Advertising Sales, Babcox Media Inc.

first_imgBabcox Media, Inc. (, an Akron, Ohio-based business-to-business magazine, e-newsletter and website publisher catering to the automotive aftermarket, truck fleet, powersports, performance and racing markets, is seeking advertising sales representatives to be based in our Akron office. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement DeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business.  LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisement With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit.  DeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain. No phone calls please.,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Knowledge of the aforementioned markets is extremely helpful. Position requires a high-energy, positive professional with excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as computer and CRM skills. Some travel involved. Applicant should have 3+ years selling experience and a 4-year college degree. Salary and benefit packages will be reviewed with applicants. Click the Apply Now button below to upload and send your resume with cover letter directly to Jeff Stankard with Babcox Media. A pop-up window should appear.last_img read more

Chart 59: COVID-19 In New Mexico May 12

first_imgNumber of diagnoses by city in Northern New Mexico, defined here as the aggregate of Colfax, Los Alamos, Mora, Rio Arriba, San Miguel, Santa Fe and Taos counties. Towns with zero diagnoses are not shown. Note: Entries in the NMDOH database may have inconsistencies. For example, there are 7 cases listed for zip code 87544 but only 6 for Los Alamos county. Created by Eli Ben-Naim Statewide counts. Shown are the cumulative numbers of tests, diagnoses, recoveries, and deaths in New Mexico. Created by Eli Ben-Naim Per capita diagnoses by city in Northern New Mexico. Created by Eli Ben-Naimlast_img read more

Homer The Goose Lifting Spirits At Ashley Pond Sunday

first_imgHomer the beloved goose living at Ashley Pond lifting spirits Sunday of locals and visitors alike. Photo by Derrick Keylast_img

NMAA Launches Mental Health Awareness Initiative

first_imgNMAA News:ALBUQUERQUE – The New Mexico Activities Association (NMAA) has announced a Mental Health Awareness Campaign for the 2020-2021 school year.  The NMAA recognizes a need to increase the attention given to mental health among all New Mexico students.“Now, more than ever, it’s so important to promote the mental, social and emotional well-being of our students and direct them to the resources they may need,” NMAA Executive Director Sally Marquez said.The initiative kicks off today with a message of support from Lt. Gov. Howie Morales. “I’m proud to partner with the New Mexico Activities Association on this mental health awareness campaign to ensure we are doing all we can for each other,” Morales said.Each weekday Aug. 31 through Sept. 4, the NMAA will post on its social media platforms various video messages from students, coaches and health professionals. For the remainder of the school year, the NMAA will designate “Wellness Wednesdays” as an opportunity to continue to promote mental health awareness. Each post will be accompanied by the Crisis Line phone number 1-855-662-7474 along with the hashtag #YouMatter. Some of the topics will include how to handle stress, recognizing the signs and symptoms of mental health issues, suicide prevention, and breaking any stigmas associated with mental health.The NMAA recognizes many kids struggling with anxiety or depression never receive direct support from a qualified provider and would like to help prevent any further tragedies in our state. “The focus on mental health awareness combined with the return to athletics and activities will go a long way in developing the well-being of our students,” Marquez said.You can follow the NMAA and the Mental Health Awareness Campaign on their various multimedia platforms such as the website, Twitter (@_NMAA), Facebook (New Mexico Activities Association) and Instagram (AllThingsNMAA).For more information pertaining to this announcement, contact NMAA Associate Director Dusty Young at 505.977.5385.last_img read more

Northshoring: who can resist the pull of the magnetic north?

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COVID-19 Highlights Caribbean Community’s Need to Build Resilience

