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Jay-Z is joining mobile payment giant Square after it acquires Tidal for $300 million - here's what the superstar musician will do in his new leadership role

Shawn Carter, also known as Jay Z. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images Jay Z's music streaming company Tidal is being acquired by payment company Square for $300 million. As part of the deal, Jay Z will, "now help lead our entire company," Square CEO Jack Dorsey said.  Rather than taking on an executive role, Jay Z is joining Square's board of directors. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In a surprise announcement on Thursday morning, Jack Dorsey's Square revealed that ...
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The Master’s University President Sam Horn Resigns

This just in from TMU and TMS: March 1, 2021. Special Update From the TMUS Board of Directors: On Friday, February 26, the Board of Directors received a letter of resignation from our TMUS president, Dr. Sam Horn. The board is grateful for the several important institutional milestones that were reached this past year, including the school’s reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the reaffirmation of accreditation by WSCUC. This past year has been one of the most challenging years in higher...
Tags: Health, Board of Directors, Infertility, TMS, TMU, Sam Horn, The Master's University, TMUS Board

Jacksonville Symphony seeks Vice President & Chief Advancement Officer

Join the Jacksonville Symphony and help us in planning, implementing, overseeing, and assessing the Symphony’s development plans in support of our organization’s strategic vision and growth. Reports to: President & Chief Executive OfficerWorks in close collaboration with: Senior Leadership Team, Board of Directors, and Music DirectorRESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION:The Vice President & Chief Advancement Officer (CAO) is responsible for planning, implementing, overseeing, and assessing Jackson...
Tags: Art, Board of Directors, Jobs, Jacksonville, Board, Board of Trustees, Cao, Jacksonville Symphony, Marketing and Communications, Steven Libman, Development Committee Diversity Equity, InclusionThe Jacksonville Symphony

GameStop's CFO didn't resign - he was pushed out after the board 'lost faith' in him, sources say

A man stands outside of a GameStop store with a new PlayStation 5 game console. Aimee Dilger/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images GameStop announced the sudden departure of its CFO on Tuesday with a statement saying he resigned. Sources close to the company told Insider that the executive was actually pushed out by the board.  His ouster is part of an ongoing shakeup at GameStop led by activist investor Ryan Cohen. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. On Tuesday afte...
Tags: Gaming, Board of Directors, Video Games, Entertainment, Trends, Sherman, Gamestop, Bell, Cfo, Cohen, Ben Gilbert, Chief Financial Officer, Tech Insider, George Sherman, Ryan Cohen, Jim Bell

Marriott International Appoints Anthony Capuano as New CEO And Stephanie Linnartz as President

Marriott International's (NASDAQ: MAR) Board of Directors announced today that Anthony "Tony" Capuano has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and has joined the company's Board of Directors, effective immediately. He was previously Group President, Global Development, Design and Operations Services. The Board of Directors also announced that Stephanie Linnartz, previously Group President, Consumer Operations, Technology and Emerging Businesses, has been appointed President, effective i...
Tags: Travel, Board of Directors, Marriott, Arne Sorenson, Marriott International, Capuano, Stephanie Linnartz, Linnartz, Anthony Capuano, MAR Board of Directors, Anthony Tony Capuano

Dealing with Reality in Business

I used to love the Matrix’s Red Pill / Blue Pill metaphor and still use it occasionally to try to make a point around dealing with reality in an entrepreneurial context. Several years ago, I became deeply bummed out about how this metaphor was being used in politics and gender equity situations. It’s gotten worse since then, and I find many of the cases it is used in and the people who use it reprehensible, so I don’t use it much anymore. However, I used it today for a company that is doing w...
Tags: Board of Directors, Trends, Management, Ceo, Red Pill Blue Pill

Saint Paul Conservatory of Music seeks Executive Director

SPCM, one of our community’s premier independent music schools, seeks a creative and thoughtful leader with a deep commitment to music education, experience working with the community, and a passion for social justice opportunities through music. The Saint Paul Conservatory of Music (SPCM) has provided high-quality music education to the Twin Cities community since 1985. Originally founded as part of the University of St. Thomas School of Music, The SPCM became an independent non-profit commu...
Tags: Art, Board of Directors, Jobs, Minnesota, Board, St Paul, Saint Paul Conservatory of Music, Saint Paul Conservatory of Music SPCM, University of St Thomas School of Music, SPCM, National Association for Music Education and State

Director of Marketing and Communications, Celebrity Series

Celebrity Series of Boston (CSB) seeks a Director of Marketing and Communications to provide leadership, strategic direction, and overall management for the daily operations of the marketing and communications efforts of the organization. The Director is responsible for maintaining and growing the CBS audience through the design, measurement and management of the marketing, communication, graphic design, ticketing, and revenue strategy, and oversees box office functions. Director of Marketin...
Tags: Art, Board of Directors, Jobs, Microsoft, Boston, Cbs, Marketing Communications, Greater Boston, CSB, Marketing and Communications, Director of Marketing and Communications, Marketing Committee, Director of Marketing Communications, Boston CSB, The Celebrity Series of Boston Inc

