Author: Jane Ginn
SCL’s Managing Director, Jane Ginn, is one of the contributing authors and curator of this News/Blog.
Ms. Ginn has over 20 years of professional experience in engineering consulting, international business, training and education. She also served for eight years on a national-level committee on international trade policy, reporting to five different Secretaries of the US Department of Commerce. She is a former Fellow of the Institute for Resource Management. She served as a member of the Faculty of the University of Phoenix’s graduate and undergraduate business programs from 2003 to 2012.
Author: J. Rick Normand
Since 1982 Mr. Normand has been self-employed as a Commercial Mortgage Banker (owner of major direct lender with 16 loan officers, not a broker), Real Estate Developer, Luxury Home Builder, Capital Markets Investor, Editorial Journalist on Economic, Investment and Finance Matters. From 1975 to 1981 he was Vice-President Corporate Finance, Walter E. Heller & Co. (Headquarters in Chicago, NYSE traded company). From 1969 to 1975 he was in International Banking with California and Texas International Banks, Export Finance, LIBOR Trading, Offshore Legal Entities; Posted in New York, Mexico, Brazil and Hong Kong. He holds a:
Author: Janaki Rajagopalan
Ms. Rajagopalan is the co-founder of High Places International (HPI) Consulting, Inc., a US corporation based in New Jersey. HPI is a subsidiary of an Indian company based in Chennai. She was formerly with Mphasis, a HP company. She is a results driven human capital management professional with a 25+ year experience and success in aligning people performance to drive organization success. A versatile amalgam of corporate professionalism and entrepreneurship marks Janaki’s ability to understand business design and execute talent and performance development systems through the complete executive life cycle of talent acquisition, growth and retention in a global environment. She holds a:
Author: Stephen Reiss
For 8 years Mr. Reiss was a radio talk show host on economic and financial issues for a Jacksonville, Florida radio station. The show was called “Dollars and Uncommon Sense” because common sense is rare in both DC and on Wall St. He ventured where Rush Limbaugh feared to tread.
Currently he is writing the next great American novel and an economics textbook. Some of the material posted in this blog is from this upcoming book.
Author: Tommy Acosta
A journalist, a musician, a composer, a boxer and an editor, Tommy Acosta is grateful to call Sedona, Arizona home.
As a musician, Tommy was a founding member of New York’s infamous “Squirrels,” a punk rock band that reigned during the musical movement’s height. As a composer and recording artist, he wrote the rock opera Rock ‘n’ Roll Anything Goes on Orange Records and still performs with his band “Green Light.” In the ring, he trained fighters at the Morris Park Boxing Gym in the Bronx; and at Blue Corner Boxing Club in Chandler, Arizona. He was a fight reporter for Fightnews.com. As editor, he helmed The Hunter College Renaissance, The Bronx Times Reporter and the Gilbert/ Chandler/Sun Lakes Independent newspapers. He also served as editor of the Sedona Times. As a journalist, he continues to write editorials on politics and world events for the Yahoo News Contributor’s Network and now, SedonaCyberLink.com.