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Kevin Woods – Injured and Need An Attorney?

Kevin Woods – Injured and Need An Attorney?

Attorney Kevin Britt Woods, partner at Harmon, Woods, Parker & Abrunzo, talks with Opportunist's Managing Editor Leslie Stone about his firm's area of expertise, why his work is based on quantity and why he finds it necessary to become emotionally involved in each of his cases. Harmon, Woods, Parker & Abrunzo ...

Ken Scearce, “We Are A Boutique Firm, But We Thrive”

Ken Scearce, “We Are A Boutique Firm, But We Thrive”

Kenneth "Ken" Scearce, owner and managing partner of Scearce, Satcher & Jung, PA, talks with Opportunist's Managing Editor Leslie Stone about his life's work, the legacy his firm has built over the past 40 years, and why he feels compelled to give back to the underprivileged in his local community. Scearce, ...

Lea Gabrielle: From The U.S. Navy to The Presidential Interview

Lea Gabrielle: From The U.S. Navy to The Presidential Interview

FOX News Correspondent Lea Gabrielle talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about interviewing President Obama, her military and journalism careers and her new show “Fox Patriot Report.” Most journalists wait their entire career for the chance to interview a sitting U.S. president. The coveted opportunity came calling, literally, for Lea ...

Hotel Impossible: Turning Around The Problem-Plagued Hotels

Hotel Impossible: Turning Around The Problem-Plagued Hotels

Travel Channel’s Hotel Impossible, which premiered in April 2012, is a reality television program in which struggling hotels receive an extensive makeover by veteran hotel operator and hospitality expert Anthony Melchiorri and his team. After a hotel is chosen to be on the show, Melchiorri secretly scouts each establishment and identifies ...

Turn Your Smartphone into a Glucose Meter

Turn Your Smartphone into a Glucose Meter

Erez Raphael, CEO and president of LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB: DRIO), talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about his company’s all-in-one glucose meter and cloud-based mobile diabetes management platform. Managing blood sugar ups and downs is a daily challenge for the 371 million people with diabetes worldwide. It’s important for ...

Diego Pellicer Worldwide: Setting New Standards for Luxury Marijuana

Diego Pellicer Worldwide: Setting New Standards for Luxury Marijuana

Ron Throgmartin, CEO of Diego Pellicer Worldwide (NASDAQ: DPWW), talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about the potential of the legalized marijuana market and his company’s role in the industry. Ron Throgmartin grew up in the retail industry. His grandfather Hine Henry Gregg founded the retail giant hhgregg, Inc. (NYSE: ...

Lifestyle Medical Network: Making The World a Healthier Place One Innovation At a Time

Lifestyle Medical Network: Making The World a Healthier Place One Innovation At a Time

Christopher “Chris” Smith, CEO of Orlando-based Lifestyle Medical Network, Inc. (LMNK: OTC US), talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about how his company is helping physicians to provide a new standard of care for their patients, improve their negotiating power and add new revenue streams. The worldwide anti-aging industry was ...

America’s Becoming Totally Hemp Crazy!

America’s Becoming Totally Hemp Crazy!

  World-renowned marketing expert Harry Drnec talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about his new role at Totally Hemp Crazy Inc. Sales of energy drink beverages are expected to top $13 billion this year in the United States alone. Based on sales in 2013, the key players in this growing market ...

A Media Empire Built On Local Business News

A Media Empire Built On Local Business News

Based  in Charlotte, NC, American City Business Journals (ACBJ) is the largest publisher of metropolitan business newsweeklies in the U.S. With over 1,600 employees, the company publishes 40 publication each week. In addition, ACBJ offers specialty publications for sports fans, sports business readers and classic car enthusiasts. The company’s specialty publications ...

Glendale Securities, Inc.: The Firm That Wants Small Businesses To Succeed

Glendale Securities, Inc.: The Firm That Wants Small Businesses To Succeed

Glendale Securities, Inc.’s CEO Eric Flesche talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about the changes he has seen in the industry through the years and what makes his company unique.   Capital markets have undergone some pretty major changes in the last few decades. Technology has played a major role ...

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Hubble Sees The Shimmering Wings Of A Space Butterfly Hubble Sees The Shimmering Wings Of A Space Butterfly

The Twin Jet Nebula, or PN M2-9, is a striking example of a bipolar planetary nebula. Bipolar planetary nebulae are formed when the central object is not a single star, but a binary system, Studies have shown that the nebula’s size increases with time, and measurements of this rate of increase suggest that the stellar outburst that formed the lobes occurred just 1200 years ago. The following is an excerpt from Amanda Kooser | August 26, 2015 | cnet.com | There's ... Read More

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Biden Unsure He Has the ‘Emotional Fuel’ for a Presidential Campaign Biden Unsure He Has the ‘Emotional Fuel’ for a Presidential Campaign