In Memoriam: Diane Gage Lofgren, APR, Fellow PRSA

Diane Gage Lofgren, APR, Fellow PRSA, a longtime communications executive and PRSA member who served on the Board of Directors, has passed away. She was 67. Lofgren was a member of the College of Fellows Class of 2009 and sat on the Board of Directors with former College of Fellows Chair Geri Evans, APR, Fellow PRSA. “Diane was one of the most gentle and beautiful ladies I have ever met,” said Evans. “She was quiet but, when she spoke, everyone listened as she had such great wisdom and experienc...
Tags: Board of Directors, West Virginia, Pr, San Diego, In Memoriam, Evans, Diane, Matt, San Diego State University, SDSU, PRSA, Lofgren, Sharp Healthcare, PRSA News, San Diego State University SDSU, Diane Gage Lofgren

NRA Declares Bankruptcy to Facilitate Move from New York

Opinion NRA Declares Bankruptcy to Facilitate Move from New York Liberty, Arizona, USA – -(  In a surprise move, NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre sent a notice to the NRA Board of Directors today, announcing that the Association is filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy in order to reorganize the Association in the state of Texas, abandoning its almost 150 year charter in New York. The announcement came in the form of an email from NRA Secretary John Frazer, addressed to the m...
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Jacksonville Symphony seeks Vice President & Chief Advancement Officer

Jacksonville Symphony seeks Vice President & Chief Advancement Officer to work in close collaboration with President & CEO, Senior Leadership Team, Board of Directors, and Music Director to help enrich the human spirit through symphonic music. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION: The Vice President & Chief Advancement Officer (CAO) is responsible for planning, implementing, overseeing, and assessing Jacksonville Symphony’s development plans in support of the organization’s strategic vision an...
Tags: Art, Florida, Board of Directors, Jobs, Washington, Jacksonville, Board, Board of Trustees, Times Union Center, Northeast Florida, Cao, Jacksonville Symphony, Courtney Lewis, Marketing and Communications, Deanna Tham, Jacoby Symphony Hall

Tech CEO Apologizes After His Arrest Over Capitol Hill Protests

"Turning digital data into profit," is the slogan of Cognesia, a data analytics company whose client list includes Visa, Rolls-Royce, and Toys 'R' Us. Now Variety reports: Brad Rukstales, the chief executive of a Chicago-area company that provides data-marketing solutions, said he was arrested Wednesday after he entered the U.S. Capitol alongside a mob of pro-Trump rioters seeking to overturn the 2020 presidential election... "Our CEO, Brad Rukstales, participated in the recent Washington DC...
Tags: Board of Directors, Washington, Tech, Chicago, Washington Dc, Trump, Capitol, U S Capitol, Schaumburg Illinois, Washington Twitter, Cogensia, Rukstales, Brad Rukstales, Cognesia, Toys R Us Now Variety

Pinterest says it will adopt workplace culture recommendations

Pinterest has committed to adopting the recommendations from its special committee of the Board of Directors, the company wrote in a blog post today. The committee formed earlier this year in June, shortly after two former employees, Ifeoma Ozoma and Aerica Shimizu Banks, went public with their allegations of racial and gender discrimination while working at Pinterest. The committee, which retained law firm WilmerHale to conduct a workplace review, spoke with more than 350 current and former ...
Tags: TC, Board of Directors, Pinterest, Labor, Tech, Diversity, Ben Silbermann, TechCrunch, Silberman, Wilmerhale, Brougher, Francoise Brougher, Ifeoma Ozoma, Pinterest Here, Aerica Shimizu Banks, Ozoma

Airbnb sets new diversity goals

Airbnb, which recently went public and became a $100 billion company, has set two goals to try to improve diversity at the home-sharing and experiences company because it “is nowhere near satisfied with the status quo,” the company wrote in a blog post. By the end of 2025, Airbnb is aiming for 20% of its U.S. workforce to be underrepresented minorities, which includes folks who self-identify as American Indian or Alaska Native, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, Native Hawaiian or...
Tags: Board of Directors, Tech, Diversity, Airbnb, Diversity Report, Kenneth Chenault, Melissa Thomas Hunt, Alaska Native Black

Trump, Jr. Head of NRA? ‘Fake News’ Says President’s Son…But Oh, the Uproar!

