership, the company ventured into retail business after signing partnership agreements with Pucci, Hermes and Jimmy Choo. Together, they opened luxury brands retail outlets at Cidade Jadrim Shopping Mall. Jose is a strategist and a risk taker. He led JHSF into another partnership with Valentino and together they opened Valentino and R.E.D. Valentino stores in Brazil.

Today, credit to Jose Auriemo, JHSF is one of the fastest growing real estate companies in Brazil. In 2011, JHSF constructed the first luxurious residential green building in Brazil, Vitra, something which their competitors are yet to accomplish. JHSF has also set up other shopping malls such as Bela Vista in Salvador and Ponta Negra in Manaus to meet the demand for modern malls. Jose Auriemo has penetrated te market of other countries by opening other businesses in the United States and Uruguay.

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Tony Petrello, a Renowned Mathematician, and Philanthropist

It would be an underestimate to refer Tony Petrello as a failure. He ranked among the highest-compensated CEOs in the United States in 2015. Tony’s achievements have been a product of creativity, hard work, and natural gifts. Besides, Tony Petrello works tirelessly to support various philanthropic causes. He is in forefront helping children with neurological disorders. Tony Petrello’s life is worth emulation and admiration.

Tony Petrello was born and raised in New Jersey and attended a public school in his hometown. He became famous in his hometown of Newark for his amazing math abilities. As a result, Yale University took notice of his math abilities and awarded him a scholarship and the opportunity to interact with Serge Lang, a brilliant mathematician, professor, and author. Tony Petrello became known at Yale University for his strong sense of humor and outgoing personality. Yale University changed Tony Petrello’s life significantly. It is here that he met his beloved wife, Cynthia Petrello, who is a renowned soap opera producer, dancer, and movie actress. Shortly after graduating from college, Tony Petrello surprised many including his classmates and professors after he decided not to become a mathematician. Instead, he enrolled in the Harvard Law School.

Tony Petrello began his career journey in 1979 working as a managing partner at Baker & McKenzie. Here, he would specialize in business law ranging from arbitration to taxation. In 1986, Mr. Petrello was appointed the firm’s managing partner of its new division in New York. It is at Baker & McKenzie that Tony Petrello met a client by name Nabors Industries, a global oil and natural gas drilling contractor. Managers at Nabors Industries were impressed by Tony Petrello’s efforts and hired him as Chief Operating Officer. A budding mathematician and corporate lawyer landed a post of an executive director at Nabors Industries.

Tony Petrello has a passion for helping children living with neurological conditions. He recently gave a $7 million grant to the Texas Children’s Hospital and joined its board of trustees. His donation was used to build complex dedicated to treating children with neurological conditions from across the globe. Tony Petrello uses his business acumen to help raise hundreds of dollars to support various charitable causes. Tony Petrello attributes his career accomplishments to luck. However, everyone who has interacted with Tony Petrello has realized that good fortune is the only aspect of his incredible career accomplishments.

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The Quincy Resident Witness yet another Crime

Residents of the Quincy area have witnessed two shocking crimes involving shootings. One involved shooting of a pizza delivery man and another shooting happened near the Garden Apartment Complex


The Quincy Pizza Robbery Shooting


In 2013 May 7, an incidence happened when a pizza delivery man was shot when doing a delivery. The shooting occurred at the Northern building in Quincy Circle, Dayton Section, South Brunswick.


The man was delivering the pizza at 9.30 am to the building which has more than 200 units. However, he was told by the resident that no one had made the Pizza order. As he was going back to his delivery van, three gunmen confronted him. They robbed his money, his wallet, and the pizza. According to the eyewitness, one gunman shot him and they drove off using an old dark minivan from the parking lot.


The policemen attached Police Department of New Brunswick and South River led by Ron Seaman did their investigation. The police collected the cell phone information during the time of the shooting. An ordinary street guy named Parysh Wood was arrested connecting him to the incidence.


