You are cordially invited on behalf of the Financial Policy Council’s Board of Directors, to our next Financial Policy Council power summit featuring a panel discussion exploring increasing Your Impact Influence and Income with Powerful Personal Branding.
- TOPIC : Increase Your Impact Influence and Income with Powerful Personal Branding
- DATE : Monday November 19, 2018
- TIME : 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
- LOCATION : The Graduate Center / CUNY at 365 Fifth Avenue at The Elebash Recital Hall – On the main floor of the building and on the left as you enter into the main lobby
Ziad K. Abdelnour is a Wall Street Financier, Author, Philanthropist, Activist, Lobbyist, Oil & Gas Trader & President & CEO of Blackhawk Partners, Inc., a New York based private equity “family office” that focuses on originating, structuring, advising and acting as equity investor in management-led buyouts, strategic minority equity investments, equity private placements, consolidations, buildups, and growth capital financing in companies and projects based both in the US and emerging markets and the trading of key physical commodities.
Mr. Abdelnour is also Founder & Chairman of the Board of the Financial Policy Council ; a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization designed to give its select group of supporters the opportunity to have direct face-to-face dialogue with the nation’s quintessential powerbrokers and policymakers.
Since 1985, Mr. Abdelnour has been involved in over 125 transactions worth in aggregate over $10 billion in the investment banking, high yield bond and distressed debt markets and has been widely recognized for playing an integral role in those three key market sectors.
Mr. Abdelnour is an astute market player who also serves on the Advisory board of DPG Investments, a recognized premier multi strategy global merchant banking, alternative investment, management and advisory firm.
On a more personal level, Mr. Abdelnour, former President of the Arab Bankers Association of North America, is the author of “Economic Warfare: Secrets of Wealth Creation in the Age of Welfare Politics” ; a best seller manuscript written for investors that need to navigate the troubled geopolitical waters of the post-crisis world and a prolific writer for 100+ entrepreneurial and financial publications advising and educating investors in private equity, hedge funds, crowdfunding, Sovereign Wealth Funds, fund-of-funds, angel networks, venture capital and family offices.
Mr. Abdelnour is also a regular speaker on Private Equity, Physical Commodities trading and Middle East geo-political analysis at industry conferences & TV outlets nationwide including but not limited to Fox News, Newsmax, etc…and a key “influencer” in his own right having a hard core constituency of over 2 million viewers having read his blog postings and analyses since January 2014.
Mr. Abdelnour holds an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and a BS in Economics, Summa Cum Laude, from the American University of Beirut.
He was recently listed as one of the 500 Most Influential CEOs in the World.
Clint Arthur is a Celebrity Entrepreneur, Personal Branding Expert, Wharton School of Business graduate, groomed by Dan Kennedy and anointed his GKIC Info-Marketer of The Year with 17 years’ experience running his own gourmet food company.
Clint is also the #1 Bestselling author of Break Through Your Upper Limits on TV, followed by What They Teach You At The Wharton Business School, and his latest book, Speaking Game: 7-Figure Speaker Secrets Revealed.
An absolute guru and branding superstar for the already famous, wealthy and powerful stars.
Raoul Davis helps businesses increase their top line revenue. Known as one of the world’s foremost experts on CEO branding. Davis helps CEOs increase their visibility with their target audience and become recognized industry experts.
He is a regular contributor for Forbes and Ascendant is a Founding Member of The Forbes Agency Council for Top PR and Advertising Firms in the world.
Davis has provided commentary on small business issues for the likes of Fox Business, Fortune, Huffington Post, Success Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, and Inc.
At Ascendant, Davis has built a private executive client list that has included the likes of fortune 50 executives, retired athletes, and CEOs of mid-market companies across the U.S., China, Europe, and The Middle East.
Under his leadership, Ascendant has generated for several of its clients receive invitations for White House sponsored events, secure significant business deals, national book deals, attain sizable social media growth, design award winning web sites, successfully execute brand strategies, and garner national TV, print, and online media.
Zana Nesheiwat is Founder of Brand ZA Inc., an integrated business solutions and impact branding firm specializing in financial services, public policy, and technology. With global operations from Los Angeles to Dubai, the firm equips clients with intelligence and resources to effectively bridge business goals with turnkey brand strategy – driving growth across all touch points.
Extraordinary Pursuits is more than a tagline, Zana says it is a philosophy, a commitment to innovation and is fundamental to building relations and impactful partnerships. Her expertise in designing integrated business solutions supports the C-Suite in scoping unique growth opportunities and unifying branding strategy to drive transformation.
Zana is also the branding partner of Blackhawk Partners, Inc. , a New York based private equity “family office” that focuses on originating, structuring, advising and acting as equity investor in management-led buyouts, strategic minority equity investments, equity private placements, consolidations, buildups, and growth capital financing in companies and projects based both in the US and emerging markets and the trading of key physical commodities.
Her responsibilities at Blackhawk consist of taking the Blackhawk brand to the next level through a series of campaigns both on-line and offline with an expertise second to none.
Zana holds a M.A. of Public Policy (MPP) from Pepperdine University; concentrations include IR, oil and energy, economics, campaign management and diplomacy. She received her B.A. in Communications from CSUF and studied film at the New York University Tisch Institute of Film. She is a proud advocate of American democracy, freedom and Christian values in the US and abroad.
Native Fluency in English and Arabic. Working knowledge in French & Spanish.
Noel Shu – Known as “The Prince of Luxury” is a branding guru whose clientele includes billionaires, celebrities, and royal families.
Shu successfully helped sell the most expensive bottle of champagne in history, one bottle priced at 1.8 million dollars.
Shu brings his expertise and impeccable panache to the global luxury market by introducing the finest wines, spirits, jewelry and timepieces of unparalleled quality to discerning consumers who demand the best in taste and quality.
A child of two lands, Shu’s second-generation Chinese American heritage gives him the expertise to build the bridge between the West and East, a virtuoso in striking the right chords between the beliefs and values of two cultures.
Shu has quickly developed a reputation as a go to networker to get access to marquee events, individuals, and brands. Among his other impressive credentials, Shu is a sommelier and one of the world’s leading experts on the Chinese wine culture.
Business Attire please.
Tickets are $49 per person. Please register by clicking the link below.