Donald Trump, Jr.–shown here at an NRA convention–has dismissed reports he is interested in becoming the associations new CEO. (Dave Workman photo) U.S.A. –-( A report at Business Insider asserting that Donald Trump Jr. “might weigh a run to take over as the head of the National Rifle Association as a way to stay involved in politics,” was dismissed as “fake news” by the younger Trump in a tweet, but it still set off a firestorm as other online news sources picked up the initial...
Tags: UK, New York, Board of Directors, Guns, Africa, US, Trump, Nra, Don, Wayne, Mother Jones, National Rifle Association, Richmond Virginia, Wayne Lapierre, LaPierre, NewsMax

SoundCloud Names Michael Weissman to Succeed Kerry Trainor as CEO

Music streaming platform SoundCloud has announced that the company’s president, Michael Weissman, will succeed Kerry Trainor as chief executive officer, effective January 1, 2021. Weissman succeeds longtime colleague and partner, Trainor, who will remain a member of the Board of Directors. “I’m honored to lead SoundCloud’s next chapter,” said Weissman. “The company is in one […]
Tags: Board of Directors, News, Soundcloud, Trainor, Weissman, Michael Weissman, Kerry Trainor

LinkedIn CFO is the latest addition to Compass board of directors

Steve Sordello joins a board of directors that's become more crowded in 2020 with the appointments of Charles Phillips, Pamela Thomas-Graham and Eileen Murray.
Tags: Board of Directors, Ipo, Linkedin, Radio, Compass, Industry News, Brokerage, Select, Steve Sordello, Robert Reffkin, Charles Phillips Pamela Thomas Graham

Position Available: Executive Director, Chicago Jazz Philharmonic

Chicago Jazz Philharmonic welcomes applications for the position of Executive Director. Chicago Jazz Philharmonic (CJP) is America’s definitive “third stream” musical ensemble and is dedicated to promoting, preserving, and re-envisioning the merging of jazz and classical traditions. The Organization Chicago Jazz Philharmonic (CJP) is America’s definitive “third stream” musical ensemble and is dedicated to promoting, preserving, and re-envisioning the...
Tags: Art, Board of Directors, Jobs, Mark Ingram, America, Chicago, Poland, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cuba, Louisville, Board, Chicago Public Schools, CJP, Chicago Jazz Philharmonic, Orbert Davis

Sega Sells Off Its Arcade Business Due To Coronavirus

New submitter clubalien writes: Sega has sold off its arcade business due to coronavirus. In a press release, parent company Sega Sammy Holdings Inc said it has sold the vast majority (85.1 per cent) of Sega Entertainment, its Japanese amusement business, to amusement machine company Genda. Sega put the sale down to Covid-19, which has devastated its arcade business. Sega expects to record "extraordinary losses" from the transition. "As Amusement Center Operations area in Entertainment Contents ...
Tags: Board of Directors, Tech, Sega, Genda, COVID, Sega Sammy Holdings Inc, Sega Entertainment, Genda Sega, Amusement Center Operations

Seeking innovative leader

The National Flute Association (NFA) was founded in 1972 as a common ground for flutists to exchange ideas and inspiration and has expanded in the decades since to include a quarterly magazine, an annual convention, and a dynamic assortment of scholarship programs, commissions, and member-driven initiatives. Approximately 3,000 people from all 50 states and more than 30 countries are NFA members, including leading soloists, orchestral players, jazz and world music performers, teachers, adult ama...
Tags: Art, Board of Directors, Jobs, Chicago Illinois, NFA, Committee Chairs, National Flute Association NFA, NFA Board, Executive Director the National Flute Association, Management and Financial Administration

Jack Dorsey once reportedly tried to give Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai a seat on Twitter's board

Square and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. Joshua Roberts/Reuters Jack Dorsey tried to give a seat on Twitter's board of directors to Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai in 2016, according to the Wall Street Journal. The idea was met with opposition internally, as was the idea to add civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson, the Journal reports. Dorsey and Mckesson appear to be good friends, and Dorsey has admired Yousafzai for several years, calling her the person who inspires him the most in a 2015...
Tags: Twitter, Board of Directors, Trends, Georgia, Nba, Square, Malala Yousafzai, Jack Dorsey, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Harrison Barnes, Dorsey, Deray Mckesson, McKesson, Yousafzai, Tech Insider

Le Chateau To Close All Stores In Canada

Le Chateau Canada will close all of its stores in Canada! Le Château Inc. filed an application pursuant to the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (“CCAA”) seeking protection of the court in order to proceed with the orderly liquidation of its assets and wind down of its operations. Le Chateau announced the following in a press release on Friday: Management and the Board of Directors of the Company have come to the very difficult decision that the Company can no longer continue its operations ...
Tags: Board of Directors, Shopping, Canada, Montreal, Company, Le Chateau, Board of Directors of the Company, CCAA, Canadian Deals & Coupons, Le Chateau Canada, Head Office, Canada Le Château Inc

