Interim HealthCare Inc. Executive Speaks at Miami Women’s Leadership Summit

SUNRISE, Fla. (PRWEB) October 16, 2019

Interim HealthCare Inc.’s Senior Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations, Lesly Cardec, will participate in a panel discussion, “Building Your Value,” at the Miami Women’s Leadership Summit, October 17. The summit is a motivational event established to inspire other businesswomen rising into leadership roles. Headquartered in Sunrise, Fla., Interim HealthCare Inc. is a leading national franchisor of home care, hospice and healthcare staffing.

WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 at 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

WHERE: Miami Marriott Dadeland, Grand Ballroom

9090 S Dadeland Blvd. Miami, FL 33156

WHAT: “Building Your Value”

Cardec joins other seasoned professionals from across the region to share their experiences in establishing and building their own value within the companies they work at and among other members of leadership. Attendees will learn best practices from other leaders, uncover how to overcome key challenges and hear about new solutions to solve them.

WHO: Lesly Cardec, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations at Interim HealthCare Inc.:

Lesly Cardec joined Interim HealthCare Inc. in 2017 as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations. Cardec is responsible for the overall strategic direction and execution of marketing, branding and communications strategies, which support Interim HealthCare’s franchise network across the country.

For more information on the Miami Women’s Leadership Summit, please visit

About Interim HealthCare Inc.

Interim HealthCare Inc., founded in 1966, is a leading national franchisor of home care, hospice and healthcare staffing. It is part of Caring Brands International, which also includes UK-based Bluebird Care and Australia-based Just Better Care, both well-known franchise brands in their countries. With more than 530 franchise locations in seven countries, Caring Brands International is a global healthcare leader.

Interim HealthCare in the United States is unique in combining the commitment of local ownership with the support of a national organization that develops innovative programs and quality standards that improve the delivery of service. Franchisees employ nurses, therapists, aides, companions and other healthcare professionals who provide 25 million hours of home care service to 190,000 people each year, meeting a variety of home health, senior care, hospice, palliative care, pediatric care and healthcare staffing needs. For more information or to locate an Interim HealthCare office, visit

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Money Management Institute and Barron’s Announce Winners of 2019 Industry Awards Recognizing Achievement in Investment Advisory Solutions

ATLANTA (PRWEB) October 16, 2019

The Money Management Institute (MMI) and Barron’s announced the winners of the 2019 MMI/Barron’s Industry Awards at MMI’s 2019 Annual Conference yesterday in Atlanta. Now in their eleventh year, the Industry Awards recognize innovation and achievement in the investment advisory solutions industry.

“Asset and wealth management are experiencing an accelerated rate of change, said Craig Pfeiffer, MMI President and CEO. “The MMI/Barron’s awards honor firms that have demonstrated outstanding leadership and innovation, raising standards by creating cutting-edge advisory solutions and programs. MMI is proud to recognize the winning firms for their efforts to drive improved investor outcomes and address critical industry issues.”

Sterling Shea,‎ Global Head of Wealth & Asset Management at Dow Jones, which is the publisher of Barron's, added, “These awards celebrate groundbreaking efforts being made across the investment advisory industry by asset managers, sponsor firms, and solutions providers to create better results for both advisors and the investors they serve. Barron’s is honored to co-present the awards again this year with MMI.”

The winners in the 11 award categories this year are:

Digital Innovation: honoring a new technological innovation (or specific enhancement to an existing platform or tool) that enhances the investor or advisor experience with advisory solutions

  • Morgan Stanley – Risk Analysis Tool for Financial Advisors – a proprietary risk tool that helps financial advisors analyze an entire investment portfolio, including assets held away, enabling them to help clients better understand their total holdings and make more informed decisions regarding market risk.

“Doing Good”: honoring programs that support a deserving cause or give back to the communities we serve

  • American Century Investments – Prosper with a Purpose – for its unique ownership model that results in funding for lifesaving medical research, which will benefit all of humankind, through the Stowers Institute for Medical Research.

Inclusion: honoring efforts to promote inclusion and enhance workplace diversity in the investment advisory solutions industry

  • Edward Jones – Inclusion & Diversity Mentoring Program – a firmwide program that fosters mentoring relationships, encourages relationship building, and helps employees maximize their potential in an inclusive business environment.

Sustainable Investing: honoring programs that support awareness and adoption of sustainable and ESG investing

  • Morgan Stanley – Morgan Stanley Impact Quotient – a powerful new analytical tool that helps investors gain insight into the impact of their investment portfolios by providing transparency and suggestions across three distinct dimensions of impact: exposure, alignment, and activation.

Distribution Excellence: honoring firms that provide exemplary and innovative advisor sales support both in the field and from the home office

  • J.P. Morgan Asset Management – Data Driven Coverage & Advisor Resource Team – an innovative data-driven approach that allows the firm’s client advisors to serve more financial advisors consistently through a mobile-ready territory management tool and by targeting underserved advisors in remote locations.

Thought Leadership/Education: honoring new programs, research, educational campaigns, or content that meaningfully advance industry knowledge and understanding of topics key to the future of advisory solutions

  • Russell Investments – 2019 Value of an Advisor Survey – a comprehensive program, with both advisor- and client-centric content, that takes a quantitative, data-driven approach to articulating the value that advisors provide to their clients.

