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Witney Wolfe Gets What She Wants

Tons of people are going to take interest in the social media world that Whitney Wolfe is trying to create. She has a desire to do much more than simply create a dating app. Now that there are so many people connected connected through Bumble it appears that she has a desire to get even more people interested in other aspects of what Bumble has to offer. She is expanding her company all while she is making a great amount of progress in her personal life as a new bride.

Many people may wonder exactly what Whitney Wolfe will be able to conquer next. She has already started her own company, and she has found the love of her life all before the age of 30. This is what most women spend their entire lives trying to do.

Women that are in the corporate world are typically looking for an opportunity to break the glass ceiling. Many of these women that actually reach the top and their corporate life will find that dating becomes harder. Finding a suitable mate becomes something that is highly improbable for many women that become executives. What Whitney Wolfe has managed to do is provide the type of fairy tail ending to her life that makes people appreciate what she has managed to accomplish so far.

Her marriage is a testament to who Whitney Wolfe is as a person. She is someone that has definitely been able to build a great life for herself because she has taken time to work hard at it. Even in college she was someone that managed to start several businesses before she graduated. Wolfe has always had her mind on the bigger picture. She knows what she wants, and she has never had any thoughts of backing down when it came to getting what she desired.

People can look at her life in the work world and attest to this. People can also look at her personal life and the marriage that she recently endeavored into with her fiance Michael Herd and see that she goes after what she wants.

There are not a lot of people that are going to take the time to build companies the way that Whitney Wolfe has built her company. She has gone the extra mile to really make sure that more people recognize Bumble as more than just another mundane dating app.

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whitney_Wolfe

Gregory Aziz Has Made National Steel Car Great Again

Gregory James Aziz is CEO, chairman and president of National Steel Car. The Hamilton, Ontario based company is among the top railroad freight car manufacturing and engineering companies in the world. Aziz bought the company in 1994 from Dofasco. He wanted to transform the Canadian company into the leading manufacturer of railroad freight cars in North America. And Gregory J Aziz has been able to do just that. By leveraging the strong engineering capabilities of National Steel Car, building a strong team and making a significant human and capital investment, by 1999 the company had increased its annual manufacturing capability to 12,000 cars from 3,500 and hired 2,400 workers to bring the staff to 3,000 under his leadership.

A native of London, Ontario, Greg Aziz was born in 1949. He attended Ridley College and earned a degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario. In 1971, he began working with Affiliated Foods, a wholesale food company owned by his family. During the 16 years he spent with Affiliated Foods, the company became a worldwide importer. They supplied markets in Eastern Canada and throughout the United States with fresh foods from Central and South America and Europe. Then, Greg James Aziz began working with investment bankers in New York to arrange the financing he needed to purchase National Steel Car.

 

Thanks to Greg Aziz’s commitment to excellence in engineering and manufacturing, National Steel Car is the industry leader in new railroad freight car innovation. Plus, it’s the only railroad freight car manufacturing company in North America certified ISO 9001:2008. The company has earned this honor 18 consecutive years. Since 1996, National Steel Car has won the award for highest quality given by the TTX SECO every year. Gregory J Aziz isn’t only focused on National Steel Car. He’s also committed to the community of Hamilton, Ontario. He sponsors numerous local charities and finds many ways to improve the quality of life for people in Hamilton, Ontario.

 

Working with Irene his wife, Greg Aziz also sponsors of one of Canada’s best known agricultural fairs, the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. Plus, each year thousands of current and former National Steel Car employees and their families attend the company’s Christmas party and take part in a major food drive to benefit the local food banks. They’re always challenging themselves to improve the quality of their products and better uplift the Hamilton community. Check out his page here.