Kamboh Financial Planning Designs Proactive Client Strategies for the Unexpected
Devika Kamboh, CLTC, CFP®, MBA makes it plain to clients that today’s actions are the base for tomorrow’s financial security. Then she guides them in building that foundation.
Most successful people don’t have time to focus the necessary attention on their personal financial goals. She offers a well-formed process that helps clients get off to a good start and stay on track to meet their goals by executing the customized financial plans she designs. For those clients who have their financial strategy in place, Kamboh …Read More
Leading Investment Bank in the Rapidly Changing Digital Media & Information Services Industry
For over 25 years, Linda Gridley, President and CEO of New York-based boutique investment bank Gridley & Company LLC, has covered industry leaders, emerging growth companies, and venture capital and private equity investors across the Internet and Information Services sectors.
After working on the IPOs of industry icons like First Data, Checkfree, and Young and Rubicam, Gridley launched her boutique firm in 2001 to provide the kind of high-touch …Read More
Innovative, Flexible Workspaces Are Specialty of Third Generation of Waldner Family
When Meredith Waldner Stern took the reins of Waldner’s Business Environments in 2009, the comic strip Dilbert graphically depicted the bleak, cubicle-defined work spaces of modern offices typical of the time. “We’ve redefined the industry since then,” explains Stern, the third-generation owner and president of the full-service, certified woman-owned office environment company. “Today’s savvy employers understand the need for spaces that support people in the workplace. Well-thought-out designs encourage …Read More
Turning Vision into Reality
A century-old advertising agency merges with a younger direct marketer, forcing employees to adapt to a radical new corporate structure. Management turns to New York-based fassforward, a leading business transformation consulting firm, to help implement the new business model. Adweek later calls this project “the only agency merger that ever worked.”
An international beauty care company acquires a competitor whose employees are accustomed to a different culture and management style. The company reaches out to …Read More
Diverse Experience Equals Creative Construction Solutions
There’s a lot to be said for finding your niche, especially if your niche defies easy categorization. At DACK Consulting Solutions, that niche is best defined as supporting the construction industry with quality analytical services. These services include estimating, value engineering, owner’s representative, bid management, scheduling, LEED compliance, and M/WBE outreach and compliance. With an extensive client list that ranges from individuals to corporations to government agencies, and an extensive portfolio, …Read More
Sandra Wilkin Builds Reputation as a ‘Game Changer’ in Construction Industry
With limited professional options open to a young woman in the ’70s, Sandra Wilkin trained as a nurse. No one expected her career choice to lead to the creation of one of the leading women-owned construction firms in New York, Bradford Construction Corporation.
Wilkin’s job as a nurse placed her in the right place at the right time: a medical facility undergoing a modernization project. The job of liaising with the contractors accidentally fell in her lap. Breaking out of her …Read More
For Leading Executives,
‘Human Resources’ Means Exactly That Partners In Human Resources International
Many company leaders say their people are their most valuable resource. This is true.
Partners in Human Resources International transforms the way companies understand and assess their talent and helps them craft enterprise-wide talent strategies that directly impact profitability. This global human resources consulting firm guides clients to effective, measurable talent solutions that increase shareholder and stakeholder value. Partners International …Read More
In Male-Dominated Building Field, Cindy Feinberg and Partners Built a Top Engineering Firm
Starting a new engineering firm at the beginning of a long recession is no simple feat. JFK&M Consulting Group LLC is a 5-year-old, woman-owned, full-service MEP engineering design firm licensed in 25 states. The majority partner, Cindy Feinberg, is an award-winning professional engineer and LEED-accredited professional who literally grew up in an engineering environment. Her father was a founding principal of a major engineering firm, and his friends and colleagues later became …Read More
Speed-to-market, creative excellence and integrated technology drive direct marketing success in NYC
As a rising creative star leading effective and memorable campaigns for the most respected ad agencies in New York City, Kathy Fable understood how to craft communications to boost everything from consumer brands like Minute Maid orange juice and Braun shavers, to business products and services from Citibank to Xerox. So just before her 27th birthday, she decided to abandon the big-agency scene and leverage her solid reputation for killer creative, taking her big-brand experience to large …Read More
A CFO for Wealthy Families
“Most wealthy families have traded true financial control for an illusion of control,” says Sherilyn Casiano, founder and CEO of S.I. Williams Wealth Management, LLC. She should know. Casiano spent five years with the internal financial services group at KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P.) before starting her own Manhattan-based multi-family office practice serving investment bankers, hedge fund managers and venture capitalists.
“Most families believe that if they hire the best investment and tax advisors they’ll be able to get a handle on their wealth,” Casiano says. “But those advisors’ core competency and focus are …Read More