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Stephen Murray and CCMP’s Legacy

Layoffs and firings are typically something to worry about at the close of the year for those who work in finance. This is done with the intent of stabilizing a work force that will mirror the expected returns and client roster for the coming year. Rarely do cuts to staff factor in at the beginning of the year, and when they do they attract attention.

Earlier this week CCMP Capital has let go of five people from their Manhattan office. Among those separated from the firm is Julie Casella-Esposito, from a division of their human resources after nearly a decade. Following her are Andrew Coren and Jordan Ast, CCMP vice presidents.

Though these losses would seem to indicate some degree of trouble for CCMP Capital as a whole, reports seem to suggest that hiring for operations will resume within the year as a matter of strategic restructuring.

These changes are just another in a long line the firm has made since they resumed investments with their $3.6 billion-dollar fund following the death of Steve Murray, CCMP’s former president and CEO, in late March of 2015. The death of Murray placed an investment clause in effect that halted all trading, common in the finance world in order to protect the interests of clients while the firm fills the position that has been left recently vacant, which may be at the center of the firm’s activity in the approximate six months since.

Steve Murray acted as both president and CEO of CCMP Capital until the age of 52. In April of 2015, he left the firm for what he cited as health related complications. Steve Murray had been with CCMP since 1989 and was present for all permutations of the firm, from it’s partnerships with Chase Manhattan, and then JP Morgan and continued on until they acquired Chase as a property. As a private equity firm, CCMP handled some of the world’s largest accounts. It wasn’t until 2006 that the firm achieved full separation from JP Morgan to become its own entity. The following year was when Stephen Murray took over as CEO.

Murray had a full itinerary outside of his life at CCMP. He held board seats at Octagon Credit Investors, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, Jetro JMDH Holdings, Crestcom International, Strongwood Insurance Holdings, LHP Hospital Group and Infogroup Inc.

Murray was a graduate of Boston College in 1984, then went on to pursue his masters degree in business administration from Columbia Business School in New York. In his adopted city, he spent a great deal of time supporting the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York. His philanthropic efforts stretched beyond the city to the Food Bank of Lower Fairfeild County, the Stamford Museum, and to his alma maters Boston College and Columbia Business School.

Greg Brenneman, former chairman of CCMP, who eventually succeeded Murray in his positions as president and CEO of the firm, delivered the statement of his passing to the press.

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Doe Deere Likes to Break the (Fashion) Rules And Thinks You Should Too

When it comes to fashion, many fashion experts have a list of dos and don’t see that they tilde to espouse constantly to their followers. Doe Deere is different. She believes in breaking rules, rather than following them, and believes you should too. Her bold, colorful wardrobe speaks volumes, but in case you missed it, the sparkly fashonista has shared some of her favorite observations with her followers.

Doe Deere is never afraid of being bold. Many fashion experts will tell you not to mix bold lip colors and bold eye colors, but Deere believes that bolder is better. This extends to colorful clothing too. When it comes to bright, bold colors Deere isn’t afraid to mix and match it up, and thinks you shouldn’t be either. She loves contrasting colors, like pink and green or peach and periwinkle. She isn’t afraid to stand out. The same thing goes for pattern. The bolder and more contrasting the patterns in her outfits, the better.

For Deere, fashion is all about standing out and having fun with her clothing. If she likes it then she’ll wear it. Socks with strappy sandals and dress shoes, bright colored hair and bright colored clothing are all part of the fun bold look that she loves. Deere doesn’t believe in dressing age appropriately either. She believes that if you like the way clothing looks and feels on you that you should wear it, no matter how old you are. One of Deere’s fashion icons is Betsey Johnson, who still wears bright bold colors, and even tutu’s despite being in her 70’s.

And of course if you want to dress conservatively, that’s okay too. She never worries about dressing for the occasion either. Whether you want to wear a wedding dress to the office or jeans and a t-shirt to a wedding, Deere is all for it. Doe Deere truly believes that fashion should be about wearing what suits you and what you like, not what someone else tells you to wear.

Doe Deere began her career on Instagram, where she would show off her bold looks. Soon she started a makeup line that highlighted the bold colors she loved to wear, called Lime Crime. The bold colors really connected with her fans, and her makeup line continued to grow. Her line of cosmetics is also animal cruelty free, another cause that Deere feels passionate about.

The Russian born, New York City raised Deere, started Lime Crime in 2004 as a do it yourself fashion line on eBay. She modeled everything herself. Doe Deere started the line after starting to experiment with fashion and color in her 20’s. It was a way to show off and share her creations with a larger audience.Today, she has a team of experts that help her plan every decision that goes into her multimillion dollar business.

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Analysis Of New York Real Estate By Town Residential

Luxury real estate makes up a large part of business in New York City, but few do it better than Town Residential. The company is able to provide their clients with a large amount of information as well as the ability to find homes in NYC apartments for rent. They work to allow their clients the best of everything when it comes to residences in New York City and guarantee that they can give their clients all of the best when it comes to luxury. The company knows people in New York are looking for homes and they aim to give them that. Another service that Town Residential provides to their clients is The Aggregate.

The Aggregate is a quarterly report that is published by Virtual Strategy Market that talks about the different ways that people can expect to see the market change and have seen it change in the past. The company works to let everyone know that they are able to increase the value of their homes by selling them and gives them insight into the way that the market will change in the future. It allows owners and potential owners to have the inside scoop on the way that information is going to become available to them in the way of real estate.

There are many different things that were different about this quarter. For example, the price of homes in New York City is greatly rising. Homes are more expensive than they ever have been and are expected to continue to rise. This is great for people who want to sell their homes at this time, but not for people who are looking for a home in New York City because it could be nearly impossible for them to find one.

Another trend that was different about this quarter was the way that people are moving around the city. In the past, people were moving from outside of the city into it. They were moving into new developments and were making up the bulk of new residents. The new trend shows that more people are moving from within the city. There are not as many people coming into the city. This has also changed the ways that the new developments have been created. There are fewer new development moves and more moves where people are going to homes or apartments that were already in the areas of the city.

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Bruce Levenson’s Gift To The University Of Maryland Has Turned The College Into A Leading Center For Philanthropic Studies

Bruce Levenson is a well-known on ESPN as a NBA owner and businessman. The list of charitable causes that Bruce and his wife Karen support is a long one. Bruce and Karen believe in helping causes that resonate with their beliefs. Bruce Levenson takes pride in the fact that he is President of the” I Have A Dream Foundation.” He also has made an impact on the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. He is one of the co-founders of the Museum. Karen Levenson is also involved in the I Have A Dream Foundation, and she has played an important role in the Jewish Youth Philanthropy Institute. Karen and Bruce are very proud and honored to be a part of The Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership at the University of Maryland. The Levenson donation has turned the University of Maryland into one of the foremost centers in the country for Philanthropic Studies. According to Bruce, the center has two missions. The first mission is to give students the experience and the skills they need to be the next generation of leaders in the non-profit world. The second mission is to inform and motivate students that attend the University that the world needs more philanthropists. Karen calls the mission leveraged philanthropy. An article published by PRNewsWire.com mentioned the fact that the Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership is an important new approach that will assist local and international communities. With the right leadership, those communities can continue to impact lives of people around the world.