FILE - In this July 21, 2015, file photo, Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a roundtable discussion at the Advanced Manufacturing Center at Community College of Denver. Biden and his wife are retreating from Washington for a week in South Carolina with little on their schedule but a momentous decision to make: whether he should run for president. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File) The following is an excerpt from Tessa Berenson | August 27, 2015 | Time.com | His son died ... Read More

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This iPhone Has a Hydrogen Fuel Cell Inside, With Enough Power to Last a Week on a Charge This iPhone Has a Hydrogen Fuel Cell Inside, With Enough Power to Last a Week on a Charge

The following is an excerpt from Andy Boxall | August 24, 2015 | Yahoo.com | Sick of your iPhone running out of battery power in a day? How does one that lasts a week, without the need for a bulky battery pack or any changes to the design sound? We know, it sounds great, but also unlikely. Except it’s not, because the team at Intelligent Energy — a technology company in the UK — has developed a prototype based on an ... Read More

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Billionaire David Murdock Must Pay $148M For Manipulating Dole Foods Buyout Billionaire David Murdock Must Pay $148M For Manipulating Dole Foods Buyout

The following is an excerpt from Abram Brown | August 27, 2015 | Forbes.com | A judge has ruled that billionaire David Murdock and one of his top lieutenants at Dole Foods conspired to rig the company’s 2013 buyout, enabling Murdock to buy the company at a lower price. Following a trial in February, Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster found that the $13.50 a share price for Dole was far too low–and that the figure was based on faulty numbers provided by ... Read More

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SEC Enforcement Actions – XII SEC Enforcement Actions – XII

Daniel Filho, Fugitive Operator Of Pyramid/Ponzi Scheme, Arrested The SEC announced federal authorities have arrested Daniel Fernandes Rojo Filho of Orlando, Florida, after evading arrest for more than two weeks. The U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts charged Filho on June 30, 2015, with wire fraud in connection with an investment fraud he operated under the name DFRF Enterprises. The criminal charges against Filho relate to the same fraid charged in a civil enforcement action filed by the SEC in ... Read More

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Univision Anchor Ejected From Trump News Conference Univision Anchor Ejected From Trump News Conference

The following is an excerpt from Theodore Schleifer | August 26, 2015 | CNN.com | Dubuque, Iowa (CNN)Jorge Ramos, the Univision anchor and journalist, extensively squabbled with Donald Trump twice in testy exchanges at a news conference before his rally here Tuesday, with a security officer at one point ejecting Ramos from the event. "Go back to Univision," Trump told Ramos early in their first back-and-forth. Ramos had attempted to engage with Trump on his positions, though he had not been called ... Read More

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SEC Enforcement Actions – Part XI SEC Enforcement Actions – Part XI

Navistar International Corp. Ordered To Produce Documents In SEC Investigation U.S. Magistrate Judge Sidney I. Schenkier issued an order requiring Navistar International Corporation to produce documents the company has claimed to be privileged. The company’s claim came in response to investigative subpoenas issued by the SEC. According to the SEC’s application, the Commission is investigating possible fraud relating to statements made by Navistar during its efforts to obtain a certificate of conformity from the U.S Environmental Protection Agency, certifying that Navistar's ... Read More

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‘UK Must Work With Iran & Russia To End Syrian War’ – Foreign Secretary Hammond ‘UK Must Work With Iran & Russia To End Syrian War’ – Foreign Secretary Hammond

The following is an excerpt from rt.com | August 24, 2015 | Britain must work alongside Russia and Iran in seeking an end to the Syrian conflict, UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said in Tehran, where he has met with President Hassan Rouhani and re-opened the UK’s Embassy. Speaking earlier on Monday morning, Hammond said the UK should “tread carefully” in its new relations with Iran. He added that despite a “deep legacy of distrust” Iran is “too important a player” in ... Read More

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Windows 95 Launched 20 Years Ago Today And Changed The World Windows 95 Launched 20 Years Ago Today And Changed The World

The following is an excerpt from Wayne Williams | August 24, 2015 | Betanews.com | I first started writing about computers for a living in 1993, when I joined a UK magazine called PC Home. Back then we used Windows 3.11 and MS-DOS, and much of our online life was spent on CompuServe, although the World Wide Web (and the "information superhighway") was slowly starting to make its presence felt. After I’d been in the job for a couple of years, Microsoft ... Read More

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Hero Americans Who Thwarted Train Attack Awarded Legion D’Honneur Hero Americans Who Thwarted Train Attack Awarded Legion D’Honneur

From left : French President, Francois Hollande, U.S. National Guardsman from Roseburg, Oregon, Alek Skarlatos, U.S. Ambassador to France Jane D. Hartley, U.S. Airman Spencer Stone and Anthony Sadler, a senior at Sacramento University in California, pose for photographers as they leave the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, after being awarded with the French Legion of Honor by French President, Francois Hollande, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. French President Francois Hollande and a bevy of officials are presenting the Americans ... Read More

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