True Velocity Join SAAMI’s Board of Directors as a Voting Member

True Velocity are joining the board. The Texas-based hybrid ammunition manufacturer is set to join the Board of Directors of SAAMI – the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute. If you’re unfamiliar with SAAMI they are an organisation, founded back in 1926, that creates technical, safety and performance standards for US ammunition manufacture. Made up of representatives […] Read More … The post True Velocity Join SAAMI’s Board of Directors as a Voting Member appeared first on The ...
Tags: Texas, Board of Directors, Guns, Defense, US, Daily News, Ammunition, SAAMI, Hybrid Ammunition, True Velocity

Hiring: Development Director

The Wilma Theater in Philadelphia seeks a knowledgeable, passionate fundraiser to serve as Development Director. The Wilma Theater creates living, adventurous art. We engage artists and audiences in imaginative reflection on the complexities of contemporary life. We present bold, original, well-crafted productions that represent a range of voices, viewpoints, and styles. The Wilma is currently in the second year of its “Next Chapter” initiative, led by a four-member Cohort of Co-Artistic Dire...
Tags: Art, Board of Directors, Jobs, Philadelphia, Wilma Theater, Wilma, Cohort of Co Artistic Directors, Tessitura Microsoft Office

The 3 Signs That your Business Needs a Board of Directors

There comes a time in the lifespan of every expanding business when they simply don’t have the capacity to directly approve every important big-picture decision as well as their day-to-day… Read more » The post The 3 Signs That your Business Needs a Board of Directors appeared first on
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CCRKBA Announces Two New Members to Board of Directors

The CCRKBA just added two new board members. IMG iStock-1200049106 U.S.A. -( BELLEVUE, WA – The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms has added two new members to its Board of Directors following the recent Gun Rights Policy Conference, according to CCRKBA Chairman Alan Gottlieb. “We’re delighted to welcome Dan Zelenka and Cam Edwards to help guide the Citizens Committee through what could be some very interesting times ahead,” Gottlieb stated. Zelenka is an atto...
Tags: Board of Directors, Guns, United States, Capitol Hill, Louisiana, Michael Bloomberg, Cam, Dan, Edwards, IMG, Gottlieb, New Orleans Louisiana, CAM EDWARDS, Alan Gottlieb, Shooting Industry News, Citizens Committee

Second Amendment Foundation Adds Trustees, Including AmmoLand Founder/Editor-In-Chief

Second Amendment Foundation Adds Trustees, Including AmmoLand Founder/Editor-In-Chief. img iStock-donskarpo BELLEVUE, WA – -( The Second Amendment Foundation has announced three new additions to its Board of Trustees following the 35th annual Gun Rights Policy Conference. The three new members are Maj. Gen. Allen Youngman, Jim Irvine, and Fredy Riehl. Youngman retired in 2003 after 34 years in the military. He is now the senior consultant at the American Business Development ...
Tags: Board of Directors, Guns, United States, New Jersey, Ohio, Capitol Hill, Board of Trustees, The Foundation, Gottlieb, Fredy, Alan Gottlieb, Second Amendment Foundation, Riehl, Gun Rights News, Shooting Industry News, Shooting Media News

The richest people in America, ranked

Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters The 16 richest Americans in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index and Forbes Billionaires List are collectively worth more than $1 trillion. While tech moguls continue to dominate the top ranks, inherited wealth, like in the Walton family, also makes a strong appearance in the list.The four richest people in America are also the richest people in the world.On August 31, Elon Musk became the third-richest person in the world after Tesla stock split, causing shares to sha...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Board of Directors, Money, Microsoft, Washington Post, Life, Stanford, India, Satya Nadella

Lots of ARRL news this past week

Lots of things going on at the ARRL over the past week. The first bit of news is that we now have a new Director of Emergency Management, Paul Gilbert, KE5ZW. He certainly seems well-qualified. He’s currently Section Manager for the ARRL South Texas section, and professionally he served in emergency communications positions for the Texas State Guard and other Texas state agencies. This position has been somewhat restructured. As Director of Emergency Management, KE5ZW will be responsibl...
Tags: Texas, Board of Directors, Radio, Atlantic, Ohio, Cw, Dakota, Paul Gilbert, ARES, ARRL, David Norris, Texas State Guard, ARRL Board, Dayton Hamvention, Dale Williams WA8EFK, Great Lakes Division

The Professional Outdoor Media Association Hires New Executive Director

The Professional Outdoor Media Association Hires New Executive Director. IMG POMA U.S.A. -( August 6, 2020: The Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA) has hired Thomas MacAulay, former Marketing Director of BPI to lead the organization as its new Executive Director. Thomas will take the helm of the organization on August 11, 2020. Tony Bynum, President of the Board of Directors said, “I’m super excited to have Thomas on board. Thomas’s availability came at the right time. ...
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