At the time of his arresting, Wood, nicknamed ‘Pistol’ was 21 years old. Since then Wood is being held at Middlesex County Correction Centre on a bail of $100,000.


The suspect was charged with giving wrong information, obstruction of justice and robbery. Also, he was charged with unlawful possession of the weapon.


Shooting at New Brunswick


Another shooting occurrence was reported in the Quincy area on October 7, 2015. The incidence happened at New Brunswick Apartment, New Jersey.


According to the New Brunswick Police Department (NBPD) spokesman, Captain JT Miller, the police had responded to a shooting that occurred at 9.30 pm in the area of 33 Commercial Avenue. The event that shocked the resident in the area happened near the building number one of the Garden Apartment Complex. This is not the first time such an incidence has happened in the vicinity.


According to the resident, around four shots were fired. One person was injured during the shooting and taken to the hospital using a private car.


According to the police, the shooting suspect was a man wearing a hoodie. The suspect took flight towards Neilsen Street. The police were rallied to the complex the following day after another bullet casing was found near the apartments.


Betsy DeVos’ philanthropic passion

Mrs. DeVos graduated from Holland Christian High School. Later, she proceeded to Calvin College in Grand Rapids in Michigan. Here she acquired a Bachelor of Arts degree. Betsy is married to Dick DeVos. They are blessed with four Children and further five grandchildren. You will realize that both Dick and Betsy have something more significant in common beyond marriage and family. Both are philanthropists.

There are thousands of leaders in the world and particularly in the USA. Not all of them bring that important change. You will find a few who are passionate enough towards philanthropy. DeVos has built a reputation in giving without expecting anything in return. Betsy is an innovator, a leader, and an advocate. She has interests in education, politics, and Business. Over decades, DeVos has fought towards enacting change and creating an opportunity for people to thrive. She has also pushed for the removal of barriers.

Betsy DeVos has been in politics for a period of over 35years. She managed to win an election four times as the chairperson of Michigan Republican party. You should also know that DeVos has served in other political ranks like party composition leadership, political action committees, and operation roles.

Sometimes you are not able to be in two places at the same time. For DeVos, she has held positions in various fields ranging from, politics, and entrepreneurship and most importantly charity works. She is the former chairperson of the Windquest Group. She was a member and later a Chairperson of American Federation for Children from 2008 to 2016. She chaired Alliance for School Choice from 2008 to 2016. She is a board member at ArtPrize which was started by her son. She was philanthropy Roundtable board member from 2014 to 2016.

Between 2001 and 2008, she was part of Great Lakes Education Project. She became a board member of DeVos Institute for Arts Management between 2010 and 2016. She was appointed as a board member in Foundation for Excellent in Education. From these roles, you can give a cutting-edge evaluation of her leadership and management potential.

DeVos and her family have spent over $139million as donations throughout their lifetime. In 2005, DeVos gave a sum of $11.6 million as charity. In 2015, the family gave a total of $104milion as donations to various groups and foundations. It is indeed outstanding, but you must know that today the family is rated 24th on the list of top donors. Forbes does this rating.

In 2015, DeVos donated $3million towards supporting educational causes. This amounted to a 26% of the total donations towards that initiative for that year. In the same year, she gave $357,000 to reform education through relevant groups. Taking you further back, in 2013, she donated to some education centers. She gave $50,000 to Ferris State University, $25,000 to Detroit School Company, $200,000 to Potter’s House, $315,000 to Rehoboth Christian School and $50,000 to parent controlled schools based in New York.

The family has supported art and culture. They launched DeVos Institute of Arts Management at $22milion. In 2015, DeVos gave a sum of $2.4 million donations towards Art support. Betsy has also supported many civil and human rights groups. For instance, she provided $1.8 million in total to organizations relevant in this area. It is a philanthropic family that is geared towards making that critical difference. DeVos’ philanthropy extends beyond what you can imagine.


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