Guilherme Paulus has been named the Entrepreneur of the year, but his success doesn’t stop there. Paulus is also responsible for assisting with the growth of his international tourism company. CVC is now recognized as the biggest tour business in Latin America. Paulus cofounded the company with Carlos Vicente when he was 24 years old.
Always An Entrepreneur
Guilherme Paulus started out as an IBM intern, but he never let go of his entrepreneurial spirit. His full name is Guilherme de Jesus Paulus. His ambition and drive are also working with his passion for serving the community.
The Growth Of CVC
Guilherme Paulus started his company in Sao Paulo. Carlyle Group wound up purchasing a piece of the company in 2009. A few years later Paulus had his new investment fund listed on the stock exchange. Currently, CVC has revenues of $5.2 billion, and the amount is growing annually. Paulus is excited about the rapid annual growth. He anticipates opening an estimate of 100 stores each year. His tourism business holds locations in various malls all over Brazil. Now the company plans to open up in locations that are not as populated. Less populated areas should be able to attract different clientele. Paulus works together with the Omni Channel idea to mix in online vendors with the brick and mortar locations.
Remaining An Active Philanthropist
Guilherme Paulus appreciates the idea of social accountability. His company has been active in several noble projects, such as the PIET project in Foz do Iguacu in Parana, Brazil. The organization’s goal is to create educational chances for disadvantaged youth ho dream of working in tourism. Paulus has also supported the National Project of Professional Initiation in Tourism. The NPPIT lets children get hands-on experience in the world of tourism. The company also has the goal of supporting local communities. CVC has already given about ten years of support to the Dr. Klaide Care and Education Institution. The Dr. Klaide institution has a past of assisting adolescents by giving donations for health care, school, and counseling.
Kevin Seawright is a Baltimore, Maryland, based businessman who owns and operates a company called RPS Solutions LLC. Otherwise known as Real Property Solutions, his company encourages diversity and homeownership in that city. They buy older homes and bring in contractors and volunteers to fix the homes up. Once that process is completed they are sold to first-time homebuyers. His company also helps these people get mortgages through a network of lenders they have developed. His company opened its doors for business in January 2015. View Kevin Seawright’s profile at LinkedIn
For several years he had worked in various management capacities for the city of Baltimore. He started out as a payroll director in January 2001. His last position in public service was as the deputy chief operating officer/finance director/property director where he managed more than 200 buildings, 800 employees, and 500 contractors. He managed a budget that was annually $134 million which was used to renovate schools, manage homeless shelters, and other important areas.
It was in March 2011 that he first started working in private industry. He got a job as the operations vice president at Tito Contractors. He was responsible for managing the accounting department and strategically planning $50 million to be invested in the Mid-Atlantic region. While still working for Tito Contractors he also became the executive director of operations for Collington Episcopal Life Care Community where he managed their financial matters.
Among his core skills are contract negotiations, managing budgets, providing oversight of both employees and contractors, managing infrastructure, increasing efficiency, and reducing costs. Kevin Seawright attended Notre Dame University’s Mendoza School of Business where he earned his BMA as well as additional certifications. In his personal life he is a big fan of sports and has been a basketball coach at Suffolk Virginia Recreation for almost three years. He also has a young daughter who he dotes on as often as possible.
Vijay Eswaran rose to fame after the success of his MLM based firm name Qnet Inc, which has now transformed into one of the largest conglomerates in the Asia-Pacific regions with businesses in the telecommunication, construction, luxury products, housing, manufacturing, retailing, aviation, and more. Vijay Eswaran comes from a humble background, and his father used to work with the Ministry of Labor in the Malaysian Government. After Vijay completed his schooling in Malaysia, his family sent him to London to graduate from the famous London School of Economics. It is in the United Kingdom that Vijay Eswaran did the professional course from the reputed institute named CIMA in binary marketing. He moved to the United States after completing his studies in the United Kingdom and joined Southern Illinois University to complete his Masters in Business Administration in finance.
Vijay Eswaran is not only a successful business leader but also a famous author and motivational speaker. Vijay Eswaran has spoken on the subject of spirituality, entrepreneurship, and business in many different world events, including at the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in India. Vijay Eswaran believes that the people should try to connect with their inner-self as it is from where one can find peace as well as a passion for life. Not only does it helps in overcoming the worst of fears, but also helps gain strength to move on with determination in the toughest of times.
Vijay Eswaran recently released a book named Two Minutes From the Abyss, which teaches people about life management and has found a lot of admirers across the globe. The book teaches people about the eleven main principles of life, which would help them understand life closely and live every moment to the fullest. There are many mistakes that people do on a regular basis with regards to life, and it is these mistakes that Vijay Eswaran wants people to identify so that they don’t continue to make the same mistakes again.
Vijay Eswaran has inspired many people to follow their dreams and passion and not to look back, regardless of how much difficulties they face. Thus, he has been a mentor for many people.