first_img As all CARICOM Member States and Associate States now have confirmed COVID-19 cases and, as predictions indicate that cases will continue to rise globally, humanity’s vulnerability and that of the systems we utilise, are again being highlighted. When we think of resilience in the Caribbean Community, we tend to think of the natural hazards we often face: tropical storms and hurricanes, earthquakes and threats of volcanic eruptions; indeed, the Caribbean is often referred to as the second most disaster-prone area, in the world. But no one in this generation has faced vulnerability and risk in the way we are currently, with a health pandemic of this order and magnitude. This time, we are not able to rely on the knowledge of our elders who often mention Hurricanes Janet and Gilbert as life changing experiences. This experience is entirely different, though it may be exasperated by the swift approaching hurricane season. Trade matters aside, COVID-19 presents a very real concern for the Caribbean’s energy sector. This becomes crucial when we consider that energy demands have changed with the advent of the crisis and, they will continue to change in unpredictable and unprecedented ways. Currently, commercial and industrial energy use are reduced as many businesses are closed or have reduced operations but, use at the household level has increased due to government mandates to stay at home. Utilities will therefore have to adapt to these changes since the amount of energy being consumed and the pattern of its consumption have changed considerably. If energy generation capabilities exceed the demand, utilities may also consider running the powerplant at a reduced capacity, with possible negative financial implications and impacts on the quality of service provided. Importantly, as energy intersects with health, the ability to reliably power essential medical equipment – like ventilators – becomes critical. Many Caribbean borders have closed to visitors, and in some cases even nationals have been refused re-entry. COVID-19 is a grave concern for Caribbean governments and citizens, with rightful cause. Supply and logistics chains have so far been minimally affected by the pandemic (with the exception of some medical equipment being confiscated), and regional borders remain open to trade. Can we envision a region where trade is significantly compromised? This is not far-fetched, as we cannot assume that trade will remain unaffected if international restrictions persist. The impacts of trade constraints on our region, so highly dependent on imported food, fuel and supplies, would be disastrous.  CARICOM countries who can produce food and energy to supply the needs of its people, should do so now. St. Lucia records more cases of COVID Opinion| By Dr. Gary Jackson, Executive Director, Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE), a CARICOM Institution Renewable energy and energy efficiency can provide tremendous benefits to Caribbean territories by minimizing costs and improving our environment. We can accomplish this and more with the long-term view of transforming the energy sector, for the benefit of Caribbean people. We can appreciate, it is not business as usual. Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… Oct 15, 2020 Dr. Gary Jackson, Executive Director of the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE) Oct 15, 2020 Significant shifts in oil prices have also been predicted and are already emerging. Globally, there has been a steep decline in oil prices, due to decreased demand. These dynamics do not augur well for our Member States who have recently found large deposits of oil. Conversely, an increase in prices is expected when the crisis recedes and commerce and industry are able to function in earnest again. In anticipation of this, the Caribbean Community needs to be prepared and use this time to ramp-up renewable energy and energy efficiency capacity, where possible. The timing is right, as most CARICOM Member States desire an energy transition to achieve energy security. You may be interested in… Oct 16, 2020 Six Eastern Caribbean countries deemed safe for travel – CDC Oct 16, 2020 More deaths from COVID-19 recorded in CARICOM countries,… CMO says Saint Lucia at critical stage of COVID-19 outbreak In 2008 when oil prices rose above US140 per barrel, the region’s thrust toward renewable energy peaked. Subsequently, our renewable energy targets became very ambitious. Let us not wait until our backs are against the wall again, to see the necessity of energy resilience and self-sufficiency. We need to implement energy efficiency and renewable energy measures now throughout our operations, particularly in high-energy use sectors such as tourism. Tourism industries can benefit from sustainable operations as they seek to rebuild the tourism product during this period of inactivity. Householders can also prepare by reducing consumption now, as much as they are able. Pay attention to your electricity bill, track your usage and unplug appliances and devices when they aren’t in use. Amidst the hundreds of thousands who are now unemployed due to COVID-19, a spike in household electricity bills and other energy-related costs to be met by the most vulnerable can have an untold impact. Though high unemployment rates have incredible impacts on economies, businesses and households, these unemployed individuals do now have the option of learning new skills, to place them at an increased advantage when the crisis has passed. CARICOM looking to Creatives For Input, Ideas to Bolster Post COVID-19 ResilienceAssistant Secretary General in charge of Human and Social Development at the CARICOM Secretariat, Dr. Douglas Slater, told regional culture stakeholders from government and the artistic community that their input and ideas were crucial to post COVID-19 resilience. He was speaking at the beginning of the ‘First Regional Dialogue on…May 21, 2020In “Associate Member States”CARICOM SG emphasises benefits of building regional relationships”…The spirit of co-operation that has brought us all here today drives us towards generating ideas to strengthen the capacity of our Region to resolve the challenges that we all face.” – CARICOM SG at 15th Annual Conference on Regional Cooperation Antilles-Guyane Remarks by CARICOM Secretary-General at 15th Annual Conference on Regional…November 28, 2019In “Antigua & Barbuda”Latest updates on COVID-19 in Member States, Associate members available on CARICOM DashboardPersons from CARICOM Member States and Associate Members can access live figures in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic on the Caribbean Community’s blog CARICOM Today. Its purpose is to provide updates regarding the latest numbers for the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes information about number of confirmed cases, recoveries and deaths.…April 24, 2020In “Anguilla”Share this on WhatsApplast_img read more

SOL records impressive ’07 figures

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‘Strength continues’: Chart reports second quarter 2011 results

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Highview Power unveils battery

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Natco delivers from Durban

first_imgThe two heaviest units weighed 19 tonnes, while the remaining cargoes weighed between 3.2 tonnes and 4.7 tonnes and measured up to 5.6 m-long. According to the Project Cargo Network (PCN), of which Natco Logistics is a member, the shipment was delivered for