Disruption: honoring a groundbreaking new product, technology, or process that will fundamentally alter the future delivery of advisory solutions

  • Envestnet – Envestnet MoneyGuide’s MyBlocks – an innovative client engagement tool comprised of a broad range of short digital tools, called blocks, that facilitates incremental financial education for clients through an engaging visual interface.
  • Just Invest LLC – Just Invest Direct Indexing – modern asset management technology that gives advisors the ability to create highly customized, tax-efficient direct indexes based on clients’ needs and values, including ESG, SRI, and multi-factor options for hyper-personalization.

Sponsor Platform of the Year: honoring a sponsor platform that exemplifies innovation in delivering better outcomes for investors and financial advisors

  • Morgan Stanley – Modern Advice Platform – offers a comprehensive technology platform that leverages the firm’s investment advice and solutions to enable financial advisors to deliver a repeatable, customized, dynamic wealth strategy to help clients achieve their financial goals.

Asset Manager of the Year (AUM of $25 billion of less): honoring a smaller asset manager that exemplifies innovation in delivering better outcomes for investors and financial advisors

  • Horizon Investments – Goals-Based Investment Management Solutions – offers investment strategies and interrelated financial planning technology tools that enable financial advisors to align clients’ wealth with their life goals and where they are on the "wealth curve."

Asset Manager of the Year (AUM of more than $25 billion): honoring a larger asset manager that exemplifies innovation in delivering better outcomes for investors and financial advisors

  • Eaton Vance – Investment and Wealth Management – offers advanced investment strategies and wealth management solutions, including a diversity of investment approaches through its principal investment affiliates, and exemplary sales, technology, and service.

Solutions Provider of the Year: honoring a solutions provider (technology or service provider) that exemplifies innovation in delivering better outcomes for investors and financial advisors

  • LifeYield – LifeYield Income Advantage – first-of-its-kind software offering advisors and their clients the ability to leverage sophisticated technology to create intelligent withdrawals from all their accumulated assets in order to minimize taxes and maximize after-tax income.

Proceeds from the 2019 MMI/Barron’s Industry Awards Dinner benefit MMI’s Gateway to Leadership Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization that fosters career awareness and workforce readiness for aspiring minority students who may not have a natural path to a career in the financial services industry.

About Money Management Institute (MMI): Established in 1997, the Money Management Institute (MMI) is the industry association representing financial services firms that provide financial advice and investment advisory solutions to investors. Through conferences, educational resources, and thought leadership, MMI facilitates peer-to-peer connections, fosters industry knowledge and professionalism, and supports the development of the next generation of industry leadership. MMI member firms are dedicated to helping individual and institutional investors, at every level of assets, plan for and fulfill their financial goals. For more information, visit

About Barron’s: Barron’s ( is America’s premier financial magazine, known for its market-moving stories. Published by Dow Jones since 1921, it reaches an influential audience of professional fund managers, financial advisors, affluent individual investors, financial-services professionals and senior corporate executives. With new content available every business day in digital form and every week in print, Barron’s provides readers with an intelligible recap of recent market action coupled with insights on what’s likely to happen in the market in the days and weeks to come. In addition, its annual series of exclusive conferences for financial advisors and investors is dedicated to identifying, enhancing and expanding best practices in investing. As a result of these initiatives, Barron’s is the trusted financial-publishing brand that people active in the market turn to for information, ideas and insights they can use to increase their professional success and enhance their personal, financial well-being.

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LearningMate Appoints Chris Cardona as VP of Higher Education Institutional Sales

NEW YORK (PRWEB) October 16, 2019

LearningMate Solutions, a leading provider of consulting, specialty content and technology services for the K-12, Higher Ed, Professional and Corporate Learning communities, announced the appointment of Chris Cardona as Vice President of its Higher Education Institutional Sales division.

In his role, Chris will work closely with higher education institutions and help them define, design, and execute teaching and learning experiences that focus on the needs of traditional and non-traditional learners today. With a focus on workforce skills, outcomes and evidence, and personalized learning experiences that leverage strong learning design principles, cloud infrastructure, data, smart digital learning content, artificial intelligence, and machine learning, Chris will be partnering with institutions as they align programs to workforce needs, strengthen infrastructure in support of new technologies, and automate processes to deliver operational efficiencies.

“At a time of transformative change in education, Chris brings tremendous value not only to LearningMate but to our partners, as well,” Abhijeet Sethi, Senior Vice President of Global Sales, LearningMate commented. “Over the past few years, LearningMate’s product roadmap has strengthened significantly and our consulting services have become a cornerstone for digital transformation at scale. We needed an industry veteran who values collaborative relationships and innovative problem solving. Chris’s wealth of experience, deep industry knowledge, and relationships positions us to cultivate stronger, more impactful solutions for our university partners and their students both online and on campus.”

Chris has served in leadership roles at major higher-ed publishing companies over the past 15 years. His passion for teaching and learning drives him daily to create measurable solutions that impact teaching and learning at scale.

About LearningMate Solutions, Inc.

LearningMate is focused on the needs of the next generation of teachers and learners. The company builds on a strong foundation of learning design with progressive technology, digital media and engineering solutions to connect today’s learners, educators, administrators, policymakers and content creators with the information, tools, and solutions they need to be successful.

With six consulting offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and India, LearningMate serves a global clientele of education publishers, traditional and nontraditional EdTech companies, K-20 schools, universities and career colleges, government agencies, non-profits, corporate learning departments and education consortia.

If you would like more information about this release or would like to schedule an interview, please contact Taya Bures at 605.838.8108 or via email at

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