20 Jul July 20, 2020 – Patient Rights Cynthia Fisher, Taxes/Payroll Julio Gonzalez and Credit Report Fraud Jim Francis
There is positive momentum for patients to able to see prices in
healthcare and be able to shop for the best quality at the lowest price.
Cynthia A. Fisher is a life sciences entrepreneur, best known for her pioneering work as Founder and CEO of ViaCord, Inc., a leading umbilical cord blood stem cell banking service which she started in 1993. In 2000, she co-founded ViaCell, a cellular medicines company that became the parent of ViaCord and the subject of an HBS case study. She took ViaCell public in 2005 and sold it to PerkinElmer in 2007 for $300 million. In 2011, she founded WaterRev, LLC to invest in novel technologies that enable sustainable practices in water use. She serves on the public company boards of The Boston Beer Company (SAM) and Easterly Government Properties, Inc. (DEA). Apart from that, Cynthia is also the Founder of FitMoney, providing schools and teachers curriculum for K-12 financial literacy, and PatientRightsAdvocate.org, a non-profit 501(c)(3) advocacy organization for the American public seeking to greatly reduce the cost of healthcare and coverage through systemwide price transparency and creation of a functional and competitive marketplace in healthcare. The wry encapsulation Cynthia uses to describe her professional activities is “If I look back at my career, I’ve focused on liquid assets: blood, water, and beer.”
Julio Gonzalez – CEO of Engineered Tax Services
Small businesses now need a second Covid bill, the Heroes Act,
tax credits that help employers bring employees back.
Julio P. Gonzalez, National Tax Reform Expert, is the Founder of the Gonzalez Family Office and is the CEO and Founder of Engineered Tax Services, Inc. (ETS). Mr. Gonzalez founded ETS to marry the science of engineering with the principles of tax and accounting. Under Gonzalez’s guidance and true insight into how the industry is shaping, Engineered Tax Services is one of the largest, fastest-growing, and most innovative engineering, energy, and specialty tax credit services firm in the country. ETS specializes in the preservation of wealth and the United States’ job creation through IRS engineering-based services. Julio is a tax reform expert, advocate, and member of the Tax Reform Roundtable, playing an instrumental part with the recent Tax Reform 1.0 and continues to work Senate, the House, and the Administration on Federal Tax Law. Mr. Gonzalez is also the founder of several other family operational companies including his family office, Gonzalez Family Office, Calle Gato Ocho, Engineered Tax Exchange, and Engineered Family Office. He and his company have been recognized several times for their assistance in preserving jobs in the United States, and his awards include 30 Best CEOs of the Year by The Silicon Review, CEO Today Hall of Fame, Best Specialty Tax Practice, and Year 2019 by Acquisition International.
Jim Francis – Co-Founder and Consumer Law Attorney at Francis Mailman Soumilas
Go to EquifaxPublicRecordSettlement.com. It will explain whether
you were impacted and are due money.
Jim Francis is an accomplished consumer law attorney who works to protect consumers in federal and state courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Francis’ work at his firm, Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C., focuses on fair credit reporting, fair debt collection practices, and consumer class actions. He has served as Class counsel in over 35 consumer class actions, trial counsel in two class actions, and was trial and appellate counsel in Ramirez v. Trans Union, LLC; a case that obtained a record $60 million dollar verdict for a case brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Jim currently serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA). Jim has been recognized for his work in consumer protection litigation. In 2004, Mr. Francis was the youngest lawyer to be ranked in the Top 100 Superlawyers in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia Magazine and Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine. He was subsequently ranked a Top 100 Pennsylvania Superlawyer in 2008, 2012, 2014-2018 and has regularly ranked one of the Top 100 Superlawyers in Philadelphia since 2004. Also in May 2014, he received the Community Legal Services of Philadelphia’s Equal Justice Award at its annual Breakfast of Champions. He has appeared on various news programs including the Today Show and PBS NewsHour to discuss consumer-related issues. He was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer biographical “Question & Answer” segment in February of 2009.